(STL.News) – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel platform, today announced the winners of its annual Travelers’ Choice® Awards for Restaurants. Based on a full year of TripAdvisor reviews, these restaurants were consistently given high ratings and praise by diners across the globe.
This year, the awards recognize 584 total restaurants globally and 75 U.S. restaurants in the categories of Fine Dining, Everyday Dining and Fast Casual. Award winners were determined by factoring in the quantity and quality of reviews, gathered over a 12-month period. Daniel in New York City has been awarded the top U.S. Fine Dining spot this year, reclaiming its position from 2017. In the global ranking, Beijing’sTRB Hutong has been crowned the number one Fine Dining restaurant in the world, the first time a restaurant in Asia has received this honor.
Americans love surf and turf dining: Steakhouses and seafood restaurants dominate the U.S. list.
Charleston is a fine-dining hub: For the last two years, this South Carolina port city has been home to three of the top 10 Fine Dining restaurants in the country.
New York City has the most restaurant winners in the U.S., with 10 across all three categories.
When it comes to quick and convenient dining, Americans are burger crazy: Six of the top 10 winning Fast Casual restaurant locations are known for serving some of the best burgers in the country.
“Diners rely on candid reviews and guidance from other TripAdvisor users to discover restaurants of all types, from local hidden gems to famous restaurants all over the world,” said Bertrand Jelensperger, senior vice president for TripAdvisor Restaurants. “Whether you’re planning a special dinner or grabbing a quick meal on the go, you can turn to TripAdvisor and our 2019 Travelers’ Choice award winners to satisfy any craving.”
Following are the top 10 restaurants in the U.S. by category, along with popular dishes from recent TripAdvisor reviews.