New American - Best of 2016

Published Feb 24, 2016

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

Winner
2016 Winner

1. BIX Restaurant

Voters Love

"Swanky, retro, sophisticated. Bix istucked between n.beach and financial district in a little alley you'd easily miss..." via Arleen U.

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56 Gold St San Francisco CA 94133
  • BIX Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, New American, Place to Impress a Date, Traditional American, 56 Gold St Financial District San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: New American
    56 Gold St, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • 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
  • Zuni Cafe, Food, Mediterranean, 1658 Market St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: New American
    1658 Market St, Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • 4. Town
    Nominee for: New American, Steakhouse
    716 Laurel St, World Map San Carlos, CA
  • 7871 River Rd, World Map Forestville, CA
  • Sauce, Food, New American, 131 Gough St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    6. 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
  • Tommy's Joynt, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Lounge New American Traditional American, 1101 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: New American
    1101 Geary Blvd, Civic Center San Francisco, CA
  • Mua, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2442 Webster St. Oakland CA
    9. Mua
    Nominee for: New American
    2442 Webster St., Oakland, 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
  • Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1327 Railroad Ave. St. Helena CA
    Nominee for: New American
    1327 Railroad Ave., St. Helena, CA
  • 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
  • Original Red Onion, Food, New American, Burger, 2870 Pinole Valley Rd Pinole CA 94564
    Nominee for: Burger, New American
    Multiple locations
  • Alana's, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1408 Burlingame Ave Burlingame CA 94010
    14. Alana's
    Nominee for: New American
    1408 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA
  • Manresa, Great Meals Restaurants, New American Romantic Restaurant, 320 Village Lane Los Gatos CA 95030
    14. Manresa
    Nominee for: New American
    320 Village Lane, Santa Clara County Los Gatos, CA
  • Plumed Horse, Great Meals Restaurants, New American Wine List, 14555 Big Basin Way Saratoga CA 95070
    Nominee for: New American
    14555 Big Basin Way, Santa Clara County Saratoga, CA
  • Herbivore, Great Meals, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, New American, 2451 Shattuck Ave UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94704
    16. Herbivore
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
  • Liberty Cafe, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants San Francisco, New American Wine Bar, 410 Cortland Ave San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: New American
    410 Cortland Ave, Bernal Heights San Francisco, 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
  • Alexander's Steakhouse, Food, New American, Steakhouse, 10330 N Wolfe Rd Santa Clara County Cupertino CA 95014
    Nominee for: New American
    10330 N Wolfe Rd, Santa Clara County Cupertino, 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
  • Duarte's Tavern, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 202 Stage Road Pescadero CA 94060
    Nominee for: New American
    202 Stage Road, Pescadero, CA
  • Copenhagen Bakery, Great Meals Restaurants Weddings, Cakes New American Wedding Cakes, 1216 Burlingame Ave Burlingame CA 94010
    Nominee for: New American
    1216 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA
  • Refuge, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 963 Laurel St. San Carlos CA
    16. Refuge
    Nominee for: New American
    963 Laurel St., San Carlos, CA
  • Nominee for: New American
    2300 1st St, Livermore, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
    Voters
  • 121
    Winners

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