New Frontiers Natural Marketplace (Update:  As of 2014, New Frontiers Natural Marketplace in Flagstaff has been purchased by Whole Foods, but is still located at the same address.)

320 South Cambridge Lane

(corner of Butler and Sawmill)

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

This fabulous natural food store and deli also has locations in Sedona, AZ, Prescott, AZ as well as in Solvang, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA. Their source most of their produce from their own local organic farm in California.





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Ki’s Restaurant

2591 South Coast Hwy 101

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007


A fabulous restaurant, offering a separate gluten free menu. Their staff is very friendly, knowledgeable about gluten and very helpful. Seating is upstairs and offers beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. They offer nightly specials and live music on Fridays. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner offering a wide variety of choices, sure to please almost anyone. They also have a fabulous juice bar, with a huge selection of fresh juices and smoothies. Ki’s prides itself on offering only sustainable sourced, organic and local ingredients. Their gluten free bread selections are from GNI Bakery in Escondido.











Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar

765 S. Coast Hwy 101

Encinitas, CA 92024

(in the Lumber Yard Shopping Center)


Mon – Fri 8am – 9pm

Sat – Sun 8am -9pm

This restaurant offers a wealth of options for anyone eating gluten and dairy free. They are primarily a vegetarian restaurant but offer healthy grass-fed meat options for those that desire it. They only use eggs from humanely raised, and organic certified hens. We loved their emphasis on fresh organic food, warm inviting atmosphere and beautiful outdoor patio. Their gluten and dairy free cupcakes are amazing.



Swami’s Cafe

1163 South Coast Highway 101

Encinitas, CA 92024


While this restaurant is not gluten free specifically, they are very accommodating, and offer a wide variety of items on their menu that are naturally gluten free. They also offer many raw food options, and a great selection of  fresh juices and smoothies.



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2good2b Bakery and Cafe

204 El Camino Real, Suite H

Encinitas, CA 92024


A dedicated gluten free facility, committed to excellence in serving the gluten free community in San Diego county. They also serve breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a great selection of organic coffee and tea. Their chocolate cupcakes are divine.





Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Cafe

Albuquerque UNM location:

2201 Silver Avenue, SE

Albuquerque, NM 87106


Albuquerque 4th Street location:

5939 4th Street NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107


While not all items on their menu are gluten free, they offer a large variety of gluten free vegetarian Indian dishes, following the principles of Ayurveda, as well as general vegetarian pasta dishes, salads and sandwiches. Situated in the heart of the University  district within a couple of blocks of UNM, this cafe offers a great casual atmosphere with free wi-fi and  patio dining during good weather. Their newly opened second location in Albuquerque offers a very enjoyable indoor dining experience. The menu is the same for both locations. A third location is in Santa Fe, located at 1620 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505, 505-988-9688.



11225 Montgomery Blvd, Suite C

Albuquerque, NM


open daily 11am-9pm


Great place, good prices. Staff is well trained and fully aware about celiac disease and/or gluten intolerance. Will place a celiac alert on your order so it can be prepared in a safe fashion. Outside of the obvious grass-fed meat options, there are also vegetarian choices available.






The Grove Cafe and Market

600 Central Avenue SE, Unit A

Albuquerque, NM 87102


Hours: daily 7am – 4pm

Located within walking distance of UNM, area hospitals and close to downtown Albuquerque, the Grove Cafe offers a fabulous diverse menu in a modern setting. It is a local favorite hangout. So be forewarned it can get rather loud on a weekend, when everyone files in for brunch or lunch. They do not have a separate gluten free menu, but are willing to adapt many of their menu items to meet your need. Salad Nicoise is a favorite.










1935 Eubank NE (between Menaul & Indian School)

Albuquerque, New Mexico


This is a courtesy listing. While this restaurant is loved by many in the local community, we have all experienced some gluten reaction issues, even after being assured that the meal we ordered was entirely gluten free. Order at your own risk. Paisano’s food is created fresh daily, and they offer a gluten free menu.


Santa Fe:


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Body Cafe of Santa Fe

333 W. Cordova Rd

Santa Fe, NM 87505


This great restaurant offers a large variety of organic cooked and raw food selections. The atmosphere in their dining room is serene and beautiful (please no cell phones in the restaurant itself). Their raw Thai soup is fabulous. This restaurant/cafe is housed in the midst of Body of Santa Fe, which also offers a high end Boutique, Yoga Studio, and full service Spa. If you are visiting Santa fe, you might want to call ahead of time for their latest yoga class and spa treatment schedule.



Harry’s Roadhouse

96 Old Las Vegas Hwy

Santa Fe, New Mexico


This enjoyable restaurant is not specifically gluten free, but there is something for everyone, including  gluten free waffles, muffins, gluten free bread for sandwiches, outstanding salads, gluten free pizzas, daily specials, and the usual offerings of burgers, fries, etc. A very popular local restaurant, favored  by locals and visitors alike; a casual, friendly place with three unique dining rooms, in which children are most definitely welcome (crayons and coloring sheets available). Call ahead, to see what their daily gluten free options are, or ask your waiter for guidance. Gluten free options are offered daily with great care to avoid any potential for cross-contamination.





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Flying Apron Bakery (with locations in Seattle and Redmond)

3510 Freemont Ave. N

Seattle, WA 98103


Again, a courtesy listing. While one of only a few certified gluten free bakeries in the country, many of their baked goods contain bean flours that some people are sensitive to, ourselves included. It is a fun place with great ambience, where you can get to know the locals and easily spent a couple of hours with your favorite treat and a good book.


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