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Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Lunch"

  (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: September 24, 2016 
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Tops DinerTops Diner
500 Passaic Ave Map It!
East Newark, NJ 07029
(973) 481-0490
www.thetopsdiner.com
  • Lobster Mac & Cheese
    use fresh lobsters (and hence seasonal); looks good!
4.5 out of 5
1650 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); est. 1942; higher-end diner atmosphere
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Domilise Sandwich Shop & BarDomilise Sandwich Shop & Bar
5240 Annunciation St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 899-9126
www.domilisespoboys.com
  • Shrimp Po' Boy
    fan favorite; suggested by Anthony Bourdain; winner of Best Sandwich (Gulf Coast); double-dredged fried gulf shrimp w/ hot sauce & shredded lettuce on sub roll
  • The Peacemaker Po' Boy
    po' boy sandwich w/ half shrimp & half oysters
4.0 out of 5
410 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); #91 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
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Bernie's Burger BusBernie's Burger Bus
2643 Commercial Center Blvd Map It!
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 394-9006
berniesburgerbus.com
  • Detention Burger
    two crispy bacon grilled cheeses used as a bun for two cheddar cheeseburger patties, "tipsy" onions & all "the principal's" fixings; looks good
3.5 out of 5
254 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); since 2010; started as a food "truck" (actually a school bus); brick-and-mortar has school cafeteria atmosphere
4
Hog HeavenHog Heaven
115 27th Ave N Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-1234
www.hogheavenbbq.com
  • Pulled Turkey Sandwich
    smoke turkey breast for 4-5 hrs, pulled, put on onion bun or corn bread (Claire's preferred) w/ cheese, pickles and topped w/ white BBQ sauce (mayo-buttermilk-based sauce); "it is the best turkey sandwich I've ever had"-Claire Robinson; looks good
  • Pulled Pork on Cornbread
    cornbread pancakes as buns; recommend the white sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
190 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); est. 1986; outdoor seating and take-out style restaurant
5
SimplethingsSimplethings
4013 W Riverside Dr Map It!
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 562-9619
www.simplethingsrestauran...
  • Chicken Sandwich & Corn Chowder
    bbq pulled chicken sandwich w/ arugula, red onions, garlic aioli, bbq sauce on pretzel roll
3.5 out of 5
250 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch)
Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Lunch"  (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: September 24, 2016