Who has the best gluten-free pizza in the U.S.? USA Today aims to find out with its Readers’ Choice 2023 Awards, and anyone can vote until the polls close at noon on Monday, October 16.
A panel of experts nominated the finalists for the contest, and now the voting has been opened to the public. Voters can choose between 19 pizza companies—including both major chains and independents—that offer gluten-free options from coast to coast.
The panelists included Erica Dermer, blogger on the website Celiac and the Beast and co-host of the podcast, You Had Me at Eat; Jacky Runice, a Chicago journalist; photojournalists Joanne and Tony DiBona; travel writer Marla Cimini; travel writer Wendy O’Dea; and Catherine Smith, USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards production manager and social media director.
The pizzeria nominees are:
Bellagreen, multiple locations in Texas
Blue Pan Pizza, Denver
Chicago’s Pizza, Chicago
The Couch Tomato Café, multiple locations in Pennsylvania
Fire & Stone Italian Pizza Kitchen, Peachtree Corners, Georgia
Jules Thin Crust, multiple locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Kesté Pizza e Vino, New York City
Livingston County Pizza Company, Avon, New York
Mellow Mushroom, multiple locations
Pi Pizzeria, St. Louis and Washington, D.C.
Picazzo’s Healthy Italian Kitchen, multiple locations in Arizona
Pieology Pizzeria, multiple locations
Pinky’s Pizzeria, Portland, Oregon
Razzi’s Pizzeria, Seattle
Robert’s Pizza & Dough Co., Chicago
Rubirosa, New York City
Seasons Pizza, multiple locations
Spinato’s Pizzeria, multiple locations in Arizona
Via 313 Pizza, multiple locations in Texas and Utah