Forty-Two Eateries Make 2012 Zagat List


NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) — Forty-two major-market restaurants made Zagat’s 2012 list of top restaurants in the United States, Zagat reported Tuesday.

The restaurant guide said 156,000 respondents who dine out a minimum of three times a week selected the top restaurants in cities from New York to Portland, Ore.

All 42 restaurants are listed in Zagat’s “The 2012 America’s Top Restaurants” edited by Bill Corsello. They are also available online at

The 42 restaurants selected in alphabetical order by city are:

  • Atlanta-Bacchanalia
  • Atlantic City-Old Homestead
  • Austin-Uchi
  • Baltimore/Annapolis-Charleston
  • Boston-O Ya
  • Branford, Ct-Le Petit Cafe
  • Charlotte-Barrington’s
  • Chicago-Les Nomades
  • Cincinnati-Bocca
  • Cleveland-Chez Francois
  • Columbus-L’Antibes
  • Costa Mesa, Ca.-Marche Moderne
  • Dallas/Fort Worth-Bonnell’s
  • Denver area-Fruition
  • Detroit-Lark
  • Honolulu-Sushi Sasabune
  • Houston-Le Mistral
  • Kansas City-Justus Drugstore
  • Las Vegas-Joel Robuchon
  • Long Island-North Fork Table
  • Los Angeles-Matsuhisa
  • Milwaukee-Roots
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul-L Belle Vie
  • Naples, Fla.-Cote d’Azur
  • New Orleans-Bayona
  • New York City-Le Bernardin
  • Orlando-Victoria & Albert’s
  • Philadelphia-Vetri
  • Phoenix/Scottsdale-Kai
  • Portland, Ore.-Painted Lady
  • Redbank, N.J.-Nicholas
  • Sacramento-Taste
  • Salt Lake City-Mariposa
  • San Antonio-Dough
  • San Diego-Market
  • San Francisco-Gary Danko
  • Seattle-Cafe Juanita
  • St. Louis-Niche
  • Tampa-Beach Bistro
  • Tucson-Fleming’s Prime
  • Washington-Marcel’s
  • White Plains, N.Y.-Sushi Nanase.


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