137 Allergy-Friendly Brunch Spots

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Brunches stacked with pancakes and waffles, avocado toast, eggs benedict, bagels and lox, and bottomless pots of coffee and mimosas are #weekendgoals! Just in time for Easter Sunday, our brunch guide features 137 allergy-friendly places to find gluten-free bagels and waffles, peanut-free beignets, top 8 free churro donuts, and more. See reviews covering 28 states and 7 countries, including 9 places that are Spokin Verified. If you’ve found an allergy-friendly brunch spot, please share a review on the Spokin app!

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SPOKIN VERIFIED


Erin McKenna’s Bakery

Location: New York, New York + Los Angeles, California + Santa Monica, California + Orlando, Florida

Dedicated Free Of: Milk, Egg, Soy, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Gluten
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Peanut, Tree Nut (excluding coconut)

“Erin McKenna’s is dedicated to gluten-free and vegan and this location has an entire sit-down brunch menu! Their brunch options include vegan breakfast bowls, pancakes, waffles, french toast, and gluten free-vegan bagels (they have plain, everything, and a special of the day!) My boyfriend and I shared the pancakes with fresh berries and the apple pie waffles! They also have some new fun latte flavors (like lavender oat milk) and the only milk they use are oat and rice, so no worries about cross-contact for dairy or nut allergies! And you can pick out tons of baked goods from the display case—the chocolate cupcakes and cinnamon rolls taste amazing!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


Ghostfish Brewing Co.

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dedicated Free Of: Wheat, Gluten
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Peanut, Tree Nut, Milk, Egg, Soy, Sesame

“This place is a celiac’s dream and all dedicated gluten-free!”

@trish99, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Intentional Foods

Location: Mesa, Arizona

Dedicated Free Of: Peanut, Tree Nut, Milk, Egg, Soy, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Gluten, Sesame
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Mustard, Corn

“Perfect place to eat with food allergies and they have the best fried churro donuts! Amazing place for brunch with top 8 allergen-free cocktails, beer, wine, waffles, bagels, and baked goods.”

@eatglutenfreeaz, who manages milk, egg, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Lonesome Rose

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Dedicated Free Of: None
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
All other allergies

“Waitstaff was super clean on handling food allergies and I felt confident the kitchen had a good process.”

@adamwood, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Noble Bird

Location: Long Beach, California

Dedicated Free Of: Peanut, Tree Nuts (excluding coconut), Milk, Fish, Shellfish
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
All other allergies

“With so many great reviews on Spokin, we had to try! Lived up to the hype. Had a great meal on the comfy patio. Staff was great!”

@skyarrish, who manages a peanut allergy


Split-Rail

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Dedicated Free Of: Peanut, Tree Nuts (excluding coconut)
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
All other allergies

“We came for brunch and it was amazing! We had the breakfast burrito, homemade bagels, latkes, crumb cake. We also get to say hello to Chef Zoe! The service was amazing. We couldn’t recommend more! This restaurant is NUT-FREE! The chef has life-threatening nut allergies and the staff isn’t allowed to even bring nuts to work. My daughter could eat EVERYTHING on the menu including desserts! Lots of gluten-free and vegan options too. Heaven!”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


The Difference Baker

Location: Ashburn, Virginia

Dedicated Free Of: Peanut, Tree Nut, Soy, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Gluten, Sesame, Corn, Artificial Dyes
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Milk, Egg, Oat

“This place is a DREAM! Dedicated free of gluten and nuts with amazing donuts, cinnamon rolls and pastries!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, and Celiac-gluten allergies


Emy Delights & Bites

Location: Hyde Park, New York

Dedicated Free Of: Top 9, Gluten
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Corn, Oat, Potato, Sunflower, Legume

“Wonderful options free of the top 9 allergens for food and baked goods!”

@stinamoon, who manages peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, sesame, and hemp allergies


Toast

Location: Kittery, Maine

Dedicated Free Of: Milk, Egg, Soy, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Gluten
Other Allergens They Can Accommodate:
Peanut, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Legumes

“I tried the everything bagels from Toast and they are incredible! Gluten-free, vegan, nutrient dense, and delicious!”

@emilybean, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


ALABAMA


THE HOUND

Location: Auburn, Alabama

“The Hound has one of the most unique menus around Auburn! It puts a modern twist on classic southern dishes! The service is amazing and allergies have never been an issue! I highly recommend brunch here! It was to die for and their pancakes, breakfast potatoes, and omelets were all peanut/tree-nut free!”

@liarw, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


ARIZONA


Daily Jam

Location: Tempe, Arizona

“A great brunch spot with gluten-free options close to ASU campus. Tons of fun cocktails including mimosa flights and Red Bull infusions. All waffles are gluten-free including the red velvet. The waffle irons are dedicated and they have plenty of gluten-free waffle toppings. Many egg dishes, salads, and smoothies are gluten-free. The only thing I avoid is the gluten-free bread/sandwiches because there is no dedicated space or toaster.”

@eatglutenfreeaz, who manages milk, egg, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

“100% gluten-free cafe (mostly brunch food!) in Phoenix and it’s also 100% tree nut-free! When I inquired about nuts, our waiter was SO helpful and it was clear everyone there was so knowledgeable about food allergies and had a clear protocol! I was told nothing has tree nuts in the bakery or cafe. He also clarified that nothing in the facility is made with almond flour which I was so surprised by! They do have one brownie that is made with peanut butter; however, the bakery area is completely separate from the kitchen the food is prepared in. I avoided all the baked goods but felt totally comfortable with anything from the kitchen. We got their famous chicken and waffles and my boyfriend agreed it was the best gluten-free Belgian waffle we’ve ever had!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


Santé Restaurant

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

“Such a cute Instagram-worthy brunch spot with lots of gluten-free options. The menu is clearly labeled and 98% of the options are gluten-free. During brunch, they have a gluten-free and vegan cinnamon roll and amazing shishito cornbread.”

@eatglutenfreeaz, who manages milk, egg, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


CALIFORNIA


Hugo’s Restaurant

Location: Beverly Hills, California

“If you’re looking for a good spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner then Hugo’s Restaurant has a menu that checks all the boxes. This restaurant has two locations in the valley and West Hollywood. Everything on this lengthy menu is labeled gluten-free, vegan, or vegetarian and they take allergies very seriously. And don’t forget about their dedicated gluten-free fryer. Every time I visit my server always asks about allergies when taking my order. If you’re here for breakfast, order the Almond Energy Pancakes, Cinnamon Swirl French Toast, or Eggs Benedict.”

@andglutenfree, who manages oyster and celiac-gluten allergies


The Source Cafe

Location: Manhattan Beach, California

“Formerly The Source Cafe and now Nine24 Kitchen, it is completely gluten and dairy free and features a menu full of Mediterranean/Californian fusion food. I love their fried chicken sandwich on a paleo bun, banana bread French toast, and Cassava tacos. If you’re here on a weekend brunch look for their special fried chicken and turmeric waffles which might be my favorite breakfast food I’ve ever tasted. This menu is clearly labeled and the staff is extremely knowledgeable about food allergies.”

@andglutenfree, who manages oyster and celiac-gluten allergies


The Butcher’s Daughter

Location: Los Angeles, California

“One of my favorite spots to grab a cup of coffee during the day or a cocktail at night with dinner or on the patio. If you stay for a meal, the menu clearly lists their nut free, dairy free, and gluten-free options. I love their waffle and breakfast sandwich when I’m out for brunch.”

@andglutenfree, who manages oyster and celiac-gluten allergies


Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio

Location: Beverly Hills, California

“The entire staff was amazing. They were super friendly and attentive when it came to allergies. The food was delicious! Come in for Sunday brunch and you will get to try a lot from the menu. Make sure to make a reservation ahead of time.”

@dsarsour, who manages tree nut, seed, fruit, and grain allergies


Berkeley Social Club

Location: Berkeley, California

“I went to brunch here with friends and was hesitant because 1) it’s a Korean restaurant, so sesame is everywhere and 2) I’d never been before. Looking at the menu, there appeared to be some options I could have. When talking to the waitress, she informed me that everything was cooked on the same grill and wouldn’t let me order something I could have (that was likely cross-contaminated). She helped me make accommodations for a really nice smoked salmon salad, which was really good! Although it’s a bit tough to find options here for my allergens, the waitstaff is incredibly helpful and caring.”

@altheachan, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and sesame allergies


Boulevard Cafe

Location: Daly City, California

“Had the eggs benedict and was fine! It’s a cute 1950’s-Esque spot to get brunch.”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Catch LA

Location: West Hollywood, California

“One of the greatest restaurants I’ve ever been to! The brunch was amazing and both their pancakes and waffles were gluten-free. My sister is also vegan and they accommodated her as well! She said it was one of her favorite meals ever. Definitely a must-try!”

@shosbein, who manages wheat and celiac-gluten allergies


De Buena Planta

Location: Los Angeles, California

“All gluten-free from the same owner of the Butcher’s Daughter across the street. This spot is perfect for brunch or dinner and they even have a second location in Silver Lake with an even bigger menu! We ordered the breakfast burrito, quesadilla, and churros. They also have phenomenal drinks and the patio is perfect for hanging out on a nice sunny day.”

@andglutenfree, who manages shellfish and celiac-gluten allergies


Divine Science Brewing

Location: Tustin, California

“First social all gluten-free taproom featuring their craft beers. Lots of seating and games to play while you’re sampling. They don’t have a kitchen but offer prepackaged pies, pretzels, and chips. And they have a rule that you cannot bring food in that is not gluten-free. When I visited they also had a food truck called Rositas outside making all gluten-free food including funnel cakes in a dedicated fryer. I can’t wait to come back! Brunch on the weekends and trivia on Thursday nights.”

@andglutenfree, who manages shellfish and celiac-gluten allergies


Don Pistos

Location: San Francisco, California

“No nuts on the brunch menu! There is some shellfish on the menu but there were plenty of other options! The guac is amazing and they have bottomless mimosas! I’d definitely recommend making a reservation. The waitstaff is awesome, knowledgeable about their food and drinks, and super kind. Highly recommend!”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Gabi James

Location: Redondo Beach, California

“The staff at Gabi James is amazing and will make sure everything is safe for you. I’ve been there for dinner and brunch and each time they have been incredibly careful with my allergens. They’ve done breakfasts without the toast due to allergies and can answer any questions and know the ingredients. Any of their brunch dishes with eggs (oxtail or papas) have been a safe favorite of mine.”

@juliannarossi, who manages peanut, soy, seed, legume, grain, and vegetable allergies


Mama’s On Washington Square

Location: San Francisco, California

“Finally went to this iconic North Beach brunch spot today! Very cute (but small) inside, so it always has a line out the door! The menu has a lot of shellfish and nuts on it, but when I ordered the cashier wrote my allergies on the ticket with lots of underlines and exclamation marks and made it very very known to the chefs! I had the spiked lemonade and the classic eggs benedict and was safe! Very fun spot, I’ll definitely be back!”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and shellfish allergies


Marla Bakery

Location: San Francisco, California

“This is a restaurant and bakery that serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. The owner can tell you all the ingredients on anything that is on the menu, which changes daily. According to the owner, there is no soy in the restaurant and even the chocolate they use does not have soy lecithin. Their breads and pastries are freshly baked so they do not contain soy either. No way to avoid gluten in the air and nuts are present but separated. They will also help prepare meals based on your diet/allergy requirements. The staff and owner are open, patient, and willing to help you have a great dining experience as best as they can.”

@bntdnt, who manages a soy allergy


Murray Circle

Location: Sausalito, California

“Great spot for breakfast or brunch. The staff was amazing with our food allergies. Amazing view too!”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


My 2 Cents LA

Location: Los Angeles, California

“Head on over to mid-city and check out the southern restaurant, My 2 Cents for dinner (or weekend brunch). This spot is not dedicated to gluten-free but there is a gluten-free only fryer and employees are very familiar with celiac disease. Do not miss out on the fried catfish, barbecue chicken, macaroni and cheese, and shrimp and grits. Basically, anything off this menu is a good choice as long as you finish the meal with your peach cobbler.”

@andglutenfree, who manages shellfish and celiac-gluten allergies


Palm House

Location: San Francisco, California

“Super famous spot in SF and I was surprised by how allergy-friendly it was! The menu is labeled with gluten-free and vegan symbols and a ton of menu items are gluten-free including the fries! It’s Cuban food and they have a bunch of brunch food, as well as lunch and dinner. I had the huevos rancheros and sweet potato fries which were delicious and safe! They do have a couple of things with macadamia nuts and I did notice they did have peanuts on the late-night snack menu; however, I alerted the waitstaff about my allergies and she was super helpful and said anything with nuts she would let me know and would be able to take them off the dish if I wanted to order it. I felt comfortable with this and ate safely! The restaurant is also so cute and in a fun area near the Marina District!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Pat’s Cafe

Location: San Francisco, California

“Cute little brunch spot at the edge of North Beach! I had the biscuits and gravy with eggs and a pomegranate mimosa! The meals are simple but tasty and the staff was superb. Attentive about my allergy and let the kitchen know, and came to check on us multiple times throughout the meal (which you don’t see often in the Bay Area). My friend and I had a lovely time and will definitely be returning soon!!.”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Powerplant Superfood Cafe

Location: Los Angeles, California

“This 100% gluten-free, vegan spot is the perfect spot for a healthier brunch option when you’re near mid-city. I always order their powermac house-made veggie burger, coconut banana pancakes, and one of their many gluten-free desserts. The veggie burger comes in original, pesto, and chili cheese. If you’re looking for something on the lighter side go for their popular chop salad. And let them know if you have a nut allergy so they can take the appropriate precautions!”

@emilyamcelroy, who manages shellfish and celiac-gluten allergies


Portal Oakland

Location: Oakland, California

“Came here for brunch! No shellfish that I noticed and nuts were easy to avoid!”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Pure Grain Bakery

Location: Vacaville, California

“This is a bakery, but they also serve brunch/lunch. Pastry and bread are not safe for our peanut and tree nut-allergic allergic kiddo, but they were able to make her a plate of scrambled eggs and bacon. She loved it and had her safe pastry on hand to eat.”

@anmineni, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, sesame, fruit, and legume allergies


Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

Location: Tustin, California

“This is a fun, delicious spot for breakfast and brunch! One of the first questions the server will ask you is if there are any allergies that the kitchen needs to be aware of!

@dsarsour, who manages tree nut, seed, fruit, and grain allergies


The Buena Vista

Location: San Francisco, California

“Waitstaff asked right away if there were any allergies. We had brunch, which was primarily egg dishes, which are safe for our peanut/tree nut-allergic kids but there were some other breakfast items that had tree nuts sprinkled on top.’”

@laurasum, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Stacks

Location: San Francisco, California

“Such a good brunch spot! The area is adorable, the decor is lovely, and the food is so good! My server was super knowledgeable and confirmed that was meal was safe and also that everything I was ordered was made on a separate surface than what touched nuts. Great spot for eggs and amazing bacon!”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Sweet Maple

Location: San Francisco, California

“Got brunch here with a couple of college friends based on previous recommendations, and they were so great with allergies! They’re pretty busy on the weekends just FYI so there may be a long wait but they were still very thorough with allergies! There are very few nuts on the menu and a decent number of gluten-free options and they do have gluten-free bread! The morning breakfast tacos were AMAZING!”

@emsnutfreeeatswho manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


The Wild Chive

Location: Long Beach, California

“This is an all-vegan comfort food spot with an amazing brunch! I got the Monte Cristo sandwich and was in heaven! The staff is extremely well-informed as well!”

@jennatso8, who manages milk, egg, and meat allergies


Ti Piacera Ristorante

Location: San Francisco, California

“Limited nuts on the brunch menu! It was tasty and the bottomless mimosas were wonderful.”

@samsafeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and legume allergies


Vic’s All Star Kitchen

Location: Pleasanton, California

“Great spot for casual brunch—it is sports-themed, so there is lots of fun decor from the Pleasanton high school teams as well as pro teams in the Bay Area. They have lots of omelets and a couple of other brunch options (pancakes, waffles, etc.) as well as sandwiches for lunch (they have gluten-free bread upon request). No peanuts in the entire kitchen! They only have almonds as a topping for the oatmeal which the waitstaff assured me was separated from the kitchen and if ordered comes to the table in a sealed “ketchup cup.” The only other tree nut on the menu was almond milk which can be requested for coffee. Overall, safe options for nut allergies, educated staff, and a delicious brunch!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


Zazie

Location: San Francisco, California

“French bistro. I went for brunch with friends. There are nuts on the menu, but not too many as far as ‘trendy’ breakfast spots go. Highly suggest the eggs benedict.”

@julia12, who manages tree nut allergies


COLORADO


Adam’s Mountain Cafe

Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado

“Hands down our favorite family restaurant and the first place my daughter ever had a meal outside of our home! The waitstaff is fantastic and the brunch is to die for. ”

@caseymessmer, who manages a milk allergy.


CONNECTICUT


South End

Location: New Canaan, Connecticut

“We had brunch here today and the restaurant was really proactive. They checked all the food and the chef accommodated the recipes for my daughter. The waiter was excellent and informative and made my daughter feel really safe”

@slasky, who manages peanut, tree nut, fruit, and legume allergies


Sucre Sale

Location: Ridgefield, Connecticut

“We went there for brunch and they were super careful and proactive. They even checked labels for their flour to assure it wasn’t cross-contaminated. And it’s delicious!!!”

@slasky, who manages peanut, tree nut, fruit, and legume allergies


FLORIDA


Chef Mickey’s

Location: Orlando, Florida

“This is my go-to brunch character dining in WDW on Magic Kingdom or Epcot days! Make sure you request to speak to a chef if you have multiple food allergies. They do use Bob Red Mill products for their allergy waffles, but if requested will use Namaste. Their focaccia bread is also dairy-free and nut-free and is out of this world! The best part though is the allergy-friendly cupcake (top 8 free) they offer. You have to request them but they come complete with enjoy life chocolate brownie cookie “ears”, Mickey sprinkles, and pixie dust.”

@tpgordon, who manages peanut, tree nut, and milk allergies


Craft Kafe

Location: Saint Petersburg, Florida

“This place is unreal. 100% dedicated gluten-free with tons of breakfast and brunch items. The quiches are the best and all of the hand pies are also incredible. There are two locations in St. Pete but both are the same. 15/10 would recommend it!”

@passthetreats, who manages a wheat allergy


Earl’s Kitchen + Bar

Location: Orlando, Florida

“I’ve been to Earl’s a half dozen times and it’s amazing every time. I do only go for brunch and every time I have the same meal and it’s amazing. The staff understands allergies, every waiter/manager I’ve spoken to has someone in their life with allergies so that’s something that made me comfortable. I alter the eggs benedict.”

@meglet, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, legume, fruit, vegetable, and coffee allergies


First Watch – Panama City Beach

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

“I had the Farmhouse Hash and I loved it. It had the perfect bacon to potato ratio. I’ve been to First Watch locations in other areas and they are always very consistent with my allergy and I feel safe every time. If you’re ever looking for a good breakfast brunch place I strongly recommend the First Watch!”

@dhodson500, who manages a peanut allergy


GEORGIA


Egg Harbor Cafe

Location: Johns Creek, Georgia

“Owner of this chain has a kid with a peanut allergy so no peanuts on the menu. Wonderful brunch!”

@saumyav, who manages peanut allergies


IDAHO


Dockside Restaurant

Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

“Provided a dedicated chef for our meals who reassured us of safe protocol throughout the preparation, cooking, and serving process. Prepared alternative options (ie pancakes without eggs!) as an alternative to Sunday brunch, since buffets are not an option for us. Exceptional service and attention.”

@mkhdavis, who manages peanut, tree nut, egg, seed, legume, and fruit allergies


ILLINOIS


Bar Siena

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“I love this restaurant! I went here for the first time the other day and loved it so much I went back the next day and brought friends. Brunch was great and when I notified them I was gluten-free they brought out a fully gluten-free menu. I ordered the eggs and they came with gluten-free bread and gluten-free bacon. All was super delicious!.”

@shosbein, who manages a mushroom allergy


Beatrix

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“I love the steak and eggs from Beatrix from brunch. If you let them know about allergies, they’ll be super clear and proactive.”

@juliannarossi, who manages peanut, soy, grain, seed, legume, and vegetable allergies


Bloom Plant Based Kitchen

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Bloom is out of control incredible. It’s 100% gluten-free and plant-based, celiac safe. Everything was so delicious. We went for brunch, worth the reservation.”

@gfreebasicb, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Blue Door Farm Stand

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“We just had brunch here and they asked us about allergies before we had a chance to mention them. Love how consistent they are! They asked us if we had any allergies when we ordered and said they take allergies very seriously and have allergen lists for every dish for the kitchen to manage. We went there on a date night so our daughter wasn’t with us but I was impressed and would feel comfortable bringing our daughter back.”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Buttermilk

Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois

“As a bit of a self-proclaimed brunch connoisseur, buttermilk had to have been one of my favorite brunch places I’ve ever been to. Their menu was enormous and clearly labeled with lots of gluten-free options. I ordered a farmer’s skillet, added chicken sausage, and had two sunny side eggs on top. It was absolutely delicious. I felt very safe and was completely satisfied.”

@arielweil, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


Café Touché – French Bistro & Wine Bar

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Wonderful Mother’s Day brunch! They kindly accommodated my peanut and tree nut allergies.”

@isjlm, who manages tree nut allergies


Carbon Arc Bar & Board

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Staff helped us navigate brunch at Carbon Arc to identify items with allergens and to ensure no cross-contamination of foods that were offered.”

@amyd2243, who manages tree nut allergies


Country Kitchen

Location: Highland Park, Illinois

“They have the best omelets and are very accommodating with allergies! If I order anything gluten-free they ask me if it is a preference or allergy every single time. The gluten-free pancakes are so good, my dad has even said they don’t taste any different to him than the regular! My all-time favorite brunch restaurant I have been coming here since I was a baby!”

@scohn98, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Cozy Corner Restaurant and Pancake House

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Cozy Corner is our absolute go-to for brunch! The menu has so many incredible options for our TN/PN/Sesame 17 yo. He eats there most Saturday mornings! Our favorites— are the huevos rancheros, skillets, and the Greek omelet. Everything comes with a side of pancakes, which are so good and fluffy! Their coffee and OJ are delish too. The servers are all so sweet. We love it. Cozy C is the best!”

@sheberhard, who manages peanuts, tree-nuts, seeds, and hemp allergies


Cupitol Coffee & Eatery

Location: Evanston, Illinois

“There aren’t clear allergy markers on the menu, but all allergens are apparent in the descriptions on the menu. Also, the staff is extremely helpful with any questions! Great food and great coffee! The manager is super nice and usually greets you at the door. Good place for a leisurely brunch, half of the seating is couches!”

@jacobb1, who manages tree nut and sesame allergies


Etta

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“We went here for Easter Brunch and I could not be more impressed. They were super knowledgeable about how everything is prepared- they steered us away from several baked goods – they make them in-house at their own pastry spot but it does have a lot of nuts. They were very good at cautioning us. My daughter did have the focaccia with ricotta and honey and then pancakes. Brand new spot in Bucktown. They take food allergies very seriously – and store the details in your profile and add a note to ask parents before the child orders. Wow!”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Golden Basket Restaurant

Location: Westmont, Illinois

“Hands down my favorite breakfast spot of all time! Great breakfast/brunch/lunch. The waitstaff is very consistent and proactive about allergies”

@reganh, who manages vegetable allergies


Hometown Coffee & Juice

Location: Glencoe, Illinois

“Love coming here for brunch!! They have gluten-free bread and can make pretty much any of their sandwiches or toast menu items gluten-free! You can also just order the sandwiches in a “breadless bowl” too if you’re not in the mood for bread. Best avocado toast!!”

@scohn98, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Kanela Breakfast Club

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“The food here is outstanding!! One of my fav brunch places in Chicago. They’re always so accommodating and take my allergies seriously.”

@awissink, who manages peanut, shellfish, fruit, and sesame allergies


Mid Kitchen

Location: Evanston, Illinois

“The vegan pancakes were great! Our son has dairy and egg allergies and it was so nice to find a brunch place we can eat at!”

@eatingwithjeb, who manages milk, egg, and wheat allergies


Nookies

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Great standby for breakfast or brunch. This is one of the spots we consistently went to after our daughter was initially diagnosed. Think they serve dinner but we have never tried.”

@adamwood, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


RPM Italian

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“I had a great experience at RPM. My family did Easter brunch at RPM, and they have a great menu with plenty of allergy-friendly options. My entire meal was gluten-free and free of my other allergens. I had the best affogato for dessert! RPM is a great allergy-friendly option & is delicious!”

@passportmemoirs, who manages tree nut, fruit, sesame, and wheat allergies


Summer House Santa Monica

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Extensive gluten-free menu for brunch or dinner. The staff is very well informed about allergies and takes them very seriously.”

@trish99, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Travelle at The Langham

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“This is a restaurant in the Langham Hotel. The service is phenomenal and very allergy aware. We had brunch here and ordered a cinnamon roll skillet for the table. My daughter had the French toast and she also had the potatoes from my omelet. We usually make sure all that we order is safe for our daughter so she can try what we eat too. Very impressed.”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Wheat’s End Cafe

Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Wheat’s End is the gold standard for allergy awareness in restaurants! It is a 100% dedicated gluten-free facility and most of its products are not only gluten-free but also vegan. The staff is very knowledgeable about all allergies. The best part about this full-service cafe is that my family and friends who do not have food allergies enjoy coming here because the food is delicious! Go for a weekend brunch or a weekday lunch—you won’t regret it! You’ll end up walking out the door with pastries to enjoy later in the week at home.”

@takeyoursweetthyme, who manages tree nut and celiac-gluten allergies


IOWA


Fresko

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

“We ate here recently and had a great time. When I mentioned my daughters allergies he said that they could accommodate any allergy and was very confident with taking our order. They have lots of gluten-free things marked on the menu. They do have nuts on the menu, but based on our conversation we felt comfortable eating here. My daughter ate the sushi and kids French toast here safely. A varied brunch selection. Will definitely be back!”

@vkotz, who manages peanut, tree nut, and wheat allergies


Eggs and Jam

Location: West Des Moines, Iowa

“This restaurant is super fun and kitschy 90’s/00’s themed hip hop brunch place and also free of all nuts except almond butter! The waitress asked the cook and they don’t use any other nut products except for that. They have gluten-free and vegan options as well. We got the You Can Touch, Toast Face Killah, and Lil’ Kim. All were so good. We will definitely be back considering that when we asked about allergies they didn’t bat an eye and answered all our questions.”

@vkotz, who manages peanut, tree nut, and wheat allergies


LOUISIANA


Satsuma Café

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

“My favorite brunch place at school! Always so safe and careful and make sure to not cross-contaminate.”

@izzytri12, who manages tree nut, fish, and sesame allergies


MARYLAND


Alexander’s Tavern

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

“My FAVORITE restaurant in Baltimore. Amazing brunch, lunch, and dinner options for those with celiac that won’t break the bank. They have a dedicated prep area (that includes a fryer) and dairy-free/vegan options. The loaded tots and nachos are an absolute must if you come here!”

@emmagill, who manages milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Miss Shirley’s Cafe, Inner Harbor

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

“All Miss Shirley’s locations are nut-free! The staff asks about allergies before even placing the order and have dedicated dishes for allergens. The manager even comes out and speaks with me directly every time! Great place for brunch and highly recommend the Challah French Toast!”

@yaelkara, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


MASSACHUSETTS


Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

“I had brunch at Davio’s and the waitstaff was extremely knowledgeable about cross-contamination. They had a dedicated area for gluten-free items and a truly delicious menu!”

@emilybean, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Harvard Gardens

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

“I went here for brunch and had a very good experience. The staff was able to tell me what could be made gluten-free, and I had eggs benedict with greens for brunch. They assured me that it would be prepared safely, and I felt good afterward.”

@celiactivist, who manages oat and celiac-gluten allergies


Monument Restaurant & Tavern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

“This is one of my favorite brunch restaurants in the Boston area. They have a delicious burger that only has to be slightly modified to accommodate my allergies. The bun is safe for a nut/tree nut allergy and doesn’t contain any dairy products. They also do not put nuts in their fryer, but there is dairy in the fryer for those who avoid cross-contamination.”

@tpgordon, who manages peanut, tree nut, and milk allergies


The Friendly Toast Restaurant

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

“I have been coming to The Friendly Toast for years and love it. The menu is not labeled with gluten-free options, but the staff can explain what can be made gluten-free. They have a separate grill to make gluten-free pancakes, which is amazing. It’s important to be clear to the staff about your needs, but my food always comes out with allergy sticks. It’s a great place for brunch! Beware, the wait gets pretty long so it’s best to put your name on their online waitlist on the Yelp app!”

@celiactivist, who manages oat and celiac-gluten allergies


MICHIGAN


First Watch

Location: Troy, Michigan

“This brunch place is aware of the struggles of a gluten-free brunch customer. Their menu was clear and explicit about options and alternatives for sides like toast.”

@aliu, who manages a citrus allergy


MINNESOTA


Local Roots

Location: Richfield, Minnesota

“This was a low-key place we went to eat brunch. Super family-friendly. Has outdoor spaces for kids to play inside and out. My daughter safely ate French toast (they have a gluten-free one) bacon and eggs. When I called and asked about allergens they told me they could accommodate any. I did notice they have vegan options as well. We enjoyed the atmosphere of this locally owned restaurant. They even have their own garden out back!”

@vkotz, who manages peanut, tree nut, and wheat allergies


NEBRASKA


Early Bird Brunch

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

“Early Bird is one of the best brunch spots in Omaha! they have quite a few gluten-free options from eggs and omelets to salads and gluten-free waffles. They also have a few vegan options as well. Early Bird’s kitchen is connected to Bob’s Donuts so I’m sure you could even get a gluten-free donut if you wanted!”

@abbykohl, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, sesame, and celiac-gluten allergies


NEVADA


Mon Ami Gabi

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

“The best restaurant in Vegas to eat gluten-free. Menu is labeled but they’re also willing to make most items gluten-free even if they’re not labeled. Everything is made separately and they take great care to avoid cross-contamination. All items come out with allergy sticks signifying they’re gluten-free. For brunch get the French Toast!”

@andglutenfree, who manages shellfish and celiac-gluten allergies


NEW JERSEY


Northern Soul

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

“Very clear menu. Gluten free bread. Gluten free breaded cauliflower bites. So many vegan options. Love it here. Brunch is amazing as well. They have gluten free egg sandwiches.”

@kaylacappiello, who manages tree nut, milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


La Bohème Restaurant

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

“Fantastic gluten free pizza crust! It’s made from scratch by the chef. Highly recommend. Brunch and dinner were both amazing. Will be going back.”

@kaylacappiello, who manages tree nut, milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Bin 14

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

“Fantastic restaurant. Almost the whole menu is gluten free and dedicated gluten free fryer. Wait staff is very knowledgeable. Ambiance is beautiful. Fantastic personal gluten free pizzas. Fantastic eggplant parm appetizer! Amazing gluten free brunch options! 10/10. I go multiple times a month!”

@kaylacappiello, who manages tree nut, milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Seed To Sprout

Location: Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey

“My favorite place to eat. Vegan and healthy by the jersey shore in Avon (another location in Fair Haven as well). This food is so delicious and you never feel gross after eating! Highly recommend going on the weekend for brunch.”

@dairyfreeeats, who manages a milk allergy


Willow & Whisk

Location: Wyckoff, New Jersey

“Great place for breakfast and brunch! You would never know they have gluten-free options because their menu items aren’t marked gluten-free—the only menu item that specifies gluten-free is the pancakes. However, they do have gluten-free bread for toast/sandwiches—just notify the wait staff of your allergy and they will be super accommodating!”

@emmagill, who manages milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


OHIO


Cap City Fine Diner and Bar

Location: Columbus, Ohio

“Cameron Mitchell restaurants always go above and beyond to accommodate allergies. Cannot thank them enough for our safe brunch this past weekend!”

@alyssabauder, who manages a peanut allergy


RH – Restoration Hardware

Location: Columbus, Ohio

“Cameron Mitchell restaurants always go above and beyond to accommodate allergies. Cannot thank them enough for our safe brunch this past weekend!”

@alyssabauder, who manages a peanut allergy


NEW YORK


American Girl Cafe

Location: New York, New York

“We have eaten brunch at the AG Cafe in Rockefeller Center NYC on two occasions. The staff went above and beyond to make my peanut, tree nuts, and sesame allergic daughter feel safe and welcome eating there. We will certainly be back!”

@amc2018, who manages tree nut and sesame allergies


Cookshop

Location: New York, New York

“We had a great brunch at Cookshop. The waiter started by asking if we had any dietary needs. Our daughter is peanut only and she was safely able to eat the beignets and cornmeal pancakes (huge treats!). There were quite a few dishes with tree nuts (FYI) but there were gluten-free options. The service was wonderful. We would recommend and return!”

@lynn, who manages a peanut allergy


Dos Caminos

Location: New York, New York

“My waitress had food allergies as a child so she was familiar with my needs and was insanely helpful. I was able to talk to the manager and he advised me on how to avoid garlic when ordering my food. After finding out the chips were made in a shared fryer, my waitress brought me some guacamole and flour tortillas that were both safe for me. I ordered plain chicken, rice, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes with a ton of tortillas, and it came out labeled with multiple allergy stickers (see my profile pic). the excellent service and food make the decision to go back a no-brainer!”

@sarahmufson, who manages peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, soy, seed, and legume allergies


Ellen’s Stardust Diner

Location: New York, New York

“My family and I went to Ellen’s Stardust Diner for brunch on a Sunday. I was pleasantly surprised to learn from the waiter that there are no nuts in the kitchen for breakfast. The food tasted good but the overall theme of the restaurant was a big hit for my children. They loved hearing the musical performances while eating. The added bonus was the confetti that was thrown which my children loved! We will definitely be back!”

@leslieevans, who manages a peanut allergy


Essex St/Rivington St

Location: New York, New York

“I had brunch and they were super sweet about making sure everything was good!”

@funsize, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish allergies


Friedman’s

Location: New York, New York

“The brunch from Friedman’s is To. Die. For. I got the wild mushroom toast which was unbelievably delicious! It comes with one fried egg and then BURRATA. The staff was so incredible and attentive. I was dining with one of my girlfriends who suffers from celiac and has to be very careful about cross-contamination. She got the blueberry pancakes and I was thankful that we both felt so safe and happy throughout our entire meal. Would definitely recommend.”

@isabelrmachado, who manages tree nut, seed, sesame, and fruit allergies


Landmarc

Location: New York, New York

“We had brunch there and they were great I know they serve lunch and dinner and great location near Central Park!”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Mariella

Location: Brooklyn, New York

“We came here for brunch based on a different review and had a good experience. Our daughter had a pasta dish. The pasta was packaged, and they brought us the package so we could check it ourselves. They were very helpful and we would come back here.”

@levma, who manages tree nut, sesame, and legume allergies


Modern Bread and Bagel

Location: New York, New York

“Modern Bread and Bagel is entirely gluten-free and you would never know it! The menu has everything you could ever ask for in a brunch!”

@scohn98, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Park Avenue Grill

Location: Amityville, New York

“A great little place to enjoy brunch. All items are clearly marked gluten-free and they offer vegan options which are great for dairy allergies. The kind and knowledgeable staff rounded out a great experience. Looking forward to going back for another visit.”

@kboudro, who manages a milk allergy


Sadelle’s

Location: New York, New York

“What a wonderful brunch place! The food was absolutely amazing. I went with my family, and I ate an onion bagel with cream cheese and house-cured salmon (delicious!), French toast (easily on the list of top French toasts I’ve ever had), and coffee. They had walnuts in one of their salads, which is prepared at the salad station which is separate from the bagel and French toast-making areas. The rest of my family had versions of eggs and breakfast sandwiches. Would love to go there again when I go back to New York!”

@natalie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


The Acre

Location: Queens, New York

“I went for brunch! They were so sweet they said they’d let the chef know and on the bill, it said my allergies. I had eggs and mimosas!”

@funsize, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish allergies


The Breakfast Club

Location: Rockville Centre, New York

“They do not sell fish so that was nice! I went for brunch and the waitress told me there would be no contamination with my eggs!”

@funsize, who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish allergies


Thyme & Tonic

Location: New York, New York

“This restaurant offers an entirely gluten-free and Kosher brunch and dinner menu! Most of the items have vegan options from smoked “salmon” sandwiches to pizzas. On top of not needing to worry about any gluten contamination, every dish is delicious and a product of truly gourmet cooking.”

@cbrauner, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


Urban Vegan Kitchen

Location: New York, New York

“A vegan place with such cool vibes. They have an awesome basement. Really good food. I’ve had mostly brunch items but looking forward to trying more.”

@dairyfreeeats, who manages a milk allergy


Parker and Quinn

Location: New York, New York

“Amazing experience! The server immediately asked if there were any food allergies she should be aware of. On the menu there is a QR code to scan for a color coded allergy menu. Nothing on the menu contained nuts. Went for brunch and will definitely be going back soon!”

@girlbehindhive, who manages peanut, tree nut, soy, shellfish, celiac-gluten, fruit, and legume allergies


Vauxhall

Location: New York, New York

“It was a delicious brunch but a small menu. We couldn’t have the buns on the burgers or the waffles due to cc but we were pleased that the waitstaff has the knowledge about it.”

@gabbylevinson, who manages peanut, tree nut, and fruit allergies


WINNER

Location: Brooklyn, New York

“This weekend I tried dining out at Winner in Brooklyn, NYC. They are a cafe-style restaurant with sandwiches and brunch-like options. For gluten-free they have incredible focaccia bread that can be used for any of their sandwiches. They also have gluten-free English muffins and gluten-free peanut butter cookies.”

@gflivingbk, who manages a celiac-gluten allergy


NORTH CAROLINA


Angelina European Cafe

Location: Burlington, North Carolina

“Safe, marker on the ticket about allergies. Decent food for the area. I would definitely come back. If you are looking for brunch and are in the area go here!”

@apalin, who manages peanut and soy allergies


Iron Hen Cafe

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

“I had a hot chocolate and grits with goat cheese, bacon, scallions, and over-easy eggs. I AM OBSESSED! Great place for brunch. The location is a little weird but the restaurant’s food and charm make up for it.”

@apalin, who manages peanut and soy allergies


PENNSYLVANIA


Shady Grove

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Gluten-free bread and dedicated fryer for french fries/tater tots. Definitely inform your waiter about your allergies and they are happy to accommodate! This is a pretty setting with a lovely outdoor patio and rooftop so definitely make sure to stop in for brunch and take some pictures.”

@gluttenous, who manages egg, grain, and celiac-gluten allergies


Spoonwood Brewing Company

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“We are brunch here this morning. There were several options that could be made safe for our daughter. She chose a burger. The server knew the buns were not safe for her as they were brioche. He made sure her burger was cooked separately and that she got everything she wanted. We will definitely be going back!”

@punkinmama, who manages tree nut and milk allergies


The Porch at Schenley

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“We went here for brunch today. We have been before and they were fine. Today they were amazing! We have had no bad experiences but today was great. They went out of their way to make sure that our daughter had good food to eat. They gave her a great meal.”

@punkinmama, who manages tree nut and milk allergies


Turning Point of Blue Bell

Location: Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

“My friends and I go to brunch here a lot! Lots of choices for me. Usually avocado toast, vegan pancakes, or bruschetta pizza. The hot coffee and chocolate drinks are soo good!”

@delaneybrody, who manages peanut, tree nut, and egg allergies


SOUTH CAROLINA


Halls Chophouse

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

“We ate here once for a steak dinner and once for a gospel Sunday brunch. Both times I spoke to the chef via phone ahead of time and was impressed with their knowledge and dedication to my daughter eating there safely. They ensured her meals were safe and she enjoyed feeling fancy! It’s a very nice restaurant and I was nervous bringing small children but they welcomed them warmly and luckily the kids were angels! The food is delicious and we will definitely return the next time we are in Charleston.”

@lattelauren, who manages tree nut allergies


Jasmine Porch

Location: Kiawah Island, South Carolina

“We came here for brunch and had a fantastic meal with phenomenal service. They proactively asked about allergies when we booked and had the chef come over and speak to our table. The chef assured us that there were no peanut products in anything at the buffet, but asked to help serve us a clean preparation of every food we wanted from a special prep area with sanitized plates to ensure safety. The waitstaff and chef were both well trained and accommodating.”

@heidi, who manages a peanut allergy


Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

Location: Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina

“My family and I came here for brunch it was so yummy! Had no problems with our allergies—they did not use peanut oil so the chips and everything else fried was safe to eat! Highly recommend!”

@liarw, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


TENNESSEE


Stay Golden

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

“This place has a great brunch menu with a full coffee and alcohol bar and is fantastic about allergies. They have a detailed allergen menu for all of the top allergens. I called just in case and they were very confident in their ability to accommodate. I got the American Breakfast and iced coffee and everything was delicious! Highly recommend this place for anyone with allergies who struggle to find a place to safely enjoy brunch.”

@sm8, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Sun & Fork

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

“SO DELICIOUS. Amazing and healthy brunch spot in Nashville and right by Vanderbilt campus and bookstore. Highly recommend. Very accommodating with my allergies. I got chocolate chips instead of granola with almonds on my yogurt bowl!”

@brookeblumberg, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


TEXAS


Federal American Grill

Location: Houston, Texas

“Had a super fun brunch here that was safe and delicious! I have not had a ton of amazing allergy experiences at Houston restaurants, so I was a little hesitant about trying a new place but felt comfortable because we are family friends with one of the chefs. Their kitchen is completely peanut-free and they only have almonds and pecans in a couple of dishes. Our waiter wrote down my allergies and definitely understood cross-contamination! There weren’t many gluten-free options but I was safely able to have any of their omelets and didn’t have to make any swaps (they come with gluten-free breakfast potatoes which aren’t fried, no bread, and a side salad without croutons!) Would definitely eat here again!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Henry’s Majestic

Location: Dallas, Texas

“The food here is delicious and the vibe of the restaurant is fun for both brunch and dinner. Pretty good with gluten-free and dairy-free too!”

@shosbein, who manages wheat and celiac-gluten allergies


Kerbey Lane Cafe – Central

Location: Austin, Texas

“Kerbey Lane Cafe is local to Austin and they have a great breakfast/brunch menu that is served all day. They have gluten-free pancakes along with many other gluten-free options. They also have a lot of vegan options too for those allergic to eggs or dairy. There are multiple locations and they are all great with allergies!”

@abbykohl, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, sesame, and celiac-gluten allergies


Origin Kitchen + Bar

Location: Dallas, Texas

“Origin Kitchen and Bar is one of the best spots for brunch in Dallas. There are no peanuts and the kitchen, and almost everything on the menu can be made gluten-free! While there were a decent number of tree nuts on the menu, the staff was very thorough and made sure what I ordered was nut-free and avoided cross-contamination in the kitchen. They had a variety of options including pancakes, breakfast bowls, omelets, and sandwiches, but I ordered the banana french toast. It came with bacon and blueberry compote and was delicious!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


Superica

Location: Houston, Texas

“We went to Superica for brunch and our waitress was very helpful when it came to my allergies! after asking if she knew what type of oil they fried their chips in she immediately asked if it was an allergy I was asking about and if so what allergies I had. I was able to eat the chips since they aren’t fried in soybean oil (yay!) and the salsas were so fresh! I ended up having the vegetarian crunchy tacos which had guacamole, cheese, lettuce, and tomato on them. All was very good!”

@abbykohl, who manages peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, sesame, and celiac-gluten allergies


Two Hands

Location: Austin, Texas

“Such a good brunch!”

@izzytri12, who manages tree nut, fish, and sesame allergies


Picnik

Location: Austin, Texas

“Obsessed with Picnik! Dedicated peanut-free and gluten-free restaurant with a huge menu and many healthy and and allergy-friendly options! Their allergen menu is AMAZING! It lists every ingredient, potential cross-contamination, what allergens it contains and it’s available on their website so I could scan ahead of time! There are a decent number of things with tree nuts, and the fryer does have cross-contamination with nuts, but I was able to find a couple of safe tree nut-free options! I had the berry french toast which was amazing and also had the avocado toast on a different occasion! There were definitely more nut-free options on the weekend brunch menu than weekday lunch/dinner one, so I would recommend going for brunch if you have nut allergies! They had vegan options too! Honestly a great spot for any food allergies!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


VIRGINIA


The Bee and The Biscuit

Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

“Super cute little restaurant. Went here for brunch and got gluten-free granola, yogurt, and berries. Absolutely delicious!”

@shosbein, who manages wheat and celiac-gluten allergies


WASHINGTON


Cafe Campagne

Location: Seattle, Washington

“Had a great brunch here. Researched this menu prior to dining and they are extremely light on nuts—almonds on one croissant, hazelnuts on one salad, and pine nuts on another salad. The waitstaff was very good with allergies. My daughter isn’t allergic to any of the nuts mentioned, but they pointed out that their deep fryer uses peanut oil (also not an issue for us because proteins are processed out), but I like it when waitstaff thinks about all potential risks. Lovely French food!”

@lbedwell, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Portage Bay Cafe – South Lake Union

Location: Seattle, Washington

“One of the top 10 restaurants I’ve ever been to! They are open for lunch and brunch, and there are multiple locations throughout Seattle! They have the most thorough allergy binder I’ve ever seen—it lists every ingredient, may contain warnings, and highlights which of the top 8 allergens the dish contains! They’re a dedicated peanut-free restaurant (they don’t even let you bring outside food!) with a ton of gluten-free and nut-free options & clarify all your food allergies thoroughly before writing them down for the kitchen. They don’t use any nut milk, so I was safely able to have coffee and their gluten-free bread is made from scratch! The gluten-free french toast and classic breakfast sandwich were both SO good! Also, they use allergy sticks on any dish you order!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


WASHINGTON D.C.


Busboys and Poets

Location: Washington D.C.

“This is a super cute brunch spot on K St! There are no peanuts on the menu, and our waiter even confirmed they don’t keep any peanut butter in the kitchen! There is one salad with almonds and one with pecans, and I was told these are the only nuts on the menu. Their menu is super clear and labeled with colored gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan symbols. They have a ton of gluten-free options, have a dedicated gluten-free fryer, and make their own gluten-free fried chicken from scratch! I had the sweet potato hash skillet, which was clearly labeled gluten-free, and our waiter wrote down my nut allergies to let the kitchen know! Overall, it was a great meal, and the staff are definitely educated about food allergies!”

@emsnutfreeeats, who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac-gluten allergies


Café du Parc

Location: Washington D.C.

“Great brunch spot with a nice patio view of the Capitol building! They cook with canola and vegetable oil, with no peanuts or peanut oil around! Menu items are a little $$$ for breakfast, but the food and coffee were really good. Would go back!”

@sabudama, who manages peanut, tree nut, and legume allergies


Founding Farmers DC

Location: Washington D.C.

“I’ve always had wonderful luck here for brunch. Prior to becoming allergic to dairy, I was able to safely eat the beignets. It is restaurant protocol that they do not modify pre-existing dishes as this can lead to error, but they will work with you to find a dish safe for your allergy set.”

@tpgordon, who manages peanut, tree nut, and milk allergies


WISCONSIN


Bassett Street Brunch Club

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

“The menu is clearly marked and the servers were knowledgeable about what allergens the food contained. My omelet was extremely good and my friend’s French toast made my mouth water!”

@reganh, who manages a mushroom allergy


Engine Company No. 3

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

“Recommended by local moms. Peanut allergy kiddo ordered pancakes. The server steered him away from those with pecans because they had a cross-contamination label. Also noted his allergy in the system to ensure everyone in the kitchen was aware. Overall fantastic brunch in a safe space!”

@heidi, who manages a peanut allergy


CANADA


Le Veravin

Location: Québec, Canada

“Went here for dinner and came back again for brunch it was so amazing! The menu is 97% gluten-free because the owner has a gluten intolerance, obviously because it’s not a dedicated restaurant there is a chance for cross-contamination but the first question we were asked upon entering was if we were gluten-free/ had celiac and they were very knowledgeable and informative! For brunch, I had an egg and meat plate with gluten-free toast and more crepes! It is a stop you HAVE to make if there is a gluten allergy in your party. Worth mentioning that they only usually have one to two staff on hand so it can be a wait for service, but the ambiance is nice and the food is amazing so it is very much worth the wait.”

@hannadonofrio, who manages milk, wheat, and celiac-gluten allergies


ENGLAND


The Wolseley

Location: Greater London, England

“Phenomenal service. Great with food allergies. We had breakfast/brunch here. They also had gluten-free options.”

@susie, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


IRELAND

Elephant & Castle

Location: Dublin, Ireland

“Great brunch with limited peanuts/nuts.”

@jbass12, who manages tree nut and shellfish allergies


SOUTH KOREA


Sarabeth’s

Location: Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea

“This restaurant was located inside of a department store, and was perfect to grab a bite before a day of shopping! They are known for their brunch menu. I ended up getting a simple chopped salad and a steak cut with mushrooms and onions. They were able to simplify my dish to avoid allergens and were also cautious with cross-contamination.”

@audreycha, who manages peanut, tree nut, egg, seed, sesame, shellfish, and celiac-gluten allergies


SPAIN


Billy Brunch

Location: Barcelona, Spain

“They had a menu clearly labeled with allergens making it very easy and comfortable to eat here.”

@ginag, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Brunch & Cake

Location: Barcelona, Spain

“Their menu isn’t adjustable which meant that there were few options for me but they have a grid with every allergen in their food on the menu. I have an egg and wheat allergy which makes breakfast nearly impossible but they had a fruit bowl and make your own salad options. They also had some good vegan options.”

@smmoline, who manages peanut, tree nut, egg, shellfish, wheat, seed, sesame, and fruit allergies


U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS


Old Stone Farmhouse

Location: St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

“We have been here for dinner and more recently brunch! I have never had an issue and they are always helpful!”

@vpizz, who manages peanut and tree nut allergies

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