American Bistro - 2016 Winners

Published Apr 20, 2016

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

2016 Winner

1. Pub Thirty-Two

Voters Love

"I love the food here. The poblano chowder w/ leeks, salmon, bacon & cilantro is insanely good. That and the lamb chorizo..."  via Brendan B.

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23962 Alicia Parkway Mission Viejo CA 92691
2016 Runner-Up

2. 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
2016 Finalist

3. The Playground

Voters Love

"Eclectic food selection made with amazing and fresh ingredients. Some of the best fried chicken I've ever had! Lively..."  via Stephanie S.

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220 East 4th Street Santa Ana CA 92701
2016 Finalist

4. Colleary's Bistro & Bakery

Voters Love

"This is a six star restaurant!!! From breakfast to lunch to dinner you can't go wrong! This is a must try! The staff at..."  via Retha C.

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2143 North Tustin Street, Suite A-6 Orange CA 92865
2016 Finalist

5. 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
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  • 27,359
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