New American - Best of 2012

Published May 24, 2012

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

2012 Winner

1. Jack's Urban Eats

Voters Love

"If you love a great barbecue tri tip sandwich, Jack's is the best in town. It filled with tri tip, has a zesty..." via Hackman11

Find It
Multiple Locations
  • Jack's Urban Eats, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Sandwich Shop, Healthy Lunch, New American, Barbecue, 1230 20th Street Midtown Sacramento CA 95825
    Multiple locations
  • Rivers Edge Cafe, Specialty Food and Drink, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Cafe, Coffee Shop, New American, Brunch, Breakfast, Burger, Vegetarian, Mexican, Steakhouse, Sandwich Shop, 8740 La Riviera Drive Sacramento CA 95826
    Nominee for: Breakfast, New American
    8740 La Riviera Drive, Sacramento, CA
  • Back Bistro, Nightlife, Great Meals, Neighborhood Bar, Romantic Restaurant, New American, Sports Bar, 25075 Blue Ravine Rd Folsom CA 95630
    Nominee for: New American
    25075 Blue Ravine Rd, World Map Folsom, CA
  • Crush 29, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Brunch, Romantic Restaurant, Neighborhood Bar, Trendy Bar, 1480 Eureka Rd Roseville CA 95661
    1480 Eureka Rd, Roseville, CA
  • Mulvaney's B&L, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1215 19th St Sacramento CA 95811
    Nominee for: New American
    1215 19th St, Midtown Sacramento, CA
  • Carpe Vino Auburn, Great Meals, Specialty Food and Drink, Romantic Restaurant, New American, Wine Shop, 1568 Lincoln Way World Map Auburn CA 95603
    Nominee for: Wine Shop, New American
    1568 Lincoln Way, World Map Auburn, CA
  • High-Hand Nursery and Cafe, Shopping, Great Meals, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Garden Center, New American, Florist, Art Gallery, Romantic Restaurant, Brunch, Gift Shop, Wedding Venue, 3750 Taylor Rd World Map Loomis CA 95650
    3750 Taylor Rd, World Map Loomis, CA
  • The Kitchen Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, French New American, 2225 Hurley Way #101 Sacramento CA 95825
    Nominee for: New American
    2225 Hurley Way #101, Sacramento, CA
  • Cafe Mahjaic, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Vegetarian, French, Jazz Club, 1006 Lotus Rd Lotus CA 95651
    Nominee for: New American
    1006 Lotus Rd, Lotus, CA
  • Elephant Bar & Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 6063 Sunrise Mall Citrus Heights CA 95610
    Nominee for: New American
    6063 Sunrise Mall, Citrus Heights, CA
  • 33rd Street Bistro, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Breakfast, 3301 Folsom Blvd East Sacramento Sacramento CA 95816
    Nominee for: New American, Breakfast
    3301 Folsom Blvd, East Sacramento Sacramento, CA
  • Paul Martin's American Bistro, Great Meals, New American, 1455 Eureka Rd Roseville CA 95661
    Nominee for: New American
    1455 Eureka Rd, Roseville, CA
  • The Chef's Table (Rocklin), Great Meals, Dining, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Seafood, Vegetarian, Burger, Healthy Lunch, Gay and Lesbian Bar, Beer Selection, Neighborhood Bar, Tapas, 6843 Lonetree Blvd World Map Rocklin
    Nominee for: New American
    6843 Lonetree Blvd, World Map Rocklin, CA
  • Nominee for: New American
    8941 Elk Grove Blvd, World Map Elk Grove, CA
  • Hawks Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 5530 Douglas Blvd Granite Bay CA 95746
    5530 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA
  • Sam's Hof Brau, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Sandwich Shop, Mexican, 2500 Watt Ave Sacramento CA 95821
    2500 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA
  • Nominee for: New American
    2000 Capitol Ave, World Map Sacramento, CA
  • Nominee for: New American, Brunch
    2381 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA
  • Yard House, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Beer Selection, Brewpub, Sports Bar, 1166 Roseville Pky Roseville CA 95678
    1166 Roseville Pky, Roseville, CA
  • 20. Ten22
    1022 2nd St, World Map Sacramento, CA
  • Sienna Restaurant, Great Meals, New American, Brunch, Romantic Restaurant, 3909 Park Dr El Dorado Hills CA 95762
    Nominee for: New American, Brunch
    3909 Park Dr, El Dorado Hills, CA
  • Taste, Great Meals, New American, Romantic Restaurant, 9402 Main St World Map Plymouth CA 95669
    Nominee for: New American
    9402 Main St, World Map Plymouth, CA
  • Jamie's Broadway Grille, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burger, New American, 427 Broadway Sacramento CA 95818
    Nominee for: New American, Burger
    427 Broadway, Sacramento, CA
  • Crush Kitchen and Bar, Great Meals, New American, 115 S School St Lodi CA 95240
    Nominee for: New American
    115 S School St, Lodi, CA
  • Evan's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Weddings, Breakfast, New American, Brunch, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian, Caterer, Burger, 855 57th St East Sacramento Sacramento CA 95819
    855 57th St, World Map Sacramento, CA
Contest Overview
  • 273,036
    Total Votes
  • 92,216
  • 151

The 2012 KCRA 3 A-List awards are based on more than 273,000 votes from local Sacramento-area experts.

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