Readers Picks

Learn about the best shops, retailers and service-providers in the Cincinnati area. The winners in this categories were chosen by you, our readers, using our online ballot. You've chosen champions in over 70 categories giving us a list of the best place

BEST NEW STORE


Charming Charlie - 2693A Edmondson Road, Oakley, 513-351-2251

2.

Picnic and Pantry, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-681-8600
3. Chicken Lays An Egg,

1608 Chase Ave.,

Northside, 513-834-9268
4. lululemon athletica

, 3437 Michigan Ave.,

Hyde Park, 513-321-2358


5.

Pet Wants, 1813 Pleasant St. (inside Findlay Market next to Silverglades) Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-8696
6. Roads Rivers and Trails,

118 Main St.,

Milford, 513-248-7787
7. Mayberry Foodstuffs,

203 E. Seventh St.,

Downtown, 513-621-5555
8. 4U Urban Fashion Boutique, 16 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-407-8059
9. Peppermint Park Doggie Daycare, 1284 Heitman Lane, Batavia, 513-752-5046


10.

Brush Factory, 3229 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-321-9500

ACUPUNCTURIST
Carole Paine

- 5400 Kennedy Ave., Pleasant Ridge, 513-317-3660

2.

Dr. Liza Allen, West Chester
3. Dr. Dorothy Shaffer

, Norwood

ANTIQUE STORE
Duck Creek Antique Mall

- 3715 Madison Road, Madisonville, 513-321-0900

2.

Wooden Nickel, Over-the-Rhine
3. Florence Antique Mall

, Florence, Ky.

BANK/CREDIT UNION
Fifth Third Bank

2.

PNC Bank
3. US Bank

BARBER SHOP
Kings Court Master Barber & Shoe Shine Service -

44 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-578-2263

2.

Gil’s Barber Shop,

Pleasant Ridge

3. Taylor Jameson Hair Design

,

Northside/Hyde Park

BICYCLE STORE
Montgomery Cyclery

- Multiple locations

2.

Bishop’s Bicycles

, Milford


3. Reser Bicycle Outfitters

, Newport

BOOKSTORE (CHAIN)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers

- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-396-8960

2.

Barnes & Noble, multiple locations


3.

Half Price Books, Kenwood/Northgate

BOOKSTORE (NON-CHAIN)
Blue Manatee

- 3054 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-731-2665

2.

Shake It Records, Northside
3. Ohio Book Store

, Downtown

BOTTLED BEER SELECTION
Jungle Jim’s

- 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, 513-674-6000

2.

Party Source, Bellevue
3. Dilly Deli

, Mariemont

CAMERA STORE
Ritz Camera -
Norwood/Kenwood

2.

Best Buy

, multiple locations


3.

Cord Camera, multiple locations

CAR REPAIR
Bob Sumerel Tire -

Multiple locations


2. Donovan’s Auto & Tire

, Pleasant Ridge


3. Whitie’s Car Care

, Walnut Hills

CAR WASH
Mike’s Express

- Multiple locations

2.

Rainbow, Madisonville
3. Johnny’s Car Wash

, Anderson Twp.

CATERER
Chef Debbie Spangler, Yummy-issimo! Personal Chef Service

- 513-325-0234


2.

(TIE) Funky’s Catering

, Norwood;

Vonderhaar’s Catering

, Reading


3. Take the Cake

, Northside

CD/RECORD STORE (CHAIN)
Best Buy
- Multiple locations


2.

Half Price Books, Kenwood/Northgate
3. Joseph Beth Booksellers

, Norwood

CD/RECORD STORE (NON-CHAIN)
Shake It Records

- 4156 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-591-0123


2.

Everybody’s Records, Pleasant Ridge
3. Phil’s Records

, Cold Spring

CHIROPRACTOR
Dr. Deanna Lorts, Lorts Chiropractic -

6089 Salem Road, Anderson, 513-474-5044


2.

Mt. Lookout Chiropractic Center

,

Mount Lookout
3. Thrive Chiropractic

, Oakley

CLOTHING STORE (CHAIN)
Kohl’s

- Multiple locations


2.

Anthropologie

, Norwood


3.

TJ Maxx, multiple locations

CLOTHING STORE (NON-CHAIN)
Village Thrift

- Multiple locations


2.

Pangaea

, Clifton


3. Mustard Seed

, Clifton

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE
Once Upon a Child

- Multiple locations

2.

Children’s Place

, multiple locations


3. The Spotted Goose

, Oakley

COMPUTER STORE
Apple Store

- 7875 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-791-9866

2.

Microcenter, Sharonville


3.

Best Buy, multiple locations

CORNER STORE
Park Vine

- 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-7275

2.

U.D.F., multiple locations
3. Clifton Natural Foods

, Clifton Heights

DAY SPA
Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa

- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-731-0600; 8118 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-793-0900; 11330 Princeton Road, Springdale, 513-772-3200

2.

Aveda, multiple locations
3. Woodhouse Day Spa

, Montgomery

DENTIST
Cincinnati Dental Services

- Multiple locations


2.

Barry Applegate

, Covington


3. Walter Gay

, Downtown

DEPARTMENT STORE
Macy’s


2.

Nordstrom
3. Target

DOCTOR
Group Health Associates

- Multiple locations


2.

For Women Inc.

, Sharonville


3. Queen City Physicians

, multiple locations

DOGGIE DAYCARE
The Pet Spot

- 2503 Norwood Ave., Norwood, 513-351-7768

2.

Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa, Oakley


3.

Pet Suites, Sharonville

DRIVE-THRU MARKET
City Beverage of Hyde Park

- 3661 Shaw Ave., Hyde Park, 513-321-1192

2.

Beer Cave, multiple locations
3. Trotta’s Pizza & Drive Thru

, Western Hills

DRY CLEANER
Widmer’s

- Multiple locations

2.

Springdale Cleaners, multiple locations


3.

Appearance Plus, multiple locations

ELECTRONICS STORE
Best Buy

- Multiple locations


2.

Apple Store

, Kenwood


3. Microcenter

, Sharonville

EYEWARE STORE
LensCrafters

- Multiple locations


2.

Thoma & Sutton, Kenwood/Downtown


3.

Wing Eyecare, multiple locations

FLORIST
Adrian Durban

- 3401 Clifton Ave., Clifton, 513-221-8222; 6941 Cornell Road, Blue Ash, 513-489-7673; 8584 E. Kemper Road, Loveland, 513-489-7717


2.

Jones the Florist, Downtown/Sycamore/Mason
3. Robin Wood

, Evanston

FRAME SHOP
Hobby Lobby

- Multiple locations


2.

Michael’s Crafts, multiple locations


3.

Frame USA, Springdale

FURNITURE STORE
Ikea

- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100

2.

Furniture Fair, multiple locations


3.

Arhaus, Kenwood

GREEN-ORIENTED BUSINESS
Park Vine
- 1202 Main St.,

Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-7275
2. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden , 3400 Vine St., Avondale, 513-281-4700


3.

Trader Joe’s 7788 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-984-3452


4.

Whole Foods 2693 Edmondson Road, Norwood, 513-531-8015


5.

Melt 4165 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-861-MELT


6.

Aveda, multiple locations
7. Clifton Natural Foods , 169 W. McMillan Ave., Clifton Heights, 513-961-6111
8. earthineer.com
9. Aquarius Star & Om Cafe , 329 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-381-3436
10. Marvin’s Organic Gardens

, 2055 U.S. Route 42, Lebanon, 513-932-3319

GROCERY STORE
Kroger -

Multiple locations

2.

Jungle Jim’s, Fairfield
3. Findlay Market

, Over-the-Rhine

HAIR SALON
Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa

- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-731-0600; 8118 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-793-0900; 11330 Princeton Road, Springdale, 513-772-3200

2.

Aveda, multiple locations
3. Taylor Jameson Hair Design

,

Northside/Hyde Park

HARDWARE STORE
Ace Hardware

- Multiple locations

2.

Lowe’s, multiple locations


3.

Home Depot, multiple locations

HEALTH FOOD STORE
Whole Foods

- 2693 Edmondson Road, Norwood, 513-531-8015

2.

Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine
3. Jungle Jim’s

, Fairfield

HEALTH/WORKOUT CLUB
YMCA
- Multiple locations


2.

CrossFit Northern Kentucky, Florence


3.

Urban Active, multiple locations

HOME ACCESSORIES STORE
Ikea

- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100


2.

Bed, Bath and Beyond, multiple locations


3.

Home Goods, Norwood/Florence/Symmes Township

HOSPITAL
Christ Hospital
- 2139 Auburn Ave., Mount Auburn, 513-585-2000
2. Children’s Hospital Medical Center

, Avondale


3. Good Samaritan Hospital

, Clifton

HOTEL
The Cincinnatian
- 601 Vine St., Downtown, 513-381-300
2. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

, Downtown


3. Westin Hotel

, Downtown

JEWELER
Tiffany & Co.
- 505 Vine St., Downtown, 513-721-2022
2. Richter & Phillips

, Downtown


3. Faigle & Sons

, Western Hills

LAW FIRM/LAWYER
Scott Knox
- 13 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-241-3800


2.

Eric Deters, Independence
3. Keatin, Muething & Klekamp

, Downtown

LIGHTING STORE
Ikea
- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100
2. Switch Lighting & Design

, Over-the-Rhine


3.

Home Depot, multiple locations

PLACE TO BUY LINGERIE
Victoria’s Secret
- Multiple locations
2. Knickers of Hyde Park

, Hyde Park


3. Hustler Hollywood

, Downtown/Monroe

LIQUOR STORE
Party Source
- 95 Riviera Drive, Bellevue, 859-291-4007
2. Jungle Jim’s,

Fairfield


3.

Cork & Bottle, Covington/Crescent Springs

MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER SELECTION
Barnes & Noble
- Multiple locations
2. Joseph Beth Booksellers

, Norwood


3. Cincinnati Public Library

, multiple locations

MALL/SHOPPING CENTER
Kenwood Towne Centre
- 7875 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-745-9100
2. Rookwood Commons and Pavilion

, Norwood


3. Crestview Hills Town Center

, Crestview Hills, Ky.

MASSAGE THERAPIST
Seth Gehauf
- Tonic Spa & Salon, 3950 Red Bank Road, Fairfax, 513-527-4000
2. Kathi Becker at Paragon Salons

, Western Hills


3. Julie Metz at Tanya’s Image & Wellness Salon

, Hyde Park

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STORE
Buddy Roger’s
- 1939 W. Galbraith Road, North College Hill, 513-931-6780; 7647 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Twp., 513-232-0777; 8175 Hetz Drive, Montgomery, 513-247-0022
2. Guitar Cente

r, Tri-County


3. Mike’s Music

, Corryville

NAIL SALON
Katy’s Nails
- 48 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-352-0111
2. Ambiance Nail Salon

, Oakley


3. (TIE) La Bella Salon & Spa

, Dent;

Oakley Nails

, Oakley

NURSERY/GARDEN STORE
Benken Florist & Garden Center
- 6000 Plainfield Road, Kennedy Heights, 513-891-1040
2. Findlay Market

, Over-the-Rhine


3. AJ Rahn Greenhouses

, Winton Hills

PAINT STORE
Home Depot
- Multiple locations


2.

Sherwin Williams, multiple locations


3.

Lowe’s, multiple locations

PAWN SHOP
Ted’s Pawn
- 4028 Forest Ave., Norwood, 513-631-1246
2. Swap Shop

, Downtown


3.

(Tie) Facet Jewelry, Music & Pawn, Amelia/Milford;

Newport Pawn Shop

, Newport

PERSONAL TRAINER
Laura Burdo, Body By Burdo -
4415 Plainville Road, Mariemont, 513-702-3844


2.

Joe Daniels, Daniels Fitness Training, Independence


3.

Keith Brooks, Keith Brooks Boot Club at Cincinnati Sports Club, Mariemont

PET GROOMER
The Pet Spot
- 2503 Norwood Ave., Norwood, 513-351-7768
2. Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa

, Oakley


3. Aussie Pet Mobile

, Blue Ash

PIERCING STUDIO
Skincraft
- 4036 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-281-5798


2.

Beelistic, Clifton Heights
3. Acme BodyArt

, Corryville

PILATES STUDIO
Pendleton Pilates
- Multiple locations
2. Body By Burdo

, Mariemont


3. Pilates Center Cincinnati

, Blue Ash

PLACE TO BUY A NEW CAR
Kings AutoMall
- Kings Automall Drive, Symmes Township
2. The BMW Store

, Kenwood


3.

Jake Sweeney, multiple locations

PLACE TO BUY A USED CAR
Kings AutoMall Used Car Center
- 8783 Kings Auto Mall Drive, Symmes Township, 513-677-1950
2. Jake Sweeney Automotive

, multiple locations


3. Jeff Wyler Honda

, Colerain

PLACE TO GIVE BIRTH
Good Samaritan Hospital
- 375 Dixmyth Ave., Clifton, 513-862-1400
2. Christ Hospital

, Mount Auburn


3. Bethesda North Hospital

, Symmes Township

PLASTIC SURGEON
Kurtis W. Martin
- 6355 E. Kemper Road, Blue Ash, 513-469-0300


2.

The Plastic Surgery Group, Madisonville/West Chester/Crestview Hills
3. Michael Columbus

, Madisonville

REALTY COMPANY
Sibcy Cline Realtors

2. Comey & Shepherd
3. RE/MAX

SHOE STORE
DSW Warehouse
- Multiple locations
2. Nordstrom

, Kenwood


3. Bob Roncker’s Running Spot

, multiple locations

SHOPPING DISTRICT
Hamilton Avenue, Northside

2. Ludlow Avenue

, Clifton


3. Gateway Quarter

, Over-the-Rhine

SPORTING GOODS
Dick’s
- Multiple locations
2. Bass Pro Shops

, Forest Park


3. Bob Roncker’s Running Spot

, multiple locations

SPORTS BAR
BW3’s
- Multiple locations


2.

Willie’s Cafe, multiple locations
3. Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern

, Oakley

TANNING SALON
Palm Beach Tan
- Multiple locations


2.

A Total Tan, Delhi/Western Hills


3.

City Limits, multiple locations

TATTOO SHOP
Designs by Dana
- 4167 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-681-8871


2.

Beelistic, Clifton Heights


3.

Mothers, Covington/Erlanger

THRIFT CLOTHING STORE
The Snooty Fox
- Multiple locations


2.

Goodwill, multiple locations
3. Village Thrift

, Newport

TIRE STORE
Tire Discounters
- Multiple locations


2.

Bob Sumerel Tire, multiple locations


3.

Michel Tires Plus, multiple locations

TOBACCO STORE
Straus Tobacconist
- 410 Walnut St., Downtown, 513-621-3388
2. Jungle Jim’s

, Fairfield


3. Party Source

, Bellevue

TOY STORE
King Arthur’s Court
- 3040 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-531-4600


2.

Toys R Us, multiple locations
3. Johnny’s Toys

, Covington

VETERINARIAN
Animal Care Centers
- 4005 Acme Road, Fairfield, 513-829-6621; 11440 Winton Road, Forest Park, 513-742-5700; 10607 Techwoods Circle, Blue Ash, 513-769-7387
2. Mt. Lookout Animal Hospital

, Mount Lookout


3. Oakley Animal Hospital

, Oakley

WEDDING CAKES
The BonBonerie
- 2030 Madison Road, O’Bryonville, 513-321-3399
2. Take the Cake

, Northside


3. Servatii Pastry Shop

, multiple locations

WEDDING DRESSES
Bridal & Formal
- 300 W. Benson St., Reading, 513-821-6622
2. David’s Bridal

, Kenwood


3. Fabulous Bridal

, Covington

WEDDING RECEPTION HALL
Cincinnati Art Museum
- 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams, 513-721-2787
2. The Madison Events Center

, Covington


3. Ault Park Pavilion

, Hyde Park

WINE SHOP
Jungle Jim’

s

- 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, 513-674-6000
2. Party Source

, Bellevue


3. City Cellar

, Downtown

WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE
Verizon

2. AT&T
3. Cincinnati Bell

YOGA STUDIO
yogahOMe
- Multiple locations


2.

Moksha, Fort Mitchell
3. Shine Yoga

, Hyde Park