La Cantina de San Angel food allergy review

Posted on : 18-02-2017 | By : Allergy Free Mouse | In : Guest, Quick Review, Review

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This quick review was provided by Laura, whose daughter is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts and sesame.

cantina-san-angelThis is our go-to quick service place at Epcot. The food is exceptional and we have had countless meals here. We mention the girls allergies–peanuts, tree nuts and sesame every time and have been assured there are none of these allergens present.

My daughter is a guacamole addict and she loves to chow down on that with some of their homemade corn chips.

We also love the Chicken Cascabel –a tasty naked bowl of sorts with rice, beans and tasty tender chicken and SAUCE!! It’s always a winner.

A trip doesn’t go by without the Barbacoa Tacos. Can you say WOW? They are the best tacos on property in my opinion and you get a side of rice and beans with a trio of them. Quick, easy and super affordable. A favorite of everyone in our family.

We tend to avoid Mexican restaurants due to the presence of Mole (which is made with peanut butter) but there is no mole here–which makes it an excellent choice.La Cantina de San Angel with peanut, tree nut and sesame food allergies

We have also eaten the cheese empanadas and while they are good they don’t hold a candle to the Cascabel or the tacos. Same for Nachos–good and great to share among a group for a snack but I wouldn’t pass over the two mentioned above for them.

The best part: HOMEMADE CHURROS!! As all allergy parents know, finding safe dessert options are HARD. These are not your standard Disney churros –you get a basket of 6 (I think?) circular churros and a bowl of hot caramel sauce to dip . My girls favorite part of the meal!

We can’t recommend this place enough–it’s our favorite!

Recommend La Cantina de San Angel for peanuts, tree nuts and sesame food allergies?: Yes

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San Angel Inn review

Posted on : 05-05-2011 | By : Allergy Free Mouse | In : Review

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La Hacienda de San Angel food allergy reviewLocated in Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion, this restaurant has authentic style Mexican food, not Tex-Mex. Most likely, you will not find typical cheese enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, or chili con queso. What you will find is Pescado a la Talla (grilled red snapper), chicken, pork (with mole sauce), seafood, flank steak with onions, cactus leaves and beans, and shrimp tacos. The full menu is available here: Epcot La Hacienda dinner menu

La Hacienda gluten free dining at DisneyPrice range: $15 – $35.99

We’ve read on other food allergy sites that the wait staff are not properly trained to handle or even understand food allergies. For those who don’t know, this restaurant is not owned by Disney. Therefore, they may not adhere to the Disney standard of excellence when dealing with food allergies. We also had difficulty communicating our dairy allergy and, consequently, could not reach a level of comfort to allow our daughter to eat there. Fortunately, we had anticipated this possibility and packed a dinner for her. Disney lists San Angel Inn as a great place to dine if you have a gluten allergy.San Angel Inn at Epcot with a dairy allergy

The Mexico Pavilion also has a quick service restaurant called La Cantina De San Angel, located on the lagoon. This might be a better opportunity for Mexican dining with kids or if you like more Tex-Mex items, like nachos, tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.

Both restaurants serve fabulous margaritas.

La Cantina may be a better Mexican restaurant for food allergies

The menu at La Cantina in Epcot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you’ve eaten at either one of these restaurants with your food allergy, please take a few minutes and tell us about it, or comment below. Adding your experiences with help others.