It's no secret that we have a loud and proud foodie population here in New England, and with good reason. Our restaurant industry is killing it, and there's never a shortage of new establishments opening their doors to the public. You can never run out of places to visit for your next dining experience, especially in our neck of the woods.

As food is a universal love, it's a given that there would be countless television shows centered on it. Whether these programs are focused on cooking competitions, traveling around the world to experience the best cuisine, or sharing recipes, the ever-growing number of shows is a testament to how much people enjoy them.

We've been fortunate enough to have several of our restaurants featured on shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Man vs Food, and Restaurant: Impossible. But which deserving New England establishments have yet to make their appearance on TV? That, reader, is where you come in.

We shared a post on Facebook inquiring about what New England restaurants deserve to be on Food Network, and received over a hundred recommendations. After reviewing the results, we've compiled this list of the 20 most popular suggestions from locals. So, here are the regional places people would like to see make their television debut.

20 New England Restaurants That Deserve to Be on Food Network

Locals shared their thoughts on what restaurants they would like to see on Food Network. Here are the most popular suggestions, in no particular order.

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Now, let's have a look at some lucky establishments that have been featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Guy Fieri Highlights These 10 New England Restaurants on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

Here are 10 New England restaurants that were featured on Diner, Drive-Ins, and Dives. Let me know if you've ever been to these places!

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These five New England restaurants were featured on Yelp's 'Top 100 US Restaurants 2023' list.

These 5 New England Spots Were Featured on Yelp's 'Top 100 US Restaurants 2023' List

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