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
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.
Address: 8233 N Denver Ave, Portland, OR 97217, USA
Website: Cultured Caveman
Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm (daily)
2. Mississippi Pizza
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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.
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
3. Tin Shed Garden Café
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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)
4. New Cascadia Traditional
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
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
Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm (daily)
6. Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub
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
7. Harlow Restaurant
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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.
Address: 3632 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, USA
Opening hours: 8 am - 9 pm (daily)
8. Blossoming Lotus
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.
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
9. Fern Kitchen
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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.
Address: 2311 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97215, USA
Website: Fern Kitchen
Opening hours: 8 am - 3 pm (daily)
10. Vita Café
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.
Address: 3023 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
Website: Vita Café
Opening hours: 9 am - 9 pm (daily)
Spoilt for choice
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.
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