2020 Best Restaurant Wine Lists in the U.S.A.

Everest, one of GAYOT's Best Restaurant Wine Lists in America

The best places to wine and dine in America

Haute gastronomy is the marriage of fine food and wine. We raise a glass to the restaurants across America that have spent years (decades, even) curating their wine collections. Discover where treasured bottles can be uncorked with GAYOT's list of the Best Restaurant Wine Lists in the U.S., presented in alphabetical order.

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Aureole
15/20

The centerpiece of Aureole at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas is a four-story glass and steel monument dedicated to the glory of wine. Diners watch in awe as "Wine Angel Stewards" are lifted and lowered via cables inside the tower to retrieve bottles from the 10,000-bottle cellar. See More

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Bern's Steak House
14/20

Bern's Steak House in Tampa boasts the world's largest restaurant wine cellar, with more than 500,000 bottles encompassing around 6,800 different labels. When visiting the restaurant, be sure to allow time for the tour of the kitchen and wine cellar. See More

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The Conservatory at Blantyre
16/20

Blantyre resort's restaurant presents a dining experience for visitors looking to enjoy a taste of what life was like for New England elite during the Gilded Age. The massive wine list features labels from around the world, including finds like the Domaine Leflaive white Burgundy. See More

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Daniel
19/20

Chef extraordinaire Daniel Boulud's eponymous fine dining establishment in New York is a grand "dinner-theatre" masterpiece --- the precise staff hits all their cues and the cuisine earns rave reviews. Sommelier Raj Vaidya will help you choose from the wine list that boasts more than 25,000 bottles. See More

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Everest
17/20

Master sommelier/co-owner Bobby Stuckey's show-stopping wine list at Frasca Food and Wine is a 73-page tome that runs from obscure indigenous wonders to the best bottles from Piedmont and Tuscany. See More

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Frasca Food and Wine
17/20

Everest chef-proprietor Jean Joho is originally from the Alsace region of France, so it's no surprise that his Chicago fine-dining restaurant Everest in Chicago boasts more than 350 selections from the area. The wine list also features classic French wines and global offerings among its 1,600 wines. See More

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Gary Danko
17/20

Gary Danko thrives amid San Francisco's fine dining scene. Along with a classy but comfortable ambience, delightful food and a wine list with plenty of intriguing options among its 1,800 selections, including verticals from Bordeaux and Burgundy and a section devoted to old and rare Madeira by the glass. See More

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The Inn at Little Washington
18/20

The Inn at Little Washington's lengthy wine list represents local Virginia wineries while also boasting treasures from Europe and California. See More

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Joël Robuchon Restaurant
19/20

The long wine list contains more than 2,500 labels with many good finds from small American and French producers, making many bottles approachable. As well, top global selections highlight Burgundy and Bordeaux offerings. See More

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O' by Claude Le Tohic
19/20

The wine list is massive. It is a real pleasure to turn the pages. If you are not opting for a pairing with your dinner ($150 or $350), wine director Vincent Morrow is here to skillfully guide you. See More

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Patina
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Chef/founder Joachim Splichal's Patina is a Los Angeles institution of haute gastronomy, with an extensive wine list to match. The focus is on California wines, then Burgundy. The labels are rather classic, with more "fun" selections among the wines by the glass. See More

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Restaurant Guy Savoy
19/20

The Bible-thick wine list is mainly French and heavy on Champagnes, but there is also saké and selections from Hungary, Australia, Italy, Spain, Chile and elsewhere. Be sure to browse the incredible collections of Richebourg and Romanée-Conti --- Savoy loves Burgundy. See More

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