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Las Vegas ranks in Top 10 of ‘mom-friendly’ dining cities in U.S.


Isaac Brekken for Bon Appetit

2012 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit’s Mother’s Day brunch at Rao’s in Caesars Palace on Sunday, May 13, 2012.

If you’re considering doing brunch in Las Vegas for Mother’s Day, you’ve come to the right place according to a new list that places Sin City among the top “mom-friendly” U.S. cities for dining.

The restaurant reservations website compiled its list of the “Top 25 Mom-Friendly Dining Cities” based on data from the website’s reservations and diner reviews from 2012, including the percentage of people who dined out for Mother’s Day, the percentage of restaurants rated “kid-friendly,” the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” and the percentage of restaurants rated “hot spots.”

Las Vegas placed 10th on the list, trailing, among others, Charlotte, N.C., and Houston. Long Beach, Calif., took the top spot.

"Whether it's a meal with the kids in tow, a romantic dinner with a spouse or a night out with the girls, each of these cities has a diverse dining scene to satisfy Mom's appetite for food and fun," Caroline Potter, Open Table's chief dining officer, said in a statement. "And, it's very clear from the number of folks dining out locally on Mother's Day that area restaurants have mastered the art of pampering mothers and pleasing their palates."

The full list:

1. Long Beach

2. Tampa, Fla.

3. Boulder, Colo.

4. Dallas

5. Austin

6. Columbus, Ohio

7. Raleigh, N.C.

8. Houston

9. Charlotte, N.C.

10. Las Vegas

11. Scottsdale, Ariz.

12. San Diego

13. Brooklyn

14. Atlanta

15. Honolulu

16. Kansas City

17. Santa Monica, Calif.

18. Pittsburgh

19. Orlando, Fla.

20. Denver

21. Seattle

22. Cincinnati

23. Baltimore

24. Minneapolis

25. Los Angeles

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