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The Medalist Bar

££ - £££
JFK International Airport, Terminal 1, South Concourse, Near Gate 6, Jamaica, NY 11430
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good0%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible75%
21 Jan 2017
“One of the worst places I've ever eaten”
1 Nov 2016
“You have to try to be this bad”
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££ - £££
JFK International Airport, Terminal 1, South Concourse, Near Gate 6, Jamaica, NY 11430
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The food was bad and way over priced, some airports at least try to do half decent eating... not JFK it would appear! The place is so grubby, the food was really bad and way over priced. To top it all of the service was...More

Thank KoalaJim
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lucky for them they have no competition in Terminal 1. PANYNJ needs to remove these people and this facility. one sit down restaurant in the whole terminal post security? $15 for a reuben and potato chips. $12 for a ceasar salad and they apparently don't...More

Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stopped here as it is one of the only places that serves anything besides junk food at JFK post security. The waiter was very rude after we waited for and paid $45(!) for two horrible hamburgers, their awful "chips" and two cokes. We then...More

Thank JoeandMargaret
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We had never been to JFK Airport before and took a chance trying to eat at this post-security place learning our flight was delayed. Airports are not the greatest place for food, and we are reasonable people when evaluating our experiences. But having to leave...More

Thank newj2015
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

The staff was far more interested in speaking to one another than serving customers. Waiter dropped a dirty fork on me, but did not even acknowledge it, let alone apologize. Service slow. The food was fine, the drink selection adequate. The beers are incredibly overpriced....More

Thank alykaye
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Well this is not a restaurant per se but an airport bar with some F&B, nevertheless the service is... terrible at best. The waitress mentioned by everybody here (beatriz?) needs a serious training in... life. Awful attitude on top of a standard average food /...More

Thank MexTraveler6
Reviewed 18 August 2013

The food was nothing special, the service was horrible thanks to the waitress we had named Beatriz. She was rude, unfriendly, acted like we were interfering with her day. We waited patiently for our food which took forever, and when we asked her what the...More

1  Thank ibro82
Reviewed 15 August 2013

On our way to Paris from JFK, we smelt some really good chicken and decided to stop by and place an order. We found a nice seat by the window and waited patiently for the waiter/waitress who came shortly after. So we placed an order...More

1  Thank ShallyWaly
Reviewed 13 October 2012 via mobile

Nice bar at JFK. The barkeep a nice guy and the sandwich was great. Quick service and the only food I ever liked at an airport. Check it out .

Thank RS86
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US$15 - US$20
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  • Address: JFK International Airport, Terminal 1, South Concourse, Near Gate 6, Jamaica, NY 11430
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • This restaurant is at John F. Kennedy Intl Airport (after security)
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