Distinguished Restaurants of North America Directory
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The DiRōNA Organization Offers
Award Winning Restaurants
North Americas most prestigious restaurant award hangs on the wall of over 600 distinctive restaurants. A DiRōNA awarded restaurant represents the finest dining experience.
Annual Conference & Events
These exciting experiences provide restaurateurs and guests with the very best in networking, education, excursions, and reunions at unique locations around the World.
Awarded restaurants benefit from DiRōNA marketing programs that include website, mobile app, social media, industry events, an annual guide and much more!
Hall of Fame
Those that have dedicated themselves to achieve the best in fine dining and provided a significant contribution to the industry, find themselves honored in the renowned DiRōNA Hall of Fame.
Students from across North America apply annually for the sought after DiRōNA Scholarships. The DiRōNA endowment is managed by the National Restaurant Association Education Fund.
New for 2017 will be an online DiRōNA Marketplace offering our awardees a chance to learn more and access premium products and services from our Partners located around the World.
DiRōNA Awarded Restaurant Locations
Mexico & The Caribbean
A Few Of Our Award Recipients
Uncle Sal’s has long been a valley favorite and a centerpiece of local dining. A family owned and operated Scottsdale restaurant, Uncle Sal’s offers both great food and a great experience. Whether it’s for lunch or dinner, Uncle Sal’s is a friendly place filled with lively buzz of great conversations and laughter.
Splash Seafood Oyster Bar & Grill is Iowa and Des Moines’ premiere Seafood Restaurant. Our award winning wine list is perfectly paired to compliment our extensive seafood selections. Our jet fresh seafood is flown in daily from coast to coast, including seaports in Boston, Seattle, Key Largo, and Honolulu.
Every city has that one can’t miss restaurant, where celebrities feel at home and every other guest feels like a celebrity. Since October 2, 1968, The Sardine Factory’s cachet has made dining in our historic Cannery Row setting a tradition for world leaders, sports heroes and entertainment icons.
Enjoy fine dining in an historic atmosphere overlooking the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska. We offer prime aged beef, Alaska seafood and a premium wine list and micro brews. And don’t forget the spectacular Sunday Brunch – on the deck or in the dining room.
In keeping with the reputation of the man whose name we adopted, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House has achieved legendary status in Vancouver. For 30 years, Joe Fortes has consistently earned and maintained its reputation as an award-winning Vancouver restaurant.
Barbetta, having celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2006, is the oldest restaurant in New York that is still owned by the family that founded it. Barbetta is also the oldest Italian restaurant in New York. This three-fold distinction makes this historic restaurant a landmark among New York restaurants.
January 11, 2017 WINDSOR — A think tank forms in the kitchen before every shift at Chimney Park Restaurant and Bar. In a matter of hours, the night's elite four-course tasting menu is drafted from scratch, giving diners a unique fine-dining experience at every...read more
2016 DiRoNA Scholarship Winners: Tiara Alston - Sullivan University Annslea Schaber - Sullivan University John Sadler - Sullivan University Kristin Criswell - Culinary Institute of America Anna Marano - Stratford Chefs School Solange Arias - Humber...read more
New DiRōNA Awarded Restaurants for 2016 Chez Francois - Vermillion, OH Chimney Park - Windsor, CO da Maurizio - Halifax, NS Graycliff - Nassau, Bahamas Headwaters - Alton, ON Jillian's - Palm Desert, CA Little Louis' - Moncton, NB Loondocks - Port Carling, ON...read more