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Where to eat gluten-free in Chattanooga

Check out these local restaurants with gluten-free offerings in Chattanooga, TN.

NOOGAtoday | Little Coyote

We hope you’re hungry for these gluten-free eats.

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Whether it’s a personal or health-related choice, a lot of people are looking to eat gluten-free these days — and navigating a menu on the spur of the moment can be tricky.

Here’s our handy guide to gluten-free restaurants in Chattanooga, so you can always be prepared to pick the perfect plate.

The Rosecomb, 921 Barton Ave.
All of the dishes at this quaint NorthShore spot either are or can be made gluten-free.

Sleepyhead Coffee, locations vary
Head to this coffee shop’s Main + Dodds location for a brunch menu that’s completely vegan with gluten-free options. The Broad Street location also has gluten-free pastry options.

Public House, 1110 Market St.
This eatery has lunch and dinner menus that highlight the dishes — or specific ingredients within the dishes — that contain gluten so you can steer clear of the wrong foods, or rework a dish to fit your dietary needs.

NOOGAtoday | Carving Rock

Stop by this downtown bakery for a wide variety of gluten-free treats.

Carving Rock Kitchen, 301 E. MLK Blvd.
This newly-opened micro-bakery and cafe is “full of flavor and free of gluten,” serving up goods like cakes and biscuits.

Little Coyote, 3950 Tennessee Ave.
This St. Elmo spot is all about the corn, you won’t see wheat flour in any of the dishes — meaning you can eat all the fresh tortillas your heart desires.

Urban Stack, 12 W. 13th St.
Folks can sub their buns for a toasted gluten-free one upon request. Note: There is a $1.50 upcharge.

Elsie’s Daughter, 1404 Rossville Ave.
Half of the menu items are gluten-free or can be upon request.

NOOGAtoday | Southern Squeeze

Don’t forget to pick up a sweet treat, too.

Southern Squeeze, 1301 Dorchester Rd.
This superfood kitchen’s menu is all gluten-free, including the toasts that can be made with gluten-free options for an additional $2.

STIR, 1444 Market St.
This Southside spot has gluten-free offerings on its brunch, lunch, and dinner menus. We recommend trying out the oysters or deviled eggs.

Taco Mamacita, locations vary
Start off with apps like gluten-free chips that are available upon request.

Bluegrass Grill, 55 E. Main St.
The vast breakfast menu has several gluten-free options + check out the available pastry choices.

Community Pie, locations vary
Upgrade your Detroit-style pie to a gluten-free crust for an extra $2.

Tupelo Honey, 1110 Market St.
Try out the “for the love of cobb” or lemon garden party salads for lunch. There are also several dinner menu options available sans gluten.

Cashew, 149 River St.
This all-vegan restaurant also offers numerous gluten-free dishes and desserts, such as donuts, nachos, jackfruit barbecue tacos + Thai loaded sweet potato. Pro tip: We suggest the jackfruit tacos, they are seriously to die for.

Bantam and Biddy, 728 Market St.
This downtown brunch spot has tons of gluten-free menu options and bread substitutes available upon request.

Vibrant Meals, locations vary
This meal prep service makes items without gluten + has locations on the Southside and NorthShore.

Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria, 212 High St.
Folks can go the gluten-free route by ordering the house-baked flatbread for $5. You can also ask about the gluten-free pasta offerings.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que, 205 Manufacturers Rd.
Try out the smoked meats and sauces that are gluten-free, you can also check the menu for side options to enjoy like the potato salad.

State of Confusion, 301 E. Main St.
Try out some of the gluten-free ceviche options, like the Peruvian or Mexican ceviches. We also recommend the Confusion + Chicken Chimi salads.

Embargo 62, 301 Cherokee Blvd.
Gluten-free options are marked on this NorthShore spot’s menu — the ceviche, the Marquitas Con Mojo, or yucca fries are some of our favorites.

Alleia, 25 E. Main St.
Ask about this Southside spot’s gluten-free menu options like the braised beef short rib with a cherry relish.

Fiamma Pizza Co., 405 N. Market St.
This NorthShore pizza spot can swap out your 10” or 14” pizzas with a gluten-free crust.

Hello Monty, 306 W. Main St.
Gluten-free options are noted on the menu, like the Grit Bowel for brunch or the house salad and roasted cauliflower for dinner.

Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know and we’ll make sure to add it to our guide.

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