Best New Restaurant

1st – Blaze Pizza

2nd – Provisions

3rd – Jethros


Best Place to go on a Date

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Reiman Gardens 

3rd – Hickory Park

Honorable Mention – Cafe Baudelaire and Wallaby’s


Best Place for Breakfast

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Perkins

3rd – The Grove and Village Inn


Best Place for Lunch

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

3rd – West Street Deli, Chick – Fil – A, and Hickory Park

Honorable Mention –  Blaze Pizza, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, and El Azteca


Best Place for Dinner

1st – El Azteca

2nd – Hickory Park

3rd – The Cafe 

Honorable Mention – Brick City Grill 


Best Fine Dining

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Aunt Maude’s 

3rd – Plus 39 


Casual Dining

1st – Hickory Park

2nd – El Azteca 

3rd – Blaze Pizza


Best Cafe

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Stomping Grounds 

3rd – Cafe Diem 

Honorable Mention – Arcadia and Cafe Baudelaire 


Best Deli

1st – West Street Deli 

2nd – Downtown Deli 

3rd – Jimmy Johns 


Best Coffee Shop

1st – Starbucks 

2nd – Cafe Diem 

        Stomping Grounds 

3rd – Caribou


Best Bakery

1st – Dutch Oven 

2nd – HyVee Bakery

3rd – The Cafe 


Best Dessert

1st – The Cafe 

2nd – Insomnia Cookies

3rd – Chocolaterie Stam 


Best Carry Out

1st – Papa Johns 

2nd – HyVee C

3rd – 888 Chinese

Honorable Mention – Panda Express and Buffalo Wild Wings


Best Food Truck/Stand

1st – Carlos Quesadillas 

2nd – Superdog 

3rd – Macubana 

Honorable Mention – Rico’s Tacos


Best Italian Food

1st – Plus 39 

2nd –  Fazoli’s 

3rd – Ge Angelos 

Honorable Mention – Bar La Tosca 


Best Mexican Food

1st – El Azteca 

2nd – Mr. Burrito

3rd – Fuzzy’s Taco Shop 


Best Asian Food

1st – Taste Place

2nd – Szechuan House

3rd – Panda Express

Honorable Mention – 888, Thai Kitchen, Mandarin, and The Spice


Best Pizza

1st – Jeff’s Pizza

2nd – Blaze Pizza

3rd – Great Plains Sauce & Dough Co.

Honorable Mention – Papa Johns, Pizza Pit, and Casey’s General Store 


Best BBQ Food

1st – Hickory Park

2nd – Jethro’s BBQ

3rd – Buffalo Wild Wings


Best Wings

1st – Buffalo Wild Wings

2nd – Jethro’s BBQ

3rd – Brick City Grill

Honorable Mention – Applebee’s and West Towne Pub


Best Burger

1st – Bricky City Grill

2nd – B-Bops

3rd – Hickory Park

Honorable Mention – Wallaby’s, West Towne Pub, Culvers, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburger 


Best Sushi

1st – Fuji Japanese Steakhouse

2nd – HyVee

3rd – Shotgun Japanese Steakhouse


Best Indian Food

1st – Indian Palace

2nd – India Delights

3rd – Pammel Grocery