Here's The Best Pennsylvania Restaurant On 'Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives'

By Jason Hall

December 1, 2021

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A Philadelphia restaurant has been credited as the best Pennsylvania stop on Guy Fieri's popular Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives series. compiled a nationwide list of "the best 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' restaurant in every state" which included Good Dog Bar as the top choice for Pennsylvania.

"Philadelphia's Good Dog Bar is the perfect example of what any Diners, Drive Ins and Dives spot should have: an unpretentious atmosphere, friendly staff, and seriously good food,"'s Charlotte Chilton wrote. "The gastropub serves up elevated comfort food, like truffled cheesesteak empanadas, brisket grilled cheese [as shown in the Instagram post below], and duck pot pie."

Here is's full list of "the best 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' restaurant in every state":

  1. Alabama- Panini Pete's (Fairhope)
  2. Alaska- Pucker Wilson's (Juneau)
  3. Arizona- Matt's Big Breakfast (Phoenix)
  4. Arkansas- Bruno's Little Italy (Little Rock)
  5. California- Gott's Roadside (Saint Helena)
  6. Colorado- Foolish Craig's Cafe (Boulder)
  7. Connecticut- Super Duper Weenie (Fairfield)
  8. Delaware- Locale BBQ Post (Wilmington)
  9. Florida- 111th Street Diner (Miami)
  10. Georgia- The Silver Skillet (Atlanta)
  11. Hawaii- Big Wave Shrimp (Oahu)
  12. Idaho- Jimmy's Down the Street (Coeur D'Alene)
  13. Illinois- Vito and Nick's (Chicago)
  14. Indiana- Historic Steer-In (Indianapolis)
  15. Iowa- Mi Patria (Des Moines)
  16. Kansas- Woodyard Bar B Que (Kansas City)
  17. Kentucky- Parkette Drive-In (Lexington)
  18. Louisiana- The Rivershack Tavern (Jefferson)
  19. Maine- Maine Diner (Wells)
  20. Maryland- Blue Moon Cafe (Baltimore)
  21. Massachusetts- Kelly's Diner (Somerville)
  22. Michigan- The Fly Trap (Ferndale)
  23. Minnesota- Victor's 1959 Cafe (Minneapolis)
  24. Mississippi- Memphis Barbecue Company (Horn Lake)
  25. Missouri- Happy Gillis (Kansas City)
  26. Montana- Roost Fried Chicken (Bozeman)
  27. Nebraska- Joe Tess Place (Omaha)
  28. Nevada- Fat Choy Restaurant (Las Vegas)
  29. New Hampshire- Red Arrow Diner (Manchester)
  30. New Jersey- Tick Tock Diner (Clifton)
  31. New Mexico- Tune-Up Cafe (Santa Fe)
  32. New York- Pies 'n' Thighs (Brooklyn)
  33. North Carolina- The Improper Pig (Charlotte)
  34. North Dakota- Blackbird Woodfire (Fargo)
  35. Ohio- Senate (Cincinnati)
  36. Oklahoma- Cattleman's Steakhouse (Oklahoma City)
  37. Oregon- Pine State Biscuits (Portland)
  38. Pennsylvania- Good Dog Bar (Philadelphia)
  39. Rhode Island- Evelyn's Drive-In (Tiverton)
  40. South Carolina- Glass Onion (Charleston)
  41. South Dakota- Daily Clean Food and Drink (Sioux Falls)
  42. Tennessee- Leonard's Pit Barbecue (Memphis)
  43. Texas- Counter Cafe (Austin)
  44. Utah- Oh Mai (Multiple locations)
  45. Vermont- Hong's Chinese Dumplings (Burlington)
  46. Virginia- Metro 29 Diner (Arlington)
  47. Washington- Southern Kitchen (Tacoma)
  48. West Virginia- Hillbilly Hot Dogs (Lesage)
  49. Wisconsin- Frank's Diner (Kenosha)
  50. Wyoming- Sidewinders American Grill
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