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Al's Breakfast 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Al's Breakfast

 

Lola 

5557 XERXES AVE S Minneapolis, MN (612) 424-8338

Pizza 
Unusual Pizza

  • SILVER for Lola

 

Woodyard Bar-B-Que 

3001 Merriam Ln Kansas City, KS (913) 362-8000

  • SILVER for Woodyard Bar-B-Que

 

Becky's Diner 

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

Traditional American 
Stuffed Turkey and Stuffed Lobster.

  • SILVER for Becky's Diner

 

El Tepeyac 

812 N Evergreen Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 267-8668

Mexican 
Since 1952 serving up a 5 LB burrito

  • SILVER for El Tepeyac


 

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

 

Old Absinthe House 

240 BOURBON ST New Orleans, LA (504) 523-3181

Italian French 
almost 200 year-old Old Absinthe House. Celebrities like Oscar Wilde, P.T. Barnum, Mark Twain, General Robert E Lee, Franklin Roosevelt, and

  • SILVER for Old Absinthe House

 

Dell Rhea's Chicken 

645 Joliet Rd. Willowbrook, IL (630) 325-0780

Chicken 

  • SILVER for Dell Rhea's Chicken

 

Pizzeria Bianco 

623 E Adams St Phoenix, AZ (602) 258-8300

Italian Pizza 
John T. Edge - Rosa Pizza

  • SILVER for Pizzeria Bianco

 

Stuff Yer Face 

49 Easton Ave New Brunswick, NJ (732) 247-1727

Italian Pizza 
Stuff Yer Face is known for their gigantic 'Bolis, aka strombolis. Their biggest 'Bolis are 18 inches and weigh 2-lbs.

  • SILVER for Stuff Yer Face

 

DMK Burger Bar 

2954 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL (773) 360-8686

Hamburgers 
a gourmet restaurant vet brings fine dining to the bar with innovative burgers like bison with blueberry bbq sauce

  • SILVER for DMK Burger Bar

 

The Greenhouse Tavern 

2038 E 4th St Cleveland, OH (216) 443-0511

New American 
Michael Symon - Gravy Frites

  • SILVER for The Greenhouse Tavern

 

Zingerman's  

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

Sandwiches Bakery 
Michael Symon - Bacon of the Month Club

  • SILVER for Zingerman's

 

Brick Lane Curry House 

306 E 6th St New York, NY (212) 979-2900

Indian 
The challenge was to eat Spicy Phaal, claiming to be the hottest curry in the world. Adam finished the curry, got a complimentary beer, a c

  • SILVER for Brick Lane Curry House

 

Four Peaks Brewery 

1340 E 8th St Tempe, AZ (480) 303-9967

Traditional American 
With distribution all over the state and a local reputation as a superior brew pub, their popular brews range from the World Beer Cup winnin

  • SILVER for Four Peaks Brewery

 

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

 

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

 

The Shaved Duck 

2900 Virginia Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 776-1407

the neighborhood joint putting the smoke on cheese fries and delicious duck

  • SILVER for The Shaved Duck

 

Naked City Pizza 

3240 ARVILLE ST Las Vegas, NV (702) 243-6277

Pizza 
dive bar dishing out real deal food from Buffalo

  • SILVER for Naked City Pizza

 

Katie's Restaurant and Bar 

3701 Iberville St. New Orleans, LA (504) 488-6582

Italian Californian 
Corner restaurant and bar where the local seafood sandwich is so large they call it The Barge.

  • SILVER for Katie's Restaurant and Bar

 

BOP Brick Oven Pizza 

800 S Broadway Baltimore, MD (410) 563-1600

Pizza 

  • SILVER for BOP Brick Oven Pizza

 

Skippers Smokehouse 

910 Skipper Rd Tampa, FL (813) 977-6474

Californian Seafood 
Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa is a place to indulge your wilder side. For example, the alligator ribs aka Dragon Wings, are a one of a kind s

  • SILVER for Skippers Smokehouse

 

Pepe's and Mito's  

2911 Elm St Dallas, TX (214) 741-1901

Mexican New American 
tex-mex into mex-tex, with savory soups

  • SILVER for Pepe's and Mito's

 

Big And Littles 

860 N Orleans St Chicago, IL (773) 725-8544

the tiny dive servin' up flavor in massive proportions, like the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly sandwich.

  • SILVER for Big And Littles

 

Tioli's Crazee Burger 

4201 30th St San Diego, CA (619) 282-6024

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Tioli's Crazee Burger

 

Jestine's Kitchen 

251 Meeting St Charleston, SC (843) 722-7224

Tony sits down with local food writers Tim Driggers and Aida Rogers for some good old-fashioned Southern food. They dine on fried green toma

  • SILVER for Jestine's Kitchen

 

Wallace Station 

3854 Old Frankfort Pike Versailles, KY (859) 846-5161

Vegetarian Bakery 

  • SILVER for Wallace Station

 

Ray's Pizza 

204 9th Ave New York, NY (212) 243-1129

Pizza 

  • SILVER for Ray's Pizza

 

Culhane's Irish Pub 

967 Atlantic Blvd Atlantic Beach, FL (904) 249-9595

Irish 

  • SILVER for Culhane's Irish Pub

 

Tom Chee 

1 LEVEE WAY Newport, KY (859) 291-2433

Tom + Chee put their spin on the classic grilled cheese, and they draw Adam in with the Armagoetta, - goeta, cheery hot peppers, sweet hot m

  • SILVER for Tom Chee

 

Bun 'N' Barrel 

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

Fast Food American 

  • SILVER for Bun 'N' Barrel

 

Incanto Restaurant and Wine Bar - CLOSED 

1550 Church St San Francisco, CA (415) 641-4500

Italian 
Aaron Sanchez - Leg of Beast

  • SILVER for Incanto Restaurant and Wine Bar - CLOSED

 

Umami Burger 

1520 N Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA (323) 469-3100

Hamburgers 
Giada De Laurentiis - Burger

  • SILVER for Umami Burger

 

Jerseys Cafe - CLOSED 

13710 N Meridian St Carmel, IN (317) 846-7760

Joint serving Jersey cheese steaks topped 33 different ways.

  • SILVER for Jerseys Cafe - CLOSED

 

Vinsetta Garage 

27799 Woodward Ave Berkley, MI (248) 548-7711

Bacon centric menu including the Makin bacon burger with 4 types of bacon.

  • SILVER for Vinsetta Garage

 

Red Mill Burgers 

312 N 67th St Seattle, WA (206) 783-6362

Hamburgers Fast Food 
City

  • SILVER for Red Mill Burgers

 

Biker Jims 

16th St Mall Denver, CO (303) 550-8231

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Unique Hot Dogs

  • SILVER for Biker Jims

 

Levain Bakery 

167 W 74TH St New York, NY (212) 874-6080

Bakery 
Rocco DiSpirito - Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • SILVER for Levain Bakery

 

Jack's Cosmic Dogs 

2805 N Highway 17 Mt. Pleasant, SC (843) 884-7677

Alton Brown - Cosmic Dog

  • SILVER for Jack's Cosmic Dogs

 

The Beacon Drive-In 

255 John B White SR Blvd Spartanburg, SC (864) 585-9387

  • SILVER for The Beacon Drive-In

 

Nathan's 

1310 Surf Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 946-2705

Traditional American Hot Dogs 

  • SILVER for Nathan's

 

Ingrid's Kitchen 

3701 N Youngs Blvd Oklahoma City, OK (405) 946-8444

German Bakery 

  • SILVER for Ingrid's Kitchen

 

Donut Drive In 

6525 Chippewa St St. Louis, MO (314) 645-7714

This little donut shop sells donuts, cinnamon rolls, coffee, milk and soda. They were voted "Best Hand-cut Donuts in St. Louis on Route 66."

  • SILVER for Donut Drive In

 

The Gorbals 

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

New American 
Gail Simmons - Bacon Wrapped Motza

  • SILVER for The Gorbals

 

White House Sub Shop 

2301 Arctic Ave Atlantic City, NJ (609) 345-1564

Soups Traditional American 
Italian Sub

  • SILVER for White House Sub Shop

 

El Guero Canelo 

5201 S 12th Ave Tucson, AZ (520) 295-9005

Mexican 
Camille journeys to El Guero Canelo to meet with owner Danielle Contreras - who serves what many people believe to be the best Sonoran dog i

  • SILVER for El Guero Canelo

 

Eataly 

200 5th Ave New York, NY (212) 555-1212

Steak Italian 
Mario Batali -

  • SILVER for Eataly

 

Franks Diner 

508 58th St Kenosha, WI (262) 657-1017

Sandwiches American 

  • SILVER for Franks Diner

 

Manny's Cafeteria and Delicatessen 

1141 S Jefferson St Chicago, IL (312) 939-2855

Soups Traditional American 
Ted Allen - Noodle Kugel

  • SILVER for Manny's Cafeteria and Delicatessen

 

Tick Tock Diner 

3 State St Clifton, NJ (973) 777-0543

Italian American 

  • SILVER for Tick Tock Diner

 

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

 

Alcenia's 

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

Southern Vegetarian 
Neelys - Sweet Potato Cobbler

  • SILVER for Alcenia's

 

Studio Diner 

4701 Ruffin Rd San Diego, CA (858) 715-6400

Hot Dogs Sandwiches 

  • SILVER for Studio Diner

 

Valencia's Luncheria 

172 Main St Norwalk, CT (203) 846-8009

  • SILVER for Valencia's Luncheria

 

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

 

Hankook Taqueria 

1341 Collier Rd NW Atlanta, GA (404) 352-8881

Mexican Korean 
Alton Brown - Bibim-Bop

  • SILVER for Hankook Taqueria

 

Cowgirl Hall Of Fame Restaurant 

319 S Guadalupe St Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-2565

BBQ Nachos

  • SILVER for Cowgirl Hall Of Fame Restaurant

 

Jamaica Way 

900 8th Ave N Nashville, TN (615) 255-5920

  • SILVER for Jamaica Way

 

Rutt's Hut 

417 River Rd Clifton, NJ (973) 779-8615

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • SILVER for Rutt's Hut

 

Avila's 

4714 Maple Ave Dallas, TX (214) 520-2700

Mexican 

  • SILVER for Avila's

 

Rainbow Drive-In 

3308 Kanaina Ave Honolulu, HI (808) 737-0177

Traditional American 
Old school lunch plates.

  • SILVER for Rainbow Drive-In

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minetta Tavern 

113 MacDougal St New York, NY (212) 475-3850

Italian 
Black label burger made with 4 cuts of prime dry aged beef.

  • SILVER for Minetta Tavern

 

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

 

Paradise Pup 

1724 S River Rd Des Plaines, IL (847) 699-8590

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 

  • SILVER for Paradise Pup

 

Fred's Texas Cafe 

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

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Fred's Texas Cafe

 

Leo's BBQ 

3631 N Kelley Ave Oklahoma City, OK (405) 236-5367

  • SILVER for Leo's BBQ

 

Pequod Pizza 

2207 N Clybourn Ave Chicago, IL (773) 327-1512

Italian New American 
Best Deep Pizza - Pan Deep Dish Pizza

  • SILVER for Pequod Pizza

 

Grubstake Diner 

1525 Pine St San Francisco, CA (415) 673-8268

Traditional American Portuguese 
This diner, built out of an old cable car, has been a piece of Bay Area history since 1927. The menu offers cooked-to-order burgers along wi

  • SILVER for Grubstake Diner

 

Publican 

845 W Fulton Mkt Chicago, IL (312) 733-9555

Michael Symon - Spicy Pork Rinds

  • SILVER for Publican

 

Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room 

107 W Jones St Savannah, GA (912) 232-2599

Southern Vegetarian 
Roger Mooking - Fried Chicken

  • SILVER for Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

 

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

 

11th Street Diner 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for 11th Street Diner

 

Kermit's Key West Lime Shop 

200 Elizabeth Street Key West, FL (800) 376-0806

Best Pie on a stick.

  • SILVER for Kermit's Key West Lime Shop

 

The Duce 

525 S Central Ave Phoenix, AZ (602) 866-3823

Sandwiches Subs 
A gym is connected to the restaurant for getting back into shape afterward. So go ahead and feast on comfort food faves like Beer Can Chicke

  • SILVER for The Duce

 

All American 

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

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for All American

 

Charlie Parker's 

700 North St Springfield, IL (217) 241-2104

The Horseshoe: huge comb of anything you can think of on 2 pieces of bread

  • SILVER for Charlie Parker's

 

Brownstone Diner&Pancake Factory 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Brownstone Diner&Pancake Factory

 

Frontier Restaurant 

2400 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, NM (505) 266-0550

Mexican 
Locals say the best green chile cheeseburger in town is at the Frontier Restaurant. Green chile is New Mexico’s largest crop and an iconic

  • SILVER for Frontier Restaurant

 

Bryant Lake Bowl 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Bryant Lake Bowl

 

Fat Head's Saloon 

1805 E Carson St Pittsburgh, PA (412) 431-7433

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Fat Head's Saloon

 

Whitner's Barbecue 

869 Lynnhaven Pkwy Virginia Beach, VA (757) 689-8215

American Cafe 
a real deal bbq joint serves up burnt ends on a bun with homemade rub and bbq sauce

  • SILVER for Whitner's Barbecue

 

Paddy Long's 

1028 W Diversey Pkwy Chicago, IL (773) 290-6988

Neighborhood pub with late night bacon snacks.

  • SILVER for Paddy Long's

 

Taco Xpress 

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

Mexican 
homemade tacos, from breakfast, to carne asada, al pastor, fish tacos, and more -- and salsa made from scratch. cheap eats, migas breakfast

  • SILVER for Taco Xpress

 

South 21 Drivein 

3101 E Independence Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 377-4509

Traditional American Hamburgers 
2 thin burgers and 2 slices of cheese.

  • SILVER for South 21 Drivein

 

Honky Tonk BBQ 

1213 W 18th St Chicago, IL (312) 226-7427

Vegetarian Barbecue 

  • SILVER for Honky Tonk BBQ

 

Stroud's 

5410 NE Oak Rdg Rd Kansas City, MO (816) 454-9600

Traditional American 
Adam Richman visits Stroud's for some of the country's best fried chicken.

  • SILVER for Stroud's

 

Texas Pride BBQ 

2980 E Loop 1604 S Adkins, TX (210) 649-3730

Seafood 

  • SILVER for Texas Pride BBQ

 

Oohhs and Aahhs Gourmet Deli 

1005 U St NW Washington, DC (202) 667-7142

Soul Food and Chicken Wings.

  • SILVER for Oohhs and Aahhs Gourmet Deli

 

Standard Diner 

320 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-1440

Sandwiches American 

  • SILVER for Standard Diner

 

Voula's Offshore Cafe 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Voula's Offshore Cafe

 

Crown Burgers 

377 E 200 S Salt Lake City, UT (801) 532-1155

Hamburgers 
Adam Richman heads to Crown Burgers for their signature meal -- a charbroiled beef patty topped with a pile of pastrami.

  • SILVER for Crown Burgers

 

Crab Shack 

40 Estill Hammock Rd Tybee Island, GA (912) 786-9857

Seafood 
The concept for The Crab Shack began in 1990. Prior to that it was just a sleepy little fishing camp with a boat hoist, boat storage, live b

  • SILVER for Crab Shack

 

Noble Pig 

12233 Ranch Road 620 N Austin, TX (512) 382-6248

Sandwiches Bakery 
the gourmet sandwich shop slicin up duck pastrami and a knuckle sandwich

  • SILVER for Noble Pig

 

La Taqueria 

2889 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 285-7117

Mexican 
Comfort Foods: Best Real-Deal burrito.

  • SILVER for La Taqueria

 

Dixie Supply 

62 State St Charleston, SC (843) 722-5650

the breakfast hangout doing a chicken fried biscuit and a shrimp BLT

  • SILVER for Dixie Supply

 

Tadich Grill 

240 California St San Francisco, CA (415) 391-1849

Traditional American Seafood 
Tyler Florence - Sand Dab Filets

  • SILVER for Tadich Grill

 

Petco Park 

100 Park Blvd San Diego, CA (619) 795-5000

  • SILVER for Petco Park

 

Gene and Judes 

2720 River Rd Chicago, IL (708) 452-7634

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Hot dog with fries ON it

  • SILVER for Gene and Judes

 

Apizza Scholls 

4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR (503) 233-1286

Pizza 
Variety of pizzas

  • SILVER for Apizza Scholls

 

San Diego Zoo 

2920 Zoo Dr San Diego, CA (619) 222-6362

American Tea 

  • SILVER for San Diego Zoo

 

Big Star Tacos  

1531 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL (773) 235-4039

Mexican 
Fish Taco

  • SILVER for Big Star Tacos

 

Old Town Mexican Cafe 

2489 San Diego Ave San Diego, CA (619) 297-4330

Mexican 

  • SILVER for Old Town Mexican Cafe

 

Bro's Cajun Cuisine 

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

Traditional American Southern 
Crawfish Boil.

  • SILVER for Bro's Cajun Cuisine

 

Tropical Isle 

721 Bourbon St New Orleans, LA (504) 529-4109

Tropical Isle, the home of another popular drink that was locally born, The Hand Grenade. Created by Pam Fortner and consisting of rum, gin

  • SILVER for Tropical Isle

 

Buena Vista 

2765 Hyde St San Francisco, CA (415) 474-5044

Mexican 
Tyler Florence - Irish Coffee

  • SILVER for Buena Vista

 

Skylark Diner 

17 Wooding Ave Edison, NJ (732) 777-7878

Seafood Sandwiches 

  • SILVER for Skylark Diner

 

Monument Cafe 

1953 S Austin Ave Georgetown, TX (512) 930-9586

Southern comfort food.

  • SILVER for Monument Cafe

 

The Schlafly Tap Room 

2100 Locust St St. Louis, MO (314) 241-2337

Traditional American 
Producing more than 30 styles of handcrafted micro-brewed beers annually, their brewery was founded in 1991 by Tom Schlafly and Dan Kopman a

  • SILVER for The Schlafly Tap Room

 

The Brick 

1733 McGee Kansas City, MO (816) 931-3330

Hot Dogs American 
Bacon-wrapped, beer-battered, deep-fried hot dog.

  • SILVER for The Brick

 

Serious Pie 

316 Virginia St Seattle, WA (206) 838-7388

Italian Pizza 
Tyler Florence - Roasted Chanterelles Truffle Cheese Pizza

  • SILVER for Serious Pie

 

Price's Chicken Coop  

1614 Camden Rd Charlotte, NC (704) 333-9866

Southern Chicken 
On his quest to satisfy his insatiable craving, Troy gnaws on drumsticks in Charlotte, N.C

  • SILVER for Price's Chicken Coop

 

Lola 

2058 E 4th St Tremont, OH (216) 621-5652

French Eclectic & International 
Michael Symon -

  • SILVER for Lola

 

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

 

Montgomery Inn 

109 Illinois Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 821-6302

Seafood American 
Saratoga Chips - Fresh Potato Chips

  • SILVER for Montgomery Inn

 

Funk N Waffles 

727 S Crouse Ave Ste 8 Syracuse, NY (315) 477-9700

Traditional American 
the basement joint rocking out waffles with their fried chicken, and with a full blown Thanksgiving dinner.

  • SILVER for Funk N Waffles

 

Giuseppe's on 28th 

2824 E Indian School Rd Ste 10 Phoenix, AZ (602) 381-1237

Homestyle

  • SILVER for Giuseppe's on 28th

 

The Fly Trap 

22950 Woodward Ave Ferndale, MI (248) 399-5150

Vegetarian Sandwiches 
Salmon burger

  • SILVER for The Fly Trap

 

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

 

Singleton's Seafood Shack 

4728 Ocean St Atlantic Beach, FL (904) 246-4442

Seafood 

  • SILVER for Singleton's Seafood Shack

 

Sloppy Joe's 

201 Duval St Key West, FL (305) 294-5717

Located on the historic Duval Street since 1937, it was a regular haunt of legendary American author, Ernest Hemingway, who also gave the ba

  • SILVER for Sloppy Joe's

 

The Spotted Pig 

314 W 11th St New York, NY (212) 620-0393

French Eclectic & International 
Deviled Eggs & Devils on Horseback

  • SILVER for The Spotted Pig

 

Hog Heaven 

115 N 27th Ave Nashville, TN (615) 329-1234

Claire Robinson - Pulled Turkey Sandwich

  • SILVER for Hog Heaven

 

Maine Diner 

2265 Post Rd Wells, ME (207) 646-4441

Soups Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Maine Diner

 

Mighty Quinn 

103 2nd Avenue New York, NY (212) 677-3733

Barbecue 
Brontosaurus Beef rib

  • SILVER for Mighty Quinn

 

Tortilleria Nixtamal 

10405 47th Ave Corona, NY (718) 699-2434

Mexican 
a local Mexican joint cranks out homemade Mexican masa tortillas for their authentic al pastor tacos.

  • SILVER for Tortilleria Nixtamal

 

Biker Jims Gourmet Hot Dogs 

2148 LARIMER ST Denver, CO (720) 746-9355

Tony has an order of reindeer, boar and duck bratwurst at Biker Jim Pettingers cart.

  • SILVER for Biker Jims Gourmet Hot Dogs

 

Bizzaro Italian Cafe 

2305 24TH Ave E Seattle, WA (206) 632-7277

Italian Pizza 
Funky Joints

  • SILVER for Bizzaro Italian Cafe

 

Big Jims Restaurant & Bar 

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

Italian Californian 

  • SILVER for Big Jims Restaurant & Bar

 

Louie's 

1839 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX (214) 826-0505

Italian Pizza 

  • SILVER for Louie's

 

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

 

At Last Cafe 

204 Orange Ave Long Beach, CA (562) 437-4837

  • SILVER for At Last Cafe

 

The Joint 

801 Poland Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 949-3232

  • SILVER for The Joint

 

Salsa Brava 

2220 E Route 66 Flagstaff, AZ (928) 779-5293

Mexican 

  • SILVER for Salsa Brava

 

Father's Office 

1018 Montana Ave Los Angeles, CA (310) 393-2337

Hamburgers 
Adam Gertler - Office Burger

  • SILVER for Father's Office

 

Munch's Restaurant & Sundrie 

3920 6TH St S St. Petersburg, FL (727) 896-5972

  • SILVER for Munch's Restaurant & Sundrie

 

Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque  

423 Main St S # A Stillwater, MN (651) 439-5375

Caribbean Cafe 
Jerk Chicken

  • SILVER for Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque

 

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

 

Kooky Canuck 

97 S 2ND St Memphis, TN (901) 578-9800

American Cafe 
This episode's challenge was to eat The Sasquatch Hamburger,a total of 7.5 pounds including 4 pounds of beef, 1.5 pounds of vegetables, and

  • SILVER for Kooky Canuck

 

24 Diner  

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

Sandwiches American 
#5 - the meatloaf at the 24 diner is what they are known for

  • SILVER for 24 Diner

 

The Weinery 

414 CEDAR Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 333-5798

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for The Weinery

 

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

 

Moochie's Meatballs 

232 East 800 South Salt Lake City, UT (801) 596-1350

Italian 

  • SILVER for Moochie's Meatballs

 

Victor's 1959 Cafe 

3756 Grand Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 827-8948

Cuban Caribbean 

  • SILVER for Victor's 1959 Cafe

 

John's Of Bleeker Street 

278 Bleecker St New York, NY (212) 243-1680

Italian Traditional American 
John’s of Bleecker Street serves New York-style pizza from 2 coal-fired brick ovens.

  • SILVER for John's Of Bleeker Street

 

California Taco 

3235 California St Omaha, NE (402) 342-0212

Mexican 

  • SILVER for California Taco

 

Berghoff's Restaurant  

17 W Adams St Chicago, IL (312) 408-0200

German 
revisits his European heritage with a slice of Apple Strudel, done the old-world way, at the legendary Berghoff Restaurant

  • SILVER for Berghoff's Restaurant

 

The Village Cafe 

1001 W Grace St Richmond, VA (804) 353-8204

Traditional American Vegetarian 

  • SILVER for The Village Cafe

 

Joey K's 

3001 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 891-0997

Seafood Southern 

  • SILVER for Joey K's

 

Rum Boogie Cafe 

182 Beale St Memphis, TN (901) 528-0150

Traditional American 
on historic Beale Street, Blues City Cafe offers great southern style food such as BBQ ribs, southern fried catfish, and broiled steaks, not

  • SILVER for Rum Boogie Cafe

 

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

 

Smitty's Market 

208 S Commerce St Lockhart, TX (512) 398-9344

American Cafe 
catches the cattle train to Texas where he walks the 'Avenue of Barbecue Dreams.

  • SILVER for Smitty's Market

 

The Red Lion Pub 

2316 S Shepherd Dr Houston, TX (832) 539-4182

  • SILVER for The Red Lion Pub

 

Tortilla Cafe 

210 7TH St SE Washington, DC (202) 547-5700

Mexican 
Mexican-Salvadoran joint where the big seller is a Salvadoran papusa - scratch made dough stuffed with shredded pork and cheese

  • SILVER for Tortilla Cafe

 

Tip Top Cafe 

2814 Fredericksburg Rd San Antonio, TX (210) 735-2222

  • SILVER for Tip Top Cafe

 

Union Wood Shop 

18 S Main St Clarkston, MI (248) 625-5660

Bacon topped pizza, bacon burger. The porker uses every part of the pig.

  • SILVER for Union Wood Shop

 

Le Bernardin 

155 W 51st St New York, NY (212) 554-1515

French Seafood 
Ted Allen - Black Bass

  • SILVER for Le Bernardin

 

Anthonino's Taverna 

2225 Macklind Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 773-4455

the Italian-Greek joint run by two brothers, serving up a town staple in fried ravioli and mom's recipe for dolmathes.

  • SILVER for Anthonino's Taverna

 

John's Roast Pork 

14 Snyder Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 463-1951

Fast Food 
Roast Pork Sandwich Feud.

  • SILVER for John's Roast Pork

 

Cecilia's Cafe 

230 6th street sw Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-7070

Mexican 
Opened in 1999 by the restaurant's namesake, Cecilia Baca, the cafe carries only authentic, traditional New Mexican cuisine. One of their po

  • SILVER for Cecilia's Cafe

 

Smith and Wollensky 

797 3rd Ave New York, NY (212) 753-1530

Steakhouse 
Anne Burrell - Coconut Layer Cake

  • SILVER for Smith and Wollensky

 

Zombie Burger 

300 GRAND AVE Des Moines, IA (515) 244-9292

10 bacon inspired burgers including the Walking Ched with a Mac and cheese bun

  • SILVER for Zombie Burger

 

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

 

Cosmopolitan 

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV (702) 698-7000

Secret pizza spot in the Cosmopolitan.

  • SILVER for Cosmopolitan

 

Benny's Seafood 

295 NW 82nd Ave Miami, FL (305) 227-1232

Seafood 
Guy Fieri - Mofongo

  • SILVER for Benny's Seafood

 

Prince Labanese Grill 

502 W Randol Mill Rd Arlington, TX (817) 469-1811

Middle Eastern 

  • SILVER for Prince Labanese Grill

 

Broken Yolk Cafe 

1851 Garnet Avenue Pacific Beach, CA (619) 216-1144

Adam Richman takes on the Broken Yolk Special, a 6-lb. breakfast served on a 15-inch pizza pan. He must finish a 12-egg omelet with chili pl

  • SILVER for Broken Yolk Cafe

 

Pies N Thighs 

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

Southern New American 
uy

  • SILVER for Pies N Thighs

 

The Shanty 

38995 N Us Highway 41 Wadsworth, IL (847) 336-0262

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for The Shanty

 

Jitlada 

5233 1/2 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 667-9809

Thai 
Curtis Stone - Crying Tiger Pork

  • SILVER for Jitlada

 

Dynamo Donut & Coffee 

2760 24th St San Francisco, CA (415) 920-1978

Bakery Tea 
Chris Cosentino - Bacon Apple Maple Donuts

  • SILVER for Dynamo Donut & Coffee

 

Las Paletas  

2907 12th Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 386-2101

Mexican 
Ice pops throwdown. Winner: Irma and Norma Paz

  • SILVER for Las Paletas

 

Chip Shop 

129 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 855-7775

Known to fry up things like pizza and even bagels with lox.

  • SILVER for Chip Shop

 

Thee Pitt's Again 

5558 W Bell Rd Glendale, AZ (602) 996-7488

  • SILVER for Thee Pitt's Again

 

Mahony's PO Boy Shop 

3454 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 899-3374

Sandwiches American 
New Orleans legend Emeril Lagasse to sample the Big Easy's favorite sandwich, Fried Oyster with Bacon Po'Boy.

  • SILVER for Mahony's PO Boy Shop

 

Rite Creamery 

3692 18th St. San Francisco, CA (415) 626-5600

Vegetarian Spanish 
Aida Mollenkamp - Sam's Sundae - Bi

  • SILVER for Rite Creamery

 

Tony's I-75 restaurant 

8781 Main St Birch Run, MI (989) 624-5860

  • SILVER for Tony's I-75 restaurant

 

La Piazza Al Forno 

5803 W Glendale Ave Glendale, AZ (623) 847-3301

Italian Vegetarian 
A Burger, A Bowl and a Slice

  • SILVER for La Piazza Al Forno

 

Porto's Bakery 

3614 W Magnolia Blvd Burbank, CA (818) 846-9100

Cuban Latin American 

  • SILVER for Porto's Bakery

 

Heart Attack Grill 

450 Fremont St Las Vegas, NV (702) 722-2180

Hospital-themed joint serves up monstrous portions of meat with items like its Quadruple Bypass Burger which contains 9,982 calories.

  • SILVER for Heart Attack Grill

 

Comet Ping Pong 

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

Italian Vegetarian 

  • SILVER for Comet Ping Pong

 

Blueberry Hill 

6504 Delmar Blvd St. Louis, MO (314) 727-4444

Opened in 1972 this landmark restaurant and music club includes monthly performances by legendary Rock and Roll musician Chuck Berry. Locate

  • SILVER for Blueberry Hill

 

The Sink 

1165 13th St Boulder, CO (303) 444-7465

Mexican Pizza 
a college town favorite since the 1920's, where they're flipping grass-fed beef burgers.

  • SILVER for The Sink

 

Supino Pizzeria 

2457 Russell St Detroit, MI (313) 567-7879

Pizza 
Detroit is known for its authentic Italian pizza. Andrew samples the Pizza Bismark, a pizza with prosciutto and fresh duck egg.

  • SILVER for Supino Pizzeria

 

Flying Monkey 

12th & Arch St Philadelphia, PA (215) 928-0340

Pie and cake combined to form the Pummple.

  • SILVER for Flying Monkey

 

Joan's on Third 

8350 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA (323) 655-2285

New American Mediterranean 
Chocolate Coconut Cupcake

  • SILVER for Joan's on Third

 

Brewburgers 

4629 S 108th St Omaha, NE (402) 614-7644

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Brewburgers

 

The Highlander 

931 Monroe Dr NE Atlanta, GA (404) 872-0060

Steak Seafood 

  • SILVER for The Highlander

 

Mr. Beef 

666 N Orleans St Chicago, IL (312) 337-8500

Italian Pizza 
legendary beef sandwiches that are huge, delicious and really soaked in juicy gravy

  • SILVER for Mr. Beef

 

Q Fanatic BBQ  

180 Miller Rd Champlin, MN (763) 323-6550

BBQ

  • SILVER for Q Fanatic BBQ

 

Jack-N-Grill 

2630 W Belleview Ave Denver, CO (303) 474-4242

Mexican Southwestern 
"7-pound monster breakfast burrito". Richman was only able to finish two-thirds of the challenge before surrendering

  • SILVER for Jack-N-Grill

 

Cafe Pita 

10890 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX (713) 574-8556

Mediterranean 

  • SILVER for Cafe Pita

 

Falafel's Drive-In 

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd San Jose, CA (408) 294-7886

Moroccan Mediterranean 

  • SILVER for Falafel's Drive-In

 

Hob Nob Hill 

2271 1ST Ave San Diego, CA (619) 239-8176

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Hob Nob Hill

 

Kogi BBQ 

Truck Los Angeles, CA (323) 573-3985

Adam Gertler - Korean Short Rib Tacos*

  • SILVER for Kogi BBQ

 

Sonny's Famous Steak Hoagies 

1857 NW 66TH Ave Hollywood, FL (954) 989-0561

Steakhouse Pizza 

  • SILVER for Sonny's Famous Steak Hoagies

 

Dad's Kitchen 

2968 Freeport Boulevard Sacramento, CA (916) 443-3237

American 
Neighborhood joint turning a bacon blue cheeseburger on its head.

  • SILVER for Dad's Kitchen

 

Geraci's Restaurant 

2266 Warrensville Ctr Rd Cleveland, OH (216) 371-5643

Italian Pizza 

  • SILVER for Geraci's Restaurant

 

Brandy's Restaurant and Bakery 

1500 E Cedar Ave Ste 40 Flagstaff, AZ (928) 779-2187

Seafood 
Their Own Way

  • SILVER for Brandy's Restaurant and Bakery

 

D'arcy's Pint 

661 West Stanford Springfield, IL (217) 492-8800

Horseshoe sandwich

  • SILVER for D'arcy's Pint

 

Pat's BBQ 

155 W Commonwealth Ave Salt Lake City, UT (801) 484-5963

Traditional American 
Burnt ends, Louisiana sides, BBQ meatloaf.

  • SILVER for Pat's BBQ

 

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

 

Bartley's Burger Cottage 

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

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Bartley's Burger Cottage

 

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

 

House of Pies 

1869 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 666-9961

Bakery American 
Country fried steak

  • SILVER for House of Pies

 

Lolita 

820 W Superior Ave Ste 920 Cleveland, OH (216) 771-5652

Vegetarian Mediterranean 
Aaron Sanchez - Fried Brussel Sprouts

  • SILVER for Lolita

 

Mary Mac 

224 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 876-1800

Traditional American Southern 
Located on the historic Ponce de Leon Avenue, the staff at Mary Mac’s is known for their hospitality. Customers claim that you ca

  • SILVER for Mary Mac

 

Havana Hideout 

509 Lake Ave Lake Worth, FL (561) 585-8444

Mexican Cuban 

  • SILVER for Havana Hideout

 

Rino's Place 

258 Saratoga St East Boston, MA (617) 567-7412

Italian 
Italian joint doing lobster ravioli with home made pasta and fresh New England lobster.

  • SILVER for Rino's Place

 

Yankee Lobster Company 

300 Northern Ave Boston, MA (617) 542-1922

Seafood 
a second generation lobster shack turning heads with cod cakes and lobster mac and cheese

  • SILVER for Yankee Lobster Company

 

La Isla Restaurant  

104 Washington Street Hoboken, NJ (201) 659-8197

Latin American 
Cuban joint going deep into the repertoire with a salt cured beef dish and all kinds of classic Cuban appetizer

  • SILVER for La Isla Restaurant

 

Neptune Oyster 

63 Salem St Boston, MA (617) 742-3474

Seafood New American 
American Classics - Best Lobster Roll.

  • SILVER for Neptune Oyster

 

PDT 

113 Saint Marks Pl New York, NY (212) 614-0386

Hot Dogs Eclectic 
Food Destinations - Best little secret.

  • SILVER for PDT

 

Jim's Steaks 

431 N 62nd St Philadelphia, PA (215) 747-6615

Steakhouse Soups 

  • SILVER for Jim's Steaks

 

Momofuku Milk Bar 

251 E 13th St New York, NY (347) 577-9504

Asian Bakery 
Late night ice cream and snacks

  • SILVER for Momofuku Milk Bar

 

THe Machine Shed 

11151 Hickman Rd Urbandale, IA (515) 270-6818

Bacon store, pork chops and a bacon bloody mary.

  • SILVER for THe Machine Shed

 

Grampa's Bakery 

17 SW 1st St Dania Beach, FL (954) 923-2163

  • SILVER for Grampa's Bakery

 

90 Miles Cuban Cafe 

2540 W Armitage Ave Chicago, IL (773) 227-2822

Cuban Eclectic & International 
the authentic Cuban joint platin' up family recipes like the fricase de pollo

  • SILVER for  90 Miles Cuban Cafe

 

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

 

Emma Jean's Holland Burger Cafe 

17143 N D St Victorville, CA (760) 243-9938

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Emma Jean's Holland Burger Cafe

 

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

 

Landmark Restaurant Diner 

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

Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Landmark Restaurant Diner

 

Smokin' Guns BBQ 

1218 Swift Ave North Kansas City, MO (816) 221-2535

  • SILVER for Smokin' Guns BBQ

 

Al Forno 

577 S Main St Providence, RI (401) 273-9767

Italian 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Golden Delicious Apple Tart

  • SILVER for Al Forno

 

Glenn's Diner 

1820 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL (773) 506-1720

Traditional American Seafood 

  • SILVER for Glenn's Diner

 

Hops and Pie 

3920 Tennyson St Denver, CO (303) 477-7000

Pizza American 
beer and pizza joint whipping up a unique bowl of mac

  • SILVER for Hops and Pie

 

Joe Squared Pizza 

133 W North Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 545-0444

Pizza 
local rock star baker Duff Goldman stops by to seek out the secrets of the square pizza

  • SILVER for Joe Squared Pizza

 

Port of Call 

838 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 523-0120

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Great Burger

  • SILVER for Port of Call

 

Slaters 50/50 

61 N Raymond Ave Pasadena, CA (626) 765-9700

Bacon Brownie

  • SILVER for Slaters 50/50

 

Kreuz Market 

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

Traditional American 
American Classics - Best Brisket.

  • SILVER for Kreuz Market

 

Amada 

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

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

  • SILVER for Amada

 

Flip Burger Boutique 

3155 Roswell Rd Ne # 230 Atlanta, GA (404) 968-2236

Hamburgers 
Richard Blais - Runner Up

  • SILVER for Flip Burger Boutique