WTOP Top 10 Contest 2020 Nominations


Small businesses are the heartbeat of our community. As local area restaurants slowly transition to a new normal, WTOP wants to help!

Nominate your favorite local area restaurant in each of the 10 categories below and WTOP will give the Grand Prize Winner in each category $1,000!

Nominations are open now through Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. Submit your nomination today by using the form below!

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Come back to vote for your favorite once per category, per day beginning August 3 through August 14 at 5 p.m.

WTOP Top 10 Categories are:

Best BBQ 

Best Brewery

Best Brunch

Best Burger

Best Crabs 

Best Dessert 

Best Pizza 

Best Sandwich

Best Takeout

Best Tacos

To be eligible for a nomination, each local restaurant nominated must:

Have a physical presence in Maryland, DC or Virginia

Have a majority of locations within the Maryland, DC or Virginia area

Be currently open for business at the time of nomination

For full contest rules click here!

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*Art in WTOP Top 10 graphic above was created by local D.C. – based artist, Christine Vineyard Lidflutters. Click here to see more of her work!

The nomination period has now ended. Please come back beginning August 3 - August 14 to vote for your favorite restaurant in each category!

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