Awards

Below are some of the awards we’ve received over the years from community voting. Thank you to everyone who’s voted or even just told a friend about your experience.

Critic’s Choice

  • The Orange County Register: 2011

Readers’ Choice

  • Ventura County Star: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Orange County Parenting: 2015, 2017
  • Champion Newspapers: 2015
  • San Diego Union-Tribune: 2017
  • vcreporter.com: 2017

Best BBQ

  • Los Angeles Daily News: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • VCReporter: 2018

“Top Barbecue Spot in Southern California”

  • Zagat Survey: America’s leading restaurant dining guide (1997-2006)

Best of Southern California

  • Los Angeles Times: 2011

Best of Mission Valley News

  • BBQ: 2016
  • New Restaurant (Gold): 2016
  • Business Lunch (Gold): 2016
  • Steakhouse (Gold): 2016
  • Best American Cuisine (Silver): 2016

Best American Restaurant in West Ventura County

  • Ventura County Star: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018  (2nd place)

Best Restaurant

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Best BBQ in America – 2nd Place

  • Consumer Reports: 2016

Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

  • Zomato: 2017, 2018
  • TripAdvisor.com: 2014

Best California Restaurants

  • Zomato: 2013, 2015

Hot 100 Restaurants

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Notable Restaurants

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2013, 2015, 2016

Great Happy Hours

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2016

Best Places to Have Lunch

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2015
  • VCReporter:  2018 (2nd place)

Best of CSUN Winners

  • Daily Sundial: 2013, 2014, 2015

Dining Guide

  • Inland Empire Magazine: 2014, 2015

Best Orange County Restaurants

  • Zomato: 2013

Kid Friendly Restaurants

  • Zomato: 2013
  • VCReporter: 2018 (3rd place)

Top Rated Restaurant

  • TripAdvisor: 2018

Best Service

  • VCReporter: 2018 (2nd place)

Best Steakhouse

  • VCReporter: 2018 (2nd place)