Dine at Gluten-Free Restaurants in Shinjuku
Feb 28, 2020
A lot of people feel that it is difficult to find food that is gluten-free in Japan. However, there are places in Shinjuku that you can go to for gluten-free options. If you have a gluten allergy, you don’t worry about what’s in your food when you’re eating at these restaurants! Keep reading this article for more information about gluten-free restaurants and cafés in Shinjuku.
Try Gluten-free Gyoza at BLG
You can find BLG (Beer Loves Gyoza) in Kabukicho, Shinjuku’s bustling entertainment district. They offer over 20 varieties of gyoza, a type of fried dumpling that, as the name of the restaurant suggests, goes well with beer. You’ll find yourself gobbling up these bite-sized gyozas in no time! Although they mainly serve items that have meat in them, they also have soy meat gyoza and other options that are an excellent choice for vegetarians and those sensitive to gluten.
The gluten-free dish that the staff recommends is the soy meat gyoza. These have the same crispy exterior as the standard pork gyoza; however, the shell is made with genmai (unpolished rice.) The taste is the same as the standard gyoza shell made with flour.
The filling of the soy meat gyoza is made with soybeans instead of pork, making it a fantastic option for vegetarians and those on a diet as well. These juicy gyozas have the same texture as the standard gyoza and are well-seasoned. Try them for yourself!
BLG (Shinjuku Kabukicho Branch)
Suzuya Building 6F, 1-23-15 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday – 5:00 PM-11:00 PM (Last order – 10:30 PM)
Fridays and days before National Holidays – 5:00 PM-11:30 PM (Last order – 11:00 PM)
Saturdays – 3:00 PM-11:30 PM (Last order – 11:00 PM)
Sundays and National Holidays – 12:00 PM-10:30 PM (Last order – 10:00 PM)
Moyan Curry, a Great Gluten-Free Choice
From preparations to completion, it takes two weeks for the curry served at Moyan Curry to be made. This curry doesn’t use any wheat or unhealthy oils, making it a great choice for those on a gluten-free diet.
A large amount of specially selected vegetables and fruits (onions, carrots, celery, apples, bananas, tomatoes, garlic, and mangos) are simmered in extra-virgin olive oil for two days. A curry made with a blend of 25 Japanese spices matures for two weeks before being served. The healthy curry has a light flavor, and with one taste, you will understand how the curry stands out from the pack.
The menu includes beef curry, pork curry, tomato curry, and more. Sweetness and tartness are perfectly balanced, and this cream curry doesn’t have a lingering aftertaste. This shop’s curry doesn’t skimp on the tender, juicy beef, making it even tastier! If you’re a curry fan, you can’t miss this shop.
Moyan Curry (Shinjuku Higashiguchi Branch - Kabukicho)
Cherry Building 1F, 1-12-5 Kabukisho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 11:00AM-4:00AM (Last Order at 3:30 AM)
Saturdays and Sundays 11:00AM-11:30PM (Last Order at 10:30 PM)
Mr. Farmer – A Restaurant that Serves Dishes that Look and Taste Good
Mr. Farmer is a well-known vegetarian restaurant that also has gluten-free options. This restaurant offers food that will help keep you beautiful and healthy, and the menu has vegan, gluten-free, and low-calorie high-protein options.
If you’re looking for a gluten-free meal that will leave you feeling full, then try the Herb Roast Chicken with Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad. You’ll get half of a chicken that has been roasted to perfection. The chicken is on top of a tabbouleh salad that includes the popular superfood quinoa. The chicken is juicy with a crispy exterior, and the quinoa, zucchini, and eggplant in the salad add a wonderful balance to the meal. This lunch will give you energy for the rest of your day! This is the place to go for those looking to keep a healthy diet while traveling.
Mr.FARMER Shinjuku Mylord
On the theme of "health and beauty made from food" with abundant vegetables selected by Akira Watanabe, the “missionary of the farm,” Mr.FARMER Shinjuku Mylord prepares a variety of salads, sandwiches…
- Mosaic Street, Odakyu Shinjuku Mylord, 1-1-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
- Telephone number
- 03-3349- 5731
- Hours of operation
It’s hard to keep to your diet while traveling, especially when in a new country. Food restrictions are sometimes tough to work around, but Tokyo is home to many different restaurants that are starting to accommodate many different kinds of customers. If you do your research, you can find many great spots that can suit your needs!
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