American Bistro - 2012 Winners

Published Nov 28, 2012

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

2012 Winner

1. The Lazy Dog Cafe

Voters Love

"The Lazy Dog Cafe is a great restaurant with a huge variety of menu choices. There is something for everyone. They have..." 

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16310 Beach Blvd Westminster CA 92683
2012 Runner-Up

2. Haven Gastropub

Voters Love

"This place is really unique. The whole place has a warm and inviting atmosphere. Staff is knowledgeable and patient with..." 

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190 S Glassell St Orange CA 92866
2012 Finalist

3. NICK'S Laguna Beach

Voters Love

"ok, so it's not a meat burger but their veggie burger is the most unbelievable thing you will see and eat. Event the word..."  via Idalia G.

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Multiple Locations
2012 Finalist

4. Eat Chow

Voters Love

"The staff is friendly. If you are a person who is sensitive to additives and preservatives in food, the owner makes all his..." 

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1802 Newport Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92627
2012 Finalist

5. Old Vine Cafe

Voters Love

"Yep, got to go again and again and again...You know it's good when you've finished your meal and you're still eying the..."  via Megan B.

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2937 Bristol St Costa Mesa CA 92626
Contest Overview
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    Total Votes
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