The Columbus culinary scene continues to push for more locally made and fresh ingredients to prepare dishes that are creative and delicious for all to enjoy.

When you are gluten-free, finding great items you can eat on a menu can be difficult or nearly impossible. Luckily, restaurants like Northstar Café offer carefully prepared, creatively imagined, gluten-free dishes that will have you coming back again and again.

Here are some of our gluten-free favorites to try at Northstar Café. 

From the Lunch/Dinner Menu

Buddha Bowl

Make all your GF dreams come true with the Buddha Bowl. Choose between organic tofu or roasted chicken to accompany long-grain brown rice and colorful veggies topped with peanut sauce. This dish is a perfect choice if you’re wanting to warm up (and fill up) before your busy day.


Buddha Bowl from Northstar Cafe


Greenville Salad

Light and tasty, this delicious salad will have you seeing green! Enjoy asparagus, avocado and radish topped with creamy Ohio goat cheese and macadamia nuts all served with Northstar's café vinaigrette.


Greenville Salad Northstar Cafe


From the Brunch Menu


Smoothie Bowl

Get ready for a smooth, blended burst of flavor with the Northstar Smoothie Bowl. Savor blueberries, cashews, and housemade sunflower almond granola all topped with organic coconut for a healthy, gluten-free start to your day.


Smoothie Bowl Northstar Cafe


Sweet Potato Hash

What is vegetarian, gluten-free and brunch friendly? The Sweet Potato Hash. Sample rosemary-roasted sweet potato and beets with arugula, caramelized onions and red peppers with eggs served over easy on top. You can even add applewood smoked turkey for a little extra protein!


Sweet Potato Hash Northstar Cafe


Mushroom Frittata

Not your average frittata, the Northstar Mushroom Frittata is packed with gluten-free goodness with three Ohio organic eggs, roasted mushrooms, sweet onions and Gruyere cheese. This dish also comes with breakfast potatoes and arugula on the side.


Frittata from Northstar Cafe


You can visit Northstar Café at 951 N High Street in the Short North, 4241 N High Street in Clintonville, 4015 Townsfair Way at Easton, and 109 South State Street in Westerville.

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