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 Johns – Bossier City, Louisiana 801 Chophouse – Des Moines, Iowa Al Biernat's – Dallas, Texas Barclay Prime – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres-SLS Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada Beef 'N Bottle – Charlotte, North Carolina BIN 54 – Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bob's Steak and Chop House-Omni Tucson National Resort – Tucson, Arizona Bones – Atlanta, Georgia Bull & Bear Steakhouse – Orlando, Florida The Capital Grille-Buckhead – Atlanta, Georgia The Capital Grille – Charlotte, North Carolina The Capital Grille-Downtown – Chicago, Illinois The Capital Grille – Denver, Colorado The Capital Grille – Fort Worth, Texas The Capital Grille – Kansas City, Missouri The Capital Grille – Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Capital Grille – Minneapolis, Minnesota Carlo & Johnny – Cincinnati, Ohio Carnaval Brazilian Grill – Sioux Falls, South Dakota Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse – Downers Grove, Illinois Chandlers Steakhouse – Boise, Idaho CHOP – Sister Bay, Wisconsin The Chop House – Charleston, West Virginia The Chop House – Grand Rapids, Michigan Chophouse New Orleans-Prime Steaks – New Orleans, Louisiana Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster – Orlando, Florida The City Square Steakhouse – Wooster, Ohio Cole's Chop House – Napa, California The Copper Door – Hayesville, North Carolina Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House – Washington, D.C. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House – Fort Worth, Texas Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood Restaurant – Riverside, California El Gaucho – Portland, Oregon Estilo Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse – Frisco, Texas Five O'Clock Steakhouse – Milwaukee, Wisconsin Flame & Fire Brazilian Steakhouse – Roseville, California Four Winds Steakhouse – Wills Point, Texas Gallagher's Grill – Covington, Louisiana Hal's – Atlanta, Georgia Halls Chophouse – Charleston, South Carolina Hannas Prime Steak – Rancho Santa Margarita, California Hanover Street Chophouse – Manchester, New Hampshire Jag's Steak & Seafood – West Chester, Ohio Jeff Ruby's – Louisville, Kentucky Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse – Cincinnati, Ohio Kayne Prime – Nashville, Tennessee Killen's Steakhouse – Pearland, Texas La Boca Steakhouse – New Orleans, Louisiana Lawry's The Prime Rib – Las Vegas, Nevada Local Chop & Grill House – Harrisonburg, Virginia Mastro's City Hall Steakhouse – Scottsdale, Arizona Melrose Grill – Renton, Washington Morton's The Steakhouse – Naperville, Illinois Mr. John's Steakhouse – New Orleans, Louisiana New York Prime Steakhouse – Atlanta, Georgia New York Prime Steakhouse – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Okeechobee Steakhouse – West Palm Beach, Florida Pampas Argentine Steakhouse – Johns Creek, Georgia Pappas Bros. Steakhouse – Dallas, Texas Pappas Bros. Steakhouse – Houston, Texas Pepper Tree Restaurant – Colorado Springs, Colorado Perry's Steakhouse & Grille-Champions – Houston, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & Grille-Clear Lake – Houston, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & Grille – Austin, Texas Perry's Steakhouse & Grille – Dallas, Texas Porter's Steakhouse – Collinsville, Illinois The Precinct – Cincinnati, Ohio Prhyme Downtown Steakhouse – Tulsa, Oklahoma Prime13 – Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse – Fort Worth, Texas Ranch Steakhouse – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Red Prime Steak – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Red, The Steakhouse – Cleveland, Ohio Rick Erwin's West End Grille – Greenville, South Carolina RingSide Steakhouse-Uptown – Portland, Oregon The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse at the Langham – Pasadena, California Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More – Williamsville, New York Ruth's Chris Steak House – Asheville, North Carolina Ruth's Chris Steak House – Baltimore, Maryland Ruth's Chris Steak House – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Ruth's Chris Steak House – Boise, Idaho Ruth's Chris Steak House – Columbus, Ohio Ruth's Chris Steak House – Grand Rapids, Michigan Ruth's Chris Steak House – Greensboro, North Carolina Ruth's Chris Steak House – Jacksonville, Florida Ruth's Chris Steak House – Knoxville, Tennessee Ruth's Chris Steak House – Memphis, Tennessee Ruth's Chris Steak House – Minneapolis, Minnesota Ruth's Chris Steak House – Sacramento, California Ruth's Chris Steak House – Winter Park, Florida Salacia Prime Seafood and Steaks – Virginia Beach, Virginia Seagar's Restaurant – Destin, Florida Shula's Steak House-Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino – Chandler, Arizona Steak 44 – Phoenix, Arizona The Steak House at Silver Reef Hotel-Casino-Spa – Ferndale, Washington Texas de Brazil – Albany, New York Texas de Brazil – Fort Worth, Texas Vernon's Hidden Valley Steakhouse – Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, New Mexico Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse – Houston, 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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