The BEST Episodes of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2021
Network: Food Network
Host Guy Fieri travels across America in search of the best diners, drive-ins and dives. He visits classic "greasy spoon" restaurants and talks to staff and customers about the food. Episodes often feature eateries linked by a common theme, such as burgers or comfort food.
#1 - Triple D Nation: Finger Lickin' Chicken
Season 37 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2020
Guy Fieri is chickening out across the country, starting at a sandwich shop outside Boston that has customers begging for more with their once-a-month Super Cluckin' sandwich. In Los Angeles, a Filipino favorite is keepin' it real with their coconut beef, cornbread and candy-coated chicken. Plus, a grilled cheese joint in Cleveland brings Guy's catchphrase to life with the Winner Winner Chicken Dinner.
#2 - Chicken and Briskets
Season 37 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 2020
This trip, Guy Fieri's digging into everything from chicken to brisket. In Fargo, N.D., a funky place piling barbecue onto mac and throwin' heat into wings. A Mexican joint in Parkland, Fla., pumping out righteous recipes inside a gas station, and, in Philadelphia, a scratch-made spot servin' up hearty home cooking with a healthy spin.
#3 - Pierogis, Pork and Pizza
Season 37 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2020
Guy Fieri is diving into all kinds of off-the-hook flavors on this trip. In Hollywood, Fla., a sandwich shop servin' up a terrific taste of Peru. A pierogi palace in Philadelphia giving a fresh take on Polish specialties, and, in Fargo, N.D., a wood-fired pizza spot puttin' their own spin on pies and a Mediterranean twist into their meatballs.
#4 - America's Favorites: Fantastic Flavortown Finds
Season 37 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 4, 2020
Guy Fieri and son Hunter asked, and America answered -- more lucky winners are grabbing $1,000 and a spot on DDD. On this trip, there's monster meatballs and top-notch tostadas in Florida, pit beef in Baltimore that'll make you bust-a-rhyme and sentimental stories from these trying times all over the Triple D Nation.
#5 - America's Favorites: Top-Notch Tastes
Season 37 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 11, 2020
Viewers vouched for their favorite Triple-D joints, and Guy Fieri and son Hunter picked the most creative to be featured and get a cool $1,000 in their hand. The duo crisscrosses the country from California to Colorado and Phoenix to Florida for bomb burgers, excellent empanadas … and breakfast worth waking up for.
#6 - America's Favorites: Global Greats
Season 37 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 18, 2020
The final six winners from Guy Fieri and son Hunter's search for America's favorite DDD joints get their day in the sun and $1,000 in their pocket. Viewers from Alaska to Atlanta and Syracuse, N.Y., to San Diego submitted their No. 1 neighborhood spots. And this time, it's an international affair with killer Korean, incredible Italian and Middle Eastern that'll make your mouth water.
#7 - America's Favorites: Cross-Country Culinary Cred
Season 37 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 2020
Guy Fieri and son Hunter are on the first of a four-week road trip across America, picking the most creative and endearing videos to win $1,000 and be featured on the show. This time, they go from carne asada in Omaha to toaster tarts in Palm Desert, Calif. Plus, there's Philly cheesesteaks in North Carolina and Kansas City, Mo., all served up with a soundtrack.
#8 - Full of Surprises
Season 33 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 6, 2019
On this trip, Guy Fieri's digging into some surprising ingredients. In Santa Fe, N.M., a culinary pub serving up lights-out lamb neck and frying up tamales. In Kansas City, Mo., a funky tapas joint dishin' out duck tongue tacos and braised pork jowl, and in El Paso, Texas, a not-your-everyday deli making primetime pupusas and killer fries from chickpeas.
#9 - South Dakota Smorgasbord
Season 38 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2021
On this trip, Guy Fieri is hitting Triple-D's 50th state as he crosses into South Dakota. In Sioux Falls, a spot takin' a true regional specialty called chislic to the next level. Plus, real-deal dishes at the state's first Ethiopian joint, and in Garretson, a Midwest-Southern mashup puttin' their own stamp on comfort cooking.
#10 - Triple D Nation: From Sausage to Saltfish
Season 38 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 15, 2021
This time, Guy Fieri's heading back to a century-old sausage maker in Portland, Ore., for a taste of pepperoni and a trip down memory lane. Then, in Oklahoma City, a meat-and-three is still dishin' out fried ribs and oxtail just like Mama used to make. And a Jamaican joint in Miami with the same cast of characters is servin' up everything from saltfish to spicy hot hand pies.
#11 - In The Family
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 30, 2008
Benny's Seafood Restaurant (South Miami, FL), Chaps Pit Beef (Baltimore, MD), Burger Bar (Roy, UT) Guy Fieri checks out some great family-run joints including a Baltimore favorite for pit beef with Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman. Next in Miami, visit a stop with recipes all the way from Puerto Rico and in Salt Lake City, a classic drive in burger joint.
#12 - Spicin' Things Up
Season 38 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 8, 2021
Guy Fieri's grabbin' sandwiches, spice and everything nice on this trip. In Fargo, N.D., an incredible Indian joint firing up shrimp with a kick and lights-out lamb. In Sioux Falls, S.D., a funky spot loadin' up hand-held flavor bombs, and in Fairbanks, Alaska, a wild pizza place takin' pies from a sour specialty to spicy sweet.
#13 - Pizza, Pancakes, and Pork
Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 7, 2011
This trip, triple D is all over the triple P. In Detroit, Michigan, a pizza joint crankin' out pies with totally homemade toppings, and a unique crepe-filled lasagna. In Virginia Beach, Virginia, a beachside breakfast favorite the locals come running to for their citrus orange glazed pancakes and innovative benedicts. And in Chicago, Illinois, the tiny dive servin' up flavor in massive proportions, like the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly sandwich.
#14 - Meat Madness
Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 16, 2012
This trip, Guy goes all animal. In Charleston, South Carolina, the husband and wife duo flying high for all things bird, like a duck club with homemade garlic mayo. In Queens, New York, a Cuban family crankin' out totally traditional steak and chicken dishes, like ropa vieja and arroz con pollo. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the bar turned sausage joint stuffing, casing, and serving up links like the Thai chicken sausage.
#15 - L.A. Eats
Season 17 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 8, 2013
This trip Guy's got visitors — a whole cast of 'em! In this comedy-filled, star-studded episode, Guy gets a visit from Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade, the stars of the film Grown Ups 2, and invites them along for the Los Angeles ride. First, the Filipino barbecue joint that's got everyone going bonkers over the cornbread and the coconut beef. Then they're off to a decades-old family-run Italian joint, where they're piling up monster sandwiches and some meatball madness.
#16 - BBQ Road Show
Season 14 - Episode 7 - Aired May 28, 2012
This trip, Guy's tucking in the napkin and gettin' into some righteous barbecue. In Dallas, the barbecue stand tucked into a farmers' market, dishing out classic beef brisket and Carolina pork. And outside Las Vegas, the longtime meat market turning its knives on fresh sausage and slow-cooked ribs.
#17 - College-Town Champs
Season 27 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 17, 2017
This trip, Guy Fieri's rolling into college towns in search of A+ cuisine. In Columbus, Ohio, a pierogi paradise dishin' out their specialties where you'd least expect it and a barbecue truck smokin' premiere pork. And in Boulder, Colo., a legit Thai joint serving knockout noodles and off-the-chain chicken.
#18 - Unexpected Eats
Season 14 - Episode 6 - Aired May 7, 2012
This trip, Guy's going for some unique chow. In Stillwater, Minn., get a pirate's take on barbecue and a sadist twist on hot wings. In Santa Rosa, Calif., Guy's own joint serves up his twist on Asian, Mexican and Italian. And in Portsmouth, Va., check out an epic hot dog joint turning its attention on chicken dumplings.
#19 - Regional Favorites
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 24, 2008
Charlie Parker's (Springfield, IL), Virginia Diner (Wakefield, VA), Tecolote Cafe (Santa Fe, NM) Guy Fieri journeys from the East Coast to the southwest for regional specialties including classic Southern cooking at a landmark diner in Virginia; the Horseshoe Sandwich at a steel Quonset hut in Springfield, Ill; and red and green chili, the signature dishes of New Mexico at a joint in Santa Fe.
#20 - Porkapalooza
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired May 24, 2010
At Last Cafe (Long Beach, CA), Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint (Nolensville, TN), Virgil's Cafe (Bellevue, KY) This trip Guy hits the road for pork from coast to coast. On Saint Simons Island, Georgia, a barbeque joint where the pit master's been perfecting pulled pork since he was a kid. In Bellevue, Kentucky, a local cafe making Andouille sausage from scratch. And in Long Beach, California, a neighborhood favorite where they're stuffing honey-marinated pork chops with granny smiths and cranberries.
#21 - Something Different
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 14, 2008
Dot's Back Inn (Richmond, VA), Scully's Tavern (Miami, FL), Hillbilly Hotdogs (Lesage, WV) Guy Fieri rolls out to find some places doing great food their own unique way: The West Virginia joint built into a couple of old busses, where they’re serving one pound deep fried hot dogs – and three pound burgers; The Florida bar that’s doing classic French escargot and fresh mahi mahi sandwiches; and in Virginia, what looks like just another café’, but with a classically trained chef who’s making it all from scratch – from chicken with feta, white wine and artichokes, to home made pesto.
#22 - Real Deal BBQ
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2007
Jay Bee's Bar-B-Que (Gardena, CA), Smoque (Chicago, IL), BBQ Shack (Paola, KS) Guy travels to LA, Chicago, and Kansas City for some real BBQ.
#23 - Comfort Food
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 15, 2008
Tip Top Cafe (San Antonio, TX), Grampa's Bakery & Restaurant (Dania Beach, FL), Blue Moon Cafe (Baltimore, MD), Central City Cafe (Huntington, WV) Guy Fieri uncovers some of America's greatest comfort food including a Baltimore cafe with a variety of French Toast, a third-generation family place in San Antonio with comfort food Texas style, a bakery-turned-restaurant in south Florida and a Huntington, W.V. cafe with home made cornbread
#24 - All Kinds of Barbecue
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 7, 2008
The Shed (Ocean Springs, MS), The Joint (New Orleans, LA), Texas Pride BBQ (Adkins, TX) Guy Fieri takes a Southern swing to check out different varieties of BBQ including a Mississippi barbecue "dive" where the locals like it sweet, a New Orleans, a little place doing North Carolina style pulled pork and outside San Antonio, Tx., visits a sprawling barbecue complex.
#25 - Fast Food Their Way
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 21, 2010
Northern Waters Smokehaus (Diluth, MN), Rainbow Drive-in (Honolulu, HI) This trip Guy's pulling up for a different kind of fast food. In Honolulu, Hawaii, a 48-year-old drive-in where burgers and dogs come with rice and macaroni salad. In Nashville, Tennessee, a Jamaican cafeteria at the farmer's market serving mango chutney chicken and curried goat. And in parking lots all over Los Angeles, California, a taco truck doing Chinese-Mexican fusion.