Eating gluten-free can be challenging, especially when it comes to finding delicious and satisfying options for comfort foods such as fried chicken. However, in Toronto, there are several options available for those following a gluten-free diet to enjoy this popular dish. In this blog post, we will be exploring the best places in Toronto to find gluten-free fried chicken. From fast food joints to upscale restaurants, we’ll be highlighting popular spots known for their gluten-free options. So whether you’re a local resident or just visiting, you can enjoy a delicious plate of fried chicken without having to sacrifice taste or your dietary needs. So, let’s dive in and discover where to find the best gluten-free fried chicken in Toronto!
The Dirty Bird Chicken + Waffles
The Dirty Bird Chicken + Waffles is a popular restaurant located in Toronto that specializes in serving fried chicken and waffles. So, they’re basically a dream-come-true if you’re like us and fried chicken is at the top of your list of foods to find gluten-free! They use gluten-free flour for their fried chicken and also have a gluten-free waffles option!
Some of the gluten-free options offered at The Dirty Bird Chicken + Waffles include:
- Fried chicken: Served with gluten-free flour coating
- Chicken sandwiches: Served on gluten-free buns
- Waffles: Gluten-free waffles option available
- Sides: Coleslaw, mac & cheese and slaw
The Dirty Bird Chicken + Waffles has a location conveniently in Kensington Marker, and they’ve also got a another location at Toronto Pearson Airport! Perfect for a little dine-in pre-flight!
Daddy’s Chicken is located at 1276 Queen Street East and offers an excellent variety of gluten-free fried chicken options! They currently offer pickup only, and you can order some delicious, gluten-free fried chicken directly from their website.
Some of the gluten-free options offered by Daddy’s Chicken in Toronto include:
- Fried chicken sandwiches: from extra spicy to a classic “BLT” they cover a ton of ground with their flavour options
- Classic fried chicken
- Chicken fingers & dipping sauce
Daddy’s Chicken will surely satisfy your gluten-free friend chicken cravings!
Score on King
Score on King is a sports bar and grill located in Toronto just a short walk east from King Subway Station. They offer a variety of menu options and are known to offer gluten-free options for their customers. They have a gluten-free options marked on their menu that include a variety of options for appetizers, entrees, and sandwiches.
Some of the gluten-free options offered at Score on King include:
- Fried Chicken Lettuce Wraps: gluten-free fried chicken in a lettuce wrap so you can claim it’s a little healthier 😉
- Cauliflower wings: gluten-free and vegan!
- Chicken wings: gluten-free wings with a range of sauce choices.
Score on King also offer several gluten-free salad and bowl options, like their Kale Cesar Salad or their Sashimi Rice Bowl.
We are always on the hunt for gluten-free fried chicken options in Toronto! Know a spot we’ve forgotten? Let us know and we’d be happy to add them!