Wicker Park - Chicago
Food Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

Big Star

Chef Paul Kahan’s wildly popular casual taqueria, in the heart of Wicker Park, serves a menu inspired by authentic Mexican street food. Housed in a 1940’s gas station, the cool vibe spills across an expansive outdoor patio giving you a front row seat to great people watching.

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Big Star Food Allergy Options

Spokin tip: There are limited nut offerings on the menu, and their tortillas are gluten-free.

Details: bigstarchicago.com

Dove's Luncheonette

It doesn't get cooler than this tiny diner-inspired spot. Dove's offers counter service and all day dining of Southern-inspired Mexican comfort food. The Dove's burger is not to be missed.

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Dove's Luncheonette Food Allergy Options

Spokin tip: Please be aware that one of Dove's homemade hot sauces, available at each table, contains almonds.

Details: doveschicago.com

Small Cheval

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Small Cheval Food Allergy Options

Small Cheval

This little sibling to critically acclaimed Au Cheval is no half pint when it comes to serving a world-class burger. Steps away from the 606, Small Cheval serves just three options: hamburger, cheeseburger and fries. What more could you want from a burger joint?

Spokin tip: There are gluten-free options available and no nuts on the menu.

Details: smallcheval.com


Antique Taco

Fresh and seasonal ingredients are the basis for deliciously creative tacos, sides, and drinks in this casual neighborhood spot appointed with kitschy, antique memorabilia.

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Antique Taco Food Allergy Options

Spokin tip: They use gluten-free corn tortillas and have very limited nuts on the menu. 

Details: antiquetaco.com

Parlor Pizza

Industrial-chic hangout with a patio, offering wood-fired pies and a bar with craft beer and cocktails. Wide-screen televisions inside and the ping pong table outside give this high energy crowd plenty of options.

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Parlor Pizza Food Allergy Options

Spokin tip: There are very limited nuts on the menu.

Details: parlorchicago.com

Smoke Daddy

City Guide Wicker Park Chicago Smoke Daddy Food Allergy Options

Ribs, brisket, chicken and all the trimmings have brought national recognition to Smoke Daddy for over two decades. The stage up front may seem small, but it's big enough to support live music seven nights a week.

Spokin tip: There are limited nuts on the menu, but be aware that the coleslaw contains peanut oil.

Details: thesmokedaddy.com