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MSY Airport Food & Shopping Guide

Welcome to your ultimate food and shopping guide for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. From the mouth-watering dishes of Dooky Chase Restaurant to the sweet delights of West Beignet, the airport offers a rich culinary journey. For those looking to shop, the airport houses an array of stores such as Hudson News, InMotion Entertainment, and the New Orleans Saints Store. This is just a taste of what's in store for you as we delve deeper into the diverse dining and shopping options available.

Below you will find more detailed information about some of the most popular restaurants, shops, and stores at the airport, including proximity to gates and links to amenity maps.

Tips, Help & Resources

With our airport maps at your fingers, iFly.com can help you find food or where to shop, but also get through, and between the MSY terminals with ease. Here are some tips to assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • If you have some time before your flight departs MSY airport, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Need to kill some time before your flight's departure, check out these ideas for a layover.
  • Are you a frequent flyer or traveling in business or first class? Then check out where the New Orleans Louis Armstrong airline lounges are located.
  • Should the need arise, the airport is equipped to handle special-needs persons, and also small medical emergencies that may arise.

Maps of Shops & Restaurants

Searching for dining options, retail stores, or additional airport services? Navigate effortlessly using the interactive maps provided below. Choose either your departure or arrival terminal from the available list, and use the map to discover your preferred location. If you're looking to move between terminals for a connecting flight, the maps will assist you seamlessly. Enjoy your journey!


Whether you're in need of a quick bite before your flight or looking for a sit-down meal to pass the time, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) has an array of dining options to suit your needs. Here are some of the most popular restaurants located within the airport, conveniently grouped by their terminal location and type.

West Terminal:

  • Dooky Chase Restaurant: This popular spot offers a variety of mouth-watering dishes that perfectly encapsulate New Orleans' rich culinary tradition.
  • West Beignet: Offering the classic New Orleans beignet, West Beignet is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth.

East Terminal:

  • Dunkin'/Hudson Booksellers: Perfect for early morning travelers, this joint venture offers fresh coffee and donuts alongside a wide selection of books and magazines.
  • Dook's Place: Dook's Place offers a diverse menu of classic Creole dishes, making it a great spot for a sit-down meal.

Concourse B:

  • Praline Connection: Located at Gates B2 and B7, Praline Connection is famous for its sweet and savory Creole dishes.
  • Lucky Dogs: A local favorite, Lucky Dogs at Gate B8 serves up delicious hot dogs with a variety of toppings.
  • TacoLab: Offering a modern twist on classic Mexican cuisine, TacoLab is a great option for a quick and satisfying meal.

Concourse C:

  • Ye Olde College Inn Restaurant & Bar: Conveniently located at Gate C7, this restaurant offers a variety of classic American dishes and a well-stocked bar.
  • Vino Volo: A haven for wine lovers, Vino Volo at Gate C14 offers a wide selection of wines from around the world.
  • Smoothie King/The Grove: For a healthier option, head to Smoothie King/The Grove at Gate C1 for a refreshing smoothie or a fresh salad.

Concourse D:

  • Wow Cafe & Bar: Located at Gate D1, Wow Cafe & Bar is perfect for those looking to grab a quick bite and a drink before their flight.
  • Barboter: Offering a selection of craft beers and cocktails, Barboter at Gate D12 is a great spot to unwind before your flight.
  • PJ's Coffee: For a caffeine fix, head to PJ's Coffee at Gate D7 for a variety of coffee drinks and pastries.

Other notable mentions include Zatarain's Kitchen, Copeland's Gourmet Kitchen, and LP Bistro/PJ's Coffee, all of which offer a variety of delicious food options for travelers. Regardless of your preference, MSY has a dining option to satisfy your cravings.

Shops & Stores

When traveling through the vibrant New Orleans airport, you'll be pleased to find a diverse selection of shops and stores to explore. Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift, a memorable souvenir, or a tech gadget, the airport has a store to cater to your needs. Here, we spotlight some of the most popular shops and stores across the terminals, grouped by their terminal location for your convenience.

East Terminal

  • Hudson News: A trusted name in travel retail, Hudson News offers a wide range of reading materials, travel essentials, and snacks.
  • InMotion Entertainment: A go-to destination for the latest electronics, accessories, and entertainment for your flight.
  • New Orleans Saints Store: Show off your team spirit with merchandise from the official store of the New Orleans Saints.
  • Westwin: A clothing store offering a variety of apparel, accessories, and more.

Concourse B

  • Hudson News: Another location of the reliable travel retail store, conveniently located at Gate B5.
  • Tech on the Go: Situated at Gate B4, this store offers a selection of tech gadgets and accessories for the modern traveler.
  • Westwin: Another location of the popular clothing store, located at Gate B8.

Concourse C

  • Hudson News: A third location of the popular travel retail store, located at Gate C5.
  • Seasonal Pop-up: Discover unique items and limited-time offerings at this pop-up shop, located at Gate C7.

Concourse D

  • Hudson News: Yet another location of the well-known travel retail store, located at Gate D5.
  • Tech on the Go: Another location of the tech-focused store, offering a range of gadgets and accessories at Gate D7.
  • Perlis Clothing: Offering a taste of New Orleans fashion, this store at Gate D7 features classic clothing and accessories.
  • Essence News & Gifts: Located at Gate D1, this store offers a range of reading materials, gifts, and travel essentials.

Aside from the highlighted stores, travelers will also find other noteworthy shops such as Creole Kitchen in the East Terminal for food-related gifts, and Jazz it Up at Gate D7 in Concourse D for music-inspired merchandise. The airport ensures that there's something for everyone.

Please be sure to check at the airport for the most up-to-date store locations and hours, as this information can change at any time.

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New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport food shopping Q&A

There are several popular restaurants at the airport including Dooky Chase Restaurant, West Beignet, Dunkin'/Hudson Booksellers, Dook's Place, Praline Connection, Lucky Dogs, TacoLab, Ye Olde College Inn Restaurant & Bar, Vino Volo, Smoothie King/The Grove, Wow Cafe & Bar, Barboter, and PJ's Coffee.
You can get a coffee at Dunkin'/Hudson Booksellers in the East Terminal or at PJ's Coffee at Gate D7 in the Concourse D.
Some of the popular shops at the airport include Hudson News, InMotion Entertainment, New Orleans Saints Store, Westwin, Tech on the Go, Seasonal Pop-up, Perlis Clothing, and Essence News & Gifts.
Yes, Hudson Booksellers, a part of Dunkin'/Hudson Booksellers in the East Terminal, offers a wide selection of books and magazines.
You can find New Orleans Saints merchandise at the New Orleans Saints Store in the East Terminal.
Yes, Westwin and Perlis Clothing are clothing stores located at the airport.
Yes, InMotion Entertainment in the East Terminal and Tech on the Go in Concourse B and D offer a selection of tech gadgets and accessories.
You can find the maps of the shops and restaurants at the following links: MSY Concourse B Food & Stores Map, MSY Concourse C Food & Stores Map, and MSY Concourse D Food & Stores Map.
Yes, Creole Kitchen in the East Terminal offers food-related gifts.
Yes, Jazz it Up at Gate D7 in Concourse D offers music-inspired merchandise.