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Making that booking to Disney and committing to the trip is one of the most fabulous feelings around. The excitement and wonder Disney can bring to not only the children in your life but also the grown-ups is a magical experience but do the meal plans go out the window if you have food allergies such as Gluten intolerance. This question can be a great source of stress when planning your magical trip as the sheer unknown answer can weigh heavy on your mind but it doesn’t have to. Disney has made great additions to there meal service, snacks and quick bites to ensure whatever your diet there will be something for everyone. Here’s a highlight of some of the fabulous places you will find that cater to a Gluten Free diet.

TABLE SERVICE DINING

One of the easiest ways to eat that cater to special diets is using Disney’s table service, if you book using the advanced dining reservation service you can add a note with your specific dietary requirements before your arrival, although there’s no need to panic if you don’t pre-book simply tell the restaurant staff upon your arrival and they will make sure you are catered for. Here are a few restaurants that have fantastic gluten-free options

GLUTEN-FREE MENU FOR THE SKIPPER CANTEEN

Appetizers…

Shiriki Noodle Salad $11

Rice Noodles, Edamame Beans, Mushrooms, Green Mango, and Cucumber tossed with a Sweet Chili Sauce.

Falls Family Falafel $10

Chickpeas, Garlic, Onions, Lemon Juice, and Herbs served with House-made Edamame Hummus and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds.

Jungle Green Salad $9

Skipper Bill’s Iceberg Wedge with Shishito Peppers, Radish, Hearts of Palm, Cucumbers, and Pistachios with an Aji Pepper-Yogurt Dressing.

Smiley’s Croc of Soup $9

Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup.

Orinogo Ida’s Cachapas $11

House-made Corn Pancakes, Mojo Braised Pork, Black Bean Salad, Avocado Cream.

S.E.A. Shu Mai $12

A Legendary blend of Pork, Shrimp, Edamame Beans, and Spices wrapped in Gyoza Skin then steamed.

Entrees…

Curried Vegetable Crew Stew $18

Seasonal Vegetables and Pineapple Tofu in a House-made Curry Sauce served with Coconut Rice.

“Baa Baa Berber” Lamb Chops $28

Berber-spiced Lamb Chops, Roasted Carrot Puree, and Arugula-Cauliflower Salad tossed in a Citrus Vinaigrette.

Hardy Har Char Siu Pork $24

Char Siu-marinated Pork served with Seasonal Vegetables and Jasmine Rice

A Lot of Steak Salad $19

We’re betting it all on this one! Grilled Steak, Romaine Lettuce, Spring Mix, Pickled Jalapenos, Red Onions, Queso Fresco, and Pumpkin Seeds tossed in a Chimichurri Vinaigrette.

Perkins Thai Noodles $24

Chicken, Tofu, Seasonal Vegetables, and Rice Noodles tossed in a Spicy-Soy Chili Garlic Sauce.

Sankuru Sadie’s Seafood Stew $27

Shrimp, Sustainable Fish, Mussels, and Octopus simmered in a fragrant Coconut Sauce. Served with Jasmine Rice.

Whole Fried Fish $33

Catch of the Day Served with House-made Kimchi and a Soy-Ginger Vinaigrette

Tastes Like Chicken Because It Is! $24

Crispy Fried Chicken served with Jasmine Rice, Chili Glaze, and Seasonal Vegetables

Sustainable Fish $31

Served over Spiced Couscous and Black Garlic Aioli in a Fragrant Basil-Lemon Grass Broth

Dr. Falls’ Signature Grilled Steak $35

Marinated New York Strip, Pico de Gallo Butter, Jasmine Rice, and Braised Black Beans with Applewood-smoked Bacon.

Desserts…

Coconut Bar with Pineapple Basil Compote and Vanilla Cream $8

Vanilla Chiffon Cake with Coconut and Lime-White Chocolate Ganache

Bertha’s Banh Bong Lan Cake with Mango-Lime Sorbet $8

Vanilla Chiffon Cake soaked with Lemon Grass-Ginger Syrup

Kungaloosh! $8

An African-Inspired Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Bananas served with Cashew Caramel Ice Cream topped with Coffee Dust

Quick Sand! $8

Jasmine Rice Pudding, Mango Sauce, Lemon Curd, Hibiscus Meringue, and Pineapple.

Kids Meals (Ages 9 and Under)

Appetizers

Serengeti Salad $3

Romaine with Tomato, Carrots, Broccoli, and Cucumber with a Fat-free Italian Dressing

Safari Snack $3

Carrots and Cucumbers served with Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

Mickey Check Meals (Served with a Small Low Fat Milk or Dasani Water)

Tiki Tiki Shrimpy Shrimpy $12

Entrée – Grilled Shrimp served with Stir-fried Cauliflower Rice, Carrots, Egg, Edamame, and Soy Sauce.

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Sizzling Savanna Grilled Seasoned Steak $13

Entrée – Seasoned Grilled Steak served with Steamed Broccoli and Fingerling Potatoes

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Congo Connie’s Coconut Curry Concoction $11

Entrée – Seasonal Vegetables and Pineapple Tofu in a House-made Coconut-Curry Sauce served with Jasmine Rice

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

If your Child doesn’t want to dine from the set menu they can pick and mix!

Choose 1 Beverage, 1 Entrée and 1 Dessert from the following…

Beverage…

Small Low Fat Milk

Small Dasani Water

Small Minute Maid Apple Juice.

Entrees…

Junior Skip’s Mac and Cheese $10

Served with Broccoli.

Chef Tandaji’s Crispy Chicken $11

Served with Jasmine Rice, Seasonal Vegetables, and Dipping Sauce.

Desserts…

Volcano

Gooey Chocolate Lava with Caramel Lava and Exploding Chocolate Rocks

Monkey Bites

With Candied Chocolate Sunflower Seeds and Chocolate-dipped Banana Bites

Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Watermelon, Kiwi, Strawberries, and Pineapple

GLUTEN-FREE MENU FOR TIFFINS IN ANIMAL KINGDOM

Appetizers…

Marinated Grilled Octopus $16

Salsify, Saffron Aioli, Lemon-Caper Olive Oil

Black-Eyed Pea Fritters $11

Zhough Yogurt, Peppadew Puree

Tiffins Signature Bread Service $10

Tadka, Black-Eyed Pea Hummus, Zhough Yogurt

Selection of Artisanal Cheeses $16

Chef’s Selection of Accoutrements

Apple-Walnut Salad $12

Seasonal Greens, Heirloom Apples, Candied Walnuts, Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato and House-Made Mozzarella $14

Toy Box Tomatoes, Smoked Olive Oil, Fig Vincotto

Butternut Squash Soup $13

Coconut-Curry-poached Key West Shrimp

Chef’s House-Made Charcuterie Board $17

Selection of Cured and Smoked Meats

Entrees…

Wagyu Striploin and House-Smoked Brisket $53

Rainbow Carrots, Peruvian Purple Potatoes, Sherry-Shallot Butter, Guava Demi-Glace.

Pomegranate-Lacquered Chicken $36

Sweet Potato Pap, Brussels Sprouts, Citrus-Fennel Salad

Autumn Vegetable Harvest $29

Roasted Red Kuri Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin Custard, Einkorn, Baby Spinach, Pumpkin Seed Pistou, Cranberry

Pan-Seared Duck Breast $39

Leg Confit, Alba Clamshells, Parnship Puree, Truffle Reduction, Huckleberry Compote

Duo of Venison $41

Ethiopian Coffee Butter-infused Venison, Boerewors, Soubise, Chakalaka, Tamarind, Leek Ash

Whole-Fried Sustainable Fish $43

Fermented Black Bean Sauce, Som Tam, Peanuts

Grilled Swordfish $42

Forbidden Rice, Tsukemono, Trumpet Royale, Carrot-Coconut Puree

Braised Pork Belly Ramen $39

Spiced Broth, Takuan, Candied Pearl Onion, Sriracha Lime Sauce

Kids Meals (Ages 9 and Under) 

Appetizers…

Garden Salad $5

Mixed Lettuce, Seasonal Vegetables, Vinaigrette or Ranch Dressing

Black-Eyed Pea Fritters $5

Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce – $5

Mickey Check Meals (Served with a Small Low Fat Milk or Dasani Water)

Roasted Chicken $10

Roasted Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert – Fresh Fruit Salad

Pan-Seared Sustainable Fish $15

Roasted Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert – Fresh Fruit Salad

Or Choose from the Following…

Grilled Beef $14

Roasted Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Pasta Marinara $9

Bowtie Pasta, Marinara Sauce, grated Parmesan

Desserts –

Chocolate Brownie $6

Chocolate-Hazelnut Mousse, House-made Vanilla Ice Cream, Strawberry Sauce

Neopolitan Macaroon $6

White Chocolate Mousse, Pate de Fruit, Macerated Strawberries

Fresh Fruit Salad $5

GLUTEN-FREE MENU FOR CORAL REEF AT EPCOT

Appetizers…

Crispy Rhode Island Calamari $13

Roasted Corn Relish and Tomatillo Sauce

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $14

With Traditional Cocktail Sauce

Charbroiled Octopus $14

Nori Sushi Rice, Sesame Slaw, Soy Reduction

Seasonal House Salad $12

Mixed Greens, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Fresh Berries, Feta Cheese, Sunflower Brittle

Caesar Salad $10

Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan Cheese, and Caesar Dressing

Seafood Salad $12

Gulf Shrimp, Mahi Mahi, Bay Scallops, Octopus, Citrus Marinade, Serrano Peppers, and Mango-Lime Sorbet

Lobster Bisque $10

Cream, Brandy, Chervil

Entrees…

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese $33

Tossed with Applewood-smoked Bacon, Baby Spinach, Peppadew Peppers, Herb Toasted Panko

Port Wine-braised 10-oz Beef Short Rib $35

Slow-cooked for eight hours until fork tender and served with creamy Smoked Gouda-Polenta, Roasted Pearl Onions, Baby Carrots, and Cabernet Demi-glace

Tempura-fried Cauliflower $24

Baby Potatoes, Soy-Sausage Crumble, Baby Spinach, Tomato, Peppers, and Whole-Grain Mustard Vinaigrette (Vegan)

Seared Sustainable Salmon Filet $32

Orzo Pasta with Sweet Leek Fondue Cassis-braised Red Cabbage, Citrus-Buerre Blanc

Oven-roasted Herb Chicken Breast $27

Seasonal Risotto and Thyme Jus

Grilled 8-oz Center Cut New York Strip Steak $34

Roasted Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Seared Mahi Mahi $29

Jasmine Rice, Coconut and Cilantro-Lime Sauce, Avocado-Mango Salsa

Shrimp and Grits $30

Sauteed Shrimp, Cheddar Cheese Grits, Local Corn Succotash, Andouille Sausage, and Creole Spice Emulsion

Desserts…

The Chocolate Wave $9.50

Chocolate Curls, Raspberry Cream

Mango Sorbet $7

Comes with Seasonal Berries

Desserts Kids Meals (Ages 9 and Under)

Appetizers

Jr. Reef Garden Salad $3

Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Creamy Ranch Dressing

Mickey Check Meals (Served with a Small Low Fat Milk or Dasani Water)

Grilled Fish of the Day $13

Grilled Fish of the Day with Jasmine Rice, Green Beans

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Turkey Sloppy Joe $11

Ground Turkey, Whole Wheat Bun, Vegetable Crudites, and Ranch Dressing

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Chicken Stir Fry $11

Chicken tossed with Sweet Soy Sauce, Carrots, and Green Beans, Jasmine Rice

Dessert – Fresh Seasonal Fruit

If your Child doesn’t want to dine from the set menu they can pick and mix!

Choose 1 Beverage, 1 Entrée and 1 Dessert from the following…

Beverages

Small Minute Maid Apple Juice

Small Dasani Water

Small Low fat Milk

Entrée

Jr. Reef Steak $13

Roasted Potatoes and Broccoli

Coral Reef Mac & Cheese $10

Dessert 

Assorted Allergy-Friendly Cookies

Coconut Frozen Dessert

Chocolate or Vanilla Soy Frozen Dessert

Vanilla-Rice Milk Frozen Dessert

GLUTEN-FREE MENU FOR GARDEN GRILL AT EPCOT

Appetizers…

Allergy-Friendly Rolls

Farmer’s Salad featuring Lettuce, Cucumbers, and Tomatoes from The Land Greenhouses with Bacon, Egg, and Radishes with Oil and Vinegar

Main Courses…

Home-style Pot Roast

All-natural Sliced Turkey Breast

Italian Sausage with Sautéed Peppers and Onions

Rice Pilaf

Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

French Fries

Desserts…

House-made Fruit Shortcake

GLUTEN-FREE MENU FOR MAMA MELROSE’S AT HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

Appetizers…

Oak-fired Mussels $13

Cooked in a Cioppino broth with Grilled Onions

Carne D’Italia Flatbread $17

With Pepperoni, House-made Sausage, Pancetta, and Spicy Marinara Sauce on Allergy-Friendly Flatbread

Fresh Mozzarella and Vine-ripened Tomatoes $10

Balsamic drizzle, Olive Oil, and Sweet Basil Leaves

Vegetarian Minestrone $8

with Ditalini Pasta

Mixed Greens Salad $10

with fresh Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Artichoke Hearts, and Red Wine-Oregano Vinaigrette

Mama’s Caesar Salad $10

Crispy Romaine Lettuce and Green Goddess Dressing

Margherita Flatbread $15

Fresh Vine-ripened Tomatoes, Mozarella, House-made Marinara Sauce, Fresh Basil, and drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil on Allergy-Friendly Flatbread

Crispy Calamari $13

Tossed with Red Peppers and Served with Marinara

Main Courses…

Shrimp Pasta $22

Sauteed Shrimp and Allergy-Friendly Pasta tossed in a Four-Cheese Sauce with Cauliflower, Sun-dried Tomatoes, fresh Spinach, and Sweet Onions

Sustainable Fish of the Day

with Pappardelle Pasta tossed with Puttanesca Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

Oven-baked Chicken alla Parmigiana $23

Breaded Chicken Breast with Marinara Sauce topped with Melted Mozzarella over Spaghetti

Polenta Cake, Mushroom, and Herb Cauliflower $19

Polenta layered with Sauteed Mushroom, Spinach, and Red Pepper with a Cashew-Cheese Sauce

Wood-grilled Chicken and Penne Pasta $21

Allergy-Friendly Penne Pasta with Chicken and House-made Four-Cheese Sauce garnished with Pecorino Romano Cheese and Parsley

Spaghetti Bolognese $21

Allergy-Friendly Spaghetti with House-made Meat Sauce

Saltimbocca $28

Pork Tenderloin topped with Prosciutto, Sage, Fontina Cheese, Tuscan Mashed Potatoes, Broccolini, and Lemon-Caper Sauce

Charred Strip Steak $33

Five-cheese Macaroni with Pancetta, Aged Balsamic-Shallot Butter, and a Chianti

Desserts…

Gelato $6

Choice of Chocolate or Vanilla

Soy Milk Nondairy Frozen Dessert $5

Vanilla or Chocolate flavoured

Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce topped with Whipped Cream $7

a no sugar added dessert

Flourless Chocolate Cake $7.50

Creamy Chocolate Cake drizzled with Chocolate Sauce and Whipped Cream

Ghiradelli Chocolate and Cherry Tort $7.50

Creamy Chocolate infused with Morello Cherries with Cherry Coulis and topped with Whipped Cream

Lemon Sorbet $6

a no sugar added dessert

  • If you are Guest with 4 or more allergies/intolerances or multiple Guests with allergies/intolerances within the same party contact Special.Diets@DisneyWorld.com after reserving dining so they can make appropriate arrangements for your visit (do this at least 14 days prior to your reservation).

With everything to see and do you may not have time to have a full sit-down meal, in that case, the Quick bites option is the way to go and there’s no shortage of gluten-free friendly options, here’s a few,

Sunshine Seasons at Epcot…

quick service café is a mecca for anyone with food allergies or a special diet, with a grill and power salads available even desserts it’s all catered for.

Flame tree BBQ at Animal Kingdom…

nearly every item of their menu is available gluten-free so there is no shortage of to fill you up.

Pinocchio’s Village Haus at Magic Kingdom…

hidden behind Cinderella’s Castle this place is great for anyone on a special diet from pizzas to allergy-friendly chicken tenders even delicious desserts.

PizzeRizzo at Hollywood Studios…

nearly all of their menu can be made gluten free using allergy-friendly rice crusts and vegetable pizzas to name just a few.

ABC Commissary at Hollywood Studios…

this place is great for burgers and sandwiches as they have the option to use allergy friendly buns, they also have a range of allergy-friendly kids’ meals and desserts

There’s more than enough snacks to take your pick from as well and just because you have a dietary requirement doesn’t mean you have to miss out here are a few gluten-free options available to you.

Dole Whip

Turkey Legs

Flavoured Rice Chips at Terra Treats at Animal Kingdom

Whole fruit and vegetable snacks

Some of the merchandise locations carry Disney branded allergy friendly line of snacks including cookies, chocolate, granola bars and more!

Guests with food allergies or intolerance are allowed to bring food into Walt Disney World theme parks and dining locations. When entering a park, simply inform the Security Cast Member at bag check that someone in the party has a food allergy or intolerance.

I hope this guide has reassured you that Disney has no shortage of places that will cater for whatever your dietary requirements (this is just a few) If you are ever not sure of an item then Disney staff members will be more than happy to find out for you nothing is too much trouble, it is Disney after all.

For further information on Special Diets at Disney World visit www.disneyworld.com/specialdiets

Holly Smith

I'm Holly a Mum of 3 with a love for everything Disney & Orlando! So much so I've created this website and Community to share ways to save money and get the most out of your visit to Orlando Florida!

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