2009 Winner

1. Asqew Grill

Voters Love

"Wow. What a terrible disappointment. We should have known better when every other restaurant in the area was packed (even..." 

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Multiple Locations
2009 Runner-Up

2. Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint

Voters Love

"I go to Memphis Minnie's every couple of months. It is the best BBQ I have had in the Bay Area, and I am no novice to BBQ- I..." 

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576 Haight Street San Francisco CA 94117
2009 Finalist

3. Everett & Jones

Voters Love

"Hands Down Best BBQ west of the Mississippi! This has been in the family for three generations and still serve the best ribs..."  via Rob N.

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126 Broadway Oakland CA 94617
2009 Finalist

4. Big Nate's Barbeque

Voters Love

"I love Big Nate's and I am always happy to support you. Please take a moment to look at Joshua Ets-Hokin Photography..." 

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1665 Folsom St San Francisco CA 94103
2009 Finalist

5. Bo's Barbecue and Catering

Voters Love

"Great barbecue, ribs, brisket, sausage and live music! Service can be harried- it gets BUSY! And it's cash only, but it's SO..." 

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3422 Mt Diablo Blvd Lafayette CA 94549
Contest Overview
  • 21,802
    Total Votes
  • 9,203
  • 81

The 2009 Best of Dining & Entertainment awards are based on more than 21,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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