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Buddy's Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Buddy's Pizza ($$)
(197 ratings)

17125 Conant St Map It!
Detroit, MI 48212
(313) 892-9001
www.buddyspizza.com
As Seen On:
Pizza Party
  • Detroiter Pizza
    cheese, pepperoni on top, tomato basil sauce, topped with shaved parmesan cheese and Buddy’s Sicilian spice blend
4.5 out of 5
197 ratings
specialize in upside-down rectangular pizzas; multiple locations
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Cosmos Wood-Fired Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cosmos Wood-Fired Pizza ($$)
(222 ratings)

611 E Grand River Ave Map It!
Lansing, MI 48906
(517) 897-3563
thecosmoslansing.com
  • "Trust Us" Pizza
    randomly created pizza; changes daily; Guy got duck sausage pizza
  • The Spaceball (Meatball) Pizza
    thin-crust pizza w/ red sauce, meatball, fresh mozzarella, ricotta, sweet onion, pepperoncini; looks good
4.5 out of 5
222 ratings
"Out of this world. Mind-erasingly good pizza pies hyperthermatically-scorched in a wood-fired oven from the galactic beyond. Tremble, Earthlings!" (from its website)
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Supino Pizzeria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Supino PizzeriaSee Supino Pizzeria Video ($$)
(814 ratings)

2457 Russell St Map It!
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-7879
www.supinopizza.com
  • City Wing Thing Pizza
    pizza topped w/ smoked turkey, roasted garlic, cherry peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
814 ratings
opened in 2008; gets fresh ingredients from Eastern Market across street
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Union Woodshop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Union WoodshopSee Union Woodshop Video ($$)
(753 ratings)

18 S Main St Map It!
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 625-5660
www.unionwoodshop.com
  • "The Porker"
    house ground pork patty, house made MI maple bacon, house made link, pickled chilies, Woodshop cold smoked cheddar, South Carolina mayo
  • Maple Bourbon Sundae
    MI maple syrup and Jim Beam sauce over house made liquid nitrogen ice cream w/ house made Spanish peanuts
4.5 out of 5
753 ratings
est. 1995; rustic, casual serving comfort food; almost everything is homemade
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  • Chicken Shawarma
    house specialty & top seller; thinly sliced marinated chicken that is hand stacked on a spit & slowly cooked on a vertical broiler; served w/ hommous, rice & choice of soup or salad; looks good
  • Grape Leaves
    grape leaves stuffed w/ lamb, rice & spices; looks good
4.5 out of 5
203 ratings
Other Recipes: Garlic Sauce
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Capital City BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Capital City BBQ ($)
(107 ratings)

1026 W Saginaw Map It!
Lansing, MI 48915
(517) 775-8500
4.0 out of 5
107 ratings
located in a cellular store; serving BBQ & Asian cuisines
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  • Mac and Cheese
    written up in Wall Street Journal (recipe was "borrowed"); looks good
4.0 out of 5
339 ratings
restored church-to-restaurant serving comfort food
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Dog Central: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dog Central ($)
(27 ratings)

111 E Michigan St Map It!
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 317-3076
www.dogcentralmp.com
  • The DC Challenge
    3 footlong hotdogs w/ chili & your choice of two additional toppings, a bed of fries, stack of onion rings, 20 oz. fountain drink in 25 min; Casey lost
4.0 out of 5
27 ratings
opened in 2013; "Famous Dogs. Legendary Late Nights."
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Eastside Fish Fry & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Eastside Fish Fry & Grill ($)
(70 ratings)

2417 E Kalamazoo St Map It!
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 993-5988
eastsidefishfry.com
4.0 out of 5
70 ratings
fish market & restaurant; former prisoner who learned to cook in prison, couldn't find a job when he got out, got help from parents who stood by him to start this joint
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Fly Trap: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fly Trap ($$)
(801 ratings)

22950 Woodward Ave Map It!
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 399-5150
theflytrapferndale.com
  • Pho Bowl
    fan favorite; soup w/ lemongrass and Thai chili infused broth w/ flat noodles, sesame, various veggies & tofu; "this rates up w/ some of the best bowls I've had"-Guy Fieri
  • Red Chili Salmon Burger
    chopped salmon, Asian chili paste, spring onions, soy & black seseme seeds; w/ shaved cucumber & ginger lime aioli; looks good
4.0 out of 5
801 ratings
opened in 2004; "a finer diner"
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Lafayette Coney Island: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lafayette Coney IslandSee Lafayette Coney Island Video ($)
(879 ratings)

118 W Lafayette Blvd Map It!
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 964-8198
  • Coney Island Hot Dog
    hot dog topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped sweet Spanish onions; chunkier chili; topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped onions
4.0 out of 5
879 ratings
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American;
Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); Lafayette opened by nephew of American Coney Island's owner; they compete next door to each other; difference is in the chili
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Maize N Blue Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maize N Blue Deli ($$)
(132 ratings)

1329 S University Ave Map It!
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 996-0009
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Ann Arbor"
  • Triple Play Reuben
    Corned Beef, Pastrimi & Sauerkraut; looks good
4.0 out of 5
132 ratings
college hangout
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  • Pickle Fries
    hand-cut shoestring pickles, deep fried & served w/ house made remoulade
  • Pork Belly Reuben
    house cured pork belly pastrami, sliced brisket, swiss cheese, sauteed "sour kraut", house "camwow" sauce served on a locally made pumpernickel bun; looks good
  • Smoked Chicken Wings
    brined, rubbed, & smoked...then flashed fried, served dry or tossed in one of the house sauces; Guy liked the accompanying "Black Magic" sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
489 ratings
owner/chef was formerly in heavy metal band...and hence the atmosphere
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  • Dill Pickle Soup
    thick soup w/ shredded carrots, cubed potatoes, chopped pickles and pickle juice; looks good
  • Hungarian Pancake
    one huge potato pancake covered in a pork and vegetable Goulash w/ a kick of spice; "one of the best Polish dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Smoked Kielbasa
    huge link of smoked Polish sausage; recommend adding sauteed peppers & onions; looks good
4.0 out of 5
470 ratings
opened in 1976
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Slows Bar BQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Slows Bar BQSee Slows Bar BQ Video ($$)
(2003 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
2003 ratings
Best Sandwich in America (Runer-Up); #40 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 2005
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  • Bacon of the Month Club
    different artisinal bacon shipped the first week of each month for 1 year; brilliant!
  • Lisa C.'s Boisterous Brisket
    hand-pulled beef brisket simmered in house-made BBQ sauce on a soft bun, served w/ a side of applewood-smoked baked beans; featured in Esquire magazine and on Oprah! (Oprah gave it an 11 out of 10); looks good
  • Zingerman's Reuben
    top seller; house-cured corned beef, Switzerland Swiss cheese, Brinery sauerkraut & Russian dressing on grilled, hand-sliced Jewish rye bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1984 ratings
est. 1982; 97 sandwich choices; long lines
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American Coney Island: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
American Coney IslandSee American Coney Island Video ($)
(395 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
395 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
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  • 1-800-HOTLINE-BEEF Sandwich
    2016 Grandwich Champion; thinly-sliced, slow-cooked roast beef, pepper-jack cheese sauce, pepper bacon, haystack onions, cowboy candied jalapenos & horseradish aioli on a nantucket baking company onion poppy seed bun; looks good
3.5 out of 5
318 ratings
opened in 2012; named after original beloved brewery that started in 1893 but closed during The Prohibition
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Grill House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grill HouseSee Grill House Video ($$)
(86 ratings)

1071 32nd St Map It!
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 686-9192
www.grillhouse.net
  • Steaks
    Grill-your-own steak
3.5 out of 5
86 ratings
#71 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Grill-your-own steak; "Jack" the ghost lives there
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Joe's Gizzard City: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe's Gizzard CitySee Joe's Gizzard City Video ($$)
(82 ratings)

120 W Main St Map It!
Potterville, MI 48876
(517) 645-2120
www.gizzardcity.com
  • Fried Chicken
    pressure-cooked, battered & deep-fried
  • Fried Chicken Gizzards
    signature dish; pressure-cooked, battered & deep-fried; "so tender you can cut them with a spoon" (from its website)
  • Triple-D Burger
    1/3-lb cheeseburger w/ pickles, onions & slice of tomato entirely battered & deep-fried (a Guy Fieri concoction)
3.5 out of 5
82 ratings
since 1960
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Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Krazy Jim's Blimpy BurgerSee Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger Video ($)
(196 ratings)

304 S Ashley St Map It!
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-4590
  • Burger
    small patties; order double to quintuple; looks good
  • Onion Rings
    takes 3 days to make; "up there in onion rings"
  • Blimpy Burger
    30 toppings available
3.5 out of 5
196 ratings
opened in 1953; near Univ of Michigan (college hangout); Davee Askew (cook) w/ smart-mouth, hurried-attitude (out of fun); meat freshly ground everyday; multitude of toppings; record is 40 burgers in one sitting; moved from original location at airing (551 S Division St)
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Purple Carrot: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Purple Carrot ($)
(13 ratings)

4360 S Hagadorn Rd Map It!
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 679-6309
https://thepurplecarrottr...
  • Mash Bites
    like a mozzarella stick, but w/ potatoes (no cheese); panko crusted liquid potato croquettes, baby arugula salad; looks good
  • Shrimp Burger
    Okemos shrimp burger, cabbage-apple slaw, tarragon aioli, brioche bun
3.5 out of 5
13 ratings
launched in 2013; food truck; "Michigan's First Farm to Truck food stand" (from website); menu changes w/ seasons; check website for locations
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Tony's I-75 Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tony's I-75 RestaurantSee Tony's I-75 Restaurant Video ($$)
(398 ratings)

8781 Main St Map It!
Birch Run, MI 48415
(989) 624-5860
  • Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato Sandwich (BLT)
    world's biggest BLT; bacon piled high...about 20 strips of bacon; world's biggest BLT; bacon piled high...about 20 strips of bacon
3.5 out of 5
398 ratings
#29 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); jumbo sandwiches; jumbo portions; Bill Clinton and Kid Rock have visited
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Beltline Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beltline Bar ($$)
(176 ratings)

16 28th St SE Map It!
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 245-0494
beltlinebar.com
  • Wet Burrito
    seasoned ground beef, ham, jalapenos, onions, tomatoes, peppers, queso, burrito sauce & Colby
3.0 out of 5
176 ratings
est. 1953; local institution; self-proclaimed creator of the wet burrito
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Mallies Sports Grill & Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mallies Sports Grill & BarSee Mallies Sports Grill & Bar Video ($$)
(154 ratings)

19400 Northline Rd Map It!
Southgate, MI 48195
(734) 287-0800
www.malliesbar.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Detroit"
  • Colossal Challenge
    challenge: 190-lb burger w/ 40-person team in 2 hours; Adam's team lost
3.0 out of 5
154 ratings
opened in 2005; at airing, broke record w/ 190-lb burger
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