Yelp’s list of Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2016 honors businesses that rank so highly in the Yelp community’s opinion that they have earned the status of “must try within this lifetime.
Yelp was founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses like dentists, hair stylists and mechanics. In addition to reviews, you can use Yelp to find events, lists and to talk with other Yelpers.
Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year.
Mom-and-pop spots do something many restaurants can’t do: make you feel like you are dining among family. These often no-frills places, many of which have been around for eons, have magnificent stories and menus full of recipes passed down through generations. Here are the spots from coast to coast that will make you feel like you’re home the minute you walk in the door.