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Best Restaurants Readers’ Poll Results 2019

The results are in! Your favorite restaurants in Baltimore are . . .
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Best Restaurants Readers’ Poll Results 2019

The results are in! Your favorite restaurants in Baltimore are . . .

Recently, we asked our readers: Where are the best places to eat in Baltimore? After thousands (and thousands) of votes, here are your picks! To see our editors’ list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Baltimore, check out the online feature.


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Best Al Fresco

Winner: Gunther & Co.
Runners-Up: Citron; Tagliata

Best Ambiance

Winner: Iron Bridge Wine Company
Runner-Ups: Charleston; Bar Vasquez

Best Bar Food

Winner: Wet City
Runners-Up: Hamilton Tavern; Forno

Best BBQ

Winner: Mission BBQ
Runners-Up: Blue Pit BBQ; Andy Nelson’s Southern Pit Barbecue

Best Brunch

Winner: Miss Shirley’s Cafe
Runners-Up: Iron Rooster; Silver Queen Cafe

Best Burger

Winner: Abbey Burger Bistro
Runners-Up: Hamilton Tavern; Wet City

Best Chef

Winner: Cindy Wolf (Charleston)
Runners-Up: Jerry Trice (Gunther & Co.); Brad Bonham (Wet City)

Best Crab House

Winner: Nick’s Fish House
Runners-Up: L.P. Steamers; Captain James

Best Date Night

Winner: Citron
Runners-Up: Grille 620; Iron Bridge Wine Company

Best Family-Friendly

Winner: Silver Queen Cafe
Runners-Up: Frisco Taphouse; Johnny’s

Best Food Hall

Winner: R. House
Runners-Up: Mt. Vernon Marketplace; Belvedere Square

Best Food Truck

Winner: Gypsy Queen Café
Runner-Ups: Smoking Swine; Mexican on the Run

Best Happy Hour

Winner: La Cuchara
Runners-Up: Mutiny Pirate Bar; Cured / 18th & 21st

Best Ice Cream

Winner: The Charmery
Runners-Up: Taharka Bros.; Cream Cruiser

Best Late-Night

Winner: Sip & Bite
Runner-Up: Golden West Cafe

Best Lunch Spot

Winner: Atwater’s
Runners-Up: Forno; Ekiben

Best New Restaurant

Winner: Mad Chef Kitchen
Runners-Up: The Alexander Brown Restaurant; The Bygone

Best Ramen

Winner: Mi & Yu Noodle Bar
Runners-Up: Peko Peko; Kippo Ramen

Best Raw Bar

Winner: Thames Street Oyster House
Runners-Up: Dylan’s Oyster Cellar; The Local Oyster

Best Special Occassion

Winner: Charleston
Runners-Up: Tagliata; The Prime Rib

Best Sushi

Winner: Azumi
Runners-Up: Sticky Rice; Yama Sushi

Best Vegetarian

Winner: Stall 11
Runners-Up: Great Sage; Land of Kush



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