Celebrating the Businesses of Elk Grove

2013 Best of Elk Grove Winners

Community

 

Best Blogger

1. Terri Gibbs

2. Pahla Bowers

3. Rodney Blackwell

 

Best Community Event/Festival

1. CSD Giant Pumpkin and Harvest Festival

2. Elk Grove Western Festival

3. Strauss Festival of Elk Grove

 

Best Local Hero

1. Jeffery Yazel: Jr. US Army

2. Melissa Mutz, Team TOM

3. Karen Penfold

 

Best Non-Profit Organization

1. Elk Grove Food Bank Services

2. Project R.I.D.E. Inc.

3. Chicks in Crisis

 

Entertainment

 

Best High School Marching Band

1. Elk Grove High School

2. Franklin High School

3. Pleasant Grove High School

 

Best Local Artist

1. David Garibaldi

2. Arlene Palmer

3. Magical Mary

 

Best Local Band

1. Whiskey Dawn

2. Random Shuffle

3. Four Days Out

 

Best Party Entertainment

1. Jumps R Us

2. Great Scot the Magic Dude

3. Magical Mary

 

Best Place for Adult Fun

1. Pins & Strikes Bowling

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar

3. Bob's Club

 

Best Place for Kids Fun

1. Pins & Strikes Bowling

2. Surf Xtreme

3. Kindermusik by Musical Milestones

 

Best Place for Live Music

1. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill

3. The Wrangler Bar

 

Best Place to Watch the Big Game

1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

2. Bull Wings & Rings

3. Coach's Classic Bar & Grill

 

Food & Drink

 

Best Bar/Sports Bar

1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill

3. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

 

Best BBQ

1. Dickey's Barbecue Pit

2. Texas Road House

3. Big Al's BBQ and Deli

 

Best Buffet

1. Golden Corral

2. Fuji Sushi Buffet

3. Home Town Buffet

 

Best Chinese Restaurant

1. Happy Garden

2. Wonderful Chinese Restaurant

3. Tea Garden

 

Best Coffee House

1. Starbucks

2. It's A Grind

3. Peet's Coffee and Tea

 

Best Deli

1. Baguettes Deli

2. Mr. Pickles Sandwich Shop

3. Beach Hut Deli

 

Best Dessert Shop

1. Leatherby's Family Creamery

2. Sinful Treats

3. Terri Does Desserts

 

Best Donut Shop

1. JR's Donuts

2. Java Time Donuts

3. Honey's Donuts

 

Best Fast Food

1. In-N-Out Burger

2. Chipotle

3. Chick-fil-A

 

Best Food Truck

1. Krush Burger

2. Heavenly Hot Dogs

3. Papa Dale's Drivin' Diner

 

Best Frozen Dessert Shop

1. Leatherby's Family Creamery

2. Tops Yogurt & Smoothies

3. Tiger's Yogurt

 

Best Indian Restaurant

1. Maharani India Restaurant

2. Curry House

3. 1st Choice Pizza and Curry

 

Best Italian Restaurant

1. Palermo Ristorante Italiano

2. Paesanos

3. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

 

Best Japanese Restaurant

1. Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

2. Kintaro Sushi Bar

3. Satori's

 

Best Mexican Restaurant

1. Plaza del Sol Restaurant & Cantina

2. Todo un Poco

3. Baja Burrito

 

Best Pizza Place

1. Old Town Pizza and Tap House

2. Pizza Bell

3. Fat Mike's Pizza

 

Best Place for a Burger

1. The Habit

2. In-N-Out Burger

3. Smashburger

 

Best Place for a Glass of Wine

1. Paesanos

2. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

3. Palermo Ristorante Italiano

 

Best Place for American Food

1. Boulevard Bistro

2. BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

3. Brick House Restaurant & Lounge

 

Best Place for Breakfast

1. Mimi's Cafe

2. Stagecoach Restaurant

3. Cassidy's Family Restaurant

 

Best Place for Hot Wings

1. Old Town Pizza and Tap House

2. Bull Wings & Rings

3. Wingstop

 

Best Place to Fill Water Bottles

1. Bel Air

2. Nugget Market

3. Oasis Pure Water and Ice

 

Best Sandwich Shop

1. Mr. Pickles Sandwich Shop

2. Baguettes Deli

3. Togo's

 

Best Thai Restaurant

1. Thai Chili

2. Thai Basil

3. Royal Thai Palace

 

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

1. Pho Lotus

2. Viet Hoa

3. Pho Anh Duc East West Café

 

Home & Garden

 

Best Carpet Care

1. Frank's Carpet Care

2. Liberty Carpet Care

3. Awesome Carpets & Tile Cleaning

 

Best General Contractor/Handyman

1. Nick Morton-Elk Grove Home Repair

2. Sam James Construction

3. A2Z Home Improvements

 

Best Heating & Air Service

1. Top Rank Heating and Air Conditioning Inc

2. Elite Heating & Air

3. Huft Heating and Air Conditioning

 

Best Home Appraiser

1. Appraise it Today, Amy Parker

2. Acutec Home Inspection

2. Hamlin Home Inspections

 

Best House Painter

1. Motta Bellissimo Painting

2. Lance McKinney

3. Pro Painters

 

Best Interior Designer

1. Floor to Ceiling

2. Into Interiors

3. Artful Home Design Studio

 

Best Landscaper

1. Singh's Landscape & Maintenance

2. Elk Grove Landscaping

3. Tranquil Gardens

 

Best Lawn Care

1. Singh's Landscape & Maintenance

2. Elk Grove Landscaping

3. Easy Green

 

Best Mortgage Company

1. Comstock Mortgage

2. US Bank

 

Best Moving Company

1. Two Men And A Truck

 

Best Pest Control

1. Bell Pest Control

2. Above and Beyond Pest Control

3. Sniper Pest Control

 

 

Best Plumber

1. The Plumbing Therapist

2. MSE Plumbing

3. Bonney Plumbing, Heating, Air & Rooter Service

 

Best Pool Maintenance

1. All Clear Pool & Spa

2. Huntington Pools

3. 916 Pool Service

 

Best Property Management

1. Realty Roundup

2. Eagle Property Management

3. Sac City Rentals

 

Best Real Estate Agent

1. Valerie Healy, RE/MAX

2. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Diana Martinez

3. Real Estate Professionals, Debbie Henry

3. Michael Simcock, Coldwell Banker

 

Shopping & Services

 

Awards, Trophies & Plaques

1. Paula Maita & Co.

2. C & T Specialties

3. AAP Awards

 

Best Accounting Services

1. Cybertary of Elk Grove

2. Douglas Mischley & Associates

3. Presidio Bookkeeping

 

Best Antique Store

1. The Red Door

2. From the Homestead

 

Best Appliance Sales & Service

1. Valley Oak Home Appliance Center

2. Home Depot

3. Lake Appliance Repair

 

Best Attorney

1. Cava & Faulkner Attorneys at Law

2. Law Offices Of Quinton J. Miller

3. Law Offices of Jonathan Stein

 

Best Auto Body Repair

1. Hayes Brothers Collision Repair

2. Frisco Auto Body

3. Cooks Collision

 

Best Auto Repair Shop

1. Evert Automotive

2. Automotive Solutions

2. Complete Performance

 

Best Bank

1. The Golden One Credit Union

2. SAFE Credit Union

3. River City Bank

 

Best Bike Shop

1. Elk Grove Cyclery

2. Kinetic

 

Best Book Store

1. The Bible House

2. Trent's Book Shelf

3. Metropolis Comix

 

Best Business Assistant

1. Cybertary of Elk Grove

2. Presido Sean Orner

3. Emily Rose

 

Best Business Development

1. Avaunt Advantage

2. Kreative Design/Marketing

 

Best Car Dealership

1. Elk Grove Toyota

2. Elk Grove Nissan

3. Elk Grove Ford

 

Best Car Wash

1. Bubbles Car Wash

2. Kelly's Car Wash

3. Premier Car Wash

 

Best Cards & Comics Shop

1. Elk Grove Cards & Comics

2. Metropolis Comix

3. Evolution Gaming Store

 

Best Child Care Facility

1. Merryhill

2. MVP Academy PreSchool & Day Care

3. KinderCare

 

Best Childrens Store

1. Once Upon a Child

2. The Children's Place

3. Carters

 

Best Chiropractor

1. Backs In Motion ChiroSpa

2. The Specific Chiropractic Center

3. Peak Performance

 

Best Computer Help

1. Sarceno Network Consulting

1. Dennis Kirschling, Professional

 

Computer Technology

2. OMS Computer Repair

3. Flash Mobile Computers

 

Best Copy & Print

1. Cornerstone Copy & Print

2. FedEx Office

3. Staples

 

Best Craft Store

1. Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft

2. Michael's

3. Knitique

 

Best Customer Service

1. Valley Oak Appliance

2. The Running Zone

3. Complete Performance Inc.

 

Best Dance Supply Store

1. Releve

2. Encore

3. Step in Time

 

Best Dental Office

1. Elk Grove Family Dentistry

2. Dentistry by Design

3. Elk Grove Dental

 

Best Education/Tutoring

1. Sylvan Learning Center

2. Everyday Heroes Training Center

3. Mathnasium

 

Best Electrician

1. Steele Electric

2. Woods Electric

3. Power Electric

 

Best Fine Jeweler

1. Kenny G & Company

2. Dalin Jewelers

3. Roger's Jewelers

 

Best Gift Shop

1. Embellish

2. Hallmark

3. Pomegranate

 

Best Graphic/Web Designer

1. Kreative Design/Marketing

2. GOTO Web Design & Hosting

3. Cambridge Studios

 

Best Grocery Store

1. Bel Air

2. Nugget Market

3. Sprouts

 

Best Hair Salon

1. A Cut Above

2. J. Dressler Salon

3. All About You Salon and Spa

 

Best Hair Stylist

1. Stephanie Rodriquez

2. Christy Johnston

3. Kaori Ishikawa

 

Best Home Improvement Store

1. Home Depot

2. Lowe's

3. Floor to Ceiling

 

Best Insurance Agent

1. David Woodel

2. Vista Point Insurance

3. Anglin A. Baker, Jr., Allstate Insurance

 

Best Limo Service

1. Bella Tours Limousine

2. API

 

Best Locksmith

1. Elk Grove Lock and Safe

2. Elk Grove Locksmith

 

Best Massage Studio

1. The Comfort Zone

2. Time Well Spent

3. Craven's Massage

 

Best Medical Office

1. Kaiser Permanente

2. Sutter

3. UC Davis Medical Group

 

Best Mom & Pop Store

1. Valley Oak Appliance

2. The Running Zone

3. MadHouse Skate Shop

 

Best Music Instruction

1. Kindermusik

2. SING INC

3. Kecia Thomas - Piano Time

 

Best Nail Salon

1. Polished

2. Elizabeth's Casa Bella Salon

2. Harbour Nails

 

Best Neighborhood Postal Center

1. Mail and More

2. Raleys

3. FedEx Office

 

Best Notary Service

1. Mail and More

2. Huster Notary

3. Ed Miller, Notary

 

Best Oil Change

1. Jiffy Lube

2. Big O Tires

3. Complete Performance Inc.

 

 

Best Window Cleaning Service

1. High Class Glass

 

Best Window Tinter

1. Genesis Window Tinting

2. Omar's Mobile Alarm & Tint

 

Best Yard & Garden Store

1. The Secret Garden

2. Orchard Supply Hardware

3. Home Depot

 

Best Old Town Merchant

1. Embellish

2. MadHouse Skate Shop

3. Evolution Gaming Store

 

Best Pre-School

1. Merryhill

2. Tiny Tots - CSD

3. MVP Academy

 

Best Promotional Items

1. Paula Maita & Co.

2. Kreative Design/Marketing

3. AAP Awards

 

Best Scrapbooking Store

1. Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft

2. Stamper's Corner

 

Best Senior Facility

1. Elk Grove Senior Center

2. The Commons

3. Carlton Plaza

 

Best Shoe Store

1. Designer Shoe Warehouse

2. The Running Zone

3. Shoes That Fit

 

Best Shopping Center

1. Elk Grove Commons

2. Laguna Crossroads

3. Laguna Creek Town Center

 

Best Smog Check

1. Smog 'n Go

2. Complete Performance Inc.

3. RPM Smog

 

Best Tanning Salon

1. California Sun

2. Endless Sun

3. Solaire

 

Best Tax Preparer

1. Tom Mischley, CPA

2. Benita Myers Tax Services

3. Patrick Rogan CPA

 

Best Travel Agent

1. Nash Travels

2. Tonya's Travel

3. All About Honeymoons & Destination Weddings

 

Best Veterinary Office

1. Bradshaw Veterinary

2. Franklin Ranch

3. Abel Pet Clinic

 

Best Optometrist

1. Laguna Creek Optometry

2. Dr John Eliopulos Optometrist

3. EyeOptics Optometry Center

 

Best Orthodontist Office

1. Elk Grove Othrodontics

2. Dorminey Orthodontics

3. Laguna Creek Orthodontics

 

Best Pet Care

1. Franklin Ranch

2. Bradshaw Veterinary

3. Camp Bow Wow

 

Best Pet Products

1. Pets to Go

2. Pet Smart

3. Pet Club

 

Best Pet Services

1. Franklin Ranch

2. Pets to Go

3. Camp Bow Wow

 

Best Photography Studio

1. Bruce Robinson

2. Alyson Viducich Photography

3. Small Red Sneakers Photography

 

Best Physician

1. Dr. Trevor Hacker

2. Dr. Dale Stark

3. Dr. Scott Cannon

 

Best Picture Framing

1. Choice Framing

2. Aaron Brothers Art & Framing

3. Michael's

 

Best Place for a Facial

1. Skin Care by Carol

2. The Wellness Spa

3. J Dressler Salon

 

Best Place to Buy Clothes

1. Kohl's

2. Dress Barn

3. The Clothesline

 

Best Place to Learn to Swim

1. Wackford Aquatic Center

2. Elk Grove Park

3. Swim Kids

 

Sports & Fitness

 

Best Cheer Gym

1. Royal All-Stars

 

Best Dance Studio

1. Fusion Fitness and Dance

2. Encore! Studio of Performing Arts

3. Elite Studio of Dance

 

Best Golf Course

1. Valley Hi Country Club

2. Emerald Lakes Golf Course

3. Wildhawk Golf Club

 

Best Group Fitness

1. Fusion Fitness and Dance

2. Jazzercise Elk Grove

3. CrossFit 916

 

Best Health Club

1. California Family Fitness

2. Laguna Creek Racquet Club

3. Crossfit 916

 

Best Martial Arts Center

1. Kovar's Satori Academy

2. Ajay's Karate

3. Moore's Karate

 

Best Personal Trainer

1. Gina Cargile

2. Pahla Bowers

3. Larson's Fitness

 

Best Place to Shoot Pool

1. Bob's

2. Elk Grove Sports Bar

3. Strikes Bowling

 

Best Sports Equipment Store

1. Sports Chalet

2. Sports Authority

3. Big 5

 

Best Sports Facility

1. Bartholomew Sports Park

2. Wackford Community Center

3. Soccer World

 

Wedding & Events

 

Best Cake Maker

1. Sinful Treats

2. Above & Beyond Cakes

3. Mrs.Kays Sweet Treats

 

Best Caterer

1. Dickey's BBQ Pit

2. Baja Burrito

3. De Vinci's

 

Best DJ

1. Full Throttle Music

2. Jukebox Music

3. Supernatural Sounds

 

Best Event Photographer

1. Alyson Viducich Photography

2. Small Red Sneakers Photograpy

3. Dastardly Delirious Photography

 

Best Event Venue

1. Valley Hi Country Club

2. Wackford Community Center

3. Elk Grove Event Center

 

Best Florist

1. Nina's Flowers

2. Fireside Florist

3. Laguna Flowers

 

Best Hotel

1. Hilton Garden Inn

2. Holiday Inn

3. Hampton Inn and Suites

 

Best Party Planner

1. CSD Special Events

2. Brick Events - Brian Detrick

 

Best Party Supplies

1. Party City

2. J & J Treasures

3. Party America

 

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