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Opinionated About Dining's 100+ Best Restaurants in North America

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Opinionated About Dining's 100+ Best Restaurants in North America
Photo Left image coutesy of OAD/ Right image Willows Inn

Global restaurant guide Opinionated About Dininghas released its top 100+ North American Restaurants List for 2019 with The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, Washington, taking the number one spot for a third consecutive year.

SingleThread Farm, run by husband and wife team Kyle and Katina Connaughton in California maintains its place at number two for the second year running. Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare in New York follows up in third place having jumped five places up the list on last year. 

José Andrés earns two spots in the top ten with Somni and Minibar, while Grant Achatz's Alinea has been nudged down the list, with Smyth now topping the Chicago entries.

What is OAD?

The list is voted for by over 6,000 OAD reviewers annually and claims to be only global restaurant guide that considers a diner’s gastronomic background and restaurant reviewing experience, as well as the quality of restaurants they visit.

See the top 10 North American restaurants listed below. Visit OAD for the full list.

1. The Willows Inn, Washington

Chef Blaine Wetzel (Left in top image) is known for is known for showcasing local seasonal ingredients ‘fished, foraged, and farmed daily’. The tasting menu is $225 and includes dishes like toasted kale leaves, kiwi berries with pork and rosehip, bread from heirloom wheat, and toasted birch with paw paw.


Fall salad of grilled chicories and mushrooms. @blainewetzel | 📷: @charitylburggraaf

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2. Single Thread Farm, Healdsburg California


3. Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare, Manhattan New York


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4. Saison, San Francisco


Monterey Bay abalone with a sauce of its livers and capers

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5. Somni, West Hollywood


Shiso tempura and dry aged striploin tartar is simplicity in one bite 📸@lisahuchen

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6. Smyth, Chicago


Now serving: below freezing comfort food.

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7. Minibar by Jose Andres, Washington DC


Coca de cebolla with caramelized onion crisp, après soleil cheese cream, lemon thyme

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8. Raymond’s Restaurant, St John, Newfoundland


Never forget your roots.....and that you can make beautiful salads with them! #thejeremyssaybeetitwinter

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9. Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills New York


10. Alinea, Chicago

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