SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As long summer days are inspiring late summer nights, OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN; www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, is pleased to assist hungry night owls by announcing the Diners' Choice Awards for the top 50 restaurants for late night dining. The list of winners is derived from more than 10 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
New York City solidified its reputation as the city that never sleeps with four spots on the list, but it shares top honors with Atlanta and Orlando, which both tied with the Big Apple. Minneapolis, Los Angeles and San Francisco are represented on the list by three restaurants each, followed by two winners in Chicago, Nashville and St. Louis. Other honorees are located in Boston, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Oakland, Philadelphia and Raleigh, among others.
"Late night dining done right is really about creating an after-hours oasis of food, fun, and, oftentimes, music," says Caroline Potter, OpenTable's Chief Dining Officer. "This year's award-winning restaurants are magnets for night owls, show-goers seeking supper, foodies searching to satisfy a culinary craving, and restaurant industry professionals celebrating the end of a shift. Both the atmosphere and food at these top eateries are as vibrant and pleasing late into the evening as they are at 8 p.m."
Based on feedback collected from OpenTable diners between August 2010 and July 2011, the following 50 restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, received the highest scores for late night dining from OpenTable diners. For more information about this list, please visit http://www.opentable.com/latenight.
Azucar Latin Bistro Mojito Bar & Lounge – San Jose, California B.B. King's Blues Club – Las Vegas, Nevada B.B. King's Blues Club – Memphis, Tennessee B.B. King's Blues Club – Nashville, Tennessee B.B. King's Blues Club – Orlando, Florida B.B. King's Blues Club – West Palm Beach, Florida Bananas Modern American Diner – Orlando, Florida Bar Cento– Cleveland, Ohio Biscuits & Blues – San Francisco, California Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant – Minneapolis, Minnesota The Brown Street Club – Greenville, South Carolina Buttons Food and Music – Addison, Texas Buttons Food and Music– Fort Worth, Texas Cafe Circa – Atlanta, Georgia Chino Latino – Minneapolis, Minnesota Club Soda – Fort Wayne, Indiana Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar – Orlando, Florida Darryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen – Boston, Massachusetts Dizzy's Club Coca Cola – New York, New York The Drawing Room – Chicago, Illinois Eulogy Belgian Tavern – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Fusion – Minneapolis, Minnesota Globe – San Francisco, California The Gorbals – Los Angeles, California Gyu-Kaku – Torrance, California Hat City Kitchen – Orange, New Jersey Hip Kitty Jazz & Fondue – Claremont, California HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern – Atlanta, Georgia Ivan Kane's Cafe Was – Hollywood, California The Jazz Kitchen – Indianapolis, Indiana Loca Luna – Atlanta, Georgia Lola – Saint Louis, Missouri Macao Trading Company – New York, New York MAX's Wine Dive – San Antonio, Texas Milan – Baltimore, Maryland MUA – Oakland, California Negril Village – New York, New York nopa – San Francisco, California POP Champagne & Dessert Bar – Pasadena, California Red Medicine – Beverly Hills, California Rumba – Chicago, Illinois Sanctuaria – Saint Louis, Missouri Scene Restaurant + Lounge – Huntsville, Alabama Shout – Atlanta, Georgia Smoke Jazz and Supper Club – New York, New York Solas – Raleigh, North Carolina Starlite – San Diego, California Suzy Wong's House of Yum – Nashville, Tennessee Taverna Opa – Orlando, Florida Three Sixty North, Lounge + Restaurant – Palm Springs, California
About OpenTable Reviews
Originally launched in November 2008, the OpenTable Reviews program (http://reviews.opentable.com) 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.com can access reviews for thousands of OpenTable restaurant partners across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The OpenTable Reviews program has generated more than 10 million reviews by verified diners, establishing OpenTable.com as one of the largest and most trusted sources for restaurant reviews.
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 20,000 restaurant customers, and, since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 200 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 United Kingdom. OpenTable also owns and operates toptable.com, a leading restaurant reservation site in the United Kingdom.
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