Silver Spoons: Award Winners!

Best New Restaurant
1. Lola
2. Ty Fun
3. Sergio’s Saravá

Best Local Chef
1. Michael Symon, Lola/Lolita
2. Pete Joyce, Blue Point Grille
3. tie: Rocco Whalen, Fahrenheit/Doug Katz, Fire Food & Drink

Best Fine Dining
1. Blue Point Grille
2. tie: Fire Food & Drink/ Ristorante Giovanni’s

Best Cheap Eats
1. Tommy’s
2. Yours Truly

Best Cheap Eats (chain)
1. Chipotle

Best Seafood
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Blake’s Seafood Restaurant
3. Pier W

Best French/Continental
1. Sans Souci
2. Chez François

Best Italian
1. Mama Santa’s
2. Ristorante Giovanni’s

Best Indian
1. Cafe Tandoor
2. Saffron Patch

Best Chinese
1. Pearl of the Orient
2. Hunan on Coventry
3. Hunan by the Falls

Best Japanese
1. Shuhei
2. Otani
3. Sushi Rock
 
Best Other Asian
1. tie: Lemon Grass/ Phnom Penh
3. tie: Pad Thai/#1 Pho

Best Mexican
1. Luchita’s
2. tie: Lopez/ Nuevo Acapulco

Best Greek
1. The Mad Greek
2. Niko’s on Detroit
3. Opa on 25th

Best Middle Eastern
1. Aladdin’s
2. Taza Lebanese Grill

Best German or Other Central European
1. Balaton
2. Der Braumeister
3. Sokolowski’s University Inn

Best Spanish/ Portuguese
1. Mallorca
2. Marbella
3. Viva Barcelona

Best Caribbean/ Puerto Rican/ Latin American
1. tie: Johnny Mango World Cafe/Lozada’s

Best Caribbean/ Puerto Rican/ Latin American (chain)
1. Bahama Breeze

Best Ribs
1. Damon’s
2. Hoggy’s

Best Steak
1. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
2. Delmonico’s
3. Red the Steakhouse

Best Pizza
1. Geraci’s
2. Mama Santa’s
3. tie: Angelo’s/Marotta’s

Best Hamburger
1. Heck’s Cafe
2. Yours Truly
3. Boulevard Blue

Best Barbecue
1. Bubba’s-Q
2. Hot Sauce Williams
3. Hoggy’s

Best Barbecue (chain)
1. Smokey Bones

Best Appetizers
1. tie: The Cabin Club/ Delmonico’s

Best Desserts
1. Max’s Deli
2. Moxie the Restaurant
3. Blue Point Grille

Best Desserts (chain)
1. Cheesecake Factory

Best Sandwich
1. Max’s Deli
2. Slyman’s
3. Alvie & Gary’s Jack’s Deli

Best Soup
1. The SouperMarket
2. Salmon Dave’s

Best Soup (chain)
1. Panera

Best Vegetarian Selections
1. Tommy’s
2. Aladdin’s
3. Mustard Seed Market & Cafe

Best Wine List
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Swingo’s
3. Lockkeeper’s
Best-Stocked Bar
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Winking Lizard
3. Delmonico’s

Best Beer Selection
1. Winking Lizard
2. Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3. The Harbor Inn

Best Local Microbrew
1. Great Lakes Brewing Co.
2. Willoughby Brewing Co.
3. Rocky River Brewing Co.

Best Place for Family Dining
1. Yours Truly
2. Sokolowski’s University Inn
3. Winking Lizard

Best Sunday Brunch
1. Pier W
2. tie: House of Blues/ Cleveland Chop House and Brewery

Most Romantic
1. Pier W
2. Blue Point Grille
3. Ponte Vecchio

Best Sports Bar/ Restaurant
1. Winking Lizard
2. Champps
3. Damon’s

Best People Watching
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Shooter’s
3. The Metropolitan Cafe

Best Outdoor Dining
1. Gamekeeper’s Taverne
2. Three Birds

Best Plate Presentation
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Boulevard Blue
3. Lola

Best Service
1. Blue Point Grille
2. Boulevard Blue
3. Ristorante Giovanni’s

Best View
1. Pier W
2. tie: Blake’s Seafood Restaurant/Ponte Vecchio

Best Decor
1. Lola
2. Blue Point Grille
3. Pier W

Best Deli
1. Corky & Lenny’s
2. Max’s Deli
3. Alvie and Gary’s Jack’s Deli

Best Pastry Shop
1. Corbo’s Dolceria
2. Farkas

Best Pastry Shop (chain)
1. Panera
Best Place to Buy Bread
1. Stone Oven Bakery
2. On the Rise

Best Place to Buy Bread (chain)
1. Panera

Best Cheese Selection
1. Heinen’s
2. West Side Market
3. tie: Baricelli Inn/ Miles Farmers Market

Best Wine Store
1. Minotti’s
2. tie: Heinen’s/Rozi’s
Web-exclusive Category Winners
Best Margarita: tie: Momocho/Lopez
Best Host: Ean Carroll, Boulevard Blue
Best Pie: Eat’n Park
Best Corned Beef: Sandwich Slyman’s
Best Place for Tapas: Sergio’s Saravá
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