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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Spends Tech Tuesday at OpenTable

In celebration of the growing number of jobs technology companies are creating in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has been spending Tuesdays at different organizations in the Bay Area. This past Tuesday, OpenTable was fortunate enough to welcome the mayor at our new corporate headquarters in San Francisco’s Financial District. The ongoing initiative, known as [...]

Father’s Day Restaurant Reservations: Delicious Last-Minute Deals and Offers

Father’s Day is just a few days away, but there’s still time to book a table for Sunday. No matter what city you’re celebrating in, OpenTable can help you find a reservation! You can visit our local Father’s Day pages to find details on special menus, pricing, and additional offers. And, below, we’ve rounded up a sampling [...]

On Our Plate: Summer Restaurant Weeks Begin in Palm Springs, San Francisco, Portland + More

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: summer restaurant week season has begun. For the next four months, most major metro areas across the U.S. will be hosting culinary celebrations of their cities, from Atlanta to San Diego and everything in between. First up, whet your appetite for steals on meals in these cities. [...]

On Our Plate: Dine About Town SF + Palm Springs Restaurant Week; Best Outdoor Dining + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re celebrating the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants. Find out if your fave al fresco spot made the list. * The OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q1 2013 is out. Find out how restaurants performed in major metros around the U.S. * [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q1 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the first quarter of 2013. “During the first quarter of 2013, the reservation-taking industry in the U.S. was slightly down year-over-year,” said our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable.  “Denver and the San Francisco Bay area saw a slight lift, but a [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Uni

Uni, or sea urchin, has typically been a staple on fine sushi menus, but it is fast becoming ubiquitous at restaurants serving all types of cuisines. Its rise in popularity, however, doesn’t mean it is beloved by all. In fact, uni can be downright divisive. Go ahead and ask your friends if they like uni. [...]

Taste of the Nation SF 2013 Raises $170,000 to Help End Childhood Hunger!

We are pleased to report that Taste of the Nation San Francisco, held on Thursday, March 22, 2013, was a resounding success! More than 800 people attended, 40 restaurants were represented, 25 beverages were poured, 14 local sponsors helped make the event possible — and $170,000 was raised! If you couldn’t attend, peep some pictures [...]

Save 20% on Tickets to Thursday’s Taste of the Nation San Francisco Gala!

Join Share Our Strength in the fight to end childhood hunger in America! Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco – and save 20% on your ticket with this exclusive offer! The nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry, Taste of the Nation San Francisco will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013. [...]

Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco on Thursday, March 21, 2013!

Join Share Our Strength in the fight to end childhood hunger in America! Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco. The nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry, Taste of the Nation San Francisco will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013. San Francisco’s top chefs, brewers, winemakers, and [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2012

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2012. “As anticipated, Hurricane Sandy contributed to the decline in industry growth during the fourth quarter,” notes our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “Restaurants in the New York and Washington DC area  were hit particularly hard [...]