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"And the Winner is..." BEST IRISH PUB

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- To win this week's "And the Winner is..." contest, it'll take the luck of the Irish. With St. Patrick's Day coming up, we're looking for the perfect place to celebrate the holiday. Who pulls the perfect pint? Who goes green better than anyone? We want to know where to find the BEST IRISH PUB in the Cape Fear.

Congratulations to The Dubliner!

2012 WINNERS:

Best Pet Groomer: All About Dogs (3/9)
1635 N Howe St #D
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-5937

Best Breakfast: Russell's Place Restaurant (3/2)
5700 East Oak Island Drive
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-3070

Best Seafood Market: Haag and Sons Seafood (2/24)
1117 Yaupon Drive
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-1234

Best Asian Buffet: Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet (2/17)
356 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-6788

Best Sports Bar: Chaser's Sports Bar & Grill (1/20)
8520 East Oak Island Drive
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-1500

Best Gym: CrossFit Coastal (1/13)
5726 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 632-4985

Best Salad: Olive Garden (1/6)
5307 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-1587

2011 WINNERS:

Best Local Charity: Ocean Cure (12/30)
607 N. Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 431-0594

Best Jewelry Store: Reeds Jewelers (12/16)
Independence Mall & Mayfaire Town Center
Wilmington

Best Place to Buy a Christmas Tree: Cape Fear Optimist Club (12/9)
Kmart Parking Lot
815 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Best Store to Get Your Christmas Decor: New River Pottery (12/2)
5744 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-7522

Best Restaurant on Thanksgiving: Casey's Buffet Barbecue & Home Cookin' (11/24)
5559 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 798-2913

Best Place to Buy Thanksgiving Pie: Sugar on Front Street (11/18)
249 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 254-1110

Best Karaoke Spot: SeaWitch Cafe and Tiki Bar (11/11)
227 Carolina Beach Avenue North
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 707-0533

Best Wireless Provider: ATMC (11/4)
Five stores in Shallotte, Leland, Southport and Sunset Beach

Best High School Marching Band: North Brunswick High School (10/28)
Leland

Best Haunted Attraction: Grissettown Longwood Fire Department Haunted Trail (10/21)
758 Longwood Road
Ocean Isle Beach

Best Halloween Store: Halloween & More (10/14)
420 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 452-2291

Best Massage: Tanglez (10/7)
4107 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-8111

Best Tire Store: Black's Tire & Auto Service (9/30)
Four Wilmington locations

Best Plumbing: John's Plumbing (9/23)
5478 Leggett Loop Road
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-4823

Best Mani/Pedi: Hampstead Barber & Beauty/Nails by Lorraine (9/16)
14878 USHighway 17 North
Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 270-4633

Best Mexican Restaurant: La Costa (9/9)
3 Wilmington locations

Best Charter Boat: Whipsaw Charters (9/2)
1410 Airlie Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-0555

(Skipped a week due to Hurricane Irene)

Best Caterer: Pine Valley Market (8/19)
3520 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 350-FOOD

Best Burger: P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille (8/12)
Six Wilmington/Leland locations

Best Beach Restaurant: 22 North (8/5)
22 North Lumina Avenue
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 509-0177

Best Air Conditioning Repair: Fulford Heating & Air (7/29)
(910) 842-6589

Best Ice Cream: Granny Niece's Ice Cream Truck (7/22)

Best Boat Store: Atlantic Marine (7/15)
101 Keel Street
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 256-9911

Best Hot Dogs: Paul's Place (7/8)
11725 US Highway 117 S
Rocky Point, NC 28457
(910) 675-2345

Best Computer Repair: Will Cutrell w/ Wilmington Computer Repair (7/1)

Best Wings: Hell's Kitchen (6/24)
118 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401-3949
(910) 763-4133

Best Veterinarian: Atlantic Animal Hospital (6/17)
1808 Sir Tyler Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405-8305
(910) 256-2624

Best Donuts: Britt's (6/10)
Carolina Beach Boardwalk

Best Pizza: Princess Pizza (6/3)
204 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401-3951
(910) 772-8006

Best Beach: Ocean Isle Beach (5/27)

Best Seafood Platter: Jones Fish Camp (5/20)
7770 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28411-9459
(910) 681-1000

Best Pulled Pork Sandwich: Jackson's Big Oak Barbecue (5/13)
920 South Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403-4311
(910) 799-1581

YEAR 1 WINNERS INCLUDE:

Best Antique Store: Recollections Antique Village (5/6)
5935 Carolina Beach Road 
Wilmington, NC 28412-2704
(910) 398-8054

Best Lawn Care/Landscaper: Landscapes Unlimited (4/29)
P.O. Box 964
Wrightsville Beach
, NC 28480
(910) 791-0350

Best Chiropractor: Spinal Care of Wilmington (4/22)
211 Racine Drive, Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 798-5560

Best Mechanic: Tony Harker's Automotive (4/15)
1831 Burnett Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2161

Best Azalea Festival Event: Shag Contest (4/8)

Best Golf Course: Farmstead Golf Links (4/1)
541 McLamb Road
Calabash, NC 28467
(866) 749-7277
(910) 575-7999

Best Garden Store: Pender Pines (3/25)
20949 US Highway 17 N
Hampstead, NC 28443-3149
(910) 270-2706

Best Local Politician: Sen. Thom Goolsby (3/18)
(R) 9th District
(919) 715-2525

Best Irish Pub: The Dubliner (3/11)
1756 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28401-6138
(910) 343-8342

Best Wrightsville Beach Restaurant: 22 North (3/4)
22 North Lumina Avenue
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 509-0177

Best Breakfast: K'S CAFE & BAR (2/18)
6322 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-6995

Best Lunch Spot: Temptations Everyday Gourmet (2/11)
2 Wilmington locations

Best Sushi: The Bento Box (2/4)
1121 Military Cutoff Road, L
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 509-0774

Best Women's Clothing Store: Stein Mart (1/28)
3501 Oleander Drive #1
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 772-1533

Best Downtown Restaurant: Copper Penny (1/21)
109 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1373

Best Place to Buy Wine: Noni Bacca Winery (1/14)
420 Eastwood Road, #108
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 397-7617

Best Local Gym: CrossFit Coastal (1/7)
5726 Market Street
Wilmington

2010 WINNERS:

Best Electronics Store: Soundtronics (12/24)
5715 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 395-6004

Best Jewelry Store: Reeds Jewelers (12/17)
Independence Mall & Mayfaire Town Center
Wilmington

Best Toy Store: Warehouse 9 (12/10)
814 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 793-6711

Best Place to Buy a Christmas Tree: Cape Fear Optimist Club (12/3)
Kmart Parking Lot
815 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Best Bookstore: Pomegranate Books (11/19)
4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington
(910) 452-1107

Best Radio Morning Show: Carter & Jackie in the Morning (11/12)
102.7 GNI

Best High School Marching Band: North Brunswick High School (11/5)
Leland

Best Haunted Attraction: Grissettown Longwood Fire Department Haunted Trail (10/30)
758 Longwood Road
Ocean Isle Beach

Best Fried Chicken: Smithfield's Chicken 'n Bar-B-Q (10/23)
Three Wilmington/Leland locations

Best Steak: Texas Roadhouse (10/16)
230 Eastwood Road, Wilmington
(910) 798-1770

Best French Fries: P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille (10/9)
Six Wilmington/Leland locations

Best Chinese Food: Szechuan 132 (10/2)
419 S. College Road, Wilmington
(910) 799-1426

Best Italian Food: A Taste of Italy (9/24)
1101 S. College Road, Wilmington
(910) 392-7529

Best Place to Watch a Football Game: Hell's Kitchen (9/17)
118 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4133

Best Chicken Sandwich: Chick-Fil-A (9/10)
Five Wilmington locations

Best Florist: Moxie Floral Design Studio (9/3)
116-A Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 202-2695

Best Buffet: Golden Corral (8/27)
5130 New Centre Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-1984
-or-
5211 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 392-7777

Best Bagel: Empire Deli & Bagels (8/20)
7419 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28411-9454
(910) 686-6755
-or-
1105 New Pointe Blvd
Leland, NC
(910) 383-8383

Best Iced Tea: Sonja's Grill (8/13)
15 Coastal Drive Southwest
Supply, NC 28462
(910) 754-5115

Best Bakery: Apple Annie's (8/6)
837 South Kerr Avenue
Wilmington
(910) 799-9023

Best Sub Sandwich: Sub Stop (7/30)
2432 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28401-7655
(910) 343-0097

Best Burrito: Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn (7/23)
4002 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403-6815
(910) 799-2919

Best Ice Cream: Calabash Creamery (7/16)
9910 Beach Drive Southwest
Calabash, NC 28467-2710
(910) 575-1180

Best Burgers: Sonja's Grill (7/9)
15 Coastal Drive Southwest
Supply, NC 28462
(910) 754-5115

Best Hot Dogs: Paul's Place (7/2)
11725 US Highway 117 S
Rocky Point, NC 28457
(910) 675-2345

Best Coffee: Jumpin' Java (6/25)
4635 Main Street
Shallotte, NC 28470
(910) 754-5282

Best Wings: Mama Brava's (6/18)
119 Holden Beach Rd SW
Shallotte, NC 28470-1787
(910) 754-5151

Most Romantic/Best Restaurant to take a Date: Freddie's Restaurant at Kure Beach (6/11)
111 K Ave
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-5979

Best Donuts: Britt's (6/4)
Carolina Beach Boardwalk

Best Pizza: Princess Pizza (5/28)
204 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401-3951
(910) 772-8006

Best Seafood Platter: Something Fishy (5/21)
3436 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412-0908
(910) 395-0909

Best Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich: Flip's BBQ (5/14)
5818 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
(910) 799-6350

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