Best of Baltimore Readers' Poll 2011 Results

The people have spoken!

More than 6,000 of you voted in this year's Best of Baltimore Readers' Poll, crowning some new winners as well as old favorites.

So, without further ado, the results:

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Bagel
1. Panera Bread
2. Towson Hot Bagels
3. Einstein Bros. Bagels

Bread
1. Panera Bread
2. Atwater's
3. Stone Mill Bakery

Breakfast
1. Miss Shirley's Café
2. The Blue Moon Cafe
3. DoubleT Diner

Brunch
1. Miss Shirley's Café
2. Woodberry Kitchen
3. Mama's on the Half Shell

Burger
1. Five Guys Burgers and Fries
2. The Abbey Burger Bistro
3. Kooper's Tavern

Chinese
1. P.F. Chang's China Bistro
2. Ding How Restaurant
3. Szechuan House

Coffee
1. Dunkin' Donuts
2. Starbucks
3. Zeke's Coffee

Crab Cake
1. G & M Restaurant & Lounge
2. Michael's Cafe
3. Friendly Farm Restaurant

Crabs
1. Canton Dockside
2. Mr. Bill's Terrace Inn
3. Conrad's Crabs & Seafood Market

Ice Cream
1. Cold Stone Creamery
2. Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop
3. Rita's

Italian
1. Sabatino's Italian Restaurant
2. Liberatore's
3. Chiapparelli's Restaurant

Mexican
1. Nacho Mama's
2. El Salto
3. Blue Agave Restaurant

Outdoor Dining
1. Woodberry Kitchen
2. Little Havana
3. The Bay Cafe

Pasta
1. Sabatino's Italian Restaurant
2. Amiccis
3. Chiaparelli's Restaurant

Pizza
1. Matthew's Pizza
2. Joe Squared
3. Pizza John's

Seafood
1. Mama's on the Half Shell
2. The Black Olive Restaurant
3. Jimmy's Famous Seafood

Soup
1. Panera Bread
2. Atwater's
3. Mama's on the Half Shell

Steak
1. Ruth's Chris Steak House
2. The Prime Rib
3. The Capital Grille

Sushi
1. RA Sushi
2. Sushi Hana
3. Matsuri Japanese Restaurant

Tapas
1. Pazo
2. Tapas Teatro
3. Kali's Mezze

Wings
1. Bill Bateman's Bistro
2. Kisling's Tavern
3. Looney's Pub

Band
1. Mr. Greengenes
2. Kelly Bell Band
3. Collect All 5 (formerly the Mobtown Saints)

Bar
1. The Brewer's Art
2. Looney's Pub
3. Max's Taphouse

Bar for Watching the O's
1. Pickles Pub
2. Looney's Pub
3. Mother's Federal Hill Grille

Bar for Watching the Ravens
1. Mother's Federal Hill Grille
2. Looney's Pub
3. Della Rose's

Blog (non-Baltimore magazine)
1. Ravens 24x7
2. Dining@Large (Note: A week before our poll closed, Dining@Large shut down, and was replaced by Baltimore Diner as The Sun's primary dining blog)
3. The City That Breeds

Columnist (non-Baltimore magazine)
1. Dan Rodricks
2. Tony Lombardi
3. Peter Schmuck

Festival
1. Artscape
2. Fells Point Fun Festival
3. Maryland Renaissance Festival

Gym
1. Merritt Athletic Clubs
2. MAC
3. Brick Bodies

Movie Theater
1. Landmark Theatre, Harbor East
2. The Charles Theater
3. Regal Cinemas Hunt Valley

Museum
1. American Visionary Art Museum
2. National Aquarium in Baltimore
3. Baltimore Museum of Art

Music Venue
1. Rams Head Live!
2. Merriweather Post Pavilion
3. Pier Six Pavilion

Oriole
1. Nick Markakis
2. Brian Roberts
3. Matt Wieters

Park
1. Patterson Park
2. Oriole Park at Camden Yards
3. Oregon Ridge

Radio Station
1. 89.7 FM, WTMD
2. 97.9 FM, 98 Rock
3. 88.1 FM, WYPR

Raven
1. Ray Lewis
2. Ray Rice
3. Joe Flacco

TV Personality or Broadcaster, Female
1. Denise Koch
2. Donna Hamilton
3. Amber Theoharis

TV Personality or Broadcaster, Male
1. Stan Stovall
2. Bob Turk
3. Marty Bass

Bookstore
1. Barnes & Noble
2. Greetings & Readings
3. Atomic Books

Men's Clothing
1. JoS. A. Bank
2. South Moon Under
3. Fells Point Surf Co.

Salon
1. About Faces Day Spa & Salon
2. All About Me Salon + Day Spa
3. FX Studios

Shoe Store
1. DSW
2. Nordstrom
3. Poppy and Stella

Sporting Goods
1. Dick's Sporting Goods
2. City Sports
3. REI

Women's Clothing
1. South Moon Under
2. Ann Taylor
3. Anthropologie 

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