A recent online survey conducted by The City of Trenton’s Shop Trenton Program asked Trentonians what their Capital City favorites were in a variety of categories. Here are the results:

ART, HISTORY and EVENTS

Trenton’s Favorite Art Gallery:  Artworks, 19 Everett Alley

Runners up: BSB Gallery, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

Trenton’s Favorite Artist: Leon Rainbow

Runners up: Lank, Kenneth Lewis, Mel Liepzig, Thom Reaves, Tamara Torres

Trenton’s Favorite Event Rental Venue: Conservatory Mansion, 540 East State St

Runners up: Roebling Wire Works Building, Masonic Temple

Trenton’s Favorite Festival or Event: Art All Night, 675 South Clinton Ave

Runners up: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market, the Levitt AMP concert series, the Pork Roll Festival, Art All Day, Artburst in Autumn

Trenton’s Favorite Museum: (tie) The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, 299 Parkside Ave and the New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State St

Runners up: Old Barracks Museum, 1719 William Trent House Museum

Trenton’s Favorite Park: Mill Hill Park, 165 East Front St

Runners up: Cadwalader Park, South Riverwalk Park, Columbus Park

BARS

Trenton’s Favorite Bartender: Amanda Strauss at the Mill Hill Saloon, 300 South Broad St

Runners up: Dave Locane at Mill Hill Saloon, Griffen Sullivan at Championship Bar, and Benny Porawski at Trenton Social

Trenton’s Favorite Happy Hour: 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, 11 West Front Street

Runners up: Mill Hill Saloon, Trenton Social, Championship Bar, Coopers Riverview, Checkers Food & Spirits, Dubai Restaurant & Lounge

Trenton’s Favorite Music Venue: Mill Hill Saloon, 300 South Broad St

Runners up: Candlelight Lounge, NJ Weedman’s Joint, Mill Hill Park, Trenton Social, Championship Bar, Patriots’ Theatre

RESTAURANTS

Trenton’s Favorite Chambersburg Restaurant: Casdeluna Bar and Restaurant y arepera, 800 Chestnut Ave

Runners up: Sabor Latino Bar & Restaurant, Tikal Restaurant & Lounge

Trenton’s Favorite Downtown Restaurant: 1911 Smokehouse Barbecue, 11 West Front St

Runners up: NJ Weedman’s Joint, Checkers Food & Spirits, Sunrise Luncheonette, Big Easy of Trenton Restaurant, Hummingbird

Trenton’s Favorite Place for Breakfast:  Sunrise Luncheonette, 26 South Warren St

Runners up: Pat’s Diner, NJ Weedman’s Joint, La Cabana

Trenton’s Favorite Place for Lunch: NJ Weedman’s Joint, 322 East State St

Runners up: Mill Hill Saloon, 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, Casdeluna, Sunrise Luncheonette, Gyro Express

Trenton’s Favorite Place for Dinner: Mill Hill Saloon, 300 South Broad St

Runners up: 1911 Smokehouse, Pat’s Diner, NJ Weedman’s Joint, Blue Danube, Sabor Latino

Trenton’s Favorite Vegetarian/ Vegan Options:  Health is Wealth, 242 East State St

Runners up: 1911 Smokehouse, NJ Weedman’s Joint

Trenton’s Favorite Cup of Coffee: Starbucks, 102 South Warren St

Runners up: Café 128, Sunrise Luncheonette

Trenton’s Favorite Pizza: Columbus International Pizza, 8 South Warren St

RETAIL

Runners up: Covellos, Original Dominicks, Jerry’s, 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, Seven Brothers, Trentinis

Trenton’s Favorite Bakery: Italian People’s Bakery, 63 Butler Street

Runners up: La Cabana, GuatePan

Trenton’s Favorite Barber Shop: State Barber Shop, 116 South Warren

Runners up: Razor Sharp Barber Shop, Capital Barber Shop

The City of Trenton’s Shop Trenton Program connects great Trenton businesses with customers from Trenton and beyond through initiatives like the Trenton Favorites Contest, the Trenton Eat Local Club, the Trenton Video Contest and an aggressive social media program.