Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - Maryland



  (23 restaurants)    
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Chaps Pit Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chaps Pit BeefSee Chaps Pit Beef Video ($)
(1210 ratings)

5801 Pulaski Hwy Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 483-2379
  • Bull Dog (hot dog sandwich)
    Beef-Sausage-Cheese; owner's favorite
  • Pit Beef Sandwich
    you can order medium rare to well done
  • Beef Rachel
    like a Reuben, but w/ beef; beef, Swiss cheese, cole slaw, Thousand island; looks good
  • Guy's Triple D
    created from last time Guy was on show; beef, corned beef, sausage; Guy adds sliced onion, Tiger sauce & mustard; looks good
  • Raven Sub
    Beef, Turkey, Corned Beef
4.5 out of 5
1210 ratings
#63 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1987; local favorite; City Paper awarded "Baltimore's Best" from 1991-2005; "when I roll back into Baltimore, there's one joint I gotta check out...Chaps Pit Beef"-Guy Fieri (his second showcasing of Chaps)
  • Arancine
    Sicilain rice balls made with meat or vegetables & mozzarella; deep fried; looks good
  • Meat Lasagna
    homemade pasta and mozzarella; "up there w/ any of the best lasagnas"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
391 ratings
since 1914; Italian store & restaurant; homemade pasta, mozzarella cheese
G & A Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(112 ratings)

3802 Eastern Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 276-9422
  • Coney Island Sliders
    served w/ Coney (chili) sauce
  • Gravy Fries
  • Sliders
  • Coney Island Dog
    recommend "combination" w/ Coney (chili) sauce, ketchup, mustard, & onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
112 ratings
since 1927; landmark serving Coney Island-style hot dogs; when busy they put 8-9 hot dogs on wrist and arm to add toppings
  • "The Carolina" Sandwich
    Hand pulled, dry rubbed pork & smoked in peachwood; topped w/ Dixie Devil Coleslaw, Tanner's Pickles & house Carolina vinegar sauce; looks good
  • Beef Short Rib
    big hunk of Flintstone's style meat on a bone dry rubbed & smoked; looks good
4.5 out of 5
61 ratings
started in 2012; food truck "emporium" serving BBQ & soul food; check Twitter to find location; Other Recipes: BBQ Sauce
Blue Moon Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(2121 ratings)

1621 Aliceanna St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 522-3940
  • Captain Crunch French Toast
    french toast coated w/ crushed captain crunch; topped w/ whipped cream, fresh fruit and more captain crunch; looks good
  • Savory Meat Roll
    cross between a cinnamon roll and a Stromboli; sausage, cheese, homemade pesto rolled in biscuit dough; topped w/ sauteed veggies and hash browns on side; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2121 ratings
opened in 1996; feel-like-home atmosphere w/ bright & funky decor; in historic Fells Point
Broadway Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broadway Diner ($$)
(364 ratings)

6501 Eastern Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 631-5666
  • Broadway Festival (Seafood Pasta)
    sauteed shrimp, scallops, lobster tail, mussels, clams & calamari in a marinara sauce w/ parmesan cheese over linguini; looks good
  • Hungarian Goulash
    chopped boneless shortribs in tomato-based sauce; served over pasta; "it's gou-licious"-Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
364 ratings
classic 50's-style diner; open 24 hrs; recommended by fans
Davis' Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(260 ratings)

400 Chester Ave Map It!
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 268-7432
4.0 out of 5
260 ratings
started as a general store in 1920s which turned into Davis' Lounge in 1940s for the local watermen and then finally to Davis' Pub in 1986 as a restaurant-pub; local, neighborhood joint w/ good, affordable classic pub food
  • Cabbage Wrap
    cabbage wrap stuffed w/ mix of chopped corned beef, mashed potatoes & mustard sauce; Guy calls it "Irish sushi"; looks good
4.0 out of 5
350 ratings
in historic district; "relaxed and happy atmosphere...w/ the best of Irish hospitality" (from its website); Other Recipes: Coleslaw | Fried Oysters
Grano Pasta Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(244 ratings)

1031 W 36th St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21211
(443) 869-3429
  • Ravioli ai Funghi
    ravioli w/ wild mushrooms & topped w/ cream sauce & sprinkles of truffle
  • Vongole Positano w/ Clams
    homemade linguine w/ white clam sauce
4.0 out of 5
244 ratings
opened in 2008; cozy Italian joint serving homemade pasta where you can sit at bar & watch chef make food in front of you; Other Recipes: Linguine Spiaggia
  • Risotto Balls
    lightly breaded balls of mushroom risotto, stuffed w/ a chunk of mozzarella cheese & deep-fried; served w/ side of pizza sauce
  • Trainwreck Pizza
    thin-crust pizza w/ tomato sauce, fresh sliced mushrooms, baby spinach, black olives, olive oil, fresh mozzarella & sea salt
4.0 out of 5
317 ratings
opened in 2010; in Fells Point; pizza joint w/ skater (skateboarder) decor w/ arcade games & skeetball; Other Recipes: Salted Caramel Bread Pudding
Miss Shirley's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Miss Shirley's Cafe ($$)
(2645 ratings)

750 E Pratt St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 528-5373
  • Coconut Cream Stuffed French Toast
    Challah bread dipped in an almond scented egg mix, stuffed w/ coconut cream cheese & flaked coconut, garnished w/ diced strawberries & bruleed bananas, dusted w/ cinnamon & powdered sugar; looks good
  • Crab Cake Po' Boy
    jumbo lump crab cake, tabasco bacon onion jam, bibb lettuce, red & yellow tomatoes on ciabatta, dusted w/ Old Bay; "this is outrageous! The way you compose this sandwich is so next-level" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2645 ratings
est. 2005; local landmark serving Southern fundamentals using fresh ingredients from the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland; in Baltimore's Inner Harbor; long lines
Slainte Irish Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(304 ratings)

1700 Thames St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 563-6600
  • Irish Bibimbap
    "crispy" rice topped w/ stir fried veggies, house-cured corned beef, rice, fried egg, pickled cabbage, Sriracha; "out of bounds!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Seafood Gumbo
    w/ andouille sausage, shrimp, crawfish tails, bluecrab meat; served w/ rice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
304 ratings
on the waterfront in Historic Fell's Point offering an eclectic gourmet menu; "where soccer is religion" (from its website); Other Recipes: Lamb Sliders
Stoney Creek Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(174 ratings)

8238 Ft Smallwood Rd Map It!
Curtis Bay, MD 21226
(410) 439-3123
  • Crab Cakes
  • Steamed Crabs
  • Shrimp Stuffed with Crab
4.0 out of 5
174 ratings
Swallow At the Hollow: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(123 ratings)

5921 York Rd Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 532-7542
  • Beef Steak Wrap
    marinated beef flank, flat grilled, sliced; served in wrap w/ avocado, lettuce, pico de gallo & shredded cheese
  • Honey-Ghost Wings
    w/ ghost peppers in honey, molassas, coffee sauce...hot, but not too hot; Guy liked them
4.0 out of 5
123 ratings
started in 1940s, but current owner purchased in 2011; dive-bar; Other Recipes: Crab Cakes
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Alewife [CLOSED] ($$)
(581 ratings)

21 N Eutaw St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-5112
  • Pork Belly Mac & Cheese Fries
    braised BBQ pork belly, collard greens, house mac & cheese over duck fries
  • Wild Boar Sliders
    feral hog, pickled carrot, Daikon, Sriracha aioli, sesame ginger dressing, french fries
3.5 out of 5
581 ratings
[CLOSED]; neighborhood bar hall serving at least 30 beers
Boulevard Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(92 ratings)

1660 Merritt Blvd Map It!
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 285-8660
  • Yia Yia Stuffed Grape Leaves
    a top seller; ground beef, rice, fresh herbs and onions and topped w/ lemon sauce; looks good
  • Sour Beef and Dumplings
    German-Asian fusion; thick beef stew w/ potato dumplings; looks good
3.5 out of 5
92 ratings
opened in 2001; local landmark; classic 50's art decco decor
  • Asian Braised Pork Cheeks
    Whistle Pig Hollow Pork Cheeks, Tat soi, carrots, coconut rice
  • Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf
    meatloaf wrapped in house-cured smoked bacon; served w/ Yukon gold mashed potatoes, "greens" (kale), mushroom-rye gravy; "meatloaf is up there in the best meatloafs I've had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
3.5 out of 5
289 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2008; farm-to-table joint serving "comfort food on steroids" & where everything is from scratch
Joe Squared Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(460 ratings)

33 W N Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-0444
  • Bacon and Clam Pizza
    square pizza w/ white sauce, clams, maple smoked bacon, Vidalia onion, fresh mozzarella, romano, asiago and oregano; looks good
  • Fried Ravioli
    choice of meat (ground beef & ground salami) or cheese; Guy had meat (of course) w/ side of marinara dipping sauce
3.5 out of 5
460 ratings
opened in 2005; offer coal-fired square-shaped pizza (named one of the best pizzas in the nation by Food Network Magazine), 17 varieties of risotto, long rum list and eclectic beer; Duff Goldman made guest appearance here
R&R Taqueria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(763 ratings)

7840 Washington Blvd Map It!
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 799-0001
  • Huaraches al Pastor
    marinated al Pastor pork, w/ sour cream, cheese, jalapeno sauce, red pepper sauce & avocado served on oblong huaraches (flatbread-like tortilla); looks good
  • Lamb Tacos
    two lamb tacos rolled, fried and dipped in a Mexican sauce, sour cream and cheese; looks good
  • Baked Lamb
3.5 out of 5
763 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); inside gas station; where Joe Theismann made guest appearance; every dish made to order from scratch
Sip & Bite Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sip & Bite RestaurantSee Sip & Bite Restaurant Video ($$)
(492 ratings)

2200 Boston St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 675-7077
  • Crab Cakes
    use fresh crab meat, never pasteurized; mustard & Old Bay seasoning-based; looks good
  • Sofia's Spanakopita
    fresh spinach & an assortment of cheeses baked in fluffy phyllo dough; looks good
3.5 out of 5
492 ratings
opened in 1948; landmark diner; open 24/7; Greek comfort food; owned by Tony & Sophia Vasiliades ("The Greek Ricky & Lucy"); "The menu is an extensive one, with food served up in large quantities and at pocketbook-friendly prices."-East Baltimore Guide; Other Recipes: Chicken Avgolemono Soup | Rice Pudding
Bop Brick Oven Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(290 ratings)

800 S Broadway Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 563-1600
  • Mac and Cheese Pizza
  • Spam Pizza
  • Steak and Potato Pizza
    french fries on pizza; looks good
  • Vegan Soy Cheese Pizza
3.0 out of 5
290 ratings
thin crust pizza
General Store: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
General Store [CLOSED]See General Store Video ($$)
(90 ratings)

6 Post Office Rd Map It!
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 562-8787
  • Chicken & Waffles
    fried chicken is pan-fried & finished in oven; served on waffles & topped w/ chicken gravy maple syrup
  • Corn Dog
    Wagyu beef hot dog, battered & fried; served w/ honey-mustard dip; looks good
  • Turkey & Brie Turnovers
    topped w/ salty orange glaze
3.0 out of 5
90 ratings
[CLOSED]; Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; located in the former general store & post office built in 1883; Other Recipes: Chili
Jimmy's Famous Seafood: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jimmy's Famous Seafood ($$)
(1457 ratings)

6526 Holabird Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 633-4040
  • Crab Cakes
    mostly crab (little filler); broiled & served w/ tartar sauce & coctail sauce
  • Soft Crab Poboy
    sub roll w/ pan-fried soft-shelled crab; topped w/ lettuce, tomatoes & housemade "Chesapeake" mustard; hot sauce optional; looks good
3.0 out of 5
1457 ratings
est. in 1974; family-owned local legend
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  (23 restaurants)