As the number of people with gluten-free lifestyles has increased, thankfully, so have the local gluten-free pizza offerings. I’ve rounded up a list of some of the popular options in Lake County. Be sure to check to make sure the gluten-free option meets your dietary prescription, as many restaurants have different standards for preparation.
85 S Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove | (847) 215-7100
34500 N. Highway 45, Third Lake | (847) 231-555
1436 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville | (847) 362-6070
1225 Rand Rd., Lake Zurich | (847) 550-8800
840 S. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest | (847) 735-1515
287 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine | (847) 963-0800
For those with a gluten intolerance (or are following a paleo diet), who still long for a deep-dish pizza, Lou Malnati’s has a solution for you! Their “crustless” pizza is made with a lean sausage patty, and then topped with cheese and tomato sauce.
1911 Cherry Lane, Northbrook | (847) 498-1500
At Marcello’s, your gluten-free options include a 12-inch thin and crispy pizza, or an eight-inch, pan pizza. Additional toppings are available, too.
100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington | (847) 844-9300
1150 Willow Road, Northbrook | (847) 480-2323
In addition to their expansive gluten-free menu, Pinstripes has the most diverse pizza toppings, including Italian beef, prosciutto, fig, grilled vegetables, chicken, avocado, and yellow fin tuna, and traditional toppings.
Uno Pizzeria & Grill
6593 Grand Ave., Gurnee | (847) 856-0000
Gluten-free options include pepperoni, veggie, and cheese, and they are all served on a thin crust.
Kaiser’s Pizza and Pub
1801 IL-21, Gurnee | (847) 336-6500
Kasier’s in Gurnee has a 10-inch thin crust pizza. Choose your own toppings to make it as unique as you are.
1913 E. Grand Ave., Lindenhurst | (847) 356-2300
RJ’s gluten-free pizza comes in a 10-inch cheese option, and you can pick and choose the toppings you would like. And, they are open until 1:00 a.m. during the week and 2:00 a.m. on the weekends to satisfy your late-night cravings!
701 N. Milwaukee Ave., #364, Vernon Hills | (847) 281-0177
20505 N. Rand Rd., #520, Kildeer | (847) 307-4030
The new kid on the block, Mod, is serving up some awesome pizza. You choose your crust (gluten-free is an option) and go through the line picking your ultra fresh and tasty toppings. Then they cook it in their wood fired oven, and your crispy, piping hot pizza is ready within minutes!
California Pizza Kitchen
20502 N. Rand Rd., Deer Park | (847) 550-0273
1515 Lake Cook Rd., Spc. 1022, Northbrook | (847) 897-5106
The gluten-free options at California Pizza Kitchen are certified by the Gluten Intolerance Group, and include their famous BBQ chicken; pepperoni with white truffle oil; mushroom, pepperoni and sausage; and margherita.
1408 Butterfield Rd., Mundelein | (847) 918-8996
203 S Waukegan Rd., Lake Bluff | (847) 573-0001
This fresh, artisan pizza has a gluten free option made with rice flour and you can top it to your heart’s content. It is made in-house, so there is the potential of cross contamination, if you are highly sensitive.
625 Rockland Rd., Lake Bluff | (847) 234-6660
The pizza options at the The Silo are vast and varied (including seafood and vegetable souffle). Add on a gluten-free crust or a meat crust (made of ground beef or sausage) for your perfect pie.
404 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville | (847) 367-4992
The pizzas that come out of Pizzeria DeVille’s brick oven sound like masterpieces with incredible toppings like little neck clams, cherrywood bacon, local chorizo, and infused burger. Add a gluten-free crust for an additional $3.50 to complete your own little slice of heaven.
Don’t miss out on pizza any longer if you are a gluten-free fan. Try out some of these options and let us know what you think.
Did we miss your favorite gluten-free pizza in Lake County? Leave us the details in the comments section. We’ll include it in our next list.