Thank you to everyone who cast their vote! Your FLAVORITES wonderfully represent some of the best dining experiences in the Poconos. Congratulations to our winners. We look forward to Restaurant Week 2015!
1. Flavorite Atmosphere - Peppe's Bistro
"John the bartender at Peppe's is great and it's always great to see Blenda! We love the new bar area. It's our favorite place to sit for a drink and light dinner!" -Stephanie B.
2. Flavorite Family Dining - VanGilder's Jubilee Restaurant
"The Jubilee has a very warm atmosphere and friendly staff. The food is always delicious and beautifully presented. You're never disappointed with your meal be it the great omlettes at breakfast, awesome panninis at lunch, or wings on Thursday. There are lots of specials available all week long." -Janice D.
3. Flavorite Happy Hour - Barley Creek
"Barley Creek- the food and drink are always good and consistent, but most of all the service is great and the friendliness of the staff is outstanding. Great place to eat, relax, and visit with friends and staff alike." -Albert G.
4. Flavorite Fine Dining - Frogtown Inn and 6 Acres Restaurant
"I love everything about the Frogtown Inn 6 Acres Restaurant! From the great service and cozy atmosphere to their delicious food, they really meet all the desires one could have of a favorite restaurant!" -Lindsey R.
5. Flavorite Sandwich - Pipolo's Italian Eatery
"Love Pipolo's. The service is friendly and attentive. The food is amazing all the way from the appetizers through to the desserts. I have found my favorite restaurant in the Poconos." -Christine B.
6. Flavorite Chicken Entrée - The Blakeslee Inn
"The Blakeslee Inn has the best food in the area. Happy eating!" -Linda B.
7. Flavorite Steak - Louie's Prime Steakhouse
"Terrific rib eye steak...great men's night out...my wife likes women and wine...outstanding." -Lou M.
8. Flavorite Seafood Entrée - Marco Antonio's
"The food is always fresh and the garlic shrimp and rice is the best ever! I would recommend Marco Antonio's to anyone. Always a delicious meal and great sized portion no matter what you order." -Lori C.
9. Flavorite Vegetarian Entrée - SCI: The Restaurant at Stroudsmoor Country Inn
"I make sure I go to Stroudsmoor at least once a month with my family. They cater to those like myself and go out of their way when one has dietetic needs. I'm gluten free and a vegetarian; the Chef as well as all of the servers make sure all of my needs are met. Thanks to all at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn." -Debbie F.
10. Flavorite Dessert - Frogtown Inn and 6 Acres Restaurant
"Best dessert selections - even gluten free!" -Kaitlyn R.
11. Flavorite Soup & Salad - VanGilder's Jubilee Restaurant
"The breakfast king of the Poconos is definitely the salad king, too. Great options for dressings and fresh ingredients." -Joan D.
12. Flavorite Appetizer - The Frogtown Chophouse
"The filet mingon with blue cheese sauce was the best appetizer I've ever had in the Poconos. I dare say it is top ten of best appetizers I've ever had." -Bernadette O.
13. Flavorite Cocktail - The Blakeslee Inn
"I love the Blakeslee Inn. Their infused Bloddy Mary is awesome and a must try if you like spicy Bloody Marys. I've had Bloody Marys in the best restaurants in the world, and The Blakeslee Inn takes the cake- and the icing too!" -Lillian C.
14. Flavorite Service - Frogtown Inn and 6 Acres Restaurant
"We love everything about the Frogtown Inn. They have two of the best servers that have ever waited on us. Steven and Staci are exceptional in everything they do. Their service is superb and we always look forward to going back." -Marie C. & Charles U.
15. Flavorite Burger - The Frogtown Chophouse
"My quest for the perfect burger is complete. Seriously- the Chophouse served me the best burger EVER." -Joe L.
16. Flavorite Wings - VanGilder's Jubilee Restaurant
"LOVE the Jubilee's wings. I am from NJ and these are the best I have had since moving here 10 years ago.....WONDERFUL! The service is always great, too!" -Lauren G.
We love our local restaurants with local flair and local flavor. To showcase the best of the Poconos, we want to find the dishes with the most flair, the most flavor, that are your favorites - FLair, flAVOR, favorITES - FLAVORITES!
Flavorites speak to your taste buds. Flavorites speak to your soul. Flavorites speak to your heart. Flavorites delight, satisfy, and make you return to that local establishment time and time again.
Be sure to vote for your FLAVORITE entrees, small plates, specialties, and overall experiences during The Official Pocono Mountains Restaurant Week 2014! Winners will be announced at the conclusion of Restaurant Week.