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

6.0
Terminal 2, near Gate D9 (SFO Airport), San Francisco, CA
Tapas Restaurant · 88 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

8.2
Terminal 1, near Gate B11 (ORD Airport), Chicago, IL
Mexican Restaurant · 538 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.

The Salt Lick BBQ is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

3. The Salt Lick BBQ

6.6
Barbara Jordan Terminal, near Gate 21 (AUS Airport), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 206 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

at Gate C22 (Terminal C), DFW Airport, TX
Taco Restaurant · 79 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

7.0
Terminal B, near Gate B26 (BOS Airport), Boston, MA
Seafood Restaurant · Jeffries Point · 83 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 is one of The Best Airport Food in the U.S. and Beyond.

6. One Flew South

8.8
Concourse E (ATL Airport), Atlanta, GA
Sushi Restaurant · 257 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
Concourse C (DEN Airport), Denver, CO
New American Restaurant · Denver International Airport · 245 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

17801 International Blvd (in SEA Airport), SeaTac, WA
Seafood Restaurant · 202 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 · 57 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

5.6
Central Market (MDW Airport), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Midway Airport · 50 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.