food/drink 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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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Starbucks Starbucks coffee is a must-have for any early morning flight. Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Wolfgang Puck Express is listed (or ranked) 2 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, ...

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Sam Adams Bar is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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Burger King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Burger King Wake up with the King at Terminal 2 and Terminal 3, on the Food Court Departure Level.

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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina 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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California Pizza Kitchen ASAP is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Einstein Bros. Bagels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Einstein Bros. Bagels Delicious, fresh bagels, located at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Pink's is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Pinkberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Pinkberry Everyone loves this classic frozen yogurt joint. Located in Terminal 1, Food Court Departure Level.

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Skewers by Morimoto is listed (or ranked) 12 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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800 Degree Neopolitan Pizzeria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
800 Degree Neopolitan Pizzeria Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf 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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Umami Burger is listed (or ranked) 15 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 ...

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Daniel's Bistro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Daniel's Bistro Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Corona Bar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Corona Bar Crack open a nice, cold Corona and add a little lime juice at the Corona Bar. Located at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Nate'n Al is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Lemonade Terminal 5, Departure Level 

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Redondo Beach Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Redondo Beach Brewing Co. Terminal 6, Departure Level 

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Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Ruby's Diner Found at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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L.A. Roadhouse Route 66 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
L.A. Roadhouse Route 66 Get your kicks at Roadhouse 66! Located at Terminal 8, Gate 83.

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Daily Grill Restaurant & B... is listed (or ranked) 23 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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LAX Encounter is listed (or ranked) 24 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 ...

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Sushi Boy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Sushi Boy Found in Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Vino Volo is listed (or ranked) 26 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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Backlot Deli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Backlot Deli Named for many of the Hollywood filming backlots, this deli can be found in Terminal 1, at Gate 4B.

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Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Carl's Jr. Carl's' Jr. is known for their delicious hamburgers. Try one at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Gordon Biersch Brewery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Gordon Biersch Brewery Kick back and have a beer at Terminal 1! 

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Marina Bar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Marina Bar Locate in the Tom Bradley International Terminal, near Gate 105.

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Marmalade Cafe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Marmalade Cafe The Marmalade Cafe has a little something for everyone. This American classic can be found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Homeboy Cafe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Homeboy Cafe This cafe is located at Terminal 4, Departure Level.

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B Grill by BOA Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
B Grill by BOA Steakhouse If you're craving a steak, look no further. Located at Terminal 7, Departure Level. 

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Angel City Brewery Stand is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Euro Coffee and Haagen Dazs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Euro Coffee and Haagen Dazs You can't go wrong with ice cream and coffee! Found at Terminal 5 by Gate 55A.

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Hamada Orient Express is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Hamada Orient Express This is a great Japanese restaurant located at the Tom Bradley International Terminal on the Departures Level Food Court, Second Floor.

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Klatch Coffee is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Gladstone's 4 Fish is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
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 ...

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Camacho's Cantina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Camacho's Cantina Found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. 

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Home Turf Sports Bar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Home Turf Sports Bar With two locations, Home Turf can't be beat! Found at Terminal 1 and Terminal 6, Food Court Departure Level.

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Monet's, a California Deli is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Monet's, a California Deli This classic California deli is located at Terminal 6, Departure Level.

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Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurants at LAX
Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom Located at Terminal 6, Departure Level.