Season 1, Episode 3

Best Pizza

It's a pizza party tonight on Top 5 Restaurants! From a Texas trailer to a Coney Island institution, an elegant West Coast pizzeria and a goodtime hangout in Chicago, these are the spots that turn crispy crust and heaps of toppings into culinary magic. Whether you want a gourmet thin crust, a white clam pie or a massive sausage pan pizza, we're delivering the goods.

Saturday
Jan 7
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Best Fried Chicken

Top 5 Restaurants has got your MVP -- Most Valuable Poultry! Fried chicken is America's favorite restaurant meal, but no two plates on this countdown are alike: fried and smoked in Portland, Ore., straight up in South Carolina, or dished up with sides like biscuits, waffles and doughnuts, this is a finger-licking good time.

Saturday
Jan 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Best Cheap Eats

You don't have to be a millionaire to eat like one, and Top 5 Restaurants is showing you how with world-class pizza, flavorful taco combos and even a gourmet steak dinner that can be had for the change in your couch. Your stomach and your accountant will thank you!

Saturday
Jan 21
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Best Bar Food

Get your head in the game and these tasty treats in your stomach with Top 5 Restaurants' countdown of the best bar food! Even if your team tanks, you'll still be a winner with beer-soaked sausage, crispy chewy wings, succulent ribs and fully-loaded potatoes.

Saturday
Jan 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Best Sandwiches

It's a battle for the title of best sandwich in America on Top 5 Restaurants! Whether you're looking for piled-high pastrami, a mouthwatering meatball hero or a tantalizing torta, we've got the best of the best ranked and ready to share.

Saturday
Feb 4
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Best Romantic Foods

Top 5 Restaurants has fallen in love at first bite! From a sparkling skyline and chocolate fantasy in New York, to a cozy fondue for two in the Rockies, a gourmet southern picnic, and rack of lamb with the Pacific coast sunset on the side, these restaurants are serving up romance.

Saturday
Feb 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Best Fried Foods

A dip in the deep fryer makes everything better, and Top 5 Restaurants knows where to go for the nation's most heavenly fried meals! Dishes that make the list include a Texas-sized chicken-fried steak, a fried green tomato sandwich from Atlanta and a New York-style deep-fried hamburger.

Saturday
Feb 18
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 1

Best Soul Food

Top 5 Restaurants is bringing you the best of America's favorite down-home, stick-to-your-ribs cuisine -- soul food! On the itinerary for this soul food journey are sophisticated Harlem pork chops, Mississippi smoked ribs and candied yams, gumbo by the bay, and Phoenix fried chicken and waffles.

Saturday
Feb 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Best Burgers

Burger lovers rejoice! Top 5 Restaurants shows you where to sink your teeth into juicy, melty, beef and cheese goodness. There's a California classic and an Oklahoma onion burger so good it'll make you cry. Pull up a chair for fantastic finds in a New York dive, a high-end eatery and even a bowling alley. Plus, meet the people who've changed the history of the humble hamburger.

Saturday
Mar 4
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 5

Best Cheesy Dishes

It's an ooey-gooey delight on Top 5 Restaurants as we count down the nation's best cheesy dishes. Challengers for the number one spot include the ultimate mac and cheese, the country's best beef and cheese sandwich, and a classic New York pizza slice.

Saturday
Mar 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 4

Best Chinese Food

Put down that boring fried rice, because Top 5 Restaurants is here to share where to get the best Chinese food in the country. From the ultimate dumpling to sticky-sweet shrimp and fiery spiced-up chicken, America's best Chinese food comes from some surprising places.

Saturday
Mar 18
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Best Food Trucks

Top 5 Restaurants goes on the road to find the country's best meals on wheels. From an authentic old-world pizza to heavenly sweet and savory waffles to hot dogs and classic ice cream, some of the country's best restaurants are willing to come to you if you know where to look!

Saturday
Mar 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 2

Best Breakfast

Top 5 Restaurants is counting down the best ways to start your day, from a Southern waffle topped with everything but the kitchen sink to a drive-through serving up the nation's best breakfast sandwich to a sophisticated Los Angeles lobster hash.

Saturday
Apr 1
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 13

Best Lunch

Top 5 Restaurants knows a fantastic lunch can turn your day right around, so we're revealing where to get the country's best midday meal, be it a Texas cheeseburger, a Nashville smoked meat platter, the nation's best soup and sandwich combo, or a heartwarming mac and cheese.

Saturday
Apr 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Best Late Night Eats

When you need great late night food, you need it now, so Top 5 Restaurants has the inside scoop on the nation's best after-hours eats. From pancakes covered in chocolate and cream to a classic all-night Los Angeles deli to a cheeseburger that can tame even the wildest night in New Orleans, this list will turn your whole night around!

Saturday
Apr 15
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 9

Best Bacon Bites

Top 5 Restaurants is living high on the hog, showcasing restaurants that highlight bacon in crazy, inventive dishes. From New England pizza to a joint in Chicago that wraps a whole meatloaf in bacon to a sweet and salty dessert you have to see to believe, you'll never look at bacon the same way again!

Saturday
Apr 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Best Mexican Food

Top 5 Restaurants is giving you some serious southern exposure and plenty of surprises as we reveal where to go for the nation's best Mexican food, from classic moles to the original fajita to fall-apart, tender pork.

Saturday
Apr 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season , Episode 11

Best Street Food

Top 5 Restaurants is sharing the best of street food, providing all the flavor of a sit-down meal in one handheld package! From big city crepes and kabobs to a fancy lobster roll to go, find out where to get the best of the best.

Saturday
May 6
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Best Chocolate

Come to the dark side - the dark chocolate side, that is! Top 5 Restaurants has found the restaurants serving up the most choco-licious desserts in America. With chocolate pizza, brownie pie, hot fudge sundaes and a cheesecake with chocolate four ways, cocoa rules from coast to coast.

Saturday
May 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Best Doughnuts

Whether it's first thing in the morning or late at night, doughnuts are always the perfect bite of food. From a doughnut the size of a waffle stacked with tasty treats to a place in Washington, D.C. baking with bacon to a classic Chicago glaze, you won't believe how this circular snack has been made over into award-winning dishes!

Saturday
May 20
7:30am | 6:30c

About the Show

For the first time ever, Food Network is naming America's top five burger spots, the ultimate five steakhouses, the best five barbecue joints and more! From pizza and ice cream to tacos and fried chicken, each episode takes on one of America's favorite foods and tells you exactly where to get the best.

About the Hosts

Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian, a master of modern American cuisine, has presided over some of the country’s top kitchens in the past 25 years. Currently, Geoffrey is chef/partner at The Lambs Club and The National in New York City as well as at The Water Club at Borgata in Atlantic City.