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Pizzeria Luigi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzeria LuigiSee Pizzeria Luigi Video ($)
(1706 ratings)

1137 25th St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 233-3309
www.pizzerialuigi.com
  • Pizza (El Diablo)
    Guy Fieri concocted at airing; diced pepperoni, sausage, meatball, red onion, jalapeno, crushed red peppers, Sriracha hot sauce
  • Pizza (Donatello)
    Ricotta Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Grated Romano Cheese (no tomato sauce)
  • Pizza (Mona Lisa)
    Pepperoni, Sausage, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Black Olives
  • Pizza (The Capone)
    thin crust pizza; Pepperoni, Sausage, Meatball; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1706 ratings
est. 2004; New York-style 18-inch pizza pies (thin crust); Italian-born chef; "pay attention to details"; uses bottled water for dough; 2nd DDD airing at new location (2121 El Cajon Blvd); Other Recipes: Pizza (Crime Scene)
Tiger! Tiger!: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tiger! Tiger! [CLOSED]See Tiger! Tiger! Video ($$)
(973 ratings)

3025 El Cajon Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 487-0401
www.tigertigertavern.com
  • Chicken Shawarma Sausage
    served in brioche bun & topped w/ tzatziki, kabob hot sauce
  • Hot Mushroom Sandwich
    spicy fried Beech mushroom, bread & butter celery slaw, scallion mayo on Focaccia (vegan); looks good
4.0 out of 5
973 ratings
[CLOSED]; brewing company serving farm-to-table food
Brian's 24: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brian's 24 ($$)
(1828 ratings)

828 6th Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 702-8410
www.brians24.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Diego, CA"
  • Pancake Monster Challenge
    five buttermilk pancakes layered w/ 4 strips of bacon, 2 sausage patties, an 8-oz ham steak, & an 8-oz country fried steak, topped w/ 3 eggs any style, all on a bed of house home fries; finish it (total of 5.5-lbs) by yourself in under an hour, it's on the house; Casey lost
3.5 out of 5
1828 ratings
since 2008; breakfast is served 24 hours a day; w/ copper-clad, open kitchen w/ its beautiful, historic "Joan Crawford" mahogany bar
Broken Yolk Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broken Yolk CafeSee Broken Yolk Cafe Video ($$)
(1489 ratings)

1851 Garnet Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 270-9655
www.thebrokenyolkcafe.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Diego"
  • 12-Egg Omelet Challenge
    challenge: 12-egg omelet w/ cheese, chili, 2 biscuits and home fries; Adam won
3.5 out of 5
1489 ratings
opened in 1979
Cafe Coyote: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Coyote ($$)
(5311 ratings)

2461 San Diego Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 291-4695
www.cafecoyoteoldtown.com
  • Deep-Fried Ice Cream
    vanilla ice cream covered in corn flakes, deep-fried & topped w/ honey, whipped cream & a cherry; served w/ a flavored tortilla; looks good
3.5 out of 5
5311 ratings
#55 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1973; landmark in Old Town San Diego's Historic Walking District; festive atmosphere w/ "Mexican Tortilla Ladies", splashing fountains & strolling mariachis; numerous awards including Best Mexican restaurant & best margaritas (w/ over 120 tequilas to choose from)
Crest Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Crest CafeSee Crest Cafe Video ($$)
(1137 ratings)

425 Robinson Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 295-2510
www.crestcafe.net
  • Butter Burger
    half pound of fresh lean ground beef, stuffed w/ garlic, tarragon, basil, & parsley butter; topped w/ cheddar cheese, garlic mayonnaise (made w/ a dash of paprika, cayenne & cumin); looks good!
  • Creme Brulee French Toast
    thick French Toast w/ whipped cream & fresh strawberries topped w/ creme brulee sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1137 ratings
since 1985; down-home diner serving "hearty, healthy comfort food"
El Indio: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El IndioSee El Indio Video ($)
(1579 ratings)

3695 India St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 299-0333
www.el-indio.com
  • Beef Taquitos
    rolled-up tacos
  • Chile Relleno
  • Tamales
    choice of beef, chicken, pork, veggie or plain; handmade everyday w/ in-house stone-ground Masa wrapped in corn husks; steamed, unwrapped & then topped w/ choice of 3 sauces & cheese; looks good
  • Pork Salsa Verde
    pork & green tomato salsa; served w/ tortillas, rice & beans
  • Potato Taquito
    mashed potato mix rolled in tortilla & deep fried; served w/ salsa, guacamole, lettuce & cheese; looks good
  • Taquitos
    top seller; shredded beef, shredded chicken or potato rolled in a tortilla & deep-fried; topped w/ salsa, cheese, shredded lettuce & guacamole
  • Tortilla
    corn-based; made everyday; leftovers are deep-fried & made to tortilla chips
3.5 out of 5
1579 ratings
opened in 1940; family-owned 3 generations; local favorite; started as a tortilla factory then bloomed to a full-blown restaurant serving around the world (including care packages to our soldiers) as well as to Congress & the White House
Roberto's Taco Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Roberto's Taco Shop ($)
(359 ratings)

2744 El Cajon Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 584-0377
  • California Burrito
    signature item; carne asada (beef), french fries, shredded cheese rolled in a large burrito
3.5 out of 5
359 ratings
open 24 hrs; many locations in southern California & Utah; all owned & operated by 1 (large) family; has drive-thru
Spread: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Spread [CLOSED]See Spread Video
(250 ratings)

2879 University Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 543-0406
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Nutty"
  • White Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter
3.5 out of 5
250 ratings
[CLOSED]
Studio Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Studio DinerSee Studio Diner Video ($$)
(1830 ratings)

4701 Ruffin Rd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 715-6400
www.studiodiner.com
  • Lobster Roll
    6 oz. of fresh Maine lobster w/ light mayo & celery; New England style, served on a grilled & buttered New England frank roll w/ Studio fries or coleslaw
  • Monte Cristo Sandwich
    battered & fried sandwich stuffed w/ turkey, ham, Swiss & cheddar cheeses w/ raspberry preserves
  • Samson's Steak Sandwich
    sliced & marinated prime rib sauteed w/ spinach, mushrooms, bean sprouts & onion; topped w/ mozzarella & served on a grilled roll
  • "The Gaucho" Steak Sandwich
    butterflied filet mignon tip on a torta roll; w/ chimichurri, chipotle cream, arugula & pickled onions; served w/ sweet potato fries
  • Lobster Pot Pie
    lobster bisque, peas, carrots, lobster claw & pie crust
  • Whole Belly Ipswich Clams
    deep fried & served w/ tartar sauce
3.5 out of 5
1830 ratings
neon-lighted diner w/ 1940s decor; "Do the time warp down Ruffin Road" (from its website)
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