Thursday, November 21, 2013

Six Orlando joints land in Urbanspoon's list of America's Top New Restaurants of 2013

Posted By on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 2:34 PM

More than 46,000 new restaurants were entered into the Urbanspoon database just this year, and tomorrow the mobile restaurant app releases its list of Top New Restaurants of 2013. According to a recent Urbanspoon press release, the list was compiled based on "the most viewed, reviewed and liked restaurants to open their doors this year."

Among the eateries that took top honors, six local joints represent Orlando's culinary scene, including Church Street Tavern and Schumann's Jager Haus – both of which are newbies on Church Street that we are hoping to check out soon.

The other Orlando restaurants on the list have all been reviewed by OW. Our critic called Sapporo Ramen "the real deal," while the food at the Table's Pharmacy stood out as "deftly and deliciously executed." Sea Dog Brewing Company's review mentions that "Folks definitely come here for the beer, and, judging from the fare we sampled, stay for the beer as well." And there are plenty of grins coming from the newly opened Smiling Bison (pictured above), where our food critic explained how "even the simple, unpretentious decor underscores the straightforward, food-focused ethic."

Congratulations to all six!

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