Casino Player Magazine, a leading and trusted authority in the casino gaming and hospitality industry, distinguishes Turning Stone as the best resort in New York with a record high of 14 Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards, including the Best Overall Dining, Best Overall Entertainment, Best New Restaurant, Best Steakhouse, Best View, Best Outdoor Dining, Best Sushi, and more.

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (May 10, 2024) – Casino Player Magazine announced today Turning Stone Resort Casino has once again earned its highest awards – the Best Overall Dining in New York and Best Overall Entertainment – in its Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards. A leading and trusted authority in the casino gaming and hospitality industry, Casino Player Magazine awarded Turning Stone with a record high of 14 Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards.

Among the awards this year, Turning Stone’s newest restaurant and nightlife venue – NY Rec & Social Club – was named the #1 Best New Restaurant. Opening only five months ago, NY Rec & Social Club is an elevated sports lounge and nightlife hotspot with weekly events and Resident DJs spinning every weekend. Casino Player Magazine also distinguished Turning Stone as the resort with the most Best of Dining & Nightlife awards of any casino property in New York State.

First Place Awards: Best of Dining in New York

  • Best Overall Dining
  • Best Overall Entertainment
  • Best New Restaurant: NY Rec & Social Club
  • Best Food Hall: The Food Hall
  • Best Sushi: Sushi Sushi
  • Best View: TS Steakhouse
  • Best Outdoor Dining: Wildflowers
  • Best Steakhouse: TS Steakhouse
  • Best Breakfast: Emerald Restaurant
  • Best Coffee Shop: Opals
  • Best Romantic Restaurant: TS Steakhouse
  • Best Desserts: Opals
  • Best Happy Hour: Upstate Tavern
  • Best Craft Beer Selection: Upstate Tavern

The magazine’s annual Best of Dining & Nightlife Award winners are hand-selected by casino visitors and magazine editors, evaluating gaming properties across the country. Casino Player Magazine recognized Turning Stone for its world-class amenities, unparalleled guest service and unique range of signature restaurants and entertainment options.

As New York’s most awarded destination resort, Turning Stone’s restaurants have received several awards from leading industry organizations. Forbes Travel Guide recognized two of Turning Stone’s restaurants – TS Steakhouse and Wildflowers – with its prestigious Four-Star Award, and Wine Spectator Magazine named several of Turning Stone’s restaurants with its highly respected Awards of Excellence for their outstanding wine lists. Turning Stone earned nearly 20 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards, specifically recognizing Wildflowers, TS Steakhouse, Peach Blossom and Pino Bianco.

About Turning Stone Resort Casino

A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including five hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, TS Sports, a state-of-the-art sports betting lounge, The Showroom, an intimate concert venue, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues, including NY Rec & Social Club. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named the #1 Best Gaming Resort in New York by Casino Player Magazine in 2023 and the #1 Best Overall Dining in 2024. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Wildflowers restaurant, TS Steakhouse, and Skʌ:nʌ́: Spa, and, for more than a decade, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.

For more information and reservations, call (315) 361-7711 or (800) 771-7711.

Media Contact:
Kelly Abdo, Director of Public Relations
Turning Stone Enterprises
315.366.9291
kelly.abdo@turningstone.com