Most famous restaurant you've ever been to?

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  1. Catgirl

    Catgirl New Member

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    Nationally, I would say Mama Leoni's in NYC.

    In the Carolinas, maybe the Sanitary Kitchen, a waterfront landmark in Morehead City, NC. Guess it's officially called the Sanitary Fish Market and Restaurant, but whatever you call it - I thought it was pretty :cool2:.
     
  2. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    For folks like DH,Paul and others it was more than likely "RED LOBSTER" :wink:
     

  3. john catfish young

    john catfish young New Member

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    Tanya....I've never had the opportunity to visit any really famous restaurants. I guess my favorite is Red Lobster. I really like the Lobster tails.:big_smile:
     
  4. shania

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    Do "Mcdonals & Burger King" count. :confused2:
    LoL (Just Kiddin')
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  5. Slick Skin

    Slick Skin New Member

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    Sunset Bar and Grill in Hollywood Cal.
     
  6. jim

    jim New Member

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    Each year I go to San Diego for a conference and have lunch at least one day in the bar/restuarant where they filmed TOP GUN.Its a red sauce BBQ joint and pretty good.Also had dinner at ANTOINNES,NO and several other famous places,in different cities.George only communists eat at Red Lobster!!!!!:smile2::big_smile:princess it is the Sanitary Fish Market and its about 36 miles away!!!!:smile2:Their shrimp salad is to die for.If you come over ,dinner is on me!!!OK so I'm messy!!!!!!:smile2:Morehead has another great restuarant called Nicolas that is superb.Its a great place to take the woman of your choice because it is excellent and they serve courses and dinner can take 3 hours because they dont rush you.Makes for a very romantic evening because you can use just about a full bottle of a very good wine to plead your case.:smile2::wink::cool2::crazy::big_smile:
     
  7. catsrking

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    Maybe the Kobe Beef Steak House in Okinawa, Japan??
    :eek:oooh: (er, would that be the most unusual??)

    It was veeeerrrrrrry good nontheless.
    :big_smile:
     
  8. metalman

    metalman Well-Known Member

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    Not so famous but definitely unique is The Kashmir Indian restaurant in Bradford England. It is located in a basement under the city mortuary (I never asked where they got their meat from:roll_eyes:).
    The best Indian food to be had...W
     
  9. CountryHart

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    Big Texan is some mity fine vittles, but Lamberts here in Missouri ain't too shabby. The place they throw rolls:crazy:
     
  10. GaryF

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    Fire and Ice Pizza in Kathmandu. It's "The Best Pizza in the Indian Subcontinent", which isn't saying much :smile2:

    Runners up include Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas City, Chicken Annie's near Pittsburgh, Kansas, and AQ's Chicken in Springdale, Arkansas. These are all regionally famous, but probably not nationally known.
     
  11. fisherman83

    fisherman83 New Member

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    Mine would be in chicago called Mike Ditkas
     
  12. SpaceAce

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    Sparks Steak House in NYC
    Scene of the whacking of Paul Castellano by John Gotti's crew in 1985.
     
  13. Scott Daw

    Scott Daw New Member

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    Emeril's restaurant in orlando florida.
     
  14. Myname

    Myname New Member

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    A couple of years ago, I won a $125.00 gift certificate for Mortons of Chicago steak house; I thought I would have to go to Chicago to redeem it, but, after looking it up on the internet, I found that they are scattered all over the world. The closest one was in Nashville, TN. I didn't want to go, but the wife did, so we went (guess who the boss is?). Approximately 120 miles.

    I thought the $125.00 would be way too much for a meal for two people - WRONG!! Everything was ala carte. We each had a salad, steak, baked potatoe, vegetable, split a dessert, and drank black coffee. The bill was $160.00, plus the tip for the waiter and the valet parking guy.

    I have to admit, the meal and the service was good, but I've had better for a much smaller price.

    I would like to add - driving in downtown Nashville was horrible for me. I found the restaurant OK, but getting back out of town, they had the streets I needed blocked off for a game of some kind at the stadium. After circling around for half an hour, I stopped beside a police car near the barricade. He gave me instructions on how to find I-24. I thanked him and took off. 10 minutes later, after following his directions (exactly, I thought), I ended up beside the same police car. The policeman took pity on the small town hick and led me to my entrance ramp. Many thanks to him and his partner.

    This is one famous restaurant I will not visit again. Thanks for reading my long winded tale.

    Have a nice day.
     
  15. JERMSQUIRM

    JERMSQUIRM New Member

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  16. Mike81

    Mike81 Well-Known Member

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    Todd English's OLIVES at Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, MS.
     
  17. BassMassey

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    Pat's in south philly..........home of the cheesesteak!
     
  18. Wabash River Bear

    Wabash River Bear New Member

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    I was in New London Conn. back in the mid 80's on business and we visited Mystic to see the old harbor. We asked the locals about where to get some "real" pizza, and was directed to a lil mom & pop pizza joint, Mystic Pizza. I remember the food being great, old school Italian. As it turns out the restuarant was later used in a movie starring a very young and unknown Julia Roberts, the movie was called Mystic Pizza.
     
  19. Mark J

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    The Sanitary. Been going there since I was knee high to gnat.
    Its had its moments and had its not real great periods.
    Currently I like it. They have a great grilled dolphin and the scenery?
    One of the only places you can grab a window seat, eat, and watch the wild horses standing in the sound over at Shackleford Banks. Just a darn good shot put from the resturant.

    Herranimous Brothers Seafood in Wilmington used to be a classy seafood joint, not sure how they are now. Great oysters on the half shell and those guys used to come through for me when I ordered 300-500 pounds of jumbo shrimp at the time. They had their own fleet.

    Up at Kitty Hawk you cant miss the "Eat and Get the Hell Out"
    Breakfast diner atmosphere with the owner sitting behind the register prodding people to eat and get the hell out.
    "Hey you lighting the cigarette over there. You through eatin? Well get the hell out, people are waiting for a table."
    "LETS GO! Eat and get the hell out!"
     
  20. Kutter

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    Don't remember the name, but had a hot dog once in a restaurant in Barcelona Spain, that I found out later was on Playboy's Top Ten List of best restaurants worldwide.

    Black Angus Bar in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ok, I don't remember much of what happened that night, but the food was great.

    Was spending the night under a pier in Corfu Greece while the locals were shooting it out overthrowing their government, again. I was starved and a pushcart peddler came by selling what turned out to be catburgers. He even sold me a blanket, it was chilly that night. I still have that blanket after 34 years.

    However, bar none, the best food I have ever eaten comes from a kitchen about 15 ft from where I currently am located.