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  • BBQ
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked for 12 hours; top seller
  • Ribs
    pork spare ribs; vinegar-based sauce
  • Burnt Ends
3.5 out of 5
1419 ratings
#14 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Arthur Bryant's vs. Gate's... Arthur Bryant's won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1930; iconic BBQ; long lines; known for its BBQ sauce; served on butcher paper w/ loaf of bread
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Charlie's Hot Dogs: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Charlie's Hot Dogs [CLOSED] ($)
(45 ratings)

18 S Michigan Ave Map It!
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
(908) 241-2627
  • Italian Hot Dog
3.5 out of 5
45 ratings
[CLOSED]; Food War: Jimmy Buff's vs. Charlie's... Charlie's won (3-votes-to-0)
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Chicken Annie's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chicken Annie'sSee Chicken Annie's Video ($)
(31 ratings)

1143 E 600th Ave Map It!
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-9460
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Kansas: Fried Chicken"
  • Fried Chicken
    fried in lard
3.5 out of 5
31 ratings
Food War: Chicken Annie's vs. Chicken Mary's... Chicken Mary's won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1934
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Grimaldi's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grimaldi'sSee Grimaldi's Video ($$)
(4575 ratings)

1 Front St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 858-4300
www.grimaldis.com
  • Pizza
    thin crust pizza; recommend classic Margherita; sauce on top of cheese topped w/ olive oil, grated cheese, oregano, pepper and basil
3.5 out of 5
4575 ratings
#39 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Grimaldi's vs. John's Pizzeria... Grimaldi's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1990; long lines; no reservations; no credit cards; no slices; use San Marzano tomatoes imported from Naples, Italy
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Jumbo Slice Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jumbo Slice PizzaSee Jumbo Slice Pizza Video ($)
(239 ratings)

2341 18th St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-2200
  • Pizza
    jumbo slice; uses Mozzarella and provolone cheeses; each slice is 20-inches long and weighs 1-lb
3.5 out of 5
239 ratings
Food War: Pizza Mart vs. Jumbo Slice Pizza... Pizza Mart won (3-votes-to-2); originator of jumbo pizza slice in Adams Morgan; competes w/ Pizza Mart (owned by his younger brother) only 1 block away
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Kreuz Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kreuz MarketSee Kreuz Market Video ($$)
(827 ratings)

619 N Colorado St Map It!
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-2361
https://www.kreuzmarket.c...
  • Beef Brisket
    cooked for 6 hrs; looks good
  • Sausage
  • BBQ Meat Platter
    sausage, beef brisket, smoked turkey, pork spare ribs; looks good
3.5 out of 5
827 ratings
#10 (America's Best: American Classics);
Food War: Kreuz's vs. Smitty's... Kreuz won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1900 as a meat market and grocery store, became full-fledged restaurant in 1960s, moved to new location in 1999; sister owns rival Smitty's Market across town; served on butcher paper; no BBQ sauce, no forks
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Little Nugget Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Little Nugget Diner ($)
(611 ratings)

233 N Virginia St Map It!
Reno, NV 89501
  • Awful-Awful Burger
    2 quarter-pound patties topped w/ American cheese & special sauce served in mound of fries
3.5 out of 5
611 ratings
Food War: John Ascuaga's Nugget's vs. The Nugget's... The Nugget's won (2-votes-to-1)
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Mr. Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mr. BeefSee Mr. Beef Video ($)
(334 ratings)

666 N Orleans St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 337-8500
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Chicago: Italian Beef"
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    topped w/ mild gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy sauce
3.5 out of 5
334 ratings
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1978
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Pizza Mart: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizza MartSee Pizza Mart Video ($)
(174 ratings)

2445 18th St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-9700
  • Pizza
    jumbo slice; uses mozzarella, provolone and cheddar cheeses; each slice is 20-inches long and weighs 1-lb
3.5 out of 5
174 ratings
Food War: Pizza Mart vs. Jumbo Slice Pizza; Pizza Mart won (3-votes-to-2)... competes w/ Jumbo Slice Pizza (owned by his older brother) only 1 block away; spicier sauce
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Pizzeria Uno: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzeria UnoSee Pizzeria Uno Video ($$)
(1381 ratings)

29 E Ohio St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 321-1000
www.unos.com
  • Pizza
    Deep-dish crust topped w/ cheese then sausage, pepperoni and then finally the signature chunky sauce, cooked first time, then topped w/ veges and finally cooked again; looks good; Deep-dish
3.5 out of 5
1381 ratings
Food War: (deep-dish sausage) Uno's vs. Lou Malnati's; Lou Malnati's won (3-votes-to-0); established in 1943; birthplace of deep-dish pizzeria; other locations across the country
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Al's Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Al's BeefSee Al's Beef Video ($)
(481 ratings)

1079 W Taylor St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-4017
www.alsbeef.com
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    have it dipped Italian beef gravy w/ Italian relish; looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Midwest); topped w/ spicy gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy; have it dipped Italian beef gravy; looks good
3.0 out of 5
481 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); #11 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1938; in Little Italy
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Caniglia's Venice Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Caniglia's Venice Inn [CLOSED]See Caniglia's Venice Inn Video ($$)
(30 ratings)

6920 Pacific St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 556-3111
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Omaha: Steaks"
  • Steaks
    dry-aged
3.0 out of 5
30 ratings
[CLOSED]; Food War: Piccolo's vs. Caniglia's... Caniglia's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1957
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Gates Bar-B-Q: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gates Bar-B-QSee Gates Bar-B-Q Video ($$)
(471 ratings)

3205 Main St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-0828
www.gatesbbq.com
  • Pork Ribs
    smoked in hickory wood; topped w/ thick, tangy tomato-molassas-based BBQ sauce; pork spare ribs; tomato-based sauce
  • Burnt Ends on Bun
    looks good
3.0 out of 5
471 ratings
#37 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown; Food War: Arthur Bryant's vs. Gate's... Arthur Bryant's won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1946; celebrity sightings: Presidents Clinton & W. Bush, Denzel Washington & Michelle Obama
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Pat's King of Steaks: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pat's King of SteaksSee Pat's King of Steaks Video ($)
(3987 ratings)

1237 E Passyunk Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 468-1546
www.patskingofsteaks.com
  • Cheesesteak
    most popular w/ cheese whiz; cooked in high heat: 550-degree flat-top grill; cheese wiz on top of steak; to eat, alternate 1 bite cherry pepper (side item), 1 bite cheesesteak; looks good; most popular w/ cheese whiz
3.0 out of 5
3987 ratings
Tie for #6 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Pat's vs. Geno's (across the street from each other);
Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); original cheesesteak since 1930; long lines; cash only
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Piccolo Pete's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Piccolo Pete's [CLOSED]See Piccolo Pete's Video ($$)
(90 ratings)

2202 S 20th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68108
(402) 346-2865
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Omaha: Steaks"
  • Steaks
    tenderized by machine
3.0 out of 5
90 ratings
[CLOSED]; Food War: Piccolo's vs. Caniglia's... Caniglia's won (2-votes-to-1); est. 1922; Warren Buffet's choice for steaks
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  • Italian Hot Dog
    Potatoes, grilled peppers, onions and hot dog stuffed in a pita; Potatoes, grilled peppers, onions and hot dog on a pita
2.5 out of 5
20 ratings
[CLOSED]; 2 other locations open...check website; #93 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); deep fried hot dog;
Food War: Jimmy Buff's vs. Charlie's... Charlie's won (3-votes-to-0)
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Nugget Casino Resort: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Nugget Casino Resort ($$)
(1310 ratings)

1100 Nugget Ave Map It!
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 356-3300
www.janugget.com
  • Awful-Awful Burger
    2 quarter-pound patties topped w/ American cheese & special sauce served in mound of fries
2.5 out of 5
1310 ratings
Food War: John Ascuaga's Nugget's vs. The Nugget's... The Nugget's won (2-votes-to-1); rating might be for resort or casino
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