All the Food and Beverage Vendors at MSY's New North Terminal

Shake Shack, Mondo, Leah's Kitchen. Big changes are coming to New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport! Construction began in early 2016 and a new 35-gate terminal is expected to open May 2019. With increased service via 17 airlines and 59 non-stop destinations, including 7 international destinations, MSY was ready for a expansion!

The idea is to replace the aging terminal, which dates to 1959, with an airport more in line with modern travel and passenger expectations. Two concourses with a total of 35 gates will be behind a single consolidated checkpoint, rather than the existing disconnected concourses with separate checkpoints. 

The modern glass terminal was designed by a team that included renowned Argentinian architect Cesar Pelli. The project also includes a 2,190-car parking garage, a central utility plant and a ground transportation staging area.

Unlike now, nearly all of the stores and restaurants will be located behind security, where passengers spend most of their time and money. The new terminal will be home to a fresh lineup of high-profile local restaurants and national chains, including:

New Orleans Airport Main Terminal Restaurants and Retail Outlets

  • Starbucks

  • Lucky Dog

  • Panda Express

  • The Advocate (retail)

  • Dylan's Candy Bar

  • Shake Shack

  • Mondo, by Chef Susan Spicer, modeled after her Lakeview global cuisine spot

  • Leah's Kitchen, , developed by Edgar "Dooky" Chase IV in honor of his grandmother, Leah Chase.

  • Midway Pizza

  • NewStand (retail)

  • Chick-fil-A

  • Ye Olde College Inn

  • PJ's Coffee

Concourse A

  • Cafe du Monde

  • Smoothie King

Concourse B

  • The Score Board

  • Dirty Coast (retail)

  • CNBC (retail)

  • Community Coffee

  • Angelo Brocato, the century-old gelato brand

  • Sazerac, with New Orleans-style cocktails

  • MoPho

  • City Greens

  • WhereTraveler (retail)

  • Starbucks

  • The Great American Bagel Bakery

  • Emeril's Table from Emeril Lagasse's restaurant group

Concourse C

  • Lolli and Pops (retail)

  • InMotion (retail)

  • Pulp & Grind

  • NewStand (retail)

  • Auntie Anne's

  • Lucky Dogs

  • Chili's

  • The Munch Factory, by husband-wife team Jordan and Alexis Ruiz

  • Cure cocktails by mixologist Neal Bodenheimer.

  • Starbucks

  • TripAdvisor (retail)

  • NOLA Couture (retail)

  • Fleurty Girl (retail)

  • Brighton Collectibles (retail)

  • Folse Market, by Chef John Folse featuring seafood, po'boys, charcuterie, coffee and wine.

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