Oct. 17 2012 09:55 AM

Coffeehouses, buffets, restaurants and more

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    Best Breakfast Spot

    The Mission

    Honorable mention: Broken Yolk, Antique Row Café, Hash House a Go Go


    Best Brunch Spot

    The Tractor Room

    Honorable mention: Prepkitchen La Jolla, The Mission, Hash House a Go Go


    Best Cajun Restaurant

    Bud's Louisiana Café

    Honorable mention: New Orleans Creole Café, Cajun Kitchen, Mardi Gras Café


    Best Casino Buffet

    Sycuan

    Honorable mention: Valley View, Pala, Viejas


    Best Cheap Eats

    El Zarape

    Honorable mention: Chicken Pie Shop, Papa Luna's Empanadas, The Kabob Shop


    Best Chicken Wings

    Dirty Birds

    Honorable mention: South Park Abbey, Mother's Ocean Beach, The Joint


    Best Chinese Restaurant

    Del Mar Rendezvous

    Honorable mention: Mandarin House, Dumpling Inn, Szechuan Mandarin


    Best Coffeehouse

    Lestat's

    Honorable mention: Claire De Lune, Caffe Calabria, Krakatoa


    Best Contemporary Cuisine

    Urban Solace

    Honorable mention: Alchemy, Indigo Grill, Smoking Goat


    Best Family Restaurant

    Antique Row Café

    Honorable mention: Corvette Diner, Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, DZ Akins


    Best Greek Restaurant

    Olympic Café

    Honorable mention: Daphnes, Cafe Athena, Country Kabob


    Best Hotel Restaurant

    The Pearl

    Honorable mention: Humphreys, Albie's Beef Inn, Nine-Ten


    Best Indian Restaurant

    Bombay

    Honorable mention: Royal India, India Palace, Monsoon


    Best Italian Restaurant

    Il Postino

    Honorable mention: Bencotto, Cucina Urbana, Arrivederci


    Best Japanese Restaurant

    Sushi Ota

    Honorable mention: Tajima, Gaijin, Hane Sushi


    Best Korean Restaurant

    Manna BBQ

    Honorable mention: Buga Korean BBQ, Village Korean Restaurant


    Best Local Caterer

    San Diego Taco Company

    Honorable mention: Phil's BBQ, Abbey Catering, Bazaar del Mundo Fiesta Catering


    Best Local Pizza

    Woodstock's

    Honorable mention: Pizza Port, Luigi's, Lefty's Chicago Pizzaria


    Best Mexican Restaurant

    Ponce's

    Honorable mention: Old Town Mexican Café, Ranchos, Fidels Little Mexico


    Best New Restaurant (open since October 2011)

    Prepkitchen Little Italy

    Honorable mention: California Kebab & Beer Garden, Slater's 50/50, Hillcrest Brewing Company


    Best Outdoor Dining

    Prepkitchen Del Mar

    Honorable mention: The Prado, C-Level, Poseidon


    Best Place for Late-Night Dining

    Studio Diner

    Honorable Mention: Brian's 24, Rudfords, Lucha Libre


    Best Place to get Dim Sum

    Jasmine

    Honorable mention: Emerald, China Max, Dumpling Inn


    Best Romantic Restaurant

    The Marine Room

    Honorable mention: Bertrand at Mr. A's, BO-Beau, Old Venice


    Best Seafood Restaurant

    The Fish Market

    Honorable mention: Anthony's Fish Grotto, Blue Point Coastal Cuisine, Oceanaire


    Best Spanish Restaurant

    Cafe Sevilla

    Honorable mention: Costa Brava, Tapas Picasso, Candelas


    Best Steakhouse

    Donovan's Steak & Chop House

    Honorable mention: Cowboy Star, Bully's East, The Butcher Shop


    Best Sushi

    Sushi Deli

    Honorable mention: Sushi Ota, Harney Sushi, Hane Sushi


    Best Taco Shop

    Lucha Libre

    Honorable mention: El Indio, Roberto's, La Posta


    Best Thai Restaurant

    Amarin

    Honorable mention: Lotus Thai, Thai Time, Taste of Thai


    Best Vegan Restaurant

    Evolution Fast Food

    Honorable mention: Sipz, Pokez, Casa de Luz


    Best Vegetarian Restaurant

    Pokez

    Honorable mention: Sipz, Ranchos, Evolution Fast Food


    Best Vietnamese Restaurant

    OB Noodle House

    Honorable mention: Saigon on Fifth, Pho Ca Dao & Grill


    Best Bagel Shop

    Big City Bagels

    Honorable mention: City Bagel, PL Bagels, Bagel & Bialy


    Best Philly Cheesesteak

    Gaglione Bros.

    Honorable mention: Eddie's Philadelphia Cheese Steak and Hoagies, Monkey Paw, The Philly Grill


    Best Bakery

    Bread & Cie

    Honorable mention: Sugar & Scribe Bakery, Azucar, Extraordinary Desserts


    Best Barbeque

    Phil's BBQ

    Honorable mention: Brazen BBQ, BBQ House, Abbey's Real Texas BBQ


    Best Breakfast Burrito

    Ranchos

    Honorable mention: Nico's, El Zarape, Sombrero


    Best Burger

    Hodad's

    Honorable mention: Slater's 50/50, Rocky's Crown Pub, Burger Lounge


    Best Burrito

    El Zarape

    Honorable mention: Ranchos, Lucha Libre, Lolita's


    Best Cupcakes

    Babycakes

    Honorable mention: Sprinkles, Frost Me, Pubcakes


    Best Deli

    DZ Akins

    Honorable mention: City Deli, Rubicon Deli, Mona Lisa


    Best Dessert

    Extraordinary Desserts

    Honorable mention: Heaven Sent Desserts, Chocolat, Sugar & Scribe Bakery


    Best Donut Shop

    VG's Donuts

    Honorable mention: Golden Donut, OB Donuts, Donut Star


    Best Ethnic Food Market

    99 Ranch Market

    Honorable mention: Awash Ethiopian Market, North Park Market, Zion Market


    Best Farm-to- Table Restaurant

    Whisknladle

    Honorable mention: The Linkery, Alchemy, Urban Solace


    Best Farmers Market

    Hillcrest Farmers Market

    Honorable mention: Ocean Beach Farmers Market, Little Italy Mercato, North Park Farmers Market


    Best Fast Food

    In-N-Out Burger

    Honorable mention: Rubio's, Sombrero, Smashburger


    Best Fish Tacos

    Wahoo's

    Honorable mention: South Beach, Rubio's, Blue Water


    Best Fish-N-Chips

    Shakespeare Pub & Grille

    Honorable mention: Princess Pub, The Fishery, Tin Fish


    Best Food Truck

    MIHO Gastrotruck

    Honorable mention: Green Truck, God Save the Cuisine, Devilicious


    Best Health Food Store

    Sprouts

    Honorable mention: Whole Foods, OB People's Co-op, Olive Tree Market


    Best Hot Dog

    Lefty's Chicago Pizzaria

    Honorable mention: Daddy's Hot Dogs, Hot Diggity Dog, Mother's Saloon


    Best Ice Cream Shop

    Mariposa

    Honorable mention: Cold Stone, Daily Scoop, Gelato Vero Caffe


    Best Local Grocery Store

    Windmill Farms

    Honorable mention: Keil's, Olive Tree Market, OB People's Co-op


    Best Prime Rib

    Bully's East

    Honorable mention: Cowboy Star, Albie's Beef Inn, Butcher Shop


    Best Salad Bar

    Souplantation

    Honorable mention: Salad Style, Tender Greens, Green Spot


    Best San Diego Chef

    Brian Malarkey

    Honorable mention: Matt Gordon, Deborah Scott, Katherine Humphus


    Best Sandwich Shop

    Rubicon Deli

    Honorable mention: Jersey Mike's Subs, Board & Brew, Cheese Shop


    Best Smoothie

    OB Smoothie

    Honorable mention: Senor Mango's, Evolution Fast Food


    Best Yogurt

    Yogurtland

    Honorable mention: Golden Spoon, Yog-art, Yogurt Express


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