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Armadillo Willy's.

Readers Survey Winners: Food & Sustenance

Best Local Pizza
Pizza Chicago
155 W. San Fernando St., S.J. 408.283.9400

Runner-Up
Pizza My Heart
1390 Lincoln Ave., San Jose 408.279.4441


Best Sandwich Deli
Erik's Delicafe
Various locations

Runner-Up
Togo's
Various locations


Best Burger Joint
Clarke's Charcoal Broiler
615 W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View 650.967.0851

Runner-Up
In-N-Out Burger
Various locations


Best Expensive Italian Restaurant
Bella Mia
58 S. First St., 408.280.1993

Runner-Up
Maggiano's Little Italy
3055 Olin Ave., Suite 1000, S.J. 408.423.8973


Best Inexpensive Italian Restaurant
Pasta Pomodoro
1205 The Alameda, San Jose 408.292.9929
4898 San Felipe RD. S.J. 408.532.0271

Runner-Up
Spaghetti Factory
51 N. Pedro St., S.J. 408.288.7488


Best Mexican Restaurant
El Burro
1875 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 570, Campbell 408.371.5800

Runner-Up
La Victoria
140 E. San Carlos St., S.J. 408.298.5335


Best Thai Restaurant
Krung Thai
640 S. Winchester Blvd., S.J. 408.260.8224
559 N. Winchester Blvd., S.J. 408.248.3435

Runner-Up
Banana Leaf
182 Ranch Dr., Milpitas 408.719.9811


Best Chinese Restaurant
Mandarin Gourmet
10145 N. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino 408.725.8168
5560 Santa Teresa Blvd., S.J. 408.281.8898

Runner-Up
Chef Chu's
1067 N. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos 415.948.2696


Best Vietnamese Restaurant
Pho Hoa Vietnamese Noodle Shop
402 Barber Ln., Milpitas 408.428.0128
220 Castro St., Mountain View 650.969.5805
1089 S. De Anza Blvd., S.J. 408.366.0544
3484 El Camino Real, Santa Clara 408.249.8598
1834 Tully Rd., S.J. 408.238.1481

Runner-Up
Di Da
2597 Senter Rd., S.J. 408.998.8826.


Best Korean Restaurant
Korean Palace
2297 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J. 408.947.8600

Runner-Up
Korea House
2340 El Camino Real., Milpitas 408.249.0808


Best Sushi Restaurant
Miyake
10650 S. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino 408.253.2668
140 University Ave., Palo Alto 650.323.9449
279 Baldwin Ave., San Mateo 650.347.5567

Runner-Up
Kazoo Sushi Boat
10 E. Hamilton Ave., Campbell 408.871.1250


Best Indian Restaurant
Sue's Indian Cuisine
216 Castro St., Mtn. View 650.969.1112
895 Willow St., S.J. 408.993.8730

Runner-Up
Amber India
2290 El Camino Real, Mtn. View 650.968.7511


Best Vegetarian Restaurant
White Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
80 N. Market St., S.J. 408.977.0540

Runner-Up
Vegetarian House
520 E. Santa Clara St., S.J. 408.292.3798


Best Steak House
Blake's Steakhouse and Bar
17 N. San Pedro Square, S.J. 408.298.9221

Runner-Up
Outback
694 Blossom Hill Rd., S.J. 408.226.4922
1887 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell 408.371.5384
20630 Valley Green Dr., Cupertino 408.255.4400
124 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas 408.263.5400


Best Seafood Restaurant
Hawg's Seafood Bar
150 S. Second St., S.J. 408.287.9955
1700 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.379.9555

Runner-Up
The Fish Market
3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650.493.9188
1007 Blossom Hill Rd., S.J. 408.269.3474
3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara 408.246.3474


Best Breakfast/Brunch Spot
Stacks All-American Breakfast and Lunch
139 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.376.3516

Runner-Up
Hobee's
21267 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J. 408.926.2222


Best Splurge Restaurant
La Fondue
14510 Big Basin Way, Saratoga 408.867.3332

Runner-Up
Eulipia
374 S. First St., S.J. 408.280.6161


Best Barbecue
Armadillo Willy's
878 Blossom Hill Rd., S.J. 408.224.7427

Runner-Up
Andy's
700 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.378.2838


Best Dessert Menu
Max's Opera Café
711 Stanford Shopping Ctr., Palo Alto 650.323.6297
1676 N. California Blvd., #117, Walnut Creek 925.932.3434

Runner-Up
Cheesecake Factory
3041 Stevens Creek Blvd., Space L1, Santa Clara 408.246.0092


Best Takeout/Quick Grab
Falafel Drive-in
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J. 408.294.7886

Runner-Up
Bertucelli's La Villa Gourmet
1319 Lincoln Ave., S.J. 408.295.7851


Best Bakery
Dick's Bakery
1593 Meridian Ave., S.J. 408.269.5212

Runner-Up
Aki's
1319 Lincoln Ave., S.J. 408.287.5404 www.akisbakery.com

Best Nonchain Coffeehouse
Dana Street Roasting Co.
744 W. Dana St., Mtn. View 650.390.9638

Runner-Up
Orchard Valley Coffee Roasting
2557 N. First St., S.J. 408.526.9431
349 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.374.2115.


Best Ice Cream Parlor
Cold Stone Creamery
1875 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell 408.559.1120
4848 San Felipe Rd., S.J. 408.238.6161
757 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 408.739.4420

Runner-Up
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
3155 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara 408.980.1991
115 E. San Carlos, S.J. 408.275.8827
377 Santana Row, S.J. 408.423.8115


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From the September 25-October 1, 2003 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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