JFS Herb Dinner 2

Cookie Till, left, owner of Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay in Margate, introduces chefs Warner Christy, Aureliano Cruz, Kevin Kelly and Mike Siegel, who prepared a vegan and gluten-free menu for the JFS Herb Dinner Nov. 9, 2016.

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Those who have dined at Steve & Cookie’s in Margate already know of its delectable cuisine, warm and inviting atmosphere and stellar, service-driven reputation. Now the entire country knows.

OpenTable, the premier online restaurant reservation company, just named Steve & Cookie’s one of the Top 100 restaurants in the country.

More than 12 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners of over 26,000 U.S. restaurants were taken into consideration before being narrowed down to just 100.

“The 100 Best Restaurants in America for 2017 are consistently putting out delicious dishes, providing impeccable service, and paying attention to every detail to orchestrate a one-of-a-kind dining experience time and again,” OpenTable.com states.

Steve & Cookie’s is located at 9700 Amherst Ave. in Margate. Go to SteveAndCookies.com or OpenTable.com.

— Pamela Dollak

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