39 Allergy-Friendly Churro Spots

 ¡Olé! The sweetest way to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo is with churros! See the 39 best places to safely order in our Top Rated Churros Guide! Dip into our guide to see spots offering nut-free fryers, dairy-free dipping sauces, and even a spot with top 9 free churros! See our guide covering 6 countries and for anyone managing celiac, see our Top Rated Celiac Safe Churros Guide.

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Tocaya Modern Mexican

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

“90% of the menu is gluten-free with several dairy-free and vegan options. They have the best gluten and dairy-free fried fish tacos, as well as gluten-free and vegan fried churro bites. They also have salads, bowls, burritos, & chips in a dedicated fryer.”

@eatglutenfreeaz who manages celiac and a milk allergy


Hugo’s Restaurant

Location: West Hollywood, 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. Later in the day, order the fried pickles or hush puppies to start, any of their pasta dishes or the vegan Reuben sandwich for an entree, and an order of sticky buns or churros for dessert!”

@andglutenfree who manages celiac and an oyster allergy

Amara Café and Restaurant

Location: Pasadena, California

“The churros are egg and nut-free! So delicious.”

@nixole who manages peanut, tree nut, egg, shellfish, and sesame allergies

Benny’s Tacos & Rotisserie Chicken

Location: Los Angeles, California

“My absolute favorite Taco and burrito place. They do discounts for LMU students!! California burrito is the best (fries inside), and I don’t think they have any nuts in the whole place. I can even have their cream-filled churros! Let them know about your allergies, and they’ll take care of you. Delicious and affordable for college kids.”

@kqwright5 who manages peanut, tree nut, and sesame allergies

Copita Tequileria y Comida

Location: San Jose, California

“A dedicated gluten-free upscale Mexican spot with two NorCal locations. Get the quesobirria and fried fish tacos, and finish the meal with churros or Bunelos. This place is beautiful, the cocktails are amazing and it’s ALL gluten-free.”

@andglutenfree who manages celiac and an oyster allergy

De Buena Planta

Location: Los Angeles, California

“Dedicated 100% gluten-free spot from the same owner as 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 celiac and an oyster allergy

Babes Ice Cream and Donuts

Location: Sacramento, California

“Love these donuts and churros!”

@bfriendly who manages shellfish, fruit, egg, wheat, and soy allergies

Cozy Cone Motel

Location: Anaheim, California

“The chocolate and vanilla soft serve as well as the ‘gravel’ aka crushed Oreos, are peanut allergy friendly. He also gets the churros and popcorn at the ‘cones’ here. We have had a great experience with my sons anaphylactic peanut and shellfish allergy as well as my husbands gluten intolerance. Let them know you have an allergy often they will direct you to what is safe, have labeled menu for reading, and will call a chef over if needed and possible such as in sit down restaurants.”

@foodallergypi who manages peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and garlic allergies

401k Food and Wine

Location: Los Angeles, California

“If you’re looking for a great dinner spot on the west side, make a reservation at dedicated 100% gluten-free 401k Food and Wine. This wine bar is owned by the same owner as Sinners and Saints Bakery two doors down. 401k has a great wine menu and an inventive and different food menu to pair. Make sure to sit on the back patio then start your meal with the buttermilk biscuits and finish it with mini corn dogs, beef sliders, or carne asada quesadilla. For dessert, grab an order of churros or go next door to Sinners and Saints and pick up their tres Leches cake that can’t be beat.”

@andglutenfree who manages celiac and an oyster allergy

Hugo’s Tacos

Location: Los Angeles, California

“This little fast casual taco stand rates high on flavor and gluten-free options. This spot, with two LA locations, has a huge carefully labeled menu including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. All the gluten-free fried foods are made in a dedicated fryer and they’re well aware of word celiac. The tacos are great but the churros are out of this world. My go to order is always a couple tacos, soy chorizo taquitos, and car load size of churros. When you think of authentic, fried churros this place absolutely nails it.”

@andglutenfree who manages celiac and an oyster allergy

Señor Buzz Churros

Location: Anaheim, California

“These are peanut-free. We have had a great experience with my son’s anaphylactic peanut and shellfish allergy and my husband’s gluten intolerance. If you let them know you have an allergy, often, they will direct you to what is safe, have a labeled menu for reading, and call a chef over if needed and possible, such as in sit-down restaurants.”

@foodallergypi who manages peanut, shellfish, and garlic allergies

Disneyland Park

Location: Anaheim, California

“I did my research prior to this trip and knew I could ask to see allergen lists and even ingredients on boxes at quick service locations and food carts. My kids were excited to get Mickey soft pretzels, popcorn, churros (only from carts that did not sell specialty churros), and even a Mickey ice cream pop. Reserved dining was spot on for allergies. We made sure to be mindful of clean hands. Great trip.”

@skyarrish who manages a peanut allergy

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park | Northern California

Location: Manteca, California

“This place was crazy… like a casino for kids designed by kids on too much sugar. My kids loved it. LOL
We chose this destination because they clearly state their policy is to not have peanuts or peanut products in any of their kitchens or branded stores. We felt safe letting my peanut allergic son order whatever he wanted from the restaurants, including churros, and he enjoyed an ice cream cone from the creamery. The candy shop was fun and never has any nut products, so though we usually avoid bulk bins, I was okay with my son filling his cup with anything Jelly Belly brand.
I didn’t feel quick service restaurant staff was well educated in allergies. They seemed short staffed and a little insensitive. The website says you can contact the restaurant manager ahead of your stay if you need more attention to details. So I recommend doing that if you are dealing with more than a peanut allergy.”

@skyarrish who manages a peanut allergy

Universal Studios Hollywood

Location: Anaheim, California

“We were impressed with Universal Hollywood. Staff was knowledgeable about allergy concerns, including ‘shared facility’, friendly and willing to double check. The app clearly marks restaurants that are peanut free. Packaged snacks were all well labeled with facility info (most were not safe). My son was able to get a churro from a quick serve window but we were told the ‘Butter Beer’ was from a shared facility so we had to skip that. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and do what you’re most comfortable with.”

@skyarrish who manages a peanut allergy


Teocalli Cocina

Location: Arvada, Colorado

“100% dedicated gluten-free Mexican restaurant in Denver. Birria tacos, fried fish tacos, chips, and, the best part gluten-free CHURROS! It’s amazing to be able to order anything off the menu.”

@eatglutenfreeaz who manages celiac and a milk allergy

Salt & Lime

Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

“I had a bison taco and a fish taco. Both delicious. We had chips and guacamole for apps and churros for dessert. It was super busy, but the waitstaff was still very clear they understood the importance of my allergy.”

@natalie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Tijuana Flats

Location: Clearwater, Florida

“Simple but excellent! We love the churro bites! And we love that we can always customize our dishes.”

@taystardust who manages lentil and celiac allergies

Three Bridges Bar and Grill

Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

“They do not have an allergen menu (and options are limited!) here, but this is one of only two places at Disney World that has gluten free churros!”

@seelyhaislip who manages peanut, coconut, milk, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, wheat, celiac, grains, and legume allergies

Nomad Lounge

Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

“Don’t think! Just go & get those gluten-free churros! I live in California, but when I came to WDW, I had to try it—so good! They come with a cream dipping sauce (not dairy-free though) or a strawberry dipping sauce they is gluten-free and dairy-free.”

@hadleyyy2000 who manages celiac and milk and soy allergies



Location: Chicago, Illinois

“Rick Bayless is the best! The churros for dessert are amazing.”

@cmkaiser who manages a pistachio allergy

New Jersey

El Gallo Mexican Cuisine

Location: Hawthorne, New Jersey

“Delicious food and caring staff! I told our waitress about my nut allergies and was assured everything I ordered was fine for me. When it came time for dessert, I believe the churros we ordered came with Nutella and Dulce de Leche sauces on the side but we asked for just the Dulce de Leche and got them to go. They were so good! I’d recommend the chips and salsa and the churros! I’d go back just for those alone.”

@Holly248 who manages peanut, tree nut, soy, chickpeas and lentil allergies

New York

Jajaja Mexicana

Location: New York, New York

“A must visit in NYC! Delicious vegan Mexican food. They had one of the most extensive allergen charts I have ever seen at a restaurant listing well beyond the top 9 allergens, whether a dish contained the allergen, may contain, or could be modified to be removed from the dish. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about each and every menu item, sauce, etc. My favorite thing were the nachos, but I also had the chorizo tacos which were delicious too. Bonus, was able to enjoy the churros for dessert!”

@mayakonoff who manages peanut, tree nut, egg, and sesame allergies

Nami Nori West Village

Location: New York, New York

“100% gluten free and nut free! staff asked for allergies right when we sat down. Sushi was delish and the mochi churros were amazing.”

@nutsfornogluten who manages peanut, tree nut, and celiac allergies

El Churro

Location: New York, New York

“ALL churros are gluten free. I repeat ALLLLL churros. And vegan. So many dipping options. Open til 2 AM. Run now.”

@aroth2012 who manages wheat and milk allergies


Taqueria 27 Lehi

Location: Lehi, Utah

“The best place I ate in Utah- and they have a location in Salt Lake City as well. Only one item on the menu has gluten and that is the flour tortillas. Corn and flour tortillas warmed up on separate flat tops. Fryers are dedicated and the batter for fried fish & fried chicken is gluten free. For dessert they have amazing GLUTEN-FREE CHURROS!!”

@eatglutenfreeaz who manages celiac and a milk allergy


Ghostfish Brewing Company Taproom + Restaurant

Location: Seattle, Washington

“Ghostfish is the best! Completely gluten-free kitchen and brewery. I recommend the fish and chips, tacos, churros, and the Meteor Shower ale and Kickstep IPA! The staff are incredible aware of other allergies and dietary restrictions you may have. Their restaurant uses an online ordering system from your phone where you can remove any ingredients from an order or make substitutions. Their system also includes options to input any allergies you may have. They do not use any peanuts in the kitchen. They do use cashews in one sauce.”

@elise who manages celiac and peanut and tree nut allergies

Washington D.C.

Boqueria Dupont

Location: Washington D.C.

“Awesome tapas restaurant! I messaged them on social media and they connected with the chef who was on top of it saying there are no peanuts/peanut oil on site. They mentioned that they do have walnuts/almonds that may have cross-contact with peanuts at processing facilities, but that’s it. Very aware and knowledgeable! When we arrived they asked if anyone had allergies and talked directly to me to make sure nothing they brought contained my allergens (nuts/other legumes). Food was amazing and I have been back multiple times since with the same great experience. Safely had the churros too (no chocolate) and typically never am able to have dessert!”

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

Mission Dupont Circle

Location: Washington, D.C.

“Mission is a really good Mexican restaurant in D.C. They told me no nuts or peanut oil at all. I got a really good burrito and churros for dessert. I confirmed that the dough was made in-house, so I knew it was safe. I loved my whole meal, but especially the churros!”

@allieparks22 who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Mejico Restaurant

Location: Sydney, Australia

“I ordered corn ribs, tortilla chips and dip, steak, sangria, and churros. With a beans and avocado allergy, I was always hesitant to try Mexican food. So it was really exciting for me to have a great experience at Mejico! I contacted the restaurant ahead of time to inform them of my allergies. On the day, the waitstaff confirmed with me and told me that the chef will be careful with cross-contact when preparing my meal.The food was great and I felt safe eating here!”

@supiii who manages peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, seed, grain, legume, and fruit allergies


Pico’s Taqueria & American Grill

Location: Rome, Italy

“I have been here twice now and the first time was a 10/10 experience. Everything very well labeled and nothing containing peanuts. Told the waiter anyways and he said he would check with the kitchen. Came back and said I would be totally safe, even had the churros for dessert, which was a treat! Second time was an 8/10 because the waitress didn’t understand me when I said in Italian that I had a peanut allergy. She brought over a different waiter and he said that there may be a chance of cross-contamination, but they aren’t positive. I said this was fine because there are no peanuts on the menu and no peanut allergens listed in any of the food. AMAZING tacos. Kind of on the pricier side but very good food and drinks!”

@elliegust who manages a peanut allergy


La Lupita Taco and Mezcal

Location: San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

“This place came highly recommended for great food and super fun atmosphere with a live band — definitely need reservations and the first thing they asked was if anyone had any allergies which was great — I was surprised to see a few items with peanuts at a taco place. It’s VERY LOUD so I felt it was a bit challenging to make sure all was okay—all was safe, but it’s fast paced and loud. My daughter safely had guacamole and a cheese dip and 2 tacos. I left before dessert came but we ordered churros which came with chocolate sauce, caramel and ice cream. My daughter and husband checked all (it was canola oil) but when it came the ice cream was sitting on a crumb topping and when they asked what it was someone came back with a to go container so she passed on the ice cream. All was safe but definitely a challenging environment to communicate.”

@susie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies

Dos Catrinas

Location: Corral del Risco, Mexico

“This is a restaurant at the Four Seasons hotel. One of the first questions they asked was if anyone had food allergies. Overall they were excellent!! They checked everything for us and we ordered a salsa tasting which one of the salsas had pumpkin seeds which she is not allergic to, but about 3 staff members came by to double check. She had the pork belly al pastor for her entree. We ordered for the table a dish called Tlayuda that was kind of like a Mexican pizza—when they brought it out they let us know that they put sauce on the side and not on the dish. To be honest, we ordered it for the table but my daughter wasn’t interested in it and I don’t think we even asked if it had nuts not thinking she would eat it. It did have cashews in that sauce, which they caught so we sent the sauce right back. They really were fantastic and knowledgeable. There is also a churros stand right next to the restaurant on the hotel property. They fry with corn oil and it was safe for my daughter, as was the chocolate and caramel sauce. Really nice!”

@susie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies

Art Walk San Jose Del Cabo

Location: Corral del Risco, Mexico

“This art walk happens everyday Thursday night in downtown San Jose del Cabo and it was so fun and festive in the plaza outside and absolutely a mix of locals and tourists. We were told by many people that they have the best churros and we all loved them! There was a long line so my husband waited while we walked around and there are artists, vendors selling jewelry and local inspired trinkets and some food like cotton candy, churros, and elote. We had to wait until my husband got to the front of the line to ask about allergies which was a little challenging with 50 people behind us and my husband and daughter do know some Spanish, but we wish we brought an translated card here so definitely recommend but we did feel comfortable there were no nuts—we got the chocolate and what we thought was caramel, leches, but tasted more like a glaze—all was safe and I don’t have a photo because we attacked the warm churros.”

@susie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

Location: Punta Mita, Mexico

This could be the most allergy friendly hotel we’ve ever stay at! They go above and beyond. When our daughter mentions her but allergy, they insist on taking precautions we haven’t even asked for! They also have insight to ask if everything for our whole family should be prepared for our daughter so that she can share our food. A few tidbits: they have a churros cart every night that had been safe (we also found out it is egg and milk free) fried in corn oil. They have 3pm ice cream every day (so fun) and it’s been safe for her. They bring snacks by at the pool quite a bit, and they always know what is in the food/drinks. The breakfast restaurant has a buffet that calls out what has nuts. All the menus have legends on them calling out most allergens. My daughter had a smoothie at the pool and they made sure the blender was clean. We have stayed here before and many menus have been update and the whole place now has many plant based menu options (if you have milk and egg allergy. We love this hotel and I can’t recommend it enough.”

@susie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies

Viceroy Los Cabos

Location: San José del Cabo Mexico

“Their churros are top 9 FREE. I knew they were gluten-free and nut-free ,but was so curious to know if they were also free of other allergens — this is what the hotel said ‘our churros are gluten-free, and indeed, they are fried in oil separate from other foods. The ingredients they contain are gluten-free flour (tapioca flour, potato, rice, and vanilla), and water. They do not contain any dairy or egg’. WHAT A FIND!!!

@susie who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


Chocolatería San Ginés

Location: Madrid, Spain

“Ladies and gentlemen, behold the gem of Madrid! Churros and hot chocolate is never an option for me on a typical trip abroad, but San Ginés made it possible. They don’t have nuts (aside from hazelnuts in 1 ice cream option-which isn’t even in the same building as the churros) or sesame in-house and have a very detailed allergen menu in various languages. The experience was truly liberating and I went back for a second time the same day I discovered them! They also have packs of their hot chocolate mix that you can purchase and take home. This helped me feel more calm so I could verify the ingredients myself. I felt incredibly safe here and the employees were very supportive. You MUST try San Ginés!”

@alexandrabrist who manages peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, sesame, and kiwi allergies

Granja M. Viader

Location: Barcelona, Spain

“We stopped in for dessert with our eyes on the churros, and I was absolutely stunned by their extensive allergy menu! Each menu item was individually labeled for top allergens. So good we tried to go back the next night but couldn’t get a table. Seemed like a local favorite!”

@alyssabauder who manages a peanut allergy

Churrería Chocolateria 1902

Location: Madrid, Spain

“I got vegan churros and dark chocolate here! Super yummy and there are signs all around the front that advertise the dairy-free option. The staff knew exactly what I meant when I asked for that, and they confirmed that it was dark chocolate.”

@amandayoung03 who manages peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, fish, and shellfish allergies

United Kingdom

Club Mexicana, Shoreditch

“Completely vegan and nut-free restaurant! I just had churros for the dessert but everything looked amazing.”

@amandayoung03 who manages peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, fish, and shellfish allergies

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