The Most Iconic Restaurants In 15 Big Cities Around The US

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When travelling to a new city with limited time on your hands – whether it’s for a 36-hour business trip or a quick getaway for your cousin’s wedding – you may have only one opportunity to venture to a celebrated local restaurant.

To experience the unique flavour of a city with one meal, consult our list of America’s Most Iconic Restaurants, released today.

Compiled by Zagat editors, this list includes 15 U.S. restaurants that embody the essence of their city.

Read on for some culinary inspiration – and maybe even a local history lesson!

Atlanta: The Colonnade

Austin Area: Salt Lick

Boston: Parker's

60 School St.

Food: 24
Decor: 25
Service: 24
Cost: $47

'The only place to go for Parker House rolls and Boston cream pie

Chicago: Gibson's Steakhouse

Honolulu: Alan Wong's

Las Vegas: Golden Steer

Los Angeles Area: Spago

Miami: Joe's Stone Crab

New Orleans: Galatoire's

New York City: Four Seasons Restaurant

Orlando Area: Victoria & Albert's

Philadelphia: City Tavern

Portland: Jake's Famous Crawfish

San Francisco: Swan Oyster Depot

Washington, DC: Old Ebbitt Grill

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