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Best of CNY Winners 2020


1. Best Diner: Stella’s Dinner

2. Best Chef: Chris Cesta (Inn Between Restaurant)

3. Best Restaurant for Seafood: Clam Bar

4. Best Deli/Sandwich Shop: Brooklyn Pickle

5. Best Italian Restaurant: Santangelo’s Restaurant

6. Best Asian Restaurant: Lemon Grass

7. Best Middle Eastern Restaurant: Munjed’s

8. Best Mexican Restaurant: Azteca

9. Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant: Strong Hearts

10. Best Food Truck: Lady Bug Lunch Box

11. Best Fresh Bread: Di Lauro’s Bakery

12. Best Dinner Cruise: Mid-Lakes Navigation

13. Best Place for Wings: Change of Pace

14. Best Place for Ribs: Dinosaur Bar-B Que

15. Best Place for Pizza: Twin Trees

16. Best Restaurant for Steak: Scotch -N- Sirloin

17. Best Restaurant for Sushi: Yamasho

18. Best Place for Ice Cream: Gannon’s Isle Ice Cream

19. Best Place for Lunch: Francesca’s

20. Best Outdoor Patio: The Retreat

21. Best Place for Breakfast: Gem Diner

22. Best Place For Burger: Ale ‘N’ Angus

23. Best Place For a Fish Fry: Fish Cove

24. Best Place for a Hot Dog: Heid’s of Liverpool

25. Best Place For a Burrito: Ponchito’s Taqueria

26. Best Bakery/Pastry Shop: Biscotti Cafe & Gelateria

27. Best Place for Coffee: Café Kubal

28. Best Place for Soup: The Salt City Soup Co.

29. Best Family Restaurant: Tully’s

30. Best Buffet Restaurant: New Ling Ling

31. Best Take-Out Restaurant: Avicolli’s Pizzeria Restaurant

32. Best Caterer: Carnegie’s Cafe & Catering Co.

33. Best Winery: Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars

34. Best Neighborhood Bar: Blarney Stone

35. Best Biker Bar: Dinosaur

36. Best Place for Happy Hour: The Retreat

37. Best Sports Bar: Sharkey’s Bar & Grill

38. Best Irish Pub: Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub

39. Best Place for Draft Beer: The Blue Tusk

40. Best Craft Brewery: Middle Ages Brewing Co.

41. Best Place for a Margarita: Azteca

42. Best Place for Glass of Wine: The Brewster Inn

43. Best Polish Restaurant: Eva’s European Sweets

44. Best Indian Restaurant: Dosa Grill


45. Best Jewelry Store: Egon Erhlinspiel

46. Best Bridal Shop/Boutique: New York Bride

47. Best Place for Wedding Reception: Lake Shore Country Club

48. Best Romantic Getaway: Mirbeau Inn & Spa

49. Best Limo Service: Northeast Limo

50. Best Pickup Joint: Trexx

51. Best Adult Sex Toy Shop: Adult World

52. Best Gay/Lesbian Bar: Trexx

53. Best Strip Club: Alpine


54. Best Place For Chocolate: Speach Family Candy Shoppe

55. Best Book Store: Books End

56. Best Health Food Store: Natur-Tyme

57. Best Body Art Shop: Carmelo’s Ink City

58. Best Hair Salon: Industry

59. Best Nail Salon: Cosmopolitan Salon & Spa

60. Best Tanning Salon: Hakuna Matata Tanning Salon

61. Best Day Spa: Mirbeau Inn & Spa

62. Best Inn: Mirbeau Inn & Spa

63. Best Florist: Sam RAO Florist

64. Best Place for Martial Arts: Impact Martial Arts

65. Best Place for Massage: Body Works Massage

66. Best Dance Studio: Syracuse Dance Academy

67. Best Music Store: Sound Garden

68. Best Smoke Shop: Rocky’s News & Cigars

69. Best Liquor Store: Pascale’s


70. Best Local Band: Hard Promises

71. Best Live Music Venue: Turning Stone Casino

72. Best Dance Club: Lava Night Club

73. Best Place for Karaoke: Singer’s Karaoke Club

74. Best Museum: The Most, Museum of Science and Tech.

75. Best DJ Service: Whirlin’ Disc

76. Best Wedding Band: Prime Time

77. Best Festival: Festa Italiana

78. Best Car Show: Syracuse Nationals

79. Best Haunted House: Fright Nights


80. Best Local Sports Team: Syracuse Orange Basketball

81. Best Raceway: Watkins Glen

82. Best Local Gym: Aspen Athletic Club

83. Best Local Place to Ski/Snowboard: Labrador Mountain

84. Best Public Golf Course: Turning Stone Resort

85. Best Miniature Golf: Big Don’s Wild River Mini Golf

86. Best Country Club: Lakeshore CC

87. Best Place for Horseback Riding: Tanglewood Riding Center

88. Best Place For Zumba: Pulse Fitness

89. Best Place For Yoga: Syracuse Yoga


90. Best Local TV News: WSYR News Channel 9

91. Best Weathercaster: Wayne Mahar

92. Best Local Radio Station: B 104.7

93. Best Local Radio Personality/ies: Ted & Amy, 93Q