Celebrating the Businesses of Elk Grove

2011 Best of Elk Grove Winners

Entertainment

 

Best Community Event/Festival

1. Elk Grove Western Festival

2. Giant Pumpkin Festival

3. Salute to the Red White and Blue

 

Best High School Marching Band

1. Elk Grove High School

2. Franklin High School

3. Pleasant Grove High School

 

Best Local Band

1. Beyond the Grove

2. Road 88

3. Random Shuffle

 

Best Party Entertainment

1. Full Throttle Music

2. Jumps R Us

3. Great Scot the Magic Dude

 

Best Place for Adult Fun

1. Strikes Family Entertainment

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar

3. Comedy Under the Stars

 

Best Place for Kids Fun

1. Wackford Aquatic Center

2. Elk Grove Regional Park

3. Strikes Family Entertainment

 

Best Place for Live Music

1. CSD Hot Summer Nights Concerts

2. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

3. The Wrangler

 

Best Place to Watch the Big Game

1. BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar

3. Bull Wings Bar & Grill

 

Food & Drink

 

Best American Food

1. BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

2. Boulevard Bistro

3. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

 

Best Bar/Sports Bar

1. BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar

3. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

 

Best Breakfast

1. Mimi's Cafe

2. Stagecoach Restaurant

3. Cassidy's Family Restaurant

 

Best Buffet

1. Fuji's

2. Peony Palace

3. Hometown Buffet

 

Best Burger

1. The Habit

2. In-N-Out Burger

3. Five Guys

 

Best Chinese

1. Happy Garden

2. Peony Palace

3. Wonderful Chinese

 

Best Coffee House

1. Starbucks

2. It's a Grind

3. Peet's Coffee & Tea

 

Best Deli

1. Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop

2. Nugget Market

3. Beach Hut Deli

 

Best Dessert

1. Cookie Jar

2. BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

3. Nugget Market

 

Best Donuts

1. JR's Donuts

2. Java Time Donuts

3. The Donut Shop

 

Best Fast Food

1. In-N-Out Burger

2. Chipotle

3. The Habit Burger Grill

 

Best Frozen Desserts

1. Tops Yogurt

2. Cold Stone Creamery

3. Pinkberry

 

Best Hawaiian

1. L and L Hawaiian BBQ

 

Best Hot Wings

1. Wing Stop

2. Buffalo Wings and Rings

3. Bull Wings Bar & Grill

 

Best Indian Food

1. Curry House

2. Moonlight Indian Restaurant

 

Best Italian

1. Palermo Ristorante Italiano

2. Paesano's

3. Romano's Macaroni Grill

 

Best Japanese

1. Mikuni

2. Osaka

3. Kintaro

 

Best Mexican

1. Plaza del Sol

2. El Jardin

3. Todo un Poco

 

Best Pizza

1. Round Table

2. Pizza Bell

3. Papa Murphy's

 

Best Place for a Glass of Wine

1. Paesano's

2. Boulevard Bistro

3. Brickhouse

 

Best Place to Fill Water Bottles

1. Bel Air

2. Grocery Outlet

3. Nugget Market

 

Best Sandwich

1. Mr. Pickle's

1. Panera's

2. Subway

3. Beach Hut Deli

 

Best Thai

1. Thai Chili

2. Thai Basil

3. Royal Thai

 

Best Vietnamese Food

1. Pho Lotus

2. East West

3. Pho Dynasty

 

Home & Garden

 

Best Carpet Care

1. Liberty Carpet Care

2. Frank's Carpet Care

2. Souza's Carpet Cleaning

3. Noble Carpet Cleaning

 

Best General Contractor/Handyman

1. Elk Grove Home Repair

2. Floor to Ceiling

3. Sam James Construction

 

Best Heating & Air Service

1. Bell Brothers

2. Elite Heating and Air

2. Huft Heating and Air

3. Top Rank Heating and Air

 

Best Home Appraiser

1. Appraise It Today!

2. Tiner Appraisal Service

 

Best House Painter

1. Motta Bellissimo Painting

2. Bob Davis Painting

3. Castle Painting

 

Best Interior Designer

1. Floor to Ceiling

2. The Decorator's Daughters

3. Design FX

 

Best Landscaper

1. Singh's Landscape

2. River City Lawn Care

3. Tranquill Gardens

 

Best Lawn Care

1. River City Lawn Care

2. Singh's Landscape and Maintenance

 

Best Pest Control

1. Bell Pest Control

2. 007 Pest Control

3. The Pest Guys

 

Best Plumber

1. Bonney Plumbing

2. The Plumbing Therapist

3. The Pocket Plunger

 

Best Pool Maintenance

1. All Clear Pool and Spa

2. Kevin's Pool Service

3. Sage Pools

 

Best Real Estate Agent

1. Valerie Healy

2. Jenifer Miller

3. Terri Moule

 

Best Business Assistant

1. Cybertary

2. @ Your Request

 

Best Business Development

1. Kreative Design / Marketing

2. Avaunt Advantage

3. Cybertary

 

Best Car Dealership

1. Elk Grove Toyota

2. Elk Grove Honda

3. Maita Chevrolet

 

Best Car Wash

1. Bubbles Car Wash

2. Kelly's Car Wash

3. Premier Car Wash

 

Best Cards & Comics

1. Cards and Comics

2. Metropolis

3. Olde World Gaming

 

Best Child Care Facility

1. CSD Kid Central

2. Merryhill Laguna

3. Kindercare

 

Best Children's Store

1. Once Upon a Child

2. Justice for Girls

3. The Moppet Shoppe

 

Best Chiropractor

1. Peak Performance (Dr. Doug Ferguson)

2. Elk Grove Chiropractic (Dr. Chad Sundstrom)

3. Backs in Motion (Dr. Andrew Williams)

 

Best Computer Help

1. Best Buy Geek Squad

2. The Computer Geeks

3. Flash Mobile Computers

 

Best Copy & Print

1. Fedex Office

2. Cornerstone

3. The UPS Store

 

Best Craft Store

1. Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft

2. Michael's

3. Stamper's Corner

 

Best Customer Service

1. Grocery Outlet

2. The Running Zone

3. Dressbarn

 

Best Dance Supply Store

1. Releve' Dance Wear Co.

2. Step In Time

 

Best Dental Office

1. Elk Grove Family Dentistry

2. Dentistry by Design

3. Kids Care Dental

 

Best Education/Tutoring

1. Sylvan Learning Center

2. Huntington Learning Center

2. Keeping Pace Learning Center

 

Best Electrician

1. Steele Electric

2. Power Electric

 

Best Fine Jeweler

1. Dalin Jewelers

2. Kenny G and Company

3. Rogers Jewelry

 

Best Gift Shop

1. Embellish

2. The Secret Garden

3. Hallmark

 

Best Graphic/Web Designer

1. Kreative Design / Marketing

2. The UPS Store

3. Cambridge Studios

 

Best Grocery Store

1. Bel Air

2. Nugget

3. Trader Joe's

 

Best Hair Salon

1. All About You

2. J. Dressler

3. The Wellness Spa

 

Best Hobby Store

1. Handcraft Brewing

2. Metropolis Comix

3. Beadware

3. Michaels

 

Best Home Improvement Store

1. Home Depot

2. Lowe's

3. Orchard Supply Hardware

 

Best Independent Consultant

1. Phyllis Enos, Mary Kay

2. Chantil Russo, Cookie Lee

3. Amy McDaniel, MaryKay

 

Best Insurance

1. Woodel Insurance

2. Mary Vargas, Allstate

3. AAA

 

Best Limo Service

1. Aloha Limousine

2. At Your Service Limousine

3. Bella Tours Limousine

 

Best Locksmith

1. Elk Grove Lock and Safe

2. Nelson's Locksmith

 

Best Massage Studio

1. The Comfort Zone

2. Time Well Spent

3. Sole Salon and Spa

 

Best Medical Office

1. Kaiser Elk Grove

2. Sutter Medical Group

3. UC Davis Medical Group

 

Best Mom & Pop

1. Grocery Outlet

2. The Running Zone

3. Mail and More

 

Best Music Instruction

1. Skip's Music

2. NewSongs School of Music

3. Happi Music Land

 

Best Nail Salon

1. Polished Nail Bar

2. Venus Nails

3. Platinum Nails

 

Best Neighborhood Postal Center

1. The UPS Store

2. Mail and More

3. Raley's

 

Best Non Profit Organization

1. Elk Grove Food Bank

2. Project R.I.D.E.

3. Chicks in Crisis

 

Best Notary Service

1. The UPS Store

2. Mail and More

3. Tony Goularte - Mechanics Bank

 

Best Oil Change

1. Jiffy Lube

2. Big O Tires

3. Oil Stop

 

 

Best Old Town Merchant

1. Embellish

2. Brickhouse

3. Paula Maita and Co.

 

Best Optometrist

1. Eye Center (Dr. John Eliopulos)

2. Laguna Creek Optometry (Drs. Chin)

3. Visioncare Optometry (Dr. Thuy Ha)

 

Best Orthodontist Office

1. Elk Grove Orthodontics (Dr. Rollofson)

2. Laguna Creek Orthodontics (Dr. Douglas)

3. Laguna Orthodontics (Dr. Adams)

 

Best Pet Products

1. PetSmart

2. Pets To Go

3. Pet Club

 

Best Pet Services

1. Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital and Hotel

2. Pets to Go

3. Camp Bow Wow

 

Best Photography Studio

1. Bruce Robinson Photography

2. Unforgettable Portraits

3. Alyson Viducich Photography

 

Best Picture Framing

1. Aaron Brothers

2. Choice Framing

3. Michael's

 

Best Place for a Facial

1. Skin Care by Carol

2. Ella Blue

3. House of Hues

 

Best Place to Buy Clothes

1. Kohls

2. TJ MAXX

3. Ross

 

Best Place to Learn to Swim

1. Wackford Aquatic Center

2. California Family Fitness

3. Cosumnes River College

 

Best Pre-School

1. Merryhill Laguna

2. CSD Tiny Tot Preschools

3. Wee Care II

 

Best Promotional Items

1. Paula Maita and Co.

2. Kreative Design/Marketing

3. EZ Promotions

 

Best Scrapbooking Store

1. Joann's

2. Stamper's Corner

3. Scrap-n-Stamp

 

Best Senior Services

1. Elk Grove Senior Center

2. The Commons

3. The Meadows

 

Best Shoe Store

1. Famous Footwear

2. The Running Zone

3. Payless

 

Best Shopping Center

1. Elk Grove Commons

2. Laguna Crossroads

3. Elk Grove Marketplace

 

Best Smog Check

1. Smog N Go

2. Complete Performance

3. RPM Smog

 

Best Tanning Salon

1. Planet Beach

2. California Sun

3. Maui Tans

 

Best Tax Preparer

1. Benita Myers Tax Service

2. H and R Block

3. Patrick Rogan

 

Best Travel Agent

1. AAA

2. Nash Travels

 

Best Veterinary Office

1. Bradshaw Veterinary

2. Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital

3. Laguna Creek Veterinary

 

Best Window Tinter

1. Genesis Window Tinting

2. All About Tint

 

Best Yard & Garden Store

1. Capital Nursery

2. Home Depot

3. Lowes

 

Sports & Fitness

 

Best Cheer Gym

1. Byers Gymnastics

2. University Cheer Force

3. EDGE Allstars

 

Best Dance Studio

1. Fusion Fitness and Dance

2. Encore! Studio of Performing Arts

3. Elite Studio of Dance

 

Best Golf Course

1. WildHawk

2. Valley Hi Country Club

3. Emerald Lakes

 

Best Group Fitness

1. California Family Fitness

2. Fusion Fitness and Dance

3. Moms in Motion

 

Best Health Club

1. California Family Fitness

2. 24 Hour Fitness

3. Laguna Creek Racquet Club

 

Best Martial Arts Center

1. Kovar's Satori Academy

2. School of the Tiger

3. Ajay's Karate

 

Best Place to Shoot Pool

1. Elk Grove Sports Bar

2. Bob's Club

3. Coach's in Strikes

 

Best Sports Equipment Store

1. Sports Chalet

2. Sports Authority

3. Big 5

 

Best Sports Facility

1. Wackford Aquatic Center

2. California Family Fitness

3. Bartholemew Sports Park

 

Wedding & Events

 

Best Cake Maker

1. River City Cake Company

2. Nugget

3. Bel Air

 

Best Caterer

1. DeVinci's Delicatessen and Catering

2. Baja Burrito

3. Golden Gourmet Catering

 

Best DJ

1. Full Throttle Music

2. Showtime Entertainment

 

Best Event Photographer

1. Bruce Robinson

2. Alyson Viducich Photography

3. Ponce's Portraits

 

Best Event Venue

1. Valley Hi Country Club

2. Elk Grove Park Pavilion

3. Wackford Aquatic Center

 

Best Florist

1. Nina's Flowers

2. Fireside Florist

3. Bel Air

 

Best Hotel

1. Hilton Garden Inn

2. Holiday Inn Express

3. Hampton Inn and Suites

 

Best Party Planner

1. Weddings By Design

2. CSD Special Events Office

3. 2gether Event Planning

 

Best Party Supplies

1. Party City

2. J and J Treasures

3. Liz's Craft and Party

 

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This competition is meant to be fun for all who participate and to give exposure to all the great businesses Elk Grove has to offer.