Best of Claycord – 2014


Below are the results for the 2014 edition of the “Best of Claycord”.

We received thousands & thousands of votes this year.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Best Place to Get Breakfast? – Giant Chef, Pleasant Hill

Best Fast Food Restaurant? – In-n-Out, Pleasant Hill

Best Italian Food Restaurant? – Tullio’s, Walnut Creek

Best Ice Cream? – San Francisco Creamery, Walnut Creek

Best Chain Restaurant? – BJ’s, Concord

Best Place to Get a Hamburger? – Giant Chef, Pleasant Hill

Best Chinese Food? – Three Bros. from China, Pleasant Hill

Best Place to Get a Veggie Burger? – Cheesecake Factory, Walnut Creek

Best Seafood Restaurant? – Walnut Creek Yacht Club, Walnut Creek

Best Mexican Food Restaurant? – El Tapatio, Concord

Best Flower Shop? – Clayton Sonset Flowers, Concord

Best Auto Repair Shop? – Above Car Care, Concord

Best Auto Supply Store? – Auto Zone, Concord

Best Pet Supply Shop? – Petsmart, Concord

Best Hiking Trails? – Lime Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek/Concord

Best Place to Go Swimming? – Clarke Memorial Swim Center, Walnut Creek

Best Place to Take Your Kids for Fun? – Tie: Lindsay Museum, Walnut Creek – Jump Sky High, Concord

Best Place for BBQ? – Back 40 Texas BBQ, Pleasant Hill

Best Place to Get a Donut? King’s Donuts, Concord

Best Public Place with the Cleanest Bathrooms? The Grove Park, Clayton

Best Grocery Store? – Countrywood Safeway, Walnut Creek

Best Movie Theater? Brenden Theater, Concord

Best Historical Place in Claycord? – John Muir’s House, Martinez

Best Hardware Store? – Home Depot, Concord, Martinez

Best Shopping Center? – Ygnacio Plaza, Walnut Creek

Best Hotel? – Tie: Crowne Plaza, Concord – Renaissance Club Sport, Walnut Creek

Best Dentist? – Three Way Tie: Dr. Josh McCormick, Concord – Dr. Keith Bradburn, Clayton – Mt. Diablo Family Dentist, Concord

Best Sports Store? – Sports Basement, Walnut Creek

Best Veterinarian? – Encina Vet, Walnut Creek

Best Local Book Store? – Berkshire Books, Concord

Best Local Coffee Shop? – Cup O’ Jo, Clayton

Best Thrift Store? – Hospice Thrift Store, Concord

Best Community Event? Tie: KidFest, Concord – 4th of July Fireworks, Concord

Best City Sponsored Event? – 4th of July Parade, Clayton

Best Public Official? – Hank Stratford, Mayor, City of Clayton

Best Teacher? – Tie: Tracy Rivas, Silverwood Elem., Concord – Helen Coverdale, Mt. Diablo Elem., Clayton

Best Local Hero? – ConFire Firefighters

Best Commenter on in the Last 12 Months? – The Phantom

Best Story on in the Last 12 Months? – Mt. Diablo Fire Coverage

Best Place to Get a Meal for Under $5? – Taco Bell, every city

Best Bakery? – Alpine Bakery, Concord

Best Place for a Romantic Dinner? – Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar, Walnut Creek

Best Place to Get Fish ‘n Chips? – Tugboat Fish & Chips, Pleasant Hill

Best Park? – Clayton Community Park, Clayton

Best Place for a Family Picnic? – Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek

Best Pizza Restaurant? – Tie: Melo’s Pizza & Pasta, Pleasant Hill – Skipolini’s Pizza, Concord, Clayton, Walnut Creek

Best City? Concord, Clayton, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill or Martinez? – Clayton

Best Locally Owned Business? – Ed’s Mudville Grill, Clayton

Best Locally Owned Restaurant? – Rocco’s, Walnut Creek

Best Housing Development? – Dana Hills, Clayton

Best BART Station? – Pleasant Hill

Best High School? De La Salle High School, Concord

Best Post Office? – Clayton Post Office, Clayton

Best Place to Get a Burrito? – El Faro, Concord

Best Delicatessen? – Luigi’s, Concord

Best Dog Park? – Heather Farm Dog Park, Walnut Creek

Best Place for a Haircut? – Sport Clips, Pleasant Hill/Concord

Best Celebrity from Claycord? (Living or Non-Living, Originally from Here and/or Currently Living Here) – Tom Hanks