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San Diego's Best Restaurants 2015

Readers and our food critic pick the best places and dishes in 63 categories


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// Dishes //

Totally Stacked

Of all the toasted, melted, and fresh options on Supernatural Sandwiches’ “seafood to sandwich” menu, the spicy lobster grilled cheese with avocado is decadent without overdoing it.

Best Burger

Readers’ Pick: Burger Lounge
Runner-up: Slater’s 50/50
Critic’s Pick: A.R. Valentien

Best Sandwich

Readers’ Pick: Rubicon Deli
Runner-up: Big Front Door and Gourmet Bagger (tie)
Critic’s Pick: Supernatural Sandwiches


Best Taco

Readers’ Pick: Puesto
Runner-up: Tacos El Gordo
Critic’s Pick: Las Cuatro Milpas

Best Fish Taco

Readers’ Pick: Rubio’s
Runner-up: The Brigantine
Critic’s Pick: BLVD Chinese Kitchen


Best Sushi

Readers’ Pick: Sushi Ota
Runner-up: Harney Sushi
Critic’s Pick: Sushi Ota

Best Donut

Readers’ Pick: Donut Bar
Runner-up: VG Donut & Bakery
Critic’s Pick: Donut Bar


Best Fries

Readers’ Pick: Burger Lounge
Runner-up: Slater’s 50/50
Critic’s Pick: Searsucker

Best Chips and Salsa

Readers’ Pick: Miguel’s Cocina
Runner-up: Puesto
Critic’s Pick: Tacos El Paisa


Best Small Plates Menu

Readers’ Pick: Searsucker
Runner-up: S&M Sausage & Meat and Juniper & Ivy (tie)
Critic’s Pick: Cucina Urbana

Best Burrito

Readers’ Pick: Lolita’s and Rubio’s (tie)
Runner-up: Lucha Libre
Critic’s Pick: Haggo’s Organic Taco


Best Pizza

Readers’ Pick: Napizza
Runner-up: Pizzeria Luigi
Critic’s Pick: Buona Forchetta

Best Ice Cream

Readers’ Pick: Mariposa
Runner-up: Hammond’s
Critic’s Pick: Mariposa


Best Salad

Readers’ Pick: Rubicon Deli
Runner-up: Tender Greens
Critic’s Pick: Tender Greens

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