BEST Bar to Play Pool

Silver Fox

Honorable Mention: The Alibi, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge, Jolt’n Joe’s, Society Billiards Cafe & Bar

BEST Beach Bar


Honorable Mention: PB Shore Club, Lahaina Beach House, Draft Mission Beach, Beachcomber

BEST Bloody Mary

Small Bar

Honorable Mention: Great Maple, Gossip Grill, Tractor Room, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge

BEST Cigar Lounge

Excalibur Cigar Lounge

Honorable Mention: Churchill Cigar Lounge, Cigar Grotto, Habanos Cigar Lounge, Liberty Tobacco

BEST Cocktail Lounge

Pacific Shores

Honorable Mention: Polite Provisions, Bar Pink, Park & Rec, Florent

BEST Craft Beer Bar

Hamilton’s Tavern

Honorable Mention: Tiger! Tiger!, Toronado, High Dive, Common Theory Public House

BEST Craft Beer Store


Honorable Mention: Clem’s Bottle House & Deli, KnB Wine Cellars, Krisp, The Boulevard Wine & Spirits

BEST Craft Cocktail Bar

Polite Provisions

Honorable Mention: Noble Experiment, Park & Rec, Sycamore Den, The Lion’s Share

BEST Domestic Beer

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Honorable Mention: Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Budweiser, Bud Light

BEST Downtown / Gaslamp Bar


Honorable Mention:Star Bar, Henry’s Pub, Quad Alehouse, Analog Bar

BEST Gay / Lesbian Bar

Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill

Honorable Mention: Gossip Grill, Brass Rail, Redwing, #1 Fifth Ave

BEST Happy Hour

Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill

Honorable Mention: Home & Away, Tavern at the Beach, Common Theory Public House, Garage Kitchen + Bar

BEST Hookah Bar

Excalibur Hookah Lounge

Honorable Mention: Sinbad’s, Nara Ultra Lounge, Divan Lounge, Prince Hookah

BEST Imported Beer


Honorable Mention: Stella Artois, Corona, Tecate, Heineken

BEST Irish Pub

The Field Irish Pub

Honorable Mention: The Ould Sod, Hooley’s, Gallaghers, Oscar Wilde’s

BEST Jukebox in a bar

Live Wire

Honorable Mention: Turf Supper Club, Aero Club, Small Bar, High Dive

BEST Karaoke Bar

The Lamplighter

Honorable Mention: Redwing, The Hideout, Winstons, Carriage House

BEST Local Craft Beer (specific beer)

Ballast Point - Sculpin IPA

Honorable Mention: AleSmith’s .394 - Pale Ale, Coronado Brewing Company’s Mermaid’s Red - Amber Ale, Mike Hess Brewing’s Habitus - IIPA, Hillcrest Brewing Company’s Perle Necklace - Pale Ale

BEST Local Craft Spirit Distillery

Ballast Point

Honorable Mention: Old Harbor, Malahat Spirits Company, Kill Devil Spirit Co., Twisted Manzanita

BEST Local Spirit (specific brand & spirit)

Old Harbor’s San Miguel Gin

Honorable Mention: Ballast Point Devil’s Share Whiskey, Ballast Point Fugu Vodka, Malahat Spirits Ginger Rum, 619 Vodka

BEST Margarita

Baja Betty’s

Honorable Mention: Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant, Cantina Mayahuel, Casa Guadalajara, La Puerta

BEST Martini Bar


Honorable Mention: Turf Supper Club, Martinis Above Fourth, Tony’s OB, Top of the Hyatt

BEST Neighborhood Bar

High Dive

Honorable Mention: Live Wire, Whistle Stop, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge, The Silver Fox Lounge

BEST Neighborhood Bar to Dance

Whistle Stop

Honorable Mention: U-31, Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill, Park & Rec, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge

BEST New Bar (opened since Oct. 2014)

Panama 66

Honorable Mention: Park & Rec, Backyard Kitchen & Tap, Home & Away, Quad Alehouse

BEST North County Bar

The Kraken

Honorable Mention: Union Kitchen & Tap, Encinitas Alehouse, Saddle Bar, The Bier Garden fo Encinitas

BEST Outdoor/Rooftop Bar

Altitude Sky Lounge

Honorable Mention: LOUNGEsix, Rooftop 600 at Andaz, Cannonball, SummerSalt

BEST Brew Pub

Blind Lady Ale House

Honorable Mention: Pizza Port, Monkey Paw, South Park Brewing Co., San Diego Brewing Co.

BEST Brewery

Ballast Point Brewing Company

Honorable Mention: Mike Hess Brewing, Stone Brewing Co., Coronado Brewing Company, Green Flash Brewing Co.

BEST Brewery Tasting Room

Green Flash Brewing Co.

Honorable Mention: Modern Times, Fall Brewing Company, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Hillcrest Brewing Company

BEST San Diego Dive Bar

High Dive

Honorable Mention: The Waterfront, Live Wire, Aero Club Bar, Bub’s Dive Bar

BEST Sangria Cafe Sevilla

Honorable Mention: Cafe 21, Costa Brava, The Blind Burro, Wet Stone Wine Bar & Cafe

BEST Sports Bar

McGregor’s Grill & Alehouse

Honorable Mention: True North, Bub’s Dive Bar, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge, Miller’s Field

BEST Strip Club


Honorable Mention:Cheetahs, Déjà Vu, Pure Platinum, Goldfingers

BEST Tequila Bar

Cantina Mayahuel

Honorable Mention: El Agave, La Puerta, Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant, Lime

BEST Uptown Bar

Seven Grand

Honorable Mention: Gossip Grill, Sycamore Den, Park & Rec, Bluefoot

BEST Wine Bar

The 3rd Corner

Honorable Mention: Splash, Wine Steals, 100 Wines, Enoteca Style

BEST Bar in San Diego County

The Waterfront Bar & Grill

Honorable Mention: Shakespeare Pub & Grille, Neighborhood, High Dive, Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill

BEST Winery in San Diego County

Bernardo Winery

Honorable Mention: Fallbrook Winery, Orfila Vineyards & Winery, Belle Marie Winery, Rock Canyon Vineyards


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