Best of Essex: Restaurants & Food Winners 2017


The 2017 Restaurants & Food winners are:

 

BEST BAGELS

Gold: Bagelwich Bagel Bakery (Verona)

Silver: Ike's Bagels (Livingston)

Bronze: Hot Bagels Abroad (Bloomfield)

 

BEST BAKERY

Gold: Calandra's Bakery (Caldwell)

Silver: Nicolo's Italian Bakery & Deli (Montclair)

Bronze: Gencarelli's Bakery (Bloomfield)

 

BEST BAKERY– BOUTIQUE

Gold: Tiny Elephant (Montclair)

Silver: Little Daisy Bake Shop (Montclair)

Bronze: Anthony's Cheesecake (Bloomfield)

 

BEST BANQUET FACILITY

Gold: Pleasantdale Chateau (West Orange)

Silver: Nanina's in the Park (Belleville)

Bronze: 4Sixty6 Caterer's (West Orange)

 

BEST BARBEQUE

Gold: SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar (West Orange)

Silver: Bluff City BBQ (Montclair)

Bronze: Ruthie's BBQ (Montclair)

 

BEST BRUNCH

Gold: The Manor (West Orange)

Silver: Tiny Elephant (Montclair)

Bronze: Anthony's Cheesecake (Bloomfield)

 

BEST BURGER

Gold: Cloverleaf Tavern (Caldwell)

Silver: The Hills Tavern (Millburn)

Bronze: Stuffed Grass-fed Burgers (Montclair)

 

BEST CANDY & CHOCOLATE

Gold: Dolce Federica (Montclair)

Silver: Bromilow's Homemade Chocolate (West Caldwell)

Bronze: Chocolate Works of Millburn

 

BEST CATERER– BOUTIQUE

Gold: Wild Honey Catering (Bloomfield)

Silver: Tia's Food of Love (Verona)

Bronze: Frank Anthony's (Verona)

 

BEST CATERER– OFF PREMISES

Gold: Calandra's Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

Silver: Crystal Plaza (Livingston)

Bronze: Frank Anthony's (Verona)

 

BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT

Gold: T.S. Ma Chinese Cuisine (Montclair)

Silver: Veggie Heaven (Montclair)

Bronze: Healthy Food Asian Cuisine (Verona)

 

BEST CRAFT BEER

Gold: Cloverleaf Tavern (Caldwell)

Silver: Egan & Sons (Montclair)

Bronze: Tierney's Copperhouse (Fairfield)

 

BEST DELI

Gold: Calandra's Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

Silver: Millburn Deli (Millburn)

Bronze: Colonna's Deli & Catering (Fairfield)

 

BEST DINER

Gold: Ritz Diner (Livingston)

Silver: Pilgrim Diner (Cedar Grove)

Bronze: East Hanover Diner (East Hanover)

 

BEST ICE CREAM

Gold: Gelotti of Caldwell (Caldwell)

Silver: Mark & Julie's Homemade Ice Cream (West Orange)

Bronze: Absolute Zero (Montclair)

 

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Gold: Fascino (Montclair)

Silver: Calandra's Mediterannean Grill (Fairfield)

Bronze: Frank Anthony's Gourmet Italian (Verona)

 

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

Gold: Fat Fish Taco (Caldwell)

Silver: Villalobos (Montclair)

Bronze: Toro Loco Mexican Restaurant (South Orange)

 

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

Gold: The Hills Tavern (Millburn)

Silver: Empanada Lady (Verona)

Bronze: Zaferon Grill (Verona)

 

BEST OTHER ETHNIC RESTAURANT

Gold: Bangkok Kitchen (Caldwell)

Silver: Spice Thai Cuisine (Bloomfield)

Bronze: Empanada Lady (Verona)

 

BEST OUTDOOR DINING

Gold: Il Vecchio Cafe (Caldwell)

Silver: Highlawn Pavilion (West Orange)

Bronze: THAVMA Mediterranean Grill (Livingston)

 

BEST PIZZA

Gold: Star Tavern (Orange)

Silver: Aquila Pizza Al Forno (Little Falls)

Bronze: Calandra's Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

 

BEST PUB

Gold: Cloverleaf Tavern (Caldwell)

Silver: Egan & Sons (Montclair)

Bronze: SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar (West Orange)

 

BEST RESTAURANT– BYOB

Gold: Divina Ristorante (Caldwell)

Silver: Fascino (Montclair)

Bronze: Frank Anthony's (Verona)

 

BEST RESTAURANT– FULL SERVICE

Gold: LuNello (Cedar Grove)

Silver: Highlawn Pavilion (West Orange)

Bronze: Ariane Kitchen & Bar (Verona)

 

BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

Gold: The Manor (West Orange)

Silver: Fascino (Montclair)

Bronze: Highlawn Pavilion (West Orange)

 

BEST SEAFOOD SELECTION

Gold: Halcyon Brasserie (Montclair)

Silver: Jack's Seafood Shack (Montclair)

Bronze: Costanera Restaurant (Montclair)

 

BEST STEAK

Gold: Rare, The Steak House (Little Falls)

Silver: MEAL (Nutley)

Bronze: Franklin Steakhouse (Fairfield)

 

BEST SUSHI RESTAURANT

Gold: Aozora (Montclair)

Silver: Ocha (Caldwell)

Bronze: Dai-Kicki (Montclair)

 

BEST TEA/COFFEE HOUSE

Gold: Java Love Coffee Roasting Co. (Montclair)

Silver: Local Coffee Montclair (Montclair)

Bronze: Jola Coffee (North Caldwell)

 

BEST WINE & SPIRITS

Gold: Jersey Spirits Distilling Co. (Fairfield)

Silver: Amanti Vino (Montclair)

Bronze: Wine Legend (Livingston) 

Reviews

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Sharon Ford Sharon Ford
Caldwell NJ
Just soo yummy!!!!!

Clean, warm, great deals, great food. .

December 2017

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