OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service

In honor of the art of excellence in restaurant hospitality, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service in the United States and highlight the Top 10 honorees for hospitality. 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.

The Top 10 Best Restaurants for Service in the U.S., in rank order, are:

  1. Kai – Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort – Chandler, Arizona
  2. The French Laundry – Yountville, California
  3. NAOE – Miami, Florida
  4. ON20 – Hartford, Connecticut
  5. Vetri – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  6. Saison – San Francisco, California
  7. The Kitchen Restaurant – Sacramento, California
  8. Addison at The Grand Del Mar – San Diego, California
  9. The Painted Lady – Newberg, Oregon
  10. Palace Arms at the Brown Palace – Denver, Colorado

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The complete list of winners, which includes Eleven Madison Park in New York City, goosefoot in Chicago, and La Belle Vie in Minneapolis, spans 28 states, including Alaska and Hawaii. California restaurants earned 14 spots on the list, followed by New York with 10 winners and Florida and North Carolina with eight apiece. South Carolina and Virginia each boast six winning restaurants, trailed by Illinois with five and Pennsylvania with four. Arizona, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington all have three honorees, while Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, and Utah have two each. Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nevada restaurants are also included.

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Save $5 on Share Our Strength’s Minneapolis Cakewalk on February 28, 2013!

Satisfy your sweet tooth while joining the fight to end childhood hunger at this year’s Cakewalk in Minneapolis!

OpenTable diners! You’re invited to attend the Share Our Strength Minneapolis Cakewalk on February 28, 2013, at 8PM. An evening of drinks, dancing, and, most importantly, delectable desserts from the best pastry chefs in the Twin Cities, and presented in partnership with James Beard Award winner and Share Our Strength Minneapolis chef chair Tim McKee of La Belle Vie, Cakewalk benefits Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger. Save $5 on tickets with discount code OTicing.

Sample sweet treats from pastry chefs from across the twin cities, including Diane Yang (La Belle Vie), Niki Francioli (Sea Change), and many, many more!

Each chef/restaurant will host a table and lay out samples of delectable desserts. Guests can go from table to table sampling sweet treats from each. And, don’t miss the region’s best mixologists who’ll be on hand to whip up some fancy cocktail creations, as well as beer and wine — all of which are included with your ticket! Savory bites to cleanse the palate will also be available.

At 9:30PM, the official Cakewalk begins. Those who have purchased raffle tickets have the chance to take home an amazing cake with them! Music will be provided throughout the evening, with both a live band and DJ creating a fun festive night in the beautiful, historic Aria at the Jeune Lune space.

Purchase your tickets today; enter discount code OTicing to save $5!


Treatful Restaurant Gift Certificates: The Perfect Gift for Your Favorite Foodie

Purchase a Treatful gift certificate to La Belle Vie in Minneapolis or choose from hundreds of other amazing restaurants!

There are officially LESS than two weeks until Christmas. Instead of waiting on line in a shop, shop online for a Treatful digital restaurant gift certificate!

With Treatful, you can treat your friends and family with personalized, online gift certificates to their favorite local restaurants, instantly and securely.

When you purchase a gift through Treatful, we notify the recipient of his or her gift on the date that you instruct us. At the same time, we notify the local restaurant of your gift purchase, so that they can expect your gift recipient as a future customer. Once your recipient receives the receives their Treatful email, she can print it out and give it to the restaurant upon use.

One of the best features of Treatful — and there are many amazing features — is that treats never expire. This allow recipients to enjoy your gift any time they choose!

Treatful is currently available in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

Purchase a Treatful today!