Thursday, May 15, 2014

Where to eat at Tampa International Airport’s Airside A

Imagine the following scenario: You ride the tram, get through Tampa International Airport security, and arrive at Airside A hungry. Now that you are on the airside of TPA there is no sense in going back through security just to get a bite to eat. Check out some of the delicious offerings TPA Airside A has to offer:

Airside A

·         Pizza Hut. ($). All the time is a good time to grab a slice of hot pizza! Pizza hut is ideal for a quick lunch or a late night snack before boarding your flight.

·         Sam Snead’s Grill & Tavern. ($$). This tavern showcases memorabilia from Sam Snead, a famous golfer. Indulge in certified angus aged beef, ribs, chicken and fresh seafood.

·         Bacardi Mojito Bar. ($). A adult beverage made from famous Bacardi rum is perfect to calm even the most nervous traveler. Have a long layover? Stop and have a mojito!

·         Starbucks. ($). Rum not your style? Grab a Frappuccino for a delicious pick-me-up. Starbucks also serves packed sandwiches and is vegetarian friendly.

·         Zia’s CafĂ©. ($). For the healthy ones who want their daily protein fix, Zia’s offers smoothies and nutrition supplements. They also offer a juice bar which is something you don’t see every day.

·         Quizno’s Subs. ($). Since Quizno’s is “build your own sub,” it is perfect for vegetarian and vegan travelers.

Don’t forget to make your free online reservation with A1-Express! We will get you to your terminal with enough time to grab a bit to eat before your TPA flight. Stay tuned for our next post on where to eat at Tampa International Airport Airside C.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Where to Eat at Tampa International Airport

Once you are dropped off at Tampa International Airport by A1-Express’s complementary shuttle, you may want to get a quick bite to eat before proceeding to your terminal. Whether you prefer to sit down at a nice restaurant, pick up a light lunch, or grab a quick bit to eat on the go, there is something for everyone at TPA!

Location: Landslide Building

1.      Starbucks. ($). Because who doesn’t want 24 hour a day yummy goodness!

2.      Carrabba’s Italian Grill. ($$) (10:30 am-9:30pm). Carrabbas is inspired by fresh homemade Italian cooking. TPA Carrabbas offers a variety of happy hour deals and meal specials. The atmosphere is classy and you will almost forget you are in Tampa International Airport!

3.      First Flight Wine Bar by Mise En Place. ($$) (10:30am-10:30pm). This classy wine bar has something for both novice and experienced tasters. First Flight offers simple food to go with wine such as artisanal cheeses and sausages.

4.      TGI Friday’s. ($) (7:00am-11:00pm). Friday’s features an American cuisine that includes hamburgers, sandwiches, steaks, salads, and seafood. Burger patties can be substituted to accommodate for vegetarian and vegan diners. Friday’s is yet another great location for grabbing a pre-flight cocktail.

5.      Burger King/Papa Johns. ($) (5:00am-10:00pm). If quick and cheap is what you are craving, stop off at these popular chain restaurants for a quick pre-flight meal. Burger King offers fast food, including breakfast sandwiches, and Papa Johns is known for their pizza.

Make your free online reservation at A1 Express and stay tuned for A1 Express’s next article on where to eat once you arrive at Airside A!