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Gluten-Free in Paris Part 2: The Best GF Lunch Spots

by Emily Dilling

In this installment of our Best of Gluten-Free in Paris series, we round up our favorite spots to enjoy a gluten-free lunch among friends. Cozy and welcoming, the following restaurants will make you want to linger a little longer, and maybe even have a second round of gluten-free dessert! 

The best gluten-free lunch spots in Paris, including Bears and Racoons which offers delicious hot chocolate and cakes.

Top and above images: Bears and Racoons

GF eating in Paris isn’t limited to just loaves of bread—it’s possible to enjoy a whole meal sans gluten if you know where to go! These gluten-free restaurants can be reserved for your next lunch without any worries about off-limits menu items. 

One of the best gluten-free lunch spots in Paris is the Guinguette d'Angèle, for the organic herbal teas (left) and fresh vegetables (right).

Café Mareva serves sweet potato waffles with a large selection of toppings, making it a fun spot for a casual lunch.

HiP Paris round up the best gluten-free restaurants in Paris for desserts like these chocolate bites (left) and organic starters (right).

La Guinguette d’Angèle

La Guinguette d’Angèle is a great address for vegetarian and-gluten free lunch options, with fresh salads and homemade cookies standing out. 

One of the best places to go for a gluten-free lunch in Paris is Café Pinson in the Marais, and we love their vegetable soups (left) and fun décor like the hand-painted veggie figures on the window (right).

Café Pinson is a go-to for a gluten-free lunch, fresh-pressed juice, and laid-back environment. Bears and Raccoons is a perfect little GF sandwich spot.

Where to go for a gluten-free lunch in Paris and taste fresh salads like this one.

Abattoir Végétal

42 Degrés specializes in raw food, with mostly vegan and gluten-free options. If you are looking for organic options that are also vegan and gluten-free, check out Abattoir Végétal in the 18th arrondissement. 

For the best gluten-free pancakes in Paris (right), head to Breizh Cafe, which also offers natural wines and ciders (left).

Breizh Café

Another classic Paris eating establishment often overlooked by the sans gluten set is Breizh Café. This famed crêperie serves homemade buckwheat galettes that are 100% gluten-free and 100% delicious. 

Outside Bears and Racoons gluten-free restaurant in Paris and its blue shop front.

Where to go for the best gluten-free cookies in Paris (left) and for great coffee (right).

Bears and Racoons

Looking for more gluten free goodness? Here are our favorite gluten free bakeries in Paris. Also, be sure to check back for our next installment of the Gluten Free in Paris series when we share the city’s best GF coffee shops.

Outside best gluten-free coffee shop in Paris, Mareva with its blue awning (left) and it's tasty gluten-free waffles with avocado and poached eggs (right).

Café Mareva – 38 Rue du Faubourg-du-Temple, 75011.

La Guinguette d’Angèle – Restaurant: 6 Rue de Tournon, 75006. Restaurant/Takeaway: 2 Rue du Général Renault, 75011. Takeaway: 34 Rue Coquillière, 75001.

Café Pinson – 6 Rue du Forez, 75003.

Bears and Raccoons – 21 Rue Richard Lenoir, 75011.

42 Degrés – 109 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière 75009.

Abattoir Végétal – 61 Rue Ramey, 75018.

Breizh Café –  14 Rue des Petits Carreaux, 75002. 109 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75003. 1 Rue de L’Odeon, 75006. 31 Rue des Batignolles, 75017.

Related Links

  • You can find more gluten-free sweets at Cassiopée.
  • Read about the Paris bakeries that are going gluten-free over at The Independent.
  • For a gluten-free guide to Paris, head over to Road Affair.

Written by Emily Dilling for HiP Paris. Looking for a fabulous vacation, or long term, rental in Paris, Italy, France or elsewhere in Europe? Let us know. We can help!

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Emily Dilling

Emily Dilling is a France based writer and author of My Paris Market Cookbook: A Culinary Tour of French Flavors and Seasonal Recipes. In 2005 Emily moved to Paris from her native California and began exploring the cities markets, restaurants, and cafés. In 2010 she founded the blog Paris Paysanne, where she writes about her favorite addresses and artisans in the city. Emily currently lives in the Loir-et-Cher region of France, where she writes and works in the grapevines. View Emily Dilling's Website

3 comments on “Gluten-Free in Paris Part 2: The Best GF Lunch Spots

Thanks for sharing! I knew of some of the places in this and your last newsletter but look forward to discovering more! Yolanda

Hi Yolanda, we look forward to hearing what you think on our spots and about new ones we have not yet discovers. More posts are coming as well! -Erica

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