The top airport restaurants in the world are unique in their own ways and some of these are so good in providing pleasure to your taste buds that you might start taking your evening strolls inside these airports.
1. The Salt Lick, Austin
From New York Times to the Washington Post, rave reviews are coming in from all quarters to this restaurant. This restaurant ensures that you start getting Texas flavors as soon as the plane touches down, so don’t let anything dissuade you from entering this restaurant every time you hit this airport.
2. Tortas Frontera, Chicago
Hailed by Chicago Tribune to be the reason one must get delayed at this airport. A brainchild of Chef Rick Bayless, this restaurant offers oven-fresh Mexican food like tortas or molletes, with guacamole to smother with.
3. La Carreta, Miami
If pressed for time, you can get yourself a pre-made salad or a sandwich or take-hold of a tray and head straight to the bar to bite a sample of everything.
4. Encounter, LAX
You can stop here for a drink at its intergalactic-themed lounge or get yourself lucky with a fresh California cuisine. Also, before you leave the restaurant do make sure to check out the observation deck that offers some breathtaking views.
5. Cat Cora’s Kitchen, San Francisco
Cat Cora, the “Iron Chef”, is winning the hearts of San Francisco flyers with this restaurant since 2005. The eatery features seafood sliders, lobster macaroni and cheese and a brilliant cocktail menu.
6. New Belgium Hub, Denver
Colorado is iconic for its microbrews and here is one of them. The restaurant also offers plenty of food options to soak the microbrews with.
7. La Vie, JFK International Airport
The best culinary minds of NYC restaurants Pastis and Balthazar are behind this restaurant. The restaurant is a little Paris that offers coffee to an entire meal and anything in between. Morning flyers can start their day with brioche toast, with midday diners grabbing a salad, while night owls can opt for a hearty meal.
8. Porta Gaig, Barcelona
The traditional Catalan fare offered here is simply mind- blowing. The brain behind this restaurant, Chef Carles Gaig is himself a Michelin-starred chef and specializes in offering a great menu that includes croquettes, veal and roast chicken.
9. Bubbles Seafood and Wine Bar, Amsterdam
This is a raw seafood, wine and champagne bar. For starters, it offers over 50 champagne. Here, you can try the Dutch tradition of sampling raw herring with onions and fresh bread.
10. Five Guys, Washington D.C.
This extraordinary restaurant specializes in serving made- to- order cheeseburgers and hamburgers with plentiful French fries. Toppings include barbecue sauce, onions, mushrooms, hot sauce, etc. It’s most famous customer is President Barack Obama.