Best of Oxford 2020 Winners

Published 4:15 pm Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Best Asian Restaurant


Runners-Up: Jinsei, Rice and Spice


Best Bakery

Bottle Tree Bakery

Runners-Up: SmallCakes, The Cakery


Best Place to Grab Dessert

TIE: Oxford Creamery – Small Cakes

Runner-Up: City Hall Cheesecake


Best Local Coffee

Uptown Coffee

Runners-Up: Highpoint Coffee, Cups


Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Oxford Creamery

Runners-Up: YaYa’s, Marble Slab


Best Lunch Under $10


Runners-Up: Handy Andy, Larson’s CashSaver


Best Salad Spot


Runners-Up: Volta Taverna, Newk’s


Best Sweet Tea


Runners-Up: Chick-Fil-A, Newk’s


Best Pizza

Lost Pizza

Runners-Up: St. Leo, Fergndan’s


Best Milkshakes


Runners-Up: Sonic, Cookout


Best Restaurant


Runners-Up: Volta Taverna, Bouré


Best Special Occasion

Oxford Grillehouse

Runners-Up: The Jefferson, St. Leo


Best Sushi


Runners-Up: Toyo, Kabuki


Best Breakfast

Big Bad Breakfast

Runners-Up: First Watch, The Beacon


Best Catfish

Taylor Grocery

Runners-Up: Oby’s, Ajax Diner


Best Cookie


Runners-Up: R&R Cookies, The Cakery


Best Happy Hour

The Coop/Graduate

Runners-Up: Volta Taverna, SnackBar


Best Date Night Spot

St. Leo

Runners-Up: Southern Craft Stove + Tap, SnackBar


Best Sandwich Spot


Runners-Up: Firehouse Subs, The Blind Pig


Best Wings

Wing Stop

Runners-Up: Southern Coop, Buffalo Wild Wings


Best Farm-to-Table

Living Foods

Runners-Up: Ravine, Tarasque Cucina


Best Cocktail

St. Leo

Runners-Up: Southern Craft Stove + Tap, SnackBar


Best Bang for your Buck


Runners-Up: Chick-Fil-A, Moe’s BBQ


Best Wine Bar

SIPP on South Lamar

Runners-Up: Lenora’s, St. Leo


Best Bar


Runners-Up: The Library Sports Bar, St. Leo


Best Brunch

Big Bad Breakfast

Runners-Up: First Watch, McEwen’s


Best Fried Chicken


Runners-Up: Abner’s, Lindsey’s Chevron


Best Fine Dining

Oxford Grillehouse

Runners-Up: Lenora’s, City Grocery


Best Liquor Store

High Cotton

Runners-Up: PJ’s Wine & Spirits, Star Liquor


Best Mexican Restaurant

El Agave

Runners-Up: La Perla Tapatía, Casa Mexicana


Best Seafood Restaurant


Runner-Up: King’s Steakhouse


Best Gas Station Meal

Oxford Marketplace – on Sisk

Runners-Up: Lindsey’s Chevron, 4 Corners Chevron


Best Soul Food

Ajax Diner

Runner-Up: Mama Jo’s


Best Kid’s Meal


Runners-Up: Oby’s, McDonald’s


Best Hotdog

Handy Andy

Runners-Up: Sonic, Oxford Canteen


Best Children’s Birthday

Lost Pizza

Runners-Up: Chick-Fil-A, Premier Lanes


Best Barbecue

Handy Andy

Runners-Up: Moe’s BBQ, B’s Barbecue


Best Casual Dining

Volta Taverna

Runners-Up: TIE: Southern Craft Stove + Tap/Proud Larry’s, Bouré


Best Patio


Runner-Up: Boure’, Proud Larry’s


Best Catering

Elizabeth Heiskell Catering

Runners-Up: Taylor Grocery, Tallahatchie Gourmet


Best Local Burger

Handy Andy

Runners-Up: Phillip’s Grocery, Oxford Burger Company


Best Lunch

Volta Taverna

Runners-Up: Ajax Diner, Southern Craft Stove + Tap


Best Late-Night Food

Square Pizza

Runners-Up: Chicken-on-a-Stick (Chevron), Secret Grilled Cheese


Best Steak House

Oxford Grillehouse

Runners-Up: King’s Steakhouse, Mesquite Chop House


Best Italian Restaurant

Track 61

Runners-Up: Tarasque Cucina, St. Leo


Best Cupcakes


Runner-Up: SmallCakes


Best New Restaurant

Julep Steakhouse & Flights

Runner-Up: First Watch


Best Mediterranean & Greek

Volta Taverna

Runner-Up: Old Venice


Best Girl’s Night

St. Leo

Runners-Up: The Coop at The Graduate, The SIPP on South Lamar


Best Wine Selection

High Cotton Liquor and Wine Warehouse

Runner-Up: PJ’s Wine & Spirits