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2012 Saratoga Fab Five Awards - Results!fab-five-2012-results

It's what you've been waiting for: the results to the First Annual Saratoga.com Fab Five Awards!

We asked locals and visitors to tell us all their faves in Saratoga, so we could reveal to you the best places and things to do in Saratoga as voted on by fans.

Congratulations to all our Fab Five winners!

The 2012 Fab Five Winners By Category

1. Breakfast Spots

Country Corner Café | Compton’s Restaurant | Triangle Diner | Uncommon Grounds | Shirley’s Restaurant

 

2. Lunch Spots

Scallions | Hungry Spot Cafe | Stadium Café | Putnam Market | Spring Street Deli

 

3. Dinner

Maestro’s at the Van Dam | Chianti II Ristorante | Hattie’s | Max London’s | Olde Bryan Inn

 

4. Brunch

Max London’s | Gideon Putnam Resort | The Local Pub & Teahouse | Hattie’s | Prime at Saratoga National

 

5. Coffee Shops

Uncommon Grounds | Starbucks | Saratoga Coffee Traders | Virgil’s House Cafe | Dunkin Donuts

 

6. Restaurants

Masestro’s at the Van Dam | Chianti II Ristorante | Max London’s | Olde Bryan Inn | 28 Tables

 

7. Happy Hour

Max London’s | Wheatfields | Gaffney’s | The Horseshoe Inn | The Irish Times Pub & Restaurant

 

8. Drinks List

9 Maple Ave. | Max London’s | The Living Room | Bailey’s Cafe | Circus Café

 

9. Ice Cream Shops

Plum Dandy Frozen Yogurt & Toppings | Ben and Jerry’s | Humpty Dumpty Ice Cream | Cold Stone Creamery | Johnny’s Gourmet Italian Ices

 

10. Late Night

Esperanto | Gaffney’s | The Metro | Putnam Den | Tin 'n' Lint

 

11. Places to Eat with Kids

Circus Café | El Mexicano Restaurant | Cantina | Stadium | Friendly’s

 

12. Bars

The Irish Times Pub & Restaurant | The Metro | 9 Maple Ave | Gaffney’s | The Saratoga City Tavern

 

13. Catering

Longfellow’s Hotel, Restaurant & Conference Center | Kim Klopstock & Lily and the Rose | Black Diamond Caterers | Mazzone Catering | Putnam Street Market

 

14. Men’s Shops

JoS A. Bank | Eddie Bauer | Trendsetters Barbershop | Gap | La Sartoria of Saratoga

 

15. Women’s Boutiques Six winners in this category due to a tie

Violet’s & Stella’s of Saratoga | Piper Boutique | Frivolous Gal | Lucia Boutique | The Pink Paddock | The Shoppe

 

16. Gift Shops

Impressions of Saratoga | Pangea | Celtic Treasures | Pipits of Saratoga | Saratoga Olive Oil

 

17. Accessories Shops

Lucia | Silverado | Frivolous Gal | Violets & Stella’s of Saratoga | Miss Scarlet

 

18. Home Décor Shops

Pipits of Saratoga | Next Summer | Pangea | Silverwood | Crafters Gallery | Pier 1 Imports

 

19. Attractions

Saratoga Race Couse | Congress Park | SPAC | Saratoga Spa State Park | Tark’s Indoor Golf Club

 

20. Hair Salons

Fresh & Co. | The Strand Hair Studio | Fusion The Salon | Classical Concepts Salon | Sanctuary Spa

 

21. Spas

Sanctuary Spa | Crystal Spa | Spa Cascada | Fresh & Co. | Roosevelt Baths and Spa

 

22. Local Bands

Groove Therapy | Gravity | Rich Ortiz | Soul Session | Dao Jones

 

23. Attractions for Kids

Carousel at Congress Park | The Children's Museum at Saratoga | Abigail’s Tea & Tiara's | Great Escape | Outer Zone Laser Tag

 

24. Attractions for Teens

SPAC | Congress Park | Tark’s Indoor Golf Club | YMCA | Outer Zone Laser Tag

 

25. Places for Girls Night Out Six winners in this category due to a tie.

The Paddock Lounge | Gaffney’s | Thirteen | Saratoga Paint & Sip | The Metro | Vapor Night Club

 

26. Places for Guys Night Out Six winners in this category due to a tie.

Putnam Den | The Saratoga City Tavern | The Local Pub & Teahouse | Gaffney’s | Stadium Café | The Irish Times Pub & Restaurant

 

27. Annual Events

Saratoga Chowderfest | Saratoga Brewfest | Victorian Streetwalk | Hats off to Saratoga | Parrot Head Festival

 

28. Wildcards

Dawgdom | Berrylicious Bouquets | Sloppy Kisses | Saratoga Farmer’s Market | Saratoga Olive Oil