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Top Shelf 2017 Awards Winners

TOP SHELF: EAT

Top Asian

1
Sushi House
2665 Edgewood Pkwy. SW, Cedar Rapids
2
Mandarin Spice Asian Grill
1412 Twixt Town Rd., Marion
3
Ting's Red Lantern
540 Boyson Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
4
Osaka Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
5001 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
5
Oyama
5350 Council St. NE, Cedar Rapids

Top Barbecue

1
Q Dogs BBQ Company
895 Blairs Ferry Rd., Marion
2
Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack
Iowa City
3
The Longbranch Restaurant
90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
4
Mosley's Barbecue and Provisions
525 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City
5
Bandanas
3707 First Ave SE, Cedar Rapids

Top Breakfast

1
Bluebird Café
Iowa City and North Liberty
2
Riley’s Cafe
2727 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids
3
Hamburg Inn No. 2
214 N. Linn St., Iowa City
4
Breakfast House Café
820 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids
5
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids

Top Brunch

1
Granite City Food & Brewery
4755 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Iowa River Power Restaurant
501 First Ave., Coralville
3
Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery
1441 Marak Rd. NW, Swisher
4
The Longbranch Restaurant
90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
5
Pullman Diner
17 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City

Top Burger

1
Emil's Hideaway
222 Glenbrook Dr SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Starlite Room
3300 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids
3
Shorts Burger & Shine
18 S. Clinton St., Iowa City
4
Lebowski's Bar & Grill
925 Robins Square Dr, Robins
5
Saucy Focaccia
NewBo City Market, 1100 Third St. NE and 5100 Fountains Dr. NE No. 100, Cedar Rapids

Top Cakes

1
Late Night Cake Company
North Liberty
2
Kathy’s Pies
616 Fifth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
3
Jules Bakery
3201 Armar Dr., Marion
4
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
5
Hy-Vee
Multiple Locations

Top Cookies

1
Kathy’s Pies
616 Fifth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Emi's Treats
Cedar Rapids
3
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
4
Cookies & More
Old Capitol Town Center, Iowa City
5
Panera Bread
Multiple Locations

Top Cupcakes

1
That One Cupcake Place
NewBo City Market and Hiawatha
2
Scratch Cupcakery
927 E. Second Ave., Coralville
3
Molly’s Cupcakes
14 S. Clinton St., Iowa City
4
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
5
Jules Bakery
3201 Armar Dr., Marion

Top Doughnuts

1
Donutland
4307 Center Point Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
2
Hurt’s Donut
1301 Fifth St. No. 105, Coralville
3
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
4
Daylight Donuts
3560 E. Court St., Iowa City
5
Dunkin' Donuts
Multiple Locations

Top Fine Dining

1
Black Sheep Social Club
600 First St. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Cobble Hill
219 Second St. SE, Cedar Rapids
3
Lighthouse Inn
6905 Mount Vernon Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids
4
Ced-Rel Supper Club
11909 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
5
Vino’s Ristorante and R.G. Books
3611 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids

Top Food Truck

1
The Grateful Crepe
Multiple Locations
2
Bigg Daddy’s Dogs & More
Multiple Locations
3
Tacos Don Diego
Multiple Locations
4
Local Burrito
Multiple Locations
5
George's Gyros
Multiple Locations

Top Ice Cream

1
Heyn’s Ice Cream
Iowa City and North Liberty
2
Dan & Debbies’s Creamery
1600 Main St., Ely
3
Parlor City Ice Cream
Cedar Rapids and Marion
4
Dairy Queen
Cedar Rapids
5
Great American Popcorn Company
1121 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids

Top Italian

1
Napoli’s Italian Restaurant
500 Marion Blvd., Marion
2
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
320 Collins Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
3
Vino’s Ristorante and R.G. Books
3611 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
4
Popoli Ristorante & Sullivan’s Bar
101 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
5
Basta
121 Iowa Ave., Iowa City

Top Mexican

1
Villa’s Patio
433 Seventh Ave., Marion
2
Adelitas
2833 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
3
Hacienda La Glorias
4317 Center Point Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
4
La Regia Taqueria
436 Highway 1, Iowa City
5
Compadres Mexican Bar and Grill
2825 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids

Top New Restaurant

1
Black Sheep Social Club
600 First St. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Lebowski's Bar & Grill
925 Robins Square Dr, Robins
3
The Pig and Porter
1028 Third St. SE No. 1, Cedar Rapids
4
Lucky Penny
1705 Boyson Rd, Hiawatha
5
BeerBurger
575 Cameron Way, North Liberty

Top Pies

1
Kathy’s Pies
616 Fifth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
3
Ox Yoke Inn
4420 220th Trail, Amana
4
New Pioneer Co-op
Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Coralville
5
Golden Delight Bakery
2228 Johnson-Washington Rd, Kalona

Top Pizza

1
Need Pizza
207 Second Ave. SE, No. 200, Cedar Rapids
2
Pagliai's Pizza
302 E. Bloomington St., Iowa City
3
Zoey’s Pizzeria
690 10th St., Marion
4
Wig & Pen Pizza Pub
Coralville and Iowa City
5
Tomaso’s Pizza
Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha

Top Sandwich

1
Emil's Hideaway
222 Glenbrook Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Firehouse Subs
Cedar Rapids multiple locations
3
Lebowski's Bar & Grill
925 Robins Square Dr, Robins
4
Nodo
5 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City
5
Saucy Focaccia
NewBo City Market, 1100 Third St. NE and 5100 Fountains Dr. NE No. 100, Cedar Rapids

Top Wings

1
The Longbranch Restaurant
90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
2
Buffalo Wild Wings
Multiple locations
3
Big Grove Brewery
101 W Main St, Solon
4
Bricks Bar & Grill
320 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
5
Emil's Hideaway
222 Glenbrook Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids

TOP SHELF: DRINK

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Top Beer Selection

1
Parlor City Pub & Eatery
1125 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
30hop
900 E. Second Ave., Coralville
3
Need Pizza
207 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
4
Lion Bridge Brewing Company
59 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids
5
White Star Ale House
305 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids

Top Brewery Selection

1
Lion Bridge Brewing Company
59 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids
2
Big Grove Brewery
101 W. Main St., Solon
3
Iowa Brewing Company
708 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids
4
Millstream Brewing Co.
835 48th Ave, Amana
5
Backpocket
Coralville and Cedar Rapids

Top Coffee

1
Brewhemia
1202 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Aurora Coffee Co.
209 29th Ave, Marion
3
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
4
Brewed Awakenings
1271 First Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
5
Java House
Iowa City and Coralville

Top Craft Cocktail

1
Black Sheep
600 First St. SE, Cedar Rapids
2
Cobble Hill Eatery & Dispensary
219 Second St. SE, Cedar Rapids
3
Zepplin’s
5300 Edgewood Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
4
The Pig and Porter
1028 Third St. SE No. 1, Cedar Rapids
5
Clinton St. Social Club
18 ½ S. Clinton St., Iowa City

Top Specialty Coffee Drink

1
Aurora Coffee Co.
209 29th Ave, Marion
2
Tip Top Cakes
708 Fifth St. No. 7, Coralville
3
Coffee Emporium
220 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
4
Roasters Coffee House
1059 N Center Point Rd, Hiawatha
5
Wit's End Coffeehouse
630 10th St, Marion

Top Sports Bar

1
Vine Tavern & Eatery
Iowa City and Coralville
2
Need Pizza
207 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
3
Third Base Brewery
500 Blairs Ferry Rd NE #2, Cedar Rapids
4
30hop
900 E. Second Ave., Coralville
5
Pub 217
217 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids

Top Wine Selection

1
Ramsey’s Wine Bar
1120 Seventh Ave., Marion
2
Lincoln Wine Bar
125 First St. W., Mount Vernon
3
Vineria Wine Shop
264 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
4
Brix Cheese Shop and Wine Bar
209 N. Linn St., Iowa City
5
1st Avenue Wine House
3412 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids

Top Winery

1
Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery
1441 Marak Rd. NW, Swisher
2
Fireside Winery
1755 P Ave., Marengo
3
Crimson Sunset Vineyards, Winery & Cidery
Cascade
4
Ackerman Winery
4406 220th Trail, Amana
5
Park Farm Winery
15159 Thielen Rd., Durango

TOP SHELF: PLAY

Top Art Gallery

1
Campbell Steele
Marion
2
Legion Arts/CSPS Hall
Cedar Rapids
3
Gilded Pear
Cedar Rapids
4
M.C. Ginsberg
Iowa City
5
Lowe Park
Marion

Top Family Entertainment

1
Theatre Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids
2
Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market
Cedar Rapids
3
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
Cedar Rapids
4
The Iowa Children's Museum
Coralville
5
NewBo City Market
Cedar Rapids

Top Festival

1
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival
Cedar Rapids
2
Iowa Arts Festival
Iowa City
3
Iowa City Jazz Festival
Iowa City
4
The Barn at Yoder Farm
Wellman
5
Jones County Fair
Monticello

Top Live Music Venue

1
McGrath Amphitheatre
Cedar Rapids
2
Paramount Theatre
Iowa City
3
Hancher Auditorium
Iowa City
4
CSPS Hall
Wellman
5
U.S. Cellular Center
Cedar Rapids

Top Museum

1
Brucemore
Cedar Rapids
2
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Cedar Rapids
3
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Cedar Rapids
4
Iowa Children’s Museum
Coralville
5
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Iowa City

Top Outdoor Recreation

1
Indian Creek Nature Center
Cedar Rapids
2
Palisades Kepler State Park
Mount Vernon
3
Lake Macbride State Park
Coralville Area
4
Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Toddville
5
Devonian Fossil Gorge
Iowa City

Top Performing Arts

1
Paramount Theatre
Cedar Rapids
2
Hancher Auditorium
Iowa City
3
Englert Theatre
Iowa City
4
Legion Arts/CSPS Hall
Cedar Rapids
5
Theatre Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids

Top Theatre

1
Theatre Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids
2
Giving Tree Theater
Marion
3
Old Creamery Theatre
Amana
4
Riverside Theatre
Iowa City
5
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
Cedar Rapids