Signing up for credit cards through partner links earns us a commission. Here’s our full Advertising Policy.
I have to share my latest (and best!) burger experience!
I recently visited San Diego to attend & present at FinCon 2016. While walking hungrily through the San Diego airport, I noticed a burger place called The Counter. And, they had veggie burgers! So I got one!
I thought I’d share. Just in case you’re looking for a good airport burger!
My Experience at The Counter
Like most folks, I don’t expect much from airport food. I find the food is usually overpriced and unmemorable. There are few exceptions such as Tortas Frontera in Chicago O’Hare airport, but they are few and far apart!
That’s why I grew curious when I saw a long line outside of The Counter. Was an airport burger worth waiting in line for?
I don’t eat meat any more, but I still definitely like to eat! So when I saw the option for “housemade vegan veggie,” I decided to jump in line and explore!
I ordered my vegan veggie burger with cheese, sautéed onions and avocado on a brioche bun. And with a side of 50/50 regular fries and sweet potato fries. YUM!
I may eat vegetarian food, but it isn’t always greens! 🙂
I didn’t know what to expect. But the first word that comes to mind is delicious. And the second word is MESSY! I’m already a messy eater, so I needed extra napkins for this meal. I got some of the food in my beard too! And maybe should’ve had a fork, too. 😉
The toppings were piled on high, and they were generous with their sides. It’s been a long time since I’ve had such tasty food in an airport!
In fact, I dare say this is the best airport burger I’ve had!
Not only was it worth the wait, but it tasted amazing, had high-quality vegan and vegetarian ingredients, and required multiple napkins. This one will be hard to beat!
I found the best airport burger at San Diego Airport! I particularly appreciated the vegan AND vegetarian option. And the fresh ingredients and tasty sides.
If you happen to find yourself in San Diego Airport, The Counter is located in Terminal 1, near Gate 9. 😉
What’s your best airport food experiences!