Gluten-free restaurants can be hard to come by. Fortunately, Sacramento is home to several, providing plenty of opportunities for gluten-intolerant individuals to still socialize and eat out without having to worry about health complications. From appetizer to dessert, Sacramento is an ideal city to live and dine in with dietary restrictions. The following restaurants, cafes and bakeries offer either a partial or complete gluten-free menu. In some instances, you must request a copy of a safe list from your server.
Pizza Rock is home to eclectic rock n’ roll décor and plenty of delicious Italian options. They are also one of the few places in Sacramento to offer gluten-free pizza. Choose from vegetarian or pancetta gorgonzola pizza, which comes gluten-free. You can also make any pizza on the menu safe for a $5.00 up-charge.
This Italian chain offers a diverse gluten-free menu including pasta, salads, baked chicken, and desserts. A detailed gluten-free menu is available upon request, and you can also ask for gluten-free pasta with any dish.
While not all gluten-free entrees listed on their website are available at every location, many are offered in Sacramento. Some examples include teriyaki-marinated sirloin, honey orange duck breast, pacific white shrimp, Andouille sausage, spinach and artichoke ravioli and more. There are also specific gluten-free cooking styles including Coq Au Vin and Bourguignonne. Ask your server about featured gluten-free entrée sauces.
This Asian bistro features many gluten-free items to choose from. Some featured items are Vietnamese crab salad, GF Street noodles lunch, crab fried rice como, spicy chicken, Buddha’s feast lunch, flourless dessert dome and more. Check out their gluten-free menu before you go.
Pushkin’s is 100% gluten-free and also offers many vegan menu items. Some favorites include chocolate chip cookies, strawberry vanilla cupcakes, and zucchini bread. Less mainstream items include peanut butter S’more sandwiches, apple cranberry bread and chocolate banana peanut butter cupcakes. Pushkin’s also makes gluten-free special occasion cakes.
This local coffee chain is home to all kinds of great, innovative ideas like their Farm to Cup Direct program that supports fair trade coffee sales. They are also notable for their large selection of Sacramento-made gluten-free desserts. Their selection of cakes, cookies, and muffins changes seasonally, so contact them directly to find out what they are featuring today.