Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - California (p. 2)

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  • Chorizo Burger
    spicy chorizo cheese burger topped w/ habanero salsa, sour cream, avocado slices served on a bun; it's crazy hot but looks good
  • Pancake Roll
    plate-sized pancake, yogart, fresh berries, rolled and topped w/ more yogart, fresh berries & homemade granola; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1513 ratings
since 1981; breakfast & lunch only; long lines
  • Jambalaya
    Ethiopian influenced, chicken-based; looks good
  • Saffron Prawns w/ Harissa
    prawns prepared w/ a chili bell pepper sauce made w/ caraway seeds, lemon, garlic & pepper
  • Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Chermoula
    Chermoula is a Moroccan sauce made w/ cilantro, parsley, chilis, garlic, cumin, coriander, lemon juice & saffron; looks good
4.5 out of 5
349 ratings
opened in 2012
Sabroso Mexican Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sabroso Mexican GrillSee Sabroso Mexican Grill Video ($$)
(3517 ratings)

13129 Harbor Blvd Map It!
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 537-7080
sabrosomexgrill.com
  • Chamorro (Slow Cooked Beef)
    slowly cooked fork tender beef chuck in a mild, smoky guajillo sauce
  • Pork Tamale
    topped w/ cheese and sour cream; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3517 ratings
opened in 2012; family-owned & operated
Savoy Cafe & Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Savoy Cafe & DeliSee Savoy Cafe & Deli Video ($$)
(587 ratings)

24 W Figueroa St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-6611
www.thesavoycafe.com
  • Guy Fieri Plate
    pasilla turkey fritter & chipotle aioli, Quinoa mango salad, pesto green beans w/ petite carrot cake; looks good
  • Pasilla Turkey Fritters
    w/ side of chipotle aioli; looks good
4.5 out of 5
587 ratings
opened in 2005, went bankrupt in 2008 & lost restaurant/deli, someone operated for year-and-half & sold back to original owners
Spirito's Italian Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Spirito's Italian DinerSee Spirito's Italian Diner Video ($$)
(690 ratings)

2508 El Camino Real Map It!
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 720-7111
spiritositaliandiner.com
  • Ravioli
    popular; stuffed w/ cheese & topped w/ Spirito's original gravy (meat sauce); looks good
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
    homemade meatballs w/ Spirito's original gravy (meat sauce)
4.5 out of 5
690 ratings
East coast Italian traditional food; Other Recipes: Pork & Beef Ragu
Tahini: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
TahiniSee Tahini Video ($)
(1047 ratings)

9119 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 779-3272
www.tahinistreetfood.com
  • Chicken Shwarma Pita
    all natural, antibiotic-free chicken marinated w/ 10+ ingredients; Halal; served in a house baked pita stuffed w/ lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickled cucumbers, & garlic sauce; looks good
  • Falafel Salad
    freshly ground fava beans, veggies, herbs, & spices; fried upon order; served in a bowl of organic spring mix topped w/ tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, Kalamata olives, & Feta cheese w/ Tahini sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1047 ratings
opened in 2017; co-owned by high school friends Osama Shabaik (former lawyer) & Mahmoud Barkawi (former aspiring cop); "born on the side of a gas station in Pacific Beach, San Diego" (from its website); serving authentic middle eastern street food; Other Recipes: Sriracha Tahini Sauce
Tub's Fine Chili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tub's Fine Chili [CLOSED] ($)
(454 ratings)

4263 Overland Ave Map It!
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 559-8827
  • Double Barrel Dingo Dog
    foot-long deep-fried & grilled spiral-cut beef hot dog topped w/ choice of chili & other toppings served on house made cornmeal bun; Guy got chuck wagon grind chili, cheese, Mojave mashed mustard, tomatoes, chopped onions, sour cream, cilantro, Jalepenos, corn nuts
  • Turkey Drive Chili
    roasted ground turkey corralled w/ red kidney beans & 22 other "healthy" ingredients ("at Tub's, beer is healthy")
4.5 out of 5
454 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2009; offer seven distinct chili varieties daily including vegan; casual western theme; Marc Summers & Dann Florek (Law and Order actor) made guest appearances; Other Recipes: Coal Miner's Slaw
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Wilma & Frieda's CafeSee Wilma & Frieda's Cafe Video ($$)
(2789 ratings)

73575 El Paseo Dr Map It!
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-2807
www.wilmafrieda.com
  • Breakfast Tarts
    homemade pop tarts w/ blueberry compote; looks good
  • Short Rib Melt
    pulled braised boneless short rib, pickled red onions, sauteed arugula, monterey jack on grilled sourdough bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2789 ratings
circa 1920; brother & sister owned/operated...named after their grandmothers; open 8am - 2pm only (no dinner hrs); Other Recipes: Short Ribs Eggs Benny
Worth Our Weight: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Worth Our Weight [CLOSED]See Worth Our Weight Video ($$)
(243 ratings)

1021 Hahman Dr Map It!
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 544-1200
  • Huevos Rancheros
    Mexican breakfast dish w/ tortillas, beans, eggs and pulled pork on side; looks good
  • Nectarine Scones
4.5 out of 5
243 ratings
[CLOSED]; honorable culinary apprenticeship program for 16-24 year olds who have faced major challenges in their lives; everyone is a volunteer; Guy's foundation donated a WOW food cart to the program...very classy!
Zobo & Meester's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zobo & Meester's [CLOSED] ($$)
(333 ratings)

68703 Perez Rd Map It!
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 832-6104
  • Flame Thrower Panini
    roast beef, pulled pork, pepper jack, jalapeno, marinated jalapeno, habanero salsa, Zam sauce
  • Three Meat Sandwich
    BBQ only on Sat; smoked chicken, brisket, pulled pork, coleslaw, chipotle sauce; looks good (& juicy!)
4.5 out of 5
333 ratings
[CLOSED]; named after the owner's twin daughters; "fast & fresh" (no freezers on site & everything is made to order); Other Recipes: Coleslaw
Zoftig Eatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zoftig Eatery ($$)
(201 ratings)

57 Montgomery Dr Map It!
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 521-9554
www.zoftigeatery.com
  • Korean Burrito
    marinated Marin Sun Farms ground beef, kimchi, carrot, daikon, green onions, jalapeno, avocado, brown rice; looks good
  • Maccabi Bowl
    falafel, hummus, baba ganoush, beet & walnut dip, olives, farro tabouleh, mixed greens, whole wheat crisps
4.5 out of 5
201 ratings
serving breakfast & lunch made w/ whole foods, all prepared fresh every day w/ ingredients responsibly sourced, primarily local, & always fresh
24th Street Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
24th Street CafeSee 24th Street Cafe Video ($$)
(1180 ratings)

1415 24th St Map It!
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-8801
24thstreetcafe.com
  • Pumpkin Pancakes
    topped w/ pecan-brown sugar-butter; looks good
  • Texas Chili
    ground top sirloin & chuck w/ spices, plus tomato sauce, baked & topped w/ cheese & onions; "some of the best [chili on Triple-D]" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1180 ratings
est. 1987; institution in old-school diner serving scratch-made comfort food; "A happy place for hungry people!" (from its website)
900 Grayson: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
900 GraysonSee 900 Grayson Video ($$)
(2201 ratings)

900 Grayson St Map It!
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 704-9900
www.900grayson.com
     
4.0 out of 5
2201 ratings
Asian Experience: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Asian ExperienceSee Asian Experience Video ($$)
(141 ratings)

215 Center St Map It!
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-1815
  • Pad Thai
    Guy got pork; looks good
  • Tom Yum Goong (Soup)
    sweet, spicy, sour soup w/ shrimp; looks good
4.0 out of 5
141 ratings
opened in 2006; "probably one of the best Asian experiences I've ever had" -Guy Fieri; Other Recipes: Shrimp Pad Thai
At Last Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
At Last Cafe [CLOSED] ($$)
(1381 ratings)

204 Orange Ave Map It!
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 437-4837
4.0 out of 5
1381 ratings
[CLOSED]; high-end food at modest prices
Athena's Greek Cafe & Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(353 ratings)

9612 Flushing Quail Rd Map It!
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-2324
  • Braised Beef Over Pasta
  • Cabbage Dolmades
    topped w/ lemon sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
353 ratings
opened in 2012; named after owners'/chefs' daughter; Other Recipes: Keftedes (Meatballs)
Aunt Mary's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Aunt Mary's CafeSee Aunt Mary's Cafe Video ($$)
(858 ratings)

4640 Telegraph Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 601-9227
www.auntmaryscafe.com
  • Grilled Shrimp and Grits with Tabasco Gravy
  • Pain Perdue
    variation of French toast
  • Southern Bubble and Squeak
    pototo-southern green cakes, served with 2 eggs, topped w/ pot likker gravy & biscuit
4.0 out of 5
858 ratings
moved from original location (at 4307 Telegraph Ave); Other Recipes: Southern Greens
Baby Blues BBQ -Venice: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Baby Blues BBQ -VeniceSee Baby Blues BBQ -Venice Video ($$)
(2596 ratings)

444 Lincoln Blvd Map It!
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-7675
www.babybluesvenice.com
  • Pulled Pork
4.0 out of 5
2596 ratings
opened in 2004; "hybrid" BBQ: styles ranging from Memphis to western North Carolina to a bit of Mexican and a touch of New Orleans
  • Chili Catfish
    served w/ hand cut fries, malt vinegar or Sriracha & homemade tartar sauce; recommend w/ side of "Mushy Peas"
  • Cod Fish & Chips
    served w/ hand cut fries, malt vinegar or hot sauce & homemade tartar sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
86 ratings
[CLOSED]; Dublin import serving authentic fish & chips; to find location, go to their Twitter feed... twitter.com/batterfishla
Beer Belly: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beer Belly [CLOSED]See Beer Belly Video ($$)
(2321 ratings)

532 S Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-2337
  • Duck French Dip
    sage-roasted duck breast, provolone, duck-skin, horseradish aioli, duck au jus; "in the world of great duck sandwiches that I've had--duck dishes--that's easily in the top 5 all-time of my life"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Death By Duck
    duck fat fries, duck skin cracklins, duck confit served w/ raspberry-mustard dipping sauce; looks good
  • Jidori Hot Wings
    buffalo blue (spicy), or volcano chipotle (super spicy), or honey Dijon & cilantro (not spicy); Guy got the volcano chipotle wings; comes w/ side of blue cheese dressing
4.0 out of 5
2321 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2011; in Koreatown; "beer bar focused on serving craft beer, and crafty food" (from website)
  • Pan-Fried Fish Sandwich
    top seller; looks good
  • Scrapple
    not your traditional scrapple recipe--use pork butt (not snout and other pork "scraps"); "OMG! This I really dig!...I will be back for the scrapple!"-Guy Fieri
  • Souffle Pancake
    similar to Dutch bunny; embedded with fresh fruit (sliced strawberries, berries, mangos, etc.)
4.0 out of 5
2303 ratings
Jersey-style diner setting in CA; ("And the kicker is...their own take on scrapple")
Biergarten: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BiergartenSee Biergarten Video ($$)
(856 ratings)

206 N Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 466-4860
www.biergartenla.com
  • Chosun Burger
    Angus chuck, American cheese, grilled spam, kimchi, pickled daikon, gochujang aioli, mustard
  • Drunk Chicken
    beer-can baked Mary's free range chicken; served w/ cabbage slaw, pickled Daikon, jalapeno
4.0 out of 5
856 ratings
est. 2010; local neighborhood Koreantown gastropub serving Korean fusion cuisine & 25 craft beers
Bludso's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bludso's BBQSee Bludso's BBQ Video ($$)
(2624 ratings)

609 N La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-2583
www.barandque.com/bludsos
  • Collard Greens
    looks good
  • Ribs
    pork ribs spice-rubbed & marinated for 24-hrs, smoked in red oak & pacaya for 3-4 hrs; served w/ side of homemade spicy BBQ sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2624 ratings
opened in 2008; Texas-style BBQ; moved from original airing Compton location
  • Halibut Salad
    Guy got it w/ Teriyaki
  • Halibut Sandwich
    Guy got it w/ lemon garlic butter; looks good
  • Cioppino
    hearty seafood soup made of wahoo, mahimahi, ahi tuna, scallops; served on plate of rice; looks good
  • Fish Tacos
    Guy got sea bass; served on warm El Indio tortillas w/ cheese, cabbage, tomatoes & onions & topped w/ homemade white sauce; "that's one of my favorite fish tacos I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • "Track Taco"
    grilled chipotle shrimp, onion mango slaw & cheese on a corn tortilla; topped w/ avocado, tomatillo sauce & queso fresco
  • Seared Ahi Salad
    6 oz tuna crusted & grilled, served on greens w/ cucumbers, onion, carrots, tomatoes, capers & choice of dressing
4.0 out of 5
3970 ratings
since 2004; local favorite; break-down their own fish; choice of seasonings once you choose your fish
Brats Brothers: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brats Brothers [CLOSED]See Brats Brothers Video ($$)
(749 ratings)

13355 Ventura Blvd Map It!
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 986-4020
  • German Bratwursts
    blend of veal and pork with onions and herbs; handmade
  • Spaetzle
    "like a German mac-and-cheese"; home made noodles with imported Swiss Cheese
4.0 out of 5
749 ratings
[CLOSED]; founded in 2007; gourmet bratwursts that include exotics like kangaroo, elk and ostrich; fan favorite
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