Best of the Beach 2019 Eating & Drinking winners

 

 

Best Bagels

1st: Barrier Island Bagels

2nd: Lighthouse Bagels

3rd: Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe

Best Bakery

1st: Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe

2nd: Tullio’s Bakery

3rd: Cafe Lachine

Best Barbecue Restaurant

1st: High Cotton Barbeque

2nd: Pigman’s Bar-B-Que

3rd: Currituck BBQ Company

Best Bed & Breakfast

1st: The Castle B & B on Silver Lake

2nd: First Colony Inn

3rd: White Doe Inn

Best Beer Selection

1st: Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

2nd: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

3rd: Outer Banks Brewing Station

Best Breakfast

1st: Bob’s Grill OBX

2nd: Henry’s Restaurant

3rd: Art’s Place

Best Catering

1st: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

2nd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

3rd: Outer Banks Boil Company

Best Cheap Meal

1st: Art’s Place

2nd: Spanky’s Grille

3rd: John’s Drive In, Kitty Hawk

Best Cocktails

1st: Rundown Cafe

2nd: Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar

3rd: Mama Kwan’s Tiki Bar & Grill

Best Coffeehouse

1st: Ashley’s Espresso Parlour & All-Time Roasting Co.

2nd: Front Porch Cafe-Kill Devil Hills

3rd: Beads & Grinds

Best Deli

1st: Country Deli

2nd: Waves Market and Deli

3rd: Hungry Pelican

Best Desserts

1st: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

2nd: Surfin’ Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar

3rd: The Kill Devil Grill

Best Donuts

1st: Duck Donuts

2nd: Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe

3rd: Dunkin’

Best Family Restaurant

1st: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

2nd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

3rd: Henry’s Restaurant

Best Food Truck

1st: Eduardo’s Taco Stand

2nd: Fork’et Me Not

3rd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

Best French Fries

1st: Five Guys

2nd: Art’s Place

3rd: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

Best Fried Chicken

1st: Rundown Cafe

2nd: Biscuits N’ Porn

3rd: High Cotton Barbeque

Best Hamburger

1st: Art’s Place

2nd: Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

3rd: Five Guys

Best Happy Hour

1st: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

2nd: Hurricane Mo’s Beachside Bar And Grill

3rd: Barefoot Bernie’s Tropical Grill & Bar

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

1st: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

2nd: Big Al’s Soda Fountain & Grill

3rd: Outer Banks Brewing Station

Best Most Romantic Restaurant

1st: The Colington Cafe

2nd: Josephine’s Sicilian Kitchen

3rd: The SaltBox Cafe

Best Outdoor Patio

1st: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

2nd: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

3rd: Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

Best Sandwich Shop

1st: Country Deli

2nd: Poor Richards Sandwich Shop

3rd: Hungry Pelican

 

Best Sushi

1st: Taiko Restaurant

2nd: Single Fin Bistro

3rd: Sanya Sushi Bar Japanese and Chinese Cuisine

Best Pizza

1st: Slice Pizzeria

2nd: Nino’s Pizza

3rd: Cosmo’s Pizzeria

Best Asian/Thai

1st: Thai Room

2nd: Taiko Restaurant

3rd: Pok’s Art

Best Pub Food

1st: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

2nd: Lucky 12 Tavern

3rd: Barefoot Bernie’s Tropical Grill & Bar

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

1st: Surfin’ Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar

2nd: Kill Devil’s Frozen Custard & Beach Fries

3rd: OBX Frozen Yogurt

Best Salad

1st:Barefoot Bernie’s Tropical Grill & Bar

2nd: The Kill Devil Grill

3rd: Ladles Soups

Best Seafood Restaurant

1st: Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

2nd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

3rd: Tale of the Whale

Best Brunch

1st: The SaltBox Cafe

2nd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

3rd: Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill

Best Seafood Market

1st: O’Neal’s Sea Harvest

2nd: Billy’s Seafood

3rd: Austin Fish Company

Best Oyster Bar

1st: Coastal Provisions Oyster Bar & Wine Bar Cafe

2nd: Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar

3rd: I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

Best Sub/Sandwich

1st: Country Deli

2nd: Jersey Mike’s Subs

3rd: Hungry Pelican

Best Soup

1st: Ladles Soups

2nd: The SaltBox Cafe

3rd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

Best Brewery/Restaurant

1st: Outer Banks Brewing Station

2nd: Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe

3rd: Weeping Radish Brewery

Best Brewery

1st: Ghost Harbor Brewing Co.

2nd: 1718 Brewing Ocracoke

3rd: Northern Outer Banks Brewing Co.

Best Take Out

1st: Thai Room

2nd: South Beach Takeout, Catering, & Delivery

3rd: John’s Drive In

Best Bar

1st: Fish Heads

2nd: Hurricane Mo’s Beachside Bar And Grill

3rd: Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint KDH

Best Smoothies/Acai Bowls

1st: The spot

2nd: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

3rd: Island Smoothie

Best Burrito

1st: Bad Bean Baja Grill

2nd: Plaza Azteca

3rd: Waves Market and Deli

Best Winery

1st: Sanctuary Vineyards

2nd: OBX Winery

3rd: Martin Farm and Winery

Best Cookies

1st: Crumbl Cookies

2nd: Mom’s Sweet Shop

3rd: Johanna’s ~Cafe Lachine

Best Distillery

1st: Outer Banks Distilling, Kill Devil Rum

Best Vegetarian Restaurant

1st: The SaltBox Cafe

2nd: South Beach Takeout, Catering, & Delivery

3rd: Freshfit Cafe

Best Mexican Restaurant

1st: La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

2nd: Bad Bean Baja Grill

3rd: Plaza Azteca

Best Wine Selection

1st: TRIO Restaurant & Market

2nd: Chip’s Wine , Beer & Cigars

3rd: Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

Best Buffet

1st: Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant

2nd: Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet

3rd: Martelle’s Feed House

Best Local Hangout

1st: Fish Heads Bar & Grill

2nd: Art’s Place

3rd: Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint KDH

Best Bartender

1st: Bo, Jolly Roger’s

2nd: Brandi, Fish Heads

3rd: John Williams, Bad Bean Baja Grill

Best Chef

1st: Randolph Sprinkle, Saltbox cafe

2nd: Tony, Outer Banks Brewing Station

3rd: Boomer Marlowe, Lucky 12 Tavern

Best Restaurant Server

1st: Waldo, Plaza Azteca

2nd: Tron, Blue Moon Beach Grill

3rd: Jeff, Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

Best Candy/Chocolate Shop

1st: Laughing Lollipop Soda And Candy Shoppe

2nd: Scotch Bonnet Fudge & Gifts

3rd: Mom’s Sweet Shop

Best Wine Bar

1st: TRIO Restaurant & Market

2nd: Zillies on Ocracoke

3rd: Chip’s Wine , Beer & Cigars

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