Best Of 2007

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Readers' poll winners

Best New Restaurant
Fly

Best Splurge Restaurant
Bern`s

Best Bargain Restaurant
La Teresita

Best Barbecue Restaurant
Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

Best Sushi Restaurant
Samurai Blue

Best Italian Restaurant
Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Best Asian Restaurant
Jasmine Thai

Best Mexican Restaurant
Vallarta’s Restaurante

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Sweet Tomatoes

Best Cuban Sandwich
La Teresita

Best Soul Food
Atwater’s

Best Bakery
Alessi Bakery

Best Pizza
Cappy’s Pizzeria

Best Burger
Five Guys

Best Breakfast
First Watch

Best Wine Shop
Total Wine & More


The finalists were:

The top three vote-getters listed alphabetically in each category


Best New Restaurant
Fly
NoHo Bistro
Parkshore Grill

Best Splurge Restaurant
Bern’s Steak House
Ceviche
Charley’s Steakhouse

Best Bargain Restaurant
St. Pete Diner
El Taconazo (“Taco Bus”)
La Teresita

Best Barbecue Restaurant
Big Tim’s
Kojak’s House of Ribs
Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

Best Sushi Restaurant
Edo Japanese Steakhouse
Hook’s
Samurai Blue

Best Italian Restaurant
Bella’s
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Gigi’s

Best Asian Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Marbo
P.F. Chang’s

Best Mexican Restaurant
Carmelitas
Estela’s
Vallarta’s

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Evo’s
Grass Root
Sweet Tomatoes

Best Cuban Sandwich
Cuban Delight Cafe
Hugo’s
La Teresita

Best Soul Food
Atwater’s
House of Soul
Lee Roy Selmon’s

Best Bakery
Alessi Bakery
Publix
Cafe Mozart

Best Pizza
Cappy’s Pizzeria
Toby’s Original Little Italy
Westshore

Best Burger
Chattaway
El Cap
Five Guys

Best Breakfast
First Watch
Lenny’s
Skyway Jack’s

Best Wine Shop
Cork & Olive
Total Wine & More
Wine Warehouse