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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


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

900 Grayson 

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

New American 

  • BRONZE for 900 Grayson


A1 Diner 

3 Bridge St Gardiner, ME (207) 582-4804


Al's Breakfast 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Al's Breakfast

Ambassador Dining Room 

3811 Canterbury Rd Baltimore, MD (410) 366-1484

Indian 
Duff Goldman - Fish w/Tamarind Sauce


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

Antoine's Restaurant 

713-717 St Louis St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-4422

French Cajun & Creole 
Unlike many grand restaurants, which have only one central dining room, the century-and-a-half-old Antoine's has 15 dining rooms, each of th

  • SILVER for Antoine's Restaurant

Aquavit 

65 E 55th St New York, NY (212) 307-7311

Eclectic & International Swedish 
Elise Kornack, Sous chef, Aquavit, New York, NY (winner)


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

Artisanal Bistro 

2 Park Ave New York, NY (212) 725-8585

French Seafood 
Rocco DiSpirito - Cheese Fondue

  • SILVER for Artisanal Bistro

Atchafalaya 

901 Louisiana Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 891-9626

Southern Cajun & Creole 
Consistency is a hallmark of their straightforward Creole menu, and the shrimp and grits are a standout. The brunch with live music draws th


BLD 

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

French Traditional American 
Aida Mollenkamp - Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes


Bad Genie Rock Lounge 

1709 N Arlington Pl Milwaukee, WI (414) 220-8090

Consisting of a dead scorpion (sans-stinger) dropped into a shot of Roaring Dan's Rum, this is not a drink for the faint of heart. If you re


Balthazar 

80 Spring St New York, NY (212) 965-1785

French 
Bobby Flay - French Fries

  • SILVER for Balthazar

Bar Americain 

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

Traditional American New American 
Bobby Flay -

  • BRONZE for Bar Americain

Bar Boulud  

1900 Broadway New York, NY (212) 595-0303

French 
Frank Bruni - Croque Monsieur

  • SILVER for Bar Boulud

Barney Greengrass 

541 Amsterdam Ave New York, NY (212) 724-4707

Seafood 
Alton Brown - Chopped Herring Salad Sandwich


Barque 

299 Roncesvalles Ave. Toronto, Canada (416) 532-7700

fans swear that every bite is good at Barque Smokehouse, where brisket on your benny and smoked duck on your pancakes make their BBQ brunch


Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro 

3133 E Newberry Blvd Milwaukee, WI (414) 962-6300

Steakhouse French 
This upscale restaurant serves French food, steak and seafood. Located in Lake Park, one of the best parks in the city, the bistro has a gre


Becky's Diner 

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

Traditional American 
Stuffed Turkey and Stuffed Lobster.

  • SILVER for Becky's Diner

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

Bette's Oceanview Diner 

1807 4th St Berkeley, CA (510) 644-3230

Seafood 

  • BRONZE for Bette's Oceanview Diner

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

Bistro du Midi  

272 Boylston St Boston, MA (617) 426-7878

French 


Blue Bottle Cafe 

66 Mint St San Francisco, CA (415) 495-3394

Californian Tea 
Handcrafted artisanal produced coffee and small breakfast options.


Blue Bottle Coffee 

315 Linden St San Francisco, CA (415) 252-7535

Tea Cafe 
Chris Cosentino - Mondrian Cake

  • BRONZE for Blue Bottle Coffee

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 Moon Cafe 

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

Traditional American 

  • GOLD for Blue Moon Cafe

Blue Plate Diner 

2041 S 2100 E Salt Lake City, UT (801) 463-1151

Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Blue Plate Diner

Blue Ridge Grill  

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

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Alton Brown - Fried Pickles


Blue Smoke 

116 E 27th St New York, NY (212) 447-7733

Southern 
Susan Feniger - Warm Barbecue Potato Chips with Blue Cheese and Bacon Dip

  • SILVER for Blue Smoke

Bongo Java 

2007 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN (615) 385-5282


Brenda's French Soul Food 

652 Polk Street San Francisco, CA (415) 345-8100

Southern Soul 
Swing by this hopping spot for comfort food with a twist, familiar foods transformed into your sweet brunch-time favorites.


Brennan's - CLOSED 

716 Iberville St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-2467

Steakhouse French 
Best Flaming Treat.

  • SILVER for Brennan's - CLOSED

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


Broadway East 

171 E Broadway New York, NY (212) 228-3100

Vegetarian 
Gavin Mills, Executive Chef (winner).


Brother Juniper's College Inn 

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

Traditional American 


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


Brunch Drunk Love 

2389 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 648-6800

Hit up this popular pop up brunch restaurant their Pumpkin Pancakes, Sticky Buns, Spiced Brioche Donuts, Bacon Marmalade.


Bryant Lake Bowl 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Bryant Lake Bowl

Bubby 

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

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


Buckeye Roadhouse 

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

Californian Traditional American 
Tyler Florence - Smore Pie


Bun 'N' Barrel 

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

Fast Food American 

  • SILVER for Bun 'N' Barrel

Busick Court Restaurant 

250 Court St NE Salem, OR (503) 370-8107

Hamburgers 


Buz and Ned's  

1119 N Blvd Richmond, VA (804) 355-6055

Steakhouse 
Buz & Ned's is a Richmond institution, serving the best barbecue around. Adam samples Buz's famous hickory-smoked spare ribs.

  • GOLD for Buz and Ned's

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 Coyote 

2461 San Diego Ave San Diego, CA (619) 291-4695

Mexican 
Naga Viper drenched Pork Carnitas challenge, with the loser singing for his food, Mariachi style

  • SILVER for Cafe Coyote

Cafe Du Monde 

800 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-2914

  • GOLD for Cafe Du Monde

Cafe Habana 

17 Prince St New York, NY (212) 625-2002

Mexican Cuban 
Tyler Florence - Grilled corn on a stick

  • BRONZE for Cafe Habana

Caioti Pizza Cafe 

4346 Tujunga Ave Studio City, CA (818) 761-3588

Pizza 


Caliu 

557 Hudson St New York, NY (212) 206-6444

Spanish Tapas / Small Plates 
Franco Barrio, Chef and Restaurateur, Caliu, New York, NY (winner)


Centro 

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

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


Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar 

2201 W. 1st Ave. Vancouver, Canada (604) 558-4448

an authentic southern brunch. At Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar, seafood is breakfast food


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


Chinatown Brasserie 

380 Lafayette St New York, NY (212) 533-7000

Asian Chinese 
Claire Robinson - Egg Rolls

  • BRONZE for Chinatown Brasserie

City Crab 

235 Park Ave S New York, NY (212) 529-3800

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


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

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

Coppa 

253 Shawmut Ave Boston, MA (617) 391-0902

Italian Pizza 
Jamie Bissonnette, Chef and Restaurateur, Toro and Coppa, Boston, MA (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

DB Bistro Moderne 

55 W 44th St New York, NY (212) 391-2400

French Seafood 
Daniel Boulud -


DBGB 

299 Bowery St New York, NY (212) 933-5303

French 
is not only a bar with an excellentbeer menu but a place where culinary creations are consumed alongside pairings of rare and unique beers

  • BRONZE for DBGB

Daddy Dz BBQ 

264 Memorial Dr SE Atlanta, GA (404) 222-0206

Southern 
Aaron Sanchez - Rib Tips

  • GOLD for Daddy Dz BBQ

David Burke Townhouse 

133 E 61st St New York, NY (212) 813-2121

New American 
Scott Conant - Cheesecake Lollipop Tree

  • BRONZE for David Burke Townhouse

Diner Deluxe 

804 Edmonton Trail Northeast Calgary, Canada (403) 276-5499

nifty nuances on brunch classics – like maple fried oatmeal and meatloaf hash – make it worth the wait


Dosa 

995 Valencia St San Francisco, CA (415) 642-3672

Indian 
Southern Indian food, specializing in dosa's (similar to a crepe).


Dottie's True Blue Cafe 

522 Jones St San Francisco, CA (415) 885-2767

American Cafe 
Comfort Cookin'

  • GOLD for Dottie's True Blue Cafe

Downey's Irish Pub 

526 S Front St Philadelphia, PA (215) 625-9500

Seafood Pizza 
Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to resuscitate Downey’s, a failing Irish pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To do that, heâ€


Doyle's Cafe 

3484 Washington St Boston, MA (617) 524-2345

Traditional American Irish 
Since 1882 a classic traditional Irish pub


East Coast Grill 

1271 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA (617) 491-6568

Seafood New American 
Seafood and a super spicy feast named Hell Night


Eastern Standard  

528 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA (617) 532-9100

Seafood New American 
Great bar near the hotel commenwealth


Edgar 

60 Rue Begin Gatineau, Canada (819) 205-1110

Chef Marysol Foucault creates brunch heaven with maple syrup soaked bacon, pork belly in a pop over and a huevos rancheros that can only be


Eleven City Diner  

1112 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL (312) 212-1112

Kosher 

  • BRONZE for Eleven City Diner

Elizabeth's 

601 Gallier St New Orleans, LA (504) 944-9272

Southern 
Big Easy breakfast institution where there's no better way to recover from an all night party, than indulging in local favorites like pralin


Elmo's Diner 

776 Ninth St Durham, NC (919) 416-3823

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Elmo's Diner

Extra Virgin 

259 W 4th St New York, NY (212) 691-9359

Mediterranean 
Anne Burrell - Spaghetti and Meatballs


Extraordinary Desserts 

2929 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA (619) 294-2132

Bakery American 
Marcela Valladolid - Dulce De Leche Cake

  • SILVER for Extraordinary Desserts

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen 

700 S Fourth St Philadelphia, PA (215) 922-3274

Kosher 
Comfort Foods - Best Chicken Soup

  • BRONZE for Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

Fat Matts Rib Shack 

1811 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 607-1622

Anthony stops for a quick BBQ lunch

  • BRONZE for Fat Matts Rib Shack

Fearing's 

2121 McKinney Ave Dallas, TX (214) 922-4848

Southwestern 
Emeril Lagasse - Roased Pheasant


Five Points 

31 Great Jones St New York, NY (212) 253-5700

Traditional American New American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Yukon Gold Potato Pizza

  • BRONZE for Five Points

Flip Happy Crepes 

400 Jessie St Austin, TX (512) 552-9034

French 
Beau MacMillan - Nutella Crepe w/Strawberry & Banana

  • SILVER for Flip Happy Crepes

Fog City Diner 

1300 Battery St San Francisco, CA (415) 982-2000

American Cafe 

  • SILVER for Fog City Diner

Fred's Texas Cafe 

915 Currie St Fort Worth, TX (817) 332-0083

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Fred's Texas Cafe

Frontera Grill 

445 N Clark St Chicago, IL (312) 661-0381

Mexican New American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Carne Asada A La Oxaquena

  • GOLD for Frontera Grill

Geechee Girl 

5946 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 843-8113

Traditional American Southern 
the low country joint dishing out unique North African chicken and sour cream pound cake


Georges Bar and Restaurant 

503 Lancaster Ave Wayne, PA (610) 964-2588

Eclectic & International Tapas / Small Plates 
Jeremy Duclut, Executive Chef, Georges' Bar and Restaurant, Wayne, PA (winner)


Gertrudes 

10 Art Museum Dr Baltimore, MD (410) 889-3399

Traditional American 
Crabcake Feud


Grant Grill 

326 Broadway San Diego, CA (619) 744-2077

Traditional American 
Troy Johnson - Smashing Pumpkin Martini


Grbic's Restaurant 

4071 Keokuk St St. Louis, MO (314) 772-3100

Eastern European 
The Bosnian open-hearth style of cooking is on full display at this restaurant with its traditional dishes, including sace -- lamb, vegetabl


Happy Gnome 

498 Selby Ave St. Paul, MN (651) 287-2018

The Happy Gnome is the place to go to experience the craft of beer and cuisine together. The bar/restaurant has 70 brews on tap as well as b

  • BRONZE for Happy Gnome

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

4455 Paradise Rd Las Vegas, NV (702) 693-5000

Soups Traditional American 
Eric Greenspan - The Gambler's Special

  • GOLD for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hash House A Go Go 

6800 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 804-4646

Traditional American New American 
Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict

  • GOLD for Hash House A Go Go

Hash House A Go Go 

3628 5th Ave San Diego, CA (619) 298-4646

Traditional American 
Bacon Paradise - Bacon Waffle.

  • GOLD for Hash House A Go Go

Heaven on Seven 

600 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 280-7774

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
a chef with 4,000-bottles of hot sauce, and Cajun recipes that leave customers in tears!

  • SILVER for Heaven on Seven

Henry's World Famous Hi-Life 

301 W Saint John St San Jose, CA (408) 295-5414

Steak American 
Henry's World Famous Hi-Life, opened in 1960, serves steaks, chicken, and pork chops but is most noted for its baby back ribs

  • SILVER for Henry's World Famous Hi-Life

Hominy Grill 

207 Rutledge Ave Charleston, SC (843) 937-0930

Traditional American Southern 
American Classics - Best Shrimp and Grits.

  • GOLD for Hominy Grill

Honey's Sit 'n Eat 

800 N 4th St Philadelphia, PA (215) 925-1150

Southern Kosher 
A Southern/Jewish fusion restaurant serving Bubby's brisket with beans and rice.

  • SILVER for Honey's Sit 'n Eat

Horseradish Grill 

4320 Powers Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA (404) 255-7277

Traditional American Southern 


Hot Sauce Williams 

7815 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH (216) 391-2230

Adam goes to this legendary barbecue joint on Cleveland's east side for the deliciously messy Polish Boy, a kielbasa sausage buried by fries

  • SILVER for Hot Sauce Williams

Hugo's 

8401 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 654-3993

Italian Vegetarian 
Susan Feniger - Pasta Mama


Icebox Cafe 

1657 Michigan Ave Miami, FL (305) 538-8448

Eclectic & International 
classic restaurant and bakery serves approachable and affordable food while using the finest and freshest ingredients. Stop by for some of t


Ina's 

1235 W Randolph St Chicago, IL (312) 226-8227

Traditional American 
Best breakfast in Chicago including the best breakfast sausage.


Industria Argentina 

329 Greenwich St New York, NY (212) 965-8560

Argentinean 
Natalia Machado, Junior Executive Chef, Industria Argentina, New York, NY (winner)


Industrial Cafe and Saloon-CLOSED 

2572 NW Vaughn St Portland, OR (503) 227-7002

Traditional American 
good old Americana with dishes like corned beef hash and chipped beef


Inoteca 

98 Rivington St New York, NY (212) 614-0473

Italian 
Rebecca Weitzman, Chef de cuisine, Inoteca, New York, NY (winner)


Jane 

100 W Houston St New York, NY (212) 254-7000

Traditional American New American 
Danny Boome - Toasted Ricotta Gnocchi


Jar 

8225 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 655-6566

Steakhouse Californian 
Rocco Dispirto - Pot Roast


Juan in a Million 

2300 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX (512) 472-3872

Mexican 
hey're famous for an eating challenge that features their one-pound breakfast taco. The current record for the Don Juan Taco Challenge is 8

  • GOLD for Juan in a Million

Kanella 

1001 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA (215) 922-1773

Greek 
Ryan D'Agostino - Cypress Breakfast


Kelly's Diner 

674 Broadway Somerville, MA (617) 623-8102

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Kelly's Diner

Kreuz Market 

619 N Colorado St Lockhart, TX (512) 398-2361

Traditional American 
American Classics - Best Brisket.

  • BRONZE for Kreuz Market

L'Avenue 

922 ave. du Mont-Royal Est Montreal, Canada (514) 523-8780

Hottest brunch spot in Montreal. Serving crunchy panko coated French toast covered in ham, cheese and sweet maple syrup


La Poubelle 

5907 Franklin Ave Hollywood, CA (323) 465-0807

Soups French 
Curtis Stone - Coq Au Vin


LaMill 

1636 Silver Lake Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 663-4441

New American 


Landmark Restaurant Diner 

4429 Central Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 532-1153

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Landmark Restaurant Diner

Le Central - The Affordable French Restaurant 

112 E Eighth Ave Denver, CO (303) 863-8094

French Californian 


Leonard's BBQ 

5465 Fox Plz Dr Memphis, TN (901) 360-1963

  • SILVER for Leonard's BBQ

Louie Mueller BBQ 

206 W Second St Taylor, TX (512) 595-0608

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Louie Mueller BBQ

Louie's Restaurant 

286 Brook St Providence, RI (401) 861-5225

Italian American 


Louis' Basque Corner 

301 E Fourth St Reno, NV (775) 323-7203

French Eclectic & International 


Luna Park 

672 S La Brea Los Angeles, CA (323) 934-2110

Traditional American 
Sandra Lee - S'Mores


Lynn's Paradise Cafe - CLOSED 

984 Barret Ave Louisville, KY (502) 583-3447

Southern Vegetarian 
Alton Brown - Kentucky Hot Brown

  • GOLD for Lynn's Paradise Cafe - CLOSED

Macrina Bakery 

2408 First Ave Seattle, WA (206) 448-4032

Traditional American Greek 
focused on community and quality that serves up hearty breads and warm, fragrant coffee cakes.


Magnolia Cafe 

2304 Lake Austin Blvd Austin, TX (512) 478-8645

Traditional American Vegetarian 

  • GOLD for Magnolia Cafe

Magnolia Cafe 

2304 Lake Austin Blvd Austin, TX (512) 478-8645

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Austin is the live music capital, and Magnolia is where the musicians and roadies eat after the gig wraps and the last amp is packed ... usu


Meal Ticket  

1235 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA (510) 526-6325

Traditional American 
a neighborhood cafe seasoning pork with coconut curry and making pie with apples and grapes.


Melba's  

300 W 114th St Harlem, NY (212) 864-7777

Southern 
Chicken and waffles throwdown. Winner: Melba Wilson


Merchants Restaurant 

401 Broadway Nashville, TN (615) 254-1892

Traditional American 
Elegant southern food


Mere Bulles 

5201 Maryland Way Nashville, TN (615) 467-1945

Traditional American 
Southern Hospitality that includes a Macaroni and Cheese Burger and Blue Cheese Chips


Mesa Grill 

102 5th Ave New York, NY (212) 807-7400

Soups Seafood 
Bobby Flay -

  • BRONZE for Mesa Grill

Metro Diner 

3302 Hendricks Ave Jacksonville, FL (904) 398-3701

Traditional American 
Scratch made menu that goes from meatloaf to stuffed French toast.

  • GOLD for Metro Diner

Miami's Eating House 

Miami, FL

The Wakin and Bakin brunch has interesting savory and sweet food.


Michael's Genuine 

130 NE 40th St Miami, FL (305) 573-5550

Traditional American New American 
Michael Symon/Scott Conant/FrankBruni - Popcorn & Peanuts/Tangerine Creamsicle/Homemade Poptarts

  • SILVER for Michael's Genuine

Mike's City Diner 

1714 Washington St Roxbury, MA (617) 267-9393

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Mike's City Diner

Miller's Deli 

1725 Polk St San Francisco, CA (415) 563-3542

Kosher Sandwiches 
old-fashioned chicken noodle with matzo ball soup and potato latkes


Mo Bay Restaurant  

17 W 125th St Harlem, NY (212) 876-9300

Fried fish escovitch throwdown. Winner: Sheron Barnes


Modern Diner 

364 East Ave Pawtucket, RI (401) 726-8390

Traditional American 


Morandi 

211 Waverly Pl New York, NY (212) 627-7575

Italian 
Sweet Italian brunch served every weekend, make your way over to Morandi for their Pinza de Pane, Ricotta Fritters, Crespelle con Nutella, a


More Than Waffles 

17200 Ventura Blvd Encino, CA (818) 789-5937

Traditional American 
serves breakfast and lunch to crowds that come for their vast variety of waffles and pancakes .


Mother's Restaurant 

401 Poydras St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-9656

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
Sunny Anderson - Bread Pudding

  • GOLD for Mother's Restaurant

Murray's Bagels 

500 Avenue Of The Americas New York, NY (212) 462-2830

Sandwiches Bakery 


Nana 

3267 S Halsted St Chicago, IL (312) 929-2486

New American 
a family-run restaurant putting a twist on biscuits and gravy - with free-range duck

  • SILVER for Nana

Niko Niko's 

2520 Montrose Blvd Houston, TX (713) 528-4976

Greek Fast Food 

  • GOLD for Niko Niko's

Norma's 

118 W 57th St New York, NY (212) 708-7460

Californian Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Chocolate Decadence French Toast

  • BRONZE for Norma's

North End Caffe 

3421 Highland Ave Manhattan Beach, CA (310) 546-4782

  • BRONZE for North End Caffe

Novas Bakery 

1511 Central Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 333-5566

Serbian


O'Rourke's Diner 

728 Main St Middletown, CT (860) 346-6101

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for O'Rourke's Diner

Ocean Ave Seafood 

1401 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA (310) 394-5669

Seafood 
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this restaurant offers fresh seafood. The raw bar is the highlight with the largest variety of oysters in the


Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS (913) 722-3366

Sandwiches Cafe 
Adam Richman heads to Oklahoma Joe's for succulent pulled pork and saucy spare ribs. This award-winning barbecue does the city proud.

  • GOLD for Oklahoma Joe's

Olivia 

2043 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 804-2700

Italian Vegetarian 


Ozona Grill & Bar 

4615 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX (214) 265-9105

Traditional American 
One of the most popular local eateries in eastern Texas, Ozona is known for its chile rellenos, award-winning salsa and its “Best


Pancake Pantry 

1796 21st Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 383-9333

Traditional American 
Pancake Pantry boasts a menu of 23 different types of pancakes, none more unique than the Village Smithy – cornmeal pancakes cooked wit

  • GOLD for Pancake Pantry

Papermoon Diner 

227 W 29TH St Baltimore, MD (410) 889-4444

Californian 

  • BRONZE for Papermoon Diner

Paradise Cove 

28128 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA (310) 457-2503

Traditional American Seafood 
Located on a private beach off of the Pacific Coast Highway, this beach café offers indoor and outdoor dining as well as beer, wine, champa

  • BRONZE for Paradise Cove

Paradise Cove 

28128 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA (310) 457-2503

Traditional American Seafood 
Huge Seafood Tower


Payard Patisserie 

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV (702) 731-7292

French 
Wolfgang Puck - Coffee Macaron


Peppermill 

2985 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (702) 735-4177

Traditional American 
is another great place for cocktails. Featured in movies like Casino and Showgirls, it offers an extensive martini and exotic drink menu

  • BRONZE for Peppermill

Perilla 

9 Jones St New York, NY (212) 929-6868

Traditional American New American 
Top Chef Season 1 winner's first restaurant in NYC.


Pete's Breakfast House 

2055 E Main St Ventura, CA (805) 648-1130

Traditional American 
one Pete passes another Pete a rockin breakfast joint servin' up pancake burritos and fiery-hot sandwiches

  • BRONZE for Pete's Breakfast House

Petite Abeille 

466 Hudson St New York, NY (212) 741-6479

French Belgian 


Pierpoint Restaurant 

1822 Aliceanna St Baltimore, MD (410) 675-2080

Traditional American Seafood 
Duff Goldman - Crab Cakes


Pierre's 

2468 Main St Bridgehampton, NY (631) 537-5110

French Seafood 
Rocco DiSpirito - Buche De Noel


Pies N Thighs 

166 S 4th St Brooklyn, NY (347) 529-6090

Southern New American 
uy

  • BRONZE for Pies N Thighs

Pigalle Brasserie Restaurant 

790 8th Ave New York, NY (212) 489-2233

French 


Pine State Biscuits 

3640 SE Belmont St Portland, OR (503) 236-3346

Southern Vegetarian 
All Kinds of Classics

  • GOLD for Pine State Biscuits

Piquant 

259 Flatbush Ave New York, NY (718) 484-4114

Mexican Southwestern 
Miguel Aguilar, Executive Chef, Piquant, New York, NY (winner)


Provence Breads and Cafe 

1705 21st Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 386-0363

Sandwiches Bakery 


Prune 

54 E 1st St New York, NY (212) 677-6221

Traditional American Eclectic & International 
Chris Cosentino - Bacon & Marmalade Sandwich

  • BRONZE for Prune

Public 

210 Elizabeth Street New York, NY (212) 343-7011

Eclectic & International 
Brunch


Pulino's 

282 Bowery New York, NY (212) 226-1966

Italian New American 


Pylos 

128 E 7th St New York, NY (212) 473-0220

Greek 
Moussaka Throwdown


Q Restaurant 

225 Clement St San Francisco, CA (415) 752-2298

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Q Restaurant

Resto 

111 E 29th St New York, NY (212) 685-5585

Hamburgers Belgian 
Michael Symon - Large Format Feast


Revel 

403 N 36th St Seattle, WA (206) 547-2040

Asian Comfort Food 
Frank Bruni - Asparagus Rice Bowl

  • BRONZE for Revel

Rick & Ann's Restaurant 

2922 Domingo Ave Berkeley, CA (510) 649-8538

Traditional American 


Rock & Reilly 

8911 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA (310) 360-1400

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Rock & Reilly


Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles 

1514 N Gower St Los Angeles, CA (323) 466-7453

Traditional American Southern 
Duff Goldman - Chicken and Waffles

  • GOLD for Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Rosebud 

1397 North Highland Ave Atlanta, GA (404) 347-9747

Traditional American Southern 
Fried Green Tomato BLT


Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe 

4081 Hollis St Emeryville, CA (510) 594-1221

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe

Salty's on Alki Beach 

1936 Harbor Ave SW Seattle, WA (206) 973-3857

Seafood 
This seafood and steak restaurant is right on the water, and has breathtaking views of Elliott Bay and the Seattle city skyline.


Sam 

2000 E 12th St Austin, TX (512) 478-0378

Sam


Sant Ambroeus 

259 W 4th St New York, NY (212) 604-9254

Italian 
Rocco DiSpirito - Sant Ambroeus (Chocolate Mousse Cake)


Savarino's Cucina 

2121 Belcourt Ave Nashville, TN (615) 460-9878

Italian 
Italian place where the chef and his wife compete to roll the thinnest fettuccini, then serve it up with home made vodka sauce.

  • BRONZE for Savarino's Cucina

Screen Door 

2337 E. Burnside Portland, OR (503) 542-0880

Southern Vegetarian 

  • BRONZE for Screen Door

Sel de la Terre 

255 State St Boston, MA (617) 720-1300

French Seafood 
Daniel Bojorquez, Chef de cuisine, Sel de la Terre, Boston, MA (winner)


Serendipity 3 

225 E 60th St Manhattan, NY (212) 838-3531

Soups Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Serendipity 3

Silk City Diner 

435 Spring Garden St Philadelphia, PA (215) 592-8838

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Silk City Diner

Silver Skillet 

200 14th St NW Atlanta, GA (404) 874-1388

Southern Meat-And-Three 
In the decades since her father opened the restaurant in 1967, owner Teresa Breckenridge has continued to use his unconventional recipes, al

  • GOLD for Silver Skillet

SkyCity 

400 Broad St Seattle, WA (206) 905-2100

Traditional American Seafood 
Located at the top of the famous Seattle Space Needle, everything at the sky city cafe is fresh, the food, the conversation, even the view!


Solbar 

755 Silverado Trl Calistoga, CA (707) 226-0850

Californian Vegetarian 
John Besh - Steak Frites


Southport Grocery and Cafe 

3552 N Southport Chicago, IL (773) 665-0100

Sandwiches Bakery 
As a mecca for the finest food goods in Chicago this grocery store and café, is set up to experiment with these products to create sm


Stepping Stone Cafe 

2390 NW Quimby St Portland, OR (503) 222-1132

Traditional American 
13 inch pancakes

  • BRONZE for Stepping Stone Cafe

Sticky Fingers Bakery 

1370 Park Rd NW Washington, DC (202) 299-9700

Vegan 


Stubb 

801 Red River St Austin, TX (512) 480-8341

Chicken Sandwiches 
Rhythm and blue and brunch each Sunday.


Suppenkuche 

525 Laguna St San Francisco, CA (415) 252-9289

German 
Suppenkuche Falscher Hase is a sumptuous bacon-wrapped Bavarian meatloaf, with a surprise hard-boiled egg in the middle. Served with onion s


Taco Taco Cafe 

145 E Hildebrand Ave San Antonio, TX (210) 822-9533

Mexican 
a Greek owner hand rolls tortillas for Mexican favorites like fried puffy tacos stuffed with chicken

  • BRONZE for Taco Taco Cafe

Taco Xpress 

2529 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 444-0261

Mexican 

  • GOLD for Taco Xpress

Tasty n Sons 

3808 N Williams Ave Portland, OR (503) 621-1400

Vegetarian Middle Eastern 
Amazing brunch.


The Buffet at Bellagio 

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (855) 763-9511

Seafood 

  • GOLD for The Buffet at Bellagio

The Butcher Shop Steak House 

101 S Front St Memphis, TN (901) 521-0856

Steakhouse 
Gina & Pat Neely - $15 Steak Dinner (Monday Night Special)

  • BRONZE for The Butcher Shop Steak House

The Castaway 

1250 Harvard Dr Burbank, CA (818) 848-6691

Traditional American Seafood 

  • BRONZE for The Castaway

The Continental 

134 Market St Philadelphia, PA (215) 923-6069

Californian Traditional American 
Anne Burrell - Crispy Calamari Salad

  • BRONZE for The Continental

The Early Bird Diner  

1644 Savannah Hwy Charleston, SC (843) 277-2353

southern heritage meets culinary creativity at this mom and pop joint, with favorites like deep fried pork chops with sweet and spicy pepper

  • SILVER for The Early Bird Diner

The Flying Biscuit Cafe 

3515 Northside Pkwy NW Atlanta, GA (404) 816-3152

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for The Flying Biscuit Cafe

The Foundry on Melrose 

7465 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 651-0915

French New American 
Comfort Foods - Haute Grilled Cheese

  • BRONZE for The Foundry on Melrose

The Gorbals 

501 S Spring St Los Angeles, CA (213) 488-3408

New American 
Gail Simmons - Bacon Wrapped Motza

  • GOLD for The Gorbals

The Jamaican Jerk Hut 

1436 South St Philadelphia, PA (215) 545-8644

Caribbean Jamaican 
Jamaican place serving authentic jerk chicken


The Modern Cafe 

337 13th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN (612) 378-9882

Californian Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for The Modern Cafe

The Morning Ray 

255 Main St Park City, UT (435) 649-5686

Italian Health Food 


The Neighborhood Restaurant 

25 Bow St Somerville, MA (617) 628-2151

Portuguese 


The Original Ninfa's  

2704 Navigation Blvd Houston, TX (713) 228-1175

Mexican 
Mo Rocca - Queso Flameado

  • SILVER for The Original Ninfa's

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus 

150 Stockton St San Francisco, CA (415) 362-3900

Californian 
Tyler Florence - Seafood Cobb Salad


The Salt Lick BBQ 

18300 FM 1826 Driftwood, TX (512) 894-3117

Duff Goldman & Bobby Flay - BBQ Combo Plate and BBQ Beef Ribs

  • GOLD for The Salt Lick BBQ

The Sidecar 

2201 Christian St Philadelphia, PA (215) 732-3429

Traditional American 
the three-story gourmet bar food joint cranking out clam chowder with gnocchi and a regional fry favorite


The Tea Room 

8422 1/2 W Third Street Hollywood, CA (323) 655-2056


The Tin Shed Garden Cafe 

1438 NE Alberta St Portland, OR (503) 288-6966

comfort foods like the artichoke sandwich and a curried lentil dish


Three Square Grill 

6320 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR (503) 244-4467

Traditional American 
Pat and Gina Neely - Cranberry Preserves


Toro 

1704 Washington St Boston, MA (617) 536-4300

Spanish Tapas / Small Plates 


Town Talk Diner 

2707 1/2 E Lake St Minneapolis, MN (612) 722-1312

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Town Talk Diner

Tre Kronor 

3258 W Foster Ave Chicago, IL (773) 267-9888

Eclectic & International Scandinavian 
Global Grub

  • BRONZE for Tre Kronor

Tree 

190 1st Ave New York, NY (212) 358-7171

French 
Danny Boome - Linguini with clams and mussells in saffron broth


Trenchermen 

2039 W North Ave Chicago, IL (773) 661-1540

Italian 
Brunch taken to a new level.


Trina's Starlight Lounge 

3 Beacon St Somerville, MA (617) 576-0006

Traditional American Southern 
local bartender brunch on mondays.. great place for the hangover cure


Union Square Cafe 

21 E 16th St New York, NY (212) 243-4020

Traditional American New American 
Giada De Laurentiis - Bar Nuts

  • SILVER for Union Square Cafe

Versailles 

3555 SW Eighth St Miami, FL (305) 444-0240

Cuban Latin American 
Aaron Sanchez - Guava Pastries

  • BRONZE for Versailles

Veselka 

144 2nd Ave New York, NY (212) 228-9682

Eastern European Polish & Czech 
Ted Allen - Ukranian Borscht


Vin Rouge 

2010 Hillsborough Rd Durham, NC (919) 416-0406

French Vegetarian 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Gatin De Macorini


Vinegar Hill House 

72 Hudson Ave. Brooklyn, NY (718) 522-1018

Vegetarian American 
Frank Bruni - Red Wattle Country Chop


Voula's Offshore Cafe 

658 NE Northlake Way Seattle, WA (206) 634-0183

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Voula's Offshore Cafe

Walker Brothers 

153 Green Bay Rd Chicago, IL (847) 251-6000

Traditional American 
Melissa d'Arabian - Bacon with Cheese Oven Baked Omelette

  • BRONZE for Walker Brothers

Waterloo and City 

12517 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 391-4222

English 
British Style Food


Watershed Restaurant 

406 W Ponce De Leon Ave Decatur, GA (404) 378-4900

Southern New American 
Comfort Foods - Best Fried Chicken


White Palace Grill 

1159 S Canal St Chicago, IL (312) 939-7167

Traditional American 

  • GOLD for White Palace Grill

Worth Our Weight 

630 3rd St Santa Rosa, CA (707) 544-1200

Volunteer-run brunch spot where kids are cooking up huevos rancheros with roasted pork.


Zanaro's Italian Restaurant 

One Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, NY (914) 397-9400

Italian Vegetarian 
Justin Gaines, Executive Sous chef, Zanaro's Italian Restaurant, White Plains, NY (winner)


Zandi's Grill 

8258 Veterans Hwy Ste 11 Millersville, MD (410) 729-7666

American Cafe 


Zandunga 

1000 E 11th St Austin, TX (512) 473-4199

Mexican 
Mexican bistro with a focus on spicy food and fresh ingredients


Zelko Bistro 

705 E 11th St Houston, TX (713) 880-8691

New American Comfort Food 
Rahm digs into a modern meatloaf served with house made fried pickles.


Zingerman's  

422 Detroit St Ann Arbor, MI (734) 663-5282

Sandwiches Bakery 
Michael Symon - Bacon of the Month Club

  • SILVER for Zingerman's

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