New American - 2016 Winners

Published May 18, 2016

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

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 out..."  via Raylene S.

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207 N Coast Hwy Oceanside CA 92054
2016 Runner-Up

2. BLD's at Valley View Casino & Hotel

Voters Love

"I alway get the salmon. It is not over cooked and moist. Chef will give you different sides. I have tried seven other..."  via meilin

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16300 Nyemii Pass Rd Valley Center CA 92082
2016 Finalist

3. 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.

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844 Market St San Diego CA 92101
2016 Finalist

4. Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp

Voters Love

"Shrimp and Grits, Wings, Salads, Flatbreads and craft cocktails, all amazing"  via Norris J.

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333 5th Ave San Diego CA 92101
2016 Finalist

5. Carnitas Snack Shack

Voters Love

"Such a great place. Hard to see on the street, not great signage. Just look for the line"  via Carol M.

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2632 University Avenue San Diego CA 92104
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