Top Allergy-Friendly Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

Top Allergy-Friendly Restaurants in D.C.We’ve compiled the top-rated food allergy-friendly restaurants in Washington, D.C. based on reviews by AllergyEats’ users who represent over 300 unique food allergies and intolerances, including the Top 8 (dairy, egg, fish, peanut, shellfish, soy, tree nut and wheat), sesame and gluten.

Washington, D.C. Allergy-Friendly Restaurant List

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats

“I almost cried. My 12 year old has never eaten pancakes or really any other breakfast food unless I’ve made it from scratch. Sticky Fingers serves brunch on the weekends & he was able to order pancakes, a muffin, a donut & a ton of sweets. It was amazing!!”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Dairy, Eggs, Sesame, Watermelon, Chicken

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Clyde’s Of Georgetown

“The staff was willing to work with my multiple food allergies. I felt like I was in good hands and was able to have an enjoyable meal without a reaction.”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Fish, Shellfish, Soy, Apple, Avocado, Corn (and derivatives), Peas

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Legal Sea Foods

“My son was in D.C. for a class trip. I wasn’t comfortable with the selected restaurant for dinner one night. Legal Sea Foods allowed me to call in his order from the bus and they prepared him a delicious and safe meal in to go containers.”

RATED FOR: Dairy, Pork

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Baked by Yael

“We were excited to try out this bakery for a special treat (daughter is allergic to egg and I dairy) and we were each able to have a baked treat (almost impossible to find at bakeries given the egg allergy). The bagels are vegan, and there were two vegan baked treats (gluten free and vegan cake pop and gluten free and vegan raspberry bar).”

RATED FOR: Dairy, Eggs

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Old Ebbitt Grill

“We were able to order a safe meal for my son, who is allergic to dairy, eggs, peanuts, mustard and more. The wait staff was knowledgeable. His food came out from the kitchen separate. A very neat restaurant, historic decor, right by the White House.”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Dairy, Eggs, Mustard

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Maggiano’s Little Italy

“Great experience! The chef came out and spoke with us personally and the waiter took our allergies really seriously.”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Lentil

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Clyde’s Of Gallery Place

“The waiter asked us about our allergies; reviewed menu items in which we were interested; checked with the chef (including reviewing ingredients); and reported to us what was totally safe. Their meals were prepared and served separately.”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Chickpeas

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Dog Tag Bakery

“He was knowledgeable about soy lecithin – that some are allergic to it, while others who have a soy allergy are not – and he asked how I reacted to it because there was soy lecithin in some items. He did say they don’t use soy flour. They did a great job of making me feel welcome and safe.”

RATED FOR: Peanuts, Soy

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Oyamel Cucina Mexicana

“This was one of the few places we went on our vacation where she was able to have options other than a plain burger patty, or plain chicken. The chef took an allergy menu (which already lists items that can be made dairy free, nut free, shellfish free) and indicated which of those items could also be made tomato free.”

RATED FOR: Tree Nuts, Dairy, Shellfish, Tomato

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About AllergyEats Top Restaurant Lists

AllergyEats Top Restaurant Lists are based on the allergy-friendliness ratings of eateries, per food-allergic reviewers on the AllergyEats app and website at the time of publication, and not the restaurants themselves. AllergyEats encourages diners with food allergies to use these Top Restaurant Lists as a starting point when seeking dining options and to always disclose allergies to the wait staff, ask questions about ingredients and food preparation, and carry allergy medications.


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