New American - Best of 2012

Published Sep 21, 2012

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

2012 Winner

1. The Downriver Grill

Voters Love

"Downriver Grill is my favorite restaurant, hands down! Everything I have ever had on their menu was exceptional. It is..." via Kellsey N.

Find It
3315 W Northwest Blvd Spokane WA 99205
  • 3315 W Northwest Blvd, Spokane, WA
  • MacKenzie River Pizza, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Pizza, New American, 405 W Canfield Ave Coeur D'Alene ID 83815
    Nominee for: New American, Pizza
    Multiple locations
  • Hay J's Bistro, Great Meals, Seafood, New American, Steakhouse, Romantic Restaurant, 21706 East Mission Avenue Liberty Lake WA 99019
    21706 East Mission Avenue, Liberty Lake, WA
  • Wild Sage Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 916 W 2nd Ave Spokane WA 99201
    Nominee for: New American
    916 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Ambrosia Bistro and Wine Bar, Great Meals, Nightlife, Weddings, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Trendy Bar, Caterer, Wedding Caterer, 9211 E. Montgomery Spokane WA 99206
    Nominee for: New American, Caterer
    9211 E. Montgomery, Spokane, WA
  • Picabu Neighborhood Bistro, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Healthy Lunch, 901 W 14th Ave Spokane WA 99204
    Nominee for: New American
    901 W 14th Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Mizuna, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Healthy Lunch, 214 N Howard St Spokane WA 99201
    7. Mizuna
    214 N Howard St, Spokane, WA
  • Savory, Great Meals, New American, 1314 South Grand Blvd Spokane WA 99202
    Nominee for: New American
    1314 South Grand Blvd, Spokane, WA
  • Prospectors Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 12611 N Division St Spokane WA 99218
    12611 N Division St, Spokane, WA
  • Aloha Island Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1220 W Francis Spokane WA 99205 1724 N Monroe St Spokane WA 99205
    Nominee for: New American
    Multiple locations
  • Manito Tap House - a Gastropub, Nightlife, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Beer Selection, Neighborhood Bar, New American, Burger, Bowling, Trendy Bar, Beer Bar, 3011 S Grand Blvd Spokane WA 99203
    3011 S Grand Blvd, Spokane, WA
  • Scratch, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1007 W 1st Ave Spokane WA 99201
    12. Scratch
    1007 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Masselow's Restaurant, Great Meals, Romantic Restaurant, 100 N Hayford Rd Airway Heights WA 99001
    100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA
  • Monterey Cafe, Great Meals, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, New American, Neighborhood Bar, Trendy Bar, Sports Bar, Pizza, 9 N Washington St Spokane WA 99201
    Nominee for: New American
    9 N Washington St, Spokane, WA
  • Hills, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 401 W Main Ave Spokane WA 99201
    15. Hills
    Nominee for: New American
    401 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Location
    16. bardenay
    Nominee for: New American
    1710 West Riverstone Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Latah Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 4241 S Cheney Spokane Rd, Ste C Spokane WA 99224
    Nominee for: New American
    4241 S Cheney Spokane Rd, Ste C, Spokane, WA
  • Spike's Phillys and More, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Sports Bar, 718 E Francis Ave  Spokane, WA 99208
    Nominee for: Sports Bar, New American
    718 E Francis Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Location
    Nominee for: New American
    21 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Chaps Diner and Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Bakery, New American, Brunch, Desserts, Breakfast, Sandwich Shop, Coffee Shop, 4237 Cheney Spokane Road Spokane WA 99224
    Nominee for: Brunch, Breakfast, Bakery
    4237 Cheney Spokane Road, Spokane, WA
  • Stix, Great Meals, New American, 9820 N Nevada St Spokane WA 99218
    Nominee for: New American
    9820 N Nevada St, Spokane, WA
  • 18617 W Williams Lake Rd, Cheney, WA
  • Location
    Nominee for: New American
    12622 E Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA
  • Laguna Cafe, Great Meals, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Italian, 4304 S Regal St Spokane WA 99223
    Nominee for: New American
    4304 S Regal St, Spokane, WA
  • BEIGNETS, Great Meals, New American, 121 N Wall St Spokane WA 99201
    Nominee for: New American
    121 N Wall St, Spokane, WA
Contest Overview
  • 113,126
    Total Votes
  • 24,815
  • 90

The 2012 Best of Spokane awards are based on more than 113,000 votes from local Spokane-area experts.

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