AllergyEats Announces Top 10 Allergy Friendly Chains for 2016


We at are big fans of AllergyEats, a guide to the “allergy friendliness” of restaurants. Diners with food allergies use the AllergyEats social app to rate how they well they were accommodated during their visit and the collective experience provides an invaluable guide for the food allergy community.

Every year at this time, Paul Antico, CEO and Founder of the AllergyEats, publishes their List of Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains. Says Antico:

paulantico“According to AllergyEats users, the chains on this list have demonstrated a superior willingness and ability to accommodate guests with food allergies. These restaurant chains have proven themselves to have best-in-class food allergy procedures, protocols, training and knowledge, receiving high ratings and positive feedback from food-allergic diners.”

The list is divided between large chains (50 or more outlets) and small. Here are this year’s top achievers:

Allergy Friendly Large Chains

  • Maggiano’s Little Italy (4.63 rating)
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill (4.38 rating)
  • Mellow Mushroom (4.36 rating)
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (4.31 rating)
  • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro (4.29 rating)

Allergy Friendly Small Chains

  • Rainforest Café (4.87 rating)
  • Burtons Grill (4.74 rating)
  • Not Your Average Joe’s (4.45 rating)
  • Joe’s American Bar & Grill (4.41 rating)
  • Legal Sea Foods (4.39 rating)

To learn about AllergyEats, find out more about the restaurants on the list, and to download your free AllergyEats app, visit their website by clicking here.

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