OpenTable Reveals Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.

          OpenTable Reveals Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.

Texas and California cities dominate; Providence, Columbus, and Salt Lake City
also top list

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --With Valentine's Day almost a week
away, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online
restaurant reservations, is pleased to release its rankings of the 25 Most
Romantic Cities in the United States.

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While we may typically think of our largest cities as magnets for romance
seekers, our analysis revealed that romance thrives in cities and communities
of all sizes.In order to provide a ranking of cities where romantic dining
is inherently part of the culture, the OpenTable Most Romantic Cities Index
was calculated using three variables: the percentage of restaurants rated
"romantic" according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables
seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine's Day
last year.

"Just as every diner has a different idea of what makes a meal romantic, each
of these cities has a diverse dining culture," said Caroline Potter, Chief
Dining Officer of OpenTable. "The commonality lies in the proportion of
diners seeking a romantic dining experience- and the number of area
restaurants providing just that. If you're looking for love, you just might
find it in any of these locales."

The following cities, listed in order, comprise the Top 25 Most Romantic
Cities in the U.S. The complete list may also be viewed at
http://www.opentable.com/RomanticCities.

Top 25 Most Romantic Dining Cities in the U.S.

1. San Antonio, Texas
2. Austin, Texas
3. Providence, Rhode Island
4. La Jolla, California
5. Columbus, Ohio
6. Salt Lake City, Utah
7. Nashville, Tennessee
8. Louisville, Kentucky
9. St. Louis, Missouri
10. Houston, Texas
11. Dallas, Texas
12. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
13. Richmond, Virginia
14. Raleigh, North Carolina
15. Tampa, Florida
16. San Diego, California
17. Baltimore, Maryland
18. Honolulu, Hawaii
19. Indianapolis, Indiana
20. Brooklyn, New York
21. Pasadena, California
22. Las Vegas, Nevada
23. Phoenix, Arizona
24. Santa Monica, California
25. Portland, Oregon

For diners still searching for the right restaurant, OpenTable recently
released the Diner's Choice List of the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in
the United States. Diners can also find more tips and trends regarding
Valentine's Day on OpenTable Chief Dining Officer Caroline Potter's "Dining
Check" blog at OpenTable: http://blog.opentable.com.

About OpenTable, Inc.
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations,
seating approximately 10 million diners per month via online bookings across
more than 26,000 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 more
than 385 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, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the UK.
OpenTable also owns and operates toptable, the leading consumer destination
site for restaurant reservations in the UK.

OpenTable, OpenTable.com, OpenTable logos, toptable and other service names
are the trademarks of OpenTable, Inc. and/or its affiliates

SOURCE OpenTable

Website: http://www.opentable.com
Contact: Tiffany Fox, OpenTable, +1-415-344-4275, tfox@opentable.com; or
Jennifer Spector, M Booth, +1-212-539-3299, jennifers@mbooth.com
 
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