Oct. 18 2016 08:22 PM

Your picks for the best restaurants and eating establishments

    Best Bagel Shop

    Brooklyn Bagel Company

    BCB Cafe Hillcrest

    Influx Cafe

    Daily Bagel

    PL Bagels

    Best Bakery

    Bread and Cie

    D.Z. Akin’s


    Con Pane

    Sugar & Scribe

    Best Barbeque

    Phil’s BBQ

    Grand Ole BBQ y Asado

    Iron Pig Alehouse

    Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ

    Abbey’s Real Texas BBQ

    Best Breakfast

    Breakfast Republic

    Great Maple

    Broken Yolk

    The Mission Café

    The Original Pancake House

    Best Breakfast Burrito

    Taco Surf

    Nico’s Taco Shop

    Cotija Taco Shop

    Juanitas Taco Shop

    Ranchos Cocina

    Best Brunch Spot

    Hash House a Go Go

    Breakfast Republic

    Tom Ham’s Lighthouse

    Brooklyn Girl

    Humphrey’s Restaurant

    Best Burger


    Rocky’s Crown Pub

    Burger Lounge

    Slater’s 50/50

    The Balboa

    Best Burrito

    Lucha Libre Taco Shop

    Lolitas Taco Shop

    El Zarape

    Juanitas Taco Shop

    Señor Grubby’s

    Best Business Lunch Spot

    Urban Solace

    C Level

    Slater’s 50/50

    Bully’s East

    Don Chido

    Best Butcher Shop

    The Heart & Trotter

    Seisel’s Meats

    Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop

    Iowa Meat Farms

    Sepulveda Meats & Provisions

    Best Cajun Restaurant

    Bud’s Louisiana Cafe

    Crab Hut

    Cajun Kitchen

    New Orleans Creole Café

    Bourre Southern Bistro

    Best Casino Buffet

    The Buffet at Viejas

    The Buffet at Valley View

    Seasons Fresh Buffet at Barona

    The Buffet at Harrah’s Resort Southern California

    Paipa’s Casino Buffet at Sycuan

    Best Chinese Restaurant

    Dumpling Inn & Shanghai Saloon

    Mandarin House

    City Dragon

    Chop Suey Peking Restaurant

    Del Mar Rendezvous

    Best Coffeehouse

    Caffe Calabria

    Dark Horse Coffee Roasters

    Lestat’s Coffee House


    Cafe Bassam

    Best Contemporary Cuisine

    Kettner Exchange

    Urban Solace

    Soda & Swine

    BO-beau kitchen + bar

    The 3rd Corner

    Best Cupcakes


    Sprinkles Cupcakes and Ice Cream

    Heavenly Cupcakes

    Pure Cupcakes

    Frost Me

    Best Deli

    D.Z. Akin’s

    Mona Lisa

    Rubicon Deli

    Big Front Door

    Elijah’s Restaurant

    Best Dessert

    Sugar and Scribe Bakery

    Heaven Sent Desserts


    Extraordinary Desserts


    Best Donut Shop

    Donut Bar

    Nomad Donuts

    VG Donut & Bakery

    Golden Donuts

    OB Donuts

    Best Ethnic Food Market

    99 Ranch Market

    Northgate Market

    Pancho Villa Farmers Market

    Zion Market

    Seafood City

    Best Family Restaurant

    Corvette Diner

    Blind Lady Ale House

    Station Tavern

    Waypoint Public

    La Bella Cafe & Games

    Best Farm to Table Restaurant

    The Smoking Goat

    Prepkitchen Little Italy

    Ritual Kitchen and Beer Garden

    Cafe 21

    Stella Public House

    Best Farmers Market

    Hillcrest Farmers Market

    Little Italy Mercato

    Ocean Beach Farmers Market

    North Park Farmers Market

    La Jolla Farmers Market

    Best Fast Food

    In-N-Out Burger

    Rubio’s Coastal Grill

    Roberto’s Taco Shop

    Sombrero’s Mexican

    Jack in the Box

    Best Fish Tacos

    Rubio’s Coastal Grill

    Oscar’s Mexican Seafood

    South Beach Bar & Grille

    El Zarape

    Pacific Beach Fish Shop

    Best Fish-N-Chips

    Shakespeare Pub & Grille


    Pacific Beach Fish Shop

    Mitch’s Seafood

    Mr. Fish & Chips

    Best Food Truck

    Mastiff Sausage Company

    Devilicious Food Truck

    Tacos La Mezcla

    Famoso Mexican Street Food Truck

    Cousins Maine Lobster

    Best Fried Chicken

    The Crack Shack

    StreetCar Merchants of Fried Chicken, Doughnuts & Coffee

    Louisiana Fried Chicken & Waffles

    Bonnie Jean’s Soul Food Café


    Best Gelato Shop

    Gelato Vero Caffe


    Chocolat Cremerie

    Caffe Italia

    Gelateria Frizzante

    Best Organic Food Store

    OB People’s Organic Food Market


    Barons Market

    Frazier Farms Market

    Stehly Market

    Best Hot Dog

    Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

    Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle

    Daddy’s Hot Dogs

    Encontro North Park

    Hot Diggity Dog

    Best Ice Cream Shop

    Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream

    Mariposa Ice Cream

    The Baked Bear

    Lighthouse Ice Cream

    The Daily Scoop

    Best Indian Restaurant

    Taste of the Himalayas

    Punjabi Tandoor

    Tandoori Hut

    Indian Grill


    Best Italian Restaurant

    Buona Forchetta

    Bottega Americano


    Old Venice

    Solare Ristorante Italiano

    Best Japanese Restaurant

    The Safehouse


    Izakaya Pacific Beach

    Izakaya Ouan

    Wa Dining OKAN

    Best Korean Restaurant

    Manna BBQ

    Friend’s House Korean BBQ

    Kogi BBQ

    Convoy Tofu House

    De Jang Keum

    Best Local Catering Company

    Gringa’s Tacos & Catering

    San Diego Taco Company

    Waters Catering & Fine Foods

    Phil’s BBQ

    Bar None Barbecue Catering

    Best Local Pizza

    Woodstock’s Pizza

    Pizzeria Luigi

    Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

    Blind Lady Ale House

    Bronx Pizza

    Best Mediterranean Restaurant

    Meze Greek Fusion

    Cafe Athena

    Aladdin Cafe

    The Kebab Shopt

    Alexi’s Greek Cafe

    Best Mexican Restaurant

    Old Town Mexican Cafe

    El Zarape

    La Puerta

    Casa de Bandini

    Tio Leo’s

    Best Mexican Seafood Restaurant

    Rockin’ Baja Lobster Coastal Cantina

    Karina’s Mexican Seafood

    Oscar’s Mexican Seafood

    Las Olas

    Ortega’s Bistro

    Best New Restaurant (Opened Since Oct 2015)


    Herb & Wood


    One Door North


    Best Outdoor Dining

    Panama 66

    C Level


    Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle

    The Patio On Lamont

    Best Philly Cheesesteak

    Gaglione Brothers

    Monkey Paw


    Philadelphia Sandwich Company

    Alex’s Brown Bag

    Best Pie Shop

    Julian Pie Company

    Great Maple

    Betty’s Pie Whole

    Bread & Cie

    Sugar and Scribe Bakery

    Best Place for Late Night Dining

    Brians 24

    Red Fox Steakhouse & Piano Bar


    Studio Diner

    Saska’s Steak and Seafood

    Best Place to get locally made Sausage

    S&M: Sausage and Meat

    Mastiff Sausage Company

    Iowa Meat Farms

    Heart & Trotter

    T&H Sausages

    Best Prime Rib

    Bully’s East

    Cowboy Star

    Donovan’sSteak and Chop House

    The Butcher Shop

    Hunter Steakhouse

    Best Ramen


    The Safehouse


    Yakitori Yakudori & Ramen

    Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

    Best Restaurant Staff

    Mister A’s

    Waypoint Public




    Best Romantic Restaurant

    Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

    Bali Hai

    C Level



    Best Salad Bar

    Tender Greens

    OB People’s Organic Food Market

    Barons Market

    Salad Style

    The Greenspot Salad Company

    Best San Diego Chef

    Javier Plascencia

    Deborah Scott

    Brian Malarkey

    Aaron Obregon

    Rich Sweeney

    Best San Diego Restaurant

    Juniper and Ivy

    Urban Solace

    Mister A’s


    Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

    Best Sandwich Shop

    Big Front Door

    Rubicon Deli

    Board & Brew

    Mona Lisa Italian Foods

    Sandwich Emporium

    Best Seafood Restaurant

    The Fish Market


    Mitch’s Seafood


    Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

    Best Smoothie/Juice Bar

    The Mad Beet

    Señor Mango’s

    OB Smoothie Bar & Subs

    Juice Crafters

    Juice Alchemy

    Best Soul Food Restaurant

    Bonnie Jean’s Soul Food Café

    Proud Mary’s Southern Bar & Grill

    Sister Pee Wee’s Soul Food

    Bourré Southern Bistro

    Louisiana Fried Chicken & Waffles

    Best South American Food Restaurant

    Indigo Grill

    Brazil by the Bay

    Puerta la Boca

    Berta’s Latin American Restaurant

    Antojitos Colombianos Restaurant

    Best Spanish Restaurant

    Cafe Sevilla

    Costa Brava


    Cueva Bar

    Café Bar Europa

    Best Steakhouse

    Cowboy Star

    Donovan’s Steak & Chop House

    Island Prime

    Bully’s East

    Hunter Steakhouse

    Best Tacos


    City Tacos

    Tacos el Gordo

    Lolita’s Taco Shop


    Best Thai Restaurant

    Lotus Thai

    Bahn Thai

    Amarin Thai Cuisine

    Thai Time Bistro

    Chaba Thai Kitchen

    Best Sushi Restaurant

    Izakaya Pacific Beach

    Sushi Deli

    Saiko Sushi

    Sushi Ota

    Kato Sushi

    Best Vegan Food


    Plumeria Vegetarian

    Cafe Gratitude

    Sipz Fusion Cafe


    Best Vegetarian Food

    Plumeria Vegetarian

    Loving Hut

    Evolution Fast Food

    Plant Power Fast Food


    Best Vietnamese Restaurant

    OB Noodle House Bar 1502Saigon On Fifth

    PB Pho & Grill

    Pho Point Loma & Grill


    Best Wings

    Dirty Birds Bar and Grill

    South Park Abbey

    The Duck Dive


    The Commons Bar

    Best Yogurt Shop

    Paradise Yogurt

    Fiji Yogurt

    Golden Spoon


    Yogurt on the Rocks


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