Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

10 Worst Episodes of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

Host Guy Fieri travels across America in search of the best diners, drive-ins and dives. He visits classic "greasy spoon" restaurants and talks to staff and customers about the food. Episodes often feature eateries linked by a common theme, such as burgers or comfort food.

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Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S11E5

#1 - A Little Twisted (Season 11 - Episode 5)

Anchor Bar (Superior, WI), Gatsby's Diner (Sacramento, CA), The Pit Stop (Merrick, NY) This trip Guy's checking out the unexpected. In Merrick, New York, Italian family recipes -- in an old fast food joint. In Sacramento, California, a former Japanese grill turned diner where they're doing vegetarian beet sliders along with European classics like old school Rouladen. And in Superior, Wisconsin, a bunch of Triple D fans take us to their favorite burger place, that even they call a dive.

The episode was rated 6.30 from 10 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S24E5

#2 - International Appeal (Season 24 - Episode 5)


This trip, Guy's going on an international flavorfest. In Key Largo, Fla., a real-deal Italian joint cookin' up outrageous veal and hearty truffle mac and cheese. In Stockton, Calif., a funky food truck dishing out a taste of Southeast Asia with their homemade rice noodle soup. And in San Francisco, a neighborhood legend servin' up Puerto Rican and Cuban favorites.

The episode was rated 6.85 from 26 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S15E4

#3 - Surf 'N' Turf Jackpot (Season 15 - Episode 4)

This trip, Guy's hit the gold mine of surf and turf. In Horn Lake, Miss., the Memphis-style barbecue joint puttin' the championship touch on ribs, cheese fritters, and burgers with pork rinds. And in Kaneohe, Oahu, the poke palace serving up over thirty flavors of fresh fish, including tuna and octopus caught by the owner himself.

The episode was rated 6.86 from 14 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S6E4

#4 - A Burger, A Bowl and a Slice (Season 6 - Episode 4)


La Piazza Al Forno (Glendale, AZ), Slim's Last Chance Chili Shack (Seattle, WA), Twisted Root Burger Co (Dallas, TX) Guy Fieri checks out some places doing America's favorites: Burgers done every which way at a joint run by culinary school grads in Dallas; An Arizona pizza joint serving up family recipes; Plus a Seattle chili shack.

The episode was rated 6.91 from 11 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S29E20

#5 - Triple D Nation: Steak, Sausage and Salami (Season 29 - Episode 20)

It's meat mayhem and Guy Fieri is checking out a joint known for cheesesteaks and meatballs that have taken over Salt Lake City. Then, a father-son team stays true to their Italian roots in -- of all places -- Glendale, Arizona. And in Omaha, a Triple-D chef's son pays tribute to his father by carrying on his legacy and his recipes.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 16 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S5E6

#6 - Something from Everywhere (Season 5 - Episode 6)


Valencia Luncheria (Norwalk, CT), The Original Vito & Nick's Pizzeria (Chicago, IL), Emily's Lebanese Delicatessen (MNinneapolis, MN) Guy Fieri discovers real deal dishes born elsewhere: In Norwalk, CT , a small place making authentic Venezuelan fast food; In Minneapolis, a Lebanese restaurant serving all of Moms favorites like lamb tongue; And in Chicago, a pizza joint famous for its thin crust pies.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 10 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S20E2

#7 - Stuffed and Twisted (Season 20 - Episode 2)

This trip, Guy's checkin' out all kinds of funky foods from coast to coast. In Monterey, Calif., the second-generation Italian joint serving mom's time-tested recipes like meaty lasagna and real deal minestrone. In Boston, the funky little sandwich shop pressing panini that satisfy both meat and veggie lovers. And in Jackson, Wyo., the ex-Marine bringing Americana to the small town with dishes like chicken pot pie and homemade soups and pretzels.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 13 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S4E3

#8 - Burgers and Dogs (Season 4 - Episode 3)


The Wienery (Minneapolis, MN), Casino El Camino (Austin, TX), G&A Restaurant (Baltimore, MD) Guy Fieri visits classic joints doing burgers and dogs including a Baltimore spot for Coney dogs from an 80-year-old recipe; Austin, Tx. for Serrano peppers and hot buffalo sauce burgers; and a Minneapolis dog and burger dive.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 12 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S24E3

#9 - Between the Bread (Season 24 - Episode 3)

This trip, Guy's grabbin' grub piled high on bread and buns. In Colorado Springs, a funky joint going scratch-made and local with their Pueblo chili burger and a hangover specialty. In Washington D.C., the family-run sandwich shop servin' up a killer corned beef hoagie and lights-out porchetta. And in Atlantic City, a neighborhood pub with knockout grub like a pork and brisket sandwich and savory tequila shrimp.

The episode was rated 7.02 from 43 votes.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives - S31E2

#10 - Belly, Beef and Bratwurst (Season 31 - Episode 2)


Guy Fieri is hittin' the road and diggin' into some serious meat. In Atlanta, a funky Asian spot putting out primetime pork belly and wok-fried chicken. In Vancouver, an elevated diner dishing out duck pancakes and not-your-momma's meatloaf. And in Kennewick, Washington, a brewpub pairing their pints with housemade sausages, like a chicken gyro and the bomb bratwurst.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 33 votes.

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