Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - Pennsylvania



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  • "Wit or Witowski"
    award-winning Polish take on Philly cheesesteak: local chipped kielbasa on a long roll; w/ caramelized sweet onions & American cheese sauce; "that is a destination sandwich" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
  • Malt House Wings
    a top seller; chicken wings brined overnight, baked & fried; tossed in Buffalo, garlic parmesan, firehouse, cajun or bbq sauce (Guy got Buffalo); looks good
4.5 out of 5
109 ratings
est 2016; traditional pub for comfort food w/ large beer selection
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(352 ratings)

1754 S Hicks St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 271-9442
  • Ayam Kalasan
    ginger fried chicken; marinated in a blend of spices, then fried w/ ginger paste for extra flakes; served w/ rice & shrimp paste hot sauce
  • Tempeh Goreng
    vegetarian fritter; house-fermented tempeh battered & fried, served w/ spicy pickled vegetables
4.5 out of 5
352 ratings
est 2001; serving authentic Indonesian from family recipes
  • Italian Wedding Soup
    looks good
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    large portion w/ 2 large meatballs
  • Veal Cutlet ala Parmigiana Sandwich
    a top seller; served on a hoagie bun or half of a loaf of Italian bread; giant-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
229 ratings
opened in 1977; local institution; located in "The Run"; "great food at a great price" (from its website); most dishes are from recipes that grandmother brought over from Italy
Daddypops: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Daddypops ($)
(187 ratings)

232 N York Rd Map It!
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 675-9717
  • Scrapple
    scrap parts of the pig blended to pattie-shape; pan-fried or deep fried
4.0 out of 5
187 ratings
diner car built in 1953; Other Recipes: Turkey Salad
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(460 ratings)

1430 Potomac Ave Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(412) 561-9320
  • Hotcakes
    oatmeal; apple cinnamon; banana walnut; pumpkin; "more like cake than pancakes"
  • Jumbot
    "everything in the prep table" hash of stuff and scrambled eggs; a favorite; looks good
  • Raspberry French Toast
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
460 ratings
est. 1986; Guy Fieri's parents eat here
Good Dog Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(1245 ratings)

224 S 15th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 985-9600
  • Cheesesteak Empanadas
    empanadas stuffed w/ thinly sliced steak seasoned w/ truffle oil and aged NY cheddar cheese; comes w/ Flying Fish beer-based dipping sauce on side; looks good
  • Duck Confit Pot Pie
    "off the hook...prime time!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1245 ratings
opened in 2003; local dive bar w/ "upscale comfort food"; pictures of dogs all over the walls
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(1351 ratings)

800 N 4th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 925-1150
  • Bubby's Brisket Frito Pie
    first cooked for 5 hours, then sliced and pan-fried and glazed w/ Tex-Mex/Southwest sauce; served w/ rice & beans; looks good
  • Chicken Chili Frito Pie
    a top seller; fritos base, topped w/ chicken chili and topped w/ cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1351 ratings
neighborhood favorite; mix of Jewish and Southern comfort
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(665 ratings)

2331 E Cumberland St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 425-4460
  • Deep-Fried Pickle
    beer-based batter; w/ horseradish buttermilk dipping sauce
  • Pork Rillons and Watermelon Salad
    slow-cooked pork belly, watermelon, arugula, sugarcane vinaigrette; pork is seasoned overnight and slow-cooked in lard; balance of salty-and-sweet
  • Smoked Coconut Club
    sandwich w/ grilled lemon garlic tofu, smoked coconut and tomato herb mayo
4.0 out of 5
665 ratings
bar food w/ attitude
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(118 ratings)

19 S 27th St Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 481-1793
  • Fried Bologna Sandwich
    w/ peppers & cheese; looks good
  • Na's Pasta
    signature dish; baked tomato-based pasta w/ various meats and Asiago cheese; looks good
  • Roast Beef
    served in sandwich and doused w/ homemade gravy; comes w/ red-skin mashed potatoes; looks good
4.0 out of 5
118 ratings
opened in 2001; family owned and operated restaurant; local favorite; where oven door is held up by a thread (which broke at airing); you can get seconds for free (at airing); Other Recipes: Roast Beef Sandwich
  • Chopped Brisket Sandwich
    beef brined & smoked in red oak for 5 hrs, chopped & BBQ sauced; topped w/ bread-and-butter pickles, sliced onion; looks good
  • Pork Belly Sandwich
    pork belly brined for 12 hrs & smoked for 3 hrs, sliced & grilled; topped w/ spicy pickled carrots, cilantro, barbecue sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
798 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009; serving Texas-style BBQ; seasonal (check website for openings/hours); Other Recipes: Bread and Butter Pickles
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(643 ratings)

2201 Christian St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 732-3429
  • New England Style Clam Chowder
    apple wood smoked bacon, homemade potato & chive gnocchi, crispy shallots, picked celery; "one of the best gnocchi dished I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
643 ratings
opened in 2005; shot bar-turned-hot spot serving gourmet bar food; Other Recipes: Fries w/ Crab Imperial Sauce
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(907 ratings)

435 Spring Garden St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 592-8838
  • Chicken Wings
    looks good
  • Duck Confit Spring Rolls
  • Empanadas
    homemade; ham filling
  • Shrimp & Crab Potstickers
    pan fried
4.0 out of 5
907 ratings
opened in 1952; changed management and re-opened in 2007; French-trained chef; in old-fashion diner car; 3,000 square-foot beer garden opens in the spring
  • Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
    signature dish; dessert: PB&J sandwich dipped in French toast batter then crusted w/ ground Frosted Flakes & pan-fried; looks good
  • Headcheese
    popular dish; made from parts of a whole pig head (ear, jowl, tongue), boiled, chopped, gelled & sliced; served on corn tortilla discs & topped w/ slice of avocado, queso fresco, house-pickled jalapenos-mustard seed & minced red onion; comes w/ side of homemade hot sauce
  • Ricotta Donuts
    bite-sized donuts rolled in garam masala-sugar mix; comes w/ side of hard-cider caramel sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
520 ratings
since 2003; Marc Summers made special appearance
Standard Tap: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(764 ratings)

901 N 2nd St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 238-0630
  • Chicken Pie
    chicken pot pie minus the "pot" (chicken filler covered by 2 layers of pastry & baked); looks good
  • Grilled Octopus
    octopus boiled, pulled, marinated & grilled
4.0 out of 5
764 ratings
opened in 1999; offer a draft-only beer selection that highlights the vast array of styles crafted by breweries located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware
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(66 ratings)

1211 Penn Ave Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 434-0480
  • Grape Leaves
    ground beef, rice, pine nuts wrapped in grape leaves cooked in lemon juice
  • Lamb on the Rod
    kabobbed marinated cubed lamb w/ sauteed green peppers and onions; comes w/ garlic sauce, salad and pita quarters
3.5 out of 5
66 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2005; Lebanese cuisine
Dining Car & Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(203 ratings)

8826 Frankford Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 338-5113
3.5 out of 5
203 ratings
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(90 ratings)

1130 Perry Hwy Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 364-0473
  • Haluski
    Polish dish: cabbage, bacon, onion & egg noodles; "one of the surprise dishes I've had on DDD"-Guy Fieri
  • Mush
    Pan-Fried Polenta w/ crumbled bacon
  • Polenta with Bolognese Sauce
  • Turkey Pot Pie Soup
3.5 out of 5
90 ratings
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(13 ratings)

809 5th Ave Map It!
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(412) 264-9721
  • Pasta Fagioli
    tomato-based soup w/ pasta and kidney beans
  • Ravioli
    all homemade; signature dish
3.5 out of 5
13 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1944; started by selling hot dogs; 3 generations in-family; local legend; Other Recipes: Gnocchi
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Starlite Lounge ($)
(41 ratings)

364 Freeport Rd Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 828-9842
  • Chicken Diablo
    pasta dish w/ chicken tomato sauce
  • Perogies
    homemade Polish potato dumplings sauteed in (LOTS of) butter & onions
3.5 out of 5
41 ratings
opened in 1954; serve typical & atypical bar food
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(275 ratings)

1801 E Passyunk Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 463-3030
  • Crab Gravy
    plum tomato sauce flavored w/ blue crabs; served w/ choice of pasta
  • Soppressata Square Pizza
    AKA "Stogie Joe's Pizza"; w/ Soppressata, plum tomato, asiago, basil & garlic
3.5 out of 5
275 ratings
opened in 2008; casual family restaurant & neighborhood bar, serving pizza & pub grub
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(54 ratings)

6825 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 843-8113
  • Carolina Pulled Pork
    house smoked & slow roasted pork shoulder served w/ coleslaw, BBQ blackeyed peas & cornbread; looks good
  • Netta's Sour Cream Pound Cake
  • North African Chicken
    pan-crusted & baked chicken w/ cumin, citrus & garlic; served w/ cous-cous style Carolina Gold rice & sauteed greens; "phenomenal dish"-Guy Fieri
3.0 out of 5
54 ratings
[CLOSED]; African-inspired low-country cuisine; "dedicated to the love of food, the warmth of home, the respect for tradition and the commitment to community" (from its website); Other Recipes: Buttermilk Biscuits | Geechee Girl Vinaigrette | Sauteed Collard Greens w/ Garlic, Peppers & Onions
  • Handmade Ravioli
    recipe passed on 4 generations from Italy; looks good
  • Snapper Soup
    snapper turtle soup
3.0 out of 5
275 ratings
Other Recipes: "Bawlmer" Crab Cakes
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(268 ratings)

1436 South St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 545-8644
  • Jerk Chicken Leg Quarter Platters
    24-hr-jerk-marinated; grilled on jerk pit (BBQ) & finished in oven; served w/ rice & peas, Jamaican cabbage & fried plantains
2.5 out of 5
268 ratings
60-seat outdoor dining area "that will practically transport you to Jamaica" (from its website)
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