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Raleigh-Durham's Whisky River wins Best Airport Bar / Restaurant Atmosphere

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Travelers at winning restaurant can relax with an extensive food and beverage menu

Whether laying over or waiting on a delayed flight, it's always nice to have somewhere comfortable to pass the time at the airport. These 10 airport bars and restaurants excel in the atmosphere arena, making them ideal options for spending an hour or two pre-flight. 

  • Whisky River
    Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

    Whisky River, created in partnership with Dale Earnhardt, Jr., features an extensive food menu and a bar offerings for travelers at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Those with a layover should try the signature drink Moonshine Mule made with Midnight Moon original moonshine, ginger beer and lime juice.
    Photo courtesy of Raleigh Durham International Airport

  • Cask & Larder
    Orlando International Airport (MCO)

    At Cask & Larder at Orlando International Airport, travelers dine on Southern-sourced dishes made from seasonal ingredients, served alongside craft beers and fresh-shucked oysters.
    Photo courtesy of Orlando International Airport

  • Blue Door Pub
    Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

    One of Minnesota’s favorite neighborhood pubs comes to MSP, serving wings, salads, sandwiches and their iconic Juicy Blucy burger in a relaxed atmosphere with indoor patio seating.
    Photo courtesy of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport

  • The Washington Redskins Burgundy and Gold Club
    Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

    Sports fans traveling through Dulles will find a relaxing spot to catch a game or grab a drink at The Burgundy and Gold Club. The menu features appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers and barbecue.
    Photo courtesy of Dulles International Airport

  • Independence Prime
    Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

    Every seat in this steakhouse at Philadelphia International Airport enjoys a view of the kitchen. Find it near the center of Concourse B.
    Photo courtesy of Philadelphia International Airport

  • James' Beach
    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

    Diners at James’ Beach in LAX enjoy modern American comfort food, including the famous fish tacos served at the original Venice Beach location, in a relaxed SoCal atmosphere.
    Photo courtesy of Los Angeles International Airport

  • Cigar City Brewing
    Tampa International Airport (TPA)

    Cigar City Brewing melds rich local flavors with a wide-selection of ever-changing brews that have made them a household name among beer enthusiasts. One of the first microbreweries to actually brew beer inside an airport, Cigar City is a favorite among travelers who are looking for a taste of Tampa Bay.
    Photo courtesy of Tampa International Airport

  • Flying Dog Tap House
    Baltimore/Washington Intl. Airport (BWI)

    Maryland's largest craft brewery pours their craft beers at BWI airport at the Flying Dog Tap House. Travelers can pair their beer or beer cocktail with food made from Roseda Black Angus Farm beef.
    Photo courtesy of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

  • Yume
    George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

    A canopy of Chinese lanterns hangs above diners at Yume, designed to bring the vibrancy of an Asian night market to Terminal E of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Sushi and ramen star at this Asian Biergarten.
    Photo courtesy of George Bush Intercontinental Airport

  • Farmerbrown
    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Farmerbrown, a Southern restaurant and full bar at San Francisco International, features local ingredients in its menu of comfort food favorites, like chicken and waffles or vegetable jambalaya.
    Photo courtesy of San Francisco International Airport

The top 10 winners in the Best Airport Bar / Restaurant Atmosphere category are as follows:

  1. Whisky River - Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
  2. Cask & Larder - Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  3. Blue Door Pub - Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)
  4. The Washington Redskins Burgundy and Gold Club - Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  5. Independence Prime - Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  6. James' Beach - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  7. Cigar City Brewing - Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  8. Flying Dog Tap House - Baltimore/Washington Intl. Airport (BWI)
  9. Yume - George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  10. Farmerbrown - San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Congratulations to all these winning bars and restaurants!

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