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Restaurant: Impossible Season 19 Episodes

43 Episodes 2021 - 0

Episode 1

The Sinking Anchor

Thu, May 27, 2021 60 mins

Robert Irvine visits The Anchor in Louisville, Tenn., where the owner, an Air Force veteran, is struggling to keep the restaurant open. Robert helps the owner mend his relationship with his daughter and manage his anger -- both key to the restaurant's success. Then Robert returns to The Balcony in Larose, La., to see if the changes he made on a previous visit to the family-run restaurant have been maintained.

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Episode 2


Thu, May 19, 2022 42 mins

In Tampa, Florida, Robert Irvine visits Mr. B's Southern Kitchen, a struggling eatery that has pitted its owners, siblings Calvin and Ninkia, on opposing sides.

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Episode 3

Floundering Fish House

Tue, May 17, 2022 42 mins

Robert Irvine visits Loudon, TN, to help Ed, the owner of Z Fish House. After five years of struggling in the landlocked small town, the seafood restaurant needs a life preserver. Robert must help Ed rediscover his passion and lead his staff.

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Episode 4

Sub Shop SOS

Thu, Jun 10, 2021 60 mins

Robert Irvine visits Spring Hill, Florida to assist Turnpike's Rest Stop and then heads to Glendora, California to help T. Phillip's struggling owner.

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Episode 5

Restoring a Reputation

Thu, Jun 17, 2021 60 mins

At Deraney's Two City Tavern in small-town Barnesville, GA, the owner is losing his family home, his restaurant and his reputation. Robert Irvine must help him understand his business, change his work ethic and make amends to his staff and community.

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Episode 6

A Friendship in Peril

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 60 mins

Robert Irvine has to save more than a restaurant at J's in Waveland, Mississippi. Owners Louis and Jeff are close to losing everything, including their friendship of 40 years. Robert must teach them how to both run a restaurant and mend their relationship.

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Episode 7

Big Trouble in Tennessee

Thu, Jul 1, 2021 60 mins

Big Tom's Backyard Grill and Bar in Cleveland Tenn. has turned from a dream into a nightmare and it's costing owners Tom and Sabrina their marriage. With Tom on the brink of another heart attack Robert Irvine has 48 hours to help him change his ways so he can be the husband and leader that the restaurant needs to survive.

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Episode 8

Irish Eyes Are Frowning

Thu, Jul 8, 2021 60 mins

Katie has bitten off more than she can chew at Grille No. 13 in Waldorf, Md. She's $350,000 in debt and has no time to spend with her infant daughter. Robert Irvine must teach Katie to work smarter if he's going to save this Irish pub.

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Episode 9

Soul Food In The Dark

Thu, Jul 15, 2021 60 mins

Owner Audra makes up for her lack of knowledge and confidence by yelling at her husband at Soul Food in the Park in York, Pennsylvania. Robert Irvine and his team race to completely renovate her rundown building and help Audra overcome her anger issues.

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Episode 10

The Sinking Ship Inn

Thu, Jul 22, 2021 60 mins

The Ship Inn in Exton, Philadephia, is sinking under Michael's management style and debt.

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Episode 11

Resentment on the Bayou

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 60 mins

The married owners of On The Bayou in Milwaukee can't stop fighting, and it's destroying their restaurant and relationship, leaving them with debt and resentment. Robert Irvine must help them redefine their roles and rekindle their relationship.

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Episode 12

Slumping Sales In San Jose

Thu, Jan 27, 2022 60 mins

Chef Robert Irvine finds The Breakfast Place in San Jose, California, struggling to stay open. The co-owners are burnt out and don't have the confidence to lead their staff, and Robert must try to save their friendship and business before it's too late.

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Episode 13

Delusions of Grandeur

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 60 mins

In Illinois, two brothers are close to losing their French bistro, Gaston's. They blame the competition for their restaurant's failures, and Robert Irvine must convince these delusional owners to accept reality or their fantasy will end in bankruptcy.

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Episode 14

Extreme British Makeover

Thu, Aug 26, 2021 60 mins

Expat Lee is on the brink of losing his restaurant, From Across the Pond, in Colleyville, TX. In a very personal two-day transformation, Robert Irvine tries to help his fellow countryman realize he can turn around 15 years of failure.

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Episode 15

A Big Mess in Texas

Thu, Sep 2, 2021 60 mins

Moved to Season 20 Episode 02!----Chef Robert Irvine travels to Joshua, Texas, to save a failing Tex-Mex restaurant. Owners Carmen and Wayne are serving subpar food, and the environment in the restaurant is toxic. To top it off, Carmen and Wayne's relationship is in dire straits, too, so Robert has his hands full cleaning up this Tex-Mex mess and helping turn things around.

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Episode 16

Virtually Impossible

Thu, Jan 20, 2022 60 mins

Chef Robert Irvine travels to Loveland, CO, to revive a family-run Mexican restaurant where the owners haven't made a dime since they opened six years ago. Robert has two days to save this restaurant from closing its doors forever.

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Episode 19

Revisited: Barely Surviving to Thriving

Thu, Mar 3, 2022 60 mins

In 2019, Chef Robert Irvine helped Carmine's Chianti Cow in Port Jervis, New York, reinvent itself as Chianti Cow, a farm-to-table restaurant. Business was booming before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now Robert returns to check on the restaurant and its owners.

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Episode 20

Revisited: Heart of the City

Thu, Mar 17, 2022 60 mins

In 2019, Josephine's soul food restaurant teetered on the brink of financial ruin. Chef Robert Irvine returns to see if the mother and son owners have kept the spirit of Josephine's alive.

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Episode 21

Revisited: Engagement Impossible

Thu, Mar 31, 2022 60 mins

Chef Robert Irvine is headed back to Chandler, AZ, to revisit the Ginger Monkey, a gastropub he first saw in 2019 when owner Jackson got engaged. Robert returns to see if they've made any progress in the business and finally tied the knot.

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Episode 22

Hard Knocks in Hendersonville

Thu, Apr 7, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine meets Ray, an ex-con who turned his life around but can't find success with his restaurant, Dreadlife Kitchen in Hendersonville, North Carolina. With bad decor and no systems or identity, Robert must help Ray transform his business and build his brand.

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Episode 23

Revisited: Saving Mom

Thu, Apr 14, 2022 60 mins

Chef Robert Irvine is revisiting The Retro Diner in Muncie, Indiana. When he first visited, owner Rita's health was failing, and her daughter Melissa had joined the business to help.

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Episode 24

Lifting the Weight

Thu, Apr 21, 2022 60 mins

Robert helps a former marine and restaurant owner to trust his son and focus on his health.

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Episode 25

No Help Wanted

Thu, Apr 21, 2022 60 mins

In Charlotte, NC, the owner of 7th Restaurant and Lounge, Don, never asks for help, despite becoming paralyzed after being robbed at gunpoint. Robert Irvine works to convince Don that running a restaurant takes a village.

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Episode 26

Best Friends Forever

Thu, May 5, 2022 90 mins

Robert Irvine visits Brunswick, Georgia, where two best friends need advice on how to run their pizza place.

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Episode 27

Episode 7

Thu, May 19, 2022 90 mins

Robert Irvine travels to Madison, Fla., where Grumpy's Diner owner Jessica is struggling to keep the business afloat. She wants to pass the business down to her son, Justin, but he lacks the self-confidence and vision to lead the diner into the future. Robert must get Justin to believe in himself and prove to his mom that he's ready to take over the business, or Grumpy's may not survive.

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Episode 28

Marriage on the Rocks

Thu, May 26, 2022 60 mins

In Stone Mountain, Georgia, Robert Irvine visits the failing Sweet Potato Cafe, which is destroying its owners' finances and their 25-year marriage. He must help them balance responsibilities and rekindle their passion for the business.

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Episode 29

Episode 5

Thu, Jun 9, 2022 60 mins

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Episode 30

Fighting for Your Family

Thu, Jun 9, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine visits family-run Amistad Grill in Homestead, FL, where owner Omar has trust issues that cause him to constantly scold his wife and daughter. Robert must teach Omar to slow down and listen to his family, or their livelihood will be lost.

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Episode 32

Schooling a Teacher

Thu, Jun 16, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine heads to Grenada, MS, where the owner of the failing 333 Restaurant, Allyson, is also busy teaching art full-time. Robert must convince her that empowering her staff to make decisions without her is the only way she can save her restaurant.

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Episode 33

Legacy on the Line

Thu, Jun 23, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine heads to Shreveport, LA, to meet Mavice, the owner of her father's legacy restaurant, Eddie's. The seafood spot is known for its stuffed shrimp, but Mavice's stubborn refusal to adapt is running the food, finances and family into the ground.

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Episode 34

Anguish in Abilene

Thu, Jun 30, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine travels to Texas Cowboy BBQ in Abilene, Texas, to meet George and Taylor, co-owners with a marriage and a restaurant on the rocks. Taylor wants to be a bigger part of the restaurant, but George is closed off, angry and unable to accept help.

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Episode 35

Small Town, Big Problems

Thu, Jul 28, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine heads to the town in Wyoming, where the owner struggles to balance his customers, staff, and family.

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Episode 36

A Mother's Guilt

Thu, Dec 29, 2022 60 mins

Robert Irvine heads to Ash Fork, Arizona, where owner Felicia's failing restaurant has forced her to sacrifice time with her children. Overwhelmed by guilt, she is ignoring her deteriorating business, and Robert must help to turn her attitude around.

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Episode 37

Living Up to Mom

Thu, Jan 5, 2023 60 mins

Robert Irvine visits a coffee shop on Arizona's Navajo Reservation, where owner Julene struggles to make a profit.

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Episode 38

Clueless in Idaho

Thu, Jan 12, 2023 60 mins

Robert Irvine visits Nampa, Idaho, to rescue Island Kine Grinds from bankruptcy. Co-owner Renus' health problems have left his wife Ludi completely overwhelmed, and Robert must help Renus heal to prevent both their marriage and business from failing.

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Episode 39

Missing Pepper in Baton Rouge

Thu, Jan 19, 2023 60 mins

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, an owner struggles to keep going after losing her husband, and Robert Irvine must help her let go to save her dying restaurant. If she can't find the strength to become a motivated owner, she'll lose a lot more than just her business.

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Episode 40

Roux the Day

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 60 mins

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, owner Maurice claims to be proud of his restaurant, but his lack of leadership and inability to inspire his staff threaten to destroy the business. If Robert Irvine can't teach him how to lead effectively, his restaurant won't survive.

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Episode 41

Hot Doggin' It in Memphis

Thu, Feb 2, 2023 60 mins

In Memphis, owner Tyrone's passion project has lost its way, and his family is suffering. Robert Irvine must teach him more than just the ins and outs of running a restaurant before this family loses their livelihood and bond.

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Episode 42

Running on Empty

Thu, Feb 9, 2023 90 mins

Robert Irvine faces a unique challenge in Opelika, Alabama, where he must save a restaurant located at a gas station. Owner Penny's health and lifelong dream is failing, and she must make big changes to more than her business before she loses everything.

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Episode 43

Fighting for Gigi

Thu, Feb 16, 2023 60 mins

At GiGi's Place in Covington, Georgia, Gigi's health is failing, but she cannot take a step back with her daughter and her head chef constantly fighting.

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Episode 44

Stalled on the Runway

Thu, Feb 23, 2023 60 mins

Owners of an airport cafe believe that kids at a playground are driving away their customers. Robert Irvine must convince them their problems are fixable or this restaurant will be grounded permanently.

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Episode 45

Mountain Town Mess

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 90 mins

In Lincoln, NH, Robert Irvine discovers he has more than just a restaurant to repair. The White Mountain Tavern's co-owners have a volatile relationship and toxic standing in the community, giving Robert only two days to fix two massive problems.

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Episode 46

Trick or Treat

Thu, Apr 6, 2023 60 mins

The owner of the Dutch Treat in Franconia, NH, has lost the desire to keep his family restaurant going. His wife is more than willing to help, but no matter what she and Robert Irvine do, the Dutch Treat doesn't stand a chance without a strong manager.

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