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2015 Best of the Valley

2015 Best of the Valley Readers’ Poll Results

 

Best Restaurant Overall ?

1st           Connor’s Steak and Seafood   4.5%

2nd         Nick’s Ristorante      3%

3rd         Tie: Bandito Burrito/Governors AND Rosie’s   2.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes:11th Frame Live Bar and Grill, 1892 East Restaurant & Tavern, 3rd Base Grill, 5A’s Restaurant, 88 Buffet, Albany Bistro, Alfonso’s, Anaheim Chili, Another Broken Egg, Applebee’s, Asian Cuisine, Back Alley Bistro/Decatur, Bandito Southside, Baumhower’s, Beauregard’s, Below The Radar, Best Wings, Big Bowl Thai, Big Ed’s Pizza, Big Spring Café, Bishops Pub, Blue Plate Cafe, Bonefish, Bravo, Cajun Cafe, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Casa Blanca, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cheddar’s, Cheeburger Cheeburger, Chef Will, Chicken Salad Chick, Chipotle, Chuckwagon, Church Street Wine Shoppe, City Cafe Diner, Commerce Kitchen, Copper Top, Cotton Row, Cracker Barrel, Cricket’s, D&L Bistro, Dallas Mills, Diamonds Sports Bar and Grill, Ding How II, Drake’s, Dreamland, Eaves, Edith Ann’s, Edo, El Coyote, El Herradurra, El Palacio, Five Guys, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Francesco’s Italian Restaurant, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Furniture Factory Bar & Grill, Giovannis, Golden Corral , Granville’s Barbecue, Grille 29, Guadalajara, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Hooter’s, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, Jamo’s, Jason’s Deli, JW Steakhouse, La Alameda, Landry’s, Las Trojas, LeeAnn’s, Little Diner, Little Rosie’s, Longhorn, Macaroni Grill, Mac’s Athens, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Main Street Café/Madison, Mama Annie’s, Mango’s Caribbean Grill, Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro , Mellow Mushroom, Melting Pot, Meteor Buffet, Mezza Luna, Miyako’s, Moe’s Original BBQ, MVP Spirits and Grill, New Market BBQ, Nothing but Noodle’s, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olde Towne Coffee, Ole Hickory BBQ, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Pane e Vino, Papa Gyro’s, Peppered Pig, PF Chang’s, Phil Sandoval’s, Phuket, Po’Boy Factory, Public House, Red Lobster, Red Robin, River City Eagles 4185, Rolos, Ruth’s Chris, Saffron, Sakura, Sam and Greg’s, Sam’s Sports Grill/ Decatur, Sandwich Farm, Santa Fe, Schnitzel Ranch, Shiloh’s Country Kitchen, Shinsegae, Shogun, Simp McGhee’s, Sitar, Smash Burger, Sports Page, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Steak Out, Stem and Stein, Straight To Ale, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, Taco Mama , Taqueria El Cazador, Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, Ted’s BBQ, Terranova’s Italian Restaurant, Texas De Brazil, Texas Roadhouse, Thai Garden, The Boot Pizzeria, The Bottle, The Brick /Decatur, The Docks, The End Zone, The Huntsville Brewery, The Ledges, The Nook, The Original Public House, The Railyard, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Top of the River, Tortora’s, Viet Huong, Waltons, West End Grill, Whitt’s Bar-B-Cue, Wings to go/Jordan Lane, Wintzell’s, Zaxbys, Zoe’s Kitchen

 

 

Best Service?

1st           1892 East Restaurant and Tavern       4.4%

2nd         Tie: Connor’s Steak and Seafood AND Chick- Fil- A       4.1%

3rd           Nick’s Ristorante        3.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes:11th Frame Live, 3rd Base Grill, 5A’s Restaurant, Albany Bistro, Amendment XXI, Anaheim Chili, Angel’s Island Coffee, Another Broken Egg Café, Applebee’s, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Bandito Southside, Bar Louie, Baumhower’s, Beauregard’s, Below The Radar, Big Bowl Thai, Big Ed’s, Big Spring Café, Bison’s Cafe, Bistro 6K, Blue Plate Café, Bonefish Grill, Buena vista, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Casa Blanca, CD’s Bar and Grille/Madison, Cheddars, Cheeburger, Chicken Salad Chick, Chili’s, Chupper Time, Church Street Wine Shoppe, City Cafe Diner, Commerce Kitchen, Coppertop, Cotton Row, Cracker Barrel, Crawmama’s, Crickets, Crossroads, D&L Bistro, Ding How II, Drakes, Dreamland BBQ, Edith Ann’s, Edo, El Palacio, El Paso, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Francesco’s, Furniture Factory, Grille 29, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Hooter’s, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, IHOP, Jefferson Street Pub, La Alameda, La Placita, Landry’s, Lawler’s BBQ, LeeAnn’s, Lisa’s Lounge, Little Rosie’s, Logan’s, Longhorn Steakhouse, Madison Station, Main Street Café/Madison, Mango’s Caribbean Grill, Mason-Dixon Bakery & Bistro, Mellow Mushroom, Melting Pot, Mezza Luna, MVP, New Market BBQ, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olde Towne Coffee, Olive Garden, Original Public House, Outback Steakhouse, Pane E Vino, Papa Gyro’s, Peppered Pig, PF Chang’s, Phil Sandoval’s, Phuket, Pizzelle’s Confections, Po’ Boy Factory, Red Lobster, Rolos, Rosie’s, Ruth’s Chris, Saffron, Sage Grill / Westin Hotel, Sakura, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam and Greg’s, Sam’s Sports Grill/ Decatur, Shiloh’s Steakhouse , Simp McGhee’s, Sitar, Smash Burger, Sportspage, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Steak Out, Straight To Ale, Sunny Street Cafe, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, Taco Bell, Terranova’s, Texas De Brazil, Texas Roadhouse, Thai Garden, The Boot, The Bottle, The Brick Deli and Tavern, The Creek Bar, The Hard Dock Café/Decatur, The Nook, The Railyard/ Decatur, The Scene, The Stem and Stein, Thirsty Turtle, Top of the River, Tortora’s, University Pickers, Viet Huong, Vittone’s, Voodoo Lounge, Waltons, West End Grill, Which Wich, Yellowhammer Brewing, Zaxby’s North Parkway Huntsville, Zoe’s

 

Best Fine Dining?

 

1st           Connor’s Steak and Seafood    11.4%

2nd         1892 East Restaurant and Tavern    9%

3rd          Tie: Cotton Row AND Nick’s Ristorante     7.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Albany Bistro, Back Alley Bistro/Decatur, Bonefish, Bravo, Café 113, Cafe 302, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Chipotle, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Commerce Kitchen, Cork and Crust, D&L Bistro, Eaves, Edo, El Palacio, Grille 29, Hildegard’s German Cuisine, I Love Sushi, Landry’s, Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro, Melting Pot, Mezza Luna, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olive Garden, Pane e Vino, PF Chang’s, Phuket, Rock House Eatery, Ruth’s Chris, Scene Lounge, Shogun, Simp McGhee’s, Stem and Stein, Straight To Ale, Surin of Thailand, Terranova’s, Texas De Brazil, Thai Garden, The Eaves, The Bottle, The Docks Goose Pond, The Ledges, The Railyard, The Sage Grill, The Station, The Summit at Redstone, Tokyo

Best New Restaurant (Opened 2014 – 2015)?

 

1st           BJ’s Brewhouse     13.2%

2nd         Walton’s Southern Table      8.8%

3rd          Tie: Bravo! Cucina Italiana AND Texas De Brazil    7.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Another Broken Egg/Madison, Bandito HWY 72 / Madison, Beignet Cafe, Big Bowl Thai, Blue Plate S Pkwy, Cajun Steamer, Cheeburger Cheeburger, Chipotle , Chocolate Bar , DJ’s Pizza, Earth and Stone Pizza, Garden of Eat’n, Hunt Club , Las Trojas – Madison, Lumberyard, Mai Wei, Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro, Old Black Bear, Peppered Pig , Picasso’s Grill, Pieology, Shiloh’s Steakhouse & Country Cooking, The Boot, The Hoot, The Railyard/Decatur, Vic’s Local Kitchen

 

Best Coffee Shop?

 

1st           Starbucks    12.3%

2nd         Angel’s Island      11.4%

3rd          Tie: A Cup of Everything

AND Olde Town Coffee Shoppe   7.9%

Others Receiving Votes: Atlanta Bread Company, Barnes & Noble Cafe, Bean Café/Chocolate Gallery, Below the Radar, Books a Million, Brewbaker’s, Brickhouse, Bruegger’s/Bailey Cove, Bruegger’s/Madison, Cafe 153, CD’s, Chow King, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Common Grounds Cafe, Cozy Cow, Dairy Queen (South Memorial Parkway), Denny’s, Dunkin Donuts, Edith Anne’s, Flint River Coffee Company, Grounded Coffee, Huddle House, IHOP, JaMoka’s Coffee Company, Jamo’s, Java Jaay, Kaffeeklatsch, Kay May Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mapco, Mason/Dixon, McDonalds, MVP Spirits & Grill, Panera/Airport, Panera/Bridge Street, Pizzelle’s Confections, Public House, Rooster’s/Arab, Sady’s, Sam and Greg’s, Shea’s Express, Southbrew Coffee, Star Market /Bailey Cove, Sugar Belle, Texas De Brazil, The Clover Coffee Tent, The Foyer , The Java Cafe, Vic’s, Village Cafe , Waffle House, Wild Bean Coffee Co.

 

Best Breakfast?

1st           Another Broken Egg   14.8%

2nd         Blue Plate Café   11.1%

3rd          Cracker Barrel     8.9%

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East, A Cup of Everything, A. M. Booth’s Lumberyard Kitchen, Anaheim Chili, Atlanta Bread, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Governors Dr., Beignet Cafe, Below the Radar, Big Foot’s Little Donuts, Big Spring Café, Biscuit Express, Bojangle’s, Brewbaker’s, Bruegger’s, Burritos To Go, Cassie’s cafe, Chick-Fil- A, Church Street Wine Shoppe, City Diner Cafe, Commerce Kitchen, Dallas Mill, Dee’s Diner, Denny’s, Donut Palace Madison, Dunkin Donuts, Edith Anne’s, Gibson’s, Graves Grocery/Lacey Spring, Green Tomato, Grille 29, Hardees, Honeypie Bakery, Huddle House, Humphrey’s, IHOP, Jack’s, Krispy Kreme, Lil Debs, Little Libby’s Catfish, Little Rosie’s, Lumberyard, LuVici’s, Main Street Café, MAPCO/M Deli, Mason-Dixon Bakery & Bistro, McDonalds, Mezza Luna, Mullins, Olde Towne Coffee Shoppe, Original Public House, Panera Bread, Rolo’s, Sandwich Farm, Shaggy’s, Shea’s Express, Starbucks, Sugar Belle , Sunny Street Cafe, Taco Bell, The Eaves, The Little Diner, The Railyard, Waffle House, Waffle King, Weeden Mountain Grill, West End Grill

 

Best Seafood?

1st           Bonefish   13.4%

2nd         I Love Sushi 7.6%

3rd          Po’ Boy Factory   6.6%

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East, Albany Bistro, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito/Governors, Below the Radar, Cajun Café, Cajun Steamer, Captain D’s, Carrabba’s, Carson’s Grill, Catfish Cabin/Athens, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Commerce Kitchen, Connor’s, Cotton Row, Crawmama’s, D&L Bistro, Edo, Greenbriar, Grille29, Hard Dock, Humphrey’s, Landry’s, Lash Fish & Seafood Co, LeeAnn’s, Libby’s Catfish Cafe, Logan’s Roadhouse, Long John’s, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, McCollum’s Catfish, Mezza Luna, Miyako’s, Nick’s Ristorante, Old Greenbrier, PF Chang’s, Phuket, Red Lobster, Sakura, Shogun, Simp McGhee’s, Sun Cafe, Surin of Thailand, Terrinova’s Italian Restaurant, The Bottle, The Dock/Scottsboro, The Pointe at Val Monte, The Railyard, The Scene, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Tokyo, Top of the River, Vegetarian, Wintzell’s

 

Best Mexican Restaurant?

 

1st           Rosie’s Cantina 14.1%

2nd         Bandito Burrito/Governor’s   8.9%

3rd          Casa Blanca    7.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Abuela’s Mexican Bar & Grill, Anaheim Chili, Bandito Southside, BuenaVista, Burrito Express, Cantina Laredo, Casa Mexican, Casa Ole, Casa Santiago, Cazadores, Chapala, Charrito’s Bar & Grill, Chipotle, Chips and Salsa, El Azteca, El Camino Real, El Cazador (South Parkway), El Cazador No 2 (The Taco Bus), El Coyote, El Herradura, El Mariachi, El Monte’s, El Omeca, El Palacio, El Palomino, El Paso, El Paso/New Hope, Fire & Spice Food Truck, Guadalajara, La Alameda, La Hacienda, La Placitas, Las Trojas, Lime Grill, Little Rosie’s, Los Arcos, Los Mariachi, Los Trojas, Margaritas/Scottsboro, Mi Hacienda, Mi Oaxaca, Moe’s, On-On Tacos, Phil Sandoval’s, Sami’s Decatur, Shaggy’s, Sierra’s Mexicanismo/Arab, Southside Cantina, Taco Bell, Taco Mama, Taco Truck/ Gov. Drive, Taco Truck/Jordan Lane, Taqueria El Palomino, The End Zone, Tio Juan Mexican Grill, Villa Fiesta

 

Best Italian Restaurant?

1st           Carrabba’s    10.3%

2nd         Terranova’s    7.4%

3rd          Macaroni Grill 6.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Alfonso’s, Big Ed’s, Bravo, Bucks Pizza , Church Street Wine Shoppe, Connors Steak & Seafood, Cork and Crust, D& L Bistro, Dominos, Francesco’s, Francescos , Grille 29, Humphrey’s, Mellow Mushroom, Mezza Luna, My House, Newks, Nick’s Ristorante, Nothing but Noodles, Olive Garden, Pane e Vino, Pasquales, Pie in the Sky, Raphael’s, Ricatoni’s Italian Grill/Florence, Sam and Greggs, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Stem and Stein, Stevarino’s (Scottsboro), Tellini’s, The Boot, The Sicilian / Arab, Tortora’s, Venice Pizza, Village Pizza, Vittone’s,

 

Best German Restaurant?

1st           Ol Heidelberg      40.7%

2nd         Hildegard’s German Cuisine      26 %

3rd          Schnitzel Ranch   15.9%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Humphrey’s, The Nook, The Officer’s Club/ Redstone Arsenal, The Soldatenstube/ The Summit, U.S. Space & Rocket Center Biergarten

 

Best International Restaurant?

 

1st           I Love Sushi               5.6%

2nd         Nick’s Ristorante       3.0%

3rd          Tie: Connors Steak & Seafood AND Taziki’s Mediterranean Café     2.8%

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East Restaurant & Tavern, 3rd Base Grill, 5 A’s Restaurant, 88 Buffet, Anaheim Chili, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Bandito/ Southside, Bandito/Madison, Below the Radar, Big Bowl, Big Ed’s, Brasserie Juno, Cajun Grill, California Burrito, Carson’s Grille, Casa Blanca, Casa Montego, Charrito’s Bar & Grill, Cheddar’s, Church Street Wine Shoppe, City Cafe, Curry in a Hurry, D&L Bistro, Ding How II, Drakes, Edo, El Coyote/Gurley AL, El Palacio, El Paso, Four Leaves, Fulin’s, Furniture Factory, Garam Korean Restaurant, Giovannis, Grille 29, Hildegard’s, Humphrey’s, I Love Korea, Ichiban, IHOP, India Palace, Jamo’s, Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse, LeeAnn’s, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mango’s Caribbean Grill, Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro , Mei Wei, Mezza Luna, Mikawa, Miyako’s, Mt. Fuji, New Ichiban, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olde Towne Coffee, Papa Gyro’s, Papou’s, PF Chang’s, Phil Sandoval’s, Phuket, Ruths Chris, Saffron, Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, Sakura, Sandwich Farm, Schnitzel Ranch, Shinsegae, Shogun, Sitar, Sun Café, Surin of Thailand, Taco Bell, Thai Garden, The Boot, The Bottle, The End Zone, The Original Public House, The Railyard, The Scene, The Sicilian, Viet Cuisine , Viet Huong, Viet Sandwiches, Voodoo Lounge, Waffle House

 

Best Pizza?

 

1st           Mellow Mushroom    15.2%

2nd         Tie: Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza AND Sam and Greg’s 12%

3rd          The Boot 8%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Alfonso’s, Big Ed’s, BJ’s Brewhouse, Bucks Pizza, Carrabba’s, Chuck E Cheese, Church Street Wine Shoppe, CiCi’s, Cork and Crust, Costco, DiRomos, DJ’s Pizza, Dominos, Donato’s, Earth Fare, End Zone, Famous Joes, G & G New Hope, Giovanni’s, Humphrey’s, Jets Pizza, Little Caesars, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Marco’s Pizza, Maters, Mezza Luna, Newks, Nick’s Ristorante, Pane e Vino, Papa Johns, Papa Murphy’s, Pie in the Sky, Pieology, Pizza Hut, Pizza Inn, Raphael’s, Ricatoni’s, Sam’s Sports Grill/ Decatur, Sbarro, Stevie B’s, Terry’s Pizza, The Nook, The Pizzeria, The Sicilian/Arab, Tortora’s, Venice Pizza, Village Pizza, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill

 

Best Cajun Restaurant?

 

1st           Po’ Boy Factory   33.5%

2nd         Tim’s Cajun Kitchen    19.4%

3rd          Cajun Grill     8.4%

Others Receiving Votes: Cajun Café, Cajun Steamer, Connor’s Steak & Seafood, Crawmama’s, Hard Dock Café, Humphrey’s Bar & Grill, Huntsville Brewery, J Gumbo, Landry’s, New Orleans Lunchbox, Papa Dubi’s – Guntersville, Popeye’s, Simp McGhee’s, The Nook, Wintzell’s

 

Best Steak?

 

1st           Connor’s Steak and Seafood   29.4%

2nd         Ruth’s Chris    8.9%

3rd          Nick’s Ristorante 6.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East Restaurant and Tavern, All Steak/Cullman, Applebee’s, Back Alley Bistro, Below the Radar, Bonefish, Brandin’ Iron near Cullman, Bravo, Cafe 113, Carrabba’s, Carson’s Grille, Cheddars, Chili’s, Commerce Kitchen, Cotton Row, Crawmama’s, D&L Bistro, Edith Ann’s, El Palacio, End Zone, Findley’s – we need one here!!!, Francesco’s Italian Restaurant, Furniture Factory, Grille 29, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, JW’s Steakhouse, LeeAnn’s, Logan’s, Longhorn, LuVici’s, Mac’s Sportsbar and Steak House, Mason Dixon Bistro, Mezza Luna, My Backyard Grill, O Charley’s, O’Bryan’s, Outback Steakhouse, Papou’s, Ryan’s, Santa Fe – Albertville, Sedona Steakhouse, Shogun, Simp McGhee’s, Sports Page, Stanfield’s, Steak Out, Texas de Brazil , Texas Roadhouse, The Bottle, The Docks, The Ledges, The Original Public House, The Railyard, The Rock House Eatery, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Tokyo, Waffle House , West End Grill, Western Sirloin/Moulton

 

Best Burger?

 

1st           Five Guys Burgers and Fries   14.8%

2nd         Peppered Pig     7.6%

3rd          Cheeburger Cheeburger 5.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Bar, 1892 East Restaurant and Tavern, 3rd Base Grill, Anaheim Chili, Applebee’s, Back Alley Bistro, Baumhower’s, Beauregard’s, Below The Radar, Big Spring Café, Biscuit Express, Bishops, Bison’s Bar & Grill, Bonefish, Brick Deli and Tavern , Brickhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burger King, Cafe 302, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, CF Penn’s, Cheddars, Chili’s, Chopper’s Bar and Grill, Church Street Wine Shoppe, City Cafe Diner, Commerce Kitchen, Coppertop, Cotton Row, Crickets, Dairy Queen, Dallas Mill Deli, Diamonds Sports Bar, D’licious Smokehouse and Grill, Drakes, Dubs, Edith Anne’s, End Zone, Flyboys, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Furniture Factory, Half-Time Bar and Grill, Hardees, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hot Spot Bar & Grill, Humphrey’s, Jack’s, Lee Ann’s, Little Diner, Little Libby’s Catfish, Little Paul’s, Logan’s, Longhorn, LuVici’s, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mars Grill at U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Marshall Manor, Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro , McDonald’s, Mezza Luna, Momma’s Roadhouse Falkville, MVP Spirits and Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Old Black Bear, Ole Dads, Outback Steakhouse, Pikeville Deli, Po’ Boy Factory, Red Robin, Ruggby’s, Sam’s Sports Grill/ Decatur, Sandwich Farm, Shaggy’s, Sidelines, Smashburger, Sonic, Sports Page, Steak and Shake, Steak Out, Supper Heroes, Texas Roadhouse, TGI Friday’s, The Brick Deli, The Hard Dock, The Hunt Club Madison, The Ledges, The Little Diner, The Nook, The Original Public House, The Railyard, The Scene, Thirsty Turtle, Tin Roof Burgers, Tortora’s Grille, West End Grill

 

Best Wings?

 

1st           Beauregard’s    11.7%

2nd         Buffalo Wild Wings      9.4%

3rd          Tie: Crickets AND Baumhower’s 8.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 306 Bar B Q, 3rd Base Grill, Anaheim Chili, Applebee’s, Below the Radar, Best Wings, Big Bob Gibsons/ Decatur, Bishops, Bison’s, Brickhouse, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, Charlie’s Wing Shack, Chili’s, Chupper Time, Commerce Kitchen, Coppertop, Diamond’s Sports Bar, Dominos, Drakes, Dream BBQ, Edz Wingz, End Zone, Famous Joe’s, Furniture Factory, Granville’s BBQ, Hard Dock Cafe, Hooters, Hot Spot, Humphrey’s, Hunt Club, Jeffersons Restaurant, Kroger’s Delli, LeeAnn’s, Logan’s, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mello Mushroom (Cajun wings), Moe’s Original BBQ, MVP Spirits & Grill, New Market BBQ, New Orleans Lunchbox, Nick’s Ristorante, Ole Hickory BBQ, Outback, Pie in the Sky, Publix, Roosters, Sam’s Sports Grill/ Decatur, Shane’s Rib Shack, Sidelines, Sports Page, Tenders, TGI Friday, The Creek, The Nook, The Original Public House, Thirsty Turtle, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, TJ’s. Hot Wings, Viet Huong, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill, Wing Stop, Wings to Go, Zaxby’s

 

Best Hot Dog?

 

1st           Tie: Anaheim Chili AND Costco 9.0%

2nd         Tie: Five Guys Burgers AND Sonic     7.2%

3rd           Downtown Dawgs    6.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, Below the Radar, Big Spring Café, Brickhouse, Carson’s Grill, CD’s Pub and Grill, Checker’s, Coppertop, Dairy Queen, Dip n Dog, Dodge’s Store, End Zone, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Golden Years Ice Cream Palor, Happy Tummy, Hildegards, Hooter’s, Hot Dog Vendor Downtown Huntsville, “Hot Doggin’ Hwy 72, Madison”, Humphrey’s, Hunt Club, Joe Davis Stadium, Kangaroo, Krystal, Little Paul’s, Little Rosie’s, MAPCO , Mullin’s, MVP Spirits & Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Ole Hickory BBQ, Public House, Rocket Dogs, Ruggby’s, Sam & Greg’s, Sam’s Club Deli, Schnitzel Ranch, Shaggy’s, Sidelines, Smashburger, Sneaky Pete’s, Sonic; Jones Valley, Sports Page, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Steak n Shake, Stem and Stein, Stewart’s, The Brick Deli and Tavern, The Furniture Factory, The Nook, Tony’s Italian Deli, VBC, Weeden Mountain Grill / Links at Redstone, West End Grill, Zaxby’s

 

Best Place to Pig Out?

 

1st           88 Buffet   7.7%

2nd         Peppered Pig   6.5%

3rd          Tie: Big Ed’s AND Bandito Burrito/Governors   5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East, Anaheim Chili, Asian Grill, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Southside, Baumhower’s, Below the Radar, Big Bowl, Blue Plate Café, Bob Gibson’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carson’s Grille, Casa Blanca, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cheddar’s, China Buffet, China Gourmet, Chuckwagon BBQ, Chupper Time, Church Street Wine Shoppe, CiCi’s Pizza, City Cafe Diner, Connors Steak & Seafood, Copper Top, Cracker Barrel, Crawmama’s, Diamond’s Sports Bar, Drakes, Dream Land, El Coyote, El Herradura, El Palacio, End Zone, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Francesco’s Italian, Furniture Factory, Gibson’s, Golden Corral, Granville’s Gourmet Ribs & BBQ, Greenbriar Restaurant, G’s Country Kitchen, Guadalajara, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Hooters, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, IHOP, India Palace, Jason’s Deli, Jefferson St Pub, John T’s/ Winchester, King Buffet, Krystal’s, La Alameda, Las Trojas, Lawler’s BBQ, LeeAnn’s, Longhorn, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mama Annie’s , Mellow Mushroom, Melting Pot, Meteor Buffet, Miyako, Moe’s Original BBQ, New China Buffet, New Market BBQ, Nicks Ristorante, O Charley’s, Olde Towne Coffee, Ole’ Dad’s BBQ, Ole Hickory BBQ, Panda Sxpress, Papa Gyros, Phil Sandoval’s, Popeye’s Buffet, Red Robin, Rosie’s, Ruby Tuesday’s, Ryan’s Steakhouse, Saffron/Madison, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam and Greg’s, Sandwich Farm, Schnitzel Ranch, Shaggy’s, Sitar, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Star Market, Supper Heroes, Taco Bell, Tai Pan, Ted’s BBQ, Texas De Brazil, TGI Friday, Thai Garden, The Railyard, Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, Top O The River, Tortora’s, Venice Pizza, Waffle House, West End Grill, Wintzell’s, Zaxby’s

 

Best Sushi?

 

1st           I Love Sushi      36.5%

2nd         Edo’s      9.3%

3rd          Surin of Thailand     6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 88 Buffet, Bento Box, Big Bowl, Canton House, China Buffet, China King, Drakes, Earth Fare, Four Leaves, Fresh Market, Fuji, Fulin’s, Ichiban, Klook’s, Kyoto, Meteor Buffet, Miako’s, Miyako’s, Mt Fuji, New China Buffet, New Ichiban, Panda Express, Phuket’s, Publix, Red Fish, Rice Box, Sakoa Japanese Grill, Sakura, Samurai Steak House/Athens, Scene Lounge, Shogun, Sun Café, Surie, Target, The Bottle, Toke Sushi & Thai Grill, Tokyo Steakhouse, Whole Foods

 

Best Thai Restaurant?

 

1st           Surin of Thailand    44.2%

2nd         Thai Garden    29.6%

3rd          Phuket   23.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Big Bowl, Curry in A Hurry, Mei Wei, West End Grill

 

Best Restaurant for Vegetarians?

 

1st           1892 East Restaurant and Tavern    11.8%

2nd          Happy Tummy     8.4%

3rd           Earth Fare   4.9%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 5A’s, Anaheim Chili, Atlanta Bread, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito/Governor’s, Bandito/Southside, Below the Radar, Big Spring Café, Blue Plate, Casa Blanca, Cheddars, Chef Wills, Chipotle, Connors, Curry in a Hurry, D&L Bistro, Dominos, Drakes, Dreamland, El Palacio, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Garden Cove, Grille 29, G’s Country Cooking, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, India Palace, Jamo’s, Jason’s Deli, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mason-Dixon Bakery & Bistro, Mellow Mushroom, Mezza Luna, Moe’s, Newks, Nothing but Noodles, Olde Towne Coffee, Olive Garden, P.F. Chang’s, Pane e Vino, Panera Bread, Papa Gyro’s, Phuket, Ruth’s Chris, Ryan’s, Saffron, Sandwich Farm, Shea’s Express, Sitar Indian Cuisine, Stanlieo’s Sub Villa, Subway, Surin of Thailand, Terranova’s Italian Restaurant, Texas de Brazil, Texas Roadhouse, Thai Garden, The Juice Bar, Viet Huong, West End Grill, Zaxby’s, Zoe’s Kitchen

 

Best Indian Restaurant?

 

1st           Sitar Indian Cuisine 34.3%

2nd         Tie: Surin of Thailand AND Saffron   19.2%

3rd          India Palace   10.7%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Jamo’s, Curry in a Hurry, Masala

 

Best Chinese Restaurant?

 

1st           Ding How II   14.7%

2nd         88 Buffet 8.1%

3rd          PF Chang’s 6.9%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Asian City, Asian Cuisine, Bento Box, Canton House/ Decatur, China Buffet, China Buffet /Athens, China Cook/ New Market, China Cook/Hampton Cove, China Dragon/Athens, China Express, China Gourmet, China House, China King, China Moon, China One/ Meridianville, China Star in Madison, China Sun, China Taste, Chong Wah/ Decatur, Chow King, Fire Wok Asian Bistro, Four Leaves, Fulin’s, Golden China, Golden Phoenix, Golden Star, Great Panda, Great Wall, Hibachi Express, Ichiban, King Buffet, Mandarin House, Mei Wei, Meteor Buffet, New China Buffet, Oriental Express, Panda Express, Panda Restaurant, Papa Gyros, Red Fish, Rice Box, Shogun, Sun Café, Tai Pan, Taste of China

 

Best Japanese Restaurant?

 

1st           I Love Sushi 21.7%

2nd         Shogun     13.4%

3rd          Edo     12.3%

Others Receiving Votes: Bento Box, Fuji, Fulin’s, Hibachi Express, Ichiban, Kyoto/ Decatur, Meteor Buffet, Miyako’s, Mt. Fuji, New Ichiban, Ninja, Nori Japan, Panda, Red Fish Madison, Sakoa Japanese Grill, Sakura, Samurai Steak House/Athens, Sun Café, Tokyo, Umi, West End Grill, Yamato’s

 

Best Late-Nite Grub?

 

1st           Waffle House    10%

2nd         Taco Bell 7.3%

3rd          Krystal    5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 3rd Base Grill, A Cup of Everything, Amendment XXI, Anaheim Chili, Applebee’s, Bandito Burrito/Governors, Bar Louie, Below the Radar, Big Ed’s Pizza, Bishops, Bonefish, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, Checkers, Chili’s, Chips and Salsa, City Cafe Diner, Connors Steak & Seafood, Coppertop, Denny’s, Diamond’s Sports Bar, Domino’s, Drake’s, El Palacio, End Zone, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Furniture Factory, Hard Dock Cafe, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hildegard’s German Cuisine, Hooters, Hot Spot Bar & Grill, Huddle House, Humphrey’s, IHOP, Jefferson Street Pub, Jimmy John’s, Lee Ann’s, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, McDonalds, Moe’s Original BBQ, Olde Towne Coffee, Pie in the Sky Pizzeria, Ruggby’s, Sammy T’s, Scene, Sonic, Southside Cantina, Sports Page, Steak & Shake, Stem and Stein, The Brick, The Creek Bar and Grill, The Nook, Thirsty Turtle, Voodoo Lounge, Waffle King, Wendy’s, West End Grill, Zoe’s Kitchen

 

Best Deli?

 

1st Jason’s Deli  17.2%

2nd Dallas Mill Deli  8.6%

3rd  Firehouse  5.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, Anaheim Chili, Atlanta Bread Company, Bandito Burrito Governors, Brewbaker’s, Brick , Bruegger’s, Cahoots, Chef Wills, Chicken Salad Chick, Chipotle, City Cafe, Clementine’s, Covington’s, Cozy Cow, Earth Fare, Edith Anne’s, Fresh Market, Happy Tummy, Honey Baked Ham, Jamo’s, Java Cafe, Jersey Mikes, Jimmy Johns, Lee Ann’s, Lenny’s, Lyn’s Gracious Goodness, Main Street Café, Mama Goldberg’s, Mapco/My Deli, McAlister’s, New York Deli, Newk’s Express Café, Panera Bread Company, Peppered Pig, Publix, Quizno’s, Sandwich Farm, Schlotsky’s, Shea’s Express, Sports Page, Stanlieo’s, Star Market, Subway, The Brick Deli, The Cozy Cow, Timbuktu, Tony’s Italian Deli in Madison, Viet Sandwich, Walmart North Parkway, Which Wich, Wildwood Deli, Zoe’s

 

Best Desserts?

 

1st           City Café Diner     5.3%

2nd         Pizzelle’s Confections      4.8%

3rd          Tie: Mason Dixon Bakery AND 1892 East       4.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 32 Degrees Yogurt Bar, Angel’s Island Coffee, Applebee’s, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Baskin Robbins, Baumhower’s, Below the Radar, Betty Maes, Big Bob Gibson’s, Bigfoot’s Little Donuts, Bonefish, Brewster’s, Cafe Baba, Café Berlin, Cajun Steamer, Cakes etc, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Cheddars, Chili’s, Chocolate Crocodile, Chocolate Gallery, Chocolate Martini Bar, Clementine’s, Cold Stone Creamery, Commerce Kitchen, Connor’s Steak & Seafood, Cotton Row, Cracker Barrel, D&L Bistro, Dairy Queen, Dallas Mill Deli, Earth Fare, Eaves, El Palacio, Emma’s Tea Room, Francesco’s/Decatur, Gibson’s, GiGi’s Cupcakes, Golden Corral, Golden Years Ice Cream Palor, Grille 29, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Honey Pie Bakery, I Love Sushi, Jason’s Deli, Kaleidoscoops of Harvest, Landry’s, Layers Desserts, Lizzy B’s, Logan’s, Longhorn, Macaroni Grill, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Maggie Moo’s, Main Street Café/Madison, Melting Pot, Mezza Luna, Moe’s Original BBQ, New Market BBQ, Nick’s Ristorante, Nothing Bundt Cakes, O’ Charlie’s, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olive Garden, Pane e Vino, Peggy Ann Bakery, PF Chang’s, Publix, Red Robin, Sam and Greg’s Gelateria/Pizzeria, Schnitzel Ranch, Shea’s Express, Simply Cinnamon, Sonic, Subzero, Sugar Belle Truck, Surin of Thailand, Suzy’s Popsicles, Sweet Frog, Terranova’s, TGI Friday’s, The Bottle, The Brick, The Corner Bakery, The Railyard, The Summit at Redstone, Wildwood Deli, Wintzells, Yogurt Mountain, Zen Beri

 

Best BBQ?

1st             Lawler’s BBQ    11.7%

2nd            Chuck Wagon 10.3%

3rd             Gibson’s           7.9%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 306 BBQ, Badd Newz BBQ, BB Perrin’s, Below the Radar, Big Ben’s BBQ- Madison, Big Bob Gibson’s, Big Cove BBQ, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, Chief and Snoogies/Trinity, Chupper Time, Corner Pit, Dickeys, Doctor BBQ, Dreamland, Food Fighters Bustaurant, Golden Rule, Granville’s, Greenbrier (New), Greenbrier (Original), Hickory Barn, Hog Leg BBQ – ARAB, Humphrey’s, Jim & Nick BBQ, “John T’s Winchester, TN”, Johnny Ray’s, Johnny’s BBQ, Lacroys, Little Paul’s, Mary’s Pit, Melvin’s, Meridianville BBQ, Moe’s Original, Mud Creek BBQ, Munchies Express BBQ, New Market BBQ, New Orleans Lunch Box, Ole Dad’s, Ole Hickory BBQ, Peppered Pig , Pig n Out /Winchester Rd , Pig Stand, Professor Pat’s Pit BBQ, Scruggs, Shane’s Rib Shack, Smokey C’s, Smokey’s, Son’s House of Barbecue/Arab, Southern Hickory BBQ Arab Al, Steve Williams BBQ, Taste and See, Ted’s BBQ, Texas Roadhouse, Thomas Pit, Top Hat BBQ, Walker’s Carry Out, Wendy’s , Whitt’s

 

Best Home Cooking?

 

1st           Blue Plate Café   20.8%

2nd         Cracker Barrel      7.1%

3rd          G’s Country Kitchen    5.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, Anaheim Chili, B and B’s Soul Food, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Below the Radar, Betty Mae’s, Big Spring Cafe, Cafe 302, Cahoots, Cajun Cafe, Carlisle’s/ Scottsboro, Carson’s Grille, Cassie’s cafe, CD’s Pub and Grill, Chef Will, City Cafe, Commerce Kitchen, Cyn Sheas, Dee’s Diner, Diamonds Sports Bar, D’Licious Dining, Dots / Trinity, “DR, BBQ”, Edith Anne’s, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Furniture Factory, Gibson’s BBQ (Decatur), Gibson’s BBQ (Huntsville), Grandmother’s House, Granville’s, Green Tomato in Ardmore, Greenbrier, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Kroger Hwy 72, L Rancho/Arab, LeeAnn’s, Libby’s Catfish Diner, Little Diner, Little Farm, Lizzy B’s, LuLu’s Place, LuVici’s (Athens), Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Main Street Cafe, Mama Annie’s, Mangos, Marketplace Cafe, Mason-Dixon Bakery and Bistro, Meridian Street Cafe, Mildreds in Ardmore Alabama, Minnie Lee’s/Decatur, Miss Juju’s, Moe’s Original BBQ, Mullins, New Market BBQ, Nick’s Ristorante, Peppered Pig , Piccadilly’s, Rolo’s, Ryan’s, Sandwich Farm, Schnitzel Ranch, Shea’s Express, Sports Page, Sunny Street Cafe (Madison), Supper Heroes, Terranova’s Italian Restaurant, The Boot, The Bottle, The Nook, Voodoo Lounge, Waffle House, Walton’s Southern Table, West End Grill, Wildwood Deli

 

Best Lunch?

 

1st           Bandito Burrito Governors    6.5%

2nd         Tie: 1892 East AND El Palacio   4.0%

3rd          Blue Plate Cafe    3.1%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, 5 Guy’s, 88 Buffet, Albany Bistro, Anaheim Chili, Angel’s Island Coffee, Apple Lane Farms, Applebee’s, Atlanta Bread Company, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Southside, Baumhower’s, Beauregard’s, Below The Radar, Bento Box, Betty Mae, Big Bowl, Big Ed’s Pizza, Big Spring Café, Bishops, BJ’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cafe 302, Carson’s Grille, Casa Blanca, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cheddar’s, Chef Will’s The Palate, Chicken Salad Chick, Chik Fil A, Chipotle, Chuckwagon BBQ, CiCi’s Pizza, City Cafe Diner, Clementine’s, Commerce Kitchen, Connor’s Steak & Seafood, Coppertop Dine & Dive, Cotton Row, Cracker Barrel, Crickets, D&L Bistro, Dallas Mill, Diamonds Sports Bar, Ding How II, Downtown Dawgs, Drakes, Earth Fare, Edith Ann’s, Emmas Tea Room, Firehouse Subs, Food Fighters Bustaraunt, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Frizzle’s, Furniture Factory, G’s Country Kitchen, Gibson’s BBQ, Grille 29, Guadalajara, Happy Tummy, Hildegard’s, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphrey’s, I Love Bacon Truck, I Love Sushi, Ichiban, J Gumbos, Jamo’s, Jason’s Deli, Jersey Mike’s, Lawlers, LeeAnn’s, Libby’s, Little Rosie’s, Logan’s, Lynn’s Gracious Goodness, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Main Street Café, Marketplace Cafe, Mason Dixon Bakery and Bistro, McAllister’s, Mello Mushroom, Meteor Buffet, Moe’s Original BBQ, Moe’s Southwest Grill, MVP Spirits and Grill, New China Buffet, New Market BBQ, New Orleans Lunchbox, Newk’s, Nothing but Noodles, Panera’s, Papa Gyro’s, Papou’s, Peppered Pig, PF Chang’s, Phil Sandoval’s, Pinhook Provisions, Po Boy Factory, Red Robin, Rolo’s, Rosie’s, Ruby Tuesday, Ruggby’s, Salsarita’s, Sam and Greg’s, Sandwich Farm, Schlotzsky’s, Shaggy’s, Shea’s Express, Shinsegae, Siagon, Sports Page, Subway, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, Taziki’s, Tenders, The Boot, The Brick Deli, The Brickhouse Sports Cafe, The Railyard, Thirsty Turtle, Thomas Pit, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Tortora’s, Venice Pizza, Vic’s, Viet Cuisine , Viet Huong, Viet Sandwich, Vittones, Waffle House, Waltons, West End Grill, “Whole Foods, Parkway and Bob Wallace”, Zaxby’s, Zoe’s

 

Best Sunday Brunch?

 

1st           Another Broken Egg 16.4%

2nd         1892 East Restaurant and Tavern 8.1%

3rd          Tie: West End Grill AND Below the Radar   5.8%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, Albany Bistro, Anaheim Chili, Atlanta Bread Company, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Governors, Bandito Southside, Bonefish Grill, Brasserie Juno, Bruegger’s, Café Berlin, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Casa Blanca, City Cafe Diner, City Street Cafe, Clementine’s, Commerce Kitchen, Connors Seafood and Steakhouse, Cracker Barrel, Diamond’s Sports Bar & Grill, Ding How, Drake’s, Eaves, Edith Ann’s, Furniture Factory, Grandmother’s House, Grille 29, Hopper’s, Humphrey’s, Huntsville Country Club, IHOP, IHOP Athens, Jason’s Deli, Lake Guntersville State Park, Long Horn Jones Valley, Lumberyard, Macaroni Grill, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mangos, Mellow Mushroom, Meteor Buffet, Mezza Luna, Moe’s Original BBQ, Mullin’s, MVP Spirits & Grill, Newk’s, O’ Charley’s, Olde Towne Coffee Shoppe, Olive Garden, PF Chang’s, Piccadilly, Posey’s, Railyard Decatur, Ruby Tuesday, Ryan’s, Sandwich Farm, Shea’s Express, Sitar, Stevie B’s, Subway, Sunny Street Cafe, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, TGI Friday’s, The Cork and Crust, The Eaves Restaurant, The End Zone, The Ledges, The Original Public House, Valley Hill Country Club, Waffle House

 

Most Romantic Restaurant?

 

1st           Melting Pot     9.4%

2nd         Connor’s Steak and Seafood      8%

3rd          Tie: Nick’s Ristorante AND Cotton Row   7%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East, Albany Bistro, Anaheim Chili, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Bandito Southside, Big Ed’s, Bonefish, Bravo, Café 113, Carrabba’s, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cheddars, Commerce Kitchen, D&L Bistro, Diamond’s Sport Bar, Eaves, Edos in Madison, El Palacio, Francesco’s Italian, Fulin’s, Grille 29, Happy Tummy, Hard Dock, Hildegard’s, I Love Sushi, Ichiban, Landry’s, LeeAnn’s, Macaroni Grill, Maggie Meyers, Mezza Luna, Miyako’s, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olive Garden, Outback, Pane e Vino, Papou’s, Phuket, Pizzelle’s Confections, Red Lobster, “Rennisance Tower/Florence, AL”, Ruth’s Chris, Sam & Greg’s, Schnitzel Ranch, Simp McGhee, Sports Page, Stem & Stein, Sugar Belle, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, Terranova’s, Thai Garden, The Boot, The Bottle, The Docks / Scottsboro, The Huntsville Brewery, The Ledges, The Railyard, The Scene

 

Best Special Occasion Restaurant?

 

1st           Connor’s Steak and Seafood 9.8%

2nd          1892 East     8.2%

3rd           Tie: Cotton Row AND Melting Pot   6.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, Albany Bistro, Anaheim Chili, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Burrito Governors, Bandito Southside, Below the Radar, Big Ed’s Pizza, Bistro 6K, Bonefish Grill, Brickhouse, Cafe 113, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cheddar’s, Chuck E. Cheeses, Commerce Kitchen, D & L Bistro, Eaves, Edo, El Palacio, Furniture Factory, Grille 29, Guadalajara, Hildegard’s, I Love Sushi, Landry’s, LeeAnn’s, Logan’s, Longhorn, Macaroni Grill, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mason Dixon Bistro, Mellow Mushroom, Mezza Luna, Nicks Ristorante, Okra, Ol’ Heidelberg, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, P.F. Chang’s, Pane e Vino, Phil Sandoval’s, Po Boy Factory, Red Lobster, Rosie’s, Ruth’s Chris, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam & Greg’s, Schnitzel Ranch, Shogun, Simp McGee’s, Stem and Stein, Straight To Ale, Subway, Supper Heroes, Surin of Thailand, Taco Bell, Terranova’s, Texas De Brazil, Thai Garden, The Boot Pizzeria, The Bottle, The Eaves, The Gridiron (Decatur), The Huntsville Brewery, The Ledges, The Nook, The Railyard, Thirsty Turtle, Voodoo Lounge

 

Best Local Food Truck?

 

1st           I Love Bacon       16.5%

2nd         Peppered Pig 12.6%

3rd          Rollin Lobstah       5.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Back Alley Traveling Bistro , Badd Newz Barbeque , Belly, Bigfoot Donuts, Brain Freeze, Bus Food, Chef Will, Chuckwagon, Cottage Crepes, Crave Heat, Dr. BBQ, Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza, El Cazador, Fire and Spice, Food Fighters, Huntsville Hotbox, Jason Claunch On-On Taco’s, Neon Lilly, Pearl Vietnamese Sandwiches, Petes HotDog, Stuft Gourmet, Sugar Belle Cupcakes, Suzy’s Popsicles, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen

 

Best Chef in the Valley?

 

1st           Andy Howery/The Bottle     7.2%

2nd         Tom Chapman/Nick’s Ristorante 5%

3rd          Tie: Steve Bunner/1892 East AND Bill Hardin/The Railyard   4.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Ann White – Sportspage, Austin Davis/El Palacio, Brandon Crosby- Chupper Time, Brent Wenson/Carsons , Charles/West End Grill, “Chef Jakob, Albany Bistro “, Chef Will The Palate, Darrell Denton/Big Ed’s Pizzia, Dave Yohn – D&L Bistro, G Todd Daniel/Wine Rack, George Goff D&L, “Jakob Reed, Albany Bistro”, James Boyce. Commerce, Jason Claunch – Huntsville Hotbox Food Truck, “Jason Schnaur, Mezza Luna”, Jay Kissell Salty Nut Brewery , jerry dobbs smoking j bbq @cds pub and grill, Jerry Fields DJ’s Pizza, Jim Dutton Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Jim Xue I Love Sushi, Joe Carlucci Famous Joes, Kala Hillis / Waltons, KC/Diamonds Sports Bar, Lee Judge – Sugar Belle, Margaret Baggett with Marketplace Cafe/Chef Next Door, Margaret Humphrey/ Diamonds Sports Bar, Matt Streeter/Mason- Dixon Bakery & Bistro, “Matthew Fisher, Wildwood Deli”, “Merle Phillip, The Eaves”, “Molly Hancock ,The Public House”, Monica Mueller/ the Nook, “Oscar Gutierrez, Bandito Governors”, Patrick Carter 1892 East, Pedro at Furniture Factory, Phil Noble 1892 East, “Scott Bond, VBC”, Sergei Edwards Bandito Burrito 72, Shawn Duvall Peppered Pig, Stan and Tina at Earth & Stone Wood Fired Pizza, Steve Rush Night club

 

Best Bar Overall?

 

1st           Straight to Ale Taproom       9.5%

2nd         Furniture Factory     7.1%

3rd          Yellowhammer Taproom 3.5 %

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 1892 East Restaurant & Tavern,

19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, 6 Pockets Bar and Billiards, Alfonso’s, Amendment XXI, Applebee’s, Bandito Madison, Bandito Southside, Bar Louie, Below the Radar, Big Ed’s, Bishop’s, Blue Pants Brewery, Bonefish, Brickhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cantina Laredo, Carson’s Grille, CD’S Bar and Grille, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Club Rush, Connors, Coppertop, Diamond’s Sports Bar, Drakes, End Zone, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Fubar, Half Time, Hard Dock, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hooter’s, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphrey’s, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Jefferson St. Pub, Junkyard Bar and Grill, Las Trojas, Lee Ann’s, Liquor Express and Craft Beer Store, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose Saloon, Mac’s in Athens, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mellow Mushroom, melting pot, Mezza Luna, Miller’s Tavern , Monaco Pictures, MVP, MVP Spirits and Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Old Town Beer Exchange (OTBX), P.F. Chang’s, Pinchi’s Bar Decatur, Plamor Lanes, Ruggby’s, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam and Greg’s, Sammy T’s, Scene Lounge, Sidelines, Simp McGhee’s, Sports Page, Stem & Stein, Surin of Thailand, The Boot, The Bottle, The Brick, The Creek Bar And Grill, The Nook, The Salty Nut Taproom, The Thirsty Turtle, Thirsty Turtle, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grille, Whiskey Bottom, Wish You Were Beer

 

The “Coolest” Bar?

 

1st           Straight to Ale Taproom       6.8%

2nd         Furniture Factory     5.0%

3rd          Yellowhammer Taproom     4.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 1892 East Restaurant and Tavern, 19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, 6 Pockets Bar and Billiards, Amendment XXI, Bandito Burrito/Governor’s, Bandito Southside, Bar Louie, Below The Radar, Big Ed’s, Bishops, Bison’s Cafe, Blue Pants Brewery, Bonefish, Brickhouse, Cantina Laredo, Carson’s Grille, CD’S Bar and Grille, Chips and Salsa, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Club Rush, Coppertop, Diamond’s Sports Bar, Drakes, Flying Monkey, Franternl Order of the Eagle, Fubar, Grille 29, Hard Dock, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hooters, Humphrey’s, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Jefferson St Pub, Junkyard Bar and Grill, Lee Ann’s, Liquor Express, Lone Goose Saloon, Lumberyard, Mad Malts Brewing, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mellow Mushroom, Melting Pot, MVP Spirits and Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Old Town Beer Exchange (OTBX), P.F.Chang’s, Rocket Republic, Rush Night Club, Salty Nut Brewery Taproom, Sammy T’s, Sports Page, Stem & Stein, The Boot, The Bottle, The Brick, The Nook, The Railyard, The Scene Lounge, The Thirsty Turtle, The Rock House, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill, Whiskey Bottom Saloon, Wild Cherry, Wish You Were Beer

 

Best Outdoor Patio?

1st           Furniture Factory    16%

2nd         Yellowhammer Brewing Co.   9.5%

3rd          The Nook     6.3%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, Amendment XXI, Another Broken Egg Cafe, Bandito Burrito/Governors, Bar Louie, Baumhower’s, Bison’s, BJ’s, Blue Pants, Brickhouse, Cantina Laredo, Carson’s Grille, Casa Blanca, Chick fil a, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Connors, Copper Top, Cotton Row, Crawmama’s, D & L Bistro, Diamonds, Drakes, Grille 29, Hard Dock, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Humphrey’s Bar and Grill, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Ledges, LeeAnn’s, Lone Goose, Los Mariachis, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers, Main Street Cafe, McAllisters, Mellow Mushroom, Melting Pot, Mezza Luna, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que, Nick’s Ristorante, Pane e Vino, PF Chang’s, Phil Sandoval’s, Prive, Rosie’s, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam and Greg’s Gelateria, Sams Bar&Grill, Stem & Stein, Straight To Ale, Surin of Thailand, Terranova’s Italian Restaurant, The Boot Pizzeria, The Bottle, The Brick, The Docks/ Scottsboro, The Firehouse Pub, The Nook, The Scene, West End Grill

 

Best New Bar Opened in (2014-2015)?

 

1st           Liquor Express and Craft Beer Store       8.0%

2nd         Tie: Old Town Beer Exchange AND Junkyard Bar and Grill

AND Whiskey Bottom Saloon        7.5%

3rd          Yellowhammer New Taproom   7.3%

 

Others Receiving Votes: A. M. Booth’s Lumberyard, Bar Louie, BJ’s Brewhouse, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Fubar , Highway 67 Roadhouse , Maggie Meyers, Old Black Bear Brewing Company, Picasso’s, Rocket Republic Taproom, The Railyard

 

Best Bartender?

 

1st           Jennifer Peters/Diamonds Sports Bar       4.3%

2nd         Tie: Kenny Burke/Nick’s Ristorante AND

Sonya Petroff /Yellowhammer Taproom     2.7%

3rd          Tie: Tess/Southside Cantina AND Kirstie/I Love Sushi AND Traci

Traci/Lone Goose 2.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Addi Gile/Straight To Ale, “Alexis King/TGI Fridays”, Alicia/Lone Goose Saloon, April Allen/Miller’s Tavern, April Pesce/Chips & Salsa, Ashish/Cantina Laredo, Barbara Lamons/Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Brooke Durham/ Madison Station, Caitlin /Blue Pants, Carter Garza /The End Zone , Chase Shelton/ OTBX, Cheyenne Soloman/Club Rush, Crystal Miley /Junkyard and Hot Spot , Damon Eubanks/Wish You Were Beer , Daniel Gazda/Diamonds , Daniella Ebenrieter /Drake’s, Eddie Yessick/ Furniture Factory, “Fran/LeeAnns”, George Preussel /Blue Pants Brewery, Gina Madison/ Furniture Factory, Heather Miller/MVP Spirits & Grill, Jamie Garrett /Mellow Mushroom/Decatur , Jared Alburl/Sidelines, Jessica Petty /Stem & Stein, Jimmy Sin /The Scene, Joe Harris/ Voodoo Lounge, Jordan Lambert/Straight To Ale, Josh Funderburk/The Original Public House, Josh Funderburk/The Original Public House, Kristi Green Junkyard Bar and Grill, Lance/Voodoo Lounge, Lindsey/voodoo, Marnie Schmidt/Lone Goose Saloon, Matt Ortega @ A.M Booth’s Lumberyard, Max/Below the Radar, Michelle Debored/Stem and Stein, Mike Groce/Lone Goose Saloon, Mike Groce/Lone Goose Saloon, Mike/Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Monica Mueller/The Nook, Natasha Allen/Furniture Factory , Natasha Allen/Furniture Factory , Patrick Brisco/Rush Night Club, Patsy Moore/Sportspage, Richard Mengert /1892 East, Ryan Costello /The End Zone, Ryan McGowan /West End Grill, Ryan Odom/Jefferson Street Pub, Sean Kirschenmann/Salty Nut Brewery, Shawn Tribble/11th Frame, Shea Stisher Salty Nut, Shelly Rhoades Coppertop, Steve Vacula / Wish You Were Beer, Taylor Baird/The Railyard, Tim Harwood 1892 east, trish cavanaugh CD’s Pub and Grill/Madison, Vanessa Greenlee/Vanessa’s Pub, Zack at Logan’s on Madison Blvd

 

Best Local Brewery?

 

1st           Straight to Ale   38%

2nd         Yellow Hammer   14.6%

3rd          Blue Pants Brewery 8.7%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Below the Radar, Huntsville Brewery, Mad Malts Brewing, Old Black Bear Brewing Company, Rocket Republic Brewing, The Salty Nut Brewery

 

Best Place to Have a Beer?

 

1st           Straight to Ale Taproom      14%

2nd         Liquor Express    8.6%

3rd          The Nook 6.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Bar & Grill, 1892 East Restaurant & Tavern, 3rd Base Grill, Amendment XXI, Anaheim Chili, Bandito Burrito/Governors, Bar Louie, Baumhower’s, Below The Radar, Big Ed’s, Billy’s Sports Bar, Bishops, Bison’s Bar & Grill, Blue Pants Brewery, Brickhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Bar and Grille, Chili’s, Chips n Salsa, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Coppertop, Diamonds, Drakes, El Monte, El Palacio, End Zone, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Furniture Factory, Hard Dock, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hooters, Hopper’s Bar & Grill, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphreys, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Jefferson St Pub, Junkyard Bar and Grill, LeeAnn’s, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose Saloon, Lowe Mill, Mad Malts Brewing, Mad Malts Brewing, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Mellow Mushroom, Miller’s Tavern, Moe’s BBQ, MVP, Nick’s Ristorante, Nook, Old Blackk Bear, Old Town Beer Exchange, On the drive home, Pie In The Sky Pizzeria, Rocket Republic Tap Room, Rosie’s, Ruggby’s, Salty Nut Brewery Taproom, Sam & Greg’s, Sidelines Pub and Grub, Simp McGhee, Southside Cantina, Sports Page, Stem and Stein, The Boot, The Brick Deli, The Creek Bar, The Docks/Scottsboro, Thirsty Turtle, Tortora’s, Vanessa’s Pub, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill, Wild Cherry Cabaret, Wine Rack, Wish You Were Beer, Yellow Hammer Brewery

 

Best Place for a Margarita?

 

1st           Rosie’s      13.2%

2nd         Cantina Laredo   8%

3rd          Las Trojas      7.7%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 1892 East, Amendment XXI, Applebee’s, Bandito Southside, Bar Louie, BB Perrin’s/Decatur, Bison’s, Bonefish, Brickhouse, BuenaVista, Burrito Express, Burrito/Governor’s, Camino Real Decatur, Casa Blanca, Casa Mexicana, Casa Santiago, Cazadores, Chapala, Charrito’s Bar & Grill, Cheddars, Chili’s, Chips & Salsa, Club Rush, Connors Steak & Seafood, Diamond’s Sports Bar, El Camino Real, El Coyote, El Herradura, El Mariachi, El Monte, El Omeca, El Palacio, El Paso New Hope, End Zone, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Furniture Factory, Grille 29, Guadalajara, Hard Dock, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphrey’s, I Love Sushi, La Alameda, La Hacienda, La Placita, LeeAnn’s, Little Rosies, Los Mariachis, Maggie Meyers, Mellow Mushroom Decatur, Mezza Luna, Mi Casa Mexican – Harvest, Mi Oaxaca, Nick’s Ristorante, Olive Garden, Phil Sandoval’s, Red Lobster, Taco Mama, TGI Fridays, The Lone Goose Saloon, The Nook, The Original Public House, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill

 

Best Place for a Shot?

 

1st           Diamonds    13%

2nd         Amendment XXI        6.2%

3rd          Furniture Factory   5.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Bar & Grill, 19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, American Legion Post 237, Bandito Governors, Bandito’s Southside, Bar Louie, Below the Radar, Bishop’s, Blue Pants Brewery, Brickhouse, Bumper’s, Cafe 113, Cantina Laredo, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Bar and Grille, Chips and Salsa, Club Rush, Coppertop, Cork and Crust, Cotton Row, Dawg House Pub, Drake’s, Dream Girls, El Omeca, El Palacio, End Zone, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Fubar, Half Time, Hard Dock, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hopper’s, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphrey’s Bar and Grill, I Love Sushi, Jefferson St. Pub, Juice Bar, Junkyard , La Alameda, Lee Ann’s, Lenaes, Liquor Express, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose Saloon, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Moody Mondays, MVP Spirits & Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Plamor Lanes, Ruggby’s, Sammy T’s, Sidelines, Sports Page, TGI Fridays, The Brick, The Creek Bar, The Nook, The Railyard, Thirsty Turtle, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen, Urgent Care, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill, Whiskey Bottom, Wild Cherry Cabaret

 

Best Place For a Glass of Wine?

 

1st           Stem and Stein    7.8%

2nd         Tie: Church Street Wine Shoppe AND Bonefish Grill   4.7%

3rd          Tie: 1892 East AND Nick’s Ristorante 4.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Albany Bistro, Amendment XXI, Anaheim Chili, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Madison, Bar Louie, Below the Radar, Brickhouse, Cafe 113, Carrabba’s, CD’s Pub and Grill, Commerce Kitchen, Connors, Corks and Crust Madison, Costco, Cotton Row, D&L Bistro, Diamonds Sports Bar, Drake’s, Eaves, El Coyote, El Palacio, Francesco’s Decatur, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Fresh Market, Furniture Factory, Great Spirits, Grille 29, Hildegard’s, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Jefferson Street Pub, Lee Ann’s, Liquor Express, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose Saloon, Macaroni Grill, Mary’s Grocery, Melting Pot, Mezza Luna, Old Town Beer Exchange, Olive Garden, P F Chang’s, Pane e Vino, Prive, Ruth’s Chris, Salty Nut Brewery, Simp McGee’s, Sports Page, Star Market, Terrinova’s Italian Restaurant, The Boot, The Bottle, The Docks/Scottsboro, The Railyard, The Scene, Tortora’s Grille, Vino’s/Arab, Vintage Wine & Cigars, Voodoo Lounge, Wine Cellar, Wine Market, Wine Rack

 

Best Place for a Martini?

 

1st           Bar Louie       11.2%

2nd         Amendment XXI       8%

3rd          Bonefish         6.1%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 1892 East Restaurant and Tavern, A.M. Booth Lumberyard, Albany Bistro, Applebee’s, Back Alley Bistro, Bandito Southside, Below the Radar, Brickhouse, Cafe 113, Cantina Laredo, Carrabba’s, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, Commerce Kitchen, Connor’s Steak and Seafood, Cork and Crust, Cotton Row, D&L Bistro, Diamonds Sports Bar, Drakes, Focus Martini Bar and Grill, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Fulin’s Madison, Furniture Factory, Grille 29, Humphreys, Huntsville Brewery, I Love Sushi, Jefferson Street Pub, LeeAnn’s, Lone Goose Saloon, Longhorn, Madison Station, Mezza Luna, Monaco Pictures, Nick’s Ristorante, Phuket, Ruby Tuesday, Ruth’s Chris, Simp McGhee’s, Sports Page, Surin of Thailand, TGI Fridays, The Bottle, The Embassy, The Melting Pot, The Original Public House, The Scene, The Summit at Redstone, The Thirsty Turtle, Tortora’s Grille, Villa Fiesta, Vittones, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill

 

Best Sports Bar?

 

1st       Baumhowers 9%

2nd         Tie: Drakes AND Buffalo Wild Wings 8.6%

3rd          Straight to Ale   7.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live Bar & Grill, 19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, Anaheim Chili, Bar Louie, BB Perrins, Beauregards, Below the Radar, Big Ed’s, Billy’s Sports Bar, Bishops, Bison’s Bar & Grill, BJ’s brewhouse, Blue Pants Brewery, Brickhouse, Carson’s Grille, Casa Blanca, CDs Bar and Grill, Chips and Salsa, Copper Top, Diamonds, End Zone, Furniture Factory, Halftime Bar and Grill, Hooters, Hopper’s Bar & Grill, Hot Spot Bar & Grill, Humphrey’s, Hunt Club, Jefferson Street Pub, Junkyard Bar and Grill, LeeAnn’s, Liquor Express, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose Saloon, Mac’s Sportsbar and Steakhouse, Mad Malts Brewing, Madison Station, Mellow Mushroom, Mezza Luna, Moe’s Original BBQ, MVP Spirits and Grill, Ruggby’s, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam & Greg’s Madison, Sams Decatur AL, Sidelines Pub and Grub, SportsPage, The Brick, The Hard Dock, The Nook, Thirsty Turtle, Voodoo Lounge, West End Grill

 

Best Place to Dance?

 

1st           Furniture Factory     9%

2nd         Fubar    8.5%

3rd          Sammy T’s      8.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live, Amendment XXI, Bandito Governors, Bandito Southside, Billy’s Sports Bar, Bishop’s Eastside, CD’s Pub and Grill, Club Rush, Coppertop, Diamonds Sports Bar, Donna’s Barn Elkmont alabama, Drake’s, Eagles Lodge, Elk’s Lodge, Flying Monkey, Foxxtails, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3263, Green Room, Hard Dock, Hoppers, Humphreys, Junkyard Bar and Grill, Knight Moves, LeeAnn’s, Lone Goose, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers, Rocket City Dance Club, Rush Upstairs, Salty Nut Brewery, Sam and Gregs, Schnitzel Ranch, Sports Page, Straight To Ale, The Firehouse Pub, The Pony, Vertical House Records, Visions, Voodoo Lounge, Wild Cherry Cabaret

 

Best Place to Hear Live Music?

 

1st           Humphrey’s Bar and Grill   8.3%

2nd         Flying Monkey   7.0%

3rd          Tie: 11th Frame AND Straight to Ale AND Coppertop    5.8%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3rd Base Grill, A.M. Booth’s Lumberyard, Amendment XXI, Angels Island Coffee, Bandito Madison, Bandito Southside, Baumhower’s, Below The Radar, Berkeley Bob’s Coffee House, Billy’s Sports Bar Hazel Green, Bishops, Blue Pants Taproom, Brick/Decatur, Brickhouse, BuenaVista, Burritt on the Mountain, Chroma Workshop, Crawmama’s, Crossroads/Arab, Diamonds Sports Bar, Eagles Club, Furniture Factory, Hard Dock Cafe, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hopper’s, Jefferson Street Pub, Junkyard Bar and Grill, La Placita, LeeAnn’s, Lone Goose, Lowe Mill, Mac’s in Athens, Mad Malts Brewing, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers, Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, MVP Spirits & Grill, Nick’s Ristorante, Salty Nut Brewery, Sammy T’s, Sports Page, Stem & Stein, Tangled Strings Studio, The Brick, The End Zone, The Foyer, The Palace, The Station, VBC Concert Hall, Vertical House Records, Voodoo Lounge, Yellowhammer Tap Room, Ynots Watering Hole

 

Best Place for Karaoke?

 

1st           Furniture Factory 4.8%

2nd         Voodoo Lounge          3.8%

3rd          Miller’s Tavern     3.4%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Bar & Grill, 3rd Base Grill, American Legion #237, Bandito Southside, Below the Radar, Benchwarmer Too, Billy’s Sports Bar, Bishop’s, Carson’s Grill, CD’s Pub and Grill, Chroma Workshop, Coppertop, Eagles Club, El Omeca, El Paso, Elk’s Lodge, End Zone, Flying Monkey, Fubar, Hickory Hut, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Hoppers, Hot Spot Bar and Grill, Humphrey’s, Jefferson Street Pub, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose , Mac’s Bar & Grill, Madison Bowling Alley, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, Moody Mondays, Plamor Lanes, Rush Upstairs, Sam’s Bar and Grill Decatur, Shiloh’s Steakhouse , Suds, The Eagles, The Moose Lodge, The Sports Page, The Station, West End Grille

 

Best Karaoke DJ?

 

1st           Darryl Wiedman ( DW )        8%

2nd         Jim McGriff     6.5%

3rd          Tie: Don Mounts Hitmaster D AND BuzznCuzz 5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Aaron Myers , Annette Crow (Blondie), Ashley McGauley, Austin Craft, Brent Price Hoppers, Cowboy Joe, Daniel Horton , DJ Brandon Mac, DJ Jammin Jeff , DJ OZone, DJ Wes, DJ Whirl, Doc Rock, Edgar at El Herradura, Eugune McNabow, Howie with HDK, KJ Aubrey, Lena Campos, Marla, Rob Nelson, Super Dave Shulte, Super Lou Walker

 

Best DJ (Not Karaoke)?

 

1st           ZMC       14.0%

2nd         Danny C         11.3%

3rd          DJ Brandon Mac      9.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Austin Craft, Buzz and Cuzz, Caleb Harmond, Chad Zolynsky, Daniel Horton , Darryl Weidman, Ditto, DJ Calhoun (Caleb Harmond), DJ E Lite, DJ Jammin Jeff, DJ N8, DJ OTTO, DJ Ozone, DJ Porter, DJ Whirl, Don Mounts Hitmaster D, “Ethan Bruton, Tonights Entertainment”, Freak Daddy, Josh P, JTRA, Kandy Oldham, Keibot, Keith Hill, Kris Kelly, Micky, Rusty Davis, Tonights Entertainment

 

Best Local Band Overall?

 

1st           Space Donkeys   9%

2nd         “347”       7.5%

3rd          5 O’Clock Charlie     6.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: .45 Surprise, Angry Native, Ashlyn Maine , Big Daddy Kingfish, Black label, Black Market Haggis, Blackeyed Susan, Blue Handel Band, Bourbon & Shamrocks, Buck’d Up, Bystanders, Cancerslug, Chop Daddy, Codger & Sons, Crush, Cruze, Dawn Osborne Band, Deez Nutz, Divide by Zero, Down South, Dr. Whateva, Driven Under, Duane Walker and Chris Eldridge, Emily Joseph Band, Falcon Punch, Foot Pound Force, Gag Order, Go-Go Killers, Groove, Jed Eye, Johnny & The Black Frames, Juice, Just Gracey, Kings Haze, Kira and Alli, Liberty in Embers, Mambo Gris Gris, McTazz, Microwave Dave & The Nukes, Midnighters, Milltowne, MonoStereo, Mr Crowley, Myersons Miller, Nukes, Old Nick and the Gypsies, Otherside, Rearview Ghost, Relayer, Rob Aldridge , Seminole Strut, Snake Doctors , Soft Revenge, Straight Shot, Tangled Strings, Tennessee River Rats, The Blank Regeneration, The Groove, The Wrong Brothers, Them Damn Dogs, Tight 10, Toy Shop, Tres Locos, Trippin Dixie, Unbroken, Unknown Lyric, Up Next, Valley Cats, Wolves of Chernobyl

 

Best Local Musician Overall?

 

1st           Dave Anderson         6%

2nd         Drew Richter     5%

3rd          Tie: Ally Free AND David Terry    4.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Aaron Bradley , Alabama Sharp, Alan Little, Alex Dieterich, Alex Story, Andy Clark, Andy Johnson, Anson Helton, Antony Sharpe, Ben Luthy, Billy Smart, Brotha Ric Patton the Alabama Blues Man, Bryan Smith, Calvin Covington, Cancerslug, Chad Reeves, Chad Zolynsky, Chopper Wilson (Chop Daddy), Chris McDonald, Chris Robinson, Chris Salib, Chris Simmons, Christopher Robinson, Donnie Pylant, Duane Walker, Emily Joseph, Eric Thackston, Frank Cole, Gary Gilbertson, Geoff Ryan, Greg Staggs, Gus Hergert, Harry Coleman, Jacob Painter, Jake England, James Butler, James Irvine, Jarrod Carmack, Jason humphress , Jay Balcerek, Jay Tarin, Jeff Goebel , Jerome Villarreal Jr, Jim Cavendar, Jim Parker, Jonathan Carter, Jonny & The Black Frames, Jonny Yen, Jordan Landers, Josh Allison, Josia, King Haze , Krys Carpenter, Lisa Williams, Mark Torstenson, Mason Turner the Preacha , Matt Michael, Matt Taylor, Matthew Saint, Maxwell Russell, Microwave Dave Gallager, Mike Cole, Mike Johnson , Mike Kilpatrick, Mike Myerson , Mike Roberts, Mike Slaten, Mr. Crowley, Newt Johnson, Preston Black, Raeph Hargrove, Rob Aldridge, Robbie Eichman, Robert Smith, Rodney Blake Powell, Russ Dekay, Russ Langston, Scott Johnson, Space Donkeys, Steven Brian, Stone Anderson , Them Damn Dogs, Tom McClung, Traci Traci , Trippin Dixie, William Falkner

 

Best Local Female Singer?

 

1st           Dawn Osborne   8%

2nd         Carla Russell   6.5%

3rd          Ally Free 6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Amy McCarly, Angela Hacker, Angle Wiedman , Anita Palmer , Charelle Hudgins, Chelsea Cerha, Chelsey Ray, Chenoa Clark, Cheryl L, Emily Joseph, Francesca Gordiani , Holly Hines , Ingrid Felts, Jane Heart, Janet Statham, Jen Brannon, Josia Fiore, Judy Allison, Leanne Irvin, Lisa Cox, Lisa Williams, MargeLoveday, Morgan Pike, Rhonda White Marcum, Sandy Lane, Siouxie sioux , Tammy Lee, Tina Swindell, Toni Jarvis, Traci Hulsey, Tracy Marvin

 

Best Local Male Singer?

 

1st           Dave Anderson   6.0%

2nd         Josh Allison     4.6%

3rd          David Terry   3.8%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Aaron Bradley , Alabama Sharp, Alan Little, Alex Story, Andrew Sharp, Austin Craft, Ben Luthy, Billy D Allen, Bobby Backes, Brandon Johns, Brotha Ric Patton, Bryan Smith, Bryan Wilbourn , Chad Reeves, Chad Zolinsky, Chapman James, Charlie Howell, Chris Simmons, Christian Von Youngblood, Danny Fields, Dave McCullough, Donnie Cox, Doug Brannon , Drew   Richter, Duane Walker, Dustin Myerson , Frank Cole, Geoff Ryan, Glen from MonoStereo, Gus Hergert, Jake England, Jason Allison , Jason Humphress, Jerome Villarreal Jr, Jonathan Byham , Jonathan Carter, Jonny Yen, Kevin Bullard, Lyle Douglass, Matt Michael, Maxwell Russell, Michael Ledbetter, Microwave Dave, Mike Johnson, Mike Roberts, Mike Slaten, Raeph Hargrove, Rob Aldridge, Robbie Eichman, Rodney Blake Powell, Roger Fields, Ron Katt , Scott Johnson, Scott O’Hanian , Scottie Summerville , Shawn Traglia, Steven Brian, Steven Davis, Tim Cannon, Todd Haller, Tony Perdue, Trippin Dixie, Ty Gracey, Tyler Nafe

 

Best Local Rock Artist or Band?

 

1st           Dave Anderson      7.%

2nd         Them Damn Dogs    6.0%

3rd          Space Donkeys   4.7%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 45 Surprise, 5 o’clock Charlie, Aaron Bradley , Ashlyn Maine , Big Daddy Kingfish , Black Label, Blackeyed Susan, Blue Handel Band, Buck’d Up, Bystanders, Cancerslug, Chop Daddy, Chris Bell, Chris Simmons, Contagen, Cosmic MAMA, Crush, Cruze, Dark Before Dawn, David Terry, DownSouth, Drew Richter, Driven Under, Falcon Punch, Festival Expressions, Gag Order, Go-Go Killers, Johnny & The Black Frames, Josh Allison, Josia, King Haze, KUSH, Liberty in Embers, Liquid Caravan, Matt Michael, Midnighters, Mike Roberts, MonoStereo, Mr Crowley, Nukes, Old Nick and The Gypsies, Rear View Ghost, Robbie Echiman, Seminole Strut, Snake Doctors, Soft Revenge, Steven Brian, Tennessee River Rats, The Blank Regeneration, The Blue Collar Unit, The Robertsons, The Wolves of Chernobyl, Tight 10, Tres Locos, Trippin Dixie, Unbroken

 

Best Local Country Artist or Band?

 

1st           Duane Walker    20 %

2nd         Seminole Strut     17%

3rd          Bryan Wilbourn 13%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 4 Miles Gone, 45 surprise, 65 South, Aaron Bradley , Amit Chadha, Ashlyn Maine , Blue Handel Band, Bonafide, Cameron Beckham, Chad Bradford, Chapman James, Crackerjacks, Cruze, D. Bramble, David Holland, David Terry, Down South , Drew Richter, Duane Walker and Chris Eldridge, Elvis Moonshine, Heartland, Izzy Miller, Jeff Whitlow, Jonathan Carter, Josh Allison , Mark Holland and the Bootleggers, Matt Michael, Milltowne , Myersons Miller, Randy Owen, Rodney Blake Powell, Tequilla Falls, Thomas Function, Tim Cannon, Ugly Houses, Unbroken, Whiskey Straight

 

Best Local Blues Artist or Band?

 

1st           Dave Gallaher – Microwave Dave        9.1%

2nd         Microwave Dave & The Nukes      6.8%

3rd          Tie: Blue Handel Handel AND Tres Locos   4.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 5 O’Clock Charlie, Aaron Bradley , Alan Lityle, Ashlyn Maine

, Bill Swindell, Brother Rick, Chelvis and the Bean, Chicken Bone Reunion, ChopDaddy, Chris Simmons, Drew Richter, Elvis Moonshine, Eric Rhodes, Freddy Faust, Go-Go Killers, Gus Hergert, John Nickel, Jonathan Carter, Josh Allison, Matt Bakula’s 30 bands, Matt Taylor, Maxwell Russell, No Recess, Nukes, Rodney Blake Powell, The Space Donkeys, Tim Cannon

 

Best Local Jazz Artist or Band?

 

1st           Rolling Jazz Review 9.3%

2nd         Dawn Osborne Band 7.0%

3rd          Jim Cavender    4.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Aaron Bradley , Ashlyn Maine , Bill Swindell, DawgHaus, Ingrid Felts, James Paxton, Jonathan Carter, Jonathan Shrout’s bands, Keith Taylor, Kevin Wilson, Mambo Gris Gris, Maxwell Russell, No Recess, Nukes, Rodney Blake Powell, Stone Anderson

 

Favorite Local Sports Team?

 

1st           Huntsville Havoc     54%

2nd         Dixie Derby Girls     9.3%

3rd          UAH Chargers Hockey   8.3%

 

Others Receiving Votes:Alabama Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Buckhorn , Decatur Wolfpack, Huntsville Hockey Club, Huntsville Stars, James Clemens Jets, Lee High School, Tennesse Titans

 

Best Bowling Alley?

 

1st           Redstone Arsenal Bowling Center      30%

2nd         Plamor Lanes      29.5%

3rd         Madison Bowling       27.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Pin Palace, River city Bowling, The one that burnt

 

Best Place to Shoot Pool?

 

1st           Diamonds        22.5%

2nd         Bumpers    9.0%

3rd          Chips and Salsa    5.1%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 11th Frame Live, 19th Hole, 3rd Base Grill, 6 Pockets Bar and Billiards, 8 Ball Billiards, Bandito’s Southside, Billy’s Sports Bar, Bishop’s Eastside, Bishop’s Southside, Carson’s Grille, CD’s Pub and Grill, Cigar Room, Dream Girls, Eagles, End Zone, Fubar, Half Time, Highway 67 Roadhouse , Jimmy’s Lounge, Junkyard Bar and Grill, Lee Ann’s, Lisa’s Lounge, Lone Goose, Long Branch, Lowe Mill, Madison Bowling, Madison Station, Maggie Meyers Irish Pub, MVP, Redstone Arsenal, Ruggby’s, Rush, Sidelines Pub, Sport’s Page, Steve’s Lounge, The Brick, The Creek, The Rack- RIP, Thirsty Turtle, Whiskey Bottom Saloon, Wild Cherry Cabaret

 

Best Local Radio Station?

 

1st           WLRH   89.3 FM      19%

2nd         102.1 WDRM      9.5%

3rd          95.1 WRTT The Rocket   9.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 100.3 WQRV The River, 103.1 WEUP-FM , 104.3 WZYP,

105.7 WQAH, 106.1 WTAK, 106.5 Kiss FM, 106.9 WBPT The Eagle, 107.3 WQLT,

1080 WKAC, 1230 AM WBHP, 730 WUMP AM, 770 WVNN, 88.1 Way-FM

iHeartRadio, 88.5 FM WJIA, 92.5 WVNN-FM , 93.3 WWFF Nash , 94.1 WHRP, 96.1

KIX, 96.9 WRSA (except when they go full blown Christmas music), 97.7 The Zone,

99.1 WAHR Star, 99.5 WAY FM, Spice Radio

 

Best Local TV Station?

1st WAFF  43%

2nd WHNT 19 26.0%

3rd  WAAY 13.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: APT, Fox 54, Jamie Cooper’s station, Me TV, The CW

 

Favorite Local Attraction?

 

1st           U.S. Space and Rocket Center   30%

2nd         Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment     12.5%

3rd          Big Springs Park     9.5%

 

Others Receiving Votes: 3 Caves, Alexandra Carter of WHNT, All of the Breweries!, Bank Head National Forest, Botanical Garden, Bowling, Brewfest, Bridge Street, Burritt on the Mountain, Cathedral Caverns, Concert on the Docks, Constitutional Village, Downtown, Eggbeater Jesus, Elk River, Galaxy of Lights, Green Mountain, Greenways, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Huntsville Massage Professionals, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville Speedway, Local Beer Scene, Madison County Nature Trail, Monaco, Monte Sano, NASA, Playhouse, Point Mallard , Redstone Arsenal, Rocket City Brewfest, Salty Nut Brewery, SciQuest, Space Abe Rocket, Straight To Ale Brewery , Straight To Ale Taproom, The Historic Lowry House, Veterans Memorial

 

Best Art Gallery?

 

1st           Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment     30.3%

2nd         Huntsville Museum of Art      11.0%

3rd          Tie: ARTery AND Flying Monkey 10.2%

 

Others Receiving Votes: All The Rage Tattoo, Art & Soul, Artistic Images, Bandito Southside, Baugh Art, Burritt Museum, Carlisle Gallery, Carnegie Visual Art Center, Carol Foret Gallery, Christina Wegman Fine Art Gallery, Church Street Wine Shoppe , Connie Ulrich, Dana Brown, Erin Michael, Frame World, Grille 29, “High Cotton Arts in Athens, AL”, Hot Rods House Of Color, Jaeme Case – Fine Art America, Liqour Express, Little Bit’s Vintage , Little Green Store, Lumberyard, Madison Square, Railroad Antiques, Reflectives at Artisan Cove, Sam and Greggs, Spirited Art, The Lone Goose Saloon, The Pulse, The Switch House, UAH Student Gallery, University Pickers, Vertical House

 

Best Gift Shop?

 

1st           TIE: Lowe Mill AND Cracker Barrel       11.0%

2nd         Harrison Brothers       7.4%

3rd          Flying Monkey   6.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: AL Christopher, Amazon, Antiques Basket, Art & Soul, Baugh Art, Belk, Belks, Botanical Garden, Cecil’s, Christina Wegman Fine Art Gallery, Church Street Wine Shoppe, Daisy Lane, Dream Maker, Emma’s Tea Room, Erin Michael, Farmhouse Treasures, Funky Monkey, Goin’ To The Dogs Pet Supply, Golden Griffen, Green Pea Press Pea Pod at Lowe Mill, Gypsy Chicks, Heritage Florist Madison, Huntsville Botanical Gardens, Huntsville Hospital Gift Shop, Huntsville Massage Marketplace, Iconic Bracelets, In Bloom, Interior Marketplace, It’s Sugar, J Whitener, Jan’s Hallmark, JC’s House of Cards, Josies at Burritt on the Mountain, Kala’s Cottage, Kirklands, Larry’s Pistol & Pawn, Lawren’s, Little Bit’s Vintage , Little Green Store, Lone Goose, Lynn’s Hallmark, Mint Julep Market, NoneSuch Gifts, Ozaki Fine Art, Pizzelle’s Confections, Pleasures, Railroad Bazaar, Space and Rocket Center, Spencer’s, Sweet Pineapple, Switch House, The Little Green Store, The Artery, The Crafty Behr, The Cupboard, The DeeP Comics & Games, The Toy Store, Things Remembered, TJ Maxx, Two Friends, U.S. Space and Rocket Center, University Pickers, Vertical House Records, Vintage, Williams and Sonoma, Wine Cellar, Wine Rack, Wish You Were Beer, World Conspiracy, Zero Gravity

 

Best Wine Shop?

1st           Wine Cellar    16.6 %

2nd         Tie: Liquor Express AND Church Street Wine Shoppe    12.1%

3rd          Stem and Stein    11.8%

 

Others Receiving Votes: AAFES (Redstone), Ashley Carlton, CITGO/Brownsboro, Conoco/Hwy 431, Costco, Domaine South, Earth Fare, Exxon/Hospital District, Fresh Market, Fresh Spirits, Fuel City/ Whitesburg Dr., Fuel City/5 Points, Great Spirits, Kala’s Cottage, Kwik e Mart, Lynn’s Gracious Goodness, Madison Beverage, Madison Square Liquor, Market Place, Mary’s Grocery, Old Town Beer Exchange, Papa Jacks/5 Points, Publix, Star Market, Texaco/5 Points, The Grapevine, Vintage Wine & Cigars, Wagonwheel, Walmart, Windmill Beverages, Wine Market, Wine Rack

 

Best Liquor/Beer Shop?

 

1st           Liquor Express    24.1%

2nd         Wish You Were Beer    13.4%

3rd          ABC Store    12.6%

 

Others Receiving Votes: A1 Beverage, AAFES (Redstone), Fresh Spirits, Fuel City, Great Spirits, Lanza’s Beverage, Madison Beverage, Madison Square Liquor, Mary’s Wine and Spirits, Old Town Beer Exchange, Publix, R & R, Redstone Class Six, River City Beverages, Sam’s Club, Stem and Stein, Texaco/ 5 Points, The Huntsville Brewery, The Liquor Store/Golf Rd, The Nook, The Wine Rack, Vices Liquor, Vintage Wine & Cigars, Wagon Wheel, Windmill Beverages, Wine Market, Wine Rack

 

Best Place to Buy Musical Instruments?

 

1st           The Fret Shop   22.0%

2nd         The Guitar Center     15.0%

3rd          AB Stephens 11.2%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Alabama Music, American Pawn and Jewelry, Band Wagon, Boaz Music and Sound, Counts Brothers Music, Darth Trader, Emiron Music, Forks Drum Closet Nashville TN, Gadsden Music, Hallman’s, Harmony Sound, Henry’s Music/Hartselle, Huntsville Violins, Lake Guntersville Music Academy and Fine Instruments, Mad Cap Guitars, Madison Band Supply, Nickel Cigar Box Guitars, Powell Music Group, Railroad Bazaar, Reverb, Robbins Music, Southeastern Music, Sweetwater, T Shepard, Tangled String, The Sound Shoppe, Tornado Alley Music Inc

 

Best Place to Buy Music for Listening

1st           Vertical House Records        29.8%

2nd         iTunes           14%

3rd          Tie: CD Exchange AND FYE   7.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Aaron Bradley Studios , Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Directly from the artist, Directly from the bands, Flying Monkey, Google Music, Online, Spotify , Target, Walmart

 

Best Shop to get a Tattoo?

 

1st           Blue Rose Tattoos     24.7%

2nd         Hot Rod Tattoos 11.0%

3rd          The Pulse       10%

 

Others Receiving Votes: All The Rage, Art and Soul, Art-i-facts Tattoos, Artistic Ink, Bama Tattoos, Black Dagger Tattoo, Black Hearts Tattoo, Blacktide Tattoos, Brittany Howery Creations, CMB Tattoos, Devotion Tattoo, Free Spirit Tattoos, Ink City, Ink Spot, Kreations Tattoos, Landers Custom Ink Shop, Lea Farrow Art, Living Ink Tattoos, Lost Highway Tattoo, Mad Tatter’s, Magic Needles, Mild to Wild, New Needle, No Regrets, Rocket City Tattoo, Royal Tattoo, Tattoo Garage/Albertville, Tattooed Lady, Timepiece Tattoo Company

 

Best Adult Store?

 

1st           Pleasures     28.5%

2nd         Wish You Were Beer 14.6%

3rd          Adult Emporium   13.9%

 

Others Receiving Votes: ABC Store, Crossroads/Arab, Hit Video, Humidor Pipe Shop, Liquor Express, Madison Beverage, Naughty and Spice, Peace Pipe, Still Smokin’, The Cigar Room, Twilight Zone, Vertical House Records, Wagon Wheel, Zero Gravity

 

Best Place to Hike?

1st           Monte Sano    30.4%

2nd         Green Mountain        9.8%

3rd          Bankhead National Forest 8.0%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Bell Mountain, Bucks Canyon, Burritt on the Mtn, Cathedral Caverns, Cave Mountain, DeSoto State Park, Elkmont Rails to Trails, Fagan Spring, Goldsmith Schiffman Sancturary, Guntersville State Park, Hay’s Nature Preserve, High Falls, Huntsville Mountain, Hurricane Creek Park, Joe Wheeler State Park, Lake Guntersville, Land Trust Trails, Little River Canyon, Madison County Nature Trail, McMullen Cove, Point Mallard, Rainbow Mountain, Sewanee, Sipsey Wilderness, Tennessee River/Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, Wade Mountain Preserve, Walls of Jericho

Best Park?

1st           Big Spring Park        26.7%

2nd         Monte Sano      17.2%

3rd          Green Mountain        6.3%

 

Others Receiving Votes: Braham Springs Park, Braham’s Springs Disc Golf, Creek Wood, Dead Children’s Playground, Deibert Park, Delano Park, Desoto State Park, Ditto Landing, Dog Park/Cleveland Ave Huntsville, Dublin Park, Hays Nature Preserve, HoneyComb Campground, Hurricane Creek Park, Indian Creek Greenway/Dog Park, Joe Wheeler State Park, John Hunt Park, Kid’s Kingdom, Kid’s Space, Lake Guntersville State Park, Land Trust, Madison County Nature Trail, Madison County Skate Park, Maple Hill Cemetery, Mastin Lake Park, McGucken Park, Mill Creek, Optimist park, Palmer Park, Philpot Park, Research Park, Rhodes Ferry Park, Sharon Johnston Park, South Side Park, Stoner Park, US Space and Rocket, Willow Park, Wilson Morgan

 

Best Publication in the Valley

 

1st           The Valley Planet      95%

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