The restaurants on this page offer one or more whole grain options day in and day out. For those restaurants that are part of the Healthy Dining Finder program, a link to their Healthy Dining page is included, where you can access more information about the restaurant’s dietitian-approved menu options. Similarly, restaurants that feature whole grains among their choices for kids have a KidsLiveWell logo with a link.

If you know of other restaurants offering whole grain options, email Kelly Toups so we can add them to our list and help spread the word.

Note: Menus often change with the seasons. The dishes described below are a sampling of typical whole grain options served at these restaurants.

 

Restaurant

 

Location

 

Whole Grain Options

 

 

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Aquatica Orlando Orlando, FL turkey sandwich on whole wheat baguette
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Athenian Deli and Cafe Oakland, CA whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pita, and brown basmati rice available
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Atwater’s Baltimore and DC area Bakery/cafe/catering with farmers market presence too.  Offers whole grain breads daily, grain soups and salads, and more.    
Babalu Jackson, MS corn tortillas
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Baroo Los Angeles, CA The menu changes frequently at this local and sustainable inspired eatery, but a variety of whole grains are typically on rotation. At a recent visit, the menu included salads with oats, quinoa, and bulgur, and entrees with buckwheat, Job’s tears, and farro. The dessert menu even featured a chocolate and oat cookie.    
Bencotto San Diego, CA Home-made tagliatelli integrale — whole wheat fettucine — can be matched with any sauce.    
Bistro Elaia Aurora, CO Colorado cracked whole wheat bread available for sandwiches
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Bloodroot Bridgeport, CT Whole wheat and wheat-free spelt breads, brown rice pudding and more.    
BRAVO! Italian Restaurant and Bar Jackson, MS whole wheat penne available
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Busch Gardens Tampa Tampa, FL whole wheat bread and rolls available for sandwiches,
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA whole wheat sub roll available for sandwiches
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Café Modern Ft. Worth, TX Whole grain risotto, whole wheat pita bread and pancakes.    
Canyon Ranch Miami, FL
Lenox, MA
Tuscon, AZ
Menu changes frequently, but always includes a wide variety of whole grain options from steel-cut oats and granola to whole grain breads to quinoa and bulgur salads.    
Capriccio @ Cafe Cret Philadelphia, PA whole wheat tortilla and multigrain bread available
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Casa de Bandini Carlsbad, CA corn tortillas
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Casa de Luz Austin, TX An experience in vegan, whole foods and casual community dining.  No typical menu, but always have millet, quinoa and other whole grain options.    
Casa de Pico La Mesa, CA corn tortillas
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Casa Guadalajara San Diego, CA corn tortillas
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Casa Sol y Mar San Diego, CA corn tortillas
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Checkers Catering San Francisco, CA This catering company serves up delicious whole grains including quinoa, brown rice, and whole wheat buns at their events in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Christopher’s Table Ipswich, MA Seasonal grain dishes, like Quinoa with Apple Cider & Cranberries.    
Clyde’s  8 locations in Washington, D.C. area Whole grain pancakes and bread options, brown rice, bulgur and more.    
COCO500 San Francisco, CA Menu changes frequently, but always includes creative whole grain options such as quinoa tabbouleh.    
Cox’s Market Princeton, NJ whole wheat bread available for sandwiches
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Digable Pizza Asheville, NC You can choose a 100% whole spelt (a kind of whole wheat) crust on any pizza.    
Discovery Cove Orlando, FL This marine park has a whole wheat bun available for sandwiches.
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Eden Alley Café Kansas City, MO Nine-grain bread, brown rice and whole wheat buns.    
Edina Grill Edina, MN Toasted wheat bread, veggie burger patty made with whole grains
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Emmer & Rye Austin, TX The seasonal menu changes very frequently, but locally sourced, heirloom whole grains (which are freshly milled in house!) feature strongly on the menu.    
Faro Brooklyn, New York The menu rotates seasonally at this acclaimed eatery, but their focus is on fresh, locally milled grains. Whole grain options include a local grain porridge, a butternut squash dish with oat crumble, whole wheat bread, and more (but are subject to change).    
FireLake Grill House Radisson Hotel, Minneapolis, MN Wild rice soup, whole wheat pasta and breads.    
Flea St. Café Menlo Park, CA Menu changes frequently, but always offers great whole grain options like saffron wheatberries.    
Flour Bakery 3 locations in Boston & Cambridge, MA Whole grain breads, brown rice and bulgur, granola and more.    
The Franklin Cafe 3 locations in Boston & Gloucester, MA Menu changes frequently, but always offers nice whole grain options like Red Quinoa Salad with spinach, dried cherries, and toasted almonds.    
French Meadow Bakery & Cafe Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN hemp toast, corn tortillas, brown rice
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Fresh Wok Minneapolis, MN brown rice
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Friendly Toast Cambridge, MA
Portsmouth, NH
In addition to whole grain menu offerings such as granola and oatmeal, Friendly Toast makes all their whole grain bread in-house daily and only serves brown rice.    
Gigi’s Cafe Minneapolis, MN multigrain bread available for sandwiches, oatmeal
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Herbs and Spices Alameda, CA brown rice, wild rice, whole wheat roll, whole wheat bread, and quinoa
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Highland Grill St. Paul, MN veggie burger patty made with whole grains
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House of Hong Seattle, WA brown rice
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I Ching Asian Cafe Lexington, Kentucky brown rice
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Imperial Dynasty Longwood, FL brown rice
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Ivory Mandarin Bistro Dunedin, FL brown rice
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Jon’s Bar & Grille Philadelphia, PA whole wheat tortillas, corn tortillas
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Journeyman Restaurant Somerville, MA Menu changes very often, sometimes weekly, but there are always creative whole grain options such as Wheat berry risotto with corn, mushrooms, and raspberries or Amaranth Ricotta Dumplings.    
JZ Cool

Menlo Park, CA

 

Whole grain pilaf, whole grain breads and more.

   
Kam Luang Somerset, NJ brown rice
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Kin Lin Chinese Restaurant Kansas, MO brown rice
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King’s House Stockton, CA This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Leong’s 21 Restaurant Chesterfield, MI This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Little Chopsticks Providence, RI This Chinese & Thai restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Log Haven Salt Lake City, UT The Hazelnut Pomegranate Chicken with Spinach Salad features Wild Rice.
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Longfellow Grill Minneapolis, MN wheat bread, veggie burger patty made with whole grains
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M Cafe de Chaya Los Angeles, CA Whole wheat buns are the norm for sandwiches and burgers and heirloom brown rice is the norm for sushi rolls. The menu also boasts whole grain bowls with heirloom brown rice, steamed organic quinoa, or a combination of both; oatmeal with quinoa and flaxseed; and brown rice or quinoa in the breakfast bento.
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Main Moon Chinese Restaurant Hubbard, OH This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Makiman Sushi Philadelphia, PA brown rice
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Manakeesh Cafe Bakery Philadelphia, PA Tabbouleh made with whole grain bulgur wheat
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Mandarin Plaza San Diego, CA This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Marabella Meatball Co. Philadelphia, PA whole wheat penne
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Mill Valley Kitchen Minneapolis, MN Menu changes seasonally, but lots of creative dishes like Mediterranean Grain Bowl, Gingered-Shitake Quinoa and Wild Mushroom Farro Risotto.    
Moody’s Diner Waldeboro, ME Whole wheat breads, and their famous Indian Pudding    
More Than Waffles Encino, CA 9 grain bread and toast for sandwiches, veggie burger patty made from whole grains, Grainy Day pancakes
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Newport Landing Newport Beach, CA wild rice and brown rice, corn tortillas
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Number 1 Chinese Restaurant Baltimore, MD This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Oleana Cambridge, MA Menu changes frequently but always offers beautiful selections of whole grains such as Heirloom Tomato & Farro Couscous with farm bean salad, red pepper charmoula & lemon yogurt.    
Oliveto Oakland, CA Owner Bob Klein has launched Community Grains, his own line of stone-ground whole grains. Flour, pasta and polenta are sold both retail and wholesale, and used to make dishes prepared at Oliveto.    
Oriental Wok Ft. Mitchell, KY Brown rice.    
Our Place Indian Cuisine Irving, TX Whole Roti, Paratha, and Poori.    
Ox Yoke Restaurants Amana, IA side of corn, whole wheat buns available
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Pearl of the Orient Rocky River, OH Brown rice.    
Pepper Mint Thai Cuisine Pepper Pike, OH Brown rice.    
Pizza Rustica Philadelphia, PA whole wheat crust available for pizza, whole wheat penne
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Princeton Soup and Sandwich Company Princeton, NJ whole grain roll for sandwiches
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Queen Sushi Glenside, PA This Chinese & Japanese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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RAW Sushi & Sake Lounge Philadelphia, PA brown rice
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The Restaurants at Pinehurst Country Club 8 restaurants within the club in Pinehurst, NC Whole grain fresh-baked breads and a seasonal menu featuring whole grains.    
The Red Avocado Iowa City, IA Whole grain bread, spanakopita made with whole wheat fillo, barley salad, quinoa salad, whole wheat tortillas, mixed whole grains…    
Red Stag Supperclub Minneapolis, MN whole wheat bread available for sandwiches
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Rialto Cambridge, MA Menu changes frequently, but always offers whole grain options like buckwheat polenta.    
Rising Sun Breads Martinsville, VA Bakery/cafe with whole wheat, rye and multigrain breads.    
Riviera Mexican Grill Redondo Beach, CA corn tortillas
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Rogue Distillery

Portland, OR and Seattle, WA

Variety of whole grain options, whole corn tortillas and a black bean and quinoa salad.    
Rosa Linda’s Denver, CO corn, corn tortillas, whole wheat tortillas
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Royal Panda Germantown, TN This Chinese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Saigon Landing Evergreen, CO This Vietnamese restaurant offers a choice of brown rice.
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Sakura Teriyaki & Sushi Express Las Vegas, NV brown rice
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rQ Barbecue Shorewood, IL whole wheat bun available for sandwiches, whole wheat tortilla available for wraps
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Sea Dog Brewing Co. 3 locations in Portland, ME area Quinoa salad served with blue corn tortilla chips, whole wheat bread, rolls and wraps for sandwiches.    
SeaWorld Orlando Orlando, FL whole wheat bun, corn, and whole wheat Goldfish bread for kids
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SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, CA whole wheat rolls and bread available for sandwiches, quinoa salad wrap
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Sesame Place Langhorne, PA whole wheat crust available for pizzas, whole wheat pita
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Seta’s Mediterranean Foods Boston, MA (at farmer’s markets) Take-home food choices include brown rice, barley and quinoa.    
Snap Kitchen Austin & Houston Take-home food menu includes a variety of very creative whole grains, from steel cut oats and quinoa muesli to chicken-bulgur salad and bison quinoa hash, and whole grain and sprouted grain wraps & breads.    
Snooze 4 locations in Denver, CO area Whole grain breads and pancakes, oatmeal and more.    
Sofra Bakery Cambridge, MA Lots of whole grain options such as tomato kibbeh, granola and yogurt parfait.    
Spice Monkey Oakland, CA whole grain lavash, brown rice, quinoa
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Stoik’s Paws California Cool cafe serving their famous whole grain bear paws.    
Studio Diner San Diego, CA whole wheat bread available for sandwiches
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Sumou Japan Restaurant Long Island, NY brown rice
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Suzie’s Chinese Restaurant New York, NY brown rice
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Taisan Chef Darien, IL brown rice
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Taiwan Cafe Boston, MA brown rice
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Teaism 3 locations in
Washington, D.C.
Brown rice is the default with all meals; whole grain udon noodles. Oatmeal and muesli at breakfast.    
The Teahouse Santa Fe, NM Oatmeal made with oats, wheatberries and black Forbidden rice; house granola; veggie burgers made with millet, barley and brown rice — and great breads!    
The 10th Veil, Co quinoa
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The Bistro @ Pro Sports Club Bellevue, WA whole wheat crust for pizza, whole wheat sandwich thins and buns for sandwiches, corn tortillas, brown rice
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The Blue Pacific Grill Perrysburg, OH brown rice
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The Dhaba India Plaza Tempe, AZ brown rice, whole wheat tandoori roti
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The Lowry Minneapolis, MN whole wheat bread available for sandwiches
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The Quick Fixx Philadelphia, PA whole wheat spaghetti, whole wheat penne
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The Tin Cow Pensacola & Tallahassee, FL whole wheat bun available for sandwiches
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The Wrap Shack Philadelphia, PA whole wheat tortilla
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Tott Asisan Grill Lakewood, CO Brown rice is available at this Thai & Chinese restaurant.
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Trinity

Norton, MA

In addition to having whole wheat wraps available for any sandwich order, they offer gluten-free whole grain items as specials such as quinoa sides.    
Vancouver Pizza Company Vancouver, WA Whole wheat bread and pizza dough options.    
Vee Vee Jamaica Plain, MA Menu changes frequently, but there are always whole grain options like chickpea & bulgur falafel with tzatziki and crimini & oyster mushrooms with farro.    
Wang’s Garden Berlin, NH Brown rice is available at this Chinese restaurant.
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World Buffet West Covina, CA Brown rice is available at this Chinese restaurant.
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The Yankee Doodle Tap Room Princeton, NJ whole wheat pancakes
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ZuZu Cambridge, MA Lots of whole grain menu choices, such as Kibbeh Mishi — Ground lamb fried in cracked wheat batter served with mint yogurt; Tabbouleh made with fresh chopped parsley, tomatoes, onions, mint & lemon juice.    
Zen Sushi Asheville, NC Brown rice is available
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3 Squares Restaurant Maple Grove, MN Whole wheat bread, veggie burger patty made with whole grains
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