.Best Of Silicon Valley Food + Drink Part Three

Valleywide

(Last in a series)

In this year’s Best Of Silicon Valley Food + Drink competition, we divided the winners to give more attention to the valley’s neighborhoods and cities. Now, in this final installment, the time has come to salute the winners of the valleywide balloting and recognize the singular honorees whom Metro readers deemed to rise above the rest.


Best PreSharks Game Spot

Henry’s World Famous Hi-Life

San Jose

Runner Up

Narrative Fermentations

San Jose


Best Bagel Shop

House of Bagels

San Jose


Best Bartender (tie)

Amanda Cunningham – Woodhams Lounge

San Jose

Rachel Warner – Caravan

San Jose


Best BBQ

South Winchester BBQ

San Jose

Runner Up

Smoking Pig

San Jose


Best Beer Label

Narrative Fermentations

San Jose

Runner Up

Hapas

San Jose, Los Gatos


Best Beer Selection

Taplands

Santa Clara

Runner Up

Yardhouse

San Jose


Best British Pub

Britannia Arms

San Jose

Runner Up

The Brit

San Jose


Best Burger

Willard Hicks

Campbell, Morgan Hill

Runner Up

Tasting House

Los Gatos


Best Butcher Shop

Los Gatos Meats

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Zanotto’s Family Market

San Jose, Willow Glen, Sunnyvale


Best Cajun Restaurant

Poor House Bistro

San Jose

Runner Up

The Bywater

Los Gatos


Best Caterer

Catered Too

Santa Clara

Runner Up

Gunther’s

San Jose


Best Chef

Vivek Desirazu – Amber India

San Jose

Runner Up

Ryan Fillhardt – Tasting House

Los Gatos


Best Cider

The Cider Junction

Willow Glen

Runner Up

TenFiveOne Cider Co.

Morgan Hill


Best Craft Beer Selection

Taplands

Santa Clara

Runner Up

Out of the Barrel

Campbell, Los Gatos


Best Craft Brewery

Camino Brewing Company and Beer Garden

San Jose

Runner Up

Hapa’s Brewing Company

San Jose, Los Gatos


Best Craft Canned Beer

Narrative Fermentations

San Jose

Runner Up

Camino Brewing Company

San Jose


Best Craft Cocktails

Paper Plane

San Jose

Runner Up (tie)

Haberdasher

San Jose

Los Gatos Soda Works

Los Gatos


Best Cuban/Caribbean

BackaYard Caribbean Grill

San Jose

Runner Up

Habana Cuba Restaurant

San Jose


Best Desserts

Icing on the Cake

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Charlotte Truffles

San Jose


Best Diner

The Diner of Los Gatos

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Holder’s Country Inn

San Jose, Saratoga, Santa Clara


Best Dining After 10pm

Original Joe’s

San Jose

Runner Up

La Victoria

San Jose


Best Dining Value

SAJJ Mediterranean

Various Locations

Runner Up

Wicked Chicken

Santa Clara


Best Distillery

10th Street Distillery

San Jose

Runner Up

Loma Brewing

Los Gatos


Best Donuts

Stan’s Donuts

Santa Clara

Runner Up

Psycho Donuts

Campbell


Best Ethnic Market

International Food Bazaar

San Jose

Runner Up

Mitsuwa Marketplace

San Jose


Best Family Restaurant

Jack Holders Restaurant & Bar

San Jose

Runner Up

Luna Mexican Kitchen

San Jose


Best Filipino

Tapsilog Bistro

Campbell

Runner Up

Toppings Tree Restaurant

Santa Clara


Best Food Truck

Vegan Vendetta

Runner Up

Scratch Cookery

San Jose


Best Fried Chicken

Scratch Cookery

San Jose

Runner Up

The Bywater

Los Gatos


Best Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream

Dolce Spazio

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Yogurtland

Various Locations


Best German Restaurant

Teske’s Germania Restaurant & Beer Garden

San Jose

Runner Up

Naschmarkt Restaurant

Palo Alto, Campbell


Best Greek

Opa!

Various Locations

Runner Up

Yiassoo

Campbell


Best Happy Hour

Rootstock Wine Bar

Los Gatos, Mountain View

Runner Up

The Lazy Dog

San Jose, San Mateo, Cupertino


Best Hawaiian

Hukilau

San Jose

Runner Up

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

Various Locations


Best Hot Dog

The Happy Hound of Los Gatos

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Distrito Federal

Campbell


Best Hotel or Restaurant Bar

Toll House Hotel

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Valencia Hotel

San Jose


Best Irish Pub

O’Flaherty’s Irish Pub

San Jose

Runner Up

Katie Blooms Irish Pub

Campbell


Best Korean

Q-Pot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot

San Jose

Runner Up

Pocha k

Santa Clara


Best Latin American

Luna Mexican Kitchen

San Jose

Runner Up

Pupuseria La Chalateca

San Jose


Best LGBTQ Bar

Splash Bar

San Jose

Runner Up

Mac’s Club

San Jose


Best Local Coffee Roaster

Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Co

Los Gatos

Runner Up (tie)

Academic Coffee

San Jose

Chromatic Coffee

San Jose


Best Local Winery

Testarossa Winery

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Ridge Vineyards

Cupertino


Best Lunch Value

Urban Plates

San Jose, Sunnyvale

Runner Up

A Slice of New York

San Jose, Sunnyvale


Best Margarita

Aqui’s

Willow Glen, Campbell, Cupertino

Runner Up

Distrito Federal

Campbell


Best Mediterranean

Dish Dash

Sunnyvale

Runner Up

SAJJ Mediterranean

Various Locations


Best Microbrew

Taplands

Santa Clara

Runner Up

Narrative Fermentations

San Jose


Best Middle Eastern

Dish Dash

Sunnyvale

Runner Up

SAJJ Mediterranean

Various Locations


Best New Restaurant

Urban Plates

San Jose, Sunnyvale

Runner Up

One Fish Raw Bar

Campbell


Best Outdoor Dining

The Wine Cellar

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Luna Mexican Kitchen

San Jose


Best Pearl Teas

Breaktime Tea Campbell

Campbell

Runner Up

Tiger Sugar

San Jose


Best Pho

Pho Ha Noi

Various Locations

Runner Up

Pho Mai #1

San Jose


Best Pizza

A Slice of New York

San Jose, Sunnyvale

Runner Up

Pizza My Heart

Various Locations


Best Poke

Poke House

Various Locations

Runner Up

Aloha Fresh

San Jose


Best Portuguese

Adega 

San Jose

Runner Up

Petiscos Adega

San Jose


Best Ramen

Orenchi

Santa Clara

Runner Up (tie)

Hinodeya

Campbell

Ramen Nagi

Palo Alto, Santa Clara


Best Restaurant

Orchard City Kitchen

Campbell

Runner Up 

Tasting House

Los Gatos


Best Restaurant with a View

The Grandview

San Jose

Runner Up 

Mountain Winery

Saratoga


Best Salads

Mendocino Farms

Various Locations

Runner Up

Aqui

Willow Glen, Campbell, Cupertino


Best Sandwich Shop

Freshly Baked Eatery

San Jose

Runner Up

Bertucelli’s La Villa Gourmet

San Jose


Best Seafood

Steamer’s Grillhouse

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Pacific Fresh

Various Locations


Best Small Restaurant

Local Kitchens

Various Locations

Runner Up

Distrito Federal

Campbell


Best Southern Food

Jackie’s Place

San Jose

Runner Up

The Bywater

Los Gatos


Best Sports Bar

Double D’s Sports Grille

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Coach’s Sports Bar and Grill

Campbell


Best Steakhouse

Alexander’s Steakhouse

Cupertino, Palo Alto

Runner Up

Forbes Mill Steakhouse

Los Gatos


Best Tea Shop/Cafe

Lisa’s Tea Treasures

Campbell

Runner Up

Jiaren Café

Santa Clara


Best Vegan Menu

Craft Roots

Morgan Hill

Runner Up

Good Karma Artisan Ales & Cafe

San Jose


Best Vegetarian

Vegetarian House

San Jose

Runner Up

Merit Vegan Restaurant

Sunnyvale


Best Vietnamese

Tamarine Restaurant

Palo Alto

Runner Up

Khanh’s Restaurant

Campbell


Best Wine & Food Experience

Rootstock Wine Bar

Los Gatos, Mountain View

Runner Up

Tasting House

Los Gatos


Best Wine Club

Enoteca la Storia

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Testarossa Winery

Los Gatos


Best Wine Label

Testarossa Winery

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Assiduous Wines

Los Gatos


Best Wine List

Enoteca la Storia

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Tasting House

Los Gatos


Best Wine Tasting Room

Ancora Vino Los Gatos

Los Gatos

Runner Up

Testarossa Winery

Los Gatos

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