OpenTable Diners Pick Top 100 Restaurants of 2011

Palace Arms at the Brown Palace Hotel

Online reservation site has announced the Diners’ Choice Awards for the top 100 best restaurants in the United States.

The list of winners is derived from more than 10 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants across the US.

The honorees span 35 states and include Canlis in Seattle, Barbara Lynch’s Menton in Boston andJohn Besh’s Restaurant August in New Orleans.

North Carolina tied the dining mecca of California with ten winning restaurants, while New York eateries claimed seven spots.

South Carolina, Texas and Virginia each took six places. Coloradoand Ohio restaurants earned four wins apiece, and Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Minnesota all won three nods.

Check out OpenTable’s full list at

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