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Restaurants

Best Restaurant

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Odd Couple Restaurant
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar
Runners-up:
Primal, Odla

Best New Restaurant

Goblin’s Grill
#6 270 Acadia Dr, goblinsgrill.ca

2nd: POP Wine Bar
3rd:
Hot Sauce Grill
Runner-up:
FaiFo Concept

Best Fine Dining

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Ayden Kitchen & Bar
3rd:
Primal
Runners-up:
Carver’s Steakhouse, Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Budget Restaurant

Amigos Cantina
806 Dufferin Ave, (306) 652-4912 amigoscantina.com

2nd: Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner
3rd:
Fuh Station
Runner-up:
Pitch Kitchen

Best Date Restaurant

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Primal
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar
Runner-up:
Pokey’s Pinball Cafe

Best Work Lunch

The Rook and Raven Pub
154 2nd Ave S, (306) 665-2220 therookandravenpub.com

2nd: Amigos Cantina
3rd:
Living Sky Cafe
Runners-up:
Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner, Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Late Night

Thirteen Pies
243 2nd Ave S, (306) 249-1313 thirteenpiesyxe.com

2nd: Congress Beer House
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Hidden Gem

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Pokey’s Pinball Cafe
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar
Runner-up:
Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner

Best Patio

The Yard & Flagon
718 Broadway Ave, (306) 653-8883 yardandflagon.ca

2nd: O’Shea’s Irish Pub
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar
Runners-up:
Pokey’s Pinball Cafe, Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner

Best Restaurant Instagram

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Amigos Cantina
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Downtown Restaurant

Taverna Italian Kitchen + Bar
219 21st St E, (306) 652-6366 tavernaitaliankitchen.com

2nd: Thirteen Pies
3rd:
The Rook and Raven Pub

Runners-ups: Ayden Kitchen and Bar, St. Tropez Bistro

Best Broadway District Restaurant

Amigos Cantina
806 Dufferin Ave, (306) 652-4912 amigoscantina.com

2nd: Prairie Sun Brewery
3rd:
Broadway Cafe
Runners-up:
Calories, Odla

Best Riversdale Restaurant

Odd Couple Restaurant
228 20th St W, (306) 668-8889 oddcouple.ca

2nd: Hometown Diner
3rd:
Park Cafe and Diner
Runners-up:
Primal, Picaro Cocktails & Tacos

Best East Side Restaurant

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Somewhere Else Pub & Grill
3rd:
Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner
Runners-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar, The Cave

Best West Side Restaurant

Konga Café
204 Ave H N, (306) 244-7867 kongacafe.com

2nd: Pitch Kitchen
3rd:
Pokey’s Pinball Cafe

International

Best Japanese Restaurant

Sushi Raku
239 Idylwyld Dr S, (306) 244-1100 sushiraku.ca

2nd: October Authentic Asian Cuisine
3rd:
Cafe Japa Bowl

Best Korean Restaurant

Diane’s Kitchen
1517 11th St W, (306) 244-3663

2nd: Jeju Korean BBQ

Best Chinese Restaurant

Odd Couple Restaurant
228 20th St W, (306) 668-8889 oddcouple.ca

2nd: Mandarin
3rd:
Yip Hong’s

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Red Pepper
123 3rd Ave S, (306) 477-1977 redpepperyxe.com

2nd: Spring Roll
3rd:
Fuh Station
Runner-up:
Mi Hong

Best Thai Restaurant

Keo’s Kitchen
1808 Broadway Ave, (306) 652-2533 keoskitchensaskatoon.com

Best Indian Restaurant

Restaurant Kashmere
820 Broadway Ave, (306) 244-4440 kashmere.ca

2nd: Spicy Bite
3rd:
Caraway Grill
Runner-up:
Angeethi Flame Fine Indian Bistro

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

Lebanese Kitchen
1005 Broadway Ave, (306) 979-0552 lebanesekitchen.ca

2nd: Taste of Syria

Best Greek Restaurant

Mano’s
#200 1820 8th St E, (306) 955-5555 manos.ca

2nd: The Cave
3rd:
Granada House
Runner-up:
Greek House

Best Italian Restaurant

Taverna Italian Kitchen + Bar
219 21st St E, (306) 652-6366 tavernaitaliankitchen.com

2nd: Primal
3rd:
La Cucina Ristorante, Little Grouse on the Prairie

Best Mexican Restaurant

Las Palapas Resort Grill
910 Victoria Ave, (306) 244-5556 laspalapas.ca

2nd: Amigos Cantina
3rd:
La Bamba Cafe

Best International Restaurant (not covered above)

Konga Café
204 Ave H N, (306) 244-7867 kongacafe.com

2nd: Baba’s Homestyle Perogies

Meals & Menus

Best Basic Breakfast

Park Cafe and Diner
515 20th St W, (306) 652-6781 parkcafe.ca

2nd: Broadway Cafe
3rd:
Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner

Best Fancy Breakfast

Hometown Diner
210 20th St W, (306) 665-1565 hometowndiner306.com

2nd: Poached Breakfast Bistro
3rd:
Park Cafe and Diner

Best Waffles

The Berry Barn
830 Valley Rd, (306) 978-9797 berrybarn.ca

2nd: Hometown Diner
3rd:
The Underground Cafe

Best Hash Browns

Hometown Diner
210 20th St W, (306) 665-1565 hometowndiner306.com

2nd: Broadway Cafe
3rd:
Park Cafe and Diner
Runners-up:
Poached Breakfast Bistro, Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner

Best Breakfast Sandwich

Hometown Diner
210 20th St W, (306) 665-1565 hometowndiner306.com

2nd: Bagel Shop
3rd:
Living Sky Cafe

Best Sandwiches

Gangsters Italian Sandwiches
1 – 626 Broadway Avenue

2nd: Park Cafe
3rd:
Pokey’s Pinball Cafe
Runner-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Subs

Gangsters Italian Sandwiches
1 – 626 Broadway Avenue

2nd: Franky’s Banh Mi
3rd:
FaiFo Concept

Best Burgers

Ace Burger
1002 Broadway Ave, (306) 986-4144 aceburgeryxe.com

2nd: Hot Sauce Grill
3rd:
Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner
Runner-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Veggie Burgers

Amigos Cantina
806 Dufferin Ave, (306) 652-4912 amigoscantina.com

2nd: Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Fries

Ace Burger
1002 Broadway Ave, (306) 986-4144 aceburgeryxe.com

2nd: Amigos Cantina
3rd:
Goblin’s Grill
Runners-up:
High Key Brewing Co, Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner, Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Poutine

Leopold’s Tavern
Four Locations  leopoldstavern.com

2nd: The Rook and Raven Pub
3rd:
Park Cafe and Diner
Runner-up:
Pitch Kitchen

Best Fried Chicken

Hey Fried Chicken
#7 527 Nelson Rd, (306) 978-7778

2nd: Talayah’s Southern Grill
3rd:
Sticks and Stones

Best Wings

The Yard & Flagon
718 Broadway Ave, (306) 653-8883 yardandflagon.ca

2nd: Somewhere Else Pub & Grill
3rd:
The Rook and Raven Pub
Runners-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar, Pink Cadillacs Malt Shop & Diner

Best Steak

Cut Casual Steak & Tap
416 21st St E, (306) 954-4222 cutcasualsteak.com

2nd: Hearth Restaurant
3rd:
The Granary
Runner-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Buffet

Spicy Bite
113 3rd Ave S, 306-373-4770 spicybite.ca

2nd: Great Buffet of China
3rd:
Smiley’s Buffet and Catering

Best Thin-Crust Pizza

Thirteen Pies
243 2nd Ave S, (306) 249-1313 thirteenpiesyxe.com

2nd: The Night Oven Bakery
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Gourmet Pizza

Thirteen Pies
243 2nd Ave S, (306) 249-1313 thirteenpiesyxe.com

2nd: The Night Oven Bakery
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Budget Pizza

Black Cat Tavern
801 Broadway Ave, (306) 652-5173 blackcattavern.ca

2nd: Black Pepper Pizza
3rd:
Kooko’s Pizza

Best Noodles/Ramen

Sticks and Stones
226 2nd Ave S, (306) 979-1919 sticksandstonesyxe.com/welcome.html

2nd: Ko Chicken + Ramen
3rd:
October Authentic Asian Cuisine
Runners-up:
Cafe Japa Bowl, Seasoned Fusion Tastes, Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Sushi

Sushi Raku
239 Idylwyld Dr S, (306) 244-1100 sushiraku.ca

2nd: October Authentic Asian Cuisine
3rd:
Sticks and Stones

Best Butter Chicken

Restaurant Kashmere
820 Broadway Ave, (306) 244-4440 kashmere.ca

2nd: Caraway Grill
3rd:
Spicy Bite
Runners-up:
Spicy Time, Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Perogies

Baba’s Homestyle Perogies
720B 51st St E, (306) 933-4280 babasperogies.com

2nd: Taunte Maria’s Restaurant

Best Vegetarian

Odd Couple Restaurant
228 20th St W, (306) 668-8889 oddcouple.ca

2nd: Citizen Cafe and Bakery
3rd:
Seasoned Fusion Tastes
Runner-up:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Coffee Break

Best Cafe

D’Lish by Tish Café
702 14th St E, (306) 371-3574 lifeisdlish.com

2nd: City Perks
3rd:
Broadway Roastery
Runners-up:
Botté, Venn Coffee Roasters, The Underground Cafe

Best Cafe for Work/Studying

Sparrow Coffee
#120 536 2nd Ave N, (306) 664-2080 sparrowcoffee.ca

2nd: Broadway Roastery
3rd:
The Underground Cafe

Best Espresso

Sparrow Coffee
#120 536 2nd Ave N, (306) 664-2080 sparrowcoffee.ca

2nd: Broadway Roastery
3rd:
Venn Coffee Roasters
Runner-up:
Living Sky Cafe

Best Fancy Hot Drinks

D’Lish by Tish Café
702 14th St E, (306) 371-3574 lifeisdlish.com

2nd: Broadway Roastery
3rd:
Citizen Cafe & Bakery
Runners-up:
Prism Coffee, Living Sky Cafe, Venn Coffee Roasters

Best Fancy Cold Drinks (Tie)

D’Lish by Tish Café
702 14th St E, (306) 371-3574 lifeisdlish.com

Sparrow Coffee
#120 536 2nd Ave N, (306) 664-2080 sparrowcoffee.ca  
3rd:
Broadway Roastery
Runners-up:
Citizen Cafe and Bakery, Prism Coffee

Best Muffins

Christies Mayfair Bakery
420 33rd St W, (306) 244-0506, 802C Broadway Ave, (306) 384-0506 christiesbakery.com

2nd: Honeybun Cafe
3rd:
City Perks Coffeehouse
Runners-up:
Citizen Cafe and Bakery, HomeQuarter Coffeehouse & Bakery

Best Cinnamon Buns

Christies Mayfair Bakery
420 33rd St W, (306) 244-0506 christiesbakery.com

2nd: Honey Bun
3rd:
City Perks
Runner-up:
Pitch Kitchen

Best Doughnuts

Darkside Donuts
625c 1st Ave N, (306) 974-2252 darksidedonuts.square.site

2nd: Nutana Bakery
3rd:
Nestor’s Bakery
Runner-up:
Hometown Diner

Best Pastries

The Night Oven Bakery
216 Ave D N, (306) 500-2350 thenightoven.ca

2nd: Nutana Bakery
3rd:
Citizen Cafe and Bakery
Runner-up:
Sweet Sensations

Best Local Coffee Roasters

Broadway Roastery
614 Broadway Ave, (306) 652-5558, 2318 8th St E, (306) 652-8882 broadwayroastery.com

2nd: Venn Coffee Roasters
3rd:
Road Coffee Co.
Runner-up:
Museo Coffee Roasters

Pubs & Booze

Best Pub

The Yard & Flagon
718 Broadway Ave, (306) 653-8883 yardandflagon.ca

2nd: Leopold’s Tavern
3rd:
Amigos Cantina
Runners-up:
Winston’s English Pub & Grill, Congress Beer House

Best Pub for Date Night

Prairie Sun Brewery
650 Broadway Ave, (306) 343-7000 prairiesun.ca

2nd: The Rook and Raven Pub
3rd:
Amigos Cantina
Runner-up:
The Yard & Flagon

Best Beer Selection

Winston’s English Pub & Grill
243 21st St E, (306) 374-7468 winstonspub.ca

2nd: High Key Brewing Co
3rd:
Prairie Sun Brewery
Runners-up:
The Shanty, Cathedral Social Hall

Best Wine Selection

POP Wine Bar
334 20th St W, (306) 952-0269 popwinebar.ca

2nd: Hearth Restaurant
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Cocktails

Flint
259 2nd Ave S, (306) 651-2255 flintsaloon.com

2nd: Hearth Restaurant
3rd:
Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Mocktails

Hearth Restaurant
102 Spadina Cres E, (306) 664-6677 hearth.restaurant

2nd: Stoked Kitchen & Bar

Best Pub Food

Amigos Cantina
806 Dufferin Ave, (306) 652-4912 amigoscantina.com

2nd: The Yard & Flagon
3rd:
The Rook and Raven Pub
Runner-up:
Congress Beer House

Best Local Beer Makers

9 Mile Legacy Brewing
402 21st St W, (306) 373-2337 9milelegacy.com

2nd: Shelter Brewing Company
3rd:
High Key Brewing Co

Best Downtown Pub

Winston’s English Pub & Grill
243 21st St E, (306) 374-7468 winstonspub.ca

2nd: O’Shea’s Irish Pub
3rd:
The Rook and Raven Pub

Best Broadway District Pub

The Yard & Flagon
718 Broadway Ave, (306) 653-8883 yardandflagon.ca

2nd: Amigos Cantina
3rd:
Prairie Sun Brewery
Runner-up:
The Hose and Hydrant Brew Pub

Best Riversdale Pub

9 Mile Legacy Brewing
402 21st St W, (306) 373-2337 9milelegacy.com

2nd: Cohen’s Beer Republic
3rd:
POP Wine Bar

Best West Side Pub

Fox and Hounds
20-7 Assiniboine Dr, (306) 664-2233 foxandhoundspub.ca

2nd: The Shanty
3rd:
Leopold’s Tavern (Kensington)
Runner-up:
Bridges Ale House & Eatery

Best East Side Pub

The Thirsty Scholar
#32 2105 8th St E, (306) 955-7500 thirstyscholaryxe.ca

2nd: The Haines Mile Pub

Best SLGA Location (R.I.P.)

8th Street

2nd: Avalon Shopping Centre
3rd:
2nd Avenue W

Groceries, Shops & Vendors

Best Bakery

Christies Mayfair Bakery
420 33rd St W, (306) 244-0506 christiesbakery.com

2nd: The Night Oven Bakery
3rd:
Nestor’s Bakery, Nutana Bakery
Runner-up:
Sweet Sensations

Best Gluten-Free Baking

The Griffin Takeaway
#50 741 7th Ave N, (306) 933-3385 griffintakeaway.com

Best Bread

Christies Mayfair Bakery
420 33rd St W, (306) 244-0506 christiesbakery.com

2nd: The Night Oven Bakery
3rd:
Nestor’s Bakery

Best Cakes

Calories
721 Broadway Ave, (306) 665-7991 caloriesrestaurant.ca

2nd: PickNic’s Catering
3rd:
Sweet Sensations

Best Butcher

Pig and Pantry
523 20th St W, (306) 665-0225 pigandpantry.com

2nd: The Bulk Cheese Warehouse
3rd:
Prairie Meats
Runner-up:
Boryski Butcher Block

Best Delicatessen

The Bulk Cheese Warehouse
732 Broadway Ave, (306) 652-8008 bulkcheese.ca

2nd: Pig and Pantry
3rd:
The Cheese List

Best Confections

Those Girls at the Market
332 20th St W, (306) 850-5671 thosegirlsatthemarket.com

2nd: Sweet Sensations
3rd:
82 BAKESHOP

Best Ice Cream

Fable Ice Cream
635 Ave H S, fableicecream.com

2nd: Homestead Ice Cream
3rd:
Beppi’s Gelato
Runners-up:
Crunchy Dog Ice Cream & Eats, Back to Coffee Beans

Best Catering

PickNic’s Catering
210 33rd St W, (306) 343-7374 saskatooncatering.ca

2nd: Hearth Restaurant
3rd:
Pitch Kitchen
Runner-up:
Baba’s Homestyle Perogies

Best East Asian Groceries

Great Asian Market
1110 Grosvenor Ave, (306) 952-3377, #17 15 Worobetz Pl, (306) 952-0100 greatasianmarket.com

2nd: Market of Asia

Best Boutique Grocery

The Bulk Cheese Warehouse
732 Broadway Ave, (306) 652-8008 bulkcheese.ca

2nd: Pitchfork Market + Kitchen
3rd:
The Little Market Box

Best Grocery Store

Pitchfork Market + Kitchen
#30 3020 Meadows Pkwy, 306-986-5885 pitchforkmarket.ca

2nd: Sustain Market

National Chains

Best Chain Restaurant

Cactus Club
140 Idylwyld Dr S, (306) 979-8411 cactusclubcafecom

2nd: The Keg
3rd:
Montana’s
Runner-up:
Boston Pizza

Best Chain Breakfast

OEB Breakfast Co.
#101 409 3rd Ave S, (306) 477-3447 eatoeb.com

2nd: Cora Breakfast and Lunch

Best Chain Fast Food

A&W
Multiple Locations, web.aw.ca

2nd: McDonald’s
3rd:
Fatburger

Best Chain Sandwiches/Subs

Subway
Multiple Locations, subway.com

2nd: Press’d Sandwich Shop
3rd:
Meltwich Food Co. Saskatoon
Runner-up:
Mr. Sub

Best Chain Burgers

Fuddruckers
2910 8thSt E, (306) 955-7777 fudds.ca

2nd: Fatburger
3rd:
A&W

Best Chain Fries

McDonald’s
Multiple Locations, mcdonalds.com

2nd: Five Guys
3rd:
Costco Wholesale

Best Chain Burritos

Taco Time
Multiple Locations, tacotimecanada.com

2nd: barBURRITO
3rd:
Mucho Burrito
Runner-up:
Taco Bell

Best Chain Delivery Pizza

Red Swan
Five Locations, redswanpizza.ca

2nd: Family Pizza
3rd:
Panago Pizza

Best Chain Fancy Pizza

UNA Pizza + Wine
707 Broadway Ave, (306) 978-0116 unayxe.com

2nd: Red Swan
3rd:
Famoso
Runner-up:
Panago

Best Supermarket

Sobeys
Four Locations, sobeys.com

2nd: Co-op Food Store
3rd:
FreshCo

Best Supermarket Takeout

Costco Wholesale
115 Marquis Dr RR4, (306) 933-4262, 225 Market Dr, (306) 700-2883 costco.ca

2nd: Sobeys
3rd:
Co-op Food Store


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