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Restaurant Poll

Where to Dine Now

by W&S Team  wineandspirits  wineandspirits • posted on March 9, 2015

Arizona

Christo’s
Phoenix, 602-264-1784
christos1.com

Greekfest
Phoenix, 602-265-2990
thegreekfest.com

T. Cook’s
Phoenix, 602-808-0766
royalpalmshotel.com

Binkley’s Restaurant
Cave Creek, 480-437-1072
binkleysrestaurant.com

Acacia
Tucson, 520-232-0101
acaciatucson.com

The Dish
Tucson, 520-326-1714
dishbistro.com

L’Auberge de Sedona
Sedona, 855-905-5745
lauberge.com

California

Republique
Los Angeles, 310-362-6115
republiquela.com

Bouchon
Beverly Hills, 310-271-9910
thomaskeller.com

CUT
Beverly Hills, 310-276-8500
wolfgangpuck.com

Spago
Beverly Hills, 310-385-0880
wolfgangpuck.com

The Palm
Beverly Hills, 310-550-8811
thepalm.com

Lukshon
Culver City, 310-202-6808
lukshon.com

Gjelina
Venice, 310-450-1429
gjelina.com

Water Grill Santa Monica
Santa Monica, 310-394-5669
watergrill.com

Sbicca
Del Mar, 858-481-1001
sbiccadelmar.com

Addison
San Diego, 858-314-1900
addisondelmar.com

Cuistot
Palm Desert, 760-340-1000
cuistotrestaurant.com

Bistango
Irvine, 949-752-5222
bistango.com

Raya at the Ritz Carlton,
Laguna Niguel

Dana Point, 949-240-2000
ritzcarlton.com

230 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, 949-494-2545
230forestavenue.com

Splashes
Laguna Beach, 855-318-1745
surfandsandresort.com

Suzanne’s Cuisine
Ojai, 805-640-1961
suzannescuisine.com

Seagrass
Santa Barbara, 805-963-1012
seagrassrestaurant.com

1760
San Francisco, 415-359-1212
1760sf.com

20 Spot
San Francisco, 415-624-4130
20spot.com

Absinthe
San Francisco, 415-551-1590
absinthe.com

Acquerello
San Francisco, 415-567-5432
acquerello.com

AQ
San Francisco, 415-341-9000
aq-sf.com

Barbacco
San Francisco, 415-955-1919
barbaccosf.com

Barrique
San Francisco, 415-421-9200
barriquesf.com

Boxing Room
San Francisco, 415-430-6590
boxingroom.com

Dirty Habit
San Francisco, 415-348-1555
dirtyhabitsf.com

Farallon
San Francisco, 415-956-6969
farallonrestaurant.com

Foreign Cinema
San Francisco, 415-648-7600
foreigncinema.com

Gary Danko
San Francisco, 415-749-2060
garydanko.com

Harris’ Restaurant
San Francisco, 415-673-1888
harrisrestaurant.com

Kin Khao
San Francisco, 415-362-7456
kinkhao.com

La Folie
San Francisco, 415-776-5577
lafolie.com

Lers Ros
San Francisco, 415-874-9661
lersros.com

Mason Pacific
San Francisco, 415-374-7185
masonpacific.com

Michael Mina
San Francisco, 415-397-9222
michaelmina.net

Nojo
San Francisco, 415-896-4587
nojosf.com

Nopa
San Francisco, 415-864-8643
nopasf.com

One Market Restaurant
San Francisco, 415-777-5577
onemarket.com

Rose Pistola
San Francisco, 415-399-0499
rosepistolasf.com

TBD
San Francisco, 415-431-1826
tbdrestaurant.com

Tosca Cafe
San Francisco, 415-986-9651
toscacafesf.com

Town Hall
San Francisco, 415-908-3900
townhallsf.com

Urchin Bistrot
San Francisco, 415-861-1844
urchinbistrot.com

La Toque
Napa, 707-257-5157
latoque.com

Va de Vi
Walnut Creek, 925-979-0100
vadevi.com

Bottega
Yountville, 707-945-1050
botteganapavalley.com

The French Laundry
Yountville, 707-944-2380
thomaskeller.com/tfl

A Côté
Oakland, 510-655-6469
acoterestaurant.com

The Barrel Room
Oakland, 510-655-1700
barrelroomoak.com

Chez Panisse
Restaurant and Café

Berkeley, 510-548-5525
chezpanisse.com

John Ash & Co.
Santa Rosa, 707-527-7687
vintnersinn.com

Glen Ellen Star
Glen Ellen, 707-343-1384
glenellenstar.com

Colorado

Barolo Grill
Denver, 303-393-1040
barologrilldenver.com

beast + bottle
Denver, 303-623-3223
beastandbottle.com

Carmine’s on Penn
Denver, 303-777-6443
carminescolorado.com

Denver ChopHouse
Denver, 303-296-0800
denverchophouse.com

Fuel Cafe
Denver, 303-296-4642
fuelcafedenver.com

Lower48
Denver, 303-942-0262
lower48kitchen.com

Mizuna
Denver, 303-832-4778
mizunadenver.com

The Truffle Table
Denver, 303-455-9463
truffletable.com

Flagstaff House
Boulder, 303-442-4640
flagstaffhouse.com

Frasca Food and Wine
Boulder, 303-442-0608
frascafoodandwine.com

Hall St. Bar & Grill
Beaverton, 503-641-6161
hallstreetgrill.com

Connecticut

Barcelona Sono
South Norwalk,
203-899-0088
barcelonawinebar.com

DC

Iron Gate
Washington, 202-524-5202
irongaterestaurantdc.com

Mockingbird Hill
Washington, 202-316-9396
drinkmoresherry.com

Old Ebbitt Grill
Washington, 202-347-4800
ebbitt.com

Rasika
Washington, 202-637-1222
rasikarestaurant.com

The Partisan
Washington, 202-524-5322
thepartisandc.com

Zaytinya
Washington, 203-638-0800
zaytinya.com

Florida

Casa Juancho
Miami, 305-642-2452
casajuancho.com

Cypress Room
Miami, 305-520-5197
thecypressroom.com

River House
Palm Beach Gardens, 561-694-1188
riverhouserestaurant.com

Chops Lobster Bar
Boca Raton, 561-395-2675
buckheadrestaurants.com

Café Boulud
Palm Beach, 561-655-6060
cafeboulud.com/palmbeach

Bern’s Steak House
Tampa, 813-251-2421
bernssteakhouse.com

Mise en Place
Tampa, 813-254-5373
miseonline.com

Georgia

Cakes & Ale Café
Atlanta, 404-377-7994
cakesandalerestaurant.com

Chops Lobster Bar
Atlanta, 404-262-2675
buckheadrestaurants.com

JCT. Kitchen & Bar
Atlanta, 404-355-2252
jctkitchen.com

Sotto Sotto
Atlanta, 404-523-6678
urestaurants.net

Hawaii

Duke’s Canoe Club
Honolulu, 808-922-2268
dukeswaikiki.com

Hula Grill Waikiki
Honolulu, 808-923-4852
hulagrillwaikiki.com

La Mer
Honolulu, 808-923-2311
halekulani.com

Orchids
Honolulu, 808-923-2311
halekulani.com

Illinois

Autre Monde Café & Spirits
Berwyn, 708-775-8122
autremondecafe.net

La Sorella di Francesca
Naperville, 630-961-2706
miafrancesca.com

Vie
Western Springs,
708-246-2082
vierestaurant.com

Bistrot Margot
Chicago, 312-587-3660
bistrotmargot.com

Girl & The Goat
Chicago, 312-492-6262
girlandthegoat.com

Joe’s Seafood,
Prime Steak & Stone Crab

Chicago, 312-379-5637
joes.net

Quartino
Chicago, 312-698-5000
quartinochicago.com

Spiaggia
Chicago, 312-280-2750
spiaggiarestaurant.com

Wildfire
Chicago, 312-787-9000
wildfirerestaurant.com

Louisiana

Antoine’s
New Orleans, 504-581-4422
antoines.com

August
New Orleans, 504-299-9777
restaurantaugust.com

Brennan’s
New Orleans, 504-525-9711
brennansneworleans.com

Domenica
New Orleans, 504-648-6020
domenicarestaurant.com

Trèo
New Orleans, 504-304-4878
treonola.com

Maryland

Morton’s The Steakhouse
Bethesda, 301-657-2650
mortons.com/bethesda

Clyde’s
Chevy Chase, 301-951-9600
clydes.com/chevy-chase

Aida Bistro & Wine Bar
Columbia, 410-953-0500
aidabistro.com

The King’s Contrivance
Columbia, 410-995-0500
greatfoodmd.com

Cafe Troia
Towson, 410-337-0133
cafetroia.com

Chiapparelli’s
Baltimore, 410-837-0309
chiapparellis.com

Oceanaire Seafood Room
Baltimore, 443-872-0000
theoceanaire.com

Prime Rib
Baltimore, 410-539-1804
theprimerib.com

Woodberry Kitchen
Baltimore, 410-464-8000
woodberrykitchen.com

O’Learys Seafood
Annapolis, 410-263-0884
olearysseafood.com

Massachusetts

Bondir
Cambridge, 617-661-0009
bondircambridge.com

Café Fleuri
Boston, 617-451-1900 x7125
boston.langhamhotels.com

Clio Restaurant
Boston, 617-536-7200
cliorestaurant.com

Island Creek Oyster Bar
Boston, 617-532-5300
islandcreekoysterbar.com

Meritage
Boston, 617-439-3995
meritagetherestaurant.com

Sorellina
Boston, 617-416-4600
sorellinaboston.com

Il Capriccio
Waltham, 781-894-2234
ilcapriccio.com

Pearl
Nantucket, 508-228-9701
boardinghouse-pearl.com

Cape Sea Grille
Harwich Port, 508-432-4745
capeseagrille.com

Minnesota

Lake Elmo Inn
Minneapolis, 651-777-8495
lakeelmoinn.com

St. Paul Grill
St. Paul, 651-224-7455
stpaulgrill.com

W.A. Frost and Co.
St. Paul, 651-224-5715
wafrost.com

Alma
Minneapolis, 612-379-4909
restaurantalma.com

Missouri

Annie Gunn’s
Chesterfield, 636-532-7684
smokehousemarket.com

1111 Mississippi
St. Louis, 314-241-9999
1111-m.com

Giovanni’s on the Hill
St. Louis, 314-772-5958
giovannisonthehill.com

Sidney Street Cafe
St. Louis, 314-771-5777
sidneystreetcafe.com

Vin de Set
St. Louis, 314-241-8989
vindeset.com

Niche
Clayton, 314-773-7755
nichestlouis.com

Nevada

Bouchon
Las Vegas, 702-414-6200
venetian.com

Morton’s The Steakhouse
Las Vegas, 702-893-0703
mortons.com

Olives
Las Vegas, 702-693-8865
bellagio.com

Picasso
Las Vegas, 702-693-8865
bellagio.com

Roy’s
Las Vegas, 702-691-2053
roysrestaurant.com

The Palm
Las Vegas, 702-732-7256
thepalm.com

Top of the World
Las Vegas, 702-380-7777
topoftheworldlv.com

New Jersey

CulinAriane
Montclair, 973-744-0533
culinariane.com

The Dining Room at the Hilton
Short Hills Hotel

Short Hills, 973-912-4756
hiltonshorthills.com

David Burke Fromagerie
Rumson, 732-842-8088
davidburkefromagerie.com

Pluckemin Inn
Bedminster, 908-658-9292
pluckemininn.com

The Bernards Inn
Bernardsville, 908-766-0002
bernardsinn.com

Serenade
Chatham, 973-701-0303
restaurantserenade.com

Stage Left
New Brunswick,
732-828-4444
stageleft.com

The Frog and The Peach
New Brunswick,
732-846-3216
frogandpeach.com

New Mexico

The Palace
Santa Fe, 505-428-0690
palacesantafe.com

New York

A Voce
New York, 212-545-8555
avocerestaurant.com

Ai Fiori
New York, 212-613-8660
aifiorinyc.com

Almanac
New York, 212-255-1795
almanacnyc.com

Amali
New York, 212-339-8363
amalinyc.com

Aquavit
New York, 212-307-7311
aquavit.org

Aureole New York
New York, 212-319-1660
charliepalmer.com

Balthazar Restaurant
New York, 212-965-1414
balthazarny.com

Bar Americain
New York, 212-265-9700
baramericain.com/nyc

Bar Boulud
New York, 212-595-0303
barboulud.com/nyc

Betony
New York, 212-465-2400
betony-nyc.com

Blue Hill
New York, 212-539-1776
bluehillfarm.com

Boulud Sud
New York, 212-595-1313
bouludsud.com

Buddakan
New York, 212-989-6699
buddakannyc.com

Charlie Bird
New York, 212-235-7133
charliebirdnyc.com

Corkbuzz Wine Studio
New York, 646-873-6071
corkbuzz.com

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
New York, 212-575-5129
delfriscos.com

Del Posto
New York, 212-497-8090
delposto.com

Edi & the Wolf
New York, 212-598-1040
ediandthewolf.com

Eleven Madison Park
New York, 212-889-0905
elevenmadisonpark.com

Estela
New York, 212-219-7693
estelanyc.com

Fung Tu
New York, 212-219-8785
fungtu.com

Gotham Bar & Grill
New York, 212-620-4020
gothambarandgrill.com

Gramercy Tavern
New York, 212-477-0777
gramercytavern.com

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
New York, 212-837-2622
ilbucovineria.com

Jean-Georges’ Nougatine
New York, 212-299-3900
jean-georgesrestaurant.com

Jo Jo
New York, 212-223-5656
jojorestaurantnyc.com

Jungsik
New York, 212-219-0900
junsik.kr

Junoon
New York, 212-490-2100
junoonnyc.com

L’Apicio
New York, 212-533-7400
lapicio.com

Le Bernardin
New York, 212-554-1515
le-bernardin.com

Maialino
New York, 212-777-2410
maialinonyc.com

Molyvos
New York, 212-582-7500
molyvos.com

North End Grill
New York, 646-747-1600
northendgrillnyc.com

Racines
New York, 212-227-3400
racinesny.com

Rouge et Blanc
New York, 212-260-5757
rougeetblancnyc.com

SD26
New York, 212-265-5959
sd26ny.com

Telepan
New York, 212-580-4300
telepan-ny.com

The Modern
New York, 212-333-1220
themodernnyc.com

The NoMad
New York, 347-472-5660
thenomadhotel.com

The Simone
New York, 212-772-8861
thesimonerestaurant.com

The Water Club
New York, 212-683-3333
thewaterclub.com

Tocqueville
New York, 212-647-1515
tocquevillerestaurant.com

Toro
New York, 212-691-2360
toro-nyc.com

Tribeca Grill
New York, 212-941-3900
myriadrestaurantgroup.com

Tarry Lodge
Port Chester, 914-939-3111
tarrylodge.com

Blue Hill at Stone Barns
Pocantico Hills, 914-366-9600
bluehillfarm.com

La Coquille Restaurant
Manhasset, 516-365-8422
lacoquilleny.com

Atrium
Brooklyn, 718-858-1095
atriumdumbo.com

Runner & Stone
Brooklyn, 718-576-3360
runnerandstone.com

The River Café
Brooklyn, 718-522-5200
therivercafe.com

Danny Brown Wine Bar & Kitchen
Forest Hills, 718-261-2144
dannybrownwbk.com

The Living Room Restaurant at The Maidstone
East Hampton, 631-324-5006
themaidstone.com

Terrapin
Rhinebeck, 845-876-3330
terrapinrestaurant.com

North Carolina

Fearrington House Inn
Pittsboro, 919-542-2121
fearrington.com

Poole’s Downtown Diner
Raleigh, 919-832-4477
ac-restaurants.com/pooles

Ohio

Lindey’s
Columbus, 614-228-4343
lindeys.com

Georgio’s Cafe
Toledo, 419-242-2424
georgiostoledo.com

Trentina
Cleveland, 216-421-2900
restauranttrentina.com

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
Beachwood, 216-464-0688
hydeparkrestaurants.com

Oregon

Nick’s Italian Cafe
McMinnville, 503-434-4471

3 Doors Down Café & Lounge
Portland, 503-236-6886
3doorsdowncafe.com

Ava Gene’s
Portland, 971-229-0571
avagenes.com

Beast
Portland, 503-841-6968
beastpdx.com

Mother’s Bistro & Bar
Portland, 503-464-1122
mothersbistro.com

Nostrana
Portland, 503-234-2427
nostrana.com

Pennsylvania

Paramour
Wayne, 610-977-0600
paramourwayne.com

Buddakan
Philadelphia, 215-574-9440
buddakan.com

Ela
Philadelphia, 267-687-8512
elaphilly.com

Lacroix Restaurant at The Rittenhouse
Philadelphia, 215-790-2533
lacroixrestaurant.com

Vedge
Philadelphia, 215-320-7500
vedgerestaurant.com

Nectar
Berwyn, 610-725-9000
tastenectar.com

Big Fish Grill
Glen Mills, 484-842-1757
bigfishglenmills.com

Savona
Gulph Mills, 610-520-1200
barsavona.com

Tennessee

Rolf & Daughters
Nashville, 615-866-9897
rolfanddaughters.com

Texas

Gemma
Dallas, 214-370-9428
gemmadallas.com

III Forks
Dallas, 972-267-1776
3forks.com

Hugo’s
Houston, 713-524-7744
hugosrestaurant.net

Grey Moss Inn
Helotes, 210-695-8301
grey-moss-inn.com

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
San Antonio, 210-824-9463
flemingssteakhouse.com

Barley Swine
Austin, 512-394-8150
barleyswine.com

Congress
Austin, 512-827-2760
congressaustin.com

Vespaio
Austin, 512-441-6100
austinvespaio.com

Utah

Stein Eriksen Lodge
Park City, 435-645-6455
steinlodge.com

Washington

Purple Café & Wine Bar
Bellevue, 425-502-6292
thepurplecafe.com

Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar
Bellevue, 425-456-0010
seastarrestaurant.com

The Herbfarm
Woodinville, 425-485-5300
theherbfarm.com

ACQUA by El Gaucho
Seattle, 206-956-9171
elgaucho.com

Bottlehouse
Seattle, 206-708-7164
bottlehouseseattle.com

Elliot’s Oyster House
Seattle, 206-623-4340
elliottsoysterhouse.com

Salty’s
Seattle, 206-937-1600
saltys.com

Wisconsin

Carnevor
Milwaukee, 414-223-2200
carnevor.com

This story was featured in W&S April 2015.
illustration by Monika Melnychuk