2011 Best of the Best
Text by Samantha Bare, Michelle Boudin, Sarah Crosland, Jenn Grabenstetter, Jarvis Holliday, Annie Monjar, and Victoria Robinette
Photographs by Chris Edwards
We scoured Charlotte all year long to compile this year’s list of 138 Best of the Best winners, from the best burger and the best children’s shoe store to the best house cleaner and the best happy hour and more!
Check out our Voters’ Choice BOBs, where hundreds of Charlotte mag’s online readers voted for their best of the best picks in categories ranging from the best bridal salon to the best vegetarian eatery and everything in between.
Burgers, Milkshakes, Sushi, Fried Chicken, Coffee, Pimento Cheese, and More
Jewelry, Accessories, Home Goods, Dresses, Shoes, Kitchen Goods, Books, Antiques, Stationery, and More
Kids & Family
Museums, Clothes, Toys, Water Parks, Restaurants, Playgrounds, Websites, and More
Body & Soul
Yoga Studios, Massages, Gyms, Facials, Cycle Instructors, Waxers, Colorists, and More
Bars, Dance Clubs, Live Music Venues, Happy Hours, Trivia Nights, and More
Arts & Culture
Theaters, Music Venues, Bands, Events, and More
Dry Cleaners, Upholsterers, Shoe Repair, Dog Walkers, Auto Body Shops, Movers, and More