Best of Evanston Winners

Stephanie Haines, Best of Evanston Editor

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You nominated, you voted, now it’s time to announce the winners of The Daily’s first-ever Best of Evanston competition:

 

Best Evanston restaurant:

1. Bat 17
2. Found Kitchen and Social House
3. Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge

Best Asian:

1. Todoroki Hibachi and Sushi
2. Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge
3. Cozy Noodles and Rice

Best coffee:

1. Kafein
2. Starbucks
3. Unicorn Cafe

Best ambience:

1. Kafein
2. Bat 17
3. Union Pizzeria

Best date night:

1. Tapas Barcelona
2. The Cellar at the Stained Glass
3. Found Kitchen and Social House

Best Italian:

1. Trattoria Demi
2. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
3. Campagnola

Best vegetarian food:

1. Mt. Everest
2. The Olive Mountain
3. Blind Faith Cafe

Best wings:

1. Wings Over Evanston
2. Buffalo Wild Wings
3. Buffalo Joe’s

Best sandwich:

1. Bat 17
2. Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop

Best burger:

1. Bat 17
2. Five Guys
3. Edzo’s Burger Shop

Best frozen treat:

1. Red Mango
2. Cold Stone Creamery
3. Andy’s Frozen Custard

Best grocery store:

1. Whole Foods Market
2. Jewel-Osco
3. Dominick’s

Best salad:

1. Whole Foods Market
2. Panera Bread
3. Bat 17

Best Mexican:

1. Chipotle
2. That Little Mexican Cafe
3. Taco Diablo

Best bite for your buck:

1. Chipotle
2. The Olive Mountain
3. Aguas Tortas

Best pizza:

1. Union Pizzeria
2. Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
3. Giordano’s

Best on-campus place to eat:

1. Frontera Fresco
2. Einstein Bros. Bagels
3. Norris Food Court

Best late night:

1. Wings Over Evanston
2 (tie). Cheesie’s Pub and Grub
2 (tie). Clarke’s Diner

Best cramming food:

1. Wings Over Evanston
2. The Olive Mountain
3. Sarpino’s Pizza

Best first date:

1. Bat 17
2. The Olive Mountain
3. Andy’s Frozen Custard

Best place for dinner with your parents:

1. Tapas Barcelona
2. Davis Street Fishmarket
3. Found Kitchen and Social House

Best dinner before a movie:

1. Bat 17
2. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
3. Buffalo Wild Wings

Best sushi:

1. Todoroki Hibachi and Sushi
2. Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge
3. Sashimi Sashimi

Best bar:

1. World of Beer
2. Bat 17
3. Tommy Nevin’s Irish Pub

Best beer specials:

1. World of Beer
2. Bar Louie
3. Tommy Nevin’s Irish Pub

Best happy hour:

1. Bar Louie
2. World of Beer
3. Tommy Nevin’s Irish Pub

Best community service organization:

1. Northwestern Community Development Corps.
2. Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development
3. Evanston Community Foundation

Best place to get Northwestern gear:

1. Campus Gear
2. Norris University Bookstore
3. Beck’s Bookstore

Best place to study:

1. Charles Deering Library
2. University Library
3. Norbucks

Best women’s clothing:

1. Urban Outfitters
2. Crossroads Trading Co.
3. Lululemon Athletica

Best shopping spree:

1. Urban Outfitters
2. Crossroads Trading Co.
3. Gap

Best men’s clothing:

1. Gap
2. Urban Outfitters
3. Crossroads Trading Co.

Best free public Wi-Fi:

1. Starbucks
2 (tie). Panera Bread
2 (tie). Barnes and Noble
3. Evanston Public Library

Best mani/pedi:

1. Asha Salon
2. Bien Assorti
3. Evans Nails and Spa Corporation

Best barber shop:

1. Art + Science
2. Noyes Barber Shop
3. Hair Cuttery

Best salon:

1. Art + Science
2. Asha Salon
3. Ergo Salon and Spa

Best off-campus housing:

1. The Park Evanston
2. Evanston Place Apartments
3. Ridge and Davis

Best storage provider:

1. BoxCo.
2. Campus Solutions
3. U-Haul Moving and Storage

Best anniversary dinner:

1. Davis Street Fishmarket
2. Campagnola
3. Pete Miller’s Seafood and Prime Steak

Best recurring special offer:

1. Le Peep 99 cent breakfasts
2. Half-off Mondays at Giordano’s
3. “Februany” at Subway

Best walk of shame breakfast:

1. Le Peep
2. Dixie Kitchen
3. The Olive Mountain

Best WildCARD discount:

1. Flat Top Grill
2. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
3. Uncle Dan’s the Great Outdoor Store

Most reliable delivery:

1. Wings Over Evanston
2. Jimmy John’s

Most likely to be delivered to the library:

1. Wings Over Evanston
2. Papa John’s Pizza
3 (tie). Jimmy John’s
3 (tie). Joy Yee’s

Most likely to be delivered to Norris:

1. The Olive Mountain
2. Jimmy John’s
3. Joy Yee’s Noodle Kitchen

Restaurant you wish were open later:

1. Edzo’s (unanimous)

Best hangover food:

1 (tie). Burger King
1 (tie). Five Guys

2. Clarke’s
3 (tie). Cheesie’s Pub and Grub
3 (tie). Edzo’s

Best fast food:

1. Burger King
2. Taco Bell
3 (tie). Cheesie’s Pub and Grub
3 (tie). Edzo’s Burger Shop

Most likely to spot an athlete or celebrity:

1. SPAC
2 (tie). Norris University Center
2 (tie). Chipotle

Best place to go after a Northwestern home game:

1. Buffalo Wild Wings
2. Bat 17
3. The Olive Mountain


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