Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll Results 2016

The results of our 33rd Annual Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll are in! Here are the restaurants our readers voted best in the state in 44 categories.

Lunch

N: Raymond’s, Montclair, Ridgewood
C: Turning Point, Multiple locations
S: Blue Pig Tavern, Cape May
Slamwich Scratch Kitchen, Madison

Mexican

N: Casa Maya, Gillette, High Bridge
C: Juanito’s, Red Bank, Howell
S: Dos Caminos, Atlantic City
★  Abril Cocina, Maplewood
★  Taco Loco, Camden
★  Taqueria Downtown, Jersey City
★   Villalobos, Montclair

Middle Eastern | Turkish

N: Beyond the Pita, Montclair
C: Evelyn’s, New Brunswick
S: Babur Garden Afghan Cuisine, Ocean Township
Ariana, Voorhees
Mishmish, Montclair

Pizza

N: Star Tavern, Orange
C: Pete & Elda’s (Carmen’s Pizzeria), Neptune City
S: The Vault, Bordentown
Aumm Aumm, North Bergen
Arturo’s, Maplewood
Ralph’s, Nutley
Razza, Jersey City
Santillo’s, Elizabeth
Talula’s, Asbury Park
Valentina’s, Northfield

Romantic

N: Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange
C: Nicholas, Red Bank
S: The Gables, Beach Haven
Café Matisse, Rutherford
Anton’s at the Swan, Lambertville
Rat’s, Hamilton

Seafood

N: Fin Raw Bar & Kitchen, Montclair, Summit
C: Blue Point Grill, Princeton
S: Mud City Crab House, Manahawkin
The Bonney Read, Asbury Park
H2Ocean, Cedar Knolls
Hooked-Up Seafood, Wildwood
Quahog’s, Stone Harbor

Soup | Salad | Sandwich

N: Toast, Multiple locations
C: Frank’s Deli, Asbury Park
S: Barry’s Do Me A Flavor, Beach Haven

Southeast Asian | Thai

N: Origin French Thai, Multiple locations
C: Thai Kitchen II, Bridgewater
S: A Little Thai Kitchen, Cherry Hill
Binh Duong, Bloomfield
Pandan Room, Hackettstown
Ricky’s Thai, Skillman
SLA Thai, Montclair

Spanish | Portuguese

N: Segovia, Moonachie
C: Tapastre, Somerville
S: Empanada Mama’s, West Cape May
Europa South, Point Pleasant Beach
Malaga, Hamilton
Seabra’s Marisqueira, Newark
Spain Rincon, Wharton
Xunta, Caldwell

Steak

N: Roots, Multiple Locations
C: Char, Raritan, Red Bank
S: Bobby Flay Steak, Atlantic City
American Cut, Englewood Cliffs
Chophouse, Gibbsboro
Strip House, Livingston

Vegetarian

N: Veggie Heaven, Multiple locations
C: Good Karma Café, Red Bank
S: Green Cuisine, Stone Harbor
Greens & Grains, Multiple locations
Veganized, New Brunswick

Wine List

N: Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Morristown
C: Nicholas, Red Bank
S: Ebbitt Room, Cape May
Frog and the Peach, New Brunswick
Restaurant Latour, Hamburg
The Manor, West Orange
Pluckemin Inn, Bedminster

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