The wait is over! The results are in! Here is how our readers voted in our 2018 Best of North Coast Reader’s Poll. There are quite a few new faces this year, and many of the "incumbents" are still on top.

This list includes businesses, restaurants and people whose excellent efforts make our area one of the most wonderful places on the planet in which to live, work and play. Your support and patronage will help them keep up their great work!

Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all our readers who voted for them!


Alternative Medicine/Wellness

  1. Acupuncture RSF
  2. Premier Medical Wellness Center
  3. Shine Natural Medicine

American Food

  1. Pamplemousse Grille
  2. Milton’s
  3. PrepKitchen Del Mar

Antiques/Second Hand

  1. Two Sisters Consignment
  2. The Country Friends Consignment Shop
  3. Bellini’s Antique Italia Antiques

Auto Dealership

  1. Rancho Santa Fe Autos
  2. BMW Encinitas
  3. Herman Cook Volkswagen

Auto Service

  1. Drive AutoCare
  2. Del Mar Car Service
  3. Amato's Auto Body

Bakery

  1. Champagne Bakery
  2. Thyme in the Ranch
  3. Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bank

  1. Wells Fargo
  2. First Republic Bank
  3. City National Bank

Barber Shop

  1. V’s Barbershop
  2. Solana Beach Barber Shop
  3. Rancho Santa Fe Barber Salon

Boutique Fitness Studio

  1. Pure Barre Del Mar
  2. The Rush Indoor Cycling Studio

  3. Orange Theory Fitness

Breakfast

  1. Claire’s on Cedros
  2. The Original Pancake House 

  3. The Broken Yolk

Brunch

  1. Jake’s Del Mar 

  2. Poseidon 

  3. Seasalt Del Mar

Burger

  1. Burger Lounge
  2. The Habit
  3. Chief’s Burgers & Brew

Café

  1. Lofty Coffee 

  2. Caffe Positano
  3. Café Secret

Catering

  1. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company 

  2. Porkyland
  3. Crust Pizzeria

Coffee Shop

  1. Lofty Coffee 

  2. Philz Coffee 

  3. Caffe Positano

College Planning Service

  1. e3 Consulting
  2. Greenhaus College Consulting 

  3. Hamilton College Consulting

Cosmetic Surgery

  1. Changes Plastic Surgery
  2. Del Mar Plastic Surgery
  3. Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery

Credit Union

  1. San Diego County Credit Union
  2. Mission Federal Credit Union
  3. Navy Federal Credit Union

Dance Studio

  1. North County Dance Arts
  2. Inspired Movement Dance and Performing Arts

  3. Pacific Arts Dance Center

Day Spa

  1. The Spa at Morgan Run
  2. Rancho Valencia
  3. Brazilla Skin Care

Deli

  1. Milton’s
  2. Jersey Mikes
  3. Zel’s Del Mar

Dentist

  1. Dr. Curtis L. Chan
  2. Del Mar Family Dentistry
  3. Clayton T. Cooke, DDS

Dermatology

  1. Brazilia Skin Care
  2. Coastal Skin & Eye Institute
  3. Esthetica

Dessert

  1. Swirls Frozen Yogurt
  2. Nothing Bundt Cakes
  3. Yogurt 101

Eye Wear/Sunglasses

  1. Optical Illusion
  2. Optometry Cabana
  3. Vision Boutique Optometry

Family Attorney

  1. Julie Mack & Associates
  2. Elaine L. Heine Law
  3. Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford

Family Restaurant

  1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
  2. Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
  3. Casa Sol y Mar

Financial Planner/Wealth Management

  1. Charles Dabelgott - Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC
  2. Stifel Nicolaus
  3. Wells Fargo Advisors

Florist

  1. Del Mar Floral and Gifts
  2. Rancho Santa Fe Flowers & Gifts
  3. Societe Fine Flowers

French Food

  1. Mille Fleurs
  2. Pamplemousse Grille
  3. Crepe’s & Corks Café

Furniture

  1. Le Dimora Home Furniture & Décor
  2. Garcia’s Furniture Design
  3. Coastal Furniture

Gift Store/Unique Items

  1. Elam’s Hallmark
  2. Knorr Candle Shop
  3. Dinosaur Gallery

Golf Course

  1. Morgan Run Club & Resort
  2. Lomas Santa Fe Executive Course
  3. Fairmont Grand Del Mar Golf Course

Hair Salon

  1. Voila’ Hair Atelier
  2. Revive Salon & Spa
  3. LUX Beauty Bar

Happy Hour

  1. Brigantine
  2. Jake’s Del Mar
  3. Poseidon

Health Club

  1. Orange Theory Fitness
  2. Bay Club Carmel Valley
  3. Crunch Fitness

Healthy Dining

  1. Flower Child
  2. Naked Cafe’
  3. PrepKitchen Del Mar

Home Builder

  1. Holcombe Homes Contractor
  2. Nielsen Builders
  3. Hanley Construction

Home Remodeling

  1. Eric Johnson Roof Systems
  2. Cross Construction
  3. Aran Cucine

Hotel

  1. L’Auberge Del Mar
  2. Rancho Valencia
  3. Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Ice Cream

  1. The Baked Bear
  2. Baskin Robbins Solana Beach
  3. Creamistry

In-Home Care

  1. At Home Nursing Care
  2. Canaan Home Care
  3. Golden Care

Insurance

  1. Jim Coleman State Farm
  2. The Dabelgott Agency- Charles Dabelgot, Farmers Insurance
  3. Sara Freund State Farm

Interior Designer

  1. Amy Meier Design
  2. Polo Bay Interiors
  3. Kern & Co.

Jewelry

  1. Passion Fine Jewelry
  2. Made In Earth
  3. Rancho Santa Fe Estate & Fine Jewelry

Juice Bars

  1. Beaming
  2. Nekter Juice Bar
  3. Jimbo’s Naturally Juice Bars

Kids Sports League

  1. Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks
  2. Surf Soccer
  3. Solana Beach Soccer Club

Landscaping Company

  1. Bowman Plant & Tree Care Specialists
  2. Enchanted Landscapes
  3. Unique Touch

Lunch

  1. Poseidon
  2. Tony’s Jacal
  3. Jake’s Del Mar

Margarita

  1. Tony’s Jacal
  2. Fidel’s Little Mexico
  3. En Fuego Cantina & Grill

Market/Grocery Store

  1. Trader Joe’s
  2. Sprouts
  3. Whole Foods Market

Massage

  1. Massage Envy
  2. Massage Heights
  3. Massage Concepts

Mexican Restaurant

  1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
  2. Tony’s Jacal
  3. Casa Sol y Mar

Micro Brewery/Tasting Room

  1. Viewpoint Brewing Company
  2. Culture
  3. Pizza Port

Mortgage Banker

  1. Julie and Dan Sherlock - Chase
  2. Norma Nelson-Wiberg - RPM Mortgage
  3. Ranch & Coast Mortgage Group

New Restaurant

  1. Crust Pizzeria
  2. The Barrel Room
  3. Hacienda de Vega

Outdoor Restaurant

  1. Poseidon
  2. Seasalt Del Mar 

  3. Jake’s Del Mar

Pediatric Dentist/Orthodonist

  1. The Super Dentists
  2. Great Smiles
  3. Dixon Pediatric Dental

Pediatrician

  1. Children’s Primary Care Medical Group 

  2. Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
  3. Carmel Valley Pediatrics

Pet Store

  1. Kahoots Pet Store
  2. Dirty Dogs
  3. Muttropolis

Pharmacy/Drugstore

  1. Carmel Valley Pharmacy
  2. La Vita Compounding Pharmacy
  3. Rancho Santa Fe Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

  1. Level 4 Physio-Wellness-Performance 

  2. Zenergy Physical Therapy
  3. Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy

Pilates

  1. Wundabar Pilates 

  2. Club Pilates 

  3. Pilates of San Diego

Pizza

  1. Crust Pizzeria
  2. Bongiorno’s New York Pizzeria 

  3. Leucadia Pizzeria

Preschool

  1. Solana Beach Presbyterian Preschool
  2. Bright Horizons
  3. Village Church Preschool

Private School

  1. Santa Fe Christian
  2. High Bluff Academy
  3. Cathedral Catholic High School

Resale Shops

  1. Carolyn’s Designer Resale
  2. Double Take
  3. Consignment Boutique

Restaurant with a View

  1. Jake’s Del Mar
  2. Poseidon
  3. Seasalt Del Mar

Sandwich

  1. Jersey Mikes
  2. Milton’s
  3. Eatery 067

Seafood

  1. The Fish Market
  2. Jake’s Del Mar
  3. Pacific Coast Grill

Senior Living

  1. La Vida Del Mar
  2. Brookdale Senior Living
  3. Belmont Village Senior Living

Storage Facility

  1. Solana Beach Storage
  2. Chateau 55 Wine Storage
  3. RSF Motor Club & Storage

Surf Shop

  1. Surf Ride Boardshop
  2. Rusty Surfboards
  3. Overload

Sushi

  1. Seasalt Del Mar
  2. Ken Sushi Workshop
  3. Station Sushi Solana Beach

Taco

  1. Tony’s Jacal
  2. Fidel’s Little Mexico
  3. Porkyland

Take Out

  1. Leucadia Pizzeria
  2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
  3. Villa Capri

Thai Food

  1. Spices Thai Café
  2. Bangkok Bay
  3. Taste of Thai

Trust Attorney

  1. Day & Associates
  2. Law Offices of James F. Watts
  3. Dale Fields Rhett

Tutoring Service

  1. e3 Consulting
  2. High Bluff Academy
  3. Fusion Academy

Vegetarian

  1. Naked Café
  2. Souplantation
  3. Café Secret

Veterinarian

  1. Helen Woodward Companion Animal Hospital
  2. Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital
  3. Torrey Pines Animal Hospital

Wine Bar

  1. Carruth Cellars
  2. The Barrel Room Wine Bar & Bistro
  3. WineSellar & Brasserie

Women's Apparel

  1. Pretty Please
  2. Fairen Del
  3. Tobi Blatt

Yoga

  1. Yoga Six
  2. Core Power Yoga
  3. Yoga Del Mar

Yogurt

  1. Swirls Frozen Yogurt
  2. Yogurt 101
  3. Yogurtland
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