OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service

     OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service  California and New York restaurants lead hospitality winners, followed closely by those in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Plus, the top 10 honorees for service highlighted in rank order.  PR Newswire  SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2013  SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of the art of excellence in restaurant hospitality, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to announce the 2013 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service in the United States and highlight the Top 10 honorees for hospitality. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/MM07085LOGO)  The Top 10 Best Restaurants for Service in the U.S., in rank order, include:  1.  Kai – Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort – Chandler, Arizona 2.  The French Laundry – Yountville, California 3.  NAOE – Miami, Florida 4.  ON20 – Hartford, Connecticut 5.  Vetri – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 6.  Saison – San Francisco, California 7.  The Kitchen Restaurant – Sacramento, California 8.  Addison at The Grand Del Mar – San Diego, California 9.  The Painted Lady – Newberg, Oregon 10. Palace Arms at the Brown Palace – Denver, Colorado  "Providing high-caliber hospitality to diners is both a calling and a craft," said OpenTable Chief Dining Officer Caroline Potter. "From owners and executive chefs to servers and line cooks, the passionate professionals at these restaurants are creating carefully orchestrated, personalized dining experiences that appear effortless yet make guests feel appreciated and indulged all at once."  The complete list of winners, which includes Eleven Madison Park in New York City, goosefoot in Chicago, and La Belle Vie in Minneapolis, spans 28 states, including Alaska and Hawaii. California restaurants earned 14 spots on the list, followed by New York with 10 winners and Florida and North Carolina with eight apiece. South Carolina and Virginia each boast six winning restaurants, trailed by Illinois with five and Pennsylvania with four. Arizona, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington all have three honorees, while Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, and Utah have two each. Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nevada restaurants are also included.  Restaurants serving American regional fare accounted for more than half the winners on the list of 100. French cuisine was also well represented. Other popular cuisines included Italian, European/continental, and Japanese.  The Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Restaurants with the Best Service in the U.S. are generated from more than 5 million reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013. 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 highest average rating in the service category.  Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service in the U.S. according to OpenTable diners. The complete list may also be viewed at http://www.opentable.com/bestservice.  2013 Diners' Choice Award Winners for the Top 100 Restaurants with the Best Service in the U.S.  Acquerello – San Francisco, California Addison at The Grand Del Mar – San Diego, California Alexander's – Roanoke, Virginia Arabellas Italian Ristorante – Winter Haven, Florida Artisanal Restaurant – Banner Elk, North Carolina The Ashby Inn – Paris, Virginia Atera – New York, New York Aubergine at L'Auberge – Carmel, California Bald Headed Bistro – Cleveland, Tennessee Bibou – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Binkley's Restaurant – Cave Creek, Arizona Bistro L'Hermitage – Woodbridge, Virginia Blue Hill at Stone Barns – Pocantico Hills, New York Boca – Cincinnati, Ohio Bones – Atlanta, Georgia Boulevard Bistro – Elk Grove, California BV Tuscany Italian Restaurant – Teaneck, New Jersey Cafe Baci – Sarasota, Florida Cafe Juanita – Kirkland, Washington Cafe Renaissance – Vienna, Virginia Canlis – Seattle, Washington Caviar Russe – New York, New York The Cellar Restaurant – Daytona Beach, Florida Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse – Downers Grove, Illinois Charleston – Baltimore, Maryland Charleston Grill – Charleston, South Carolina Chef Mavro – Honolulu, Hawaii Chez Francois – Vermilion, Ohio Chez Nous French Restaurant – Humble, Texas Commis – Oakland, California The Copper Door – Hayesville, North Carolina Cottage Place Restaurant – Flagstaff, Arizona Daniel-Lounge Seating – New York, New York The Dining Room-Biltmore Estate – Asheville, North Carolina Eleven Madison Park – New York, New York Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant – Forestville, California Fearrington House Restaurant – Pittsboro, North Carolina The French Laundry – Yountville, California The French Room – Dallas, Texas Genoa Restaurant – Portland, Oregon goosefoot – Chicago, Illinois The Grill-The Ritz Carlton – Naples, Florida Hamptons – Sumter, South Carolina Hannas Prime Steak – Rancho Santa Margarita, California The Hobbit – Orange, California The Inn at Turkey Hill – Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Jens' Restaurant – Anchorage, Alaska JUNGSIK – New York, New York Kai – Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort – Chandler, Arizona The Kitchen Restaurant – Sacramento, California L20 – Chicago, Illinois La Belle Vie – Minneapolis, Minnesota La Grenouille – New York, New York La Mer at Halekulani – Honolulu, Hawaii L'Auberge Chez Francois – Great Falls, Virginia Le Bernardin – New York, New York The Left Bank-The Sanderling Resort – Duck, North Carolina The Library Restaurant – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina LJ's & The Kat Lounge – Hagerstown, Maryland Manresa – Los Gatos, California The Melting Pot – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina The Melting Pot – Savannah, Georgia Menton – Boston, Massachusetts Mille Fleurs – Rancho Santa Fe, California n/naka – Los Angeles, California NAOE – Miami, Florida New York Prime – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Nicholas – Red Bank, New Jersey Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton – Orlando, Florida o ya – Boston, Massachusetts ON20 – Hartford, Connecticut Orchids at Palm Court – Cincinnati, Ohio The Painted Lady – Newberg, Oregon Palace Arms at the Brown Palace – Denver, Colorado Peninsula Grill – Charleston, South Carolina Per Se – New York, New York Restaurant Iris – Memphis, Tennessee Restaurant Lorena's – Maplewood, New Jersey Rover's – Seattle, Washington Rudy & Paco's Restaurant & Bar – Galveston, Texas Ruth's Chris Steak House – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Ruth's Chris Steak House – Lake Mary, Florida Ruth's Chris Steak House-Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Ryan's Restaurant – Winston-Salem, North Carolina Saint Jacques French Cuisine – Raleigh, North Carolina Saison – San Francisco, California Salt, The Grill-Ritz-Carlton – Amelia Island, Florida Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern – Raleigh, North Carolina Senza – Chicago, Illinois St. John's Restaurant – Chattanooga, Tennessee Sterling's Seafood Steakhouse at Silver Legacy Resort Casino – Reno, Nevada Terrapin Restaurant – Virginia Beach, Virginia Tony's – St. Louis, Missouri The Tree Room – Sundance, Utah TRU – Chicago, Illinois Vetri – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania White Barn Inn – Kennebunk, Maine Woodfire Grill – Atlanta, Georgia Yono's Restaurant – Albany, New York  Diners can also read more about the Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Restaurants for Best Service in the U.S. by visiting OpenTable Chief Dining Officer Caroline Potter's "Dining Check" blog.  About OpenTable Reviews Originally launched in November 2008, the OpenTable Reviews program helps diners find restaurants that best fit their dining occasions. Diners who recently honored an OpenTable reservation are invited via email to submit restaurant feedback using an online form. Visitors to OpenTable can access reviews for thousands of OpenTable restaurant partners across the United States, Canada and the UK. The OpenTable Reviews program has generated more than 15 million reviews by verified diners, establishing OpenTable as one of the largest and most trusted sources for restaurant reviews.  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 27,000 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 400 million diners around the world. 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