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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Upland

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Upland? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Upland eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Spotless Burgers

American, UplandAmericanUpland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Star Crab

Creole, $$, UplandCreole, $$Upland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Citrus Kitchen

New American, $$, Rancho CucamongaNew American, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Cask 'n Cleaver Steakhouse

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

American, $$$$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$$$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

King's Fish House - Rancho Cucamonga

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Donahoo's Golden Chicken

American, $$, OntarioAmerican, $$Ontario
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Paul Martin's American Grill

American, $$$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Septembers Taproom & Eatery

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

HK's Bar & Grill

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Spires Restaurant

American, $, OntarioAmerican, $Ontario
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Stonefire Grill

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Mug Shakes

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Big Catch Seafood House

Creole, $$, OntarioCreole, $$Ontario
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Shrimp Factory

Creole, Rancho CucamongaCreoleRancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10624 spots across Upland, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 264 lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Seafood Restaurants in Ontario, CA. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Spotless Burgers and Subway are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Upland.

Spotless Burgers and Subway are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Upland.

There are 3 American restaurants in Upland.

Spotless Burgers, Subway, and Chili's are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Upland.

Spotless Burgers is the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurant in Upland.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    The Champagne-based, bourbon in fried chicken need a vibrant drink as a suitable pairing. Go ahead and try Kentucky 75, you won’t be disappointed.

  • The ideal pairing for beef burger

    Experts suggest pairing a beef burger with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.


  • Pair grilled burger with Margarita

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


Interesting facts

  • Celebrating American

    Don't let the Picklesburgh Festival sneak up on you. The festival, with its tasty food stands, takes place in The United States every July.

  • A traditional dish

    Have you ever had a tasty hamburger? Well it’s an absolute classic in The United States!

  • Worth every penny?

    Tokyo Dog is home to a special hot dog, called the Juuni Ban, that costs $169.

Parking info

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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