There is no reason those of us on Long Island who have a gluten intolerance should have to suffer for it. Thankfully, we don’t have to. The Best Gluten-Free Menu is actually a really tough category on Long Island, where so many places have expanded their offerings to include gluten-free items. This is a very competative category, but there are some who stand out from the pack, so We bring you this year’s winners for Best Gluten-Free Menu on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Joan’s GF Great Bakes in Bellmore Best Gluten-Free Menu on Long Island!
1. Joan’s GF Great Bakes
1905A Bellmore Ave., Bellmore. 516-804-5600. www.gfgreatbakes.com
Whether due to health conditions or lifestyle choices, the number of people who practice a gluten-free diet has been on the rise. However, finding restaurants and food suitable for this lifestyle remains a challenge. Thankfully, Joan’s offers an arsenal of enjoyable, high-quality gluten-free bagels, bialys, English muffins, breads, cookies, and even pizza to choose from! Many can be purchased and shipped online, making this healthy decision even that much easier and Joan’s delicious goods that more accessible.
2. Café Formaggio
307 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. 516-333-1718. www.cafeformaggio.com
When you enter Cafe Formaggio, you have to order a glass of wine and take in the intoxicating smell of Italian cuisine emanating from the kitchen—because we said so. After you take that in try a think crust personal pizza baked in a wood-fired authentic brick oven or a fresh bowl of steaming pasta. You really can’t go wrong with this gluten-free menu.
3. The Bare Naked Bakery
2572 Merrick Rd., Bellmore. 516-809-7371. www.barenakedbakery.com
The Bare Naked Bakery is Long Island’s first dedicated gluten-free bakery and cafe and what makes this place so fabulous is that taste is never compromised. Enjoy your favorite desserts in gluten-free form. We promise, they won’t taste any different. Well, actually, they’ll probably taste better.