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O'Hare International Airport

Terminal 3

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  • Chirag P.
    "fast food outlet"(11 Tips)
    Barry H.
    "best food is at Tortas Frontera"(3 Tips)
    Kimmy H.
    "Starbucks annnnd Nuts on Clark!"(3 Tips)
    Campbell E.
    "end of Concourse H across from the Starbucks and Gate H17."(3 Tips)
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  • Jake S.
    Jake StanbroSeptember 2, 2014
    If you need to sleep the end of G concourse is quiet til about 6am. Also there is a yoga room, I didn't think of it in time, but hey, it's probably quiet and has mats and everything.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Dave M.
    Dave McJuly 13
    O’Hare really needs a major renovation and have departures and arrivals on different floors like most other international airports.
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Chris P.
    Chris PhennerSeptember 8
    Been here 10+ times
    Rideshare Pickup is on the upper level, to the left as you exit Terminal 3
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SansoucieMarch 3, 2011
    Check out the healthy food selection at Cibo Express & Argo Tea in the rotunda (between terminals 2 & 3). Many vegetarian/vegan options! Cibo is like a mini version of Whole Foods. Pricy though!
  • Andrew K.
    Andrew KDecember 7, 2011
    There are about 20-25 outlets available for public use in the walkway between h7 and k7. Its in front of "nuts on clark" and you'll see chairs next to the window wall.
  • Jonathan K.
    Jonathan KramerDecember 26, 2011
    If you arrive early to pick someone up, use the North lot past terminal 3, it's only $2 for the first hour and then you don't have to circle a million times!
  • Greg H.
    Greg HennessyJune 5, 2013
    Go to Rick Bayles's Tortas Frontera for out of this world tasty food near gate k4. You must go there.
  • Arnold W.
    Arnold WongApril 5, 2012
    Most outlets are on the walls if you can find one. K20 has one near the boarding gate doors and there's one on the floor near the JAL Flagship Lounge (K19/K20)
  • Richard Z.
    Richard ZapataSeptember 3, 2011
    Free Chrome laptop usage for Virgin America flights. Just confirm your flight info, enter a credit card (in case you don't return it!) and an ID! Nice time waster for those long flights!
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DrawertAugust 16, 2013
    Chicago people are awesome. American Airlines folks not! A nice Chicago passenger just handed out baggage to all the rest of us getting off the regional jet, while the AA folks just looked on lazily.
  • Barry H.
    Barry HeardSeptember 23, 2013
    best food is at Tortas Frontera, though more typical food court fare is also available.
  • Javier B.
    Javier BarronJuly 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    There's no smoking anywhere in the airport. You'll have to go outside security, outside the entrance doors and a certain distance from any entrance. And remember you'll have to go thru security again.
  • George W.
    George WhiteMay 27, 2014
    Pre-check during early morning is only at Security Checkpoint 8, at the far end of the terminal, by AA Priority. This is a loooooong walk to the G concourse.
  • Floyd W.
    Floyd WebbJanuary 22, 2012
    Stop at Argo Tea for the green tea with a ginger twist. It's really tasty in spite of the name.
  • Tony V.
    Tony VeroevenJune 9, 2013
    There are tons of outlets and some seating in the corridor between H & K. (by K6). This the same hall as the Admirals Club.
  • Cc P.
    Cc PittsMarch 24, 2014
    The Nuts On Clark popcorn by H8 is bloody addictive. Try the dark chocolate ones!
  • Jen E.
    Jen ElizabethMay 21, 2013
    the hallway between k5 & 6 is great for sleeping and there's outlets on the chairs
  • subtitles f.
    Short quick moving security queue: far right of terminal, past international check-in. Quicker than one at other end near Spirit. Read more
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Jim M.
    Jim McDermottNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you take your belt off before going through the scanners, or you will get a patdown, too. They do not always tell you this.
  • Chirag P.
    Chirag PatelDecember 7, 2011
    New Rick Bayless Frontera Grill restaurant and fast food outlet is awesome... But pricey on the K gates side
  • Eric B.
    Eric BeesJune 3, 2011
    the new Virgin gate/lounge is really comfortable and has outlets/USB ports at every seating cluster
  • Jim M.
    Jim McDermottDecember 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If your luggage is a little too large, try to engage the TSA agent in a friendly conversation.
  • Brittany Y.
    Brittany YoonMarch 24, 2012
    The Wine bar by where h and k separates is nice and has champagne by the flute.
  • FOOD STRATEGY C.
    Allow plenty of time to commute as Chicago morning traffic can be slow & flights times are often slid earlier or later
  • Bhairavi T.
    Bhairavi Tanna ThakkarJanuary 18, 2013
    Everything from checking in your baggage to boarding is so much faster on a week day!!!!
  • Eddie P.
    Eddie PAugust 15, 2014
    Food. Great restaurant across from Brook Brothers. Macaroni Grill. What a breakfast.
  • Freyja v.
    Freyja van SirenJune 18, 2012
    Be sure to wave your hand in front of the toilet ...or you are using someone else's seat cover! EWWWWW!
  • Réjane P.
    Réjane PJuly 8, 2011
    Electrical outlets on the side of the aluminum closet-type storage unit in the baggage claim area (#6) before you leave the airport.
  • Sharath S.
    Sharath SrimanAugust 26, 2011
    There are 2x2 power ports, on either side of the fire extinguisher symbol on the wall b/w k12 and k8
  • Tyler David F.
    Tyler David FoxxJuly 14, 2010
    Two full svc restaurants (MacGrill&Wolfgang's) and lots of quick svc closer to, but after passing thru TSA. Long, long, long ass walkways w/o moving walkways - all in Term 3.
  • Erin E.
    Erin EvansOctober 17, 2011
    Go see the Urban Garden by Concourse G...they have a little wine bar up there.
  • Maria L.
    Maria LaningMay 29, 2017
    I loved this part of the airport.
    Upvoted Aug 27
  • Dennis E.
    Dennis EvansJune 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    USO opens at around 630 am... They do have one that's 24hrs but its before you go through security.
  • David L.
    David Lee-OlmsteadFebruary 7, 2012
    Gate G17 is NOT where you think it is: it's a bus ride over to terminal 5! Make sure to leave time for the extra segment!
  • Reshma A.
    Reshma AroraJune 5, 2015
    They should take some inspiration from Dubai and make it easier for ppl to walk.
  • Andrew Y.
    Andrew YeagerMay 9, 2012
    Starbucks in Terminal 3 - near H gates - has a 1/2 price on Frappaccinos, 3-5 pm CT today - couldn't help myself :-)
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff StraterJuly 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Security gates at both ends of terminal are worthy of your consideration.
  • Dan J.
    Dan JFebruary 7, 2012
    Named for the (literal) poster child of the WWII Navy fliers. He would be proud of how many planes this place grounds too...
  • Tom K.
    Tom KukukSeptember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't miss Garrett's popcorn by H-2. Best anywhere
  • Steven K.
    Steven KomjathyApril 27, 2012
    The quiet place is the cell phone free room the best place to work.
  • Peter A.
    Peter Alequin JrOctober 28, 2011
    If u love house music and eat something to listen to before ur flight download my latest radio mix http://www14.zippyshare.com/v/27694081/file.html
  • PandaBelle c.
    PandaBelle chicAGoJune 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't use the security line at the end of Terminal 3 (for L gates) - they take too long (35ish mins for a rather short line!) - go to the other security lines & walk to your L gate!
  • Diana B.
    Diana BApril 21, 2012
    Add 20 minutes to your arrival time, since it will take that long to taxi to your gate
  • Doug L.
    Doug LefrakAugust 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Pass on the Burrito Beach burrito bowl and go to McDonalds, yes I said that, for the Asian Chicken Salad.
  • Steve H.
    Steve HaaseAugust 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Use the sky caps to check your bags and save 30min or more! Just remember to tip them.
  • Campbell E.
    Campbell EdlundNovember 27, 2010
    Electrical outlets few and far between. Find a bank of them at the end of Concourse H across from the Starbucks and Gate H17.
  • Joe S.
    Joe StiermanMarch 15, 2012
    Courtesy Charging stations (USB & power outlets) between the Starbucks & H1 gate
  • Katie E.
    Katie EichinJanuary 18, 2011
    If you are at a small gatelike H11a then get there early if you want a seat while you wait
  • Meaghan C.
    Meaghan CerriMay 8, 2011
    Get here early to get a seat. I heart this airport and it's chicanery!!!
  • William L.
    William LorcaApril 13, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure to sign up for TopGuest and earn 25 extra Virgin points with your checkin!
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