Restaurants in Pittsburgh, PA for someone with peanut allergies?

Posted on: Wed, 05/13/2009 - 1:57am
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Hi everyone,

Can anyone recommend restaurants in Pittsburgh, PA that is safe for people with peanut allergies?

Thanks,
-Raymond

Posted on: Fri, 05/29/2009 - 1:26am
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We have had good luck with some Red Robin locations in the Pittsburgh area. Also, Outback Steakhouse has been a good bet for us. I recommend sticking with chain restaurants with food allergy menus or higher end restaurants. Call first and speak with the manager. If the manager does not seem to really "get it" 100% or is too cavalier, don't chance it. Also, just because a restaurant has a food allergy menu does not mean that the staff "gets it". You really have to "feel out" the restaurant by speaking with the manager.
We ate at a McCormick & Schmick in Pittsburgh and that was okay. We had no issues allergy-wise, but it was not as well run as other M&S locations. I am beginning to find that restaurants that are highly rated and known for their service (to any customers) are a safer bet.
JenniferB
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