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2021 Top Restaurant List

Restaurants went through unparalleled uncertainty in 2020 and 2021. But most of the best survived. Here is my updated 2021 Top 25 Restaurants. I have reviewed over 1000 worldwide in 2021, and these are the best of the best. If you are planning on fine dining across the globe and are interested in my thoughts, feel free to contact me and I’ll share any location-specific info I have. Bon appetit.

  1. Noma  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  2. Eleven Madison Park  (NewYork, USA)
  3. Blue Hill at Stone Barns. (Pocantico Hills, USA)
  4. The Ledbury  (London, England)
  5. Mugaritz  (Errenteria, Spain)
  6. Asador Etxebarri  (Axpe, Spain)
  7. Mirazur  (Menton, France)
  8. Arpege  (Paris, France)
  9. Le Bernadin  (New York, USA)
  10. Per Se  (New York, USA)
  11. Benu  San Francisco, USA)
  12. Addison  (Del Mar, USA)
  13. Daniel  (New York, USA)
  14. Den  (Tokyo, Japan)
  15. Eden  (Banff, Canada)
  16. Joel Robucon  (Las Vegas, USA)
  17. Kai  (Chandler, USA)
  18. Picasso  (Las Vegas, USA)
  19. Restaurant Guy Savoy  (Las Vegas, USA)
  20. Restaurant R’evolution  (New Orleans, USA)
  21. Saison  (San Francisco, USA)
  22. The Inn at Little Washington  (Little Washington, USA)
  23. Geranium  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  24. The French Laundry  (Yountville, USA)
  25. Alinea  (Chicago, USA)