10 Gluten-free Restaurants In Portland, Oregon

gluten free restaurants in portland
Ruth Alexis
Ruth Alexis 
Contributing Writer
| 4 min read

The gluten-free diet has gained significant traction in recent years, with many supporters of the diet citing health and wellness benefits to going gluten-free. Thinking of going on a gluten-free diet, but worried that this means restrictions placed on delicious food on your next holiday? Well, if your next holiday destination happens to be Portland, Oregon, you do not need to worry. There is a wide variety of restaurants specializing on cuisines from Chinese to Italian, that serve up gluten-free dishes. Should you or any of your friends and family members be gluten sensitive, the following is a list of 10 excellent gluten-free restaurants you must visit on your next trip to Portland, Oregon.

1. Cultured Caveman

Posted by Cultured Caveman on Monday, 19 February 2018

The Cultured Caveman serves up great Italian and comfort food, and it is the West Coast’s First 100% paleo-friendly restaurant. It serves delicious tacos, pasta, and pizzas, and many gluten-free options that are indicated on their menu. Seasonal items such as a lasagna special are also available from time to time.

Cultured Caveman

Address: 8233 N Denver Ave, Portland, OR 97217, USA

Website: Cultured Caveman

Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm (daily)

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2. Mississippi Pizza

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Posted by Mississippi Pizza Pub on Thursday, 11 October 2018

Mississippi Pizza serves up not just handmade pizzas but also great beer and entertainment. Gluten-free pizza bases can be made upon request. Live music and drag shows are also put up frequently for those wishing to try out a fun new experience.

Mississippi Pizza

Address: 3552 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA

Website: Mississippi Pizza

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm; Friday - Saturday: 11 am - 1 am

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3. Tin Shed Garden Café

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Posted by Tin Shed on Monday, 17 August 2015

Tin Shed Garden Café is a casual local establishment with many gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options, so you can bring your vegan friends and family down without having to worry about dietary restrictions. The cafe serves up many healthy dishes such as the pan-seared yellowfin tuna salad and the blackened shrimp with a spicy creole tomato.

Tin Shed Garden Café

Address: 1438 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA

Website: Tin Shed Garden Café

Opening hours: 7 am - 9 pm (daily)

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4. New Cascadia Traditional

Posted by New Cascadia Traditional The Gluten Free Artisans on Saturday, 9 March 2019

New Cascadia Traditional is a gluten-free bakery that serves up sinful pies, muffins and cakes. Come down to try their inventive flavors such as the Spring Pie-A-Palooza and the triple layer Lady Grey cake. All pastries made here are gluten-free, perfect for those with gluten sensitivity who still want to enjoy a good sweet treat.

New Cascadia Traditional

Address: Address: 1700 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Website: New Cascadia Traditional

Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 7.30 am - 5 pm; Saturday: 8 am - 4 pm; Sunday: 9 am - 2 pm

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5. Pastini

Posted by Pastini on Monday, 4 March 2019

Pastini is located in the heart of downtown Oregon, perfect for tourists living close to Oregon’s city center. Savor delicious, gluten-free pasta and salads, from the traditional spaghetti bolognese to the shrimp and garlic pasta.


Address: Downtown 911 SW Taylor St. Portland, OR

Website: Pastini

Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm (daily)

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6. Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub

Posted by Ground Breaker Brewing on Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub is the Mecca of all bars for gluten sensitive beer lovers in the region. This gastropub sells not just gluten-free beer but also a selection of gluten-free bread, making it a perfect one-stop location for tourists on a gluten-free diet.

Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub

Address: 2030 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Website: Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub

Opening hours: Wednesday - Friday: 11.45 am - 9 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12 pm - 9 pm; Monday - Tuesday: closed

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7. Harlow Restaurant

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Posted by Harlow Restaurant on Saturday, 14 June 2014

Harlow Restaurant serves up great vegetarian food, and it offers a wide variety of gluten-free options for its guests. From quinoa mac and cheese to matcha chai, Harlow Restaurant is the perfect lunch spot for an afternoon getaway with friends. They have been nominated as the Best Vegetarian Restaurant, Vegan Restaurant, and Gluten-Free Restaurant in Portland, Oregon, for Willamette Week’s Best of Portland Competition.

Harlow Restaurant

Address: 3632 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Website: Harlow

Opening hours: 8 am - 9 pm (daily)

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8. Blossoming Lotus

Posted by Blossoming Lotus Portland on Monday, 13 August 2018

Blossoming Lotus serves up vegan Asian fusion dishes, all made using fresh organic ingredients. The cheeseburger made with lentil patties, bibimbap and squash gratin are all options highly raved about by customers. If you are craving for some Asian food with a twist, be sure to check out Blossoming Lotus. Many food options here are gluten-free.

Blossoming Lotus

Address: 1713 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97212, USA

Website: Blossoming Lotus

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday: 9.30 am - 9 pm; Friday - Saturday: 9.30 am - 10 pm

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9. Fern Kitchen

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Posted by Fern Kitchen on Friday, 22 February 2019

Fern Kitchen is a comfort food kitchen that makes its dishes with locally sourced, organic ingredients. It serves up a wide range of gluten-free dishes, from chilli cheese bread to salad wraps. Fern Kitchen also makes smoothies and juices for those who want a healthy snack before heading off for some sightseeing.

Fern Kitchen

Address: 2311 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97215, USA

Website: Fern Kitchen

Opening hours: 8 am - 3 pm (daily)

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10. Vita Café

Posted by Vita Cafe on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Vita Café is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm, making it a perfect stopover for hungry travelers looking for a hearty breakfast, brunch or dinner. While there are options like the fried chicken steak for meat lovers, vegans and vegetarians also have access to a wide range of options such as smoothies and salads. Many gluten-free options are also available at Vita Cafe.

Vita Café

Address: 3023 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA

Website: Vita Café

Opening hours: 9 am - 9 pm (daily)

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Spoilt for choice

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Travelers on a gluten-free diet need not worry about restrictive dietary options when traveling around Portland, Oregon. A wide range of comfort food and international cuisine options are available for you, in gluten-free versions, to try the next time you head down to Portland.

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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Ruth is a freelance writer and novelist who loves snuggling, skating, and all things matcha.

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