Best of North Coast Readers Poll

The wait is over! The results are in! Here is how our readers voted in our 2020 Best of North Coastal Readers 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! Please support the winners and local business.

In addition to the winner’s list below, check out our digital edition by clicking here.

Alternative Medicine/Wellness

1. Acupuncture RSF
2. Arcana Empothecary
3. Asano Acupuncture Associates

American Food

1. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Viewpoint Brewing Company

Antiques/Second Hand

1. The Country Friends Consignment Shop
2. Village Consignment
3. Polo Bay Consignments Antiques

Arts and Entertainment

1. Belly Up
2. Cinepolis
3. North Coast Repertory Theater

Auto Dealership

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

Auto Repair & Service

1. Drive AutoCare
2. Herman Cook Volkswagen
3. Rancho Santa Fe Mobil

Bakery

1. Caffe Positano
2. Thyme in the Ranch
3. Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bank

1. Union Bank
2. Wells Fargo
3. City National Bank

Barber Shop

1. V’s Barbershop
2. Rancho Santa Fe Barber Salon
3. Bowery Barber Co.

Bike Shop

1. Pedego Solana Beach Electric Bike
2. Revolution Bike Shop
3. Moment Bicycles

Boutique Fitness Studio

1. Kim K Fit
2. Orange Theory Fitness
3. Pure Barre Del Mar

Breakfast

1. The Original Pancake House
2. Claires on Cedros
3. Pacifica Breeze Café

Brunch

1. Jake’s Del Mar
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Rancho Santa Fe Bistro

Burger

1. The Habit
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Burger Lounge

Café

1. Pacifica Breeze Café
2. Caffe Positano
3. Lofty Coffee

Catering

1. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
2. Thyme In the Ranch
3. Villa Capri

Coffee Shop

1. Caffe Positano
2. Lofty Coffee
3. Pacifica Breeze Café

College Planning Service

1. Coach Mira - College Coach
2. E3 Consulting
3. Greenhaus College Consulting

Cosmetic Surgery

1. Changes Plastic Surgery
2. Coastal Plastic Surgeons (Tie)
2. Del Mar Plastic Surgery (Tie)
2. Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery (Tie)

Credit Union

1. Mission Federal Credit Union
2. San Diego County Credit Union
3. California Coast Credit Union (Tie)
3. Navy Federal Credit Union (Tie)

Dance Studio

1. Fusion Dance Solana Beach
2. North County Dance Arts
3. Inspired Movement Dance and Performing Arts

Day Spa

1. Rancho Valencia
2. The Spa at Morgan Run
3. Revive Salon & Spa (Tie)
3. The Spa at Fairmont Grand Del Mar (Tie)

Deli

1. Board & Brew - Del Mar
2. Jersey Mikes
3. Milton’s

Dentist

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

Dessert

1. Thyme in the Ranch
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Nothing Bundt Cakes

Escrow Companies

1. Rancho Santa Fe Escrow
2. The Escrow Firm RSF
3. Heritage Escrow

Estate Planning & Trust Attorney

1. Kristina Hess - KR Hess Law
2. Law Offices of Eloise Hock Feinstein
3. Law Offices of James F. Watts (Tie)
3. Stephens Law Group (Tie)

Eye Wear/Sunglasses

1. Optical Illusion
2. Rancho Santa Fe Optometry
3. Optometry Cabana

Family Attorney

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

Family Restaurant

1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Seasalt Del Mar

Financial Planner/Wealth Management

1. Cornerstone Wealth Management
2. Wells Fargo Advisors
3. Wilsey Asset Management

Florist

1. Third Bloom
2. Del Mar Floral and Gifts
3. Feather Acres Farm & Nursery (Tie)
3. Native Poppy (Tie)

French Food

1. Mille Fleurs
2. Pamplemousse Grille
3. Addison at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Furniture

1. Amy Meier Design
2. Le Dimora Home Furniture & Décor
3. Coastal Furniture (Tie)
3. Nativa Interiors (Tie)

Gift Store/Unique Items

1. Elam’s Hallmark
2. Third Bloom
3. Floral Palette

Golf Course

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

Hair Salon

1. Do’s & Lipstick
2. LUX Beauty Bar
3. ColorCounter

Happy Hour

1. Brigantine
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Poseidon

Health Club

1. Bay Club Carmel Valley
2. Orange Theory Fitness
3. Crunch Fitness (Tie)
3. FIT Athletic Club (Tie)

Healthy Dining

1. Flower Child
2. Naked Cafe’
3. Le Bambou

Home Builder

1. Holcombe Homes
2. Nielsen Builders (Tie)
2. Weir Brothers Custom Homes (Tie)

Home Remodeling

1. Young Construction Company
2. Eric Johnson Roof Systems
3. Del Mar Bath & Kitchen (Tie)
3. Jackson Design & Remodeling (Tie)

Hotel

1. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
2. L’Auberge Del Mar
3. Rancho Valencia

Ice Cream

1. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
2. Salt & Straw
3. Baskin Robbins Carmel Valley (Tie)
3. Creamistry (Tie)

In-Home Care

1. At Home Nursing Care
2. Golden Care
3. Senior Helpers

Insurance

1. Jim Coleman State Farm
2. Rancho Santa Fe Insurance
3. Schulte Insurance Agency

Interior Designer

1. Amy Meier Design
2. Polo Bay Interiors
3. Barbara Lee Grigsby Design Associates, Inc.

Italian

1. Villa Capri
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Il Fornaio

Jewelry

1. Julez Bryant
2. Rancho Santa Fe Estate & Fine Jewelry
3. Loghman Jewelers

Juice Bars

1. Beaming
2. Nekter Juice Bar
3. Elixir Juice & Food Juice Bars

Kids Sports League

1. Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks
2. Rancho Santa Fe Youth Soccer
3. Surf Soccer

Landscaping Company

1. Terra Bella Landscape Development
2. Abartis Chemical Company
3. Enchanted Landscapes (Tie)
3. Russell Bowman Landscape (Tie)
3. Viking Landscapes (Tie)

Lunch

1. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Rancho Santa Fe Bistro

Margarita

1. Tony’s Jacal
2. Fidel’s Little Mexico
3. Cocina del Rancho

Market/Grocery

1. Gelson’s
2. Jimbo’s Naturally
3. Lazy Acres

Massage

1. Massage Concepts
2. Place360 Health Spa
3. Center for Massage & Holistic Therapy
4. Massage Envy

Mexican Restaurant

1. Fidel’s Little Mexico
2. Tony’s Jacal
3. Cocina del Rancho

Micro Brewery/Tasting Room

1. Viewpoint Brewing Company
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Pizza Port

Mortgage Banker

1. Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team at LoanDepot
2. Norma Nelson-Wiberg - RPM Mortgage
3. Richie Faust - Wells Fargo

New Restaurant

1. ALCE 101
2. North Italia
3. Tender Greens

Outdoor Restaurant

1. Seasalt Del Mar
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Pacifica Del Mar

Pediatric Dentist/Orthodonist

1. Dixon Pediatric Dental
2. Sunny Smiles Kids Pediatric Dentistry
3. Great Smiles

Pediatrician

1. Children’s Primary Care Medical Group
2. Coast Pediatrics
3. Carmel Valley Pediatrics

Pet Store

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

Pharmacy/Drugstore

1. La Vita Compounding Pharmacy
2. Fairbanks Pharmacy & Day Spa
3. Rancho Santa Fe Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

1. RISE Physical Therapy
2. Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy
3. San Diego Sports Medicine

Pilates

1. Pilates of San Diego
2. Wundabar Pilates
3. Club Pilates

Pizza

1. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
2. Leucadia Pizzeria Rancho Santa Fe
3. Bongiornio’s New York Pizzeria

Preschool

1. Horizon Prep
2. The Nativity School
3. Bright Horizons (Tie)
3. Solana Beach Presbytarian Preschool (Tie)

Private School

1. High Bluff Academy
2. Horizon Prep
3. The Nativity School Preschool

Resale Shops

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

Restaurant with a View

1. Poseidon
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Viewpoint Brewing Company

Sandwich

1. Jersey Mikes
2. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company
3. Rancho Santa Fe Bistro

Seafood

1. Seasalt Del Mar
2. The Fish Market
3. Pacific Coast Grill

Senior Living

1. Brookdale Senior Living
2. La Vida Del Mar
3. Casa Aldea Senior Living

Storage Facility

1. Smart Self Storage of Solana Beach
2. Solana Beach Storage
3. Price Storage (Tie)
3. RSF Motor Club & Storage (Tie)

Surf Shop

1. Rusty Surfboards
2. Hansen’s
3. Surf Ride Boardshop

Sushi

1. Boto Sushi
2. Seasalt Del Mar
3. Gami Sushi

Taco

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

Take Out

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

Thai Food

1. Spices Thai Café
2. Bangkok Bay
3. Similan Thai

Tutoring Service

1. E3 Consulting
2. High Bluff Academy
3. Pivot Tutors

Veterinarian

1. Helen Woodward Animal Center
2. Torrey Pines Animal Hospital
3. Animal & Bird Hospital-Del Mar

Wine Bar

1. Dolce Pane E Vino
2. Il Fornaio
3. Carruth Cellars

Women’s Apparel

1. Sheridan Boutique at Rancho Valencia
2. Sea Biscuit Del Mar
3. Weeds on Cedros

Yoga

1. Yoga Del Mar
2. VibeFlow Yoga
3. Yoga Six

Yogurt

1. Yogurtland
2. Yogurt 101
3. Seaside Yogurt