Mom And Son Radiator Springs Racers
  • On May 5, 2014
    Kerri from CA Asked

    My Sister-In-Law is visiting us and has Celica's disease (gluten free menu & Kitchen or she'll become ill.) We are staying at the Disneyland Hotel for 2 nights; are there any places in one of the parks or on the Walk that meet her dietary needs?

    Hi, Kerri! 

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, and thanks for your question. I hope your family is looking forward to visiting The Happiest Place on Earth!

    Yes, there are several gluten-free food choices at the Disneyland Resort. When Guests need gluten-free dining options (or any other special accommodation due to an allergy or medical condition), it’s always best to ask to speak to the chef directly, which they will be happy to do. That way, the restaurant can accommodate her specific needs and reduce the risk of cross-contamination since your sister-in-law has celiac disease.

    Many items can be modified, including substituting a gluten-free roll or bun on the sandwiches at Jolly Holiday Bakery, requesting gluten-free waffles in advance at Plaza Inn, and ordering corn tortillas instead of flour at Rancho Del Zocalo. Many snacks at the outdoor vending carts are gluten-free, such as the popcorn (made with a combination of vegetable and coconut oils), Mickey-shaped ice cream bar, cotton candy, Pineapple Dole Whip, and ever-popular turkey leg. However, ingredients can always change, so please ask your sister-in-law to confirm in person before she enjoys any of these items. 

    Disney recommends making dining reservations in advance and informing the restaurant of any dietary restrictions so accommodations can be made to suit her needs. Please visit Disneyland.com for more information about food allergies and special dietary requests, and feel free to ask me any other questions you may have, Kerri!

    Wishing you magic,
    Courtney
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Meet the Panelist: Courtney, California

I'm a lifelong Californian who's been making magical memories at the Happiest Place on Earth since I was a little girl! Now that I'm the mom of a spirited son and daughter, I love seeing the Disneyland Resort through their young eyes. Our family is perpetually planning our next Disney Parks adventure, and I'm excited to help make your dream vacation a pixie-dusted reality too! Learn More About Courtney

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