Due to a heightened awareness of gluten-sensitivity, people who choose to live a gluten-free lifestyle have a much easier time finding places to eat these days. You no longer have to sacrifice your favorite foods head into the city for a gluten-free eatery. Here are the top five gluten-free restaurants on Long Island. By Carly Sitzer.
Do you or your child miss pizza, pasta and other normally gluten-filled Italian goodness? Look no further than Pizza Bistro in Massapequa Park for a full gluten-free menu. In addition to customizable pizzas, they have a full and varied list of gluten-free pastas
Tiger Lily Café
156 East Main St.
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
This alternative eatery located in Port Jefferson caters to all sorts of food sensitivities—gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian and more. There are gluten-free specials prepared daily, which helps add variety to a gluten-free lifestyle. While you’re there, be sure to check out the juice and java bars!
200 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
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At Café Rustica, choosing to eat gluten-free doesn’t mean sacrificing any part of your delicious Italian meal. Whether you want pasta, pizza or a wrap—Café Rustica is ready to accommodate you by making their delicious dishes gluten-free. To top it all off, all the gluten-free varieties at Café Rustica are homemade.
Bare Naked Bakery & Café
Bare Naked Bakery and Café in Bellmore was Long Island’s first eatery dedicated to being completely gluten-free. Bare Naked is sensitive to other dietary needs as well; all their food and desserts are also nut-free and they offer dairy-free options like soy ice cream.
Louie’s Oyster Bar and Grille
Louie’s Oyster Bar and Grille, a high-end seafood restaurant on the water in Port Washington, has re-vamped their menu to accommodate those who are gluten-free and gluten-sensitive. This was so customers can enjoy all that Louie’s has to offer without having to make any sacrifices in matters of taste.