The Best Gluten Free Options in Burlington, Vermont
Check out 6 spots for gluten-free dining.
Jun 3, 2022 at 8:00 AM in Where to Eat
The last thing you need to worry about when visiting a new and exciting destination like Burlington, Vermont, is tracking down restaurants that meet your dietary needs. That’s why we assembled this list of the best restaurants in Burlington that prepare gluten-free dishes so you can spend less time searching for the top gluten-free spots and more time enjoying your time away.
Please note that while our picks have gluten-free options, they are not dedicated gluten-free restaurants.
With an extensive menu that clearly marks gluten-free items, Citizen Cider is more than worth your time. A quick glance at their mouthwatering selections reveals more gluten-free options than not, and most of the dishes that have gluten can be made gluten-free upon request. Don’t forget to try their widely celebrated ciders which are gluten-free and made from locally-sourced apples.
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Let’s talk about pancakes. They’re a delicious way to start your vacation day, but who needs all that gluten? Instead, head to The Skinny Pancake and ask for buckwheat in your crepes and enjoy the perfect meal. But don’t stop there — ask your server what else they can make gluten-free, and you may end up with a delicious piece of gluten-free cake!
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Located on the lively Church Street Marketplace, Leunig's Bistro & Café is not only a French bistro and bar — it's one of the oldest, continually operating downtown Burlington restaurants, so you know they're cooking up something good. Leunig’s offers an expansive gluten-free menu separate from their regular menu and will happily make other dishes gluten-free.
Oh, and be on the lookout for gluten-free bread, beer, and more!
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Add a pizza night to your Burlington visit with a stop at American Flatbread. They have a ton of gluten-free items on the menu, and many claim that American Flatbread makes the best gluten-free pizza around. Seriously, the positive gluten-free reviews for this place are abundant. Pay them a visit and judge for yourself!
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Start your Burlington day the right way with a tasty gluten-free bagel from Myer's Bagel Bakery. Take your pick from several gluten-free bagel flavors, grab a coffee or your favorite drink, and enjoy the lovely Vermont morning. Now that you’re all fueled up, get out there and explore all the beautiful things Burlington and the surrounding areas have in store for you.
6. El Cortijo
A trip to an award-winning Mexican food restaurant like El Cortijo is an irresistible way to make great and long-lasting memories on your Burlington visit. While they don't have a separate gluten-free menu, the majority of their dishes are free of gluten. The staff is knowledgeable about their gluten-free options, and they even have gluten-free churros! Yum!
The gluten-free reviews for El Cortijo are many and overwhelmingly positive. And there's a rumor going around that they have a dedicated gluten-free fryer. If you're craving some top-notch gluten-free Mexican food, this is the place.
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