City’s Best 2020
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Arts & Entertainment

Best Community Event

1st Place: Thursday Night Live
2nd Place: Salute to America

Best Local Band

1st Place: The Cherry Pistols
2nd Place: Murphy’s Ford

Best Place Only Locals Know About

1st Place: Paddy Malone’s Irish Pub
2nd Place: ECCO Lounge

Best Place For Singles to Meet

1st Place: J. Pfenny’s Sports Grill & Pub
2nd Place: Spectators

Best Place For Date Night

1st Place: Madison’s Cafe
2nd Place: The Grand Cafe

Best Place to Catch Live Music

1st Place: The Mission
2nd Place: Spectators


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People

Best Accountant

1st Place: Carol Angerer, Abbott & Angerer CPAs
2nd Place: Carol Burkhead, Burkhead & Associates, LLC

Best Bartender

1st Place: Faith Prenger, Spectators
2nd Place: Kevin Thompson, The Grand Cafe

Best Chef

1st Place: Ryan Davis, Argyle Catering Co.
2nd Place: Johnny Graham, Revel Catering & Events

Best Chiropractor

1st Place: Kevin Wheat, Wheat Chiropractic & Wellness Center
2nd Place: Tanner Coleman, Jefferson City Medical Group

Best Dentist

1st Place: Dr. Tyler Slaughter, DDS, Riverbend Dentistry
2nd Place: Dr. Matthew Gassen, DDS, Gassen Dentistry

Best Doctor

1st Place: Alfred Johnson, Jefferson City Medical Group
2nd Place: Patrick Sporleder, Capital Region Medical Center

Best Entrepreneur

1st Place: Adam Stark, Adam Stark Home Selling Team
2nd Place: Quinten Rice, Avenue HQ

Best Esthetician

1st Place: Heather Mortimer, Riversong Spa
2nd Place: Lindsey Crouse, New Skinsations

Best Financial Advisor

1st Place: Andrew Beshuk, Providence Financial
2nd Place: Jeff Boessen, Central Investment Advisors

Best General Contractor

1st Place: Brice Bernskoetter, Bernskoetter Construction
2nd Place: Kent Bentlage, Bentlage Homes

Best Hair Stylist

1st Place: Kim Pope-Reason, Reflections Hair Salon
2nd Place: Dottie Robertson, Love Your Style

Best Insurance Agent

1st Place: Doug Otto, American Family Insurance – Douglas Otto
2nd Place: Joey O’Connor, Mid Rivers Insurance

Best Interior Designer

1st Place: David Brandon Chambers, David Brandon Home & Design
2nd Place: Tina Davis, Designs By Tina

Best Lawyer

1st Place: Emily Fretwell Renn, Call & Gentry Law Group
2nd Place: Scott Hamblin, Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C.

Best Local Artist

1st Place: Jim Dyke
2nd Place: Jennifer Neff

Best Local Musician

1st Place: Dave Baker, Dave Baker Band
2nd Place: Tom Reichart, Cherry Pistols, Dope Ass Sneakers

Best Massage Therapist

1st Place: Rachel Steinmeier, Graceful Healing Massage, LLC
2nd Place: Nancy Pope, Much Kneaded Touch, LLC

Best Mechanic

1st Place: Mike Sipi, Sipis 66 Service & Auto Repair
2nd Place tie: Randy Sneller, Sneller Mid Mo Auto & Diesel Repair
2nd Place tie: Winston Kliethermes, B&W Battery & Auto Repair

Best Personal Trainer

1st Place: Erin Bidlack, Studio573
2nd Place: Sarah Harbour, Sam B. Cook Healthplex

Best Pharmacist

1st Place: Kim Roberts, Roberts Pharmacy
2nd Place: Trevor Isringhausen, Whaley’s

Best Photographer

1st Place: Amy Knollmeyer, Amy Knollmeyer Photography
2nd Place: Tina Newton, Tina Newton Photography

Best Physical Therapist

1st Place: Jennifer Schnieders, Outbound Physical Therapy
2nd Place: Ben Kuster, PEAK Sport & Spine Physical Therapy

Best Radio Personality

1st Place: Erin Hart, 94.3 KAT Zimmer
2nd Place: John Marsh, KWOS Zimmer

Best Real Estate Agent

1st Place: Beth McGeorge, RE/MAX Jefferson City
2nd Place: Adam Stark, Adam Stark Home Selling Team

Best Social Media Presence – Local Individual

1st Place: Adam Stark, Adam Stark Home Selling Team
2nd Place: Nathan Hays, Jefferson City Autoplex

Best TV Personality

1st Place: Rod Smith, KRCG
2nd Place: Zach Paul, KRCG

Best Veterinarian

1st Place: Dr. Dean Bates, Summit Veterinary Services
2nd Place: Dr. Gregory Boyer, Animal Medical Center of Jefferson City


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Food & Drink

Best Appetizers

1st Place: Madison’s Cafe
2nd Place: Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar

Best Bar

1st Place: Paddy Malone’s Irish Pub
2nd Place: J. Pfenny’s Sports Grill & Pub

Best Barbecue

1st Place: Sweet Smoke BBQ
2nd Place: Lutz’s BBQ

Best Beer Selection

1st Place: J. Pfenny’s Sports Grill & Pub
2nd Place: Prison Brews

Best Breakfast

1st Place: Oscars Diner
2nd Place: Mel’s Cafe

Best Burger

1st Place: ECCO Lounge
2nd Place: Paddy Malone’s Irish Pub

Best Caterer

1st Place: Argyle Catering Co.
2nd Place: Revel Catering & Events

Best Chicken Wings

1st Place: Buffalo Wild Wings
2nd Place: Spectators

Best Cocktail Selection

1st Place: The Grand Cafe
2nd Place: BarVino

Best Coffee

1st Place: Three Story Coffee
2nd Place: Yanis Coffee Zone

Best Dessert

1st Place: Arris’ Bistro
2nd Place: The Grand Cafe

Best Food Truck

1st Place: Rebel Tacos
2nd Place: Jamaican Jerk Hut

Best Fried Chicken

1st Place: Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
2nd Place: Nick’s Family Restaurant

Best Happy Hour

1st Place: Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar
2nd Place: Sonic Drive-In

Best Milkshake

1st Place: Central Dairy
2nd Place: Zesto Drive-In

Best Pizza

1st Place: Arris’ Pizza
2nd Place: West Main Pizza

Best Place for Ice Cream

1st Place: Central Dairy
2nd Place: Zesto Drive-In

Best Place for Outdoor Dining

1st Place: Canterbury Hill Winery & Restaurant
2nd Place: Madison’s Cafe

Best Place for Business Lunch

1st Place: Madison’s Cafe
2nd Place: The Grand Cafe

Best Restaurant

1st Place: Madison’s Cafe
2nd Place: The Grand Cafe

Best Salad

1st Place: Madison’s Cafe
2nd Place: Arris’ Bistro

Best Sandwich

1st Place: Jefferson City Sub Shop
2nd Place: The Old Brick House Deli

Best Seafood

1st Place: Red Lobster
2nd Place: Kraken Bar & Grill

Best Steak

1st Place: LongHorn Steakhouse
2nd Place: Colton’s Steak House & Grill

Best Sushi

1st Place: Love Sushi
2nd Place: Fuji

Best Wine Selection

1st Place: BarVino
2nd Place: Canterbury Hill Winery & Restaurant


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Shops & Services

Best Adult Care

1st Place: Heisinger Bluffs
2nd Place: Primrose Retirement Communities

Best Antique Mall

1st Place: Dogwood Vintiques
2nd Place: Yellow Moon Antique Mall

Best Bank

1st Place: Central Bank
2nd Place: Jefferson Bank of Missouri

Best Barber Shop

1st Place: Southside Barber Shop
2nd Place: Clean Cut Barbershop

Best Child Daycare

1st Place: Courtyard Early Learning Center
2nd Place: Little Explorers Discovery Center

Best Consignment Shop

1st Place: The Snob Shop Exchange
2nd Place: K’s Consignment Shop

Best Event Center

1st Place: Capital Bluffs Event Center
2nd Place: The Millbottom

Best Florist

1st Place: River City Florist
2nd Place: Busch’s Florist

Best Grocery Store

1st Place: Hy-Vee
2nd Place: Gerbes

Best Hair Salon

1st Place: Reflections Hair Salon
2nd Place: Haute Salon

Best Heating / AC

1st Place: Woodman Engineering
2nd Place: Stieferman Heating Co.

Best Home Furnishing Store

1st Place: JC Mattress & Furniture Showrooms
2nd Place: HomeGoods

Best Landscaper

1st Place: Haslag Landscaping & Design
2nd Place: WE Landscaping

Best Nursery Garden

1st Place: Longfellow’s Garden Center
2nd Place: Green Horizons Garden Center

Best Paint & Body Shop

1st Place: Xtreme Body & Paint
2nd Place: Fischer Body Shop

Best Pest Control Company

1st Place: Steve’s Pest Control
2nd Place: Art’s Pest Control

Best Pet Grooming Salon

1st Place: Shed, Bath & Beyond Grooming
2nd Place: Friends Furever Pet Grooming

Best Pharmacy

1st Place: Whaley’s Pharmacy
2nd Place: Jefferson City Medical Group

Best Place for Cosmetic Procedures

1st Place: Genesis
2nd Place: New Skinsations

Best Place for Fine Jewelry

1st Place: The Blue Diamond
2nd Place tie: Vandelicht Jewelry
2nd Place tie: Kas A Designs

Best Place for Spa Services

1st Place: Riversong Spa
2nd Place: Genesis

Best Place for Unique Gifts

1st Place: Southbank Gift Company
2nd Place: Carrie’s Hallmark

Best Place for Women’s Fashions

1st Place: Hello Belle
2nd Place: T.J. Maxx

Best Place to Buy a New Car

1st Place: Riley Auto Group
2nd Place: Joe Machens Dealerships

Best Place to Buy a Used Car

1st Place: Riley Auto Group
2nd Place: Joe Machens Dealerships

Best Place to Splurge on Yourself

1st Place: Riversong Spa
2nd Place: Genesis

Best Place to Work Out

1st Place: YMCA
2nd Place: Studio573

Best Rental Store

1st Place: U.S. Rents-It
2nd Place: H.O.B. Rent-It-Center

Best Social Media Presence – Local Business

1st Place: Beth McGeorge, RE/MAX Jefferson City
2nd Place: K9s on The Front Line

Best Travel Agency

1st Place: Central Travel
2nd Place: Classic Travel and Tours

Best Veterinary Clinic

1st Place: Quail Valley Veterinary Clinic
2nd Place: Southwest Animal Hospital


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