23 places to eat in Lawrence if you’re gluten-free

Here are 23 Lawrence restaurants to try if you’re avoiding gluten:

  1. Mariscos, 4821 W. Sixth St. (gluten-free menu)
  2. Oh Boy! Chicken, 1006 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free fried chicken, catfish and chicken-fried steak, as well as some gluten-free sides)
  3. Minsky’s Pizza, 934 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free menu with gluten-free pizza and cake)
  4. Bigg’s Barbecue, 2429 Iowa St. (gluten-sensitive menu)
  5. Billy Vanilly, 914 Massachusetts St. (offers gluten-free cupcakes)
  6. Rudy’s Pizzeria, 704 Massachusetts St. (offers gluten-free crust)
  7. Chipotle, 911 Massachusetts St., 4000 W. Sixth St. and 1420 W. 23rd St. (everything is gluten-free besides soft flour tortilla)
  8. Genovese, 941 Massachusetts St. (offers gluten-free pasta)
  9. Jimmy John’s, 1200 Oread Drive, 601 Kasold Drive and 922 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free “unwich”)
  10. Jason’s Deli, 3140 Iowa St. (gluten-sensitive menu)
  11. Wheat State Pizza, 711 W. 23rd St. (offers gluten-free crust)
  12. La Prima Tazza, 638 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free oatmeal)
  13. Merchants Pub & Plate, 746 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free ice cream and chocolate beet torte)
  14. Cosmos Indian Store, 734 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free dosa, uttapam and paniyaram)
  15. Tad’s Pizzeria, 1410 Kasold Drive (offers gluten-free crust)
  16. Bird Dog Bar, 1200 Oread Ave. (gluten-free menu)
  17. Global Cafe, 820 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free pancakes)
  18. Sandbar Subs, 745 New Hampshire St. and 1548 W. 23rd St. (gluten-free wraps)
  19. Ingredient, 947 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free menu)
  20. Bambino’s, 1540 Wakarusa Drive (offers gluten-free pasta)
  21. Ramen Bowls, 125 E. 10th St. (offers gluten-free noodles)
  22. Free State Brewing Co., 636 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free menu)
  23. First Watch, 2540 Iowa St. (gluten-free guide)


Henry T’s Bar & Grill, 3520 W. Sixth St. (gluten-free menu)

Morningstar Pizza, 4931 W. Sixth St. (offers gluten-free pizza and pasta)

• Java Break, 17 E. Seventh St. (gluten-free baked items like matrimonial bars and cookies made with Java Break’s homemade almond flour, which the cafe also sells in bulk)

23rd Street Brewery, 3512 Clinton Parway (gluten- and allergen-free menu)

Gambino’s Pizza, 420 Church St. in Eudora and 1208 Front St. in Tonganoxie (offers gluten-free crust)

Burgers by Biggs, 4841 Bauer Lane (offers gluten-free buns and chips)

Pachamamas, 800 New Hampshire St. (offers such gluten-free dishes as beet and arugula salad, rabbit sausage, steel cut oat “rissoto,” lavender honey smoked chicken breast, poached and grilled spring lamb, and cast iron hanger steak, and accommodates gluten and other food allergies)

Encore Cafe, 1007 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free dishes)

Zen Zero, 811 Massachusetts St. (gluten-free dishes)

Biemer’s BBQ, 2120 W. Ninth St. (gluten- and soy-free meats, sauce and side dishes)

Johnny Brusco’s Pizza, 721 Wakarusa Drive (offers gluten-free pizza)

Auntie Em’s Deli, 2311 Wakarusa Drive (caters to gluten-free customers)

Don’t see your restaurant on this list? Email gbruce@ljworld.com with your gluten-free options and we’ll add it.