2016 Best Of Tallahassee Results

We salute the winners of our annual readers’ poll — businesses that have earned the respect and support of their customers

 

You make your monthly hair appointment with your long-trusted hairstylist stylist, you frequent local spots for weekly meals and you have your doctor’s number on speed dial should a sickness arise. Why? Because you trust these businesses and those who manage them to make your life happier, healthier and whole. For 17 years, you have trusted Tallahassee Magazine’s community of readers to vote for their favorite businesses, services, restaurants, retailers, local personalities and events in our annual Best of Tallahassee ballot. You’ve entrusted us with your opinions and perspectives in order to create a list of over 100 categories that deserve recognition. On Oct. 26, we celebrated and toasted the top two in each category and revealed the winners, and what better place to celebrate victory than at the newly and beautifully renovated Champions Club at Doak Campbell Stadium?  When you gather for a meal, sit in a waiting room or shake the hand of a service provider and the reflective gleam of their 2016 Best of Tallahassee trophy catches your eye, be sure to thank them. They have earned the honor, the recognition and your trust.

Food & Beverage

Appetizer
Bonefish Grill
(850) 297-0460
bonefishgrill.com
3491 Thomasville Road 
Honorable Mention
The Wine Loft

Asian
Masa Restaurant
(850) 727-4183
masatallahassee.com
1650 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
AZU Lucy Ho’s Restaurant

Bakery
Tasty Pastry Bakery
(850) 893-3752
tastypastrybakery.com
1355 A-5 Market St.

Honorable Mention
The Cake Shop Bakery

Bakery
Tasty Pastry Bakery
(850) 893-3752
tastypastrybakery.com
1355 A-5 Market St.

Honorable Mention
The Cake Shop Bakery

Bar
Liberty Bar & Restaurant
(850) 284-7966
libertytlh.com
1307 N. Monroe St., Unit 2

Honorable Mention
Madison Social

Barbecue
Sonny’s BBQ
(850) 765-1054
sonnysbbq.com
3101 Dick Wilson Blvd.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Dreamland Bar-B-Que

Breakfast
The Egg Cafe & Eatery
(850) 765-0703
3740 Austin Davis Ave.

Honorable Mention
Uptown Cafe and Catering

Brewery/Craft Beer Selection 
Proof Brewing Company
(850) 577-0517
proofbrewingco.com
644 McDonnell Drive

Honorable Mention
GrassLands Brewing Company

Brunch
The Egg Cafe & Eatery
(850) 765-0703
3740 Austin Davis Ave.

Madison Social
(850) 894-6276
madisonsocial.com
705 S. Woodward Ave., #101

Honorable Mention
Paisley Cafe

Cajun Restaurant
Coosh’s Bayou Rouge
(850) 894-4110
cooshs.com
6267 Old Water Oak Road, #101

Honorable Mention
Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille

Casual Dining
Kool Beanz Café
(850) 224-2466
koolbeanz-cafe.com
921 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Red Elephant Pizza & Grill

Catering
Black Fig
(850) 727-0016
blackfig.net
1400 Village Square Blvd., Suite 7

Honorable Mention
Andrew’s Downtown

Celebration/Special Occasion Restaurant
Cypress Restaurant
(850) 513-1100
cypressrestaurant.com
320 E. Tennessee St.

Honorable Mention
Sage: A Restaurant

Coffee Shop
Lucky Goat Coffee
(850) 422-0300
luckygoatcoffee.com
668 Capital Circle NE
Various locations

Honorable Mention
RedEye Coffee

Dessert
Food Glorious Food
(850) 224-9974
foodgloriousfood.com
1950 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Cake Shop Bakery

Ethnic Restaurant
Samrat Indian Restaurant
(850) 942-1993
samratindianrestaurantfl.com
2529 Apalachee Parkway

Honorable Mention
Sahara Greek Lebanese Café 

Fine Dining Restaurant
Cypress Restaurant
(850) 513-1100
cypressrestaurant.com
320 E. Tennessee St.

Honorable Mention
Sage: A Restaurant 

Food Truck 
MoBi
(850) 727-6510
mobistreetfood.com
1122-8 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Lucy & Leo’s Cupcakery

Hamburger
Vertigo Burger & Fries
(850) 894-5060
1370 Market St., Suite 1
(850) 878-2020
1395 Lafayette St.
vertigoburgersandfries.com

Honorable Mention
BurgerFi

Happy Hour
Madison Social
(850) 894-6276
madisonsocial.com
705 S. Woodward
Ave., #101

Honorable Mentions
Proof Brewing Company 

The Wine Loft 
Bonefish Grill

Hibachi
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
(850) 531-0222
theosakasteakhouse.com
1690 Raymond Diehl Road

Honorable Mention
Sado Mori Japanese Steakhouse

Hibachi
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
(850) 531-0222
theosakasteakhouse.com
1690 Raymond Diehl Road

Honorable Mention
Sado Mori Japanese Steakhouse

Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt 
Nuberri Frozen Yogurt
(850) 222-2374
nuberri.com
101 N. Blairstone Road
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Lofty Pursuits

Italian Restaurant
Bella Bella Italian Restaurant
(850) 412-1114
thebellabella.com
123 E. 5th Ave.

Honorable Mention
Mom & Dad’s Italian Restaurant 

Cold Pressed Juice/Smoothie
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
tropicalsmoothiecafe.com
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Axios salt spa + juice bar

Lunch
Hopkins’ Eatery
(850) 668-0311
hopkinseatery.com
1415 Market St.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Chicken Salad Chick

Martini/Cocktail
Bonefish Grill
(850) 297-0460
bonefishgrill.com
3491 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Liberty Bar & Restaurant 

Martini/Cocktail
Bonefish Grill
(850) 297-0460
bonefishgrill.com
3491 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Liberty Bar & Restaurant 

Mexican/Latin American Restaurant
El Jalisco
(850) 878-0800
eljalisco.com
2022 N. Monroe St.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Pepper’s Mexican Grill & Cantina 

Outdoor Dining Restaurant
The Edison Restaurant
(850) 765-9771
edisontally.com
470 Suwannee St.

Honorable Mention
Sage: A Restaurant

Pizza
Momo’s Pizza
(850) 412-0222
1410 Market St.
(850) 224-9808
1416 W. Tennessee St.
momospizza.com

Honorable Mention
Dave’s Pizza Garage

Restaurant
Kool Beanz Café
(850) 224-2466
koolbeanz-cafe.com
921 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Sage: A Restaurant

Sandwich
Hopkins’ Eatery
(850) 668-0311
hopkinseatery.com
1415 Market St.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Which Wich

Seafood Market
Southern Seafood Market
(850) 893-7301
southernseafoodmarket.com
1415 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Capital Seafood Market

Seafood Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
(850) 297-0460
bonefishgrill.com
3491 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Wahoo Seafood Grill

Sports Bar
Parlay Sports Bar and Grill
(850) 329-6385
parlaysportsbar.com
1216 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

Steakhouse
Marie Livingston’s Steakhouse
(850) 562-2525
marielivingstonsteakhouse.com
2705 Apalachee Parkway

Honorable Mention
Ted’s Montana Grill

Sushi
Kiku Japanese Fusion
(850) 222-5458
kikufusion.com
3491 Thomasville Road, Ste. 12

Honorable Mention
Masa Restaurant

Wine List/Wine Bar
The Wine Loft
(850) 222-9914
winelofttallahassee.com
1240 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
319 Wine and Cheese Shoppe and Bistro

Wings
Wingstop
(850) 942-9464
wingstop.com
3111 Mahan Drive
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Hobbit American Grill

Services

Air Conditioning/Heating
Benson’s Heating and Air Conditioning Inc.
(850) 562-3132
bensonshvac.com
5402 Tower Road

Honorable Mention
Keith Lawson Services

Alterations
Helga’s Tailoring and Alterations
(850) 877-1266
(850) 270-9399
helgastailoring.com

Honorable Mention
Sunshine Alterations

Assisted Living Facility
AllegroSenior Living
(850) 668-4004
allegroliving.com
4501 Shannon Lakes Drive W.

Honorable Mention
Westminster Oaks Active Living Community

Auto Repair/Body Shop
Lisa’s Paint and Body Shop
(850) 385-2665
lisaspaintandbody.com
2233 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
P3 Automotive

Automobile Dealer
The Proctor Dealerships
(850) 576-5165
theproctordealerships.com

Honorable Mention
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet

Banquet Facility
Goodwood Museum & Gardens, Inc.
(850) 877-4202
goodwoodmuseum.org
1600 Miccosukee Road

Honorable Mention
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

Bank
Capital City Bank
(850) 402-7500
ccbg.com
217 N. Monroe St.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
FMB

Carpet Cleaner
Extreme Carpet Care
(850) 422-2227
extremerocks.com
5311 Corwin Drive

Honorable Mention
Main Cleaning Solutions

Cell Phone & Computer Repair
Premiere Computer Solutions
(850) 702-3840
pcstally.com
2822 Remington Green Circle

Honorable Mention
iDope Customs

Child Care Provider
Growing Room Child Development Center
(850) 668-4769
growingroomchildcare.com
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Scottsdale Academy

Chiropractor
100% Chiropractic
(850) 536-6789
100percentchiropractic.com
1950 Thomasville Road, Ste. E

Honorable Mention
Gene E. Jenkins, Jr. DC PA

Commercial Real Estate Agency
Coldwell Banker Hartung and Noblin
(850) 386-6160
coldwellbankertallahassee.com
3303 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Naumann Group Real Estate, Inc.

Credit Union
First Commerce Credit Union
(850) 488-0035
firstcommercecu.org
2073 Summit
Lake Drive

Honorable Mention
FSU Credit Union

Customer Service
Rowe Roofing
(850) 386-7663
roweroofing.com
1843 Commerce Blvd.
Midway, Florida

Honorable Mention
Benson’s Heating and Air Conditioning Inc.

Dance Studio
Tallahassee Dance Academy
(850) 893-3422
tdadance.com
1409 Maclay
Commerce Drive

Honorable Mention
Sharon Davis School of Dance 

Day Spa
BumbleBee Waxing & More
(850) 631-1868
bumblebee-waxing.com
359 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Millennium Nail & Day Spa 

Dental Practice
Russell B. Rainey, DMD
(850) 385-3700
drrainey.com
221 E. 7th Ave.

Honorable Mention
Robert S. Murrell, Stephen M. Silvers
and Rosie Kolokithas, DMD

Electrical Company
Lawson & Lawson Electrical Services
(850) 562-4111
llelectrical.com
5019 Metzke Lane

Honorable Mention
Joel Foy Electrical Services, Inc.

Dermatology Practice
Dermatology Associates of Tallahassee
(850) 877-4134
datfl.com
1707 Riggins Road

Honorable Mention
Southeastern Dermatology 

Dry Cleaner
Blue Ribbon Cleaners
(850) 385-7541
blueribbondrycleaning.com
1102 E. Lafayette St.
Various locations

Honorable Mention
O’Brien’s Shamrock Cleaners

Family Physician Practice
Patients First
(850) 668-3380
patientsfirst.com
2907 Kerry Forest Parkway
Various locations

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Primary Care Associates     

Financial Advisor
Six Pillars Financial Advisors
(850) 410-3568
sixpillarsfa.com
2073 Summit Lake Drive

Honorable Mention
Waddell & Reed, Inc. 

Fitness Studio
Sweat Therapy Fitness
(850) 222-1781
sweattherapyfitness.com
1122 Thomasville Road Unit 10
6265 Old Water Oak Road

Honorable Mention
Pure Barre Tallahassee

Flooring (carpet/tile/etc)
ABC Flooring Center
(850) 877-6600
tallahassee.abbeycarpet.com
1516-B Capital Circle SE

Honorable Mention
Southern Flooring

Florist
Blossoms Flowers
(850) 385-7363
blossomflowers.com
541 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Designs by Darin  

Gym/Health Center
Premier Health & Fitness Center
(850) 431-2348
phfc.com
3521 Maclay Blvd.

Honorable Mention
Youfit Health Club

Hair Salon/Studio
Haute Headz Salon
(850) 224-0414
hauteheadzsalon.com
1950 Thomasville Road, Suite P

Honorable Mention
Envy at Midtown

Hair Wax/Laser Services
BumbleBee Waxing & More
(850) 631-1868
bumblebee-waxing.com
359 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Bare Waxing and Skin Care Center

Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee
(850) 224-5000
tallahassee.doubletree.com
101 S. Adams St.

Honorable Mention
The Governors Inn

Insurance Agency
Demont Insurance Agency
(850) 942-7760
demontinsurance.com
2400 Mahan Drive

Honorable Mention
State Farm 

Interior Design Firm
Laura Bryant Design
(850) 694-2297
laurabryantdesign.com
10929 Luna Point Road

Honorable Mention
Options by E.T., Inc.

Landscaping/Lawn Services
C&A Landscape Maintenance LLC
(850) 329-0621
calandscapellc.com
1400 Village Square Blvd.

Honorable Mention
Esposito Lawn and Garden Center

Law Firm/Attorney Practice
Thompson, Crawford & Smiley, P.A.
(850) 386-5777
tallahasseetriallawyer.com
1330 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Manausa Law Firm, P.A.

Limo Service
Mike’s Limousine Service of Tallahassee
(850) 251-6453
limomike.com
3109 W. Tennessee St.

Honorable Mention
Classic Limo & Sedan Service

Local Charity/Nonprofit Organization
Springtime Tallahassee
(850) 224-5012
springtimetallahassee.com
501 E. Tennessee St., Ste. A

Honorable Mention
Boys Town North Florida

Maid Service/House Cleaning
The Maids 
(850) 422-1033
maids.com

Honorable Mention
Molly Maid

Medical Spa
Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic
(850) 877-2126
tlhplasticsurgery.com
2452 Mahan Drive, Suite 101

Honorable Mention
FIT Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics

Monogramming/Embroidery Services
M & M Monograming & Gifts
(850) 514-3148
2030 Thomasville Road, #1
mmmonogramming.com
(850) 629-4094
3122 Mahan Drive

Honorable Mention
Full Press Apparel

Moving Company
AMWAT Moving Warehousing Storage
(850) 877-7131
amwatmovers.com
319 Ross Road

Honorable Mention
Mike’s Moving Inc.

Nail Salon
Royal Nail
(850) 681-6245
2030 Thomasville Road, #2

Honorable Mention
Millennium Nail & Day Spa

Obstetric/Gynecological Practice
North Florida Women’s Care
(850) 877-7241
nflwc.com
1401 Centerville Road, Suite 202

Honorable Mention
Capital City Women’s Health

Optometry/Ophthalmology Practice
Eye Associates of Tallahassee
(850) 878-6161
eyeassociatesoftallahassee.com
2020 Fleischmann Road

Honorable Mention
The Focal Pointe

Orthodontic Practice
Dr. Heather K. Burch Orthodontics
(850) 877-1692
burchorthodontics.com
3375-F Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Clark Orthodontics

Painter
Marlin Coatings, Inc.
(850) 224-1370
Facebook: Marlin Coatings, Inc.
3666 Peddie Drive

Honorable Mention
Superior Paintin

Pediatric Practice
North Florida Pediatric Associates
(850) 877-1162
northfloridapeds.com
3606 Maclay Blvd., Suite 102

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Primary Care Associates

Pest Control Service
Terminix (dba) Capelouto Termite & Pest Control
(850) 656-1166
terminix.com
700 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Paul’s Termite and Pest Control

Phone Service Provider
Verizon Wireless
(850) 325-6689
verizonwireless.com
2014 Apalachee Parkway
Various locations

Honorable Mention
AT&T

Photographer
Kylene & Ryan Studios
(850) 778-5197
kyleneandryan.com
688 Industrial Drive

Honorable Mention
Trickey Photography

Plumbing Service
Keith Lawson Services
(850) 562-2600
keithlawsonservices.com
4557 Capital Circle NW

Honorable Mention
Keith McNeil Plumbing Contractor, Inc.

Pool Repair/Service Company
Barksdale Custom Pools
(850) 556-8348
barksdalecustompools.com
1754-A Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Terry’s Pool Service

Printing/Copying Services
Karmanos Printing
(850) 222-7210
karmanosprinting.com
1754 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Target Print & Mail

Residential Real Estate Agency
Coldwell Banker Hartung and Noblin
(850) 386-6160
coldwellbankertallahassee.com
3303 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Naumann Group Real Estate, Inc

Roofing Repair Services
Rowe Roofing
(850) 386-7663
roweroofing.com
1843 Commerce Blvd.
Midway, Florida

Honorable Mention
Tadlock Roofing

Security System
Redwire
(850) 205-5000
redwireus.com
1136 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Hi-Tech System Associates, Inc.

Sign Company
FASTSIGNS
(850) 894-2400
fastsigns.com/373
1920 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Super Signs Tallahassee
Apogee Signs

Sports/Physical Therapy
Tallahassee Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy
(850) 877-8855
tospt.com
1891 Capital Circle NE, Unit 2

Honorable Mention
Regional Therapy Services

Surgical Practice
Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic
(850) 877-2126
tlhplasticsurgery.com
2452 Mahan Drive, Suite 101

Honorable Mention
Southeastern Plastic Surgery 

Tree Service
Miller’s Tree Service
(850) 894-8733
millertreesrv.com

Honorable Mention
Cricket’s Tree Service, Inc.

Veterinary Clinic
North Florida Animal Hospital
(850) 385-5141
nflah.com
2701 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Bevis Veterinary Hospital 

Web Design
Cuneo Creative Consultants Inc.
(850) 402-0027
cuneocreative.com
416 N. Adams St.

Honorable Mention
App Innovators

Wedding Venue
Goodwood Museum & Gardens, Inc.
(850) 877-4202
goodwoodmuseum.org
1600 Miccosukee Road

Honorable Mention
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

Weight Loss/Control Program 
FIT Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics
(850) 385-1105
inspiredbyfit.com
1909 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Healthy Solutions Medical Weight Loss

Shopping

Antique Shop
Canopy Roads Antiques
(850) 523-0843
Facebook: Canopy Roads Antiques
2744 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Miss Mandy’s

Cosmetic Vendor
Kanvas Beauty
(850) 224-7467
kanvasbeauty.com
823 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Lolade Professional Cosmetics

Eyeglass Store
Eye Associates of Tallahassee
(850) 878-6161
eyeassociatesof-tallahassee.com
2020 Fleischmann Road

Honorable Mention
Hatcher Opticians

Furniture Store
Turner’s Fine Furniture Store
(850) 210-0446
turnerfurniture.com
2151 U.S. Highway 319 S.
Thomasville, GA

Honorable Mention
Ashley Furniture Homestore

Gift Store
Loli and the Bean
(850) 576-5654
loliandthebean.com
1400 Village Square Blvd.

Honorable Mention
My Favorite Things

Jewelry Store
The Gem Collection
(850) 893-4171
gemcollection.com
3501 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Diamond Center

Kid’s Clothing
Harper Hill Kids Boutique
(850) 320-6989
harperhillkidsboutique.com
1350 Market St., Ste 105

Honorable Mention
Tres Chic Children’s Boutique

Men’s Accessories
Nic’s Toggery
(850) 222-0687
212 S. Monroe St.
(850) 893-9599
1475 Market St.
nicstoggery.com

Honorable Mention
Southern Compass Outfitters

Men’s Clothing
Nic’s Toggery
(850) 222-0687
212 S. Monroe St.
(850) 893-9599
1475 Market St.
nicstoggery.com

Honorable Mentions
SouthernCompass Outfitters
Kevin’s Guns and Sporting Goods
Jos. A. Bank
Cole Couture Boutique

Men’s Shoes
Nic’s Toggery
(850) 222-0687
212 S. Monroe St.
(850) 893-9599
1475 Market St.
nicstoggery.com

Honorable Mention
Shoe Station Superstore

Nursery/Garden Center/Landscaping Materials
Tallahassee Nurseries
(850) 385-2162
tallahasseenurseries.com
2911 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Esposito Lawn & Garden Center

Sporting Goods Store
Kevin’s Guns and Sporting Goods
(850) 386-5544
kevinsguns.com
3350 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
B&B Sporting Goods, Inc.

Store
Pink Narcissus
850-597-8201
lillypinknarcissus.com
1350 Market St.

Honorable Mention
Doug’s Vacuum Center/Doug’s Lamp & Shade

Teen Clothing Store
Pink Narcissus
(850) 597-8201
lillypinknarcissus.com
1350 Market St.

Honorable Mention
Sparkle by Madison

Women’s Accessories
Narcissus
(850) 668-4807
narcissusstyle.com
1408 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Cole Couture Boutique

Women’s Clothing
Narcissus
(850) 668-4807
narcissusstyle.com
1408 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Cole Couture Boutique

Women’s Shoes
Narcissus
(850) 668-4807
narcissusstyle.com
1408 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Shoe Station Superstore

Entertainment 

Community Event
Springtime Tallahassee
(850) 224-5012
springtimetallahassee.com
501 E. Tennessee St., Ste. A

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Golden Gala

Park
Cascades Park
(850) 891-3866
talgov.com

Honorable Mention
Tom Brown Park

Entertainment Venue
Cascades Park
(850) 891-3866
talgov.com

Honorable Mention
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

Place to Take the Kids
Cascades Park
(850) 891-3866
talgov.com

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Museum

Golf Course
Southwood Golf Club
(850) 942-4653
southwoodgolf.com
3750 Grove Park Drive

Honorable Mention
Golden Eagle Golf & Country Club

Social Media to Follow 
Madison Social
(850) 894-6276
madisonsocial.com
705 S. Woodward Ave. #101

Honorable Mention
Hatch & Fly

Local Band
Tom & the Cats
tomandthecats.net

Honorable Mention
Tobacco Road Band

TV/Radio Personality
Cash and Woody
(Red Hills Broadcasting/Hank FM)
103.1thewolf.com
3000 Olsen Road

Honorable Mention
The Will Dance Show (Freedom 93.3)

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