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Favorite Restaurants
in the United States,
Canada & the UK

I love to travel to new locations and go to what the natives consider to be their favorite restaurants.  Now, everyone has a different definition of what constitutes a great place to eat.  It might be the food, the service, or the atmosphere.  It doesn't always mean it's the most expensive.  Some of the best restaurants I have eaten at are small and simple, but serve great food.  I've joined with bloggers all around the country to share what all of us consider our favorite places to eat out.  Special thanks to Collective Bias (#cbias) for organizing this bloghop!

The list below was written in 2013.  It is organized by location and includes the name of the blog that that you will click through to to read what they consider to be the best places to eat in their area.  The list also includes my favorite places to eat in the NW Suburbs of Chicago!

Take a look at this list, is there a place missing that you've been to and would recommend?  Feel free to add your recommendations in the comment section below!

Eastern US

Tampa, Florida - I Run for Wine
Annapolis, Maryland - Maryland Momma's Rambles
Framingham, Massachusetts - 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires
Orleans County, New York - Living Off Love and Coffee
Charlotte, North Carolina - MommyB Knows Best
Eastern North Carolina - Rebecca Lately
Raleigh, North Carolina - The Dirty Floor Diaries
East Greenwich, Rhode Island - Mama Luvs Books
Richmond, Virginia - Close to Home

Western US

Phoenix, Arizona - Brie Brie Blooms
Aliso Viejo, California - Una Colombiana en California
Oceanside, California - Adventures of Valley Writer
San Diego, California - Toot Sweet 4 Two
Wildomar, California - Simple Sojourns
Las Vegas, Nevada - Growing Up Gabel
Las Vegas, Nevada - Home Cooking Memories
Reno, Nevada - Saving in Nevada
NE Oklahoma (Route 66) - The Creative Princess
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Masterpiece
Austin, Texas - Texas Type A Mom
Dallas, Texas - The Effortless Mom
Dallas/Denton County, Texas - Coffee & Giggles
Houston, Texas - A Day in Motherhood
Palestine, Texas - Going Crazy! Wanna Go?
Provo, Utah - Clarks Condensed
Salina/Sevier, Utah - Home Maid Simple
Salt Lake City, Utah - Summer Scraps
Bainbridge Island, Washington - Popcorn and Pearls
Seattle, Washington - Faith Filled Food for Moms

Northern US

Chicago, Illinois - East 9th Street
Lake County, Illinois - THE ROCK FATHER
NW Chicago Suburbs, Illinois- Make Dinner Easy
Naperville, Illinois - Making Time for Mommy
Cincinnati, Ohio/Northern Kentucky - {enjoy the view}
Detroit, Michigan - Roasted Beanz
West Michigan - Eat Local, West Michigan!
Rochester, Minnesota - The Mama Report
St. Charles, Missouri - Robyn's Online World
St. Louis, Missouri - inRandom
Omaha, Nebraska - Midwest Mammas
Seward, Nebraska - Busy-at-Home
Dayton, Ohio - Mudpies and Tiaras
Miami County, Ohio - The Home and Garden Cafe
Greenville, South Carolina - The Destiny Manifest
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Outnumbered 3 to 1
Norwalk, Wisconsin - The Mommy Bunch

Southern US

Northwest Arkansas - Jamie's Thots
Northwest Arkansas - MamaBuzz
Atlanta, Georgia - The Jort Report
Cumming, Georgia - In the Kitchen with KP


Quispamsis/Saint John, New Brunswick - Older Mommy Still Yummy
London, Ontario - Creative Cynchronicity


Banbury, UK - Bubbablue and Me
Bristol, UK - Slummy Single Mummy
London, England - The 21st Century Housewife
Portishead, UK - Practically Perfect Mums

If any of your favorite places were included, please comment below.  Also please add any new places you discover or would recommend.  If you do so, please give the city and state as well as the name of the restaurant!

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