Almost a year after the pandemic shut down air travel for most Americans, things are starting to change. More and more people are being vaccinated, airlines have removed some precautions such as keeping the center seats open, and international travel is showing the first signs of a return. What hasn’t changed is how difficult it is to find something really good, whether you’re the type who shows up hours before boarding or who runs at the last minute.

Newark Airport

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Newark Airport

However, aviation navigation today is full of variables, from identifying destinations that require COVID testing to the new CDC guidelines on wearing masks. Here is a list of restaurants based on the most recent information from the Port Authority. While Eater continues to update this guide, hours of operation for these providers may change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The latest CDC guidelines for vaccinated guests during the COVID-19 outbreak can be found here. Eating out still poses risks for unvaccinated guests and workers. Please note the changes in local rules and check the individual restaurant websites for additional restrictions, such as: B. Mask requirements. You can find a local vaccination center here.

Terminal A.

Abica coffee: Coffee and sandwiches. Rotunda A1 and A2, backup

Ben & Jerry: Ice cream. A1 rotunda, backup

Boar head: Custom made sandwiches. A3 rotunda, backup

Currito Cantina: Build your own bowls, salads and wraps in different flavors. Pre-security hall

Dunkin: Coffee and donuts. Pre-security hall

Jersey Mikes and Manchu Wok: Subs and Chinese food. Pre-Security Food Court

Market fresh: Convenience store with bargains to take away. A1 rotunda, backup

Olde Glory Coffee: A takeaway coffee and tea place with baked goods and sandwiches. A3 rotunda

Ruby Tuesday: American chain to sit on. A3 rotunda, backup

Villa Fresh Italian Cuisine: Fast-casual pizza and pasta. Pre-Security Food Court

Terminal B.

Everything you need: Grab-and-Go tariff. B1 rotunda and connector

Dunkin Donuts: Coffee and donuts. Lower level, pre-security

Farmer’s fridge: A vending machine selling salads, grain bowls and snacks. Concourse, advance security

Firehouse Subs: A sub-sandwich chain. B1 connector, backup fuse

Green coffee beans: Coffee stand with salads, sandwiches and pastries. International arrivals, pre-security

Little Tony’s: Pizzeria with pizza, calzones and salads. B1 connector, pre-security

Malones fish market: Seafood, beer and cocktails on site. B1 hall, follow-up security

Sora Japanese Food & Sushi Bar: Full service Japanese restaurant featuring sushi, tempura, chicken teriyaki, and more. B1 Rotunda, follow-up security

Salsaritas Mexican Grill: Mexican chain that sells quesadillas, burritos and more. Pre-Security Food Court

Starbucks: Global coffee chain. Pre-security food court and B1 connection

STRAT: Grab-and-go spot with packaged food as well as coffee and tea. B3 rotunda, follow-up security

The unusual times: Pub with salads, sandwiches and breakfast. B2 rotunda, follow-up security

Tony and Benny’s: Fast-casual pizzeria. Pre-Security Food Court

Terminal C.

Abruzzo Italian Steakhouse: Classified has decent food, but that’s reserved for United’s big funders with mileage. The rest of us will find a good meal at this Italian steakhouse with dishes like chicken parmesan, veal chops and various steaks alongside a full bar. Grill chef Mario Carbone consulted on the original menu. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Garden State Diner: Jersey at its finest can be found in a diner, and Garden State Diner is as fair as possible, given the airport’s strict food restrictions. Breakfast is served all day, as is soups, salads, sandwiches and a full bar. C101-115, security

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Caps beer garden: Beer bar with Asian cuisine. Gates C120-139, follow-up security

CIBO Express Gourmet Market: Tired convenience store-sized sandwiches, wraps, and other take-away dishes. Post security: gates 70-99, gates 101-115

Custom burger: Fast casual burgers. Gates C70-99 and 120-139, follow-up security

Every day: A daily changing menu with “seasonal options”. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Dunkin ‘: Coffee and donuts. Baggage claim No. 3, pre-security and gates C101-115, post-security

Eggy Weggy: Breakfast rolls and omelets that turn into custom burgers at night. Gates C70-99 and 120-139, follow-up security

Flora Cafe: A Middle Eastern menu designed with the help of Taims Einat Admony that includes healthy options like lentil soup, a Greek salad, hummus, and of course, falafel. Gates C120-139, follow-up security

Lucky Shell: Eat with red sauce like chicken parmesan sandwiches and linguini with white clam sauce. Gates C101-115, security

Kaedama: A noodle bar with ramen, dumplings and rice bowls. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Small purse: Top chef alum Dale Talde consulted on the opening of this dumpling-focused restaurant. Gate C101-115, follow-up security

Melange Café and Melange Bakery Chocolatier: Chocolate master Jacques Torres played a role here, creating chocolate chip cookies, alfajors and a salted Nutella caramel biscuit. There are also crepes that can be filled with Nutella and bananas or savory options. While it’s mostly takeout, there is some seating available. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Novella: Pizza and pasta. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Oeno Wine Bar: A wine bar with 64 wines by the glass and in the bottle as well as panino. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Poppy’s Bagels: Bagel sandwiches on the Casciano counter. Gates C70-99 and 101-115, follow-up security

Proof whiskey bar: A tavern with tons of whiskey. Gates C101-115, security

Red Mango: Frozen yogurt with toppings. Near gate C83, backup security

Riviera: Paris-inspired dishes like tuna nicoise salad and steak fries. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Season: A French restaurant originally opened by the famous chef Alain Ducasse. Gates C120-139, follow-up security

Starbucks coffee: The famous coffee chain. Gates C84, C94 and C120-139, Post-Security

Surf Bar: Sushi and other seafood. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Tacquila: Mexican bar and restaurant. Terminal C, post-security

To cut: Thin crust pizza sliced. Gates C120-139, follow-up security

Uptop Pizza: Build your own personal pizzas. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

Avant-garde cuisine: A chic restaurant with marbled table tops and international food. Gates C101-115, security

Vesper tavern: An American tavern with a fully stocked bar, burgers and a raw food bar. Gate C70-99, follow-up security

Wabi Sabi: Inspired by New York’s favorite Nom Wah Tea Parlor, the menu features dumplings, fried crab claws and gyoza. Gates C70-99 and C120-139, follow-up security

Wanderlust Burger Bar: Five-time Burger Bash winner Josh Capon designed this menu, which features a ton of burgers along with an even longer beer list. Gates C70-99, follow-up security

World Bean Coffee: Coffee stand. Baggage claim No. 6 and gates C70-99 and C120-139 after security

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