New American - 2012 Winners

Published Aug 31, 2012

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

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 Kenny..."  via Connie C.

Find It
844 Market St San Diego CA 92101
2012 Runner-Up

2. Urban Plates

Voters Love

"I just voted for your restaurant, because UP is our favorite restaurant. My husband and I eat there a few times a month..."  via Yvonne F.

Find It
12857 El Camino Real San Diego CA 92130
2012 Finalist

3. Urban Solace

Voters Love

"After all of the hype surrounding this place, and never being able to get in until recently (July '08, for my boyfriend's..." 

Find It
3823 30th St San Diego CA 92104
2012 Finalist

4. Terra American Bistro

Voters Love

"This is one of our favorite restaurants, and we live near Downtown and Hillcrest!! Chef Jeff makes a great salad, and his..."  via L. R.

Find It
7091 el cajon blvd San Diego CA 92115
2012 Finalist

5. The Prado at Balboa Park

Voters Love

"This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego overall. You can't beat the beauty of this location in Balboa Park! If..."  via Janet V.

Find It
1549 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Contest Overview
  • 125,741
    Total Votes
  • 44,517
  • 136

The 2012 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 125,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

See the full results →

Get more from the San Diego A-List
Arts and Entertainment
Beauty and Wellness
Cheap Eats
Great Meals
Local Flavor
Specialty Food and Drink
Contest Tools
Business Owners
Top Voters
Rooftop Bar Brawl
Thanksgiving Madness
Food Truck Fight
Microbrew Madness
Fish Taco Fiesta
FAQs / Help
Contest Rules
How it Works - Deals
CityVoter Blog
The San Diego A-List features more than 8,088 businesses competing for title of San Diego's best.

Connect with San Diego A-List