Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Pumpkin

The pumpkin ravioli from Fig & Olive in Manhattan has proven to be very popular.

‘Tis the season for pumpkin … everything. Doughnuts. Lattes. Ales. You get the idea. A lot of people really love this type of thing, but even more so, diners love dishes where pumpkin is truly the star, not just the flavoring. A type of squash, pumpkin is a super-food, rich in beta-carotene. According to an article in the Huffington Post, it can do more than help prevent cancer. Pumpkin can fight wrinkles, improve recovery after a workout, and even boost your mood. Find out what OpenTable diners are saying about the great pumpkin dishes that have been gracing their plates as of late.

A Toute Heure, Cranford, New Jersey: “The steak frites is a winning go-to staple, but we went for the braised pork pot pie, with pumpkin and also the sea scallops. Both were awesome at every bite.”

Chateau Morrisette, Floyd, Virginia: “Dessert was superb — pumpkin crisp/pumpkin ice cream!”

Esca, New York, New York: “The fettuccine with pumpkin sauce and bay scallops and chestnuts were outstanding.”

The Helmand, Baltimore, Maryland: “I look forward to dining with you all again. The pumpkin appetizer is still my favorite form of pumpkin.”

The Junction, Asheville, North Carolina: “The food was delicious!!! The kale bisque was warm and comforting, and the pumpkin-grits-goat cheese cakes were a tasty seasonal treat.”

Kanpai, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: “Go and get the pumpkin spring rolls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Still dreaming of them.”

La Provence, Lacombe, Louisiana: “We loved the white pumpkin soup.”

Lincoln, Washington, D.C.: “My mom loved the white bean soup and her scallops with pumpkin puree.”

Locanda Verde, New York, New York: “The pumpkin angliotti was superb.”

Millennium, San Francisco, California: “For entrees, we had the arborio-crusted pumpkin and the potato roulade. Both felt filling and as good as if you were eating meat. The potato roulade which was seasoned so perfectly. And, the pumpkin was a perfect dish for the autumn/fall.”

Mystic Fish, Palm Harbor, Florida: “I had the pumpkin-crusted mahi ,which was delish and really (surprisingly) inexpensive for a large portion of fresh fish.”

Nice Matin, New York, New York: “Great pumpkin risotto, chunky, fragrant sweetness.”

* Oceana, New York, New York: “Every choice was superb — we can see why this restaurant has earned their Michelin star! Shared the roasted pumpkin salad, the butternut squash pasta, and the seafood tower for one, and everyone had different entrees — grouper, halibut, lobster. Everything was delicious.”

Off Vine, Hollywood, California: “Generous portions of food were delicious, French pinot noir was excellent ,and the seasonal pumpkin souffle was decadently yummy!”

The Pit Authentic BBQ, Raliegh, North Carolina: “The pumpkin cornbread is to die for!!”

Sarma, Somerville, Massachusetts: “The pumpkin fritters, lamb ribs, smoked eggplant salad, and BBQ duck were outstanding.”

* Scarlotto, New York, New York: “I went with two friends, and the food is delicious. I would recommend the pumpkin entree.”

Tigelleria Organic Restaurant, Campbell, California: “The gnocchi was wonderful and the pumpkin-stuffed pasta was incredible!”

Uptown Billiards Club, Portland, Oregon: “The pumpkin inspired five-course sampler dinner was absolutely delicious!”

* Verjus Restaurant, Maplewood, New Jersey: “I had a complete autumnal meal: velvety pumpkin soup, sauerbraten (the real thing!), and an apple tartin. The perfect meal for the fall! Don’t miss this special place.”

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