Tough day at work? Great day at work? Just want to have a beer with friends? Well, Woody’s is the place in all three cases. Let’s face it, bars are supposed to be fun and Woody’s fits that bill.
A fun, casual atmosphere with a great bar to belly up to is only part of the lure. The food menu is to die for – the Cobb salad is sinfully good – and the rotating menu of beers makes each time you head to Woody’s a chance to try something new … and celebrate just about anything.
When you want to go out and spend your hard-earned money for a great night out, there’s really only one option that has everything – Clearie’s Restaurant & Lounge.
When Robbie Clearie opened the restaurant in 2011, Redding history collided with her place located on the site that had been The Shack. In addition, she ordered up a few dishes from her grandfather’s restaurant Doc’s Skyroom and Sports Bar.
Fast forward and Clearie’s is the go-to for a great night out and overall dining experience. From it’s amazing bar and attentive bar staff to ridiculous appetizers and a menu that looks like it was plucked from a New York or L.A. five-star restaurant, Clearie’s breaks the mold for great dining in Redding.
With its history and Robbie Clearie out to make her own history, it’s not hard to see why Best Of voters continually choose her place as the Best Restaurant.
If it’s not broke, don’t fix it. That sums up the experience at Jack’s Grill, a Redding eating institution for more than 80 years. Familiar, Reliable, Consistent, It’s a winning formula that Jack’s hasn’t messed with.
Jack’s only uses USDA choice beef and cuts the steaks fresh every day. Steaks come with fries or a baked potato, garlic bread and a green salad with your choice of house-made dressing.
Open for dinner every day except Sunday, Jack’s Grill has 17 bar seats and accommodates 46 in the dining room’s old-style booths and tables – many who will wait for a while to get a taste of that amazing steak. Despite its size, the restaurant averages between 150 and 200 customers each night.
Redding has known what the world is catching up on with all the media attention focused on Jack’s – if you want a steak done right, there’s only one place to go.
Cheesecakes Unlimited opened in downtown Redding in 1991 and was an instant success. In fact, their loyal customer base kept growing so much they’ve had to move several times.
Though their cheesecake really is fabulous, Cheesecakes is perhaps best known for their amazing salads, something Best Of voters knows as top-notch.
With locally sourced vegetables and dressings made from scratch, it’s hard to miss with any of the salads. There are 11 on the menu, so choosing can be a challenge. The choices include tasty options like the Glazed Walnut Chicken with orange champagne vinaigrette and the Shrimp Pine nut with a garlic basil vinaigrette topped with blue cheese.
Cheesecakes Unlimited’s home in the old Pine Street School is as fun and fresh as its many delicious salads.
Billy Joel famously sang “A bottle of red, a bottle of white, It all depends upon your appetite.”
Well, it doesn’t matter what your taste in vino is, guaranteed, Moseley’s Family Cellars has something to delight your senses.
The family-owned winery believes in great food and great wine – and the proof is in the pudding … and the wine bottles. From an amazing 2014 Gold Stripe Reserve Carr Fire Cabernet to a 2016 Chardonnay Beurre Blanc, there’s something for everyone at Moseley’s. And they offer bottles for purchase in addition to their tasting rooms that are perfect for a fun night out with friends.
And if “In Vino Veritas” holds firm, then the truth is that Moseley’s is your North State vintner extraordinaire.
Tough day at work? Great day at work? Just want to have a beer with friends? Well, Woody’s is the place in all three cases. Let’s face it, bars are supposed to be fun and Woody’s fits that bill. A fun, casual atmosphere with a great bar to belly up to is only part of the lure.
The food menu is to die for – the Cobb salad is sinfully good – and the rotating menu of beers makes each time you head to Woody’s a chance to try something new … and celebrate just about anything.
The best part about Woody’s – other than everything – is that a rotating beer list means you can find something that fits perfectly. Or you can keep trying the awesome variety of suds ordered by the locally-owned brewery that’s a habitual Best Of winner.
From Shasta Haze (an IPA with hints of pineapple, guava, and another citrus) to Pray for Powder Porter (a smooth balance of rich, dark malts with a hint of bitterness) to the famous … infamous … Hopzerker, Woody’s has whatever you’re thirsting for. Can’t decide? Get a sampler and take in all the hoppy goodness at
530-226-8439 www.view202redding.com If there were ever a category and restaurant perfectly paired it’s Best Outdoor Dining and View 202.
The vistas are spectacular. The food is superb. The atmosphere is elegant.
The lounge-style patio overs sweeping views to the west of Redding – perfect at sunset – from high on the blues overlooking the Sacramento River. Comfortable couches, . Fire pits and cozy dining tables make for an enjoyable time with friends or that special someone.
Add View 202’s exquisite dining menu to drinks, lunch, brunch or dinner and it’s easy
to see why Best Of The North State voters keep choosing View 202.