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Find a great restaurant for your next celebration or group event

Updated for 2023.

Harvest time is now. Weather is cooling. Leaves are afire with color. And activities turn more indoors, often to creature comforts such as cooking, culinary tours, regular meals with families, and food in general.

To inspire your next special meal or gathering, these three sites offer annual rankings of the best restaurants in the U.S.:

For special occasions (birthday parties, bachelorette parties, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners for weddings) and holiday gatherings, treat your group, family, and/or friends to a sumptuous meal. You can also treat yourself and call it "research" for new holiday meal or family reunion dish ideas. Expensive though these restaurants may be, sometimes life's worth a little indulgence, especially during the colder months. Bon appetit!