Airports have never been known for their amazing food until now. With the modernization of the LAX terminals, more amazing venues are opening up and offering customers great dining experiences at every turn.
These are the 12 best places to eat and drink at LAX:
1. Urban Market Grab and Go, Terminal 1
Urban Market Grab and Go focuses on the main products that travelers demand. Sandwiches, salads, parfaits, and drinks are fresh and easy to enjoy while waiting for your flight or hopping on the plane. For travelers looking to stay sharp, the drip coffee bar offers the perfect solution.
2. Slapfish, Terminal 2
Slapfish offers seafood options for travelers looking for a lighter, healthier meal on the go. The food is always fresh, and passengers can grab something while they enjoy a drink from the full bar and relax before their flights.
3. Gladstone’s, Terminal 3
Gladstone’s features a menu adapted from its well-known brick-and-mortar places around Los Angeles, keeping its famous staples like fish and chips and oysters. The Terminal 3 location also offers views of the runways for any traveler who still enjoys watching the planes take off.
4. Campanile, Terminal 4
The open and airy design of Campanile at the airport mimics the courtyard setting of the original Los Angeles location. Some favorites include pork chops, salmon, and burgers, as well as grab-and-go options like gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches that can be had at the bar.
5. 8oz Burger Bar, Terminal 4
With burgers the top category among hungry travelers, 8oz Burger Bar offers top-of-the-line gourmet burgers to satisfy the strongest cravings. This restaurant is perfect for travelers looking for filling items that will save them from eating on planes on longer flights.
6. 800 Degrees, Tom Bradley International Terminal
800 Degrees is one of the most popular thin crust pizzerias in LA. It offers the same fast quality achieved by cooking pizzas in wood-fired ovens. The pizzas are cooked in a short time and travelers can arrive in a few minutes with a delicious pizza.
7. Chaya, Tom Bradley International Terminal
Chaya offers Grade A sushi and has a 350-year history of serving seafood in Japan and around the world with various Asian concepts. Travelers can enjoy freshly made sushi at the sushi bar, as well as get a box to enjoy later in the flight.
8. Ink.sack, Tom Bradley International Terminal
The famous Los Angeles sandwich shop ink.sack brings small sandwiches that are great for traveler portability. The ingredients used are fresh and varied, offering various options ranging from sliced meats to fried chicken.
9. Petrossian, Tom Bradley International Terminal
In the spirit of first-class travel, Petrossian LAX offers world-class caviar and champagne. Whether travelers head for the business or economy cabin, everyone can enjoy ‘Caviar in the Air’. This is a Petrossian carry-on bag that can be enjoyed at any time during your trip. These packages include a selection of caviar, blinis and crème fraiche.
10. Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Bistro, Terminal 5
With a large collection of cheese and charcuterie, Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Bistro in Terminal 5 lives up to the upscale standard of its city locations. It’s perfect for travelers looking to immerse themselves in French cuisine just before getting on a plane.
11. Firenze Osteria, Terminal 6
Firenze Osteria’s delicious menu includes homemade pastas, dry-aged meats, imported cheeses, organic vegetables, an extensive wine list and delicious martinis. This makes the pre-flight experience even more memorable than the flight itself.
12. The Marketplace Wolfgang Puck, Terminal 7
The Marketplace encompasses three of Wolfgang Puck’s well-known traditional offerings: The Kitchen, The Kitchen Counter, and pizza. This is not to mention a full bar and treats as you go. Travelers can also get custom-made pizzas, salads or sandwiches to enjoy during their flight or at the airport.