While it can be challenging to find good gluten-free options for dining out, Newport & Bristol counties have no shortage of choices for you. Look no further than our guide to the best gluten-free eats around. Each of these spots has either a gluten-free menu or select dishes; the only trouble you’ll have is deciding on which of these amazing restaurants to go to. From nachos to pasta and even beer, you’ll be sure to find something you love at one of our favorite spots.
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1 JO'S AMERICAN BISTRO
Jo's American Bistro wants you to enjoy a safe, delicious meal, which is why they have dedicated a section of the menu and website that denotes gluten-friendly items. Many dishes on their menu are already gluten-free, and several dishes can be prepared gluten-free as well.
2 BRICK ALLEY PUB
The menu at Brick Alley Pub denotes a wide range of items that can be prepared gluten-free, from pasta and burgers to pizza and sandwiches.
3 THE FIFTH ELEMENT
The menu at Fifth Element denotes a wide range of items that can be prepared gluten-free, from pizza and burgers to seafood and salads.
5 FLUKE NEWPORT
Everything on Fluke Newport's menu that contains gluten is clearly marked with a little G. We counted them up and found there's less than ten. We call that gluten-free friendly.
6 THE MOORING SEAFOOD KITCHEN & BAR
Renowned for their seafood options, The Mooring offers a gluten-free menu starting with appetizers all the way down to dessert.
7 O'BRIEN'S PUB
8 THE RED PARROT
The Red Parrot offers an array of gluten-free options for their sandwich rolls, pizza crust, pasta dishes, and even a decadent chocolate torte. We’ll take one of each!
9 CORNER CAFÉ
Don’t miss out on your weekend brunch plans; Corner Café has clearly noted gluten-free options for your toast, breakfast burritos, wraps, and quesadillas. Yes, please!
10 22 BOWEN'S
22 Bowen's located in the heart of Bowen's Wharf, offers gluten-free options and denotes them on their menu's with a GF symbol.
11 WHARF SOUTHERN KITCHEN & WHISKEY BAR
Wharf Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar, the sister restaurant of Diego's, denotes gluten-free items with a GF label, PLUS they have gluten-free beer and cider.
12 PASTA BEACH
Pasta Beach offers a variety of gluten-friendly options, from salads and small bites to a gluten-free pasta substitute.
13 BAR AND BOARD
Bar and Board Bistro clearly marks which items are gluten-free using GF on their menu, items range from tuna poke, shrimp & grits to Roasted Halibut and Bouillabaisse.
Bar'cino is very accommodating to the gluten-free diner, simply inform your server before placing your order if a person in your party needs a gluten-free item.
Pasta lovers, rejoice. In addition to denoting gluten-free items on their menu, Sardella's offers gluten-free pasta to satisfy all of your Italian cravings.
16 BELLE'S CAFE
Belle's Cafe, one of Newport's "best kept secrets" offers gluten-free bread for their breakfast and lunch options.
17 ANTONIO'S PIZZA BY-THE-SLICE BAR & KITCHEN
Craving Pizza? Antonio’s Pizza offers a 12' gluten-free crust for the price of a medium pizza (plus $4).
18 CALEB & BROAD
The menu at Caleb & Broad denotes a wide range of items that are gluten-free (marked GF) and others that can be modified to be gluten-free (marked M).
19 CLARKE COOKE HOUSE
The menu at Clarke Cooke House denotes a wide range of items that are gluten-free (marked GF), from appetizers and salads to dinner entrees and seafood specials.
20 CRU CAFÉ
Take your gluten-free dining experience al fresco, to-go or dine-in at CRU Cafe. CRU offers gluten-free bread for their breakfast and lunch options.
21 DRIFT CAFE
Drift Cafe offers many gluten-free items from blended, breakfast and lunch bowls to smoothies, specialty crafted coffees and tea.
22 GAS LAMP GRILLE
The menu at Gas Lamp Grille denotes a wide range of items that are gluten-free, from appetizers and soups to salads and pizzas.
23 KARMA PIZZA CO
Craving Pizza? Karma Pizza offers a gluten-free crust!
24 KNOT NORMS CATERING CO.
Knot Norms, a new kid on the block, denotes gluten-free items on their menu with a special symbol.
25 THE LANDING RESTAURANT
Catch a sunset and enjoy a cup of gluten-free chowder, along with other gluten-friendly options at The Landing. All gluten-free items are clearly marked on their menu with a symbol.
26 THE LOBSTER BAR NEWPORT
Catch a sunset and enjoy a cup of gluten-free chowder, along with other gluten-friendly options at The Lobster Bar. All gluten-free items are clearly marked on their menu with a symbol.
27 NIKOLAS PIZZA
28 THE NITRO BAR
Both Newport locations of The Nitro Bar offer gluten-free bread (for $1 extra), be sure to try their B.L.A.T (bacon lettuce avocado and tomato for short) sandwich, it is a crowd favorite.
29 THE REEF RESTAURANT
30 VIESTE SIMPLY ITALIAN
31 YAGI NOODLES
Yagi Noodles, located right next door to Vieste, is a ramen shop that is bringing the heat to Newport (in the form of chili oil) with gluten-free noodle options for most of their ramen dishes, just ask before placing your order!
1 CARMELLA'S PIZZERIA
Carmella's Pizzeria offers a range of gluten-free menu options, such as individual pizzas and specialty wraps.
2 SPROUT AND LENTIL
Sprout and Lentil is a dedicated Vegan / Plant-Based restaurant in Middletown that offers many inspired and delicious gluten free items, marked on their menu with a GF symbol. All of their burgers and sandwiches can be prepared with a gluten-free wrap, roll, or bun. In the mood for something sweet? Try the Triple Choc Brownie with triple the chocolate for triple the flavor, and none of the gluten.
Pro-tip: Order the cauliflower nuggets with a side of spicy ketchup!
3 FLAT WAVES FOOD SHACK
Flat Waves Food Shack, a fun, fresh cali-mexi-fusion restaurant offers gluten-free Pitaya, Acai, Rice and Poke Bowls, along with tacos (corn tortillas for the win) and gourmet salads. All gluten-free items are clearly marked on their menu.
4 GANSETT WRAPS
5 JOHNNY’S RESTAURANT & PATIO BAR
Johnny's Restaurant, located inside Wyndham Newport Hotel, denotes their gluten-free items on their menu. They have gluten-free wraps and muffins, along with many starters (raw bar included!) and entree options. All items are clearly marked with GF.
7 PLANT CITY X
Plant City X, a Plant-Based fast food restaurant conveniently located on West Main Road offers a wide range of gluten-free items. Try their gluten-free mac & cheese or sub a gluten-free bun on one of their plant-based burgers. Everything (including substitutions) is clearly marked GF on their menu.
8 TICKETS BAR & GRILLE
9 DIEGO'S BARRIO CANTINA
Diego's Middletown, offers a gluten-free menu complete with all your Mexican favorites like their original nachos, enchiladas, the perfect rice bowl and more.
1 15 POINT ROAD RESTAURANT
15 Point Road, situated along the Sakonnet River, offers a variety of gluten-free appetizers and entrees clearly marked (GF) on their menu.
2 STEVE'S FAMOUS PIZZA
Your gluten-free pizza experience continues in Portsmouth at Steve's Famous Pizza with entire gluten-free pizza menu.
3 KAFFEOLOGY CAFE PORTSMOUTH
Newly opened, Kaffeology Portsmouth (their second location) offers gluten-free salads and bowls. Ask the baristas for other seasonal gluten-friendly options.
4 BLUE ANCHOR GRILL
The Blue Anchor Grill, located in Island Park denotes gluten-free items on their seasonal menus with a GF.
5 GULF STREAM BAR & GRILLE
Located at Safe Harbor Marina in Portsmouth, Gulf Stream offers many gluten-free items and clearly marks them with a gluten-free symbol.
1 BAR 31
Bar 31, a family-owner tapas-style bar, denotes which dishes are gluten-free with a GF symbol on their menu. They have many appetizers and entree options to chose from, such as carne asada and baby back ribs.
2 THE BEACH HOUSE
Enjoy a gluten-free lunch or dinner on the waterfront at The Beach House in Bristol. Each gluten-free dish is clearly marked on their menu with a GF symbol, from their Beach House classics to their soups and appetizers.
3 THE BEEHIVE CAFE
The Beehive Cafe, a small two-story cozy cafe in downtown Bristol offers gluten-free bread (for an extra $2.00) for their breakfast and lunch items.
Be sure to stop by their sister store, The Beehive Pantry for more goodies (including gluten-free chocolate chip cookies).
4 BRISTOL HOUSE OF PIZZA
Craving Pizza? Bristol House of Pizza (aka BHOP) offers a small size gluten-free crust for $2.00 extra.
5 JUDGE ROY BEAN SALOON
Judge Roy Bean, an old fashioned saloon/ restaurant offers gluten-free buns (for an extra $2.00) as a substitute for their sandwiches and burgers.
6 LEO'S RISTORANTE
Leo's Ristorante makes the gluten-free dining experience simple by denoting all gluten-free menu items with a GF (gluten-free) and GFF (gluten-free-friendly) symbol.
7 THE LOBSTER POT
The Lobster Pot serves gluten-free pasta and has rolls ($1.25 extra) upon request, just inform your server prior to ordering for more gluten-free options.
8 PORTSIDE TAVERN
Modern dining meets pub-style favorites, including many gluten-free items, at Portside Tavern in Bristol. All gluten-free dishes are clearly marked with a GF symbol, and those that can be prepared gluten-free are marked (GF) respectively.
9 QUITO'S RESTAURANT
Quito's Restaurant, a waterfront coastal eatery in Bristol has a dedicated gluten-free menu. Be sure to check out their fried seafood platers (available during the off-season for a small fee). Did we mention they have a gluten-free menu? Oh, we did. Just checking.
10 ROBERTO'S RESTAURANT
11 THAMES WATERSIDE BAR & GRILLE
Catch a sunset and grab a cocktail while enjoying one of many gluten-free options at Thames Waterside Bar in Bristol. All gluten-free items are clearly marked with a GF symbol on their menu.
1 BLOUNT CLAM SHACK
2 FEDERAL HILL PIZZA
Federal Hill Pizza offers a variety of gluten-free specialty 10" pizzas and penne pasta options.
3 HUNKY DORY
Hunky Dory, newly-opened, clearly states which items contain gluten and which are gluten-free (like their vanilla ice cream with a dulce de leche swirl) on their menu.
4 PALMER RIVER GRILLE
5 THE REVIVAL CRAFT KITCHEN AND BAR
6 RHODY ROOTS
1 BARRINGTON PIZZERIA
2 BLUEWATER BAR & GRILL
1 BLACK GOOSE CAFE
Black Goose Cafe offers gluten-free bread, soups and a selection of bowls that are clearly marked with a GF symbol.
2 EVELYN'S DRIVE-IN
Evelyn's Drive-In, a local favorite, offers gluten-free rolls (for an additional $3 - that includes their lobster roll!), along with other appetizers and entree options, all clearly marked with a GF symbol on their menu.
3 THE MOOSE CAFE
4 PLOUF PLOUF GASTRONOMIE
Enjoy traditional fine French cuisine at Plouf Plouf Gastronomie in Tiverton, gluten-free of course! All gluten-free dishes are clearly marked on their menu with a symbol.
5 SAKONNET RIVER GRILLE
Enjoy gluten-free rolls (available upon request for $1) at the Sakonnet River Grille in Tiverton.
6 SPRING PRIMAVERA RESTAURANT
1 SIMMONS CAFE
Simmons Cafe, a lively café and marketplace specifies which dishes contain gluten on their menu and also offer gluten-free bread (for a $1.00 extra) for their breakfast and lunch dishes.
1 SLICE OF HEAVEN
Boston Creme Pies, french toast and gluten-free cookies make Slice of Heaven an absolute must-stop...Did we mention the Boston Creme pies? Oh, we did? Just making sure.
2 VILLAGE HEARTH BAKERY
The locally owned and operated bakery, Village Hearth, offers a gluten-free bread substitute on all sandwiches for $2.
3 WALRUS AND CARPENTER OYSTER BAR AND FARM STORE
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