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11th Street Diner 

1065 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 534-6373

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for 11th Street Diner

 

11th Street Diner 

1065 Washington Ave Miami, FL (305) 534-6373

Traditional American 
serving Southern Fried Chicken, Pork Chops with Apple/Raisin Garnish and Argentinian Skirt Steak


 

12 South Taproom & Grill 

2312 12th Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 463-7552

Traditional American 
Stop by for a cold beer, some delicious food, or just a good time with a bit of both. South Taproom only offers local, craft, and micro brew


 

17th Street Bar and Grill 

32 N 17TH St Murphysboro, IL (618) 684-3722

Traditional American 
Michael Symon - Baby Back Ribs

  • SILVER for 17th Street Bar and Grill

 

24 Diner  

W 6th St & N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 472-5400

Sandwiches American 

  • BRONZE for 24 Diner


 

3 Sister's Cafe 

6360 Guilford Ave Indianapolis, IN (317) 257-5556

New American Vegetarian 
Cafe in an old Victorian where the house favorite is an original pork and kale sandwich called the D'Nai.

  • BRONZE for 3 Sister's Cafe

 

39th Street Mama's CLOSED 

3906 Waddell Ave Kansas City, MO (816) 531-6422

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for 39th Street Mama's CLOSED

 

40/40 Club 

6 W 25th St New York, NY (212) 832-4040

American Traditional 
This is the place to watch any game, sip on some great cocktails and even rub shoulders with owner and Hip Hop mogul, Jay-Z.


 

5-8 Club 

5800 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 823-5858

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Camille journeys to The 5-8 Club. This former speakeasy turned restaurant claims to have created the most delicious "Juicy Lucy" cheeseburge

  • GOLD for 5-8 Club

 

660 at the Angler's 

660 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 534-9600

French Seafood 
Giorgio Rapicavoli, Executive Chef, 660 at the Angler's, Miami Beach, FL (winner)


 

7 Mile House 

2800 Bayshore Blvd Brisbane, CA (415) 467-2343

Traditional American 
Cow palace bacon burger.


 

820 

820 N Russell St Portland, OR (503) 460-0820

Mint, the restaurant, is a Pan American Bistro with influences from the Pacific Northwest, the Mediterranean and Latin America, and 820, the


 

900 Grayson 

900 Grayson St Berkeley, CA (510) 704-9900

New American 

  • BRONZE for 900 Grayson

 

A Taste of Home Cooking 

12365 W 58th Ave Arvada, CO (303) 423-2737

German American 
family-run comfort food joint cranking out killer cannoli and kraut burger


 

AJ Bombers 

1241 N Water Street Milwaukee, WI (414) 221-9999

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Barrie Burger, an outrageous chunky peanut butter bacon cheeseburger that

  • GOLD for AJ Bombers

 

ALFA American Tavern CLOSED 

1709 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA (215) 751-0201

ALFA American Tavern is another place that makes cocktails using unique ingredients, like Root Liquor. This recently introduced product was


 

Abacus 

4511 McKinney Ave Dallas, TX (214) 559-3111

Eclectic & International New American 
Melissa D'Arabian - Lobster Scallion Shooters

  • BRONZE for Abacus

 

Abe and Arthur's 

409 W 14th St New York, NY (646) 289-3930

Steakhouse New American 
Marcellus Coleman, Executive Sous chef, Abe and Arthur's, New York, NY (winner)


 

Abigael's  

9 E 37TH St New York, NY (212) 725-0130

Traditional American Kosher 
Chicken matzah ball soup throwdown. Winner: Jeff Nathan


 

Abraco 

86 E 7th St New York, NY (212) 388-9731

Bakery American 
It may be tiny in size, but this coffee shop has pastries that are packed with unexpected flavor combinations that balance sweet with rich a


 

Ad Hoc  

6476 Washington St Yountville, CA (707) 944-2487

Traditional American Indian 
Family style comfort food by Thomas Keller.


 

Akasha 

9543 Culver Blvd Culver City, CA (310) 845-1700

New American Hamburgers 
Duff Goldman - Onion Rings


 

Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant  

10698 N Bay Shore Dr Sister Bay, WI (920) 854-2626

Traditional American Swedish 
The Italians may be the king of meatballs, but the Swedish have a "purty gute" meatball, too! Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant Butik has been


 

Al's Breakfast 

413 14th Ave SE Minneapolis, MN (612) 331-9991

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Al's Breakfast

 

Al-Ajami 

14633 W Warren Ave Dearborn, MI (313) 846-9330

Seafood Middle Eastern 
Andrew is invited to a home of a local family for Ramadan, but first he stops by a local restaurant that serves Lebanese favorites, includin


 

Alan Wong's Restaurant 

1857 S King St Ste 3 Honolulu, HI (808) 949-2526

Traditional American Pan-Asian & Pacific Rim 
Wong prepares his most mouthwatering dishes -- Chinatown roast duck nachos with avocado salsa and tapioca chips; crispy won ton ahi poke bal

  • SILVER for Alan Wong's Restaurant

 

Alcenia's 

317 N Main St Memphis, TN (901) 523-0200

Southern Vegetarian 
Neelys - Sweet Potato Cobbler

  • GOLD for Alcenia's

 

Aldo's Harbor Restaurant 

616 Atlantic Ave Santa Cruz, CA (831) 426-3736

Italian Seafood 

  • BRONZE for Aldo's Harbor Restaurant

 

Alex's Tavern 

1445 Jackson Ave Memphis, TN (901) 278-9086

American Burgers 
Greek seasoned burger


 

Alinea 

1723 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (312) 867-0110

Traditional American 
Ted Allen - Hot Potato Cold Potato

  • BRONZE for Alinea

 

All American 

4286 Merrick Rd Massapequa, NY (516) 798-9574

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for All American

 

Amada 

217-219 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA (215) 625-2450

New American Tapas / Small Plates 
Adam Gertler - Roast Suckling Pig

  • SILVER for Amada

 

American Coney Island 

114 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI (313) 961-7758

Californian Traditional American 
Camille visits American Coney Island, which is considered to be one of the oldest businesses in Detroit, still family-owned and operated.

  • GOLD for American Coney Island

 

American Cupcake CLOSED 

1919 Union St San Francisco, CA (415) 896-4217

Bakery American 
American Cupcake calls itself the world

  • BRONZE for American Cupcake CLOSED

 

American Fish 

3730 Las Vegas Boulevard S Las Vegas, NV (702) 605-1833

Traditional American Seafood 
Michael Mina -


 

American Hotel 

155 Main St Sharon Springs, NY (518) 284-2105


 

American Sardine Bar 

1800 Federal St Philadelphia, PA (215) 334-2337

This bar/restaurant in South Philly has a great selection of beers and yummy comfort food. Plus, sardine sandwiches for only 2 dollars


 

Among the Flowers 

17 Mayhew Ln Edgartown, MA (508) 627-3233

Traditional American 


 

Amy Ruth's 

113 west 116th street New York, NY (212) 280-8779

Traditional American Southern 
Adam visits Amy Ruth's for Harlem's finest chicken and waffles.

  • BRONZE for Amy Ruth's

 

Anchor Bar 

1047 Main St Buffalo, NY (716) 884-4083

Italian Californian 
Camille travels to Buffalo's Anchor Bar - the restaurant responsible for inventing Buffalo Chicken Wings in 1964. These are the original chi

  • GOLD for Anchor Bar

 

Andy's Kitchen 

5802 S Staples St Corpus Christi, TX (361) 993-0251

Mexican Asian 


 

Angel Food - CLOSED 

1636 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL (773) 728-1512

Bakery American 
Satisfy your craving for those retro American sweet treats at this bright and funky bakery.


 

Angelo's Restaurant 

117 E Van Buren St Woodstock, IL (815) 338-0180

Traditional American 


 

Angelos 

141 Atwells Ave Providence, RI (401) 621-8171

Italian Traditional American 
Homemade Italian Food.


 

Angry Ham's Garage 

2 BEACON ST Framingham, MA (508) 620-8888

Traditional American 
Jon heads to Massachusetts to help a failing garage themed bar that includes poor decoration placement, an owner who treat his employees as


 

Animal 

435 N. Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 782-9225

New American 
Duff Goldman - Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar

  • BRONZE for Animal

 

Ann Sather 

909 W Belmont Ave Chicago, IL (773) 348-2378

Traditional American Swedish 
Ted Allen - Cinnamon Rolls

  • GOLD for Ann Sather

 

Antique Taco 

1360 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL (773) 687-8697

Mexican 
Chili fried with cheese curd

  • BRONZE for Antique Taco

 

Arcade 

540 S Main St Memphis, TN (901) 526-5757

Californian Southern 
Elvis sandwich

  • SILVER for Arcade

 

Arclight Cinemas 

6360 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 469-8267

Traditional American Mexican 
Candace Nelson - Caramel Corn

  • BRONZE for Arclight Cinemas

 

Area Four 

704 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA (617) 441-5444

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Carnivore Pizza


 

Aretha Frankensteins 

518 Tremont St Chattanooga, TN (423) 265-7685

Sandwiches American 

  • BRONZE for Aretha Frankensteins

 

Argie Grill 

300 SW 1st Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL (954) 463-2686

Sandwiches American 


 

Arnold's Country Kitchen 

605 Eigth Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 256-4455

Californian Traditional American 
Visit Arnolds for their iconic southern meat and three, pork chops smothered in gravy, collard greens, squash casserole and/or fried green t

  • GOLD for Arnold's Country Kitchen

 

Arthur Bryant's Barbeque 

1727 Brooklyn Ave Kansas City, MO (816) 231-1123

Steak Chicken 
Arthur Bryant's is a landmark BBQ joint that has been serving up some of KC's best BBQ for nearly a century.

  • GOLD for Arthur Bryant's Barbeque

 

Ashmont Grill  

555 Talbot Ave Dorchester, MA (617) 825-4300

Traditional American New American 
Sticky Toffee Pudding


 

Atera 

77 Worth Street New York, NY (212) 226-1444

New American 
Dinner as theatre.


 

Athens Family Restaurant 

2526 Franklin Pike Nashville, TN (615) 383-2848

Traditional American Greek 

  • GOLD for Athens Family Restaurant

 

Aunt Mary's Cafe 

4307 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA (510) 601-9227

Californian American 
A neighborhood joint putting a southern spin on an English breakfast tradition called Bubble and Squeak


 

Auntie Em's Kitchen  

4616 Eagle Rock Blvd Eagle Rock, CA (323) 255-0800

Traditional American 
a vertically challenged cookie in a funky eatery on the city's eastside

  • SILVER for Auntie Em's Kitchen

 

Avenue Bistro Pub 

548 Bloomfield Ave Verona, NJ (973) 239-7444

American Bistro 
Michael DiIonno, Chef and Restaurateur, Avenue Bistro Pub, Verona, NJ (winner)


 

Avery Brewing Co 

5763 Arapahoe Ave Ste E Boulder, CO (303) 440-4324

American Pub Food 
located about 45 minutes outside of Denver in the college town of Boulder. Founded in 1993 by Adam Avery, they offer a number of year-round


 

B Line 

621 N 4th Ave Tucson, AZ (520) 882-7575

Mexican American 


 

B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q  

1205 E 85th St Kansas City, MO (816) 822-7427

Traditional American Southern 
barbecue and blues joint serving regional favorites like burnt ends and battered fries

  • SILVER for B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q

 

BK Carne Asada and Hot Dogs 

5118 S 12TH Ave Tucson, AZ (520) 295-0105

Traditional American Mexican 
Camille visits BK Carne Asada and Hot Dogs to meet Benny Galaz, the man who introduced the Sonoran dog to Tucson.


 

BLD 

7450 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 930-9744

French Traditional American 
Aida Mollenkamp - Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes


 

BOOM 

800 3rd Ave New York, NY (212) 431-3663

Italian Pizza 
Jonny Giordani, Executive Chef, BOOM, New York, NY (winner)


 

Babe's Chicken Dinner House  

104 N Oak St Roanoke, TX (817) 491-2900

Traditional American 
Mellissa D'Arabian - Fried Chicken

  • GOLD for Babe's Chicken Dinner House

 

Bacchus-Bartolotta Restaurant 

925 E Wells Milwaukee, WI (414) 765-1166

Italian New American 
Chef Adam Siegel serves Tony and Bacchus owner Joe Bartollota some of the best food Milwaukee has to offer.


 

Bachi Burger 

9410 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 255-3055

Asian Fast Food 
Burger spot mixing up meat with an Asian twist.

  • GOLD for Bachi Burger

 

Back In Cafe 

412 E 2nd St Chattanooga, TN (423) 265-5033

New American 


 

Back Street Bistro 

513 Camino De Los Marquez Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-3500

French American 
traditional turkey wild rice soup and pumpkin pie


 

Backstage Bistro 

180 N Wabash Ave Chicago, IL (312) 475-6920

American Cafe 


 

Bad Decisions 

1928 Fleet St Baltimore, MD (928) 353-3878

American Pub Food 
Bacon night once a month, an all night bacon happy hour.

  • SILVER for Bad Decisions

 

Baked 

359 Van Brunt St Brooklyn, NY (718) 222-0345

New American 
Claire Robinson - Sweet and Salty Brownie

  • SILVER for Baked

 

Baked 

359 Van Brunt St Brooklyn, NY (718) 222-0345

New American 
This modern bakery has reinvented American classics. From whoopie pies to brownies, there


 

Bakeman's 

122 Cherry St Seattle, WA (206) 622-3375

Soups Traditional American 
Home to Seattles own Sandwich Nazi this intentionally prickly downtown-based luncheonette is packed with a devoted following of hungry patro


 

Baker and Banker 

1701 Octavia St San Francisco, CA (415) 351-2500

Eclectic & International New American 
restaurant and bakery offering New American cuisine and fresh, delicious baked goods


 

Bakesale Betty's 

5098 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA (510) 985-1213

New American 
Fried Chicken Sandwich


 

Bakeshop 

1025 N Fillmore St, Apt G Arlington, VA (571) 970-6460

Bakery American 
Offering patrons the real tastes of home, Bakeshop is the place to go for all the treats you craved as a child.


 

Bandera 

11700 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 477-3524

Traditional American 
Adam Gertler - Banana Cream Pie


 

Bang! 

3472 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO (303) 455-1117

Californian Seafood 
an old Victorian home turned restaurant, where they're scratch making southern favorites from peach cobbler to gumbo with cornbread.

  • SILVER for Bang!

 

Bar Americain 

152 W 52nd St New York, NY (212) 265-9700

Traditional American New American 
Bobby Flay -

  • BRONZE for Bar Americain

 

Bar Gernika 

202 S Capitol Blvd Boise, ID (208) 344-2175

Spanish Mediterranean 


 

BarDeNay Restaurant And Distillery 

155 E Riverside St Boise, ID (208) 938-5093

Steak Mediterranean 
Established in 2000, BarDeNay was the first combined restaurant and distillery in the United States. Combining hand-crafted spirits with coc


 

Bark Hot Dogs 

474 Bergen St Brooklyn, NY (718) 789-1939

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Bark Hot Dogs

 

Barking Dog Cafe 

115 E 49th St Indianapolis, IN (317) 924-2233

American Tea 
dog-friendly neighborhood joint doing their Barking Lard BLT with homemade bacon

  • SILVER for Barking Dog Cafe

 

Barley Swine 

2024 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 394-8150

Vegetarian American 
Chef and owner Bryce Gilmore (the man behind the Odd Duck Farm to Trailer) opened Barley Swine in 2010. Tony Bourdain and the band Ume exper


 

Barney's Beanery 

8447 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA (323) 654-2287

Traditional American 


 

Barrio Chino 

253 Broome St New York, NY (212) 228-6710

Mexican Cuban 
Claire Robinson - Grapefruit Margarita


 

Bartaco 

1 Willett Ave Port Chester, NY (914) 937-8226

Mexican Southwestern 
Mexican meets SoCal getaway. Patrons come by car or by speedboat to feast on the house made guacamole and Baja Fish Tacos.


 

Bartley's Burger Cottage 

1246 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA (617) 354-6559

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Bartley's Burger Cottage

 

Battery Gardens 

17 State St New York, NY (212) 809-5508

Traditional American New American 
Tommy Lee, Executive Chef, Battery Gardens, New York, NY (winner)


 

Bayou Bakery 

1515 N Courthouse Rd Arlington, VA (703) 243-2410

Southern Bakery 
This bakery is bringing a Lousiana flare to the DC area, from classic beignets and pralines to the irresistable pork corn.


 

Beano's Cabin 

PO Box 915 Avon, CO (970) 949-9090

Traditional American 
Cat Cora - Spicy Sweet Potato Fries


 

Beas of Bloomsbury 

44 Theobalds Road London, England

Bea Vo brings her American roots to this charming and highly regarded Camden Town bakery, where you can find everything from bespoke cakes t


 

Beast and the Hare 

1001 Guerrero St San Francisco, CA (415) 821-1001

French American 
Rabbit dishes.


 

Beauty and Essex 

146 Essex St. New York, NY (212) 614-0146

American Eclectic 
Chris Santos


 

Beaver's 

2310 Decatur St Houston, TX (713) 864-2328

Traditional American 
Juicy NC style pulled pork sandwich.

  • SILVER for Beaver's

 

Becky's Diner 

390 Commercial St Portland, ME (207) 773-7070

Traditional American 
Stuffed Turkey and Stuffed Lobster.

  • SILVER for Becky's Diner

 

Beecher's  

1600 Pike Pl Seattle, WA (206) 956-1964

Traditional American 
he samples the subtle flavors of sheep vs. cows and goats milk cheese

  • SILVER for Beecher's

 

Beer Belly 

532 S WESTERN AVE Los Angeles, CA (213) 387-2337

American Pub Food 
the craft beer joint putting duck in the fries and in the French dip

  • SILVER for Beer Belly

 

Bell in Hand 

45-55 Union St Boston, MA (617) 227-2098

Italian Sandwiches 
Established in 1795, the Bell in Hand claims to be America's oldest continually operating tavern. Built by Jimmy Wilson, Boston's last Town

  • BRONZE for Bell in Hand

 

Belle Isle Lobster 

1267 Saratoga St Boston, MA (617) 567-1619

Seafood American 
Fried fish, lobster roll.


 

Ben & Jerry's 

1401 Waterbury-stowe Rd Waterbury, VT (802) 244-1411

American Ice Cream 

  • BRONZE for Ben & Jerry's

 

Ben's Best Kosher Deli 

9640 Queens Blvd Rego Park, NY (718) 897-1700

Kosher Sandwiches 
a Jewish deli cooking up third-generation recipes for stuffed cabbage and kreplach.

  • BRONZE for Ben's Best Kosher Deli

 

Berns Steak House 

1208 S Howard Ave Tampa, FL (813) 254-9367

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Strip Steak

  • GOLD for Berns Steak House

 

Beth's Cafe 

7311 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA (206) 782-5588

American Cafe 
12 egg omelette with unlimited hash browns.

  • GOLD for Beth's Cafe

 

Beto's on Broadway 

8142 Broadway St San Antonio, TX (210) 930-9393

Mexican Latin American 
a modern take on Mexican empanadas, with fourteen varieties like chicken poblano with tomatillo sauce

  • SILVER for Beto's on Broadway

 

Big Al's Diner 

12600 Larchmere Blvd Cleveland, OH (216) 791-8550

Vegetarian Sandwiches 
Michael Symon - Corned Beef Hash

  • BRONZE for Big Al's Diner

 

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q  

1715 6TH Ave SE Decatur, AL (256) 350-6969

Steak Fast Food 
Ray Lampe - Smoked Turkey

  • BRONZE for Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

 

Big Bob Gibsons Bar-B-Q 

2520 Danville Rd SW Decatur, AL (256) 350-0404

Traditional American 
Visit the iconic Big Bob Gibson’s Bar-B-Q that’s been an Alabama institution for more than 75 years. Their trademark w


 

Big Daddy's BBQ & Banquet 

107 Wickersham St Fairbanks, AK (907) 452-2501

Italian Chicken 


 

Big Daddys Diner 

1596 2nd Ave New York, NY (212) 717-2020

American Cafe 
Michael Siry, Corporate Executive Chef, Big Daddy's Diner, Duke's, and City Crab, New York, NY (winner)


 

Big Jims Restaurant & Bar 

201 Saline St. Pittsburgh, PA (412) 421-0532

Italian Californian 

  • SILVER for Big Jims Restaurant & Bar

 

Big Mama's 

3223 N 45th St Omaha, NE (402) 455-6262

Southern American 

  • BRONZE for Big Mama's

 

Big Nose Kate's Saloon 

417 E Allen St Tombstone, AZ (520) 457-3107

Seafood American 
Originally housing The Grand Hotel, which was one of the finest hotels in the state, the 1882 fire destroyed most of the structure. The salo


 

Billy Goat Tavern 

430 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 222-1525

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Famous for their cheeseburgers and the Cubs curse.

  • GOLD for Billy Goat Tavern

 

Biltmore Estate 

1 N Pack Sq Ste 400 Asheville, NC (828) 225-1333

American Cafe 


 

Biscuit Bitch 

1909 1st Ave Seattle, WA (206) 441-7999

American 
At 10pm the coffee shop turns into the Biscuit bitch selling huge biscuits covered in comfort food.


 

Black Duck Cafe 

605 Riverside Ave Westport, CT (203) 227-7978

Seafood American 

  • SILVER for Black Duck Cafe

 

Black-Eyed Susan's 

10 India St Nantucket, MA (508) 325-0308

Traditional American Seafood 


 

Blackberry Farms 

1471 W Millers Cove Rd Walland, TN (800) 993-7849

Southern American 
Food Destinations - Best Escape.


 

Blackbird Restaurant 

619 W Randolph St Chicago, IL (312) 715-0708

Traditional American 


 

Blackthorn Restaurant and Pub 

2134 Seneca St Buffalo, NY (716) 825-9327

Irish American 

  • BRONZE for Blackthorn Restaurant and Pub

 

Bludso's BBQ 

811 S Long Beach Blvd Compton, CA (310) 637-1342

Southern Sandwiches 
the Texas-inspired barbecue joint smoking pork ribs and putting smoked turkey necks in the collard greens

  • BRONZE for Bludso's BBQ

 

Blue Ash Chili Restaurant 

9565 Kenwood Rd Cincinnati, OH (513) 984-6107

Traditional American Mexican 

  • GOLD for Blue Ash Chili Restaurant

 

Blue Collar 

6730 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL (305) 756-0366

Southern Vegetarian 
the law student who switched out his suit for a chef coat is killing it with all kinds of comfort food like spicy oxtail and big ragu


 

Blue Duck Tavern 

1201 24TH St NW Washington, DC (202) 419-6755

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Blue Duck Tavern

 

Blue Heaven 

729 Thomas St Key West, FL (305) 296-8666

Traditional American New American 
Camille journeys to Blue Heaven ??? the restaurant known for the delicious mountain of meringue they pile on top of their key lime pies. Bot

  • GOLD for Blue Heaven

 

Blue Hill at Stone Barns 

630 Bedford Rd Tarrytown, NY (914) 366-9600

Traditional American New American 


 

Blue Mingo Grill 

6098 State Highway 80 Cooperstown, NY (607) 547-7496

Kosher American 


 

Blue Moon Cafe 

1621 Aliceanna St Baltimore, MD (410) 522-3940

Traditional American 

  • GOLD for Blue Moon Cafe

 

Blue Owl 

6116 2nd St Kimmswick, mo (636) 464-3128

Sandwiches Bakery 
levee apple pie


 

Blue Palms Brewhouse 

6124 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 464-2337

Californian Sandwiches 
Steak Melt

  • BRONZE for Blue Palms Brewhouse

 

Blue Ribbon 

510 Summit Ave New York, NY (201) 795-4420

Asian Japanese 
Anne Burrell - Beef Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade


 

Blue Ridge Grill  

1261 West Paces Ferry Road Atlanta, GA (404) 233-5030

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Alton Brown - Fried Pickles


 

Blue Springs Cafe 

3505 George St Highland, IL (618) 654-5788

American Cafe 
Kerry Vincent - Lemon Meringue Pie


 

Bluegrass Brewing Company 

3929 Shelbyville road Louisville, KY (502) 568-2224

African American 
Barrel aged beers.


 

Bobcat Bite 

420 Old Las Vegas Hwy Santa Fe, NM (505) 983-5319

Traditional American 
Huge 10oz green chile burger with mild cheese.

  • BRONZE for Bobcat Bite

 

Bobo Drive-In 

2300 SW 10th Ave Topeka, KS (785) 234-4511

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • BRONZE for Bobo Drive-In

 

Boise Fry Co 

111 Broadway Ave Boise, ID (208) 495-3858

Traditional American 
Comfort Foods - Best hand cut fries.

  • BRONZE for Boise Fry Co

 

Boka Restaurant 

1729 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (312) 337-6070

Traditional American New American 
Art Smith - Saffron Bigoli with Duck Ragout


 

Bolete 

1740 Seidersville Rd Bethlehem, PA (610) 868-6505

French Vegetarian 
Aaron McCargo - Roasted Cauliflower & Wild Mushroom Soup


 

Bollywood Bites 

551 N Polk St Pineville, NC (704) 889-8344

Vegetarian Indian 
Indian


 

Bomboloni CLOSED 

187 Columbus Ave New York, NY (212) 877-3080

Italian Bakery 
Nothing could be more Italian than this small bomboloni shop offering a wide array of traditional and modern flavors.


 

Bone Garden Cantina 

1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA (404) 418-9072

Mexican Vegetarian 
Their tacos are a sensation, especially the signature Carne Adobo with grilled steak marinated in guajillo chile, crushed red pepper and gar


 

Boots and Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen 

151 Hekili St Kailua, HI (808) 263-7929

Vegetarian American 
Hawaiian favorites like Hawaiian-style kalbi ribs and mochiko chicken


 

Borderline 

99 Rolling Oaks Dr Thousand Oaks, CA (805) 446-4435

American Burgers 
They serve up western like no other, combining great country music, dancing and one of a kind drinks.


 

Boscos 

2120 Madison Ave Memphis, TN (901) 432-2222

Italian Pizza 
choose from chef-created daily specials, appetizers, salads, entrees, and gourmet pizzas baked in their brick oven. They offer a variety of


 

Boston Beer Works 

61 Brookline Ave Boston, MA (617) 536-2337

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Created as Slesar Bros. Brewing Company by brothers Steve and Joe Slesar in 1990, two years later they opened Boston Beer Works, which is no

  • SILVER for Boston Beer Works

 

Boulevard Diner  

1660 Merritt Blvd Dundalk, MD (410) 285-8660

Traditional American 
the Greek diner decked out in neon and servin' up family recipes like Yia Yia's grape leaves

  • BRONZE for Boulevard Diner

 

Bourgeois Pig 

122 E 7th St New York, NY (212) 475-2246

Sandwiches American 
A champagne and wine bar-every girl


 

Bowen's Island 

1870 Bowens Island Rd Charleston, SC (843) 795-2757

Seafood American 
Oysters

  • SILVER for Bowen's Island

 

Brand Steakhouse 

3770 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV (702) 693-8300

Steakhouse Seafood 
120 ounce (that's seven and a half pounds) steak challenge


 

Brats Brothers 

13456 1/2 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA (818) 986-4020

Californian Hot Dogs 
Triple-D fans show Guy their favorite spot for real deal German bratwurst.

  • SILVER for Brats Brothers

 

Brave Horse Tavern 

310 Terry Ave Seattle, WA (206) 971-0717

American Burgers 
a burger with more bacon on it than you can imagine


 

Brennan & Carr 

3432 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 646-9559

Traditional American 
Hot Beef Sandwich, a roast beef sandwich which is noted for its various usages of beef broth: one can choose to have just the beef dipped, h

  • SILVER for Brennan & Carr

 

Brennecke's Beach Broiler 

2100 Hoone Road Koloa, HI (808) 742-7588

Seafood American 
Boasts a tropically-inspired cocktail list (and mocktails for the little ones), as well as daily happy hours and drink specials. Amazing sun


 

Brick and Fire 

1630 F St Eureka, CA (707) 268-8959

Italian Pizza 
Their bestseller is the Mushroom Cobbler


 

Brigtsen's Restaurant 

723 Dante St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-7610

Traditional American 
John T. Edge - Pecan Pie

  • SILVER for Brigtsen's Restaurant

 

Brindle Room 

277 E 10th St New York, NY (212) 529-9702

Italian Eclectic & International 
High End Burger along with other unique foods like beer battered pork belly


 

Brint's Diner 

4834 E Lincoln St Wichita, KS (316) 684-0290

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for Brint's Diner

 

Bristol Lounge 

200 Boylston St Boston, MA (617) 338-4400

Traditional American 
Every saturday night the lounge turns into the home a huge dessert buffet.


 

Bro's Cajun Cuisine 

3214 Charlotte Ave Nashville, TN (615) 329-2626

Traditional American Southern 
Crawfish Boil.

  • SILVER for Bro's Cajun Cuisine

 

Broadway Brewhouse 

1900 Broadway Nashville, TN (615) 340-0089

Traditional American 
Diablo Pasta (jalapeno bacon wrapped shrimp)

  • BRONZE for Broadway Brewhouse

 

Broadway Diner 

6501 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 631-5666

Steak Italian 

  • SILVER for Broadway Diner

 

Brooklyn Fare 

200 Schermerhorn St Brooklyn, NY (718) 243-0050

Bakery American 
3 Michelin star restaurant.


 

Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain  

513 Henry St Brooklyn, NY (718) 522-6260

American Cafe 
In Brooklyn, N.Y., Troy floats into an east coast soda jerk revival

  • BRONZE for Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

 

Brother Juniper's College Inn 

3519 Walker Ave Memphis, TN (901) 324-0144

Traditional American 


 

Brown Betty Dessert Boutique  

1030 N 2nd St Philadelphia, PA (215) 629-0999

Bakery American 
returns down-home with an old school Rice Pudding at the Brown Betty Dessert Boutique


 

Brownstone Diner&Pancake Factory 

426 Jersey Ave Jersey City, NJ (201) 433-0471

Traditional American 

  • GOLD for Brownstone Diner&Pancake Factory

 

Brunch Box 

315 Southwest 5th Avenue Portland, OR (503) 477-3286

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Serving crazy menu items like the Redonkadonk, a burger with ham, spam and bacon stuffed between grilled cheeses


 

Bryant Lake Bowl 

810 W Lake St Minneapolis, MN (612) 825-3737

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Bryant Lake Bowl

 

Bryant's Cocktail Lounge 

1579 S 9TH St Milwaukee, WI (414) 383-2620

Bakery American 
boasts Milwaukee's best cocktail list, where in fact there is no list at all. Established in 1938, it is the birthplace of over 400 origina


 

Bub City 

435 N Clark St Chicago, IL (312) 610-4200

Traditional American 
Great American BBQ food! They make their own hot dogs for their own twist on the chicago dog


 

Bubba Frey's Restaurant & Mowata General Store 

429 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-5800

Traditional American Seafood 
Chef and restauranteur Donald Link takes Andrew back to his to his hometown to get some authentic Cajun cooking. Andrew eats boudin and hog


 

Bubba's Diner 

566 San Anselmo Ave San Anselmo, CA (415) 459-6862

American Cafe 
Biscuits, Bagel's and BLT's


 

Bubby 

120 Hudson St New York, NY (212) 219-0666

Traditional American 
Serving stacks of sour cream pancakes, steak and eggs and Bubby


 

Buck CLOSED 

1393 U.S. 191 Moab, UT (435) 259-5201

Steak Italian 
Buffalo meatloaf.


 

Buck's Restaurant and Bar 

425 W Ormsby Ave Louisville, KY (502) 637-5284

Traditional American New American 
Bourbon bar on the bourbon trail.


 

Buckeye Roadhouse 

15 Shoreline Hwy Mill Valley, CA (415) 331-2600

Californian Traditional American 
Tyler Florence - Smore Pie


 

Buckhorn Exchange 

1000 Osage St Denver, CO (303) 534-9505

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Dine at Denvers oldest restaurant, a place that specializes in game meat such as yak, buffalo and elk.

  • GOLD for Buckhorn Exchange

 

Budacki's Drive-In 

4739 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL (773) 561-1322

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Stop by Budacki's for a deliciously greasy hamburger or a Chicago-style hot dog


 

Buffalo Wing Festival 

Buffalo, NY

Traditional American 
Largest wing festival.


 

Bull Pen CLOSED 

1099 Merritt Blvd Dundalk, MD (410) 288-3529

American Cafe 
Pit Beef BBQ with lots of bacon on the menu.


 

Bullitt 

2209 Polk St San Francisco, CA (415) 268-0140

American Cafe 
the first bar in the world to serve Fernet Branca on tap. A type of amaro, or Italian herbal liqueur, commonly drunk as an after dinner dige


 

Bun 'N' Barrel 

1150 Austin Hwy San Antonio, TX (210) 828-2829

Fast Food American 

  • GOLD for Bun 'N' Barrel

 

Burger Joint 

118 W 57th St New York, NY (212) 708-7414

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Tony traveled to Midtown Manhattan to grab lunch at The Burger Joint hidden inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel. Tony enjoyed a burger and fries


 

Burt's Place 

8541 N Ferris Ave Morton Grove, IL (847) 965-7997

Traditional American Pizza 
In the popular Morton Grove neighborhood, Tony visits the artisanal pizza joint Burts Place where he meets up with friend and fellow foodie

  • SILVER for Burt's Place

 

Butcher and The Burger 

1021 W ARMITAGE AVE Chicago, IL (773) 697-3735

American Burgers 
Build your own unique burger


 

Butter 

354 11th St San Francisco, CA (415) 863-5964

American Cafe 
A local dive-bar legend that serves up great music, good times and all the SpaghettiOs and deep-fried PB&Js you can stomach


 

Butter Lane 

123 E 7th St # 2 New York, NY (212) 677-2880

Bakery American 
Ted Allen - Banana Cupcakes

  • BRONZE for Butter Lane

 

Buttermilk Channel 

524 Court St Brooklyn, NY (718) 852-8490

Traditional American 


 

Buttons Restaurant  

15207 ADDISON RD Addison, TX (972) 503-2888

Southern Vegetarian 
Texas Style Wangs - extremely large wings... plus habanero shrimp.


 

Byways Cafe 

1212 NW Glisan St Portland, OR (503) 221-0011

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Byways Cafe

 

Cactus Bob's BBQ Corral 

5955 Merle Hay Rd Johnston, IA (515) 331-0057

Sandwiches American 
fiery bbq sauce made from the hottest pepper on Earth


 

Cadieux Cafe 

4300 Cadieux Rd Detroit, MI (313) 882-8560

Traditional American Seafood 
Tony and Zamir learn the old Belgian sport of feather bowling from 2 masters of the game.

  • BRONZE for Cadieux Cafe

 

Cafe 222 

222 Island Ave San Diego, CA (619) 236-9902

New American 
Bobby Flay - Peanut Butter & Banana Stuffed French Toast

  • GOLD for Cafe 222

 

Cafe Fanny 

1619 5th St Berkeley, CA (510) 526-7664

Fast Food Sandwiches 
Tyler Florence - Organic Granola with Fruit & Straus Organic Yogurt


 

Cafe Juanita 

9702 NE 120th Pl Kirkland, WA (425) 823-1505

Italian Traditional American 
Melissa D'Arabian - Poco Carretto Fruit Sorbet


 

Cafe Zinc&Market 

350 Ocean Ave Laguna Beach, CA (949) 494-6302

Traditional American Vegetarian 


 

Cafe on the Route 

1101 Military Ave Baxter Springs, KS (620) 856-5646

Sandwiches American 


 

Cake Man Raven 

708 Fulton St Brooklyn, NY (718) 694-2253

Bakery American 
Ted Allen - Southern Red Velvet Cake


 

Caliente 

2922 Park Ave Richmond, VA (804) 340-2920

Traditional American 
Covered in a mouth burning, hot sauce, the challenge consists of eating 8 chicken wings in under 30 minutes. The rules: no ranch dressing an

  • BRONZE for Caliente

 

California Modern 

1250 Prospect St La Jolla, CA (858) 454-4244

Californian Vegetarian 
Aaron Sanchez - Fish Tacos


 

Camellia Grill 

614 S Carrollton Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 309-2679

Traditional American 
NOLA style burgers.

  • BRONZE for Camellia Grill

 

Camino 

3917 Grand Ave Oakland, CA (510) 547-5035

New American 
Known for fire grilled crab


 

Camp Washington Chili Parlor 

3005 Colerain Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 541-0061

Traditional American Mexican 
Chili is a staple in Cincinnati, and Adam stops at Camp Washington, a local favorite for over 60 years still using the same family-owned rec

  • BRONZE for Camp Washington Chili Parlor

 

Campbell's Irish Pub 

4068 S Howell Ave Milwaukee, WI

The American dream becomes a hard reality for this Irish bar owner after Taffer discovers he withheld employee paychecks to keep the busines


 

Canlis Restaurant 

2576 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA (206) 283-3313

Steak Seafood 
Tony meets Matt Dillon and Renee Erickson at Canlis Restaurant to sample some of Seattles most beloved regional cooking. Overlooking Lake Un


 

Canlons Restaurants 

1825 N Railroad Ave Staten Island, NY (718) 667-3013

Italian French 
Eddie Canlon, Chef and Restaurateur, Canlon's Restaurant, Staten Island, NY (winner)


 

Cannery Row Brewing Company 

95 Prescott Avenue Monterey, CA (831) 643-2722

Steak Mediterranean 
the brewhouse crankin' out big time bar food like parmesan pretzels and short rib grilled cheese

  • BRONZE for Cannery Row Brewing Company

 

Canter 

419 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 651-2030

Sandwiches Bakery 
Fairfax a mix of pastrami and cornbeef.

  • BRONZE for Canter

 

Captain Jim's Seafood 

12950 W Dixie Hwy North Miami, FL (305) 892-2812

Seafood American 


 

Captain Parker's Pub 

668 Main St West Yarmouth, MA (508) 771-4266

Traditional American 
American Classics - Best Chowda.

  • BRONZE for Captain Parker's Pub

 

Caracas Arepa Bar  

291 Grand St Brooklyn, NY (718) 218-6050

South American Latin American 


 

Casa Orinda 

20 Bryant Way Orinda, CA (925) 254-2981

Italian Traditional American 
Amazing fried chicken and chicken fried bacon.


 

Caseus 

93 Whitney Ave New Haven, CT (203) 624-3373

Japanese American 


 

Casino El Camino 

517 E Sixth St Austin, TX (512) 469-9330

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • GOLD for Casino El Camino

 

Central BBQ  

2249 Central Ave Memphis, TN (901) 272-9377

Steak Sandwiches 
Central BBQ has been ranked No. 1 in the city for the last several years running, likely due to their outstanding smoked hot wings that are

  • SILVER for Central BBQ

 

Central City Cafe 

529 14th St W Huntington, WV (304) 522-6142

Seafood Sandwiches 


 

Central Grocery 

923 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-1620

Traditional American 
Central Grocery is famous for its olive salad relish, which tops its “real” muffuletta sandwiches with salami, mozzarella, ham and provo


 

Centrico 

211 W Broadway New York, NY (212) 431-0700

Mexican Latin American 
Aaron Sanchez -


 

Centro 

950 Pearl St Boulder, CO (303) 442-7771

Mexican Latin American 
Known for their brunch food , especially the Mexican hash.


 

Cha Cha Chili 

640 W Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA (626) 458-3446

Korean American comfort food fusion like Korean tacos and burgers.


 

Champs Sports Pub 

4103 W Burbank Blvd Burbank, CA (818) 840-9493

Traditional American 
Jon helps a once iconic bar that suffering from the owner being neglectful and blaming his inexperienced staff for the problems.


 

Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD (410) 483-2379

Guy Fieri - Chaps Submarine

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef

 

Char No 4 

196 Smith St Brooklyn, NY (718) 643-2106

Southern 
150 American Whiskeys paired with Southern Food


 

Charleston 

1000 Lancaster St Baltimore, MD (410) 332-7373

Traditional American 
Duff Goldman - Burgundy Snails


 

Charley's Restaurant 

142 Hana Hwy Paia, HI (808) 579-9453

Traditional American Pizza 


 

Charlotte Bakery 

1499 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 535-0095

South American-style bakery offering a variety of Venezuelan, Argentine, Chilean, Colombian and other Latin-American foods as well as a wide


 

Chatterbox Cafe CLOSED 

4 Cobbetts Pond Rd Windham, NH (603) 505-4581

Vegetarian Sandwiches 


 

Cheers 

84 Beacon Street Boston, MA (617) 227-0150

Traditional American 
Originally called the Bull & Finch Pub, it was chosen as the exterior for the television series Cheers which ran on NBC from 1982 to 1993

  • SILVER for Cheers

 

Chef Point Cafe 

5901 Watauga Rd Watauga, TX (817) 656-0080

Italian Traditional American 

  • GOLD for Chef Point Cafe

 

Cherry Cricket 

2641 E Second Ave Denver, CO (303) 322-7666

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Aaron Sanchez - Cricket Burger w/Green Chili

  • GOLD for Cherry Cricket

 

Chez Jay 

1657 Ocean Ave Los Angeles, CA (310) 395-1741

Traditional American Seafood 
Bacon crusted pepper-steak.


 

Chicago Diner 

3411 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (773) 935-6696

Traditional American Vegetarian 
This Chicago landmark is creating classic diner desserts that taste so divine and decadent you wouldn


 

Chick & Ruth's Delly 

165 Main St Annapolis, MD (410) 269-6737

American Cafe 
6 pound (2.7 kg) "Colossal" milkshake and a 1.5-pound (0.7 kg) cold cut "Colossal" sandwich or 1-pound (0.46 kg) hamburger with a one-hour t

  • SILVER for Chick & Ruth's Delly

 

Chicken or the Egg 

207 N Bay Ave Beach Haven, NJ (609) 492-3695

Traditional American 
Adam Richman takes on Chicken or the Egg's Ludicrous Wings Challenge -- 12 jumbo wings soaked in a spicy sauce. If Adam becomes the fourth p

  • SILVER for Chicken or the Egg

 

Chickie's and Pete's 

11000 Roosevelt Blvd Philadelphia, PA (215) 856-9890

Seafood American 
Chickie's & Pete's was the location for the challenge. Having won many awards, this bar is known as the biggest sports bar on the East Coast

  • SILVER for Chickie's and Pete's

 

ChikaLicious Dessert Bar  

203 E 10th St New York, NY (212) 995-9511

American Continental 
Johnny Iuzzi - Formage Blanc


 

Chili John's 

2018 W Burbank Blvd Burbank, CA (818) 846-3611

Traditional American Mexican 
the family-owned chili-serving spot with a name dating back a century