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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 

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

Traditional American 


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 

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

  • BRONZE for Alan Wong's Restaurant

Alcenia's 

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

Southern Vegetarian 
Neelys - Sweet Potato Cobbler

  • SILVER 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 

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

Bakery American 
American Cupcake calls itself the world

  • BRONZE for American Cupcake

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 

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


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 
Mexican fused with American


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

Aretha Frankensteins 

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

Sandwiches American 


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

  • BRONZE 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.

  • GOLD 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 

  • BRONZE 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.

  • BRONZE 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.

  • SILVER 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


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.


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 

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

  • BRONZE 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)


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 

  • SILVER 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 

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 

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 

  • SILVER 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


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 

  • BRONZE 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

  • SILVER 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.


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

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 
boasts 73 beers on tap, including four of their own (which are actually contract brewed offsite) and more than 69 guest taps


Canter 

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

Sandwiches Bakery 
Fairfax a mix of pastrami and cornbeef.


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 

  • SILVER 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

  • BRONZE for Central BBQ

Central City Cafe 

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

Seafood Sandwiches 


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.


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 

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 

  • SILVER 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

  • BRONZE 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


Chilkoot Charlies 

2435 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK (907) 272-1010

American 
Built where the exterior deck was previously located, The Bird House Bar opened in August of 2002. It is an “exact” replica of the orig


Christians Tailgate Bar and Grill 

2000 Bagby Houston, TX (713) 527-0261

Fast Food American 
Jalapeno and bacon burger.


Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe 

6501 W 79th St Burbank, IL (708) 229-8700

Southern American 
a bbq joint brings southern cookin' to the locals with favorites like cajun meatloaf and chicken fried chicken

  • SILVER for Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe

Church Brew Works 

3525 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (412) 688-8200

Pizza American 
Tom learns an untraditional recipe for stuffing pierogies with rattlesnake and he tries some of the dishes they make with beer brewed on sit

  • GOLD for Church Brew Works

Cienfuegos 

95 Avenue A New York, NY (212) 614-6818

Cuban Latin American 
Takes you back to vintage Cuba and provides you with a large selection of rum punches.


Citizen Cake 

2125 Fillmore St San Francisco, CA (415) 861-2228

Californian Sandwiches 
rock and roll edge that is known for crafting eye-catching cakes with creative flavors and artistic flair.

  • SILVER for Citizen Cake

City Tavern Restaurant  

138 S Second St Philadelphia, PA (215) 413-1443

Traditional American 
Adam Gertler - Pepperpot Soup

  • GOLD for City Tavern Restaurant

Clanton's Cafe 

319 E Illinois Ave Vinita, OK (918) 256-9053

Steak Sandwiches 
A family tradition in Vinita, OK since 1927, the restaurant is best known for their chicken fried steak.

  • SILVER for Clanton's Cafe

Clarke's 

840 First St Miami, FL (305) 538-9885

Traditional American Irish 
Casual bar and grille inspired by the collective cultures of Miami, Dubin and New York City. Irish and international beers on draft, and ext


Clarkston Union Bar And Kitchen 

54 S Main St Clarkston, MI (248) 620-6100

American Eclectic 
Guy tries one of Kid Rock's favorites, the mackinest mac 'n cheese, in a renovated church

  • SILVER for Clarkston Union Bar And Kitchen

Clary's Cafe 

4430 Habersham St Savannah, GA (912) 351-0302

Traditional American 
Andrew and The Lady Chablis have breakfast at this café. Andrew tries the pecan flapjacks and hoppel poppel, egg scrambled with peppers, on


Claudia Sanders Dinner House 

3202 Shelbyville Rd Shelbyville, KY (502) 633-5600

Traditional American 
Kentucky is the state that put fried chicken on the map, and at Claudia Sanders we find the very best battered bird with the first family of


Cleopatra's Needle 

2485 Broadway New York, NY (212) 769-6969

English Middle Eastern 


Clinton Station Diner 

2 Shanti Ln # BANK Clinton, NJ (908) 713-0012

Bakery American 
105 lb hamburger.


Clinton Street Baking Company  

4 Clinton St New York, NY (646) 602-6263

Traditional American 
Blueberry pancakes throwdown. Winner: Bobby Flay


Clover Club 

210 Smith St Brooklyn, NY (718) 855-7939

Sushi American 
Ted Allen - Gin Blossom


Clyde's of Georgetown 

3236 M St NW Washington, DC (202) 333-9180

Seafood American 

  • BRONZE for Clyde's of Georgetown

Coach Lamp Restaurant and Pub 

751 Vine St Louisville, KY (502) 583-9165

American Pub Food 


Cochon Butcher 

930 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 588-2123

Southern New American 
Chris Cosentino - Boudin Sausage

  • GOLD for Cochon Butcher

Cold Spring Tavern 

5995 Stagecoach Rd Santa Barbara, CA (805) 967-0066

Traditional American 
Cat Cora - Bar-B-Q Beef Sandwich

  • BRONZE for Cold Spring Tavern

Collucci Brother's Diner  

50 Sea St Hyannis, MA (508) 771-6896

Traditional American 
Meatloaf throwdown. Winner: Jack and Rocco Collucci


Colorado Fondue Company 

1016 State Road 436 Casselberry, FL (407) 767-8232

Traditional American Swiss 


Colossal Cafe 

1839 E 42nd St Minneapolis, MN (612) 729-2377

Sandwiches European 
a tiny breakfast and lunch spot serving up a scratch made meatloaf sandwich topped with cranberry compote

  • SILVER for Colossal Cafe

Colt and Gray 

1553 Platte Street #120 Denver, CO (303) 477-1447

American Gastropub 
Sauced episode for Sticky Toffee Pudding w/ Bourbon Ice Cream

  • BRONZE for Colt and Gray

Columbia Firehouse 

109 S Saint Asaph St Alexandria, VA (703) 683-1776

Traditional American 
Historic eatery that's dishing up a classic stroganoff made with succulent bison short ribs and buttery, homemade noodles.

  • BRONZE for Columbia Firehouse

Comet Cafe 

1947 N Farwell Ave Milwaukee, WI (414) 273-7677

Vegetarian American 
A small venue whose bacon-wrapped meatloaf sandwich and bacon cheddar apple pie have patrons begging for more.

  • GOLD for Comet Cafe

Comet Ping Pong 

5037 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 364-0404

Italian Vegetarian 

  • SILVER for Comet Ping Pong

Commander's Palace 

1403 Washington Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 899-8221

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
American Classics - Best Gumbo.

  • GOLD for Commander's Palace

Compass Restaurant 

208 W 70th St New York, NY (212) 875-8600

Traditional American 
Milton Enriquez, Executive Chef, Compass, New York, NY (winner)


Conchings Cafe 

3400 E 8th St Ste 115 National City, CA (619) 470-6993

American Cafe 
Filipino


Cookie Road 

94 Franklin St Brooklyn, NY (718) 383-8094

Bakery American 
cookie joint that began as an artistic and creative baking experiment offering a variety of hand-crafted cookies as well as sandwiches, cake


Copia 

307 E 53rd St New York, NY (212) 838-0007

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Lester Walker, Executive Chef, Copia, New York, NY (winner)


Corey's Catsup & Mustard 

623 Main St Manchester, CT (860) 432-7755

Southwestern American 
A burger bar that's loading a double patty with bacon and house smoked brisket.

  • SILVER for Corey's Catsup & Mustard

Cotham's Mercantile 

5301 Hwy 161 Scott, AR (501) 961-9284

Quadruple Hubcap Cheeseburger, which involves four 1-pound, "hubcap"-sized beef patties stacked on top of one another and topped with melted

  • BRONZE for Cotham's Mercantile

Cotton 

101 N Grand St Monroe, LA (318) 325-0818

French Seafood 
Cory Bahr, Chef and Restaurateur, Cotton, Monroe, LA (winner)


Counter Cafe 

626 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 708-8800

American Cafe 
the tiny cafe dishing out scratch-made chicken burgers and quail.

  • BRONZE for Counter Cafe

Court Street Grocers 

485 Court Street Brooklyn, NY (718) 722-7229

Sandwiches American 
NY Deli sandwich


Cowtown Diner 

305 Main St Fort Worth, TX (817) 332-9555

Southern Vegetarian 
Cowtown holds special significance for proprietor and Forth Worth native Scott Jones, as its menu is strongly influenced by the flavor profi

  • BRONZE for Cowtown Diner

Coyote Bluff 

2417 S Grand St Amarillo, TX (806) 373-4640

Traditional American 
extra-spicy Burger From Hell

  • BRONZE for Coyote Bluff

Cozy Corner 

745 N Pkwy Memphis, TN (901) 527-9158

Steak Hot Dogs 
First-timers are always taken aback by the unexpectedly huge slab of bologna that exceeds the circumference of each bun. It’s recommend

  • SILVER for Cozy Corner

Cozy Dog Drive-In 

2935 S 6th St Springfield, IL (217) 525-1992

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
deep-fried battered hot dog on a stick at the Cozy Dog Drive In, and

  • SILVER for Cozy Dog Drive-In

Craft and Commerce 

675 W Beech St San Diego, CA (619) 269-2202

Vegetarian Hot Dogs 
Serving up some great concoctions with a large variety of liqueurs, Craft and Commerce is one of San Diego’s top spots for quality cocktai


Craftsteak 

85 10th Ave New York, NY (212) 400-6699

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Anne Burrell - Halfsteak Nachos

  • SILVER for Craftsteak

Craigie on Main 

853 Main St Cambridge, MA (617) 497-5511

French Vegetarian 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Whole Roasted Chicken


Creperie Beau Monde 

624 South 6th Street Philadelphia, PA (215) 592-0656

French Belgian 
Alton Brown - Crepes


Crest Cafe 

425 Robinson Ave San Diego, CA (619) 295-2510

Traditional American 
all-day breakfast joint serving up a decadent creme brulee French toast


Crif Dogs 

113 Saint Marks Pl New York, NY (212) 614-2728

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Bacon wrapped hot dog.

  • BRONZE for Crif Dogs

Crosby Street Hotel 

70 Crosby St New York, NY (212) 226-6400

English American 
Anthony Paris, Executive Chef, Crosby Street Hotel, New York, NY (winner)


Crosstown Pub & Grill 

909 E Ogden Ave Naperville, IL (630) 357-9775

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Devils Wings

  • BRONZE for Crosstown Pub & Grill

Crown Candy Kitchen 

1401 Saint Louis Ave St Louis, MO (314) 621-9650

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Adam had to drink five 24-ounce malt milkshakes in 30 minutes, a challenge offered by the restaurant since 1913.

  • GOLD for Crown Candy Kitchen

Crystal Grill 

423 Carrollton Ave Greenwood, MS (662) 453-6530

Sandwiches American 
Cat Cora - Lemon Ice Box Pie


Culinary Institute of America  

1946 Campus Dr Hyde Park, NY (845) 452-9600

Traditional American New American 
Food Destinations - Best Basic Training

  • BRONZE for Culinary Institute of America

Culture: An American Yogurt Company 

331 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 369-2058

A yogurt company that is creating decadent desserts out of your morning ritual, from fresh to frozen to drinkable - they cover all the bases


Cure 

5336 Butler St Pittsburgh, PA (412) 252-2595

Mediterranean European 
Andrew Zimmern spends the day with chef, charcuterie master and Cure owner Justin Severino. Justin specializes in cured meats at his aptly n