Six brand new battles today in Restaurant Madness 2015, including the first match-up of round 3!

Which restaurant will be first into the Elite 8? Vote now to decide!

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For Day 10's winners, click HERE!

Restaurant Madness is all in keeping with the spirit of March Madness, and gearing up for one of my favorite foodie holidays ever, Jersey Shore Restaurant Week! 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.

Today’s matchups:

Chef Mike's ABG, South Seaside Park vs. Piccola Italia, Ocean
709 Point Beach, Point Pleasant Beach vs. Rella's Tavern, Brielle
Fratello's, Sea Girt vs. Shipwreck Grill, Brielle
MonAlyssa, Point Pleasant Beach vs. Stella Marina, Asbury Park
Remington's, Manasquan vs. Char, Red Bank

Round 3:

Cross & Orange, Asbury Park vs. 10th Ave. Burrito, Belmar

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

Good luck to all!