• Gluten-Free Dishes in Hoboken to Order

    For those with celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity, gluten-free food is not always easy to come by, especially when you have a particular craving in mind. And when you live in Hoboken, pizza, bagels, cookies, doughnuts, and bread are all around us and {sadly} off limits to those going without gluten. Luckily, Hoboken offers enjoyable alternatives for all of that cuisine you’ve been missing — feel deprived no more. Read on for yummy GF options currently available in the Mile Square — including brunch, dessert, {noting separate ovens and pans for gluten-free options}, and everything in between.

    Stacks Pancake House & Cafe {506 Washington Street}

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    Hoboken’s tasty breakfast joint also serves gluten-free pancakes, so load up on the chunky monkey pancake breakfast until you are stuffed silly — and added bonus, all items can be cooked on a separate griddle upon request.

    Bluestone Lane {409 Washington Street}

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    With locations in both NY and Hoboken, this cute little coffee and breakfast shop can make any of their items gluten-free — try the GF toast with fresh lemon ricotta & berry compote or the smashed avocado toast, and you can thank us later.

    Northern Soul Kitchen and Bar {700 1st Street}

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    Serving up “healthy comfort food”, Northern Soul marks off all gluten-free items on its menu. For brunch, don’t miss out on the gluten-free vanilla waffle, and for dinner check out the soups, crab cakes {a rarity for GF!}, or the black bean quinoa burger. Just be sure to give your waitstaff a heads up on your level of sensitivity as items are all prepared on a shared surface.

    Quality Greens Kitchen {227 Washington Street}

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    With craft salads and fresh ingredients {we’re looking at you, Kale Caesar}, Quality Greens has a pretty serious custom salad menu or get your choice of protein in a quinoa bowl with savory veggie sides like maple-sriracha brussels sprouts and quinoa tabbouleh.

    Bareburger {515 Washington}

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    This organic burger chain based out of Queens serves your choice of organic and humanely raised burgers {veggie options available} with gluten-free buns, and includes a whole list of organic toppings, as well as fries {+ don’t forget the organic ice cream}. Be sure to let your server know your level of sensitivity, as the fries do share a fryer with breaded items and all foods are prepared on a shared service.

    Shaka Bowl {720 Monroe Street}

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    Check out the poke bowls here with your choice of protein or a sweet açai bowl, made with natural, healthy toppings that are also gluten-free – just make sure to check on any granola or sauces before starting your meal.

    READ: Gluten-Free Dishes to Order {Jersey City Edition}

    Honeygrow {120 Washington Street}

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    This Philly-based high-quality eatery provides a fun spin on stir-fry with options like red coconut curry or create-your-own with gluten-free ingredients like garlic sauce, rice noodles or tofu. Also, check out the salads and the honey bar {fresh fruit snack with honey and house-made whipped cream} for dessert.

    Bin 14 {1314 Washington Street}

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    The only thing better than a wine bar with enticing pizza is gluten-free pizza {and pasta} with a variety of toppings {HG Tip: the calamari is breaded with chickpea flour and is also gluten-free — as is the fried chicken}. You also won’t have any worry about cross-contamination here, as their fryer is 100% gluten-free –— score!

    Grimaldi’s Pizzeria {411 Washington Street}

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    This Brooklyn classic offers both gluten-free personal pies that are absolutely AMAZING with your choice of toppings as well as gluten-free pasta and cooks all of their gluten-free food in separate cookware for those with a high sensitivity.

    Urban Coalhouse Pizza + Bar {116 14th Street}

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    This uptown pizza-spot cooks all gluten-free items in separate cookware, from their signature wings {smothered with oven roasted onions} to starters to pizza, with some mouthwatering options including the Cauliflower Pie {roasted cauliflower, mozzarella, provolone and gremolata} and the Milano {artichokes, fresh garlic, mozzarella, provolone and fresh ricotta} — our mouths are already watering.

    Charritos {121 Washington Street + 518 Washington Street}

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    Mexican food is usually a safe bet for the gluten-free population, and with locations downtown and in midtown, Charritos is where it’s at. Check out any of their dishes that are made with corn tortillas {just double check on cross-contamination if fried} including the enchiladas with Verde sauce as well as the Camarones al Ajillos {shrimp + garlic = winning).

    Pizza Republic {406 Washington Street}

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    This neighborhood joint features both GF pizza and mac and cheese, all cooked in separate cookware, with a staggering 22 mac and cheese options {!} – just ensure nothing fried or breaded goes on top of your dish. And if you’re having a “healthy” day, the large number of salad options are pretty enticing, too.

    Amanda’s Restaurant {908 Washington Street}

    This dinnertime classic always has options for the gluten-free –the waitstaff is incredibly helpful when indicating gluten-free options for diners and will offer alternatives for any of their delectable meals if desired {HG recommends any of their salmon dishes — typically GF and so so good}.

    Otto Strada {743 Park Avenue}

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    Offering both gluten-free pasta and pizza and accommodating for GF allergies, check out the Verdure Bianco pie with goat cheese, veggies and Romano or the Mortadella pie with smoked mozzarella, Mortadella, basil pesto, and pistachios.

    See More: 11 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Hoboken

    Napoli’s Pizza {1118 Washington Street}

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    With two locations in Hoboken, this pizza joint serves gluten-free pizza and pasta which includes ravioli and meatballs, but for those with a high sensitivity be aware that everything is cooked in shared pots and pans.

    Rice Shop {304 Washington Street}

    Featuring a combination of Chinese food, Thai food, and sushi, nosh on a sushi roll from their large selection {just ensure that nothing fried goes on top of your roll and check on whether the soy sauce is gf} or any of the Thai dishes that are made with rice noodles.

    The Cuban {333 Washington Street}

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    Most of the dishes here are up for grabs since they are made with corn tortillas, including the Chilaquiles de Pollo {corn tortilla with egg, chicken, salsa verde, avocado, queso fresco and sour cream} or the quinoa y vegetables {red quinoa stir fry in coconut curry broth} which is another tasty option for non-meat eaters.

    Jun’s Macaron Gelato {410 Washington Street}

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    The only thing better than rolled ice cream is when it is stuffed between two delightful macarons, particularly when you are gluten-free. All macarons are typically made with almond flour which means they are just about always safe to eat for the GF population — check out the tempting rolled gelato flavors while you are here too.

    Where’s your fave spot to grab a gluten-free meal? Share with us in the comments or tag us in your foodie pics on Instagram @HobokenGirlBlog + #HobokenGirl

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    Lauren originally hails from Nutley, NJ but is happy and proud to have called Bayonne her hometown for the past 5 years, where she can always find a beautiful park to walk or run in and a great place to eat. Lauren has a deep appreciation for a good bar, a great glass of red wine, and good food, and often frequents Jersey City for dining, where she worked for 4 years. Now working in NYC, Lauren still gets her Jersey City fix on the weekends or after work, and then goes back to her apartment where she lives with her husband, a Bayonne native, and her awesome kitty, Lola. You can also find her at yoga class in Jersey City or Hoboken, writing, or reading {and continually running out of space for all of her books} in her spare time.


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