New American - Best of 2014

Published Mar 12, 2014

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

2014 Winner

1. Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

Voters Love

"Nothing better sitting at the HMB Brewery, drinking a cold Mavericks Ale, and eating a great juicy Hamburger. I hear..." via James R.

Find It
390 Capistrano Rd Half Moon Bay CA 94019
  • Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 390 Capistrano, Half Moon Bay, California 94019
    Nominee for: New American
    390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
  • Luce, Great Meals, Food, California, New American, 888 Howard St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    2. Luce
    Nominee for: New American
    888 Howard St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Wayfare Tavern, Food, Great Meals, New American, Traditional American, Burger, Desserts, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, 558 Sacramento St Financial District San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: New American
    558 Sacramento St, Financial District San Francisco, CA
  • Redford, Food, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Craft Cocktails, 673 Geary Street Tenderloin San Francisco CA 94102
    4. Redford
    Nominee for: New American
    673 Geary Street, Civic Center San Francisco, CA
  • Boulevard Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Wine List, New American, Place to Impress a Date, California, 1 Mission St SoMa San Francisco CA 94105
    1 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Chop Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 247 Fourth St. Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: New American
    247 Fourth St., Oakland, CA
  • Napa Valley Bistro, Great Meals, New American, 975 Clinton Street Napa CA 94559
    Nominee for: New American
    975 Clinton Street, Napa, CA
  • Original Red Onion, Food, New American, Burger, 2870 Pinole Valley Rd Pinole CA 94564
    Nominee for: Burger, New American
    Multiple locations
  • Presidio Social Club, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 563 Ruger St San Francisco CA 94129
    Nominee for: New American
    563 Ruger St, San Francisco, CA
  • ad hoc, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 6476 Washington St Yountville CA 94599
    9. Ad Hoc
    Nominee for: New American
    6476 Washington St, Yountville, CA
  • Jeffrey's Hamburgers, Great Meals, Food, New American, Burger, 42 South B St. San Mateo CA 94401
    Nominee for: New American
    42 South B St., San Mateo, CA
  • Mua, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2442 Webster St. Oakland CA
    12. Mua
    Nominee for: New American
    2442 Webster St., Oakland, CA
  • Alana's, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1408 Burlingame Ave Burlingame CA 94010
    12. Alana's
    Nominee for: New American
    1408 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA
  • Duarte's Tavern, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 202 Stage Road Pescadero CA 94060
    Nominee for: New American
    202 Stage Road, Pescadero, CA
  • 900 Grayson, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 900 Grayson St Berkeley CA 94710
    Nominee for: New American
    900 Grayson St, Berkeley, CA
  • The Stinking Rose, Great Meals, Food, New American, Italian, 325 Columbus Ave North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: New American
    325 Columbus Ave, North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Sauce, Food, New American, 131 Gough St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    12. Sauce
    Nominee for: New American
    131 Gough St, Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Lark Creek Walnut Creek Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, New American, 1360 Locust Street Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: New American
    1360 Locust Street, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: New American
    Folsom St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Chow, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1240 9th Ave San Francisco CA 94122 215 Church St San Francisco CA 94114 445 Railroad Ave Danville CA 94526 53 Lafayette Cir Lafayette CA 94549
    18. Chow
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
  • Monk's Kettle, Food, New American, 3141 16th St. Mission San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: New American
    3141 16th St., Mission San Francisco, CA
  • 18. Town
    Nominee for: Steakhouse, New American
    716 Laurel St, World Map San Carlos, CA
  • Pican, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2295 Broadway Oakland CA 94612
    18. Pican
    Nominee for: New American
    2295 Broadway, Uptown Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Spruce, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 3640 Sacramento St. San Francisco CA 94118
    18. Spruce
    Nominee for: New American
    3640 Sacramento St., Laurel Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Zazu, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 3535 Guerneville Rd. Santa Rosa CA
    18. Zazu
    Nominee for: New American
    3535 Guerneville Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Contest Overview
  • 37,104
    Total Votes
  • 22,837
  • 168

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