Best Of 2018

Food & Drink

Food & Drink
In categories with two finalists, the overall winner is highlighted in bold.

Best Restaurant
East: L'Albatros
West: TownHall

Best New Restaurant
East: Marble Room
West: Astoria

Best Chef
Michael Symon

Best French Fries
East: B Spot
West: Bar Cento

Best German Restaurant
Der Braumeister

Best Mexican Restaurant
East: Barrio
West: Momocho

Best Jamaican Restaurant
Taste of Jamaica

Best French Restaurant
East: L'Albatros
West: Le Petit Triangle

Best Korean Restaurant
Seoul Garden

Best Sushi
East: Pacific East
West: Ginko

Best Japanese Restaurant
East: Pacific East
West: Shinto

Best Chinese Restaurant
East: Hunan by the Falls
West: Pearl of the Orient

Best Thai Restaurant
East: Peppermint
West: Thai Thai

Best Vietnamese Restaurant
East: Superior Pho
West: Minh Anh

Best Seafood Restaurant
East: Blue Point Grille
West: Pier W

Best Desserts
East: Bistro 185
West: Sweet Melissa

Best Irish Restaurant
The Harp

Best Pizza (East)
East: Mama Santa's
West: Angelo's

Best Brunch
East: Beachland Ballroom
West: Lucky's

Best Coffee house
East: Phoenix Coffee
West: Rising Star

Best Vegan Restaurant
East: Tommy's
West: Root Cafe

Best Late Night Eats
East: Barrio
West: TownHall

Best Burger
East: B Spot
West: Heck's Cafe

Best Latin Restaurant
East: Paladar
West: Barroco

Best Butcher Shop
Ohio City Provisions

Best Barbecue
East: Mabel's
West: Proper Pig

Best Happy Hour
East: The Fairmount
West: TownHall

Best Polish Restaurant

Best Bagels
East: Bialy's
West: Cleveland Bagel Co.

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
East: Tommy's
West: TownHall

Best Steakhouse
East: Red, the Steakhouse
West: Strip

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
East: Taza
West: Aladdin's Eatery

Best Sandwich
East: Slyman's
West: Proper Pig

Best Food Truck

Best Patio Dining
East: L'Albatros
West: TownHall

Best Spanish Restaurant

Best African Restaurant
Zoma Ethiopian

Best Italian Restaurant
East: Mia Bella
West: Bruno's

Best Indian Restaurant
East: Cafe Tandoor
West: India Garden

Best Donuts
East: Biagio's
West: Brewnuts

Best Breakfast
East: Yours Truly
West: Grumpy's

Best Diner
East: Inn on Coventry
West: Joe's Deli

Best Bakery/Pastries/Cakes
East: Corbo's
West: Blackbird

Best Breadmaker
East: On the Rise
West: Breadsmith

Best Greek Restaurant
Aladdin's Eatery

Best Soul Food

Best Fried Chicken
East: Greenhouse Tavern
West: SoHo

Best Ice Cream
East: Mitchell's
West: Sweet Moses

Best Deli
Corky and Lenny's
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