Welcome to the booming city of Columbus! Columbus is one of the most populous cities in the state of Ohio, but this does not stop tourists all over the world from visiting this town. Downtown Columbus has something for everyone, the place is charming and vibrant, from urban dining to Ohio Statehouse to Columbus Museum of Art and more, which deserves to be included in your itinerary or day one. They say you will never enjoy the place you’re exploring without getting to know their locals or tasting the food it offers. But, for travelers who have allergies, be it seafood or gluten, or do not prefer any of those, don’t worry, there is a great selection of gluten-free restaurants in Columbus. Read more and explore the best gluten-free restaurants in Columbus, Ohio.
1. Portia's Café
Absolutely vegan, that’s Portia’s Café, which serves raw, organic and gluten-free wraps, soups and salads, and is also oil-free. In here, your health is their top priority, but they still offer food with a delicious taste in a positive and casual environment. From appetizers to the main course down to smoothies, all are beyond good.
Address: 4428 Indianola Ave Columbus, Ohio 43214
Website: Portia’s Cafe
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 3pm
2. Figlio Wood Fired Pizza
Okay, so who’s up for pizza? Presenting one of the best pizzas in town, Figlio Wood Fired Pizza is not only limited to pizza, but they also serve salads, pasta, entrees, and desserts. If you’re sensitive to gluten, don’t worry, the gluten-free menu is prepared in a special kitchen without the possibility of gluten exposure. Oh, did I mention that you can create your own pizza here?
Figlio Wood Fired Pizza
Address: Grandview" 1369 Grandview Ave, “Arlington” 3712 Riverside Dr, “Dayton” 424 E Stroop Rd Columbus, Ohio 43212
Website: Figlio Wood Fired Pizza
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 5pm - 8pm
3. Banana Leaf Restaurant
Banana Leaf Restaurant is a place for unlimited good food. A selection of unique vegetarian dishes include or in fact, most of the items on the menu are vegan gluten-free delicacies, from dosa to chaats to desserts and more. All items on the menu are prepared carefully with the finest and fresh ingredients and spices.
Banana Leaf Restaurant
Address: 816 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43214, USA
Website: Banana Leaf Restaurant
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 3:30pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)
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4. Giuseppe's Ritrovo
Posted by Giuseppe's Ritrovo on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Giuseppe’s Ritrovo is one of the favorites places to go to in town. This place is a combination of fantastic food, impeccable service, and the finest wine. It brings forth an elegant Italian setting, from the ambiance to the classic Italian cooking and cuisine. The ingredients are seasonal and organic, plus the kitchen and staff know how to prepare gluten-free and allergy-friendly meals.
Address: 2268 E. Main St. Bexley, Ohio
Website: Giuseppe’s Ritrovo
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 5pm - 11pm (closed on Sun)
5. The Angry Baker Olde Towne East
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The Angry Baker Olde Towne East is truly a gem, which serves only vegan and vegetarian menu, which are made from scratch along with plant-based pastries and bread. The service is fast, the staff is friendly, and the food is awesome. Why not try their butternut squash jalapeno soup, I bet, you’ll order it the second time around. And hey, they have got a list of gluten-free meals, so don’t worry.
The Angry Baker Olde Towne East
Address: 891 OAK ST COLUMBUS, OH 43205
Website: The Angry Baker Olde Towne East
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 3pm; Fri - Sun: 7am - 4pm
6. Trattoria Roma
Welcome to Trattoria Roma! This is another restaurant in Ohio that will take you to Italy, as they serve Italian dishes with a contemporary touch, which is made from scratch, from fresh to local ingredients. From Happy Hour to special occasions and even ordinary days, this restaurant will complete your wonderful day. And hey, they also serve gluten-free meals.
Address: 1447 Grandview Ave Columbus, Ohio
Website: Trattoria Roma
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm
7. Marcella's Short North
Posted by Marcella's Short North on Friday, 24 November 2017
Marcella’s Short North is another restaurant on the list that lets you experience authentic Italian cuisine. Everything here is great, from the food to the service and the atmosphere. Try something more unique on their menu, Ca'Marcella Red Blend, which was inspired by charcuterie (cold-cooked meats), Italian-style cheese, pizzas, and antipasto. At last, grab some bottles from the superb Italian wine list. And oh, they also serve gluten-free dishes, if you prefer.
Marcella's Short North
Address: 615 N High St 43215 Columbus, Ohio
Website: Marcella’s Short North
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 12am
8. Molly Woo's Asian Bistro
Not only will your mind be blown away, but also your taste-buds as you experience the out-of-this-world flavors at Molly Woo’s Asian Bistro. It brings forth the unbeatable tang from one of the biggest Asian countries, presenting the Asian fusion of Japan, Thailand, and China. Of course, gluten-free friendly meals, from seafood, chicken, beef, sushi rolls, and even desserts are available.
Molly Woo's Asian Bistro
Address: 1500 Polaris Parkway Columbus, OH 43240
Website: Molly Woo’s Asian Bistro
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm; Sun: 11:30am - 8:30pm
9. Morone's Italian Villa
Morone’s Italian Villa will let you taste classic Italian dishes, which are all homemade. Perhaps, you will find the best cheese pizza here in town in a relaxed setting. Their menu includes traditional recipes, from sandwiches that are served with kosher spear and potato chips to chocolate chip cookies. If you prefer, gluten-free meals are also on their menu.
Morone's Italian Villa
Address: 1490 Bethel Rd Columbus, Ohio 43220
Website: Morone’s Italian Villa
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat: 4pm - 10pm
10. Harvest Pizzeria German Village
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Harvest Pizzeria German Village aims to satisfy their customers by serving delicious fares and yummy pizzas. In here, you’ll get healthy options like veggie pizza, veggie burgers, Brussel sprouts, and more. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere makes you feel like you belong. For extra service, gluten-free pizza is also the best on their menu - the buttery flavor and soft crust adds to its wow factor.
Harvest Pizzeria German Village
Address: 2376 E. Main St. Bexley, OH 43209
Website: Harvest Pizzeria German Village
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm
Worry not, it's absolutely gluten-free
Indeed, there’s no better way to truly experience the place you are exploring without getting to know more about the locals or tasting the best local food it offers. We understand that every traveler prefers something different especially if you are allergic or gluten intolerant. Worry not, there are a variety of restaurants in Columbus that are absolutely gluten-free.
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