Welcome to the 2017 Best of Rhode Island® Readers’ Poll

We surveyed our readers and asked them to name their favorites in a variety of categories. Here are the results. Thanks to the many Rhode Islanders who contributed their opinions.

best

Region

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern

181 George Washington Hwy. Smithfield Rhode Island

Award: Best Neighborhood Bar

Region: Blackstone Valley

Blackstone Caterers

224 John Clarke Road Middletown Rhode Island

Award: Best Wedding Caterer

Region: Statewide

Blue Plate

665 W Main Road Middletown Rhode Island

Award: Best Diner

Region: Newport County

Blueprint 5

631 Main Street East Greenwich Rhode Island

Award: Best Locally Owned Men’s Boutique

Region: West Bay

Books on the Square

471 Angell Street Providence Rhode Island

Award: Best Independent Bookstore

Region: Providence

Bottles Fine Wine

141 Pitman Street Providence Rhode Island

Award: Best Wine Shop

Region: Providence

Brickley’s

322 Main Street Wakefield Rhode Island

Award: Best Ice Cream

Region: South County

Brickley’s

921 Boston Neck Road Narragansett Rhode Island

Award: Best Ice Cream

Region: South County

Brown and Hopkins

1179 Putnam Pike Chepachet Rhode Island

Award: Best Gift Store

Region: Blackstone Valley

Busy Bee

5792 Post Road East Greenwich Rhode Island

Award: Best Florist

Region: West Bay

Bywater

54 Streetate Street Warren Rhode Island

Award: Best Restaurant

Region: East Bay

Capucine

359 S Main Street Providence Rhode Island

Award: Best Locally Owned Women’s Boutique

Region: Providence

Casa Vallarta

2022 Mendon Road Cumberland Rhode Island

Award: Best Mexican Restaurant

Region: Blackstone Valley

Caserta’s

121 Spruce Street Providence Rhode Island

Award: Best Pizza

Region: Providence

Castle Hill Inn

590 Ocean Avenue Newport Rhode Island

Award: Best Waterfront Wedding Venue

Region: Statewide

Central Nurseries

1155 Atwood Avenue Johnston Rhode Island

Award: Best Garden Store/Nursery

Region: Blackstone Valley