30 of Our Favorite Gluten Free Restaurants at the Jersey Shore

30 of Our Favorite Gluten Free Restaurants at the Jersey Shore

Searching for a restaurant that serves gluten free foods can be exhausting and difficult, and if you stop looking, you could be missing out on something great! Here at Jersey Shore InMotion, we’ve made it easy for you to find a gluten free restaurant that tickles your fancy.

Whether you’re looking for a hearty meal or some treats to satisfy that sweet tooth of yours, we’re here to point you to these gluten free restaurants along the Jersey Shore! You’re sure to find something that will make your mouth water!

Some of these gluten free restaurants even offer gluten free catering! So if you’re looking for some off-premise dining, we’ve got you covered there, too.

Broad Street Dough Co., Oakhurst

Gluten-free doughnuts. Need we say more? We don’t think so, but for those non-believers, we’ll continue. Take a look through Broad St. Dough Co.’s Facebook page and you’ll see dozens of pictures of doughnut perfection that you may think twice before eating them…but then you realize there’s no holding you back. Their tasty doughnuts vault them into the best gluten free restaurants at the Jersey Shore! 2005 Route 35 North, Oakhurst 732-531-1401 http://www.broadstreetdoughco.com/

Chef Mike’s ABG

Chef Mike knows good food and at Chef Mike’s ABG, he’s going to wow you, whether you’re gluten free or not. The unhindered views of the Atlantic Ocean will have to compete with flavorful and exquisitely presented dishes that gluten free diners that are so good, that you’ll have a hard time not licking their plate clean. (We’re not kidding, when you try Chef Mike’s Original Onion Crusted Chilean Sea Bass you may forget that you have to behave like you’re in a restaurant.) 24th & Central Avenue, South Seaside Park 732-854-1588 http://chefmikesabg.com/

Confections of a Rock$tar, Asbury Park

Asbury Park is home to some great music legends, but this town is also home to a baking rockstar who bakes up cupcake concoctions that combine all your favorite ingredients (S’More than a Feeling is a favorite here). What makes her even more of a rockstar is that owner Kimmee Masi even makes these available for all her gluten-free fans. 550 Cookman Avenue, Unit 104, Asbury Park 732-455-3510 http://www.coarock.com/ Cubacan Restaurant and Bar, Asbury Park

Cubacan Restaurant and Bar offers a chicken entrée that is gluten free—it includes chicken, yellow rice, peas, piquillo peppers, and olives. Delicious! 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park 732-774-3007 https://cubacanrestaurant.com/

Earth Pizza, Red Bank

Earth Pizza, located in Red Bank, NJ, offers much more than just pizza. Their gluten free foods include their sandwiches, chicken wings, and chicken tenders—they’re extremely popular! You don’t want to miss out on these. 95 Broad Street, Red Bank 732-345-1600 http://earthpizzarb.com/

Joe Leone’s Italian Specialties, Point Pleasant Beach

Forget about being inconvenienced by gluten! Joe Leone’s is essentially the Jersey Shore’s Italian superstore, and luckily, they offer tons of gluten free specialties! Whether you’re grabbing a prepared meal to go, catering for a huge event, or just picking up a few grocery items, they’ve got you covered. 510 Route 35 South, Point Pleasant Beach (732) 701-0001 https://www.joeleones.com/

Kitch Organic, Asbury Park & Park

Now with two locations in Red Bank and Asbury Park, Kitch Organic is a 100% gluten, wheat, and dairy free restaurant. No need to substitute here. You have your pick of anything and everything off the menu. The hard part is choosing what to order. 75 Leighten Avenue, Red Bank 732-741-5400 and 619 Lake Avenue, Asbury Park http://www.kitchorganic.com/

McDonagh’s Pub, Keyport

McDonagh’s Pub in Keyport is another place to try out! Their gluten free foods include their Chicken Murphy entrée – steel pan seared chicken breast served with sautéed bell peppers and onions in a lemon butter sauce, topped with fresh McDonough chips and herbs! Sounds absolutely delicious to us! 2 West Front Street, Keyport 732-264-0999 https://www.mcdonaghs.com/

Mulberry Street Italian Food Center, Brick

Serving you delicious Italian delicacies straight from Brick, NJ, Mulberry Street Italian Food Center offers gluten free catering! A large portion of their entrees can be made gluten free, including meatballs, Eggplant Parm, Chicken Marsala, rice balls, stuffed mushrooms, vodka sauce, seafood entrees and a ton more! 474 Brick Boulevard, Brick 732-477-4520 https://www.mulberrystreet.net/

Old Glory Kitchen and Spirits, Keyport

Old Glory Kitchen and Spirits offers a variety of gluten free foods, as well! Choose between baby arugula, roasted beets, goat cheese, apples, candied pecans, and dried cranberries with white balsamic dressing. 84 Broad Street, Keyport 732-497-5555 http://www.oldglorynj.com/

Stella Marina Bar and Grill, Asbury Park

Stella Marina Bar and Grill offers a mouth-watering gluten free pasta dish! Their Penne Pomodoro is topped with tomatoes, basil, and parmigiana. 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park 732-775-7776 https://stellamarinarestaurant.com/

Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe, Middletown

Sweet treats all around! Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe, located in Middletown, NJ, offers many different gluten free options with their sweets! They have gluten free milk and dark chocolates, creams, caramels, nuts, marshmallows, and coconuts. PLUS, their dark chocolate is dairy free, too! 1100 Highway 35, Middletown 732-796-0115 https://www.suzisweetshoppe.com/

Temple Gourmet Chinese, Red Bank

If you’re having a craving for some classic Chinese food, but feel wary of your go to take out restaurant, it’s time to step up the flavor with Temple Gourmet Chinese, where some of your favorite take out staples are gluten free. Enjoy a number of options including Shrimp Velvet, Peking Duck or Satay Chicken and Beef Skewers that will satisfy your little white box craving. 91 Broad Street, Red Bank 732-212-8858 http://templegourmet.com/

Toast, Asbury Park

For the ultimate breakfast or lunch of champions, Toast in Asbury Park or Red Bank is the spot. Known for their delectable concoctions like Will’s Firebird Waffle made with nut flour and 100% gluten free and the classic Huevos Rancheros with corn tortillas, it’s not wonder there’s always a line out the door! Their breakfast menu at Toast is easily entrenches them among the best gluten free restaurants at the Jersey Shore. 517 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park 732-776-5900 http://toastasburypark.com/

Tuscan Bistro Bar, Toms River

Not only does the Tuscan Bistro Bar have live entertainment, outdoor seating areas, and weeknight specials, but their menu is packed full of gluten-free menu options like Mussels Bianca, Italian Nachos, and Wings. The entire pasta menu can be made with gluten-free pasta – and yes, even their Italian Mac and Cheese dish. 1250 Hooper Avenue, Toms River 732-797-2570 http://www.tuscanhousenj.com/

Val Holten’s Chocolates, Seaside Heights

Want a gluten free dessert? Van Holten’s can help you there! Located in Seaside Heights, Van Holten’s Chocolates offers gluten free macaroons! All macaroons are coconut, but they flavor them even MORE with banana, pistachio, cherry, coffee, strawberry, lemon, raspberry, chocolate chip, and plain. But it doesn’t stop there! Van Holten’s goes even FURTHER and dips their macaroons in their gluten free milk and dark chocolates…delicious! 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights 732-830-2220 http://www.vanholtenschocolates.com/

Via Roma Restaurant and Pizzeria, Toms River

See that big bowl of baked ziti? Yes, that’s gluten free. But, it’s not the only Italian comfort food that Via Roma has recreated to taste just as good as the original. Offering a wide selection of gluten free dishes and desserts, Via Roma prides itself in combining the flavors of traditional Italian cuisine with the growing needs of its very hungry diners. 2360 Lakewood Road, Toms River 732-364-1980 http://www.viaromatomsriver.com/

Glenda’s Kitchen, Atlantic Highlands

Located in Atlantic Highlands, Glenda’s Kitchen specializes in gluten-free cookies. Glenda’s Kitchen only uses the highest quality ingredients, and their gluten-free cookies come in all different flavors! Try out their Sofia’s Dark Chocolate Chip, Carmen’s Chipless Cookie, and Baby Deanie’s Mini Dark Chocolate Chip. Glenda’s Kitchen also offers organic, non-GMO baked goods!
864 State Route 36, Leonardo 732-284-9536 http://glendaskitchen.co/

Brickhouse Bar and Grille, Brick

For a gluten free night out, head over to Brickhouse Bar & Grille, where you can choose from their extra large selection of pizzas, all with gluten free crusts. There’s even a number of seafood and land lubber options for those looking to lay off on the pizza (we know it’s hard, but we urge you to branch out too!) 979 Cedarbridge Avenue, Brick 732-279-3743 http://www.brickhousebarandgrille.com/

Good Karma Café, Red Bank

Walk into what could quite arguably be the most picturesque storefront in Red Bank for what could be, this time without argument, some of the most delicious gluten free dishes in the area. Specializing in organic, vegan, and gluten free dishes, Good Karma Café has everything from breakfast to bowls, wraps, and mouth-watering specials to satisfy your hunger. 17 East Front Street, Red Bank 732-450-8344 http://www.goodkarmacafenj.com/

Greenhouse Café LBI, Ship Bottom

Nestled just minutes from the LBI causeway, the Greenhouse Café prides itself on serving an eclectic variety of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not only are there countless options for those eating a gluten free diet, but they’re also trans fat-free, offering heart-healthy and low carb alternatives to some of your favorite dishes. Voted “Best Healthy Meal” and one of the “Best Overall Restaurants and Best Brunch,” the Greenhouse Café is the perfect place to grab a gluten free bite on your way to (or from) the beach! 605 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom 609-494-7333 http://www.greenhousecafelbi.com/menu.aspx

Your Fresh Kitchen, Sea Girt

Your Fresh Kitchen has a loyal following of customers for their Sea Girt location. Their menu is full of vegan, non-gmo and gluten free items. Their owners are highly committed to sourcing ingredients locally whenever possible and they’ve just started to offer meal delivery within a 5-mile radius of their location. The cool thing about their menu is that it encourages customization. You can have your wrap or salad “built” however you wish using any number of fresh ingredients. You should definitely put them on your to-do list! 2204 Highway 35 North, Sea Girt 732-769-8133 http://www.yourfreshkitchen.com/

Local Urban Kitchen, Point Pleasant Beach

Local Urban Kitchen is known by locals not only for their fresh fruit juices and smoothies, but also as a restaurant where everybody’s taste is satisfied, whether you’re gluten free or a gluten lover. Serving up affordable and healthy alternatives to fast food restaurants, Local Urban Kitchen focuses on making what may be a complicated dining decision into a pleasurable one. 1805 Route 35, Point Pleasant Beach 848-232-3451 http://www.localurbankitchen.com/

Kind Burgers, Fair Haven

Enter the world where you can enjoy a world where you can have that burger and eat your bun (and fries) too! At Kind Burgers, you’re able to choose a gluten free bun made in a local bakery that’s dairy and soy free. Add a side of fries (also gluten free) and you’ve got a meal you’ve been dreaming about for quite some time. 609 River Rd, Fair Haven, NJ 07704, (732) 741-5463 http://kindburgers.com/

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