Charleston placed fifth on the Open Table 2013 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in America.

According to Open Table, a provider of online restaurant reservations, the awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified Open Table diners. Charleston was also on Open Table's top 100 restaurant list for 2012.

And in the 2013 Zagat Washington, D.C./Baltimore Restaurants Survey, Charleston also came out on top, winning for food and service for a third straight year and also winning for decor.

Baltimore Sun Staff