UPDATE: Congratulations to the Italian restaurants that emerged as Patch favorites in Red Bank and Shrewsbury in our unscientific poll this week, especially Pazzo, which drew 35 votes in our survey. New Corner and Via 45 drew 23 and 19 votes respectively.
Our thanks to all who participated, especially those who posted comments.
Based on the interest and feedback we received, we will continue this feature as "Readers' Choice" and plan to survey other categories of businesses and services in the near future.
Voting closed at 9 a.m. Friday but comments are still welcome. If you have a different point of view than the ones expressed here or in the voting, feel free to express it.
The other restaurants included were: Angelina's, Basil T's, Buona Sera, Brother's, CIBO, Delfini, Federico's, Front Street Trattoria, Gaetano's, Gianni's, La Pastaria, Monticello, Mr. Pizza Slice, Pacini's Pizzeria, Pizza Fusion, Rosina's, Sal's, Stokers West Side and Tommy's Coal Pizza.