Vote for the Region's Best for Readers' Choice 2012

We've compiled your nominations for the best of Tolland, Ellington, Somers, Mansfield, Storrs and Vernon and now it's time to vote!

There is so much to celebrate about this region: great parks, great bars, great restaurants, great shopping.

But who do you think is the best? 

You helped Patch determine the best of the best in our area by entering your nominations over the last few weeks. Now it's time for you to determine which ones are the best in the region by voting for your favorite in each one of these categories. (Click on the category and then register your on the poll at bottom of the article.)

Voting starts July 23 and runs through Aug. 17. We'll announce the winners on Aug. 24.

Food & Drink

  1. Best Burger
  2. Favorite Farm/Farm Stand
  3. Best Ice Cream
  4. Best Happy Hour
  5. Best Bagels
  6. Best Coffee Shop
  7. Best Italian Place
  8. Best Beers on Tap
  9. Best Outdoor Dining
  10. Favorite Breakfast
  11. Most Family Friendly Restaurant
  12. Best Vegetarian Food


  1. Favorite Pediatrician
  2. Best Dry Cleaner
  3. Best Auto Repair
  4. Best Hair Salon
  5. Best Gym
  6. Favorite Veterinarian


  1. Best Antiques/Collectables
  2. Favorite Wine Store
  3. Most Dog Friendly Town
  4. Favorite Museum
  5. Best Live Music
  6. Best Local Boutique
  7. Favorite Jewelry Store

See attached PDF for official Readers' Choice rules.


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