Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - California (p. 3)



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Zoftig Eatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zoftig Eatery ($$)
(229 ratings)

57 Montgomery Dr Map It!
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 521-9554
  • 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
229 ratings
serving breakfast & lunch made w/ whole foods, all prepared fresh every day w/ ingredients responsibly sourced, primarily local, & always fresh
900 Grayson: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
900 GraysonSee 900 Grayson Video ($$)
(2250 ratings)

900 Grayson St Map It!
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 704-9900
4.0 out of 5
2250 ratings
Asian Experience: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Asian ExperienceSee Asian Experience Video ($$)
(156 ratings)

215 Center St Map It!
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-1815
  • Pad Thai
    Guy got pork; looks good
  • Tom Yum Kung (Soup)
    sweet, spicy, sour soup w/ shrimp; looks good
4.0 out of 5
156 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] ($$)
(1382 ratings)

204 Orange Ave Map It!
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 437-4837
4.0 out of 5
1382 ratings
[CLOSED]; high-end food at modest prices
Athena's Greek Cafe & Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Athena's Greek Cafe & Bakery [CLOSED]See Athena's Greek Cafe & Bakery Video ($$)
(363 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
363 ratings
[CLOSED]; 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 Cafe [CLOSED]See Aunt Mary's Cafe Video ($$)
(882 ratings)

4640 Telegraph Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 601-9227
  • 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
882 ratings
[CLOSED]; 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 -Venice [CLOSED]See Baby Blues BBQ -Venice Video ($$)
(2627 ratings)

444 Lincoln Blvd Map It!
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-7675
  • Pulled Pork
4.0 out of 5
2627 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2004; "hybrid" BBQ: styles ranging from Memphis to western North Carolina to a bit of Mexican and a touch of New Orleans
Beer Belly: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beer Belly [CLOSED]See Beer Belly Video ($$)
(2328 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
2328 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")
Bettina: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BettinaSee Bettina Video ($$)
(475 ratings)

1014 Coast Village Rd Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 770-2383
  • Cacio e Pepe Arancini
    calabrian chile aioli; looks good
  • Pork Sausage Pizza
    thin-crust, mozzarella, house pork sausage, provolone piccante, fennel pollen, basil, sliced garlic, shishito & habanero peppers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
475 ratings
husband-and-wife team specializing in artisan-style pizza; "cozy neighborhood restaurant honoring the convivial roots of Italian culture and food, while being inspired by the abundant produce and coastal vibes of southern California" (from its website); guest appearance: comic Dennis Miller
Biergarten: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BiergartenSee Biergarten Video ($$)
(878 ratings)

206 N Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 466-4860
  • Chosun Burger
    Angus chuck, American cheese, grilled spam, kimchi, pickled daikon, gochujang aioli, mustard
  • Drunken Chicken
    beer-can baked Mary's free range chicken; served w/ cabbage slaw, pickled Daikon, jalapeno
4.0 out of 5
878 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 ($$)
(2824 ratings)

609 N La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-2583
  • 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
2824 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
4113 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 ($$)
(754 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
754 ratings
[CLOSED]; founded in 2007; gourmet bratwursts that include exotics like kangaroo, elk and ostrich; fan favorite
Broken Record: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broken Record [CLOSED]See Broken Record Video ($)
(1264 ratings)

1166 Geneva Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 963-1713
  • Crispy Tiger Prawn Sandwich
    deep-fried prawns w/ crab salad mayo, sliced avocado, Louisiana hot sauce and lettuce on a sub roll; looks good
  • Oxtail Polenta
    pulled oxtail in "union sauce" on top of creamy polenta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1264 ratings
[CLOSED]; "killer, inventive pub food"; offer about 300 types of whiskey...even whiskey is on tap; Other Recipes: Texas Tomato Toast w/ Roasted Garlic Spread & Homemade Ricotta
Bun Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bun Shop [CLOSED] ($)
(1794 ratings)

151 N Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 468-1031
  • Ba'Corn Cheese
    corn, bacon, mozzarella cheese, jalapeno, scallions served in a small skillet; looks good
  • Kalbi Bun
    signature dish; beef, tempura onion, mixed greens, spicy aioli on an Asian steamed bun
4.0 out of 5
1794 ratings
[CLOSED]; "bao and brew spot"; 2 childhood friends who started in a food truck that opened a brick-and-mortar joint in 2014
Burger Me: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Burger MeSee Burger Me Video ($$)
(1078 ratings)

10418 Donner Pass Rd Map It!
Truckee, CA 96160
(530) 587-8852
  • Italian Stallion Burger
    fan favorite; bison burger, Provolone cheese, Genoa salami, mortadella, hot chopped Boston peppers, Cabernet vinaigrette; looks good; #10 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
  • Truckee Trainwreck
    Meyer beef burger, cheddar cheese, onion ring, turkey chili (w/ peanut butter in it), fried egg (Guy got it w/o the egg); looks good
4.0 out of 5
1078 ratings
fresh, fast & funky; cook everything fresh to order; owner donates time to hunger relief agency and used this location to store the donated foods that feeds 28,000 families per year...lead to the restaurant opening
Cafe Citti: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe CittiSee Cafe Citti Video ($$)
(604 ratings)

2792 4th St. Map It!
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 523-2690
  • Ravioli all Citti
    top seller; pork-based filling topped w/ creamy tomato sauce; made fresh everyday; looks good
  • Pizza
  • Polenta
4.0 out of 5
604 ratings
family-run & owned; northern Italian cuisine
Cafe Nooner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Nooner [CLOSED]See Cafe Nooner Video ($$)
(313 ratings)

409 Opera Aly Map It!
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-4663
  • Pulled Pork
    Creole-based rub pork shoulder braised, then pulled & crusted on flat top; served on roll w/ BBQ sauce & slaw; looks good
  • Lamb Creole Kebob Plate
    char-grilled lamb kebobs, marinated in house marinade & served w/ grilled veggies, bright rice, roasted red pepper hummus & grilled flatbread; choice of Creole BBQ, creamy cucumber, remoulade or honey-tahini sauce
4.0 out of 5
313 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2008; mom-and-pop joint serving creole-Mediterranean fusion cuisine & using local & organic ingredients; Other Recipes: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
CatHead's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
CatHead's BBQ [CLOSED] ($$)
(939 ratings)

1665 Folsom St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-4242
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    smoked for 14 hrs; served w/ mustard slaw on a "cathead" biscuit
  • Smoked Lamb
    pulled lamb, apple slaw, fennel ketchup
4.0 out of 5
939 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2008; owned & operated by husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school in 2004; trivia: "cathead" is a Southern biscuit the size of a cat's head; Other Recipes: Cathead Biscuits
Cha Cha Chili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cha Cha Chili [CLOSED] ($)
(1385 ratings)

4625 Valley Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 222-8900
  • El Jefe Taco
    short ribs, salsa verde, chipotle pepper slices, avocado, Cotija cheese on corn masa; on special menu
  • Spicy Pork Chimichanga
    "like a sushi roll mixed w/ a burrito"; spicy pork, marinated rice, beans, cheese, spicy mayo, Sriracha rolled in a tortilla, battered, deep-fried & sliced like sushi rolls; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1385 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2009; Korean-Mexican Fusion restaurant; Other Recipes: Mushroom Poppers
Chili John's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chili John'sSee Chili John's Video ($)
(861 ratings)

2018 W Burbank Blvd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 846-3611
  • Texas Style Chili
    choice of beef, chicken or veggie; served plain or on any mix of beans, spaghetti, tamales or chili dog; Guy got beef chili w/ beans, spaghetti, cheddar cheese, onions & oyster crackers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
861 ratings
since 1946; 1950's diner setting
  • Crab Cake
    top seller; seasoned w/ housemade Singapore Chili Crab marinate topped w/ a sweet chili crab sauce & then topped w/ Tiger Slaw & served w/ a side of Raffles Root Chips; looks good
  • Lamb Burger
    mixed w/ Singapore aromatics, mint, parsley, cilantro, duck soy sauce, curry; topped w/ yogurt sauce & bean sprouts
4.0 out of 5
31 ratings
[CLOSED]; formerly a food truck at airing; Other Recipes: Crab Burgers w/ Tiger Slaw
Clove and Hoof: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Clove and Hoof ($$)
(866 ratings)

4001 Broadway Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 547-1446
  • Cheesesteak
    thinly sliced sirloin, onion confit, grilled & marinated mushrooms, matchstick turnips & warm beer cheese fondue on a hero roll; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Sandwich
    chicken that is sous vided (slow cooked in sealed package in low-heat water), dredged & deep-fried; dipped in fish sauce, pickled pineapple, Thai herb salad on a grilled hero roll; looks good
4.0 out of 5
866 ratings
opened in 2014; butchery & restaurant run by husband-and-wife team
Cochon Volant BBQ Smokehouse: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cochon Volant BBQ Smokehouse [CLOSED] ($$)
(350 ratings)

18350 Sonoma Hwy Map It!
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 509-5480
  • Chile Apple Brined Fried Chicken
    looks good
  • WTF Burger
    burger topped w/ brisket, pork shoulder, bacon, cheddar, caramelized onions, Carolina mayo sauce; looks (messy) good!
4.0 out of 5
350 ratings
[CLOSED]; old school BBQ techniques; purpose: to create fresh, flavorful, locally sourced dining experiences for people; "Cochon Voilant" = "Flying Pig"
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