Discover Gluten Free Choices in Lake Oswego Oregon

Eat gluten free by Stuart Miles freedigitalphotosdotnet 10067099I’ve mentioned before that Lake Oswego offers a lot for a town its size. Whether it’s the many ways to celebrate the 4th of July or the title selections at the Lake Oswego Public Library, Lake Oswegans enjoy choosing from many options. That holds true for people like my wife who are gluten-free.

From award-winning cupcakes to burgers on gluten free buns, the gluten sensitive consumer will find Lake Oswego businesses doing their best to cater to them.

Here are a few places to check out.*

PIZZA

Pizzicato. They offer gluten free crust with your choice of topping and sell gluten free slices for $4.50. 15180 Bangy Rd., 503.670.8338.

Bellagio’s. Check out their gluten free menu.  1235 McVey, 503.635.8700

RESTAURANTS:

Scratch. This place is open for lunch and dinner. Sandwiches on the lunch menu can be made on gluten free bread. Dinner menu includes gluten free offerings like roasted pork loin with garlic roasted potatoes. Be sure to try the chocolate lava cake sure to please anyone’s tastebuds.  149 A Avenue, 503.697.1330

Gourmet Productions. The deli case here always features some gluten free items that are well marked and delicious. Popular offerings include the curried chicken salad and roasted brussel sprouts. Seating is limited–there are a few tables both inside and outside but everything travels well if you decide to take it to-go. Get here Monday through Friday–closed on the weekends. 39 B Avenue, 503.697.7355.

Blast Burgers. Sandwiches and hamburgers can be served on gluten free buns. 315 First Street, Suite 101, 503.305.8088

Babica Hen. Open for breakfast and lunch, Babica Hen offers gluten free pancakes and waffles as well as muffins and cupcakes. 15964 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.636.4012.

La Provence. The bread and dessert case assures you this is not a gluten free facility, but the menu does offer gluten free selections which are marked as such including: Omelette Toscana, Potato Tartiflette, and the Chicken Mediterranean Salad. Gluten free toast is available upon request. 16350 Boones Ferry Rd. 503.635.4533.

SWEETS

Kyra’s Bake Shop. The goal here is for you not to realize their goodies are gluten free. According to the judges on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, founder Kyra Bussanich accomplishes just that, awarding her first place in their competition (her shop was called Crave at the time). Taste for yourself from offerings such as Maple Pecan Scones, Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars, Cinnamon Rolls and Snickerdoodle Cupcakes. Check out their daily menu.  460 Fifth St., 503.212.2979.

Blue Moon Coffee. Grab a gluten free breakfast cookie or jammer cookie to go with your favorite beverage. 3975 Mercantile Drive, 503.805.1883.

Zupan’s Lake Grove. The bakery here offers gluten free offerings from Papa Haydn’s, as well as Crave, and Minor Miracles. 16380 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.210.4190.

MARKETS.

Lamb’s Palisades Market. Lamb’s tries to make your shopping easier by tagging foods throughout the store that meet special dietary needs including dairy, nut, soy, eggs, fish and gluten. There is also a special freezer for gluten free foods. Watch out for their gluten free sampler when vendors set up inside the store offering tastes of everything from pasta to sweets. 1377 McVey Avenue, 503.636.2213.

New Seasons Market. Visit their website to download their gluten free products list as well as to check the date for their next gluten free products store tour. The bakery department brings in some of the best sweets from local bakeries like Bliss and Eena Kadeena (their chocolate chews are a winner!). 3 Monroe Parkway, 503.496.1155.

Farmer’s Market. Besides all the fresh fruits and vegetables there are to choose from, you can also feast yourself on Hammer and Tuffy’s Hand Roasted Granola, Happy Camper’s Gluten Free Bread, Nut-Tritious Foods nut butters and The Hummus Stop designer hummus flavors like black bean chipotle and avocado cilantro. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street.

Do you have any gluten free spots in Lake Oswego to add? If so, please include them here by leaving a comment below.

* Please note not all facilities are gluten free.

Photo Credit: Stuart Miles at freedigitalphotos.net

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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at costellok@hasson.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right hand column. I would love to show you around.
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2 Responses to Discover Gluten Free Choices in Lake Oswego Oregon

  1. Teresa says:

    It’s been a few years since you compiled this wonderful list of eateries with GF options. When will you update the list?

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