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America's Best Public Restrooms Revealed: Enter Your Vote Now

Travelers Today       By    Lena Vazifdar

Updated: Sep 03, 2012 02:52 PM EDT

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Restaurants in London are being built around old toilets.(Photo : Reuters)

This year's 11th annual Cinta's America's Best Restroom Contest nominees ranged from the Hollywood Bowl's five-stall unisex bathroom to Gitape Restaurant in San Francisco's beautiful chandelier-touched restroom.

The contest sponsor, Cintas Corp. is a supplier of goods and services including restroom supplies to businesses. Sabrina Zimring said to USA Today Travel, "It's about context. It's not necessarily the most extravagant restroom, but maybe the most unusual or eye-catching bathroom in the least expected place."

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Bathroom enthusiasts can vote for their favorite through October 26 at bestrooms.com/us

Here are some of the nominees:

Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California

The massive outdoor auditorium boasts 14 restrooms with a black and white color scheme.

Liberty Market, Gilbert, Arizona

This grocery store turned bistro has a five-stall unisex bathroom with each stall owning a different decior and playlist.

Mie N Yu Restaurant, Washington, D.C.

Floor-to-ceiling doors are part of this bathroom with a communal wood barrel sinks.

Gitane Restaurant, San Francisco, California

Floral prints and geometric tiles as well as a chandelier adorn this restaurant's bathroom.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

With black walls and glossy stall doors the bathroom is sleek and modern.

Vanity Nightclub, Las Vegas, Nevada

The men's room in this Vegas hot spot has faux reptile walls and urinals adorned with flat screen tvs. The women's boasta $40,000 hand blown chandelier and a red velvet décor.

For the full list of nominees and to vote see here.

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