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Marathon Deli Wins Readers' Choice for Best Fries

The College Park eatery narrowly edged out Fishnet and Five Guys for the title.

With in this week's Readers' Choice poll, in College Park takes the title for best French fries in the area.

Arguably better known for its authentic gyros, the cozy family-owned restaurant serves up crowd-favorite fries alongside souvlaki, loukaniko, turnovers, and other Greek specialties.

"Marathon Deli, hands down," commenter Linda Ivy wrote of the restaurant. "Been going there since the 80s. Love the gyros and fries."

Marathon Deli narrowly edged out fellow College Park establishment in the voting, 10 votes to 9. Greenbelt's Five Guys location came in third with 8 votes, followed closely by Hyattsville's with 7. Riverdale Park's  and  both notched 3.

Stay tuned for next week's Readers' Choice poll, when you'll have a chance to vote on the best local place to do your taxes.

Michael Theis March 30, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Congrats to Marathon Deli! I will say Fishnet had my vote. I live right around the corner from them currently, and their fries are bangin'.
Jenni Pompi (Editor) March 30, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Had some fries from Marathon today. So good! Congrats, Marathon!
Carol March 31, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Both restaurants are favorites of mine, and both are great choices to have in the community. Marathon has been there for ages, and Fishnet is new. Fishnet has excellent fish sandwiches, and I am planning on trying the Sunday brunch soon.

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