The Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Tokyo

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Tokyo Writer15 September 2017

Avoiding gluten in your diet can be a challenge. But Tokyo is making it easier, with gluten-free restaurants popping up to accommodate a growing population of health-conscious eaters. Here are a few of the best.

Revive Kitchen Three, Aoyama

Restaurant, Healthy, $$$
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In the upscale Aoyama neighborhood, Revive Kitchen Three is a favorite of health-conscious eaters. The menu focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients and natural foods. They have a wide selection of gluten-free options, including their bread and pasta lunch sets.

Rainbow Bird Rendezvous

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, $$$
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Rainbow Bird Rendezvous is a small café in Meguro. They create simple dishes from natural and organic ingredients. The menu includes lots of gluten-free options with brown rice, vegetables and herbs, and GF chocolate cake to top it off.

Glutenfree Cafe Littlebird

Restaurant, Healthy
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Patrons come from all over Tokyo for Littlebird’s gluten-free fare, which includes pizza, waffles, vegetarian burgers, and yakisoba. This casual restaurant is tucked away on the third floor of a commercial complex not far from Yoyogi Park.

Soranoiro Nippon

Restaurant, Japanese, $$$
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Soranoiro Nippon is a ramen shop that’s trying to transform this hearty comfort food into a healthy, everyday staple. Their Vegan Vege Soba Ramen and Veggie Soba Noodles are vegetarian options which can be made gluten-free with rice noodles. Head toward the Yaesu South exit of Tokyo Station to find it (other locations available).