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Top Restaurants in the U.S.

Discover America's Best Restaurants with GAYOT's
Top 10 Lists

We have compiled Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America that span the spectrum of favorite cuisines, from fine dining at hotel restaurants to tasty burgers and perfect pizza.

Whether you're looking for the ten top ranked spots for outdoor dining or cheap eats, this directory will help guide you to the best America's proud restaurateurs have to offer.

If you want great food in your neighborhood, then consult GAYOT's lists of best restaurants near you .

Best Barbecue Restaurants

Top 10 Brewpubs

Top 10 Brunch Restaurants

Best Burgers

Top 10 Cheap Eats

Top 10 Craft Cocktail Bars

Best Female Chefs

Best French Restaurants

Top 10 Fried Chicken Restaurants

Top 10 Heart-Healthy Restaurants

Top 10 Hot Dog Stands

Top 10 Ice Cream Shops

Top 10 Irish Pubs

Top 10 Italian Restaurants

Top 10 Mexican Restaurants

Top 10 Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants

Best New Restaurants

Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants

Top 10 Pizza Restaurants

Top 10 Romantic Restaurants

Top 10 Seafood Restaurants

Top 10 Sports Bars

Top 10 Steakhouses

Top 10 Taco Stands

Best Restaurants with a View

Top 10 Wine Bars

Best Wine Lists in Restaurants

Top 40 Restaurants


Now that you've seen the Top 10 in the U.S., check out the Best Restaurants near you, from Seattle to Washington, D.C.


Or find more restaurants in other categories that offer great food, from breakfast and kid-friendly to ice cream and wine bars.


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.