Restaurant Review: Gluten Free Menu – Chelsea’s Kitchen, Phoenix, Arizona

A few local Arizona bloggers recently gathered at Chelsea’s Kitchen in Phoenix, AZ to enjoy a gluten-free meal prepared by one of their knowledgeable chefs. Most of their menu is gluten-free or can be made gluten-free – including a variety of appetizers, salads, and entrees – and of course, drinks.

I’ve gone to Chelsea’s Kitchen too many times to count, as I’m an Arcadia resident myself. In fact, I held my 30th birthday party here because it had vegetarian options on top of gluten-free options – on top of options that would satisfy any foodie’s palette.

I’m going to list a few pictures of our great gluten-free meals during dinner. Needless to say, we were stuffed. Even those that were dairy-free could enjoy options that didn’t have cheese. They’re understanding of food allergies, but also mention that their kitchen is not entirely gluten free – a warning that we’re all used to seeing at restaurants to cover their behinds for liability purposes. However, the chef understood our needs – and it doesn’t hurt that they have a separate fryer that they use just for the chips and fries! 🙂

Chelsea's Kitchen Gluten Free Chips and Dip

Chelsea’s Kitchen Gluten Free Chips & Dip

gluten free Nachos chelseas kitchen

Chelsea’s Kitchen Nachos Plate

Chelsea's Kitchen Gluten Free Deviled Eggs

Chelsea’s Kitchen Deviled Eggs

The Deviled Eggs are my favorite thing in the universe, ever. I could eat 10-12 of these – and the only thing that would stop me could be the thought of having to sit with 10-12 eggs in my gut for the rest of the night. It’s heavy on the mustard – which is how I prefer my eggs. Plus, the bacon on top doesn’t hurt either (although you can get it without the bacon too).

Cheers to Chelsea's Kitchen Gluten Free Cocktails


Chelsea's Kitchen Brussel Sprout Salad

Chelsea’s Kitchen Infamous Brussel Sprout Salad

Chelsea's Kitchen Kale Salad

Chelsea’s Kitchen Kale Salad

Their signature salads can both be made without cheese – although I have to admit that they are better with the cheese! I feel so good after eating them, the right amount of greens with foodie-esque toppings. You can also grab the kale salad at the sister location – LGO, which offers pre-made salad in their pick-up refrigerator.

Jidori chicken, beans, and eggplant at Chelsea's Kitchen

Jidori chicken, beans, and eggplant at Chelsea’s Kitchen

We all ordered such different main dishes – although no one ordered my favorite dish, the swordfish tacos. These tacos come with handmade corn tortillas, guac, and a small kale salad. I could eat this every day. Seriously.

Gluten Free Food Bloggers

Gluten Free Food Bloggers

A massive thanks to Chandice for organizing this. Also, thanks to my fellow #GFFs in the area – Julia, Chandice (Gluten Free Frenzy), Ken (Rock a Healthy Lifestyle), Alysa (InspiredRD), and Sarah ( for being the best dinner partners ever! I love my Arizona gluten-free friends!

Chelsea’s, I love you. But, by my amount of Yelp and Foursquare check-ins – you probably already knew that by now. Please keep up your pride in serving the gluten-free community!

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1 comment

  1. Chandice November 6, 2013 at 8:33 am Reply

    This is fabulous Erica!! It was such a great night! 🙂

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