2011 Favorite Restaurants (in the U.S.)

It has been a little over a year since I put together my first list of my top ten favorite restaurants in the U.S., along with some honorable mentions. Things have changed over the past year, though there was no movement in the top four.

  1. La Belle Vie (510 Groveland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN)
  2. Grocery (288 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY)
  3. Burma Superstar (309 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA)
  4. Hard Times Café (1821 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN)
  5. Frankie’s 457 (457 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY)
  6. Amber Indian (2290 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA‎)
  7. Saad’s Halal Restaurant (4500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA)
  8. Jasmine Deli (2532 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN‎)
  9. Boqueria (53 West 19th Street, New York, NY)
  10. Maialino (2 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY)

Worth mentioning:

Favorite Restaurants (in the U.S.)

It’ll be interesting to look back on this in a year or two and see how much I still agree with.

  1. La Belle Vie (510 Groveland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN)
  2. Grocery (288 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY)
  3. Burma Superstar (309 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA)
  4. Hard Times Café (1821 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN)
  5. Saad’s Halal Restaurant (4500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA)
  6. Tartine Bakery (600 Guerrero Street, San Francisco, CA)
  7. Amber Indian (2290 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA‎)
  8. Jasmine Deli (2532 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN‎)
  9. Frankie’s 457 (457 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY)
  10. Boqueria (53 West 19th Street, New York, NY)

Worth mentioning: