Best of the Bay 2017

And the Winners Are …

DINING OUT

Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Best DessertBest Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Best Local Chef, Jessica Rosage

Best Outdoor Dining
Best Overall Restaurant
Best Seafood Restaurant
Best Soft-Shell Crab
Best Bloody Mary
Best Cocktails
Best Dock Bar
Best Orange Crush

6158 Drum Point Rd., Deale, 410-867-7110, ­www.skipperspier.com
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Best Breakfast
Best Wings
Best Bar
Best Bar Food
Best Bartender, Karen Beal
Best Cheap Drinks
Best Cocktails
Best Happy Hour
Best Juke Box
Best Neighborhood Bar

533 Deale Rd., Deale, 410-867-0949, www.happyharbordeale.com
Ridgely Retreat

Best Aesthetician, Nancy Dowell
Best  Chiropractor, Dr. Alexander
Best Facial
Best Yoga Studio

203 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis, 443-433-0462, www.ridgelyretreat.com
The Inn at Pirates Cove

Best Brunch
Best Crab Soup
Best Waterside Dining
Best Live Music

4817 Riverside Dr., Galesville, 410-867-2300, ­www.piratescovemd.com
Mamma Lucia Southern Italian Cuisine

Best Italian Restaurant
Best New Restaurant, Chesapeake Beach
Best New Bar, Chesapeake Beach
Best New Business of 2017, Chesapeake Beach

10136 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, 301-812-1240
862 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, 443-486-4701
8323 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-7700
www.mammaluciarestaurant.com
Chesapeake Grille & Deli

Best Bang for Your Buck
Best Business Lunch
Best Deli
Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests
Best Sandwiches

10092 So. Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, 410-286-5939
7150 Lake Shore Dr., North Beach, 410-257-7757
6786 Race Track Rd., Bowie, 301-262-4441
http://eatchesapeake.com
Zü Coffee

Best Bakery
Best Coffee House
Friendliest Wait Staff
Best Smoothie / Milkshake

934 Bay Ridge Rd., Annapolis, 410-990-0731, www.zucoffee.com
Evelyn’s ­Annapolis

Best Breakfast
Best New Restaurant

26 Annapolis St., Annapolis, 410-263-4794, http://evelynsannapolis.com
Perfect Pet Resort

Best Customer Service
Best Doggie Daycare
Best Pet Service

840 West Bay Front Rd., Lothian, 410-741-0000, www.perfectpetresort.com
Annapolis ­Summer Garden Theatre

Best Theater Company
Best Theatrical ­Production,
In the Heights & The Full Monty

143 Compromise St., Annapolis,
410-268-9212, summergarden.com
Deale Umai Sushi House

Best Asian Food
Best Sushi

657 Deale Rd., Deale, 410-867-4433,
http://tinyurl.com/nbdgeaf
Meadow Hill ­Wellness

Best Acupuncture


Best Holistic Health Provider, Sara Poldmae (center)

53 Old Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis, 410-263-0411, www.meadowhillwellness.com
Herrington on the Bay

Best Catering
Best Wedding Reception

7151 Lake Shore Dr., North Beach, 410-741-5101, ­www.HerringtonOnTheBay.com
Old Stein Inn

Best German Restaurant
Best Beer Selection

1143 Central Ave. E., Edgewater, 410-798-1544, www.oldstein-inn.com
Chesapeake Health & Fitness Club

Best Health Club

Best Personal Trainer, Krystle Castro, NASM CPT, shown at right with club owner Linda Strohecker at left

624 E. Bay Front Rd., Deale, 410-867-7440, www.chesfitclub.com
Greenstreet ­Gardens

Best Gardening Store
Best Plant Nursery

391 West Bay Front Rd., Lothian, 410-867-9500, www.greenstreetgardens.com
The Magnolia Shoppe

Best Gift Shop
Best Home Decor Store

2 West Friendship Rd., Friendship,
410-257-7510, www.facebook.com/Magnolia-Shoppe-116801731713083
DJ Dave ­Entertainment

Best DJ
Best Karaoke

301-752-1263, www.djdavemd.com

Schwartz Realty, Inc.

Best Real Estate Agency

5801 Deale Churchton Rd., Deale, 410-867-9700, www.schwartzrealty.com
Cleaning Maid Easy

Best House-Cleaning Service

5851 Deale-Churchton Rd., Deale, 410-867-7773, http://cmeofmd.com
Annapolis Ice Cream Company

Best Ice Cream

196 Main St., Annapolis, 443-482-3895
Annapolis Mall, 443-221-2851
www.annapolisicecream.com
Sneade’s Ace Home Center

Best Hardware Store

1750 Prosper Ln., Owings, 410-257-2963
11861 H G Trueman Rd., Lusby, 410-326-3222
http://sneades.com
Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits

Best Liquor Store

111 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis,
410-268-1961, www.bayridgewine.com
Pepper’s Pet Pantry

Best Pet Store

13372 H.G. Trueman Rd., Solomons,
410-326-4006, ­
www.pepperspetpantry.com
AFC Urgent Care

Best Urgent Care

3059 Solomons Island Rd., ­Edgewater,
410-956-3394, ­afcurgentcareedgewater.com
McBride Gallery

Best Art Gallery

215 Main St., Annapolis, 410-267-7077, www.mcbridegallery.com
Dr. Faris Hawit, Calvert Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center

Best Dermatologist

130 Hospital Rd., #200, Prince Frederick, 410-535-4561, www.calvertdermatology.com
Chesapeake Paws

Best Pet Store

5504 Muddy Creek Rd., West River,
443-223-2532, www.facebook.com/
Chesapeake-Paws-395360203989356
South County Cafe

Best Take-Out

5960 Deale-Churchton Rd., Deale,
410-867-6450, www.southcountycafe.com
SPCA of AACo Walk for the ­Animals

Charity Fundraiser

1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis, 410-268-4388, www.aacspca.org
Jacqueline ­Morgan Day Spa

Best Day Spa

128 Main St., Prince Frederick, 410-535-6059, www.jacquelinemorganskincare.com
Robbin Poulin, The Hair Studio

Best Hair Stylist

5950 Deale-Churchton Rd., Deale, 410-867-1200, www.facebook.com/THEHAIRSTUDIOLLC
Calvert School of Dance

Best Dance Studio

4290 Hunting Creek Rd., Huntingtown,
11820 H G Trueman Rd., Lusby,
410-535-3320, www.calvertschoolofdance.com
Killarney House

Best Irish Pub

584 West Central Ave., Davidsonville, 410-798-8700, www.killarneyhousepub.com
Second Wind ­Consignments

Best Consignment Store

661 Deale Rd., Deale, 410-867-0480, SecondWindConsignments.com
Art Things

Best Art Supply Store

2 Annapolis St., Annapolis, 410-268-3520, ­www.artthingsinc.com
Muddy Creek ­Animal Hospital

Best Veterinarian

5558 Muddy Creek Rd., West River, 410-867-0770, muddycreekanimalhospital.com
Dunkirk Vision

Best Eyewear

10335 Southern-Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, 443-964-6730, http://dunkirkvision.com
Millwood ­Furniture

Best Furniture Store

Pennsylvania Dutch Market, Annapolis Harbour Center, 410-897-1906, www.millwoodfurniturepa.com
Lord Calvert Bowl

Best Bowling Alley

2275 Solomons Island Rd., ­Huntingtown,
410-535-3560, www.lordcalvertbowling.com
Then … & Again Antiques Mall

Best Antique Store

2009 West St., Annapolis, 410-573-0313, www.thennagain.com
Pipe Dreams

Best Vape Shop

3 Oxford Way, Huntingtown, 443-486-7967,
www.pipedreams-llc.com

Asian Food
Deale Umai Sushi House

Bagel Shop
Naval Bagels

Bakery
Zü Coffee

Bang for-Your-Buck Restaurant ~ tie
Chesapeake Grille & Deli
Petie Greens Bar and Grill

Barbecue
Mission BBQ

Breakfast ~ tie
Evelyn’s Annapolis
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Brunch
The Inn at Pirates Cove

Burger
Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Business Lunch
Chesapeake Grille & Deli

Catering
Herrington on the Bay

Cheese Shop
Tastings Gourmet Market

Coffee House
Zü Coffee

Crab Cake
Jerry’s Place, Prince Frederick

Crab House
Cantler’s Riverside Inn

Crab Soup
The Inn at Pirates Cove

Deli
Chesapeake Grille & Deli

Dessert
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Fine Dining Restaurant
Lewnes’ Steakhouse

French Food
Les Folies Brasserie

French Fries
Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Friendliest Wait Staff
Zü Coffee

German Restaurant
Old Stein Inn

Greek Restaurant
Chris’s Charcoal Pit

Hoagie / Sub
Firehouse Subs

Hot Dogs
Pip’s Dock Street Dogs

Ice Cream Shop
Annapolis Ice Cream Company

Irish Pub
Killarney House

Italian Restaurant
Mamma Lucia Southern Italian Cuisine

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Local Chef
Jessica Rosage, Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Mexican Restaurant ~ tie
Mexico Huntingtown
Jalapenos

New Restaurant of 2017 ~ tie
Evelyn’s Annapolis
Mamma Lucia Southern Italian Cuisine, ­Chesapeake Beach

Outdoor Dining
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Overall Best Restaurant ~ tie
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar
Vin 909

Oyster Bar
Sailor Oyster Bay

Pizza
Ledo Pizza

Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests
Chesapeake Grille & Deli

Romantic Dinner
Cafe Bretton

Salad / Salad Bar
Chart House

Sandwiches
Chesapeake Grille & Deli

Seafood Restaurant
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Smoothie / Milkshake
Zü Coffee

Soft-Shell Crab
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Splurge Restaurant
Carrol’s Creek Cafe

Steakhouse
Lewnes’ Steakhouse

Sushi
Deale Umai Sushi House

Take-out
South County Cafe

Vegetarian
Lemongrass

Waterside Dining
The Inn at Pirates Cove

Wings
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar


HEAL & Wellness

Acupuncture
Meadow Hill Wellness

Aesthetician
Nancy Dowell, Ridgely Retreat

Barber
Dunkirk Barbershop

Chiropractor
Dr. Alexander, Ridgely Retreat

Day Spa ~ tie
Jacqueline Morgan Day Spa
Body & Soul Spa

Dermatologist
Calvert Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center

Eyewear ~ tie
Dunkirk Vision
Eyes on Main

Facial
Ridgely Retreat

Health Club
Chesapeake Health & Fitness Club

Hair Stylist
Robbin Poulin, The Hair Studio

Holistic Health Provider
Dr. Sara Poldmae, Meadow Hill Wellness

Manicure / Pedicure
Nicole Cox, Reidgely Retreat
Sleek Nails

Massage Therapist
Diana Freed

Personal Trainer
Krystle Castro, NASM CPT, Chesapeake Health & Fitness Club

Urgent Care
AFC Urgent Care

Yoga Studio
Ridgely Retreat


NIGHTLIFE

Bar
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Bar Food
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Bartender
Karen Beal, Happy Harbor

Beer Selection
Old Stein Inn

Bloody Mary
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Cheap Drinks
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Cocktails ~ tie
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Dance Club
Port Tobacco

DJ
DJ Dave Entertainment

Dock Bar
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Happy Hour
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Jukebox
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Karaoke
DJ Dave Entertainment

Live Music
The Inn at Pirates Cove

Margaritas
Plaza Mexico

Neighborhood Bar
Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

New Bar ~ tie
Mamma Lucia Southern Italian Cuisine, Chesapeake Beach
Petie Greens Bar and Grill
Port Tobacco

Orange (or other flavor) Crush
Skipper’s Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar

Place to Shoot Pool
Corner Grill

Sports Bar
Dockside Restaurant & Sports Bar

Trivia Night
Anthony’s Bar & Grill


OUT & ABOUT

Art Gallery ~ tie
CalvART Gallery
McBride Gallery

Bowling Alley
Lord Calvert Bowl

Charity Fundraiser ~ tie
ASPCA Walk for the Animals
Freedom Hill Horse Rescue

Community Event ~ tie
Farming 4 Hunger
Rotary Club Crab Feast

Dance Studio
Calvert School of Dance

Day Trip ~ tie
St. Michaels
Ocean City

Dog Park
Quiet Waters Park

Golf Course
Renditions Golf Course

Live Music Venue
Rams Head

Local Band or Musician
Flat Daddy

Local Museum ~ tie
Annapolis Maritime Museum
Capt. Avery Museum

Local Winery
Running Hare Vineyard

Martial Arts Studio
Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi

Outdoor Concert Venue
Quiet Waters Park

Park
Quiet Waters Park

People-Watching
Annapolis City Dock / Ego Alley

Playground
Dunkirk Park
Watkins Regional Park

Theater Company
Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Theater Production
In The Heights (ASGT)
The Full Monty (ASGT)


SHOPPING & SERVICES

Antique Store
Vintage Stew
Then … & Again Antiques Mall

Art Supply Store
Art Things

Bike Shop
Bike Doctor

Boat Dealer
Dimillo’s Yacht Sales

Bookstore
Barnes & Noble

Car Dealer
Volvo Cars Annapolis

Car Wash
Washhaus Car Wash

Comic Book Shop
Third Eye Comics

Consignment Shop
Second Wind Consignments

Customer Service
Perfect Pet Resort

Doggie Day Care
Perfect Pet Resort

Farmers Market
North Beach Farmers’ Market

Farm / Produce Stand
Dick & Jane’s Farm
Bru-Mar Gardens

Flower Shop
Floral Expressions
The Gateway Florist

Furniture Store
Millwood Furniture
Vintage Stew

Gardening Store
Greenstreet Gardens

Gift Shop ~ tie
Annebeth’s
The Magnolia Shoppe

Hardware Store
Sneade’s Ace Home Center

Home Decor Store
The Magnolia Shoppe

House-Cleaning Service
Cleaning Maid Easy

Jewelry Store ~ tie
Maertens Fine Jewelry & Gifts
W.R. Chance Jewelers

Kids Party
Watkins Nature Center

Liquor Store ~ tie
Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits
Captain Kidds Liquors

Mechanic
Family Auto Care Mercedes BMW Specialists

New Business of 2017
Mamma Lucia Southern Italian Cuisine, Chesapeake Beach

Pet Service
Perfect Pet Resort

Pet Store ~ tie
Pepper’s Pet Pantry
Chesapeake Paws

Plant Nursery
Greenstreet Gardens

Real Estate Agency
Schwartz Realty Inc.

Sailing Lessons
The Sailing Academy

Tackle Shop
Tyler’s Tackle Shop & Crab House

Tattoo Parlor
Red Octopus Tattoos

Toy Shop
Franklin Toys, Severna Park

Vape Shop
Pipe Dreams

Veterinarian
Muddy Creek Animal Hospital

Wedding Reception
Herrington on the Bay

Women’s Boutique
Lou Lou Boutiques