Elfie Weiss of Hotcakes Bakes, voted Best Bakery Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Elfie Weiss of Hotcakes Bakes, voted Best Bakery
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Best American Barbecue

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

2nd place
Chicago for Ribs Westchester
8311 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester (310) 670-7427 chicagoforribswestchester.com

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

Best Asian Fusion Cuisine

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

2nd place
Buddha’s Belly
205 Broadway, Santa Monica
(310) 458-2500 bbfood.com

3rd Place
Chinois on Main
2709 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 392-9025 wolfgangpuck.com

Best Bakery

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

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

3rd Place
Viktor Benes Bakery
13455 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 578-6553 viktorbenes.com

Best Breakfast    

1st Place
26 Beach Restaurant
3100 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-7526 26beach.com

2nd place
Coffee Company
8751 La Tijera Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-7315 laxcoffeeco.com

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

Best Buffet

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

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

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

Best Burrito

1st Place
Paco’s Tacos Cantina
6212 W. Manchester Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-8692 4141 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey  (310) 391-9616
pacoscantina.com

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

3rd Place
El Tarasco Mexican Food
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
Hal’s Bar and Grill
1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-3105 halsbarandgrill.com

Best Catering Services

1st Place
Rise and Shine Catering
6511 Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 649-0906 riseandshinecatering.com

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

3rd Place
Wacky Wok
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-7373 wackywokvenice-hub.com
8919 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-0071 wackywokwestchester-hub.com

Best Caribbean /Cuban Cuisine

1st Place
Versailles Cuban Restaurant
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
Bossa Nova Brazilian Cuisine
10982 W. Pico Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 441-0404 bossanovafood.com

Best Cheap Eats    

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

2nd Place
Gaby’s Express
3216 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-7299 12219 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City (310) 306-9058 gabysexpress.com

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

Best Chinese Cuisine    

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

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

3rd Place
Wacky Wok
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-7373 wackywokvenice-hub.com
(310) 670-0071 wackywokwestchester-hub.com

Best Coffee

1st Place
Tanner’s Coffee Co.
200 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 574-2739  tannerscoffeecompany.com

2nd place
Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea
1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 399-1233 intelligenciacoffee.com

3rd Place
Groundwork Coffee Company
671 Rose Ave., Venice (310) 664-8830
2908 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 452-8925 395 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica (310) 458-3111
groundworkcoffee.com

Best Contemporary Californian Cuisine

1st Place
J. Nichols Kitchen
4375 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-2283 jnicholskitchen.com

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

3rd Place
The Wood Cafe
12000 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 915-9663 thewoodcafe.com

Best Cupcake/Dessert

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

2nd Place
Sinners and Saints
2547 Lincoln Blvd., Venice (310) 970-2332 sinnersandsaintsdesserts.com

3rd Place
Urth Caffe
2327 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 314-7040 urthcaffe.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 Drive, Playa del Rey
(310) 439-2256 delreydeli.com

3rd place
Roll ’n Rye
10990 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City
(310) 390-3497 rollnrye.com

Best Diner

1st Place
Cafe 50s
838 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 399-1955 cafe50s.com

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

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

Best Donut Shop

1st place
Randy’s Donuts
805 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood
(310) 645-4707 randys-donuts.com

2nd Place
Donut King
1912 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 396-2220

3rd Place
Wendy’s Donuts
4000 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 760-1356

Best Farmers Market

1st place
Santa Monica Farmers Market
2640 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 458-8712smgov.net/portals/farmersmarket

2nd Place
Mar Vista Farmers Market
3826 Grand View Blvd., Mar Vista
(818) 591-8286 marvistafarmersmarket.org

3rd Place
Playa Vista Farmers Market
6400 Seabluff Drive, Playa Vista
(310) 600-8252 playavistafm.com

Best Fast Casual Dining

1st place
Gaby’s Express
3216 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-7299 12219 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City (310) 306-9058
gabysexpress.com

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

3rd Place
Wacky Wok
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-7373 wackywokvenice-hub.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
Melisse
1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 395-0881 melisse.com

Best Fish and Chips

1st place
Ye Old King’s Head
116 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 451-1402 yeoldkingshead.com

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

3rd place
Tony P’s
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
Senor G’s
343 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-7733 senorgs.com

Best Food Truck    

1st place
Kogi BBQ
(323) 315-0253 kogibbq.com

2nd place
Roll’n Lobster
(310) 600-1934 rollnlobster.com

3rd place
The Grilled Cheese Truck
(323) 552-3418
thegrilledcheesetruck.com

Best Food Truck Event

1st place
Abbot Kinney First Fridays
Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
abbotkinney1stfridays.com

2nd place
Beach Eats Marina del Rey
4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 929-0280 beaches.lacounty.gov

3rd Place
First Fridays, Westchester
87th Street & Westchester Triangle, Westchester (310) 670-3258

Best French Cuisine

1st place
Melisse
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
9727 Culver Blvd., Culver City
(310) 815-8222 meetrestuarantla.com

Best Gastropub

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

2nd place
Waterloo & City
12517 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City
(310) 391-4222 waterlooandcity.com

3rd place
The Tripel
333 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-0333 thetripel.com

Best Greek/Mediterranean Cuisine

1st place
Gaby’s Express
3216 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-7299 12219 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City (310) 306-9058 gabysexpress.com

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

3rd Place
Zankou Chicken
1716 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 444-0550 zankouchicken.com

Best Hamburger

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

2nd Place
Umami Burger
500 Broadway, Santa Monica
(310) 451-1300 umamiburger.com

3rd Place
The Shack
185 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 823-6222 the-shacks.com

Best Health Food Store

1st place
Rainbow Acres (Washington Boulevard) 13208 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City (310) 823-8381 rainbowacresca.com

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

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

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

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

2nd place
N’Ice Cream Homemade Gelato & Sorbet
1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-7161ilovenicrcream.com

3rd place
The Bigg Chill
10850 W. Olympic Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 475-1070 thebiggchill.com

Best Indian Cuisine

1st place
Tandoor-A-India
8406 Pershing Dr., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-1435 tandoor-a-india.com

2nd Place
Akbar Cuisine of India
3115 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 574-0666 akbarcuisineofIndia.com

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

Best Italian Cuisine

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

2nd place
Alejo’s Restaurant
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 Japanese Cuisine

1st place
Sakura House
13362 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 306-7010

2nd place
Irori Sushi
4371 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 822-3700 irorisushi.com

3rd place
Kifune
405 W. Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-1595 kifune.com

Best Juice Bar

1st place
Rainbow Acres (Washington Blvd.)
13208 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 823-8381 rainbowacresca.com

2nd place
Rainbow Acres(Admiralty Way)
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5373 rainbowacresca.com

3rd place
G’s Juice
343 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-7733 senorgsjuice.com

Best Korean Cuisine

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

2nd place
Gyu-Kaku
10925 W. Pico Blvd., West L.A.
(310) 234-8641 gyu-kaku.com

3rd place
Galbi King
11267 National Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 477-6075

Best Latin/South American Cuisine

1st place
Café Brasil
11736 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 391-1216 cafe-brasil.com

2nd place
Empanada’s Place
3811 Sawtelle Blvd, Culver City
(310) 391-0888 empanadasplace.com

3rd place
Paiche
13488 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 893-6100 paichela.com

Best Late-Night Eats

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

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

3rd place
Waterloo & City
12517 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City
(310) 391-4222 waterlooandcity.com

Best Mexican Restaurant

1st place
Paco’s Tacos Cantina
6212 Manchester Blvd., Westchester
(310) 645-8692 4141 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey (310) 391-9616 pacoscantina.com

2nd place
Border Grill
1445 4th St., Santa Monica
(310) 451-1655
bordergrill.com

3rd place
Hacienda Del Rey
8347 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-8588

Best New Restaurant

1st place
FIN Culver City
12223 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City
(310) 398-8611finculvercity.com

2nd place
Playa Provisions
119 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 683-5019 playaprovisions.com

3rd place
Salt Air
1616 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-9333 saltairvenice.com

Best Outdoor Dining

1st place
Killer Shrimp
4211 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 578-2293 killershrip.com

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

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

Best Pizza

Winner place
The Good Pizza
7929 Emerson Ave., Westchester
(310) 215-1883 8115 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey (310) 827-0500
thegoodpizza.com

2nd place
Pitfire Pizza
12924 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(424) 835-4088 pitfirepizza.com

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

Best Restaurant

1st place
Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 450-1429 gjelina.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
Café del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-6395 cafedelreymarina.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
and Bar
14160 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 439-3033 pacificahotels.com

Best Salads

1st Place
Tender Greens
201 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 587-2777 tendergreens.com

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

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

Best Sandwiches

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

2nd Place
Panini Grill
4325 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4446 paninigrillmarinadelrey.com

3rd Place
Del Rey Deli Co.
8501 Pershing Drive, Playa Del Rey
(310) 439-2256 delreydeli.com

Best Seafood Market

1st Place
Santa Monica Seafood
1000 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 393-5244 santamonicaseafood.com

2nd Place
Enterprise Fish Co.
174 Kinney St., Santa Monica
(310) 392-8366 enterprisefishco.com

3rd Place
Mitsuwa Marketplace
3760 S. Centinela Ave., Mar Vista
(310) 398-2113 mitsuwa.com

Best Seafood Restaurant

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

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

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

Best Smoothies

1st Place
Rainbow Acres (Washington Blvd.)
13208 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City
(310) 823-8381 rainbowacresca.com

2nd place
Rainbow Acres (Admiralty Way)
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5373 rainbowacresca.com

3rd place
Humble Potato
8321 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(323) 989-2242 humblepotato.com

Best Spanish/Tapas Experience

1st Place
Primitivo Wine Bistro
1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-5353 primitivowinebistro.com

2nd place
Santino’s Tapas and Grill
3021 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 392-5920 santinosrestaurants.com

3rd place
Bar Pintxo
109 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 458-2012 barpintxo.com

Best Steakhouse

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

2nd place
George Petrilli’s Famous Steaks
5615 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 397-1438 georgepetrillisteaks.com

3rd place
The Galley
2442 Main St., Santa Monica (310) 452-1934 thegalleyrestaurant.net

Best Sunday Brunch

1st Place
26 Beach Restaurant
3100 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey (310) 823-7526 26beach.com

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

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

Best Sushi

1st place
Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa
1345 2nd St., Santa Monica
(310) 393-3338 sugarfishsushi.com

2nd place
Sakura Japanese
4545 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 822-7790 sakurasteakhouse.com

3rd place
Kanpai Japanese Sushi Bar and Grill
8325 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 338-7223 kanpai-sushi.net

Best Tacos

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

2nd place
Paco’s Tacos Cantina
6212 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 645-8692 4141 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey (310) 391-9616 pacoscantina.com

3rd place
Tacos Por Favor
1406 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 392-5768 tacosporfavor.net

Best Thai Cuisine

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

2nd place
Ayara Thai Cuisine
6245 W. 87th St., Westchester
(310) 410-8848 ayarathaicuisine.com

3rd place
Thai Talay
8411 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-3055 thaitalaywestchester.com

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Cuisine

1st Place
Veggie Grill
2425 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 745-5228 2025 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica (310) 829-1155 veggiegrill.com

2nd place
Café Gratitude
512 Rose Ave., Venice (424) 231-8000 cafegratitudevenice.com

3rd place
Native Foods Café
2901 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica (310) 314-4333 9343 Culver Blvd., Culver City (310) 559-3601

Best Vietnamese Cuisine

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 lesaigoncuisine.com

3rd place
Le Cellier
417 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey (424) 228-5491 le-cellier-winebar.com

Best Wine Selection

1st Place
Sonoma Wine Garden
395 Santa Monica Place, Ste. 300, Santa Monica (424) 214-4560
sonomawinegarden.com

2nd place
Bin 73 / Mercede’s Grille
14 W. Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey (310) 827-6209 mercedesgrille.com

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