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Best Diner

Sip and Bite

2200 Boston St., (410) 675-7077

Posted 9/18/2002

A truly great diner manages the tricky balance between great food, Hopperesque ambience, and the total 24/7 availability of the same. We'll spare you our rant against shiny chrome faux "diners" tricked out in made-in-China nostalgia ware from an era that never existed and urge you instead to go immediately to the Sip and Bite. Funky (occasionally even a little grimy), vibrant, greasy, and fun, this diner is the real deal--a survivor of Canton's once-flourishing gritty waterfront before it got all prettied up for wealthy young professionals. The S&B is open all hours, serves breakfast 'round the clock (while sober we sometimes wish breakfast was a little less slapdash, but while drunk we've tasted none finer), and has great meat loaf. What more can fans of cheap food, late nights, and Felliniesque people watching ask for?

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Other Awards for Best Diner:

Broadway Diner, 9/16/2009

Broadway Diner, 9/17/2008

Forest Diner, 9/19/2007

Happy Day Diner, 9/20/2006

Holiday Restaurant, 9/21/2005

Overlea Diner, 9/22/2004

Sip and Bite, 9/17/2003

Boulevard Diner, 9/19/2001

Rallo's Restaurant, 9/13/2000

Star Light Diner, 9/15/1999

Star Light Diner, 9/17/1997

Double T, 9/18/1996

All Awards for Sip and Bite:

Best Maryland Crab Soup, 9/16/2009

Best Diner, 9/17/2003

Best Crab Cake You Wouldn’t Expect, 9/18/1996

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