Sausage Paradise

Bite into the best bratwurst, bangers, sausage patties and links across America, including rattlesnake tube steak in SoCal, long smokies in Texas and a heaping helping of Germany -- in Milwaukee.

Go to Episode
Filter: All
Ferdinando’s Focacceria

Sausage has been a staple of Italian cuisine for over 2,000 years, and one of the oldest Italian restaurants in America, Ferdinando’s Focacceria, serves up a sausage sandwich that will make you shout “Mamma Mia!”

151 Union St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Gene’s Sausage Shop & Delicatessen

Gene’s is a 2-story temple of cased meats where European-trained butchers make sausages using authentic, Old World methods.

4750 N Lincoln Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

Hominy Grill

The Hominy Grill is a cozy cafe in Charleston, SC, where it’s easy to feel like you’re in grandma's kitchen. The charming Southern decor is only the beginning. Award-winning chef Robert Stehling makes fresh sausage from local ingredients.

207 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403

Horse Brass Pub

The Horse Brass Pub is now heralded for its famous bangers and mash – Britain’s signature sausage meal. The pub also receives special brews from their sister pub in South London.

4534 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215


Ina Pinkney, America’s “Breakfast Queen,” makes breakfast sausage fit for a king. She makes 2 types of beloved breakfast links on the premises along with a variety of other well-known brands of sausage.

1235 West Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

Old German Beer Hall

For an authentic taste of an Old World brat, look no further than Milwaukee, WI. Based on the Bavarian belief that great beer and brats should be shared, customers enjoy communal seating and tables loaded with authentic German food.

1009 North Old World 3rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Polish Village

Some of the best and most authentic Polish cuisine in the country can be found in the Detroit suburb of Hamtramck, at the 1920s hotel with a basement beer garden known as the Polish Village.

2990 Yemans St
Hamtramck, MI 48212

Southside Market & Barbeque

You can’t have a sausage fest without going to Texas! Texas claims to be the barbeque state, and Southside Market & Barbeque is the state’s oldest barbeque establishment.

1212 Hwy 290 E
Elgin, TX 78621


Flag as inappropriate

Thank you! your flag was submitted.


More United States Travel Guides

Hotel Secrets & Legends: Hotel Secrets & Legends Travel Guide

Visit the hotels that still exist today, as seen on Hotel Secrets & Legends.

More Chowdown Countdown: More Chowdown Countdown Locations Travel Guide

Visit these 101 top spots to chowdown on delicious comfort food.

Castle Secrets & Legends: Castle Secrets & Legends Travel Guide

Visit these magnificent castles and spectacular manors for a dose of history and to see how the rich and ...

More Travel Inspirations

Food Network America's Best Cook
Who Is America’s Best Cook?

See home cooks compete on Food Network to win the coveted title.

Cooking Channel's Cooking Fundamentals
Master Your Cooking Skills

Learn the fundamentals of cooking with Cooking Channel’s tips and videos.

HGTV's Living Alaska
Imagine Alaskan Living

Do you have what it takes to live in Alaska? Tour Alaskan Homes on HGTV.