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Congratulations to 22 Members of the MxCC for Winning CT Magazine Best of Connecticut Award

Submitted by Sierra Lopez, Middlesex Chamber of Commerce.

(Middletown, CT.) Chairman Tom Bryne congratulates Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce’s 22-member companies who appeared in Connecticut Magazine “Best of Connecticut 2020.”

Connecticut Magazine has been managing the Best in Connecticut since 1971. This year, winners emphasize the many great places to visit and support throughout Connecticut during these difficult times.

Here are the 22 Middlesex Chamber members that made the list:

  • Best Burritos: Puerto Vallarta  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Pancakes: Chip’s Family Restaurant  (Wethersfield, CT)
  • Best Wings & Sports Bar: Sliders Grill & Bar  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Outdoor Beer Bar: Eli Cannon’s Tap Room  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Health Food Store: It’s Only Natural Market  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Diner: O’Rouke’s Diner  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Coffeehouse: Perkatory Coffee Roasters  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Cupcakes: NoRA Cupcakes Co.  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Pick-Your-Own & Pies: Lyman Orchards  (Middlefield, CT)
  • Best Adventure Park: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park (Portland, CT)
  • Best Skiing Resort: Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort  (Middlefield, CT)
  • Best Wedding Venue: Saint Clements Castle  (Portland, CT)
  • Best County Fair: Durham Fair  (Durham, CT)
  • Best Cultural Attraction for Kids: Mystic Aquarium  (Mystic, CT)
  • Best Shows & Performing Art Center: Goodspeed Musicals  (East Haddam, CT)
  • Best Historic Stay: The Griswold Inn  (Essex, CT)
  • Best Romantic Getaway: Saybrook Point Resort & Marina  (Old Saybrook, CT)

Best Luxury Stay on the Water: Water’s Edge Resort & Spa  (Westbrook, CT)

  • Best Lighting Store: Connecticut Lighting Centers  (Hartford, CT)
  • Best Unique Gift Store: A Pocketful of Posies  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Toy Store: Amato’s Toy & Hobby  (Middletown, CT)
  • Best Pizza: Mondo  (Middletown, CT)

Chamber President, Larry McHugh noted, “I am so proud of our Best of Connecticut 2020 winners, keep up the great work! The Middlesex Chamber will continue to support all of our businesses, especially during these difficult times.”

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