The Kosmic Karma pizza at Mellow Mushroom in Delray Beach (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)
Photo: Palm Beach Post
Photo: Palm Beach Post

A guide to eating gluten-free in Atlanta 

Are you one of the growing number of people who are eating a gluten-free diet? If so, there are plenty of places in metro Atlanta to find an all gluten-free or gluten-free friendly menu. Read on for some spots around town to ditch the gluten: 

•Dulce Vegan Bakery & Cafe. Looking for a fresh-baked gluten-free cake? Check out this spot, which offers a variety of flavor and frosting options, and also offers coffee drinks and a cafe menu out of its Kirkwood storefront.

1994 Hosea L. Williams Drive NE, Atlanta. 404-624-7417,

•Flower Child. More than 60 percent of Phoenix-based Flower Child’s menu is comprised of gluten-free options including several salads, bowls and sides including Yuzu Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Corn and Quinoa and Indian-Spice Cauliflower.

3400 Around Lenox Drive, Atlanta. 678-668-2271 and 6400 Bluestone Road, Sandy Springs. 470-481-7850.

•Good Karma Coffee House. This Avondale Estates Spot is “a bakery first that loves to serve delicious breakfast & lunch and happens to serve the BEST coffee we have ever tasted,” according to its website. In addition to coffee and coffee drinks, the eatery offers all-gluten free kids options; breakfast items including omelettes, pancakes and breakfast sandwiches; and lunch sandwiches and soups. Many items are also vegan, vegetarian or dairy and egg-free. The certified-gluten free bakery features a variety of baked goods.

31 N. Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates. 404-499-0999,

•KarmaFarm. This newly-opened gluten-free fast-casual restaurant bills operates as a “meat and three” or “protein and three” with a counter-service line with various options, as well as an extensive selection of carry-out items.  The restaurant also employs a baker who has developed several gluten and nut-free recipes including a birthday cake and an arepa made with yucca flour.

54 Pharr Road NW, Atlanta. 404-812-0477, 

•Mediterranea. The entire kitchen and bakery at this Grant Park eatery are gluten-free. Choose from entrees including Seafood Hot Pot, Eggplant Stack and Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast, as well as a variety of salads, grain bowls and combos. The restaurant’s baked goods case if stocked with fresh-baked options daily. 

332 Ormond St., Atlanta.. 404-748-4219,

•Mellow Mushroom. Any of the Atlanta-based chain’s pies can be made using gluten-free crust (though only those pizzas with the GF designation can be made with the restaurant’s allergy-safe procedures). Options include the popular Kosmic Karma made with red sauce base with feta cheese, mozzarella, spinach, sun-dried roasted tomatoes and roma tomatoes, finished with a pesto swirl.

Locations in Cobb County, DeKalb County, North Fulton County, Intown Atlanta and Gwinnett County.

•True Food Kitchen. Much of the Phoenix-based chain’s menu is gluten-free, including the Dashi Ramen Bowl, Inside Out Quinoa Burger, Grilled Fish Tacos and Chia Seed Pudding.

3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-481-2980,

Want more options? Check out: 

5 places to gourmet gluten-free in Atlanta

5 gluten-free Atlanta restaurants perfect for date night

5 gluten-free OTP Atlanta bakeries to check out

Read about gluten-free restaurant consulting

Read the 2018 AJC Fall Dining Guide: Dining on Buford Highway 

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