Metro's Best of Silicon Valley 2002

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[whitespace] Readers Survey Winners: Sustenance

Best Mexican Restaurant

Andale Taqueria

First Place
Andale Taqueria
21 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.395.8997
6 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.395.4244
209 University Ave., Palo Alto 650.323.2939

Runner Up
Pedro's Cabo Grill
316 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.354.7570


Best Thai Restaurant

Krung Thai

First Place
Krung Thai
640 S. Winchester Blvd., S.J. 408.260.8224
559 N. Winchester Blvd., S.J. 408.248.3435

Runner Up
House of Siam
55 S. Market St., S.J. 408.279.5668
151 S. Second St., S.J. 408.295.3397 Best


Best Pizza

Willow Street  Wood-Fired Pizza

First Place
Willow Street Wood-Fired Pizza
1072 Willow St., San Jose 408.971.7080
1554 Saratoga Ave., S.J. 408.871.0400

Runner Up
Pizza Chicago
155 W. San Fernando St., S.J. 408.283.9400


Best sushi

First Place
Sushi Expo
1814 Hillsdale Ave., San Jose, 408.445.9696

Runner Up
Sushi Zono
831 W. Hamilton Ave. Campbell 408.374.8366


Best Indian Restaurant

First Place--TIE
Amber India Restaurant
2290 W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View 650.968.7511

Swagat Indian Cuisine
613 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas 408.262.2536
68 S. Abel St., Milpitas 408.262.1128
2700 W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View 650.948.7727

Runner Up
Taj Mahal
185 Castro St., Mtn. View 650.968.8008


Best Vegetarian

First Place
Fresh Choice
5353 Almaden Expwy., S.J. 408.723.7991
1600 Saratoga Ave., S.J. 408.866.1491

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


Best Seafood

First Place
The Fish Market
3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650.493.9188

Runner Up
Scott's Seafood
185 Park Avenue, S.J. 408.971.1700


Best Middle Eastern

Falafel Drive-in

First Place
Falafel Drive-in
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J. 408.294.7886

Runner Up
Afghani House
1103 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 408.248.5088


Best Steak House

First Place
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

Henry's World Famous Hi-Life

Runner Up
Henry's World Famous Hi-Life
301 W. Saint John St. S.J., 408.295.5414


Best Seafood

First Place
The Fish Market
3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650.493.9188

Runner Up
Scott's Seafood
185 Park Avenue, S.J. 408.971.1700


Best Burgers

First Place
In-n-Out Burger
5611 Santa Teresa Blvd., Blossom Hill

Runner Up
Juicy Burger
632 Blossom Hill Rd., S.J. 408.629.1770


Best Brunch Spot

First Place
Hobee's
21267 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino 408.255.6010

Runner Up
Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Ave., S.J. 408.226.3200


Best Nouvelle Cuisine

First Place
California Cafe
2855 Stevens Creek Blvd. Ste. 1125, Santa Clara 408.296.2233
1540 N. California Blvd., Walnut Creek 925.938.9977

Runner Up
Eulipia
374 S. First St. San Jose 408.280.6161


Best BBQ

Armadillo Willy's

First Place
Armadillo Willy's
878 Blossom Hill Rd., S.J. 408.224.7427

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


Best Desserts

First Place
Fluer de Cocoa
39 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.354.3574

Runner Up
La Fondue
14510 Big Basin Way, Saratoga 408.867.3332


Best Takeout/Quick Grab

First Place
Falafel Drive In
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J. 408.294.7886

Runner Up
TOGO's
various locations, including:
900 N. First St., S.J. 408.287.4570
173 W. Santa Clara St., S.J. 408.286.9394


Best Bakery

First Place
Icing on the Cake
50 W. Main St., Los Gatos 408.354.2464

Runner Up
Wilson's Jewel Bakery
1285 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara 408.244.1956


Best Outdoor Dining

First Place
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
33 E. San Fernando St., S.J. 408.294.6785

The Wine Cellar

Runner Up
The Wine Cellar
50 University Ave., Los Gatos 408.354.4808


Best Teahouse

First Place
Lisa's Tea Treasures
1875 S. Bascom Ave., in the Pruneyard, Campbell 408.371.7377

No Runner Up


Best Coffehouse

First Place
Peet's Coffee
Various locations, including:
1330 El Paseo De Saratoga # 1, S.J. 408.871.0907
2035 Camden Ave., S.J. 408.371.9088

Runner Up
Starbucks
Various locations, including:
1338 The Alameda, S.J. 408.920.0266
1362 Kooser Rd., S.J. 408.448.1494
809 Cuesta Dr., Mtn. View 650.938.3744


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From the October 10-16, 2002 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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