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Man v. Food

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76
Slows Bar BQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Slows Bar BQSee Slows Bar BQ Video ($$)
(2030 ratings)

2138 Michigan Ave Map It!
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 962-9828
www.slowsbarbq.com
  • Beef Brisket Enchilada
  • Yardbird Sandwich
    pulled smoked Amish chicken breast drenched in housemade mustard BBQ sauce, tossed w/ sauteed mushrooms & cheddar & topped w/ applewood bacon; winner of Best Sandwich (Great Lakes); looks good!
  • Triple Threat Pork Sandwich
    signature sandwich; Applewood bacon, pulled pork and ham stacked high; choice of 7 BBQ sauces (Adam used Orange Pop BBQ); looks good
4.0 out of 5
2030 ratings
Best Sandwich in America (Runer-Up); #40 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 2005
77
Stroud's Restaurants: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Stroud's Restaurants ($$)
(346 ratings)

5410 NE Oak Ridge Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 454-9600
stroudsrestaurant.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Kansas City"
  • Fried Chicken (Pan-Fried)
    signature dish: looks good
4.0 out of 5
346 ratings
78
Sweet P's Barbeque & Soul House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sweet P's Barbeque & Soul House ($$)
(273 ratings)

3725 Maryville Pike Map It!
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 247-7748
www.sweetpbbq.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Knoxville"
  • El Gigante Comida Burrito Challenge
    challenge: 4-lb BBQ burrito, half-pound mac & cheese, half-pound banana pudding in 1 hour; Adam won
4.0 out of 5
273 ratings
79
  • Reindeer pig-in-a-blanket
    signature dish; reindeer sausage link stuffed w/ cheddar & monterey pepper jack cheese & wrapped in homemade potato dough; looks good
  • Roadhouse Standard
    scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, toast
4.0 out of 5
278 ratings
#66 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. 1917; used to be a lodging for gold prospectors; rating might be for lodging
80
Thurman Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Thurman Cafe ($$)
(923 ratings)

183 Thurman Ave Map It!
Columbus, OH 43206
(614) 443-1570
www.thethurmancafe.com
  • Thurman Burger
    burger overloaded with ham, mozzarella, american cheese, lettuce, tomato, mushrooms, sauteed onions, pickle, peppers, and mayo with chips and a pickle spear; large burger; looks good
  • Thurmanator
    2 12-oz burgers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
923 ratings
#35 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
81
Tommy DiNic's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tommy DiNic'sSee Tommy DiNic's Video ($)
(2104 ratings)

1136 Arch St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 923-6175
www.tommydinics.com
  • Roast Pork Sandwich
    looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Northeast & America); get w/ sharp provolone & sauted broccoli rabe; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2104 ratings
Best Sandwich in America (#1 Winner) ; #50 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); at Reading Terminal Market; started as a butcher shop in South Philly in 1918
82
Tony Luke's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tony Luke'sSee Tony Luke's Video ($)
(1800 ratings)

39 E Oregon Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
www.tonylukes.com
  • Cheesesteaks
    cooked in (low) 225-degree flat-top grill; cheese wiz on roll rather than on steak; looks good
  • Pizza Cheesesteak
    looks good
  • Italian Roast Pork Sandwich
    slow-roasted pork, au jus, sauteed broccoli rabe (or spinach) & sharp provolone on a fresh baked roll; Rachael adds sauteed hot peppers; looks good
  • Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge
    challenge: 20-inch cheesesteak sub (equivalent to 6 cheese steak subs); Adam won
4.0 out of 5
1800 ratings
#6 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1992; long lines; serves other sandwiches as well; bake their own bread
83
Vortex Bar And Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vortex Bar And GrillSee Vortex Bar And Grill Video ($$)
(1672 ratings)

878 Peachtree St NE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 875-1667
www.thevortexbarandgrill....
  • Double Bypass Burger
    half-pound burger topped with two fried eggs, six slices of American cheese, and eight slices of bacon, all served between the two grilled cheese sandwiches as buns; uses grilled cheese sandwich as buns
  • Blue 'shroom Burger
    Adam's college favorite
4.0 out of 5
1672 ratings
#90 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); college hangout
84
West End Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
West End Tavern ($$)
(525 ratings)

926 Pearl St Map It!
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3535
www.thewestendtavern.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Boulder"
  • Wing King Challenge
    challenge: 50 wings (5-lb) in 30 minutes; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
525 ratings
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Durham"
  • Garbage Burger
    not on menu; need to ask; looks good
4.0 out of 5
75 ratings
[CLOSED]; no sit down
86
Woody's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Woody's [CLOSED] ($)
(107 ratings)

915 Main St Map It!
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 233-4637
woodyshotdog.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Hartford"
  • Deputy Dog
    hot dog, BBQ Pulled Pork,Cheddar Cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
107 ratings
[CLOSED]; mainly hotdogs
87
Ye Olde Steak House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ye Olde Steak HouseSee Ye Olde Steak House Video ($$$)
(134 ratings)

6838 Chapman Hwy Map It!
Knoxville, TN 37929
(865) 577-9328
www.yeoldesteakhouse.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Knoxville"
  • 60-oz New York Steak Strip
    wet-aged
4.0 out of 5
134 ratings
opened in 1968
88
  • Pies
    made from scratch w/ no preservatives; serving up to 23 variations every day
  • Fried Chicken
    popular
4.0 out of 5
893 ratings
#68 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Amish restaurant
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Youngblood's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Youngblood's Cafe ($$)
(80 ratings)

620 SW 16th Ave Map It!
Amarillo, TX 79101
(806) 342-9411
youngbloodscafe.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Amarillo"
  • Chicken Fried Steak
    actually a beef cutlet; popular
4.0 out of 5
80 ratings
formerly Stockyard Cafe at airing; previously at 100 S Manhattan St location
90
5-8 Club: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
5-8 ClubSee 5-8 Club Video ($$)
(601 ratings)

5800 Cedar Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55417
(612) 823-5858
www.5-8club.com
  • Juicy Lucy
    Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
601 ratings
#1 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Matt's Bar's vs. 5-8 Club's...Matt's Bar won (3-votes-to-2); since 1928
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Alice Cooperstown: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Alice Cooperstown [CLOSED]See Alice Cooperstown Video ($$)
(516 ratings)

101 E Jackson St Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85004
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Phoenix"
  • Big Unit Dog
    2-foot hotdog w/ everything; owned by Alice Cooper
3.5 out of 5
516 ratings
[CLOSED]
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American Coney Island: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
American Coney IslandSee American Coney Island Video ($)
(409 ratings)

114 W Lafayette Blvd Map It!
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-7758
www.americanconeyisland.c...
  • Coney Island Hot Dog
    hot dog topped w/ chili, Belgian mustard and chopped Vidalia onions; smoother chili; topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped onions
3.5 out of 5
409 ratings
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American;
Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1917; American Coney Island's founder's nephew opened competitor Lafayette right next door; difference is in the chili
93
Beau Jo's - Boulder: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beau Jo's - Boulder [CLOSED] ($$)
(136 ratings)

2690 Baseline Rd Map It!
Boulder, CO 80305
(303) 554-5312
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Boulder"
  • "The Grand Sicilian"
    mega "mountain pie" that weighs 14-lbs
  • Mountain Pies (Pizza)
    "pizza w/ altitude"; thick pie w/ mountains of ingredients; 4-in tall; you can add honey
3.5 out of 5
136 ratings
[CLOSED]; invented mountain pies in 1973
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Ben's Chili Bowl: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ben's Chili BowlSee Ben's Chili Bowl Video ($)
(3727 ratings)

1213 U St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-0058
benschilibowl.com
  • Chili Half Smoke
    sausage; looks good; looks good
3.5 out of 5
3727 ratings
#28 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1958; D.C. landmark; Bill Cosby, President Obama ate here
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Beth's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beth's Cafe ($$)
(1397 ratings)

7311 Aurora Ave N Map It!
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 782-5588
www.bethscafe.com
  • 12-Egg Omelet
  • Southwestern Exposure
    challenge - 12 egg, 5 lb omelet w/ hash browns; Adam lost
3.5 out of 5
1397 ratings
#26 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#4 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); est. 1954; started as a nickel slots gambling parlor, now a full restaurant; "Best Place to Cure a Hangover" (Seattle Magazine)
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Big Lou's Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Lou's PizzaSee Big Lou's Pizza Video ($$)
(698 ratings)

2048 S Ww White Rd Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78222
(210) 337-0707
  • Big Lou 42"
    42-inch pizza
  • BBQ Brisket Pizza
    looks good
  • Big Lou "42"
    42-inch pizza; looks good
3.5 out of 5
698 ratings
#52 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
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Big Pie In the Sky: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Pie In the SkySee Big Pie In the Sky Video ($)
(294 ratings)

2090 Baker Rd NW Map It!
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 420-8883
www.bigpieinthesky.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Atlanta"
  • Carnivore Challenge
    challenge - 30" pizza w/ mega toppings; eat w/ partner; Adam lost
3.5 out of 5
294 ratings
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Big Texan Steak Ranch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Texan Steak RanchSee Big Texan Steak Ranch Video ($$)
(1752 ratings)

7701 E I-40 Map It!
Amarillo, TX 79118
(806) 372-6000
www.bigtexan.com
  • 72-oz Steak Challenge
    challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free; challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free
  • 72 oz Big Texan Challenge
    challenge - 72-oz steak with sides in 1 hour; Adam won; challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free
3.5 out of 5
1752 ratings
#16 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#10 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "New York"
  • Phall
    challenge - spicy hot; Adam won
3.5 out of 5
975 ratings
moved from original airing location (306-308 E 6th St)
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Broken Yolk Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broken Yolk CafeSee Broken Yolk Cafe Video ($$)
(1462 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
1462 ratings
opened in 1979
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