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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 315 nominees

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Auto

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Auto 286 nominees
  • Euro Auto Spot, Auto, Repair, Body Shop, Car Stereo, Auto Repair, 7675 Formula Place, Suite A San Diego CA 92121

    1. Euro Auto Spot (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Auto Repair

    "The place to go for honest, fast, and fair prices for anything bmw if it's upgrades or repair. They have done..."

  • Scripps Poway Hand Car Wash & Detailing, Auto, Car Wash, Repair, 12033 Scripps Summit Dr # B Scripps Ranch San Diego CA

    2. Scripps Poway Hand Car Wash & Detailing (Scripps Ranch)

    Nominee for: Best Car Wash

    "My car always looks great as soon as I leave the parking lot of Scripps poway. Hand washes are the best washes. Great..."

  • La Jolla Audio, Auto, Detailing, Car Stereo, 5151 Santa Fe Street, Suite L Clairemont San Diego CA 92109

    3. La Jolla Audio (Clairemont)

    Nominee for: Best Car Stereo

    "Technically the best car stereo service around San Diego. Great with Porsches and excellent customer service. They..."

  • Amato's Auto Body, Auto, Body Shop, 3848 Sorrento Valley Blvd San Diego CA 92121

    4. Amato's Auto Body (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Body Shop

    "Amatos Auto Body is the best Collision Repair Facility in San Diego hands down. Being in the performance car business..."

  • Lach Motorsports, Auto, Repair, Auto Repair, Motorcycle Shop , 3950 Hicock Street San Diego CA 92110

    5. Lach Motorsports (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Motorcycle Shop

    "Excellent place to take your bike, cheap prices and quick service. Very friendly shop, would recommend to anyone you..."

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Beauty and Wellness

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Beauty and Wellness 949 nominees

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 688 nominees
  • Phil's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Weddings, Barbecue, Burger, Breakfast, Diner, Caterer, 3750 Sports Arena Blvd San Diego CA 92110

    1. Phil's BBQ (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Barbecue

    "Phil's BBQ is the best BBQ I've tasted anywhere in the US - not just San Diego. I've lived in Kansas City, Chicago..."

  • Mama Kat's Restaurant & Pie Shop, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Sandwich Shop, Diner, 950 W. San Marcos Blvd. Suites J&K San Marcos CA 92078

    2. Mama Kat's Restaurant & Pie Shop (San Marcos, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Breakfast

    "What can I say about this place? Ok, nix that, what can I NOT say about this place?? From the delicious home cooked..."

  • Venice Pizza House, Cheap Eats, Pizza, Diner, Sandwich Shop, 3333 El Cajon Blvd San Diego CA 92104

    3. Venice Pizza House (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Pizza

    "It's the pizza ingredients: the cheese is buttery and lavish. The ingredients are first class. Even the anitpasto is to..."

  • Hungry Bear Sub Shop, Cheap Eats, Sandwich Shop, Healthy Lunch, Barbecue, Burger, 302  W. El Norte Pkwy, Suite D Escondido CA 92026

    4. Hungry Bear Sub Shop (Escondido, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Sandwich Shop

    "i work at a tattoo shop in Escondido caddy corner to hungry bear. . . and i get very tired of eating the same ol del..."

  • Pure Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 2641 Gateway Road Carlsbad CA 92009

    5. Pure Burger (Carlsbad, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Burger

    "My brother's restaurant: Pure Burger, is on the San Diego A-List for the third year in a row. Please Vote and help..."

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Fashion

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Fashion 267 nominees

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Fitness

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Fitness 538 nominees
  • Fit Athletic Club, Fitness, Gym, 350 10th Avenue East Village San Diego CA 92101

    1. Fit Athletic Club (East Village)

    Nominee for: Best Gym

    "I've been working out my entire life and FIT has the most advanced fitness equipment I have ever used. The gym is VERY..."

  • Black House Team Nogueira, Health and Fitness, Fitness, Gym, Martial Arts, Boxing, Personal Trainers, Boot Camp, CrossFit, 7550 Miramar Road, Suite 330 San Diego CA 92126

    2. Black House Team Nogueira (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Martial Arts

    "Considering I'm running 6th right now in the best DJ division (hint hint), I believe my credibility should be taken..."

  • Leah Francis Fitness, Fitness, Personal Trainers, 4780 Mission Gorge Place San DIego CA 92120

    3. Leah Francis Fitness (San DIego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Personal Trainers

    "I have been Leah's client since March 2008. As a frequent business traveler who sits all day (either on the computer..."

  • Power Scuba, Health and Fitness, Fitness, Water Activities, 12546 Heatherton Court San Diego CA 92128

    4. Power Scuba (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Water Activities

    "This the group to be in. Friendly, Fun and above all safe. Do you need a mentor? This is the group. Do you want to meet..."

  • Shafa Yoga, Fitness, Yoga Studio, 9887 Carmel Mountain Road San Diego CA 92129

    5. Shafa Yoga (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Yoga Studio

    "My co-workers and I life heavy parcel shipments in the warehouse. We tried everything to not remain stiff. Some of us..."

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 871 nominees
  • Sarita's Taco Shop, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burrito, Diner, Mexican, Breakfast, Healthy Lunch, 9906 CAMPO RD. Spring Valley SPRING VALLEY CA 91977

    1. Sarita's Taco Shop (Spring Valley)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "Sarita's Taco Shop blows the rest of the mexican food joints around out of the water! I love that they are open 24..."

  • Del Mar Rendezvous, Great Meals, Asian Fusion, Chinese, Vegetarian, 1555 Camino del Mar Del Mar CA 92014,Del Mar Rendezvous, Great Meals, Asian Fusion, Chinese, Vegetarian, 1555 Camino del Mar Del Mar CA 92014,Del Mar Rendezvous, Great Meals, Asian F

    2. Del Mar Rendezvous (Del Mar, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Vegetarian

    "When my wife and I say let's rendezvous at 8pm, we both know it means, make reservations at dmr. We stop in whenever we..."

  • Antica Trattoria, Great Meals, Nightlife, Italian, Wine Bar, 5654 Lake Murray Blvd La Mesa La Mesa CA 91942

    3. Antica Trattoria (La Mesa)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "This is our favorite local restaurant for intimate dining for 2 to a Christmas Party for 50.  We have alwys been..."

  • Sushi Ota, Great Meals, Sushi, 4529 Mission Bay Dr San Diego CA 92109

    4. Sushi Ota (Pacific Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Sushi

    "We first went to Sushi Ota 20 years ago when one of our favorite waitresses went to work there. The sushi was (and is..."

  • That Boy Good, Great Meals, New American, 207 N Coast Hwy Oceanside Oceanside CA 92054

    5. That Boy Good (Oceanside)

    Nominee for: Best New American

    "Great Food, their outstanding pulled pork sandwich was heaped with meat and their bbq sauce sauces were so good! Being..."

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Local Flavor

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Local Flavor 79 nominees
  • San Diego County Fair, Arts and Entertainment, Local Flavor, Family Entertainment, Festival, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard Del Mar CA 92014

    1. San Diego County Fair (Del Mar, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Festival

    "The fair has something for everyone. The contests provide a fun way for people to participate in the fair. The..."

  • Stone Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 1999 W Citracado Pky Escondido CA 92029

    2. Stone Brewing Co. (Escondido, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Local Brewery

    "The leader of the pack in beers and the most incredible park setting to enjoy those beers and organic entrees..."

  • La Jolla Shores, Local Flavor, Beach, 8200 Camino Del Oro La Jolla CA 92037

    3. La Jolla Shores (La Jolla, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Beach

    "Parking is great (except in the middle of summer) family, surf, scuba diving, snorkeling friendly"

  • Balboa Park, Local Flavor, Landmark, 1549 El Prado San Diego CA 92101

    4. Balboa Park (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Landmark

    "One of the best urban parks in the U.S.! Wonderful museums, dining and entertainment! The SD Zoo is what most people..."

  • Aolani Catamaran Sailing, Local Flavor, City Tour, 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego CA 92101

    5. Aolani Catamaran Sailing (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best City Tour

    "I couldn't love this family run business any more than I do - I wouldn't want to be doing anything else and am so proud..."

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Nightlife

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Nightlife 324 nominees

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Pets

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Pets 353 nominees

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Shopping

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Shopping 437 nominees
  • California Bicycle, Inc, Health and Fitness, Shopping, Bike Shop, 7462 La Jolla Boulevard La Jolla CA 92037

    1. California Bicycle, Inc (La Jolla, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Bike Shop

    "California Bicycle is one of the premier bicycle retailers in San Diego County. This one location bike shop has been..."

  • Cool Scrapbook Stuff, Shopping, Arts & Crafts, 13268 Poway Road Poway Poway CA 92064

    2. Cool Scrapbook Stuff (Poway)

    Nominee for: Best Arts & Crafts

    "Absolutely the best scrapbooking/stamping supply store in San Diego!! Incredible inventory! Always has the newest..."

  • Casa Artelexia, Shopping, Gift Shop, Arts & Crafts, Housewares, 2400 Kettner Boulevard, Suite 102 San Diego CA 92101

    3. Casa Artelexia (San Diego, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gift Shop

    "This place has fabulous gifts that are selected from the heart. The owners, Elexia, and her father, Andres, welcome..."

  • The Baby Exchange, Shopping, Fashion, Baby Boutique, Maternity Apparel, Children's Clothing, 721 Arnele Avenue El Cajon CA 92020

    4. The Baby Exchange (El Cajon, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Baby Boutique

    "I love this place. They always have the things I need for all three of my children, ranging from 5 years old to 3..."

  • Justice Photography, Weddings, Shopping, Wedding Photographer, Portrait Photography, 1127 Kildeer Court Encinitas Encinitas CA 92024

    5. Justice Photography (Encinitas)

    Nominee for: Best Portrait Photography

    "Not only is he the best but very flexible! During a time of stress you want someone who takes amazing photos to..."

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 369 nominees
  • Old California Coffee House & Eatery, Specialty Food and Drink, Coffee Shop, Tea House, Desserts, Cupcakes, Bakery, 1080 W San Marcos Blvd, #176 San Marcos CA 92078

    1. Old California Coffee House & Eatery (San Marcos, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "Old Cal Coffee is my favorite relaxation coffee stop. When I'm in the mood for great rich and smooth expresso..."

  • Extraordinary Desserts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1430 Union St San Diego CA 92101 2929 5th Ave San Diego CA 92103

    2. Extraordinary Desserts (Banker's Hill)

    Nominee for: Best Desserts

    "I have never in my entire life met such rude and discourteous individuals as in this establishment. The last time I..."

  • Sugar and Scribe, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Cupcakes, 1420 Garnet Ave Pacific Beach San Diego CA 92109

    3. Sugar and Scribe (Pacific Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "Not only does this little gem have the best in bakery items in town, but many other offerings too---not to mention the..."

  • PURE Cupcakes, Specialty Food and Drink, Cupcakes, Desserts, 1772 Garnet Ave. Ste A Pacific Beach San Diego CA 92109

    4. PURE Cupcakes (Pacific Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "These are by far the best cupcakes I've ever had...and to top it off I only eat the gluten free cupcakes! I buy both..."

  • EscoGelato, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, Coffee Shop, 122 South Kalmia Street Escondido CA 92025

    5. EscoGelato (Escondido, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop

    "Espresso perfection! EscoGelato has a very well trained staff on traditional Italian espresso drinks and make some..."

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Weddings

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