101 Best Restaurants in America for 2016

If you eat out in the U.S.A. and want the best dining experiences possible, this guide is for you
101 Best Restaurants in America

Brian Sheehan previews our list of the 101 Best Restaurants in America. Be sure to check out the complete story in the Eat/Dine section.

From the best restaurants in San Francisco and Los Angeles to the most impressive in Chicago, New York City, and beyond The Daily Meal's annual list has you covered for destination meals across the U.S.

#101 The Continental, Naples, Fla.
#100 Uchi, Austin
#99 Le Pigeon, Portland, Ore.
#98 Naoe, Miami
#97 Lucques, Los Angeles
#96 Lemaire, Richmond, Va.
#95 Peter Luger, Brooklyn
#94 The Walrus and the Carpenter, Seattle
#93 Sushi Yasuda, New York City
#92 State Bird Provisions, San Francisco
#91 Rustic Canyon, Santa Monica
#90 McCrady's, Charleston
#89 Al Di La, Brooklyn
#88 Jitlada, Los Angeles
#87 Republique, Los Angeles
#86 Blanca, Brooklyn
#85 The Fearrington House, Pittsboro, NC
#84 Pok Pok, Portland, Ore.
#83 Galatoire's, New Orleans
#82 Vetri, Philadelphia
#81 Rebelle, New York City
#80 The Optimist, Atlanta
#79 Avec, Chicago
#78 Gramercy Tavern, New York City
#77 The Barn at Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tenn.
#76 Oyster Club, Mystic, Conn.
#75 Holeman & Fitch, Atlanta
#74 Spiaggia, Chicago
#73 Canlis, Seattle
#72 The Modern, New York City
#71 Frasca Food & Wine, Boulder, Colo.
#70 Fore Street, Portland, ME
#69 Bazaar Meat, Las Vegas
#68 Ippudo, New York City
#67 Blackbird, Chicago
#66 ABC Kitchen, New York City
#65 Scampo, Boston
#64 Girl & the Goat, Chicago
#63 Quince, San Francisco
#62 Michael Mina, San Francisco
#61 Chi Spacca, Los Angeles
#60 Topolobampo, Chicago
#59 Estela, New York City
#58 Animal, Los Angeles
#57 Catbird Seat, Nashville
#56 Norman's, Orlando, Fla.
#55 Cochon, New Orleans
#54 NoMad, New York City
#53 RDG + Bar Annie, Houston
#52 Bouley, New York City
#51 Everest, Chicago
#50 Valentino, Santa Monica, Calif.
#49 Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham, Ala.
#48 Matsuhisa, Los Angeles
#47 Night + Market Weho, West Hollywood, Calif.
#46 Benu, San Francisco
#45 Batard, New York
#44 Zuni Café, San Francisco
#43 Shaya, New Orleans
#42 Husk, Charleston
#41 Babbo, New York City
#40 Gjelina, Venice, Calif.
#39 Beast, Portland, Ore.
#38 Restaurant Gary Danko, San Francisco
#37 Zahav, Philadelphia
#36 Cafe Boulud, New York City
#35 Fearing's, Dallas
#34 Cut, Los Angeles
#33 Trois Mec, Los Angeles
#32 Momofuku Ko, New York City
#31 August, New Orleans
#30 Peche, New Orleans
#29 é by José Andrés, Las Vegas
#28 Camino, Oakland, Calif.
#27 Chez Panisse, Berkeley, Calif.
#26 Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY
#25 Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles
#24 O Ya, Boston
#23 Manresa, Los Gatos, Calif.
#22 Gotham Bar & Grill, New York City
#21 Commander's Palace, New Orleans
#20 The Inn at Little Washington, Washington, Va.
#19 The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, Calif.
#18 Nobu, New York City
#17 Next, Chicago
#16 Minibar, Washington, D.C.
#15 Masa, New York City
#14 Cosme, New York City
#13 Bazaar, Los Angeles
#12 Per Se, New York City
#11 Del Posto, New York City
#10 Jean Georges, New York City
#9 Spago, Los Angeles
#8 Gabriel Kreuther, New York City
#7 Restaurant Guy Savoy, Las Vegas
#6 L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas
#5 The French Laundry, Yountville, Calif.
#4 Eleven Madison Park, New York City
#3 Daniel, New York City
#2 Providence, Los Angeles
#1 Le Bernardin, New York City