OpenTable Reveals 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America

August 22, 2018 at 8:30 AM EDT
Honorees Span 25 States; Restaurants in California and Florida Receive Most Honors

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Diners looking to broaden their travels and enjoy astonishing scenery as they feast - from wooded overlooks to twinkling skylines and everything in between – need look no further than OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), which today released its 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America list. Featuring breathtaking views from coast to coast, the restaurants featured on the list offer the perfect backdrop for any occasion.  

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Whether you're looking for oceanside views at Geoffrey's Restaurant in Malibu, California, or breathtaking skyline sunsets at River Cafe in Brooklyn, New York,this year's Most Scenic Restaurant winners have got you covered - spanning 25 states and offering a variety of stellar views. California remains on top this year with 28 restaurants among the honorees, followed by Florida with 13 winners and New York with seven. Spanning east to west from Rhode Island to Oregon and north to south from Wisconsin to Texas, 24 additional states are among those represented.

Those looking to enjoy American classics can choose from over 35 restaurants on the list, and those craving surf or turf can treat themselves to more than two dozen options, each, across several states. The complete list represents a diverse mix of menus for all palates, including Asian, French, Italian, Latin, Mediterranean and more.

"We know a memorable meal is as much about the ambiance as it is about the food," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable's Chief Dining Officer. "This year's list represents an immense variety of restaurants that not only offer an exceptional meal but also feature breathtaking views that enhance the experience for locals and travelers alike."

The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants list for 2018 list is generated solely from more than 12 million verified OpenTable diner reviews for more than 28,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. collected between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 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 qualifying reviews for which "scenic views" was selected as a special feature.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America according to OpenTable diners. The complete list may also be viewed at https://www.opentable.com/lists/most-scenic-restaurants-2018.

100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, according to OpenTable:

AltiusPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bartolotta's Lake Park BistroMilwaukee, Wisconsin
The Bay HouseNaples, Florida
Beachcomber CafeCrystal CoveNewport Coast, California
Bertrand at Mister A'sSan Diego, California
The Bistro at Gervasi VineyardCanton, Ohio
Black Bass Hotel – Lumberville, Pennsylvania
Blue Moon Fish Co. – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Blue Ridge –  Asheville, North Carolina
The BoathouseLake Buena Vista, Florida
The Boathouse at Rocketts LandingRichmond, Virginia
Boat House Waterfront DiningTiverton, Rhode Island
BoatyardFort Lauderdale, Florida
Carrol's Creek CafeAnnapolis, Maryland
Catch LAWest Hollywood, California
Chart House RestaurantLake Tahoe, Nevada
Chart House RestaurantWeehawken, New Jersey
Chicago Cut SteakhouseChicago, Illinois
ClinkerdaggerSpokane, Washington
Columbia Restaurant – SandKeyClearwater, Florida
Dauphin'sMobile, Alabama
Different Pointe of View  – Phoenix, Arizona
Duke'sSan Diego, California
Duke'sMalibu, California
Eiffel TowerLas Vegas, Nevada
El Five  – Denver, Colorado
Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain ResortParadise Valley, Arizona
EPIC SteakSan Francisco, California
Farmhouse at Rogers GardensCorona Del Mar, California
Five Sixty by Wolfgang PuckDallas, Texas
Fleet Landing Restaurant & BarCharleston, South Carolina
Four Winds Steakhouse  – Wills Point, Texas
GaonnuriNew York, New York
Geoffrey's RestaurantMalibu, California
George's Ocean TerraceSan Diego, California
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola BeachPensacola, Florida
Greens RestaurantSan Francisco, California
Harbor HouseMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Honu Seafood and Pizza – Lahaina, Hawaii
Il Fornaio –  Coronado, California
Iridescence –  Detroit, Michigan
Island PrimeSan Diego, California
Jake's Del MarDel Mar, California
Joe Muer Seafood  – Detroit, Michigan
Kaluz RestaurantFort Lauderdale, Florida
The Lakehouse – Bay Shore, New York
La Mar by Gaston AcurioMiami, Florida
Latitudes on Sunset KeyKey West, Florida
Legal Harborside – Floor 1 Restaurant and MarketBoston, Massachusetts
The LobsterSanta Monica, California
Lobster Shop South – Tacoma, Washington
Lone Eagle GrilleIncline Village, Nevada
Mama's Fish HousePaia, Hawaii
The Marine RoomSan Diego, California
MariposaSedona, Arizona
Mastro's Ocean ClubNewport Beach, California
Mastro's Ocean ClubMalibu, California
The Mill House – Waikapu, Hawaii
Mon Ami GabiLas VegasMain Dining RoomLas Vegas, Nevada
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto – Mt. WashingtonPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Mooring RestaurantNewport, Rhode Island
The Ocean House RestaurantCape CodDennis Port, Massachusetts
Ophelia's on the BaySarasota, Florida
Orchids at HalekulaniHonolulu, Hawaii
Oyster LoftPismo Beach, California
Pacific Coast GrillCardiff – Cardiff–By–The–Sea, California
ParcPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Perch LALos Angeles, California
Peter Shields InnCape May, New Jersey
Pier WCleveland, Ohio
The Pink DoorSeattle, Washington
Portland City GrillPortland, Oregon
PrimavistaCincinnati, Ohio
Prime – Huntington, New York
PoseidonDel Mar, California
Rats Restaurant at Grounds for SculptureHamilton, New Jersey
Ray's BoathouseSeattle, Washington
River CafeBrooklyn, New York
RiverPark – New York, New York
RobertNew York, New York
The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus – San Francisco, California
Simon Pearce RestaurantQuechee, Vermont
Spinners Rooftop Revolving Bistro & Lounge @ Grand Plaza Hotel – St. Pete Beach, Florida
Splashes at Surf and Sand Resort – Laguna Beach, California
The Strand HouseManhattan Beach, California
Summit House – FullertonFullerton, California
Sunset TerraceOmni Grove Park InnAsheville, North Carolina
Tidepools – Poipu, Hawaii
Tom Hams LighthouseSan Diego, California
Top of the HubBoston, Massachusetts
Top of the World RestaurantStratosphere HotelLas Vegas, Nevada
Trattoria LisinaDriftwood, Texas
The Turtle ClubNaplesNaples, Florida
The Twisted OliveGreen, Ohio
UleleTampa, Florida
VastOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ventana Grill – St. Pismo, California
Vivace RestaurantTucson, Arizona
WaterbarSan Francisco, California
X2O Xaviars on the HudsonYonkers, New York

About OpenTable
OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 26 million diners per month via online reservations across more than 47,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book, streamline their operations, and enhance their service levels. Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated over 1.6 billion diners via online reservations around the world. OpenTable is headquartered in San Francisco and has bookable restaurants in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States. Restaurants are available for reservations in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish languages.

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