Immerse yourself in the gourmet world of gluten-free options in Montreal, catering to the needs of celiacs. These restaurants are committed to offering gluten-free alternatives, respecting strict standards to avoid cross-contamination.
These places go beyond the simple exclusion of gluten, expanding their offerings to include vegan, soy-free, egg-free and dairy-free alternatives. From baked goods to savoury dishes, each gluten-free option is carefully designed to satisfy taste buds while respecting dietary restrictions.
Explore Montreal's gluten-free dining scene with our best-of-guide.
51 Rue Saint-Zotique E, Montréal, H2S 1M2
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A family-owned bakery in Rosemont, Cantine Panella, led by head baker Alessandra Perona, offers a tempting variety of gluten-free dishes, bread, pasta, pizzas, and delicious desserts-all gluten-free. Indulge in olive/onion rolls, spinach-ricotta cannelloni, and homemade brioches. Don't miss their curated wine selection.
1361 Avenue Mont-Royal E, Montréal, H2J 1Y8
Satu Lagi, an Indo-Malaysian wine and tapas restaurant, presents a gluten-free menu inspired by the Indonesian phrase "encore une fois." Chef Jérôme Villarasa, formerly of Krapow and Vin Papillon, crafts visually and gastronomically impeccable gluten-free tapas like Cumi Bakar Bali and Ayam Goreng, complemented by unique cocktails and a well-chosen wine list.
272 Rue St-Jacques O, Montréal, H2Y 1N1
Specializing in gluten-free delights, Cookie Stefanie promises a gourmet experience in Old Montreal. Their gluten-free cakes cater to celiac disease and intolerances, providing uncompromised pleasure for all. Partnered with stores like Avril, Tau, and Rachelle Béry, Cookie Stefanie also offers catering and corporate gifts.
7070 Rue Henri-Julien, Montréal, H2S 3S3
Crêperie du Marché Jean-Talon has been serving gluten-free crêpes since 2005. Start the day with a breakfast of crêpes and coffee, explore the varied selection of filled crêpes at lunchtime, and enjoy savoury and sweet crêpes anytime. Owner Jérôme Arlabosse describes himself as a "merchant of happiness". Whether at the counter, to take away or to enjoy on-site in the market's dedicated area, you won't be disappointed. Among the recommendations, try the Saint-Brieuc or the Quimper, savoury and sweet options that will satisfy your gourmet cravings.
Tacos Victor, with two branches in Saint-Henri and on Crescent, is much more than just a taco restaurant. Open until 5 a.m. on Crescent Street, they become a lively Mexican haven after a night out in the surrounding bars. Offering a generous plate for two with a variety of gluten-free tacos, the establishment satisfies night owls and catering staff alike. Tacos Victor de Crescent's authentic recipes, true to the success of the first address on Notre-Dame, fill a void in the city's nightlife scene.
4050, avenue du Parc-La Fontaine Plateaux, Montréal, H2L 3M8
A Quebec reference for gluten-free products, Parc Sans Gluten offers delicious gluten- and dairy-free brioche and desserts. The professional baking team commits to high-quality gluten-free creations, regularly updating the menu. Indulge in gluten-free pastries and treats beneficial for digestion, the immune system, and energy.
1139a Avenue Mont-Royal E, Montréal, H2J 1X9
Krapow, an Indo-Malaysian resto-bar on Mont-Royal, serves gluten-free cuisine with unique wines and cocktails. Initiated by Kevin and Chef Sami Abou Nassar during the pandemic, the streamlined menu features authentic Asian dishes like beef or Beyond Meat krapow, Malaysian Chicken Sambal Belacan, and Indonesian Beef Rendang. All dishes are gluten-free and come with the signature coconut-lemongrass rice. The menu also includes Tom Kha Gaï soup and a changing vegetarian special. With a few seats available, Krapow welcomes those who prefer to dine in and savour the delights of Southeast Asian cuisine.
3055 Rue Joseph-A.-Bombardier, Laval, H7P 6C5
Susie Sans Gluten in Laval, a passionate baker who became obsessed after being diagnosed with celiac disease and other allergies. She created her recipes and gluten-free flour mixes to reproduce her favourite dishes. The market leader in gluten-free products, she offers a wide range of baked goods as well as mixes for cakes and pastries to prepare at home. From desserts to breads and pizzas, it offers excellent gluten-free alternatives that rival the originals. The quality is such that most couldn't even tell the difference.
73 Rue Prince Arthur, Montréal, H2X 1B4
Arepera du Plateau, in Montreal, offers 100% gluten-free cuisine inspired by Latin America, particularly Venezuela. Specializing in arepas, a traditional Venezuelan/Colombian gluten-free bread, the restaurant offers a variety of fillings such as beef, chicken, pork, vegetarian or vegan. In 2018, they moved to offer a more welcoming space on Prince-Arthur. A signature dish is the "plato de pabellón", a plate with rice, black beans, plantains and a variety of toppings.
Ottavio, an elegant Italian restaurant offers a variety of dishes, including pizzas, pastas, mussels, with options for kids and gluten-free. Bring your own wine. Unlike many, Ottavio guarantees a safe gluten-free experience for celiacs and can accommodate a variety of food allergies and intolerances. Ottavio's reputation is well established among the Celiac community and Italian food lovers alike.
7700 Rue St-Hubert, Montréal, H2R 2N8
L'Artisan Délices sans gluten et sans lait, an artisan bakery and patisserie in Villeray, Montreal, offers a surprising variety of gluten-free and dairy-free viennoiseries, pastries, breads, baguettes, quiches, pizzas and sandwiches. Riad, the passionate pastry chef with over 20 years' of experience, has created delicious recipes and developed his craft as a family with his partner Myriam and a talented team. The products, entirely artisanal and 100% locally prepared, reflect the art and tradition of French specialties, with secret recipes perfected over the years.
Le Marquis Sans-Gluten, with branches in Old Montreal, Boisbriand, and Castelnau, offers a variety of gluten-free specialties, including bread, cakes, quiches, pizzas, and sandwiches. Using certified organic flours and high-quality products, the bakery also provides dairy-free options. Since 2012, the Quebec-based company has been dedicated to satisfying its celiac clientele and those seeking an improved diet.
330 Avenue Mont-Royal E, Montréal, H2T 1P8
Ohana Sushi Vegan offers a reinterpretation of vegan sushi with an entirely gluten-free section. Their creative and aesthetic approach to preparing sushi, pad thai and poké proves that you can enjoy delicious, healthy dishes without meat or fish. Despite the limited space for on-site dining, the charm of the place and the attentive service make the experience a success.
679 Avenue Lépine, Ouest-de-l'Île (Montréal), H9P 1G3
Baked2GO, a Montreal-based bakery, makes allergy sufferers' dreams come true by offering sweet delights free of gluten, soy, egg and milk. The young, specialized team fuses baking and agri-food technologies to produce fresh gluten-free breads that surpass expectations in texture and taste. Continuous devotion to improvement guides their commitment to a diverse customer base.