2013 Modesto Bee Readers Choice Award Winners

November 23, 2013 


• Favorite Antiques Store

FIRST PLACE

Remember When, Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts 3012 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 544-1385

RUNNER-UP

Antique Emporium 1511 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 579-9730


• Favorite Appliance Store

FIRST PLACE

Direct Appliance 2424 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 238-3000

RUNNER-UP

Sears Vintage Faire Mall, Modesto 95356 (209) 549-3200


• Favorite Art Gallery

FIRST PLACE

McHenry Museum 1402 I St., Modesto 95354 (209) 577-5366

RUNNER-UP

Mistlin Gallery 1015 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 529-3369


• Favorite Auto Body Shop

FIRST PLACE

Lovelady’s Body & Paint Shop 401 10th St., Modesto 95354 (209) 527-0902

RUNNER-UP

Burnside Body Shop 612 N. Franklin St., Modesto 95351 (209) 521-6570


• Favorite Bakery

FIRST PLACE

Village Baking Company & Cafe 1700 McHenry Ave. #18, Modesto 95350 (209) 522-9057

RUNNER-UP

Old Tyme Pastries 2225 Geer Rd., Turlock 95382 (209) 668-0928


• Favorite Bank/Credit Union

FIRST PLACE

Valley First Credit Union Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

MOCSE Federal Credit Union Multiple Locations


• Favorite Bar/Nightclub

FIRST PLACE

Crocodiles Nightclub 1745 Prescott Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 544-1962

RUNNER-UP

Tiki Lounge 932 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 577-9969


• Favorite Boat Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Bass Pro Shops 1356 Bass Pro Dr., Manteca 95337 (209) 825-8400

RUNNER-UP

Bob’s Marine 1608 Oakdale Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 551-2165


• Favorite Book Store

FIRST PLACE

Barnes & Noble 3501 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 521-1118

RUNNER-UP

Yesterday’s Books 3457 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 521-9623


• Favorite Breakfast

FIRST PLACE

My Garden Cafe 3507 Tully Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 523-0184 RUNNER – UP Velvet Grill & Creamery Multiple Locations


• Favorite Bridal Shop

FIRST PLACE

David’s Bridal 2225 Plaza Prkwy., Modesto 95350 (209) 524-5967

RUNNER-UP

Mira Bridal Couture 1201 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 338-9333


• Favorite Buffet

FIRST PLACE

The Fruit Yard 7948 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto 95357 (209) 527-0225

RUNNER-UP

Golden Corral 3737 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 238-0885


• Favorite Camera Shop

FIRST PLACE

The Camera Center 1220 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 524-7361

RUNNER-UP

Costco Multiple Locations


• Favorite Car Wash

FIRST PLACE

Prime Shine Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

5 Minute Carwash 1109 Oakdale Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 577-1850


• Favorite Carpet/Flooring Store

FIRST PLACE

A Step Above Flooring 823 N. Emerald Ave., Modesto 95351 (209) 571-8583

RUNNER-UP

Flooring Liquidators 1021 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 341-0123


• Favorite Casino

FIRST PLACE

Black Oak Casino 19400 Tuolumne Rd., Tuolomne 95379 (877) 747-8777

RUNNER-UP

Jackson Rancheria 12222 New York Ranch Rd., Jackson 95642 (800) 822-9466


• Favorite Caterer

FIRST PLACE

Togo’s Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

My Chef Restaurant & Catering 1410 H St., Modesto 95354 (209) 571-2220


• Favorite Children’s Clothing Store

FIRST PLACE

Ragamuffin 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 522-1999

RUNNER-UP

Target Multiple Locations


• Favorite Chinese Food

FIRST PLACE

Beijing Restaurant 3848 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 575-3528

RUNNER-UP

Panda Express Multiple Locations


• Favorite Chiropractor

FIRST PLACE

Michael Taylor Chiropractic 1421 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 521-1122

RUNNER-UP

Roberts Chiropractic 1136 Tully Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 577-1274


• Favorite Consignment/ Thrift Store

FIRST PLACE

Community Hospice Hope Chest Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Goodwill Multiple Locations


• Favorite Dance Studio

FIRST PLACE

5678 Dance Studio 1369 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 526-6664

RUNNER-UP

Juline School of Dance 144 Woodrow Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 52.9-2264


• Favorite Day Spa

FIRST PLACE

Renee’s Day Spa 1245 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 341-0551

RUNNER-UP

Bella Vagos Day Spa 521 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95354 (209) 573-8605


• Favorite Dealsaver Offer at modbee.com/dealsaver

FIRST PLACE

Cost Less Foods Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

My Chef Restaurant & Catering 1410 H St., Modesto 95354 (209) 571-2220


• Favorite Dentist

FIRST PLACE

Robert Rosenbaum DDS & Associates 2200 McHenry Ave. Suite B, Modesto 95350 (209) 526-9132

RUNNER-UP

Tony Albertoni DDS 1419 West F St., Oakdale 95361 (209) 847-0309


• Favorite Department Store/Clothing Store

FIRST PLACE

Macy’s Vintage Faire Mall, Modesto 95356 (209) 575-3333

RUNNER-UP

Target Multiple Locations


• Favorite Donut Shop

FIRST PLACE

Mr. T’s Delicate Donut Shop 3507 Tully Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 522-1614

RUNNER-UP

Krispy Kreme 2251 Claribel Rd., Riverbank 95357 (209) 869-2846


• Favorite Driving School

FIRST PLACE

Love’s Safe Driving School 3524 Oakdale Rd., Modesto 95357 (209) 526-5683

RUNNER-UP

Precision Driving School 3343 Santa Fe St., Riverbank 95367 (209) 863-8888


• Favorite Dry Cleaner

FIRST PLACE

Del Rio Cleaners 1300 Sylvan Ave., Modesto 95355 (209) 524-0905

RUNNER-UP

Bonded Cleaners 2101 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 579-0870


• Favorite Employment Agency

FIRST PLACE

Availability Personnel Services 2813 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 527-7878

RUNNER-UP

Kelly Services 1101 Sylvan Ave. Ste. A21, Modesto 95350 (209) 577-4777


• Favorite Family Fun Center

FIRST PLACE

Fun Works 4307 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95357 (209) 578-4386

RUNNER-UP

McHenry Bowl 3700 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 571-2695


• Favorite Farm Equipment

FIRST PLACE

Tractor Supply Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Stanislaus Farm Supply 624 E. Service Rd., Modesto 95358 (209) 538-7070


• Favorite Fine Dining

FIRST PLACE

Dewz 1505 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 549-1101

RUNNER-UP

Bella Italia 2625 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 577-1094


• Favorite Fireplace/Stove Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Valley Fire Place 4524 Salida Blvd., Salida 95368 (209) 543-9800

RUNNER-UP

Stanislaus Stove & Flue 1641 Princeton Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 576-1203


• Favorite Florist

FIRST PLACE

Hart Floral 1201 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 524-1401

RUNNER-UP

Country Shelf Floral & Gifts 2307 Oakdale Rd. Ste 204, Modesto 95355 (209) 521-0002


• Favorite Funeral Home

FIRST PLACE

Franklin & Downs Funeral Homes Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson 95326 (209) 883-4465


• Favorite Furniture Store

FIRST PLACE

Al’s Furniture 6340 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 524-7533

RUNNER-UP

At Home 4120 Dale Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 545-2424


• Favorite Gift Boutique

FIRST PLACE

Keller’s Gifts 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 577-2590

RUNNER-UP

Remember When, Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts 3012 McHenry Ave. Suite F, Modesto 95350 (209) 544-1385


• Favorite Golf Store

FIRST PLACE

Dick’s Sporting Goods 3401 Dale Rd., Modesto (209) 578-1215

RUNNER-UP

Sports Authority 3501 McHenry Ave., Modesto (209) 527-7821


• Favorite Golf Course

FIRST PLACE

Del Rio Golf & Country Club 801 Stewart Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 545-0723

RUNNER-UP

Creekside Golf Course 701 Lincoln Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 571-5123


• Favorite Greek Food

FIRST PLACE

Papapavalo’s Mediterranean Bistro 1320 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 525-3995

RUNNER-UP

Skewers 906 J St., Modesto 95354 (209) 525-3611


• Favorite Grocery Store

FIRST PLACE

Save Mart Supermarkets Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Raley’s Supermarkets Multiple Locations


• Favorite Hair Salon

FIRST PLACE

Salon Salon 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 571-3500

RUNNER-UP

Stages Salon 200 Kiernan Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 544-9656


• Favorite Hamburger

FIRST PLACE

In N Out Burger Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Fuddruckers 3848 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 338-3833


• Favorite Handyman Service

FIRST PLACE

Handyman To The Rescue 2681 East Ave., Turlock 95357 (209) 668-4400

RUNNER-UP

Silva’s Construction Company Inc. 1419 Angie Ave., Turlock 95351 (209) 541-0433


• Favorite Health Club

FIRST PLACE

In-Shape Fitness Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Planet Fitness Multiple Locations


• Favorite Health Food Store

FIRST PLACE

Sprouts Market 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto (209) 527-7575

RUNNER-UP

Cornucopia Natural Foods 2625 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 575-1650


• Favorite Heating & Air Service

FIRST PLACE

Honey’s Air 5536 Pirrone Rd., Modesto 95368 (209) 854-4822

RUNNER-UP

Tenney Norquist Heating & Air 1001 Carver Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 523-8365


• Favorite Home Builder

FIRST PLACE

Bright Homes 1620 N. Carpenter Rd., Modesto 95351 (209) 526-8242

RUNNER-UP

JKB Homes 2370 W. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock 95382 (209) 632-2647


• Favorite Hardware/Home Improvement

Store FIRST PLACE

Home Depot Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Lowe’s Multiple Locations


• Favorite Hospital

FIRST PLACE

Memorial Medical Center 1700 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 526-4500

RUNNER-UP

Doctors Medical Center 1441 Florida Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 578-1211


• Favorite Clinic/ Medical Group

FIRST PLACE

Sutter Gould Foundation 600 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 550-4792

RUNNER-UP

Kaiser Permanente 4601 Dale Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 735-5000


• Favorite House Painting Contractor

FIRST PLACE

Joaquin Painting 1004 Carver Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 529-8811

RUNNER-UP

A Step Above Painting Multiple locations


• Favorite Housewares Store

FIRST PLACE

Bed Bath & Beyond Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Target Multiple locations


• Favorite Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

FIRST PLACE

The Yogurt Mill Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Baskin Robbins Multiple Locations


• Favorite Insurance Agency

FIRST PLACE

AAA Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

State Farm Multiple Locations


• Favorite Italian Restaurant

FIRST PLACE

Bella Italia 2625 Coffee Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 577-1094

RUNNER-UP

Chefs of New York 2307 Oakdale Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 551-0163


• Favorite Japanese Restaurant

FIRST PLACE

Sushi Garden Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Torii 2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto 95355 (209) 529-8697


• Favorite Jewelry Store

FIRST PLACE

Rogers Jewelers 3600 Sisk Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 527-8713

RUNNER-UP

Ciccarelli Jewelers 3200 Sisk Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 524-7746


• Favorite Limousine Service

FIRST PLACE

Bella Tours Limousine 4730 Enterprise Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 495-0550

RUNNER-UP

Luxury Limousine 4400 Moore Rd., Ceres 95307 (209) 537-6288


• Favorite Local Event

FIRST PLACE

Modesto Certified Farmers Market 16th St., Between I and H Sts., Modesto 95354 (209) 605-8536

RUNNER-UP Stanislaus County Fair 900 N. Broadway, Turlock 95380 (209) 668-1333


• Favorite New Car Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Modesto Toyota 4513 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 529-2933

RUNNER-UP

American Chevrolet 4742 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (866) 650-2151


• Favorite Used Car Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Roberts Auto Sales 4813 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 593-3200

RUNNER-UP

Carmax 4300 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 241-5960


• Favorite Martial Arts

FIRST PLACE

Yee’s ATA Black Belt Academy 2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto 95355 (209) 522-2497

RUNNER-UP Dynamic Mixed Martial Arts 518 Kiernan Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 544-1615


• Favorite Meat Selection

FIRST PLACE

O’Brien’s Market Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Costco Multiple Locations


• Favorite Mexican Food

FIRST PLACE

El Rosal Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

La Morenita Multiple Locations


• Favorite Modesto Area Sports Team

FIRST PLACE

Modesto Nuts RUNNER – UP MJC Pirates


• Favorite Mortgage Company

FIRST PLACE

CA Mortgage Associates 1217 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 524-6000

RUNNER-UP

Ambeck Mortgage & Associates 3421 Tully Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 521-4480


• Favorite Motorcycle Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Mitchell’s Harley Davidson 500 N. Carpenter Rd., Modesto 95351 (209) 522-1061

RUNNER-UP

Honda Kawasaki of Modesto 1120 N. Carpenter Rd., Modesto 95351 (209) 529-5424


• Favorite Movie Theater

FIRST PLACE

Galaxy 12 2525 Patterson Rd., Riverbank 95367 (209) 863-8900

RUNNER-UP

Regal Cinemas Modesto Stadium 10 3969 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95356 (209) 557-9801


• Favorite Music Store

FIRST PLACE

Gottschalk Music Center 133 Burney St., Modesto 95354 (209) 523-5326

RUNNER-UP

Barker’s Music 3125 McHenry Ave. Ste. F, Modesto 95350 (209) 526-0347


• Favorite Nail Salon

FIRST PLACE

Nails by David Lee 3507 Tully Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 492-9454

RUNNER-UP

NT Nails 3020 Floyd Ave., Modesto 95355 (209) 551-2817


• Favorite Nursery

FIRST PLACE

Morris Nursery 1837 Patterson Rd., Riverbank 95367 (209) 527-5553

RUNNER-UP

Westurf 1612 Claus Rd., Modesto 95355 (209) 576-1111


• Favorite Oil Change

FIRST PLACE

Jiffy Lube Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Spee Dee Oil Change Multiple Locations


• Favorite Pest Control FIRST PLACE

Clark Pest Control 800-We-Need-You

RUNNER-UP

Consumer Choice Pest Control 3740 N. Golden State Blvd., Turlock 95382 (209) 668-3133


• Favorite Pet Groomer

FIRST PLACE

A Yuppy Puppy 2020 Standiford Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 575-0000

RUNNER-UP

Two Paws Up 1550 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 529-3238


• Favorite Pet Supply Store

FIRST PLACE

PetSmart Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Caldron’s Pets Choice 3507 Tully Rd, Ste. 85, Modesto 95356 (209) 522-7387


• Favorite Pharmacy

FIRST PLACE

Walgreens Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

CVS Multiple Locations


• Favorite Photography Studio

FIRST PLACE

Lee Photography 3900 Sisk Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 523-1975

RUNNER-UP

Shoob Photography 4640 Spyres Wy., Modesto 95356 (209) 567-0748


• Favorite Tattoo & Piercing Parlor

FIRST PLACE

End of the Trail 520 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95354 (209) 524-9937

RUNNER-UP

Mystical Body 121 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95354 (209) 527-1163


• Favorite Pizza

FIRST PLACE

Mountain Mike’s Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Round Table Multiple Locations


• Favorite Pool Company

FIRST PLACE

Leslie’s Pool Supplies Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Burkett’s Pool 600 Frontage Rd., Ripon 95366 (800) 517-3115


• Favorite Ranch Western Store

FIRST PLACE

Boot Barn Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Tractor Supply Multiple Locations


• Favorite Real Estate Office

FIRST PLACE

PMZ Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Century 21 M&M & Associates Multiple Locations


• Favorite RV Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Don’s RV 4872 Rohde Rd., Ceres 95307 (209) 556-9993

RUNNER-UP

Manteca Trailer 2060 E. Yosemite Ave., Manteca 95336 (209) 239-1267


• Favorite Sandwich

FIRST PLACE

Mr. Pickles Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Togo’s Multiple Locations


• Favorite Seafood Restaurant

FIRST PLACE

Red Lobster 3000 Sisk Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 529-3033

RUNNER-UP

Farmer’s Catfish House 4937 Beckwith Rd., Modesto 95358 (209) 526-0969


• Favorite Shoe Store

FIRST PLACE

Bonnie j. 1525 J. St., Modesto 95354 (209) 521-2700

RUNNER-UP

Shoe Box Vintage Faire Mall, Modesto 95356 (209) 577-1486


• Favorite Spa Dealer

FIRST PLACE

Leslie’s Pool Supplies Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Gordo’s Pool City 2015 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto 95354 (209) 577-3450


• Favorite Sporting Goods Store

FIRST PLACE

Bass Pro Shops 1356 Bass Pro Dr., Manteca 95337 (209) 825-8320

RUNNER-UP

Big 5 Sporting Goods 3250 Dale Rd., Modesto 95356 (209) 527-3250


• Favorite Steak House

FIRST PLACE

Texas Roadhouse 3037 Sisk Rd., Modesto 95350 (209) 579-9201

RUNNER-UP

Cool Hand Luke’s Multiple Locations


• Favorite Tanning Salon

FIRST PLACE

Planet Beach Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

SunKissed Tan & Nails 3125 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 572-3969


• Favorite Travel Agency

FIRST PLACE

AAA Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Candy’s Carefree Travel 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 575-4192


• Favorite Tire Store

FIRST PLACE

McCoy Tire Multiple locations

RUNNER-UP

America’s Tire Co. Multiple Locations


• Favorite Tuxedo Rental

FIRST PLACE

Rossini’s Menswear 3224 McHenry Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 529-6860

RUNNER-UP

Men’s Wearhouse Multiple Locations


• Favorite Veterinary Clinic

FIRST PLACE

Sylvan Animal Hospital 3500 Roselle Ave., Modesto 95357 (209) 551-4527

RUNNER-UP

Standiford Veterinary 1409 Standiford Ave. #4, Modesto 95350 (209) 577-3481


• Favorite Window Replacement

FIRST PLACE

Don’s Mobile Glass Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

A-1 Glass 124 E. Coolidge Ave., Modesto 95350 (209) 522-1172


• Favorite Wine Selection

FIRST PLACE

BevMo! Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Costco Multiple Locations


• Favorite Winery

FIRST PLACE

E&J Gallo Family Vineyards Multiple Locations

RUNNER-UP

Delicato Vineyards 12001 99 Frontage Rd., Manteca 95356 209) 824-3500

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