California - Best of 2016

Published Feb 24, 2016

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

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Flavor

Voters Love

"This place is the best for intimate dining or a big group. The food is amazing and so flavorful. Mac and Cheese and..." via Laura P.

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260 Capistrano Rd Half Moon Bay CA 94019
  • Flavor, Food, Great Meals, Nightlife, California, Craft Cocktails, Brunch, 260 Capistrano Rd World Map Half Moon Bay CA 94019
    1. Flavor
    260 Capistrano Rd, World Map Half Moon Bay, CA
  • 2. Picco
    Nominee for: California
    320 Magnolia Ave, World Map Larkspur, CA
  • Frances, Great Meals, Food, California, New American, French, Traditional American, 3870 17th Street Castro San Francisco CA 94114
    3. Frances
    Nominee for: California
    3870 17th Street, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Terra, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 1345 Railroad Ave St Helena CA 94574
    3. Terra
    Nominee for: California
    1345 Railroad Ave, St Helena, CA
  • 1539 Solano Ave, North Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 1520 Lakeside Drive Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: California
    1520 Lakeside Drive, Lake Merritt Oakland, CA
  • Nopa, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American,     560 Divisadero St San Francisco CA 94117
    7. Nopa
    Nominee for: California
    Multiple locations
  • Pappo, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 2320 Central Ave Alameda CA 94501
    7. Pappo
    Nominee for: California
    2320 Central Ave, Alameda, CA
  • Pacific Catch, Food, Seafood, California, 2027 Chestnut St Marina San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: California
    Multiple locations
  • Pelican Inn, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 10 Pacific Way Muir Beach CA 941
    Nominee for: California
    10 Pacific Way, Muir Beach, CA
  • Nominee for: Breakfast, California
    700 Bancroft Road, World Map Walnut Creek, CA
  • Madrona Manor, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 1001 Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    Nominee for: California
    1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA
  • Nominee for: California
    6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA
  • Willi's Wine Bar, Food, California, 4404 Old Redwood Hwy Santa Rosa CA 95403
    Nominee for: California
    4404 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Starbelly, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 3583 16th St. San Francisco CA 94114
    15. Starbelly
    Nominee for: California
    3583 16th St., Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: California
    3576 Mount Diablo Boulevard, World Map Lafayette, 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
  • Millennium Restaurant, Food, Vegetarian, California, 580 Geary St Nob Hill San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: California
    580 Geary St, Tenderloin San Francisco, CA
  • Greens, Great Meals, Food, Vegetarian, California, Waterfront Dining, 15 Marina Boulevard Marina San Francisco CA
    15. Greens
    Nominee for: California
    15 Marina Boulevard, Marina San Francisco,
  • 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
    800 N Point St, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • MoMo's, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 760 Second St. San Francisco CA 94107
    20. MoMo's
    Nominee for: California
    760 Second St., SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Mustards Grill, Great Meals, Food, California, 7399 St. Helena Highway Napa CA 94558
    Nominee for: California
    7399 St. Helena Highway, Napa, CA
  • Redd, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 6480 Washington St Yountville CA 94599
    20. Redd
    Nominee for: California
    6480 Washington St, Yountville, CA
  • Dry Creek Kitchen, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 317 Healdsburg Ave Healdsburg CA 95448
    Nominee for: California
    317 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA
  • Cafe La Haye, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 140 E. Napa St. Sonoma CA 95476
    Nominee for: California
    140 E. Napa St., Sonoma, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
    Voters
  • 121
    Winners

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