Winners announced for the 2013 Southwest Florida Readers' Choice Awards

2013 Choice Awards

2013 Choice Awards

The 2013 Southwest Florida Readers' Choice Awards were held Thursday night at Artis—Naples in North Naples. Over 700 attended the cocktail reception and awards ceremony announcing more than 250 winners in seven categories representing the region’s finest in dining, entertainment, shopping and service businesses.

In April and May thousands of Naples Daily News readers and community members cast more 40,000 votes for their local business favorites. Recipients of the coveted Southwest Florida Readers' Choice Awards proudly display their award certificates in storefronts and entrances.

See the list of winners:

Shopper's Paradise
SubCategory Submission Winners
Antiques Auctions Neapolitan & Gallery Champion
Antiques Chesterdales Star
Appliance Store Bill Smith Appliances & Electronics Champion
Appliance Store Good Deals Appliances Star
Carpeting Store Hadinger Flooring Champion
Carpeting Store Abbey Carpet & Flooring Star
Children's Clothing All About April Champion
Children's Clothing Twinkle Twinkle Little Store Star
Consignment Clothing New To You Consignment Boutique Champion
Consignment Clothing True Fashionistas Designer Resale Star
Consignment Furniture SurroundingS Exclusive Consignment Store Champion
Consignment Furniture Auctions Neapolitan & Gallery Star
Electronics Store Bill Smith Appliances & Electronics Champion
Fabric/Upholstery Jay's Fabrics & Upholstery Champion
Fabric/Upholstery Flash Sew & Quilt Star
Fashion Jewelry Best of Everything Champion
Fashion Jewelry Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour Star
Fine Jewelry Provident Jewelry Champion
Fine Jewelry Cleopatra's Barge Fine Jewelry Star
Floor Covering Hadinger Flooring Champion
Floor Covering Designers' Rug Center Star
Florists Naples Floral Design Champion
Florists Gene's Fifth Avenue Florist Star
Furniture Store Alison Craig Home Furnishings Champion
Furniture Store Expressions Model Furniture Outlet Star
Garden/Nursery Driftwood Garden Center Champion
Garden/Nursery Golden Gate Nursery Star
Gift Shop Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour Champion
Gift Shop Best of Everything Star
Grocery Store Wynn's Market Champion
Hardware Store Sunshine Ace Hardware Champion
Lighting Store Lighting First Champion
Lighting Store Wilson Lighting Star
Men's Clothing Manny's Fine Menswear Champion
Men's Clothing Mondo Uomo Star
Music Store Gator Music Supply, Inc. Champion
Music Store Naples Park Music Star
Painting/Wallpaper Store Barleys Wallcovering & Interiors, Inc. Champion
Pet Store For Footed Friends Champion
Pet Store Goodness for Pets Star
Resale Furniture Options Thrift Shoppe Champion
Resale Furniture SurroundingS Exclusive Consignment Store Star
Shoe Store New Balance Champion
Shoe Store Shoe Warehouse Star
Shopping District Miromar Outlets Champion
Shopping District Third Street South Star
Shopping Mall Miromar Outlets Champion
Shopping Mall Waterside Shops Star
Silk Plants/Flowers Silk Jungle Champion
Silk Plants/Flowers Silks by Mu Star
Specialty Retail Store Best of Everything Champion
Specialty Retail Store Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour Star
Thrift Store Options Thrift Shoppe Champion
Thrift Store St. Matthew's House of Treasures Star
Toy Store EcoBaby & Home Champion
Toy Store Twinkle Twinkle Little Store Star
Window Treatments Naples Shutter Champion
Window Treatments Shady Lady Window Treatments Star
Wine Shop Wynn's Market Champion
Wine Shop Decanted Wines Star
Women's Clothing Jami's Champion
Women's Clothing Lux Boutique Star
SubCategory Submission Winners
Air Charter Naples Air, Inc. Champion
Air Charter Cape Air Star
Association Management Sandcastle Community Management Champion
Association Management Ability Management Star
Attorney Donald K. Ross Champion
Attorney Donald P. Day Star
Bank First National Bank of the Gulf Coast Champion
Bank Florida Community Bank Star
Barber Shop Vinnie's Barber Shop Champion
Barber Shop Frank's Barber Shop Star
Carpet Cleaner Neapolitan Carpet Cleaning Champion
Carpet Cleaner Bob's Carpet Cleaning Star
Child Care Chabad Naples Preschool of the Arts Champion
Child Care Windmill Creek Academy Star
Day Spa Spa 41 Champion
Day Spa Allure et Beauté Salon & Day Spa Star
Dry Cleaner Fashion Fresh Cleaners Champion
Dry Cleaner Platinum Cleaners Star
Glass and Door Repair Glass Doctor Champion
Glass and Door Repair Cypress Glass & Aluminum Star
Hair Salon Allure et Beauté Salon & Day Spa Champion
Hair Salon Robert of Philadelphia Star
Home Remodeling Turn Key Construction Champion
Home Remodeling Cornerstone Kitchen & Bath Star
Home Service Tom Orban Painting Champion
Home Service Sentinel Storm Protection Star
Hurricane Protection Naples Shutter Champion
Hurricane Protection Sentinel Storm Protection Star
HVAC Company Florida Comfort Systems Champion
HVAC Company Conditioned Air Corporation Star
Insurance Agency Brian Glaeser - State Farm Agent Champion
Insurance Agency Lutgert Insurance Star
Mortgage Lender Summit Mortgage Corporation Champion
Mortgage Lender First National Bank of the Gulf Coast Star
Nail Salon Natural Nail Care Clinic Champion
Nail Salon Allure et Beauté Salon & Day Spa Star
Pest Control Truly Nolen Champion
Pest Control Collier Pest Control Star
Photographer Avant-Garde Images, Inc. Champion
Photographer Sean Allen Photography Star
Plumbing First Class Plumbing of Florida Champion
Plumbing Acres & Son Plumbing, Inc. Star
Pool Service/Supplies Jeff Wilson Pool Service Champion
Pool Service/Supplies Naples Pool Service Star
Printing Service The Print Shop Champion
Printing Service Naples Print Source Star
Professional Organization Above Board Chamber of Florida Champion
Professional Organization Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Star
Shower Enclosure My Shower Door Champion
Shower Enclosure Creative Glass Products Star
Travel Agency MAD Travel Champion
Travel Agency Preferred Travel of Naples Star
Veterinarian Gulfshore Animal Hospital Champion
Veterinarian Harborside Animal Clinic Star
Video Production The Naples Studio Champion
Video Production Naples Original Video Productions, Inc. Star
Wealth Advisor Craig Price, Covenant Capital, Wells Fargo Champion
Wealth Advisor Scott Gellett, Sabadell Bank & Trust Star
Window Tinting Distinctive Window Tinting Champion
Window Tinting Enterprise Window Tinting Star
Health & Well Being
SubCategory Submission Winners
Chiropractor Hiler Chiropractic Champion
Chiropractor LIFEstrength Family Chiropractic Star
Dentistry Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry of Naples Champion
Dentistry Galleria Dentistry Star
Eye Care Center Montgomery Eye Center Champion
Eye Care Center All Saints Eye Center Star
Health Club Bala Vinyasa Yoga Champion
Health Club NCH Wellness Centers Star
Hearing Aid Center Decibels Audiology & Hearing Aid Center Champion
Hearing Aid Center Hearing In Paradise Star
Home Health Care Just Like Family Home Care Champion
Home Health Care Home Health Care Professionals of Naples Star
Imaging Center Naples Diagnostic Imaging Center Champion
Imaging Center Radiology Regional Center Star
Medical Supplies Sunshine Medical Supply Champion
Medical Supplies Summit Medical Supplies Star
Ophthalmology Montgomery Eye Center Champion
Ophthalmology Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Star
Pharmacy Gulf Shore Apothecary Champion
Pharmacy Lakeview Pharmacy Star
Physical Therapy PhysioFit Champion
Physical Therapy Performance Physical Therapy of Naples, Inc. Star
Physician / Doctor Dr. Diane Brzezinski Champion
Physician / Doctor Dr. Patricia Poling Star
Pilates Center Beyond Motion Champion
Pilates Center Pilates, Fitness & Therapeutics, Inc. Star
Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mark Prysi Champion
Plastic Surgeon Kent V. Hasen, MD Star
Retirement Community The Carlisle Naples Champion
Retirement Community Marbella at Pelican Bay Star
Walk-in Clinic Walk-in Clinic Naples Medical Center Champion
Walk-in Clinic NCH Healthcare Urgent Care Center Star
Weight Loss Center Nuviva Medical Weight Loss Champion
Weight Loss Center Cederquist Medical Wellness Center Star
Real Estate
SubCategory Submission Winners
Commercial Real Estate Downing-Frye Realty Champion
Commercial Real Estate John R. Wood REALTORS Star
Community Kensington Golf & Country Club Champion
Community LELY Resort Star
Developer Stock Development Champion
Developer Lennar Homes Star
Home Builder Stock Development Champion
Home Builder BCB Homes, Inc. Star
Real Estate Office Downing-Frye Realty Champion
Real Estate Office John R. Wood REALTORS Star
REALTOR® (individual) Janice Gover (Downing-Frye Realty) Champion
REALTOR® (individual) Annemarie Giannini (John R. Wood REALTORS) Star
SubCategory Submission Winners
Art Gallery The von Liebig Art Center Champion
Art Gallery Harmon-Meek Gallery Star
Bar/Nightclub Pelican Larry's Champion
Bar/Nightclub Blue Martini Star
Comedy Club Off The Hook Comedy Club Champion
Dance Studio Naples Ballet Champion
Dance Studio Dance Arts by Maria Star
Gaming Seminole Casino Immokalee Champion
Gaming Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & Poker Star
Live Theater The Naples Players Champion
Live Theater TheatreZone Star
Miniature Golf Coral Cay Adventure Golf Champion
Miniature Golf Congo River Golf Star
Museum C'MON Golisano Children's Museum of Naples Champion
Museum The Baker Museum at Artis—Naples Star
Musical Entertainment The Naples Jazz Orchestra Champion
Musical Entertainment Artis—Naples Star
Nature/Education Conservancy of Southwest Florida Champion
Nature/Education Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens Star
Private Country Club Kensington Golf & Country Club Champion
Private Country Club Grey Oaks Country Club Star
Public Golf Course ArrowHead Golf Club Champion
Public Golf Course Valencia Golf & Country Club Star
Radio Stations WAVV 101.1 FM Champion
Radio Stations WGCU 90.1 FM Star
Resort/Hotel Hilton Naples Champion
Resort/Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Naples (Beach Resort) Star
Automotive & Boating
SubCategory Submission Winners
Automotive Repair Rick Johnson Auto &Tire Champion
Automotive Repair Shirley Street Auto Repair Star
Boat Captain Captain Joe Walburn Champion
Boat Captain Captain Jim Albert Star
Boat Dealer/Service Naples Marina Champion
Boat Dealer/Service Naples Boat Mart Star
Car Wash Neapolitan Car Wash & Detailing Champion
Car Wash Waterfalls Auto Spa Naples Star
Commercial Divers Steve Whitney Champion
Commercial Divers Florida Barnacles, Inc. Star
Marina Naples Harbour Champion
Marina Port-O-Call Marina Star
New Car Dealer Tamiami Ford Champion
New Car Dealer DeVoe Automotive Group Star
Scuba/Dive Shop Scuba Outfitters of Naples Champion
Scuba/Dive Shop SCUBAdventures Star
Used Car Dealer Tamiami Ford Champion
Used Car Dealer DeVoe Automotive Group Star
Watersports/Rentals A&B Charters Champion
Watersports/Rentals Extreme Family Fun Spot Star
Food & Restaurants
SubCategory Submission Winners
Bakery Wynn's Market Champion
Bakery Mikkelsen's Pastry Shop Star
Barbecue Texas Tony's BBQ Shack Champion
Barbecue Michelbob's Ribs Restaurant Star
Breakfast Capers Kitchen & Bar Champion
Breakfast toast of Naples Star
Brunch The Bay House Restaurant Champion
Brunch Gordon's On The River Star
Buffet Grand Buffet Champion
Buffet Blue Fish Japanese Steakhouse Star
Butcher Shop Jimmy P's Butcher Shop & Deli Champion
Butcher Shop Wynn's Market Star
Caterer Wynn's Market Champion
Caterer SMH Catering Star
Chicken Wings Buffalo Chips Restaurant Champion
Chicken Wings Pelican Larry's Star
Chinese Empire China Restaurant Champion
Chinese O'mei Chinese Cuisine Star
Crabcakes Capers Kitchen & Bar Champion
Crabcakes Swan River Seafood Star
Deli Wynn's Market Champion
Deli Tropic Chill Deli Star
Desserts Norman Love Confections Champion
Desserts Tony's off Third Wine & Pastry Shop in Old Naples Star
English The English Pub Champion
English The Pub Naples at Mercato Star
Family Restaurant Sweet Home Chicago Pub & Grub Champion
Family Restaurant Mel's Diner Star
French Café Normandie Champion
French Bleu Provence Star
German Jaegerhaus Restaurant Champion
German Pepper's Deli & Butcher Star
Hamburger The Boathouse of Naples Champion
Ice Cream Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream Champion
Ice Cream Regina's Ice Cream Star
International Café Normandie Champion
International bha! bha! Persian Bistro Star
Irish McCabe's Irish Pub & Grill Champion
Irish Fitzgerald's Irish Pub Star
Italian New York Pizza & Pasta Champion
Italian Joey D's Italian Restaurant Star
Japanese/Sushi Sushi-Thai of Naples Champion
Japanese/Sushi DaRuMa Japanese Steakhouse Star
Lunch Shula's Steak House Champion
Lunch New York Pizza & Pasta Star
Mexican Flaco's Mexican Specialties & Steakhouse Champion
Mexican Senor Tequila's Fine Mexican Grill Star
Pizza New York Pizza & Pasta Champion
Pizza Boston's The Gourmet Pizza Star
Romantic Dining The Turtle Club at Vanderbilt Beach Champion
Romantic Dining Baleen Restaurant Star
Sandwiches Tropic Chill Deli Champion
Sandwiches Larry's Lunch Box Delicatessen Star
Seafood The Boathouse of Naples Champion
Seafood Real Seafood Co. Star
Sports Bar Joey D's Italian Restaurant Champion
Sports Bar Bokamper's Sports Bar & Grill Star
Steak Shula's Steak House Champion
Steak Chop's City Grill Star
Tavern/Pub Old Naples Pub Champion
Tavern/Pub The Pub Naples at Mercato Star
Waterfront Dining The Boathouse of Naples Champion
Waterfront Dining Turtle Club at Vanderbilt Beach Star

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