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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Patch Readers' Choices Award Some Popular Ward 5 Businesses

The Somerville Patch has announced the winners of their Readers' Choice Awards and the list is pretty Ward 5-heavy! Congratualtions to all the winners!

Best Pizza
•Winner: Flatbread Pizza at Sacco's Bowl Haven
•2nd Place (tie): Mamma Lisa's and Mama Gina's

Best Burger
•Winner: Olde Magoun's Saloon
•2nd Place: R.F. O'Sullivan & Son
•3rd Place: Eat at Jumbos

Best Coffee
•Winner: True Grounds
•2nd Place: Bloc 11
•3rd Place: 3 Little Figs

Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant
•Winner: Eat at Jumbos
•2nd Place: True Bistro
•3rd Place: Dosa Temple

Best Hot Dog
•Winner: Trina’s Starlite Lounge
•2nd Place: Spikes Junkyard Dogs

Best Beer List
•Winner: Olde Magoun's Saloon
•2nd Place: Foundry on Elm

Best Bartender
•Winner: Caroline at Olde Magoun's Saloon
•2nd Place: Taso at Casa B
•3rd Place: Kebber at Painted Burro

Best Takeout Spot
•Winner: Eat at Jumbos
•2nd Place: Anna's Taqueria
•3rd Place: City Slicker Cafe

Best Family Restaurant
•Winner: Mike's Food and Spirits
•2nd Place: Mount Vernon Restaurant
•3rd Place: The 99 Restaurant

Best Seafood
•Winner: Pescatore
•2nd Place: Out of the Blue
•3rd Place: Orleans

Best Asian Restaurant
•Winner: Lemon Thai
•2nd Place: Zoe's Chinese Restaurant
•3rd Place: Oriental Chinese Restaurant

Best Latin Restaurant
•Winner: Painted Burro
•2nd Place (three-way tie): El Potro, Rudy's Cafe, Anna's Taqueria
•3rd Place: Machu Picchu

Best Italian Restaurant
•Winner (tie): Posto and Vinny's on Broadway

Best Outdoor Dining
•Winner: The Neighborhood
•2nd Place: Precinct
•3rd Place: Boston Burger Company

Best Comfort Food
•Winner: Redbones
•2nd Place: Anna's Taqueria

Best Place for a First Date
•Winner: Casa B
•2nd Place: Journeyman

Best Place to Go Dancing
•Winner: Dance Union/Tango Society of Boston
•2nd Place: The Center for Arts at the Armory

Best Music Bar/Venue
•Winner: Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club
•2nd Place (three-way tie): The Burren, Radio, Somerville Theatre
•3rd Place: Sally O'Brien's

Best Kids Store
•Winner: Once Upon a Time
•2nd Place: Stella Bella Toys (near Porter Square)
•3rd Place: Two Little Monkeys

Best Bargain Shopping
•Winner: Goodwill
•2nd Place: Once Upon a Time

Best Dry Cleaners
•Winner: Holiday Cleaners
•2nd Place: Skyline Dry Cleaners

Best Nail Salon
•Winner: J's Spa & Nail
•2nd Place: Polished Nail Boutique and Lisa's Nails

Best Workout Spot
•Winner: Corpbasic Fitness & Training Club
•2nd Place: Zumba with Jess
•3rd Place: Bay State Fencers

Best Mechanic
•Winner: Alewife Automotive
•2nd Place: Aris Auto
•3rd Place: Union Gulf

Best Pet Shop
•Winner: RiverDog
•2nd Place: Huron Veterinary Hospital

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