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2012 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice Winners

SERVICES

Best Computer Repair: QES

Best Dry Cleaner: VIP Cleaners

Best Financial Institution: Wells Fargo

Best Financial Planner: Charles Schwab

Best Mortgage Company: Landmark Mortgage Group

Best Mortgage Professional: Scott Eaton, Landmark Mortgage Group

Best Real Estate Agent: Gina Piper

Best Photographer: Bella Luna Studios

Best Real Estate Office: Keller Williams

HEALTH & FITNESS

Best Acupuncture: Eastern Medical

Best Health Club: ClubSport

Best Hearing Services Provider: Hearing Services

Best Massage: Healthy Necessity Massage

Best Martial Arts Studio: Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers

Best Optometrist: Foothill Optometric Group

Best Place to Buy Fitness Equipment & Apparel: Fleet Feet

Best Place to Walk, Jog or Bike: Pleasanton Ridge

Best Yoga / Pilates: Zen Pilates & Fitness

BEAUTY & STYLE

Best Consignment Store: Savvy Seconds

Best Day Spa: A Touch of Health

Best Hair Salon for Men: Hairlights

Best Hair Salon for Women: Hairlights

Best Jewelry Store: Cardinal Jewelers

Best Nail Care: Bollinger Nails

Best New Retail Business 2011: Therapy

Best Place to Buy a Gift: Berry Patch

Best Clothing Store for Women: Savvy Seconds

EPICURE

Best American Food Restaurant: Eddie Papa's American Hangout

Best Atmosphere: Blue Agave

Best Bakery: Primrose Bakery

Best Barbecue: Dickey's BBQ

Best Breakfast: Jim's Country Style Restaurant

Best Brew Pub/Sports Bar: The HopYard Alehouse

Best Burger: In-n-Out Burger

Best Burrito: High Tech Burrito

Best Chinese Restaurant: Chinese Szechuan

Best Coffee House: Peet's

Best French Fries: In-n-Out Burger

Best Grocery Store: Trader Joe's

Best Health Food Store (TIE): Valley Health Mill and Trader Joe's

Best Ice Cream / Yogurt Shop: Meadowlark Dairy

Best Italian Restaurant: Strizzi's

Best Kid-Friendly, Non-Chain Restaurant: Eddie Papa's American Hangout

Best Main Street Restaurant: Barone's

Best Meal Under $20: Eddie Papa's American Hangout

Best Mediterranean / Middle Eastern Restaurant: Oasis Grille

Best Mexican Restaurant: Casa Orozco

Best New Restaurant 2011: Handles Gastro Pub

Best Pizza: Gay 90's Pizza & Pasta

Best Romantic Restaurant: Barone's

Best Seafood Restaurant: Strizzi's

Best Sushi / Japanese Restaurant: Sozo Sushi

Best Take-out Restaurant: Dickey's BBQ

Best Thai Restaurant: Pleasanton House Thai Cuisine

Best Vegetarian Cuisine: Sweet Tomatoes

KIDS & PETS

Best Party Place for Kids: Rockin' Jump

Best Pet Groomer: Shear Magic

Best Pet Store: Pet Food Express

Best Place for Dance Lessons: Jazz N Taps

Best Toy Store: Golden Apple Learning Center

Best Tutoring School: Steps Community Prep School

Best Veterinarian: Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital

HOME & VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

Best Antiques/Collectibles: Olde Towne Antiques Mall

Best Art Gallery : Studio 7

Best Auto Dealership: Lexus of Pleasanton

Best Auto Detail: California Shine Co.

Best Car Wash: Pleasanton Hand Car Wash

Best Carpet Cleaning Service: Glover's

Best Carpet / Flooring Store: Carpetland

Best Deck and Fencing: Borg Fence

Best Domestic Car Repair: Scott's Automotive

Best Florist: Alexandria's

Best Foreign Car Repair : Precision Auto Repair

Best Hardware Store: Workbench TrueValue Hardware

Best Home Contractor: The Door Doctor

Best Home Furnishings: Domus

Best Nursery: Alden Lane

Best Outdoor Furniture Store: Patioworld

Best Place to Buy a Spa or Hot tub: Dublin Spa Center

Best Plumber: Valley Plumbing

Best Pre-Owned Car Dealership: Acura of Pleasanton

Best Roofer: (TIE) Tri-City Roofing and Wicks Roofing Company

Best Senior Living Facility: Heritage Estates

REST & RECREATION

Best Bookstore: Towne Center Books

Best Golf Course: Callippe Preserve

Best Hobby / Craft Store: Michael's Arts & Crafts

Best Kept Secret Treasure of Pleasanton (TIE): Pleasanton Ridge and Firehouse Arts Center

Best Place for Dancing: Barone's

Best Place for Live Music: Concerts in the Park

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