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    Mar 15, 2015

    21 American Diners You Should Eat At Before You Die

    As American as apple pie and baseball.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best diner they've ever eaten at. Here are their recommendations:

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    1. Miss Worcester Diner

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    Where: 300 Southbridge St., Worcester, Massachusetts

    FYI: Miss Woo, as it's affectionally known, is on the National Register of Historic Places, having been built in 1948.

    Submitted by Katherine

    2. Original Market Diner

    3. Marietta Diner

    Flickr: Kevin Trotman / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: kt

    Where: 306 Cobb Pkwy. S., Marietta, Georgia

    FYI: The neon-adorned restaurant serves the usual diner fare, but save room for dessert: Their cakes are to die for.

    Submitted by Aaron Miller, Facebook

    4. Tops Diner

    5. The Arcade Restaurant

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    Where: 540 S. Main St., Memphis

    FYI: Elvis was a regular here back in the day, so it makes sense that you can order one of his favorite meals: a peanut butter and banana sandwich.

    Submitted by Samantha

    6. Slim Goodies Diner

    Via Facebook: SlimGoodiesDiner

    Where: 3322 Magazine St., New Orleans

    FYI: Known for their epic Slammers, Slim Goodies has been serving up creole goodness for nearly 12 years.

    Submitted by cfavrot

    7. Ruth’s Diner

    Via ruthsdiner.com

    Where: 4160 Emigration Canyon Road, Salt Lake City

    FYI: Ruth's has been around since 1930, making it the second-oldest restaurant in Utah.

    Submitted by Elizabeth

    8. Harry's Coffee Shop

    9. Mickey’s Dining Car

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    Where: 36 W. 7th St., St. Paul, Minnesota

    FYI: Mickey's, which has been open for nearly 80 years, is open 24/7/365.

    Submitted by Michelle Regna

    10. Uncle Bill's Pancake House

    11. Moody's Diner

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    Where: 1885 Atlantic Highway, Waldoboro, Maine

    FYI: Moody's, which has been in the same family since its founding in 1927, serves up a variety of seafood platters, in addition to more typical diner fare.

    Submitted by Will

    12. The Camellia Grill

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    Where: 626 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans

    FYI: A New Orleans staple since 1946, the diner is known for its chocolate pecan pie and its massive omelets.

    Submitted by TNMel49

    13. Hamburg Inn No. 2

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    Where: 214 N. Linn St., Iowa City, Iowa

    FYI: What looks like a low-key diner is actually a frequent stumping ground for politicians. In fact, during presidential election years, it even hosts a coffee bean poll.

    Submitted by Danielle

    14. MaryAnn's Diner

    Via maryannsdiner.com

    Where: 29 E. Broadway, Derry, New Hampshire

    FYI: MaryAnn's has it all: omelets, sandwiches, burgers, and, of course, jukeboxes.

    Submitted by Julia

    15. Roundabout Diner & Lounge

    16. Shorty's Lunch

    17. The Metro Diner

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    Where: 1534 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, Florida

    FYI: Chicken and waffles with Louisiana Hot Sauce syrup and a fried peanut butter, jelly, and banana sandwich are just two of the unique options found at The Metro Diner. Their famous vortex burger is pictured above.

    Submitted by Julie

    18. Golden Harvest

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    Where: 1625 Turner St., Lansing, Michigan

    FYI: With terrific breakfast options, fun games, and music blasting in the background, what's not to love about this one-of-a-kind diner? People have been known to wait outside in zero-degree weather to get in.

    Submitted by Kenny

    19. Phoenicia Diner

    20. Russell's

    Flickr: Marc Flores / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: marc-flores

    Where: 30 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, California

    FYI: This Old Town Pasadena staple has been serving up fresh food for over 80 years now.

    Submitted by Maya

    21. Mayberry Cafe

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