Anyone who eats gluten-free knows that finding a solid gluten-free pizza at a restaurant is no small feat. What some places call gluten-free “pizza” is often soggy, tasteless or just plain sad. But there are places out there that are doing it right – very, very right. Check out these 10 spots around the country that are at the top of the gluten-free pizza game. Road trip, anyone?
1. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana – SF
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4 stars on Yelp – 3,150 reviews
A classic SF pizza joint, Tony’s gluten-free crust is enough to make any discouraged Celiac into a believer again.
2. Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana – Chicago
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4.5 stars on Yelp – 66 reviews
There’s nothing like pizza in Chicago – unless it’s a fantastic gluten-free pizza, so you don’t have to watch your friends enjoy it while you get stuck with a salad. Nom.
3. Rubirosa – NYC
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4 stars on Yelp – 959 reviews
Named among the top gluten-free pizzas in the city multiple times (and in New York, that’s no small feat) Rubirosa doesn’t just offer regular pizza toppings on a gluten-free crust – they have a whole list of completely gluten-free pizzas!
4. Via 313 – Austin
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4.5 stars on Yelp – 493 reviews
In the foodie mecca that Austin is becoming, it takes a lot to stand out. Via 313’s traditionally prepared square pizza definitely qualifies.
5. The Couch Tomato Bistro – Philadelphia
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4.5 stars on Yelp – 328 reviews
Not only gluten-free crust, but completely gluten-free sauces, too. And there are even vegan topping options like seitan chicken and Daiya cheese.
6. Base Pizzeria – Phoenix
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5 stars on Yelp – 43 reviews
This joint’s creative pizza menu goes way beyond the basic Margherita into some serious deliciousness, and the gluten-free crust option is no joke. White truffle oil? Prosciutto? Artichokes? Yes please.
7. Blue Pan Pizza – Denver, CO
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4.5 stars on Yelp, 188 reviews
Detroit-style pizza in Colorado? You heard that right. And this is the real deal. Being gluten-free doesn’t mean you miss out on any of it – you can try the square Deteroit style or go with the regular round, with all the awesome toppings you want.
8. Rocco’s – Seattle, WA
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4.5 stars on Yelp – 531 reviews
The list of available toppings at this joint might just topple you. Meats, cheeses, veggies, all the other delicious things you could imagine – all available on their yummy gluten-free crust.
9. La Famiglia Giorgio’s – Boston, MA
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A restaurant bringing Rome to Boston’s North End, this spot offers a gluten-free option for their unbeatable pizzas, like the Buffalo Chicken, Old World Sicilian, and of course, the good old Margherita.
10. Pinky’s – Portland, OR
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4.5 stars on Yelp, 172 reviews
What else would you expect from Portland than a pizza that’s…unforgettable. With names like “The Super Mario,” “The White Eagle,” and “The Buscemi,” you know you won’t get a pizza like this anywhere else. There’s even a vegan crust option.