Best Restaurants in U.S. Cities

In 2012, Travelandleisure.com asked more than 60,000 Americans what they like—and don't like—about 30 large American cities and used the poll results to rank the cities based on a variety of topics, including most intelligent, best for people watching, and best culture.

Rank City
1. Providence
2. New York
3. New Orleans
4. San Diego
5. Portland
6. Austin
7. Chicago
8. Nashville
9. San Francisco
10. Houston
11. Minneapolis/St. Paul
12. Santa Fe
13. Savannah
14. San Antonio
15. Kansas City
16. Charleston
17. Philadelphia
18. Memphis
19. San Juan, P.R.
20. Los Angeles
21. Seattle
22. Portland, Maine
23. Boston
24. Denver
25. Honolulu
26. Dallas/Fort Worth
27. Phoenix/Scottsdale
28. Miami
29. Atlanta
30. Baltimore

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