Dine with a View: 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019

Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019

With summer at its peak, diners are seeking awe-inspiring backdrops to elevate their dining experiences. Today, we’re making it easy to find the perfect restaurant view with our annual list of the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019. Featuring breathtaking scenery from coast to coast, the restaurants featured on the list offer the perfect vista for any occasion. 

From majestic park scenery at Tavern on the Green in New York City to epic bay views at Waterbar in San Francisco (pictured above), this year’s list features winning restaurants in 24 states and Washington, D.C. – all offering picturesque sights. This year, California remains the top honoree with 24 restaurants, followed by Florida with 15 winners and New York with six. Other notable states that span this year’s list include Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin as well as Washington, D.C.

OpenTable’s list of the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants for 2019 is generated solely from diner reviews collected between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. The overall score is made up of unique data points, such as overall diner rating, user klout, total number of reviews and regional overall rating. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the sum of tags for which “scenic views” was selected as a special feature.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019, according to OpenTable diners:

71Above – Los Angeles, California
Altius – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Beach House Restaurant – Kauai – Koloa, Hawaii
Bertrand at Mister A’s – San Diego, California 
The Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard – Canton, Ohio
Blue Ridge – Asheville, North Carolina 
Boat House Waterfront Dining – Tiverton, Rhode Island 
The Boathouse – Lake Buena Vista, Florida 
Bon Appetit – Dunedin, Florida 
Bygone – Baltimore, Maryland 
Carrol’s Creek Cafe – Annapolis, Maryland 
Catch LA – West Hollywood, California 
Cecconi’s Dumbo – Brooklyn, New York 
Chart House – Multiple Locations
Chicago Cut Steakhouse – Chicago, Illinois
Coast Guard House – Narragansett, Rhode Island 
Coasterra – San Diego, California 
Columbia Restaurant – SandKey – Clearwater, Florida 
The Crow’s Nest – Venice, Florida 
Dauphin’s – Mobile, Alabama 
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse – Multiple Locations
Departure Restaurant and Lounge – Portland, Oregon
Dry Dock Waterfront Grill – Longboat Key, Florida 
Eiffel Tower – Las Vegas, Nevada 
El Five – Denver, Colorado 
EPIC Steak – San Francisco, California 
Farmers Fishers Bakers – Washington D.C.
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck – Dallas, Texas 
Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar – Charleston, South Carolina 
Fleetwood’s On Front St. – Lahaina, Hawaii 
GAONNURI – New York, New York 
Giada – The Cromwell – Las Vegas, Nevada 
Gibsons Italia – Chicago, Illinois
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach – Pensacola, Florida 
Greens Restaurant – San Francisco, California 
Harbor House – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hell’s Kitchen – Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, Nevada
House Without a Key – Honolulu, Hawaii 
Il Fornaio – Coronado – Coronado, California 
Island Prime – San Diego, California 
Jake’s Del Mar – Del Mar, California 
JB’s On The Beach – Deerfield Beach, Florida 
Kimo’s Restaurant Maui – Lahaina, Hawaii
Kyle G’s Prime Seafood – Jensen Beach, Florida 
La Mar by Gastón Acurio – Miami, Florida 
Latitudes on Sunset Key – Key West, Florida 
Legal Harborside – Boston, Massachusetts
Lobster Shop South – Tacoma, Washington 
Lucia’s on the Lake – Hamburg, New York
Mama’s Fish House – Paia, Hawaii 
The Marine Room – San Diego, California 
Mariposa – Sedona, Arizona 
Mastro’s Ocean Club – Malibu, California
The Mill House – Waikapu, Hawaii 
Mon Ami Gabi – Las Vegas, Nevada
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman – Whalers Village – Lahaina, Hawaii 
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Mooring Restaurant – Newport, Rhode Island 
Oyster Loft – Pismo Beach, California 
The Ocean House Restaurant – Cape Cod – Dennis Port, Massachusetts
Pacific Coast Grill – Cardiff – Cardiff-By-The-Sea, California
Parc – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Perch LA – Los Angeles, California 
Pier W – Cleveland, Ohio 
The Pink Door – Seattle, Washington 
Portland City Grill – Portland, Oregon 
Primavista – Cincinnati, Ohio 
Prime Catch on the Waterfront – Boynton Beach, Florida 
The Pump House – Rock Hill, South Carolina 
Rats Restaurant – Grounds for Sculpture – Hamilton, New Jersey 
Ray’s on the River – Sandy Springs, Georgia 
River Cafe – Brooklyn, New York
Robert – New York, New York
Rusty Pelican Restaurant – Newport Beach, California
Salt Rock Grill – Indian Shores, Florida
Salty’s – Multiple Locations
Sam’s Chowder House – Half Moon Bay, California
Sea Watch Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sequoia – Washington D.C.
Signature Room at the 95th – Chicago, Illinois
Simon Pearce Restaurant – Quechee, Vermont
Slanted Door – San Francisco, California 
Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse – Miami – Miami Beach, Florida
The Strand House – Manhattan Beach, California
Summit House – Fullerton – Fullerton, California 
Sunset Terrace – Omni Grove Park Inn – Asheville, North Carolina
Sutro’s at the Cliff House – San Francisco, California
Tavern on the Green – New York, New York
Tom Hams Lighthouse – San Diego, California
Top of the Hub – Boston, Massachusetts
Top of the Market – San Diego, California
Trattoria Lisina – Driftwood, Texas
The Twisted Olive – Green, Ohio
Ulele – Tampa, Florida
Vast – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ventana Grill – St Pismo, California 
Vic’s on the River – Savannah, Georgia 
Vivace Restaurant – Tucson, Arizona
Waterbar – San Francisco, California

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