Restaurants The Best Restaurants at LAX  

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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.  

Be sure to vote up your favorite eats at LAX below! If we've forgotten anything, please feel free to add it to the list. 
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Klatch Coffee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Klatch Coffee Have a fresh cup of Joe at Terminal 6, on the Departure Level.

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Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Lemonade Terminal 5, Departure Level 

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Umami Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Umami Burger 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. 

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La Brea Bakery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
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.

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800 Degree Neopolitan Pizzeria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
800 Degree Neopolitan Pizzeria Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Einstein Bros. Bagels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Delicious, fresh bagels, located at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Pink's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Pink's From Rosie O'Donnell to Martha Stewart, this SoCal classic is loved by everyone! Pink's Hot Dogs are now offering their world-famous dogs in LAX's Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Nate'n Al is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Nate'n Al Located in Terminal 2 at the Departures Level Food Court, this Beverly Hills delicatessen is now bringing travelers all the comfort food they could ever want before boarding a long flight. 

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Vino Volo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Vino Volo This little wine bar can be found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Coffee Bean is an LA classic. They invented the original ice blended drink in 1963. Located at Terminal 5, Departure Level.

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Redondo Beach Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Redondo Beach Brewing Co. Terminal 6, Departure Level 

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Angel City Brewery Stand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Angel City Brewery Stand Named after Los Angeles, the City of Angels, this brewery stand is located at Terminal 4, Food Court Departure Level.

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Gordon Biersch Brewery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Gordon Biersch Brewery Kick back and have a beer at Terminal 1! 

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Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Found at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Wolfgang Puck Express is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
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. 

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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza Nobody can resist a delicious wood fired pizza, fresh out of the oven! Located at Terminal 4, Departure Level.

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California Pizza Kitchen ASAP is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
California Pizza Kitchen ASAP With a specialty like BBQ Chicken Pizza, there's nothing to dislike about CPK ASAP. This gem is located in Terminal 1 at the Departures Level Food Court. 

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Daily Grill Restaurant & B... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Daily Grill Restaurant & Bar An LA staple, the Daily Grill can be found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Skewers by Morimoto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Skewers by Morimoto Morimoto is known for being one of the world's top culinary delights. Found at Terminal 5, Departure Level.

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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
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. 

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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Starbucks coffee is a must-have for any early morning flight. Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Pinkberry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Everyone loves this classic frozen yogurt joint. Located in Terminal 1, Food Court Departure Level.

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Sam Adams Bar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Sam Adams Bar Have a Sam Adams and relax before your flight. Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Homeboy Cafe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Homeboy Cafe This cafe is located at Terminal 4, Departure Level.

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LAX Encounter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
LAX Encounter If you decide to eat at this architectural masterpiece, make sure you give yourself some extra time before your flight, or better yet, make a reservation. This restaurant is located right outside of the LAX airport, and is shaped like a giant UFO. You can't miss it.