Marina del Rey Hotel’s SALT Restaurant & Bar took home the top prizes for Best Dining View and Best Hotel Restaurant

Best Restaurant

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

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Hatchet Hall
12517 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles
(310) 391-4222, hatchethallla.com

Best New Restaurant

1st Place
The Manchester
8522 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(424) 541-7097, themanchester.la

READER RECOMMENDED
Socalo
1920 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 451-1655, socalo.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Pasjoli
2732 Main St., Santa Monica
(424) 330-0020, pasjoli.com

Best Romantic Restaurant

1st Place
The Lobster
1602 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica Pier
(310) 458-9294, thelobster.com

READER RECOMMENDED
C&O Cucina
3016 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 301-7278, candorestaurants.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Caffe Pinguini
6935 Pacific Ave., Playa del Rey
(310) 306-0117, caffepinguini.com

Best Dining View

1st Place
SALT Restaurant & Bar @ Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey
(424) 289-8223, marinadelreyhotel.com

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

READER RECOMMENDED
The Warehouse
4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5451, mdrwarehouse.com

Best Breakfast/Brunch

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

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Bru’s Wiffle
3105 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 881-9162
2408 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 453-2787
bruswiffle.com

Best New Restaurant

1st Place
The Manchester
8522 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(424) 541-7097, themanchester.la

READER RECOMMENDED
Socalo
1920 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 451-1655, socalo.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Pasjoli
2732 Main St., Santa Monica
(424) 330-0020, pasjoli.com

Best Independent
Coffee House

1st Place
Alana’s Coffee Roasters
12511 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 295-0099, alanascoffeeroasters.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Tanner’s Coffee Co.
200 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 574-2739, tannerscoffeepdr.wixsite.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Dogtown Coffee
2003 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 310-3665, dogtowncoffee.com

Best Deli

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Del Rey Deli
8501 Pershing Drive, Playa del Rey
(310) 439-2256, delreydeli.com

Best Deli

READER RECOMMENDED
Shoop’s European Deli and Cafe
2400 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 452-1019, shoopsdeli.com

READER RECOMMENDED
The Original Rinaldi’s Deli & Cafe
323 Main St., El Segundo
(310) 647-2860, theoriginalrinaldis.com

350 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach
(310) 379-9968, theoriginalrinaldis.com

6171 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles
(424) 351-8799, theoriginalrinaldis.com

Best Diner

1st Place
Killer Cafe
4211 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 578-2293, killershrimp.com/killercafe

READER RECOMMENDED
Ronnie’s Diner
12740 Culver Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 578-9399, ronniesdiner.com

READER RECOMMENDED
The Firehouse
213 Rose Ave., Venice
(310) 396-6810, konigmedia.com/firehouse

Best Independent Local Steakhouse

1st Place
George Petrelli Steakhouse
5615 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 397-1438, georgepetrellisteaks.com

READER RECOMMENDED
The Galley
2442 Main St., Santa Monica
(310) 452-1934, thegalleyrestaurant.net

READER RECOMMENDED
Mo’s Place at the Beach
203 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-6422, mosplacepdr.com

Best Seafood

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

READER RECOMMENDED
The Lobster
1602 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica Pier
(310) 458-9294, thelobster.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Coni’Seafood Restaurant
3544 W. Imperial Hwy., Inglewood
(310) 672-2339

4532 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 881-9644
coniseafood.com

Best Pizza

1st Place
Sampa’s Gourmet Pizza
534 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 827-4500

2413 Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 107
Lomita, (424) 263-5750
sampaspizza.com

READER RECOMMENDED
The Good Pizza
8115 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey
(310) 827-0500

7929 Emerson Ave., Westchester
(310) 827-0500
thegoodpizza.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Abbot’s Pizza Company
1407 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 396-7334, abbotspizzaco.com

Best Barbecue

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Maple Block Meat Co.
3973 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 313-6328, mapleblockmeat.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Morfia’s Ribs & Pies
4077 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 821-6939, morfiasribs.com

Best Burger

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

READER RECOMMENDED
The Apple Pan
10801 W. Pico Blvd., West Los Angeles
(310) 475-3585, theapplepan.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Hinano Cafe
15 Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-3902, hinanocafevenice.com

Best Taco

1st Place
Benny’s Tacos
7101 W. Manchester Ave.
Westchester; (310) 670-8226

915 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica;
(310) 451-0200

10401 Venice Blvd.
Culver City; (424) 298-8327
bennystacos.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Tito’s Tacos
11222 Washington Pl., Culver City
(310) 391-5780, titostacos.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Paco’s Tacos
4141 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 391-9616

6212 Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 645 8692
pacoscantina.com

Best Fish and Chips

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

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

READER RECOMMENDED
The Wee Chippy
1301 Ocean Front Walk Ste. 9, Venice
(310) 450-0077, weechippy.com

Best Contemporary Californian Cuisine

1st Place
The Rose Venice
220 Rose Ave., Venice
(310) 399-0711, therosevenice.la

READER RECOMMENDED
Rustic Kitchen
3523 S. Centinela Ave., Mar Vista
(310) 390-1500, rustickitchen.la

READER RECOMMENDED
Tar & Roses
602 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 587-0700, tarandroses.com

Best Hotel Restaurant

1st Place
SALT Restaurant & Bar @ Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey
(424) 289-8223, marinadelreyhotel.com

READER RECOMMENDED
1 Pico @ Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 587-1717, shuttersonthebeach.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Cast & Plow @ Marina del Rey
Ritz-Carlton
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 574-4333, ritzcarlton.com

Best Family-Style Italian Restaurant

1st Place
C&O Cucina
3016 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 301-7278, candorestaurants.c

READER RECOMMENDED
Alejo’s Presto Trattoria
Italian Restaurant
8343 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-6677, alejosrestaurant.com

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Deluca Pasta
225 Richmond St., El Segundo
(310) 640-7600, delucapasta.com

Best Mexican Restaurant

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

6212 Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 645 8692, pacoscantina.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Casa Sanchez
4500 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey
(310) 397-9999, casa-sanchez.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Don-Antonio’s Restaurant
11755 W. Pico Blvd., West Los Angeles
(310) 312-2090

Best Mediterranean

1st Place
Z Garden Mediterranean Cuisine
2350 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 392-2900, zgardensantamonica.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Koobide Kabob
11800 W. Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista
(310) 390-6800, koobidekabob.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Ela Greek Eats
307 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(424) 330-0003, elagreekeats.com

Best Thai Restaurant

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Thai Talay
8411 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-3055, thethaitalay.comz

READER RECOMMENDED
Ayara Thai
6245 W. 87th St., Westchester
(310) 410-8848, ayarathai.com

Best Donuts or Bakery

1st Place
DK’s Donuts & Bakery
1614 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 829-2512, dkdonuts.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
631 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 587-0022, sidecardoughnuts.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Sinners and Saints Desserts
2547 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 970-2332

Best Ice Cream/Gelato

1st Place
Sweet Rose Creamery
2726 Main St., Santa Monica
225 26th St., Brentwood Country Mart
(310) 260-2663, sweetrosecreamery.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream & Pops
12550 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City Panhandle
(310) 437-0242, gingersicecreams.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Dolcenero Gelato
2400 Main St., Santa Monica
(323) 540-6263, dolcenerogelato.com

Best Bargain Eats

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

READER RECOMMENDED
Benny’s Tacos
7101 W. Manchester Ave.
Westchester; (310) 670-8226

915 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 451-0200

10401 Venice Blvd.
Culver City; (424) 298-8327
bennystacos.com

READER RECOMMENDED
The Shack
185 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 823-6222, the-shacks.com

Best Health Food Store

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

READER RECOMMENDED
The Marigold Mercantile
4756 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-5373, themarigoldmercantile.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Urban Nutrition Center
4224 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 822-9006

3015 Main St., Ste. B, Santa Monica
(310) 396-9006
urbannutritioncenter.com

Best Farmers Market

1st Place
Santa Monica Farmers Market
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays
on Arizona Ave. @ 2nd St.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays
on Arizona Ave. @ 2nd Street

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays
in Virginia Avenue Park

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays
on Main St.
smgov.net/portals/farmersmarket

READER RECOMMENDED
Mar Vista Farmers Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays
3826 Grand View Blvd., Mar Vista
marvistafarmersmarket.org

READER RECOMMENDED
Playa Vista Farmers Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays
12775 Millennium Dr., Playa Vista
farmermark.com

Best Food Truck Event

1st Place
First Fridays on Abbot Kinney Blvd.
5 p.m. on the first Friday of each month
abbotkinneyfirstfridays.com

READER RECOMMENDED
Beach Eats
5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Lot #11, 14101 Panay Way,
Marina del Rey; facebook.com/beachtrucks; bestfoodtrucks.com/beacheatstogo

READER RECOMMENDED
Santa Monica Food Truck Lot
5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at California Heritage Museum
2612 Main St., Santa Monica
californiaheritagemuseum.org

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