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Let's Eat: Reserve a Dinner Table on Verizon

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Do you have a reservation?

With, the answer could be "Yes!" at more than 2,500 restaurants nationwide.

The popular local search and shopping site now offers online restaurant reservations through OpenTable and DinnerBroker.

In San Jose, eight restaurants listed in offer reservations, including A.P Stump's, ARCADIA, E & O Trading Company, Emile's, Il Fornaio, Lou's Village, Strait's Restaurant and Vin Santo Ristorante.

"More than 2,500 restaurants listed on allow patrons to make instant reservations, and we're adding more every day," said Scott Laver, president of "Why stand in line when you can sit down and dine?"

The booking service links diners into the same reservations system each restaurant's maitre d' uses, allowing them to specify the date, meal and number in their party. The system then displays times available to book and provides confirmation once a time is reserved. In some cases, the customer making the reservation can also send e-mails to his or her guests confirming the time of their reservation.

The online restaurant reservations are part of the content enhancements contributing to's record site traffic. According to comScore Media Metrix, had 16.8 million unique site visitors in June.

"These visitors provide valuable traffic to our 18 million business listings, 9.2 million business profiles and 180,000 advertisers," Laver said. "We deliver buyers - not browsers." also lists more than 4 million advertiser URLs leading to their Web sites.

About Verizon

Verizon Information Services, a division of Verizon Communications Corp. (NYSE: VZ), is the nation's most advanced provider of yellow pages and related shopping information. It has $3.6 billion in revenues from products including: Verizon SuperPages yellow pages; Verizon (, the nation's premier Internet directory and a leading online shopping resource; and the SuperPages On the Go information directory offered through Verizon Wireless Get It Now services and on other wireless carriers. The company is the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. and the first to provide a Hispanic online shopping resource (

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