FAQ

Q: Is smoking allowed inside the airport?

A: As of May 1, 2004, smoking anywhere within the terminal building complex is strictly prohibited. Be advised that once you pass through the security checkpoint, there are no designated smoking areas in the airport terminal concourse, gate areas, bars, or restaurants. In order to smoke, you must exit the building to the departing flights roadway sidewalk or the arriving flights roadway sidewalk.

Q: How do I get information about leasing inline space at the airport?

A: Click HERE to get more information about leasing inline space at the airport.

Q: How do I get information about leasing a retail cart at the airport?

To lease a retail cart, please click HERE to fill out the specialty leasing online application.

Q: Are there any restaurants or stores outside of security that non-travelers can visit?

A: Non-travelers can visit the Aviation Grill restaurant, located in the Airport’s Marriott hotel.  The hotel is located via Terminal B bridge.

Q: How do I find out if any of the stores or restaurants at the airport are hiring?

A: HERE, you will find a link to the PHL Job Portal website which lists all of the positions currently available at the Philadelphia Marketplace and PHL airport. If you are interested in working for a specific airline, you need to contact them directly.

Q: Can I take food from the Philadelphia Marketplace onto the plane?

A: Feel free to bring your own food from the Philadelphia Marketplace when you board your plane. With our Take Out for Take Off program, everything from a Philly cheesesteak to a Philly pretzel can be enjoyed in flight.

Q: Are the prices at the airport comparable to similar establishments in the Philadelphia area?

A: At Philadelphia Marketplace, you will find that our prices are comparable to other off-airport locations that operate under the same trade name or operate comparable businesses in the Greater Philadelphia area including Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, and Bucks counties. As well as Camden and Burlington Counties in New Jersey. Comments? Please call 1-800-937-3340.

Q: Is there any sales tax on clothing at Philadelphia Marketplace?

A: There is no sales tax on clothing in Pennsylvania, so you can splurge a little!

Q: Can I have my purchases from Philadelphia Marketplace shipped?

A: Shipping is available at the UPS Store in the A/B Connector and many stores throughout the airport, so you don’t have to worry about carrying extra items onto the plane.

Q: Are there any areas specifically designed to entertain children?

A: If you are taking the kids on vacation, we’ve got just the place to keep them playing around until your plane takes off. There is the Please Touch Museum’s Children’s Play Area located in Concourse A-East. Your kids can learn, interact, and play!

Q: Where in the airport can I connect to the Internet?

A: PHL now offers Free WiFi to all passengers and travelers across all seven terminals.

Q: Where can I dine if I have dietary restrictions (Kosher, Gluten-Free, Vegan, etc)?

Gluten Free Options

Legal Sea Foods B/C Connector Offers a gluten-free menu.  See restaurant for menu offerings
Good 2 Go Concourses A-West, D, E, & F Pop Chips, Top Banana Plantain Chip, Kame Rice Cracker, Good Eatz Chocolate Chip Cookie, Gluten Vegan Rice Crispy Treat
Sky Asian Bistro Concourse C Hamachi Pastrami, Sushi/Sashimi (with some exceptions), Vegetable Fried Rice, Chicken Fried Rice and Shrimp Fried Rice (can be prepared with Gluten Free Soy Sauce)
Vino Volo B/C Connector & D/E Connector Cured olives, marcona almonds, mixed greens, Tuscan chicken sandwich, pork tacos, chickpea & chorizo chili (all modified as gluten free)
Chickie’s & Pete’s Concourses A-West, C, D, E Crabfries, Chickie’s Wings, Cheesesteak Nachos, Chickie’s Signature Salad (Without Crutons), Mussels Red, Mussels White, Chickie’s Hot Shrimp, Chickie’s Cold Shrimp, Snow Crabs, Burgers (Without Bun), All Philly Cheesesteaks (Without Roll), Philly Style Roast Pork (Without Roll), Philly Style Roast Beef (Without Roll)
Cantina Laredo Concourse E Chili Con Queso, Top Shelf Guacamole, Tortilla Soup, Fajitas (chicken or beef with corn tortillas), Soft Tacos (chciken or beef with corn tortillas), Camarones, Black Beans, Rice
Chick-Fil-A B/C Connector All Salads (with or without grilled chicken)
Jet Rock Bar & Grill Concourse B Wings, Deep River Chips, Caprice Salad, Burgers without bread, Philly Cheesesteaks (chicken or beef) without the bread, Salads without croutons, Grilled chicken sandwiches without bread
Cibo Express Gourmet Markets Concourse B Kind bars, Nugo Bars, Keen wah, Halvah, Wow baking, Pure bars, Sensible foods, Peeled snacks, Goody good snacks, Simply squared, Suncups, Chuao, Vermints, FSTG chips, Pop chips, Half popped, Dads brownie, Lentil chips and crackers, Skinny pop
Cibo Bistro & Wine Bar Concourse B Redridge (gluten-free beer), Chicken Marsala, Grilled Salmon, Pan Roasted Tilapia, All salads without croutons, Chobani yogurt
Local Tavern Concourse F Eggs any style (no toast), Steel cut oatmeal, Omelet (no toast), Deviled eggs, Granola, Grapefruit Brulee, Seasonal Fruit salad, Grilled Asparagus, all breakfast meat sides, Cheese plate (no crostini), Any salad can be made gluten-free, Sandwiches can be made gluten-free by serving without bread and substituting a side salad for the fries, Grilled salmon, coleslaw, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed spinach
Re:Vive Bar Concourse F  Offers: Breakfast sandwich (no bread), Omelet (no toast), Philly Cheesesteak Omelet (no toast), Yogurt parfait, fruit salad, Arugula salad, Caesar salad (no croutons), Chicken avocado salad, fruit and cheese plate, Hummus, Antipasto plate, sandwiches can be made gluten-free without bread)

Vegan Options

Good 2 Go Concourses A-West, D, E & F Tossed salad, fresh fruit, hummus sandwich, Gluten vegan Rice Crispy Treat.
Vino Volo B/C Connector & D/E Connector Cured olives, marcona almonds, Mixed greens.
Hudson News Concourses A-West & F Vegetarian sandwich on focaccia, select salads
Sky Asian Bistro Concourse C Edamame, Vegetable Spring Roll, Miso Soup, Szechuan Fries, Seaweed Salad, Mixed Green Salad, Avocado Roll, Cucumber Roll, Vegetable Fried Rice (can be prepared without using chicken base or egg)

Kosher Options

Good 2 Go Concourses A-West, D, E, & F Deep River Baked Fries, Kettle Cooked potato chips
Hudson News Concourses A-West & F Zaro’s Fresh Baked pastries, Kelloggs cereal bars, Go Lightly natural snacks, and more
Pinkberry B/C Connector Kosher certified frozen yogurt and Greek yogurt. All of Pinkberry’s yogurt flavors are made with kosher ingredients and are certified kosher in their sealed containers by Ortho- dox Union (OU)
 Chick-Fil-A B/C Connector Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich

Halal Options

Sbarro Concourses E & F

Vegetarian Options

Sbarro
Cibo Bistro & Wine Bar
Famous Famiglia
Au Bon Pain
Saladworks
Sky Asian
Villa Pizza
Cantina Laredo
Legal Sea Foods
Chickie’s & Pete’s
Chick-Fil-A
Chipotle

Q: Where in the airport can I grab a bite to eat that is outside of security?

A: For a quick bite, Dogs on the Fly is an option, located inside B/C Baggage Claim.  A sit-down restaurant option is located in the airport’s Marriott Hotel via Terminal B bridge.

Q: What are the hours of operation for the Duty Free locations in Concourses A-West and A-East?

A: The main shop in Concourse A-West opens at 6 AM and closes at 10 AM. We reopen the shop at 2:00 PM to service the European flights and close the store approximately 9 PM.

The main shop in Concourse A-East opens at 6 AM and closes at 9 PM.

One small store in Concourse A-West only opens for the European flights at night from 2PM to 9PM. The other small store in Concourse A-West opens at 6:00 AM and closes after the last departure around 9:30 PM.

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