Ali Wren

whole-hearted living, healthy-minded eating


My favorite Indianapolis spots for healthy-minded and allergy-free foodies!

Artie’s on Central A new coffee shop with kombucha on tap, smoothies, paleo to-go meals, and home-baked pastries for the GF, vegan, and paleo eater! (website coming soon!)

Bazbeaux Pizza Delicious gluten-free pizza crust and a wide variety of salads. Dairy-free cheese options, too.

Cafe Patachou A great spot for breakfast or brunch with gluten-free and vegan options. I like to make my own omelette with avocado, bacon and potatoes.

Divvy Located north of Indianapolis, this small-plates restaurant has a vast menu for all tastes and allergies! My favorite item is the vegetable bisque soup. A 21+ restaurant.

Festiva A new authentic Mexican restaurant in Indianapolis. This place is among my top three places to eat in Indy!A 21+ restaurant. Read my review here.

Harry and Izzy’s A sophisticated and classy American Grill with an extensive gluten free menu, and an incredibly accommodating staff to all dietary needs. The GF turkey burger is my fave.

Juice Bar This incredible place started in Nashville, and now has two locations in the Indy area: Carmel and the Keystone area. Read my review here.

Mesh on Mass Located downtown on Mass Ave, Mesh has an incredible brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert menu. They provide a specific gluten-free menu.

Napolese Artisanal pizzeria by Patachou with three locations in Indianapolis. Gluten-free pizza crust and delectable salads.

Open Society Public House is a new-ish coffee and wine bar, serving South American inspired cuisine in the Meridian Kessler neighborhood. The handcrafted cashew-date milk is a tasty dairy-free option for lattes. They offer delectable homemade gluten-free and vegan treats, as well as gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian menu options. Read my review here.

Punch Burger Locally sourced ingredients. Gluten free sweet potato tater tots. Located downtown Indianapolis and on the north side in Carmel.

Shoefly Public House An eclectic menu that changes with each season. This place is among my top three favorite places in Indy! It’s family friendly too. Read my review here.

Simple Taste Bakery Everything is gluten free, dairy free, corn free, and yeast free. They offer vegan and paleo orders too! Read my review here.

The Garden Table A fresh juicery and local eatery. Two locations in Indianapolis: one in Broad Ripple and one downtown on Mass Ave. Read my review here.

Tinker Street Tinker Street is the third restaurant in my top three favorite places to check out in Indy. Their dinner menu is constantly changing with the season, but they always have gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian options noted on the menu. A 21+ restaurant.