Two restaurants in the greater Cincinnati area were named one of the top 100 neighborhood gems in the country by OpenTable and the app’s guests.
On Thursday, the online restaurant reservation service OpenTable published its list of the “100 Best Neighborhood Gems in America for 2021”.
Three Ohio restaurants made the list, and two are in the greater Cincinnati area: Cozy’s Cafe and Pub in Liberty Township and Grand Finale Restaurant in Glendale. The other restaurant in Ohio is Coldwater Cafe & Catering in Tip City.
No Kentucky restaurant was on the list, but two from Indiana: Iozzo’s Garden of Italy in Indianapolis and the Italian House on Park in Westfield.
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To identify the top 100 restaurants, including 23 states and the District of Columbia, OpenTable analyzed its internal data, which came solely from guest reviews collected between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
All restaurants with a minimum score of “overall” and a number of qualifying ratings were considered.
California was the state with the most selected restaurants at 25.
According to a survey by OpenTable, 35% of respondents would like to take a break from cooking at home and 27% would eat out at every meal if they could.
47% of respondents said they would eat at a restaurant at least once a week for the next three months.