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INSIDER SECRET: Many of the best credit cards with airport lounge access come with a Priority Pass Select membership that allows you to bring two guests for free into airport lounges, which is a perk that even the most expensive ($429) paid Priority Pass membership doesn’t have.
One of the best perks of Priority Pass is that you can use it in restaurants associated with a lounge. Bambuza at Seattle-Tacoma airport was recently added to the list of U.S. restaurants in the Priority Pass network. Below is the full list.
If you have a Priority Pass membership associated with an Amex card you won’t have access to Priority Pass restaurants. So you’ll need a membership from a card like these:
- Chase Sapphire Reserve®
- U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card (four free entries per year for you and one guest)
- Citi Prestige® Card
Bambuza is located in Seattle-Tacoma’s North Satellite on the concourse level. It is open from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily.
With your Priority Pass membership and a valid same-day boarding pass, you’re entitled to $28 worth of food and drinks, but the credit won’t cover the tip and it doesn’t apply to to-go or “grab-and-go” orders. Also, you can get the credit for one additional guest (in addition to the cardholder), which means you can get up to $56 off your bill.
All Priority Pass airport lounge restaurants in the U.S.
- Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill
- Bar Symon at Cleveland Airport
- Timberline Steaks & Grille
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
- Kafe Kalik
Greenville / Spartanburg (GSP)
- RJ Rockers Flight Room
- Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
- Landry’s Seafood
- The Fan Zone
- Kentucky Ale Taproom
- Rock & Brews
- P.F. Chang’s
- Point The Way Cafe
- Corona Beach House
- Air Margaritaville
- PGA MSP Lounge
New York (JFK)
- Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
- Capers Cafe Le Bar
- Westward Whiskey (distillery)
San Francisco (SFO)
- San Francisco Giants Clubhouse
- Yankee Pier
St. Louis (STL)
- The Pasta House
- The Pasta House & Schlafly Beer
- Johnny Rockets at Syracuse Airport
- The Cafe by Mise en Place
- Noble Hops
Washington, D.C. (DCA)
- American Tap Room
- Bracket Room
Washington, D.C. (Dulles)
- Chef Geoff’s
Cards that come with Priority Pass membership
Link: What to know to be sure you get into Priority Pass lounges
Certain cards include a Priority Pass membership which gives cardholders access to airport lounges worldwide. In many cases, you’re allowed two free guests or immediate family as well. So getting a Priority Pass membership as a credit card perk is a much better deal than paying for it outright because even the top-tier paid membership doesn’t come with free guests:
The Chase Sapphire Reserve comes with a Priority Pass Select membership and you can bring two guests with you for free. So even with the Sapphire Reserve’s $450 annual fee it’s a much better deal, especially when you consider that the card comes with an annual $300 travel credit and slew of other perks including top-notch travel coverages. Take a look at our Chase Sapphire Reserve review for more details.
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