Winners of the Best of 2015 Readers' Choice Poll

We asked and you voted. Here are the best of the best in every category
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Our annual year-in-review story this month is always packed with editors' picks for the best our city has to offer. But you also had a say: Back in July, you voted for your favorites--everything from casinos to CrossFit studios--in our Best of 2015 Readers' Choice Poll.

Herewith, we present the results. Want to make your voice heard again? Vote now through December 21 in our 2016 Best Restaurants Readers' Choice Poll.


BEST BLOW-DRY BAR

Swink Style Bar
Downtown
swinkstylebar.com

BEST COLORIST
Fix Salon
Roosevelt
fixsalonseattle.com

BEST SALON FOR CUTS
Gene Juarez
Multiple locations
genejuarez.com

BEST BROW BAR / LASH EXTENSIONS
Swink Style Bar
Downtown
swinkstylebar.com

BEST HAIRSTYLIST
Kika Perez (M Room Barbershop)
Downtown
mroom.com

BEST MEN’S SALON
Capelli’s Gentlemen’s Barbershop
South Lake Union, downtown
capellis.com

BEST CHILDREN’S HAIRCUTS
Li’l Klippers
Wallingford
lilklippers.com

BEST MANICURE
Julep
Downtown
julep.com

BEST PEDICURE
Hoa
Multiple locations
hoasalon.com

BEST SPA
Habitude Salon & Day Spa
Ballard, Fremont
habitude.com

BEST MASSAGE
Thrive Healing Massage
Fremont
wellness.com

BEST FACIAL
Jill Bucy Skincare
Lower Queen Anne
jillbucy.com

BEST MEDI-SPA
Pro Sports Club
Bellevue
proclub.com

BEST COSMETIC DENTIST
Queen Anne Hilltop
Queen Anne
qahilltop.com

BEST COSMETIC SURGEON
Dr. Richard Baxter
Mountlake Terrace
drbaxter.com

BEST DOGGY DAY CARE
The Barking Lounge
South Lake Union
barkinglounge.com

BEST DOG GROOMER
Rex
Capitol Hill
rexseattle.com

BEST VET
Aurora Veterinary Hospital
Greenwood
auroraveterinaryhospital.com

BEST PET SHOP
Mud Bay
Multiple locations
mudbay.com

BEST NEW BOUTIQUE
Liten
Fremont
litenseattle.com

BEST MEN’S BOUTIQUE
Mario’s
Downtown
marios.com

BEST WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE
Horseshoe
Ballard
shophorseshoe.com

BEST DEPARTMENT STORE
Nordstrom
Multiple locations
nordstrom.com

BEST SHOE STORE
Nordstrom
Multiple locations
nordstrom.com

BEST SHOPPING CENTER
University Village
University District
uvillage.com

BEST JEWELRY SHOP
Ben Bridge
Multiple locations
benbridge.com

BEST OPTICAL SHOP
4 Your Eyes Only Optical
Multiple locations
4youreyesonlyoptical.com

BEST LUXURY SHOP
Barneys New York
Downtown
barneys.com

BEST SALE RACK
Nordstrom Rack
Downtown
nordstromrack.com

BEST KIDS’ CLOTHING STORE
Hanna Andersson
Bellevue, University District
hannaandersson.com

BEST CHILDREN’S TOY SHOP    
Top Ten Toys
Downtown, Greenwood
toptentoys.com

BEST GARDENING STORE
Swansons Nursery
Ballard
swansonsnursery.com

BEST GROCERY STORE
PCC Natural Markets
Multiple locations
pccnaturalmarkets.com

BEST BOOKSTORE
The Elliott Bay Book Company
Capitol Hill
elliottbaybook.com

BEST HOUSEWARES STORE
Sur La Table
Multiple locations
surlatable.com

BEST GIFT & CARD SHOP
Paper Hammer
Downtown
paper-hammer.com

BEST FURNITURE STORE
Room & Board
University District
roomandboard.com

BEST FITNESS CLUB
Bassline Fitness
Kirkland
basslinefitness.com

BEST BOOT CAMP
Riley Athletics
Westlake
rileyathletics.com

BEST YOGA STUDIO
Urban Yoga Spa
Belltown
urbanyogaspa.com

BEST CROSSFIT GYM
CrossFit Interbay
Interbay
crossfitinterbay.com

BEST BARRE STUDIO
Pure Barre
Multiple locations
purebarre.com

BEST PILATES STUDIO
Vitality Pilates
Multiple locations
vitalitypilates.com

BEST GOLF COURSE
Jefferson Park Golf Course
Beacon Hill
premiergc.com/-jefferson-park-golf-course

BEST OUTDOOR/SPORTING GOODS STORE
REI
South Lake Union
rei.com/seattle

BEST BOATING SUPPLY STORE

West Marine
Multiple locations
westmarine.com

BEST SKI SHOP

Evo
Wallingford/Fremont
evo.com/seattle

BEST MUSEUM
Seattle Art Museum
Downtown
seattleartmuseum.org

BEST ART GALLERY
SAM Gallery
Downtown
seattleartmuseum.org/visit/shops

BEST PERFORMANCE VENUE
The Paramount Theatre
Downtown
stgpresents.org/paramount

BEST THEATER COMPANY
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Downtown
5thavenue.org

BEST ART WALK
Ballard ArtWalk
Ballard
ballardartwalk.blogspot.com

BEST CASINO
Snoqualmie Casino
Snoqualmie
snocasino.com

BEST BOWLING ALLEY
Garage
Capitol Hill
garagebilliards.com

BEST BILLIARDS
The Parlor Billiards & Spirits
Bellevue
parlorbilliards.com

BEST PUB
Mulleady’s Irish Pub
Magnolia
mulleadyspub.com

BEST DANCE CLUB
Q Nightclub
Capitol Hill
qnightclub.com

BEST LIVE-MUSIC VENUE
Tractor Tavern
Ballard
tractortavern.com

BEST NEW LOCAL BAND
Kithkin
kithkin.bandcamp.com

BEST MOVIE THEATER

Cinerama
Belltown
cinerama.com

BEST KIDS’ ATTRACTION
Woodland Park Zoo
Phinney Ridge
zoo.org

BEST NORTHWEST RESORT
Alderbrook Resort & Spa
Union, Washington
alderbrookresort.com

BEST HOTEL
Hotel Ballard
Ballard
hotelballard.com

BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BLOG
West Seattle Blog
westseattleblog.com

BEST FOOD TRUCK
Marination Big Blue mobile truck
marinationmobile.com

BEST PIZZA PLACE
Pagliacci Pizza
Multiple locations
pagliacci.com

BEST BURGER JOINT
Red Mill Burgers
Interbay, Phinney Ridge
redmillburgers.com

BEST CHEAP LUNCH
Dick’s Drive-in
Multiple locations
ddir.com

BEST NEW BAR
Radiator Whiskey
Pike Place Market
radiatorwhiskey.com

BEST LOCAL MICROBREW
Manny’s Pale Ale
Georgetown Brewing Company
georgetownbeer.com

BEST BREWPUB
Fremont Brewing
Fremont
fremontbrewing.com

BEST BARTENDER
Murray Stenson
Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar
Pioneer Square
kaname-izakaya.com

BEST HOTEL BAR
Urbane (Hyatt at Olive 8)
Downtown
urbaneseattle.com

BEST HAPPY HOUR
The Matador
Multiple locations
matadorrestaurants.com

BEST TAKEOUT
Mr. Gyros
Multiple locations
mrgyroseattle.com

BEST COFFEE SHOP
Caffe Vita
Multiple locations
caffevita.com

BEST FARMERS’ MARKET
Ballard Farmers Market
Ballard
sfmamarkets.com

BEST OUTDOOR DINING
Marination Ma Kai
Alki Beach
marinationmobile.com

BEST ICE CREAM SHOP
Molly Moon’s
Multiple locations
mollymoon.com

BEST CUPCAKE SHOP
Trophy Cupcakes and Party
Multiple locations
trophycupcakes.com

BEST PIE SHOP
Pie
Fremont
sweetandsavorypie.com