2009 Readers Choice Winners


Around Town

Best Auto Dealership: Lexus of Pleasanton

Best Auto Detail: California Shine Co

Best Car Repair: Precision Auto Repair

Best Car Wash: Pleasanton Car Wash

Best Computer Repair: TriValley PC Medic

Best Golf Course: Callippe Preserve Golf Course

Best Mortgage Professional: RPM

Best Pet Groomer: Shear Magic

Best Photographer: Bella Luna Studios

Best Place for Dance Lessons: Jazz N Taps

Best Place to Get a Traffic Ticket: Anywhere in Pleasanton

Best Place to Have a First Date: Blue Agave Club

Best Place to People Watch: Main Street

Best Real Estate Office: Hometown GMAC

Best Tire Store / Service Center: Big O Tires

Best Tutoring School: Steps Community Prep School

Best Veterinarian: Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital

Best Video / DVD Store: Netflix

Personal Care

Best Acupuncture: Eastern Medical Center

Best Dry Cleaners: VIP Cleaners

Best Hair Salon for Men: Cosmo's

Best Hair Salon for Women: Gary Patrick Salon

Best Manicure / Pedicure: Euphoria Nail Spa

Best Massage: Healthy Necessity Massage

Best Medical Spa: MD Spa

Specialty Retail

Best Art Gallery: Studio 7

Best Bicycle Shop: Bicycles Pleasanton

Best Bookstore: Towne Center Books

Best Consignment Store: Savvy Seconds

Best Florist: Alexandria's

Best Health Food Store: Valley Health Mill

Best Hobby / Craft Store: Michael's

Best Jewelry Store: Cardinal Jewelers

Best Pet Store: Murphy's Paw

Best Place to Buy a Gift: Berry Patch

Best Place to Buy Athletic Equipment: Sports Chalet

Best Toy Store: Golden Apple Learning Center

Best Wine Store: Wine Steward

Best Womens Clothing Store: Passionate Athlete


Best Assemble Your Own Meal Store: GourMade Cookery

Best American Food Restaurant: Eddie Papa's

Best Atmosphere: Blue Agave Club

Best Bakery: Bibane Bakery

Noland's Cake Shop

Best Barbecue: Kinder's BBQ

Best Breakfast: Jim's Country Style Restaurant

Best Burger: In-n-Out Burger

Best Burrito: High Tech Burrito

Best Chinese Restaurant: PF Chang's

Best French Fries: Hop Yard Alehouse & Grill

Best Ice Cream / Yogurt Shop: Cold Stone Creamery

Best Independent Coffee House: Peet's

Best Italian Restaurant: La Vite Ristorante

Best Main Street Restaurant: Stacey's Cafe

Best Margarita: Blue Agave Club

Best Meal Under $20: Eddie Papa's

Best Mediterranean / Middle Eastern Restaurant: Oasis Grille

Best Mexican Restaurant: Casa Orozco

Best Outdoor Dining: Blue Agave Club

Best Pizza: Gay 90's Pizza & Pasta

Best Place for a Business Lunch: Stacey's Cafe

Best Romantic Restaurant: Barone's

Best Seafood Restaurant: Mahalo Grille

Best Steakhouse: Haps Original Steaks

Best Sushi / Japanese Restaurant: Sato Japanese Cuisine

Best Take-out Restaurant: In-n-Out Burger

Best Thai Restaurant: Little Home Thai

Best Vegetarian Cuisine: Sweet Tomatoes

Best Winery: Wente Vineyards

Let's Get Physical

Best Bike or Walking Trail: Pleasanton Ridge

Best Health Club: ClubSport

Best Martial Arts Studio: Jue's Tae Kwon Do

Best Personal Trainer: Zen Strength

Best Place to Jog : Any Pleasanton Neighborhood

Best Place to Walk a Dog: Any Pleasanton Park

Best Yoga / Pilates: Downtown Yoga

At Home

Best Carpet Cleaners: Glover's Steam Cleaning

Best Carpet Store: Diablo Flooring

Best Flooring Store: Diablo Flooring

Best Hardware Store: Workbench TrueValue Hardware

Best Home Consignment Shop: The Home Consignment Center

Best Home Furnishings: Clover Creek

Best Kitchen / Bath Remodeler: KDC Kitchens

Best Landscaper / Designer: Western Gardens

Best Outdoor Furniture Store: Serenity Stoneworks

Best Plumber: Valley Plumbing

Best Roofer: Tri-City Roofing

Stepping Out

Best Place for a Picnic: Friday Concerts in the Park

Best Place for an After Work Drink: Hop Yard Alehouse & Grill

Best Place for Dancing: Redcoats

Best Place for Live Music: Friday Concerts in the Park

Best Place to Get Together With Friends: Downtown Pleasanton

Best Place to Meet New People: Farmers Market

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