Food Options at LGA Airport
Travelers of New York, rejoice! No longer do you have to choke down a sad sandwich from a bodega or an overpriced meal from an around-the-way cafe. LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country, has finally stepped up its food game with some delicious new food options. From fast-casual to sit-down restaurants, there’s something for everyone at these 15 eateries. For locations see the LGA airport map.
Whoever said you can't get a good cup of coffee at an airport must not have been to Dunkin' recently. This global chain offers travelers a quick caffeine fix, and also serves up breakfast sandwiches and pastries if you're looking for something to eat.
If you're in the mood for something a bit fancier, Salotto is your best bet. This European-style restaurant and wine bar serves up fresh, made-to-order dishes like paninis, salads, and pasta. There's also a selection of over 100 international wines to choose from.
Whenever I travel, I love getting a taste of the local cuisine. Bar 212 does just that, with New York-inspired dishes like the Empire State Burger (topped with bacon, cheddar, and a fried egg) and the Big Apple Salad (mixed greens, roasted beets, goat cheese, and candied walnuts).
Shopping, Dining & Amenities
Whether you’re in a rush or have time to browse the food and shopping options that La Guardia Airport has to offer, you’ll probably find something that works for you. Airport restaurants allow travelers the convenience of sit-down table service, and many offer take-away meals to bring on board. If you’re looking for some reading material, a gift idea, or simply a cold beverage, you may find those within a small convenience store. Find the right available options for your visit to LGA Airport here, where you can locate stores, bars, cafes, or eateries, available before or after security checkpoints, and know what their daily hours of operation are.
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Have you ever wished you could get a slice of pizza while you're waiting for your flight? Well, now you can at Bar Veloce. This Italian-style wine bar not only has a huge selection of vino but also specializes in wood-fired pizzas.
This is the first and only farm-to-table market at an airport, so you know the food is fresh. District Market offers a variety of grab-and-go options like salads, sandwiches, and snacks. There's also a sit-down cafe if you're looking for something hot.
Dos Toros Taqueria
Looking for a quick but tasty bite? Dos Toros Taqueria is your best bet. This fast-casual Mexican spot serves up fresh tacos, burritos, and quesadillas. Our favorite thing on the menu is the chicken tinga tacos.
Just because you're at the airport doesn't mean you have to eat processed junk food. Eli's Essentials is a health-focused eatery that offers fresh, made-to-order dishes like salads, wraps, and sandwiches. There's also a selection of healthy snacks and drinks if you're looking for something to tide you over until your flight.
As the name implies, this spot specializes in salads. But don't be fooled - these are not your average salads. Green Leaf's offers a variety of unique and flavorful options, like the Thai Steak Salad (grilled steak, mixed greens, mango, avocado, and peanuts) and the Harvest Salad (roasted butternut squash, kale, cranberries, goat cheese, and pumpkin seeds).
This is the place to go if you're looking for a healthy meal on the go. Healthy Gourmet To Go offers a variety of made-to-order dishes, like salads, wraps, and sandwiches. There's also a selection of healthy snacks and drinks if you're looking for something to tide you over until your flight.
Great news, BBQ lovers! Hill Country has finally arrived at LaGuardia Airport. This Texas-style spot specializes in smoked meats, like brisket and ribs. They also have a pretty killer breakfast menu if you're looking for something to eat before your flight.
Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
All you coffee lovers out there will be happy to know that Irving Farm Coffee Roasters has arrived at LaGuardia Airport. This New York-based coffee company has a few locations in the terminal, so you can get your caffeine fix before or after your flight.
And last but not least, we have Junior's. This New York institution is known for its cheesecake, and luckily, you can now get a slice at LaGuardia Airport. They also have a full menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items if you're looking for something else to eat.
For a casual meal with a view, head to Anglers. This seafood-focused spot overlooks one of the airport's runways, so you can watch the planes take off and land while you enjoy a meal. They have a great selection of seafood dishes, like shrimp tacos and lobster rolls.
If you're in the mood for pizza, look no further than Artichoke. This New York-based chain is known for its huge slices and unique toppings, like the Artichoke slice (topped with artichoke hearts, spinach, and cream sauce) and the Crabby slice (topped with lump crabmeat, old bay seasoning, and lemon).
Beer anyone? Biergarten is a German-style beer hall that offers a variety of brews, both local and imported. They also have a menu of German-inspired dishes, like pretzels and sausages. Dee-licious!
Birch Coffee/Rossi To-Go
When it comes to coffee, Birch Coffee is an NYC favorite. And now, you can get your fix at LaGuardia Airport. This spot offers a variety of made-to-order coffee drinks, as well as a selection of grab-and-go food items.
This French bistro is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely meal before your flight. Bisoux offers a menu of classic French dishes, like escargot and Croque Monsieur. They also have a pretty extensive wine list if you're looking to enjoy a glass (or two) of vino.
This New York institution is known for its all-day breakfast menu. And luckily, you can now enjoy a meal from Bubby's at LaGuardia Airport. They have all of your favorite breakfast items, like pancakes and eggs Benedict.
This Japanese spot is perfect if you're looking for a quick and easy meal. Chuko Ramen offers a variety of ramen dishes, as well as rice bowls and salads. They also have a selection of beer, wine, and sake if you're looking to enjoy a drink with your meal.
If you’re craving a great meal before your flight, LGA Airport has plenty of options to choose from. From burgers and pizza to tacos and burritos, you can find something to satisfy any appetite. And if you need a caffeine fix, there are plenty of locations to give you some energy. So whatever you’re in the mood for, you can find it at LaGuardia. Have a lovely flight!