WINNERS: Best of North Coast 2013


Congratulations to our 2013 ‘Best of’ Contest Winners and Nominees Congratulations to the Gold, Silver and Bronze place finishers in the popular 2013 “Best Of” contest for various businesses and professional services in Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley and Solana Beach. This is a very competitive field as the North Coastal area boasts many of the top businesses and professionals in San Diego. For these businesses to not only thrive but excel is a testament to the skill, dedication and expertise of their owners and staff. Thanks, also, to the many readers of the Rancho Santa Fe Review, Del Mar Times, Carmel Valley News and Solana Beach Sun for taking the time to vote and show these businesses that the quality of their services are admired and appreciated. Businesses are the foundation of the American economy and an integral part of every community. With this contest we salute the businesses and professionals that serve our communities so well!


BEST NEW RESTAURANT
1. Urban Pi
2. Searsucker
3. Casa Sol y Mar
BEST BREAKFAST
1. Claires On Cedros
2. The Original Pancake House
3. The Broken Yolk
BEST LUNCH
1. Jake’s Del Mar
2. Fidel’s Little Mexico
3. Poseidon
BEST TAKEOUT
1. Urban Plates
2. Leucadia Pizzeria
3. Sammys Woodfired Pizza
BEST BRUNCH
1. Jake’s Del Mar
2. Poseidon
3. T’s Café
BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT
1. Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
2. Fidel’s Little Mexico
3. Souplantation
BEST OUTDOOR RESTAURANT
1. Pacifica Del Mar
2. Poseidon
3. The Brigantine
BEST BURGER
1. The Counter
2. Smash Burger
3. Burger Lounge
BEST DESSERT
1. Champagne Bakery
2. Nothing Bundt Cakes
3. Claires on Cedros
BEST MARGARITA
1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
2. El Callejon
3. En Fuego Cantina & Grill
BEST PIZZA
1. Leucadia Pizzeria
2. Pizza Port
3. Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
BEST SANDWICH
1. Jersey Mikes
2. Milton’s
3. Zinc Café
BEST SUSHI
1. Sushi in the Ranch
2. Station Sushi
3. Edamami
BEST SEAFOOD
1. The Fish Market
2. Pacifica Del Mar
3. The Brigantine
BEST AMERICAN
1. Urban Plates
2. Pamplemousse Grill
3. Bully’s Del Mar
BEST ASIAN FUSION
1. Del Mar Rendezvous
2. Zip Fusion
3. East Village Asian Diner
BEST CHINESE
1. P.F. Chang’s
2. Double Happiness
3. Del Mar Rendezvous
BEST FRENCH
1. Pamplemousse
2. Mille Fleurs
3. Champagne Bakery
BEST ITALIAN
1. Vigilucci’s
2. Il Fornaio
3. Villa Capri
BEST MEXICAN
1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
2. Tony Jacal
3. El Callejon
BEST THAI
1. Taste of Thai
2. Spices Thai Café
3. Bankok Bay Thai
BEST BAKERY
1. Champagne Bakery
2. Nothing Bundt Cakes
3. Thyme in the Ranch
BEST CAFÉ
1. Pannikin
2. Champagne
3. Thyme in the Ranch
BEST COFFEE
1. Pannikin
2. Peet’s Coffee & Tea
3. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
BEST DELI
1. Milton’s
2. Harvest Ranch Market
3. The Village Market
BEST YOGURT
1. Del Mar Swirls Carmel Valley,Del Mar,Encinitas
2. Golden Spoon
3. Yogurtland
BEST VEGETARIAN
1. Naked Café
2. Souplantation
3. Zinc Café
BEST ANTIQUES’S / SECOND HAND
1. Two Sisters Consignments
2. Del Mar Consignment
3. Antique Warehouse 101
BEST FURNITURE
1. Teak Wearhouse
2. Cassidy Interiors
3. Bella Castilla
3. Lawrance Furniture
BEST BANK
1. Wells Fargo
2. Bank of America
3. Chase
BEST HOTEL
1. The Grand Del Mar
2. L’Auberge Del Mar
3. Rancho Valencia
BEST MEN’S APPAREL
1. Patrick James
2. Mr. B’s
3. Gary’s Studio
BEST WOMEN’S APPAREL
1. Ooh La La
2. Pretty Please
3. Rhonda’s Closet
BEST EYE WEAR/SUNGLASSES
1. Sunglass Hut
2. Optical Illusion
3. Wink
BEST JEWELRY
1. Diamond Boutique
2. RSF Estate & Fine Jewelers
3. Fairen Del
BEST DRY CLEANER
1. Margaret’s Cleaners
2. Surf Cleaners
2. Beasley Cleaners
3. Odgen’s Cleaners
BEST FLORIST
1. Del Mar Floral and Gifts
2. Rancho Santa Fe Flowers & Gifts
3. Flower Hill Florist
BEST MARKET/GROCERY
1. Seaside Market
2. Jimbo’s Naturally
3. Harvest Ranch Market
BEST BARBER SHOP
1. V’s Barber Shop
2. Solana Beach Barber Shop
3. Cove Barber Shop
BEST HAIR SALON
1. Studio Savvy Salon
2. Lux Beauty Bar
3. Browtique Spa
BEST DAY SPA
1. Rancho Valencia
2. L’ Auberge Del Mar
3. The Spa at The Grand Del Mar
BEST HEALTH CLUB
1. Pacific Sports Resort
2. Frogs Fitness
3. The Gym in Del Mar
BEST YOGA
1. Core Power Yoga
2. Yoga Del Mar
3. Yoga Six
BEST SENIOR LIVING
1. La Costa Glen
2. La Vida Del Mar
3. Emeritus
BEST ART GALLERY
1. Rancho Santa Fe Artist Gallery
2. Lux Art Institute
3. Del Mar Art Center
BEST LAWYER
1. The Moores Law Group
2. Nancy Bickford
3. Myra Chack-Fleischer
BEST DENTIST
1. Del Mar Family Dentistry
2. Del Mar Dental
3. Schaffer Dental Excellence
BEST COSMETIC SURGEON
1. Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery
2. Dr. Smoot
3. Changes Plastic Surgery
BEST CONTRACTOR
1. Weir Brothers Custom Homes
2. Marrokal Construction
3. Smith Brothers Construction
BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER
1. Edward Jones – Diane Huckabee 
2. Cheryl Giustiniano, CFP 
3. Wells Fargo
BEST GOLF COURSE
1. Del Mar Country Club
2. The Grand Golf Club
3. RSF Golf Club
BEST KIDS SPORTS LEAGUE
1. Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks
2. Surf Soccer
3. Del Mar Little League
BEST DANCE STUDIO
1. Royal Dance Academy
2. North County Dance Arts
3. Del Mar Ballet
BEST WINE BAR
1. Wine Steals
2. Dolce Pane & Vino
3. Twisted Vine
BEST INTERIOR DESIGN
1. Beach Bungalow Designs
2. Le Dimora, Maria Barry
3. Bella Castilla
BEST AUTO DEALERSHIP
1. Hoehn Auto Group
2. BMW Encinitas
3. Mossy Auto Group
BEST AUTO SERVICE
1. Del Mar Car Service
2. Amato’s Auto Body
3. Del Mar Heights Shell
3. Classic German/British Cars
BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL
1. Cathedral Catholic High School
2. Santa Fe Christian
3. La Jolla Country Day
BEST KIDS/TOY STORE
1. Geppetto’s
2. Thinker Things
3. City Kids Beach Kids
BEST PET STORE
1. Kahoots
2. Muttropollis
3. Pet People
BEST VETERINARIAN
1. Helen Woodward Animal Hospital
2. The Drake Veterinary Hospital
3. All Creatures Animal Hospital
BEST INSURANCE
1. Rancho Santa Fe Insurance
2. Statefarm Insurance Karen Wroan
3. Statefarm Insurance Jason Smith Solana Beach
BEST MORTGAGE BANKER
1. Julie and Dan Sherlock – Wells Fargo
2. Pat Larkin – US Bank
3. Richie Faust – Caliber Funding