OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Outdoor Dining Spots in the U.S.

As we look forward to warm summer days and balmy nights, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Outdoor Dining 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.

Winning restaurants, which include Geoffrey’s Restaurant in Malibu, California, Latitudes in Key West, Florida, and Plumeria Beach House in Kahala, Hawaii, are located in 15 states and the nation’s capital. California restaurants swept close to half the spots on the list with 42 winning restaurants. The island state of Hawaii followed with 20 top outdoor dining restaurants, and Florida was not far behind with 16 honorees. Arizona restaurants claimed five spots on the list and New York took three spots. Missouri, Rhode Island, and Texas each have two winners. Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. are also represented.

American fare was extremely popular, as were seafood and regional cuisines, including Hawaiian and Californian.

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On Our Plate: Arizona Restaurant Week Is Here; Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining; Triangle Restaurant Week Reservations Are Live; Fava Beans + More

Enjoy $30 and $40 dinners at some of Arizona's best restaurants through May 27th!

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’re celebrating the release of the 2012 Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining. Discover the nation’s best al fresco spots!

* Speaking of the great outdoors, do you eat lighter fare when you’re dining outsideVote in this week’s poll!

* This week’s restaurant review trendFava beans!

* Did you send the Tweet of the WeekFind out.

* Restaurant Week in Arizona is here. Don’t miss your chance to dine out for less!

* Triangle Restaurant Week reservations are live. Book your tables to dine at a discount for seven tasty days!

* Dine About Town San Francisco is set to return June 1st! Reserve early and often to taste the best of the Bay Area’s food scene.

* Reservations are now open for the 5th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week, which runs June 4-17, 2012. Make a reservation.

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OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants

You don't need two tickets to paradise -- just a reservation for two at any of the 2012 Diners' Choice Award winners for Best Outdoor Dining!

With summer right around the corner, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of nearly 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The winning restaurants include Geoffrey’s in Malibu, California, Plumeria Beach House in Kahala, Hawaii, The Turtle Club in Naples, Florida. California’s great outdoors is clearly great for dining, with 36 winning restaurants in the state, including 11 in the Los Angeles area, eight each in Palm Desert-Palm Springs and San Diego, and five in the Bay Area. Florida restaurants claimed 30 spots on the list, with an impressive 17 in the Miami area and nine wins in the city of Naples alone. The Aloha State of Hawaii is home to 16 winning restaurants, nine of which are on the island of Maui. Arizona and New York boast four wins apiece, followed by three in Texas, and two in both Louisiana and Virginia. Other states represented include Colorado, Illinois, and Nevada.

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50 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants: 2011 Diners’ Choice Award Winners Are In!

Did your favorite spot for al fresco dining make our list?

Just in time for the summer travel season, we’re pleased to announce the 50 winners of the 2011 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best Outdoor Dining in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than seven million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The Gulf Coast city of Naples, Florida, home to pristine white-sand beaches, is also home to the nation’s best spots for outdoor dining, taking six places on the list, including Campiello and The Turtle Club. Eleven additional restaurants throughout the state of Florida were also winners. Eighteen winners hail from California and are scattered throughout The Golden State, from San Francisco to San Diego. Hawaii, America’s own tropical paradise, boasts eight winners, half of which are on the island of Maui. Arizona trails with three honorees, followed by New York with two, and Colorado, Las Vegas, and Texas each earned a single nod.

Use this list of winners as a guide during your summertime travels to make sure you’re making the most of your al fresco dining experiences. And, be sure you’ve got the OpenTable Mobile app on your device. Available for Android, Blackberry, iPad, iPhone, Nokia, Palm, and Windows, OpenTable Mobile applications ensure that you’ll find your way to a great table wherever your travels take you!

Congratulations to all the winning restaurants.