Airport food can be hit-or-miss, but these 10 restaurants are sure to provide satisfactory eats while you wait to board your flight.

Airport food can be hit-or-miss, but these 10 restaurants are sure to provide satisfactory eats while you wait to board your flight.


Nothing compares to boarding an afternoon flight, being prepared reasonably early, and anticipating grabbing some good bites and drinks before boarding. There are some airports that truly excel at offering a superb eating experience, and it doesn’t have to be pricey, either. However, it must be noted that airport food has no consistent level of quality.

The highly anticipated list of the top 10 airport restaurants in the world has been unveiled by The Family Vacation Guide. The rankings were determined by analyzing reviews from popular platforms such as Google, Tripadvisor, and Yelp. U.S. airports are prominently displayed on this list, which is a nice revelation. Try these top airport dining options if traveling on any of these routes.

The highly regarded One Flew South in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport earned the coveted No. 1 spot on the list of top airport restaurants. The restaurant, located in Concourse E, puts a Japanese twist on classic Southern comfort foods for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The Omakase box includes a selection of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri specially chosen by the sushi chef, notes TimeOut. In addition, they offer a “deviled egg experience” where you can create your own, as well as a unique open-face meatloaf sandwich called the OFS Dirty South.

Below is the complete top 10 list of the best airport restaurants in the world:

  1. One Flew South (Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta)

  2. Root Down (Denver International Airport, Denver)

  3. Sushi Kyotatsu (Narita International Airport, Tokyo)

  4. La Carreta (Miami International Airport, Miami)

  5. All Bar One (Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, England)

  6. Bamee (Munich International Airport, Munich)

  7. Harry and Izzy’s (Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, Indiana)

  8. The Windmill (Stansted Airport, London)

  9. Obrycki’s (Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Baltimore)

  10. Berghoff Café (O’Hare International Airport, Chicago)

The breakdown additionally provided information on which foreign airports had the greatest selection of restaurants, notes Thrillist, which is helpful if you ever have a lengthy layover and are trying to decide which airport will be the best to kill time at.

Evie Blanco is a journalist with nearly a decade of experience born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Queens, New York. She is extremely well-versed in hip-hop music and culture and is always aware of its developments. Whether it’s the latest in pop culture, a fascinating foreign destination, a truly amazing new restaurant, or breaking news, she loves to write about it all. Evie can be reached at [email protected].

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