OpenTable Reviews Reveal Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants!

Root-Vegetable-SaladlowJust in time for fabulous fall dining, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

With gifted chefs and inventive menus, the list of winners spans 26 states and includes Beast in Portland, Oregon, Moto in Chicago, and Vedge in Philadelphia. California accounts for 20 honorees, followed by Pennsylvania with 10 winners and Illinois with nine. Oregon and Washington restaurants each boast seven standouts apiece. Arizona, New York, and Texas all claim five winners. Colorado and Maine earned four spots, while both Minnesota and North Carolina have three. Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, and Missouri each have two winning restaurants. Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia restaurants are also represented. Restaurants serving American fare, including Californian, Northwest, and Southern, proved most popular; other notable cuisines on the list include French, Italian, Japanese, and vegetarian.

The Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants are generated from more than 5 million reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between September 1, 2012, and August 31, 2013.  All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration.  Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of qualifying reviews for which “fit for foodies” was selected as a special feature.

Have you dined at any of these restaurants or had any of the drool-worthy dishes featured in our slideshow? Let us know in the comments or over on Facebook.


  1. Victor Quarterman says

    Did a walk in at Fish in Mt. Pleasant this past Friday. Not impressed at all! View is Priceless. Sunset is Priceless ! Service is very slow. Either they are understaffed or Friday night is when everyone that should be working is not!

    Took 40 min to get food that was mediocre at best.

    Great Dissapointment !

  2. Pat B. says

    Thanks for suggesting some other restaurants. After trying to resolve a problem relating to our dinner at the Grove Park Inn, and getting ABSOLUTELY no co-operation from their management, we will NEVER go there again. Over-priced for average food and service — many more places to enjoy the magnificent views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and not get “taken to the cleaners”.


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