Over 8000 people voted in the 2012 version of the St Cloud Times' annual Best of Central Minnesota.
Repeat winners abounded with Val's, Anton's, Bo Diddley's and Red Lobster all repeating in their categories.
It was close in the best pasta category, with Olive Garden edging Ciattis by only a few votes.
Nominations were gathered in January, and final voting ran from Feb 9 to March 1.
Repeat winner: Val’s Rapid Serv 1,546
5 Guys Burger and Fries 451
Granite City Food & Brewery 429