New American - Best of 2016

Published May 18, 2016

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

Winner
2016 Winner

1. That Boy Good BBQ

Voters Love

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

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207 N Coast Hwy Oceanside CA 92054
  • That Boy Good BBQ, Great Meals, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, New American, Beer Selection, Wings, Barbecue, 207 N Coast Hwy Oceanside Oceanside CA 92054
    Nominee for: New American, Barbecue, Wings
    207 N Coast Hwy, World Map Oceanside, CA
  • BLD's at Valley View Casino & Hotel, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Diner, Breakfast, New American, 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd Valley Center CA 92082
    Nominee for: New American
    16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA
  • Knotty Barrel, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Trendy Bar, Beer Selection, Neighborhood Bar, Sports Bar, 844 Market St East Village San Diego CA 92101
    844 Market St, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Happy Hour, 333 5th Ave East Village San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American, Happy Hour
    333 5th Ave, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Carnitas Snack Shack, Great Meals, New American, 2632 University Avenue North Park San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: New American
    2632 University Avenue, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Urban Solace, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Beer Selection New American Wine Bar, 3823 30th St San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: New American
    3823 30th St, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Queenstown Public House, Great Meals, New American, 1557 Columbia Street Little Italy San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    1557 Columbia Street, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Forent Restaurant & Lounge, Nightlife, Great Meals, Trendy Bar, Live Music Venue, New American, 672 5th Avenue Gaslamp San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Trendy Bar, New American
    672 5th Avenue, Downtown San Diego, CA
  • South Park Abbey, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, New American, Wings, Breakfast, Burger, Brunch, Happy Hour, 1946 Fern St World Map San Diego CA 92102
    1946 Fern St, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Callahan's Pub & Brewery, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Beer Selection Irish Pub New American, 8111 Mira Mesa Blvd San Diego CA 92126
    Nominee for: New American
    8111 Mira Mesa Blvd, Mira Mesa San Diego, CA
  • Terra American Bistro, Great Meals, Weddings, New American, Caterer, 7091 el cajon blvd La Mesa San Diego CA 92115
    Nominee for: New American
    7091 el cajon blvd, La Mesa San Diego, CA
  • The Grant Grill, Great Meals, New American, Romantic Restaurant, 326 Broadway  Downtown San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    326 Broadway , Downtown San Diego, CA
  • Urban Plates, Great Meals, New American, 12857 El Camino Real San Diego CA 92130
    Nominee for: New American
    12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA
  • Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Great Meals, New American, 4033 Goldfinch Street Mission Hills San Diego CA
    Nominee for: New American
    4033 Goldfinch Street, Mission Hills San Diego,
  • Location
    Nominee for: New American
    626 S Tremont St, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Seasons 52 San Diego, Great Meals, New American, 4505 La Jolla Village Drive Suite C-1 San Diego CA 92122
    Nominee for: New American
    4505 La Jolla Village Drive Suite C-1, San Diego, CA
  • Sbicca Del Mar, Great Meals, Nightlife, Italian, New American, Happy Hour, 215 15th St Del Mar CA 92014
    Nominee for: New American
    215 15th St, Del Mar, CA
  • NINE-TEN Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 910 Prospect St La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: New American
    910 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
  • JRDN, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 4551 Ocean Blvd. at Felspar San Diego CA 92109 723 Felspar St San Diego CA 92109
    19. JRDN
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
  • The Patio on Lamont Street, Great Meals, New American, 4445 Lamont Street Pacific Beach San Diego CA 92109
    Nominee for: New American
    4445 Lamont Street, Pacific Beach San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: New American
    3408 30th Street, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Kettner Exchange, Great Meals, New American, 2001 Kettner Boulevard Little Italy San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    2001 Kettner Boulevard, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant, Great Meals, Weddings, Cheap Eats, New American, Wedding Venue, Romantic Restaurant, Burger, Brunch, 2660 Calhoun Street Old Town San Diego CA 92110
    2660 Calhoun Street, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: New American, Brunch
    1015 Orange Avenue, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Zel's DEL MAR, Great Meals, New American, 1247 Camino Del Mar Del Mar Del Mar CA 92014
    Nominee for: New American
    1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA
Contest Overview
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  • 29,138
    Voters
  • 153
    Winners

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