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8 Fantastic Gluten-Free Restaurants Vancouver Has To Offer

Vancouver Offers A Plethora Of Dining Options For Health-Conscious Eaters

If you follow a special diet like vegan, vegetarian, or even something more specific like FODMAPS, chances are you’ll find everything you need at restaurants in Vancouver. The city is full of health-conscious people and places, which makes it an international destination for people seeking a healthy lifestyle. If you (like so many people these days) don’t eat gluten, we’ve put together a list of the best gluten free restaurants Vancouver has to offer.

Work through this list, and you’ll see that being aware of the food you put into your body can be rewarding, delicious, and pay off in spades when it comes to your health.

8 Fantastic Gluten-Free Restaurants Vancouver Has To Offer That You Should Try Today

1) The Gluten Free Epicurean

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Not only can you get gluten free treats and staples at The Gluten Free Epicurean, but they also make dairy free and egg free options as well. The best part? Their brownies are moist, the buns are soft, and the cinnamon buns are just as you’d hope: warm and rich.

This specialty bakery and restaurant is a strong contender for the best gluten free breakfast Vancouver has to offer.

2) Iki Japanese Bistro

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If you’re looking for some of the best gluten free sushi Vancouver has, you’ll find it at Iki Japanese Restaurant.

It’s surprising just how many sushi foods have gluten. Soy sauce, tempura, and gyoza are all items to look out for normally. However at Iki you don’t have to worry. Everything is 100% gluten free. In fact, they even have a sign at the entrance telling you to not bring gluten onto the premises, that’s how serious they are about being totally free of gluten.

3) Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery

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Yes! It’s all gluten free at Lemonade. They are a dedicated celiac friendly gluten free bakery. As a major bonus, they also offer a wide selection of dairy free, nut free, and vegan options.

Lemonade is delicious and nutritious even if you follow a special diet!

4) Panne Rizo

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Panne Rizo serves up freshly baked gluten free good every single day, and they’re amazing. Just check out their Google reviews! They’re located at 1939 Cornwall Ave. in Vancouver, but you can order online here if you’d like to get delivery.

5) SMAK

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With locations on Pender, Granville, and Howe, this fast-growing healthy fast food restaurant is making change accessible and delicious. Gluten free breakfast in Vancouver is quick and healthy at Smak. You can pick from drinks, breakfast, salad, and lunch menu options at one of the best gluten free restaurants in Vancouver.

6) Nuba

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Nuba serves consistently delicious Lebanese food, and they’re great at making revisions to orders. They have gluten free options for most of their menu offerings, and some of them are just naturally gluten free. If you have other allergies or sensitivities, let your server know and they’ll be happy to make the adjustments for you.

7)  Heirs Pears

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Heirs Pears creates non-gluten comfort food that will put your bread cravings at rest.

In addition to gluten free, they serve lots of vegan options as well, in an industrial-chic setting. And don’t worry, you can also get a coffee or tea with your gluten free breakfast in Vancouver at Heirs Pears.

8) Mountain Top Cafe and Bakery

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Located on Lonsdale in North Vancouver, Mountain Top Wheat & Gluten Free Bakery has been 100% gluten free since 2004. Their consistency is impressive, and shows up in their delicious and thoughtful creations.

Get a quote on a special order, or just stop by their bakery and enjoy some of their freshly baked gluten free goods.

Related: Here are the best vegan restaurants in Vancouver.

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