Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Gluten Free Visit to the Upper West Side with your Family(children)

My Top Two:
Serafina(there are six more around the City) 2178 Broadway at 77th Street
Gluten free pasta with many choices of toppings 
great for kids-nice but loud enough that your kids will feel comfortable
Outdoor seating
Upper West Side Serafina Website
Cafe 82, Diner style place  GREAT GF Brunch (212) 875-8373
82nd street at 2282 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
Delightful GF waffles pancakes french fries sandwiches pasta
and most deli foods, this locals diner is a haven gof Gf eaters!
Cafe 82 website, GF menu not here but it is extensive

also good choices... see more recent post for links
Sambuca
Nice Matin
5 Napkin Burger
UNOs
Papardella
Cesca(Call to check gf pasta first)(fancy and quieter..)
Peacefood
Shake Shack
Nearby vacation activities:
  • Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
  • Lots of people watching, pull up a bench and relax all over the west side(free!)
  • Children's Museum
  • Riverside Park-Walk Run Scooter Roller Blade or Bike, playgrounds, dog runs, basketball courts, (lovely view of Hudson River you can grab a drink at the boat basin beer garden-79th/River)   Bar by the Pier at 70th also. Sunset is a real treat.
  • You can motor or Sail on your boat to this park.     79th street boat basin Brochure
  • Central Park(loads of things to do here too)
  • Steps on Broadway(drop in dance classes)
  • Soul cycle(drop in spin)
  • Master Bike Shop-Bicycle Rentals
  • Sunday Flea Market 77/Columbus
  • JCC offers craft and cultural class                     Upper West Side JCC link to activities
Stores with GF options nearby


Fun/Unusual local stores


  • Knitty City hang out and knit with UWS locals
  • Yarn Company trendy yarn store
  • Town Shop(local Bra store) custom fittings
  • Westsider Records(real albums)


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