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Long before Taylor Swift wrote her hit song, "Welcome to New York," John F. Kennedy International Airport raised a sign that said the same thing. The best restaurants at JFK offer delicious food to make the start of your travels great. Whether you're departing from JFK to head off on an amazing international adventure, or arriving at JFK to begin your journey in New York City, the first thing on your mind is probably where you should stop and grab a bite to eat. Nobody wants to explore on an empty stomach!   

The best restaurants at JFK include dishes designed by renowned chefs - Todd English, Danny Meyer, Andrew Carmellini, Marcus Samuelsson, and Laurent Tourondel to name a few. There are also some familiar favorite fast food joints, like Shake Shack, Sbarro, Panda Express, and Red Mango.  

Vote up your favorite restaurant at JFK below!  

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Shake Shack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Shake Shack Terminal 4, Gate B36  

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Blue Smoke on the Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Blue Smoke on the Road Terminal 4, Gate B35

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Sbarro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Sbarro Terminal 1, Food Court

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Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Buffalo Wild Wings Terminal 4, Gate B26

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5ive Steak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
5ive Steak Terminal 5

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Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Dunkin' Donuts Terminal 1, Food Court

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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Starbucks Terminal 1: Food Court Arrivals Terminal 2  Gates 24/25  

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Bobby Van's Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Bobby Van's Steakhouse Terminal 6

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Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Wendy's Terminal 2, Food & Retail Court

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La Vie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
La Vie Terminal 5, Marketplace

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AeroNuova is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
AeroNuova Terminal 5

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Sammy's Beach Bar and Grill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Sammy's Beach Bar and Grill Terminal 5

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Euro Café is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Euro Café Terminal 1, Arrivals Level--West

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The Palm Bar and Grill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
The Palm Bar and Grill Terminal 4

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Street Food is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Street Food Terminal 4

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Tagaliare is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Tagaliare Terminal 2, Gate 68

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BRKLYN Beer Garden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
BRKLYN Beer Garden Terminal 2

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Cake Tin Bakery & Cafe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Cake Tin Bakery & Cafe Terminal 4

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Deep Blue Sushi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Deep Blue Sushi Terminal 5

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Medalist Bar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Medalist Bar Terminal 1, between Gates 4 - 6 

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Piquillo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Piquillo Terminal 5

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Au Bon Pain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Au Bon Pain Terminal 4, Arrivals Hall

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Balducci's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Balducci's Terminal 2, Gate 23

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Todd English's Bonfire Bar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Todd English's Bonfire Bar Terminal 2, Opposite Gates 23/24

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French Meadow Cafe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
French Meadow Cafe Terminal 2, Gate 28

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Fresh Attractions is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Fresh Attractions Terminal 2, Food Court

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Croque Madame is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Croque Madame Terminal 2, Gate 21/22

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Due Amici is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Due Amici Terminal 2

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Wok & Roll is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Wok & Roll Terminal 1, Food Court

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Legend's Sports Bar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Legend's Sports Bar Terminal 2, Food & Retail Court

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Panini Express is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Panini Express Terminal 13 Locations: Arrivals Level EastDepartures Level - S Concourse Gate 8Departures Level - W Concourse Gates 1-3. 

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Greenwich Village Bistro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Greenwich Village Bistro Terminal 1, Food Court

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Uptown Basserie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Uptown Basserie Terminal 4, Gate B32  

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Panopolis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Panopolis Terminal 4 Gate A5 Gate B26 Gate B23  

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Tuscany Cafe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Tuscany Cafe Pre-security: behind check-in counters E/F Post-security: S Concourse Gate 5

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Le Grand Comptoir is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Le Grand Comptoir Terminal 4

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Cake Tin Bakery & Caf&eacu... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Cake Tin Bakery & Café Terminal 4, Gate B33

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Eat & Go Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Eat & Go Istanbul Terminal 1, Between Gates 5-7

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JikJi Cafe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
JikJi Cafe Terminal 1, Food Court

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New York Hot Dog & Coffee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
New York Hot Dog & Coffee Terminal 1, Food Court

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Shiso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Shiso Terminal 2

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Idlewild Wine Bar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Idlewild Wine Bar Terminal 1, between Gates 1-3

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Z-Pizza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Z-Pizza Terminal 4, Gate 28

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Red Mango, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Red Mango, Inc. Terminal 2, Gate 27

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Martini Bar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Martini Bar Terminal 1, Departures Level-S Concourse Gate 9

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Tigin Irish Pub is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
Tigin Irish Pub Terminal 4, Gate A5

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La Brea Bakery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Restaurants at JFK
La Brea Bakery Terminal 4, Gate B36