SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As families hit the road and take to the skies on summer travels, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today unveiled the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Top Summer Travel Destinations in America.
Featuring restaurants beloved by locals and visitors alike, the complete list highlights restaurants in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., including Little Goat in Chicago, M Street Kitchen in Santa Monica, and Le Diplomate in Washington, D.C. A to-dine list for families who love to explore the cities they visit through restaurants, this collection of eateries represents those that provide a welcoming atmosphere for children and their families in addition to food that pleases all palates. A multitude of cuisines are represented on the lists, including barbecue, Brazilian, dim sum, French, Japanese, seafood, and, naturally, perennial family favorite, Italian.
"These top kid-friendly rated restaurants appeal to every member of the family, from toddlers with adventurous taste buds to tweens and teens intent on Snapchatting their way through delicious vacation dining experiences – not to mention hungry parents in need of fine, fun fare and craft cocktails to refresh and recharge after sightseeing," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable Chief Dining Officer. "Travelers of all ages can enjoy local flavors served against a backdrop of welcoming hospitality and an energetic atmosphere at any of these honorees."
The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Top Summer Travel Destinations in America list is generated from more than 1.4 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016. 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 "kid friendly" category.
Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Top Summer Travel Destinations in America according to OpenTable diners. The complete list may also be viewed at http://www.opentable.com/m/best-kid-friendly-restaurants/.
Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Top Summer Vacation Destinations in America
Benihana-Encino, Ontario, Puente Hills, Santa Anita, Torrance
Black Angus Steakhouse-Torrance
Buca di Beppo-Claremont
Enterprise Fish Co.-Santa Monica
M Street Kitchen
Maggiano's-Farmers Market + Woodland Hills
North Italia-El Segundo
Paradise Cove Beach Café
Queen Mary Champagne Sunday Brunch
Carmine's-44th Street + 91st Street
Landmarc at the Time Warner Center
Max Brenner-Union Square
NINJA NEW YORK
The Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel
Rock Center Café
Sugar Factory-Meatpacking District
Tony Di Napoli-Midtown + UES
Virgil's Real BBQ
Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant
Buca di Beppo
Fog Harbor Fish House
Franciscan Crab Restaurant
House of Prime Rib
Presidio Social Club
The Stinking Rose
Yank Sing-Rincon Center
Buca di Beppo
Elliott's Oyster House
Ivar's Acres of Clams
Ivar's Salmon House
Salty's on Alki Beach
Sand Point Grill
SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle
Vios Café-Capitol Hill
Chef Geoff's-New Mexico Ave.
Clyde's of Gallery Place
Farmers Fishers Bakers
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
Old Ebbitt Grill
Diners can also read more about the kid-friendly dining by visiting the OpenTable blog.
About OpenTable Restaurant Reviews
Originally launched in November 2008, the OpenTable Reviews program helps diners find restaurants that best fit their dining occasions. Only diners who recently honored an OpenTable reservation are invited to submit restaurant reviews. Visitors to OpenTable can access reviews for thousands of OpenTable restaurant partners across the United States, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan and the UK. The OpenTable Reviews program has generated more than 40 million restaurant reviews by verified diners, establishing OpenTable as one of the largest and most trusted sources for restaurant reviews.
OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 19 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 37,000 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 billion diners around the world. OpenTable is headquartered in San Francisco and available throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.
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