Best of the Best Awards

Taste of Arlington Particpating Restaurants will be competing in the “Best of the Best” food competition the day of in the following categories:

  • Best Appetizer
  • Best Brunch
  • Best Fast Casual Entrée
  • Best Fine Dining Entrée
  • Best Dessert
  • Fan Favorite- voted on by YOU on the BallstonConnect mobile App!

Winners will be announced at 5pm on the main concert stage.

2016 "Best of the Best" Taste Winners

Best Appetizer: Courthaus Social - Mini Sausage Sub & Reuben Roll

Best Fine Dinning: Mussel Bar - Spicy Salmon Belly Tartare with Compressed Cucumber, Yuzu Yogurt, Elderflower & Lavash

Best Quick serve: Pepita - Pork Taco with Apple Puree, Habernero Mustard, Apple Salad

Best Dessert: Northside Social - Lemon custard with Macerated Strawberries & Chamomile Honey Graham Cracker


2015 "Best of the Best" Winners

Best Appetizer: Il Forno
Best Fine Dinning: Water & Wall
Best Quick serve: Lyon Hall
Best Dessert: Northside Social

2014 "Best of the Best" Winners

Best Appetizer: Circa at Clarendon
Best Entrée: The Green Spoon
Best Dessert: Kool Zone Ice & Treats

2013 "Best of the Best" Winners

Best Appetizer: Rustico
Best Entrée: Willow
Best Dessert: Mac's Donuts