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2023 Saratoga Fab Five Awards - Results!

Locals, visitors, and Saratoga lovers have cast their votes for their favorite Saratoga food and drink spots, and the results are in! Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to everyone who voted.

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Best Wings

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: The Rusty Nail
3rd: Bentley's Tavern
4th: PJ's BAR-B-QSA
5th: West Ave Pizzeria

Best Pizza

1st: West Ave Pizzeria
2nd: Caputo's Pizzeria
3rd: Marino's Pizza
4th: Speckled Pig Brewing
5th (TIE): Harvest & Hearth / D'Andrea's Pizza

Best Burger

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Five Guys Burgers and Fries
3rd: Juicy Burgers and More
4th: Hamlet & Ghost
5th (TIE): Druthers / BurgerFi

Best Ice Cream, Gelato & Yogurt

1st: Dairy Haus
2nd: Stewart's Shops
3rd: King Brothers Dairy
4th (TIE): Ben & Jerry's / Humpty Dumpty

Best Breakfast

1st: Russell's Deli
2nd: Country Corner Cafe
3rd: Ribbon Cafe
4th: Triangle Diner
5th: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery

Best Brunch

1st (TIE): The Merc / Triangle Diner
3rd: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
4th: Max London's
5th: The Hideaway

Best Coffee Spot

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

Best Bakeries & Sweet Treats

1st: Mrs. London's
2nd: Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
3rd: Leah's Cakery
4th (TIE): Lakeside Farms / Bread Basket Bakery

Best Italian Cuisine

1st: Augie's Family Style Italian Restaurant
2nd: Mama Mia's
3rd: Solevo Kitchen
4th: Pennell's Restaurant
5th: Osteria Danny

Best Asian Cuisine

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

Best Mexican Cuisine

1st: Mexican Connection
2nd: El Mexicano
3rd: Cantina
4th: Taqueria Guadalajara
5th (TIE): La Fiesta / Mi Casa

Best American Cuisine

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Olde Bryan Inn
3rd: Ribbon Cafe
4th: The Wishing Well
5th (TIE): PJ's BAR-B-QSA / 15 Church

Best Pub Fare

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Bentley's Tavern
3rd: The West Side Sports Bar & Grill
4th: Druthers
5th: The Local Pub and Teahouse

Best Tapas / Small Plates

1st: Boca Bistro
2nd (TIE): Thirsty Owl Saratoga / Hamlet & Ghost
4th: Bocage Champagne Bar
5th: The Inn at Saratoga

Best Fine Dining

1st: Olde Bryan Inn
2nd: 15 Church
3rd: Morton's The Steakhouse
4th: Salt & Char
5th: Solevo Kitchen

Best Dining on Saratoga Lake

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: 550 Waterfront by Druthers
3rd: Panza's On The Lake (Note: Closed indefinitely for major building repairs)
4th: Dock Brown's
5th: The Hideaway

Best Deli

1st: Russell's Deli
2nd: Cardona's Saratoga Market
3rd: Fat Paulie's Delicatessen
4th (TIE): Putnam Market / Front Street Market

Best Brewery or Cidery

1st: Speckled Pig Brewing
2nd: Druthers
3rd: Whitman Brewing
4th: Artisanal Brew Works
5th: Common Roots

Best Winery or Distillery

1st: The Saratoga Winery
2nd: Thirsty Owl Saratoga
3rd: Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard
4th: Cooperstown Distillery
5th: Galway Rock Vineyard & Winery

Best Craft Cocktails

1st: The Hive 518
2nd: Hamlet & Ghost
3rd (TIE): Cooperstown Distillery / 9 Maple Ave.
5th: Morrissey's Lounge & Bistro - The Adelphi Hotel

Best Bar

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Bocage Champagne Bar
3rd: The Parting Glass
4th (TIE): 9 Maple Ave. / Morrissey's Lounge & Bistro - The Adelphi Hotel

Best Happy Hour

1st: Carson's Woodside Tavern
2nd: Bocage Champagne Bar
3rd: Cantina
4th: The Diamond Club Restaurant - Embassy Suites
5th: Forno Bistro


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