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Allergy-Friendly Dining Options for Kids

Make living with food allergies easier with these allergy-friendly restaurants.

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Raising a child with food allergies? These Denver-area restaurants provide allergy-friendly options for young guests.

Flower Child

Boulder’s new fast-casual spot has kids menu options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free kiddos. Pick a protein and two sides, with options like gluten-free mac and cheese, broccoli with parmesan, and smashed potatoes. 2580 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder.

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Homegrown Tap & Dough

Build your own wood-fired pizza or pasta with gluten-free options. Two locations in Wash Park and Olde Town Arvada.

Mad Greens

Master of salads, Mad Greens has an interactive allergy menu available online. Simply select your child’s allergens, order in advance, and pick it up from a location near you. 18 locations in metro Denver.

Modern Market

Modern Market highlights which of its scratch-made items are gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian, and sandwiches and pizzas can be made gluten-free. Kids menu options include a gluten-free grilled tomato and cheese and a gluten-free chicken plate with mashed potatoes and salad. 10 locations in metro Denver.

Next Door Eatery

This approachable family-friendly spot offers gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options for kids, including gluten-free crispy chicken bites and vegan mashed potatoes. Six locations in metro Denver.

Root Down

Many items on the kids menu at this Highlands hot spot are available gluten-free and vegan. Root Down asks that families notify their server of allergies before ordering so they can better accommodate any food restrictions. 1600 W. 33rd Ave., Denver.

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Steuben’s

Kids meals are accompanied by healthy and colorful sides that kids and parents can feel good about. They’ll also meet gluten-free and food allergy restrictions. Two locations in Denver and Arvada.

True Food Kitchen

True Food highlights which menu items are vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free on both the kids menu and regular menu. Additional accommodations can be made by notifying your server while ordering. 2800 E. Second Ave., Denver.

Vital Root

Self described as 99 percent vegan by request and 100 percent gluten-free, Vital Root has something for any diner. Try the country fried tofu or a cheese quesadilla with avocado for kids, and banh mi breakfast tacos for parents. 3915 Tennyson St., Denver.

Watercourse Foods

This Uptown restaurant is 100 percent vegan and lists the allergens in each dish, making ordering simple for guests with food allergies. Many kids menu items—like the French toast and tacos—are available gluten-free, or try the soy-free mac and cheese. 837 E. 17th Ave., Denver.

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