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2021 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 and thank you to everyone who voted!


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Food & Drink

Best Wings

1st: PJ's BAR-B-QSA
2nd: The Rusty Nail
3rd: Carson's Woodside Tavern
4th: Harvey's Restaurant & Bar
5th: Druthers

Best Pizza

1st: Mama Mia's
2nd: Caputo's Pizzeria
3rd: Harvest & Hearth
4th: 9 Miles East Farm
5th: Marino's Pizza

Best Burger

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Druthers
3rd: Five Guys Burgers & Fries
4th: Olde Bryan Inn
5th: Juicy Burgers and More

Best Ice Cream, Gelato & Yogurt

1st: Dairy Haus
2nd: Stewart's Shops
3rd: King Brothers Dairy
4th: The Farmer's Daughters' Drive-In
5th: Ben & Jerry's

Best Breakfast

1st: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
2nd: Triangle Diner
3rd: Country Corner Cafe
4th: Iron Roost
5th: Compton's

Best Brunch

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

Best Coffee Spot

1st: Uncommon Grounds
2nd: Saratoga Coffee Traders
3rd: Kru Coffee
4th: Stewart's Shops
5th: Coffee Planet

Best Bakeries & Sweet Treats

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

Best Italian Cuisine

1st: Mama Mia's
2nd: Augie's Family Style Italian Restaurant
3rd (TIE): Pennell's Restaurant / The Ripe Tomato
5th (TIE): Osteria Danny / Solevo Kitchen + Social

Best Asian Cuisine

1st: Sushi Thai Garden
2nd: Great Tang's
3rd: DUO Modern Japanese
4th: Kin Jo Japanese Steak House
5th: Azuma Sushi Bistro

Best Mexican Cuisine

1st: Amigos Cantina
2nd: Cantina
3rd: Mexican Connection
4th: El Mexicano
5th: La Fiesta

Best American Cuisine

1st: Olde Bryan Inn
2nd: Carson's Woodside Tavern
3rd: Eddie F's
4th: 15 Church
5th: Hattie's

Best Tapas / Small Plates

1st: Boca Bistro
2nd: Thirsty Owl Saratoga
3rd: Hamlet & Ghost
4th: The Brook Tavern
5th: The Wishing Well

Best Fine Dining

1st: 15 Church
2nd: Olde Bryan Inn
3rd: Prime at Saratoga National
4th: The Wishing Well
5th: Longfellows

Best Winery, Brewery or Distillery

1st: Druthers
2nd: The Saratoga Winery
3rd: Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard
4th: Thirsty Owl Saratoga
5th: Walt & Whitman

Best Dining On Saratoga Lake

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: 550 Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
3rd: Dock Brown's
4th: Harvest & Hearth
5th: The Hideaway

Best Deli

1st: Russell's Deli
2nd: Roma Foods
3rd: Fat Paulie's Delicatessen
4th: Putnam Market
5th: Cannone's Deli


Best Bar

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Harvey's Restaurant & Bar
3rd: Hamlet & Ghost
4th: The Parting Glass
5th: Druthers

Best Sports Bar

1st: The West Side Sports Bar & Grill
2nd: Kings Tavern
3rd: Trotters
4th: Dango's
5th (TIE): Caroline Street Pub / End Zone Sports Pub

Best Hotel Bar

1st: Morrissey's Lounge & Bistro - The Adelphi Hotel
2nd: The Diamond Club Restaurant - Embassy Suites
3rd: The Bar at Longfellows
4th: The Side Room - The Inn at Saratoga
5th: Putnam's at The Gideon Putnam

Best Happy Hour

1st: Clancy's Tavern
2nd: The Diamond Club Restaurant
3rd: Harvey's Restaurant & Pub
4th: Wheatfields
5th: Olde Bryan Inn


Best Indoor Attraction

1st: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
2nd: Northshire Bookstore
3rd: Saratoga Automobile Museum
4th: Saratoga Casino Hotel
5th: The Saratoga Winery

Best Shopping

1st: Common Thread Saratoga
2nd: Impressions of Saratoga
3rd: Northshire Bookstore
4th: Collective 131
5th: Clothes Horse Saratoga

Best Salon

1st: Nurture Green Salon & Spa
2nd: Saratoga Debut Salon & Boutique
3rd: Sanctuary Salon
4th: Hair Creations
5th: 3-way tie



Best Place to Stay

1st: Batcheller Mansion Inn
2nd: Saratoga Dreams Bed & Breakfast
3rd: The Adelphi Hotel
4th: Embassy Suites
5th: Saratoga Casino Hotel


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Best Of Clifton Park

Best Attraction in Clifton Park

1st: Bowman Orchards
2nd: Clifton Park Farmers' Market
3rd: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
4th: Pirate's Hideout
5th: The Fairways of Halfmoon

Best Restaurant in Clifton Park

1st: Ravenswood
2nd: Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse
3rd: Nonna Maria's Italian Kitchen
4th: Bellini's Italian Eatery
5th: Power's Inn & Pub

Best Hotel in Clifton Park

1st: Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park
2nd: Homewood Suites by Hilton Clifton Park
3rd: La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton Park
4th: Courtyard Albany Clifton Park
5th: Hampton Inn Clifton Park


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