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! Luckily for you, we’ve made it easy for you to find a Jersey Shore 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!
Just a note, all of these restaurants do have an extensive list of gluten free options, but some still cook with the same utensils and in the same ovens as gluten items. So to be on the safe side, we always suggest talking to your waiter to make sure that what you’re consuming is right for you.
Jersey Shore Gluten Free Restaurants, Sweets and More!
100% gluten, wheat and dairy free restaurant, there’s no need to substitute at Kitch Organic. 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 http://www.kitchorganic.com/
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.’so social media pages and you’ll see dozens of pictures of doughnut perfection that you may think twice before eating them…but then you realize they have the vlugen doughnut. 2005 Route 35 North, Oakhurst 732-531-1401 http://www.broadstreetdoughco.com/
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! 517 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park 732-776-5900 http://toastasburypark.com/
While the views may sweep you away, the menu at the all new Proving Ground is also worth some “ohhing and ahhhing.” The majority of their entrees can be made gluten free or are already gluten free so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the view (of the water and your dinner). 56 Shrewsbury Avenue, Highlands 732-872-2266 www.theprovingground.com
You’ll be happy to know that a significant portion of Rooney’s lunch and dinner menus is gluten-free! Marry that to their unobstructed ocean views and you’re all set! Click the link below to view their current menu on their website. 100 Ocean Ave, Long Branch (732) 870-1200 http://www.rooneysocean.com/
Scroll through their menu and you’ll soon realize that you have a lot of choices for dinner. From gluten free wood burning brick oven pizzas to pastas and some outstanding carne, pesce and salad dishes, Patricia’s of Holmdel is worth a visit (or a dozen). 2132 NJ-35, Holmdel 732-275-0234 https://www.patriciasofholmdel.com/
The menu at Cubacan Restaurant and Bar is almost entirely gluten free save for the empanadas and a few other items. Save the plane ticket to Cuba for another night, tonight you’re hanging out in Havana at the Jersey Shore. 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park 732-774-3007 https://cubacanrestaurant.com/
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/
Old Glory Kitchen + Spirits offers a variety of gluten free foods, from the Margherita Pizza to the Rosemary Parmesan Wings and one of our favorites, the Brick-Oven Clams that are roasted with lemon garlic butter, cherry peppers and bacon. 84 Broad Street, Keyport 732-497-5555 http://www.oldglorynj.com/
A pub might not be the first place you think of when you’re looking for gluten free dishes, but honestly, they do have quite a number of options. Our favorite happens to be McDonagh’s Pub‘s Iceberg Wedge salad that shares a plate with some grilled petit filet tenders because it’s all about balance. 2 West Front Street, Keyport 732-264-0999 https://www.mcdonaghs.com/
Drew’s Bayshore Bistro has become Monmouth County’s go to place for great food inspired by Gulf Coast and Low Country cuisines. The menu changes seasonally, but you can count on there being some gluten free options, like clams & andouille, shrimp & grits, and city jambalaya! 25 Church Street, Keyport 732-739-9219 http://drewsbayshorebistro.com/
Earth Pizza offers much more than just pizza. Their gluten free foods include sandwiches, chicken wings, and one of their most popular items – not so classic gluten free chicken tenders. 95 Broad Street, Red Bank 732-345-1600 http://earthpizzarb.com/
Sweet treats all around! Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe offers countless gluten free options with their sweets! Milk and dark chocolates, creams, caramels, nuts, marshmallows and coconuts – they’re all yours (oh and their .dark chocolate is dairy free, too!) 1100 Highway 35, Middletown 732-796-0115 https://www.suzisweetshoppe.com/
You may not be able to head into The Vintage Cake‘s storefront and go home with some macarons on a whim (sorry), but you can think ahead and order from gluten free goodies for your next event. 171 1st Avenue, Atlantic Highlands 732-872-2253 http://www.thevintagecake.com/
Serving you delicious Italian delicacies straight from Brick, 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, seafood entrees and a ton more! 474 Brick Boulevard, Brick 732-477-4520 https://www.mulberrystreet.net/
Penne Pomodoro, Shrimp Arrabiatta and Capesante (a dish of day boat scallops, farro, butternut squash, apples, golden raisins and squash puree) – what do they have in common? They’re all gluten free at Stella Marina Bar and Grill. 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park 732-775-7776 https://stellamarinarestaurant.com/
Your Fresh Kitchen has a loyal following of customers thanks to a menu full of vegan, non-gmo and gluten free items. 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. 2204 Highway 35 North, Sea Girt 732-769-8133 http://www.yourfreshkitchen.com/
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 they’ll satisfy many of your white box cravings. 91 Broad Street, Red Bank 732-212-8858 http://templegourmet.com/
What’s better than a perfectly made macaroon? One that’s dipped in gluten free milk and dark chocolate! At Van Holten’s Chocolates, that’s what you’ll get (way too many of) every single visit. 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights 732-830-2220 http://www.vanholtenschocolates.com/
Via Roma knows their way around a salad and around gluten free comfort dishes. They pride themselves 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/
Even if you’re gluten free, you can have your crepe and eat it too! Whipped Creperie offers a gluten free option on any crepe – just make sure you pick a GF filling – from the bistro salad crepe, to strawberry, banana & nutella. They’ve got every meal covered, from breakfast to dessert! 6 Monmouth Street, Red Bank 732-747-0076 http://www.whippedcreperie.com/
With two locations plus a bakery, From Seed to Sprout has come a long way since they first opened their doors in Avon. Now, you can check them out for breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner with a number of gluten free options that are made with nutrient packed ingredients. 410 Main Street, Avon-By-The-Sea 732-774-7333 https://www.seedtosproutnj.com/
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. While you’re at it, check out their newest storefront – Karma to Go. 17 East Front Street, Red Bank 732-450-8344 http://www.goodkarmacafenj.com/
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, they focus 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/
Enter Kind Burger to a delicious burger and fries. With gluten, dairy and soy free buns and gluten free fries, it’s a meal you’ve been dreaming about for quite some time. 609 River Rd, Fair Haven, NJ 07704, (732) 741-5463 http://kindburgers.com/
Remington’s features an a la carte menu that celebrates the seasonal bounty of the Jersey Shore and its surrounding areas. Their gluten free items change with by the season (and by the day!) as well, but some standouts include spiced BBQ lamb ribs, halibut, and grilled chicken caprese. 142 Main St, Manasquan (732) 292-1300http://remingtonsnj.com/
Keep it simple and try Twisted Tree Cafe for a healthy gluten free lunch option. They offer gluten free sandwiches and wraps, plus gluten free baked goods, all made from scratch! 609 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park 732-775-2633 http://www.twistedtreecafe.com/