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The Top 10 Best Restaurants in America

The French Laundry in Yountville is among OpenTable's hot list.

A screenshot of a table setting at The French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, CA. Courtesy FrenchLaundry.Com
A screenshot of a table setting at The French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, CA. Courtesy FrenchLaundry.Com
OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced the 2013 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in America and highlights the Top 10 honorees.

The awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for approximately 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, OpenTable said in a news release.

The Top 10 Best Restaurants in America, in rank order, include:

  1. St. Francis Winery & Vineyards – Santa Rosa, California
  2. Mama's Fish House – Paia, Hawaii
  3. n/naka – Los Angeles, California
  4. Halls Chophouse – Charleston, South Carolina
  5. Charleston – Baltimore, Maryland
  6. o ya – Boston, Massachusetts
  7. Orchids at Palm Court – Cincinnati, Ohio
  8. Fearrington House Restaurant – Pittsboro, North Carolina
  9. The French Laundry – Yountville, California
  10. goosefoot – Chicago, Illinois


"These winning restaurants are conducted like great orchestras," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable chief dining officer. "All the players, from chefs and managers to wait staff and sommeliers, have artfully mastered their parts, and every instrument of hospitality, whether it be deft service or imaginative menus, is in harmony with one another to create a symphonic dining experience."

The awards are generated from more than 5 million restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between Nov. 14, 2012 and Nov. 15, 2013.

The following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Top 100 Best Restaurants in America according to OpenTable diners.  
MichaelJ December 12, 2013 at 07:20 PM
Awesome list I will be using on my travels...

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