Top Down-Home Restaurants in Every State for Comforting Meals

When you're away from home or just need a break, there's nothing like sitting in a restaurant with wonderful cuisine and friendly service.

There are many cozy mom-and-pop restaurants and old-school diners in America that provide wonderful food and bring back childhood memories.

Wildflower Cafe, a Mentone favorite, has string lights, foliage-filled archways, and a carved wooden bear at the entry.

Hidden among billowing trees and mountains, the staff does everything to make you feel at home. 

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Mountain-style shrimp grits and grilled filet mignon are among the hearty handmade delicacies. 

An on-site country store sells local art and trinkets.Since 1941, this old-style restaurant has exuded cozy sensations with its blazing fireplace and juicy, expertly cooked steaks.

Locals return to Homer's oldest business for its old-town warmth. Although its menu is extensive, its steaks are the highlight.

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