Wine Enthusiast Names 100 Best Wine Restaurants

Wine Enthusiast Names 100 Best Wine Restaurants

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Wine Enthusiast Names 100 Best Wine Restaurants


Are you an oenophile? Someone who just simply obsesses over wine, wine and food pairings, and everything related to the fruit of the vine? Well, the editors of Wine Enthusiast magazine have plotted out a travel itinerary for you if you’d like to wine & dine at some of the best places to do that in the U.S.

The editors and tasters of the magazine scanned the entire U.S. in search of the absolute best in wine and fine dining in the country. Below you’ll find the entire list, coast to coast, of this year’s 100 best wine restaurants, as published in the August 2011 issue (now available on newsstands).         

Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants by region and state:

Barcelona , CT Casa Mono, NY Marea, NY
Craigie on Main, MA Crabtree’s Kittle House, NY Minetta Tavern, NY
Menton, MA Daniel, NY Per Se, NY
Troquet, MA  Del Posto, NY Picholine, NY
A Voce (Columbus Circle), NY Eleven Madison Park, NY Sho Shaun Hergatt, NY
A Voce (Madison Ave.), NY GILT, NY The Lambs Club, NY
ABC Kitchen, NY Gramercy Tavern, NY Veritas, NY
Adour, NY Jean Georges, NY Alma de Cuba, PA
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NY Le Bernardin, NY Le Bec-Fin, PA
Angle, FL August, LA Lake Austin Spa Resort, TX
Baires, FL Commander’s Palace, LA Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, TX
Bern’s Steak House, FL Emeril’s, LA Samba Grille, TX
Hakkasan, FL Gautreau’s, LA Stephan Pyles, TX
Prime One Twelve, FL Charleston, MD The Mansion Restaurant, TX
Jiko – The Cooking Place, FL Annie Gunn’s, MO Art and Soul, D.C.
Bacchanalia, GA Charleston Grill, SC CityZen, D.C.
Miller Union, GA Circa 1886, SC Birch & Barley, D.C.
Proof on Main, KT Al Biernat’s, TX  
Crush Wine Bistro & Cellar, AK Millennium Restaurant, CA Montagna at The Little Nell, CO
Deseo, AZ  Quince, CA Rainbow Ranch Lodge, MT
Addison at The Grand Del Mar, CA    Redd, CA Andre’s, NV
Auberge du Soleil, CA RN74, CA B&B Ristorante, NV
Commis, CA Sonoma Wine Garden, CA Joël Robuchon and L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon, NV
Culina, CA Spago Beverly Hills, CA The Anasazi Restaurant, NM
Cut by Wolfgang Puck, CA The Bazaar by José Andrés, CA Sage, NV
Cyrus, CA The French Laundry, C Aureole, NV
étoile Restaurant, CA The Restaurant at Meadowood, CA    BEAST, OR
Gary Danko, CA The Slanted Door, CA Portland Ciy Grill, OR
Hatfield’s, CA Valentino, CA Canlis, WA
La Toque, CA Wayfare Tavern, CA The Herbfarm, WA
Manresa, CA WP24, CA  
Marinus, CA Frasca Food and Wine, CO  
Avenues, IL Frontera Grill, IL Spiaggia, IL
Blackbird, IL L2O, IL Chef’s Table, IA
Charlie Trotter’s, IL Longman & Eagle, IL  

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