San Francisco Peanut Allergy-Friendly City Guide

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There’s something for everyone in San Francisco. In this free-thinking, food-obsessed city known for mindful eating and fresh ingredients, there has never been a better time to visit with food allergies. Before you jump on a cable car to the Mission or take a ferry across the Bay, be sure to check out our guide to all things allergy-friendly.

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Blue Plate


Classic American comfort food meets gourmet Mediterranean flavors at Blue Plate in the Outer Mission neighborhood. With a peanut-free kitchen, diverse menu and flexible staff, all food allergies are welcome.

Spokin Tip: Their famous fried chicken is prepared in canola oil and a gluten-free version is available that isn’t listed on the menu.

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Dosa’s makes allergy-friendly Indian dishes doable (and delicious). Their menu clearly labels all dishes that are vegan or free of dairy, egg, gluten and nuts. If you don’t see something you like on the specialty menus, almost all of the regular dishes can be made dairy-free or gluten-free.

Spokin Tip: For those with wheat, egg and nut allergies, the chef recommends the Paneer and Peas Uttapam, which is made in a separate area of the kitchen with a rice bran oil.

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La Mediterranee

Food allergies are a top priority at this cafe serving up a fusion of classic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Their two locations on Fillmore St and Noe Street both offer separate nut-free, gluten-free and vegan menus. La Mediterranee is completely peanut-free and only walnuts and pistachios are used in select dishes.

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Seed + Salt


Seed + Salt makes clean, allergy-friendly eating effortless with a menu that is free of gluten, dairy, peanuts and refined sugar. They do use a small amount of tamari, a fermented soy product, and tree nuts, but the staff is diligent about preventing cross contact by storing any allergens in a separate area of the kitchen.

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From street tacos to lobster rolls, this Nantucket-themed restaurant is obsessed with quality ingredients and the best food allergy practices. There are no peanuts or tree nuts in the kitchen, and all of the taco tortillas are gluten-free. The staff takes extra precautions to keep allergens separated in the kitchen, and they use corn oil for any fried items.

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Famous for its French-inspired brunch and cozy patio, Zazie’s has become a foodie hotspot in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. Their expert staff has plenty of experience serving guests with food allergies or special diets, and there are no peanuts or peanut butter used anywhere in the kitchen

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SF Brand Spotlight: Bread Srsly


Sourdough bread is a San Francisco staple, and no one does an allergy-friendly version better than Bread Srsly. Born and baked in SF, all of their bread is made in a 100% gluten-free facility and is completely free from milk, soy, egg, peanut, tree nut, potato, tapioca, sugar and chickpea.

Their bread is available in retail locations across the Bay Area and is now available for nationwide shipping!

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Mariposa Bakery


Located in the iconic Ferry Building, Mariposa Bakery is the ultimate gluten-free find in San Francisco. The shop was started by a Berkeley mom with a sweet tooth who didn’t want to compromise her healthy diet. Mariposa bakes all of their treats in a completely dedicated gluten-free and peanut-free facility and is serious about cross contamination with clear labels for allergens

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