Top 50 Rated Daytime Hot Spots Announced

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Nightclub & Bar Media Group releases the first-ever Top 50 Rated Daytime Hot Spots, powered by Yelp, Inc. The list, a hotbed of user-generated information, reveals great insights into consumer behavior, small business trends and local businesses recommended by Yelp users.

“We are thrilled to reveal the Top 50 Rated Daytime Hot Spots,” said Leo Squatrito, Vice President, Nightclub & Bar Media Group. “Each venue on the list is a successful culmination of outstanding operations, energy and unique offerings delivering an incredible experience for daytime customers looking to enjoy food, drinks and sunshine.” 

To create this list, Yelp identified businesses in the U.S. with a large number of reviews mentioning keywords indicating that a business is a daytime hot spot. These businesses were then ranked based on both total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning the keywords, giving more weight to recent reviews. Using the data as a starting point, Yelp used their local expertise to curate the top 50. This list isn’t exhaustive but it serves as a great snapshot of daytime hot spots. Businesses were compared on a nationwide basis.

“Nothing says summer is officially here like a mimosa or a frosty brew while the sun is still shining,” says Darnell Holloway, Director of Business Outreach, Yelp, Inc. “These awesome local businesses offer something for every adventurous day drinker, from craft beers in Big Sur, to cabanas in Vegas, to pickle backs in NYC.”

Have you ever visited these hot spots?  Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with #NCBTopRated, and be sure to write a review if you check out any of these Daytime Hot Spots in 2015.

Take a look at which business made the list below: 

1.      Big Sur Taphouse (Big Sur, CA)

2.      Harpoon Brewery (Boston, MA)

3.      Werewolf (San Diego, CA)

4.      Base Camp Pizza (South Lake, CA)

5.      Great Divide Brewing Company (Denver, CO)

6.      Leadbelly (Chicago, IL)

7.      The Eagle OTR (Cincinnati, OH)

8.      Hangar 24 Craft Brewery (Redlands, CA)

9.      Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery (Boulder, CO)

10.    Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer (Charleston, SC)

11.    Bakersfield OTR (Cincinnati, OH)

12.    Lagunitas Brewing Co (Petaluma, CA)

13.    32 Shea (Phoenix, AZ)

14.    Tasty n Alder (Portland, OR)

15.    Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill & Bar (San Diego, CA)

16.    Mother’s Bistro & Bar (Portland, OR)

17.    Angel City Brewery (Los Angeles, CA)

18.    Polite Provisions (San Diego, CA)

19.    Truck Yard (Dallas, TX)

20.    Wurstküche (Los Angeles, CA)

21.    The Rarebit (Charleston, SC)

22.    Rodeo Goat (Fort Worth, TX)

23.    Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden (Austin, TX)

24.    The Misfit Restaurant + Bar (Santa Monica, CA)

25.    Pour House (Oceanside, CA)

26.    Telegraph (Oakland, CA)

27.    B Street & Vine (San Mateo, CA)

28.    Modern Times Flavordome (San Diego, CA)

29.    Rosenthal Wine Bar & Patio (Malibu, CA)

30.    Encore Beach Club (Las Vegas, NV)

31.    Jacob’s Pickles (New York, NY)

32.    Slater’s 50/50 (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)

33.    Cove Bar (Anaheim, CA)

34.    Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House (Dallas, TX)

35.    The Dandelion (Philadelphia, PA)

36.    Moon Tower Inn (Houston, TX)

37.    Seacrets Bar & Grill (Ocean City, MD)

38.    Tryst (Washington, DC)

39.    Grand Banks (Manhattan, NY)

40.    The Attic (Long Beach, CA)

41.    Barleymash (San Diego, CA)

42.    Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House (Portland, OR)

43.    Fig Tree Cafe (San Diego, CA)

44.    Flying Iguana Taqueria and Tequila Bar (Neptune Beach, FL)

45.    The Beach Bar (Honolulu, HI)

46.    Flora-Bama Lounge & Package (Perdido Key, FL)

47.    Tiki’s Grill & Bar (Honolulu, HI)

48.    Southport Raw Bar (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

49.    Bongos Beach Bar and Grille (St. Pete Beach, FL)

50.    URBN Coal Fired Pizza Bar (San Diego, CA)