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Meet your 2011 RCA nominees

Funcoast • May 13, 2015 at 8:44 AM

You voted, we listened — and thanks to the tons of ballots that flooded our desks and Funcoast.com, we’ve got lots of great finalists for the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. Yes, there are definitely surprises, including some names that have never graced our ballots before. For some categories, we had to include a fourth finalist because the races were so close. So check out the list below and vote!

Meet your 2011 Funcoast.com Readers’ Choice Awards nominees:

Best Perch

•Berardi’s Family Kitchen, Sandusky 

•DeMore’s Fish Den, Sandusky  

•Mrs. D’s Seafood House, Sandusky

•New Sandusky Fish Co., Sandusky

Best Hamburger

•Cheers Sports Bar & Grill, Sandusky 

•McDonald’s, Rt. 250, Sandusky  

•Old Dutch Tavern, Sandusky  

Best Pizza

•Cameo Pizza, Sandusky 

•Chet & Matt’s Pizza, Sandusky

•Danny Boy’s, Sandusky  

•Pie Factory, Sandusky 

Best Wings

•Buffalo Wild Wings, Sandusky  

•Brass Pelican, Sandusky  

•KFC, Sandusky  

Best Coffeehouse

•Java City, FRMC, Sandusky

•Mr. Smith’s Coffeehouse, Sandusky  

•Sheri’s Coffee House, Norwalk  

Best Place for Ice Cream

•Cobbs Drive-In, Sandusky

•Cold Stone Creamery, Sandusky  

•Toft’s, Sandusky  Toft’s, Sandusky 

Best Chinese/Asian Restaurant

•Jo Wok, Sandusky  

•Ming’s Garden, Sandusky 

•Samurai Japanese Steakhouse, Sandusky 

Best Italian Restaurant

•Danny Boy’s, Sandusky  

•Marconi’s, Huron

•Olive Garden, Sandusky 

Best Mexican Restaurant

•Casa Fiesta, Sandusky

•Casa Real, Sandusky

•Margaritaville, Sandusky  

Best Place for Breakfast

•Bob Evans, Norwalk

•Dianna’s Deli, Sandusky

•Jolly Donut, Sandusky  

•Perkins Pancake House, Sandusky 

Best Restaurant Overall

•Berardi’s Family Kitchen, Sandusky

•Outback Steakhouse, Sandusky  

•Zinc Brasserie, Sandusky  

Best Bartender

•Barry Fultz (Cheers)

•Shishi (Daly’s)

•Greg Schippel (The Pump)

Best Happy Hour

•Buffalo Wild Wings, Sandusky 

•Cheers Sports Bar & Grill, Sandusky 

•Damon’s Grill, Sandusky  

Best Winery

•Firelands Winery, Sandusky  

•Hermes Vineyards and Winery, Sandusky  

•Quarry Hill Winery, Berlin Heights 

Best Beer Selection

•Buffalo Wild Wings, Sandusky   

•Cheers Sports Bar & Grill, Sandusky  

•Water Street Bar & Grille, Sandusky 

Best D.J. (Bar or Radio)

•Bryan Thom, Kalahari

•DJ Shawn Daley, I-5’s Bar & Grill

•DJ Daddy, Kalahari

•Randy Hugg, Mix102.7


Best Spa

•Christian Roberts Salon & Spa, Norwalk

•Spa Kalahari, Sandusky

•Solutions Salon & Spa, Norwalk


Best Golf Course

•Thunderbird Hills, Huron

•Plum Brook Country Club, Sandusky

•Sawmill Creek, Huron


Best Hair Salon

•Christian Roberts Salon & Spa, Norwalk

•Looks Salon and Spa, Sandusky

•Studio One, Sandusky


Best Barber Shop

•Benny B’s Barber Shop, Sandusky  

•Acme Barber Shop, Sandusky

•Pat’s Barber Shop, Norwalk


Best Gym/Fitness Center

•YMCA, Sandusky

•NOMS Healthcare, Sandusky

•Anytime Fitness, Sandusky


Best Tanning Salon

•Tan Pro, Sandusky

•Sunglow Tanning Center, Sandusky

•E’s Glow, Norwalk


Best Bowling Alley

•Star Lanes, Sandusky

•Cedar Lanes, Sandusky

•Plaza Lanes, Fremont

•Riverview Lanes, Huron

Best Place for Family Fun

•Ghostly Manor Thrill Center/Skateworld, Sandusky

•Kalahari Resorts, Sandusky

•Cedar Point, Sandusky


Best Restaurant to get a Home-Cooked Meal

•Berardi’s Family Kitchen, Sandusky       

•Berry’s Restaurant, Norwalk

•Cooker Bar & Grille, Sandusky


Best Car Repair

•Mathews Ford, Perkins Ave., Sandusky

•Foster’s Chevrolet, Sandusky

•Joe’s Complete Auto Repair, Huron

Best Place to Work

•Firelands Regional Medical Center

•Citizens Bank

•Vacationland Federal Credit Union, Sandusky

What are you waiting for? VOTE NOW!

You can get paper ballots at these locations: Water Street Bar & Grille (Sandusky), Danny Boy’s (Sandusky), Mathews Ford (Sandusky), The Pie Factory (Sandusky), Firelands Regional Medical Center (Sandusky), Berardi’s Restaurant (Sandusky), Kalahari Resort (Sandusky), All Styles Landscaping (Sandusky), Horvath Roofing (Huron), Cameo Pizza (Sandusky), Cheers Sports Bar & Grill (Sandusky), Berry’s Restaurant (Norwalk), Firelands Electric (Sandusky), Ghostly Manor Thrill Center (Sandusky), Firelands Winery (Sandusky), Champion Window (Sandusky), Christian Roberts Salon and Spa (Norwalk), Schild’s IGA (Norwalk), Auto Grind (Sandusky), Benny B’s Barber Shop (Sandusky) and Quaker Steak & Lube (Vermilion).

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