Oct. 18 2016 08:05 PM

Your picks for the best apparel, hotels, grocery stores and more

Best Law Firm

King Aminpour

Batta Fulkerson Law Group

Garwood Family Law & Mediation

Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP

Zlotnik Law

Best Accounting Firm

San Diego Taxman

San Diego Tax Specialists, Inc.

Abbo Tax, CPA

Bonilla Accounting Firm

Considine & Considine

Best Antique Shop

Ocean Beach Antique Mall

Architectural Salvage of San Diego

La Mesa Antique Mall

India Street Antiques

Antique Warehouse

Best Arts & Crafts Store

Artist & Craftsman Supply

Hobby Lobby


The Art Stash


Best Auto Dealer

Mossy Nissan

Toyota of El Cajon

DCH Honda Mission Valley

Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet

Courtesy Chevrolet

Best Auto Repair Shop

PB Foreign and Domestic Car Repair

Mission Bay Automotive

Allied Gardens Automotive

Smitty’s Service

Johnson’s Auto Haven

Best Bank


Bank of America

Wells Fargo

Union Bank

California Bank & Trust

Best Swimwear Shop

Sun Diego

Gone Bananas

Pilar’s Beachwear

Anna Brazil

Sun Splash Swimwear

Best Bead Store

The Black Bead

Pacific Beads

Beads and More

South Sun Products

Bouncing Bead

Best Bike Shop

Adams Ave Bicycles

Mission Hills Bike Shop

Cal Coast Bicycles

Bicycle Warehouse

Metro Cyclery

Best Bookstore

Adams Avenue Bookstore

Mysterious Galaxy

Verbatim Books

Controversial Bookstore


Best Bridal/Tux/Formal Wear Shop

Men’s Fashion Depot

Brides By Demetrios

The Gentlemen’s Tux Club

The White Flower Boutique

Bridal and Tuxedo Galleria

Best Camera Store

George’s Camera

Nelson Photo Supplies

Kurt’s Camera Repair

ProShot Camera Gear

Camera Exposure

Best Car Wash

Body Beautiful Car Wash

North Park Car Wash

Uptown Touchless Car Wash

Gentle Touch Car Wash

Washman Car Wash

Best Comic Book Store

Villainous Lair

Comickaze Comics Books and More

Galactic Comics & Video

Mysterious Galaxy

Crazy Fred’s Cards and Comic Lounge

Best Construction Company

Lars Remodeling & Design

AO Reed & Co.

Apex Pacific Inc.

Conaty Construction Co.

Merz Construction Inc.

Best Dive Shop

Ocean Enterprises

San Diego Divers

House of Scuba

San Diego Scuba Center

Diving Unlimited International Inc.

Best Eyewear

Hillcrest Optical

Sunglass & Optical Warehouse

Urban Optiks Optometry

Newport Avenue Optometry

Arena Eyeworks Optometry

Best Flower Shop


Native Poppy

Allen’s Flowers

Camellia Flowers and Gifts  

Green Fresh Florals

Best Furniture Store


Boomerang for Modern

Metro Decor


Atlas Furniture

Best Garden Supply Store/Nursery

Mission Hills Nursery

North Park Nursery

Walter Andersen Nursery

City Farmers Nursery

Evergreen Nursery

Best Gift Shop

Bazaar Del Mundo


Pangaea Outpost

Make Good


Best Golf Shop


The Golf Mart

The Golf Shop at Torrey Pines

Golf Galaxy

Fairway Golf USA

Best Grocery Store

Barons Market, Pt. Loma

Cardiff Seaside Market


Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Market

Stump’s Family Marketplace

Best Hardware Store

Ace Hardware Hillcrest

North Park Hardware

San Diego Hardware

Ocean Beach Paint & Hardware

San Carlos Hardware Store

Best Hydro Store

San Diego Hydroponics
& Organics

City Farmers Nursery

Encinitas Hydroponics

Mighty Hydro

Miramar Hydroponics Empire

Best Jewelry Store

Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers

Gilmore Family Jewelers

Enhancery Jewelers

Charles Koll Jewellers

Irelia Fine Jewelry

Best Landscaping Company

Mooch Exterior Designs

Outside Matters

Monterey Landscape Construction

Landscapes West

Siragusa Gardening and Landscaping

Best Legal Marijuana Dispensary

Point Loma Patients Consumer Cooperative

A Green Alternative

Southwest Patient Group

Mankind Cooperative

Harbor Collective

Best Lingerie Store

Adam & Eve

Deja Vu Love Boutique El Cajon

Pleasures & Treasures



Best Liquor Store


Keg N Bottle

Clem’s Bottle House


Idaho Market

Best Local Credit Union

San Diego County Credit Union

Mission Federal Credit Union

California Coast Credit Union

Point Loma Credit Union

San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union

Best Local Boutique Hotel

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Hotel del Coronado

The Pearl

Andaz San Diego

The Westgate Hotel

Best Local Print Shop

Any Budget Printing & Mailing

Sign King

Ego ID Media

PB Printing

Direct to Press

Best Hotel Swimming Pool Open to the Public

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

San Diego Marriott Marquis Marina

The Pearl

Handlery Hotel

Best Mattress Store

Sleep Train Mattress Centers

Sleep Bedder

Real Deal Mattress

Mattress Man

Mattress Makers

Best Mens Clothing Store

Men’s Fashion Depot

5 & A Dime

Hunt & Gather

Love & Aesthetics

The Ascot Shop

Best Mortgage Broker

Team Johnson - Mortgage Lending Experts

San Diego Funding

Mortgage Max, Inc

Homeplus Mortgage

The GreenHouse Group

Best Motorcycle Shop

San Diego Harley-Davidson

Rocket Motorcycle

Fun Bike Center

San Diego BMW Motorcycles

Motoworld of El Cajon

Best Outdoor Rental Shop (Kayak, Jet Ski, Boat) San Diego

Parasail Adventures

La Jolla Bike & Kayak

Adventure 16

H2O JetSki Rentals

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Best Pawn Shop

CashCo Pawn

Palace Pawnbrokers

San Diego Jewelry Buyers

Hillcrest Pawn

Posh Pawn

Best Pet Service

South Bark Dog Wash

Nadia’s Mobile Grooming

DoozyDog! Club

EarthWise Pet Supply

See Spot Sit

Best Pet Store

EarthWise Pet Supply

Kensington Pet Supply & Dog Wash

Pet Me Please

Pet Palace

Pet Kingdom

Best Real Estate Office

Mission Realty Group

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties

Flagship Realty Group

Ascent Real Estate, Inc

Premier Properties

Best Realtor

Jared Kelley

Daniel Buksa

Nathan Abbo

Bobby Stefano

Dan Cassady

Best Scooter Shop

Vespa Motorsport

Oceanside Scooters

Main Street Scooters of San Diego


Inky’s Pro Scooters

Best Sex Shop / Adult Bookstore

Adult Emporium

Barnett Avenue Adult Superstore

Dr. Loves Erotic Superstore

Pleasures and Treasures

Mercury Books

Best Shoe Store (Men)

Culture Gear

KolorBlind Shoes


Footwear etc.


Best Shoe Store (Women)

Footwear etc.

Lola Luna Boutique


Closet Signature

Tatyana Boutique

Best Shopping Center

Fashion Valley


Horton Plaza

Grossmont Center

Del Mar Highlands

Best Skate Shop

Ocean Beach Surf & Skate Shop

Route 44


Pacific Drive


Best Smoke Shop

SD Smoke Shop

Illusions Vape Smoke Shop

Outer Limits Smoke Shop

Smoke Zone

The Cave Smoke Shop

Best Solar Company


Solar Alliance

Semper Solaris

Efficient Solar Services

Sunline Energy

Best Sporting Goods Store

Play It Again Sports

Big 5

Adventure 16

A & B Sporting Goods

Sports Palace

Best Storage Facility

A-1 Self Storage

Public Storage

Morena Storage

Mira Mesa Self Storage

Sorrento Valley Self Storage

Best Sunglasses Shop

Sunglass & Optical Warehouse

9FIVE Eyewear

Urban Optiks

Specs Optometry

Dziner Eyez

Best Surf Shop

Bird’s Surf Shack

Clairemont Surf Shop

Mitch’s Surf Shop

Hansen Surfboards

South Coast Surf Shop

Best Thrift Store


Thrift Trader

Rare Bird Consignment House

Home Start Thrift Boutique

Kanoko Thrift Shop

Best Toy Store

Geppetto’s, A Child’s Fantasy

Replay Toys

Hillside Artisans Children’s Boutique

So Childish

Apple Box Wooden Toys

Best Vape Shop

Illusions Vape Smoke Shop

SD Vape Shop

OSV Vape Shop

Euphoria Vapor Outlet

Vapor Invasion

Best Veterinarian

ABC Veterinary Hospital

Bodhi Animal Hospital

Bay Park Veterinary Clinic

Amici Pet Hospital of Little Italy

VCA Animal Hospital Market Street

Best Vintage Clothing Store

Frock You


Hunt and Gather

La Loupe Vintage

The Girl Can’t Help It

Best Women’s Clothing Store

Mimi and Red Boutique

Lanes Collective


Temptress Fashion



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