How is your favorite Michigan restaurant doing in our search for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining? Time is running out to vote!
On Wednesday morning we posted the leaders in our 11 regional polls all across the state. Throughout the day, not much changed.
RELATED: See our Poll Leaders for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining
The biggest development happened in the Flint area where Barley & Vine overtook Frankenmuth’s Prost! Wine Bar & Charcuterie in the top spot. And Lake Inn in Lapeer jumped to No. 2 in the same poll. The rest of the regional poll leaders remained the same.
Poll Leaders as of 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28:
Northern Lower Peninsula
The Swamp II Bar & Restaurant, Frederic – VOTE
UP North Lodge, Gwinn – VOTE
Bay City, Saginaw, Midland
O’s Pub & Grill, Auburn – VOTE
Benstein Grille, Commerce Twp. – VOTE
Ann Arbor area
Pacific Rim, Ann Arbor – VOTE
Cherry Creek Cellars, Brooklyn – VOTE
Kalamazoo and SW Michigan
The NODE-Niles Outdoor Dining Experience – VOTE
Grand Rapids area
One Twenty Three at Studio Park, Grand Rapids – VOTE
Muskegon & Lakeshore area
Curragh, Holland – VOTE
Fabiano’s River House Bar & Grill, Portland – VOTE
Flint and Thumb region
Barley & Vine, Clayton Township – VOTE
Overall we have received more 11,600 votes.
Just a reminder, the deadline is 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 to vote for your top picks.
You can vote every three hours, once per email address. You can vote in more than one poll.
RELATED: How to vote for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining in our 11 regional polls
Once the polls close on Friday, Michigan’s Best reporter Amy Sherman and I will visit several restaurants and report first-hand our dining experiences.
Look for our poll winners and more stories in early February.
If you missed our complete nominations list, click on the link below.
RELATED: See all of the nominations for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining
The search for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining is sponsored in part by Warm Fitness.
If you have questions, feel free to email us.
Amy Sherman: [email protected]
John Gonzalez: [email protected]
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