SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With Fourth of July weekend just around the corner, OpenTable, Inc. (www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free online reservations for diners and guest management systems for restaurants, today announced the national winners of its second annual Diners' Choice awards for restaurants its diners deemed the Best American. The list of winning restaurants is derived from more than five million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 11,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
"Many of the chefs whose restaurants were singled out by our diners are embracing the regional culinary traditions that once defined American cuisine, from butchering and smoking meats to pickling and preserving in-house and even growing their own ingredients," said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer, OpenTable. "On this diverse list of restaurants, there's a definite emphasis on authenticity and simplicity that will make you proud to enjoy American cuisine!"
Based on feedback collected from OpenTable diners between May 2009 and May 2010, the following 50 restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, received the highest scores from OpenTable diners, indicating that they were considered among the top choices for Best American restaurants. For more information about this list, please visit www.opentable.com/american.
The 2010 Winners of OpenTable's Best American Restaurants
For more information on American dining this upcoming Fourth of July weekend, please visit Potter's Dining Check blog on OpenTable at http://blog.opentable.com/.
About OpenTable, Inc.
OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. The OpenTable network delivers the convenience of online restaurant reservations to diners and the operational benefits of a computerized reservation book to restaurants. OpenTable has more than 13,000 restaurant customers, and since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 150 million diners around the world. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Japan, Mexico, and parts of Europe.
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