5 Gluten-Free Restaurants to Enjoy in Door County

It’s tough traveling with dietary restrictions. Back home, in everyday life, you get into a groove of cooking the right foods, buying the right snacks, and knowing the local hotspots for gluten-friendly meals out.

But here – on vacation – you’re in a foreign land where it’s rarely convenient to stick to your normal eating regimen.

Thankfully, awareness of gluten and other food allergies continues to increase, and there are more gluten-free restaurant options to choose from now than ever before!

So, don’t hold yourself back – spend your time off enjoying yourself in Door County, Wisconsin where you’ll find an intriguing range of local eateries for your taste buds to explore.

1) Kick Coffee – Sturgeon Bay

A local favorite for breakfast, brunch/lunch, or just a casual cup of joe, Kick Coffee is a cozy, little downtown restaurant with a laid-back atmosphere.

Whether it’s a coffee/espresso drink, flavored tea, freshly made sandwich/salad, or a scrumptious bakery item, – these gluten-friendly orders will deliver just the right amount of kick your cravings desire.

Gluten-Free Menu Items:

  • Potato Quiche
  • Power Balls (many flavors)
  • Carrot/Apple Muffins
  • Monster Cookies
  • & Other Delicious Baked Goods


  • North 3rd Avenue in Sturgeon Bay (5-minute drive from Bay Shore Inn)

2) Bluefront Café – Sturgeon Bay

Charming, upbeat Bluefront Café is the perfect place to enjoy a casual yet modern lunch. Featuring a menu of tantalizing options – from soups and salads to sandwiches and seafood – you certainly won’t be disappointed by stopping in.

A fine selection of specialty drinks and wines are also served daily!

Gluten-Free Menu Items:

  • Sandwich Combos
  • Fresh Salads
  • Soups
  • GF Sandwich Bread (upon request)
  • GF Buns (upon request)


  • 86 West Maple St. in Sturgeon Bay (10-minute drive from Bay Shore Inn)

3) Wild Tomato Wood-Fired Pizza and Grille – Fish Creek

The best description of Wild Tomato is found directly in its name. Known for mouthwatering wood-fired pizza made with sustainable ingredients, this gluten-free restaurant option partners with local farms to source its food locally whenever possible.

You can build your own pizza or choose from many fan favorites, such as the burgers, sandwiches, and salads also listed on their diverse menu.

Gluten-Free Menu Items:

  • GF Pizza Crust (your choice of toppings/specialty flavors)
  • GF Sandwich Bread
  • Locally-Sourced Salads


  • 4023 State Hwy 42 in Fish Creek (30-min drive from Bay Shore Inn)

4) Kimz Galley Café – Sturgeon Bay

Another local, gluten-free eatery is Kimz Galley Café, which qualifies as a true hidden gem. This farm-to-table dining establishment supplies a great many breakfast, lunch, and dinner entrees that are sure to put a smile on your face.

Breakfast omelets, seafood specials, as well as sandwiches, wraps, and salads anchor what is a fine menu of amazing eats.

Gluten-Free Menu Items:

  • Potato Quiche
  • Breakfast Omelets
  • GF Sandwich Bread (upon request)
  • Seasonal Salads
  • Soups
  • Brownies


  • 229 Louisiana St. in Sturgeon Bay (7-minute drive from Bay Shore Inn)

5) Mr. Helsinki Restaurant & Wine Bar – Fish Creek

With an upscale, modern, yet casual fine dining atmosphere, Mr. Helsinki offers a menu as eclectic as its décor. If you’re in pursuit of the ideal date night destination, this is it!

With many unique entrees and desserts – plus over 30 sensational wines available – it’s safe to say you won’t find a gluten-free restaurant option like this every day!

Gluten-Free Menu Items:

  • Squash Curry
  • Bang Bang Chicken
  • Grilled Shrimp w/ Ginger Garlic Noodles
  • Wild Alaskan Salmon
  • Alaskan Halibut
  • Tuna Tataki
  • Red Chili Beef


  • 4164 Main St. in Fish Creek, Above Fish Creek Market (30-minute drive from Bay Shore Inn)

Eat with Ease, then Catch Some ZZZ’s 

Well…finding a delicious meal at a gluten-free restaurant in Door County doesn’t seem so bad! Now that you know where to eat, how about deciding where to stay?

Bay Shore Inn has quiet, comfortable, and relaxing suites for you and your family/friends to enjoy. Reserve your room today!