Best of North Coast Readers Poll

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The wait is over! The results are in! Here is how our readers voted in our 2019 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. See the winners below and check out our digital edition by clicking here.

Alternative Medicine Wellness

1. Acupuncture RSF

2. Premier Medical Wellness Center

3. Arcana Empothecary

American Food

1. Milton’s

2. Prep Kitchen Del Mar

3. Red Tracton

Antiques/Second Hand

1. Village Consignment

2. The McNally Company Antiques

3. Two Sisters Consignment

Arts and Entertainment

1. Belly Up

2. North Coast Repertory Theater

3. Cinepolis

Auto Dealership

1. Herman Cook Volkswagen

2. Bob Baker Auto Group

3. Rancho Santa Fe Autos

Auto Service
1. Drive AutoCare

2. Rancho Santa Fe Mobil

3. Herman Cook Volkswagen

Bakery

1. Caffe Positano

2. Thyme in the Ranch

3. Champagne Bakery

Bank

1. Union Bank

2. Wells Fargo

3. First Republic Bank

Barber Shop

1. Rancho Santa Fe Barber Salon

2. V’s Barbershop

3. Solana Beach Barber Shop

Bike Shop
1. Pedego Solana Beach/Del Mar

2. Trek Bicycle

3. Revolution Bike Shop

Boutique Fitness Studio

1. Rush Cycle

2. Body Design Solana Beach

3. Stretch Lab

Breakfast

1. Pacifica Breeze Café

2. Claires on Cedros

3. The Original Pancake House

Brunch

1. Jake’s Del Mar

2. Poseidon

3. Seasalt Del Mar

Burger

1. The Habit

2. Burger Lounge

3. Shake Shack

Café

1. Pacifica Breeze Café

2. Caffe Positano

3. Café Secret

Catering

1. Cocina del Rancho

2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company

3. Porkyland

Coffee Shop

1. Caffe Positano

2. Pacifica Breeze Café

3. Lofty Coffee

College Planning Service

1. e3 Consulting

2. Greenhaus College Consulting

3. Coach Mira College Coach

Cosmetic Surgery Center
1. Changes Plastic Surgery

2. Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery

3. Carmel Valley Facial Plastic Surgery

Credit Union

1. California Coast Credit Union

2. Mission Federal Credit Union

3. San Diego County Credit Union

Dance Studio
1. Fusion Dance of Solana Beach


2. North County Dance Arts


3. Inspired Movement Dance and Performing Arts

Day Spa

1. The Spa at Morgan Run

2. Rancho Valencia

3. Brazilla Skin Care

Deli

1. Milton’s

2. Jersey Mike’s

3. Gelson’s

Dentist
1. Dr. Curtis L. Chan

2. Clayton Cooke, DDS

3. Weston Spencer, DDS

Dessert

1. Thyme in the Ranch

2. Nothing Bundt Cakes

3. Swirls Frozen Yogurt

Escrow Companies

1. Rancho Santa Fe Escrow

2. Heritage Escrow

2. The Escrow Firm RSF

3. Corinthian Title and Escrow

Family Attorney

1. Julie Mack & Associates

2. Law Office of Renkin & Associates

3. Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford

Family Restaurant
1. Fidel’s Little Mexico

2. Hacienda de Vega

3. Milton’s

Financial Planner/Wealth Management

1. Hall Private Wealth Advisors

2. Best Practices of America

3. Morgan Stanley-Darren Pfefferman

Florist
1. Third Bloom

2. Del Mar Floral and Gifts

3. Societe Fine Flowers

French Food

1. Mille Fleurs

2. Pamplemousse Grille

3. Addison at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Furniture

1. Kern & Co. Design

2. Coastal Furniture

2. Le Dimora Home Furniture & Décor

3. Bella Castilla

Gift Store/Unique Items
1. Handcrafted


2. Third Bloom


3. Elam’s Hallmark
Golf Course
1. Morgan Run Club & Resort

2. Lomas Santa Fe Executive Course

3. Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club
Hair Salon
1. Salon By The Cove

2. Haim Salon

3. LUX Beauty Bar

Happy Hour

1. Brigantine

2. Jake’s Del Mar

3. Hacienda de Vega

Health Club

1. FIT Athletic Club

2. Orange Theory Fitness

3. Bay Club Carmel Valley

Healthy Dining

1. Beach Grass Cafe

2. Flower Child

3. Naked Café

Home Builder

1. Holcombe Homes Contractor

2. Nielsen Builders

2. Weir Brothers Custom Homes

3. Emilio & Sons, Inc

Home Remodeling

1. Youngren Construction

2. Eric Johnson Roof Systems

3. Cross Construction

Hotel

1. Rancho Valencia

2. L’Auberge Del Mar

3. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

Ice Cream

1. Salt & Straw

2. Creme & Sugar

3. Baskin Robbins Solana Beach

In-Home Care
1. At Home Nursing Care

2. Canaan Home Care

3. Golden Care
Insurance
1. Jim Coleman State Farm

2. Nick Mynderse

State Farm Insurance Agent

3. Rancho Santa Fe Insurance

Interior Designer

1. Amy Meier Design

2. Polo Bay Interiors

3. Le Dimora - Home Furniture & Décor

Italian

1. Villa Capri

2. Il Fornaio

3. Dolce Pano E Vino

3. Nick & G’s

Jewelry

1. Rancho Santa Fe Estate & Fine Jewelry

2. Passion Fine Jewelry

3. Diamond Boutique

Juice Bars

1. Elixer Juice and Food Juice Bar

2. Nekter Juice Bar

3. Beaming

Kids Sports League
1. Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks

2. Rancho Santa Fe Youth Soccer

3. Rancho Santa Fe Little League

3. Surf Soccer

Landscaping Company

1. Bowman Plant & Tree Care Specialists

2. Enchanted Landscapes

3. Abartis Chemical Company

Lunch

1. Jake’s Del Mar

2. Fidel’s Little Mexico

3. Poseidon

Margarita

1. Hacienda de Vega

2. Fidel’s Little Mexico

3. Tony’s Jacal

Market/Grocery Store

1. Trader Joe’s

2. Sprouts

3. Gelson’s

Massage
1. Massage Envy

2. Massage Concepts

2. Center for Massage & Holistic Therapy

3. Place360 Health Spa
Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant

1. Hacienda de Vega

2. Fidel’s Little Mexico

3. Casa Sol y Mar

Micro Brewery/Tasting Room

1. Viewpoint Brewing Company

2. Culture

3. Pizza Port

Mortgage Banker

1. Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team

at LoanDepot

2. Norma Nelson-Wiberg - RPM Mortgage

3. Zachary Taylor-Commerce Home

Mortgage, LLC.

New Restaurant
1. bobby d’s Ribeye

2. Ranch 45

3. North Italia

Outdoor Restaurant

1. Pacifica Del Mar

2. Seasalt Del Mar

3. Poseidon

Pediatric Dentist/Orthodontist
1. Dr. Dixon’s San Diego Pediatric and

Orthodontic Dental Group

2. Great Smiles

3. The Super Dentists

Pediatrician

1. Children’s Primary Care Medical Group

2. Coast Pediatrics

3. Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley

Pet Store

1. Muttropolis

2. Dexter’s Deli

3. Kahoots Pet Store

Pharmacy/Drugstore

1. La Vita Compounding Pharmacy

2. Fairbanks Pharmacy & Day Spa

3. PureCare Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

1. Holistic Physical Therapy

& Yoga Healing

2. Zenergy Physical Therapy

3. Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy

Pilates
1. Wundabar Pilates

2. Pilates of San Diego

3. Pukka Pilates & Physical Therapy

Pizza

1. Bongiornio’s New York Pizzeria

2. Leucadia Pizzeria

3. Crust Pizzeria

Preschool

1. Village Church Preschool

2. Solana Beach Presbytarian Preschool

3. Bright Horizons

Private School
1. St. James Academy

2. Santa Fe Christian

3. High Bluff Academy

Resale Shops

1. Carolyn’s Designer Resale

2. Meld Boutique

3. EDIT Consignment Boutique

Restaurant with a View

1. Pacifica Del Mar

2. Seasalt Del Mar

3. Jake’s Del Mar

Sandwich

1. Jersey Mike’s

2. Milton’s

3. Mendocino Farms

Seafood

1. Seasalt Del Mar

2. The Fish Market

3. Jake’s Del Mar

Senior Living

1. La Vida Del Mar

2. Casa Aldea Senior Living

3. Brookdale Senior Living

Storage Facility
1. Solana Beach Storage

2. RSF Motor Club & Storage

3. San Diego Wine Storage

Surf Shop

1. Surf Ride Boardshop

2. Rusty Surfboards

3. Sun Diego

Sushi

1. Boto Sushi

2. Seasalt Del Mar

3. Ken Sushi Workshop

3. Shimbashi Izakaya

Swimwear

1. Sun Splash Swimwear

2. Title Nine

3. Blackbook Bikini

Taco
1. Fidel’s Little Mexico

2. Hacienda de Vega

3. Tony’s Jacal

Take Out

1. Bongiornio’s New York Pizzeria

2. Leucadia Pizzeria

3. Shake Shack

Thai Food

1. Spices Thai Café

2. Taste of Thai

3. Bangkok Bay

Trust Attorney

1. Kristina Hess - KR Hess Law

2. Stephens Law Group

3. Law Offices of Arthur S. Brown, APLC

Tutoring Service

1. After School Learning Tree

2. e3 Consulting

3. Huntington Learning Center Del Mar

Vegetarian

1. Café Secret

2. Naked Café

3. Souplantation

Veterinarian

1. Helen Woodward Animal Center

2. Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital

3. All Creatures Hospital

3. Torrey Pines Animal Hospital

Wine Bar

1. Il Fornaio

2. Dolce Pane E Vino

3. The Barrel Room Wine Bar & Bistro

Women’s Apparel

1. Sheridan Boutique @ Rancho Valencia

2. Sea Biscuit

3. AboveBoard Hub

Yoga

1. Yoga Six

2. Core Power Yoga

3. Yoga Del Mar

Yogurt
1. Swirls Frozen Yogurt

2. Yogurtland

3. Yogurt 101