Top Ten Airport Restaurants

Sushi makes the top ten

If you travel a lot, you know what  a struggle it is to find a really good airport restaurant.  Relax, I’ve got it covered for you. Next time you’re stuck in an airport, pull out this list to see if  your stop over includes one of the top ten best airport restaurants.

1. Southern Charm: Atlanta (ATL)
A fine-dining restaurant in Terminal E specializing  in classic Southern food with Pan-Asian twists.
2. Obrychki’s Crab House and Seafood Restaurant: Baltimore (BWI)
The 60-year-old local’s favorite Baltimore crab house is located next to Gate B11.
3. Legal Sea Foods: Boston (BOS)
Head off  to Terminal C of Logan Airport for a guilt-free seafood feast. There’s also a Legal Sea Foods “express” with a smaller menu in Terminal A.
 4. Tortas Frontera: Chicago (ORD)
Rick Bayless’s delicious eatery is at Terminal 1 outlet serving  yummy beef, pork, chorizo, and vegetarian torta sandwiches as well as a full breakfast menu.
5. Deep Blue Sushi: New York (JFK)
Deep Blue Sushi  in Terminal 5  boasts  a menu of meat, fish and tempura in addition to sushi.
6. Custom Burgers by Pat LaFrieda: New York (LGA)
Located in Delta’s brand new spacious  food court, this burger joint serves up gourmet burgers for around 5 bucks.
7. Encounter at LAX: Los Angeles (LAX)
This venerable  space-themed restaurant is on property but off in its own building, so definitely stop by before you check in. Encounter serves up American classics in space-age configurations.
8. Ike’s Food and Cocktails: Minneapolis (MSP)
This fine-dining steakhouse is located before security in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The menu is classic supper club meets drive-in: steaks, pot roast, burgers and super-thick milkshakes.
9. 42nd Street Oyster Bar: Raleigh, NC (RDU):
This seafood haven in Terminal 2 serves up peel ‘n eat shrimp, shrimp ‘n’ grits, and — we love it — oysters.
10. Ivar’s: Seattle (SEA)
This chowder palace serves up fish and chips, scallops and chips, clam and chips, and last but not least, chowder in the central terminal area after security. A tourist must -do.

 

Source: Frommer’s