Runway Café


Messina’s Runway Cafe is located inside the Terminal building at the newly restored New Orleans Lakefront Airport. The Runway Cafe offers traditional New Orleans cuisine created by Executive Chef Leon West and served is in an historical aviation setting.

The Runway Cafe offers daily breakfast and lunch specials, Tuesday – Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Savor New Orleans breakfast classics such as: Eggs Benedict, Eggs Hussard and Shrimp and Grits or try our signature homemade sweet potato biscuits.

Lunch at Runway Cafe offers a diner-style menu with a daily, “Blue Plate Special.” Or for those who want to indulge, Louisiana lump crab cakes, gourmet burgers and sandwiches are also available. Join us for a unique breakfast or lunch experience at the Runway Café today.

Need more information?  Contact us at the Runway Café, 504-241-5300.

Click here to view our 2017 Thanksgiving Day Lunch Menu

Messina’s Runway Cafe will be closed Saturday, November 18 due to private events.

The Cafe will reopen for the normal business hours Sunday, November 19. 

The Cafe will be serving breakfast in the Atrium and will be closed at 11:00am on Thursday, November 16.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 Are you interested in hosting an event with us? Call our Sales Office at (504) 241-5300.

Please see below for our Holiday closure dates

Messina’s Runway Cafe and Sales Office will be closed Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Cafe with reopen for normal business hours on Saturday, November 25.

The Cafe and Sales Office will be closed Sunday, December 24-Tuesday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 

The Cafe and Sales Office will reopen for normal business hours Wednesday, December 27.

The Sales Office will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 

 2017 Breakfast Menu                                2017 Lunch Menu