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Best of Food & Drink

09/19/2013

 

Bakery

1st Place
Royal Bakery, 4726 Telephone Road, Ventura, 658-6030


2nd Place
Bread Basket, 83 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-1337


3rd Place
Sticky Fingers, 2016 E. Main St., Ventura, 628-3444

 

Barbecue

1st Place
Wood Ranch, 1101 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-1202; 3449 E. Main St., Ventura, 620-4500; 540 New Los Angeles Ave., Moorpark, 523-7253


2nd Place
Marshall’s Bodacious BBQ, 6353 Ventura Blvd., #18, Ventura, 650-0650


3rd Place
Just BBQ, 2950 Johnson Drive, Ventura, 654-1221

 

Barista

1st Place TIE
Michelle Burke at Caffrodite Espresso Bar & Cafe, 1876 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-6005
John at Beacon Coffee Company, 5777 Olivas Park Drive,Ventura, 248-7054


2nd Place TIE
MARY at Palermo, 321 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-3070
JEn at Beacon Coffee Company, 5777 Olivas Park Drive,Ventura, 248-7054


3rd Place
Mike Colston at Element Coffee, 2364 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 482-0036

 

Beer on Tap

1st Place
Barrelhouse 101, 545 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-0906


2nd Place
Anacapa Brewing Co., 72 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-2337


3rd Place
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485

 

Bloody Mary

1st Place
Brophy Bros., 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, 639-0865    

2nd Place
Sportsman, 53 S California St., Ventura, 643-2851; 4426 Central Ave., Camarillo, 983-8668


3rd Place TIE
Social Tap, 1105 S Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485
Eric Ericsson’s 668 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, 643-4783

 

Breakfast

1st Place
Allison’s Country Cafe, 3429 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 644-9072


2nd Place
Pete’s Breakfast House, 2055 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-1130     

3rd Place
Eggs ‘n’ Things, 4020 E. Main St., Ventura, 642-3190; 92 Daily Drive, Camarillo, 987-4497; 1200 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo; 2955 Cochran St., Simi Valley, 527-0055; 1542 Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, 497-1711

 

Burrito

1st Place
Corrales Mexican Food, 795 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-1043; 1951 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-6138

2nd Place
El Taco de Mexico, 3114 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 642-9409; 210 E. Fifth St., Oxnard, 486-6883; 1590 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, 527-0276


3rd Place
Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack, 5100 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 642-5111; 4850 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, 384-0334; 604 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, 494-9777

 

Business Lunch

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
The Sushi House, 1127 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 643-5550


3rd Place
Cafe Fiore, 66 S. California St., Ventura, 653-1266

 

Caterer

1st Place
DJ’s California Catering, 2784 Johnson Drive, Ventura, 850-0194


2nd Place
Main Course, 1363 Donlon, suite 11, Ventura, 658-8900


3rd Place
Season’s Catering, 2646 Palma Drive, suite 255, Ventura, 339-9665

 

Cheap Eats

1st Place
Corrales Mexican Food, 795 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-1043; 1951 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-6138

2nd Place
Spencer Makenzie’s Fish Company, 806 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-8226


3rd Place
Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack, 5100 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 642-5111; 4850 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, 384-0334; 604 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, 494-9777

 

Chinese

1st Place
Mandarin House, 4020 E. Main St., Ventura, 654-0933    

2nd Place
Golden China, 760 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 652-0688


3rd Place
Chester’s Asia Chinese Restaurant, 2216 Pickwick Drive, Camarillo, 482-6564

 

Coffee

1st Place
Palermo, 321 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-3070


2nd Place
Simone’s Coffee & Tea, 7818 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 659-0860


3rd Place
Element Coffee, 2364 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 482-0036

 

Cupcake

1st Place
Missy’s Cupcake Creations, 3900 W. Channel Islands Blvd., Oxnard, 382-4852


2nd Place
Sticky Fingers, 2016 E. Main St., Ventura, 628-3444


3rd Place
CuppyCakes, Camarillo, 469-8608 (Delivery)

 

Deli

1st Place
Danny’s Deli, 3263 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 289-9200


2nd Place TIE
Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village, 557-1882
Lombardo’s, 695 Mobil Ave., Camarillo, 482-7318


3rd Place
Old New York Deli,  4972 Verdugo Way, Camarillo 484-3354; 2700 Teller Road, #A, Newbury Park, 375-3354

 

Dessert

1st Place
Bread Basket, 83 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-1337


2nd Place
Marie Shannon’s Confections, 27 S. Chestnut St., Ventura, 667-8043


3rd Place TIE
The Royal Bakery, 4726 Telephone Road, Ventura, 658-6030
Sticky Fingers, 2016 E. Main St., Ventura, 628-3444

 

Diner

1st Place
Busy Bee CAFE, 478 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-4864


2nd Place
Danny’s Deli, 3263 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 289-9200


3rd Place
Pete’s Breakfast House, 2055 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-1130

 

Donut

1st Place
Rolling Pin Donuts, 2153 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 482-8711


2nd Place
KD village  Donuts, 3855 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 644-6778


3rd Place
Master’s Donuts,1725 S. Victoria Ave, suite A, Ventura, 642-8398

 

Farmers Market

1st Place
Downtown Ventura, Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon


2nd Place
Channel Islands Harbor, 3600 S. Harbor Blvd., Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


3rd Place
Ojai Farmer’s Market, 300 E. Matilija, Ojai, 698-5555, Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Fine Dining

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
Watermark on Main, 598 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-6800


3rd Place
Cafe Zack, 1095 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-9445

 

Fish Taco

1st Place
Spencer Makenzie’s Fish Company, 806 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-8226


2nd Place
Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack, 5100 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 642-5111; 4850 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, 384-0334; 604 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, 494-9777


3rd Place
Beach House Tacos, 668 Harbor Blvd., Ventura, 648-3177

 

Food and Drink Festival

1st Place
Casa Pacifica ANGELS Wine and Food Festival


2nd Place
Salsa Festival


3rd Place
California Beer Festival

 

Gourmet Food Store

1st Place
Paradise Pantry, 222 E. Main St., Ventura, 641-9440


2nd Place
Rosie Lee Imports, 673 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-5832


3rd Place
We Olive, 294 E Main St., Ventura, 648-6166

 

Greek

1st Place
The Greek at the Harbor, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, 650-5350


2nd Place
Stephen’s Market & Grill, 2632 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-4200


3rd Place
Greek House Café, 2375 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley, 955-9899

 

Hamburger

1st Place
Bombay’s Bar and grill,143 S. California St., Ventura, 643-4404


2nd Place
Duke’s Griddle ’n’ Grill, 1124 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 653-0707


3rd Place
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave, Ventura, 667-8485

 

Health Food

1st Place
Lassen’s Natural Foods and Vitamins, 4071 E. Main St., Ventura; 3471 Saviers Road, Oxnard; 2207 Pickwick Drive, Camarillo; 2857 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks; 2955 Cochran St., Simi Valley

2nd Place
Rainbow Bridge, 211 E. Matilija St., Ojai, 646-4017


3rd Place
Farmer and the Cook, 339 W. El Roblar Drive, Ojai, 640-9608

 

Ice cream

1st Place
McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream & Yogurt, 3241 E. Main St., Ventura, 650-6410


2nd Place TIE
Surf N Yogurt, 7770 Telephone Road, Ventura, 647-9909; 1038 S. Seaward Ave., 643-8808; 550 W. Main St., Santa Paula, 933-5092; 5233 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, 419-4960
Coastal Cone, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, suite 104, Ventura, 658-2837


3rd Place
Palermo, 321 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-3070

 

Indian

1st Place
ThE Taj CafE 574 E. Main St., Ventura, 652-1521


2nd Place
Himalaya, 35 W. Main St., Ventura, 643-0795


3rd Place
Bollywood, 500 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-2533

 

Italian

1st Place
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant, 2788 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-7270


2nd Place
Capriccio, 298 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-7115


3rd Place
Cafe Fiore, 66 S. California St., Ventura, 653-1266

 

Kid-Friendly

1st Place
Duke’s Griddle ’n’ Grill, 1124 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 653-0707


2nd Place
Busy Bee’s Cafe,  478 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-4864


3rd Place
Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack,
5100 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 642-5111; 4850 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, 384-0334; 604 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, 494-9777

 

Late-Night Eats

1st Place
Jimmy’s Slice, 586 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-6133


2nd Place TIE
El Rey Cantina, 294 E. Main St., Unit C, Ventura, 653-1111; 2302 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 484-4433
Golden China, 760 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 652-0688
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485

 

Margarita

1st Place
Yolanda’s, 2753 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-2700; 86 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 389-9922; 1601 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, 985-1340; 590 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, 306-9933


2nd Place
Casa de Soria, 1961 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 648-2083

3rd Place
El Rey Cantina, 294 E. Main St., Ventura, 653-1111; 2302 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 484-4433

 

Martini

1st Place
Cafe Fiore, 66 S. California St., Ventura, 653-1266


2nd Place
Watermark on Main, 598 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-6800


3rd Place
Lure FISH HOUSE, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611

 

Mexican

1st Place
Yolanda’s, 2753 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-2700; 86 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 389-9922; 1601 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, 985-1340; 590 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, 306-9933


2nd Place
Casa de Soria, 1961 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 648-2083


3rd Place
Corrales Mexican Food,
795 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-1043; 1951 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-6138

 

New Restaurant

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485


3rd Place
The Sushi House, 1127 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 643-5550

 

Noodle House

1st Place
Mai’s Cafe, 1967 E. Main St., Ventura, 652-2061


2nd Place
Pho Saigon, 826 N. Ventura Road, Port Hueneme, 240-9334


3rd Place TIE
Toki Restaurant, 2850 Johnson Drive, Ventura, 644-8654
Love Pho N’ Mor,  341 Arneil Road, Camarillo, 484-1881

 

Outdoor Dining

1st Place
Cafe Nouveau, 1497 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 648-1422


2nd Place
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485


3rd Place
The Sushi House, 1127 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 643-5550

 

Pizza

1st Place
Topper’s Pizza, 385-4444 or 495-4444: 3940 E. Main St., Ventura; 520 Arneil Road, Camarillo; 2701 Peninsula Road, Oxnard; 2100 Saviers Road, Oxnard; 111 E. Gonzales Road, Oxnard; 1416 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks; 2408 Erringer Road, Simi Valley


2nd Place
Tony’s Pizzaria, 186 E.Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-8425


3rd Place
PizzaMan Dan’s,  1413 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura; 606 N. Ventura Blvd., Oxnard; 307 Hueneme Road, Port Hueneme; 2736 E. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard; 444 E. Santa Clara Ave, Ventura; 658-6666

 

Produce Stand

1st Place
Underwood Family Farms, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark, 529-3690


2nd Place
A & F Country Market, 4550 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura, 644-5470


3rd Place
McGrath Family Farm, 1012 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 485-4210

 

Restaurant

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Rosd, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
The Sushi House, 1127 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 643-5550


3rd Place
Watermark on Main, 598 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-6800

 

Romantic Restaurant

1st Place
Watermark on Main, 598 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-6800


2nd Place
Cafe Fiore, 66 S. California St., Ventura, 653-1266


3rd Place
Aloha Steakhouse, 364 S. California St., Ventura, 652-1799

 

Sandwich

1st Place
Urbane Cafe, 4960 Telephone Road, Ventura, 654-1619; 1750 E. Gonzales Road, 485-4200; 29145 Canwood St., Unit A-2, Agoura Hills, (818) 597-9000; 1855 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-5747


2nd Place
Danny’s Deli, 3263 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 289-9200


3rd Place
Lombardo’s Deli,  695 Mobil Ave., Camarillo, 482-7318

 

Seafood

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
Andria’s Seafood Restaurant & Fish Market, 1449 Spinnaker Drive, suite A, Ventura, 654-0546


3rd Place
Brophy Bros., 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, 639-0865

 

Seafood Market

1st Place
Andria’s Seafood Restaurant & Fish Market, 1449 Spinnaker Drive, suite A, Ventura, 654-0546


2nd Place
Ocean Pride Seafood, 2894 Bunsen Ave., Ventura, 644-4310


3rd Place
Fisherman’s Catch, 1185 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, 985-6200

 

Service

1st Place
Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 388-5556; 60 S. California St., Ventura, 567-4400; 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 651-6611


2nd Place
Danny’s Deli, 3263 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 289-9200


3rd Place
Anacapa Brewing Co., 472 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-2337

 

Smoothie

1st Place
Blenders in the Grass, 607 E. Main St., uite B, Ventura, 641-0916; 488 S. Mills Road, Ventura, 642-4557; 2508 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 482-4507


2nd Place
Nature’s Grill, 566 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-7855


3rd Place
Mary’s Secret Garden, 100 S. Fir St., Ventura, 641-3663

 

South American

1st Place
Moqueca, 3550 S Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, 204-0970


2nd Place
Galletto Bar & Grill, 982 S. Westlake Blvd., #2, Westlake Village, 449-43006

 

Steakhouse

1st Place
Aloha Steakhouse, 364 S. California St., Ventura, 652-1799


2nd Place
Prime Steakhouse, 2009 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 652-1055


3rd Place
Winchesters Grill & Saloon, 632 E. Main St., Ventura, 653-7446

 

Sunday Brunch

1st Place
Social Tap, 1105 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 667-8485


2nd Place
Cafe Nouveau, 1497 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 648-1422


3rd Place
Watermark on Main, 598 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-6800

 

Sushi

1st Place
I Love Sushi, 5722 Telephone Road, Ventura, 639-4009


2nd Place
Sumo Sushi, 1730 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, 650-1122


3rd Place
The Sushi House, 1127 S. Seaward Ave., Ventura, 643-5550

 

Tamales

1st Place
Downtown Ventura Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon


2nd Place
Corrales, 795 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-1043; 1951 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 643-6138


3rd Place TIE
Evita’s Mexican Café, 3868 E. Main St., Ventura, 656-4571
Somis Market, 3319 Somis Road, Somis, 482-1744

 

Tapas

1st Place
Peirano’s, 204 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-4853


2nd Place
The Cave at Ventura Wine Co., 4435 McGrath St., Ventura, 642-9449


3rd Place
Paradise Pantry, 222 E. Main St., Ventura, 641-9440

 

Thai

1st Place
RICE Thai Cuisine, 387 E. Main St., Ventura, 641-3573


2nd Place
Tipps Thai, 512 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-3040


3rd Place
Sawasdee Thai Cuisine, 2887 Johnson Drive, Ventura, 642-8879

 

Vegetarian

1st Place
Mary’s Secret Garden, 100 S. Fir St., Ventura, 641-3663


2nd Place
Nature’s Grill, 566 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-7855


3rd Place
Hip Vegan Cafe, 928 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, 646-1750

 

WINE TASTING

1st Place
The Cave at Ventura Wine Co.,  4435 McGrath St., Ventura, 642-9449


2nd Place
Paradise Pantry, 222 E. Main St., Ventura, 641-9440


3rd Place
Four Brix,  2290 Eastman Ave., Ventura, 256-6006

 

WINERY

1st Place
Four Brix,  2290 Eastman Ave., Ventura, 256-6006


2nd Place
Herzog Wine Cellars, 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard, 983-1560


3rd Place
Old Creek Ranch Winery, 10024 Old Creek Road, Ventura, 649-4132

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