4 Ways to Get Your Comfort Food Fix While Traveling for the Holidays at Reagan National

Words and photos provided by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Traveling to see family and friends this holiday season? Get in the holiday spirit by treating yourself to a fresh, seasonal meal at Reagan National Airport before you start your journey! Don’t miss our favorite, holiday-inspired comfort food favorites:

1)     Roasted Root Vegetables at Reservoir: Reservoir in Terminal A boasts delectable classics crafted to satisfy your Thanksgiving cravings. Start your meal with an irresistible medley of roasted sweet potatoes, turnips, squash and beets. Follow it up with a turkey burger to make sure you’re full before your flight.

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2)     Jumbo Turkey Dog at Ben’s Chili Bowl: With a chill in the air, there’s nothing more satisfying than Ben’s Chili Bowl. This D.C. staple meets Thanksgiving with a jumbo turkey dog, piled sky-high with delicious trimmings! Head to National Hall, located pre-security near Terminal B/C and order the jumbo turkey dog with vegetarian chili. Finish the meal off with a thick, creamy milkshake in flavors like strawberry, vanilla and banana.

3)     Shrimp and Grits at Page: Page offers time-honored traditional classics, like Chesapeake crab cakes, hearty soups and one of their fan-favorite dishes, shrimp and grits. Located in Terminal A, this chef prepared dish puts perfectly cooked shrimp in the spotlight, accompanied by andouille sausage, garlic, chili flakes, tomato and onion on a bed of stone ground grits.

4)     Fried Chicken and Waffles at Bracket Room. If you think of sports when you think of the holiday season, you’ll love Bracket Room in Terminal B! With television screens to catch the big game, comfortable booths and a bar, you can delight in classic American dishes served with a crisp, cold beer. Don’t miss the fried chicken and waffles—they’re sweet, savory, satisfying and delicious.

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Whether you’re looking for a piece of home or craving a holiday favorite, Reagan National Airport has just what you’re looking for—all the comforts of a home-cooked meal while traveling this holiday season.

Read our previous post about where to eat local at DCA here.

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