It´s our annual tradition, honoring the best of Door County—the heart and soul of what makes us so unique.

And, we wanted to acknowledge our readers´ good taste! We asked our in-the-know Door County Magazine readers to pick their favorites—and you didn´t let us down. You know Door County, and we wanted to hear what you had to say.

This year, we added more categories to the annual “Best of” poll, in order to cast the net a little wider. From favorite drinks and best burgers, to arts and theater offerings, we asked, you answered.

Here, then, are the results from our annual poll of readers--locals and visitors alike. Winners featured, and runners up listed in alphabetical order. Drum roll, please!

BEST FOOD & DRINK

BEST BAKERY

FIRST PLACE: Pink Bakery

RUNNERS UP: Door County Bakery

Grandma´s Swedish Bakery (Rowleys Bay Resort)

Inn at Cedar Crossing

MacReady Artisan Bread Company

Scaturo´s Baking Co. and Cafe

Sunflour Artisan Bakery


BEST BLOODY MARY

FIRST PLACE: Bayside Tavern

RUNNERS UP: Baileys Harbor Cornerstone Pub

Fred & Fuzzy´s Waterfront Bar & Grill

Husby´s Food & Spirits

Kitty O´Reillys Irish Pub

Peninsula Pub

Rowleys Pub (Rowleys Bay Resort)


BEST BREAKFAST

FIRST PLACE: White Gull Inn

RUNNERS UP: Al Johnson´s

Julies Park Café

Pelletier´s Restaurant

Scaturo´s Baking Co. and Cafe

The Cookery

Village Café


BEST BURGER

FIRST PLACE: Bayside Tavern

RUNNERS UP: Carrington Pub & Grill (Landmark Resort)

Greystone Castle

Husby´s Food & Spirits

Mike´s Port Pub & Grill

Not Licked Yet

Peninsula Pub


BEST CHERRY PIE

FIRST PLACE: Sweetie Pies

RUNNERS UP: Bea´s Ho-made Products

Koepsel´s Farm Market

Schartner´s Farm Market

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market

White Gull Inn

Wood Orchard Market


BEST CHILI

FIRST PLACE: Bayside Tavern

RUNNERS UP: Casey´s BBQ & Smokehouse

Coyote Roadhouse

Not Licked Yet

PC Junction

Red Room

Scaturo´s Baking Co. and Cafe


BEST FISH BOIL

FIRST PLACE: White Gull Inn

RUNNERS UP: Old Post Office Restaurant

Pelletier´s Restaurant

Rowley´s Bay Restaurant

Scaturo´s Baking Co. and Cafe

The Log Den

The Viking Grill


BEST FISH FRY

FIRST PLACE: Sister Bay Bowl

RUNNERS UP: Baileys Harbor Cornerstone Pub

Bayside Tavern

Birmingham´s

Carrington Pub & Grill (Landmark Resort)

The English Inn

Penisula Pub


BEST ICE CREAM SHOP

FIRST PLACE: Wilson´s

Restaurant and Ice

Cream Parlor

RUNNERS UP: Door County Ice Cream Factory

Double Delites

Frozen Spoon

Malibu Moo´s Frozen Griddle

Not Licked Yet

Schopf´s Dairy View Country Store

The Yum Yum Tree


BEST OLD FASHIONED

FIRST PLACE: Sister Bay Bowl

RUNNERS UP: Alexander´s

Bayside Tavern

Donny´s Glidden Lodge

Greenwood Supper Club

Nightingale Supper Club

Peninsula Pub


BEST PLACE FOR LUNCH

FIRST PLACE: Blue Horse Beach Café

RUNNERS UP: 136 Restaurant & Wine Bar

Bluefront Café

Carrington Pub (Landmark Resort)

Fred & Fuzzy´s Waterfront Bar & Grill

Grasse´s Grill

Shipwrecked


BEST PLACE TO TAKE THE FAMILY TO DINNER

FIRST PLACE: Carrington Pub (Landmark Resort)

RUNNERS UP: Al Johnson´s

Donny´s Glidden Lodge

JJ´s LaPuerta

PC Junction

Sister Bay Bowl

Wild Tomato


BEST PUB/LOUNGE/TAVERN

FIRST PLACE: Bayside Tavern

RUNNERS UP: AC Tap

Baileys Harbor Cornerstone Pub

Carrington Pub (Landmark Resort)

Coyote Roadhouse

Husby´s Food & Spirits

Mink River Basin

Peninsula Pub


BEST ROMANTIC DINNER SITE

FIRST PLACE: Donny´s Glidden Lodge

RUNNERS UP: Alexander´s

Carrington Pub (Landmark Resort)

Chop

The English Inn

Mission Grille

Top Deck Restaurant (Gordon Lodge)

Waterfront Restaurant

Whistling Swan

Wickman House


BEST SANDWICH

FIRST PLACE: Sub Express/Sister Bay Mobil

RUNNERS UP: Blue Horse Beach Café

Bluefront Café

Carrington Pub (Landmark Resort)

Fish Creek Market

Gourmet A-Go-Go

Not Licked Yet


BEST SPORTS BAR

FIRST PLACE: Husby´s Food & Spirits

RUNNERS UP: Bayside Tavern

Mink River Basin

Mojo Rosas

Brick Lot Pub & Grill


BEST STEAK

FIRST PLACE: Chop

RUNNERS UP: Alexander´s

Donny´s Glidden Lodge

The English Inn

Greenwood Supper Club

Mission Grille

Nightingale Supper Club

Sister Bay Bowl

Waterfront Restaurant


BEST SUPPER CLUB

FIRST PLACE: Greenwood Supper Club

RUNNERS UP: Donny´s Glidden Lodge

The English Inn

The Mill Supper Club

Mr. G´s Logan Creek Grille

Nightingale Supper Club

Sister Bay Bowl


BEST LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT

BEST BEACH

FIRST PLACE: Egg Harbor Beach

RUNNERS UP: Nicolet Beach (Peninsula State Park)

Baileys Harbor Beach

Ephraim Beach

Fish Creek

Frank E. Murphy Park

Pebble Beach

Schoolhouse Beach

Whitefish Dunes State Park


BEST CHARTER FISHING

FIRST PLACE: Fish Tales Charters

RUNNERS UP: Reel Addiction Charters

Silver Strike Charters


BEST FESTIVAL

FIRST PLACE: Pumpkin Patch

RUNNERS UP: Maifest

Door County Beer Festival

Fall Fest

Fish Creek Winter Festival

Fyr Bal Festival

Sister Bay Marina Fest


BEST FIREWORKS DISPLAY

FIRST PLACE: Egg Harbor

RUNNERS UP: Baileys Harbor

Fish Creek

Fyr Bal

Gills Rock


BEST GOLF HOLE

FIRST PLACE: Peninsula State Park Golf Course

RUNNERS UP: Alpine Golf Course

Horseshoe Bay Golf Club

Maxwelton Braes

The Orchards


BEST LIGHTHOUSE

FIRST PLACE: Cana Island Lighthouse

RUNNERS UP: Chambers Island Lighthouse

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum

Pottawatomie Lighthouse (Rock Island)

Sherwood Point Lighthouse


BEST LOCAL THEATRE OR PLAYHOUSE

FIRST PLACE: Peninsula Players

RUNNERS UP: American Folklore Theatre (Northern Sky Theater)

Door Shakespeare

Third Avenue Playhouse


BEST LOCATION TO PROPOSE

FIRST PLACE: Cave Point

RUNNERS UP: Ellison Bay Bluff/Park

Landmark

Peninsula State Park

Somewhere in Door County at sunset


BEST MUSEUM

FIRST PLACE: Door County Maritime Museum

RUNNERS UP: Door County Historical Museum (Sturgeon Bay)

Jacobsen Museum (Washington Island)

Miller Art Museum


BEST OUTDOOR CONCERT

FIRST PLACE: Peg Egan Sunset Concert Series

RUNNERS UP: Birch Creek

Egg Harbor Concerts in the Park

Fred and Fuzzy´s

Harmony By the Bay Concert Series (Sturgeon Bay, Martin Park)

Sister Bay Concerts in the Park

Steel Bridge Songfest


BEST PLACE TO VIEW FALL COLOR

FIRST PLACE: Peninsula State Park

RUNNERS UP: Any Door County road heading north

Egg Harbor

Ellison Bay, top of the hill

Road from Gills Rock to Northport


BEST SCENIC VIEW

FIRST PLACE: Eagle Tower (Peninsula State Park)

RUNNERS UP: Cave Point

Ellison Bay Bluff

Fred & Fuzzy´s

From the Landmark

Harborview Park - Egg Harbor

Peninsula State Park

Sven´s Bluff (Peninsula State Park)


BEST SKATING RINK

FIRST PLACE: Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink

RUNNER UP: Memorial Field Ice Rink- Sturgeon Bay


BEST WINERY

FIRST PLACE: Door Peninsula Winery

RUNNERS UP: Harbor Ridge Winery

Orchard Country Winery & Market

Door 44 Winery / Parallel 44

Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery

Stone´s Throw Winery

von Stiehl Winery


MOST INTERESTING BUILDING OR LANDMARK

FIRST PLACE: Cana Island Lighthouse

RUNNERS UP: Anderson Dock

Cupola House

Noble House

Peninsula State Park Lighthouse

Rock Island Boathouse

Sturgeon Bay Steel Bridge


MOST UNIQUE ATTRACTION

FIRST PLACE: Cave Point

RUNNERS UP: Al Johnson´s Goats

Door County Trolley Tours

Not Licked Yet

PC Junction

Peninsula State Park

Red Putter

The Farm

The Garden Door


BEST RETAIL

BEST ANTIQUE SHOP

FIRST PLACE: Chelsea Antiques/Blue Willow Shop

RUNNERS UP: Bay Trading Company

Koepsel´s Meadow Lane Antiques

Olde Curiosity Shoppe

Olde Orchard Antique Mall

Peninsula Antique Center


BEST ART GALLERY

FIRST PLACE: Edgewood Orchard Galleries

RUNNERS UP: Plum Bottom Pottery

AMO Gallery

Cottage Row Gallery

Dovetail Gallery

Fine Line Designs Gallery

Greco Gallery

Woodwalk Gallery


BEST BOOK STORE

FIRST PLACE: Book World

RUNNERS UP: The Peninsula Bookman

Passtime Books


BEST CANDY STORE

FIRST PLACE: Door County Confectionery

RUNNERS UP: Door County Candy (Sturgeon Bay)

The Chocolate Chicken

Uncle Tom´s Newport School Candy

The Yum Yum Tree


BEST FLORIST

FIRST PLACE: Jerry´s Flowers

RUNNERS UP: Flora (Sister Bay)

Maas Floral and Greenhouse

Sturgeon Bay Florist


BEST JAMS & JELLIES

FIRST PLACE: Bea´s Ho-Made Products

RUNNERS UP: Koepsel´s Farm Market

Sammi Rae´s Homemade

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market

Sully´s Produce

Wienke´s Market

Wood Orchard Market


BEST SOUVENIR SHOP

FIRST PLACE: Beach People

RUNNERS UP: Fun Stuff

Harbor Wear

Tannenbaum Holiday Shop

Wood Orchard Market


BEST SERVICES

BEST AUTO SERVICE CENTER

FIRST PLACE: Young Automotive

RUNNERS UP: Jim Olson Motors

Kevin´s Automotive

Kiehnau´s Service

Sister Bay Automotive

Voight Automotive


BEST BANQUET FACILITY

FIRST PLACE: Landmark Resort

RUNNERS UP: Gordon Lodge

Maxwelton Braes

Mr G´s Logan Creek Grille

Rowleys Bay Resort

Stone Harbor Resort


BEST BED AND BREAKFAST

FIRST PLACE: White Gull Inn

RUNNERS UP: Blacksmith Inn

The Chanticleer Guest House

Church Hill Inn

Eagle Harbor Inn

The Foxglove Inn

Inn at Cedar Crossing

Schofield House

White Lace Inn


BEST CAMPGROUND

FIRST PLACE: Peninsula State Park

RUNNERS UP: Baileys Grove Campground

Beantown Campground

Frontier Wilderness Campground

Harbour Village

Quietwoods Campground

Wagon Trail Campground


BEST CHIROPRACTOR

FIRST PLACE: Emerson Chiropractic

RUNNERS UP: Hietpas Chiropractic

Nelson Healing Center

Peninsula Chiropractic Center-Arnold

Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center


BEST GREENHOUSE/GARDEN CENTER

FIRST PLACE: Jerry´s Flowers

RUNNERS UP: Bonnie Brooke Gardens

Briggsville Gardens

Maas Floral

Sunnypoint Gardens

Werkheiser´s Green Acres


BEST LODGING FOR FAMILIES

FIRST PLACE: Landmark Resort

RUNNERS UP: Newport Resort

Scandinavian Lodge

Bridgeport Waterfront Resort

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Pheasant Park Resort

Rowleys Bay Resort

Waterbury Inn


BEST RESORT OR HOTEL

FIRST PLACE: Landmark Resort

RUNNERS UP: The Ashbrooke

Bridgeport Waterfront Resort

Ephraim Shores

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Gordon Lodge

Pheasant Park Resort

Rowleys Bay Resort

Stone Harbor Resort


BEST SPA

FIRST PLACE: Lori´s Spas Essence

RUNNERS UP: Lavendar Spa (Settlement Courtyard Inn)

Saguaro Day Spa

Spa at Sacred Grounds

Spa Verde