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2018 Saratoga Fab Five Awards - Results!

Locals, visitors, and Saratoga lovers have cast their votes for their favorite restaurants, hotels, and attractions in Saratoga, and the results are in!

See below for the full list of Fab Five winners in each category.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


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Food & Drink

Best Wings

1st: Spring Street Deli & Pizzeria
2nd: Druthers
3rd: Rusty Nail
4th: Peabody's
5th: West Side Sports Bar & Grill

Best Pizza

1st: 9 Miles East Farm
2nd: Gennaro's Pizza Parlor
3rd: Harvest & Hearth
4th: Marino's Pizza
5th: Spring Street Deli & Pizzeria

Best Burger

1st: Smashburger
2nd: Druthers
3rd: Five Guys Burgers & Fries
4th: 15 Church
5th: Juicy Burgers & More

Best Ice Cream, Gelato & Yogurt

1st: Dairy Haus
2nd: Stewart's Shops
3rd: Humpty Dumpty
4th: Ben & Jerry's
5th: Farmer's Daughter

Best Breakfast

1st: Sweeney's
2nd: Triangle Diner
3rd: Russell's Deli
4th: Iron Roost
5th: Country Corner Cafe

Best Brunch

1st: Iron Roost
2nd: Max London's
3rd: Prime at Saratoga National
4th: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
5th: Triangle Diner

Best Coffee Spot

1st: UnCommon Grounds
2nd: Saratoga Coffee Traders
3rd: Kru Coffee
4th: SPoT Coffee
5th: Starbucks

Best Bakeries & Sweet Treats

1st: Mrs. London's
2nd: Bread Basket Bakery
3rd: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
4th: Lakeside Farms
5th: Kilwins

Best Italian

1st: Augie's
2nd: Mama Mia's Pizza and Cafe
3rd: Pennell's Restaurant
4th: Osteria Danny
5th: Chianti il Ristorante

Best Asian

1st: Sushi Thai Garden
2nd: Duo Modern Japanese
3rd: Great Tang's
4th: Phila Fusion Noodle Bar
5th: Kin Jo Japanese Steak House

Best Mexican

1st: Amigo's Cantina
2nd: Mexican Connection
3rd: Cantina
4th: El Mexicano
5th: Leon's

Best American

1st: Druthers
2nd: Olde Bryan Inn
3rd: 15 Church
4th: Clark's Steakhouse
5th: The Brook Tavern

Best Pub Fare

1st: Druthers
2nd: The Local Pub & Teahouse
3rd: Henry Street Taproom
4th: West Side Sports Bar & Grill
5th: Harvey's Restaurant

Best Tapas / Small Plates

1st: Thirty Owl
2nd: Boca Bistro
3rd: 15 Church
4th: Hamlet & Ghost
5th: Henry Street Taproom

Best Fine Dining

1st: 15 Church
2nd: Olde Bryan Inn
3rd: Morton's The Steakhouse
4th: Prime at Saratoga National
5th (tie): Longfellows Restaurant and Osteria Danny

Best Winery, Brewery or Distillery

1st: Druthers Brewing Co.
2nd: The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room
3rd: Artisanal Brew Works
4th: R.S. Taylor & Sons Brewery
5th: Common Roots Brewing Co.

Best Dining On Saratoga Lake

1st: Lake Local
2nd: Harvest & Hearth
3rd: Carson's Woodside Tavern
4th: Panza's Restaurant
5th: Dock Brown's

Best Deli

1st: Russell's Deli
2nd: Roma Foods
3rd: Spring Street Deli
4th: Saratoga Five Points Market & Deli
5th: Putnam Market


Best Bar

1st: Henry Street Taproom
2nd: Druthers
3rd: Hamlet & Ghost
4th: Spa City Tap & Barrel
5th: 9 Maple

Best Sports Bar

1st: West Side Sports Bar & Grill
2nd: Peabody's
3rd: Saratoga Stadium
4th: Caroline Street Pub
5th: Dango's Fitzgeralds

Best Hotel Bar

1st: The Diamond Club Grille at Embassy Suites
2nd: The Bar at Longfellows
3rd: Morrissey's at The Adelphi
4th: Jacob & Anthony's American Grille at the Hampton Inn & Suites
5th: The Tavern at the Inn at Saratoga

Best Happy Hour

1st: Wheatfields
2nd: Peabody's
3rd: Diamond Club Grille at Embassy Suites
4th: Druthers
5th (tie): Spa City Tap & Barrel and The Barrelhouse

Best Live Music

1st: Caffe Lena
2nd: Vapor at Saratoga Casino Hotel
3rd: The Horseshoe Inn
4th: Gaffney's
5th: Spa City Tap & Barrel

Best Dancing

1st: Vapor at Saratoga Casino Hotel
2nd: The Horseshoe Inn
3rd: Saratoga City Tavern
4th: The Ice House
5th: Siro's


Best Outdoor Attraction

1st: Saratoga Race Course
2nd: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
3rd: Saratoga Spa State Park
4th: Saratoga Casino Hotel Harness Track
5th: Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co.

Best Family-Friendly Attraction

1st: Ellms Family Farm
2nd: Congress Park Carousel
3rd: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
4th: Saratoga Race Course
5th: We Rock The Spectrum

Best Spa / Massage

1st: Roosevelt Baths & Spa at the Gideon Putnam
2nd: Spa Cascada
3rd: Complexions Spa for Beauty & Wellness
4th: Saratoga Botanicals Organic Spa
5th: Nurture Green Salon & Spa

Best Salon

1st: Nurture Green Salon & Spa
2nd: Lockettes The Salon
3rd: Saratoga Debut
4th: Fusion
5th (tie): Simplicity, Make Me Fabulous, and Hair Creations

Best Museum

1st: National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame
2nd: National Museum of Dance
3rd: The Children's Museum at Saratoga
4th: Saratoga Automobile Museum
5th: New York State Military Museum

Best Gift Shop

1st: Impressions of Saratoga
2nd: Tushita Heaven
3rd: Crafters Gallery
4th: Northshire Bookstore
5th: Saratoga Olive Oil

Best Women's Clothing

1st: Spoken Boutique
2nd: Lifestyles of Saratoga
3rd: Saratoga Sundress
4th: Violet's of Saratoga
5th (tie): The Shoppe and Piper Boutique

Best Men's Clothing

1st: Jos. A. Bank
2nd: The National
3rd: Eddie Bauer
4th: Banana Republic
5th: Saratoga Saddlery

Best Pet Gifts

1st: Sloppy Kisses
2nd: Benson's Pet Center
3rd: Impressions of Saratoga
4th: Bella & Lindy Saratoga's Pet Boutique
5th: Lazy Dog Cookie Co.

Best Home Decor

1st: Silverwood
2nd: Homessence
3rd: Saratoga Saddlery
4th: Stitches and Time
5th: Saratoga Signature Interiors


Best Hotel

1st: The Adelphi
2nd: Embassy Suites
3rd: The Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa
4th: Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs
5th: Longfellows Hotel

Best Motel

1st: Saratoga Downtowner
2nd: Adirondack Inn
3rd: Springs Motel
4th: McGregor Inn Motel
5th (tie): Robin Hood Motel and Community Court Motel

Best Bed & Breakfast / Inn

1st: Saratoga Arms
2nd: The Inn at Saratoga
3rd: Batcheller Mansion Inn
4th: Anne's Washington Inn
5th: Union Gables




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