Restaurants

Top Choice Diner in Atlanta

Waffle House

To say Waffle House is an Atlanta institution is an insult to Waffle House – this quintessential greasy spoon diner is…everything! And while there are a million locations in Atlanta proper (OK, more like 130-plus), …
Top Choice Diner in Cincinnati

Tucker's

Located in a tough zone a few blocks from Findlay Market, family-run Tucker's has been feeding locals – African American, white, foodies, penniless, friars, drug dealers – since 1946. It's an archetypal diner, servi…
Top Choice Diner in Near West Side & Pilsen

Little Goat

Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard opened this diner for the foodie masses across the street from her ever-booked main restaurant, Girl & the Goat. Scooch into a vintage booth and order off the all-day breakfast me…
Top Choice Diner in Rhinebeck

Matchbox Cafe

Located just a few minutes outside of Rhinebeck, this cafe serves diner favorites made with fresh, local ingredients. The menu is pretty simple, but everything from the burgers made with grass-fed local beef to the …
Top Choice Diner in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Liuzza’s By The Track

Mmmm, that gumbo. This quintessential Mid-City neighborhood joint does some of the best in town. The barbecue shrimp po’boy is to die for and the deep-fried garlic oysters are legendary. The atmosphere is unforgetta…
Top Choice Diner in Frankfort

Rick's White Light Diner

The kind of place American eating is all about, local character Rick Paul whips up excellent (mostly Cajun) greasy spoon dishes at this tiny diner near the Singing Bridge. Dishes like crawfish pie and Cajun omelette…
Top Choice Diner in Old Towne Orange

Watson Soda Fountain Café

Established 1899, this former drugstore was recently refurbished to a period design (check out the old safe, apothecary cabinets and telephone switchboard). It offers old-fashioned soda-fountain treats such as malts…
Top Choice Diner in Indiana Dunes

Great Lakes Cafe

This colorful Greek family diner sits right in front of a steel mill, whose workers pile in for the cheap, hearty pancakes, meatloaf, butterfly shrimp, bacon-pecan brownies and whatever else features on the whiteboa…
Top Choice Diner in San Diego

Clayton's Coffee Shop

Some diners only look old-fashioned. This one is the real deal from the 1940s, with red leatherette swivel stools and booths with minijukeboxes. It does famous all-American breakfasts and some Mexican specialties li…
Top Choice Diner in ʻAiea

Anna Miller’s

Many fans consider the 30-minute drive to this coffee shop from Waikiki to be an essential part of their holiday. Classic diner fare is served by waitresses right out of central casting in surroundings that have an …