Services

Best Acupuncture — Evoke Wellness Center

The staff at Evoke Wellness Center on Serpentine Lane aims to focus on the acupuncture patient as a whole person by working together to determine the root cause of their pain or problem, and not just treating symptoms.

Best Barbershop — Cosmo's Barber Shop

Best Auto Body Repair — California Collision

Located on California Avenue off Stanley Boulevard, California Collision works to provide top-notch auto body repair services by being quick, trustworthy and dependable, according to shop management, who says their goal is to "drive away your vehicle anxiety."

Best Auto Repair — Scott's Automotive

The winner the previous two years for Best Domestic Car Repair, Scott's Automotive was our readers' top pick in the re-combined Best Auto Repair category. Scott's staff says they strive to offer trustworthy and genuine services to make sure customers leave with their car in better shape.

Best Barbershop — Cosmo's Barber Shop

A previous winner in hairstyling categories, Cosmo's won this year in the new Best Barbershop category. Owner Cosmo Panetta, along with his staff over the years, have made the barbershop a Pleasanton staple for more than 40 years.

Best Carpet Cleaning — Spotless

Spotless has won our readers hearts this year for its variety of services including cleaning every corner and crevice of customers' flooring, wall-to-wall carpet and wood-floor cleaning, and a specialized deodorization process to remove pet odors.

Best Chiropractic Office — Fratellone Family Chiropractic

Readers have again recognized Santa Rita Road's Fratellone Family Chiropractic. Owner Dr. Danielle Fratellone — "Dr. D" to many patients — is known for taking her time to figure out the best ways to relieve patients' pain and tension and helping them learn how to prevent the problems from re-occurring or progressing.

Best Dental Office — Pleasanton Family Dentist

Best Day Spa — Massage Envy

Our readers say this spa on Hopyard Road has them covered, whether they're looking for a facial, massage or to improve their overall health.

Best Dental Office — Pleasanton Family Dentist

A winner for the second year in a row, Dr. Sara Soleimani and her team at Pleasanton Family Dentist provide a wide variety of dental services for their patients from across the Tri-Valley.

Best Dry Cleaners — VIP Cleaners

Notching a first win since 2013, VIP Cleaners is a dedicated community cleaner and a one-stop-shop for residents' clothing needs, specializing in dry cleaning, tailoring and alterations.

Best Fitness Center/Gym — Fit Style

Fit Style, located near the Hopyard Road and Stoneridge Drive intersection, says it is all about intensity, variation, correct body mechanics and efficient movement patterns to help people get the most out of their workouts. And it looks like our readers agree that Fit Style does.

Best Hair Salon for Women — Salon 77 West

The dedicated staff at Salon 77 West and Spa aim to provide customers with comfort and relaxation while giving them the best hair style in town. The West Angela Street shop offers haircuts, trims, blowouts and color and highlighting, including ombre.

Best Heating/Air-Conditioning Service — Richard's Heating & Air

Winning for the third straight year in a row, Richard's Heating & Air clients rave about owner Richard Westwood's customer-service skills and friendly demeanor while providing quick, genuine service that customers can rely on.

Best Hotel — The Rose Hotel

Best Hotel — The Rose Hotel

Downtown Pleasanton's European-style boutique hotel strives to offer the convenience of a downtown hotel, friendliness of a bed and breakfast and the luxury of a fine hotel to provide the best overnight stay to visitors.

Best Landscaping Service — Outer Visions Landscape Design

A repeat Readers' Choice winner serving the greater Tri-Valley area and neighboring cities, Outer Visions Landscape Design treats landscape like art to add value and beauty to residents' outdoor spaces.

Best Martial Arts Studio — Jue's Tae Kwon Do

Snagging its third title since 2011 and located across the street from the Pleasanton Weekly office, Jue's Tae Kwon Do offers 35 lessons each week including cardio kickboxing, low-impact aerobics and other programs, along with traditional tae kwon do, to people of all ages and skill levels.

Best Massage — Healthy Necessity Massage

Earning another Readers' Choice win, Healthy Necessity Massage on Main Street is lauded for offering deep tissue, oncology, reflexology and therapeutic massages for all ages.

Best Martial Arts Studio — Jue's Tae Kwon Do

Best Medical Spa — MD Laser Spa

Located in the heart of downtown, MD Laser Spa and primary surgeon Dr. Robert Gray specialize in facial cosmetic surgery and laser skin care with professional service and spa-like treatment.

Best Nail Care — Hello Nails & Spa

Hello Nails, at the corner of Hopyard Road and Valley Avenue, won our readers hearts this year for its upscale manicure and pedicure services and comfortable setting.

Best Optometrist — Foothill Optometric Group

For the fourth straight year, Foothill Optometric Group grabs the title. Serving Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley for more than 30 years, Foothill Optometric Group continues to meet and surpass our readers' expectations.

Best Orthodontist — Schlicher Orthodontics

Patients say Dr. Will Schlicher really knows his practice relates well to youth and teens needing braces and they recognize him as professional, spirited and supportive — all traits that helped land Schlicher Orthodontics its second consecutive win.

Best Pet Groomer — Tri Valley Mobile Pet Grooming

New Readers' Choice winner Tri Valley Mobile Pet Grooming works to turn your pets into rock stars while bringing full-service pet grooming right to your front door.

Best Pet Sitter/Daycare — Dog Dynasty

Winning in this inaugural category, Dog Dynasty provides doggy daycare and overnight boarding seven days a week, in addition to other services that make it a one-stop-shop for any pup's needs.

Best Photographer — Images by Lori

Lori Huneke and her Images by Lori earned our readers' recognition this year for providing personalized service to clients and captures their most memorable moments with care during relaxed and casual sessions.

Best Plumber — Savior Plumbing

A new Readers' Choice winner, Savior Plumbing provides top-quality residential and commercial repair services such as drain cleaning, gas line repairs, garbage disposal installation and leak detection 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Best Veterinarian — Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital

Best Real Estate Team — Fabulous Properties, Donna Garrison and Susan Schall

Taking the title again this year, sisters Garrison and Schall at Fabulous Properties strive to use their individual talents and knowledge to create the best home-buying experience for their clients.

Best Real Estate Brokerage — Alain Pinel Realtors

Alain Pinel Realtors works to incorporate innovation, networking, technology driven productivity and attention to the marketplace to remain a leader in the local real estate industry.

Best Tutoring School — Pleasanton Tutoring

Another repeat winner, Pleasanton Tutoring has built its reputation in the community by carrying out its goal to inspire life-long learning and provide well-educated tutors to local students since its founding in 2009.

Best Veterinarian — Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital

According to our readers, there's no better place in town to bring your pet for check-ups and other needs than Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital, a back-to-back winner that fulfills medical, dental and surgical needs for our furry little friends.

Best Yoga/Pilates — Downtown Yoga

Downtown Yoga on Division Street strives to provide a place where each person can explore spiritual principles for him or herself in a safe and supportive environment.