Reviewed by: Sarah Gronberg
Celiac disease and gluten allergies affect up to 6% of the population in America. Don’t worry, though, we’ve got you covered with these Birmingham restaurants that can accommodate your dietary restriction
1. The Joyful Food Co.
The Joyful Food Co. uses gluten-free, locally-sourced and organic ingredients in its healthy meals to-go. They offer everything from soups to burgers, snacks, desserts and more!
Location: 4500 Montevallo Rd Suite E-104
Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM-7PM | Saturday 10AM-4PM | Sunday Noon-4PM
2. El Barrio
El Barrio’s menu includes gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options for those with dietary restrictions. Plus, they won our Bham Now Nowie Award last year for best service!
Location: 2211 2nd Ave N
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11:30AM-8PM | Friday-Saturday 11:30AM-9PM | Closed Sunday-Monday
3. Pies & Pints
Pies & Pints is a Birmingham staple for pizza and local beers. They offer gluten-free sandwich bread, salads, pizzas and even beer!
Location: 125 20th St S
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM
What’s better than a grilled cheese melt with tomato basil soup? A gluten-free grilled cheese melt with tomato basil soup! MELT is known for serving their well-known melts on high-quality gluten free bread. Plus, they offer lettuce wraps, salads and other gluten-free substitutions.
5. Yo’ Mama’s
Gluten-free soul food? Count us in. All of the menu items at Yo’ Mama’s are gluten-free or have gluten-free substitutions except for peach cobbler and yeast rolls.
- Location: 2328 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
- Hours: Mon-Fri, 10:30AM-2:30PM; Brunch every second and last Saturday of each month, 9AM-1PM
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6. Baha Burger
Baha Burger offers gluten-free burger and sandwich buns, plus they use a separate fryer for gluten-free menu items. Additionally, you can have your burger or sandwich served in a lettuce wrap.
- Locations: Hoover, Vestavia Hills
- Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-9PM | Sunday 11AM-8PM
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7. Bamboo on 2nd
Bamboo on 2nd offers a variety of dishes that fit vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. They even have gluten-free sauces and an entire gluten-free menu.
- Address: 2212 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
- Hours: Mon-Thurs 5-10PM | Fri-Sat 5-11PM
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8. Frothy Monkey
Frothy Monkey offers beverages, snacks, sandwiches and more. Gluten-free options are marked on their menu, and other items are available for gluten-free substitution.
9. Wasabi Juan’s The Battery
Wasabi Juan’s gladly caters to celiacs and those with gluten allergies. Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu.
Location: 2201 2nd Ave S #105
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11AM-8PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-8PM | Sunday 11AM-6PM
Mooyah offers “lifestyle burgers” that check boxes for a variety of dietary restrictions–including gluten-free, of course.
Location: 2112 7th Ave S
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:30AM-8PM
11. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
In the mood for dessert? Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams offers 32 of their most popular flavors gluten-free.
- Location: 219 29th St S,
- Hours: Monday-Friday 2PM-10:30PM | Saturday-Sunday 11AM-10:30PM
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12. The Original Pancake House
A Five Points South staple, the Original Pancake House has an entire menu dedicated to gluten-free diets. Gluten-free foods include pancakes, omelettes, soups, salads and more.
- Address: 1931 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
- Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 7AM-2:30PM
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