Best Of Stanislaus 2018

Best Food & Drink


Best American Cuisine
Gold – Commonwealth
Silver – DEWZ Restaurant

Best Barbecue
Gold – Devine Swine
Silver – Mike’s Branding Iron BBQ

Best Bakery
Gold – Mr. T’s Delicate Donut
Silver – Village Baking Co.

Best Breakfast
Gold – My Garden Cafe
Silver – The Velvet Grill & Creamery

Best Brunch
Gold – The Fruityard
Silver – Surla’s

Best Buffet
Gold – The Fruityard
Silver – Surla’s

Best Burger
Gold – Bauer’s 66 1/2
Silver – Twisted Pig

Best Caterer
Gold – Skewers Kabob House
Silver – Food Fix Truck

Best Chinese
Gold – Dynasty Garden
Silver – Imperial Garden

Best Coffee House
Gold – Queen Bean
Silver – Preservation Coffee & Tea

Best Dinner
Gold – Galletto Ristorante
Silver – DEWZ Restaurant

Best Farmer’s Market Food Stand
Gold – Foxwood Catering
Silver – Oaxacan Tamales

Best Greek
Gold – Papapavlos
Silver – Skewers Kabob House

Best Healthy Eating
Gold – Greens On Tenth
Silver – Go Fresh

Best Ice Cream
Gold – Ice Cream Company
Silver – Baskin Robbins

Best Indian
Gold – Sunlight Indian Cuisine
Silver – Punjab Express

Best Italian
Gold – Bella Italia
Silver – Chefs of New York

Best Japanese
Gold – Sushi Garden
Silver – Raw Sushi Bistro

Best Local Craft Beer
Gold – Dust Bowl Brewing CO.
Silver – Churchkey

Best Lunch
Gold – Brighter Side
Silver – Harvest Moon Restaurant

Best Mexican
Gold – La Parilla
Silver – Las Casuelas

Best Milkshakes
Gold – The Velvet Grill & Creamery
Silver – Ice Cream Company

Best Outdoor Dining
Gold – Redwood Cafe
Silver – Camp 4

Best Pizza
Gold – Michael’s Pizza Bar & Grill
Silver – Chefs of New York

Best Sandwich
Gold – Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop
Silver – The Sandwich Shop

Best Smoothie
Gold -Jamba Juice
Silver – Mango Crazy

Best Seafood
Gold – RAW Sushi Bistro
Silver – Surla’s

Best Steakhouse
Gold – Texas Roadhouse
Silver – DEWZ Restaurant

Best Sports Bar
Gold – Bookies Sports Bar and Lounge
Silver – The Fox Pub

Best Sushi
Gold – Raw Sushi Bistro
Silver – Sushi Garden

Best Thai
Gold – Tasty Thai
Silver – Thailand Restaurant

Best Vegan/Vegetarian
Gold – Greens On Tenth
Silver – La Mo Cafe Restaurant

Best Vietnamese
Gold – Pheonix Noodle House
Silver – Saigon One

Best Yogurt
Gold – Yogurt Mill
Silver – Oodles Frozen Yogurt

Best of Nightlife


Best Bar
Gold – P. Wexford’s Pub
Silver – Camp 4 Wine Cafe

Best Brewpub
Gold – Dust Bowl Brewing Co.
Silver – Commonwealth

Best Happy Hour
Gold – Fuzio’s Universal Bistro
Silver – The Tap Room Pub and Grub

Best Margarita
Gold – La Parilla
Silver – La Morenita

Best Place to Meet After 10PM
Gold – Commonwealth
Silver – Rivets American Grill

Best Wine Tasting Bar
Gold – Camp 4
Silver – DEWZ

Best Wine
Gold – Camp 4 Wine Cafe
Silver – Tresetti’s World Caffe

Best Tasting Bar
Gold – Camp 4 Wine Cafe
Silver – DEWZ Restaurant

Best of Wedding


Best Bridal Boutique
Gold – David’s Bridal
Silver – Mira’s Bridal Couture

Tuxedos
Gold – Rossini’s Menswear
Silver – Men’s Warehouse

Best Wedding Cakes
Gold – Village Baking Co.
Silver – Old Tyme Bakery

Best Wedding DJ
Gold – Sounds in Motion
Silver – The Quake Mobile DJ

Best Wedding Florist
Gold – Twigs & Stems
Silver – Country Shelf Floral & Gifts

Best Wedding Photographer
Gold – Kori & Jared Photography
Silver – Ashley Purple Photography

Best Wedding / Engagement Rings
Gold – Cicarelli’s
Silver – Roger’s Jewelers

Best Wedding Venue
Gold – Pageo Lavender Farm
Silver – Vintage Gardens

Best Event Planner
Gold – Designer Occasions
Silver – Kristian Esguerra Events

Best Events Supply Rental
Gold – Grand Events/ The Party Guys
Silver – Events Xtreme Party Rentals

Best Makeup (Wedding Day)
Gold – Salon Salon Modesto
Silver – Mena Company Salon

Best Dance Studio
Gold – Juline Schol of Dance
Silver – 5-6-7-8 Dance

Best of Family & Pets


Best Birthday Party Spot
Gold – Rockin’ Jump
Silver – Laser Quest

Best Day Care
Gold – Tiny Tots
Silver – Tree House Christian PreSchool

Best Dog Grooming Salon
Gold – Yuppy Puppy
Silver – Dee’s Pet Grooming

Best Family Dentist
Gold – ARC Dental
Silver – Zwahlen & Marshall Family Dentistry

Best Family Fun
Gold – Modesto Nuts
Silver – Funworks Modesto

Best Gymnastics
Gold – Gym Stars
Silver – Starstruck

Best Pediatrician
Gold – Valley Oak Pediatric Associates
Silver – Modesto Pediatrics: Dr. Dena A Lenser, MD

Best Pet Sitting / Boarding
Gold – Top Notch Kennels
Silver – Poochie’s Paradise

Best Sports Complex
Gold Tie- Riverbank Sports Complex
Gold Tie- Turlock Regional Sports Complex

Best Veterinarian
Gold – Sylvan Vet Hospital
Silver – Monte Vista Small Animal Hospital

Best of Professional Services


Best Accounting / Tax Firm
Gold – Grimbleby Coleman
Silver – C. Sargent & Bryan

Best Architect
Gold – L Street Architects
Silver – D L Smith Design Studio, Inc.

Best Bank
Gold – Bank of the West
Silver – Wells Fargo

Best Credit Union
Gold – Valley First Credit Union
Silver – Mocse Credit Union

Best Insurance Agency
Gold – AAA
Silver – State Farm

Best Investment Firm
Gold – Morgan Stanley
Silver – Valley First Credit Union

Best Law Firm
Gold – Gianelli Nielsen
Silver – Jensen & Jensen

Best Mortgage Firm
Gold – Ambeck
Silver – Ability Mortgage

Best Real Estate Agency / Realtor
Gold – Remax
Silver -Aaron West – PMZ

Best Travel Agency
Gold – Modesto Travel Company
Silver -Candy’s Carefree Travel

Best of Services


Best Auto Repair
Gold – Burnside Body Shop
Silver – Kruse/Lucas Imports, Inc.

Best Auto Restoration
Gold – Modesto Customs
Silver – BRE Rods & Classics

Best Car Detail
Gold – Car Pretty
Silver – Attention to Detail

Best Car Wash
Gold – Primeshine
Silver – Vintage Car Wash

Best Carpet Care
Gold – COIT
Silver – Sanny Bros. Royalty Carpet Services

Best Construction
Gold – Paradigm Construction
Silver – Sanders Construction

Best Electrical Service
Gold – Drake’s Repair & Electric Handyman Services
Silver – Rudolph Electric of Modesto

Best Heating & Air
Gold – Valley Air Conditioning & Heating
Silver – Cencal Mechanical Heating & Air

Best House Cleaning
Gold Tie – Fabulous House Cleaning
Gold Tie – Krystal Clear Cleaning Agency

Best Kitchen / Bath Remodel
Gold – Kitchen & Bath Crate
Silver – Direct Appliance

Best Landscaper
Gold – Lopez Tree Services and Gardening
Silver – All Season Lawn Landscaping

Best Mechanic
Gold – Ralph’s Transmission
Silver – Swann’s Automotive Repair

Best Pest Control
Gold – Clark Pest Control
Silver – Peace of Mind Pest Control

Best Plumbing
Gold – DeHart Plumbing, Heating & Air, Inc
Silver – Tony’s Plumbing Services

Best Senior Care
Gold – Dale Commons
Silver – Casa De Modesto

Best of Health & Beauty


Best Acupuncture
Gold – Dr. Calvin Lee – Surgical Artistry
Silver – Amy Pendergrass-Arreygue

Best Chiropractor
Gold – Modesto Chiropractic Center: Ted Rosen, DC
Silver – Affordable Chiropractic

Best Cosmetic Dentist
Gold – ARC Dental
Silver – Dr. Myron Strasser Jr., DDS

Best Cosmetic Surgeon
Gold – Surgical Artistry
Silver – Dr. James R. Payne, MD

Best Day Spa
Gold – Mind & Body Wellness
Silver – Renee’s Day Spa & Salon

Best Dermatologist
Gold – Dr. Biren, MD
Silver – Dr. Villanueva, MD

Best Hair Salon
Gold – Bella Vagos
Silver – Salon Salon

Best Health Club
Gold – In Shape
Silver – Brenda Athletics

Best Hospital
Gold – Kaiser Permanente
Silver – Memorial Medical Center

Best Makeup
Gold – Erin Milan Salon & Spa
Silver – Blushed (Formerly Lashes, Lips & Love)

Best Medi Spa
Gold – Surgical Artistry
Silver – Second Nature

Best Nail Salon
Gold – Nails by David Lee
Silver – Magic Nails

Best Optometry / Optometrist
Gold – Sylvan Eye
Silver – Hinkley Optometric

Best Orthodontist
Gold – Heiner Orthodontics
Silver – Champion Orthodontics

Best Personal Training Facility
Gold – Get Fit Modesto
Silver – Modesto Fit Body Boot Camp

Best Physical Therapy
Gold – Golden Bear Physical Therapy
Silver – Andersen Physical Therapy

Best Pilates
Gold – Planet Beach
Silver – A Perfect Tan

Best Tanning Studio
Gold – Studio V Pilates
Silver – NTouch Bodywork & Healing Arts

Best Yoga
Gold – Village Yoga Center
Silver – Sukha Yoga

Best of Leisure


Best Local Casino
Gold – Turlock Poker Room
Silver – Mike’s Card Casino

Best Theatre
Gold – Galaxy Riverbank Luxury +
Silver – The State Theatre

Best Bowling
Gold – McHenry Bowl
Silver – Yosemite Lanes

Best Country Club
Gold – Del Rio Country Club
Silver – Oakdale Golf and Country Club

Best Museum
Gold – McHenry Museum
Silver – Oakdale Cowboy Museum

Best of Shopping


Best Accessories
Gold – Fleur de Lis
Silver – Bonnie J

Best Antiques
Gold – Crow Trading Co.
Silver – Main Street Antiques

Best Appliance Store
Gold – Direct Appliance
Silver – Sears

Best Art Gallery
Gold – Mistlin Gallery
Silver – The Chartreuse Muse

Best Bike Shop
Gold – Fun Sport Bike
Silver – World of Wheels

Best Bookstore
Gold – Yesterday’s Books
Silver – Lightly Used Books

Best Children’s Clothing Retailer
Gold – Ragamuffin
Silver – Once Upon a Child

Best Consignment
Gold – The Hope Chest
Silver – Threads

Best Floor Covering
Gold – Bigfoot Carpet
Silver – A Step Above Flooring

Best Florist
Gold – Twigs & Stems
Silver – Hart Floral

Best Furniture Store
Gold – At Home
Silver – Al’s Furniture

Best Glass/Mirror
Gold – Don’s Mobile Glass
Silver – A-1 Glass

Best Grocery Store
Gold – Sprouts
Silver – O’Brien’s Market

Best Handcrafted Goods
Gold – Mobaak Aromatherapy
Silver – Soy Sisters Creations

Best Health Food Store
Gold – Sprouts
Silver – Village Health

Best Home Decor
Gold – At Home
Silver – Crow Trading Co.

Best Jewelry Store
Gold – Cicarelli Jewelers
Silver – Rogers Jewelry Co

Best Lighting
Gold – Philips Lighting
Silver – Wille electric supply

Best Men’s Clothing Retailer
Gold – Vito’s Tuxedo
Silver – Royal Robbins

Best New Car Dealer
Gold – Modesto Toyota
Silver – Central Valley Automotive

Best Nursery
Gold – Morris Nursery
Silver – Westurf Nursery

Best Shopping Center
Gold – McHenry Village
Silver – Vintage Faire Mall

Best Used Car Dealer
Gold – Robert’s Auto Sales
Silver – Carmax

Best Window Coverings
Gold – Ray’s Flooring Studio
Silver – Budget Blinds

Best Women’s Boutique
Gold – Eve & Me
Silver – Envy Fine Clothing

Best Women’s Clothing Retailer
Gold – Glitz Fine Clothing
Silver – Eve & Me

Best Women’s Shoes
Gold – DSW
Silver – Shoes That Fit