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OVERALL

Best New Restaurant

LUNA Mexican Kitchen
The Pruneyard, Campbell

ASA Los Gatos
57 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd, Los Gatos

Water Tower Kitchen
201 Orchard City Dr, Campbell

Best Restaurant (Culinary Excellence)

Alexander’s Steakhouse
19379 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

Orchard City Kitchen
1875 S Bascom Ave STE 190, Campbell

Adega
1614 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

Best Chef

Jeffrey Stout, Orchard City Kitchen
1875 S Bascom Ave, Campbell

David Costa, Adega
1614 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

Emily Hansen, The Grandview
15005 Mt Hamilton Rd, Mt Hamilton

Best Dining Value

Aqui
Campbell, Cupertino & San Jose

Bill’s Cafe
Fremont, Palo Alto & San Jose

Blue Rock BBQ
3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose

Best Small Restaurant

Brown Chicken Brown Cow
397 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Henry’s Hi-Life
301 W St John St, San Jose

Luna Mexican Kitchen
1495 The Alameda, San Jose

Best Family Restaurant

Bill’s Cafe
Fremont, Palo Alto & San Jose

Aqui
Campbell, Cupertino & San Jose

Old Spaghetti Factory
51 N San Pedro St, San Jose

Best Romantic Restaurant

GrandView Restaurant
15005 Mt Hamilton Rd, Mt Hamilton

Dry Creek Grill
1580 Hamilton Ave, San Jose

Forbes Mill Steakhouse
206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Best Restaurant Patio

Aqui Willow Glen
1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

San Pedro Square Market
87 N San Pedro St, San Jose

Bill’s Cafe
1115 Willow St, San Jose

Best Late-Night Eats

La Victoria
Hayward & San Jose

A Slice of New York
3443 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose

Original Joe’s
301 S 1st St, San Jose

Best French Restaurant

Le Papillon
410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose

Black Sheep Brasserie
1202 Lincoln Ave STE 30, San Jose

La Foret
21747 Bertram Rd, San Jose

Best German Restaurant

Teske’s Germania
255 N First St, San Jose

Naschmarkt Restaurant
384 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Steins Beer Garden
Multiple Locations

Best Latin Restaurant

Adelita’s
1896 Curtner Ave, San Jose

Zona Rosa
San Jose & Los Gatos

Andalé
21 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Best Cuban/Caribbean Restaurant

Habana Cuba
387 S 1st St, San Jose

Coconuts Caribbean
642 Ramona St, Palo Alto

Back a Yard
80 N Market St, San Jose

Best Cajun Restaurant

Poor House Bistro
91 S Autumn St, San Jose

Nola’s
535 Ramona St, Palo Alto

The Bywater
532 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Best Italian Restaurant

Aldo’s Ristorante & Bar
14109 S Winchester Blvd, Los Gatos

A Bellagio
33 S Central Ave, Campbell

Doppio Zero
160 Castro Street, Mountain View

Best Mediterranean/Greek Restaurant

Dio Deka
210 E Main St, Los Gatos

Athena Grill
1505 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara

Cafe Artemis
1875 S Bascom Ave STE 300, Campbell

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

Falafel Drive In
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose

House of Falafel
19590 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

Chelokababi Restaurant
1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale

Best Steakhouse

Forbes Mill Steakhouse
206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Dry Creek Grill
1580 Hamilton Ave, San Jose

LB Steak
334 Santana Row STE 1000, San Jose

Best Barbecue

Henry’s Hi-Life
301 W St John St, San Jose

Smoking Pig BBQ
Fremont & San Jose

Sam’s BBQ
1110 S Bascom Ave, San Jose

Best Vegetarian Restaurant

Good Karma
37 S 1st St, San Jose

Happy Hooligans
1711 Branham Ln, San Jose

Vegetarian House
520 E Santa Clara St, San Jose

Best Hawaiian

Hawaiian Barbecue
6233 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose

Hukilau
230 Jackson St, San Jose

J&J Hawaiian BBQ
1170 Alma St, Menlo Park

Best Ramen

Orenchi
3450 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara

Kumako Ramen
211 Jackson St, San Jose

Kahoo Ramen
4330 Moorpark Ave, San Jose

Best Pho

House of Pho
San Jose & Sunnyvale

Khan’s Restaurant
335 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose

LeQuy
1461 W Campbell Ave, Campbell

Best Poke Restaurant

Santo Market
245 E Taylor St, San Jose

Hawaiian Poke Bowl
387 S 1st St, San Jose

Aloha Fresh
225 Jackson St, San Jose

Best Pearl Teas

Boba Bar
310 S 3rd St, San Jose

Black Pearl Cafe
506 Showers Dr, Mountain View

Boba Pub
1576 Branham Ln, San Jose

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

King Eggroll
1221 Story Rd, 10, San Jose

Elyse
151 S 2nd St, San Jose

Com Tam Dat Thanh
1055 Tully Rd, San Jose

Best Korean Restaurant

Jang Su Jang
3561 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Gooyi Gooyi
2331 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Bibimbowl
415 N Mary Ave STE 107, Sunnyvale

Best Thai Restaurant

Krungthai
642 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose

Blue Mango
635 Coleman Ave, San Jose

Banana Leaf
182 Ranch Dr, Milpitas

Best Seafood Restaurant

Scott’s Seafood
200 S First St STE 10, San Jose

Billy’s Chowder House
29 E Main St, Los Gatos

Anchors Fish & Chips and Seafood
1111 Meridian Ave STE 5, San Jose

Best Sushi

Sushi Confidential
San Jose & Campbell

Cha Cha Sushi
547 W Capitol Expy, San Jose

Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill
San Jose & Mountain View

Best Burger

Brown Chicken Brown Cow
397 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Kirk’s Steakburgers
2388 S Bascom Ave, Campbell

Burger Pit
1349 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose

Best Hot Dog

Happy Hound
15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos

Mark’s Hot Dogs
48 S Capitol Ave, San Jose

Umai Savory Hot Dogs
1158 N Capitol Ave, San Jose

Best Pizza — Independent

Bibo’s NY Pizza
1431 Bird Ave, San Jose

4th St. Pizza Co.
150 E Santa Clara St, San Jose

Jake’s of Willow Glen
1074 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Best Pizza — Regional

A Slice of New York
San Jose & Sunnyvale

Blue Line Pizza
Multiple Locations

Pizza My Heart
Multiple Locations

Best Deli/Sandwich Shop — Independent

Los Gatos Meats & Smoke House
575 University Ave, Los Gatos

La Villa
1319 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Amato’s Cheese Steaks
1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose

Best Deli/Sandwich Shop — Regional

Zanotto’s
Multiple Locations

Mr. Pickles
Multiple Locations

Spread
San Jose & Campbell

Best Microbrewery Food

Campbell Brewing Company
200 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Faultline Brewing Company
1235 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale

Tied House
954 Villa St, Mountain View

Best Desserts

Icing on the Cake
50 W Main St, Los Gatos

Peter’s Bakery
3108 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

Bijan Bakery & Cafe
Multiple San Jose Locations

Best Doughnuts

Psycho Donuts
Campbell & Santa Clara

Manley’s Donut Shop
Cupertino & San Jose

Donut Wheel
10250 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino

Best Bagel Shop

House of Bagels
Multiple Locations

Main Street Bagels
San Jose & Santa Clara

Bagel Bar
519 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Best Ice Cream/Gelato

Willow Glen Creamery
1100 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Dolce Spazio Gelato
221 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Tin Pot Creamery
Multiple Locations

Best Frozen Yogurt

Yumi Yogurt
3787 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara

Sweet Retreat
San Jose & Morgan Hill

PennyLane Frozen Yogurt & Candy
715 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell

Best Food Truck

Curry Up Now
@curryupnow

Sam’s Chowdermobile
@chowdermobile

Tacomania
@tacomaniainc

Best Caterer

Blue Rock BBQ
3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose

Smoking Pig
San Jose & Fremont

Gunther’s Restaurant & Catering
1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose

Best Tea Room

Lisa’s Tea Treasures
167 Main St, Los Altos

TeaLeaf
1275 1st St, Gilroy

Fairmont Lobby Lounge
170 S Market St, San Jose

Best Ethnic Market

International Food Bazaar
2052 Curtner Ave, San Jose

Mitsua Marketplace
675 Saratoga Ave, San Jose

Chaparral Supermarket
1001 E Santa Clara St, San Jose

PENINSULA

Best Business Lunch

Il Fornaio
520 Cowper St, Palo Alto

Tamarine
546 University Ave, Palo Alto

Buck’s of Woodside
3062 Woodside Rd, Woodside

Best American Restaurant

Los Altos Grill
233 Third St, Los Altos

Scratch
401 Castro St, Mountain View

St. Michael’s Alley
140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto

Best Chinese Restaurant

Chef Chu’s
1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos

Garden Fresh
460 Ramona St, Palo Alto

Fu Lam Mum
153 Castro St, Mountain View

Best Japanese Restaurant

Sushi Tomi
635 W Dana St, Mountain View

Fuki Sushi
4119 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Higuma
540 El Camino Real, Redwood City

Best Mexican Restaurant

Reposado
236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto

Palo Alto Sol
408 N California Ave, Palo Alto

La Fiesta
240 Villa St, Mountain View

Best Indian Restaurant

Darbar
129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto

Amber India
1991 W El Camino Real, Mountain View

Chaat Paradise
165 E El Camino Real, Mountain View

Best Thai Restaurant

Amarin Thai Cuisine
174 Castro St, Mountain View

Bangkok Bay
825 El Camino Real, Redwood City

Siam Royal
338 University Ave, Palo Alto

Best Taqueria

Los Altos Taqueria
2105 Old Middlefield Way E, Mountain View

Sancho’s Taqueria
Palo Alto & Redwood City

Jennifer’s Taqueria
1929 Latham St, Mountain View

Best Breakfast

Buck’s of Woodside
3062 Woodside Rd, Woodside

Palo Alto Creamery
566 Emerson St, Palo Alto

Joanie’s Café
405 California Ave, Palo Alto

Best Independent Coffeehouse

Cafe Borrone
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

Red Rock Coffee
201 Castro St, Mountain View

Connoisseur Coffee Co.
2801 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City

Best Bakery

Esther’s German Bakery
987 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos

The Prolific Oven
550 Waverley St, Palo Alto

Woodside Bakery
325 Sharon Park Dr, Menlo Park

Best Burrito

La Costena
235 E Middlefield Rd, Mountain View

Estrellita Restaurant
971 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos

Sancho’s Taqueria
Palo Alto & Redwood City

WEST VALLEY

Best Business Lunch

Aqui
201 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Steamer’s Grillhouse
31 University Ave, Los Gatos

Capers Campbell
1710 West Campbell Ave, Campbell

Best American Restaurant

Orchard City Kitchen
1875 S Bascom Ave, Campbell

Los Gatos Cafe
Two Los Gatos locations

Forbes Mill Steakhouse
206 North Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Best Chinese Restaurant

Blue Sky
2028 Winchester Blvd, Campbell

Tsing Tao
104 N. San Tomas Aquino Rd Campbell

Yeung Shing
14107 S Winchester Blvd, Los Gatos

Best Japanese Restaurant

Kyoto Palace
1875 S Bascom Ave, Campbell

Sushi Confidential
247 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Sushi Zono
831 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell

Best Mexican Restaurant

Andalé
6 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Aqui
201 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Casa Lupe
2169 Winchester Blvd, Campbell

Best Thai Restaurant

Thai Orchid
866 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Thai Spice
337 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Mint Leaf Cuisine
14420 Big Basin Way, Saratoga

Best Taqueria

Jalisco
525 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Orale Baja
1750 S Winchester Blvd, Campbell

Andale
Two Los Gatos Locations

Best Breakfast

Hash House
851 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell

Stacks
139 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Southern Kitchen
27 E Main St, Los Gatos

Best Independent Coffeehouse

Orchard Valley Coffee
349 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Great Bear Coffee
19 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Big Basin Cafe
14471 Big Basin Way STE A, Saratoga

Best Bakery

Icing on the Cake
50 W Main St, Los Gatos

Manresa Bread
276 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Frost Cupcake Factory
1305 N Bascom Ave STE I, San Jose

Best Burrito

Andalé
6 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Aqui
201 E Campbell Ave, Campbell

Taqueria Los Pericos
1581 W Campbell Ave, Campbell

CENTRAL VALLEY

Best Business Lunch

Alexander’s Steakhouse
19379 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

Birk’s
3955 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara

St. John’s Grill
510 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale

Best American Restaurant

St. John’s Bar & Grill
510 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale

Sara’s Kitchen
1595 Franklin St, Santa Clara
–Tie–

Birk’s
3955 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara

Hobee’s
Cupertino & Sunnyvale

Best Chinese Restaurant

China Stix
2110 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Tao Tao Cafe
175 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale

Mandarin Gourmet
10145 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino

Best Japanese Restaurant

Kobe Japanese Restaurant
2086 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Yuki Sushi
1827 Pruneridge Ave, Santa Clara

Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas
19980 E Homestead Rd, Cupertino

Best Mexican Restaurant

Aqui
10630 S De Anza Blvd, Cupertino

Casa Lupe
671 S Bernardo Ave, Sunnyvale

La Paloma
2280 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Best Indian Restaurant

Kabab & Curry’s
1498 Isabella St, Santa Clara

Madras Cafe
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale

Peacock Indian Cuisine
2798 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Best Thai Restaurant

Jasmine Fine Thai
1211 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara

Pad Thai Cuisine
500 Lawrence Expy STE B, Sunnyvale

Thaibodia
2155 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Best Taqueria

Chavez Supermarket
666 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale

Taqueria La Veracruzana
1510 Jackson St, Santa Clara

Tres Potrillos Taqueria
670 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale

Best Breakfast

Sara’s Kitchen
1595 Franklin St, Santa Clara

Country Gourmet
1314 S Mary Ave, Sunnyvale

Hobee’s
Cupertino & Sunnyvale

Best Independent Coffeehouse

Bean Scene Cafe
186 S Murphy St, Sunnyvale

The Prolific Oven
Santa Clara & Sunnyvale

Caffino
2790 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara

Best Bakery

La Patisserie
19758 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

Sugar Butter Flour
669 S Bernardo Ave, Sunnyvale

Nothing Bundt Cakes
939 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale

Best Burrito

Aqui
10630 S De Anza Blvd, Cupertino

Ruby’s
821 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale

Chavez Market
666 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale

SAN JOSE / SOUTH VALLEY

Best Business Lunch

Farmers Market
Downtown San Jose

Original Joe’s
301 S First St, San Jose

Grill on the Alley
172 S Market St, San Jose

Best American Restaurant

Dry Creek Grill
1580 Hamilton Ave, San Jose

The Farmers Union
151 W Santa Clara St, San Jose

Henry’s Hi-Life
301 W St. John St, San Jose

Best Chinese Restaurant

Golden Buddha
2768 Aborn Rd, San Jose

Mandarin Gourmet
5560 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose

Taiwan Restaurant
1306 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Best Japanese Restaurant

House of Genji
1335 N First St, San Jose

Minato Japanese Cuisine
617 N 6th St, San Jose

Kenzo
5465 Snell Ave, San Jose

Best Mexican Restaurant

Luna Mexican Kitchen
1495 The Alameda, San Jose

Aqui
1145 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose

Casa Vicky
792 E Julian St, San Jose

Best Indian Restaurant

Amber India
377 Santana Row, San Jose

Punjab Cafe
322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose

The Mynt
5210 Prospect Rd, San Jose

Best Thai Restaurant

Krung Thai
642 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose

Blue Mango
635 Coleman Ave, San Jose

Thai Spice
1102 Bird Ave, San Jose

Best Taqueria

Adelita’s Taqueria
1896 Curtner Ave, San Jose

Jalisco Taqueria
401 S King Rd, San Jose

Angelou’s Mexican Grill
21 N 2nd St, San Jose

Best Breakfast

The Breakfast Club
1432 W San Carlos St, San Jose

Scramblz
1205 The Alameda, San Jose

Bill’s Café
Six San Jose locations

Best Independent Coffeehouse

Roy’s Station
197 Jackson St, San Jose

Chromatic Coffee
17 N 2nd St, San Jose

Crema Coffee Roasting Co.
The Alameda, San Jose

Best Bakery

Peter’s Bakery
3108 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

Greenlee’s Bakery
1081 The Alameda, San Jose

Flower Flour
896 Willow St, San Jose

Best Burrito

Adelita’s Taqueria
1896 Curtner Ave, San Jose

La Victoria
Hayward & San Jose

Iguanas
San Jose & Santa Clara

FREMONT / MILPITAS

Best Business Lunch

Zahir’s Bistro
579 S Main St, Milpitas
Sen Dai Sushi
224 N Abel St, Milpitas

Tirupathi Bhimas
1208 S Abel St, Milpitas

Best American Restaurant

Country Way
5325 Mowry Ave, Fremont

Jack’s Brewing Co.
39176 Argonaut Way, Fremont

Mil’s Diner
36 S Abbott Ave, Milpitas

Best Chinese Restaurant

Ho Chow
47966 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont

New Yong Kang Seafood Restaurant
40900 Fremont Blvd, Fremont

Mayflower Seafood Restaurant
428 Barber Ln, Milpitas

Best Japanese Restaurant

Satomi Sushi
3655 Thornton Ave, Fremont

Mioki Sushi
3924 Decoto Rd, Fremont

Sen Dai Sushi
224 N Abel St, Milpitas

Best Mexican Restaurant

La Piñata
39136 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont

La Milpa
107 N Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas

Casa Azteca Restaurant
20 N Abel St, Milpitas

Best Indian Restaurant

Chaat Bhavan
5355 Mowry Ave, Fremont

Shalimar Restaurant
3325 Walnut Ave, Fremont

Dosa Place
41043 Fremont Blvd, Fremont

Best Thai Restaurant

Sala Thai Restaurant
Multiple Fremont Locations

Banana Leaf Milpitas
182 Ranch Dr, Milpitas

Banh Thai Restaurant
39060 Fremont Blvd, Fremont

Best Taqueria

Los Dos Gallos Taqueria
50 Whitney Pl, Fremont

El Mex-Cal Taqueria
34169 Fremont Blvd, Fremont

Taqueria Las Vegas
Fremont & Milpitas

Best Breakfast

Country Way
5325 Mowry Ave, Fremont

Mil’s Diner
36 S Abbott Ave, Milpitas

Omega
90 S Park Victoria Dr, Milpitas

Best Independent Coffeehouse

Mission Coffee Roasting Company
151 Washington Blvd, Fremont

Community Coffee
1000 S Park Victoria Dr, Milpitas

Caffino
315 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas

Best Bakery

Sogo Bakery
37600 Filbert St, Newark

Cakes to Cakes
38870 Hayes St, Fremont

Amia Bakery
39095 Fremont Hub, Fremont

Best Burrito

Super Taco
40798 Fremont Blvd, Fremont

El Taco de Oro
1177 Great Mall Rd, Milpitas

Burrito Express
275 Jacklin Rd, Milpitas

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