No Reservations

While Parts Unknown is Bourdain’s most famous show, it’s on No Reservations that he really hit his stride and produced some of his best creative work. Over the course of nine seasons, the show was on air for seven years: from 2005 to 2012. In it, Bourdain saw an astronomical rise in fame and acclaim – including three Emmy awards.

Below you’ll find a table with the episodes for all nine seasons of No Reservations. Where there are links, you can click to explore that destination in greater detail. Episodes in italics are non-destination-specific or special episodes.

EpisodeSeason 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6Season 7Season 8Season 9
1ParisChina & JapanIrelandSingaporeMexicoPanamaHaitiMozambiqueAustin
2IcelandSouth FloridaGhanaBerlinVeniceIstanbulCambodiaKansas CitySydney
3New JerseyPeruPacific NorthwestVancouverWashington, D.C.BrittanyNicaraguaCroatian CoastSex, Drugs And Rock & Roll
4VietnamQuebecNamibiaGreek IslandsAzoresPragueViennaLisbonEmilia Romagna
5MalaysiaSwedenRussia*New OrleansChicagoHudson ValleyOzarksJapan: Cook It RawBurgundy
6SicilyPuerto RicoLos AngelesLondon/ EdinburghFood PornEcuadorBrazil (the Amazon)FinlandSeven Deadly Sins
7Las VegasOsakaShanghai to Shangri-laJamaicaPhilippinesObsessedBostonBajaRio
8UzbekistanUS/Mexico BorderNew York CityRomaniaDisappearing ManhattanHarbinHokkaidoPenangOff The Charts
9New ZealandRajasthanBrazilHawaiiSri LankaProvenceCubaDominican Republic
10Kolkata/ MumbaiFrench PolynesiaInto the Fire NYVietnamVietnamMacauBrooklyn
11KoreaClevelandLaosChileTechniques SpecialNaples
12IndonesiaHong KongColombiaAustraliaMaineEl Bulli
13BeirutArgentinaSaudi ArabiaRust Belt (Detroit, Buffalo, & Baltimore)Food Porn 2US Desert (Palm Springs)
14South CarolinaUruguayDown on the StreetCaribbean Island Hopping (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)Ukraine
15TuscanyUS Southwest
(California, Arizona, New Mexico & Texas)
San FranciscoUS Heartland (Austin, Columbus, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis) Kurdistan
16Holiday: ConnecticutTokyo & KyotoThailandLiberiaCajun Country
17SpainMontanaKeralaHoliday Special
18EgyptBurning QuestionsWhere it all Began
19So Long, SummerNew York Outer BoroughsDubai
20At the Table with Anthony BourdainSardiniaRome
21Back to Beirut
22Making of India
23What Were We Thinking Special
26Holiday Special

*Note: I will not be publishing any guides to travel in Russia until the invasion of Ukraine ends.

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