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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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// Drinks //

Vacation Mentality

Fairweather is a patio bar dedicated to “drinks from sunny places”—daiquiris, piña coladas, Mai Tais, and zombies. It’s the brainchild of Anthony Schmidt, one of the more respected drinks men in the country. “Why hasn’t anyone embraced this vacation mentality in a proper cocktail bar?” he asks. A fair question.

Best Wine List

Readers’ Pick: Village Vino
Runner-up: Solare Ristorante
Critic’s Pick: Addison

Best Beer Selection

Readers’ Pick: Slater’s 50/50
Runner-up: Hamilton’s Tavern
Critic’s Pick: Hamilton’s Tavern

 

Best Cocktails

Readers’ Pick: Polite Provisions
Runner-up: S&M Sausage & Meat
Critic’s Pick: Fairweather

Best Coffee

Readers’ Pick: Better Buzz
Runner-up: Dark Horse
Critic’s Pick: Coffee & Tea Collective

 

Best Brewpub

Readers’ Pick: Ballast Point Brewing Co.
Runner-up: Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
Critic’s Pick: Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

Best Wine Bar

Readers’ Pick: Wine Steals
Runner-up: Village Vino
Critic’s Pick: Solterra Winery & Kitchen

 

Best Juice Bar

Readers’ Pick: Juice Crafters
Runner-up: Juice Saves
Critic’s Pick: Juice Saves


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