Food & Drink

May 28, 2014

Open Table Diners’ Choice Awards for the Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in South Florida and in America

Seems as if every website, magazine, blog, and newspaper has their version of a “best of” list, and overwhelmingly so in the world of food and beverage. Following suit with their own version of a “best of” list, is the formidable Open Table, provider of online restaurant reservations; today Open Table announced a mouthful: Open Table 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. According to a press release, the awards showcase restaurants located in some of the most beautiful parts of the nation, the list includes award winners in 15 states. California leads with the greatest number of restaurants with 38, followed by Florida with 23, and Hawaii with 16.

Coast at Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples Florida

Coast at Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples Florida

The Open Table Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America are generated from more than 5 million restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014. All restaurants with a minimum 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 “outdoor dining” category along with a minimum “overall” rating.

Guanabanas, Jupiter, Florida

Guanabanas, Jupiter, Florida

While I personally can think of many more South Florida restaurants that should be on this list and surprised at a few on the list, here is Open Table’s South Florida 2014 Diners’ Choice Award Winners for the Top Outdoor Dining Restaurants:

A Fish Called Avalon – Miami Beach, Florida
Chart House Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
GG’s Waterfront Bar & Grill – Hollywood, Florida
Havana 1957 – Miami Beach, Florida
JB’s On The Beach – Deerfield Beach, Florida
Latitudes – Key West, Florida
Nine One Five – Key West, Florida
Oceans 234 – Deerfield Beach, Florida
Park Tavern – Delray Beach, Florida
Peacock Garden Cafe – Coconut Grove, Florida
Red Fish Grill – Miami, Florida
Serafina by The Water – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sundy House – Delray Beach, Florida

Il Gabbiano Miami

Il Gabbiano Miami

And from around the rest of the state, it looks as if Naples is holding the monopoly on best outdoor dining according to Open Table diners

Alexander’s – Naples, Florida
BALEENnaples – Naples, Florida
Barbatella – Naples, Florida
MiraMare – Naples, Florida
Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar – Naples, Florida
The Turtle Club – Naples, Florida
Circles Waterfront Dining – Apollo Beach, Florida
Laishley Crab House – Punta Gorda, Florida
mi Tomatina – Winter Park, Florida
Ophelia’s on the Bay – Sarasota, Florida

Click here to view the complete list of Open Table 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. And check out our very own, South Florida Food and Wine roundup lists of waterfront restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Sign up to be on our mailing list


Follow South Florida Food and Wine on Google+








 
Feed
 

 
South Florida Food and Wine Holiday Gift Guide

South Florida Food and Wine Holiday Gift Guide

The November/December issue of SouthFloridaLifestyleGuide.com is a bit different from our normal editorial magazine; for this holiday issue we’re focusing on all things holiday gift giving and gift ideas. So whether its e...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
Carmel Road Winery

Carmel Road Winery

-SPONSORED- Tweet
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

 
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
Delray Beach Collaborative Kitchen

The Delray Beach Garlic Fest Collaborative Kitchen Dining Experience

Delray Beach is steadily emerging as a culinary destination for South Florida food enthusiasts. Delray’s long-time restaurants, 32 East, 50 Ocean, Da Da, and Luna Rosa have set a culinary standard over the years for cre...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

 
vertical-vineyard--wine-image-sz__large

Vanderbilt Reserve Collection

Biltmore Winery is located in Asheville, North Carolina part home to the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, as they extend through Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina as well. George Vanderbilt, grandson of famed industria...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
America's Test Kitchen Grilled Lamb Kofte, photo credit: America's Test Kitchen

Food and Wine Pairing: Grilled Lamb Kofte with Wente Vineyards Sandstone Merlot

Wente Vineyards partnered with America’s Test Kitchen to compile quick, easy, and impressive holiday recipes and wine pairings for holiday entertaining. We’ve given a few of the recipes a whirl here in the South Florida F...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 



0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

CAPTCHA Image

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>