Traveling presents a unique set of challenges for those of us seeking gluten free options. When this lactose-intolerant husband and gluten-allergic wife hit the road, we plan ahead, like you are! After navigating countless menus, we know just where to find the best gluten free restaurants in the Black Hills. Here are some of our go-to’s and what we order.

Rapid City – Gluten Free Restaurants in the Black Hills

Harriet & Oak


This trendy cafe serves some of our favorite gluten-free breakfast foods in the area from acaí bowls to breakfast sandwiches and freshly baked muffins. It’s also Instagram-worthy with great design, plants, and lots of sunlight.

Ron’s Cafe & Diner


This is your mom’s comfort food in a charming locale. They make great gluten-free french toast and pancakes and the owner never forgets your order when you visit again! Ours is blueberry pancakes with blueberry syrup.

Tally’s Silver Spoon


Most of their menu can be adapted to be gluten-free for a $4 upcharge. They’re best known for their breakfast but dinner is great too. You’ll want to make a reservation for the evenings.

Eddie’s Taco Truck


Corn tortillas on a $2 taco with pork, beef, or chicken. Life is good. Good luck choosing between the half-dozen different salsas! They’re all incredible.

Mexico Tipico


With an authentic feel, their corn tortillas, taquitos, and fajitas keep us coming back on the regular. We’ve tested their margaritas often, and they also prove to be gluten-free.



Ask for tamari instead of soy sauce and let your server know about allergy preferences. These guys hook it up every time. We’re particularly fond of their specials board located at the entrance, as they never disappoint!

Gyro Hub


We’ve tried to buy their pita bread by itself. It’s that good. The lamb meat isn’t gluten-free but the chicken is, and it’s absolutely delicious.

Paddy O’Neils


You wouldn’t expect the best gluten-free burger in Rapid City to be at an Irish pub, but we’d probably give it to them. They’re located at street-level of the Hotel Alex Johnson.

Bokujo Ramen


The beef bone ramen is gluten-free but we prefer it with bison, instead of the chislic. The mushrooms appetizer and shishito peppers are the perfect starters to a warm, soulful meal.



Most of this Nepalese menu is gluten-free by design, with our go-to’s being the Pakodas and Tikka Masala.



This is the hometown pizza place of Rapid City and they have a great gluten-free crust. We’ve even ordered the crust by itself to take & bake at home!



This upscale, locally-sourced venue centers around delicious proteins and well-paired accompaniments. The menu changes often and is naturally lighter on gluten. You’ll want to make a reservation in advance.

Deadwood – Gluten Free Restaurants in the Black Hills

Jacob’s Brewhouse & Grocer


Jacob’s is our go-to place in Deadwood whether it’s date night, family in town, or a night with friends. The cocktails are great and there are several gluten-free options on board as well. Keep in mind, they don’t have gluten-free bread so, unless you want your burger naked, the menu is as-is.



Steaks and seafood dominate this upscale menu, making for an easy gluten-free ordering experience. It’s one of our favorite places to order a fancy drink and a great meal.

Maverick’s Steak & Cocktails


This burger joint features some great selections like chislic, gluten-free burgers, pulled pork, and steaks. We never have a hard time ordering here.

Chubby Chipmunk


The majority of these chocolate confections are gluten free, though you’ll want to ask about anything advertising a crunch.

Hill City – Gluten Free Restaurants in the Black Hills

1885 Steakhouse & Saloon


One of the newest restaurants in town, 1885 Steakhouse has meaty steaks and unforgettable, freshly smoked ribs. The owners have a gorgeous vacation home nearby!

Alpine Inn


Come early for dinner and grab a drink while you wait. The menu is small but refined and they’re best known for their incredible desserts.

Black Hills Bistro


Their skillets are the best breakfast on main street, and gluten-free to boot. We frequent this classic diner year-round.

Custer – Gluten Free Restaurants in the Black Hills



This Scandinavian/American breakfast nook has gluten-free avocado toast, an amazing rice pudding, and a few other breakfast classics we absolutely love.

Skogen Kitchen


You’ll need a reservation for arguably the best dinner restaurant in the state. Recently nominated for a James Beard Award, Skogen’s menu is heavily gluten-free by nature with a focus on locally-sourced protein-based dishes. You won’t be disappointed.

Black Hills Burger and Bun Co


It’s worth the wait, and there’s usually a wait. Hands down, these are the best burgers in the Black Hills and can be customized with a killer gluten-free bun.

We have a deep appreciation for the culinary diversity this region has to offer. We hope you enjoy our favorite places or let us know your favorite gluten free restaurants in the Black Hills!


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