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July 10, 2015
Readers Poll / Winners

2015 Best of the Shoreline Reader’s Poll

We asked, you voted! Here are the winners of the 2015 Best of the Shoreline Reader’s Poll.

 

Restaurant

  1. River Tavern, Chester
  2. Cafe Routier, Westbrook
  3. Whitfields on the Guilford Green, Guilford

 

Food To-Go

  1. Pasta Vita, Old Saybrook
  2. Bradley and Wall, Madison
  3. Pasta Avest & Pizzeria, Guilford

 

Family Friendly Dining

  1. Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale, Westbrook and Madison
  2. Red House, Deep River
  3. Chip’s Pub, Clinton

 

Outdoor Dining

  1. Blue Oar, Haddam
  2. Bill’s Seafood, Westbrook
  3. Fresh Salt, Old Saybrook

 

Coffee/Tea Cafe

  1. Ashlawn Farm Coffee, Lyme and Old Saybrook
  2. Cilantro Coffee, Guilford
  3. Willoughby’s Coffee and Tea, Madison and Branford and New Haven

 

Pizza

  1. Otto Pizza, Chester
  2. Bufalina, Guilford
  3. PizzaWorks, Old Saybrook

 

Ethnic Food

  1. Som Siam, Old Saybrook
  2. Dar Bar, Branford
  3. Tissas Le Souk du Maroc, Old Saybrook

 

Ice Cream

  1. Ashley’s, Madison and Guilford and Branford
  2. Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe, Old Lyme
  3. Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream, Salem

 

Bread/Bakery

  1. Simon’s Marketplace, Chester
  2. G Cafe, Branford and New Haven
  3. Hen and Heifer, Guilford

 

Cake/Cupcake Bakery

  1. Sugar Bakery, East Haven
  2. TIE: Dagmar Desserts, Old Saybrook + Take the Cake, Guilford
  3. The Pursuit of Pastry, Old Saybrook

 

Breakfast/Brunch

  1. Cristy’s, Westbrook and Madison
  2. JAMSS, Old Saybrook
  3. Hidden Kitchen, Guilford

 

Caterer

  1. Cloud Nine Catering, Old Saybrook
  2. Coffee’s Country Market and Catering, Old Lyme
  3. Pasta Vita, Old Saybrook

 

Cocktails

  1. River Tavern, Chester
  2. Moxie, Madison
  3. Fresh Salt, Old Saybrook

 

Vegetarian/Vegan

  1. G-Zen, Branford
  2. Shoreline Diner, Guilford
  3. It’s Only Natural, Middletown

 

Grocery Store

  1. Foodworks, Guilford and Old Saybrook
  2. Bishops Orchard, Guilford
  3. Adams Supermarket, Deep River

 

Gourmet or Cheese Shop

  1. Fromage Fine Foods & Coffees, Old Saybrook
  2. The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook, Centerbrook
  3. Foxglove & Madison Cheese, Madison

 

Butcher

  1. Cliff’s Quality Meats, Essex
  2. Forte’s Gourmet Market, Guilford
  3. Walt’s Food Market, Old Saybrook

 

Farmers Market

  1. Chester Farmers Market, Chester
  2. Lyme Farmers Market at Ashlawn Farm, Lyme
  3. Madison Farmers Market

 

Health/Fitness Club

  1. Iron House Fitness, Old Saybrook
  2. Shoreline Health & Fitness, Clinton and Old Saybrook
  3. Squared Circle Studio, Deep River

 

Yoga Studio (or teacher)

  1. Ava Tyler (teacher)
  2. The Yoga Shop, Old Saybrook
  3. Root Yoga Studio, Old Lyme

 

Pilates Studio

  1. Pilates for Life, Essex
  2. Shoreline Health & Fitness, Clinton and Old Saybrook
  3. Athena’s Fitness Synergy, Guilford

 

Specialized or Boutique Gym

  1. Iron House Fitness, Old Saybrook
  2. Squared Circle, Deep River
  3. E~fitness Personal Training, Guilford

 

Personal Trainer

  1. Kati Papoosha, Iron House Fitness, Old Saybrook
  2. Edie Spadacenta, E-Fitness, Guilford
  3. Danielle Graham, Synergy Health & Fitness, Guilford

 

Women’s Clothing

  1. Ella Where She Shops, Guilford
  2. Flutterby, Guilford
  3. Tracy Brent, Guilford

 

Men’s Clothing

  1. Anchor & Compass, Deep River
  2. Flutterby, Guilford
  3. J. Alden Clothiers, Essex

 

Outdoor Outfitter/Sporting Goods

  1. Trailblazer, Branford
  2. Harris Outdoors, Old Saybrook
  3. SoundRUNNER, Branford and Old Saybrook

 

Antiques

  1. Chalk Mercantile, Old Saybrook
  2. Treasures, Old Lyme
  3. Maximus Antiques, Old Saybrook

 

Vintage or Consignment Clothing

  1. Cinderella’s Attic, Guilford
  2. Tova’s Vintage Shop, Old Saybrook
  3. Fantasia Consignments, Old Saybrook

 

Jewelry

  1. Deep River Jewelry Design, Deep River
  2. Dina Varano Gallery, Chester
  3. Nyman Jewelers, Old Saybrook

 

Bookstore

  1. R.J. Julia Booksellers, Madison
  2. Breakwater Books, Guilford
  3. Book Barn, Niantic

 

Gift Store

  1. The Bowerbird, Old Lyme
  2. Mix Design Store, Guilford
  3. Flutterby, Guilford

 

Furniture

  1. Saybrook Country Barn, Old Saybrook
  2. Chalk Mercantile, Old Saybrook
  3. Madison Furniture Barn, Westbrook

 

Shoe Store

  1. Trudy’s European Shoes & Accessories, Guilford
  2. Clinton Bootery, Clinton
  3. Shoetique, Branford

 

Hardware

  1. Page Hardware & Appliance Co., Guilford
  2. Essex Hardware, Essex
  3. Laysville Hardware, Old Lyme

 

Florist

  1. Mar Floral, Old Saybrook
  2. Ashleigh’s Garden, Deep River
  3. White House Florist, Guilford

 

Wine Shop

  1. Coastal Wine & Spirits, Branford
  2. Seaside Wine & Spirits, Old Saybrook
  3. Frank’s Package Store, Guilford

 

Toy Store

  1. Deep River Toy Co.,  Deep River
  2. Jordie’s Toy Shoppe, Guilford
  3. The Purple Bear, Guilford

 

Children’s Clothing

  1. Just Hatched, Guilford
  2. The Red Balloon, Essex
  3. Celebrations, Deep River

 

Hair Salon

  1. Salon Pure, Old Lyme
  2. Clippers Long Hill, Guilford
  3. Essence, Old Saybrook

 

Mani/Pedi

  1. Cozy Nail & Spa, Old Saybrook
  2. Villa Nail Spa, Guilford
  3. Oasis Nail & Spa, Branford, Guilford, and Madison

 

Massage

  1. Vitality Spa, Old Lyme
  2.  The Spa of Essex, Essex
  3. Sanno Spa, Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, Old Saybrook

 

Facial

  1. Vitality Spa, Old Lyme
  2. The Spa of Essex, Essex
  3. Essence, Old Saybrook

 

Day Spa

  1. Vitality Spa, Old Lyme
  2. The Spa of Essex, Essex
  3. Sanno Spa, Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, Old Saybrook

 

Med Spa

  1. Clarity Medical Aesthetics, Guilford
  2. FUZION Medical Aesthetic Boutique, Branford
  3. Yolo Laser Center & Med Spa, Guilford

 

Gallery

  1. Greene Art Gallery, Guilford
  2. Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme
  3. Lori Warner Studio/Gallery, Chester

 

Live Theatre or Music Venue

  1. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook
  2. Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam
  3. The Ivoryton Playhouse, Ivoryton

 

Seamstress

  1. Lucy’s Tailors, Branford
  2. Angie Lu Tailors, Madison
  3. Colin’s Tux Shop, Old Saybrook

 

Favorite Spot

  1. Hammonassett State Park, Madison
  2. Guilford Green, Guilford
  3. Chaffinch Island Park, Guilford

 

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