OpenTable Restaurant Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Steakhouses in America

Winning Restaurants Cover 32 States and the District of Columbia; Texas and Ohio Steakhouses Top the List

Nov 12, 2014, 08:30 ET from OpenTable

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nod to the long and rich history of the American steakhouse, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the inaugural 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Steakhouses in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Including well-established meat meccas and newer steak restaurants, the complete list of award winners spans 32 states and Washington, D.C., and includes Bones in Atlanta, Killen's Steakhouse in Pearland, Texas, and Lawry's The Prime Rib in Las Vegas. Texas, the top beef producer in the nation, has the greatest number of winners with 15, followed by Ohio with seven winners. California, Florida, Louisiana, and North Carolina each boast six winning restaurants, while Georgia has five and Arizona and Illinois have four apiece. Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wisconsin each count three honorees. Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington, respectively, have two award winners. Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia are also represented.

"While the winning steakhouses source the very finest cuts of beef, these steakhouses are about more than meat," says Caroline Potter, OpenTable Chief Dining Officer. "From the stately to the sleek, the inaugural steakhouse honorees are creating dining experiences that are deliciously familiar while making each diner feel like a VIP at every visit."

The Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Steakhouses in America are generated from more than 5 million restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between November 1, 2013, and October 31, 2014. All restaurants with a minimum "overall" score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. All restaurants in the "steak" cuisine category with a minimum "overall" score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to their overall food rating.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Top 100 Steakhouses in America according to OpenTable diners. The complete list may also be viewed at http://www.opentable.com/m/best-steakhouses-in-america/.

2014 Diners' Choice Award Winners for the Top 100 Steakhouses in America

2 JohnsBossier City, Louisiana 801 ChophouseDes Moines, Iowa Al Biernat'sDallas, Texas Barclay PrimePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres-SLS Las VegasLas Vegas, Nevada Beef 'N BottleCharlotte, North Carolina BIN 54Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bob's Steak and Chop House-Omni Tucson National ResortTucson, Arizona BonesAtlanta, Georgia Bull & Bear SteakhouseOrlando, Florida The Capital Grille-BuckheadAtlanta, Georgia The Capital GrilleCharlotte, North Carolina The Capital Grille-DowntownChicago, Illinois The Capital GrilleDenver, Colorado The Capital GrilleFort Worth, Texas The Capital GrilleKansas City, Missouri The Capital GrilleMilwaukee, Wisconsin The Capital GrilleMinneapolis, Minnesota Carlo & JohnnyCincinnati, Ohio Carnaval Brazilian GrillSioux Falls, South Dakota Chama Gaucha Brazilian SteakhouseDowners Grove, Illinois Chandlers SteakhouseBoise, Idaho CHOPSister Bay, Wisconsin The Chop HouseCharleston, West Virginia The Chop HouseGrand Rapids, Michigan Chophouse New Orleans-Prime SteaksNew Orleans, Louisiana Christner's Prime Steak and LobsterOrlando, Florida The City Square SteakhouseWooster, Ohio Cole's Chop HouseNapa, California The Copper DoorHayesville, North Carolina Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak HouseWashington, D.C. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak HouseFort Worth, Texas Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood RestaurantRiverside, California El GauchoPortland, Oregon Estilo Gaucho Brazilian SteakhouseFrisco, Texas Five O'Clock SteakhouseMilwaukee, Wisconsin Flame & Fire Brazilian SteakhouseRoseville, California Four Winds SteakhouseWills Point, Texas Gallagher's GrillCovington, Louisiana Hal'sAtlanta, Georgia Halls ChophouseCharleston, South Carolina Hannas Prime SteakRancho Santa Margarita, California Hanover Street ChophouseManchester, New Hampshire Jag's Steak & SeafoodWest Chester, Ohio Jeff Ruby'sLouisville, Kentucky Jeff Ruby's SteakhouseCincinnati, Ohio Kayne PrimeNashville, Tennessee Killen's SteakhousePearland, Texas La Boca SteakhouseNew Orleans, Louisiana Lawry's The Prime RibLas Vegas, Nevada Local Chop & Grill HouseHarrisonburg, Virginia Mastro's City Hall SteakhouseScottsdale, Arizona Melrose GrillRenton, Washington Morton's The SteakhouseNaperville, Illinois Mr. John's SteakhouseNew Orleans, Louisiana New York Prime SteakhouseAtlanta, Georgia New York Prime SteakhouseMyrtle Beach, South Carolina Okeechobee SteakhouseWest Palm Beach, Florida Pampas Argentine Steakhouse – Johns Creek, Georgia Pappas Bros. SteakhouseDallas, Texas Pappas Bros. SteakhouseHouston, Texas Pepper Tree RestaurantColorado Springs, Colorado Perry's Steakhouse & Grille-ChampionsHouston, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & Grille-Clear LakeHouston, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & GrilleAustin, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & GrilleDallas, Texas Porter's SteakhouseCollinsville, Illinois The PrecinctCincinnati, Ohio Prhyme Downtown SteakhouseTulsa, Oklahoma Prime13Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey Rafain Brazilian SteakhouseFort Worth, Texas Ranch SteakhouseOklahoma City, Oklahoma Red Prime SteakOklahoma City, Oklahoma Red, The SteakhouseCleveland, Ohio Rick Erwin's West End GrilleGreenville, South Carolina RingSide Steakhouse-UptownPortland, Oregon The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse at the LanghamPasadena, California Russell's Steaks, Chops, and MoreWilliamsville, New York Ruth's Chris Steak HouseAsheville, North Carolina Ruth's Chris Steak HouseBaltimore, Maryland Ruth's Chris Steak HouseBaton Rouge, Louisiana Ruth's Chris Steak HouseBoise, Idaho Ruth's Chris Steak HouseColumbus, Ohio Ruth's Chris Steak HouseGrand Rapids, Michigan Ruth's Chris Steak HouseGreensboro, North Carolina Ruth's Chris Steak HouseJacksonville, Florida Ruth's Chris Steak HouseKnoxville, Tennessee Ruth's Chris Steak HouseMemphis, Tennessee Ruth's Chris Steak HouseMinneapolis, Minnesota Ruth's Chris Steak HouseSacramento, California Ruth's Chris Steak HouseWinter Park, Florida Salacia Prime Seafood and SteaksVirginia Beach, Virginia Seagar's RestaurantDestin, Florida Shula's Steak House-Wild Horse Pass Hotel & CasinoChandler, Arizona Steak 44Phoenix, Arizona The Steak House at Silver Reef Hotel-Casino-SpaFerndale, Washington Texas de BrazilAlbany, New York Texas de BrazilFort Worth, Texas Vernon's Hidden Valley SteakhouseLos Ranchos De Albuquerque, New Mexico Vic & Anthony's SteakhouseHouston, Texas

Diners can also read more about the Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Steakhouses in America by visiting the OpenTable "Dining Check" blog.

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