Tony Palermo and crew members at Tony P’s Dockside Grill  Photo by Jorge Vargas Jr.

Tony Palermo and crew members at Tony P’s Dockside Grill
Photo by Jorge Vargas Jr.

Best Asian Fusion Cuisine

1st Place
Chaya Venice
110 Navy St., Venice
(310) 396-1179 thechaya.com

2nd Place
Chinois on Main
2709 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 392-9025 wolfgangpuck.com

3rd Place
A-Frame
12565 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 398-7700 aframela.com

Best Bakery/Cupcakes/Desserts

1st Place
Hotcakes Bakes
4119 Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 397-2324 hotcakesbakes.com

2nd Place
Angel Maid Bakery
4542 Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 915-2078

3rd Place
Urth Caffe
2327 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 314-7040 urthcaffe.com

Best Barbecue

1st Place
Baby Blues BBQ
444 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-7675 babybluesvenice.com

2nd Place
Outdoor Grill
12630½ Washington Place, Mar Vista
(310) 636-4745 theoutdoorgrill.com

3rd Place
Chicago for Ribs
8311 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-7427 chicagoforribs.com

Best Bargain Eats

1st Place
Tito’s Tacos
11222 Washington Place, Culver City
(310) 391-5780 titostacos.com

2nd Place
Gaby’s Mediterranean / Gaby’s Express
12219 Jefferson Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 306-9058

3216 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey (310) 823-7299

10445 Venice Blvd.,
Palms (310) 559-1808

gabysexpress.com

3rd Place
Abbot’s Pizza Co.
1407 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-7334 abbotspizzaco.com

 

Best Breakfast

1st Place
26 Beach
3100 W. Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 823-7526 26beach.com

2nd Place
J. Nichols Kitchen
4375 Glencoe Ave., Marina Del Rey
(310) 823-2283 jnicholskitchen.com

3rd Place
Café 50’s
838 Lincoln Blvd., Venice (310) 399-1955

11623 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 479-1955 cafe50s.com

Best Buffet

1st Place
Lemonade
1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 452-6200 lemonadela.com

2nd Place
The Warehouse Restaurant
4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5451 mdrwarehouse.com

3rd Place
Whiskey Red’s
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4522 whiskeyreds.com

Best Burrito

1st Place
Paco’s Tacos
4141 Centinela Ave., Del Rey (310) 391-9616

6212 Manchester Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-8692

pacoscantina.com

2nd Place
Tito’s Tacos
11222 Washington Place, Culver City
(310) 391-5780 titostacos.com

3rd Place
El Tarasco
8620 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 338-0399 eltarasco27.com

 

Best Business Lunch

1st Place
Café Del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-6395 cafedelreymarina.com

2nd Place
Truxton’s American Bistro
8611 Truxton Ave., Westchester
(310) 417-8789

1329 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Santa Monica (310) 393-8789

truxtonsamericanbistro.com

3rd Place
Superba Food + Bread
1900 Lincoln Blvd., Venice (310) 907-5075 superbafoodandbread.com

Best Catering Service

1st Place
Cantalini’s Salerno Beach Restaurant + Cantalini’s Express
193 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-0018 salernobeach.com

11736 Washington Place, Mar Vista
(310) 572-9157

cantalinisexpress.com
2nd Place
Marla’s Café
2300 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 827-1843 marlascafe.com

3rd Place
Rise and Shine Catering
6511 Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 649-0906 riseandshinecatering.com

Best Caribbean/Cuban Cuisine

1st Place
Versailles
10319 Venice Blvd., Palms
(310) 558-3168 versaillescuban.com

2nd Place
Cha Cha Chicken
1906 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 581-1684 chachachicken.com

3rd Place
Mercede’s Grille
14 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 827-6209 mercedesgrille.com

Best Chinese Cuisine

1st Place
Mao’s Kitchen
1512 Pacific Ave., Venice
(310) 581-8305 maoskitchen.com

2nd Place
Szechwan Palace Restaurant
431 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 827-2066

3rd Place
Wacky Wok
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-7373

8919 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-0071

wacky-wok.com

Best Coffee Shop

1st Place
Tanner’s Coffee Co.
4342 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 636-2727

200 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 574-2739

tannerscoffeecompany.com

2nd Place
The Coffee Co.
8751 La Tijera Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-7315 laxcoffeeco.com

3rd Place
The Cow’s End Café
34 W. Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 574-1080 thecowsendcafe.com

Best Contemporary Californian Cuisine

1st Place
Playa Provisions
119 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 683-5019 playaprovisions.com

2nd Place
James’ Beach
60 N. Venice Blvd., Venice
(310) 823-5396 jamesbeach.com

3rd Place
J. Nichols Kitchen
4375 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-2283 jnicholskitchen.com

Best Deli

1st Place
Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
1517 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 395-8279 baycitiesitaliandeli.com

2nd Place
Del Rey Deli Co.
8501 Pershing Dr., Playa del Rey
(310) 439-2256 delreydeli.com

3rd Place
Sorrento Italian Market
5518 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 391-7654 sorrentoitalianmarket.com

Best Diner

1st Place
Café 50’s
838 Lincoln Blvd., Venice (310) 399-1955

11623 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 479-1955

cafe50s.com

2nd Place
Swingers
802 Broadway, Santa Monica
(310) 393-9793

3rd Place
Ronnie’s Diner
12740 Culver Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 578-9399 ronniesdiner.com

Best Farmers Market

1st Place
Santa Monica Farmers Market
2640 Main St., Santa Monica
smgov.net

2nd Place
Mar Vista Farmers Market
3826 Grand View Blvd., Mar Vista
marvistafarmersmarket.org

3rd Place
Playa Vista Farmers Market
Seabluff Drive & Discovery Creek,
Playa Vista
playavistafm.com

Best Fast Casual Dining

1st Place
Gaby’s Mediterranean / Gaby’s Express
12219 Jefferson Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 306-9058

3216 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey (310) 823-7299

10445 Venice Blvd.,
Palms (310) 559-1808

gabysexpress.com

2nd Place
The Humble Potato
8321 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(323) 989-2242

12608 W. Washington Blvd.,
Culver City (310) 881-9498

humblepotato.com

3rd Place
Wacky Wok
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-7373

8919 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-0071

wacky-wok.com

Best Fine Dining

1st Place
Café Del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way,
Marina del Rey (310) 823-6395
cafedelreymarina.com

2nd Place
Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 450-1429 gjelina.com

3rd Place
Mélisse
1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 395-0881 melisse.com

Best Fish and Chips

1st Place
Ye Olde King’s Head
116 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Santa Monica (310) 451-1402 yeoldekingshead.com

2nd Place
Santa Monica Seafood
1000 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 393-5244 santamonicaseafood.com

3rd Place
Tony P’s Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4534 tonyps.com

Best Fish Taco

1st Place
Wahoo’s Fish Taco
4716 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 821-0300 wahoos.com

2nd Place
James’ Beach
60 N. Venice Blvd., Venice
(310) 823-5396 jamesbeach.com

3rd Place
Señor G’s
343 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-7733 senorgs.com

Best Food Truck Event

1st Place
Abbot Kinney
First Fridays
(6 to 10 p.m. on the first Friday of each month) Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice
abbotkinneyfirstfridays.com

2nd Place
Beach Eats, Marina del Rey
(5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 1)
4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
lotmom.com/lots/profile/37

3rd Place
First Fridays at the Triangle, Westchester
(4:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the first Friday of each month)
6200 Block of West 87th Street
facebook.com/WestchesterFirstFridays

Best French Restaurant

1st Place
Mélisse
1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 395-0881 melisse.com

2nd Place
French Market Café
2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 577-9775 frenchmarket-cafe.com

3rd Place
Meet in Paris
French Bistro
9727 Culver Blvd., Culver City
(310) 815-8222 meetrestaurantla.com

Best Gastropub

1st Place
Father’s Office
1018 Montana Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 736-2224

3229 Helms Ave., West L.A.
(310) 736-2224

fathersoffice.com

2nd Place
The Tripel
333 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-0333 thetripel.com

3rd Place
A-Frame
12565 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 398-7700 aframela.com

Best German Cuisine

1st Place
Röckenwagner Bakery Café
12835 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 577-0747 rockenwagner.com

2nd Place
Chalet Edelweiss
8740 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-8740 chaletedelweiss.us

3rd Place
On the Waterfront
Cafe
205 Ocean Front Walk,
Venice (310) 392-0322
waterfrontcafe.com

Best Greek/Mediterranean Cuisine

1st Place
Gaby’s Mediterranean / Gaby’s Express
12219 Jefferson Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 306-9058

3216 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey (310) 823-7299

10445 Venice Blvd.,
Palms (310) 559-1808

gabysexpress.com

2nd Place
Mykonos Greek Grill
11164 W. Washington Blvd.,
Culver City (310) 815-0888
mykonos-greek-grill.com

3rd Place
HungryPocket
Falafel House
1715 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 450-5335
hungrypocketfalafel.com

Best Hamburger

1st Place
The Shack
185 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 823-6222 the-shacks.com

2nd Place
The Apple Pan
10801 W Pico Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 475-3585

3rd Place
Father’s Office
1018 Montana Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 736-2224

3229 Helms Ave., West L.A. (310) 736-2224

fathersoffice.com

Best Health Food Store

1st Place
Rainbow Acres, Washington Boulevard
13208 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 306-8330 rainbowacresca.com

2nd Place
Rainbow Acres,
Admiralty Way
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5373

3rd Place
Co-opportunity
Natural Foods
1525 Broadway, Santa Monica
(310) 451-8902 coopportunity.com

Best Hotel Restaurant

1st Place
SALT Restaurant & Bar @ Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 301-1000 pacificahotels.com/salt

2nd Place
Fig @ Hotel Miramar
101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 319-3111 figsantamonica.com

3rd Place
Beachside Restaurant @ Jamaica Bay Inn
14160 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 439-3033 pacificahotels.com/beachside-restaurant

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

1st Place
Penguin’s Frozen Yogurt
4023 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 301-1010

2nd Place
N’Ice Cream
1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd., No. 102,
Venice (310) 396-7161

619 Ocean Front Walk, Venice
(310) 581-0650

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica
(310) 899-9300

ilovenicecream.com

3rd Place
Scoops Westside
3400 Overland Ave., Palms
(323) 405-7055 scoopswestside.com

Best Indian Cuisine

1st Place
Akbar Cuisine
of India
3115 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey (310) 574-0666 akbarcuisineofindia.com

2nd Place
Tandoor-A-India
8406 Pershing Drive, Playa del Rey
(310) 822-1435 tandoor-a-india.com

3rd Place
Hurry Curry Indian Food
12825 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 398-2948

Best Italian Restaurant

1st Place
C & O Trattoria
31 W Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-9491 cotrattoria.com

2nd Place
Cantalini’s Salerno
Beach Restaurant
193 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-0018 salernobeach.com

3rd Place
Alejo’s Presto Trattoria
8343 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-6677 alejosrestaurant.com

Best Japanese Restaurant

1st Place
Sakura House
13362 W. Washington Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 306-7010 sakurahouse.net

2nd Place
Sakura Japanese Restaurant
4545 Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 822-7790

3rd Place
Kifune
405 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 822-1595 kifune.com

Best Juice Bar

1st Place
Rainbow Acres, Washington Boulevard
13208 W. Washington Blvd.,
Mar Vista (310) 306-8330
rainbowacresca.com

2nd Place
G’s Juice
343 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-7733 senorgs.com

3rd Place
Rainbow Acres,
Admiralty Way
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5373

Best Korean Restaurant

1st Place
Wharo Korean BBQ
4029 Lincoln Blvd.,
Marina del Rey
(310) 578-7114

2nd Place
Galbi King
11267 National Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 477-6075

3rd Place
Tofu Ya
2021 Sawtelle Blvd.,
Sawtelle Japantown
(310) 473-2627
tofuyarestaurant.com

Best Latin or South American Cuisine

1st Place
Café Brasil
11736 W. Washington Blvd.,
Mar Vista (310) 391-1216

10831 Venice Blvd., Palms (310) 837-8957

cafe-brasil.com

2nd Place
Empanada’s Place
3811 Sawtelle Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 391-0888 empanadasplace.com

3rd Place
Cerveteca
523 Rose Ave., Venice
(310) 310-8937 cervetecala.com

9418 Venice Blvd., Culver City
(310) 837-3836 cervetecaculvercity.com

Best Late-Night Eats

1st Place
Jerry’s Famous Deli
13181 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 821-6626 jerrysfamousdeli.com

2nd Place
Swingers
802 Broadway, Santa Monica
(310) 393-9793 swingersdiner.com

3rd Place
Killer Café
4213 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 578-2250 killershrimp.com/killercafe

 

Best Mexican Restaurant

1st Place
Paco’s Tacos
4141 Centinela Ave., Del Rey (310) 391-9616

6212 Manchester Blvd., Westchester (310) 645-8692

pacoscantina.com

2nd Place
Baja Cantina
311 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 821-2252 bajacantina.com

3rd Place
Casa Sanchez
4500 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 397-9999 casa-sanchez.com

Best New Restaurant

1st Place
Ruth’s Chris
Marina del Rey
13455 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 821-4593 ruthschris.com

2nd Place
Salt @ Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 301-1000 pacificahotels.com/salt

3rd Place
Bacari PdR
6805 S. Vista Del Mar Lane, Playa del Rey
(310) 439-2100 bacaripdr.com

Best Old-School Restaurant

1st Place
Dinah’s Family Restaurant
6521 S. Sepulveda Blvd.,
Westchester (310) 645-0456 dinahsrestaurant.com

2nd Place
Alejo’s Presto Trattoria
8343 Lincoln Blvd.,
Westchester (310) 670-6677 alejosrestaurant.com

3rd Place
Cantalini’s Salerno Beach
193 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-0018 salernobeach.com

Best Outdoor Dining

1st Place
Tony P’s
Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4534 tonyps.com

2nd Place
Whiskey Red’s
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4522 whiskeyreds.com

3rd Place
Killer Shrimp
4211 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 578-2293 killershrimp.com

 

Best Pizza

1st Place
Pitfire Pizza
12924 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(424) 835-4088 pitfirepizza.com

2nd Place
Abbot’s Pizza Co.
1407 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-7334 abbotspizzaco.com

3rd Place
The Good Pizza
7929 Emerson Ave., Westchester
(310) 215-1883

8115 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey (310) 827-0500

thegoodpizza.com

Best Restaurant

1st Place
Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 450-1429 gjelina.com

2nd Place
Tony P’s Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4534 tonyps.com

3rd Place
Truxton’s American Bistro
8611 Truxton Ave., Westchester
(310) 417-8789

1329 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Santa Monica (310) 393-8789

truxtonsamericanbistro.com

 

Best Restaurant Service Team

1st Place
Tony P’s
Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4534 tonyps.com

2nd Place
J. Nichols Kitchen
4375 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-2283 jnicholskitchen.com

3rd Place
Truxton’s American
Bistro
8611 Truxton Ave., Westchester
(310) 417-8789

1329 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica (310) 393-8789

truxtonsamericanbistro.com

Best Romantic Restaurant

1st Place
Café Del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-6395 cafedelreymarina.com

2nd Place
C & O Trattoria
31 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-9491 cotrattoria.com

3rd Place
Beachside Restaurant @ Jamaica Bay Inn
14160 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 439-3033 pacificahotels.com/beachside-restaurant

Best Salads

1st Place
Tender Greens
13455 Maxella Ave. , No. 210,
Marina del Rey (310) 827-3777

201 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 587-2777

9523 Culver Blvd., Culver City
(310) 842-8300
tendergreens.com

2nd Place
Lemonade
1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 452-6200 lemonadela.com

3rd Place
Alejo’s Presto
Trattoria
8343 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-6677 alejosrestaurant.com

Best Seafood Market

1st Place
Santa Monica Seafood Market
& Café
1000 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 393-5244 smseafoodmarket.com

2nd Place
Mitsuwa Marketplace
3760 Centinela Ave., Mar Vista
(310) 398-2113 mitsuwa.com

3rd Place
Bob’s Market
1650 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 452-2493 bobsmkt.com

Best Seafood Restaurant

1st Place
Enterprise Fish Co.
174 Kinney St., Santa Monica
(310) 392-8366 enterprisefishco.com

2nd Place
Chart House
13950 Panay Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-4144 chart-house.com

3rd Place
Chaya Venice
110 Navy St., Venice
(310) 396-1179 thechaya.com

Best Steakhouse

1st Place
Chart House
13950 Panay Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-4144 chart-house.com

2nd Place
Ruth’s Chris
Marina del Rey
13455 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 821-4593 ruthschris.com

3rd Place
Chez Jay
1657 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 395-1741 chezjays.com

Best Sunday Brunch

1st Place
26 Beach
3100 W. Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 823-7526 26beach.com

2nd Place
The Warehouse
Restaurant
4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5451 mdrwarehouse.com

3rd Place
Whiskey Red’s
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4522 whiskeyreds.com

Best Sushi

1st Place
Sugarfish
4722 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 306-6300 sugarfishsushi.com

2nd Place
Hama Sushi
213 Windward Ave., Venice
(310) 396-8783 hamasushi.com

3rd Place
Kanpai
8325 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 338-7223 kanpai-sushi.net

 

Best Taco

1st Place
Tito’s Tacos
11222 Washington Place, Culver City
(310) 391-5780 titostacos.com

2nd Place
Paco’s Tacos
4141 Centinela Ave., Del Rey (310) 391-9616

6212 Manchester Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-8692

pacoscantina.com

3rd Place
Tacos Por Favor
822 Hampton Drive, Venice (310) 392-6700

1408 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 392-5768

11901 W. Olympic Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 479-2818

tacosporfavor.net

Best Thai Cuisine

1st Place
Natalee Thai
10101 Venice Blvd., Palms
(310) 202-7003 nataleethai.com

2nd Place
Thai Talay
8411 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-3055 thaitalaywestchester.com

3rd Place
Ayara Thai Cuisine
6245 W. 87th St., Westchester
(310) 410-884 ayarathaicuisine.com

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant

1st Place
Café Gratitude
512 Rose Ave., Venice
(424) 231-8000 cafegratitude.com

2nd Place
Veggie Grill
2025 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 829-1155

720 S. Allied Way, El Segundo
(310) 535-0025

veggiegrill.com

3rd Place
Rainbow Acres,
Washington Boulevard
13208 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 306-8330 rainbowacresca.com

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

1st Place
Pho Show
4349 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 398-5200 phoshow.net

2nd Place
Le Saigon
11611 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 312-2929

3rd Place
Le Cellier Wine Bar & Restaurant
417 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(424) 228-5491 le-cellier-winebar.com