[Niagara Falls, NY] ⎯ The Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRōNA) Award, one of the most prestigious awards for fine dining, is proud to announce this year’s addition of 36 restaurants to its renowned list. 

“We are very excited with this year’s additions from across the continent who have received the DiRōNA Award. Each restaurant surpasses our criteria for providing an exceptional dining experience” noted Scott Breard, DiRōNA Executive Director. “Nominations are received throughout the year and judged for all aspects of culinary, beverage, service and ambiance. These restaurants join a list that now includes 692 of North Americas finest restaurants who have been recognized with our award over the past 27 years.”

Founded in 1990, DiRōNA was established to promote the fine dining industry and offer recognition to awarded restaurants from across North America. A restaurant displaying the DiRōNA Achievement of Distinction in Dining has earned one of the most respected awards in the dining and hospitality communities.The authority for excellence in distinguished dining, DiRōNA provides a forum for education, networking, philanthropy, and marketing for their awarded restaurants. The complete list of DiRōNA Awarded Restaurants can be found online at www.dirona.com

Restaurants Added In 2017 To The Distinguished Restaurants Of North America Award List 

529 Wellington – Winnipeg, MB

Alexander’s Steakhouse – San Francisco, CA

Avalon Grille – Avalon, CA

BakerStreet Steakhouse – Fort Wayne, IN

Barracuda Grill – Hamilton, Bermuda

Beckta Dining & Wine – Ottawa, ON

Bistro 90 – Longs, SC

Chandlers Steakhouse – Boise, ID

Churchill’s Steakhouse – Spokane, WA

Evan’s American Gourmet Cafe – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Formento’s – Chicago, IL

Frasca Food & Wine – Boulder, CO

Geoffrey’s – Malibu, CA

Giardino Restaurant – Vancouver, BC

Greystone Steak & Seafood – Wichita, KS

Havana Blue – St. Thomas, USVI

La Plazuela At La Fonda – Santa Fe, NM

La Spiga Ristorante Italiano – Palm Desert, CA

Lahaina Grill – Lahaina, HI

Le Continental – Quebec City, QC

Morrie’s Steakhouse – Sioux Falls, SD

Panache Restaurant – Quebec City, QC

Paseo Grill – Oklahoma City, OK

Ralph’s On The Park – New Orleans, LA

Ryan’s Restaurant – Winston-Salem, NC

Spaghettini – Seal Beach, CA

St. John’s Restaurant – Chattanooga, TN

State & Lemp – Boise, ID

The Compound Restaurant – Santa Fe, NM

The Cook and The Cork – Coral Springs, FL

The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse – Palo Alto, CA

The Tailor and the Cook – Utica, NY

The View Restaurant at Mirror Lake Inn – Lake Placid, NY

Tim Creehan’s Cuvee 30A – Inlet Beach, FL

Treadwell Farm to Table Cuisine – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Woods Hill Table – Concord, MA