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OpenTable lists the “Top 25 Dining Cities” for Mother’s Day

 
With Mother’s Day right around the corner there will be a lot of dinner reservations made across the United States. With all of that dining in mind, Open Table has listed the best cities to take someone out.
 
The application “OpenTable” (NASDAQ: OPEN), release its rankings of the “Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities” in the U.S earlier today. “Whether it’s a meal with the kids in tow, a romantic dinner with a spouse, or a night out with the girls, each of these cities has a diverse dining scene to satisfy mom’s appetite for food and fun,” said Caroline Potter , Chief Dining Officer of OpenTable. “And, it’s very clear from the number of folks dining out locally on Mother’s Day that area restaurants have mastered the art of pampering mothers and pleasing their palates.”
 
There are 16 states in total that made the list, stretching from coast-to-coast across the United States. The list indicates where it is both “terrific to be both a mom and a foodie” according to the press-release that was sent out earlier today. In order to provide this ranking, the OpenTable Mom-friendly Dining Index was calculated using four variables based on OpenTable reservation and diner reviews data from 2012: the percentage of people who dined out for Mother’s Day; the percentage of restaurants rated “kid-friendly;” the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic;” and the percentage of restaurants rated “hot spots.” The following cities, listed in order, comprise the Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S.
 
Top 25 Mom-friendly Cities for Dining in the U.S.

  • Long Beach, California
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Austin, Texas
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Houston, Texas
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • San Diego, California
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Los Angeles, California

 
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OpenTable recently released the Diner’s Choice List of the Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in the United States. Diners can also find more tips and trends regarding Mother’s Day on the OpenTable “Dining Check” blog.