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Santa Barbara restaurant receives award from TripAdvisor

Posted at 10:04 PM, Dec 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 11:50:14-05

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

A Santa Barbara restaurant was named one of the best in the country.

TripAdvisor released its Travelers’ Choice awards list for restaurants Monday. The travel site recognizes 75 restaurants across the U.S. in several categories, including fine dining, everyday dining, and fast casual.

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company in Santa Barbara was named one of the nation’s best Everyday Dining restaurants. The restaurant ranked number eight on the top 10 list. The category awards restaurants that provide good meals for any occasion.

The fast-casual category is for restaurants that offer high-quality meals at a great value to people who are on the go.

Winners were chosen using an algorithm which accounted for the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world. The results were gathered over a 12-month period.

Top 10 Restaurants for Everyday Dining
Pane & Vino – Miami Beach, Florida
Mon Ami Gabi – Las Vegas, Nevada
Hog Island Oyster Company – San Francisco, California
Phil’s BBQ – San Diego, California
Spice Symphony – New York City, New York
Duke’s Waikiki – Honolulu, Hawaii
Blue Heaven – Key West, Florida
Santa Barbara Shellfish Company – Santa Barbara, California
Oceana Grill – New Orleans, Louisiana
The Pink Door – Seattle, Washington

Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants
Gabriel Kreuther – New York City, New York
Daniel – New York City, New York
Café Monarch – Scottsdale, Arizona
Circa 1886 – Charleston, South Carolina
Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar – Memphis, Tennessee
Halls Chophouse – Charleston, South Carolina
GW Fins – New Orleans, Louisiana
Charleston Grill – Charleston, South Carolina
Lahaina Grill – Maui, Hawaii
Geronimo – Santa Fe, New Mexico

Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants
Portillo’s – Chicago, Illinois
Earl of Sandwich – Las Vegas, Nevada
Shake Shack – New York City, New York
Blaze Pizza – Orlando, Florida
In-N-Out Burger – Los Angeles, California
The Taco Stand – La Jolla, California
Five Guys – Orlando, Florida
Super Duper Burgers – San Francisco, California
Tacos el Gordo – Las Vegas, Nevada
Torchy’s Tacos – Austin, Texas

To view the complete list, click here.