The Fresno chapter of the California Restaurant Association honored 28 restaurants and other food companies during its Best of the Valley Restaurant Awards on March 7.
The winners were chosen by 2,500 of their local restaurant “industry peers.”
Area restaurants were honored in these categories:
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Best Breakfast: Patio Cafe
Best Fast Food/Drive Thru: Chick-fil-A
Best Fast Casual Restaurant: Colorado Grill
Best Asian Restaurant: Sakura Chaya
Best Mexican Restaurant: Sal’s Mexican Restaurant
Best Family Dining: Mimi’s Cafe
Best Fine Dining: Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant
Best Pizza: Mike’s Pizzeria
Best Sushi: Edo-Ya Tokyo Cuisine
Best Winery: CRU Wine Company
Best Sports Bar: The Mad Duck Craft Brewery
Best Hotel/Casino Dining: Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino
Best Italian Restaurant: Parma Restaurant
Best Newcomer: The Annex Kitchen
Best Kept Secret: School House Restaurant
Friendliest Service: BJ’s Kountry Kitchen
Best Watering Hole: FIVE Restaurant
Most Romantic Restaurant: Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant
Best Steak: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Best Banquet: Pardini’s Catering & Banquets
Best Catering: The Painted Table
Best Hamburger: Colorado Grill
Best Sandwich: Deli Delicious
Best Craft Brewery: The Mad Duck Craft Brewery
Best Country Club Dining: Fort Washington Golf & Country Club
Best Indian Restaurant: Brahma Bull Indian Cuisine
Best Bakery: Eddie’s Bakery Cafe
Best Seafood: Central Fish Co.
Best Mediterranean Restaurant: Diana’s Restaurant
Best Barbeque Restaurant: Westwoods BBQ & Spice Co.
Beverage Purveyor/Supplier of the Year: Stefanelli Distributing Inc.
Purveyor/Supplier of the Year: Yosemite Linen Supply
Restaurateur of the Year: Mohammad Hobab, Deli Delicious