Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S.

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we are pleased to release our rankings of the Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S. This list represents the best cities for moms who are also fun-seeking foodies.

The results are spread across 16 states and point to the places where it’s terrific to be both a mom and a foodie. Florida, California, and Texas cities are well represented, as is North Carolina, which boasts wins for Charlotte and Raleigh.

In order to provide this ranking, the OpenTable Mom-friendly Dining Index was calculated using four variables based on OpenTable reservation and diner reviews data from 2012: the percentage of people who dined out for Mother’s Day; the percentage of restaurants rated “kid-friendly;” the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic;” and the percentage of restaurants rated “hot spots.”

The following cities, listed in order, comprise the Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S.

1. Long Beach, California
2. Tampa, Florida
3. Boulder, Colorado
4. Dallas, Texas
5. Austin, Texas
6. Columbus, Ohio
7. Raleigh, North Carolina
8. Houston, Texas
9. Charlotte, North Carolina
10. Las Vegas, Nevada
11. Scottsdale, Arizona
12. San Diego, California
13. Brooklyn, New York
14. Atlanta, Georgia
15. Honolulu, Hawaii
16. Kansas City, Missouri
17. Santa Monica, California
18. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
19. Orlando, Florida
20. Denver, Colorado
21. Seattle, Washington
22. Cincinnati, Ohio
23. Baltimore, Maryland
24. Minneapolis, Minnesota
25. Los Angeles, California

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