10 Gluten-Free Restaurants In Nashville, Tennessee

gluten free restaurants in nashville
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The capital of Tennessee, Nashville is renowned for its country music venues, including the Grand Ole Opry House, the historic Ryman Auditorium, and Country Music Hall of Fame. A visit to the district will reveal many honky-tonks playing live music, as well as the Johnny Cash Museum with exhibits celebrating the famous singer’s life. Retail therapy is available in the Gulch neighborhood with antiques on offer in 8th Avenue South. Music Row features RCA Studio B, where the late singer Elvis Presley recorded many songs. A stroll in Centennial Park reveals a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. Several historic mansions can be seen in the city, including the former home of President Andrew Jackson and Belle Meade Plantation. The city has a wide range of eateries, but for those with a more sensitive digestion, scroll below for some of the best gluten-free restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee.

1. Italia Pizza and Pasta

Posted by Italia pizza and pasta on Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Italia Pizza & Pasta is not your usual pizza chain restaurant. Its owners especially care for the environment and the food includes gluten-free options, along with a vegan-friendly menu. Even the wood used in the pizza ovens is reclaimed biodegradable material. Serving sit-down meals and a takeout menu, there is a range of salads, subs, and pasta and delicious and healthy Mediterranean cuisine. Make your own pizza or order one of the specialty pizzas on offer. There is also a small menu of sumptuous desserts.

Italia Pizza and Pasta

Address: 1600 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Italia Pizza and Pasta

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 2pm - 11pm; Fri & Sat: 2pm - 12am; Sun: 12pm - 11pm

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2. The Pfunky Griddle

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Posted by Pfunky Griddle on Friday, 15 February 2019

This family-friendly restaurant provides an unusual experience, where the customers do the cooking. Staff at the Pfunky Griddle do the preparation and clean-up work, while you relax and enjoy cooking your food on your own personal griddle. What better way to enjoy breakfast than by mixing it up as you like it, with all-you-can-eat pancakes. Ingredients are gluten-free and there is a range of sandwiches and salads to choose from for lunch.

The Pfunky Griddle

Address: 2800 Bransford Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: The Pfunky Griddle

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 8am - 2pm; Sat & Sun: 7am - 2pm (closed on Mon)

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3. The Melting Pot

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

The Melting Pot offers a delicious cheese fondue dinner, prepared at your table, gluten-free and right in Downtown Nashville’s entertainment district. Follow up the fondue with a choice of fresh salads, then entrees including seafood, meats, and vegetables. Dessert is a delicious chocolate fondue accompanied by dippers like marshmallows and strawberries. There is also a selection of beers, cocktails, and wines to choose from.

The Melting Pot

Address: 166 2nd Ave N, Ste A, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: The Melting Pot

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 9:30pm; Fri: 4pm - 10pm; Sat: 3pm - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm

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4. Amerigo Italian Restaurant

Posted by Amerigo Italian Restaurant on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

The restaurant has a full lunch and dinner menu, including weekend brunch and daily early bird specials and a number of the menu items can be served gluten-free. Italian dishes with a Nashville touch are served including pizza, lasagne, Nashville Hot Chicken Pasta Alfredo and Cannelloni Al Forno. There is also a selection of sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. Amerigo also offers an extensive wine list.

Amerigo Italian Restaurant

Address: 1920 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Amerigo Italian Restaurant

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm

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5. Mellow Mushroom

Our Enlightened Spinach Salad starts with fresh spinach, and ends with dried cherries, apples, house-made candied pecans and feta cheese. That’s what we call a rock-salad choice. #MellowMushroom

Posted by Mellow Mushroom on Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Mellow Mushroom first opened in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974. They have been serving up stone-baked pizzas to order ever since in a friendly, bright, art-filled environment. Each branch of the franchise is locally-owned and offers high-quality food and great customer service. Mellow Mushroom uses its own spring water crust and bakes pizzas with high-quality and fresh ingredients, including gluten-free pizzas. Also on offer are pretzel bites, bruschetta, garlic cheese bread, hummus, fresh salads, and magic mushroom soup.

Mellow Mushroom

Address: 423 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Mellow Mushroom

Opening hours: 11am - 2:30am (daily)

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6. Another Broken Egg Café

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Posted by Another Broken Egg Cafe on Friday, 15 March 2019

Another Broken Egg Cafe serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch with Southern-style dishes, including gourmet omelettes and several types of unique eggs Benedict. Start off the day with a range of pancakes, including gluten-free, buttermilk and sweet potato pancakes, classic French toast or a chocolate stuffed Belgian. Enjoy crab cakes and fried green tomatoes, a Louisiana crawfish skillet, or chicken and waffles. There is also a selection of vegetarian dishes on offer.

Another Broken Egg Café

Address: 4111 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Another Broken Egg Café

Opening hours: 7am - 2pm (daily)

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7. Fido

Breakfast for dinner? Yes please. . . . . . #bongojava #fido #fidolove #rancheros #village

Posted by Fido on Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Set in a former pet shop, Fido is a casual restaurant and coffee house, with an emphasis on local, organic, and gluten-free foods. There is an all-day menu which includes whole-grain pancakes, fresh salads, burgers, and delicious desserts. Daily specials include inventive dishes, cooked wherever possible with local meat, cheese, and produce. Breakfast plates are served all-day and include such delights as Chilaquiles and Smoked Salmon Scramble. There is also a choice of bagels, soups, and sandwiches.


Address: 1812 21st Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Fido

Opening hours: 7am-11pm (daily)

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8. The Wild Cow Vegetarian Restaurant

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Posted by The Wild Cow Vegetarian Restaurant on Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The Wild Cow serves vegan and vegetarian food and also offers gluten-free menu options in a casual and fun environment. The owners believe in serving healthy and cruelty-free food, cooked with produce purchased it its whole form. Chefs make sauces, soup stocks, and dressings mostly from scratch. Locally grown produce is used in the restaurant and wherever possible, ingredients are organic. The menu includes salads, nachos, hummus, and vegan queso and a variety of sides. There is also a kids’ menu, making the restaurant family-friendly.

The Wild Cow Vegetarian Restaurant

Address: 1896 Eastland Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: The Wild Cow Vegetarian Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu & Sun: 11am - 9pm; Fri & Sat: 11am - 10pm (closed on Tue)

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9. Sicilian Pizza

Pizza hot from the oven
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Sicilian Pizza is a sit-down and pick-up pizza restaurant cooking a variety of pizzas in a brick oven, including gluten-free crust pizza, with meat and vegetarian toppings. There is also a vegetarian gourmet pizza menu. The menu also includes a variety of items including cheesy bread, garlic cheese bread, onion rings, chicken tenders, buffalo chicken wings and mozzarella sticks. There is also a choice of salads, subs, and sandwiches.

Sicilian Pizza

Address: 205 22nd Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Sicilian Pizza

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 10am - 4pml; Thu - Sat: 10am - 5am

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10. Porta Via Ristorante e Bar

Posted by Porta Via Ristorante e Bar on Monday, 4 February 2019

Porta Via Ristorante e Bar uses only the freshest high-quality ingredients to prepare their pastas and sauces and when it comes to pizza, they bake the traditional Neopolitan pizza. Sunday brunch, lunch, and dinner are served with a variety of antipasti, Panini, pasta, soups and salads, and the option to build your own pizza, including a gluten-free crust. There is also a variety of wines, spirits, and craft cocktails on offer.

Porta Via Ristorante e Bar

Address: 21 White Bridge Rd #104, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Website: Porta Via Ristorante e Bar

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 8pm; Mon - Thurs: 11am - 9pm; Fri & Sat: 11am - 10pm

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Dine out after exploring the city

Tennessee has lots of places to see and food to eat. Need to stick to a gluten-free diet? No problem–options abound in his city. Have fun exploring the city, listening to the best country music, and dining out at some of the best gluten-free restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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