The Grog, NewburyportStandout Qualities: A separate fryer for gluten-free use avoids cross contamination and allows sensitive folks to indulge in French fries and other items that are usually off-limits.
What’s Unique: Tasty gluten-free varieties of pub favorites, from fried calamari tossed in corn flour to crispy chicken fingers coated in crushed Rice Chex.
Insider Tip: The Grog’s extensive beer list always includes Glutenberg Brewery, and the rotating bottle selection often features a few more gluten-free options.
13 Middle St., Newburyport, 978-465-8008, thegrog.com
Jodi Bee Bakes, SalemWhat’s Unique: Scones, whoopie pies, and chocolate chip cookies so delectable you’ll never miss the wheat.
7 Church St., Salem, 978-594-8555, jodibeebakes.com