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Andrea Romano
November 15, 2017

Looking for the perfect restaurant for you and 12 of your nearest and dearest? OpenTable has you covered.

As any foodie knows, not all restaurants are meant for big parties. While some adorable bistros and even some Michelin-starred restaurants are perfect for date night, or even double-date night, squeezing in a big party can be difficult at many establishments.

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Ahead of the holiday season, when family and friends will be gathering, OpenTable has ranked the best 100 restaurants in the U.S. for group dining. The winning restaurants cover 26 states, and New York, Illinois, and California have the most group friendly spots on the list.

New York City, with its surplus of amazing restaurants, grabbed the most spots on the list. Among the 20 restaurants featured are ABC Kitchen and Balthazar — both of which are popular upscale places to eat in the city.

100 Best Restaurants for Groups in America for 2017

In alphabetical order.

  • ABC Kitchen - New York, New York
  • Abe and Louie's Boston - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Atlanta Fish Market - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Balthazar - New York, New York
  • Battista's Hole in the Wall - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Beauty & Essex - Multiple Locations
  • Benihana - Multiple Locations
  • Blend on the Water - Long Island City, New York
  • Bluestone - Timonium, Maryland
  • The Boathouse - Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • The Boil Waverly - New York, New York
  • Brennan's - Multiple Locations
  • Buddakan - Multiple Locations
  • Buddy V's at The Venetian - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Café Ba-Ba-Reeba - Chicago, Illinois
  • Cafeteria 15L - Sacramento, California
  • Carmine's - Multiple Locations
  • Carnivale - Chicago, Illinois
  • Catch - Multiple Locations
  • Chama Gaucha - San Antonio - San Antonio, Texas
  • Chart House Restaurant - Weehawken - Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Clinkerdagger - Spokane, Washington
  • Columbia Restaurant - Ybor City - Tampa, Florida
  • Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants - Multiple Locations
  • Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Multiple Locations
  • Dock's Oyster House - Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Duck Duck Goat - Chicago, Illinois
  • Elliott's Oyster House - Seattle, Washington
  • Estia - Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Farmers Fishers Bakers - Washington, D.C.
  • Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens - Corona Del Mar, California
  • Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch - St. Helena, California
  • Filomena Ristorante - Washington, D.C.
  • Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Multiple Locations
  • Founding Farmers - DC - Washington, D.C.
  • Gallaghers Steakhouse - Manhattan - New York, New York
  • Giada - The Cromwell - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
  • Girl & the Goat - Chicago, Illinois
  • Gordon Ramsay Steak - Paris Las Vegas - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Gracias Madre - Los Angeles, California
  • Halls Chophouse - Charleston, South Carolina
  • The Hamilton - Washington, D.C.
  • Harry & Izzy's - Downtown - Indianapolis, Indiana
  • House of Prime Rib - San Francisco, California
  • Ilili - New York, New York
  • Jaleo DC - Washington, D.C.
  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Multiple Locations
  • Keens Steakhouse - New York, New York
  • Lawry's The Prime Rib - Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California
  • Le Diplomate - Washington, D.C.
  • Little Goat - Chicago, Illinois
  • Maggiano's - Multiple Locations
  • Meril - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Meson Sabika - Naperville, Illinois
  • The Metropolitan Grill - Seattle, Washington
  • Mon Ami Gabi - Las Vegas - Main Dining Room - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • North Italia – Irvine - Irvine, California
  • Old Ebbitt Grill - Washington, D.C.
  • The Olde Pink House Restaurant - Savannah, Georgia
  • Oyamel - Washington, D.C.
  • Palisade - Seattle, Washington
  • Parc - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Patti's 1880's Settlement - Grand Rivers, Kentucky
  • Perch LA - Los Angeles, California
  • The Publican - Chicago, Illinois
  • Pump - Los Angeles, California
  • Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Seattle - Seattle, Washington
  • Quartino - Chicago, Illinois
  • Quality Italian - New York, New York
  • Raglan Road Irish Pub - Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • Red Rooster Harlem - New York, New York
  • RPM Italian - Multiple Locations
  • Salty's on Alki Beach - Seattle, Washington
  • Shaw's Crab House - Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
  • Sixty Vines - Plano, Texas
  • SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle - Seattle, Washington
  • The Smith - Multiple Locations
  • St. Elmo Steak House - Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Stanford Grill - Columbia, Maryland
  • Steak 48 - Houston - Houston, Texas
  • Summer House Santa Monica - Chicago, Illinois
  • Sunda - Chicago, Illinois
  • Tao - Multiple Locations
  • Tavern on the Green - New York, New York
  • Texas de Brazil - Multiple Locations
  • Tony's Di Napoli - Multiple Locations
  • Top of the World Restaurant - Stratosphere Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Tower Oaks Lodge - Rockville, Maryland
  • The Tropicale - Palm Springs, California
  • The Twisted Olive - Green, Ohio
  • TWO urban licks - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ulele - Tampa, Florida
  • Uncle Julio's - Brentwood - Brentwood, Tennessee
  • Vandal - New York, New York
  • Warmdaddy's - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Wildfire - Multiple Locations
  • Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - Multiple Locations
  • Zaytinya - Washington, D.C.
  • Zehnder's of Frankenmuth - Frankenmuth, Michigan

OpenTable determined the list based on 10 million site reviews between October 1, 2016 and September 29, 2017. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and qualifying number of reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of reviews for which “great for groups” was selected as a special feature.

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Take a break from the holiday cooking and take your friends and family out for dinner tonight. The hardest part will be agreeing on where to go.

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