Roadfood restaurants aren't only about good food. They are places with memorable personality: diners, town cafes, BBQs, street carts, even some deluxe dining rooms.

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Aiken Fish House & Oyster Bar

A locals' favorite for all manner of fresh seafood and fine accompaniments, Aiken Fish House & Oyster Bar is a nice, clean place to dine.
Aiken, SC

Archie Moore’s

Archie Moore's is a New Haven tavern that introduced Buffalo wings to Connecticut. They are meaty, fried to perfection, and sauced without excess.
New Haven, CT


There’s something about deep fried dough that unites us as a people. Be it beignets or funnel cake, bhaturas or to  the humble doughnut, fried dough, both sweet and savory, is a simple joy  found across nearly every culture in the world. In California, with our heavy Spanish and Mexican influence, the churro is king. … Continue reading Azucanela

Bobby’s Bar-B-Q | South Carolina BBQ Buffet at its Best

Bobby's is a big, happy South Carolina BBQ buffet that offers a full range of classic companion side dishes for its fine pulled and/or chopped pork.

Edgar’s Grille

Staffed by culinary arts students of Helms College but overseen by pros, Edgar's Grille is a stylish beacon of "New American cuisine with a Southern flair."
Augusta, GA

Frances’ Deli

Frances' offers both Jewish deli food and modern comfort cuisine. Breakfast can be homemade blintzes. Tall sandwiches and matzo ball soup are lunch features.
Chicago, IL

Goodfellas Cafe

Spending nearly a decade in New Jersey, it was impossible to not fall in love with the diner restaurant model. And whether it’s a hearty breakfast to start the day, or making a quick stop to enjoy a generous lunch or dinner offering, there’s something deeply Americana about diners. The wide assortment of menu offerings, … Continue reading Goodfellas Cafe

Harold’s New York Deli

Harold's is a brash restaurant that serves enormous portions of top-quality pastrami, corned beef, latkes, and other Jewish deli dishes.

Honey From the Rock Cafe

Serving 4-star Dixie cafeteria fare with spiritual purpose, Augusta's Honey from the Rock is known for baked chicken, crisp corn fritters & homemade ice cream.
Augusta, GA

Kowloon Tong Dessert Cafe

Our two meals at Kowloon Tong Dessert Cafe, a late-night Hong Kong-style cafe in the Inner Richmond district, were easily our finest during a recent trip to San Francisco. Both took place around midnight, on consecutive nights, and on each occasion, even at this late hour, the small tables were jam-packed with scores of people. … Continue reading Kowloon Tong Dessert Cafe
San Francisco, CA

La Cameronera | Miami Crisp Fried Shrimp at their Best

Known for big, crisp fried shrimp, La Cameronera is a tremendously popular Miami seafood market / cafe with a Cuban accent.
Miami, FL

La Casa Latina | Taste of Puerto Rico in Augusta, GA

La Casa Latina is a charming Augusta strip-mall storefront restaurant & grocery that offers a taste of Puerto Rico and other Latin-American favorites.
Augusta, GA

La Fogata

La Fogata is a fun place to enjoy such traditional Tex-Mex staples as chilies rellenos and tamales as well as weekend menudo and ceviche tostadas.
Denver, CO

Le P’tit Stop | Poutine & Boeuf Burgers in a Quebec Snack Bar

A colorful Quebec snack bar on the Trans-Canada Highway, Le P'tit Stop serves half-pound hamburgers, good poutine, and great desserts.

Lucky Boy Drive-In

A drive-up rather than a drive-in, Lucky Boy serves L.A.’s best breakfast burrito along with excellent chili fries and pastrami bomb sandwiches.

Lydia’s Supper Club

An Italian-American supper club with over 70 years of history, Lydia’s serves good meats with a constellation of side dishes from pickled beets to homemade ravioli.
Butte, MT

Marc Anthony’s Pizzeria

Marc Anthony's of Onset, Massachusetts, serves pretty good, thin-crust New York style pizza in a lively joint with a juke box and plenty of New York attitude.


In this cute little weathered-shingle restaurant, you will enjoy an exemplary taste of Southern Massachusetts, including stuffies, aka stuffed quohog clams.


A bastion of Maine Yankee cooking, Moody's diner serves great muffins in the morning and such hearty fare as red flannel hash. Don't miss the maple walnut pie.

Northgate Soda Shop

A relic from the heyday of soda fountain dining, Greenville's Northgate Soda Shop serves excellent pimento cheeseburgers, slaw dogs, & hand-spun milk shakes.
Greenville, SC

Pizza Town USA

Pizza is fine, but the sleeper at Pizza Town is a deep fried calzone: golden-brown, filled with a mix of ricotta, mozzarella, and ham.

Redwood Steakhouse

The Redwood is one of Iowa’s grand old steakhouses, hearkening back to a more formal era when relish trays, fresh bread, and hearty portions were standard fare.

Rodney’s Southern Style Home Cooking

Rodney's Southern Style Home Cooking is a Beaver Dam town cafe that serves three downhome meals a day to a clientele of regulars. * CLOSED *

Sam’s Grill

Sam's grill is a fairly fancy place that serves exemplary vintage San Francisco cuisine, from superb sourdough to grilled petrale sole and hangtown fry.
San Francisco, CA

Silver Sands

Silver Sands is a long-lived soul food cafeteria restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, known for great breakfast and meat-and-3 lunch.
Nashville, TN

Swensons | Drive-In Burgers Fries and Shakes | Akron Ohio

A genuine car-service drive-in restaurant, Swensons serves burgers fries and shakes. Best bet: Galley Boy double cheeseburger, fully dressed.
Akron, OH

Tadich Grill

Tadich Grill is a classic San Francisco seafood restaurant. Great cioppino arrives at the table with toasted garlic bread: a perfect cold weather dish.
San Francisco, CA

Taylor’s Bar-B-Que

BBQ plus a meat-and-three cafeteria make Taylor's a country-cooking destination (open at 4:30am) in the Bird Dog Capital of the World.
Waynesboro, GA

Thai Jasmine Rice

"Welcome to Thailand," is emblazoned on the door of Thai Jasmine Rice, which offers a broad, colorful menu of pad Thai, curries, stir-fries & noodle dishes.
Aiken, SC

Wonder Seafood

There are no dim sum restaurants in North Jersey to compare to Edison's Wonder Seafood. For the full Roadfood experience, we urge a weekend visit.

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