Needham, Mass. – Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel advice platform, today announced the next award in its community-supported Travelers’ Choice® Awards series: Best of the Best Restaurants 2022. Here to help everyone discover all the restaurants you can Must-visit places when travelling, Tripadvisor shares the top rated places around the world, including six different sub-categories of restaurant types. Discerning diners can view the winners’ menu here: tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Restaurants.
This year’s award-winning restaurants spanned six continents and 51 countries. Global labor challenges and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions continued to limit restaurant capacity in some markets – for example, some Asian countries were closed to international tourists for most of the data analysis period. Still, foodies around the world enjoyed the food and left millions of reviews on Tripadvisor documenting their experiences.
“Eating out is an internationally popular pastime: for many diners it’s visiting their favorite neighborhood restaurant and for others it’s finding a table at a top-notch restaurant while on holiday. That’s what over half of consumers told us in a recent survey* Food is the most exciting part of your journey,” said Lauren Murphy, Vice President, GM of Hospitality Solutions at Tripadvisor. “Like browsing a large menu for the perfect meal, recommendations can help guide decision-making, and our community’s guidance makes it easier to choose from the vast array of dining choices. Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best award, given by people who have visited and reviewed these places over the past year, offers authentic recommendations for the best restaurants, whatever the occasion!”
Guests celebrating a special occasion or wanting to indulge in an elegant evening should look no further than the Best of the Best Fine Dining winner. The World’s No. 1 Fine Dining Restaurant for 2022 is The old stamp house restaurant in Ambleside, UK. The two brother-run Old Stamp House, which takes first place for the second year running, is revered for its intimate, unique setting and tasting menu.
Top 10 fine dining restaurants in the USA
- Lahaina grill – Lahaina, Hawaii (also No. 19 in the world)
- The restaurant at Gideon Ridge -Blowing Rock, North Carolina
- The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant on the Covered Bridge – Woodstock, Vermont
- Cafe Monarch– Scottsdale, Arizona
- Hallen Chophouse -Charleston, South Carolina
- Six tables a restaurant – Boca Raton, Fla
- Inn in Little Washington -Washington, Va
- Sazon – Santa Fe, New Mexico
- collage restaurant– St. Augustine, Florida
- Bourbon Steak from Michael Mina, a Nashville Steakhouse – Nashville, Tennessee
The winning companies in the The best of the best for every day category offer delicious indulgence without breaking the bank. Here are the top 10 in the US:
- Wooden kitchen and bar – Bangor, Maine
- Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grill Ft. Myers Beach -Fort Myers Beach, Fla
- Restaurant pesto -Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- the pastaiolo -Miami Beach, Fla
- Local Goat – New American restaurant Pigeon Forge – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
- Corinna Restaurant – Denver, Colorado
- Moose AKa’s – Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
- The Salty Crab Bar & Grill North Beach -Clearwater, Fla
- queology -Charleston, South Carolina
- The Republic Cricket – The Woods – The Woods, Texas
Foodies hungry for a quick, casual meal on the go will get their fill at Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best Quick Bites Winner. Here are the top 10 in the US:
- Bleecker Street Pizza – New York City, New York
- birdhouse – Page, Arizona
- Steak Hut – Honolulu, Hawaii
- Martha’s Dandee Cream -Queensbury, New York
- Milt’s Stop & Eat – Moab, Utah
- New York Pizza Supreme – New York City, New York
- seven brothers – Kahuku, Hawaii
- Muldoons – Munising, Michigan
- Portillo’s hot dogs -Chicago, Illinois
- Earl of Sandwich – Las Vegas, Nevada
Is there an anniversary coming up or do you want to impress a date? That The best of the best date night restaurants reveal places ideal for couples to enjoy a meal. Altto Ristorante & Lounge Bar in Brazil was named the most romantic restaurant in the world for 2022. With stunning views of Armação Bay and an unrivaled gastronomic experience, it’s clear why couples love to dine here.
Top 10 Date Night Restaurants in the USA
- The restaurant at Gideon Ridge -Blowing Rock, North Carolina (also No. 11 in the world)
- The silver fork -Manchester, Vermont (also No. 16 in the world)
- The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant on the Covered Bridge – Woodstock, Vermont
- Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant – Clarkesville, Georgia
- Goldmoor Dining Hall – Galena, Illinois
- Circa 1886 restaurant -Charleston, South Carolina
- Bistro St Michaels -st Michaels, Maryland
- desert bistro – Moab, Utah
- collage restaurant – St. Augustine, Florida
- Flying Fish Grill – Caramel, California
For many, the atmosphere is just as important as the quality of the food or the occasion. Guests looking for the most Instagram-worthy dining experiences can browse through Tripadvisors The best of the best picture book restaurants List: Beautiful places where the restaurant looks as good as the food tastes – perfect for a selfie. Here are the top 10 in the world. (This wanderlust-inducing list is only awarded at the world level.)
- Sunset Monalisa – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
- COMA Singapore– Singapore
- 7 Thalasses – Crete, Greece
- La Yola restaurant – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- The flying fishbone -Savaneta, Aruba
- Porfirios Cancun – Cancun, Mexico
- Koral restaurant – Bali, Indonesia
- Tomo – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Adamo and Eve by Eden Roc – Positano, Italy
- man wa – Hong Kong, China
Although the Travelers’ Choice Awards are usually the top rated, most are Popular Restaurants, Tripadvisor tried to showcase lesser known places and places that locals love; therefore, a brand new subcategory revealing the best hidden gems. Globetrotter foodies in search of local favorites can stop by Green Dot in Cusco, Peru, the #1 hidden gem on the planet in this first award. This plant-based dining experience will impress vegans and meat-eaters alike.
Top 10 Hidden Gems in the USA
- Joe’s at the Jepson – Savannah, Georgia
- Mersea Restaurant & Bar – San Francisco, California
- Cafe by the sea in the mansion – Key West, Fla
- Chubby’s Deli -Sevierville, Tennessee
- Roadhouse Diner – Great Falls, Montana
- Finelli’s Italian villa – Altoona, Pennsylvania
- Pickin Porch Grill – Branson, Missouri
- Rocco’s NY Style Pizza from Mama D’s House – Branson, Missouri
- Buxton Munch Company – Buxton, North Carolina
- Bakery Restaurant and Lounge – Niagara Falls, New York
To see all winners, including the best in the world, visit tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Restaurants.
*Seasonal Travel Index data is from a Tripadvisor Consumer Sentiment Survey, based on data from an online survey of over 2,700 consumers in partnership with Qualtrics, conducted between July 6, 2022 and July 22, 2022 in six countries – US, Great Britain – Australia, Italy, Singapore and Japan.
The Best of the Best Restaurants 2022 are calculated based on the quality and quantity of reviews and ratings for restaurants on Tripadvisor collected from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, specific to each sub-category of the award, plus an additional editorial Process.
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