Gogobot’s Community of Passionate Travelers Name Their Foodie Faves:
Most Loved Restaurants; Top Family, Romantic, Brunch and Cheap Eats
The latest Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards, selected by users and their friends,
pick Shake Shack of New York City, Mama’s Fish House of Paia, Hawaii, among the best.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2013 – Gogobot (http://www.gogobot.com) today announces their foodie favorites as part of the Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards, naming such top eateries as the Shake Shack of New York City for Most Loved Restaurants; Mama’s Fish House of Paia, Hawaii, for the Most Romantic Restaurants; Tartine Bakery of San Francisco for the Best Brunch Spots; Eataly of New York City for Best Family Restaurants; Earl of Sandwich of Las Vegas for the Best Cheap Eats; and The Wolseley of London for the Most Loved London Restaurants. The selections were chosen from the more than 60,000 places visited by more than 2.5 million registered Gogobot users, their friends and like-minded travelers in their network.
Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards for Most Loved Restaurants recognizes a mix of venerable culinary institutions and hot new eateries. Topping the list is the Shake Shack, home of “best outdoor burger of New York” and some of the world’s tastiest shakes, according to Gogobot users. Other most loved restaurants include Mon Ami Gabi, Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.; L’as Du Fallafel, Paris, France; Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.; and Father’s Office, Santa Monica, Calif., U.S. (Expanded lists for all categories below).
Gogobot is releasing the names of the Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards recipients in a series of announcements that over the next few months will recognize the top destinations, hotels, restaurants, and attractions picked by Gogobot’s fiercely passionate user base of more than 2.5 million travelers.
“Food and travel go hand in hand, and travelers who rely on Gogobot are as enthused about finding the perfect insider dining spot as they are about discovering the ideal secluded getaway,” said Gogobot CEO and co-founder Travis Katz. “The diversity of our results shows that Gogobot isn’t a one-size-fits-all service. Whether looking for the epic culinary experience of a French Laundry in northern California or the sublime brisket of a Salt Lick BBQ in the Austin, Texas, area, our users can find the dining experience perfect for them based on the input of people they trust. This avid group of food lovers also benefit from the ability to make restaurant reservations directly from Gogobot via web and mobile.”
Most Loved Restaurants
1. Shake Shack, New York, N.Y., U.S.
2. Mon Ami Gabi, Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.
3. L’as Du Fallafel, Paris, France
4. Pizzeria Delfina San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
5. Father’s Office, Santa Monica, Calif., U.S.
6. Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck, Kahuku, Hawaii, U.S.
7. Phil’s BBQ, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
8. Mama’s Fish House, Paia, Hawaii, U.S.
9. The Wolseley, London, UK
10. The French Laundry, Yountville, Calif., U.S.
11. Pike Place Chowder – Pike Place Market, Seattle, Wash. U.S.
12. Salt Lick BBQ, Driftwood, Texas, U.S.
13. Mother’s Restaurant, New Orleans, La., U.S.
14. Pok Pok Restaurant, Portland, Ore. U.S.
15. The Purple Pig, Chicago, Ill., U.S.
16. Neptune Oyster, Boston, Mass., U.S.
17. Jim’s Steaks, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.
18. Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong, China
19. Quan An Ngon, Hanoi, Vietnam
20. Founding Farmers, Washington, D.C., U.S.
Most Romantic Restaurants
1. Mama’s Fish House, Paia, Hawaii, U.S.
2. Le Colonial, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
3. Beauty and Essex, New York, N.Y., U.S.
4. Yauatcha, London, UK
5. Shadowbrook Restaurant, Capitola, Calif., U.S.
6. Hutong, Hong Kong, China
7. Extraordinary Desserts, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
8. Poseidon, Del Mar, Calif., U.S.
9. Perch, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.
10. Beretta, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
11. Terraço Itália, Sao Paulo, Brazil
12. Geja’s Cafe, Chicago, Ill., U.S.
13. Buddakan, New York, N.Y., U.S.
14. Le Jules Verne, Paris, France
15. Sarento’s on the Beach, Kihei, Hawaii, U.S.
16. La Fondue, Saratoga, Calif., U.S.
17. RM Champagne Salon, Chicago, Ill., U.S.
18. Paradise Beach Grille, Capitola, Calif., U.S.
19. Viajante, London, UK
20. Gitane Restaurant & Bar, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
Best Brunch Spots
1. Tartine Bakery, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
2. Urth Caffe, Santa Monica, Calif., U.S.
3. Hash House A Go Go, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
4. Mother’s Restaurant, New Orleans, La., U.S.
5. Cafe Habana, New York, N.Y., U.S.
6. Old Vine Cafe, Costa Mesa, Calif., U.S.
7. Rainbow Drive-In, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
8. The Wolseley, London, UK
9. Tower Cafe, Sacramento, Calif., U.S.
10. Lola Seattle, Seattle, Wash., U.S.
11. Empire Café, Houston, Texas, U.S.
12. Bongo Room, Chicago, Ill. U.S.
13. Bouldin Creek Coffee House, Austin, Texas, U.S.
14. Dixie Crossroads, Titusville, Fla., U.S.
15. Matt’s Big Breakfast, Phoenix, Ariz., U.S.
16. Pancake Pantry, Gatlinburg, Tenn., U.S.
17. Poogan’s Porch Restaurant, Charleston, S.C., U.S.
18. Paula’s Pancake House, Solvang, Calif., U.S.
19. Trident Booksellers & Cafe, Boston, Mass, U.S.
20. Slappy Cakes, Portland, Ore. U.S.
Best Family Restaurants
1. Eataly, New York, N.Y., U.S.
2. Earl of Sandwich – Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.
3. Wurstküche Restaurant, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.
4. Phil’s BBQ, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
5. Brenda’s French Soul Food, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
6. Tiki’s Grill & Bar, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
7. Hash House A Go Go, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
8. Salt Lick BBQ, Driftwood, Texas, U.K.
9. Quan An Ngon, Hanoi, Vietnam
10. Pok Pok Restaurant, Portland, Ore., U.S.
11. Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, Chicago, Ill. U.S.
12. The Hangout, Gulf Shores, Ala., U.S.
13. Din Tai Fung Dumpling House, Arcadia, Calif., U.S.
14. Flatbread Company, Paia, Hawaii, U.S.
15. Lotus of Siam, Las Vegas, Nev. U.S.
16. Zachary’s Chicago Pizza, Oakland, Calif., U.S.
17. Side Street Inn, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
18. Blue Line Pizza, Campbell, Calif., U.S.
19. Griddle Cafe, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.
20. Lemonade, Venice, Calif., U.S.
Best Cheap Eats
1. Earl of Sandwich, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.
2. Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck, Kahuku, Hawaii, U.S.
3. El Farolito, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
4. Din Tai Fung, Taipei, Taiwan
5. Fergburger, Queenstown, New Zealand
6. L’as Du Fallafel, Paris, France
7. Pizza East, London, UK
8. Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong, China
9. L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele, Naples, Italy
10. Garota de Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11. Red Iguana, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
12. Prosperity Dumpling, New York, N.Y., U.S.
13. Rainbow Drive-In, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
14. Pine State Biscuits, Portland, Ore., U.S.
15. Nico’s at Pier 38, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
16. Pommes Frites, New York, N.Y., U.S.
17. Pancho Villa Taqueria, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
18. Aloha Mixed Plate, Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S.
19. Hard Knox Cafe, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
20. Halal Guys, New York, N.Y., U.S.
Most Loved London Restaurants
1. The Wolseley
2. Pizza East
4. Meat Liquor
5. The Book Club
9. Bob Bob Ricard
12. Hummus Bros Soho
13. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
14. Mildreds Restaurant
15. Holly Bush
18. Le Creperie de Hampstead
19. La Fromagerie
20. Locanda Locatelli
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