The Most Instagrammed Restaurants in the U.S. for 2017

Who says food photos are a faux pas?

The most Instagrammed restaurants in the U.S. happen to be in some of its major cities like LA, NYC, and Chicago.

If you’ve ever scrolled through Instagram’s “Explore” page then you’ve definitely seen a photo of artfully composed food or a group of smiling people from at least one of these restaurants. Why? Because they happen to the most Instagrammed restaurants in the U.S. for 2017.

Although they range from bad to bougie and anywhere in between, these hot spots to snap pics of your food and friends are the most popular in the United States. It may be for the food, as some of the following have ultra-Instagram-worthy dishes and drinks, but it may also be for the ambiance and décor, as you will see these patios and interiors are prime for #thirstythursday… or for some declaratory “Saturdays are for the girls” caption action… or even for tagging the heck out of your dinner date. Check them out below!

230 Fifth (New York, N.Y.)

Nobu Malibu (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Catch LA (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Katz's Delicatessen (New York, N.Y.)

TAO Downtown New York (New York, N.Y.)

Cindy's Rooftop (Chicago, Ill.)

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San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Mr. Purple (New York, N.Y.)

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Hard Rock Cafe New York (New York, N.Y.)

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Stubb's Austin (Austin, Texas)

Perch (Los Angeles, Calif.)

TAO Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada)

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Hard Rock Cafe Orlando (Orlando, Fla.)

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Beauty & Essex (New York, N.Y.)

Chef Mickey's (Orlando, Fla.)

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The Oasis Restaurant and Bar (Austin, Texas)

Catch NYC (New York, N.Y.)

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LAVO NYC (New York, N.Y.)

Peter Luger Steak House Est. 1887 (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

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