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These 5 Louisville diners really hit the spot

It’s another episode of, “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.

Diners sitting inside the Burger Girl Diner in Louisville, KY

Like any diner worth its salt, Burger Girl is open 24/7.

Phot courtesy Burger Girl

There’s a glass case of pie on the counter, a sizzling flat top grill, and a corner jukebox that plays the oldies — the atmosphere of an American diner is as good as the food.

Check the vibes at these five Derby City diners, worthy of the Guy Fieri treatment.

D. Nalley’s

This 3rd Street spot has served Old Louisville for 60+ years, and its giving more than just nostalgia. In addition to the classics — like chicken fried steak — you can also find the unexpected here, like chicken shawarma.

Twig and Leaf

This place has been “Tops in Food” in the the Douglass Loop area since 1962. You’ll come for the window art but stay for the old-school diner food, like The Melt.

Burger Girl and Burger Boy

These twin diners are staples in their respective neighborhoods: Clifton + Old Louisville. Each has the quintessential diner characteristics — especially the neon signs. Stop by anytime, they’re both open 24/7.

Dizzy Whizz

This one technically isn’t a diner. It’s a drive-in — but it still oozes all of the mid-century charm of the genre. Pull up for a WhizzBurger with curbside service, although these days they leave the roller skates at home.

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