OpenTable data reveals the top 25 cities that love Mom the most

According to data from

OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant

reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG),

Americans will be dining out this Mother's Day to celebrate the moms

in their lives, making it the single busiest day for group dining of

the year. Coast to coast, families and friends will gather to honor

mom, particularly in the top 25 cities that celebrate Mother's Day.

"No one brings everyone together at the table like mom does," said

Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer at Open Table. "Mother's Day has

become the single most popular day for group dining, beating out all

other holidays when we typically see diners gathering in large

parties. And while love for mom is pervasive in cities across America,

the diners in the top 25 definitely make it a point to celebrate the

moms in their lives."

According to OpenTable data, among the cities that love moms the most,

the South proves it knows a thing or two about showering mom with

love. Baton Rouge takes the top prize, while Charlotte, North Carolina

(#3) and Houston (#4) make the top five. Not to be outdone by Southern

counterparts, New York City demonstrates it can slow down long enough

to make Mother's Day special, securing the number two spot, while the

Midwest also claims bragging rights with Indianapolis in fifth place.

The following cities, listed in order, comprise the Top 25 Cities that 

Celebrate Mother's Day: 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

New York, New York

Charlotte, North Carolina

Houston, Texas

Indianapolis, Indiana

Atlanta, Georgia

Jacksonville, Florida

Dallas, Texas


Raleigh, North Carolina


Chicago, Illinois

Fort Worth




San Diego, California

Virginia Beach

Oklahoma City

Columbus, Ohio

Orlando, Florida

Seattle, Washington

Kansas City

Austin, Texas

Tampa, Florida

Diners can also find more tips and trends regarding Mother's Day on

the OpenTable Blog.

Methodology: The list of the 'Top 25 Cities That Celebrate Mother's

Day' was based on an algorithm using four variables: the volume of

diners seated on Mother's Day; the volume of reservations on Mother's

Day; the percent increase in the volume of diners seated on Mother's

Day compared to an average Sunday; and the percent increase in the

volume of reservations on Mother's day compared to an average Sunday.

All qualifying cities have a minimum of 50 restaurants on OpenTable.

About OpenTable: OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:

BKNG), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant

reservations, seating more than 25 million diners per month via online

reservations across more than 45,000 restaurants. The OpenTable

network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and

book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized

hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables

diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a

restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful

information, and easily book a reservation. In addition to the

company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online

reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's

most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the OpenTable

hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book,

streamline their operations, and enhance their service levels. Since

its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated over 1.5 billion diners

via online reservations around the world. OpenTable is headquartered

in San Francisco and has bookable restaurants in more than 20

countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan,

Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States.

Restaurants are available for reservations in Dutch, English, French,

German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish languages.