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They say that you can’t have it all. Well, spoiler alert: “they” are wrong. Especially when it comes to food. In these interior design-meets-dining hot spots, mood and menu pair perfectly just like fine wine and cheese, beer and burgers. So, wherever you seem to find yourself in the good ole’ US of A, we’re wishing you a very delectable bon appétit with a side of design (hold the sauce!). Keep scrolling for 25 restaurants to add to your bucket list.
New Yorkers in search of an unmatched al fresco dining experience, look no further than Loosie’s Kitchen. Bursting with color and flavor, Loosie’s patio overwhelms all of the senses and is the perfect mix of ambiance and appetite. You can even rent out the space for events!
This stylish New York bar takes happy hour to new heights (literally). Located on the 22nd floor of The William Vale in Williamsburg, you’ll enjoy strong drinks along with sweeping views of the city.
The Nomad isn’t just our go-to hotel destination in NYC. It also boasts one of city’s hottest restaurants. Comprised of a series of rooms surrounding a glass-enclosed atrium, expect an atmosphere that is just like the menu, elegant, yet casual.
If you’re looking for a little history with your Meatball Sub, The Grey in historic, Savannah is the place for you. Located in an old, art deco Grey Hound Bus Terminal, this restaurant is serving up southern comfort food doused in nostalgia.
While we have yet to visit this Alabama showstopper, it’s definitely at the top of our bucket list. Nestled in the countryside next to Alabama’s largest lake, Lake Martin, Springhouse is meant to take you back in time to what small southern towns used to look like.
Exposed red brick and crushed green velvet work together to create a sophisticated, intimate dining experience that lets the food do all the talking. Oh, and we hear that they have a pretty epic bread basket.
When it comes to unique dining experiences in LA, very few restaurants come close to République. Designed in 1928 by Charlie Chaplin and architect Roy Sheldon Price, it initially housed shops and offices surrounded by a gorgeous tiled courtyard. In 1989, the building turned into the world-famous La Brea Bakery and then in 2012, one of our favorite restaurants on our list.
It doesn’t get any sweeter than Juniper & Ivy’s noteworthy dessert menu. Well, except maybe their contemporary interiors. Known for their “left coast edge,” Juniper & Ivy feels casual, yet high-end much like the beautiful California coast where the restaurant resides.
Does it get more pin-perfect than Leo’s Oyster Bar? We didn’t think so! The palm print wallpaper paired with the pink onyx bar and rattan accents remind us of the set of the Golden Girls, but in the best way possible.
While the city of sin has been known for its awesome food and beverages for a long time, the ambiance of many restaurants often feels just like an extension of a casino. The private dining room in Jaleo, on the other hand, has taken a page out of an old, refined library, complete with comfortable leather chairs, mahogany wood accents, and countless books.
“Douglas Fir galore” hits the nail on the head when describing this Portland hotspot. With live music, a rustic ambiance, and a topnotch eats, is there really any reason to go out elsewhere in Portland?
Okay, we’ve all been inside a church a time or two, but a church that serves more than wafers and wine? Sign us up! Grace Restaurant combines food, art, and “spirit” for a near-religious dining experience we can’t wait to try.
It doesn’t get more geographically opposite than the countries of China and Peru. However, Chef Jose Andres seamlessly blends both cultures into every menu item at his acclaimed restaurant, China Chicano. A Peruvian ingredient, Criollo exists inside every dish and is prepared in the native style of Chinese cooking, “Chifa.”
Appropriately located in the nation’s capital, Provision No. 14 offers a “traditional with a twist” dining experience with its patriotic color palette and pre-prohibition style decor.
Located inside a quaint little cottage in Clarksville, you’d never imagine that this restaurant’s interiors would be so luxe. We’re loving the “high-low” vibe with its marble bar and farmhouse-style seating.
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and we couldn’t agree more. If you’re looking for a restaurant experience that’s big on style AND taste, Geraldine should be on your bucket list.
Clean, straight lines and a minimalistic design aesthetic make the menu at JG Domestic stand out even more. Complete with natural wood elements and bountiful plant life, this restaurant is a definite must when visiting Philly.
When we first saw this restaurant, we only had one question: When can we move in? Located inside the sexy, Thompson Hotel, the March House is serving up fresh seafood, seasonal craft cocktails, and an art-deco inspired atmosphere.
Giant Subway tiles span from floor to ceiling of this German-inspired restaurant and beer hall, making the space feel especially grand. A breezy, open layout, inspiring atmosphere, and a neutral color palette puts this restaurant on our list of most beautiful restaurants in America.
If you’re looking for a chic, moody night out in Salt Lake, don’t forget to check out Finca. Classic, black and white tile flooring, a mural full of florals, and bright pops of pink make this this space the perfect girls night out.
At one time this eclectic restaurant was actually a historic home located in the courtyard of Freehand Miami. Inviting, bold, and playful, we could imagine spending many a bottomless brunch Sunday at this stylish crib!
Hand-made pasta, seafood, and traditional Italian cuisine is always on the menu at the ultra-modern and sleek, Cecconis. Located in the courtyard of Soho Beach House, it doesn’t get more “happening” than this spot.
Known for their hot sauce, fried chicken, and the world famous ‘Original’ Negroni Slushy, Parson’s Chicken & Fish stands by their mission that “drinking and eating can be affordable, delicious, local and quick.” See for yourself!
Aside from the food, the focal point of Pump Room is definitely the out-of-this-world light fixtures floating beautifully above each table. At night, the restaurant bar revisits the glamour of the 30’s and 40’s and turns into a supper club.
Located in a historic brick-and-timber warehouse, the building was first constricted in 1881, so to say that this restaurant’s roots run deep is a serious understatement. Renovated in 2008, Bachelor Farmer is the known for its Nordic-influenced fare and local, organic products.