Best Restaurants Around Louis Armstrong International Airport
Whether it's a quick bite, a thirst-quenching drink or a full meal you need before or after your MSY flight, you can count on the many restaurants at or near the airport to help you meet your needs. We list the 10 best restaurants for you below.
Our Top 10: Best Restaurant Recommendations Around MSY
We've listed the 10 best restaurants at or around Louis Armstrong International Airport below.
3203 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065, USA
If you're a huge fan of seafood, make sure you get to Harbor Seafood & Oyster before or after your flight, because you don't want to miss out on a menu as eclectic as Harbor's. Some of the offerings include Jambalaya, raw oysters, crawfish, shrimp, po-boys and turtle soup. Naturally, you have to check out their website first too if they accept reservations.
900 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
For a quick beer and more, Ye Olde College Inn is the perfect place to be. It's so close to the airport so you'll still be in the loop while sipping your beverages. Ye also happens to be a mainstay around New Orleans Airport, so expect some wonderful service and meals. It's not really a reservations location, so you'll be able to get in at any time. Do remember to mind your alcohol intake so you're not driven off your flight.
3140 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70065, USA
You'll notice that Kenner Seafood is a bit faraway from the airport, so it's a bit more ideal for those that have left the airport and are already in Kenner. The lakeside ambience adds a touch of elegance to the already wonderful menu, made up of seafood and local favorites like gumbo and po-boys. Kenner Seafood also handles events, so be sure the place is open before fkj
800 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
Praline Connection has its roots in the French Quarter where it started nearly decades ago. At the airport, you'll find its hot meals near one of the concourses, but it?s the menu hat deserves the most attention. Praline's menu is comprised of a number of New Orleans favorites, including pralines, collard greens, beans, po-boys, chicken, ribs and more. Who wouldn't want that?
900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
Dook's Place is best known as the offshoot of the famous New Orleans dining choice, Dooky Chase, which is run by famous chef, Leah Chase. The latter's grandson is the proprietor of Dook's Place, and it's already become one of the most popular dining options at the airport. With menu options as riveting as bbq shrimp, pork sandwich, redfish and more, you can see why it's that popular.
900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
Located right at the airport, perfect for a quick breakfast before a flight or after one. The menu is betrayed by the name of the shop; it's mostly beignets and other related pastries sold here, plus coffee and other breakfast-centric beverages. West Beignet has been featured in a number of lists recommending dining places in New Orleans, including one by Eater SF.
2239 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
Dot's Diner is your average diner serving a full menu comprised of everything from soups and salads to burgers and breakfast. It operates 24 hours, and since this location is closest to the airport, why not step out for a quick bite before a flight should you need to/
1401 West Esplanade Suite 100, 70065 Kenner, USA
This is just one of eight Caf? du Monde locations in New Orleans alone, which goes to show how popular the coffee chain is. We settled on this particular shop because it's closest to the airport and is easy to access for those shopping at the Esplanade Mall. Best part about Cafe du Monde is that it immediately screams New Orleans right on arrival. It's quite authentic.
1325 West Esplanade Ave, Kenner, LA 70065, USA
Zea's Rotisserie is quite a distance away from MCI airport, but that doesn't mean its tasty meals are forever unattainable. It's only a few miles away in West Esplanade, which is a perfect destination during a delayed flight. The menu will make you trek the distance; it serves a mix of American and Asian cuisine with a touch of Cajun, in addition to the usual offerings such as wine and beer. Easy to see why it's popular.
Terminals B and D, 800 Airline Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70062, USA
PJ'S is a local coffee chain with nearly 20+ other locations in New Orleans alone in addition to the one at the airport. Because it's an airport location, you can't expect too much. Still, the staff here try to meet demand and quality expectations by opening quite early and working up a menu that's above satisfactory. You'll find wonderful iced chai here, in addition to gourmet coffee (house-roasted and a wonderful snack or two to choose from. Best of all, you'll love the gran-and-go convenience it offers pre and post flight.