2021 Winners – Food & Drink

BEST AUTHENTIC PUB 

Drum & Quill

The Sly Fox

Dugan’s Pub

BEST BAKERY 

The Bakehouse

C. Cups Cupcakery

Pine Scone Cafe

BEST BAR OR RESTAURANT FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 

The Jefferson Inn

Dugan’s Pub

Drum & Quill

BEST BBQ 

Pik N Pig

Pinehurst Brewing Company

Stubbs & Son BBQ

BEST BEER SELECTION 

Southern Pines Brewing Company

Southern Pines Growler Company

Pinehurst Brewing Company

BEST BREAKFAST/BRUNCH

Mason’s Restaurant & Grocery

Betsy’s Crepes

Sizzlin’ Steak or Eggs

BEST BURGER 

Chapman’s Food & Spirits

The Bakehouse

Five Guys

BEST CASUAL DINING 

Chapman’s Food & Spirits

Pik N Pig

Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 

BEST CATERER 

Elliotts Catering Company

Pik N Pig

Valenti’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

BEST CHEF 

Mark Elliott, Elliotts On Linden 

Curtis Shelvey, Grinders and Gravy

Warren Lewis, Chef Warren’s


BEST CHINESE FOOD 

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Susa Sushi & Hibachi

China Garden Buffet


BEST COFFEE SHOP 

The Roast Office

Swank Coffee Shoppe & Handmade Market

Buggy Town Coffee


BEST CRAFT/CREATIVE COCKTAILS 

The Leadmine Whiskey Bar and Kitchen

Reverie Cocktails

Ironwood

BEST DONUTS 

Granny’s Donuts

Southern Angel Donut Co.

Dunkin’


BEST FOOD TRUCK 

Meat and Greek Food Truck

Dawg Wagon

The House of Odell and Luella


BEST FRENCH FRIES 

Chick-fil-A

Chapman’s Food & Spirits

Five Guys

BEST FROZEN TREATS 

The Ice Cream Parlor

Ben’s Ice Cream

Purple Penguin Premium Frozen Yogurt


BEST HEALTHY TREATS 

Berri Bowlful

Clean Juice

Nature’s Own Market


BEST HOT DOG 

Ronnie’s Chuckwagon

The Ice Cream Parlor

Dawg Wagon

BEST INDIAN CUISINE 

Jaya’s Indian Cuisine

Hennings Taste of India

195 American Fusion Cuisine


BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

Lisi Italian

Valenti’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria


BEST JAPANESE/HIBACHI

Maguro Hibachi Steakhouse

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Susa Sushi & Hibachi

BEST LATE NIGHT EATS

SoPies NY Pizzeria

Cook Out

The Leadmine Whiskey Bar and Kitchen


BEST LOCAL BEER 

Duck Hook, Southern Pines Brewing Company 

Beehive Ginger, James Creek Cider House

Pivot IPA, Pinehurst Brewing Company 

BEST LUNCH 

Wedgies Restaurant

Sweet Basil

The Villager Deli


BEST MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE 

Meat and Greek Food Truck

Grape Leaf Bistro

Theos Taverna


BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT 

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant

San Felipe Mexican Restaurant

Casa Mexicana


BEST NEW RESTAURANT 

Roast

HomeGrown

First Watch

BEST OUTDOOR DINING 

Ironwood

Pik N Pig

The Leadmine Whiskey Bar and Kitchen

BEST PIZZA 

Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

SoPies NY Pizzeria

Whispering Pies Pizzeria

BEST SEAFOOD 

House of Fish

Full Moon Oyster Bar

Bonefish Grill

BEST SOUP 

Sweet Basil

Midland Bistro

Panera Bread

BEST SOUTHERN FOOD

Mason’s Restaurant & Grocery

Pik N Pig

Pete’s Family Restaurant

BEST SPORTS BAR 

Kickback Jack’s

Hickory Tavern

Char Bar No. 7

BEST STEAK 

Beefeaters

Southern Prime Steakhouse

Ironwood

BEST SUB/SANDWICH SHOP 

Wedgies Restaurant

Grinders and Gravy

Jersey Mike’s Subs

BEST SUSHI 

Susa Sushi & Hibachi

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Fish Co.

BEST TAKE-OUT 

Grinders and Gravy

Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

SoPies NY Pizzeria

BEST THAI CUISINE 

Thai Orchid Restaurant

Thai Fusion

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

BEST VEGAN/VEGETARIAN FOOD 

Rooted Cafe & Market

Nature’s Own Market

Roast

BEST WINE MENU 

Elliotts On Linden

Ironwood

Southern Prime Steakhouse

BEST WINGS 

Pinehurst Brewing Company

Hickory Tavern

Kickback Jack’s