New American - Best of 2012

Published Aug 31, 2012

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

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Knotty Barrel

Voters Love

"Knotty Barrel is one of my FAVE places to eat, drink and hang out. The staff is VERY accommodating and friendly and..." via Connie C.

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844 Market St San Diego CA 92101
  • Knotty Barrel, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Trendy Bar, Beer Selection, Neighborhood Bar, Sports Bar, 844 Market St East Village San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: New American
    844 Market St, World Map 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
  • Urban Solace, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Beer Selection New American Wine Bar, 3823 30th St San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: New American, Brunch, French
    3823 30th St, North Park 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 Prado at Balboa Park, Great Meals, Weddings, Nightlife, New American, Venue, Happy Hour, Romantic Restaurant, 1549 El Prado World Map San Diego CA 92101
    1549 El Prado, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Nightlife, Great Meals, Beer Selection, New American, Romantic Restaurant, 1999 Citracado Pkwy Escondido Escondido CA 92029
    1999 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, CA
  • Black & Blue Steakhouse, Great Meals, Steakhouse, Seafood, 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd Valley Center CA 92082,Black & Blue Steakhouse at Valley View Casino, Great Meals, Steakhouse, Seafood, 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd Valley Center CA 92082,
    16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, World Map Valley Center, CA
  • Flavor Del Mar, Great Meals, New American, 1555 Camino Del Mar Del Mar CA 92014
    Nominee for: New American
    1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA
  • Alchemy, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1503 30th St San Diego CA 92102
    9. Alchemy
    1503 30th St, Golden Hill 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
  • R Gang Eatery, Great Meals, New American, 3683 5th Ave Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American, Brunch
    3683 5th Ave, Hillcrest 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
    13. BJ's
    Nominee for: New American
    5613 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Brunch, New American
    4140 Morena Blvd, Clairemont 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
  • The Range Kitchen and Cocktails, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Happy Hour, 1202 University Avenue Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American
    1202 University Avenue, Hillcrest 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: New American
    555 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA
  • Market, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 3702 Via de la Valle Del Mar CA 92014
    20. Market
    Nominee for: New American
    3702 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, 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
  • 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
  • Nominee for: New American, Seafood
    611 5th Ave, Downtown 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
  • Snooze, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Breakfast, Brunch, 3940 5th Ave Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: New American
    3940 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
Contest Overview
  • 125,741
    Total Votes
  • 44,517
    Voters
  • 136
    Winners

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