JFK Terminal 4 Food(Before and After Security)

If you’re traveling through Terminal 4 of JFK Airport, you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of food options available. From quick snacks to full meals, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a rundown of the different food options at Terminal 4.

JFK Terminal 4 food Before Security

If you want to grab some food before the security check-in at Terminal 4 at JFK, the only option you have is Dunkin Donuts which opens at 5:30 am and closes at 9 pm. It’s located on Level 1 at Baggage claim.

It’s a Dunkin’ Donuts Express which is different from regular Dunkin’ Donuts in the sense that it only offers coffee and baked goods. So, if you’re looking for something more substantial to eat, you’ll need to wait until after security.

JFK Terminal 4 food After Security

Once you’re through security at JFK’s Terminal 4, there are plenty of options available to you. For a quick bite, below are some options:

  • Camden Foods — 5am to 9pm: Camden Foods is a fast-casual restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. The breakfast menu includes items like pancakes, eggs, bacon, and oatmeal. For lunch and dinner, there are sandwiches, wraps, salads, pizzas, and pastas available. Read the reviews of Camden Foods on TripAdvisor here.
  • Le Grand Comptior — 8am to 9pm: If you’re looking for something a little more upscale, Le Grand Comptoir is a French bistro that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu includes items like croissants, eggs, and omelettes. For lunch and dinner, there are options like salads, sandwiches, burgers, and entrees like chicken pot pie and fish & chips. Read the reviews of Le Grand Comptior on TripAdvisor here.
  • McDonald’s — 6am to 12am: At Level 3. Find it at the Departures/Skylink Section, near Security. McDonald’s’ is is always always a popular choice. Read the reviews of McDonald’s on TripAdvisor here.
  • The Palm — 6am to 9pm: The Palm is a steakhouse that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu includes items like pancakes, eggs, bacon, and oatmeal. For lunch and dinner, there are sandwiches, wraps, salads, pizzas, and pastas available. More details on Tripadvisor here.

 Food to eat at JFK Terminal 4, Post-Security at B Concourse:

  • Bento Sushi  — 10am to 8pm, Gate B26: Bento Sushi is the second-largest sushi brand in America and serves delicious Asian Sushi. It is located at Level 3 at the Departures/Skylink Section. More details on Tripadvisor here.
  • Blue Point Brewery – 12pm to 8pm 
  • Buffalo Wild Wings — 7am to 10pm, Gate B26: This food joint is affiliated with Arbys and is located near Gate B26 after Security at the third level. Check more details on Tripadvisor here.
  • Dunkin Donuts — 5am to 8pm, Gate B32: Unlike the D. Dunits before Security, you’ll actually get to eat solid food here. Find it near Gate B32/33 on the third level. Pics, directions, reviews and more details on Tripadvisor here.
  • Dunkin Donuts / Jetbox — 4:30am to 8pm, Gate B18: Dunkin Donuts opened this food joint in 2017 as of this press release.
  • Jamba Juice – 6am to 8:30pm: Jamba juice is an American company that produces blended fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies and similar products.
  • La Brea – 5am to 8pm, Gate B34: They make handmade bread with sandwiches, soup & other light fares. Read more details on TripAdvisor here.
  • Mi Casa — 5am to 9pm, Gate B22:

Hours of Operations for Restaurants at JFK T4:

  • Pizza Vino—7am to 10pm, B Concourse
  • McDonald’s— Mondays 6am to 2am, Tuesday-Sunday open 24 hours, Retail Lounge
  • Buffalo Wild Wings—7am to 10pm, B Concourse
  • Camden Foods—5am to 9pm, Retail Lounge
  • Camden Foods Express—Open 24 hours, Gate B42
  • Mi Casa—5:30am to 8pm, B Concourse
  • Dunkin Donuts—5am to 9pm, Arrivals Hall
  • Dunkin Donuts—5am to 2:30pm, Gate B32
  • Uptown Brasserie—6am to 10pm, Gate B32
  • The Palm Bar & Grille—5am to 10pm, Retail Lounge
  • Flatiron Coffee Roasters—5am to 9pm, Retail Lounge
  • Shake Shack—12pm to 8pm, Gate B37

JFK Terminal 4 food map:

The best way to find food at JFK Terminal 4 is to use the airport’s interactive map. The map will show you all of the restaurants and cafes that are available in the terminal, as well as their locations. You can filter the results by type of food, so if you’re looking for something specific, it’ll be easy to find.

Using the interactive online map prepared by Locuslabs, below is a screenshot of the restaurants at JFK T4. View each of the food options using the map here.

You’ll need a basic understanding of Terminal 4 layout to easily get to different restaurants where you can get a quick bite.

Screenshot showing map of JFK Terminal 4 Restaurants
Screenshot showing map of JFK Terminal 4 Restaurants, credit: locuslabs.com

Where to eat jfk terminal 4

As of August 2022, there are 12 places you can eat at JFK’s Termial 4 and you can pick your choice depending on how much time you have before you board your flight.

For easy-to-go food which you can get if your flight leaves in 30 mins or less, pick any of these 6 options;

If you have an hour before your flight, the two food options below are great;

If you’ve got more than an hour, stop by any of the below 3 food courts at JFK’s Terminal 4 for a meal or a drink;

JFK terminal 4 food delivery:

You can have your food delivered to you at JFK Terminal 4 by using the airport’s free Wi-Fi. Once you’re connected, download the app called atyourgate.com (android and iPhone) which will give you access to a list of restaurants that will deliver to your Termail 4 gate at JFK.

To use the atyourgate.com app, simply enter your JFK Terminal 4 gate number and choose from a selection of restaurants that will deliver to you. You can pay for your food using the app and tip the delivery driver through the app as well.

FAQs

Q: Are there places to eat at JFK Terminal 4?

A: There are 12 places you can eat at JFK’s Terminal 4 and you can pick your choice depending on how much time you have before you board your flight. For fast-food options,

Q: What is the best way to find food at JFK Terminal 4?

A: The best way to find food at JFK Terminal 4 is to use the airport’s interactive map. The map will show you all of the restaurants and cafes that are available in the terminal, as well as their locations. You can filter the results by type of food,

Q: What food can I get if I only have 30 mins?

A: If you only have 30 minutes, the following 6 food options are available: Bento Sushi, Camden Foods, Dunkin Donuts, Hudson News, La Brea, McDonald’s, Shake Shack.

Q: What’s the cost of food at JFK T4?

A: The cost of food at JFK Terminal 4 varies depending on the restaurant. Prices for fast food range from $5 to $10, while sit-down restaurants can range from $15 to $30.

Q: Are there places to sleep at JFK Terminal 4?

A: Yes, Terminal 4 is the newest of all JFK’s 6 terminals and there are plenty of rest chairs. You can also opt for Sleeping pods or get hotels close to the airport with free shuttles to and from JFK. Only Terminals 1 and 4 have 24-hour eating options

Q: Can you smoke at JFK?

A: No, JFK is a smoke-free airport. There are designated smoking areas outside of the terminal buildings. At Terminal 4, the smoking areas are located on the Arrivals Level near Doors 8 and 9, and on the Departures Level near Door 12.

Q: What can I eat at JFK Terminal 5?

A: The 5 best food options at JFK Terminal 5 are: Cibo Express Gourmet Market, Five Guys, LaGuardia Steak House, Shake Shack, and Zaro’s Bakery.

Q: what stores are in terminal 4 JFK?

A: In Terminal 4 at JFK, you can find the following stores:

5th & Sunset

  • Gate 27
  • Fashion & Accessories

Air India Lounge

  • Gate A5
  • Lounges

Bag storage by SmartCarte

  • 718-916-8963
  • Baggage Storage

Bento Sushi

  • Gate B26
  • Restaurants, Bar

Bijoux Terner

  • Retail Hall – East
  • Fashion & Accessories

Brooks Brothers

  • Retail Hall – West
  • Fashion & Accessories

Buffalo Wild WingsGate B26

  • Restaurants, Bar

Get more details on all the T4 shops here.