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best spot for lunch at IAH Airport ?

hi my wife and i have 2.5 hours to have lunch next sunday at the houston airport. any ideas...anything goes. didn't think we had time to leave airport.

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  1. Depends what you like. There's a Pappadeaux in Terminal E near gate 3. If you just want a burger there's Ruby's Diner which is also close to Terminal E.

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    Pappadeaux
    7110 Fm 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 77069

    1. In my opinion, Pappadeaux is the best. The rest are mostly fast food. Also depends on your terminal. If you are in B, sorry. You have donuts and Chili's Too. Here's a list. Select Intercontinental:

      http://www.fly2houston.com/0/3528205/...

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      1. re: Lambowner

        I'll third Pappadeaux. We go for a fun dinner before any evening international flights. Always a good time with good food. Esp. for an airport!

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        Pappadeaux
        7110 Fm 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 77069

        1. re: DaTulip

          We took our young 'uns there once a long time ago before a 9 hour flight, and they wanted the fried gator. I remember hoping it agreed with them looking at that long flight. Luckily it did!

          1. re: Lambowner

            looks like Pappadeaux will work fine for us thanks to all

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            Pappadeaux
            7110 Fm 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 77069

      2. Cat Cora Houston Bush International Airport

        This is a new (2 week old) resto at Terminal E in IAH airport. The service was awkward but friendly. It looks like they are slowly getting the hang of things. The food was a delightful, innovative and healthy style of new cuisine. Great spicy tomato soup, excellent beet salad, and fresh baked-while-you-wait chocolate fondant cake. Oh yes and some interesting micro-brew. A really find in airport-land!

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        1. re: jmk60

          Hey jmk60, thanks for posting about Cat Cora. Because of your post we looked at the menu there and Pappadeaux and chose Cat Cora. It was great. They had lobster mac n' cheese on the menu and they were willing to serve some without lobster for my daughter. We liked everything we ate.

        2. Go to Le Comptoir!!! I go there often, especially on Friday afternoons when I'd rather unwind with wine rather than sit in traffic.

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          1. re: davhud

            I sure hope you work behind the security gate at IAH or that sounds like a whole lots o' trouble for wine.

          2. I thought I'd link this in here while I am thinking of it. It's a very good comprehensive look at dining options at IAH Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport...

            http://houston.eater.com/archives/201...