Guy Fieri loves New Jersey. It's also safe to say that New Jersey loves Guy Fieri.

Guy regularly makes stops in The Garden State for his hit show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."

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Can you imagine how exciting it must be to see Mr. Flavortown himself pulling up in his '68 Camaro?

For restaurant owners, it's not all fun and games.

Eric Goerdt, owner of Northern Waters Smokehaus in Duluth, Minnesota, told Twin Cities Business in 2015 that appearing on an episode of "Triple D" cost him about $15,000 in ingredient and cleaning costs. 15 grand...what?!

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Thoma also said in the same article that he had to close Smack Shack for four days and that the episode cost his business an estimated $12,000 to film.

This is common with eateries that appear on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

The good news is being featured on DDD will more than makeup for any money lost. It does take up to a year for the episode to air, though.

Have you ever wondered which Triple D visits were considered to be the best of the best?

Delish compiled all of the eateries that have been featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. By the way, there are over 1,400 of them.

Then, they went state-by-state to pick the one location that stood out above all of the rest.

Is it any shocker that a diner got the big nod for New Jersey's best restaurant covered on DDD?

The award goes to Tick Tock Diner in Clifton. Eat heavy.

Not only is the food amazing, but it's one of the few Jersey diners that is still open 24 hours a day. They also do all of their baking on-site.

Delish said:

New Jersey loves an old-fashioned diner, but Clifton's Tick Tock Diner has them all beat. The eatery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers up traditional diner fare that is seriously delicious. While nothing on the menu disappoints, we recommend the classic cheeseburger and fries combo.

Ahh. A burger and disco fries. Heaven.

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