Readers' Choice

Comments (0)

Readers' Choice Winners Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach 2013 -

Maybe it's because Broward and Palm Beach are hot or that you love Star Wars, but thousands of you shared your opinions on the area's best food, booze, shops, people, and places. In fact, in the finest tradition of South Florida, you spread the love. Consider the restaurant category, which included the Dubliner, Primanti Brothers, and Rocco's Tacos, just to name a few. Read on to see what the public loved best, and check out our picks to see how we compared. Here's hoping you keep looking on the bright side during this sunny summer ahead.

See also: Best of Broward / Palm Beach 2013 Full Issue

ARTS & CULTURE

Best Art Gallery
The Bubble
810 NE Fourth Ave.
954-562-3804
independentworkingartistnetwork.com

Best Art Museum
Museum of Art|Fort Lauderdale
1 E. Las Olas Blvd.
954-525-5500
moafl.org

Best Movie Theater
iPic Theaters at Mizner Park
327 Plaza Real
ipictheaters.com

Best Theater (for the Arts)
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW Fifth Ave.
954-462-0222
browardcenter.org

Best Visual Artist
Hilda Vazquez

DISH

Best Bagel
Boston Bagel Cafe
964 NE 62nd St.
954-771-7221
bostonbagelcafe.com

Best Barbecue
Tom Jenkins Bar-B-Q
1236 S. Federal Highway
954-522-5046
tomjenkinsbbq.com

Best Burger
Rok:Brgr Burger Bar & Gastropub
208 SW Second St.
954-525-7656
rokbrgr.com

Best Burrito
Zona Fresca
1635 N. Federal Highway
954-566-1777
zonafresca.com

Best Chef
Bruce Feingold (Dada)
52 N. Swinton Ave.
561-330-3232
dada.closermagazine.com

Best Chinese Restaurant
Christina Wan's Mandarin House
664 N. Federal Highway
954-527-0228
christinawans.com

Best Coffee Shop
Brew Urban Cafe
209 SW Second Ave. 954-523-7191
638 N Federal Hwy
954-527-4828
brewcoffeeshop.com

Best Diner
Howley's
4700 S. Dixie Highway
561-833-5691
sub-culture.org

Best Food Truck
Zombie Ice
facebook.com/myzombieice

Best French Fries
Rok:Brgr Burger Bar and Gastropub
208 SW Second St.
954-525-7656
rokbrgr.com

Best Fried Chicken
Howley's
4700 S. Dixie Highway
561-833-5691
sub-culture.org

Best Hot Dog
Hot Dog Heaven
101 E. Sunrise Blvd.
954-523-7100
hotdogheaven.infinology.net/home.htm

Best Italian Restaurant
Casa D'Angelo
1201 N. Federal Highway
954-564-1234
171 E. Palmetto Park Road
561-996-1234
casa-d-angelo.com

Best Late-Night Dining
Dada Restaurant & Lounge
52 N. Swinton Ave.
561-330-3232
dada.closermagazine.com

Best Margarita
Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar
1313 E. Las Olas Blvd.
954-524-9550
5250 Town Center Circle
561-416-2131
roccostacos.com

Best Mexican Restaurant
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar
1313 E. Las Olas Blvd.
954-524-9550
5250 Town Center Circle
561-416-2131
roccostacos.com

Best New Restaurant in Broward County
The Dubliner (Fort Lauderdale)
210 SW Second St.
954-523-1213
dublinerfortlauderdale.com

Best New Restaurant in Palm Beach County
Kapow! Noodle Bar
431 Plaza Real
561-347-7322
kapownoodlebar.com

Best Pizza
Primanti Brothers Pizza
901 N. Atlantic Blvd.
954-565-0605
516 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
954-565-7100
primantibros.com

Best Restaurant in Broward County
Oceans 234 Beach Bar & Bistro
234 N. Ocean Blvd.
954-428-2539
oceans234.com

Best Restaurant in Palm Beach County
Dada Restaurant & Lounge
52 N. Swinton Ave.
561-330-3232
dada.closermagazine.com

Best Sushi Restaurant
Lemongrass Asian Bistro
3811 N. Federal Highway
954-564-4422
101 Plaza Real S.
561-544-8181
lemongrassasianbistro.com

Best Taco
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar
1313 E. Las Olas Blvd.
954-524-9550
5250 Town Center Circle
561-416-2131
roccostacos.com

Best Wine Bar
The Blind Monk
410 Evernia St., Ste. 107
561-833-3605
theblindmonk.com

MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE

Best Bar in Broward County
Tap 42
1411 S. Andrews Ave.
954-463-4900
tap42.com

Best Bar in Palm Beach County
The Dubliner (Boca Raton)
435 Plaza Real561-620-2540
dublinerboca.com

Best Bartender
Sean Iglehart (Sweetwater Bar & Grill)
1507 S. Federal Highway
561-509-9277
sweetwater33.com

Best Dance Club
Green Room
109 SW Second Ave.
954-449-1030
greenroomlive.com

Best Dive Bar
Elbo Room
241 S. Fort Lauderdale Blvd.
954-463-4615
elboroom.com

Best DJ
DJ LinderSMASH
facebook.com/lindersmash

Best Drag Queen
Daisy Deadpetals
facebook.com/queendaisyd

Best Gay Bar
Georgie's Alibi
2266 Wilton Drive
954-565-2526
georgiesalibi.com

Best Hip-Hop Act
Bleubird
bleubird.org

Best Karaoke
Whiskey Tango All American Bar & Grill
1903 Hollywood Blvd.
954-925-2555
whiskeytangofl.com

Best Music Venue
Revolution Live
100 SW Third Ave.
954-449-1025
jointherevolution.net

Best Pool Hall
Lost Weekend
221 N. Clematis St.
561-833-6500

Best Record Store
Radio-Active Records
845 N. Federal Highway
954-762-9488
radio-active-records.tumblr.com

Best Rock Band
Pretty Girls
prettygirlsband.com

Best Sports Bar
Duffy's Sports Grill
duffysmvp.com

Best Strip Club
Scarlett's Cabaret
2920 SW 30th Ave.
scarlettscabaret.com/hallandale

CITY LIFE

Best Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach
fortlauderdale.gov/beach/

Best Dolphins Player
Ryan Tannehill

Best FM Radio Personality
Paul Castronovo
105.9 FM

Best Hotel
The Breakers Palm Beach
1 S. County Road
561-655-6611
thebreakers.com

Best Marlins Player
Giancarlo Stanton

Best Miami Heat Player
LeBron James

Best Panthers Player
Jonathan Huberdeau

Best Park
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
3109 E. Sunrise Blvd.
954-564-4521
floridastateparks.org/hughtaylorbirch/

Best Pool
The W Fort Lauderdale Hotel
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
954-414-8200
wfortlauderdalehotel.com

SHOPS & SERVICES

Best Bookstore
Tate's Comics
4566 N. University Drive
954-748-0181
tatescomics.com

Best Clothing Store
Pink Slip Threads
814 N. Federal Highway
954-580-1040
pinkslipthreads.com

Best Gym
Orange Theory Fitness
Various locations
orangetheoryfitness.com

Best Hair Salon
David K. Space
2401 N. Dixie Highway
561-340-6400
thedavidkspace.com

Best Hairstylist
Lou Marsella (Incognito Salon)
1750 University Drive, Ste. 235
954-755-HAIR
incognitohairsalon.com

Best Mall
Sawgrass Mills Mall
12801 W. Sunrise Blvd.
954-838-9259
simon.commall/sawgrass-mills

Best Nail Salon
Eden Day Spa
213 E. Palmetto Park Road
561-447-7700
edendayspa.net

Best Thrift Store
Out of the Closet
Various locations
outofthecloset.org

Best Yoga Studio
Red Pearl Yoga
918 NE 20th Ave.
954-828-1651
redpearlyoga.com

My Voice Nation Help
0 comments

Slideshows

Loading...