Howdy! So, you came to Nashville, stomped your cowboy boots on country music in the bar, ate spicy crispy chicken, and now your stomach is growling for some desserts. Oh! Not regular desserts but gluten-free.
Don’t worry y’all! In this article, you’ll find some of the best gluten-free bakeries in Nashville.
Some of these places are dedicated gluten-free bakeries, some offer southern breakfast and gluten-free baked goods, and some are coffeehouses with gluten-free options.
Anyways, be sure to bring lots of green bills because you may lose control!
Disclaimer: There may be a change in location, availability, and ingredients of some items. And gluten cross-contamination in non-dedicated gluten-free bakeries is still a possibility.
So always check with the staff first, in case you have gluten allergies.
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Address: 2414 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
Phone No: 615 – 750 – 5499
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 9 PM, Saturday: 9 AM – 9 PM, Sunday: 9 AM – 3 PM
Sunflower Bakehouse is a dedicated vegan restaurant and a gluten-free bakery. Their restaurant has both non-gluten-free and gluten-free options.
However, their bakery is strictly vegan and gluten-free. And many of the baked items are also nut-free.
At Sunflower Bakehouse’s gluten-free bakery, you’ll find items such as cupcakes, scones, cookies, muffins, and upside-down cakes. They don’t sell regular cakes at this time, though.
Whether or not you’re vegan or gluten-free, you should try their cupcakes and upside-down cakes. You’d be pleasantly surprised at how good they taste. They are on the expensive side, but they live up to the billing.
Online reviewers say that Sunflower Bakehouse is a must-try gluten-free bakery in Nashville. It’s a safe place for vegan and gluten-free people. You can order anything risk-free, and everything tastes top-tier.
Here are Sunflower Bakehouse’s gluten-free offerings:
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Address: 1213 6th Avenue N., Nashville, TN 37208
Phone No: 615-244-2900
Operating Hours: Sunday: 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
The Cupcake collection is a cupcake specialist bakery. They offer multiple flavors of cupcakes in mini, classic, and jumbo sizes. They also offer made-to-order celebration cakes for which you have to place an advance order of 48 hours.
The price of each of their cupcakes is $3.50. And the price of their cakes ranges from $25 to $120.
If you’re on a food tour in Nashville, you should grab their gluten-free sweet potato cupcakes for dessert. The combination may not sound delicious, but you’ll be blown away. It’s their most popular cupcake flavor.
Their gluten-free flavors sell out quickly, so they recommend that you order ahead. Also, they aren’t a dedicated gluten-free bakery, so cross-contamination in the kitchen is possible.
Online reviewers say that The cupcake collection’s cupcakes are soft, moist, and aren’t overly sweet. The cake-to-icing ratio is also balanced. They aren’t as icing heavy as other places.
Here are The Cupcake Collection’s gluten-free offerings (as shown on their website):
Address: 1900 Eastland Ave Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37206
Phone No: 615-891-1293
Operating Hours: Mon – Fri: 7 AM- 10 PM (or until sold out), Sat-Sun: 8 AM – 10 PM (or until sold out)
Five Daughters Bakery specializes in donuts. They offer 100 layered donuts in a variety of glazes, and some are only available in a particular month. They also have a few types of cookies (not gluten-free) and coffee.
They market their gluten-free donuts as Paleo. But not all of the Paleo donuts are gluten-free. These donuts are also grain-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free.
Since these gluten-free donuts are paleo, they won’t taste like your regular gluten-free baked goods. They are a bit dense and not very sweet. The gluten-free donuts cost almost $5 each.
Here are Five Daughters Bakery’s gluten-free offerings:
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Address: 942 Jefferson St, Nashville, TN 37208
Phone No: 615-255-5519
Operating Hours: Mon – Thu: 9 AM–5 PM, Friday: 12 PM–5 PM
Ada’s Fine Foods offers a wide variety of cookies and Pies. Only one of their cookies is gluten-free, but they’ve many gluten-free pies. They also sell the pies under the brand name “Sweet Creations Pies” so don’t get confused.
Barbara’s Southern Pies are made with high-quality ingredients and are free from artificial preservatives, color, flavor, or high fructose corn syrup. Their pies come in 3 and 9 inches sizes and are available in traditional or gluten-free variants.
Their price ranges from $3 – $27. Online reviewers say that if you love pies, Sweet Creations pies are the best in Nashville. Here are their gluten-free offerings:
Address: Crema: 15 Hermitage Ave., Nashville, TN 37210
Operating Hours: Tue-Sat: 12 PM – 1 PM
Morsel is a dedicated vegan and gluten-free bakery in eastside Nashville. They bake their items using fresh, all-natural, and organic ingredients. They offer vegan and gluten-free scones, muffins, donuts, cookies, cakes, etc.
They don’t have a retail shop, but you can grab their vegan and gluten-free baked treats with a cup of coffee in these cafes:
Crema, Headquarters Coffee, Falcon Coffee Bar, Ketner Coffee Supply, Ugly Mugs Coffee and Tea, Taylor Street Coffee, and Bongo Java.
Here are Morsel’s gluten-free offerings:
Address: 235 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone No: 615-600-4756
Operating Hours: Mon-Sun: 7 AM – 3 PM
Frothy Monkey is a coffee house with a bakery. Their bakery offers bread, pastries, cookies, and made-to-order cakes. They have a good selection of coffee beans, and their breakfast items are made with locally sourced items.
You can come here for breakfast to enjoy a cup of pour-over coffee with gluten-free toast, sandwiches, or muffins.
Here are Frothy Monkey’s gluten-free offerings:
Address: 1512 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Phone No: 615-933-1100
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat: 8 AM – 7 PM, Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM
Baked on 8th offers cakes, cookies, iced cookies, bars, scones, pies, etc. They have both non-gluten-free and gluten-free baked items. Some of their gluten-free items are also vegan.
However, they warn of cross-contamination since they use the same utensils for everything. Items on their menu range from $3 – $48.
Online reviewers rave about the quality of Baked on 8th’s gluten-free baked items. They especially liked their made-to-order gluten-free cakes.
No one complained about getting sick after eating here. You should give their GF chocolate chip cookies and GF brownies a try.
Here are Baked on 8th’s gluten-free offerings:
Address: 3065 Mallory Ln, Ste 106, Franklin, TN 37067, United States
Phone No: 615-472-1508
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 AM-7 PM
Gigi’s cupcake is a bakery chain that offers cupcakes, frosting-filled cookies, and cakes. Their cupcakes are available in mini and regular sizes and the flavors keep rotating. Cakes are available upon advance order.
Their Nashville location is closed but you can visit their Frankin location or order online since they ship nationwide.
Online reviewers say that Gigi’s cupcakes are a must-try if you’re gluten-free. Their gluten-free cupcakes are soft, moist, and delicious. And their gluten-free cakes are so good nobody can tell they are gluten-free.
Here are Gigi’s Cupcakes’ gluten-free offerings. They may be different depending on the location.
Address: 118 4th Ave N, Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Phone No: 615-721-8488
Operating Hours: Tue-Sat: 8 AM – 5 PM, Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM
The Triple Crown Bakery is a small bakery in downtown Franklin that offers cakes, cupcakes, and pastries. They have a decent selection of daily gluten-free offerings, more than shown on their website.
But if you order in advance, you’ll get dozens of flavors for cakes and cupcakes that can be made gluten-free.
Online reviewers were pleased with the gluten-free selection, the atmosphere, and the customer service. They said Triple Crown Bakery’s gluten-free options are consistently delicious and worth the bike ride.
Here are Triple Crown Bakery’s gluten-free offerings:
Cakes (all flavors)
Celebration Cakes- Round and two-tiered.
Address: 230 Franklin Rd Franklin, TN, US 37064
Web address: Facebook.com/GlutenFreeTastyGoodEats
Phone No: 203-951-1449
Operating Hours: Sat: 8 AM – 1:30 PM
You can walk into Tasty Good Eats and pick anything you want to eat because everything here is gluten-free. They’re a dedicated gluten-free bakery located in Franklin (also serves in Nashville).
They offer a broad array of gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan items. From multiple varieties of cookies and muffins to scones, pretzels, and Empanadas.
Online reviewers raved about their Empanadas. A must-visit place for gluten-free people, they said.
Here are Tasty Good Eats gluten-free baked goods:
Address: 229 Franklin Rd Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone No: 615-373-2741
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 7 AM – 6 PM, Sat: 8 AM – 5 PM, Sun: 10 AM – 2 PM
Puffy Muffin is a restaurant and a bakery that offers the taste of southern breakfast and desserts. Gluten-free baked items on their menu include bread, muffins, cookies, and made-to-order cakes.
They also offer gluten-free breakfast items like Quiche. Daily offerings of gluten-free baked goods may cost you $3 – $6.
Here are their gluten-free offerings:
Address: 109 Shivel Dr, Hendersonville, TN 37075, United States
Phone No: 615-447-5266
Operating Hours: Wed-Fri: 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, Sat: 8:30 AM -12:30 PM, Sun: 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Lili Bella is known for their cinnamon rolls and coffee. They offer a variety of coffee beverages and desserts to go with it. Each item on their menu is made daily in small batches with farm fresh ingredients.
They offer gluten-free items on Fridays only. If you place an order in advance, you’ll get many more options.
Their small cottage is located just outside Nashville. If you want to taste the authentic countryside with some history and character, put on your cowboy hats and visit this place.
Here are some of Lili Bell’s gluten-free offerings:
Address: 610 Gallatin Pike S, Madison, TN 37115, United States
Phone No: 615-285-9842
Operating Hours: Tue-Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM
Berries n Cream Bakery offers traditional, vegan, and gluten-free baked items. All of their gluten-free goods are vegan but not vice versa.
They’re all about baking items from scratch from locally sourced ingredients and keeping everything fresh.
They offer gluten-free cakes, cupcakes, and pies. Gluten-free baked items on their menu range from $16 – $20.
Online reviewers praised their Blood Orange Dark Chocolate cake saying it’s the best gluten-free cake they’ve had. And their customer service is also good, they said.
Here are Berry n Cream Bakery’s gluten-free offerings:
Address: 913 Conference Dr. Suite 106, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Phone No: 615-210-2655
Operating Hours: Wed- Thu: 9:30 AM–6 PM, Friday: 9:30 AM–7 PM, Saturday: 9:30 AM–6 PM, Monday: 9:30 AM–6 PM, Tuesday: 9:30 AM–7 PM
Healthy Body Bakery is aimed towards offering healthier food options to people with restrictive diet or in general. They use natural sweeteners in their baked goods like honey and stevia.
They also cater to people on sugar-free, low-carb, vegan, or gluten-free diets.
Their gluten-free offerings include cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, cookies, and muffins. The gluten-free baked goods range from $4 – $10. Healthy Body Bakery’s main shop is in Goodlettsville but they also serve in the Nashville area.
Online reviewers say that their gluten-free baked goods taste excellent. Since they use naturally-derived ingredients like honey instead of sugar, their baked goods don’t taste artificial, and they also feel good about eating somewhat healthy.
Here are Healthy Body Bakery’s gluten-free offerings:
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