It's no secret that here on the West Coast, we enjoy a good bit of healthy living. Mix that with the portion of the population with Celiac Disease or a gluten intolerance, and that's a whole lot less wheat people want to see around here.
The restaurateurs of our fair city have definitely taken note of that, and are making sure that the gluten free options offered are out of this world.
Gone are the days of GF options being any less tasty than the other dishes on the menu. From gluten-free pizza and pastas to some of the most killer tacos around, Vancouver is jam packed with gluten free eats that may have you changing your eating habits.
Here is a list of 12 unreal Vancouver restaurants you must eat at if you are gluten free.
Chomp Vegan Eatery // 3586 Fraser St.
Chomp Vegan Eatery has gluten free, organic, nut-free, local and vegan options that are absolutely to die for. You can stop in and grab take out, or you can even have them cater an event. Whatever you choose, this is food your body is going to thank you for.
The Acorn // 3995 Main St.
They were just named one of the 25 Best Restaurants in Vancouver by Scout Magazine and it is no surprise why. This vegetarian and vegan eatery is full of mouth watering dishes, including a ton of incredible gluten free options.
Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. // 1876 W 1st Ave.
Any gluten free friends out there missing amazing pizza?? Well, look no further! These guys serve up unbelievable pizzas using lots of local & organic produce, free range organic meats & Ocean Wise seafood. The best part is that they have gluten and nut free options that are incredible.
Ask for Luigi // 305 Alexander St.
Think being gluten free means you can't enjoy amazing Italian?? Well, think again! This is absolutely some of the best gluten-free pasta that you will find in the city, and there are even amazing appy options to choose from as well!
Heirloom Restaurant // 1509 W 12th Ave.
Heirloom Restaurant is a chic and contemporary vegetarian eatery that you can enjoy for brunch, all the way through until the evening. Their menu is filled with beautiful dishes and all of the gluten free options are indicated right on the menu, so no need to ask.
The Wallflower Modern Diner // 2420 Main St.
No matter what kind of eater you are, The Wallflower has something for everyone. They have lots of amazing gluten free menu items to choose from, and the restaurant itself has a super cool vibe. Definitely a go-to for anyone with dietary restrictions of any kind.
Meet on Main or In Gastown // 4288 Main St. // 12 Water St.
Their entire menu is vegan and gluten free unless other wise noted. It's hard to choose something because the menu is enormous and everything looks absolutely incredible. With two great locations to visit, this is spot is a gluten free eaters dream.
Aphrodite’s Organic Cafe // 3605 W 4th Ave.
This is the spot where you never have to worry about having any sort of dietary restrictions. They go out of their way to make sure you get exactly what you need. They offer the finest local organic food, made from quality ingredients. They have tons of gluten free options and the menu is absolutely to die for.
La Taqueria // 322 W Hastings St.
Mexican tacos that are authentically gluten free as they are made using corn tortillas! La Taqueria is absolutely filled with gluten free options that are incredibly tasty. Let them know you are gluten free and they will let you know all of the unreal options you can partake in.
Bandidas Taqueria // 2781 Commercial Dr.
They serve up roll, press, and griddle corn tortillas super fresh, and you know what that means... gluten free! They want to create healthy, affordable, and fresh food which is exactly what you can expect. Amazing food, amazing vibes, and great cruelty free options!
Vegan Pizza House // 2119 Kingsway
They have got amazing gluten free vegan pizza options that will blow you away. It's the perfect place to go for any pizza lovers with dietary restrictions.
Nuba // 207 W Hastings St.
Nuba is absolutely to die for!! It is Lebanese food done so incredibly well and caters to all types of eaters. Their awesome menu offers tons of gluten free options including appetizers, salads, falafels and soups.