The Best Experiences in the U.S. and Canada

The OpenTable team

As the pandemic pushes on, restaurants are getting creative by offering special culinary events beyond their standard reservations. From complimentary line dancing lessons at country bars to happy hours at James Beard Award-winning restaurants, OpenTable has experiences to fit any mood and budget. Check out this list of some favorites, then book your next outing with ease.

Restaurants:Forza Storico, Old Vinings Inn, Schermeister Winery
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, American, Winery
Neighborhoods:West Midtown, Vinings, Glen Ellen

Forza Storico

$$$$·Italian·
West Midtown
334 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
One of Atlanta's most renowned Italian restaurants is offering half off its extensive wine collection on Tuesdays. Choose from more than 80 labels, 30 of which are available by theRead more
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Atlanta / Georgia

Old Vinings Inn

$$$$·American·
Vinings
1,741 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Watch live music at this Southern restaurant in a historic cottage in Atlanta, playing nightly Thursday through Friday alongside buttermilk fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and othRead more
95% recommended
American in Atlanta / Georgia

Schermeister Winery

$$$$·Winery·
Glen Ellen
16 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
At this family-owned winery in Glen Ellen, California, taste a flight of five native fermented, unfiltered, sustainably farmed, vegan-friendly wines ranging from rosé to Pinot NoirRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in San Francisco Bay Area

Cranes

$$$$·Spanish·
Penn Quarter
124 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Let accomplished chef Pepe Moncayo take you on an omakase journey through Cranes's contemporary Spanish- Japanese menu. Dishes on the $88, six-course tasting menu could include salRead more
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Washington, D.C. Area

Renegades Country Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
West Palm Beach
This iconic South Florida country bar has been holding line dancing nights for 30 years. Learn how to join in with this rowdy experience.

La Petite Grocery

$$$$·French·
Garden District
4,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Experience James Beard Award-winning food for much less during happy hour at this Lousiana-French New Orleans neighborhood gem, when snacks and cocktails run $6 from 5 pm to 6 pm MRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in New Orleans / Louisiana

Soogil

$$$$·Korean·
East Village
45 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Soogil's esteemed chef has put together a five-course, $75 tasting menu for the upscale Korean-French dishes in NYC's East Village, including foie gras with poached peach, pickled Read more

The Frog and the Peach

$$$$·American·
New Brunswick
2,369 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The Frog and The Peach's beloved peach dinners are back, featuring local New Jersey stone fruit in five dishes for $73 — including peach carpaccio with crispy duck confit, spiced aRead more
83% recommended
Notable Wine List in New Jersey - Central

Brennan's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
7,609 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Mark a special occasion with a Champagne celebration in New Orlean's famed French Quarter at this iconic upscale Creole restaurant. Get discounts on bottles of bubbly, plus a live Read more
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana

Five and Ten

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Monroe
78 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Celebrity chef Hugh Acheson's flagship fine dining Atlanta restaurant Five & Ten opens up its dining room for more casual Tuesday ramen nights. Acheson makes the rich tonkotsu-stylRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Atlanta / Georgia

Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
3,125 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Tanta’s rooftop is one of Chicago’s best, and there's no better place to go on a tour of Peru in this six course, $60 menu. Taste ceviches, empanadas, lomo saltado, and more at thiRead more
96% recommended

10pin Bowling Lounge

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
163 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Late-night Find
Grab a bowling lane and unlimited drinks for two hours at this Chicago-founded lounge. There's also a full-service kitchen to eat comfort food classics such as nachos, wings, and lRead more
Kid Friendly in Chicago / Illinois

Majordōmo Meat & Fish

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The Venetian and Palazzo
211 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Steak and seafood get celebrity chef David Chang's flair at Majordōmo Meat & Fish in Las Vegas — which includes private karaoke rooms for your group.
83% recommended
Fit for Foodies in The Strip

Bateau

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
597 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Go all in on Bateau through a $125 tasting menu that showcases the award-winning Seattle restaurant's story and concept through whole animal butchery, fermentation, and foraged andRead more
88% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

$$$$·American·
Knoxville
1,197 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
It's rare to get a taste of Appalachian food, and Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro in Tennessee offers an exciting glimpse at the historic Southern cuisine through Tasting Tuesdays,Read more
96% recommended
Best Overall in East Tennessee

Ballarò - Mission Lasagna

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy / College St.
7 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Toronto restaurant Ballarò - Mission Lasagna has a slew of events coming up that highlight its housemade pastas and standout regional Italian cuisine. From a five-course wine tastiRead more
100% recommended