Primrose Bakery — Best Bakery/Dessert
Primrose Bakery is known for the delicious taste and visual appeal of its baked creations. Offering award-winning wedding cakes, sculpted art-cakes, artisan pastries, eye-catching candy and much more for any special occasion, Primrose Bakery continued its winning streak in this category.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit — Best BBQ
Winning again in this category, Dickey's continues to offer authentic, slow-smoked barbecue at its Koll Center Parkway location, still serving up its trademark recipes used to make their quality ribs, sausages, brisket, pulled pork and other southern-inspired favorites.
Bob's Giant Burgers — Best Burger
Bob's Giant Burgers takes pride in its fresh ingredients and simple love of the burger. This old-fashioned retro joint on First Street, decked out with black-and-white photos on the walls, also fittingly serves some of the most classic American burgers, reminiscent of the '50s.
Valley Catering — Best Caterer
Using only organic and locally grown ingredients and paying careful attention to every detail of food preparation and event planing, Valley Catering provides high-quality catering for all types of events. And our readers noticed, voting it their top choice for Best Caterer, a new category this year.
Erik's DeliCafé — Best Deli/Sandwich
Offering a variety of sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods all from scratch, Erik's menu has been called nutritional, healthy and fresh. Starting out as just a 600-square-foot bakery, Erik's is continuing to expand and has now won in this category for the third time.
The Hop Yard American Alehouse & Grill — Best French Fries
In addition to winning Best Sports Bar, Hop Yard also took the title of Best French Fries, winning this category for another year in a row. The fries are fresh cut daily, tossed with the signature Hop Yard seasoning and come in various varieties such as Parmesan cheese, garlic and sweet potato.
Rita's Italian Ice — Best Ice Cream/Yogurt
Rita's motto "Ice, Custard, Happiness" has hit home in Pleasanton with its Italian ice, frozen custard, sundaes, gelati and more. Despite being open for just over a month here, Rita's quickly became our readers' favorite spot for frozen treats.
Nonni's Bistro — Best Sunday Brunch
Located on Main Street, Nonni's Bistro took the title once again, with our readers lauding its brunch menu offering a variety of meal options including soups, main salads, burgers, sandwiches, vegetarian options, beverages and more.
Blossom Vegan Restaurant — Best Vegetarian Cuisine
Blossom Vegan Restaurant, honored in this category for the third year in a row, prepares everything from scratch daily, using only the freshest vegan ingredients. The welcoming environment, coupled with their diverse array of dishes, have made Blossom Vegan a popular location for anyone seeking a meal whether they're vegan or not.