2018 Best Of Tallahassee Results

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

For 20 years, the annual Best of Tallahassee event has celebrated the best of the best as voted on by Tallahassee Magazine’s readers. The 2018 winners and runners-up reflect the business establishments that serve our favorite meals, provide the highest quality of healthcare, dress us in the latest fashions, manage our finances and every service that makes life in the Capital City the best. In the pages that follow, see which businesses were awarded “Best of Tallahassee.” The winners will be celebrated and honored on Nov. 1 at The Moon. We thank you, readers, for participating in the “Best of Tallahassee” poll and giving top businesses the recognition they deserve.

Support for the “Best of Tallahassee” program is provided by presenting sponsor Capital City Bank and by these additional sponsors: Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, Comcast Business, AM Break with Ann & Audra and Live In Tallahassee

Results tabulated by the accounting firm Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Appetizer

Bonefish Grill
bonefishgrill.com
(850) 297-0460
3491 Thomasville Road, Ste. 7

Honorable Mention
Madison Social

Asian

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

Honorable Mention
AZU Lucy Ho’s

Bakery

Tasty Pastry Bakery, Inc.
tastypastrybakery.com
(850) 893-3752
1355 Market St., #A5

Honorable Mention
The Cake Shop

Bar

Madison Social
madisonsocial.com

(850)-894-6276
705 S. Woodward Ave.

Honorable Mention
Liberty Bar & Restaurant

Barbecue

Mission BBQ
mission-bbq.com
(850) 702-3513
216 S. Magnolia Drive

Honorable Mention
Jim & Milts Bar-B-Q

Breakfast

Canopy Road Café
canopyroadcafe.com
(850) 727-0263
1779 Apalachee Parkway

*Various Locations

Honorable Mention
The Egg Cafe & Eatery

Brunch

The Egg Cafe & Eatery
(850)-907-EGGS (3447)
300 S. Duval St., Ste 11

Honorable Mention
Table 23

Cajun Restaurant

Coosh’s Bayou Rouge
cooshs.com
(850) 894-4110
6267 Old Water Oak Road

Honorable Mention
Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille

Casual Dining

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

Honorable Mention
Backwoods Bistro

Catering

TasteBudz Catering
tastebudz.net
(850) 309-7348
2655-12 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Black Fig

Celebration/Special Occasion Restaurant

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

Honorable Mention
Sage Restaurant

Coffee Shop

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

*Various Locations

Honorable Mention Tie
RedEye Coffee and Black Dog Cafe

Dessert

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

Honorable Mention
Au Péché Mignon French Pastry Shop

Ethnic Restaurant

Sahara Cafe
saharacafeone.com
(850) 656-1800
1135 Apalachee Parkway

Honorable Mention
Gordos Cuban Restaurant

Fine Dining Restaurant

Sage Restaurant
(850) 270-9396
3534 Maclay Blvd. S.

Honorable Mention
Cypress Restaurant

Hamburger

Vertigo Burgers and Fries
vertigoburgersandfries.com
(850) 878-2020
1395 E. Lafayette St.

Honorable Mention
Midtown Caboose

Happy Hour

Madison Social
madisonsocial.com

(850)-894-6276

705 S. Woodward Ave.

Honorable Mention
Table 23

Hibachi

Osaka Japanese Steak House
theosakasteakhouse.com
(850) 531-0222
1690 Raymond Diehl Road

Honorable Mention
Nagoya Steakhouse and Sushi

Hotdog

Dog Et Al
dogetal.com
(850) 222-4099
1456 S. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
VooDoo Dog Restaurant

Italian Restaurant

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

Honorable Mention
Mom & Dad’s Italian Restaurant

Cold Pressed Juice/Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie Cafe
tropicalsmoothiecafe.com
(850) 894-4980
*Various Locations

Honorable Mention
Axios Lifestyle Spa

Lunch

HOPKINS ’ EATERY
hopkinseatery.com
(850) 668-0311
1415 Market St.
Various Locations

Honorable Mention
Chicken Salad Chick

Martini/Cocktail

The Blu Halo
thebluhalo.com
(850) 999-1696
3431 Bannerman Road #102

Honorable Mention
Bonefish Grill

Mexican/Latin American Restaurant

El Jalisco Mexican
Restaurant
eljalisco.com
(850) 727-0094
*Various Locations

Honorable Mention
La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

Outdoor Dining Restaurant

Table 23
table23tally.com
(850) 329-2261
1215 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Crum Box GastGarden

Pizza

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

Honorable Mention
Midtown Pies

Restaurant

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

Honorable Mention
Table 23

Sandwich

HOPKINS ’ EATERY
hopkinseatery.com
(850) 668-0311
1415 Market St.
*Various Locations

Honorable Mention
Merv’s Melt Shop

Seafood Market

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

Honorable Mention
Capital Seafood Market

Seafood Restaurant

Wahoo Seafood Grill
wahooseafoodgrill.com
(850) 668-1966
4036 Lagniappe Way #3

Honorable Mention
Wharf Casual Seafood

Southern Cuisine/Food

Table 23
table23tally.com
(850) 329-2261
1215 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Lucilla

Sports Bar

Salty Dawg Pub and Deli
(850) 562-6500
3813 N. Monroe St., Ste. 15

Honorable Mention
Island Wing Company Grill & Bar

Steakhouse

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

Honorable Mention
Ted’s Montana Grill

Sushi

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

Honorable Mention
Masa Restaurant

Wine List/Wine Bar

The Wine Loft Wine Bar
facebook.com/thewineloftwinebar/
(850) 222-9914
1240 Thomasville Road, Ste. 100

Honorable Mention Tie
319 Wine and Cheese Shoppe

Wings

Island Wing Company Grill & Bar
islandwing.com
(850) 692-3116
1370 Market St.

Honorable Mention
Salty Dawg Pub and Deli

Service Providers

Air Conditioning/Heating

Keith Lawson Service, LLC
Keithlawson.com
(850) 562-2600
P.O. Box 37309

Honorable Mention
Benson’s Heating and Air Conditioning

Alterations

Helga’s Tailoring and Alterations
tailoringtallahassee.com
2901 E. Park Ave.
(850) 877-1266

Honorable Mention
Design Alterations

Assisted Living Facility

Allegro
allegroliving.com
(850) 668-4004
4501 W Shannon Lakes Drive

Honorable Mention
Westminster Oaks Active Living Community

Auto/Body Shop

Tallahassee Auto Repair

(850) 574-6001
3690 Peddie Drive

Honorable Mention
Universal Collision Center

Automobile Dealer

The Proctor Dealerships – Proctor Honda, Proctor Acura, Proctor Subaru
theproctordealerships.com
(850) 576-5165

Honorable Mention
Legacy Toyota

Bank

Prime Meridian Bank
PrimeMeridianBank.com
(850) 907-2372
1897 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Capital City Bank

Banquet Facility

Goodwood Museum & Gardens
goodwoodmuseum.org
(850) 877-4202
1600 Miccosukee Rd.

Honorable Mention
Governors Club

Carpet Cleaner

Bowden’s Carpet Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.
(850) 656-8224
2901 E. Park Ave., Ste. 1300

Honorable Mention
Prestige Carpet Care, LLC

Cell Phone & Computer Repair

IT Net Group, LLC
itnetgroup.com
(850) 893-5811
1815 Micosukee Commons Dr, Ste. 106

Honorable Mention
Computer Repair Doctor

Child Care Provider

Growing Room Child Development Centers
growingroomchildcare.com
(850) 386-4769
1271 Metropolitan Blvd.
Various Locations

Honorable Mention

Little Lambs Preschool

Children’s After School Program

Wee Care Child Care Center
fellowshipbaptist.org
(850) 562-0047
3705 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Gallop’s Family Center, Inc.

Chiropractor

Dr. Gene E. Jenkins, Jr., DC PA
genejenkinschiro.com
(850) 668-4057
1298 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
100% Chiropractic

Commercial Real Estate Agency

Coldwell Banker Hartung and Noblin, Inc.
coldwellbankertallahassee.com
(850) 386-6160
3303 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
NAI TALCOR

Counseling/Therapist

Tallahassee Primary Care Associates (TPCA)
(850) 552-0691
2898 Mahan Drive, Ste. #5

Honorable Mention
Cayer Behavioral Group

Credit Union

First Commerce Credit Union
firstcommercecu.org
(850) 488-0035
*Various Locations

Honorable Mention Tie
Envision Credit Union and FSU Credit Union

Customer Service

Rowe Roofing, Inc.
roweroofing.com
(850) 386-7663
1843 Commerce Blvd.

Honorable Mention
Benson’s Heating and Air Conditioning

Dance Studio

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

Honorable Mention
Sharon Davis School of Dance

Day Spa

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

Honorable Mention
Kanvas

Dental Practice

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

Honorable Mention
Chaney, Couch and Associates

Dermatology Practice

Dermatology Associates
datfl.com
(850) 877-4134
1714 Mahan Center Blvd.

Honorable Mention
Pamela S. Kennedy, MD, PA

Dry Cleaner

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

Honorable Mention
O’Brien’s Shamrock Cleaners

Electrical Company

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

Honorable Mention
Walsh Consulting & Electrical Services, LLC

Event/Wedding Planner

John Gandy Events
johngandyevents.com
(850) 570-5999
3463 Garber Drive

Honorable Mention
Papaya Wedding Planning

Family Physician Practice

Tallahassee Primary Care Associates (TPCA)
tallahasseeprimarycare.com
(850) 297-0114
1803 Miccosukee
Commons Drive

Honorable Mention
Wilson Family Medicine

Financial Advisor

Six Pillars Financial Advisors
sixpillarsfa.com
(850) 410-3569
3343 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors

Fitness Studio

The Refinery Barre Fitness Studios

therefineryfitness.com
(850) 999-8182
1817 Thomasville Road, Ste. 620

Honorable Mention
Pure Barre Tallahassee

Flooring (carpet/tile/etc)

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

Honorable Mention Tie
Southern Flooring and Brian Barnard’s Flooring America

Florist

A Country Rose Florist
acountryrose.com
(850) 877-8294
250 E. 6th Ave.

Honorable Mention
England’s Florist

Gym/Health Center

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

Honorable Mention

Orange Theory Fitness Tallahassee

Hair Salon/Studio

Haute Headz Salon
hauteheadzsalon.com
(850) 224-0414
1950 Thomasville Road, Ste. P

Honorable Mention
Chelsea Salon & Spa

Hair Wax/Laser Services

Bumblebee Waxing & More
bumblebeewaxing.com
(850) 631-1868
359 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Silhouette, LLC

Hotel

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

Honorable Mention
The Governors Inn

Insurance Agency

Hendrickson Insurance Services, Inc.
hendricksoninsuranceservices.com
(850) 878-5600
414 N. Meridian St.

Honorable Mention
Demont Insurance Agency

Interior Design Firm

Options by E.T., Inc.
optionsbyet.com
(850) 509-3067
1400 Village Square Blvd.,
Unit# 3-232

Honorable Mention
Laura Bryant Design

Landscaping/Lawn Services

Tallahassee Lawn & Landscape, LLC
tallahasseelawnandlandscapes.com
(850) 508-7951
4951 Woodlane Circle

Honorable Mention
Esposito Garden Center

Law Firm/Attorney Practice

Thompson, Crawford & Smiley, PA
tallahasseetriallawyer.com
(850) 386-5777
1330 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Fasig Brooks

Limo Service

Mike’s Limousine Service, Inc.
limomike.com
(850) 251-6453
3109 W. Tenneessee St.

Honorable Mention
Classic Limo & Sedan Service

Local Charity/Nonprofit Organization

Last Hope Rescue
lasthoperescue.org
(850) 545-8872
P.O. Box 13723

Honorable Mention
Hang Tough Foundation

Maid Service/House Cleaning

Angie’s Home Services

(850) 688-0903
2528 Whisper Way

Honorable Mention
Housekeeping For The Busy, LLC

Medical Spa

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

Honorable Mention
Allure Laser Medispa

Monogramming/Embroidery Services

Full Press Apparel, Inc.
fullpressapparel.com
(850) 222-1003
3445 Garber Drive

Honorable Mention
Mint for M&E

Moving Company

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

Honorable Mention
Two Men & A Truck

Nail Salon

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

Honorable Mention
Millennium Nail & Day Spa

Obstetric/Gynecological Practice

North Florida Women’s Care
nflwc.com
(850) 877-7241
1401 Centerville Road,
Ste. 202

Honorable Mention
Capital City Women’s Health

Optometry/Ophthalmology Practice

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

Honorable Mention
The Focal Pointe

Orthodontic Practice

Clark Orthodontics
clarkorthotally.com
(850) 385-2822
5555 Roanoke Trail

Honorable Mention
Smile

Pediatric Practice

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

Honorable Mention
Professional Park Pediactrics

Pest Control Service

Paul’s Termite & Pest Control
callpauls.com
(850) 222-6808
1225 Commerce Blvd., Midway

Honorable Mention
Capital City Pest Control

Photographer

Trickey Photography
trickeyphotos.com
(850) 879-5367

Honorable Mention
Black & Hue Photography

Plumbing Service

Keith Lawson Services
keithlawson.com
(850) 562-2600
4557 Capital Circle NW

Honorable Mention
Keith McNeill Plumbing Cont., Inc

Pool Repair/Service Company

Barksdale Custom Pools
barksdalecustompools.com
(850) 556-8348
1754-A Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Terry’s Pool Service

Printing/Copying Services

Karmanos Printing and Graphics
karmanosprinting.com
(850) 222-7210
1754 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Target Print & Mail

Residential Painter

Superior Painting of Tallahassee, Inc.
superiorpainting.net
(850) 297-1882
2184 Lake Hall Road

Honorable Mention
Amy Doyle LLC

Residential Real Estate Agency

Coldwell Banker Hartung and Noblin, Inc.
coldwellbankertallahassee.com
(850) 386-6160
3303 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
The Naumann Group Real Estate, Inc.

Roofing Repair/Services

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

Honorable Mention
Tadlock Roofing

Security System

Redwire
redwire.com
(850) 219-9473
1136 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Hi-Tech System Associates Inc.

Sign Company

FASTSIGNS
fastsigns.com
(850) 894-2400
1920 N. Monroe St.

Honorable Mention
Apogee Signs

Sports/Physical Therapy

Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic
tlhoc.com
(850) 210-1808
3334 Capital Medical Blvd., Ste. 300

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy

Surgical Practice

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

Honorable Mention
Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic

Tree Service

Miller’s Tree Service
millertreesrv.com
(850) 894-8733
4951 Woodlane Circle

Honorable Mention
Fielder Tree Service

Veterinary Clinic

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

Honorable Mention
Bevis Veterinary Hospital

Wedding Venue

Goodwood Museum & Gardens
goodwoodmuseum.org
(850) 877-8202
1600 Miccosukee Road

Honorable Mention
Mission San Louis

Weight Loss/Control Program

FIT Medical Weight Loss
inspiredbyfit.com
(850) 385-1105
1909 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Healthy Solutions Medical Weight Loss and Spa

Shopping

Antique Shop

The Other Side Vintage
TheOtherSideVintage.com
(850) 224-6666
607 McDonnell Drive

Honorable Mention
Good Finds

Cosmetic Vendor

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

Honorable Mention
Bumblebee Waxing & More

Eyeglass Store

The Focal Pointe
thefocalpointe.com
(850) 385-4444
2724 Capital Circle NE, Ste. 1

Honorable Mention
Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Furniture Store

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

Honorable Mention Tie
Suzannz Furniture and Design and H&H Furniture & Design

Gift Store

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

Honorable Mention
My Favorite Things

Jewelry Store

The Gem Collection
gemcollection.com
(850) 893-4171
3501 Thomasville Raod

Honorable Mention
Robert’s Jewelry & Design, Inc.

Kid’s Clothing

Harper Hill Kids Boutique
Instagram: @harperhillkids
(850) 320-6989
1350 Market St., #105

Honorable Mention 
Kids Pointe

Men’s Accessories

Nic’s Toggery
nicstoggery.com
(850) 893-9599
1455 Market St.

Honorable Mention 
Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel

Men’s Clothing

Nic’s Toggery
nicstoggery.com
(850) 893-9599
1455 Market St.

Honorable Mention
Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel

Men’s Shoes

Boot Barn
bootbarn.com
(850) 402-1669
4051 Lagniappe Way, #103

Honorable Mention
The Shoe Box of Tallahassee

Nursery/Garden Center/Landscaping Materials

Tallahassee Nurseries
tallahasseenurseries.com
(850) 385-2162
2911 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
Esposito Garden Center

Sporting Goods Store

Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel
kevinscatalog.com
(850) 386-5544
3350 Capital Circle NE

Honorable Mention
Play It Again Sports

Store

Pink Narcissus
lillynarcissus.com
(850) 597-8201
1350 Market St., #100

Honorable Mention
Doug’ s Vacuum Center

Teen Clothing Store

Pink Narcissus
lillynarcissus.com
(850) 597-8201
1350 Market St., #100

Honorable Mention
Sparkle by Madison

Women’s Accessories

Narcissus
narcissusstyle.com
(850) 668-4807
1408 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Walter Green Boutique

Women’s Clothing

Narcissus
narcissusstyle.com
(850) 668-4807
1408 Timberlane Road

Honorable Mention
Walter Green Boutique

Women’s Shoes

Walter Green Boutique
WalterGreenBoutique.com
(850) 999-6105
1817 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention
e l l e | m a r k e t

Entertainment

Golf Course

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

Honorable Mention
Golf Club at Summerbrooke

Local Band

Brightside
officialbrightside.com
(850) 570-4156

Honorable Mention
Top Shelf Band

Entertainment Venue

City of Tallahassee, Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs-Cascades Park
talgov.com
(850) 891-3866

Honorable Mention
Mickee Faust Club

Nightlife/Live Music Venue

Fifth & Thomas
fifthandthomas.com
(850) 391-9553
1122-1 Thomasville Road

Honorable Mention

City of Tallahassee, Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs-Cascades Park

Place to Take the Kids

Tallahassee Museum
tallahasseemuseum.org
(850) 575-8684
3945 Museum Drive

Honorable Mention
City of Tallahassee, Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs-Cascades Park

Community Event

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

Honorable Mention
Word of {South}

Online Categories

These categories were presented exclusively online on the Tallahassee magazine website, and readers voted for them digitally. the results are as follows

Social Media to Follow

Lofty Pursuits
loftypursuits.com
(850) 521-0091
1355 Market St., Ste. A11

Honorable Mention
Fun 4 Tally Kids

Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Lofty Pursuits
loftypursuits.com
(850) 521-0091
1355 Market St., Ste. A11

Honorable Mention
Nuberri Blair Stone

Brewery/Craft Beer Selection

Proof Brewing Co.
proofbrewingco.com
(850) 577-0517
644 McDonnell Drive

Honorable Mention
Deep Brewing Co.

Park

City of Tallahassee, Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs-Cascades Park

talgov.com
(850) 891-3866

Honorable Mention
City of Tallahassee, Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs-Tom Brown Park

TV/Radio Personality

Greg Tish, Real Talk 93.3
Realtalk93.com
(850) 386-8254
2507 Callaway Drive, #204

Honorable Mention
The Jeff Cameron Show

Food Truck

Tally Mac Shack
TallyMacShack@gmail.com
(850) 296-9317
1215 S. Adams St.

Honorable Mention
Mobi Street Food

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