Wondering if there are Chick-fil-A gluten-free options? Good news! This is one fast food restaurant with plenty of menu items that support gluten-free living. Read on for our ultimate guide to the Chick-fil-A gluten free menu.

A close up of a gluten-free Chick-fil-A sandwich

If you’re craving a grilled chicken sandwich and fries, Chick fil a is a great option. They have plenty of gluten-free alternatives and naturally gluten-free menu items, including gluten free breads, ice cream, and fries.

It’s easy to see why Chick-fil-A is a favorite chain restaurant among those who eat gluten-free or have other food allergies!

Without further ado, let’s talk about the best Chick-fil-A gluten free options!

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Gluten-Free Chick-fil-A Bun

A Chick-fil-A gluten-free bun on a table

Though Chik-fil-A’s original bun is not gluten-free, you can opt for an alternative, gluten-free bun for your grilled chicken sandwiches or even a breakfast sandwich.

If you’re ordering on the app, select the grilled chicken club, and then deselect the multigrain brioche bun. Add the gluten-free bun instead. Then enjoy your gluten-free Chick-fil-A meal!

You also might like this article on Wendy’s gluten-free options.

Gluten-Free Chick-fil-A Sauces

Chick-fil-A sauces on the table

Good news: MOST Chick-fil-A sauces are gluten-free! Yep, that includes the ever-popular Chick-fil-A sauce, the Polynesian sauce, and BBQ.

HOWEVER – The Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Sauce is NOT gluten-free. It contains wheat.

Here’s a full list of Chick-fil-A gluten-free sauces:

  • Chick-fil-A sauce
  • Polynesian sauce
  • Barbeque sauce
  • Garden herb ranch sauce
  • Honey mustard sauce
  • Zesty buffalo sauce
  • Honey roasted BBQ sauce

Gluten-Free Salads at Chick-fil-A

A Chick-fil-A salad in a to-go container

Like the sauces, all of the salad dressings at Chick-fil-A are gluten-free. So you can choose from any of them to safely enjoy!

However, some of the salad toppings are not gluten-free, so it’s important to pay attention to the menu when customizing your salad order.

Here are a few tips for creating a Chick-fil-A gluten-free salad:

  • Any salad: Ask for grilled filet or grilled chicken nuggets instead of any breaded chicken options.
  • Cobb Salad: The crispy bell peppers on the Cobb Salad are not gluten-free. But since these are individually packaged, you can simply opt to leave them out.
  • Market Salad: The granola in the Grilled Market Salad is not gluten-free. But again, this topping is individually packaged, so you can just leave it off.
  • Southwest Salad: The seasoned tortilla strips and chili lime pepitas in the Southwest Salad are gluten-free. Enjoy!

Gluten-Free Sides at Chick-fil-A

There are plenty of gluten-free sides you can order to round our your Chick-fil-A gluten-free meal.

Here’s a reference list of all Chick-fil-A gluten-free sides!

  • Waffle potato fries: Chick-fil-A waffle fries are fried in a dedicated French fry fryer. And since French fries are naturally gluten-free (when made with only potato, oil and salt), these are safe to eat!
  • Fruit cup: The fruit cup contains red and green apples, blueberries, orange segments, and strawberries. It is completely gluten-free!
  • Side salad: The salad and all dressing options are gluten-free. Just remember to skip the crispy bell peppers, which are not gluten-free.
  • Kale crunch salad: Everything in this salad (including toppings) is gluten-free!
  • Greek yogurt parfait: The berries and yogurt are gluten-free. The granola doesn’t have any gluten-containing ingredients. But since it isn’t made with gluten-free oats, there is a risk of cross-contamination. The cookie crumbs topping is not gluten-free, either.
  • Waffle potato chips: As with many brands of potato chips, these are gluten-free!
  • Buddy fruits apple sauce: This apple sauce is gluten-free and safe to eat if you have Celiac disease or gluten intolerance.

Keep in mind, there are certain sides at Chick-fil-A that are NOT gluten-free, including:

  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Chicken tortilla soup
  • Mac and cheese

Gluten-Free Treats at Chick-fil-A

Three gluten-free milkshake options on a table

Got a sweet tooth? You can safely enjoy six different desserts at Chick-fil-A.

Here’s a roundup of all Chick-fil-A gluten-free treats:

  • Frosted lemonade
  • Frosted coffee
  • Chocolate milkshake
  • Strawberry milkshake
  • Vanilla milkshake
  • IceDream in a cup

There are also a few Chick-fil-A treats you’ll need to avoid if you’re on a gluten-free diet. The following desserts are NOT gluten-free:

  • Chocolate chunk cookie
  • Chocolate fudge brownie
  • Cookies & cream milkshake
  • IceDream in a cone

Chick-fil-A Gluten-Free Kids Meals

Grilled Chick-fil-A nuggets next to sauce and waffle fries

It’s fairly easy to custom-order Chick-fil-A gluten-free kids meal.

First, order the grilled nuggets instead of the breaded nuggets. Then choose from a variety of gluten-free sides, including fries, fruit cups, and apple sauce.

All drinks—including chocolate milk and apple juice—and all sauces are also gluten-free!

Chick-fil-A Gluten-Free Breakfast

Chick-fil-A has several gluten-free options on their breakfast menu.

  • Hash Brown Scramble Bowl: The Hash Brown Scramble Bowl is gluten-free if you choose the sausage or GRILLED filet, rather than the nuggets.
  • Breakfast Sandwiches: You can also get breakfast sandwiches on GF buns, such as the bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich or the sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich.
  • Hash browns: Like the fries, Chick-fil-A hash browns are naturally gluten-free!


Are the fries at Chick-fil-A gluten-free?

Yes, the fries at Chick-fil-A are naturally gluten-free. Because they’re fried in a separate fryer, there is no risk of cross-contamination with gluten-products. They are safe to eat on a gluten-free diet.

Does Chick-fil-A have gluten-free nuggets?

Yes, all Chick-fil-A grilled nuggets are gluten-free. (The breaded, fried chicken nuggets are not gluten-free.)

Is Chick-fil-A Sauce Gluten-Free?

Yes, all sauces at Chick-fil-A are gluten-free, including the Chick-fil-A sauce, Polynesian sauce, and barbeque sauce.

The Bottom Line

The Chick-fil-A gluten-free options are expansive, so you’ll have plenty of choices when ordering.

Choose a grilled chicken sandwich on a gluten-free bun and enjoy with a side of naturally gluten-free waffle fries—or a number of other sides and gluten-free sauces. Or you can order a gluten-free salad with your choice of any salad dressing.

Finish off your meal with their gluten-free Icedream in a cup, or another tasty Chick-fil-A gluten-free treat!

Someone holding a Chick-fil-A grilled chicken sandwich on a gluten-free bun


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