With gluten-free options in restaurants becoming more and more common these days, it’s no surprise that eateries devoted completely to gluten-free food are getting better and better. Gluten-free bakeries are popping up around the country all the time, and these 15 have perfected the art of mouthwatering, irresistible baked goods that are completely Celiac-safe.
1. Kyra’s Bake Shop – Portland, OR
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4 stars on Yelp, 90 reviews
Kyra Bussanich is a four-time winner of “Cupcake Wars” – which she won with gluten-free cupcakes. Let that sink in. If that’s not enough, her cinnamon rolls are enough to make you believe in a higher power.
2. Tu-Lu’s Gluten-Free Bakery – NYC
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4 stars on Yelp, 388 reviews
Owner Tully Phillips doesn’t just have a talent for baking – she’s got Le Cordon Bleu training. Gluten-Free Girl called it the best bakery she’s ever been to, and with enough sweet and savory items to try something new every day of the week, it’s no wonder.
3. Amaru Confections – Boise, ID
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4.5 stars on Yelp, 26 reviews
If you don’t think you could head away from the big coastal cities and still find excellent gluten-free treats, you are so, so wrong. Amaru doesn’t just serve the usual GF cookies or brownies – they’ll make a special gluten-free wedding cake or cupcakes to order!
4. Mariposa Bakery – San Francisco, CA
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4 stars on Yelp, 230 reviews
It really only take one visit to fall in love with Mariposa’s practically perfect gluten-free goods. In a acity where sourdough bread is king, you never have to feel left out of the bread loop. And the best part is, if you have to leave or move away, they’ll ship the goods to you!
5. Mason-Dixon Bakery – Huntsville, AL
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4 stars on Yelp, 13 reviews
It’s no wonder that a bakery in the South would make some killer treats – but you’d never even know these were gluten-free. This spot was the first gluten-free bakery in the whole state, and they’re definitely doing something right. The biscuits alone are a reason to make a trip there.
6. Rise Bakery – Washington, D.C.
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The capital of the country hides quite a destination for gluten-free folks with a sweet tooth. Rise is the city’s only gluten-free bakery, but that doesn’t mean they slack off by a long shot. Don’t leave without trying a GF bagel, but their Nutella brownies are basically crack.
7. Coquette’s Bistro & Bakery – Colorado Springs, CO
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4 stars on Yelp, 104 reviews
Award-winning, family-run, inspired by the Greek tradition of valuing food as not just something to eat, but something to celebrate, there really wasn’t any doubt this place would be a hit. This spot serves as a full restaurant, with appetizers, burgers on freshly baked gluten-free bread and even sells its gluten-free flour blend.
8. Gluten-Free Creations Bakery – Phoenix, AZ
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4.5 stars on Yelp, 70 reviews
This spot has been in the gluten-free game for 15 years, so they know what they’re doing. They’ve also nailed gluten-free AND dairy-free baked goods too. Don’t leave without trying a snickerdoodle, you’ll regret it forever.
9. Sweet Ali’s Gluten-Free Bakery – Hinsdale, IL
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4.5 stars on Yelp, 75 reviews
If you’re going to try any gluten-free baked goods in Chicago, you have to try Ali’s. Everything and anything is delicious, but be sure to get there early for the GF donuts, because they sell out fast. If you don’t livei n Chicago but are still dying to try something from Sweet Ali’s, just order online!
10. Corina Bakery – Tacoma, WA
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4 stars on Yelp, 228 reviews
As soon as you step inside Corina Bakery, you’ll know you’re about to experience some bakery magic. You can have a special cake whipped up, try a piece of their dozens of flavors of gluten-free pie and cheesecake, or just start with a piece of quiche and work your way through every meal.
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