Seven D.C. restaurants have been included in the OpenTable’s 2018 list of the 50 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America.
The seven Washington, D.C. restaurants that found their place in the 50 best vegetarians restaurants throughout the country include Bistro, Aracosia, Equinox – DC, Farmers and Distillers, Farmers Fishers Bakers, Rasika and Zaytinya.
D.C is ranked third in the list for the highest representation after New York and California which has 11 and 9 vegetarian restaurants respectively in the OpenTable list. Restaurants from Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee also find a place in the list.
The restaurants were assessed for offering excellent vegetarian options. The 2018 OpenTable list highlighted the most popular veg-forward restaurants across America.
“The menus at these vegetarian, vegetarian-friendly, and vegan restaurants feature vegetables front and center, creatively presented with expert technique and serious attention to flavor,” OpenTable notes.
The list of restaurants is based on analysis of 12,000,000+ reviews of more than 28,000 restaurants across U.S. submitted by verified diners between September 1, 2017, and August 31, 2018.
Earlier, Washington, D.C. was ranked 15th among the best foodie cities in America, according to the 2018 WalletHub rankings. D.C. ranked 6th in restaurants per capita, and 20th for accessibility of highly-ranked restaurants.