The Winners of Seattle Magazine's 2014 Readers' Choice Poll

The results are in! Behold, your picks for the best of the best in 2014
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We asked and you answered. Seattle magazine readers cast their votes months ago for their favorites in a number of categories--everything from takeout joints to pool halls. Here are the results from this year's Readers' Choice Poll.

BEAUTY


Best Salon for Cuts and Color
Fix Salon
Roosevelt; fixsalonseattle.com
 
Best Blow-Dry/Styling Bar
Swink
Downtown; swinkstylebar.com
 
Best Hairstylist
Elizabeth Muench
Edmonds; therefinerysalon.net
 
Best Men’s Salon
Valentine’s
Greenwood; valentinesseattle.com
 
Best Children’s Haircuts
Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids
Ballard; sharkeyscutsforkids.com
 
Best Nail Salon
Hoa Salon
Ballard, Madison Valley, Roosevelt; hoasalon.com
 
Best Place for Massage
Vida Spa in the Pan Pacific Hotel
South Lake Union; panpacific.com
 
Best Place for Facial

Pro Sports Club
Bellevue; proclub.com
 
Best Medi-spa
SkinSpirit
University District; skinspirit.com

Best Spa
Pro Sports Club
Bellevue; proclub.com
 
Best Cosmetic Dentist
Annie Sohn
Downtown; smileesthetic.com

Best Place for Skin Care
SkinSpirit
University District; skinspirit.com
 
Best Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Shahram Salemy   
First Hill; drsalemy.com

PETS

Best Dog Day Care
Play Doggie Daycare
Leschi; playdoggiedaycare.com
 
Best Groomer
Bark in Style
Wallingford; barkinstyle.fullslate.com
 
Best Veterinarian
Dr. Tram Le, Burien Veterinary Hospital
Burien; burienvet.com
 
Best Pet Shop
Mud Bay
Capitol Hill; mudbay.com
 
Best Dog Walker
Elite Pet Care Seattle   
Greenwood; elitepetcareseattle.com
 
Best Dog Trainer
Ahimsa Dog Training
Ballard; ahimsadogtraining.com

SHOPPING

Best New Boutique
Glasswing
Capitol Hill; glasswingshop.com
 
Best Men’s Boutique
Totokaelo  
Capitol Hill; totokaelo.com
 
Best Women’s Boutique
Totokaelo
Capitol Hill; totokaelo.com
 
Best Department Store
Nordstrom  
Multiple locations; nordstrom.com
 
Best Shoe Store
Nordstrom  
Multiple locations; nordstrom.com
 
Best Optical Shop
Market Optical
Bellevue, Pike Place Market, University Village; marketoptical.com

Best Luxury Shop
Nordstrom’s Collectors Department
Multiple locations; nordstrom.com
 
Best Children’s Clothing Store
Hanna Andersson
University Village, Woodinville; hannaandersson.com
 
Best Children’s Bookshop
TIE!
Secret Garden Books  
Ballard; secretgardenbooks.com
Mockingbird Books
Green Lake; mockingbirdbooksgl.com
 
Best Children’s Toy Shop
Top Ten Toys  
Downtown and Greenwood; toptentoys.com
 
Best Gardening Store
Swansons Nursery
Ballard; swansonsnursery.com
 
Best Grocery Store
Metropolitan Market
Multiple locations; metropolitan-market.com
 
Best Bookstore
Elliott Bay Book Company
Capitol Hill; elliottbaybook.com
 
Best Housewares
Sur La Table
Bellevue, Kirkland, Pike Place Market; surlatable.com
 
Best Gift & Card Shop
Lucca
Ballard; luccagreatfinds.com
 
Best Furniture Shop
Area 51
Capitol Hill; area51seattle.com

FITNESS AND OUTDOORS

Best Fitness Club
Community Fitness
Roosevelt; communityfitness.com
 
Best Yoga Studio
Shakti Vinyasa Yoga
Ballard; shaktivinyasa.com
 
Best Boot Camp
Kirchoff Fitness
Laurelhurst; kirchofffitness.com

Best CrossFit Studio
CrossFit 425
Bellevue; crossfit425.com
 
Best Barre Studio
Pure Barre
Multiple locations; purebarre.com
 
Best Pilates Studio
Inspire
Queen Anne and West Seattle; inspireseattle.com

Best Public Golf Course
Jefferson Park Golf Course
Beacon Hill; premiergc.com
 
Best Private Golf Club
TIE!
Sand Point Country Club
View Ridge; sandpointcc.com
The Golf Club at Newcastle
Newcastle; newcastlegolf.com
 
Best Sporting Goods Shop
REI
Multiple locations; rei.com
 
Best Boating Supply Store
Fisheries Supply
Wallingford; fisheriessupply.com
 
Best Ski Shop
Evo
Wallingford/Fremont; evo.com

Best Bike Shop
Gregg’s Cycle
Multiple locations; greggscycles.com
 
Best Park
Green Lake
Green Lake; cityofseattle.gov/parks

DINING AND DRINKING

Best Pie Shop
A la Mode Pies
Phinney Ridge; alamodeseattle.com

Best Cupcake Shop
Cupcake Royale
Multiple locations; cupcakeroyale.com
 
Best Ice Cream Shop
Molly Moon’s
Multiple locations; mollymoonicecream.com
 
Best Outdoor Dining
Westward
Wallingford; westwardseattle.com
 
Best Neighborhood Farmers’ Markets
Ballard
Farmers Market
Ballard; ballardfarmersmarket.wordpress.com
 
Best Coffee Shop
Vivace
Capitol Hill; espressovivace.com
 
Best Wine Bar
Purple
Downtown; purplecafe.com
 
Best Bartender
Erik Carlson, Stoneburner and Bastille Café & Bar  
Ballard; stoneburnerseattle.com, bastilleseattle.com
 
Best Brewpub
Elliott Bay Brewing Co.
Burien, Lake City, West Seattle; elliottbaybrewing.com

Best Neighborhood Pub
Lottie’s Lounge
Columbia City; lottieslounge.com
 
Best Happy Hour
Billy Beach Sushi & Bar
Ballard; billybeachsushi.com
 
Best Hotel Bar
Stoneburner
Ballard; stoneburnerseattle.com

Best New Bar
The Rhino Room
Capitol Hill; therhinoroomseattle.com

Best Local Distiller
Woodinville Whiskey Co.
Woodinville; woodinvillewhiskeyco.com
 
Best Cheap Lunch   
Marination
Capitol Hill, West Seattle; marinationmobile.com
 
Best Burger Joint
Red Mill
Ballard, Interbay, Phinney Ridge; redmillburgers.com
 
Best Pizza Place
Pagliacci
Multiple locations; pagliacci.com
 
Best Food Truck
Marination
marinationmobile.com
 
Best New Restaurant
Westward
Wallingford; westwardseattle.com

TRAVEL

Best In-city Hotel
Grand Hyatt
Seattle
Downtown; grandseattle.hyatt.com

Best Northwest Resort
Semiahmoo
Blaine, Washington; semiahmoo.com
 
Best Thing to Do with Out-of-Towners
Pike Place Market
Downtown; pikeplacemarket.org
 
ENTERTAINMENT

Best Kids' Attraction
Woodland Park Zoo
Phinney Ridge; zoo.org
 
Best Neighborhood Art Walk
Ballard Art Walk
Ballard; ballardartwalk.blogspot.com

Best Movie Theater
Cinerama  
Belltown; cinerama.com
 
Best Live Music Venue
Showbox
Downtown; showboxpresents.com
 
Best Dance Club
Parlor Ultralounge
Bellevue; parlorlive.com
 
Best Place to Shoot Pool
The Parlor Billiards & Spirits
Bellevue; parlorbilliards.com
 
Best Bowling Alley  
Garage
Capitol Hill; garagebilliards.com
 
Best Casino (within 100 miles)
Tulalip Resort Casino
Tulalip (near Marysville); tulalipresort.com

THEATER AND ARTS

Best Theater Venue
5th Avenue Theatre
Downtown; 5thavenue.org
 
Best Performing Arts Venue
Paramount Theatre
Downtown; stgpresents.org/paramount
 
Best Art Gallery
Seattle Art Museum
Downtown; seattleartmuseum.org
 
Best Museum
Seattle Art Museum
Downtown; seattleartmuseum.org