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Where are the Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Melbourne?

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Published March 5th 2023
Gluten-free is how I roll
Gluten-free is how I roll. Luckily, Melbourne is known for being gluten-free friendly. The city has a thriving food scene with many restaurants, cafes and bakeries offering gluten-free options. Whether you're looking for gluten-free bread, pasta, pizza, or desserts, you'll find plenty of options in Melbourne.

Many restaurants in Melbourne have dedicated gluten-free menus, and some even offer entirely gluten-free kitchens to cater to those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. There are also specialty food stores that cater to gluten-free diets, stocking a wide range of gluten-free products such as bread, flour, pasta, and snacks.

Going gluten-free? It's a-maize-ing how much better you'll feel! Melbourne hosts several gluten-free food festivals throughout the year, such as the Gluten Free Expo and the Melbourne Gluten Free Foodie Festival, which showcase the latest products and trends in the gluten-free world.

Melbourne is a great city for those following a gluten-free diet, with plenty of options available to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

Here are twelve of Melbourne's favourites:

Smith & Daughters: This vegan restaurant in Fitzroy has a gluten-free menu that includes pasta dishes, burgers, and tapas-style plates.

Transformer Fitzroy: This vegetarian restaurant in Fitzroy offers a range of gluten-free options, including inventive dishes made with seasonal produce.
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Sister of Soul: Located in St Kilda, Sister of Soul is a vegetarian restaurant that offers a variety of gluten-free options on its menu, including delicious breakfasts, salads, and main dishes.
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Moroccan Soup Bar: This Fitzroy restaurant is a popular spot for gluten-free diners. They offer a range of vegan and gluten-free Moroccan dishes, including tagines, salads, and soups.

Red Sparrow Pizza: This pizzeria in Collingwood offers a wide range of vegan and gluten-free pizzas. They use high-quality gluten-free flour to make their crusts and offer a variety of delicious toppings.

Foddies Cafe: Located in Albert Park, Foddies Cafe is a dedicated gluten-free cafe. They offer a wide range of gluten-free dishes, including breakfasts, burgers, and salads.
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Liberated Specialty Foods: This bakery in Hawthorn offers a wide range of gluten-free baked goods, including bread, cakes, and pastries. They also offer vegan and dairy-free options.

Yong Green Food: This Fitzroy restaurant specializes in vegetarian and vegan dishes, with many gluten-free options available. They offer a range of Asian-inspired dishes, including sushi, curries, and dumplings.

The Alley: Located in South Yarra, The Alley is a gluten-free bakery and cafe that offers a range of delicious gluten-free treats, including cakes, pastries, and bread.

Two-Bit Villains: Located in the popular Curtin House building in the CBD, Two-Bit Villains is a vegetarian diner that also offers a range of gluten-free options, including burgers, loaded fries, and nachos.

Mamasita: This Mexican restaurant in the CBD has a gluten-free menu that includes tacos, tostadas, and other traditional dishes made with gluten-free ingredients.
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Vegie Bar: This vegetarian restaurant in Fitzroy has a large gluten-free menu, with options including pizza, burgers, and salads.

These are just a few of the many great gluten-free restaurants and cafes in Melbourne. Be sure to check with each restaurant about their specific gluten-free options and dietary requirements. Did I miss one of your favourites? Add it in the comments!
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Your Comment
You forgot “ Eat Cannoli” in Wood Street Preston .. they are a Celiac approved cafe and also make the best sour dough bread ! They also run lots of cooking classes for people with gluten intolerance ! They don’t just make cannoli !
by gilli (score: 0|5) 18 days ago
What a good selection to meet you health and wellness needs and delicious too,
by Gillian Ching (score: 3|6413) 18 days ago
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