10 Arizona restaurants with great gluten-free options

Above: CRUjiente’s handcrafted tacos are made with fried-to-order corn tortillas. Lifestyle | 10 Mar |

Arizona restaurants have stepped up to the plate to offer a variety of menu options that support a healthy and delicious plant-based or gluten-free lifestyle. Here are 10 Arizona restaurants with great gluten-free options for those with dietary or preference requirements.


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Blue Clover Distillery

For those looking for gluten-free drink options, Blue Clover Distillery handcrafts small batches of gin and vodka at their craft distillery in Scottsdale. Both types of spirits are available in multiple flavor options including pineapple, blood orange and barrel-aged for gin, and lemon, spicy pepper, grapefruit, strawberry and blood orange for vodka. Take home a bottle of original vodka or gin for $22, or flavored for $26.

Blue Clover Distillery’s bar is currently open. Learn more about their spirits here.

Zinqué Scottsdale

This French-inspired restaurant offers an array of gluten-free options, including Le Bowl for $15. With brown rice as a base (or cauliflower rice for $2 more), Le Bowl comes with tomatoes, avocado, arugula, comté cheese imported from France, parmesan shaved cheese and Sriracha mayo. You may also choose from multiple protein options to compliment these fresh ingredients.

Explore their other gluten-free items and their full menus here. Zinqué is currently offering both dine-in and takeout. Make a reservation or order carry-out at lezinque.com.

CRUjiente Tacos

CRUjiente’s handcrafted tacos are made with fried-to-order corn tortillas. These gluten-free tacos come in crujiente, or crunchy, and street-style and can be filled with your choice of meat such as pork belly, seared shrimp, green chili chicken and more, or try the meat-free garlic roasted mushroom option. Experience redefined renditions of the classic Mexican street taco alongside one of their signature margaritas.

Explore CRUjiente’s menus here; CRUjiente Tacos is currently open for both takeout and dine-in. Order food to go or make a reservation at crutacos.com.

U.S. Egg

Craving a gluten-friendly breakfast? U.S. Egg has a special menu dedicated to this dietary need that is filled with traditional breakfast items such as waffles, french toast and a breakfast sandwich. U.S. Egg is also open for lunch and serves all its burgers and sandwiches on gluten-free toast. All of the verified gluten-free items on their menu are made by the locally-owned Gluten-Free Creations Bakery.

Their complete gluten-friendly menu can be found here. U.S. Egg has six locations across the Valley that are all open for dine-in or takeout. Find your location and order at useggrestaurant.com.

GuacStar

This Mexican eatery is fully plant-based, with many gluten-free options. All menu items containing gluten are specially marked to make ordering easy. Enjoy mouth-watering meat-free and dairy-free versions of Mexican comfort food classics, made with local and fresh ingredients. Choose from shareable dishes including tacos, soup, desserts and signature items.

See GuacStar’s full menu here. Make a reservation for dine-in or order your favorite tacos for carry-out at guacstar.com.

Pedal Haus Tempe

This award-winning brewery not only offers a wide selection of spirits, including gluten-reduced beers, but they also maintain a long list of gluten-free entrees and side dishes. From lettuce-wrapped sandwiches and burgers to a mediterranean board, cauliflower “wings” and crispy pork schnitzel, there are options for a range of dietary needs.

These gluten-free options are only available at Pedal Haus’ Tempe location. View all the menu items here. Pedal Haus in Tempe is currently open for takeout or dine-in. Order a meal for carry-out here: pedalhausbrewery.com.

Pizza People Pub

Look no further to enjoy a classic comfort food that caters to your dietary needs. Pizza People Pub has a gluten-free crust option for their 10-inch pizza for $2 extra. They also serve gluten-free wings that come in many flavors such as Spicy Buffalo, Salt and Lemon Pepper, Sweet and Spicy Korean, Smokey American BBQ and more. For their burgers and sandwiches, customers can substitute a gluten-free bun for $1.75.

Browse the full food menu here. Pizza People Pub offers dine-in and pick-up at their Phoenix location. See here for more details: pizzapeopleaz.com.

Flower Child

Flower Child has a menu option for everyone, from gluten-free to vegan, sugar-free or paleo. Each Arizona location has their own menu but all their items are marked to indicate the dietary considerations. Sample gluten-free menu items from their Phoenix Arcadia location include Keto Turkey Sausage and Zucchini Lasagna, Teriyaki Shrimp and Avocado and the Glow Bowl with spicy sweet potato noodles.

Find your location and menu here. Flower Child is currently open for dine-in and takeout at all their Arizona locations, except their Tempe restaurant, which is only open for takeout. See more details at .iamaflowerchild.com.

The Wild Thaiger

Located near downtown Phoenix, the family owned and operated Wild Thaiger offers 14 gluten-free menu items, including a selection of salads, hot pots, curries and seafood options to choose from. Try the Gluten-Free Pad Thai with a choice of chicken or tofu veggie for $11.95 or the De-Cha Boar that includes lean, free range wild boar, kaffir lime, string beans, bamboo shoots and Thai hot chilli sauce for $16.95.

Explore the full dinner menu here. The Wild Thaiger is currently open for both dine-in and takeout. See more details and order here: wildthaiger.com.

Tucson Tamale

Not in the Valley but still looking for gluten-free options? Tucson Tamale has a range of tamales that are Celiac-safe, vegetarian, vegan or made with animal proteins. Made from masa (ground corn), the tamales contain organic corn flour, non-GMO canola oil and organic vegetable broth. Choose from options such as chipotle beef and cheese, green chile and cheese or dairy-free blue corn and veggie.

See their full menu here. Tucson Tamale has both restaurants and frozen meals available to ship. Find your location or learn how to order meals at tucsontamale.com.

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