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Voted San Joaquin’s Best Family Restaurant, the Creamery is a classic American grill that has been a Stockton landmark since 1985. Even with a fresh, new look that is more spacious and modern, this dining favorite still offers the same cozy feel as when it first opened more than two decades ago. Enjoy gourmet sandwiches, huge hamburgers, garden fresh salads, pasta dishes, homestyle dinners, and an impressive dessert selection seven days a week. Whether you are in the neighborhood or just hungry for great food, The Creamery Restaurant will be sure to please. NOW SERVING BREAKFAST ON THE WEEKEND.

Serving authentic and modern Japanese cuisine, come enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the causal dining room, or grab a seat at the sushi bar and have some fun with the professional and creative sushi chef. To enhance your experience, Mikasa invites you to explore the list of premium sakes. Mikasa offers outstanding sushi, sashimi, tempura, noodles, and teriyaki, as well as traditional Japanese sukiyaki and yosenabe. The most popular dishes are the Hawaiian tuna poki, tako kimchee, hamachi jalapeno, tuna ceviche, Mikasa steam sole, ginger beef tenderloin, Golden Gate roll, and Mikasa roll. They’re looking forward to your visit! Kampei!

5756 Pacific Ave. Located in Robinhood Plaza, Stockton (209) 952-1111

15138 Harlan Rd., Lathrop (209) 858-1818

Welcome to Casa Flores Marina, the very best in Mexican Cuisine. Casa Flores Marina is the new location in the Marina Shopping Center on Benjamin Holt Avenue, just west of I-5 in Stockton. Enjoy the warm, inviting dining room or dine al fresco in the secluded, outdoor patio. You will be treated to mouth-watering, innovative dishes that will keep you coming back! Casa Flores Marina has a beautiful, fully stocked tequila bar offering the finest selection of tequilas anywhere. You can enjoy fresh fruit margaritas made with all natural ingredients. No pre-made mixes here. Enjoy Tequila Tastings every third Thursday of the month or book your next big party here. Open for lunch and dinner.

With its seasonally-based menu and gourmet preparation, the Wine and Roses restaurant boasts a charming venue with exceptional service. Guests are spoiled with beautiful views of the garden, or can enjoy a romantic evening sitting by the large fireplace. Sit alongside the piano while enjoying an after dinner cocktail. As an added bonus, stay overnight at the charming and beautiful Wine and Roses Inn and make a weekend out of it. 2505 W. Turner Rd. Lodi, (209) 334-6988

3201 W. Ben Holt Dr., Ste. 155 Stockton, (209) 451-1116

(The Old Feed & Fuel)

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Juan Cruces III is the second generation to expand in the restaurant business, by stepping out to Tracy. Casa Flores today has grown with great reputation and new traditions. When visiting a Casa Flores Mexican Restaurant, you can count on great tasting foods, a welcoming environment, and speedy friendly service. Juan will be creating a combination of old Mexican tradition and modern flair. He is creating an expanded menu that will serve traditional Mexican entrees from recipes passed through generations, but modified with a healthier twist. As for the future, Casa Flores will continue striving for excellence and quality, a tradition we are obligated to uphold.

18939 N. Lower Sacramento Road Woodbridge, CA 95258

2503 N. Tracy Blvd. Tracy, (209) 879-9608

• Prime Rib • Baby Back Ribs • Sunday Brunch Looking forward to serving you. Steve Ding - New proprietor For reservations call (209) 366-1800



JULY 2011

San Joaquin Magazine Best of July 2011  

San Joaquin Magazine Best of July 2011