List Rules Restaurants in Los Angeles International Airport.
When you get to the airport in Los Angeles, the first thing you do is look for LAX restaurants. LAX food is actually pretty good, if you know where to go. There's great restaurants at LAX, and food at LAX in general. Whether you are getting ready to jet-set across the Atlantic or travel a few states over for a family reunion, you want to avoid eating gross, pre-packaged airplane food. From sandwiches, to pizza, to salads, to coffee, this list has everything you need to know about eating at Los Angeles International Airport.
If you're getting breakfast at LAX, why not try La Brea Bakery, known for its freshly baked breads and great coffee. If you're there around lunchtime, California Pizza Kitchen ASAP or Wolfgang Puck Express might be the fastest, tastiest options. If you're planning to grab dinner before hopping on the plane, Umami Burger and Gladstone are a safe bet.
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Have a fresh cup of Joe at Terminal 6, on the Departure Level.
Terminal 5, Departure Level
The word "umami" comes from the Japanese food idea that all dishes should satisfy each part of your tongue's vast, complicated, tastebud system. These burgers do just that! Located in the Tom Bradley International Terminal.
La Brea Bakery
This yummy bakery is known for their signature sourdough bread, and is considered by many a California stable. Located in Terminal 1.
Coffee Bean is an LA classic. They invented the original ice blended drink in 1963. Located at Terminal 5, Departure Level.
Wolfgang Puck Express
From hand-crafted gourmet pizzas to fresh salads and soups, this restaurant features everything you know and love about Wolfgang Puck in a fast, casual, and affordable setting. Located in Terminal 2, Gate 21, and Terminal 7, Gate 3.
We won't tell if you sneak in one or two of their famous margaritas before your flight. Located in Terminal 4 by Gate 42A.
Sam Adams Bar
Have a Sam Adams and relax before your flight. Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal.
This cafe is located at Terminal 4, Departure Level.
Gladstone's 4 Fish
This Pacific Palisades classic is now bringing travelers everything we know and love about Gladstone's. Some of their specialties include fish tacos, crab cakes, lobster rolls, and grilled swordfish. Gladstone's 4 Fish is located in Terminal 3 between Gate 34 and 35