For the first time ever, Food Network is naming America's Top 5 burger spots, the ultimate 5 steakhouses, best 5 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. We'll meet the makers and culinary masterminds behind these ultimate food creations as the battle for top spot is finally crowned.
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.

Monday
Mar 27
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best Steak

We're celebrating the thickest, juiciest steaks in America on Top 5 Restaurants! If the words rib eye, porterhouse and prime rib make your mouth water, then you're in luck. Whether it's a swanky old school steakhouse, a chic diner, or a fancy restaurant with a wine list longer than your arm, it's all about the beef: Dry-aged, specialty cuts and bone-ins the size of a brontosaurus are all on the menu.

Monday
Apr 3
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Best Ice Cream

Beware the brain freeze when you get the scoop on America's greatest ice cream parlors on Top 5 Restaurants. Towering sundaes packed with brownie boulders and hot fudge lava, crazy flavor combos on handmade cones, and fresh fruit-flavored delicacies -- you'll want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert. Whether it's concocted by a quirky San Francisco couple, a Midwestern family, or a couple of corporate dropouts, ice cream is the one food guaranteed to make you feel like a kid again.

Monday
Apr 17
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

Best Desserts

Top 5 Restaurants has the cure for all your sweet tooth cravings! Grab a spoon and a plate as we dig into a monstrous cake in Chicago, an Oakland banana that you could split five ways and still not finish and a one-of-a-kind snowy treat in New Orleans.

Monday
Apr 17
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Best Brunch

Breakfast plus lunch equals delicious! From saucy Southwestern eggs to cinnamon roll French toast and pot roast hash, we've got the top five brunches in the land.

Monday
Apr 24
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Best Italian

The five best Italian restaurants in America? That's amore! Dished up by cutting-edge chefs and old school grannies, we've got Louisiana lasagna, seafood in Staten Island and Seattle's best handmade pasta -- the most craveable combinations of pasta, meat and cheese in the New World.

Monday
May 15
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Best Ribs

You want a rib stickin' meal? Stick to ribs! Top 5 Restaurants has got the five best smoky, saucy and savory racks in America. From big-as-a-brontosaurus ribs in Texas, to Southwestern hot stuff, to berry good ribs from the Carolinas, you better bring an appetite and extra napkins!

Monday
Jun 5
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Monday
Jun 5
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 6

Best Brunch

Breakfast plus lunch equals delicious! From saucy Southwestern eggs to cinnamon roll French toast and pot roast hash, we've got the top five brunches in the land.

Monday
Jun 19
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

Best Brunch

Breakfast plus lunch equals delicious! From saucy Southwestern eggs to cinnamon roll French toast and pot roast hash, we've got the top five brunches in the land.

Friday
Jul 14
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Jul 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 21
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 8

Best Ribs

You want a rib stickin' meal? Stick to ribs! Top 5 Restaurants has got the five best smoky, saucy and savory racks in America. From big-as-a-brontosaurus ribs in Texas, to Southwestern hot stuff, to berry good ribs from the Carolinas, you better bring an appetite and extra napkins!

Friday
Jul 21
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Best BBQ

It's a battle for the best barbecue in America on Top 5 Restaurants. Whether you like juicy Texas brisket, saucy Memphis pork ribs or smoky chicken doused with the ultimate secret sauce, we've got the BBQ joint for you. From old school roadhouses to cozy family restaurants; legendary pit masters, dedicated families and a classically trained chef all invite you to grab a big handful of napkins and tuck into the best savory 'cue in the country.

Friday
Jul 28
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 13

Best Italian

The five best Italian restaurants in America? That's amore! Dished up by cutting-edge chefs and old school grannies, we've got Louisiana lasagna, seafood in Staten Island and Seattle's best handmade pasta -- the most craveable combinations of pasta, meat and cheese in the New World.

Friday
Jul 28
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best Steak

We're celebrating the thickest, juiciest steaks in America on Top 5 Restaurants! If the words rib eye, porterhouse and prime rib make your mouth water, then you're in luck. Whether it's a swanky old school steakhouse, a chic diner, or a fancy restaurant with a wine list longer than your arm, it's all about the beef: Dry-aged, specialty cuts and bone-ins the size of a brontosaurus are all on the menu.

Friday
Jul 28
4pm | 3c
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.

Friday
Aug 4
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Aug 4
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Best Desserts

Top 5 Restaurants has the cure for all your sweet tooth cravings! Grab a spoon and a plate as we dig into a monstrous cake in Chicago, an Oakland banana that you could split five ways and still not finish and a one-of-a-kind snowy treat in New Orleans.

Friday
Aug 4
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Aug 11
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Aug 11
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Aug 11
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

Best Brunch

Breakfast plus lunch equals delicious! From saucy Southwestern eggs to cinnamon roll French toast and pot roast hash, we've got the top five brunches in the land.

Friday
Aug 18
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

Best Diners

Pour the coffee and slide into the booth, because Top 5 Restaurants is covering the best diners in America. Find out where they are and what to eat when you get there, from a dining car in Rhode Island to a waffle with west coast cool to a meaty classic in Austin.

Friday
Aug 18
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Best Ice Cream

Beware the brain freeze when you get the scoop on America's greatest ice cream parlors on Top 5 Restaurants. Towering sundaes packed with brownie boulders and hot fudge lava, crazy flavor combos on handmade cones, and fresh fruit-flavored delicacies -- you'll want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert. Whether it's concocted by a quirky San Francisco couple, a Midwestern family, or a couple of corporate dropouts, ice cream is the one food guaranteed to make you feel like a kid again.

Friday
Aug 18
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Best Tacos

Top 5 Restaurants is tracking down the top spots for America's favorite food import -- the taco. Crunchy fish, succulent pork, savory slow-cooked steak: Everything tastes better wrapped in a tortilla and served up with passion. Meet a dedicated sister act in Texas, a one-man wonder staked out in an East Los Angeles parking lot, and a father and son institution in San Francisco, all dishing out food fit for a five-star restaurant.

Friday
Aug 25
10am | 9c