Burienâ€™s first-ever B-Townâ€™s BEST Food & Drink awards has closed its polls and is ready to present our winning restaurants and dining establishments! Our contest was designed as a hyperlocal food and beverage service competition that included only those establishments within Burien, competing amongst a handful of selected categories. The flagship competition was met with a wonderful reception by many of our blogâ€™s readers and other local voters. In fact, nearly 1,200 locally-sourced responses were gathered, providing a large sample from our â€œfoodieâ€ population. The website which hosted the voting form, b-townsbest.com, saw 2,275 unique visitors during the duration of the contest (polls were kept open for 45 days). What a great turnout! At long last, The B-Town Blog is pleased to present this yearâ€™s winners:
One lucky voter was presented a $100Â Gift Card to The Greek House!Congratulations to Connie Rizzo, our Readerâ€™s Choice award voter: Connie was among the numerous voters in the B-Townâ€™s BEST survey who voiced their preferences among the selection of eateries presented on this yearâ€™s voting form. And her vote certainly turned out to be worth a great deal! As our Readerâ€™s Choice award winner, Connie Rizzo will take home a $100 gift card to The Greek House. Connie selected to redeem her award at The Greek House from amongst all the other Burien dining establishments. Congrats to both for their victories! Next year, our winning voter could be YOU and then it will be YOU who gets to decide which restaurant youâ€™d like to treat yourself to!
Winning dining establishments by category:
Best Breakfast Menu in Burien awarded to Huckleberry Square RestaurantFamily owned for over 40 years, Huckleberry Square is certainly a Burien treasure most famous for their Huckleberry Pies and Pancakes. You should swing by to give their breakfast menu and other delicious items a taste! Located at 14423 Ambaum Blvd SW.
Best Coffee or Espresso Shop in Burien awarded to Burien PressBurien Press is applauded for its speciality coffee served in a studious and warm interior from the heart of downtown Burien. If youâ€™re looking for exceptional coffee, you wonâ€™t have to go far to find it, right here at Burien Press. Located at 423 SW 152nd Street.
Best Lunch Hour Service in Burien awarded to Burien Fish HouseFresh, affordable seafood for lunch: Thatâ€™s what earned Burien Fish House this distinction. Known for offering up the crunchiest, non greasy fish in town, itâ€™s no wonder our voters selected the best catch amongst the options. Located at 133 SW 153rd Street.
Best Pizza Pies in Burien awarded to Bison Creek PizzaBurienâ€™s best pizza can be found in the same building as the historic Burien Theater, which was first active in 1957. Ever since Bison Creek Pizza & Pub moved in, they delivered a proven combo of local history with phenomenal pizza combinations and varieties. Located at 630 SW 153rd Street.
Best Burgers and Sandwiches in Burien awarded to Elliott Bay Brewing CompanyKnow well in this region by name and for their organic handcrafted selection of brews, Elliott Bay Brewing Company takes home a prize this year for their sandwich and burger menu. Our B-Town Blog readers have certainly shown that Elliott Bay dishes out the best bites between sliced breads. Located at 255 SW 152nd Street.
Best International Dish in Burien awarded to La Costa RestaurantThis yearâ€™s best international dish favored the flavor of Mexican cuisines. La Costa restaurant brings about a tremendous amount of affection from locals and visitors alike for itâ€™s generous portions and authentic Mexican dishes. Located at 206 SW 152nd Street.
Best Bar Staff and Beverage Service in Burien awarded to Tin Room Bar and TheaterTin Room Bar is a reputable hangout which welcomes all with friendly service and the best bar and beverage staff youâ€™ll find in all of B-Town. Everyone has the perfect excuse to escape from their day for a round or two at Tin Room and shoot the breeze with friends and staff alike. Located at 923 SW 152nd Street.
Best Mixologists in Burien awarded to Tin Room Bar and Theater
Best Special Occasion Dining in Burien awarded to Angeloâ€™s of Burien
Best Dessert Menu in Burien awarded to White Cap Frozen Yogurt
Best Late Night Eats in Burien awarded to Taqueria El Rinconsito
A huge thank you to everyone who made this contest a success!All of us at The B-Town Blog would like to thank the participating businesses, our sponsors, and most of all â€“ our wonderful Readers whoâ€™ve voiced their opinions and will contribute to the development of future B-Townâ€™s BEST contests. Another tremendous nod of appreciation is due to our co-organizers, Colton Townsend and Connor Talbott of Tall Town Design. Thanks again to everyone and stay tuned for next yearâ€™s presentation of B-Townâ€™s BEST!