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An aerial view of Logan Airport and the greater Boston area as photographed on June 4, 2013
An aerial view of Logan Airport and the greater Boston area as photographed on June 4, 2013
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Where to Eat at Boston Logan International Airport

With the CDC giving fully vaccinated travelers the green light to resume travel with fewer restrictions than before, here’s the current dining situation at Logan

The Eater Boston guide to dining at and around Boston’s Logan International Airport is typically updated in time for Memorial Day weekend travel each year. This year, needless to say, things continue to be a bit different, even as states are opening back up.

While all travelers are still required to wear a mask in airports and on planes, the CDC is now saying that fully vaccinated travelers can travel domestically at low risk to themselves. When planning a trip, be sure to check the current guidance for whether or not testing and self-quarantine are required before and/or after travel, which varies by location, especially for international travel.

If you do find yourself passing through Logan Airport, you’ll probably need to eat at some point. This guide has been updated to reflect what’s currently open at and around the airport. Logan has been undergoing somewhat of a dining renaissance since 2018, bringing in outposts of a lot of local icons; however, some are still temporarily closed due to the pandemic, so the current pickings are a bit slim. You can always find the most up-to-date information on the airport’s own website.

Also note that MarketPlace Logan has been working to expand the AtYourGate and GRAB apps throughout the airport; the former allows for contactless delivery service within 30 minutes from several airport restaurants, right to a passenger’s gate, while the latter facilitates mobile ordering from airport restaurants.

For the restaurants listed in this guide that are outside of the airport, current takeout and delivery information is included.


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Best Bets Inside Logan

A roast beef sandwich with cheese, mayo, and barbecue sauce sits on a paper plate, accompanied by thick onion rings.
Kelly’s Roast Beef
Katie Chudy/Eater

First, here are a few highlights within the airport:

  • Berkshire Farms Market: This one’s a grab-and-go spot, but it’s a good one, featuring all sorts of locally made products from Massachusetts, with a focus on the western part of the state. You may also find Boston-area goodies like breakfast pastries from South End Buttery, for example. And it’s a good opportunity to pick up some last-minute local treats to gift to those out-of-town friends you’re on your way to visit. [Two locations: post-security, gate A6; post-security, gate B20]
  • Kelly’s Roast Beef: This classic chain specializes in North Shore-style roast beef sandwiches. It’s currently operating from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, with grab-and-go options available, as well as some seating. [Post-security, gate B5]
  • Legal Sea Foods (in various guises): You’re never very far from a Legal in Logan, and the many permutations of the chain are all reliable choices for raw bar, lobster, fish and chips, and so forth. The most interesting of the lot is the Legal Test Kitchen, where you’ll find the occasional exciting flourish. That and several other Legal locations are currently open during COVID. [Legal Test Kitchen, post-security, gate A5; Legal Sea Foods, post-security, terminal B connector, gate B26; Legal Sea Foods, post-security, gate B8; Legal Sea Foods, post-security, gate C12]
  • Lucca: An Italian restaurant with locations in Boston’s North End and Back Bay, as well as in Rockland. (The Back Bay location is temporarily closed.) The Logan location of Lucca is currently open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. [Post-security, gate B15]
  • Monica’s Mercato: The North End’s best sandwich shop. The airport location opens at 5 a.m. for breakfast. [Post-security, gate E7]
  • Otto: With locations around Maine and Massachusetts, this pizza chain is always reliable. This location currently opens at 11 a.m. [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Trade: This is an offshoot of chef Jody Adams’ downtown Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. The airport menu includes flatbreads, spanakopita cigars, steak frites, and more, as well as breakfast sandwiches and avocado toast in the morning. [Post-security, gate B29]

None of those options doing the trick? Here are the complete currently open offerings at Logan, listed by terminal.

Terminal A

Gates 13-22 are in the Terminal A Satellite.

Note: Try the AtYourGate mobile app to get delivery from several participating restaurants directly to your gate in terminals A, C, and E.

  • Alta Strada — From Boston and D.C. restaurateur Michael Schlow, this location of Alta Strada has full-service and grab-and-go Italian options, as well as a burger and a couple sandwiches. [Post-security, gate A9]
  • Currito — “The cure for the common burrito.” [Post-security, satellite concourse entrance]
  • Berkshire Farms Market — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate A6]
  • B.good — Burgers, salads, and more from a locally based international chain. Opens at 8 a.m.; takeout only. [Post-security, gate A6]
  • Boston Bruins Bar — New to the airport as of March 2019, this sports bar is (obviously) hockey-themed, and it serves sandwiches, salads, and more. It has a full bar. [Post-security, gate A15]
  • Dunkin’ [Donuts] — You know what this one is, even if they try to remove the “Donuts” from the name. Two locations are currently open in Terminal A; find more in B and C. [Pre-security, terminal A baggage claim (open 24 hours); post-security, gate A9]
  • Legal Test Kitchen — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate A5]

Terminal B

Terminal B has three main sections, with gates B4-14 together, B15-29 together, and B30-38 together. Departing from gate B1, 2, or 3? Eat before you go through security; those gates have a separate security line and minimal options once you're through.

  • Berkshire Farms Market — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B20]
  • B.good — Burgers, salads, and more from a locally based international chain. You may find it open as early as 4 a.m. [Post-security, gate B37]
  • Dunkin' — You know what it is. Find it right by security, one location before (24 hours) and two locations after. [Pre-security; post-security, gate B5; post-security, near gate B29]
  • Kelly’s Roast Beef — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B5]
  • Legal Sea Foods — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gates B8 and B26]
  • Lucca — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B15]
  • Not Your Average Joe’s — This regional chain is fairly new to the airport and is currently operating from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., although hours might change based on flight schedules. Joe’s is the kind of place you’ll find dishes like ahi tuna wontons, cheesesteak egg rolls, Cobb salads, and baked haddock. [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Otto — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea — Opens at 5 a.m. [Post-security, gate B25]
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop — This Chicago-based chain serves cookies, shakes, and salads in addition to the restaurant’s best-known item: toasted sandwiches. Though it’s a sandwich chain in an airport, it gets the job done. Currently opens at 5 a.m. [Post-security, gate B5]
  • Starbucks — Coffee and such. [Two locations post-security, gate B7 and B31]
  • Trade — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Wpizza by Wolfgang Puck — Pizza...by Wolfgang Puck. [Post-security, gate B14]

Terminal C

Note: Try the AtYourGate mobile app to get delivery from several participating restaurants directly to your gate in terminals A, C, and E.

  • Boston Beer Works — Beer, pub food. [Post-security, gate C27]
  • Camden Food Co. — Sandwiches, salads, etc. Opens at 5 a.m. [Post-security, gate C10]
  • Dunkin’ — You know this one. [There are five locations currently open in this terminal; just look around.]
  • Legal Sea Foods — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate C12]
  • Mija — Waiter service and booze are available at this airport offshoot of a Mexican restaurant and tequila bar at Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The airport location is currently operating from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. [Post-security, gate C11]
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop — This Chicago-based chain serves cookies, shakes, and salads in addition to the restaurant’s best-known item: toasted sandwiches. Though it’s a sandwich chain in an airport, it gets the job done. Currently opens at 5 a.m. [Post-security, terminal C, gate C11]
  • Starbucks — Coffee and such. [Post-security, gate C10]
  • Wahlburgers — The ever-growing burger restaurant from the Wahlberg family is now at Logan too. Serves booze and has waiter service. [Post-security, near gate C10]

Terminal E

Note: Try the AtYourGate mobile app to get delivery from several participating restaurants directly to your gate in terminals A, C, and E.

  • Monica’s Mercato — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate E7]

Yep, as of press time, Monica’s is the only food vendor currently operating in terminal E.


Best Bets Outside of Logan

A lobster roll with a side of fries and ketchup sits on a white plate on a marble bar
New to Boston? You’ll probably want to try Neptune Oyster’s lobster roll.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

Time to leave the airport? Try one of these destinations, listed alphabetically:

  • Angela’s Cafe: Boston has seen a boom in Mexican food in recent years, but Angela’s is the longtime real deal for neighborhood-style Pueblan cooking like chicken mole gorditas, albondigas, pozole, and micheladas. Currently offering indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [East Boston, 131 Lexington St., 6 minutes from the airport.]
  • KO Pies at the Shipyard: Two words: meat pies. KO is a charismatic Australian restaurant right on the water. The non-meat pie fare is also good; try the chicken schnitzel burger or the fish and chips, along with some Australian beer. Currently offering takeout and delivery. If weather permits, head over to the nearby Piers Park for a picnic with incredible views of the downtown Boston skyline. [East Boston, 256 Marginal St., Building 16, Boston Harbor Shipyard, 7 minutes from the airport.]
  • Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar: Fun Mexican-inspired food in a swanky ambiance, with plenty of frozen margaritas to go around. Save room for sugar: Your check comes with sour apple cotton candy topped with Pop Rocks. Currently open for indoor and outdoor dining. [Fort Point, 253 Summer St., 9 minutes from the airport.]
  • Neptune Oyster: Though the North End is known for pasta, one of its finest establishments is known for seafood. Neptune is small, popular, and doesn’t accept reservations, but there’s no better place to suck down bivalves within striking distance of Logan if you have time to wait in the inevitable line. Its lobster roll (choose cold with mayo or hot with butter) constantly earns “best lobster roll in the city” accolades. Currently open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and takeout. [North End, 63 Salem St., 10 minutes from the airport.]
  • Oak + Rowan: Pretty pastas, luxurious caviar, and incredible desserts in an impeccably renovated old building with high ceilings and giant windows. Currently open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and takeout. [Fort Point, 321 A St., 8 minutes from the airport.]
  • Pizzeria Regina: This North End pizzeria, founded in 1926, is on every list of the city’s best pizza, and it’s often at the top. The lines can be as long as at Disney World at this location, the original, so calling ahead is advised. Currently open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [North End, 11 1/2 Thacher St., 8 minutes from the airport.]
  • Rincon Limeno: One of the city’s best spots for Peruvian dishes like ceviche, octopus salad, fish stew, and pisco sours. If you’re traveling early, grab an arepa for breakfast. Currently open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [East Boston, 409 Chelsea St., 7 minutes from the airport.]
  • Rino’s Place: Perhaps Boston’s most iconic Italian-American spot outside of the North End. A neighborhood favorite for over 20 years, Rino’s has been a lot more crowded ever since an appearance on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives (so expect a long wait.) Currently open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and takeout. [East Boston, 258 Saratoga St., 6 minutes from the airport.]
  • Row 34: This popular Fort Point spot is meant to be a “workingman’s oyster bar.” Aside from the raw bar, there are shrimp sliders, lobster rolls, and the like, plus plenty of beer. Reservations encouraged. Currently open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and takeout. [Fort Point, 383 Congress St., 7 minutes from the airport.]
  • Santarpio’s: One of the city’s best and oldest pizzerias, Santarpio’s has been in the same spot since 1933 and has had little reason to change its excellent pies or divey vibe. Try the sausage and garlic pizza. Note: cash only. Currently open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [East Boston, 111 Chelsea St., 6 minutes from the airport.]
  • Sportello: The most affordable option (but still a little on the pricey side) from noted chef and restaurateur Barbara Lynch, this Fort Point mainstay is the perfect spot for a pleasant bowl of pasta. Don’t miss the spicy tomato soup. Reservations encouraged. Currently open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [Fort Point, 348 Congress St., 6 minutes from the airport.]
  • Tawakal Halal Cafe: One of Eater Boston’s finalists for the 2019 Restaurant of the Year. Somali food in a homey space. Try the tawakal plate, and don’t miss the shaah, a sweet, spiced tea. Currently open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery. [East Boston, 389 Maverick St., 15 minutes from the airport.]

Need more options? This map of restaurants near the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center highlights a number of Fort Point and Seaport District destinations for everything from quick and easy lunches to fancy sit-down dinners. Try taking the Silver Line from the airport to the Seaport District; it’s pretty convenient.


Additional Dining Resources for Travelers

Staying in Boston for a bit? Here are some Eater Boston dining maps and guides to get you started:

Plus, join us in the Eater Boston Facebook group to ask Eater Boston staff and over 3000 fellow readers for recommendations.

Want to learn about the non-dining aspects of Logan Airport? Check out this guide from our sibling site Curbed Boston.

Tawakal Halal Cafe

389 Maverick Street, , MA 02128 (617) 418-5890 Visit Website

Rincón Limeño Restaurant

409 Chelsea St, Boston, MA 02128 (617) 569-4942 Visit Website

Santarpio's Pizza

111 Chelsea Street, , MA 02128 (617) 567-9871 Visit Website

Angela's Cafe

131 Lexington Street, , MA 02128 (617) 567-4972 Visit Website

Rino's

257 Saratoga St, Boston, MA 02128

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar (Fort Point)

253 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210 Visit Website

Blue Dragon

324 A Street, , MA 02210 (617) 338-8585 Visit Website

KO Pies at the Shipyard

256 Marginal St, East Boston, MA 02128 (617) 418-5234 Visit Website

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

1 Harborside Dr, Boston, MA 02128 (800) 235-6426 Visit Website

Oak + Rowan

321 A Street, , MA 02210 (857) 284-7742 Visit Website

Sportello

348 Congress Street, , MA 02210 (617) 737-1234 Visit Website

Neptune Oyster

63 Salem Street, , MA 02113 (617) 742-3474 Visit Website

Regina Pizzeria

11 1/2 Thacher Street, , MA 02113 (617) 227-0765 Visit Website

Row 34

300 District Avenue, , MA 01803 (781) 761-6500 Visit Website
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