Summer travel season has begun, and we’re inviting you to eat your way through wherever life takes you in the coming months. Whether you’re exploring our nation’s capital or soaking up the sun in the City of Angels, OpenTable can help you find the restaurants that make the place.
We’ve got dozens of ways to save in cities across North America with July 2018 restaurant weeks. Find out where to dine for less this month.
* French Restaurant Week Chicago is in its ninth edition during Bastille Week®. Participating restaurants will offer revolutionary prices of $17.89, $25, $38 and/or $178.90, July 9-22. Make a reservation.
* dineLA is serving up 15 days of culinary diversity at restaurants including Beauty & Essex (pictured above are their famous tomato soup dumplings) with $15, $20 + $25 lunches and $29, $39, $49 + $95 and up dinners, July 13-27. Make a reservation.
As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for outdoor dining, we’re thrilled to reveal the 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America 2018.
From the oceanside views at Leilani’s on the Beach in Hawaii and the stunning desert scenery at LON’s at The Hermosa Resort in Arizona to New York City’s Tavern on the Green, an oasis in the middle of the concrete jungle, the complete list features winning restaurants in 22 states. California comes out on top this year with 30 winning restaurants, followed by Florida with 26, and Hawaii with 10. Other notable states for outdoor dining include Arizona with eight winning restaurants and Maryland, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina each with three. Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C. are also among the winners.
While most of this year’s honorees serve American fare, other cuisines proved popular for outdoor dining, particularly seafood, French, and Italian.
The 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America 2018 list is generated solely from more than 12 million verified OpenTable diner reviews for more than 27,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., collected between May 1, 2017, and April 30, 2018. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of reviews for which “outdoor dining” was selected as a special feature.
As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, we’re pleased to unveil the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada 2018. The list ensures that diners across the country can find all the gorgeous patios and refreshing menus to enjoy some summer sunshine.
Restaurant patios across the country have made their way onto this year’s list, with Ontario eateries claiming the greatest number (41) of honourees, followed by British Columbia with 30 and Alberta with 17. Quebec (8) and Manitoba (4) are also represented.
The list includes a variety of different outdoor dining options, from the ocean view patio at Vancouver’s Teahouse in Stanley Park and the charming hidden back patio at Toronto’s Sidecar, to the relaxing lakeside patio at Wellington’s Drake Devonshire Inn.
Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining 2018 list is generated solely from more than 550,000 restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between May 1, 2017, and April 30, 2018. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of reviews for which “outdoor dining” was selected as a special feature.
Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018 according to OpenTable diners:Continue Reading