Be it a birthday, holiday, anniversary, promotion, graduation or something different altogether, special occasions call for special meals, eaten at special restaurants. Finding that perfect restaurant can prove to be pretty stressful, though. That’s why we’ve tracked down the best restaurant for celebrating a special occasion in every state.
While many of these restaurants are great for celebrating, say, your teenager’s birthday or the in-laws coming for a visit, a lot of them are more upscale than America’s best casual restaurants. There are some places here best reserved for when you have a big thing to celebrate, like a major promotion, marquee anniversary or birthday and you’re looking to drop some big bucks.