Awards & Recognition

James Beard Foundation Award
1999, 1956

The Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.


ZAGAT | 2005

Zagat Survey was established by Tim & Nina Zagat in 1979 as a way to collect and correlate the ratings of restaurants by diners. For over 30 years Zagat Survey has been the most trusted, accurate and easy-to-use resource for choosing where to dine in hundreds of cities worldwide. Its trademark ratings & reviews are based entirely on the honest opinions of thousands of people who share their experiences with it.

Top national place to flip over pancakes
2005, 2004

The original of the “Original” collection of pancake houses across the country, this is among the very best. Choose among buckwheats, sourdoughs, silver dollars and pigs in blankets, but make sure someone at the table gets the poofy, fluffy Dutch Baby, aloft under a blanket of confectioner’s sugar.

Consumer Reports | 2008

Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.

Best Breakfast | 2006, 2002, 2001

Citysearch is the essential local guide for living bigger, better and smarter in your city. It combines in-the-know editorial recommendations, candid user comments and expert advice from local businesses. Citysearch shows the most popular and undiscovered places wherever you are.

Best Family Friendly Restaurant | 2006, 2005, 2004

The AAA Diamond Rating Process is North America’s premier restaurant rating program. Whether you seek good, basic food or an extraordinary dining experience, trust AAA’s reliable Diamond ratings to guide your decisions.