Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Capital Grille and The French Room among the top 100 restaurants in the nation, according to OpenTable
They didn't make the list's top 10.
OpenTable, a third-party website that offers online restaurant reservations, released its 2013 Diners’ Choice Awards, which recognizes the top 100 places in the U.S. based on user reviews. The website condensed more than 5 million reviews of about 19,000 restaurants nationwide between November 2012 and November 2013 to determine the winners.
Uptown steakhouse Capital Grille averages 4.7 stars out of 5 on OpenTable. The restaurant maintains 4.7 stars for food, 4.7 stars for service, and 4.5 stars for ambience. The French Room, located in the Adolphus Hotel downtown, fares slightly better with an average 4.8 stars on OpenTable (4.7 for food, 4.8 for service, and 4.9 for ambience). Neither were recognized in the top 10. (View the top 10 restaurants here.)
In all, four Texas restaurants made the cut. Chez Nous French Restaurant in Humble, Texas (4.8 stars) and Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar in Galveston (4.8 stars) joined Capital Grille and The French Room in the top 100.
The OpenTable 2013 Diners’ Choice Awards are just the latest in a slew of accolades for the Dallas food and drink scene this year. The Meddlesome Moth was named one of the best beer bars in the world in January. More recently, Wine Enthusiast magazine dubbed FT33 as one of the top 100 wine destinations in America, and Zagat rated Smyth cocktail lounge (temporarily defunct) as one of the nation’s 19 hottest bars.
The consensus seems clear: It’s a tasty time to be in Big D.
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