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Where to Eat at Boston Logan International Airport

Traveling over the summer? Here’s what to eat at the airport

Back again for the summer travel season, it’s the Eater Boston guide to dining at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The best meal of your life probably won’t be at Logan, but the airport has been undergoing somewhat of a dining renaissance lately, bringing in outposts of local icons (hello, Santarpio’s) and increasing the number of serviceable restaurants and kiosks within its walls. Most that had been temporarily closed due to the pandemic are back open. You can always find the most up-to-date information on the airport’s own website.

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Best Bets Inside Logan

A small dish with two bao placed on top, stuffed with suckling pig and green garnish with a toothpick stuck through the bao.
Tasty bao from Shojo.
Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

First, here are a few overall 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]
  • Boston Public Market: This mini version of downtown Boston’s public market includes several local vendors selling bagels, juice, seafood, and more, all highlighting ingredients sourced from New England. [Post-security, gate C27]
  • Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse: This outpost of the Boston-based steakhouse chain opens at 5 a.m. for breakfast every day. At lunch (starting at 10:30 a.m.) and dinner, there’s plenty of steak, as well as seafood and pasta. [Post-security, gate C25]
  • Kelly’s Roast Beef: This classic chain specializes in North Shore-style roast beef sandwiches. There’s grab-and-go options available, as well as some seating. [Post-security, gates B5 and B29]
  • Legal Sea Foods: 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. [Post-security, gates B8, B26, C12, and E9.]
  • Lucca: An Italian restaurant with a location in Boston’s North End, as well as in Rockland. The Logan location of Lucca is open from 7 a.m. until 30 minutes prior to the last departure. [Post-security, gate B15]
  • Monica’s Mercato: The North End’s best sandwich shop. The airport location is currently open for lunch and dinner. [Post-security, gate E7]
  • Otto: With locations around Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, this pizza chain is always reliable. This location currently opens at 10:30 a.m. [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Shojo: This popular spot from Boston’s Chinatown is now open at the airport, serving some of the original location’s favorites (including Shojonator burgers), as well as grab-and-go meals meant to travel well (like dumplings and congee), and there’s a full bar. [Post-security, gate C19]
  • Santarpio’s: A slick new outpost of the East Boston pizza legend. [Post-security, gate C21]
  • Trade: This is an offshoot of chef Jody Adams’s downtown Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. On the airport location’s menu, you might find dishes such as flatbreads, spanakopita cigars, steak frites, and more; it’s currently open for lunch and dinner. [Post-security, gate B29]

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

Terminal A

Gates 13-22 are in the Terminal A Satellite.

  • 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]
  • 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 4:30 a.m. [Post-security, gate A6]
  • Boston Bruins Bar — This sports bar is (obviously) hockey-themed, and it serves sandwiches, salads, and more. It has a full bar. [Post-security, gate A15]
  • Currito — “The cure for the common burrito.” [Post-security, satellite concourse entrance]
  • Dunkin’ — You know what this one is. Two locations are currently open in Terminal A; find more in B and C. [Pre-security, terminal A baggage claim; post-security, gate A9]
  • Friendly’s — The SuperMelts and ice cream sundaes of your childhood — and one of only a few left in the Boston area. [Post-security, satellite concourse entrance]
  • Harpoon Tap Room — Boston-based brewery with pub grub and, you guessed it, plenty of beer. [Post-security, gate A21]
  • Sbarro — Italian-ish. [Post-security, satellite concourse entrance]
  • Starbucks — Coffee and such. [Post-security, satellite concourse entrance]

Terminal B

Terminal B has four main sections, with gates B4-15 together, B16-28 together, B29-36 together, and B37-40 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. [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, gates B5 and B29]
  • Legal Sea Foods — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gates B8 and B26]
  • Lucca — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B15]
  • N.E. MKT — An all-day grab-and-go spot highlighting “tastes of the region” with sandwiches, salads, coffee, and such. [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Not Your Average Joe’s — This regional chain 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 4:30 a.m. [Post-security, gate B25]
  • Pei Wei — Grab-and-go Asian-inspired food. Currently closed on Saturdays. [Post-security, gate B14]
  • 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]
  • Sam Adams Brewhouse — Drink Boston’s most famous beer while eating pub fare. [Post-security, gate B7]
  • Starbucks — Coffee and such. [Pre-security; three locations post-security, gates B7, B17, B29]
  • Stephanie’s — With two airport locations, this sibling of Boston classic Stephanie’s on Newbury features a full bar. [Post-security, gate B24]
  • Temazcal Cantina — This reliable Massachusetts chain boats tacos, enchiladas, chilaquiles, and an impressive array of tequila. Closed on weekends. [Post-security, gate B17]
  • Tico — An offshoot of Michael Schlow’s Latin American-inspired restaurant in D.C. [Post-security, gate B37]
  • Trade — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate B29]
  • Wpizza by Wolfgang Puck — Pizza... by Wolfgang Puck. [Post-security, gate B14]

Terminal C

  • Boston Beer Works — Beer, pub food. [Post-security, gate C27]
  • Boston Public Market — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate C27]
  • Camden Food Co. — Sandwiches, salads, etc. Opens at 5 a.m. [Post-security, gate C10]
  • Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate C25]
  • Dunkin’ — You know this one. [There are five locations currently open in this terminal; just look around.]
  • Green Express — Grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, breakfasts, etc. [Post-security, gate C36]
  • 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. [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 7 a.m. [Post-security, gate C11]
  • Santarpio’s — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate C21]
  • Shojo — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate C19]
  • Starbucks — Coffee and such. [Two locations post-security, gate C10 and C26]
  • 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

  • Dunkin’ — Coffee and doughnuts. There’s two locations in this terminal. [Pre-security and post-security, gate E1A]
  • Dine Boston Cafe and Restaurant — A cafe and adjacent full-service restaurant with an ever-changing menu from a rotating lineup of Boston area chefs. [Pre-security]
  • Hudsons Coffee — Melbourne-based coffee chain. [Post-security, gate E7]
  • Legal Sea Foods — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate E9]
  • Monica’s Mercato — Best bet (see above.) [Post-security, gate E7]
  • Stephanie’s — With two airport locations, this sibling of Boston classic Stephanie’s on Newbury features a full bar. [Post-security, gate E7]
  • Vineyard Grille — A lunch and dinner spot with seafood, burgers, and steak. [Post-security, gate E1A]
  • Vino Volo — A wine-focused, full-service restaurant. [Post-security, gate E8]
  • Wow Bao — Counter-service Asian-inspired street food (bao, dumplings, and more), open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. [Post-security, gate E7]

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