The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond
Cat Cora’s Kitchen is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

1. Cat Cora’s Kitchen

6.9
near Gate 55, Terminal 2 (SFO Airport), San Francisco, CA
Tapas Restaurant · San Francisco International Airport · 82 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: The stellar grilled cheese features a gooey blend of cheddar and feta cheeses on grilled sourdough. It's well worth the $10. Read more.

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

2. Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless

8.8
Terminal 1, Concourse B (ORD Airport), Chicago, IL
Mexican Restaurant · 490 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Reader tip: The Pepito sandwich here has to be one of the greatest sandwiches ever made! Read more.

Salt Lick Bar-B-Que is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

3. Salt Lick Bar-B-Que

7.8
3600 Presidential Blvd (at AUS Airport), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 171 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: More than 55 tons of brisket sold at this location of the Salt Lick in 2013. Chase it with Amy's Mexican vanilla ice cream. Read more.

Urban Taco is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

4. Urban Taco

5.4
at Gate C22 (Terminal C), DFW Airport, TX
Taco Place · 78 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Try the chicken tinga and Dos Equis Amber barbacoa tacos. Read more.

Legal Sea Foods is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

5. Legal Sea Foods

7.7
1 Harborside Dr., Terminal B Connector, Boston, MA
Seafood Restaurant · Jeffries Point · 75 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Legal Sea Foods was a pioneer in the airport restaurant business, opening more than two decades ago. Try the chowder and crab cakes. Read more.

One Flew South Restaurant & Sushi Bar is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

6. One Flew South Restaurant & Sushi Bar

9.2
Concourse E (at ATL Airport), Atlanta, GA
Sushi Restaurant · 237 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Reader tip: The duck sliders are worth the trip. Read more.

Root Down is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

7. Root Down

8.9
8500 Peña Blvd (Concourse C), Denver, CO
New American Restaurant · Denver International Airport · 185 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Reader tip: An oasis in the midst of the chaos. Having enjoyed their homemade soups, arepas and signature drinks, it makes me want to venture into Denver proper to try the original restaurant. Read more.

Anthony's Fish Bar is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

8. Anthony's Fish Bar

7.4
17801 International Blvd (in SEA Airport), SeaTac, WA
Seafood Restaurant · 182 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Reader tip: Outstanding food and service (especially at the bar) with expansive open views -- not to be missed, particularly at sunset. Read more.

Gustav's Pub & Grill is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

9. Gustav's Pub & Grill

Concourse C, Portland, OR
German Restaurant · Portland International Airport · 58 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Reader tip: This is the real deal if you need your bratwurst/schnitzel fix! Read more.

Gold Coast Dogs is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

10. Gold Coast Dogs

6.8
Concourse B (at MDW Airport), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Midway Airport · 44 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: If you're going to have an airport hot dog, make it the char-dog. Read more.