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Best of Reader’s Choice Awards 2019: Mystic ...

Best of Reader’s Choice Awards 2019: Mystic Edition

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The Day’s Best of Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 have been announced, recognizing those voted best in the region in more than 260 categories. Here are Mystic winners for categories of Arts & Entertainment, Food & Dining, Great Outdoors, Shopping, Health & Wellness, Home & Garden, Pets, Services and Weddings.

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Arts & Entertainment

Area Attraction
1st – Mystic Aquarium
3rd – Mystic Seaport Museum

Art Gallery
2nd – Studio Jeffrey P’an

Family Outing
1st – Mystic Aquarium
3rd – Mystic Seaport Museum

Guided Tour
2nd – Lantern Light Tours (Mystic Seaport Museum)

Movie Theater
1st – Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Museum
1st – Mystic Seaport Museum

Place for a First Date
1st – Captain Daniel Packer Inne
2nd – Olde Mistick Village
3rd – Red 36

Place to Take a Visitor
1st – Olde Mistick Village
2nd – Mystic Seaport Museum

Food & Dining

Appetizers
1st – Engine Room
2nd – Frank’s Gourmet Grille
3rd – Jealous Monk

Asian Cuisine
2nd – Peking Tokyo
3rd – Pink Basil

Atmposphere
1st – Captain Daniel Packer Inne
2nd – Red 36
3rd – S&P Oyster

Bakery
1st – Sift Bake Shop

Bar/Lounge
1st – Engine Room
2nd – Red 36
3rd – Jealous Monk

Barbecue & Ribs
1st – Dog Watch Mystic

Bartender
1st – Steve (MBAR)

Beer Selection
1st – Jealous Monk

Bloody Mary
1st – Engine Room
2nd – Red 36

Breakfast
2nd – Somewhere in Time

Brunch
3rd – Engine Room

Burger
1st – Engine Room

Caterer
1st – Mystic Market

Chicken Dish
3rd – Grass & Bone

Chowder
3rd – Oyster Club

Cocktail
2nd – Engine Room

Coffee
3rd – Vault Coffee Roasters

Craft Beer
3rd – Jealous Monk

Deli
1st – Mystic Market
3rd – Grass & Bone

Delivery
1st – Angie’s

Dessert Menu
1st – Sift Bake Shop

Diner
2nd – Somewhere in Time

Fine Dining
2nd – S&P Oyster
3rd – Frank’s Gourmet Grille

Fried Clams
2nd – Sea Swirl

Frozen Drink
1st – Margaritas

Gluten Free
2nd – S&P Oyster

Gourmet To-Go
2nd – Mystic Market

Happy Hour
1st – Engine Room
2nd – Jealous Monk

Independent Coffee House
2nd – Vault Coffee Roasters

Indian Cuisine
2nd – Taste of India

Late Night Dining
2nd – Jealous Monk

Margarita
1st – Margaritas

Martini
3rd – Bravo Bravo

Mediterranean Cuisine
2nd – Vivian’s

Mexican Cuisine
3rd – Margaritas

Outdoor Dining
2nd – Red 36

Oysters
1st – Oyster Club
2nd – S&P Oyster

Romantic Dining
1st – Captain Daniel Packer Inne
3rd – Anthony J’s Bistro

Salad
2nd – Mystic Soup Co.

Sandwich & Grinder
1st – Pasta Fresca & Piadina

Smoothie & Juice Bar
2nd – Karma Kitchen

Soup
1st – Mystic Soup Co.

Steak
1st – Steak Loft
2nd – Grass & Bone

Sushi
1st – Peking Tokyo
3rd – Go Fish

Sweets & Candy
3rd – Munson’s Chocolates

Thai Cuisine
2nd – Pink Basil

Vegan Cuisine
2nd – Pink Basil

Vegetarian Cuisine
2nd – Pink Basil

Waterfront Dining
1st – Red 36

Whisky Selection
1st – Engine Room

Wine Selection
1st – MBAR
3rd – Oyster Club

Great Outdoors

Athletic Competition
3rd – Fields of Fire Adventure Park

Boat Captain
2nd – Captain David Childs (Sabino at Mystic Seaport Museum)

Christmas Tree Farm
3rd – Yetter Road Christmas Tree Farm

Festival & Fair
2nd – Mystic Irish Parade
3rd – Mystic Outdoor Art Festival

Orchard
3rd – Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm

Playground
3rd – Downtown Mystic Park

Summer Camp
2nd – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Shopping

Accessories
3rd – Mystic Knotwork

Antiques
2nd – Mine

Appliances
2nd – Coogan-Gildersleeve Appliance

Art
2nd – Salt Mystic
3rd – Adore

Bicycles
1st – Mystic Cycle Center

Books
2nd – Bank Square Books

Boutique
2nd – Main Street Soap Emporium
3rd – Salt Mystic

Car Dealership
2nd – Valenti Automall

Children’s Clothing
1st – The Blue Horse Children’s Shop

Consignments
1st – Pennywise

Eyewear
2nd – Shades of Mystic

Feed & Grain
2nd – Mystic Pet Shop

Footwear
2nd – Kelley’s Pace

Gifts & Souvenirs
2nd – Franklin’s General Store
3rd – Mystic Knotwork

Jewelry
1st – Mallove’s Jewelers
2nd – Simply Majestic

Locally Owned Grocery Store
1st – McQuade’s Marketplace

Locally Owned Seafood Store
2nd – Sea Well Seafood

Men’s Clothing
3rd – Tidal River Clothing Co.

Musical Instruments
3rd – Upton Bass String Instrument Co.

Organic & Health Food
3rd – Mystic Organics & More

Pre-Owned Car Dealership
2nd – Valenti Automall

Produce & Farm Stand
3rd- Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm

Specialty Food Stored
2nd – McQuade’s Marketplace

Sporting Goods
2nd – Kelley’s Pace

Thrift Store
2nd – Pennywise

Wine & Spirits
2nd – Grand Wine & Spirits

Women’s Clothing
3rd – Catherine M. Clothing

Health & Wellness

Dentist (Individual)
3rd – Dr. Sally Vail (Vail & Robson)

Gym/Fitness Center
1st – Advantage Personal Training
2nd – Up Fitness

Medical Specialist
1st – Dr. Frank Dellacono (Ear, Nose & Throat Associates)

Personal Trainer (Individual)
1st – Paul Palazzo (Advantage Personal Training)

Pharmacy
1st – McQuade’s Pharmacy

Physical Therapist (Individual)
1st – Jeannie Gilbert (Independence Physical Therapy)

Physical Therapy (Practice)
1st – Independence Physical Therapy

Senior Living Center
1st – Stoneridge
3rd – Academy Point at Mystic

Skilled Nursing Facility
3rd – Mystic Healthcare & Rehabilitation

Yoga Studio
1st – Mystic Yoga Shala

Home & Garden

Fuel & Oil
3rd – Densmore Oil Company

Home Builder, Remodeler or Contractor
2nd – Advanced Improvements

Home Heating & Cooling
2nd – Densmore Oil Company

Interior & Exterior Painting
2nd – Advanced Improvements

Roofing
2nd – Advanced Improvements

Window & Door Company
2nd – Advanced Improvements

Pets

Boarding
1st – Rhodes Collar

Pet Sitting
1st – Rhodes Collar

Pet Supplies & Accessories
1st – Mystic Pet Shop

Pet Training
1st – Rhodes Collar
2nd – My Dog’s Place

Services

Attorney
2nd – Neal M. Bobruff

Childcare
2nd – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Computer Repair
1st – Lou’s Computers

Financial Advisor
1st – Chelsea Groton Financial Services
3rd – Mike Mondello (Mystic Financial Group)

Hotel
3rd – The Whaler’s Inn

Inn/Bed & Breakfast
2nd – The Whaler’s Inn
3rd – Old Mystic Inn

Place to Volunteer
2nd – Mystic Aquarium

Preschool
2nd – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Teacher
2nd – Mr. Zak (Sea School, Mystic Aquarium)

Weddings

Bridal Accessories & Jewelry
1st – Mallove’s Jewelers
3rd – Mystic Knotwork

Event Rental
3rd – JPO Productions

Formal Wear
2nd – Love Bird Bridal Shop


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