Award Winners James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List

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Al's Breakfast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Al's Breakfast Al's Breakfast is reportedly the narrowest restaurant in the city of Minneapolis, at a width of ten feet. Al's Breakfast is crammed into a former alleyway between two much larger buildings and ...more

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Anchor Bar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Anchor Bar The Anchor Bar is a bar and restaurant in Buffalo, New York, located north of Downtown Buffalo at the intersection of Main and North Streets. The restaurant was initially established in 1935. It ...more

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Arnold's Country Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Arnold's Country Kitchen Arnold's Country Kitchen is a 2009 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Nashville.

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Aunt Carrie's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Aunt Carrie's Aunt Carrie's is a 2007 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Narragansett.

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Barney Greengrass is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Barney Greengrass Barney Greengrass is a restaurant, deli, and appetizing store located at 541 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan that was started in 1908. They specialize in sturgeon, Nova ...more

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Ben's Chili Bowl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Ben's Chili Bowl Ben's Chili Bowl is a landmark restaurant in Washington, D.C., located at 1213 U Street, next to Lincoln Theatre, in the Shaw neighborhood of northwest D.C. It is known locally for its chili ...more

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Bowens Island Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Bowens Island Restaurant Bowens Island Restaurant is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in Charleston.

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Breitbach's Country Dining is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Breitbach's Country Dining Breitbach's Country Dining is a casual dining restaurant and bar located in the town of Balltown in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. Breitbach's is the oldest continuously operating ...more

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Brookville Hotel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Brookville Hotel Brookville Hotel is a 2007 JBF Award's Winner for America's Classics in Kansas.

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Camp Washington Chili is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Camp Washington Chili Camp Washington Chili is a Cincinnati chili parlor founded in 1940 by Steve Andon and Fred Zannbus in the neighborhood of Camp Washington, near downtown Cincinnati, in southwestern Ohio. A well ...more

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Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe is a restaurant located in Boston's South End that is known for serving African-American jazz musicians during the era of segregated hotels, The walls of the diner are ...more

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Doe's Eat Place is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Doe's Eat Place Doe's Eat Place is a chain of restaurants in the United States that specializes in steaks, shrimp, and tamales. Doe's Eat Place was established in Greenville, Mississippi in 1941 by Dominick ...more

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Duarte's Tavern is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Duarte's Tavern Duarte's Tavern is a 2003 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Pescadero California.

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El Chorro Lodge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
El Chorro Lodge El Chorro Lodge is a 2005 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Paradise Valley.

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H & H Carwash and Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
H & H Carwash and Restaurant H & H Carwash and Restaurant is a 2001 JBF Awards winning restaurant in El Paso.

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Hamura's Saimin Stand is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Hamura's Saimin Stand Hamura's Saimin Stand is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in Lihue.

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Helena Hawaiian Foods is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Helena Hawaiian Foods Helena Hawaiian Foods is a 2000 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Honolulu.

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John's Roast Pork is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
John's Roast Pork John's Roast Pork is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in Philadelphia.

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Lagomarcino's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Lagomarcino's Lagomarcino's is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in Moline.

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Langer's Deli & Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Langer's Deli & Restaurant Langer's Deli & Restaurant is a 2001 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Los Angeles.

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Lexington Barbecue #1 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Lexington Barbecue #1 Lexington Barbecue #1 is a 2003 JBF Awards winning restaurant in North Carolina.

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Louie Mueller Barbecue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Louie Mueller Barbecue Louie Mueller Barbecue is a barbecue restaurant in Taylor, Texas. Called "the epitome of Texas barbecue" by The New York Times, the restaurant focuses on beef brisket, beef ribs, hand ...more

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Maison Marconi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Maison Marconi Maison Marconi is a 2002 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Baltimore.

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Mario's Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Mario's Restaurant

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Moosewood Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Moosewood Restaurant Moosewood Restaurant is a restaurant that was founded by Therese Tischler, Judy Barringer, Kris Miller, Josh Katzen and others in 1973 in downtown Ithaca, New York. Moosewood is located on the ...more

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Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room is a restaurant offering Southern home cooking in Savannah, Georgia. The restaurant was run for several decades by Sema Wilkes, from 1943 until her death in 2002. Her ...more

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Mustache Bill's Diner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Mustache Bill's Diner Mustache Bill's Diner is 2009 JBF Awards winning restaurant in New Jersey.

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Peter Luger Steak House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Peter Luger Steak House Peter Luger Steak House is a steakhouse located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York City, with a second location in Great Neck, New York, on Long Island. Peter Luger has been named ...more

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Polly's Pancake Parlor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Polly's Pancake Parlor Polly's Pancake Parlor is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in Sugar Hill.

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Primanti Brothers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Primanti Brothers is a chain of sandwich shops, founded in 1933. Locations are throughout Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and its suburbs, with an additional three in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area, ...more

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Ray's Boathouse and Cafe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Ray's Boathouse and Cafe Ray's Boathouse and Cafe is a 2002 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Seattle.

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Sam Choy's Kaloko is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Sam Choy's Kaloko Sam Choy's Kaloko was a 1998 nominated and 2004 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Kailua-Kona.

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Swan Oyster Depot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Swan Oyster Depot Swan Oyster Depot is a 2000 JBF Awards winning restaurant in San Francisco.

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Taylor's Automatic Refresher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Taylor's Automatic Refresher Taylor's Automatic Refresher (Gott’s Roadside) is a 2006 JBF Awards nominated/winning restaurant in St. Helena.

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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse is a well-known BBQ restaurant in Dallas, Texas that was founded by William Jennings Bryan Jr. in 1958 near the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. It has ...more

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Pickwick Restaurant and Pub, D... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Pickwick Restaurant and Pub, Duluth, Minnesota The Pickwick is a 2007 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Duluth.

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The Prime Burger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
The Prime Burger The Prime Burger is a 2004 JBF Awards winning restaurant in New York City.

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The Shed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
The Shed The Shed is a 2003 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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The Skylight Inn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
The Skylight Inn The Skylight Inn is a 2003 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Ayden, North Carolina.

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Three Brothers Serbian Restaur... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Three Brothers Serbian Restaurant Three Brothers Serbian Restaurant is a 2002 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Milwaukee.

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Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

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Versailles Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Versailles Restaurant Versailles Restaurant, cafeteria, restaurant, and bakery, is a landmark eating establishment located on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami. The large restaurant seats 370 people and has ornate ...more

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Waterman's Beach Lobster is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Waterman's Beach Lobster Waterman's Beach Lobster is a 2001 JBF Awards winning restaurant in South Thomaston.

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Weaver D's is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Weaver D's is a 2007 and 2012 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Athens.

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White House Sub Shop is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
White House Sub Shop White House Sub Shop is a 2000 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Atlantic City.

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Willie Mae's Scotch House is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Willie Mae's Scotch House Willie Mae's Scotch House is a 2005 JBF Awards winning restaurant in New Orleans.

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Yank Sing: Stevenson Street is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Yank Sing: Stevenson Street Yank Sing: Stevenson Street is a 2009 JBF Awards winning restaurant in San Fransisco.

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Yuca's Hut is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list James Beard Foundation Award for America's Classics Winners List
Yuca's Hut Yuca's Hut is a 2005 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Los Angeles.