For those suffering from gluten intolerance, a vacation to a city with an unknown restaurant landscape can be a frightening proposition. Fortunately, Las Vegas resorts, especially on the Strip, offer a solid number of dining options with gluten-free items which should aid you in enjoying your trip.
Although there aren’t any completely gluten-free restaurants in Las Vegas, I thought it’d be helpful to provide a rundown of those that offer gluten-free options on their menu.
For each restaurant offering gluten-free items, I’ll be sure to link out to the menu so you can easily compare and contrast your options.
Gluten-Free Restaurants On The Strip
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay: Craving gluten-free Mexican cuisine? Check out Border Grill which offers an extensive selection of gluten-free items on their menu which are clearly marked with a “GF”. Note as well that Border Grill serves an all-you-can-eat brunch that incorporates a good number of gluten-free items.
Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand: Serving upwards of 20 gluten-free items on their menu, Emeril’s clearly marks applicable selections with a “GF”. Gluten-Free entrees offered include their Creole Seafood Boil, Fried Young Chicken, and Carolina Gold Jambalaya which all land in the $40-$50 range.
International Smoke at MGM Grand: If you’re in the mood for BBQ, look no further than International Smoke. With over 20 items on the menu clearly labeled as gluten-free, there is likely to be something for all tastes. Notable options include their St. Louis Ribs, Korean Gochujang, and Verlasso Salmon in addition to a selection of sides and desserts.
The Henry at Cosmopolitan: A “modern American eatery” at Cosmopolitan, The Henry offers a full gluten-free menu. Complete with appetizers, salads, burgers/sandwiches, and breakfast items, the average entree price lands at about $20-$30.
China Poblano at Cosmopolitan: Uniquely, China Poblano by Jose Andres offers a separate menu dedicated specifically to those with food allergies/sensitivity. On that menu, gluten-free items are marked with a “G” and include a number of soups, tacos, shrimp, and steak.
Scarpetta at Cosmopolitan: In addition to offering a separate gluten-free menu that features items like pasta, steaks, chicken marsala, and more, Scarpetta also provides views of the neighboring Fountains of Bellagio. The average entree at Scarpetta will set you back about $35-$45.
Eggslut at Cosmopolitan: An honorable mention, Eggslut specializes in high-quality, inexpensive (around $10) breakfast sandwiches. Guests are offered the option of upgrading to a gluten-free bun for an extra $1.
Yolos Mexican Grill at Planet Hollywood: A large portion of Yolos menu is gluten-free, and those options are clearly labeled as “GF”. Entrees that are gluten-free include a selection of enchiladas, fajitas, street tacos, and more at a $15 – $20 price point.
Mon Ami Gabi: Located along the Las Vegas Strip, Mon Ami Gabi offers a selection of gluten-free menu items including steak frites, salmon, trout, and side dishes. All gluten-free menu items are clearly marked on the menu with a crossed-out piece of grain.
Off The Strip at LINQ: Gluten-Free menu items are clearly labeled with a red “GF” and include their signature chicken wings and a ribeye steak in addition to a selection of salads.
Yard House at LINQ: Offered on Yard House’s menu are a large number of gluten-sensitive items including tacos, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, and appetizers. All items available in gluten-sensitive form are labeled with a “GS”. Yard House is also extremely affordable, with most entrees costing less than $20.
Carmine’s at Caesars Palace: Found in the Forum Shops, Carmines offers a small number of gluten-free items on their menu including a selection of steaks, appetizers, and desserts.
Joe’s Seafood at Caesars Palace: Also located in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Joe’s offers a full gluten-free menu that offers an extensive number of selections. A high-quality dining experience, you can expect to spend around $70 for a steak entree and $25 for chicken.
True Food Kitchen at Caesars Palace: Gluten-free menu items at True Food Kitchen include a selection of salads, desserts, and entrees such as a Grass-Fed Flank Steak, Poke Bowl, and Spaghetti Squash Casserole.
Giada at Cromwell: Located in Cromwell overlooking the Fountains of Bellagio, Giada serves a collection of gluten free items on their menu that are denoted by a circle with an “x” made of wheat stalks. Notable gluten-free items include risotto, a bone-in ribeye, and a collection of salads and antipasti.
Best Friend at Park MGM: A “Korean BBQ Joint”, Best Friend is a product of Roy Choi and serves a collection of gluten free menu items that are marked with a heart with “GF” written inside of it. Notable selections include a ribeye steak, fried chicken, shrimp cocktail, street corn, and aguachile.
Maggiano’s at the Fashion Show Mall: A gluten-free pasta substitute is available upon request for the full assortment of pasta on Maggiano’s menu.
Virgil’s Real BBQ at LINQ: Nestled within the Linq Promenade, Virgil’s serves up a number of gluten-free items which are denoted by a crossed-out wheat stem on their menu. Items include BBQ chicken wings, trash ribs, salmon, and steaks.
Yardbird Southern at Venetian: Offering about 10 glutin-free menu items, notable options at Yardbird include St. Louis Style Pork Ribs, Sweet Tea Braised Short Ribs, and a Butter Lettuce & Grilled Mango Salad among others. Items on Yardbird’s menu that are gluten-free are labeled “GF”.
Buddy V’s Ristorante at Venetian: Although the menu is packed with pasta options, there are a few notable gluten-free items at Buddy V’s including their Mediterranean Sea Bass, Grilled Salmon, and 8 oz. Angus Filet.
Sushisamba at Venetian: Located in the Grand Canal Shoppes, Sushisamba offers unique cuisine with influences from Peru, Brazil, and Japan. Fortunately, for those looking for something gluten-free, Sushisamba offers a full “Gluten-Conscious” menu which is packed with Samba Rolls, Nigiri & Sashimi, desserts, sides, and more.
Casanova at Venetian: Also found in the themed Grand Canal Shoppes, Casanova offers their impressive array of pasta dishes in gluten-free form for an additional $2.
Grand Lux Cafe at Venetian: With locations at both Venetian and Palazzo, Grand Lux offers to serve a solid number of items gluten-free upon request. Whether you’re on the hunt for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Grand Lux will have options.
Truth & Tonic at Venetian: Among the only vegan restaurants in Vegas, Truth & Tonic’s menu offers about 20 gluten-free items on their breakfast and lunch menus. Options include salads, Roasted Portobello Mushrooms, Baked Frittatas, and a number of fresh fruits and smoothies. Nearly all entrees on the menu cost under $20, making for a reasonable meal.
Black Tap at Venetian: All burgers at Black Tap can be served with a gluten-free bun on request for a small upcharge.
Lakeside at Wynn: Offering views of Wynn’s free Lake of Dreams show, Lakeside also offers a significant number of gluten-free menu items. Notable entrees include Alaskan Halibut, Lobster Risotto, Prime Filet Mignon, and a Bone-in Ribeye among other options. As a higher-end dining option, entrees at Lakeside start in the $40s and go up.
Wing Lei at Wynn: While gluten-free options aren’t listed on their main menu, an allergen menu is available on request.
Top Of The World at STRAT: In addition to stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip below, Top Of The World at STRAT serves an impressive amount of gluten-free menu items that include soups, salads, starters, and nearly all of their entrees.
Buca di Beppo at Excalibur: Although they’re a chain known for pasta, Buca offers a number of gluten-free sides, salads, entrees, and appetizers.
Gluten-Free Restaurants Downtown Las Vegas
When it comes to finding gluten-free restaurants in Las Vegas, the Fremont Street area isn’t likely the most effective place to look as options are limited. Below, I’ll dive into known options downtown, including those in the Las Vegas Arts District.
Le Thai: A popular spot for those seeking spice, Le Thai is located steps away from El Cortez on Fremont East. Gluten-free options include stir fry and fried rice dishes.
Saginaw’s at Circa: Although Saginaw’s monstrous sandwiches aren’t offered in glutenless form, the menu does offer a selection of salads and breakfast items that are.
Magnolia’s Veranda at 4 Queens: Although there aren’t a ton of options, Magnolia’s Veranda does clearly mark gluten-free items on their menu. Entrees that have that designation include their Ribeye Steak and their New York Sirloin Steak. Additionally, guests are able to substitute gluten-free bread for sandwiches on their menu.
Pizza Rock at Downtown Grand: I personally think Pizza Rock ranks among the best pizza in Las Vegas. They also offer a selection of gluten-free pizzas that are baked in a separate oven. Note as well that you can substitute gluten-free dough for most of their pizzas for a $5 upcharge.
Tactotarian in The Arts District: Take the free Downtown Loop Shuttle to the Arts District and take advantage of the gluten-free options at the plant-based Tacotarian Mexican Eatery.
Hopefully, I was able to help you find a gluten-free restaurant in Vegas that works for you and your group! As you can tell, options are much more prevalent on the Strip vs. Fremont Street, so I’d recommend grabbing a bite before heading downtown.
See Also: Check out the rundown of both vegan restaurants in Las Vegas, and vegetarian restaurants in Las Vegas.
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I’m a former software salesman turned Vegas aficionado. While the craps table is my preferred habitat, I pull myself away to explore new attractions, shows, restaurants, and outdoor activities around Las Vegas with the intent of sharing my experiences.
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