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First in Flight Bar

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5501 Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Atrium, Charlotte, NC 28208-5750
09:30 - 22:00
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Kansas City, MO
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139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is right out in the open in the middle of CLT’s busy atrium—so the buzz of other travelers going to and from the terminals is quite loud—it is not tucked away like some of the other nearby eateries. It’s great for people watching and, as other reviews mention, there is often live piano music nearby. As for the... More 

Thank SummerGirl8888
Chicago, Illinois
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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad I passed all the crappy fast food joints and stumbled on this place. People waiting for every available seat on a crowded Friday afternoon. I was lucky and scored a seat after a short wait. I had green tea and tried the waitresses suggested Sunshine Roll as I stated I like the raw stuff. This place has it... More 

Thank Jeff P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I always stop here when traveling thru CLT. The staff is amazing and I am proud to consider them friends. I've had a Usair/AA club membership for 7 years and I rarely use the CLT clubs you can always find me at 1st in flight. Have the CLT roll you won't be disappointed

Thank Holly M
Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have eaten here over 30 times in the last year and make it a point to stop every chance I get. Convenient in between Terminal B and C. Always get squid salad and CLT Roll. Will try something new every time as well. Everything is fresh and delicious. Staff is always fast and friendly and most I have ever... More 

Thank SuitcaseLife75
Barrington, Rhode Island
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230 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was stuck in Charlotte for 24 hours recently and had dinner here. The service was nice and the sushi was quite good. They also had a live pianist during dinner which made the experience pleasant despite being stuck in Charlotte. If you are in the airport looking for a good bite to eat, this is a nice, fresh and... More 

Thank Deborah L
Cherry hill
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times and the food is great. Always grab from their take out counter and you have to pay just to the right of the bar. Each time they have asked me if I'm doing take out - with a take out box in my hand wanting to pay. Each time I ask if I can... More 

Thank Matt C
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Discovered this quite by accident. Didn't expect an Airpoort Sushi bar to have decent Sushi....and was very pleasantly surprised. A bit pricey, but excellent food

Thank JoRaman
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This location was recommended by people that live in Charlotte so I decided to try the food. The servers were polite and busy. The food was above average. It is better than most sushi restaurants, but does not compare to the best ones. The prices are airport prices (higher than they should be). I would recommend it for a quick... More 

Thank MurrisaG
Charlotte, North Carolina
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Food is awesome and service is very good ~ well worth checking out ~ a little pricy but that is expected at an airport

Thank Funadventures2do
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141 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Normally one finds only junk at american airports and this was refreshing. Good quality sushi and rolls. A wee bit expensive but happy to pay the extra amount for the quality and convenience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Atrium, Charlotte, NC 28208-5750
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • This restaurant is at Douglas Airport (after security)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?