San Diego Union Tribune – “Best of San Diego” Online Readers Poll

2015

  • Loosest Slots
  • Best Local Casino
  • Best Casino Buffet – Seasons Fresh Buffet
  • Best Casino Restaurant – Italian Cucina
  • Best 24 hour Restaurant – Sage Café
  • Best Pho/Noodle House – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best Steakhouse – Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • Best Golf Course – Barona Creek Golf Club
  • Best Chinese Restaurant – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best Vietnamese Restaurant – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best Hotel
  • Best Golf Shop – Barona Creek Golf Club

2014

  • Loosest Slots
  • Best Casino
  • Best Casino Buffet – Seasons Fresh Buffet
  • Best Steakhouse – Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • Best Casino Restaurant – Italian Cucina
  • Best Golf Course – Barona Creek Golf Club
  • Best Pho/Noodle House – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best 24 hour Restaurant – Sage Café
  • Best Hot Dog – Barona Hot Dog Cart
  • Best Vietnamese Restaurant – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best Chinese Restaurant – Ho Wan Noodle Shop

2013

  • Loosest Slots
  • Favorite Casino
  • Best Pho/Noodle House
  • Best Steakhouse
  • Best Hot Dog Cart
  • Best Casino Buffet
  • Best Casino Restaurant – Non Buffet (Sage Café)

2012

  • Loosest Slots
  • Best Casino
  • Best Buffet – Seasons Fresh Buffet
  • Best Noodle Shop – Ho Wan
  • Best Pho – Ho Wan Noodle Shop
  • Best 24 hour Restaurant – Sage Café
  • Best Business Lunch – Sage Café
  • Best Casino Restaurant – Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • Best Steakhouse – Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • Best Museum – Barona Cultural Museum
  • Best Golf Course
San Diego Union Tribute Top Workplace

2015

So Cal Gaming Guide

2014

  • First Place – Loosest Slots Casino
  • First Place – Luckiest Casino
  • First Place – Best Casino
  • First Place – Best Service
  • First Place – Best Steakhouse – Barona Steakhouse
  • First Place – Best Dealers
  • First Place – Best Blackjack
  • First Place – Best Golf Course – Barona Creek Golf Club
  • Second Place – Best Casino Resort
  • Third Place – Best Buffet – Seasons Fresh Buffet
  • Third Place – Best Resort Rooms

2013

  • First Place – Best Casino
  • First Place – Best Service
  • First Place – Best Steakhouse – Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • First Place – Best Blackjack
  • First Place – Best Golf Course – Barona Creek Golf Club
  • Second Place – Best Casino Resort
  • Second Place – Best Resort Rooms
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  • 1st Place Wins
    Best Blackjack, Best Craps, Best Roulette, Best Golf Course, Barona Creek Golf Club, Best Steakhouse, Barona Steakhouse
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    Best Overall Gaming Resort, Best Hotel, Best Suites, Best Players Clubm Best Comps/Free Play, Best Promotions, Best Dealers, Best Hosts, Best Slot Tournaments, Casino You Feel Luckiest, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Buffet – Seasons Fresh Buffet, Best Coffee – Sage Café, Best Italian – Italian Cucina
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    Best Rooms, Best Table Game Tournaments, Best Poker Tournaments, Best Live Poker, Best Overall Entertainment, Best Concerts, Best Spa – Ambience Day Spa, Strictly Slots Native West Casinos, Strictly Slots Native West Casinos
  • 1st Place
    Best Overall Hotel Casino, Best Overall Casino, Best Video Poker, Best Nickel Slots, Best High-End Slot Area, Best Slot Hosts, Best Cashback, Best High-End Slot Lounge, Best Overall Hotel, Best Hotel Rooms
  • 2nd Place
    Casino Where You Feel Luckiest, Best Penny Slots, Best Quarter Slots,Best Buffet, Seasons Fresh Buffet
  • 3rd Place
    Best Video Slots, Best Quarter Slots, Best Slot Club, Best Comps, Best Slot Club Staff, Best Coffee Shop, Sage Café
Golfweek Magazine
  • 4th Best Casino Course in US
  • 4th Best Course You Can Play California
  • 3rd Best Resort Course in California
Golf Digest
  • Barona Creek Golf Club – A Top 5 Casino Course in the Country
  • 2011 – Green Star Award for Environmental Practices
California Restaurant Association – San Diego Chapter
  • 2015 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Restaurant
  • 2014 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Restaurant
  • 2013 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Restaurant
  • 2012 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Restaurant
  • 2010 Gold Medallion Award – Chef of the Year: Jim Phillips
  • 2009 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Dining
  • 2008 Gold Medallion Award – Best Casino Dining
  • 2007 Gold Medallion Awards – Best Casino Restaurant-Sage Café, Best Casino Buffet-Ranch House Buffet
Wine Enthusiast Magazine
  • Barona Oaks Steakhouse
  • Award of Distinction since 2005
Audubon International Certified Sanctuary
  • Barona Creek Golf Club has been designated for its environmental sustainability practices.
  • Certified Signature Sanctuary since 2002
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Energy Star – the national symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection.
  • 2007 National Clean Water Act Recognition Award – Barona Band of Mission Indians – Demonstrated creative and outstanding practices in the Small Advanced Plant category