Z Pizza in Alexandria Goes Gluten Free

Great news! Z Pizza now has a gluten free pie crust. The crust is light and delicious. While I love the Rustico crust as well, Z Pizza’s seems to be more of a rice flour as opposed to the chickpea flour crust at Rustico. The Z Pizza crust is thinner and lighter in texture.

Z Pizza is not serving gluten free crusts at all of their locations yet, but their Alexandria franchise on Duke Street now has it. David and I were particularly excited about this new food option because Z Pizza offers takeout and my family loves Z Pizza. When people invite us over for dinner, I often feel like I don’t have good options to tell them of things they can feed me, so Z Pizza is a perfect option, particularly for friends who don’t cook much.

We ordered Z Pizza last week and asked all of the usual ‘gluten free questions’ of the manager. They make and bake their gluten free crusts in a separate part of the store AND they use separate toppings to put on the pizzas. I didn’t inquire as to whether all of the topping options are gluten free, so I kept it simple and ordered a pizza with veggies (the California pizza). Z Pizza uses fresh ingredients, many of which are organic. The pizza was flavorful, delicious and I didn’t get sick! The pizza also reheated well the next day so I enjoyed it for lunch too.

Enjoy! Let me know if you try any of the other toppings offered at Z Pizza.

Z Pizza
3217 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

  1. Anonymous says:

    So good!

  2. mb says:

    Now if we could just get them to do the same in the Arlington store!

    Thanks for the heads up though – Alexandria here I come.

  3. Stacey says:

    We have tried the American, Mexican and Pepperoni & Sausage. All of them were great.

  4. Beryl says:

    I love the Zpizza GF crust! I have been to the Zpizza stores in South Riding, Va and Dulles, VA which are both carrying the GF crust as well.

  5. Zarina says:

    Thanks for making this post! i was just diagnosed with Celiac’s a few weeks ago, and am looking into any and all food options.

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