SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavistock Restaurants, parent company of Sapporo in North Scottsdale, Arizona, announced the highly successful restaurant has been named to OpenTable Diners' Choice List, "Top Hot Spot Restaurants in the U.S." OpenTable, the online reservation site, released the list, which is generated directly from more than seven million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
"We are so pleased OpenTable diners enjoy Sapporo," said Bryan Lockwood, president of Tavistock Restaurants. "We are happy to know that these guests thoroughly enjoyed their overall experience and gave us such high marks."
OpenTable diners deemed Sapporo worthy of the spotlight as one of the nation's hottest restaurants along with 49 other restaurants named nationwide on the OpenTable Top 50 Hot Spots list. With its iconic outdoor torches that frame the Scottsdale sky and dramatic exterior as well as interior, Sapporo is the ideal spot to enjoy a fresh seasonal cocktail or a glass of sake at the lively bar, the artful entertainment of the Teppanyaki chef tables or an elegant sit-down dining experience. With its exceptional food, ambiance and unique cocktails, Sapporo boasts numerous awards in Arizona and now nationally.
"Each of the award-winning restaurants on this list has come up with their own recipe for consistently captivating diners," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable's Chief Dining Officer. "While each is unique, every one of these restaurants has mastered the art of attracting newcomers and regulars alike, with amazing menus and cocktail programs as well as alluring atmospheres. OpenTable congratulates Sapporo on its reputation as a hot spot dining destination."
Based on feedback collected from OpenTable diners between March 2010 and February 2011, the 50 award-winning restaurants received the highest scores. For more information about all of the restaurants on this list, please visit http://www.opentable.com/hotspots.
Sapporo is a Pan-Asian style restaurant reminiscent of the experience and culinary traditions from the famed Japanese city where it draws its name. A recent acquisition of Tavistock Restaurants, Sapporo is one of the most popular restaurants to be found in North Scottsdale.
Sapporo Scottsdale is known for its fresh seafood as demonstrated in premium sushi, classic and contemporary Asian style entrees and quintessential Teppanyaki. The restaurant features a full bar with carefully chosen sake selection, signature cocktails and wines from around the world. Additionally, Sapporo's popular Happy Hour specials highlight the restaurant's creative cocktail menu and is available seven days a week from 3-7pm.
Sapporo is located at 14344 North Scottsdale Road in North Scottsdale, on the Southwest side of Scottsdale Road and Acoma. Reservations can be made by calling (480) 607-1114 or online at www.sapporoscottsdale.com.
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.