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Thread: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

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    How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Do you have any special tips on how to find those great eateries that only the locals know about? Asking the front desk usually gives you the standard reply where you will dine with a bunch of other tourists. I usually ask the housekeeping staff or the cab driver but this can be hit or miss. I'm looking for the hidden gems not what you will get with your google search of an area.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    if you plan ahead and have time you can ask on facebook or even on a Craigslist ad. I have a lot of travelers on my Facebook and lots of military, people who have moved a lot so I usually get good recommendations/advice on there.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    I always watch Triple D on TV and the food looks so delicious every single time. I suggest checking the listings of restaurants on Triple D since those restaurants are recommended by locals. I would also suggest checking Yelp. I am sure both listings would be able to give a good idea of the good restaurants worth checking out in the area.

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    Tips And Tricks To Find A Good Place To Eat In USA

    I tend to choose a cuisine or an item that the area is known for and then I yelp it with the zipcode of where I'm at, or the city. I prefer this because folks have detailed descriptions about what they've eaten and service.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    To find the best local restaurants in places that I travel to, I use Tripadvisor. The forums have some great tips about where to eat and how to find them. It also helps to ask the locals themselves while you are out and about touring.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    This is going to sound crazy, but I find out what local restaurants I want to visit by watching the Travel Channel! I take a notepad and jot down what restaurants are located near me, or located near a place I'm planning to stay soon. Then, when we're in that area, or about to be, I just look at the notepad, use GPS to get directions, and walla, we're there! You'd be surprised how many restaurants are near you since they cover about 25 restaurants or more during their various programs. I found a GREAT beach pizza restaurant near by with this method.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Yes I do. You can try Yelp. Its the best place to find restaurants when you travel and read tons of reviews from others who have use those places. I find it very trustworthy. They have everything that you can imagine so why not give them a try. You can type in anything on Yelp and you will see how users rate it and if one hundred people says its good then it must be good. I usually look on there. I can also look on trip advisers. They have a lot of local reviews that are very good. They're real reviews from users all over the world. They will help you. I would do some research before I go cause its harder when you're on the road. If its really good, it will get good reviews on Google so do Google for them as well. When you're in places like NV, there is questions that we have the top restaurants in the world. We have the top chefs here so I imagine the food is also top notch so no need to worry when you come to Vegas.

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    I have found that honestly a lot of locals don't even know the gems within their own cities. My husband is a member of the chamber of commerce around here and we attend events and that's how we learned about a lot of those mom and pop type eateries and local places. I would recommend asking someone that knows the local businesses.

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    When in doubt, I go to Yelp. If there's a restaurant I want to try, I'll search it to see what people think. Or if I'm in a particular area and I'm surrounded by choices, I'll type in the neighborhood (if I know it) to find out what rates the best and what to avoid like the plague.

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    Sometimes I use review sites, sometimes I ask on a travel forum, and sometimes I just Google "best xxxx food in yyyyy". Most major cities and many smaller ones have local magazines that publish "best of" issues and those are a great resource for finding the best independent businesses in a particular area, but if you don't know the name of the publication to look for directly Google can often turn it up.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    I would recommend watching the Food Network to find a few of the best local restaurants in the states. The various shows always feature a local eatery and often the owner is available to give insight on their best dish. I also make a point to ride the subway or bus when I arrive for a day. I will drum up a conversation with someone who appears friendly and ask what restaurants have good food. This method has always garnered me some fabulous places to eat and a few new friends everywhere I've visited.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    There are a lot of ways: Food Channel, Yelp, asking locals (hit and miss), and then of course you can just Google up food review sites. Of course, the best way to find a good place is to just look for the crowds and the great smells.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    It's really simple just turn on the location services in any smart phone and visit google map.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Its basically about the things which we get to take care of and also knowing all these factors comes around us new york to niagara bus is one of those activities which are working and going ahead in a lot of ways to me.
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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    To find Best Local Restaurants In US I used Tripadvisor, lonely planet and Hotels.com. Tripadvisor is a best way rather than other sights. It is a home of plenty luxury, beautiful and staylish hotels. Throug its you can easily choose your favorite resturant .
    Last edited by Hyrrin; 01-21-2016 at 05:43 AM.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Hyrrin I am going to agree with you that Tripadvisor could be nice way to find Local restaurant in USA but I think internet will be perfect and useful choice for get information about it.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Yeah i do agree with both of you Loar and Hyrrin! Trip advisor is a nice choice for finding a good accommodation. I also used to get info some time as it is a good site that could provide you accurate and sufficient details about any hotel or place. Good use of interenet... Internet is really wide and you can get any information through your home or office. I mostly used to book my tours online or accomodations online. It makes my ways easy, bytheway want to hear some of the more good sites names that you personally use for booking online.
    Last edited by Flora; 01-21-2016 at 05:53 AM.
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    west coast bus tours is good choice for travel freaks.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    ask to local person who live their about best restaurant.

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    Re: How To find Best Local Restaurants In US?

    Yeah, to asking from the people who live in this region about the Local restaurant. They could let you know better. So i think you should try to find out this way. Anyway, i am gone through the niagara falls bus tours from boston. So surely it will be a great time period for fun.

 

 

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