California - Best of 2012

Published Apr 10, 2012

For West Coast fare at it's best, where do you go?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Twenty Five Lusk

Voters Love

"Great restaurant - the food was fantastic, the staff were helpful and really new the menu - and the wine! A brilliant..." via Mike W.

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25 Lusk St. San Francisco CA 94107
  • Twenty Five Lusk, Food, Nightlife, Great Meals, California, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, New American, Place to Impress a Date, Speciailty Cocktails, 25 Lusk St. SoMa San Francisco CA 94107
    Nominee for: California
    25 Lusk St., SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Restaurant Gary Danko, Great Meals, Food, Wine List, California, Place to Impress a Date, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Romantic Restaurant, 800 N Point St Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: California
    800 N Point St, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • Chez Panisse, Great Meals, Food, Wine List, California, French, Place to Impress a Date, Romantic Restaurant, 1517 Shattuck Ave North Berkeley Berkeley CA 94709
    Nominee for: California
    1517 Shattuck Ave, North Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • California Cafe, Food, California, 700 Welch Rd Santa Clara County Palo Alto CA 94304
    Nominee for: California
    700 Welch Rd, Santa Clara County Palo Alto, CA
  • Gather, Great Meals, Restaurants, California, New American, 2200 Oxford St UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94704
    5. Gather
    Nominee for: California
    2200 Oxford St, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Nopa, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American,     560 Divisadero St San Francisco CA 94117
    6. Nopa
    Nominee for: California
    Multiple locations
  • First St. Cafe, Great Meals, Food, New American, California, 440 1st St Benicia CA 94510
    Nominee for: California
    440 1st St, Benicia, CA
  • Murray Circle, Great Meals, Food, California, Bar Bites, Desserts, Seafood, Brunch, Place to Impress a Date, Waterfront Dining, 602 Murray Cir Marin County Sausalito CA 94965
    Nominee for: California
    602 Murray Cir, Sausalito, CA
  • Brix, Food, California, 7377 St. Helena Hwy. Napa CA 94558
    9. Brix
    Nominee for: California
    7377 St. Helena Hwy., Napa, CA
  • Mustards Grill, Great Meals, Food, California, 7399 St. Helena Highway Napa CA 94558
    Nominee for: California
    7399 St. Helena Highway, Napa, CA
  • Wood Tavern, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 6317 College Ave Oakland CA 94618
    Nominee for: California
    6317 College Ave, Rockridge Oakland, CA
  • Greens, Great Meals, Food, Vegetarian, California, Waterfront Dining, 15 Marina Boulevard Marina San Francisco CA
    12. Greens
    Nominee for: Vegetarian, California
    15 Marina Boulevard, Marina San Francisco,
  • Nominee for: California
    6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA
  • Bay Wolf, Great Meals Restaurants, California Mediterranean New American, 3853 Piedmont Ave Oakland CA 94611
    14. Bay Wolf
    Nominee for: California
    3853 Piedmont Ave, Piedmont Ave Oakland, CA
  • Blue Barn Gourmet, Food Great Meals Restaurants Specialty Food and Drink, California Cheese Shop New American, 2105 Chestnut St San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: California
    2105 Chestnut St, Marina San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: California
    1460 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Frances, Great Meals, Food, California, New American, French, Traditional American, 3870 17th Street Castro San Francisco CA 94114
    17. Frances
    Nominee for: California
    3870 17th Street, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Pacific Catch, Food, Seafood, California, 2027 Chestnut St Marina San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: California
    Multiple locations
  • Jardiniere, Great Meals, Food, California, French, Place to Impress a Date, Burger, Romantic Restaurant, 300 Grove Street Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: California
    300 Grove Street, Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Bar Jules, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 609 Hayes St San Francisco CA 94102
    19. Bar Jules
    Nominee for: California
    609 Hayes St, Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Cyrus, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 29 North St Healdsburg CA 95448
    Nominee for: California
    29 North St, Healdsburg, CA
  • Parcel104, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 2700 Mission College Blvd Santa Clara CA 95054
    Nominee for: California
    2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, CA
  • Outerlands, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 4001 Judah Street San Francisco CA 94122
    Nominee for: California
    4001 Judah Street, Outer Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • 1539 Solano Ave, North Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Venus Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, New American, California, Brunch, 2327 Shattuck Avenue UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: California, New American
    2327 Shattuck Avenue, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

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