It can be difficult for those with a gluten sensitivity or dietary restrictions to find delicious options when they’re out to eat. Luckily, there are many restaurants here in the Valley that offer gluten-free or gluten-friendly options! Here are a few places to check out if you’re looking to eliminate gluten from your diet.

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The Italian Daughter

The Italian Daughter, a neighborhood Italian restaurant located in North Scottdale, offers numerous gluten free options for those with dietary restrictions. The menu features traditional handcrafted pastas like spaghetti carbonara, four cheese tortelacci and pesto cream sauce, pistachio cream and Italian sausage rigatoni, and more. All pastas can be made gluten-free, upon request. To learn more about The Italian Daughter, please visit

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

Only the freshest ingredients, Grimaldi’s famous pizza sauce, sliced fresh mozzarella cheese and dough, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria serves traditional coal-fired brick-oven pizza in an upscale yet casual, family-friendly pizzeria. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria offers gluten-friendly pizzas including a 12” traditional pizza, 12” white pizza with garlic, and a 12” pesto pizza. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has seven locations in Arizona, including Gilbert, Chandler, Peoria, Flagstaff, and three in the Scottsdale area. To learn more information, please visit

Recreo Cantina

The local Downtown Chandler cantina serves its fresh traditional and modern Mexican cuisine with numerous gluten free options including gluten free appetizers, tacos, enchiladas and more! This vibrant playground themed Mexican eatery offers happy hour Tuesday-Friday from 4-6 pm. For more information visit

Pedal Haus Brewery. (Provided photo)

Pedal Haus Brewery

The award-winning Pedal Haus Brewery invites all to indulge in its handcrafted food with a specialty gluten friendly menu! Pedal Haus serves popular dishes like its Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich and Classic Cheeseburger offering a gluten free bun or lettuce wrap. Don’t forget to try the Pimiento Cheese Dip & Smashed Guac appetizer or Watermelon Wedge Salad, all gluten friendly! The local brewery also offers gluten reduced craft beers for those with gluten sensitivities. Don’t miss hoppy hour Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm at Pedal Haus’ three valley locations in Tempe, Chandler and Downtown Phoenix. For more information visit  


Z’Tejas is dedicated to providing high-quality, flavorful food for everyone, including gluten-free options. Gluten-free menu items include a chile relleno stuffed with juicy chicken, a crisp fried snapped served with pesto cream and a savory gorgonzola NY strip. The restaurant is dedicated to providing a superior experience for every diner and will make adjustments to other meals to make them gluten-free as well. Z’Tejas has a Chandler and Scottsdale location; learn more at

Brody’s Italian

Brody’s Italian bordering Scottsdale and Phoenix is committed to community engagement and quality cuisine. Owner Jason Brody prioritizes community service and fosters meaningful relationships with staff and patrons alike. Most people wouldn’t think they could dine at an Italian restaurant if they’re gluten free but Brody’s Italian offers a vast variety of options. Not only do they have gluten free pizzas with any toppings of your choosing, but they can also make any of their pasta dishes with their 100% corn penne pasta. Looking for a classic chicken parmesan? They can make it for you without the flour so you can still enjoy the taste of Italy without sacrificing flavor.  

Dave and Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace

Dave and Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace is not only a fun place to hang out with the whole family but it’s also a great place to dine with options for every food allergy. From loaded barbacoa fries to smokehouse BBQ ribs, they’ve got whatever suits your appetite, and their premium bar is stocked to satisfy! Other gluten free options include Churrasco Steak, 14 oz ribeye, chicken cantina nachos, 10 different wing flavors, and much more. So what are you waiting for? Eat, Drink, Play and Watch!

SugarJam The Southern Kitchen 

Based in North Scottsdale, SugarJam The Southern Kitchen has something for everyone. SugarJam is known for its delicious Southern, comfort brunch ranging from breakfast, lunch, baked goods and cocktails. SugarJam’s Vegan Hash, Veggie Omelet and All-American sandwich are the perfect brunch options for those looking for a gluten-free dish. The Vegan Hash is a sweet potato and veggie hash bowl that is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan. Both SugarJam’s Veggie Omelet and All-American sandwich can be made into gluten-free options. Guests can also order a side of gluten-free multigrain toast. SugarJam The Southern Kitchen is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information on the SugarJam The Southern Kitchen, please visit