Every State's Most Famous Restaurant

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Que

Big Bob Gibson defines Alabama's BBQ legacy. In 1925, Gibson began smoking chicken in a hand-dug pit in his garden and serving it on a picnic table.

Club Paris

The "chorasco" tenderloin tips for $14 at lunch are the best deal, according to Alaskans.

El Charro Cafe

The Downtown El Charro is the state's most famous. They love carne seca, marinated Angus meat for tacos and enchiladas.

McClard's BBQ

Since their 1920s opening, five generations of the McClard family have worked the smoker, a nepotism no one who's tasted their ribs or chicken has complained about.

The Old Clam House

Bayview's famed restaurant beats San Francisco's Tadich Grill and Hollywood's Musso & Frank's.


Buckhorn Exchange

Since Buckhorn Exchange debuted, Colorado dining has improved. Denver has breweries and trendy restaurants on every corner.

Louis' Lunch

Louis' Lunch is tired of debating about who developed the hamburger, but the Library of Congress pronounced it so.

Deer Park Tavern

Delawareans know Deer Park as the place where Edgar Allan Poe hung out in the 1800s before founding the Baltimore Ravens football team.

Occidental Grill & Seafood

Occidental Grill & Seafood is where the power goes out for rib-eyes and scallops in Washington, the nation's capital.

Joe's Stone Crab

We found a restaurant older than most Florida seniors, which is shocking. Miami Beach has always loved Joe's, even though it has expanded nationwide.

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