John Libonati

Gluten Free Restaurants in and Around Philadelphia

by John Libonati on August 17th, 2009


restaurant-bonefish2The following restaurants in and around Philadelphia have gluten-free menus or are able to prepare gluten-free cuisine.

Looking for a gluten-free restaurant for your next meal? You came to the right place because Philadelphia is fast becoming one of the nation’s top destinations for gluten-free cuisine.

Due to hard work by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and other organizations, Philadelphia city and suburban restaurants have taken an active interest in offering safe gluten-free fare to the public.

The following list of restaurants can be found at the Phillyceliacs blog and Glutenfreeworks.com. The GFPhilly blog is another great resource with a wealth of information about eateries in and around Philadelphia.

Applebee’s Restaurant
Applebee Dietary Inquiries
888-592-7753
You can call this number and someone will provide information on gluten free menu items. I have spoken with them while seated in the restaurant – though you could certainly call ahead

Arpeggio
542 Springhouse Village Center
Springhouse, PA 19477
{GPS} 1101 BETHLEHEM PIKE OR SPRINGHOUSE VILLAGE CENTER
215-646-5055
Mediterranean BYOB. Per my GI doc, the owner is very in tune to the needs of celiac patients.

Baggataway
31 Front St
Conshohocken, PA 19428-2867
(610) 834-8085
The same owner of the Ugly Moose in Manayunk. They carry GF beer and their staff understands GF foods. A bartender has celiac disease and instructed the staff. The steak is fantastic.

Bar Ferdinand LLC
1030 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123-1552
(215) 923-1313
Get directions

Bonefish Grill
1015 Easton Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090-2023
(215) 659-5854‎
(215) 659-5856‎ – Fax
Bonefish has a gluten-free menu. Staff is well-trained and familiar with the gluten-free diet.

Bonefish Grill
1709 Deptford Center Rd
Deptford, NJ 08096-5627
(856) 848-6261‎
Has a gluten-free menu.

Bonefish Grill
460 W Lincoln Hwy
Exton, PA 19341-2570
(610) 524-1010‎
(610) 524-7172‎ – Fax
Has a gluten-free menu.

Boston Style Pizza
447 N Sumneytown Pike
North Wales, PA
(215) 699-3977
Has gluten-free pizza as well as a recently expanded gluten-free menu.

Cadillac Grille at Wachovia
Philadelphia, PA

Café Estelle
444 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123-4124
(215) 925-5080
Get directions

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
2575 Maryland Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
(215) 659-3950
Has a gluten-free menu and delicious food.

Chipotle

Plymouth Meeting Mall location
Website has a gluten-free listing. Staff and management were very receptive to requests as well as the food being delicious and healthy.

Cochon
801 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147-3018
(215) 923-7675
Get directions

Culinary Concepts
1406 S Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19147-5517
(215) 755-7747
Get directions

Distrito
3945 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3621
(215) 386-1072
Get directions

Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Check website for local sites – coming soon to K of P mall. Great burgers and fries! Locations I visited were very gluten-friendly.

General Warren Inne
16 Village Way
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 296-3637
Get directions

JB Dawson’s
Has a gluten free menu available online as well as upon request at each location. This is a local chain with five outlets –one near Plymouth Meeting Mall. The corporate Director of Kitchen’s is very Celiac aware as he has family member with Celiac.

Jules Thin Crust Pizza
Offers great gluten –free pizza and crusts to make your own. Locations in Doylestown, PA and Newtown, PA.

La Fontana Della Citta
1701 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 875-9990

Legal Seafoods
King of Prussia Mall. Great food and great attention to gluten-free concerns. Gluten-free menu is available.

Leslie Rosen Catering, Inc.
Bala Cynwyd, PA

Lolita
106 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
(215) 546-7100
Get directions

Mirabella Cafe
Cherry Hill, NJ

The Melting Pot
King of Prussia – Has a comprehensive list of items that contain gluten that stays at your table during your stay. Cheese, Broth, and Chocolate Fondues can all be made Gluten free. Can also accommodate other allergies. (I brought GF Bread with me for the Cheese fondue)

Memphis Tap Room
2331 E Cumberland St
Philadelphia, PA 19125-2205
(215) 425-4460
Get directions

Morton’s Restaurant
King of Prussia Mall location is actually working on an allergy menu for customers, though other locations have been very responsive to gluten-free requests. My waitress, Gina, was very well versed and great at offering gluten-free alternatives.

Outback Steakhouse
Has a gluten free menu available online as well as upon request at each location.

The Palm Restaurant
200 S Broad St # M14
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3817
(215) 546-7256

Pasta Pomodoro
Won 2007 NFCA Gluten-free cooking competition
Voorhees, NJ

PF Chang’s China Bistro
Great Chinese food. They have a gluten-free menu available and are very responsive to concerns. Plymouth Meeting Mall location is now open.
Plymouth Meeting, PA

PF Chang’s China Bistro
Warrington, PA
Great food, great service. Very knowledgeable about the GF diet. They have a full GF menu – apps, entrees, desserts.

Rae [Editor: Restaurant is now closed. 6/7/2010]
2929 Arch St # B
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2860
(215) 922-3839

Redstone American Grill
Plymouth Meeting Mall
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Have spoken with Director of Culinary Operations from corp office. Gave me local chef’s name and email as well as a listing of gluten-free menu items. Had an excellent meal there. The chef came out and walked me through the menu.

RX
4443 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4703
(215) 222-9590

The Ugly American
1100 S Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 336-1100

The Ugly Moose
Manayunk, PA
The same owner of Baggataway’s in Conshohocken. They carry GF beer and their staff understands GF foods. A bartender has celiac disease and instructed the staff.

Vetri
1312 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 261-7069

Whisk and Spoon
2521 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 545-0354


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One Response to “Gluten Free Restaurants in and Around Philadelphia”

  1. JS says:

    Giorgio’s on Pine has one of the best Gluten-free italian & pasta menus in town!

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