Best of the City 2013


Best of the City
Our readers have spoken! The results of our online and magazine ballots are in. What follows are your picks for everything from best bike shop to best pizza place. Photo by Tom Spitz

Best Bicycle Store:
Ordinary Bike Shop

Best Spa Resort:
Tubac Golf Resort & Spa (tie)
Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa (tie)

Best Car Wash:
Simoniz Car Wash

Best Live Theatre:
Arizona Theatre Company

Best Fitness Center:
LA Fitness

Best Florist:
Mayfield Florist

Best Hiking Trail:
Sabino Canyon

Best Place to Get a Pedicure/Manicure:
Gadabout SalonSpas

Best Place for a Massage:
Rubs Massage Studio

Best Micro Brewery:
Nimbus Brewing Company

Best Happy Hour:
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (tie)
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant (tie)

Best Pizza Place:
Bazil’s Tucson

Best Place to Buy Bread:
Beyond Bread

Best Place for a Romantic Date:
The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol (tie) (pictured)
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (tie)

Best Place to Order a Martini:
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (tie)
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant (tie)

Best Place to Buy Wine/Spirits:
Total Wine & More

Best Place to Buy Hiking/Outdoor Gear:
Summit Hut

Best Local Attraction:
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (pictured)

Best Local Morning Drive Radio Team:
The Bobby Rich Morning Mix (pictured)

Best Dog Park:
Brandi Fenton Memorial Park (pictured)

Best Plant Nursery:
Mesquite Valley Growers Nursery (pictured)

Best Place to Buy a Special Gift:
Stewart Kuper Jewelers

Best TV Anchor:
Guy Atchley

Best Women’s Boutique:
Posh Boutique

Best Coffeehouse:
Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Place to Take Dance Lessons:
Shall We Dance

Best TV News Station:

Best Health/Natural Food Store:
Whole Foods Market

Best Ice Cream/Gelato/Frozen Yogurt:
Frost – A Gelato Shoppe

Best Radio Station:
93.7 KRQ (tie)
94.9 MIXfm (tie)

Best Charity Event (formal):
Angel Ball

Best Local Golf Course:
La Paloma Country Club

Best Place to Buy Home Furnishings:
Copenhagen Tucson

Best Charity Event (informal):
Dogtoberfest for Handi-Dogs (tie)
Puttin’ on the Dog (tie)