Buckle up for the hottest places for grub-to-go, from belly-busting burritos in San Diego and hot smokin' barbecue in Ohio to a beastly burger piled high with pastrami in Las Vegas.Go to Episode
Each day, ribs, pork shoulder and beef brisket are lovingly prepared and smoked for 12 to 18 hours before they are served to customers on the go.
1001 S. Main St
Englewood, OH 45322
Ed Waldmire opened his first drive-in in 1949, and the original location on historic Route 66 is still satisfying cozy-dog cravings.
2935 So. Sixth St
Springfield, IL 62703
In the city that boasts the best Mardi Gras party in the world, nothing is off limits. And at the Daiquiri Bay Café, the meaning of drive thru is taken to intoxicating new levels with their drive-thru daiquiris.
1001 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70005
Founded in Des Moines, IA, this fast food pioneer started dishing out grub-on-the-go in 1926 and is one of the first restaurants in America with a walk-up window.
2951 86th St
Des Moines, IA 50322-4201
Founded in 1946 by Tom Koulax, Tommy’s is as much of an LA landmark as the palm trees or the Hollywood sign. Ask any regular why they keep coming back and they’ll tell you: their famous chili.
2575 W. Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Roberto's Taco Shop is the first of its kind, serving up must-have Mexican food 24 hours a day. In 1964, Roberto Robledos and his wife, Delores, expanded their tortilla factory to include San Diego's first taco shop.
4770 Voltaire St
San Diego, CA 92107
Called a diamond in the rough by locals and voted “Best Place to Overeat” by Las Vegas Weekly, Sammy’s is a one-of-a-kind drive thru that’s well worth the road trip.
4035 S. Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Satisfying North Carolina appetites since 1977, the Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen’s 450 square-foot, red-trimmed ‘drive-thru only’ space was the first of its kind in the state.
1305 E. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC
More United States Travel Guides
In the first season of the all-new series American Grilled, hardcore grilling enthusiasts go head-to-head ...
Bert plans the ultimate road trip for 1 lucky Arizona couple to the largest motorcycle rally in the world, ...
Visit the hotels that still exist today, as seen on Hotel Secrets & Legends.
Load up on crunchy, deep-fried deliciousness, ...
America's best BBQ dishes are featured in ...
More Travel Inspirations
Get recipe inspiration, save money on groceries, and plan your meals stress free.
Traveling this summer? Stop by Food Network Kitchen's gourmet market.
See past renovations and watch the Property Brothers battle for round two.