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Island Gluten Free Bakery

1880 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-8847
+1 941-923-0200
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1880 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-8847
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always come here when we are in the area. The food is brilliant, even to me, a non coeliac. My wife loves the food, and we always have a coffee too, which is also good. If you are coeliac (or even if you're not),...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nigel J
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It's such a relief to be able to be certain there's no gluten ingredients or cross contamination. The sandwich bread and sub buns are so soft and moist! Pick up enough to last your whole stay. The cinnamon rolls are what dreams are made of!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Debbi H
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Stopped by late afternoon and a lot of items were sold out. Tried the mini Key Lime pie, 2 different muffins and peanut butter cookies. Nothing tasted very good and were dry.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank GFFoodWineLover
Reviewed April 2, 2018

While visiting friends in Venice we attended the Saturday morning Farmers Market where I was introduced to the products of Island GF. We had a big breakfast, I had sampled some GF pizza along the way, so I had no room to sample any more,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TominWestford
Karen W, Owner at Island Gluten Free Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you so much for posting your comments. We are looking forward to you moving down here...😀

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The Delicious pastries were a wonderful surprise while on vacation in Siesta Key !! I highly recommend the cinnamon roll! They have figured out how to do gluten free the right way! Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Spinmom1
Reviewed February 2, 2018

My wife and I came across their Farmer's Market stand in Venice on a very popular Saturday morning in late January. The bakery owner's parents were at the booth and were very easy to talk to. My wife was delighted to see the selection of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Njfantastico
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

My family has enjoyed several items from here. My favorite is the GF key lime pie. They are very kind and accommodating. They didn’t have any individual slices of KL pie out but the woman went in back and cut a piece for me. It’s...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Tricia P
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The cinnamon bun with a side of cinnamon butter cream was amazing. It was really warm. Also had the chocolate pecan pie which was great. It’s not cheap, the bun was $4.50. They do cakes, bread, flour, pasta etc, all GF. Definitely worthwhile if you...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank James H
Karen W, Owner at Island Gluten Free Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

We are glad you were delighted. Our products certainly are more expensive than a store bought version-we can't compete with their prices. Likewise, they can't compete with our ingredients- we use certified organic oils, sugars and use non-GMO ingredients. We appreciate your comments and thank...More

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Many years ago, a friend from GA vacationed in Sarasota and stumbled upon the first location of this amazing place. Obviously, I had to try it for myself so we took a chance and booked a trip to the area - that was almost a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank promopro2
Karen W, Owner at Island Gluten Free Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Our comments are greatly appreciated. We're so glad you were able to visit us and that you appreciate what we do.

Reviewed December 21, 2017

So happy to have found a dedicated gluten-free bakery in the area. However, the baked goods we purchased (approx. $50), went stale quickly, especially the french bread loaf which literally crumbled apart in the toaster on day two. Don't know if they weren't fresh when...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank KarCam07
Karen W, Owner at Island Gluten Free Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry your experience wasn't up to expectations. We're just an old fashioned bakery and use the old fashion moto...eat it or freeze it. You assumed correctly-we don't use preservatives nor dough conditioners. Fresh baked goods without stablizer's just don't...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $35
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1880 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-8847
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-0200
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Description
A wonderful little bakery/cafe run by 3 ladies- Karen, Vickie and Kim. It's a dedicated gluten free facility and they make delicious gluten free bread, scones, muffins, cakes etc and sell it in they're cafe along with great coffee! Also serving sandwiches, subs and pizza on their fresh baked breads/crust from 10am to 2pm. Just off Siesta Key in Sarasota Fl. Wonderful find for Coeliacs.
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