Readers' Choice Awards Results

Hundreds filled the ballroom at Kalahari Convention Center Wednesday night for the annual Readers Choice Awards Party. Amongst them were representatives from more than 100 area businesses and organizations who waited anxiously to find out who would be crowned best of the best.

The winners are:

Best Asian Restaurant
Small City Tap House
Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi
Samurai Japanese Steakhouse

Best Auto Repair or Body Shop
District Tire Center
Angie’s Body and Frame
Snyder Collision

Best Bakery
Jolly Donut
Kiedrowski’s Bakery
Copper Top Bake Shop

Best Barber Shop
Benny B’s Barber Shop
Kharma Salon and Boutique
Moxie Salon and Spa

Best Bartender or Bar Staff Dianne 
Marconi’s Italian Restaurant
Rachel- Barrel House Saloon
Small City Tap House

Best Beer Selection
Small City Tap House
Knucklehead Saloon
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Bowling Alley
Star Lanes
Cedar Lanes
Riverview Lanes

Best Car Dealership
Foster Chevrolet Cadillac
Smiley Automotive
Mathews Ford

Best Coffee House
Sheri’s Coffee House
Mr. Smith’s Coffee House
Coffee Express

Best Dance Studio
The Moving Company School of Dance
Linda Lee Dance Studio

Best Fair or Festival
Ohio Bike Week
Erie County Fair
Milan Melon Fest

Best French Fries
Berardi’s Family Kitchen
Five Guys
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Golf Course
Sawmill Creek Golf Club
Thunderbird Hills Golf Course
Eagle Creek Golf Club

Best Gym or Fitness Center
Tim Dorsey Fitness
Planet Fitness
Bodi N Balance

Best Hair Studio
Capelli and Company Salon
Kharma Salon & Boutique
Allure Studio Salon

Best Hamburger
Five Guys
Old Dutch Tavern
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Happy Hour
Cheers Sports Bar and Grill
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Italian Restaurant
Marconi’s Italian Restaurant
Sortino’s Little Italy Ristorante
Olive Garden

Best Live DJ
Randy Grosswiler
Bryan Thom
Manny Burns

Best Mexican Restaurant
Casa Real
Casa Fiesta, Norwalk
Costa Azul Mexican Restaurant

Best Patio/Outdoor Dining
Dockside Cafe
The Original Margaritaville
Bar North Bistro

Best Perch New
Sandusky Fish Company
DeMore’s Offshore Bar and Grill
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Pizza
Cameo Pizza
Brick Oven Bistro
Mona Pizza Gourmet

Best Place for Breakfast
Berardi’s Family Kitchen
Port Sandusky
Diana’s Deli and Restaurant

Best Place for Family Fun
Cedar Point
Island Adventures Family Fun Center

Best Place for Fine Dining
Mon Ami Restaurant
ZINC brasserie
Crush Wine Bar

Best Place for Ice Cream
Toft’s Dairy
Vargo’s Drive-In
Miller’s Drive In

Best Place for Live Music
Barrel House Saloon
The Original Margaritaville
Charlie’s Bar

Best Place for Lunch
Berardi’s Family Kitchen
Manny’s Sports Tavern
The Lunch Box

Best Place for Steak
Texas Roadhouse
Angry Bull Steakhouse
Longhorn Steakhouse

Best Place to Work
Firelands Regional Medical Center
Cedar Point
Crosswinds Restaurant and Bar

Best Spa
New Look Salon and Spa
Kharma Salon & Boutique

Best Tanning Salon
Simply U Tanning
E’s Glow Tanning Salon
Planet Fitness

Best Tattoo Parlor
546 Tattoo Studio
Joshua White Tattoo Company
Drawn to the Surface

Best Winery
Gar-Nay’s Winery
Quarry Hill Winery
Firelands Winery

Best Wings Brass
Pelican Varsity Club
Buffalo Wild Wings
Quaker Steak and Lube, Sandusky