Best Ice Cream/Frozen Treat

Hangman's Tree Ice Cream Saloon

Urban Yogurt Inc

Whistle Stop Yogurt

Best Pizza

Bene Ristorante Italiano

Pizza Factory

Wally's Pizza Bar

Best Breakfast

Diamond Springs Hotel

Sweetie Pie's Restaurant and Bakery

Train Station Coffee Shop

Wally's Pizza Bar

Best Brunch

Sweetie Pie's Restaurant and Bakery

The Farm Table

The Independent Restaurant and Bar


he Independent presents an outstanding American fusion menu and a top-tier full bar staffed by a friendly, energetic crew. The scratch kitchen uses only the freshest and finest ingredients in creating exceptional grill and seafood entrées while the bar prides itself on artisanal cocktails, fresh-squeezed juices, and house-made mixers. Dine under the stars on the beautiful outdoor private patio!

Best BBQ

Hog Wild Bar-B-Que and Catering

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Best Non-Chain Burger and Fries

Bones Roadhouse

Old Town Grill

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Tom's Burger and Frosty

Best Sushi/Japanese

Amerikan Ichi Sushi

Kobe Sushi and Fusion

Teriyaki Junction

Best Mexican

Casa Ramos

Cascada Restaurante and Cantina

Taqueria Carnival

Best Chinese

China City Restaurant

Diamond Chinese Restaurant

Hong Kong Inn

Wonderful Chinese

Best Seafood

American Ichi Sushi

Fernando's Costa del Sol Restaurant

Powell's Steamer Co. and Pub

The Snooty Frog

Best Steakhouse

Fifty Grand Steakhouse

Henry's Steakhouse

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Best Italian

Bene Ristorante Italiano

Papa Gianni's Ristorante

Wally's Pizza Bar

Best Indian

Curry Club Indian Bistro

India House

Ruchi Indian Cuisine

Best Thai

Thai Basil Restaurant

Thai Noodle Express

Thai Paradise


Join us for the Best Thai food in town! Voted Folsom’s Favorite #1 Thai Restaurant for 9 years running. We feature Authentic Thai Dishes with daily Lunch and Dinner Specials every day. Entrees include: Vegetables, Tofu, Chicken, Pork, Beef, Prawns, Calamari, Duck, Seafood, Scallops, Salmon, Curries, Rice Dishes, Noodle Soups and Stir Fry Bowls. All your favorite fresh and delicious Thai dishes. Happy Hours Special Drinks & Appetizers Monday-Thursday 3-6pm. LiveMusic Thursdays. Outdoor Dining available.

Thai Unique

Best Middle Eastern

Bamiyan Afghan Restaurant

Farmer's Delicatessen and Bakery

Thai Unique

Best Vegetarian

Cozmic Cafe

Teriyaki Junction

Z Pie

Best Salad

Heydey Cafe

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Wally's Pizza Bar

Best Deli

Archer's Butcher Block

Gularte's Diamond Deli and Pizza

Main Street Melters

Best Bakery

Farmer's Delicatessen and Bakery

Sweetie Pie's Restaurant and Bakery

Way Back Bakey

Best Outdoor Dining

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Smith Flat House Cellar and Grill

The Independent Restaurant and Bar


he Independent presents an outstanding American fusion menu and a top-tier full bar staffed by a friendly, energetic crew. The scratch kitchen uses only the freshest and finest ingredients in creating exceptional grill and seafood entrées while the bar prides itself on artisanal cocktails, fresh-squeezed juices, and house-made mixers. Dine under the stars on the beautiful outdoor private patio!

Best Takeout

Allez!

Teriyaki Junction

Wally's Pizza Bar

Z Pie

Best Casual Dining

Brick's Eats and Drinks

Heydey Cafe

Wally's Pizza Bar

Best Family Dining

Casa Ramos

Teriyaki Junction

The Original Mel's Diner

Best Romantic

Cafe Mahjaic

Smith Flat House Cellar and Grill

Taste Restaurant and Wine Bar

Best Overall

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Taste Restaurant and Wine Bar

The Independent Restaurant and Bar


he Independent presents an outstanding American fusion menu and a top-tier full bar staffed by a friendly, energetic crew. The scratch kitchen uses only the freshest and finest ingredients in creating exceptional grill and seafood entrées while the bar prides itself on artisanal cocktails, fresh-squeezed juices, and house-made mixers. Dine under the stars on the beautiful outdoor private patio!

Best Waitperson

Danette Inman at Danette's Brick Oven Pub

Jake Brekke at The Independent Restaurant and Bar

Tyrel Blankenship at The Independent Restaurant and Bar

Best Chef

Dean Hiatt at Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

John Sanders at Old Town Grill

Matt Evans at The Farm Table

Best Caterer

Beth Sogaard Catering

Diane Wilkinson Catering

Old Town Grill

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