Best of the Best: Voters' Choice



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Midwood Smokehouse won the Voters' Choice award for "Barbecue."

Dining

> Burger
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar
1626 East Blvd.


> Barbecue
Midwood Smokehouse
1401 Central Ave.


> Pizza
Libretto’s Pizzeria
Multiple Locations


> Fries
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Multiple Locations


> Salad
Crisp
Multiple Locations


> Pasta
Mama Ricotta’s
601 S. Kings Dr.


> Fried Chicken
Price’s Chicken Coop
1614 Camden Rd.


> Seafood
Upstream
6902 Phillips Pl.


> Restaurant
The Fig Tree
1601 E. 7th St.


> New Restaurant
Heirloom
8470 Bellhaven Blvd.


> Chef
Jamie Lynch, 5Church
127 N. Tryon St., Ste. 8


> Lunch Menu
Nan & Byron’s
1714 South Blvd.


> Late-Night Menu
The Midnight Diner
115 E. Carson Blvd.


> Dessert
Amelie’s French Bakery & Cafe
2424 N. Davidson St.


> Steak
Ruth’s Chris
Multiple Locations


> Breakfast
Toast Cafe
Multiple Locations


> Brunch
Terrace Cafe
Multiple Locations


> Grits
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
4241 Park Rd.


> Comfort Food
Dish
1220 Thomas Ave.


> Outdoor Dining
Vivace Charlotte
1100 Metropolitan Ave., Ste. 100


> Restaurant with the Best View
Fahrenheit
222 S. Caldwell St.


> Restaurant to Splurge
5Church
127 N. Tryon St., Ste. 8


> Cheap Eats
Pinky’s Westside Grill
1600 W. Morehead St.


> Food Truck
Papi Queso
Multiple Locations


> Frozen Treats
King of Pops
Multiple Locations


> Taco
Cabo Fish Taco
3201 N. Davidson St.


> Tapas
Soul Gastrolounge
1500-B Central Ave.


> Burrito
Phat Burrito
1537 Camden Rd.


> Fried Pickles
Pinky’s Westside Grill
1600 W. Morehead St.


> Chinese
PF Chang’s
Multiple Locations


> French
Cafe Monte
6700 Fairview Rd.


> Greek
Greek Isles Restaurant
200 E. Bland St.


> Indian
Copper, Cuisine of India
311 East Blvd.


> Italian
Mama Ricotta’s
601 S. Kings Dr.


> Japanese
Nakato
Multiple Locations


> Mexican
Cantina 1511
1511 East Blvd.


> Middle Eastern
Kabob Grill
Multiple Locations


> Southern/Soul
Mert’s Heart and Soul
214 N. College St.


> Spanish
Miro Spanish Grille
7804 Rea Rd.


> Thai
Thai Taste
324 East Blvd.


> Vegan
Luna’s Living Kitchen
2102 South Blvd.


> Vegetarian
Fern, Flavors from the Garden
1323 Central Ave.


> Vietnamese
Lang Van Restaurant
3019 Shamrock Dr.



Nightlife

> Wine Bar
Dean & Deluca
6903 Phillips Place Ct.


> Sports Bar
Hickory Tavern
Multiple Locations


> Neighborhood Pub
Selwyn Pub
2801 Selwyn Ave.


> Dive Bar
The Thirsty Beaver
1225 Central Ave.


> Place to Go Dancing
Bubble
210 E. Trade St.


> Place to Spot a Celebrity
5Church
127 N. Tryon St., Ste. 8


> Mixologist
Bob Peters, The Punch Room, The Ritz-Carlton
201 E. Trade St.


> Live Music Venue
The Fillmore Charlotte
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.


> EDM (Electronic Dance Music)
Label
900 NC Music Factory Blvd.


> Place for Karaoke
Jeff’s Bucket Shop
1601 Montford Dr.


> Trivia Night
Ed’s Tavern
2200 Park Rd.


> Beer Selection
Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse
4435 Park Rd.


> Brewery
NoDa Brewing Co.
2229 N. Davidson St.


> Upscale Bar
5Church
127 N. Tryon St., Ste. 8


> LGBT Bar
Cathode Azure
1820 South Blvd.


> Hotel Bar
The Punch Room, The Ritz-Carlton
201 E. Trade St. 


> Place for Date Night
5Church
127 N. Tryon St., Ste. 8



Media 

> Blog
Scoop Charlotte


> Instagram Feed
Robot Johnson


> Newspaper Columnist
Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer


> Radio Show
Matt & Ramona
The Matt & Ramona Show, 107.9 The Link


> Radio Station
107.9 The Link


> TV News Team
WCNC


> TV Personality
Morgan Fogarty, WCCB


> Twitter Feed
ASC Charlotte


> Weather Forecast
Larry Sprinkle, WCNC



Arts 

> Actor
Jeremy DeCarlos


> Actress
Tania Kelly


> Art Exhibit in the last 12 months
Leandro Manzo: Eternal
1429 Bryant St.


> Art Gallery
Twenty-Two
1500 Central Ave.


> Artist
Leandro Manzo


> Band/Musician
Matrimony


> Best Local Theatre Company
Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
650 E. Stonewall St.


> Concert Series
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Pops at Symphony Park


> Film Festival/ Series
Jewish Film Festival


> Museum 
Mint Museum
Multiple locations


> Performing Arts Company
Charlotte Ballet
701 N. Tryon St.


> Performing Arts Venue
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N. Tryon St.



Events

> Art Crawl
SouthEnd Gallery Crawl


> Bar Crawl
Rich & Bennett’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl


> Beer Festival
Charlotte Oktoberfest


> Charity Gala
Ties & Tails Gala, Humane Society of Charlotte


> Charity Race
24 Hours of Booty


> Festival
Festival in the Park


> Food-Focused Event
Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week


> Holiday Event
Holiday on Ice


> Liquor/Spirits Event
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ


> Music Festival
TIE 
North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival

Jazz at the Bechtler
The Bechtler Museum, 
420 S. Tryon St.


> NYE Party
CLT New Year’s Eve, Holiday on Ice


> Wine Event
Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival



Services + Family

> Fitness Club
Burn Boot Camp
Multiple Locations


> Yoga Studio
Be Yoga
Multiple Locations


> Pilates Class/Studio
Hilliard Studio Method
516 Fenton Pl.


> Personal Trainer
Laura Gilchrist, Studio 1-on-1
2108 South Blvd., Ste. 113


> Tattoo Parlor
Fu’s Custom Tattoos
3200 N. Davidson St.


> Alterations
Anna’s Alterations
Multiple Locations


> Shoe Repair
Dean’s Shoe Repair
2925 Selwyn Ave.


> Personal Stylist/Shopper
Whitley Hamlin


> Home Organizer
Simplicity Organizers


> Home Cleaning Service
Merry Maids
1601 Idlewild Rd., Ste. 135


> Pet Boarding / Daycare
Dogs All Day
4240 South Blvd.


> General Contractor
Andrew Roby
2000 W. Morehead St.


> Auto Repair Shop
Woodie’s Auto Repair
Multiple Locations


> Landscaper
Myron Greer
1307 W. Morehead St.


> Florist
Elizabeth House Flowers, Inc.
1431 South Blvd.


> Caterer
Porcupine Provisions
1520 East Blvd.


> Salon/ Spa Overall
Le Petit Spa
6324 Fairview Rd.


> Med Spa Overall
Satin Med Spa
2700 Coltsgate Rd., Ste. 101


> Best Men’s Haircut
Salon Botanical
1226 East Blvd.


> Hair Stylist
TIE 

Karla Kuhlmann, KM AND COMPANY Salon
1515 S. Tryon St.

Kenna Ehman, Sola Salon Studios
2000 South Blvd.


> Best Nail Salon
Polished Nail Bar
Multiple Locations


> Waxing Services
Le Petit Spa
6324 Fairview Rd.


> Place to Get a Massage
Massage Envy
Multiple Locations


> Place to Get Acupuncture
Insight Wellness
1820 East Blvd.


> Place to Shop For Kids’ Clothing (Local)
Fancy Pants
1025 Providence Rd.


> Kids’ Consignment Sale (not store)
Charlotte Mothers of Multiples Consignment Sale


> Maternity Store
Destination Maternity
4716 Sharon Rd.


> Toy Store
Toys & Co.
242 S. Sharon Amity Rd.


> Place for Kids’ Haircuts
Snip-Its
4223 Park Rd.


> Nanny/Babysitter Service
Olive You Nanny
6413 Baltray Rd.


> Playground for Kids
Freedom Park


> Indoor Fun
Discovery Place
301 N. Tryon St.


> Family Outing
U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy.


> Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Mellow Mushroom
Multiple Locations


> Place to See Santa
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Rd.


> Place to Buy a Birthday Cake
Edible Art
2906 Selwyn Ave.


> Place for a Birthday Party
Monkey Joe’s
Multiple Locations


> Birthday Party Entertainer/Entertainment
Enchanted Elegance


> Swimming Lessons
YMCA
Multiple Locations


> Music Lessons
School of Rock
1105 Greenwood Cliff Rd.


> Art Lessons
Noah’s Art
5110 Park Rd.


> Dance Lessons
Jami Masters School of Dance
530 Brandywine Rd.


> Martial Arts Lessons
King Tiger Tae Kwon Do
4321 Park Rd.


> Youth Sports Program
YMCA
Multiple Locations


> Summer Camp
YMCA
Multiple Locations



Shopping + Home

> Best Place to Buy Women’s Clothing (Local)
The Cheeky Bean
14815 Ballantyne Village Way


> Men’s Clothing
Silverfly
1111 Metropolitan Ave., 
Ste. 150


> Vintage Clothing 
Frock Shop
901 Central Ave.


> Resale / Consignment Clothing
Divine Consign
8145 Ardrey Kell Rd., 
Ste. 101


> Men’s Suits
Taylor Richards & Conger
6907 Phillips Place Ct.


> Evening Wear
Capitol
4010 Sharon Rd.


> Lingerie
I.C. London
4310 Sharon Rd.


> Athletic Gear
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Multiple Locations


> Women’s Shoes
Sloan Boutique
1419 East Blvd.


> Men’s Shoes
Nordstrom
4400 Sharon Rd.


> Fine Jewelry
Diamonds Direct
4521 Sharon Rd., Ste. 101


> Fun Jewelry
The Cheeky Bean
14815 Ballantyne Village Way


> Stylish Gifts
The Cheeky Bean
14815 Ballantyne Village Way


> Antiques
The Sleepy Poet
4450 South Blvd.


> Stationery
Paper Skyscraper
330 East Blvd.


> Vinyl Records
Lunchbox Records
1419 Central Ave.


> Bookstore
Park Road Books
4139 Park Rd.


> Home Accessories
BLACKLION
Multiple Locations


> Furniture
Gracious Interiors
113 W. South Main St.
Waxhaw, NC
704-256-7148


> Bedding & Linens
Bedside Manor
6401 Morrison Blvd. Ste. 19


> Hardware
Blackhawk Hardware
4225 Park Road Shopping Center


> Art / Craft Supplies
Michaels
Multiple Locations


> Gourmet Food
Reid’s Fine Foods
2823 Selwyn Ave.


> Kitchen Supplies
Sur La Table
4400 Sharon Rd.


> Nursery / Greenhouse Plants 
TIE

Roundtree Plantation
517 Roundtree Rd.

Campbell’s Greenhouses
209 McDonald Ave.


> Patio / Outdoor Furniture
The Hearth and Patio
4332 Monroe Rd.


> Outdoor Gear
REI
Multiple Locations


> Wine 
TIE
Winestore
Multiple Locations

Total Wine & More
Multiple Locations


> Meat (Counter/Butcher)
Reid’s Fine Foods
2823 Selwyn Ave.


> Fresh Fish
Clean Catch
2820 Selwyn Ave.


> Fancy Chocolate
The Secret Chocolatier
2935 Providence Rd., 
Ste. 104


> Organic Foods
Whole Foods
6610 Fairview Rd.


> Fresh Produce (Farmers Market)
King’s Drive Farmers’ Market
938 S Kings Dr.


> Baked Goods
Amelie’s French Bakery
2424 N. Davidson St., Ste. 102


> Pet Supplies
Petsmart
Multiple Locations


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