2009 Winner

1. Rockridge Cafe

Voters Love

"In many ways, the Rockridge Cafe is like your favorite pair of old comfortable shoes. Nothing fancy, but a joy to have. It..." 

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5492 College Ave Oakland CA 94618
2009 Runner-Up

2. Mama's on Washington Square

Voters Love

"The influence, elegance and class still waifs through the air amongst the fresh baked bread, Felicia Sanchez baked fresh..." 

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1701 Stockton Street San Francisco CA 94133
2009 Finalist

3. Ella's

Voters Love

"Used to be SUN AM regulars. The food is delicious, their sour cream pancakes were an all-time favorite, but we had several..." 

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500 Presidio Ave San Francisco CA 94115
2009 Finalist

4. Bette's Oceanview Diner

Voters Love

"Great place w/ high quality comfort food. Try the fish filet sandwich on a great baguette. Fun and good people watching..." 

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1807 4th St Berkeley CA 94701
2009 Finalist

5. Universal Cafe

Voters Love

"This place is consistently good again and again. Either brunch or dinner. The menu is simple and that's probably why they..." 

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2814 19th St San Francisco CA 94110
2009 Finalist

5. Cliff House

Voters Love

"By far, the best tasting burger I've ever eaten in San Francisco. Forget the others, this is special. Tender and juicy and..." 

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1090 Point Lobos San Francisco CA 94121
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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