Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly Restaurants in Little Rock, Arkansas

Gluten-Free Restaurants in Little Rock, AR

Looking for a gluten-free or allergy-friendly option while traveling? Check out these options in Central Arkansas, specifically in Little Rock and the surrounding areas. Is there an allergy-friendly restaurant that you know of that is not on this list? Send an email to let me know, I’ll be happy to add them to the list –therdontheroad@gmail.com

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* Indicates a dedicated Gluten-Free restaurant option

  • Big OrangeLittle Rock and Rogers: Known for their gourmet burgers and shakes, Big Orange offers a house-made veggie patty with vegan bun option and gluten-free buns for any of their burgers upon request. They also have gluten-free salads and sides like sweet potato fries.
  • Cafe Bossa Nova Little Rock: Café Bossa Nova is located Hillcrest. Café Bossa Nova brings traditional dishes unique to the southeast region of Brazil just like the ones you would find on the corner in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, or São Paulo. All of their recipes are prepared using the highest quality imported and fresh ingredients (organic when possible). They offer gluten-free and vegan menu options.
  • Brave New RestaurantLittle Rock: This upscale eatery offers a diverse menu with a focus on fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients. They are known to accommodate gluten-free requests and offer several gluten-free options, including seafood, salads, and steaks.
  • Cache RestaurantLittle Rock: Cache Restaurant offers contemporary American cuisine with a Southern flair. While their menu changes seasonally, they typically have gluten-free options available, including salads, seafood dishes, and grilled meats. Ask your server for gluten-free recommendations.
  • Ciao Baci Little Rock: This cozy eatery offers a rotating menu of seasonal dishes with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. They have gluten-free and vegetarian options available, including salads, entrees, and desserts.
  • Dempsey Bakery* – Little Rock: Not only does this dedicated gluten-free bakery provides a wide range of gluten-free baked goods, bread, and treats, they also serve a wonderful gluten-free lunch.
  • Heights Taco & Tamale Little Rock, Fayetteville, and Bentonville: Offer a blend of Tex-Mex and Arkansas Delta flavors. Though rooted in Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, the dishes radiate with local, seasonal, and Arkansas culinary influences. Can use corn tortillas for a gluten-free option and offer a vegan cheez dip.
  • Izzy’s Little Rock: Family owned and family run, Izzy’s Restaurant has been a staple in West Little Rock since 1985. Everything on the menu is their own recipe and made fresh everyday. They specialize in Healthy, Fresh Food served in a friendly environment. Since we make everything ourselves, we are able to accommodate many special dietary needs such as a Vegan diet or a Gluten Free diet.
  • Kemuri Little Rock -two locations (West Little Rock and Hillcrest): Kemuri offers a fusion of Japanese and Southern cuisine, featuring dishes like sushi, ramen, and smoked meats. They offer gluten-free options, including sushi rolls made with cucumber or seaweed wrappers, as well as grilled meats and seafood dishes.
  • Local LimeLittle Rock and Rogers: Local Lime is a Mexican-inspired restaurant with gluten-free options for tacos, salads, and sides. They also offer gluten-free chips and salsa.
  • Mockingbird KitchenLittle Rock: Mockingbird Kitchen is known for its Southern-inspired cuisine and farm-to-table approach, sourcing local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. They have gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options on their menu.
  • Pizza CafeLittle Rock: With two locations in Little Rock (East LR @ Rebsaman Park Rd and West LR @ Cantrell Rd.) This mainstay pizza joint offers gluten-free crusts.
  • RadunoLittle Rock: Raduno is known for its wood-fired pizzas, craft cocktails, and casual atmosphere. They offer a variety of creative pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and small plates. While they do not have a separate gluten-free menu, they can accommodate gluten-free dietary restrictions. Raduno offers gluten-free pizza crust options and also has some vegan options on the menu so you can enjoy their delicious wood-fired pizzas without worry.
  • Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood GrillLittle Rock: Samantha’s Tap Room offers a variety of upscale pub fare, including gluten-free options. Their menu features salads, wood-grilled steaks, seafood, and other dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
  • Sushi Cafe Little Rock: Sushi Cafe has two locations in Little Rock. They serves a variety of sushi rolls and Japanese dishes. While sushi inherently has gluten-free options, be sure to check with the staff about any sauces or ingredients that may contain gluten. Many sushi restaurants offer gluten-free soy sauce upon request.
  • Table 28Little Rock: Located inside The Burgundy Hotel, Table 28 offers upscale dining with a focus on contemporary American cuisine. They offer gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options and can accommodate dietary restrictions upon request.
  • Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe Multiple Locations: Taziki’s offers a gluten-free menu with Mediterranean-inspired options like salads, grilled meats, and veggies for hummus dipping. Taziki’s offers a really cool special diets wizard that helps you navigate the menu.
  • The Fold Botanas & BarLittle Rock: This restaurant serves Latin American-inspired cuisine with a focus on tacos and small plates. They offer vegan options on the menu and offer a separate gluten-free menu with options like street tacos served on corn tortillas, salads, and other dishes.
  • The PantryLittle Rock -two locations (West Little Rock and Hillcrest): This European-style bistro offers a selection of gluten-free options, including salads, soups, and entrees. They also have a knowledgeable staff who can assist with dietary inquiries and modifications.
  • The Root Cafe Little Rock: This farm-to-table restaurant sources as much as they can from small farms and producers here in Arkansas. This includes 100% of the meat, eggs, and bread they serve, as well as the majority of our vegetables, fruits, nuts, and cheeses. The Root offers gluten-free options on their menu, including salads, gluten-free bread options, and protein-based dishes.
  • Trio’s Restaurant Little Rock: Trio’s is a locally-owned bistro known for its eclectic menu featuring American and global cuisine. They offer several gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options, including salads, grilled meats, and seafood dishes. Trio’s uses the app Picknic to help provided you with choices from the menu meet your specific allergen need.
  • U.S. Pizza Co.Multiple locations around the State: Including Little Rock, North Little Rock, Sherwood, Conway, and Fayetteville. This local pizza chain offers gluten-free crust options for their pizzas. They also have gluten-free salads and some appetizers.
  • YaYa’s Euro BistroLittle Rock: YaYa’s offers a diverse menu with Mediterranean and European influences. They have gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options marked on their menu, including salads, seafood dishes, and grilled meats.
  • ZaZa’s Fine Salad & Wood-Fired Pizza Little Rock and Conway: ZaZa’s offers gluten-free pizza crusts, as well as a variety of salads and other gluten-free dishes.

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