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9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's Best 100 in America

Illinois received the third highest number of mentions on the Best 100 Restaurants list



    9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's Best 100 in America

    Nine Chicago restaurants were included on OpenTable's annual list of the Best 100 Restaurants of in America for 2018.

    The list was comprised of picks "from more than 12 million verified diner reviews of over 28,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, D.C." gathered between Nov. 1, 2017, and Oct. 31, 2018, according to OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation provider.

    Illinois received the third highest number of mentions, preceded by New York with 24 and California with 15. The most popular cuisine? American and Italian, according to the list, quickly followed by French, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern.

    "From foodie-favorites with world-renowned chefs to breakthrough hidden gems, the list showcases the platform’s comprehensive network of dining options for every occasion across the country," an OpenTable spokeswoman said in a statement.

    Here's how the list was determined, according to OpenTable: "All restaurants with a minimum 'overall' score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then sorted according to a score calculated from each restaurant's average rating in the 'overall' category."

    100 Best Restaurants in America for 2018 

    AgriVino - Carlton, Oregon
    The Arthur J - Manhattan Beach, California
    Atlas - Atlanta, Georgia
    Auberge du Soleil - Rutherford, California
    Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th - New York, New York
    The Bar Room at The Modern - New York, New York
    Benu - San Francisco, California
    Bistro 31 - Dallas, Texas
    Blue Ridge Grill - Atlanta, Georgia
    BOCA - Cincinnati, Ohio
    Boka - Chicago, Illinois
    BONDST - New York, New York
    Bones - Atlanta, Georgia
    Bouchard Restaurant and Inn - Newport, Rhode Island
    Buccan - Palm Beach, Florida
    Bull & Bear Steakhouse - Orlando, Florida
    Cafe Monarch - Scottsdale, Arizona
    Cafe Provence - Prairie Village, Kansas
    The Capital Grille - Multiple Locations*
    Casa Lever - New York, New York
    Chez Billy Sud – Washington, D.C.
    Chi SPACCA - Los Angeles, California
    Costa Brava Bistro - Bellaire, Texas
    Del Posto - New York, New York
    The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn - Newport, Rhode Island
    Double Knot - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ema - Chicago, Illinois
    Estiatorio Milos - New York, New York
    Frances - San Francisco, California
    Gabriel Kreuther - New York, New York
    Geronimo - Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Gibsons Italia - Chicago, Illinois
    Girl & the Goat - Chicago, Illinois

    Gramercy Tavern - New York, New York
    GW Fins - New Orleans, Louisiana
    Highlands Bar & Grill - Birmingham, Alabama
    Il Mulino New York - Downtown - New York, New York
    Il Segreto - Bel Air, California
    The Inn at Little Washington - Washington, Virginia
    Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Multiple Locations, including Chicago
    JUNGSIK - New York, New York
    Kappo Masa - New York, New York
    Kinship - Washington, D.C.
    Koi - West Hollywood, California
    Kokkari Estiatorio - San Francisco, California
    KYU - Miami, Florida
    L’ATELIER de Joël Robuchon - New York, New York
    La Nouvelle Maison - Boca Raton, Florida
    Lafayette Restaurant - Washington, D.C.
    LArtusi - New York, New York
    The Lawn at Castle Hill Inn - Newport, Rhode Island
    Le Bilboquet - Dallas - Dallas, Texas
    Le Diplomate - Washington, D.C.
    Majorelle - New York, New York
    Mama’s Fish House - Paia, Hawaii
    Maple & Ash - Chicago, Illinois
    Marc Forgione - New York, New York
    Marea - New York, New York
    Market Restaurant and Bar - Del Mar, California
    Matsuhisa Denver - Denver, Colorado
    Mesero - Inwood Village - Dallas, Texas
    The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    Mistral - Sherman Oaks - Sherman Oaks, California
    The Modern - New York, New York
    Neighborhood Services - Lovers - Dallas, Texas
    Noord - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Omakase Room by Tatsu - New York, New York
    Oriole - Chicago, Illinois
    Parc - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Phoenicia - Birmingham, Michigan
    The Polo Bar - New York, New York
    Quince - San Francisco, California
    Raoul’s - New York, New York
    Rasika - Washington, D.C.
    Rich Table - San Francisco, California
    RL Restaurant - Chicago, Illinois
    RPM Italian - Chicago, Illinois

    Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    Saloon Restaurant - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Salum Restaurant - Dallas, Texas
    Shinsei Restaurant - Dallas, Texas
    SHU - Sushi House Unico - Bel Air - Bel Air, California
    Sistina - New York, New York
    Sotto - Cincinnati, Ohio
    Steak 44 and Steak 48 – Multiple Locations*
    Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay - Margate, New Jersey
    Sushi Ginza Onodera - NYC - New York, New York
    Sushi Kaito - New York, New York
    Sushi Kappo Tamura - Seattle, Washington
    Sushi Nakazawa - Sushi Bar - New York, New York
    The Table at Season To Taste - Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Talula’s Garden - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Terzo - San Francisco, California
    Tosca Ristorante - Washington, D.C.
    Toscana - Los Angeles, California
    Tutta Pesca - Hoboken, New Jersey
    Uchi- Dallas - Dallas, Texas
    UMI - Atlanta, Georgia
    Vetri Cucina - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Zahav - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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