OpenTable's Top Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

Outdoor dining spikes in the warmer months of the year.
Outdoor dining spikes in the warmer months of the year. Bar Louie

OpenTable is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for approximately 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Showcasing restaurants situated in some of the most beautiful parts of the nation, the complete list includes winners in 15 states, such as Geoffrey's Restaurant in Malibu, Hau Tree Lanai in Honolulu, and Latitudes in Key West. California claims the greatest number of winning restaurants with 38, followed by Florida with 23, Hawaii with 16, and Arizona with seven. Texas has four honorees, while Nevada and New York boast two winners apiece. Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin are also represented. 

Restaurants serving American fare dominate the list, but several cuisines are also popular, including Hawaiian, Italian, Mexican, and seafood.

"From seating along pristine, sun-drenched beaches to dazzling water views, these winning restaurants have created some of the country's most coveted al fresco dining experiences," says Caroline Potter, OpenTable Chief Dining Officer. "Enjoying a meal in any of these sublime settings feels positively exclusive."

The Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America are generated from more than 5 million restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014. All restaurants with a minimum number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then sorted according to a score calculated from each restaurant's average rating in the "outdoor dining" category along with a minimum "overall" rating.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America according to OpenTable diners. 

2014 Diners' Choice Award Winners for the Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America

A Fish Called Avalon – Miami Beach, Florida
Alexander's – Naples, Florida
Auberge du Soleil – Rutherford, California
BALEENnaples – Naples, Florida
Barbatella – Naples, Florida
Beachcomber Cafe-Crystal Cove – Newport Coast, California
Beachhouse-Moana Surfrider – Honolulu, Hawaii
Blue Agave Club – Pleasanton, California
Blue Dragon Restaurant – Kamuela, Hawaii
Brooks' Bar & Deck at Edgewood Tahoe – Stateline, Nevada
Brown's Beach House-The Fairmont Orchid – Kohala Coast, Hawaii
Cafe Amelie – New Orleans, Louisiana
Cafe Jardin at Sherman Gardens – Corona Del Mar, California
Cafe Malaga – McKinney, Texas
Cafe Pinot – Los Angeles, California
Caffe Riace – Palo Alto, California
Carbon Beach Club Restaurant at Malibu Beach Inn – Malibu, California
Cavatina at Sunset Marquis – West Hollywood, California
Chart House Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Circles Waterfront Dining – Apollo Beach, Florida
Coliseum Pool & Grill-The Resort at Pelican Hill – Newport Coast, California
Corks at Russian River Vineyards – Forestville, California
The Deck on Laguna Beach – Laguna Beach, California
The Dining Room at El Encanto – Santa Barbara, California
Duke's Beach House Maui – Lahaina, Hawaii
EDEN EAST – Austin, Texas
El Chorro – Paradise Valley, Arizona
Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante Maui – Wailea, Hawaii
Five Palms Beach Grill – Kihei, Hawaii
Fuego-Maya Hotel – Long Beach, California
Gannon's – Wailea, Hawaii
Geoffrey's Restaurant – Malibu, California
George's Ocean Terrace – La Jolla, California
GG's Waterfront Bar & Grill – Hollywood, Florida
Gigino at Wagner Park – New York, New York
Glass-wine. bar. kitchen. at Ledges Hotel – Hawley, Pennsylvania
Gracias Madre – West Hollywood, California
Hau Tree Lanai – Honolulu, Hawaii
Havana 1957 – Miami Beach, Florida
The House Brasserie – Scottsdale, Arizona
House of Tricks – Tempe, Arizona
Hula Grill-Kaanapali – Lahaina, Hawaii
Island Lava Java Bistro – Kailua, Hawaii
JB's On The Beach – Deerfield Beach, Florida
Jimmy's Famous American Tavern – San Diego, California
JRDN Restaurant – San Diego, California
Kamuela Provision Co. – Waikoloa, Hawaii
Laishley Crab House – Punta Gorda, Florida
Las Campanas – Riverside, California
Latitudes – Key West, Florida
L'Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek – Sedona, Arizona
Lon's at The Hermosa – Paradise Valley, Arizona
Marche Bacchus – Las Vegas, Nevada
mi Tomatina – Winter Park, Florida
MiraMare – Naples, Florida
Nikita Malibu – Malibu, California
Nine One Five – Key West, Florida
The Oar Steak and Seafood Grill – Patchogue, New York
Oasis – Kapaa, Hawaii
Oceans 234 – Deerfield Beach, Florida
Ola at Turtle Bay – Kahuku, Hawaii
Old Angler's Inn – Potomac, Maryland
O'Neill's Bar & Grill – Mission Viejo, California
Ophelia's on the Bay – Sarasota, Florida
Pacific'O – Lahaina, Hawaii
Paradise Cove Beach Cafe – Malibu, California
Park Tavern – Delray Beach, Florida
Passerelle Bistro – Greenville, South Carolina
The Patio at Las Sendas – Mesa, Arizona
Peacock Garden Cafe – Coconut Grove, Florida
Perch LA – Los Angeles, California
Pier 290 – Williams Bay, Wisconsin
Plumeria Beach House – Kahala, Hawaii
Portico Restaurant – Richmond, Virginia
Poseidon – Del Mar, California
The Ranch House – Ojai, California
Red Fish Grill – Miami, Florida
The Restaurant at Ponte – Temecula, California
Rick's Cafe Boatyard – Indianapolis, Indiana
Rita's Kitchen at Camelback Inn – Scottsdale, Arizona
Rustic, Francis's Favorites – Geyserville, California
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar – Dallas, Texas
Serafina by The Water – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sheerwater Restaurant at the Hotel Del Coronado – Coronado, California
Sonoma Wine Garden – Santa Monica, California
Splashes at Surf & Sand Resort – Laguna Beach, California
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido, California
Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch – Santa Barbara, California
Sundy House – Delray Beach, Florida
Sunset Terrace-Omni Grove Park Inn – Asheville, North Carolina
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar – Naples, Florida
The Turtle Club – Naples, Florida
'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge – Kaupulehu, Hawaii
Underdog Wine Bar & Lounge – Livermore, California
Union on Yale – Claremont, California
Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant – San Diego, California
West Shore Cafe – Homewood, California
Wilshire – Santa Monica, California
Woodshed Smokehouse – Fort Worth, Texas
Zin Bistro Americana – Westlake Village, California

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