Thinking about eating out tonight? Here are some ideas based on Howard Magazine’s readers’ poll of the area’s Best Restaurants of 2018:

Best Ambiance: Iron Bridge Wine Company

Honorable Mentions: Hudson Coastal, Tersiguel’s, Victoria’s Gastro Pub

Best Bar Food: The Ale House Columbia

Honorable Mentions: River Hill Grill, Kelsey’s Restaurant & Pub, Bare Bones Grill & Brewery

Best Barbecue: Mission BBQ

Honorable Mentions: Kloby’s Smokehouse, Bare Bones Grill & Brewery, The Canopy

Best Burger: Victoria Gastro Pub

Honorable Mentions: The White Oak Tavern, The Ale House Columbia, BGR The Burger Joint

Best Chinese: Hunan Manor

Honorable Mentions: Jesse Wong’s Asean Bistro, PF Chang’s, Hunan Legend

Best Crab Cake: Hudson Coastal

Honorable Mentions: Clyde’s of Columbia, The Corner Stable, Victoria Gastro Pub

Best Fine Dining: Stanford Grill

Honorable Mentions: Tersiguel’s, Kings Contrivance, Grille 620

Best Gluten-free Options: Great Sage

Honorable Mentions: Tino’s Italian Bistro, One Dish Cuisine, The White Oak Tavern

Best Healthful Menu: Great Sage

Honorable Mentions: David’s Natural Market, Bon Fresco, Nora’s Kabob

Best Indian: Royal Taj

Honorable Mentions: Ananda, House of India, Mango Grove

Best Italian: Tino’s Italian Bistro

Honorable Mentions: Facci, Aida Bistro, Maggiano’s

Best Japanese: Sushi Sono

Honorable Mentions: Sakura, Sushi King, Yama Sushi

Best Korean: Honey Pig Korean BBQ

Honorable Mentions: Bon Chon, Shin Chon, Rainpia

Best Mexican: La Palapa Grill & Cantina

Honorable Mentions: El Azteca, Ernesto’s, Xitomate

Best New Restaurant: Lupa

Honorable Mentions: Lib’s Grill, Cured Table & Tap/18th & 21st, Mad Chef Kitchen & Bar

Best Overall: Hudson Coastal

Honorable Mentions: Iron Bridge Wine Co., Tino’s Italian Bistro, The White Oak Tavern

Best Pizza: Coal Fire Pizza

Honorable Mentions: Ledo Pizza, River House Pizza Co., Tino’s Italian Bistro

Best Place to Take Kids: Double T Diner

Honorable Mentions: Eggspectation, Tino’s Italian Bistro, Hudson Coastal

Best Place to Take Out-of-towners: Iron Bridge Wine Co.

Victoria Gastro Pub, The White Oak Tavern, Tino’s Italian Bistro

Best Seafood: Hudson Coastal

Honorable Mentions: Grille 620, Sushi Sono, Aida Bistro

Best Sports Bar: Looney’s Pub

Honorable Mentions: The Ale House Columbia, River Hill Grill, The Greene Turtle

Best Steak: Stanford Grill

Honorable Mentions: Iron Bridge Wine Co., The White Oak Tavern, Victoria Gastro Pub

Best Sushi: Sushi Sono

Honorable Mentions: Sushi King, Katana Sushi, East Moon Asian Bistro

Best Value: Double T Diner

Honorable Mentions: Maiwand Kabob, Kelsey’s Restaurant and Irish Pub, Bare Bones Grill & Brewery

Best Vegetarian Options: Great Sage

Honorable Mentions: Royal Taj, Mango Grove, Bon Fresco

Best View: Clyde’s of Columbia

Honorable Mentions: The Turnhouse, Elkridge Furnace Inn, Sushi Sono

Best Wine List: Iron Bridge Wine Co.

Honorable Mentions: Aida Bistro (tie), Pure Wine Cafe (tie), Tino’s Italian Bistro

Source: The Baltimore Sun