The 7th Annual Local’s Choice Awards 2018

our 2018 winners...

All of our winners have been selected by you, our dedicated readers. You have helped not only to vote for them, but you nominated them as well. Cheers to you, and thank you for voting! If your favorite did not win, stop into these local businesses to discover why they did.

Animal / Pet Activity Winners

Animal/Pet – Napa

SpiritHorse Riding Center of the San Francisco Bay Area is a 501(c)3 non-profit and was founded in January of 2012 by Charlotte Dougherty... read more

Animal/Pet – CCC

To all the dog lovers out there, if you have yet to attend Dogtown Downtown, you may indeed be missing out. The 5th Annual Dogtown Downtown will... read more

Animal/Pet – Solano

Dr. Robert (Bob) Linville, an accredited veterinarian with over 40 years experience, brings quality care to pet owners in Vallejo and surrounding areas. With a... read more

Business Services Winners

Business Services – CCC

Small businesses are the backbone of America’s economy, and we were elated to hear that the best business services for Contra Costa County went... read more

Business Services – Napa

The Napa Chamber of Commerce is here to assist and support the local business community, however, whenever, and in any manner needed or necessary... read more

Children’s Activities Winners

Customer Service Winners

Customer Service – Napa

Cole’s Chop House opened its doors in March 2000 under the leadership of Greg and Beth Cole. After 16 successful years, Greg and Beth sold Cole’s to long-time... read more

Customer Service – CCC

What could possibly make a thriving neighborhood library—with a rich variety of programs, services, and collections—even better? Well, having the... read more

Event/Festivals Winners

Event/Festival – Napa

Calistoga Harvest Table is a Calistoga Chamber of Commerce event held in celebration of a bountiful harvest season. The fifth annual event will... read more

Event/Festival – Solano

Starting originally in 1963 with a few collectible and antique stores displaying their items on tables outside St Paul’s Church, this event now... read more

Event/Festival – CCC

“We provide a great assortment of Bay Area craft beers, awesome music, tasty food, and a great location, all in a family-friendly setting!”... read more

Golf Courses Winners

Golf Course – Napa

Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club is your premier golf destination in the Napa Valley. Discover one of Napa Valley’s hidden gems as you adventure through... read more

Golf Course – CCC

Often held to the highest quality standards, winning best golf course of the region is definitely something to be proud of. “Our two golf courses provide... read more

Golf Course – Solano

This golf course has many ingredients that make it so popular. Value, consistent course conditions, course layout, as well as its country-club-like setting... read more

Health Care Winners

Health Care – Napa

Napa Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive dental care to its patients in a gentle, caring, and fun environment... read more

Health Care – Solano

Since 2004, MDSO has helped remind the community as a whole that we are not alone in our fight against cancer. You aren’t just another patient here.. read more

Health Care – CCC

When it comes to cosmetic or reconstructive surgery, having a doctor you can trust is key. And for more than a quarter century, Barbara L. Persons, MD... read more

Humanitarian Winners

Humanitarian – Napa

“The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need it the... read more

Humanitarian – Solano

Every Wednesday for the past 19 years, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Benicia has served between 125-150 hot, healthy meals to anyone who walks through... read more

Humanitarian – CCC

Earning the award for best humanitarian is no easy feat. Now in its 15th year, Trust in Education has been providing educational, economic... read more

Personal Service Winners

Personal Service – Solano

Shimmering blondes, sultry reds, lustrous browns … bodacious blues? Whatever your shade the staff here understands that your hair is an expression... read more

Personal Service – CCC

A full-service hair salon for women, men, and children since 2007, Elite Unisex Hair Design is open seven days a week providing color, perm, wax... read more

Realtor Winners

Realtor – Napa

A hand-picked team of top agents left one of the nation's largest realty brands to launch the Solari Group, Inc. as an independent brokerage... read more

Realtor – Solano

Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific was formed in 1981, and has grown from an office of four to now 84 agents. The owners and managers of the office have... read more

Realtor – CCC

The Dana Green Team is composed of five skilled realtors, an exceptional staff, and of course, Dana Green herself—CEO and Lead Realtor of Dana H Green RE... read more

Restaurant Winners

Restaurants – Napa

This fall, Chef Michael Chiarello, Emmy-winning host of Food Network’s Easy Entertaining, tastemaker behind NapaStyle and Chiarello Family... read more

Restaurants – Solano

Offering a hand-crafted menu using quality ingredients such as unbleached flours, real cream, wild shrimp, fresh oysters, and cheeses. Almost everything... read more

Restaurants – CCC

Owned by husband and wife team Paul and Laura Magu, RÊVE Bistro provides you with “A little Paris in the hood.” Similar to what you might find on vacation... read more

Retailers Winners

Retailers – Napa

They were founded in 1954 by John J. “Mickey” and Wilma “Dollie” Mikolajcik in American Canyon. Mickey is known officially as the “Father of... read more

Retailers – Solano

There are many stores that don’t make any money. This store makes money BUT all their profits get donated to local music programs, and music lessons... read more

Retailers – CCC

Now in their 8th year of business in Contra Costa County, Farmyard Darlings founders Kim Berry and Carole Sinclair are honored to be a part of the... read more