Following a gluten-free diet isn't always easy, but many restaurants have become more accommodating. The Wichita area is lucky to have several excellent restaurants with gluten-free menu items. Whether you're in the mood for burgers, noodles, or a great salad, here are the top places our real estate agents recommend for gluten-free eats.
- Ziggy's Pizza: 13605 W. Maple St., Suite 111, Wichita, KS 67235
If you're in the mood for gluten-free pizza, Ziggy's Pizza is the place to go. They offer build-your-own pizzas on 10" gluten-free crusts. Brown rice flour gives the crusts an incredible texture and flavor. Favorite toppings include the house-made marinara sauce, pineapple, and Canadian bacon. You can add as many as five toppings to any pizza.
Enjoy your pizza, but also make sure you save some room for dessert. Ziggy's has an awesome Sundae Funday made with vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and a cherry.
- Lotus Leaf Cafe: 251 N. Washington Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
Lotus Leaf Cafe is a local cafe that uses fresh, local ingredients, fair trade products, and sustainable materials whenever possible. Its mission is to serve delicious, healthy food with a lower carbon footprint.
One of the favorites at Lotus Leaf Cafe is the Beets Me Sandwich, featuring roasted beets and blackberry goat cheese. Another favorite is the Triple B, a black bean burger served with spring mix, tomato, onion, and sriracha aioli. You can ask for any sandwich on a gluten-free roll.
- Albero Cafe: 4811 E. Central Ave., Wichita, KS 67208
Italian food typically contains many high-gluten ingredients, but Albero Cafe does a great job with its gluten-free Italian options. This comfortable, airy cafe offers a long list of flatbreads that can be made with gluten-free crust. The Ham and Cheese Flatbread is a particular favorite.
Another great choice at Albero Cafe is the Penne Marinara, which can be made with gluten-free pasta. The marinara sauce is incredibly rich and balanced. Guests often add chicken to the order for a more filling meal.
- HomeGrown Kitchen: 2835 N. Maize Rd., Wichita, KS 67205
Take a break from looking at Wichita homes for sale, and enjoy brunch at HomeGrown Kitchen. They serve cage-free eggs, delicious Bloody Marys, and many great gluten-free dishes.
Guests love the gluten-free pancakes at HomeGrown Kitchen. They're sweet, tender, and delicious with a cup of coffee or tea. Another favorite is the Baked Oatmeal, which comes with fresh berries and pecans. Pair it with a side of bacon or sausage for extra protein, and enjoy.
- Yaya's Euro Bistro: 8115 E. 21st S., Wichita, KS 67206
Yaya's Euro Bistro is a cozy, European-style restaurant that serves lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. All of its pasta dishes can be ordered with gluten-free pasta. The Carbonara, made with pancetta and prosciutto, is incredibly delicious. Guests also love the gluten-free Fettuccini Alfredo, made with sun-dried tomatoes.
Yaya's also offers all of their brick oven pizzas on gluten-free crust. For something classic, try the Margherita pizza, topped with oven-dried tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. For something more creative, try the Black & Blue with beef tenderloins, gorgonzola, arugula, and crispy onions.
Eating a gluten-free diet does not have to mean avoiding restaurants. The Wichita area offers so many delicious options for those who can't have gluten. Stop by one of these restaurants soon, and don't hesitate to contact us if you're still looking for the perfect home nearby. Our knowledgeable agents can help you find just the right place.