winners by cuisine Favorite barbecue Pappy’s Smokehouse 3106 Olive St., St. Louis, 314.535.4340, pappyssmokehouse.com 2nd: Bogart’s Smokehouse 3rd: (tie) PM BBQ and Phil’s Bar-B-Q Honorable mention: Main Street BBQ Favorite Cajun/Creole Broadway Oyster Bar 736 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314.621.8811, broadwayoysterbar.com 2nd: Riverbend Restaurant and Bar 3rd: (tie) The Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen and The Gumbo Shop Honorable mention: Molly’s in Soulard Favorite Chinese Lu Lu Seafood & Dim Sum 8224 Olive Blvd., University City, 314.997.3108, luluseafoodrestaurant.com 2nd: (tie) Chinese Noodle
Café and Wang Gang Asian Eats 3rd: House of Wong Honorable mention: Yen Ching Favorite deli/sandwiches Blues City Deli 2438 McNair Ave., St. Louis, 314.773.8225, bluescitydeli.com 2nd: Mom’s Deli 3rd: Fozzie’s Sandwich Emporium Honorable mention: (tie) Nora’s and Pickles Deli Favorite Eastern European/ Bosnian Grbic Restaurant 4071 Keokuk St., St. Louis, 314.772.3100 2nd: Bosna Gold 3rd: Berix Restaurant Honorable mention: Aya Sofia Favorite English/Irish/ Scottish The Scottish Arms Eight S. Sarah St., St.
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Louis, 314.535.0551, thescottisharms.com 2nd: John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub and Garden 3rd: Llywelyn’s Pub Honorable mention: Dressel’s Public House Favorite French Brasserie by Niche 4580 Laclede Ave., St. Louis, 314.454.0600, brasseriebyniche.com 2nd: (tie) Franco and Vin de Set 3rd: LaBonne Bouchée Honorable mention: Bistro 1130 Favorite frozen desserts Ted Drewes Frozen Custard 6726 Chippewa St., St. Louis, 314.481.2652 and 4224 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314.352.7376, teddrewes.com 2nd: Fitz’s Root Beer 3rd: Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream Honorable mention: Doozle’s Frozen Custard
Favorite Indian House of India 8501 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, 314.567.6850, hoistl.com 2nd: (tie) India Palace and Rasoi 3rd: Gokul Indian Restaurant Honorable mention: Saffron Indian Cuisine Favorite Italian Trattoria Marcella 3600 Watson Road, St. Louis, 314.352.7706, trattoriamarcella.com 2nd: Cunetto House of Pasta 3rd: Mad Tomato Italian Kitchen Honorable mention: Zia’s on The Hill Favorite Japanese/sushi Wasabi Various locations, wasabistl.com 2nd: Tani Sushi Bistro 3rd: (tie) Nobu’s Japanese Restaurant and Nori Sushi & Japanese Grill Honorable mention: Drunken Fish Sushi Restaurant & Lounge
Favorite Korean U-City Grill 6696 Enright Ave., St. Louis, 314.721.3073 2nd: Seoul Taco 3rd: Everest Café & Bar Honorable mention: Korea House Favorite Mexican (tie) Las Fuentes 680 Lindbergh Blvd., Florissant, 314.831.5057 and Pueblo Solis 5127 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, 314.351.9000, pueblosolisstl.com 2nd: La Vallesana 3rd: (tie) Milagro Modern Mexican and Mi Ranchito Honorable mention: Ruiz Mexican Restaurant Favorite Middle Eastern Ranoush 200 N. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, 314.984.8899 and 6501 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314.726.6874, ranoush.com 2nd: Aya Sofia 3rd: Cafe Natasha’s Kebob International Honorable mention: The Vine Mediterranean Café and Market Favorite pizza Pi Pizzeria Various locations, restaurantpi.com
2nd: Peel Wood Fired Pizza 3rd: (tie) Katie’s Pizzeria Cafe, The Good Pie and Faraci’s Pizza Honorable mention: (tie) PW Pizza and Black Thorn Pub & Pizza Favorite seafood Oceano Bistro 44 N. Brentwood Drive, Clayton, 314.721.9400, oceanobistro.com 2nd: Bristol Seafood Grill 3rd: Broadway Oyster Bar Honorable mention: Bob’s Seafood Favorite soul food Sweetie Pie’s 9841 W. Florissant Ave., Ferguson, 314.521.9915 and 4270 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314.371.0304, sweetiepieskitchen.com 2nd: Mama Josephine’s 3rd: Goody Goody Diner Honorable mention: Yummie’s Favorite South American/pan-Latin Yemanja Brasil 2900 Missouri Ave., St. Louis, 314.771.7457, yemanjabrasil.com 2nd: Mango Peruvian Cuisine 3rd: Fritanga Nicaraguan Cuisine Honorable mention: Maya Cafe
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Favorite German Schneithorst’s 1600 S. Lindbergh Road, Ladue, 314.993.4100, schneithorst.com 2nd: Feasting Fox Restaurant & Pub 3rd: Dreamland Palace Honorable mention: St. Louis Gast Haus
Favorite Greek Olympia Kebob House & Taverna 1543 McCausland Ave., St. Louis, 314.781.1299 2nd: Michael’s Bar and Grill 3rd: Momos Greek Tavern Honorable mention: Gyro House
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