New American - Best of 2010

Published Sep 14, 2010

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

Winner
2010 Winner

1. Michael's Grill

Voters Love

"The food is great and the owners, Michael and Lai are terrific people. Their staff is superb and their top chef (Jimmy..." via Sam M.

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9621 Mission Gorge Rd Santee CA 92071
  • Michael's Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American Steakhouse, 9621 Mission Gorge Rd Santee CA 92071
    Nominee for: New American
    9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA
  • R Gang Eatery, Great Meals, New American, 3683 5th Ave Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American
    3683 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Jsix, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Trendy Bar, 616 J St East Village San Diego CA 92101
    3. Jsix
    Nominee for: New American, Trendy Bar
    616 J St, Gaslamp 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
  • 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
  • Antique Row Cafe, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Breakfast, 3521 Lemon Grove Ave Lemon Grove CA 91945
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • KITCHEN 1540, Great Meals, New American, 1540 Camino Del Mar Del Mar Del Mar CA 92014
    Nominee for: New American
    1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA
  • Tango Restaurant & Lounge, Great Meals, Nightlife, Specialty Food and Drink, New American, Mediterranean, Romantic Restaurant, Tapas, Live Music Venue, Neighborhood Bar, Trendy Bar, Wine Bar, Desserts, Happy Hour, International Cuisine, 417 W Grand Ave Escondido CA 92025
    Nominee for: New American
    417 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA
  • Alchemy, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1503 30th St San Diego CA 92102
    10. Alchemy
    Nominee for: New American
    1503 30th St, Golden Hill San Diego, CA
  • Avenue 5 Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2760 5th Avenue San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American
    2760 5th Avenue, Banker's Hill San Diego, CA
  • The Prado at Balboa Park, Great Meals, Weddings, Nightlife, New American, Venue, Happy Hour, Romantic Restaurant, 1549 El Prado World Map San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    1549 El Prado, World Map San Diego, CA
  • West Coast Tavern, Great Meals, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, New American, Happy Hour, Wings, Brunch, Neighborhood Bar, 2895 University Avenue North Park San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: New American
    2895 University Avenue, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Boston's Restaurant &Sports Bar, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Sports Bar, 294 N El Camino Real Encinitas Encinitas CA 92024
    Nominee for: New American
    294 N El Camino Real, Encinitas Encinitas, CA
  • Indigo Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1536 India St San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    1536 India St, Little Italy San Diego, CA
  • Kensington Grill, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Neighborhood Bar, Seafood, 4055 Adams Ave Kensington San Diego CA 92116
    Nominee for: New American
    4055 Adams Ave, Kensington San Diego, CA
  • Whisknladle Bistro & Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1044 Wall St La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: New American
    1044 Wall St, La Jolla, CA
  • Market, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 3702 Via de la Valle Del Mar CA 92014
    17. Market
    Nominee for: New American
    3702 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, CA
  • Jayne's Gastropub, Great Meals Restaurants, New American Romantic Restaurant, 4677 30th Street   San Diego CA 92116
    Nominee for: New American
    4677 30th Street , University Heights 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
    Nominee for: New American
    1946 Fern St, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Pamplemousse Grille, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 514 Via de la Valle Solana Beach CA 92075
    Nominee for: New American
    514 Via de la Valle, Solana Beach, CA
  • Lael's Restaurant, Great Meals, New American, 1 Market Pl East Village San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    1 Market Pl, East Village San Diego, CA
  • Adams Avenue Grill, Great Meals, Restaurants, New American, Traditional American, 2201 Adams Ave University Heights San Diego CA 92116
    Nominee for: New American
    2201 Adams Ave, University Heights San Diego, CA
  • The Red Door Restaurant and Wine Bar, Great Meals, New American, 741 W Washington St Mission Hills San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American
    741 W Washington St, Mission Hills San Diego, CA
  • JRDN, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 4551 Ocean Blvd. at Felspar San Diego CA 92109 723 Felspar St San Diego CA 92109
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
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  • 72,235
    Voters
  • 124
    Winners

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