Peanut AllergyDisneyland: How allergy friendly is Disneyland?
From Cori MeckMy daughter has a severe peanut allergy. How allergy friendly is Disneyland? Does anybody have any experience with travelling there with allergies?
Posted December 28, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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From Anthony MurphyI am not sure, but Disney is usually very good about these kinds of things.
Posted December 28, 2010 at 11:44 PM
I am trying to think back and I can not think of anything with peanuts in it sold at Disneyland. Then again, I could be wrong.
My best bet would be to call Disneyland. You are probably not the first guest to call about this practical, but important question. Calling them also allows them to prepare if they need to cook something special for you.
Of course, bring all important medication just in case as well!
From Hermione PotterI've got a horrible peanut allergy and have been to disney WORLD many times with no problem. I'm pretty sure that disneyland would work the same way, but I just always make the person taking my order aware of the situation and they usually can just tell me if I shouldn't order any items.
Posted December 29, 2010 at 7:46 PM
The one thing you need to be careful of is the prepackaged snacks, like the ice cream bars especially. The mickey bars are fine, but those prepacked icecream cones off the carts have peanuts in the bottom of the cone.
From Anthony MurphyGood point, I never thought about those!
Posted December 29, 2010 at 11:45 PM
But seriously, you can't be the first person with this concern. I bet its common!
From Cori MeckThanks for the tips. I think I will give them a call before we go, just to be sure. Also, it's good to know about the ice cream bars because I wouldn't want to go and purchase one and have my daughter all excited, just to take it away! Thanks again.
Posted December 30, 2010 at 2:13 PM
From M. Ryan TraylorCall them and ask about the snacks and even which restaurants at the resort are the best for helping this allergy. Most, if not all, the restaurants should have the ability to prepare food for any allergy. You just need to notify the wait staff when they first come to the table and they will relay the information to the kitchen.
Posted December 31, 2010 at 9:23 AM
From Betty Rohrercant say for Disneyland but have done World. be aware that peanut oil was in some surprise items that we did not expect. chefs were good at letting us know. best advice let them know ahead of time. chefs worked very well with us.
Posted January 1, 2011 at 8:11 AM
From Bryan FearI went to Disneyland once with my then girlfriend, a militant vegan. ( Worst experience ever. ) I have to admit she had a point though, when it was observed that DL didn't really list on the map which places were vegan friendly, or took allergens into consideration. I understand where you're coming from and wouldn't mind seeing the theme park maps include some symbol here and there for vegan or foods for those with food-based allergies.
Posted January 5, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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