Gluten and Dairy Free ‘To-Go’ Restaurants and Cafes in Boston

The ‘No Time to Cook’ Guide: Gluten & Dairy Free Eats

Too busy to take the time to cook clean-eating meals? Not to fear! From takeout to ready made meals delivered to your door, we’ve got the latest and greatest for gluten and dairy free eating in the Boston & surrounding areas:

Fast Casual/Takeout:


Offers a COMPLETELY gluten & dairy free menu with grain free options like cauliflower rice bowls

  • Recommended order: the Hipstir 
  • Locations in Somerville & Downtown Crossing (Boston)

Mother Juice

Female-owned, plant based cafe featuring smoothies, breakfast bowls and salads that are dedicated gluten and dairy free and as organic/local as possible

  • Recommended order: Taco Bowl
  • Locations in Cambridge, back bay

Life Alive

A plant-heavy cafe providing local and organic foods free from chemicals, artificial preservatives, colors, flavors or sweeteners; offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options

  • Recommended order: the Green Goddess
  • Locations in Cambridge, Brookline, Back Bay, Salem and Lowell 

Farmacy Cafe

Featuring well sourced ingredients like pastured chicken, they are a perfect lunch spot to grab a salad or bowl-bonus: they offer catering!

  • Recommended order: the Omega
  • Locations in Newton, Seaport and coming to Financial district

Pressed Cafe

Offering a wide variety of options that you can modify to be gluten & dairy free-they offer the best GF wrap around and serve breakfast all day!

  • Recommended order: the Guacamole Quinoa Greens
  • Locations in Newton & Burlington MA

Meal Delivery Services (these meals are completely cooked, you just have to heat em’ up!):

Pete’s Paleo

Gluten, dairy and soy free meals that have an emphasis on using only seasonal, organic ingredients and grass fed meat

Paleo on the Go

100% paleo meals; offering plans that are whole 30 and autoimmune paleo compliant, this company is rigorous about their sourcing and lists the ingredients of every menu item offered!

Trifecta Meals

The largest all-organic meal delivery company in the nation, their entire menu is gluten free and everything except for the keto meals are dairy free as well!

Splendid Spoon

Great for those of you trying to eat more veggies-these plant-rich soups and bowls are completely vegan, gluten free and non gmo, provided in 100% recyclable packaging

The Foodery

With a heavy emphasis on sustainability and supporting local farms-this company offers a variety of meal options-be sure to pick those that are free of gluten and dairy (all are labeled)


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