OpenTable Diners Reveal Their Top 50 Picks for Restaurants With the Most Scenic Views

SAN FRANCISCO  (  OpenTable, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPEN), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, today announced the winners of its 2010 Diners’ Choice Awards for restaurants with the Most Scenic Views. For diners who feel that a beautiful backdrop is what turns a meal out into a magical experience—this list provides 50 restaurant recommendations where seeing outstanding sights comes at no extra charge. The list of winners is derived from more than 7 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

“Special occasions have a way of feeling even more exceptional when a view has the ability to take your breath away,” said Caroline Potter, OpenTable’s Chief Dining Officer. “The real-estate adage about ‘location, location, location’ is alive and well when it comes to restaurant dining, too—and can be a defining factor when diners are making decisions about where to eat out.”

Based on feedback collected from OpenTable diners between August 2009 and July 2010, the following 50 restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, received the highest scores from OpenTable diners, indicating that they were considered among the best restaurants for scenic dining. For more information about this list, please visit

  • A Caprice Kitchen – Tiburon, CA
  • Aquarius Restaurant at the Dream Inn – Santa Cruz, CA
  • Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant – San Francisco, CA
  • Bertrand at Mister A’s – San Diego, CA
  • Black Bass Hotel – Lumberville, PA
  • Cannon’s Seafood Grill – Dana Point, CA
  • Chart House Restaurant, Cardiff – Cardiff, CA
  • Chart House Restaurant, Malibu – Malibu, CA
  • Chart House Restaurant, Monterey – Monterey, CA
  • Chart House Restaurant, Portland – Portland, OR
  • Chart House Restaurant, Tower of the Americas – San Antonio, TX
  • Chart House Restaurant, Weehawken – Weehawken, NJ
  • Cite – Chicago, IL
  • Coach Insignia – Detroit, MI
  • Compass Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency – Phoenix, AZ
  • Different Pointe of View – Phoenix, AZ
  • Fish Hopper – Monterey, CA
  • Flagstaff House – Boulder, CO
  • Fog Harbor Fish House – San Francisco, CA
  • Franciscan Crab Restaurant – San Francisco, CA
  • Highlawn Pavilion – West Orange, NJ
  • Jake’s Del Mar – Del Mar, CA
  • La Costanera – Montara, CA
  • Lynnhaven Fish House – Virginia Beach, VA
  • Maximilien – Seattle, WA
  • Monterey Bay Fish Grotto – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Moss Beach Distillery – Moss Beach, CA
  • Nana – Dallas, TX
  • Pacific’s Edge Restaurant – Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
  • Peaks Restaurant – Palm Springs, CA
  • Primavista – Cincinnati, OH
  • Ray’s Boathouse – Seattle, WA
  • Republic of Texas Bar & Grill – Corpus Christi, TX
  • Riva – Chicago, IL
  • River’s End – Jenner, CA
  • Robert – New York, NY
  • Scoma’s Sausalito – Sausalito, CA
  • Seaglass Restaurant and Lounge – Salisbury, MA
  • Simms Steakhouse – Golden, CO
  • Skates on the Bay – Berkeley, CA
  • Sutro’s at the Cliff House – San Francisco, CA
  • The Marine Room – La Jolla, CA
  • The Plantation House – Kapalua, HI
  • The Shores Restaurant at the Shores Hotel – La Jolla, CA
  • The Spinnaker – Sausalito, CA
  • The View Restaurant – New York, NY
  • Top of the Tower – New York, NY
  • Top of the World Restaurant – Las Vegas, NV
  • Two Times Square – New York, NY
  • Yamashiro – Hollywood, CA

For more information on scenic dining, please visit the “Dining Check” blog on OpenTable at

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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 14,000 restaurant customers, and since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 160 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.