It was a landslide for a local landmark: .
The general store, located at 43 Main Street in Newtown, pulled in 782 of 895 votes cast for a chart-topping 87% and racked up :
"Quick story. This is the best , not just because it is the oldest. But because Marilyn Monroe (when she was Norma Jean) used to frequent this great establishment. Great breakfast sandwiches, great lunch sandwiches" -- David Rosvally
"The General store is truly the best quality for your money here in Newtown!" -- yoda said in a comment"The general store is by far the best deli in newtown! The flagpole is my favorite sandwich and the workers and owner are nice. Great deal for your $. The store looks and is very professional and I'd recommend to anyone." -- Chris said in his comment
also got a fair share of support in the poll, with 9% of the vote, and some stellar reviews, including this one from
"Great deli! - Miquel is always there and is friendly and helpful."
Though the poll is closed, you can review listings in our Patch Places directory any time.
And check out the Newtown Patch Readers' Choice 2012 Topic Page to see who else you have selected as the best of the best.