Burger King Gluten-Free Menu 2024

Here is the complete Burger King gluten-free menu. Burger King doesn’t have a lot of gluten-free options. Some of their ingredients, even a few of the patties used on their burgers are gluten-free but they use shredded lettuce. This essentially means if you want to order a gluten-free burger, you’ll be getting all the ingredients minus the bun in a salad bowl.

We wish they had a lettuce wrap or even better a gluten-free bun option. However, there are still a few sides and desserts to choose from.

Burger King Gluten-Free Menu 2024


We’ve listed the main burgers that are gluten-free if ordered without the bun. There may be a few other variations using most of the same ingredients, so just pay attention to what type of patty is being used and make sure to get it without the bun.

  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • TENDERGRILL® Chicken


  • Crispy Taco

Dressings, Sauces & Condiments

  • Chocolate Fudge Sauce
  • Tartar Sauce
  • Apple Cider Vinaigrette
  • Lite Honey Balsamic
  • Avocado Ranch Dressing
  • Grape Jam
  • Honey
  • Ketchup
  • Strawberry Jam


  • Barq’s® Root Beer
  • Coca-Cola® Classic ICEE®
  • Coca-Cola® Classic
  • Coca-Cola®
  • Diet Coke®
  • Dr. Pepper®
  • Sprite®
  • Minute Maid® 100% Apple and Orange Juice
  • NESTLE PURE LIFE® Purified Drinking Water
  • Seattle’s Best Coffee® (including iced coffees)
  • Mocha Frappe
  • Caramel Frappe
  • Tropical Mango Smoothie
  • Strawberry Banana Smoothie
  • Fat Free Milk
  • 1% Low- Fat Chocolate Milk


  • BK® Fresh Apple Slices
  • Garden Fresh Salad with Apple and Cranberry with TENDERGRILL® Chicken
  • French Fries (May be fried with foods containing gluten)


  • Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry Shakes
  • Soft Serve in a Cup
  • Caramel Sundae
  • Chocolate Fudge Sundae
  • Strawberry Sundae

Burger King history

Keith Kramer and Mathew Burns, his wife’s uncle who lived in Jacksonville, Florida were looking for a restaurant idea. In 1953 they built a stove that they named Insta-Broiler and dubbed their store Insta-Burger King. Their idea was picked by David Edgerton and James McLamore, Cornell University classmates who had visited the hamburger stand that was operated by McDonald brothers. In 1954, James and David bought an insta-Burger king franchise in Miami.

The growth of Miami area made the area an excellent location to start a food chain but the Insta Broiler required adjustments. Edgerton and McLamore came up with gas grill which they called Falme-broiler. It was more effective than the Insta-broiler. In 1959, Edgerton and McLamore bought Burns and Kramer out. By this time, the operation had grown with their signature burger, the Whooper spread to most parts in the United States.

In 1967, Burger king was bought by Pillsbury Company for $18,000,000 and by 1970, it had grown to become the second largest burger chain after McDonald’s.

In 1978, Burger King poached Donald N Smith, an executive from McDonalds who restructured the company’s agreement to prevent owners from owning franchise. This prevented them from operating stores more than an hour drive from their homes hence encouraging loyalty.

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Together with Long John Silver, his former employer, they introduced Burger King’s fish sandwiches, Wendy’s chicken sandwiches and Kentucky Fried Chicken. In 1980, the Company’s sales went up by 15% at which point Smith was poached by PepsiCo. This led to a significant decline in sales.

Norman Brinker who Pillsbury bought with his chain Steak and Ale was charged with starting burger wars, running commercials that Burger King Burgers were bigger than McDonald’s and turning the company around.

Brinker later left to start his own Chili’s restaurant chain leading to another significant decline in sales. This is what made it easy for British company Grand Metropolitan PLC to take over the fast burger chain. They changed the distribution methods and soft drink contract from Pepsi to Coca-Cola, partnered with Walt Disney to feature in Disney films and expanded burger King around the globe.

In 1992, Burger King headquarters in Miami were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew. In 1997, Grand merged with Guinness forming Diageo plc which paid more attention to its alcoholic properties-Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Moet& Chandon and ignored Burger King leading to a decline in sales.

With help from Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital Burger King was bought for $1,500,000 and an IPO launched in 2006 that generated $425,000,000 in revenue. Whopper Bar concept was introduced which allowed customers to see their burger being made. The company grew and in 2010, it was sold to 3G Capital at a price of $3.2 billion.


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Burger King does not have a lot of options if you’re eating gluten-free. Some of their ingredients are technically safe, but we wish they had a lettuce wrap or gluten-free bun alternative for their sandwiches.

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12 thoughts on “Burger King Gluten-Free Menu 2024”

  1. I would love for this to be updated to include breakfast options! I meet here often for a morning Bible study with others and it isn’t easy to know what’s best.

  2. looks like you have more options than Mc Donalds. Love that fries are safe as long as they are cooked in a dedicated fryer. Only got sick once there when the manager told a kid to cook them and he must have put in wrong fryer. Every time the manager has made them, no problem. Sorry it was the onion rings which were supposed to be gluten free. I see they are not on the list now so maybe we were given the wrong info.

  3. Any person can become gluten intolerant, and until this happens to upper owners, nothing may change… Here we come Culver’s
    To bad that stock holders haven’t the clue of how much revenue is lost and will continue to increase as more people become intolerant. Puts me down for days.

  4. At least you could have gluten-free bread for your sandwiches. Actually, you could have gluten-free buns; I’ve eaten both in restaurants. And it’s not just for those who suffer from Celiac Disease. Gluten… it’s not a healthy choice!


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