Parents' Guide to

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Comfort food hot spots make for fun family viewing.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+


I wonder why their is so little representation for the Bronx and inner city eateries?
age 8+

American Food Only

I'd like one episode with plain old meat and potatoes restaurants. Just one.No Italian, German SPANISH, etc. I realize old time American food is a European derivative but I'm tired of having to eat an Italian beef with aheavy taste of salsa or spaghetti with salsa in the sauce. My zip is 60087 .

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (5):

The down-to-earth series features lots of mouth-watering old-time favorites as well as interesting variations of popular dishes. The series also highlights how many of these restaurants reflect the local flavors and/or traditions of the local culture. Fieri's energy and excitement for every dish adds to the show's charm.

Foodies looking for examples of elegant dining won't find it here. But if you are looking for examples of places that serve up finger-licking good food, or some ideas on how to prepare it, this show will be sure to please.

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