There are millions of restaurants, but if you have a food allergy you know eating out can be a challenge. We created this site to help you the next time you wonder, "Can I Eat There?"

You'll find links to food allergen guides for restaurants good enough to provide them and info on how to check out those that don't. Our city specific posts are decicated to those local joints we all love.

We hope this site expands your dining horizons... and keeps you healthy!


Chicago - Eating Out with a Food Allergy

Restaurants are listed in alphabetical order. If you have info on a Chicago restaurant please email us at



Allergy Friendly
(Gluten-free info only)

From Chicago Tribune on gluten-free eating:

Eateries respond to gluten-free customers
Chicago Tribune
February 23, 2006

Author's note: This is a good resouce, but note that it is two years old so information be out of date. Check out our links to restaurant allergens guides and menus in the right rail of this site.


From Biacncasaadyarqr Weblog:

Dining Out With Celiac Disease and Food Allergies

February 14, 2008


Bistro 110
Web Site

Allergy Friendly

Bistro 110 is offering a series of allergy friendly dinners over the next year.
Nut-free (March 24)
Gluten-free (May 12)
Dairy-free (September 29)
Shellfish-Free (November 17)

Author's Note: Chef Dominique Tougne is father to two kids with food allergies, so he can relate. Check out a recent story about Tougne and the restaurants allergy friendly fare on The Stew.

Updated 2/15/08


Gluten-Free Chicago

Allergy Friendly

Author's Note: Thanks to Madeline at Gluten-Free Chicago for her work to get word out on where those of us who are living gluten-free can eat in Chicago (and elsewhere).

Check out her reviews and links to gluten-free menus.

Her site also drew Can I Eat There?'s attention to more gluten-free resources for New York and Washington, D.C.

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