Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Vetri, Gilmore's ranked tops in service

They're among OpenTable's list of 50 tops.

Vetri, Gilmore's ranked tops in service

OpenTable, the restaurant reservation site, is out with its 2010 Diners' Choice Awards for best service, based on nearly four million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners from 10,000-plus restaurants  

On the list  -- among such standouts as Daniel, Le Bernardin, La Grenouille, TRU, and Per Se -- are Gilmore's in West Chester, owned and operated by Le Bec-Fin alumnus Peter Gilmore and his wife, Susan, and Vetri  in Center City, owned and operated by Marc Vetri and Jeff Benjamin.

Interesting side note: Neither restaurant uses a PR firm, and the judging was based on public sentiment -- not editors or food professionals.

The list was alphabetized, not ranked.

Acquerello -- San Francisco, CA
Addison at the Grand Del Mar -- San Diego, CA
Bacchanalia -- Atlanta, GA
Binkley's Restaurant -- Cave Creek, AZ
Blue Hill at Stone Barns -- Pocantico Hills, NY
Boca Cincinnati -- Cincinnati, OH
Bone's -- Atlanta, GA
Café Renaissance -- Vienna, VA
Canlis -- Seattle, WA
Capital Grille -- Boca Raton, FL
Capital Grille -- Minneapolis, MN
Charleston -- Baltimore, MD
Charleston Grill -- Charleston, SC
CityZen -- Washington DC
Cyrus -- Healdsburg, CA
Daniel -- New York, NY
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse -- Ft. Worth, TX
The Dining Room at The Langham --Pasadena, CA
The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton -- San Francisco, CA
Eleven Madison Park -- New York, NY
Erling Jenson The Restaurant -- Memphis, TN
The French Laundry -- Yountville, CA
The French Room -- Dallas, TX
Fearing's -- Dallas, TX
Fearrington House Restaurant -- Pittsboro, NC
Fig Tree -- Charlotte, NC
Frasca Food and Wine -- Boulder, COL
Gabriel's Restaurant -- Sedalia, CA
Gilmore's -- West Chester, PA
Highlands Bar & Grill -- Birmingham, AL
Kai, Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort -- Chandler, AZ
La Belle Vie -- Minneapolis, MN
La Grenouille -- New York, NY
Le Bernardin -- New York, NY
Madrona Manor -- Healdsburg, CA
Marcel's -- Washington DC
The Melting Pot -- Myrtle Beach, SC
Nicholas -- Red Bank, NJ
Palace Arms at the Brown Palace -- Denver, CO
Peninsula Grill -- Charleston, SC
Per Se -- New York, NY
The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro -- Columbus, OH
Robert's of Charleston -- Charleston, SC
Rosemary's Restaurant -- Las Vegas, NV
Saint Jacques French Cuisine -- Raleigh, NC
Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch -- Santa Barbara, CA
Terrapin Restaurant -- Virginia Beach, VA
TRU -- Chicago, IL
Vetri -- Philadelphia, PA

Michael Klein Philly.com
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