A well-known dining website is including an Indianapolis restaurant among its list of the Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. California-based OpenTable Inc. (Nasdaq: OPEN) says Rick's Cafe Boatyard is rated in the top 100 by reviewers. May 29, 2014

News Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – As we look forward to an exciting season of summer travel, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced 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.

Showcasing restaurants situated in some of the most beautiful parts of the nation, the complete list includes award 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 alfresco 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. The complete list may also be viewed at http://www.opentable.com/m/best-outdoor-dining-restaurants-in-america

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

Diners can also read more about the Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America by visiting the OpenTable “Dining Check” blog.


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