32 {Yes, 32} Places in NJ to Eat Gluten-Free

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In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, we’re giving our readers a little gift; a Gluten-Free Guide to New Jersey’s best gluten-free restaurants, bakeries, pizzerias and cafes. And best of all, we’ve included TONS of places where everyone is happy, from the totally gluten-intolerant to mega wheat-eaters. Bottom line? No more tears and tummy aches for anyone at the table.

{If you are specifically looking for places to eat that are 100% gluten-free, we’ve got you covered. Just look for the 💯}

North Jersey Places to Eat GF {Restaurants, Bakeries, Pizzerias & Cafes}

1. 💯 Om Sweet Home
This vegan and gluten-free bakery focuses on plant-based pastries and desserts, and boasts an impressive menu of 100% celiac-friendly treats like cinnamon rolls, scones, cookies, doughnuts, and granola bars. Not near their Cliffside Park location? No problem. Om Sweet Home’s gluten-free treats are available at select cafés and markets throughout New Jersey. Find your local retailer here.
708 Anderson Avenue, Cliffside Park, (201)943-2253

2. Tony Boloney’s
Famous for their decadent Taco Pizza, this Hoboken spot offers an impressive menu of unique pizzas that can all be made with gluten-free crust. Their menu is outrageous, and definitely worth checking out.
263 First St, Hoboken, (201)222-8669

3. Bin 14 Trattoria Wine Bar
Hoboken’s first wine bar, Bin 14 is famous for its incredible atmosphere and delicious tapas menu. The Hoboken favorite’s menu also boasts various gluten-free options, gluten-free pizza, and various gluten-free pasta dishes.
1314 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ, (201)963-9463 

4. Blue Eyes Hoboken
Blue Eyes boasts some of the best gluten-free pizza in New Jersey. Any pizza from their huge menu is available with gluten-free crust. Try the traditional Margherita our favorite, the white pie with truffle oil, mozzarella, prosciutto, and Porcini mushrooms.
525 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken, (201)683-6861

5. 💯 Isaura Bakery
100% gluten-free, this bakery offers a wide selection of breads, cookies, cupcakes, pies, fruit tartes, and doughnuts. Their facility is also completely nut-free.
204 Diamond Bridge Ave, Hawthorne, (973) 304-4500

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6. La Riviera Trattoria
This traditional Italian eatery offers an impressive gluten-free menu, featuring everything from chicken parmesan, to gnocchi, to penne with vodka sauce.
421-27 Piaget Avenue, Clifton, NJ, (973)478-4181

7. 💯 Plum
This gluten-free bakery offers a huge menu of wheat-free baked goods including baguettes, challah, coffee custom event cakes, apple cinnamon rolls, doughnuts, scones, muffins, and bundt cakes.
14 Park Street, Montclair, (973)744-7100

8. Sugarflake Bakery
With three locations, Sugarflake Bakery offers gluten-free sweets all over New Jersey. Try their gluten-free cheese cake, cookies, frozen quiches, cakes, frozen deserts, cupcakes, and brownies.
River Vale, 663 Westwood Ave, River Vale, (201)664-1253, Fair Lawn, 2421 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, (201)796-3800, and Wyckoff, 397 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff, (201)485-8413

9. 💯 Squirrel & The Bee Grainless Bakeshop
Not only are their treats gluten-free, Squirrel & The Bee uses nut flower which contains protein and healthy fats to give you loads of long-lasting energy throughout the day. Squirrel & The Bee is dedicated to serving gluten-free sweets without refined sugar or preservatives. Stop by for muffins, granola, cookies, and low or no lactose ice cream, or even for more savory items like soups and salads.
515 Millburn Ave, Short Hills, (973)376-4888

10. Mama’s Restaurant & Café Baci
This family-owned eatery boasts a huge gluten-free menu, serving everything from eggplant parmesan, to ravioli, to penne vodka, to mushroom risotto.
260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 – (908) 852-2820

11. Nectar Cafe
Nectar Cafe was founded by two yoga-studio-owning vegetarians. Just as you would expect, their menu is full of allergy-safe options including gluten-free soups, smoothies, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. This cafe emphasizes the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle, all while being celiac-conscious.
175 Rock Rd, Glenn Rock, (201)857-0825

12. 💯 Fallon’s Gluten Free Bakery
Fallon’s offers treats like muffins and cookies for sweet-lovers, as well as other baked goods like breads, buns, and bagels.
339 Crows Mill Rd, Fords, (732)710-3338

13. 💯 CakeOver
Another 100% gluten-free bakery with many dairy-free options, CakeOver offers GF speciality cakes, cookies, pies, and cupcakes. Plus, their entire facility is peanut-free.
79 N Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha, NJ, (973)551-5540

14. AMano
AMano’s gluten-free authentic Neopolitan-style pizza is made in a separate wood-burning oven using GF Caputo flour imported from Naples. Need we say more?
24 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood, (201)493-2000

15. 💯 Gluten Free Gloriously
This 100% gluten-free bakery also features dairy-free options. Favorites include their frosted cupcakes, Mexican wedding cookies, and lemon bars. Their desserts are available ready to eat or frozen.
267 Main Ave, Stirling, (908)647-7337

16. Just Janice
This gluten-sensitive restaurant serves a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu with plenty of celiac-friendly options like pan-seared sesame tuna, roasted beet arugula salad, parmesan truffle fries, and even flourless chocolate cake.
23 Sheridan Ave, Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423, (201) 445-2666

Central Jersey Places to Eat GF {Restaurants, Bakeries, Pizzerias & Cafes}

17. 💯 Earth Pizza
Earth pizza is dedicated to bringing its customers the best organic and gluten-free pizza on the planet. They offer a huge and delicious menu of gluten-free options including pizza, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, and starters.
95 Broad Street, Red Bank, (732)345-1600 

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18. 💯 Papa Ganache
This vegan, gluten-free bakery and cafe boasts an incredible menu of sweet treats and decadent lunch options. Pop in for wheat-free brownies, cookies, cupcakes, doughnuts, pies, galettes, and tartes, or stop by for gluten-free mac and cheese, soup, pizza, and quiche.
106 Main St, Matawan, (732) 217-1750

19. Good Karma Vegan Café
Specializing in organic, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, Good Karma Café has it all. They serve everything from wholesome juices and smoothies, to spicy Korean tacos, to veggie bowls, to pad thai.
17 East Front Street, Red Bank (732)450-8344

20. 💯 Posh Pop Bakeshop
Posh Pop is an entirely gluten-free and all-natural bakery that specializes in cake pops and cupcakes in dozens of flavors including Mint Cookies & Cream and Girl Scout Samoa. They also serve doughnuts, waffles, crepes, brownie, ice cream cookie sandwiches, coffee, and more.
86 Broad St, Red Bank, (732)219-7674

21. 💯 WildFlour Bakery and Café
All served out of an old Victorian home in Lawrenceville, WildFlour Bakery and Cafe specializes in gluten-free dishes and baked goods. They serve gluten free lunch and breakfast options like sweet and savory crepes, salads, and sandwiches, and they bake creme puffs, cookies, muffins, macaroons, breads, and more.
2691 Main Street, Lawrenceville, (609)620-1100

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22. Broad St. Dough Co.
This doughnutery offers a huge selection of vegan and gluten-free donuts including the S’mores Galore, Cinnamon Sugar, Old School Chocolate, Creamsicle, Jelly, Glazed, and more plenty wild options. No boring doughnuts here.
2005 Route 35 North, Oakhurst, (732)531-1401

South Jersey Places to Eat GF {Restaurants, Bakeries, Pizzerias & Cafes}

23. China Sea of Absecon
Finding safe Chinese food on a gluten-free diet can be tricky—lots of soy ingredients and sauces used in most Chinese restaurants sneak in gluten. Not at China Sea of Absecon. This Chinese eatery offers a huge gluten-free and MSG-free menu, featuring everything from shrimp fried rice to sesame chicken. Order delivery, pick up take-out, or dine in.
662 White Horse Pike, Absecon, NJ, (609) 569-1995

24. The Pop Shop
This quirky American-style diner has a gluten-free fryer, which guarantees uncontaminated fries and chicken tenders. They also offer gluten-free bread options, vegan cheese, and vegan ice cream.
729 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ, (856)869-0111 and 1 Main Street, Medford, NJ, (609)975-6888

25. Wildflower Earthly Vegan Fare
Though this vegan restaurant offers an ever-changing menu, Wildflower Vegan consistently serves a selection of delicious and clearly marked gluten-free dishes and desserts.
501 N. High St, Millville, NJ 08332, (856)265-7955

Jersey Shore Places to Eat GF {Restaurants, Bakeries, Pizzerias & Cafes}

26. Greenhouse Café
This unique café offers a large menu of naturally gluten-free breakfast, lunch, and dinner options as well as gluten-free substitutes. They also focus boast gluten-free pizza  and an impressive amount of trans fat-free, heart-healthy, and low carb options.
605 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom (609)494-7333

27. Twisted Tree Cafe
The Twisted Tree Cafe serves simple and fresh food, with a generous selection of vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free options—everything from gluten-free and vegan cheese quesadillas, to smoothies made with real fruit, and even coffee brewed locally by Asbury Roastery.
609 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, (732)775-2633

28. Kaya’s Kitchen
This vegan eatery boasts a large selection of delicious and plant-based GF options, including the Pesto Vegetable Tower, Mac & Cheese, Coconut Pineapple Curry, BBQ Tofu, and Mellow Portobello—plus every dish on the menu is cruelty-free!
1000 Main St, Belmar, (732)280-1141

29. 💯 Kitch Organic
This lunch spot is a 100% gluten, wheat, and dairy free restaurant—no need for a gluten-free menu or substitutes. Their allergy-friendly menu offers avocado toast, breakfast sandwiches, a spicy bean burger, and even mushroom meatballs.
75 Leighten Avenue, Red Bank 732-741-5400 and 619 Lake Avenue, Asbury Park 

30. Seed to Sprout
Seed to Sprout offers gluten-free baked goods from their bakery, as well as vegan and organic brunch, lunch, drinks, and pizza menus. Each menu offers gluten-free options, and all their pizzas on their pizza menu can be make with GF crust.
410 Main St, Avon-by-the-Sea, (732)774-7333 and 560A River Road, Fair Haven, (732)268-7533

31. Toast
With locations in Asbury Park and Red Bank, Toast offers an impressive menu of gluten-free options for breakfast and lunch. Favorites include Will’s Firebird Waffle and the Huevos Rancheros with corn tortillas.
517 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, (732)776-5900

32. Via Roma
Certified by the Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness Program (GFRAP), Via Roma boasts one of New Jersey finest gluten-free menus featuring items like salmon fresca, braised short rib, and even gluten-free fruit pebble cannoli and tiramisu on the dessert menu. They also offer a wide array of vegan and dairy-free options.
2360 Lakewood Road, Toms River, NJ, (732)364-1980

Jarets Stuffed Cupcakes
An NJMOM favorite, Jarets Stuffed Cupcakes offers a constantly changing menu of stuffed cupcakes featuring decadent gluten-free options. Check their menu for daily cupcake availability.
231 Franklin Ave, Nutley, (973)667-7778, 1401 Hudson St, Hoboken, (201)683-7086, and 116 Oak Hill Ave, Endicott, NY (607)658-9096

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Katie is a nanny and big sister from Philadelphia, PA. She’s a full-time student at Fordham University and a part-time Jersey girl who spends her summers at the shore. Katie strives to be the babysitter the kids beg for. She’s always on the lookout for fun new things to do in the Philly/Jersey area, and she’s here to bring her fun-focused detective skills to NJMOM.

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