Three South Jersey restaurants are celebrating their inclusion in New Jersey Monthly 39th Annual Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll, presented by the New Brunswick Center for the Performing Arts.
The winning restaurants received the most votes in the South Jersey area among New Jersey Monthly readers. The three restaurants, all located in Cape May County, include one from the town of Cape May and two from Wildwood.
410 Bank Streeta Cape May favorite since 1984, offers classic French and New Orleans-inspired cuisine in a Victorian inn on a beautiful street in Cape May.
This price must be surpassed now for 410 Bank Street, as this is their 7th consecutive price of New Jersey Monthlyhaving won the Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll every year since 2016.
410 Bank Street is a BYO that also offers wines from Cape May Wineries.
Tara Wildwood Kitchen is in its fourth summer at 5209 Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. Chef Aneesa Waheed’s Moroccan flavors first became a hit with diners at upstate New York’s Tara Kitchen restaurants in Troy, Schenectady and Guilderland, before entering the Wildwoods summer market.
A popular starter at Tara Kitchen includes lamb topped with honey, prunes, almonds and harissa.
Chef Aneesa has also made a splash on Food Network shows over the past few years, including Beat Bobby Flay, Kitchen Crash and Guy Fieri’s Grocery Games. She also sells her own line of Tara Kitchen’s signature pot sauces online at tarakitchen.com.
Santorinirun by the owner of Philadelphia’s popular Tacodelphia taco, opened last summer at 517 West Rio Grande Ave, formerly the Backfin Blues Bar & Grill, and is a nice year-round addition to the Wildwoods.
Restaurateur Florian Furxhiu receives rave reviews in Santorini for mixing authentic Greek and Italian dishes with local ingredients. Santorini also won Best New South Jersey Restaurant in the New Jersey Monthly reader survey.
See photos of the three South Jersey restaurants included in New Jersey Monthly 39th Annual Jersey Choice Restaurant Magazine Survey.
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