The Santa Ynez Valley Journal congratulates all the winners!

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SPORTING LIFE


Yoga Studio

1st – Bloom Yoga

2nd – Performance Fitness


Pilates Studio

1st – Body & Soul

2nd – Premier Pilates


Golf Course

1st – Alisal / River Course

2nd – La Purisima


Health Club

1st – Stuart Gildred Family YMCA

2nd – All Sports Fitness Center


LOOKING GOOD


Barber Shop

2nd – Palms Barber Shop


Hair Salon

1st – Wild Hair

2nd – Allure Salon


Nail Salon / Manicurist

1st – Athena McCandlish at Wild Hair

2nd – Blush Beauty Boutique and Spa


Dry Cleaners

1st – One Hour Valley Cleaners

2nd – Michael’s Cleaners & Tuxedos


Women’s Clothing

1st – True Addiction

2nd – Elna’s Dress Shop


Men’s Clothing

1st – Izod Factory Store

2nd – Jedlickas Saddlery


Place to get a Facial

1st – Blush Beauty Boutique and Spa

2nd – Serenity Skin Spa


Shoes

1st – Solvang Shoe Store

2nd – Design Alternatives


Thrift Store

1st – Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society Treasures Thrift Store

2nd – People Helping People


EATING


Bakery

1st – Solvang Bakery

2nd – Olsen’s Danish Village Bakery


Doughnut Shop

1st – Don-Ley Donuts

2nd – Donut Time


Buellton Restaurant

1st – The Hitching Post II 2nd – Firestone Walker


Solvang Restaurant

1st- River Grill

2nd- Paula’s Pancake House


Santa Ynez Restaurant

1st – Grappolo

2nd – Red Barn


Los Olivos Restaurant

1st – Brothers at Mattei’s Tavern

2nd – Los Olivos Café


Orcutt Restaurant

1st – Rooney’s Irish Pub

2nd – Orcutt Burger

Kay’s Orcutt Country Kitchen

Trattoria Uliveto


Santa Barbara Restaurant

1st – Brophy Brothers

2nd – The Harbor

Pascucci


Mexican Restaurant

1st – Rudy’s Restaurant

2nd – Dos Carlitos


Danish Restaurant

1st – Bit of Denmark

2nd – Red Viking


Breakfast

1st – Ellen’s Danish Pancake House

2nd – Paula’s Pancake House


Seafood Restaurant

1st – Kabuki

2nd – The Hitching Post II


Steakhouse

1st – The Hitching Post II

2nd – AJ Spurs


Salad Bar

1st – El Rancho Marketplace

2nd – Tower Pizza

Starting Gate at Santa Ynez Valley Marriott


Pizza

1st – Tower Pizza

2nd – Pizza Shack


Sunday Brunch

1st- Starting Gate at Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

2nd- Root 246 at Hotel Corque


Grocery Store

1st – El Rancho Marketplace

2nd – Nielsen’s Market


Burger

1st – Paula’s Burger Barn

2nd – Root 246 at Hotel Corque

Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Solvang Brewery


Sandwich

1st – Panino

2nd – El Rancho Marketplace


DRINKING


Coffee House

1st – Bulldog Café

2nd – Corner House Coffee


Happy Hour

1st – Dos Carlitos

2nd – Figueroa Mountain Brewery


Santa Barbara County Brewery

1st – Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

2nd – Figueroa Mountain Brewery


Place for Wine Tasting

1st – Wandering Dog

2nd – Valley Vino


Cocktail Lounge/ Neighborhood Bar

1st – Maverick Saloon

2nd – The Mandarin Touch


Winery

1st – Fess Parker

2nd – Roblar

Gainey


GOING OUT


Place to Hear Live Music

1st – Maverick Saloon

2nd – Figueroa Mountain Brewery


Art Gallery

1st – Pavlov Art Gallery

2nd – Wildling Art Museum


Museum

1st – Elverhoy Museum of History & Art

2nd – Wildling Art Museum


FALLING IN LOVE


Caterer

1st – New West Special Occasion Catering

2nd – Santa Ynez Valley Marriott


Florist

1st – Santa Ynez Valley Florist

2nd – Renae’s Bouquet


Romantic Restaurant

1st – Brothers at Mattei’s Tavern

2nd – The Ballard Inn


Tuxedo Rental

1st – Michaels Cleaners & Ruxedo Rentals

2nd – St. Paul Cleaners Laundry & Tailoring


Wedding Cake Shop

1st – Solvang Bakery

2nd – Pattibakes


Jewelry Store

1st – Johnson’s Jewel Box

2nd – Designs in Gold


Limo Service

1st – Serenity Limo

2nd – Promenade


Hotel / Motel

1st – Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

2nd – Petersen Village Inn


LITTLE ONES


Daycare Facility

1st – Bethania Preschool

2nd – Stuart C Gildred YMCA

Tecolote


Children’s Clothing

1st – Atterdag Kids

2nd – ONE Consignment


Toy Store

1st – Solvang Toyland

2nd – Nathalie’s Doll House


FAMILY FRIENDS


Veterinarian

1st – Dr. Dean

2nd – Buellton Veterinary Clinic


Pet Store

1st – Lemos Feed & Pet Supplies

2nd – Valley Pets


Pet Grooming

1st – Red Door Dog Grooming

2nd – Los Olivos Pet Grooming


HOUSING


Nursery / Garden Center

1st – Windmill Nursery

2nd – Harrison Hardware

Valley Hardware


Real Estate Firm

1st – SYV Real Estate

2nd – Prudential


Real Estate Agent

1st – Patty Armor of Village Properties

2nd – Alan Jones


Antique Store

1st – Solvang Antique Center

2nd – C & R Imports


Gardenting / Landscape Service

1st – Valley Gardener

2nd – Greenscapes


Carpet Cleaning

1st – Marios Carpet Cleaning

2nd – Colgate Carpet Cleaning


Hardware Store

1st – Valley Hardware

2nd – Harrison Hardware


Cabinet Maker

1st – Valley Oak Industries, Inc.

2nd – Anthony Woodard


Plumber

1st – Moe’s Plumbing

2nd – Phil’s Plumbing


Pest Control

1st – Western Exterminators

2nd – Hydrex Pest Control


Insurance Dealer

1st – Bob Harris

2nd – Julia Tipolt


Contractor

1st – Mike Scavone

2nd – Erling Pohls


Place to Buy Carpet / Rugs

1st – Brent & Jeff’s

2nd – Colgate


Handyman Service

1st – Casey

2nd – Raymond Gonzalez

Joe the Handyman


LIVING WELL


Chiropractor

1st – Jim Hazard

2nd – Andy West


Computer Repair

1st – Overnite Computer Service

2nd – On-Site Computer Sales


Dentist

1st – Adam Haws DDS

2nd – Catherine Streegan DMD


Gift Store

1st – Mole Hole

2nd – Design Alternatives


Massage Therapist

1st – Eleanor at Performance Fitness

2nd – Secret Garden


Optometrist

1st – Dr. Bales

2nd – Dr. King


Bank

1st – Rabobank

2nd – Montecito Bank


Physician

1st – Dr. Howe

2nd – Dr. Roger Lane


Accounting Firm

1st – C & D

2nd – Sorensen & Sorensen


Bookstore

1st – The Book Loft

2nd – Valley Books


Acupuncturist

1st – Marcy McFee MA LAc

2nd – Dr. Hyun Lee


DRIVING


Taxi Service

1st – Solvang Taxi

2nd – 805


Car Washing / Detailing

1st – Cesar’s

2nd – Quick & Clean


Quick Oil Change

1st – Olivera’s Auto Repair & Towing

2nd – Frazier’s Auto Repair & Towing


Auto Repair

1st – Olivera’s Auto Repair & Towing

2nd – Frazier’s Auto Repair & Towing


Gas Station

1st – Tom’s Gas & Market

2nd – Jim’s Service Center


MEDIA


Columnist

1st – Ron Colone

2nd – SaraLloyd Truax


Radio Station

1st – “Krazy Country” 105.9

2nd – KSYV 96.7


Thanks to all of you who voted for Best in The Valley