Hall of Fame

Primrose Bakery — Best Bakery/Dessert

Primrose Bakery — Best Bakery/Dessert

This downtown Pleasanton favorite is being inducted into the Readers' Choice Hall of Fame after winning its fifth consecutive award in this category in 2019. Primrose Bakery's tasty treats continue to be the toast of the town, from their wedding cakes, pastries, cookies and more. Website

Pleasanton Family Dentist — Best Dental Office

Led by Dr. Sara Soleimani, the team at Pleasanton Family Dentist always works hard to ensure "your smile is our top priority." Located on Cedarwood Lane, this dental office offers high-quality services that run the gamut, including regular cleanings, restorative treatments, teeth emergencies and cosmetic procedures.

Pleasanton Ridge — Best Kept Secret Treasure of Pleasanton

Pleasanton Ridge — Best Kept Secret Treasure of Pleasanton

Everybody knows and loves the Pleasanton Ridge, right? This local park with public trails for hiking, biking and leisurely strolls is a recreational treasure for the whole region -- plus its scenic beauty in many ways defines Pleasanton. In addition to its Hall of Fame status, the Ridge also won another regular category below.

Outer Visions Landscape Design — Best Landscaping Service

Our readers' top choice for landscaping services in Pleasanton for the past five contests, Outer Visions Landscape Design strives to be the smart-money and eco-conscious landscaper to add beauty and value to properties across Pleasanton. Website

Schlicher Orthodontics — Best Orthodontist

Schlicher Orthodontics — Best Orthodontist

A go-to for children and adults in need of orthodontic services, the team at Schlicher Orthodontics is led by Dr. William Schlicher out of their state-of-the-art facility on Stoneridge Drive and inspired each and every day by "how happy our patients are with their new smiles."

Western Garden Nursery — Best Nursery/Garden Center

A carryover from the 2019 Hall of Fame class, Western Garden Nursery on Vineyard Avenue continues to be a popular destination for people looking for plants, garden accessories, eco-friendly garden materials and more.

Jue's Taekwon-Do — Best Martial Arts Studio

Jue's Taekwon-Do — Best Martial Arts Studio

With classes for all ages and experience levels in their studio in the Oak Hills Shopping Center on Sunol Boulevard, Jue's Taekwon-Do instructors emphasize discipline and mental strength as they help students grow their martial arts skills.

Fabulous Properties — Best Real Estate Team

2019 marked the fifth consecutive win for Fabulous Properties, but sadly it was also the last year awarding a key member of the team, as Donna Garrison passed away from cancer in early 2020. Her sister and longtime professional partner Susan Schall continues to lead the Fabulous Properties Team at Venture Sotheby's International Realty with great success. Website

Nonni's Bistro — Best Sunday Brunch

Nonni's Bistro — Best Sunday Brunch

Downtown staple Nonni's Bistro is adding a Hall of Fame award to their Readers' Choice collection (which this year also includes an honor in a "Food & Drink" category below). Those looking for a tasty and fulfilling brunch in a great atmosphere know to turn to Nonni's every Sunday morning.

Blossom Vegan — Best Vegetarian Cuisine

Always a favorite of local residents looking for a delicious plant-based meal, Blossom Vegan on Pimlico Drive enters the Hall of Fame on the strength of their flavorful Asian-style dishes pleasing to vegan and non-vegan diners alike.

Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital — Best Veterinarian

Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital on Hopyard Road has been the top choice for years for readers in need of preventative or wellness care for their beloved pets, providing exceptional medical treatment in an intimate and state-of-the-art environment.