The voting results have been tabulated and the winners of The Daily News’ fifth annual Best Bets contest have been announced.

The results are tabulated from paper ballots distributed by The Daily News via a newspaper special section, and from a poll conducted on our website, newburyportnews.com

Our readers select the businesses and institutions in some 60 categories that they feel are “the best” in the local area. in many categories, there was stiff competition. And this year, for the first time, two categories had ties for first place.

Winners are presented with certificates, which they often display proudly in their store windows.

The following is a list of the winners:

Best Bagel: Abraham’s Bagels, Liberty Street, Newburyport

Best Bakery: Greta’s Great Grains, Pleasant Street, Newburyport

Best Bar: The Port Tavern, State Street, Newburyport

Best Breakfast: Angie’s Breakfast, Pleasant Street, Newburyport

Best Burger: The Grog, Middle Street, Newburyport

Best Butcher Shop (Tie): Newbury Butchery, Morgan Avenue, Newbury; Bucciarelli’s, Bridge Road, Salisbury

Best Candy: Winfrey’s, Market Square, Newburyport

Best Chinese: Szechuan Taste, Pleasant Street, Newburyport

Best Coffee: Plum Island Coffee Roasters, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Dining Experience: Ceia, State Street, Newburyport

Best Evening Entertainment: The Grog, Middle Street, Newburyport

Best Farm Stand: Tendercrop, High Road, Newbury

Best Lobster Pound: David’s Fish Market, Bridge Road, Salisbury

Best Ice Cream: Haley’s Ice Cream, Route 1, Newburyport

Best Italian Food: Giuseppe, Low Street, Newburyport

Best Mexican Food: Agave Mexican Bistro, State Street, Newburyport

Best Pizza: Anchor Stone Deck Pizza , State Street, Newburyport

Best Sandwich Shop: Port City Sandwich, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Seafood: Michael’s Harborside, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Wine: Leary’s Fine Wines & Spirits, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Auto Dealer: Wall’s Ford, Route 110, Salisbury

Best Auto Repair: Hathaway Auto Service, Bridge Road, Salisbury

Best Bank: Institution for Savings, State Street, Newburyport

Best Barber Shop: Inn Street Barber Shop, Inn Street, Newburyport

Best Customer Service: Chase and Lunt, State Street, Newburyport

Best Day Spa: Interlocks, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Dentist: Tim Guldemond,D.D.S., State Street, Newburyport

Best Flooring: Donna Michael’s, State Street, Newburyport

Best Hair Salon: the Parlor, Water Street, Newburyport

Best Health Care Facility: Anna Jaques, Highland Avenue, Newburyport

Best Insurance: Chase and Lunt, State Street, Newburyport

Best Massage: Massage Only, Water Street, Newburyport

Best Real Estate Agent: Mike Mullins, Stone Ridge Properties, Amesbury & Newburyport

Best Real Estate Office: Stone Ridge Properties, Amesbury & Newburyport

Best Annual Event: Yankee Homecoming, Newburyport

Best Beach: Plum Island Beach

Best Dance Studio: The Dance Place, Water Street, Newburyport

Best Deep Sea Fishing: Captains Lady

Best Family Entertainment: Waterfront Movie Series (Sponsored by Chase and Lunt insurance)

Best Fitness Facility: Latitude, Route 110, salisbury

Best Golf Course: Oulde Newbury Golf Course

Best Personal Training Studio: Fuel Training Studio, Merrimac Street, Newburyport

Best Antique Shop: Flukes and Finds, State Street, Newburyport

Best Appliance: Richard’s Appliance, Bridge Road, Salisbury

Best Book Store: Jabberwocky Bookshop, Tannery Mall, Newburyport

Best Boutique Shop (Tie): French Lessons, State Street, Newburyport; Smitten, Inn Street, Newburyport

Best Consignment: Pandora’s Box, Pleasant Street, Newburyport

Best Florist: Beach Plum Too, Water Street, Newburyport

Best Gift Shop: Partridge in a Bear Tree, Market Square, Newburyport

Best Jewelry: M.K Benatti Jewelers, State Street, Newburyport

Best Men’s Clothing: John Farley Clothiers, Water Street, Newburyport

Best Pet Shop: The Natural Dog, State Street, Newburyport

Best Shoe Store: Hyman’s Pennyworth’s, Port Plaza, Newburyport

Best Ski Shop: Paul’s Sportswear & Ski, Bridge Road, Salisbury

Best Surf Shop: Pioneers Surf Shop, Lafayette Road, North Hampton, N.H.

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