Many people often look for different options of food at the Walt Disney World theme parks. Some look for healthier or gluten-free options for their own personal reasons, health reasons, or even medical reasons. Below are the gluten-free options that can be found at Downtown Disney.
Please take note that with the major overhaul of Disney Springs coming to this area, a lot is going to be changing over the next number of months and years.
Downtown Disney Market Place
Rainforest Café – request to speak to Chef or Kitchen Manager and they will customize a dish
Earl of Sandwich – Salads and fruit cups
Wolfgang Puck Express – rosemary chicken with garlic mashed potatoes, some of the salads can be customized – please ask when ordering
T-Rex – alert server and they will send the Chef to the table to customize a dish; Wooly Mammoth chicken dish, gluten free pasta with protein or veggies
Babycakes NYC – The DTD location is closed, however, they still provide treats to many of the Disney Resorts. This vegan bakery specializes in gluten, dairy, egg, and soy safe options.
- Babycakes NYC food allergy information: http://www.babycakesnyc.com/allergies.html
- View their menu online at: http://babycakesnyc.com/menu.html
- Order food allergen-free cakes for delivery to Walt Disney World resorts and restaurants. Call 407-938-9044 at least 7 days (or more) before your dining event.
- Disney Resorts where Babycakes NYC products are found:
- The Beach Club Marketplace at Disney’s Beach Club Resort
- The Boardwalk Bakery at Disney’s Boardwalk
- The Gardens Kiosk at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- The Mara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
- Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
- Everything Pop at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Fulton’s Crab House – Seafood and Steak, veggies, not a lot of dishes with flour or bread options
Portobello’s – Gluten free pasta (available most of time, prefer it is acknowledged on the reservation)
Raglan Road – Ask server to get a Chef for explanation of options
Paradiso 37 – talk to Chef or Manager regarding the severity of allergy & they can customize menu
Planet Hollywood – varies depending on the food availability: Children: gluten friendly pizza, chicken tenders, chicken breast sliced in half and grilled. Adult:: gluten free bun for chicken sandwich and burgers, steak fries baked in oven upon request instead of French fries, side salad, small Caesar salad minus croutons, three salad dressings made in-house, side of vegetable or jasmine rice. New York & rib eye steaks, Mahi & Salmon, Fajitas can be altered for corn tortilla chips instead of the tortilla with Jasmine rice instead of Fiesta rice, no sour cream, Chef will come out to discuss option and the severity of allergies
Bongos Cuban Café – vegetable platter of white rice and vegetables
Wolfgang Puck’s Café – ask to speak to Chef and they will come to table to explain options for each of the items
Food Quest inside Disney Quest – pending on stock: chicken finger with rice breading, gluten free buns, gluten free brownies, occasionally pizza with gluten free crust
House of Blues – talk to Chef regarding the severity of allergy & they can customize menu
This list is as of January 2015, and it is possible that it can change at any time. Some locations may be without certain options or take them off the menu in a moment’s notice. Should you not be able to find some of these items or want to know if there are others, you can just ask.
Speak with the restaurant’s manager or even ask to speak with the chef as some things may have been added or taken off the menu or changed. All locations have binders full of information with ingredient labels and nutritional value.
The products and items above are what Disney believes/states are gluten-free due to the ingredient labels from the manufacturers.
Credit to Allergy Free Mouse