We're down to the Elite Eight! With almost 1600 votes in yesterday's matchups, we're taking two more restaurants into the next round today!

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Find out Day 16′s winners by clicking HERE.

The participants for Restaurant Madness 2014 have been selected, and now, we play!

Keep your votes coming in as we find out the best restaurant at the Jersey Shore!

In keeping with the spirit of March Madness, and gearing up for one of my favorite foodie holidays ever, Jersey Shore Restaurant Week, and our upcoming Sample the Shore tasting, Restaurant Madness is back! We will crown the best restaurant in Monmouth and Ocean Counties as voted by you.

We have narrowed it down to a competing pool of 64 (bracket available by clicking HERE). Feel free to e-mail me your winning picks, but remember, it’s all just for fun.

It’s time to find take the first two restaurants into the Final Four! The Restaurant Madness 2014 winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 8th!

Today’s matchups:

Brandl., Belmar vs. 709 Point Beach, Point Pleasant Beach
Tre Amici, Long Branch vs. 10th Ave. Burrito, Belmar

Voting will be done with the polls below, and will last for 24 hours!

Good luck to all!