Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - Michigan



  (16 restaurants)    
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  • Pickle Fries
    hand-cut shoestring pickles, deep fried & served w/ house made remoulade
  • Pork Belly Reuben
    house cured pork belly pastrami, sliced brisket, swiss cheese, sauteed "sour kraut", house "camwow" sauce served on a locally made pumpernickel bun; looks good
  • Smoked Chicken Wings
    brined, rubbed, & smoked...then flashed fried, served dry or tossed in one of the house sauces; Guy liked the accompanying "Black Magic" sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
553 ratings
owner/chef was formerly in heavy metal band...and hence the atmosphere
Supino Pizzeria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Supino PizzeriaSee Supino Pizzeria Video ($$)
(868 ratings)

2457 Russell St Map It!
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-7879
  • City Wing Thing Pizza
    pizza topped w/ smoked turkey, roasted garlic, cherry peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
868 ratings
opened in 2008; gets fresh ingredients from Eastern Market across street
Union Woodshop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Union WoodshopSee Union Woodshop Video ($$)
(798 ratings)

18 S Main St Map It!
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 625-5660
  • "The Porker"
    house ground pork patty, house made MI maple bacon, house made link, pickled chilies, Woodshop cold smoked cheddar, South Carolina mayo
  • Maple Bourbon Sundae
    MI maple syrup and Jim Beam sauce over house made liquid nitrogen ice cream w/ house made Spanish peanuts
4.5 out of 5
798 ratings
est. 1995; rustic, casual serving comfort food; almost everything is homemade
  • Chicken Shawarma
    house specialty & top seller; thinly sliced marinated chicken that is hand stacked on a spit & slowly cooked on a vertical broiler; served w/ hommous, rice & choice of soup or salad; looks good
  • Grape Leaves
    grape leaves stuffed w/ lamb, rice & spices; looks good
4.5 out of 5
223 ratings
Other Recipes: Garlic Sauce
Capital City BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Capital City BBQ ($)
(118 ratings)

1026 W Saginaw Map It!
Lansing, MI 48915
(517) 775-8500
4.0 out of 5
118 ratings
located in a cellular store; serving BBQ & Asian cuisines
  • Mac and Cheese
    written up in Wall Street Journal (recipe was "borrowed"); looks good
4.0 out of 5
359 ratings
restored church-to-restaurant serving comfort food
Cosmos Wood-Fired Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cosmos Wood-Fired Pizza ($$)
(248 ratings)

611 E Grand River Ave Map It!
Lansing, MI 48906
(517) 897-3563
  • "Trust Us" Pizza
    randomly created pizza; changes daily; Guy got duck sausage pizza
  • The Spaceball (Meatball) Pizza
    thin-crust pizza w/ red sauce, meatball, fresh mozzarella, ricotta, sweet onion, pepperoncini; looks good
4.0 out of 5
248 ratings
"Out of this world. Mind-erasingly good pizza pies hyperthermatically-scorched in a wood-fired oven from the galactic beyond. Tremble, Earthlings!" (from its website)
Eastside Fish Fry & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Eastside Fish Fry & Grill ($)
(93 ratings)

2417 E Kalamazoo St Map It!
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 993-5988
4.0 out of 5
93 ratings
fish market & restaurant; former prisoner who learned to cook in prison, couldn't find a job when he got out, got help from parents who stood by him to start this joint
Fly Trap: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fly Trap ($$)
(851 ratings)

22950 Woodward Ave Map It!
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 399-5150
  • Pho Bowl
    fan favorite; soup w/ lemongrass and Thai chili infused broth w/ flat noodles, sesame, various veggies & tofu; "this rates up w/ some of the best bowls I've had"-Guy Fieri
  • Red Chili Salmon Burger
    chopped salmon, Asian chili paste, spring onions, soy & black seseme seeds; w/ shaved cucumber & ginger lime aioli; looks good
4.0 out of 5
851 ratings
opened in 2004; "a finer diner"
  • Dill Pickle Soup
    thick soup w/ shredded carrots, cubed potatoes, chopped pickles and pickle juice; looks good
  • Hungarian Pancake
    one huge potato pancake covered in a pork and vegetable Goulash w/ a kick of spice; "one of the best Polish dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
508 ratings
opened in 1976
Joe's Gizzard City: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe's Gizzard CitySee Joe's Gizzard City Video ($$)
(82 ratings)

120 W Main St Map It!
Potterville, MI 48876
(517) 645-2120
  • Fried Chicken
    pressure-cooked, battered & deep-fried
  • Fried Chicken Gizzards
    signature dish; pressure-cooked, battered & deep-fried; "so tender you can cut them with a spoon" (from its website)
  • Triple-D Burger
    1/3-lb cheeseburger w/ pickles, onions & slice of tomato entirely battered & deep-fried (a Guy Fieri concoction)
3.5 out of 5
82 ratings
since 1960
Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Krazy Jim's Blimpy BurgerSee Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger Video ($)
(210 ratings)

304 S Ashley St Map It!
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-4590
  • Burger
    small patties; order double to quintuple; looks good
  • Onion Rings
    takes 3 days to make; "up there in onion rings"
3.5 out of 5
210 ratings
opened in 1953; near Univ of Michigan (college hangout); Davee Askew (cook) w/ smart-mouth, hurried-attitude (out of fun); meat freshly ground everyday; multitude of toppings; record is 40 burgers in one sitting; moved from original location at airing (551 S Division St)
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Purple Carrot ($)
(13 ratings)

4360 S Hagadorn Rd Map It!
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 679-6309
  • Mash Bites
    like a mozzarella stick, but w/ potatoes (no cheese); panko crusted liquid potato croquettes, baby arugula salad; looks good
  • Shrimp Burger
    Okemos shrimp burger, cabbage-apple slaw, tarragon aioli, brioche bun
3.5 out of 5
13 ratings
launched in 2013; food truck; "Michigan's First Farm to Truck food stand" (from website); menu changes w/ seasons; check website for locations
  • Beer
3.0 out of 5
17 ratings
[CLOSED]; Kid Rock's brewery
Rosie's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rosie's Diner [CLOSED]See Rosie's Diner Video ($)
(23 ratings)

4500 14 Mile Rd NE Map It!
Rockford, MI 49341
(616) 866-3663
3.0 out of 5
23 ratings
[CLOSED]; 18-hole miniture golf course on premises; where they filmed Bounty's "quicker picker-upper"
Traffic Jam & Snug: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Traffic Jam & SnugSee Traffic Jam & Snug Video ($$)
(487 ratings)

511 W Canfield St Map It!
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-9470
  • Braised Beef Panini
    beef brisket, caramelized onion, BBQ sauce grilled on homemade Ciabatta bread; looks good
  • Pork Loin Salad
    breaded pork, pan-fried and served w/ salad; comes w/ hot sauce jelly bean on side
3.0 out of 5
487 ratings
est. 1965; local landmark; in-house bakery, microbrewery, and dairy w/ "curiously intimate" multi-level dining rooms
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  (16 restaurants)