.Best Food and Drink

Best Art-Inspired Tasting Room

Mantra Wines

Best Bagel Shop

Barton’s Bagels

Best Bakery/Cafe

Rustic Bakery

Best Bar

California Gold

Best Bartender

Jeff Burkhart

Best BBQ

Pig in Pickle BBQ

Best Beach Restaurant

Parkside Cafe

Best Beer Label

Pond Farm Brewing

Best Breakfast

Miracle Mile Cafe

Best Brew Pub

State Room

Best Brunch

Left Bank Brasserie

Best Burger

Phyllis’s Giant Burger

Best Burrito

Mi Pueblo

Best Business Lunch


Best Butcher Shop

Rocky’s Quality Meats

Best Cafe/Coffeehouse

Royal Ground Coffee

Best Caterer


Best Cheese Shop

Cowgirl Creamery

Best Chef

Heidi Krahling, Insalata’s

Best Chinese

Harmony Restaurant

Best Cocktails

California Gold

Best Covid Carry-Out

Sol Food

Best Covid Cocktails

Tavern on Fourth

Best Covid Downtown Dining

State Room

Best Covid Lawn/Coast Picnic

Pelican Inn

Best Craft Beer Selection In-House 

The Junction Beer Garden & Bottle Shop

Best Craft Beer Selection To-Go

Libation Taproom & Bottle Shop

Best Craft Canned Beer

Pond Farm Brewing

Best CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)


Best Deli

LJ’s Deli

Best Dim Sum

Harmony Restaurant

Best Diner

The Hummingbird

Best Dining After 10pm

Sol Food

Best Dive Bar               

2 AM Club

Best Doughnuts

Johnny’s Doughnuts

Best Eco-Friendly Winery

Heidrun Meadery

Best Farmers’ Market

AIM, Marin Civic Center

Best Food Delivery

Sol Food

Best Food Truck

Banh Mi Zon Vietnamese Gourmet

Best French 

Le Comptoir

Best Fried Chicken

Bungalow 44

Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

Magnolia Park Kitchen

Best Frozen Yogurt


Best Gluten-Free Menu Options

Miracle Mile Cafe

Best Happy Hour

Seafood Peddler Restaurant

Best Hot Sauce

Sol Food

Best Ice Cream

Fairfax Scoop

Best Indian

Batika India Bistro, Novato

Best Italian 

Il Davide

Best Japanese/Sushi 

Sushi Ran

Best Latin American

Sol Food

Best Local Coffee Roaster

Equator Coffees

Best Mediterranean

Falafel Hut, San Rafael

Best Mexican

Mi Pueblo

Best Micro-brew       

Adobe Creek Brewing

Best Natural/Sustainable Restaurant

Café del Soul

Best New Restaurant  (Opened in 2020)

Amélie Café and Wine Bar

Best Outdoor Dining 

The Trident

Best Pet-Friendly Restaurant


Best Pizza

Rocco’s Pizza

Best Place for Oysters

Hog Island Oyster Co.

Best Ramen


Best Restaurant

Il Davide

Best Restaurant with a View

The Spinnaker

Best Restaurant with Valet Parking

The Spinnaker

Best Romantic Lunch     

Luna Blu

Best Sandwich Shop

LJ’s Deli

Best Seafood 

Seafood Peddler Restaurant

Best Server

Angel at Carmen’s La Hacienda

Best Sommelier     

Jennifer Estevez, OMVINO

Best Sports Bar


Best Spot to Dine Solo    

Marin Joe’s

Best Tea Shop/Cafe

Pink Owl Coffee

Best Thai

My Thai

Best Vegan Menu

Amy’s Drive-Thru

Best Vegetarian

Amy’s Drive-Thru

Best Vietnamese

Pho Viet Harbor

Best Waterfront Restaurant

The Trident

Best Wine

Mantra Wines

Best Wine & Food Experience


Best Wine Bar

Zinz Wine Bar

Best Wine Club              

Mantra Wines

Best Wine Grower

Sean Thackery, Thackery & Co.

Best Wine Label

Mantra Wines

Best Wine List

Gravity Tavern

Best Wine Tasting Room  

Trek Winery

Daedalus Howellhttps://daedalushowell.com
Daedalus Howell is the editor of the North Bay Bohemian and Pacific Sun. He is the author, most recently, of Quantum Deadline and is the writer-director of the feature film Pill Head.
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