Latex Allergies
and Dining at Walt Disney World

Larry Heidenberg, is a Type I latex allergy adult and gathered this important information.

Please keep in mind that this information is not meant to take the place of any advice from your doctor or other health care professional. It's our hope this article will increase your awareness and help minimize your chances of having an allergic reaction.

Also note that menu items and ingredients change ALL the time. This list is to give you an idea of the types of foods that are served with potential latex allergy triggers.


Restaurant Menu Items to be Careful About or Avoid Entirely

People with latex allergies may have or develop reactions to certain other things that are chemically similar to latex. While there is no "absolute" list of things that someone with latex allergies must avoid, there are certain things that a lot of people with latex allergies do all seem to react to.

Foods that are likely to cause reactions:
Bananas, Kiwi, Avocado, Chestnuts, and in many (but not all) cases, Pineapple.

There are many other foods, ranging from mangos to shellfish to some spices, that a person with latex allergies might react to. Each person is unique and has to figure out, with the help of their physician, what their triggers are and what they should know to avoid for safety.

The following is a list of menu items that people who have latex allergies and have also got cross reactivity issues should consider avoiding. Additionally, for all restaurants that accept Advanced Dining Reservations (ADR's), the guest should have the reservations agent make note of their latex allergy so that the chef may come and speak to the guest when they are seated. Repeat that you have a latex allergy and need to speak to the chef when you check in with the reservations desk and remind them (if needed) when you are seated. I cannot speak to whether vinyl, nitrile, or latex gloves are regularly used by food preparation cast members; reports say this may vary.

Adventureland Nut Cart:
" Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana (BANANA)

Aloha Isle:
o Many of the items, despite not saying anything in the book that they have available with ingredient lists, contain or are contaminated with Pineapple (PINEAPPLE)

Plaza Restaurant:
" Original Banana Split (BANANA)
" The Plaza Restaurant Sundae (order without Pineapple to be safe)

Cantina de San Angel:
" Guacamole (AVOCADO)

Mexico Margarita Stand:
" Avoid Kiwi and Fiesta Margaritas (KIWI)

Princess Storybook Dining:
" Blue "Glow-tini" (PINEAPPLE)
" The Oslo (BANANA)

Rose and Crown Pub and Dining Room:
" English Rose (PINEAPPLE)

San Angel Inn:
" Sopa Azteca (AVOCADO)
" Ensalada Mexicana (AVOCADO)

Teppan Edo and Tokyo Dining
" Roll Your Own Sushi (Avoid AVOCADO)
" California Maki Inside Out Roll (AVOCADO)
" Maki-Zushi: Avocado Roll (AVOCADO)
" Niji Maki Inside Out Roll (AVOCADO)

Yakitori House:
" Sushi Tokyo Roll (AVOCADO)

Coral Reef Restaurant:
" Seared Sterling Salmon (AVOCADO)
" Pineapple Upside-Down Cake (PINEAPPLE)

Electric Umbrella Restaurant:
" #3 Tossed Island Chicken Salad (PINEAPPLE)
" Pineapple Coleslaw (PINEAPPLE)

Hollywood Brown Derby:
" Famous Brown Derby Cobb Salad (AVOCADO)
" Sesame-seared Yellowfin Tuna Cobb (AVOCADO)
" Blue Crab Cake (AVOCADO)

KRNR The Rock Station:
" Flavor Burst (PINEAPPLE)

Mama Melrose's Ristorante:
" Blue "Glow-Tini" (PINEAPPLE)

Sci Fi Dine-In Theatre:
" Solar Eclipse (BANANA)
" Space Monkey (BANANA)

Streets of America Roasted Nuts:
" Frozen Banana (BANANA)

Studio Catering Co.:
" Frozen Fireball (BANANA)
" Fanta Banana (BANANA)
" Red Hero (BANANA)

Tune-In Lounge:
" Blue "Glow-Tini" (PINEAPPLE)

Animal Kingdom Ice Cream Carts:
" Frozen Banana (BANANA)

Harambe Fruit Market:
" Banana (BANANA)
" Pineapple Bites (PINEAPPLE)

Rainforest Cafe at Animal Kingdom:
" Bananas Foster (BANANA)
" Sunshine Punch (PINEAPPLE)
" Kiddie Rain Forest Ricky (PINEAPPLE)

Blizzard Snow Ball Stand:

Polar Pub:
" Frozen Rum Runner (BANANA)
" Pina Collision (PINEAPPLE)

Arctic Dots:
" Arctic Dots (BANANA)

Let's Go Slurpin':
" Planters Punch (PINEAPPLE)
" Rum Runner (BANANA)

Silver Screen Spirits:
" Captain's Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)

Singing Spirits:
" Captain's Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)

Team Spirits Pool Bar:
" Captain's Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)

" Blue "Glow-Tini" (PINEAPPLE)

" Broiled Filet of Wild King Salmon (AVOCADO)
" Kid's Puzzle (AVOCADO)

Uzima Springs:
" Captain's Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)

Big River Grille and Brewing Works:
" Chicken Quesadilla (AVOCADO)
" Chips, Salsa, & Guacamole (AVOCADO)

ESPN Club:
" Blue "Glow-Tini" (PINEAPPLE)
" The Zone (PINEAPPLE)
" The 19th Hole (BANANA)

Flying Fish Café:
" Timbale of Fresh Hearts of Palm (AVOCADO)
" Creme Brulee (BANANA)

Leaping Horse Libations:
" Ferris Wheel (PINEAPPLE)

" Bahama Mama (BANANA)
" Banana Cabana (BANANA)
" Chocolate-Banana Smoothie (BANANA)
" Shutters Swirl (PINEAPPLE)
" Southern Hurricane (PINEAPPLE)
" Tropical Smoothie (BANANA)

California Grill:
" "Snake in the Grass" Roll (AVOCADO)
" Dungeness Crab California Roll (AVOCADO)
" Sushi: Spicy Sensation (AVOCADO)
" Bananas and Butterscotch "Buzz" (BANANA)

Chef Mickey's:
" France-French Martini (PINEAPPLE)
" Hong Kong-Mellow Martini (BANANA)
" Pina Colada Smoothie (PINEAPPLE)
" The Classic Smoothie (BANANA)

Concourse Steakhouse:
" French Toast (BANANA)
" Pancakes (BANANA if ordered)
" Banana Chocolada Smoothie/Shake (BANANA)

Siesta's Pool Bar:
" Raspberry Crush (PINEAPPLE)

Blue Zoo:
" Chilled Poached Jumbo Shrimp (AVOCADO)
" Seared Nori Wrapped Tuna (AVOCADO)
" Cafe Menu - Soy Marinated Crispy Salmon (AVOCADO)

Cabana Bar and Grill:
" Banana Split (BANANA)
" Caribbean (PINEAPPLE)
" Lotta Colada (PINEAPPLE)
" Rum Runner (BANANA)

Dolphin Lobby Lounge:
" Tropical Punch (PINEAPPLE)
" Upside Down Niti (PINEAPPLE)

The Dolphin Fountain:
" Banana Walnut Ice Cream (BANANA)
" Soft Serve Split (PINEAPPLE, BANANA)
" Nutty-Chocolate-Covered-Banana Shake (BANANA)

Grand Floridian Café:
" Grand Colada (PINEAPPLE)
" The Floridian Burger (AVOCADO)

" Dirty Banana Martini (BANANA)
" Florida Breeze (BANANA)

Victoria and Albert's:
" Caramelized Banana Gateau (BANANA)

Olivia's Café:
" Sultry Seahorse (BANANA, PINEAPPLE)
" Turtle Crawl (PINEAPPLE)

Captain Cook's Snack Co.:
" Aloha Pork Sandwich (PINEAPPLE in cole slaw)
" Hawaiian Flatbread (PINEAPPLE)

Kona Café:
" Fruit Plate (BANANA)
" Tonga Toast (BANANA)
" Strawberry-Banana South Pacific Smoothies (BANANA)
" Lump Crab Cakes (PINEAPPLE in relish)
" Kona Club Sandwich (AVOCADO)
" Blue "Glow-Tini" (PINEAPPLE)
" Classic Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)
" Lapu Lapu (Served in fresh cut PINEAPPLE)
" Malibu Macaw (PINEAPPLE)
" Beef Teriyaki (PINEAPPLE)
" Caramel-banana Creme Brulee (BANANA)

Kona Island:
" Banana Nut Bread (BANANA)

" Hawaiian pork sausage with pineapple-teriyaki glaze (PINEAPPLE)
" 'Ohana bread pudding a la mode with Banana Foster sauce (BANANA)

Mardi Grogs:
" Captain's Mai Tai (PINEAPPLE)
" Sunken Treasure (PINEAPPLE)
" Southern Hurricane (PINEAPPLE)

" Chocolate-Banana Smoothie (BANANA)

Riverside Mill:
" Pineapple Pizza (PINEAPPLE)
" Supreme Pizza (PINEAPPLE)

River Roost:
" Hurricane (PINEAPPLE)

Gullivers Grill At Garden Grove:
" Banana French Toast (BANANA)

" California Roll (AVOCADO)
" Dancing Eel Roll (AVOCADO)
" Futo-Maki (AVOCADO)
" Hawaiian Roll (AVOCADO)
" Kimonos Roll (AVOCADO)
" Japanese Typhoon (PINEAPPLE)
" Tropical Punch (PINEAPPLE)

The Swan Pool Bar:
" Banana Split (BANANA)
" Caribbean (PINEAPPLE)
" Lotta Colada (PINEAPPLE)
" Rum Runner (BANANA)

Beaches and Cream:
" Classic Banana Split (BANANA)
" Sundae (PINEAPPLE optional)
" Kitchen Sink (BANANA, PINEAPPLE)

Yachtsman Steakhouse:
" Bananas Foster Martini (BANANA)

Bongos Cuban Café:
" Ensalada de Frutas (PINEAPPLE)
" Ropa Vieja (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Bistec Empanizado (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Chicarrones de Pescado (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Chicharrones de Pollo (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Camarones al Ajillo (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Chuletas de Puerco (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" El Churrasco (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Enchilado de Camarones (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Enchilado de Pescado (plantain, related closely to BANANA, full of latex)
" Filete de Pescado a la Catalana (plantain)
" Filete de Pescado Grilled (plantain)
" Pechuga de Pollo a la Milanesa (plantain)
" Pechuga de Pollo a la Plancha (plantain)
" Pechuga de Pollo Empanizado (plantain)
" Ropa Vieja (plantain)
" Sweet & Sour Chicken (plantain)
" Zarzuela de Mariscos (plantain)
" Maduros (plantain)
" Tostones (plantain)

Coco Moka Café:
" Banana Burst Fruit Smoothie (BANANA)

Earl of Sandwich:
" Hawaiian BBQ (PINEAPPLE)
" Tropical Baked Muffin Crowns (BANANA, PINEAPPLE)
" Strawberry/Banana, Pineapple/Coconut Smoothies (BANANA, PINEAPPLE)

Fultons Crab House:
" Fulton's Cobb Salad (AVOCADO)

Ghiaradelli Soda Fountain
" Pineapple Topping (PINEAPPLE)
" Golden Gate Banana Split Sundae (BANANA, PINEAPPLE)
" The Earthquake (PINEAPPLE, BANANA)

House of Blues:
" Grilled Flatiron Steak Salad (AVOCADO)
" White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding (BANANA)
" All Beef "Blues Burger" (AVOCADO)

Planet Hollywood:
" Banana Split Creme Brulee (BANANA)
" Bananas Foster Cheesecake (BANANA)
" Bananarama (BANANA)
" Cobb Salad (AVOCADO)

Raglan Road:
" Bates Bangher Banoffi Beauty (BANANA)

Rainforest Café (Downtown Disney):
" Gorillas in the Mist (BANANA)

Wolfgang Puck Café Express:
" California Roll (AVACADO)
" Spicy Tuna Roll (AVACADO)

Wolfgang Puck Grand Café:
" Deluxe California Roll (AVOCADO)
" Rainbow Roll (AVOCADO)
" Seared Ahi Tuna Club (AVOCADO)

Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe-Sushi Bar:
" Dancing Roll (AVOCADO)
" Deluxe California Roll (AVOCADO)
" Vegetable Roll (AVOCADO)

Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe-Upstairs:
" Seared Ahi Tuna Sashimi (AVOCADO)
" Banana Beignets (BANANA)