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Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet the Food & Drink winners

Seoul BBQ earned a Readers' Poll award for Best Korean Restaurant.
Seoul BBQ earned a Readers' Poll award for Best Korean Restaurant.
Mark Manger

The 2013 Best of Denver is now on stands (and online), and in its 196 pages you'll find Westword's picks for the best restaurants, bars and chefs around town. Along the way, we asked you to nominate and then vote for your favorites in dozens of categories; halfway through the voting process, we announced our top vote-getters, and had another round of voting. Continue reading for the 2013 Food & Drink Readers' Poll winners: How do they compare to Westword's picks?

See also:

- Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet this year's Sports & Recreation winners

- Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet this year's Shopping & Services winners

- The 2013 Best of Denver winners

Best Farmers' Market Vendor

The Real Dill

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Best Wine Shop

Mondo Vino

, 3601 West 32nd Avenue

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Best Bakery


Church of Cupcakes, 1489 Steele Street

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Best Farmers' Market

Cherry Creek Fresh Market

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Best Sports Bar for Watching Games

Blake Street Tavern, 2301 Blake Street

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Best Sports Bar for Playing Games

The 1UP, 1925 Blake Street

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Best Sports Bar for Food and Drink

Stoney's Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln Street

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Best Official Snack Food for Colorado

Beer

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Best New coffeehouse

Black Eye Coffee, 3408 Navajo Street

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Best Pancakes

Snooze, 2262 Larimer Street

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Best Chicken and Waffles

Steuben's

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Best Eggs Benedict

Wild Eggs, 300 East Alameda Avenue

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Best Brunch Buffet

Dazzle, 930 Lincoln Street

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Best Breakfast Burrito ― Eat In

Sam's No. 3

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Best Breakfast Burrito ― To Go

Santiago's, 571 Santa Fe Drive

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Pink Tank Facebook page

Best Food Truck

Pink Tank

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Best Food Cart

Biker Jim's

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Best Lunch Under $5

Tacos Rapidos

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Best Dinner Under $10

Tie: Chipotle, Wahoo's Fish Taco

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Best Expense-Account Dinner

Fruition, 1313 East 6th Avenue

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Best Pie

The Shoppe, 3103 East Colfax Avenue

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Best Ice Cream/Gelato

Bonnie Brae, 799 South University Boulevard

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Best Milkshake

Sweet Cow , 637 Front Street in Louisville

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Best First-Date Restaurant

Root Down, 1600 West 33rd Avenue

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Best Breakup Restaurant

Taco Bell

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Best After-Midnight Menu

Pete's Kitchen, 1962 East Colfax Avenue

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Best 24/7 Restaurant

Tom's Urban 24, 1460 Larimer Street

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Best Diner

Denver Diner, 740 West Colfax Avenue

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Best Restaurant Patio

Linger, 2030 West 30th Avenue

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Best Rooftop Patio

The Tavern Downtown, 1949 Market Street

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Best Chef's Counter

TAG, 1441 Larimer Street

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Best Chef

Matt Selby

The staff at Corner House.
The staff at Corner House.

Best Bartender

Gerard Collier, Corner House

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Best Late-Afternoon Happy Hour

Lola, 1575 Boulder Street

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Best Late-Night Happy Hour

The Irish Snug, 1201 East Colfax Avenue

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Best New Bar

Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink, 65 Broadway

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Best Dive Bar

Don's Club Tavern, 723 East 6th Avenue

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Best New Brewery Tap Room

River North Brewery, 2401 Blake Street

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Best Brewery Tap Room ― Beer

Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte Street

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Arvada Beer Company Facebook page

Best Brewery Tap Room ― Ambience

Arvada Beer Company, 5600 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard in Arvada

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Best Brewery Tap Room ― Glassware

Prost Brewing, 2540 19th Street

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Best Brewpub

Vine Street Pub, 1700 Vine Street

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Best Bottle Beer List

The Cheeky Monk, 534 East Colfax Avenue

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Best Draft Beer List

Yard House, 1555 Court Place

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Best By-the-Glass Wine List

Cru: A Wine Bar, 1442 Larimer Street

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Best Wine Bar

The Village Cork, 1300 South Pearl Street

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Best Contemporary Cocktail Bar

Williams & Graham, 3160 Tejon Street

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Best barrel-aged cocktail

Bittersweet, 500 East Alameda Avenue

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Best house margarita

Rio Grande, 1525 Blake Street

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Best Martini

The Cruise Room, 1600 17th Street

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Best Bloody Mary Bar

The Hornet, 76 Broadway

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Best Salad Bar/Shop

ModMarket, 1600 28th Street in Boulder

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Best Sandwich Shop

Snarf's, multiple locations

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Best Vegetarian Restaurant

WaterCourse Food, 837 East 17th Avenue

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Best Vegetarian Dish in a Non-Vegetarian Restaurant

Euclid Hall, 1317 14th Street

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Best Vegan Dish in a Non-Vegan Restaurant

Jerusalem, 1890 East Evans Avenue

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Best Veggie Burger

Highland Tap & Burger, 2219 West 32nd Avenue

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Best Burger

Cherry Cricket, 2641 East 2nd Avenue

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Best French Fries

Smashburger, 1120 South Colorado Boulevard

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Best Fried Pickles

Fire on the Mountain

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Best Fried Rice

Swing Thai

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Best Hot Dog

Mustard's Last Stand

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Best BBQ

Moe's Original BBQ

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Best Fried Chicken

White Fence Farm

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Best Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings

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Best Mac and Cheese

Steuben's

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Best Pizza

Slice Works

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Best Specialty Pizza

Mellow Mushroom

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Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

Gaetano's

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Best Neighborhood Italian Restaurant

Carmine's

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Best Italian Restaurant

Il Posto

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Best Free Chips and Salsa

Blue Bonnet

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Best Salsa Bar

Tacos y Salsas

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Best Taqueria

Pinche Taqueria

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Best Green Chile

El Taco de México

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Best Vegetarian Green Chile

Rocky Mountain Chili Bowl

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Best Red Chile

Little Anita's

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Best Nachos

Illegal Pete's

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Best Cheap Steak

LoHi SteakBar

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Best Steakhouse

Elway's

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Best Seafood Restaurant

Jax Fish House

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Best Sushi Restaurant

Sushi Den

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Best Japanese Restaurant

Domo

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Best Chinese Restaurant

Imperial Chinese Restaurant

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Ariel Fried

Best Dim Sum

Super Star Asian

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Best Cigar Bar

Delaney's Pub

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Best Noodle Bar

Bones

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Best Vietnamese Restaurant

New Saigon

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Best Thai Restaurant

Thai Basil

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Best Korean Restaurant

Seoul BBQ

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Best Indian Restaurant

Little India

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Best Ethiopian Restaurant

Arada

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Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

Jerusalem

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Best Central/South American Restaurant

Cafe Brazil

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Best German Restaurant

Helga's German Restaurant & Deli

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Best French Restaurant

Le Central

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Mark Manger

Best Neighborhood Restaurant

Hops & Pie

A scene from Lola's tenth anniversary party.
Christopher Morgan

Best Restaurant Neighborhood

Highland

Carrots three ways at The Populist.
Carrots three ways at The Populist.
Mark Manger

Best New Restaurant

Tie: The Populist, Ace

For more from our 2013 Best of Denver issue, check out the full list of Food & Drink winners.