The BEST episodes of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

Every episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives!

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.

Last Updated: 1/30/2023Network:Food Network
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America's Favorites: Top-Notch Tastes
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10.00
2 votes

#1 - America's Favorites: Top-Notch Tastes

Season 37 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/11/2020

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.

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America's Favorites: Fantastic Flavortown Finds
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10.00
2 votes

#2 - America's Favorites: Fantastic Flavortown Finds

Season 37 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/2020

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.

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America's Favorites: Global Greats
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9.67
3 votes

#3 - America's Favorites: Global Greats

Season 37 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/18/2020

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.

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Full of Surprises
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9.00
1 votes

#4 - Full of Surprises

Season 33 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/6/2019

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.

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Meat Sampler
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9.00
2 votes

#5 - Meat Sampler

Season 34 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/17/2020

Guy Fieri's digging into all kinds of different meats on this trip. In Ottawa, Canada, a carnivore haven stackin' sandwiches with dynamite duck and a pork trifecta. In Richmond, Va., a taco joint loading up out-of-bounds oxtail, and a Burlington, Vt., cider house adding their specialty drinks to their kitchen creations, like fiery apple wings and a lamb French dip.

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From Vikings to Wings
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9.00
2 votes

#6 - From Vikings to Wings

Season 37 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2020

On this trip, Guy Fieri is digging into a Scandinavian, Persian and Asian spin on wings. A vintage food truck in Portland, Ore., rollin' out wraps stuffed with Norwegian specialties, and, in Sunrise, Fla., authentic Iranian cuisine like chicken pomegranate stew. Plus, in Oklahoma City, a joint goin' wild with wings -- like Buffalo sriracha, bourbon teriyaki and Szechuan garlic parmesan.

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Triple D Nation: Farm-to-Table Fresh
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9.00
2 votes

#7 - Triple D Nation: Farm-to-Table Fresh

Season 37 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2020

On this trip, Guy Fieri is grabbin' straight from the garden. In Portland, Ore., he checks in on restaurant vets who closed down their original nose-to-tail eatery and opened a farm-to-table vegan joint. In Cleveland, a cafe is still sourcing local staples and making everything from scratch, and finally, a brunch spot in Virginia Beach, Va., literally bought the farm to grow their own ingredients for their take on potato pancakes.

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Takeout: Comin' From All Over The Map
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8.86
7 votes

#8 - Takeout: Comin' From All Over The Map

Season 39 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/9/2021

Guy and Hunter Fieri love cooking at home and great restaurant food, so they combine the two by cooking up recipes sent by Triple-D alums who join them via video chat. On this menu, there's gangster gorditas comin' from Phoenix, Korean chicken wings out of Denver and a steak specialty from a classic Jewish deli in Houston, Texas. Plus, pizza and meatballs sent by an old-school spot in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Pizza, Pancakes, and Pork
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8.81
43 votes

#9 - Pizza, Pancakes, and Pork

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/7/2011

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.

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Meat Madness
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8.68
37 votes

#10 - Meat Madness

Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/16/2012

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.

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Pierogis, Pork and Pizza
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8.67
3 votes

#11 - Pierogis, Pork and Pizza

Season 37 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2020

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.

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Triple D Nation: From Italy to Africa
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8.63
8 votes

#12 - Triple D Nation: From Italy to Africa

Season 39 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/2/2021

On this trip, Guy Fieri is making Triple D history in San Francisco with a GGG-turned-DDD star who's bringing his Ethiopian-style flank steak and sauteed prawns to the Triple D Nation. In Minneapolis, an Italian joint is still scratch-making their pasta and prosciutto. Then, a Duluth diner is gathering ingredients straight from their planters and putting them right on your plate.

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Unexpected Eats
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8.60
15 votes

#13 - Unexpected Eats

Season 14 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/7/2012

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.

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Takeout: Best of the West Roundup
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8.60
5 votes

#14 - Takeout: Best of the West Roundup

Season 39 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/21/2021

Guy Fieri and Hunter are joined by DDD alums via video chat to make some Triple-D style takeout. On this menu, there's a crazy burger creation comin' from Phoenix and handmade sausages out of Portland, Ore. Plus, a couple California spots are sending spicy Mexican shrimp and the bomb barbecue.

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Chicken and Briskets
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8.60
5 votes

#15 - Chicken and Briskets

Season 37 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/2020

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.

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Timeless Traditions
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8.60
10 votes

#16 - Timeless Traditions

Season 17 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/24/2013

This trip Guy gets the lowdown on some longstanding traditions. In Philadelphia, the Jamaican joint going all out authentic with the jerk chicken. In Scottsdale, Ariz., the decades-old family joint servin' all kinds of sandwiches, and a time-tested sausage recipe. And in Denver, Guy's diving into some serious soul food for rabbit and chitlings.

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BBQ Road Show
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8.58
12 votes

#17 - BBQ Road Show

Season 14 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/28/2012

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.

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Porkapalooza
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8.54
13 votes

#18 - Porkapalooza

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/24/2010

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.

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Triple D Nation: All Sorts of Seafood
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8.50
6 votes

#19 - Triple D Nation: All Sorts of Seafood

Season 39 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/18/2021

This time, Guy Fieri is diving into all sorts of seafood sensations. In Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a poke place had to change their address to handle the DDD crowds, but they brought their ahi and oysters with them. Then, in San Francisco, a quaint spot is still servin' Southern staples with a twist -- like their crawfish pot pie. Plus, a clam shack in Key West, Fla., got creative with conch.

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College-Town Champs
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8.50
2 votes

#20 - College-Town Champs

Season 27 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/17/2017

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.

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Triple D Nation: Mobile Meals
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8.50
6 votes

#21 - Triple D Nation: Mobile Meals

Season 39 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/28/2021

On this trip, Guy Fieri is chasing down dynamite dishes on the move. First up, in Kihei, Hawaii, Guy, Hunter and Jules stumble onto a pizza cart that Guy first found on the beach in 2016 -- and the pie is still legit. Then, in Cloquet, Minn., an old-school carhop's delivering double cheeseburgers and real-deal Coneys right to your car, and a food truck traveling throughout San Francisco opened a permanent spot for their Asian-Mexican mashups.

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Takeout: Carnivore Delivery
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8.50
6 votes

#22 - Takeout: Carnivore Delivery

Season 38 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/19/2021

Guy and Hunter connect with DDD alums to make monster beef ribs and pizza.

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Spicin' Things Up
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8.50
10 votes

#23 - Spicin' Things Up

Season 38 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2021

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.

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America's Favorites: Cross-Country Culinary Cred
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8.50
4 votes

#24 - America's Favorites: Cross-Country Culinary Cred

Season 37 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2020

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.

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L.A. Eats
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8.50
14 votes

#25 - L.A. Eats

Season 17 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/8/2013

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.

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