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The 10 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Toronto

The 10 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Toronto

Celiac-friendly restaurants are surprisingly hard to come by in the 6ix, and some eateries cannot promise there’s no cross-contamination in the kitchen. 

That’s why we went on a citywide quest and filled our bellies with delicious meals to find the best gluten-free restaurant!

From tacos to sandwiches to cupcakes, we’ve listed a variety of eateries to satisfy your cravings without compromising your health. But like any other restaurant, don’t forget to ask the staff about their gluten-free practices—just to be sure.

Now, here are our favourite gluten-free restaurants in Toronto!

Tapi Go!

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Location: 835 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6G 1M1, Canada

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Opening Hours: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Sunday 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:30 am – 7:00 pm

Price Range: $5.99 – $14.99

A no-brainer gluten-free restaurant is Tapi Go! because they serve only healthy meals—even the vibe of the store somehow feels healthy! Anyone can enjoy their food, as they have vegan, vegetarian, and lactose-free meals. 

Colourful crepes are their famous dish, made in tapioca starch and naturally dyed using cocoa powder, beets, or spinach. We also just want to say that before eating, you have to take a photo because their meals are Instagram-worthy!

Their pink BBQ vegan crepe is a must-try with jackfruit, coleslaw, vegan mayo, corn, and BBQ sauce, as well as their Eggs in Love crepe, which is composed of eggs, tomato, guacamole, and mozzarella cheese. Don’t forget the yummy classic açaí bowl!

Pro Tip:

  • If the place is packed, we suggest ordering a take-out because there aren’t a lot of chairs for big groups. But for a quick but filling meal, then this is an excellent place to try during non-peak hours.

Riz Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen

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Location: 3471A Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2N3, Canada

Contact Details: (416) 322-6789

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday, Wednesday, Sunday: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Price Range: $5 – $22

Riz Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen is a celiac-safe restaurant where cross-contamination won’t be a problem. Since 2017, they’ve been a Gluten-Free Food Program (GFFP) approved restaurant, ensuring safe meals.

Like many Asian restaurants, you’ll find the menu pretty long, where you’ll find soups, spring rolls, dumplings, and meat dishes. The best part about this place is there are a variety of plant-based meals.

Some bestsellers are the spicy Thai peanut dumplings, spicy crispy beef, and Peking duck. The egg rolls are a delicious appetizer composed of bean sprouts, carrots, cabbage, potato starch, rice flour, and a blend of their own house spice mix.

Pro Tip:

  • We suggest contacting them beforehand if you want to try their new egg rolls. These aren’t always available, and it would be disappointing if you visit and it’s not on the menu.
  • Check out their frozen food section to enjoy gluten-free Asian food at home. Also, purchase a bottle of the Riz Non-GMO Chilli Oil, so you’ll always have it at home!

Almond Butterfly

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Contact Details: 

  • Bakeshop and cafe – (416) 792-7994
  • Bistro – (416) 862-2030

Opening Hours: 

  • Bakeshop and cafe – Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Bistro – Monday – Friday: 10:30 am – 9:00 pm

   Saturday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Price Range: $12.95 – $23.95

Toronto’s must-visit for celiac-friendly desserts is Almond Butterfly, where you’ll find a large variety of baked goods to satisfy your sweet tooth. There are two places you can go to, the bistro and the bakeshop.

The bakeshop’s deliciously sweet cupcakes are definitely worth buying—we always get the assorted half dozen for different flavours and pair it with a latte to balance out the sweetness. Meanwhile, the bistro is a perfect brunch spot for a filling meal.

Plus, the space is really adorable, which surely adds to the overall happy experience. Every inch is well-decorated and an excellent place for catching up with friends.

Pro Tip:

  • It’s highly recommended to get a reservation at the bistro if you’re coming by for brunch, as it can get packed, especially on weekends.
  • Cakes and cupcakes are available for pre-order. We suggest this if you’re celebrating to make sure you get the flavours you want.

Impact Kitchen

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Contact Details: (416) 306-1986 ext. 1

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Weekend Brunch – Saturday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Price Range: $7.99 – $21.99

With five convenient locations in Toronto, celiacs won’t have to worry about sudden food cravings. It’s where health meets delicious food, with thoughtfully created meals for everyone due to the variety of vegan and nut-free meals.

By strictly using sustainable and ethical sources, all meats are free from hormones and antibiotics and each meal is also packed with nutrients with lots of protein add-on options. There are grab-and-go snacks for those always on the go!

Impact Kitchen is pretty well-known for their power bowls, all with decent portions and packed with nutrients. Their vegan zesty Mexican bowl has white rice, kale, avocado, sweet potatoes, cashew sour cream, and cilantro jalapeno dressing.

Pro Tip:

  • Their subscription service (broths, coffee and tea, protein powders) is available for pick-up and dine-in orders. If you want to eat it at the restaurant, you can conveniently place your order through their mobile app.

La Bartola

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Location: 588 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3, Canada

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Opening Hours: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday – Thursday & Sunday: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday – Saturday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Price Range: $15 – $27

La Bartola earned a spot in the Michelin (michelin star restaurants toronto) Guide 2023, earning the Bib Gourmand recognition due to their good-quality cooking and value for money. The space is also very well-decorated, paying homage to the women of Mexico.

Interestingly, they specialize in plant-based Mexican cuisine, which is pretty known for serving meat. But here, the chef manages to offer no meat ingredients without compromising the authenticity of the flavours we’re used to in Mexican cooking.

A bestselling dish is the Oaxacan tetela and pistachio pipian, a delicious triangular treat with refried beans, mole (sauce), star anise, and poblano pepper. The tacos and quesadillas are worth trying, too, and taste best when paired with a signature cocktail.

Pro Tip:

  • Now that this restaurant has earned a spot in the Michelin Guide, expect to find many locals and tourists flocking to taste the authentic flavours of plant-based Mexican food. It’s best to book a table at OpenTable, especially on weekends.


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Location: 3187 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2K9, Canada

Contact Details: (416) 623-0317 

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday – Friday: 10:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Price Range: $12.95 – $25.95

A low-card restaurant we love in Toronto is Ketodelia, which uses high-quality ingredients and serves only homemade meals. The desserts are all free from sugar, so there’s no more feeling guilty if you’re craving something sweet.

They use free-range chicken, almond flour for the waffles, and organic ingredients. Here, you’ll find pizza, chicken wings, burgers, and pasta—and plenty of options for any appetite without having to sacrifice your macros.

The burgers are a hit here! The keto chicken burger is a simple but filling meal with a chicken patty, onion, tomato, and lettuce sandwiched in between two Psyllium almond buns.

Pro Tip:

  • Ketodelia is a take-out and delivery restaurant, so don’t expect to sit here for a meal. But they have on-demand delivery in Toronto, which is free for areas within 6km of their location.
  • Pick-ups are best because orders are available anytime from 20 to 45 minutes. It’s ideal for people going to work.

Bunner’s Bakeshop

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Location: 244 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L7, Canada

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Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Price Range: $4.75 – $5.75

At Bunner’s Bakeshop, it’s always dessert time. They sell cakes, cupcakes, muffins, and cookies free from gluten and nuts—there’s no need to worry about cross-contamination in the kitchen.

With an amazing selection of sweets, we’re still going to have our favourites. The cinnamon buns with a generous buttercream frosting on top are perfect for breakfast, and the cupcake combo box is ideal for takeouts because you get six different flavours.

For special occasions, like birthdays, we always go for the bourbon pear and vanilla bean cake if the celebrant is an adult. But you can’t go wrong with the cute rainbow cake for children’s parties.

Pro Tip:

  • Always check out their holiday menu. There are always perfectly decorated cupcakes that look good in pictures—and taste yummy, too!
  • If you can’t visit the physical store, they deliver throughout the GTA.

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Gluten-Free Bakeshop

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Location: 830 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6G 1M2, Canada

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Opening Hours: Wednesday & Saturday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Price Range: $4.25 – $12.50

This cute little bakery is a must-visit for picking up some breakfast and delicious bread for the weekend. They make all baked goods in-house, kind of like taking home a care package in the form of bread.

Besides all gluten-free products, you also won’t find dairy, soy, and corn, and with plenty of vegan options, anyone can find a favourite food here. The ryeless sourdough bread is a no-brainer, as it’s perfect for any sweet and savoury toppings.

Other bestsellers are their chocolate banana muffins, cranberry and orange muffins, and hot cross buns—and this one we always buy when available. It’s also worth shelling out some loonies for their pies, and the apple cranberry flavour is definitely a must-try!

Pro Tip:

  • We recommend getting there early if you want to try specific items, as they may sold out. They don’t accept reservations or advanced orders and come on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Haven

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Location: 2256 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 1G2, Canada

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Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Saturday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Price Range: $4.70 – $12.95

At Toronto’s charming The Beaches neighbourhood is where you’ll find a cozy, aesthetically pleasing cafe. The Haven sells low-carb treats, from scones to pizza, and carries plenty of local vendors to support the community.

Their paleo chocolate cupcake is decadent and rich, a definite favourite of ours and best paired with a specialty latte. Their cookies are delicious picks, and our best choices are the ginger cookie, sea salt chocolate chip cookie, and crunchy peanut butter cookie.

If you’re not up for sweet treats, don’t fret because they have yummy sandwiches and pizza. Their sandwiches are also filling, perfect for a hearty breakfast.

Pro Tip:

  • Come here for breakfast and sit at a table in front of the window. It’s a relaxing place to eat and watch people go by.
  • Not all food is available every day, so if you have a specific vegetarian option, don’t be afraid to ask the servers!


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Opening Hours:

  • Queensway – Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Distillery District – Monday – Friday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

       Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Price Range: $4 – $5

Butter tarts are a Canadian favourite, and Tartistry makes one of the most sublime in the city. With two locations, anyone can get their butter tart obsession fixed.

Besides the plain, or in this case, the “legendary” butter tarts, they sell many varieties, and you should try them all! Another customer favourite is the pecan butter tart, which is just like the original but with a slightly crunchy texture.

It’s worth it to get a pack of four or more since you’ll most likely devour them all in one day—we sure did! Entering their shop feels like visiting grandma’s home, and taking home a butter tart is like love wrapped in flaky goodness.

Pro Tip:

  • They don’t bake every flavour of pie every day, so at least two days before visiting, you can call ahead if you want a specific flavour. While there’s no guarantee, they can sometimes accommodate your request.
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