2016

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Dinosaur BBQ

Rookie of the Year – Dinosaur BBQ

  1. Reverie/Gators
  2. Buffalo Wings & Rings
  3. Kerryman
  1. Dinosaur BBQ
  2. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
  3. Reggie’s
  1. Output Lounge
  2. Gators
  3. Whisk
  1. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
  2. Buffalo Wings & Rings
  3. McQ’s

2015

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Rookie of the Year – Whisk

  1. Gators Wing Shack Grill & Pizzeria
  2. Unite
  3. Wild Goose Bar & Grill
  1. Buffalo Wings & Rings
  2. Lincoln Square Lanes
  3. Whisk
  1. Estrella Negra
  2. Output
  3. Gators Wing Shack Grill & Pizzeria
  1. Output
  2. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
  3. Whisk

2014

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Rodan

Rookie of the Year – Rodan

  1. Rodan
  2. Gators Wing Shack Grill & Pizzeria
  3. Wild Goose Bar & Grill
  1. Reggies
  2. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
  3. Cubby Bear Wrigleyville
  1. Output Lounge
  2. TopGolf Wood Dale
  3. Burger Bar
  1. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
  2. TopGolf Wood Dale / Output Lounge (tie)
  3. Buffalo Wings & Rings

2013

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Taphouse Grill

  1. Gators
  2. Fizz
  3. Wild Goose
  1. Mahoney’s
  2. Output / Bulldogs (tie)
  3. Timothy O’Tooles
  1. Taphouse Grill
  2. Gators
  3. Frontier
  1. Mahoney’s
  2. Pony Inn
  3. Reggie’s

2012

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Gators

  1. Gator’s
  2. Anthem
  3. Wild Goose
  1. Reggies
  2. Mahoney’s
  3. Bulldogs
  1. Cans
  2. Cubby Bear
  3. Gator’s
  1. Jake Melnick’s
  2. Output
  3. Buffalo Wings & Rings

2011

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Jake Melnick’s

  1. Wild Goose
  2. Gator’s
  3. Off Broadway Pub
  1. Bulldogs
  2. Total Sports
  3. Reggie’s
  1. Jake Melnick’s
  2. Gator’s
  3. Crosstown
  1. Jake Melnick’s
  2. Buffalo Wings & Rings
  3. District

2010

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Jake Melnick’s

  1. Gator’s Wing Shack
  2. District Bar
  3. Wild Goose
  1. Buffalo Wings & Rings
  2. Timothy O’Tooles
  3. Wool Street/Anthem
  1. Take Me Out
  2. Jake Melnick’s
  3. Crossroads
  1. Jake Melnick’s
  2. Crosstown Pub
  3. Hi-Tops / Bull & Bear (tie)

2009

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Mahoney’s Pub & Grille

  1. Mullens on Clark
  2. Wild Goose
  3. Mahoney’s Pub & Grille
  1. Mahoney’s Pub & Grille
  2. Wild Goose
  3. Timothy O’Tooles
  1. Bull & Bear
  2. Crossroads
  3. Finn McCool’s
  1. Timothy O’Toole’s
  2. Jimmy V’s
  3. Bull & Bear

2008

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Crossroads
AND
Wings Around The World
(tie!)

  1. Buffalo Joe’s
  1. WOW Cafe & Wingery
  1. Wings Around The World
  1. Crossroads

2007

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Holiday Club

  1. Wild Goose Bar
  2. Gator’s Wing Shack
  3. Mullen’s
  1. Holiday Club
  2. Buffalo Joe’s
  3. Wings Around The World
  1. Gator’s Wing Shack
  2. Mullen’s
  3. WOW Cafe & Wingery
  1. Crossroads
  2. Corcorans
  3. Merkles / Timothy O’Tooles (tie)

2006

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Gator’s Pub

  1. Gator’s Pub
  2. Buffalo Joe’s
  3. Mullen’s
  1. Buffalo Joe’s
  2. Frantastic Wings
  3. Buffalo Wild Wings
  1. Gator’s Pub
  2. Mullen’s
  3. De-Lux / Frantastic Wings (tie)
  1. De-Lux
  2. Flounder’s
  3. Timothy O’Tooles

2005

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Gator’s Pub

  1. Wild Goose Bar
  2. Gator’s Wing Shack
  3. Mullen’s
  1. Dirty Nellies
  2. Marcello’s
  3. Cactus
  1. Gator’s Pub
  2. Charlie’s
  3. Marcello’s
  1. Wings ‘N Things
  2. Wing Zone
  3. Goose Island

2004

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Cactus

  1. Wings -n- Things
  2. Gators
  3. Hi-Tops
  1. Cactus
  2. Timothy O’Tooles
  3. Boulevard Café
  1. Gators
  2. Frantastic
  3. Cans
  1. Doyles Pub
  2. Slice of Chicago
  3. Cactus

2003

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Bird’s Nest

2002

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

HogHead McDunnas

  1. SportsPage
  2. Goose Island
  3. Di Maggios
  1. Boulevard
  2. LTS
  3. Isaac Hayes
  1. Gators
  2. Boulevard
  3. Hoghead McDunnas
  1. Hoghead McDunnas
  2. Cactus
  3. Slice of Chicago

2001

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Gator’s

2000

Best Of Fest

Mild

BBQ

Exotic

Hot

Harrison Brewing Co.