Readers' Poll Winners: Shops & Services

Best Acupuncture Practice
Oakland Acupuncture Project
Various locations,
Runner Up
Optimized Wellness Center
2381 Mariner Square Dr., Ste. 170, Alameda, 510-497-4424,

Best Auto Shop
Art’s Automotive
2871 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, 510-540-7093,
Runner Up
Steve’s Auto Care
11820 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, 510-237-3906,

Best Barbershop
Slick & Dapper Barbershop
Various locations,
Runner Up
Peoples Barber & Shop
2337 Broadway, Ste. 101, Oakland, 510-788-4302,

Best Bike Shop
Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative
1988 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, 510-843-7471,
Runner Up
Alameda Bicycle
1522 Park St., Alameda, 510-522-0070,

Best Bookstore
Pegasus Books
Various locations,
Runner Up
Marcus Books
3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, 510-652-2344,

Best Boutique
Five and Dime Vintage
4125 Piedmont Ave, Ste. 3, Oakland, 510-823-2252,
Runner Up
2505 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley,

Best Chiropractic Practice
Vibrant Body Wellness
1911 Addison St., Ste. 101, Berkeley, 510-981-8348,
Runner Up
Life Chiropractic
5330 College Ave., Ste. 210, Oakland, 510-594-9994,

Best Cooking Class/Workshop
Oaktown Spice Shop
546 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-201-5400,
Runner Up
Kitchen on Fire

Best Dental Practice
Oakland Eco Dental
2838 Summit St., Oakland, 510-465-2838,
Runner Up
Kobayashi Dentistry
727 San Pablo Ave., Albany, 510-962-9530,

Best Doggy Daycare
Happy Hound
2101 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, 510-547-3647, Runner Up
Every Dog Has Its Day Care
1315 16th St., Oakland, 510-655-7832,

Best Drycleaner
Sunny Piedmont Cleaners
4364 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, 510-658-2119
Runner Up
Young’s Cleaners
10700 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 54, Oakland, 510-686-2192

Best Farmers’ Market
Grand Lake
Lake Park Ave., Oakland,
Runner Up
Downtown Berkeley
1947 Center St., Berkeley,

Best Game Shop
Games of Berkeley
2510 Durant Ave., Berkeley, 510-540-7822,
Runner Up
Dr. Comics & Mr. Games
4014 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, 510-601-7800,

Best Gardening Shop
East Bay Nursery
2332 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, 510-845-6490,
Runner Up
Flowerland Nursery
1330 Solano Ave., Albany, 510-526-3550,

Best Grocery Store
Berkeley Bowl
2020 Oregon St., Berkeley, 510-843-6929,
Runner Up
Farmer Joe’s Marketplace
Various locations,

Best Gym
Oakland Adventure Boot Camp
4060 Harding Way, Oakland, 925-285-5869,
Runner Up
Body Mechanix
Various locations,

Best Hair Salon
1483 Solano Ave., Albany, 510-526-9874,
Runner Up
Keter Salon
2030 Fourth St., Berkeley, 510-849-0306,

Best Hair-Braider
Braids and More by Char
2720 Park Blvd., Oakland, 510-847-3721,

Best Home Furnishings
Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles
3742 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-763-3342,
Runner Up
Rockridge Furniture & Design
5601 College Ave., Oakland, 510-652-5753,

Best Jewelry
482A 49th St., Ste. A, Oakland, 510-629-6216,
Runner Up
Pavé Fine Jewelry
Various locations,

Best Men’s Apparel
Two Jacks Denim
2355 Broadway, Oakland, 510-788-5832,
Runner Up
Maple Street Denim
465 9th St., Oakland, 510-816-5326,

Best Nail Salon
Simply Green Day Spa
630 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-350-7701,
Runner Up
Naveana Nail Salon
1481 Solano Ave., Albany, 510-559-7868,

Best Nonprofit
Alameda County Food Bank
7900 Edgewater Dr., Oakland, 510-635-3663,
Runner Up
The Milo Foundation
220 S. Garrard Blvd., Richmond, 510-900-2275,

Best Pet Rescue Organization
East Bay SPCA
Various locations,
Runner Up
Berkeley Humane Society
2700 Ninth St., Berkeley, 510-845-7735,

Best Pet Store
Pet Food Express
Various locations,
Runner Up
Paws & Claws
3436 Dimond Ave., Oakland, 510-336-0105,

Best Senior Living Facility/Senior Care
Piedmont Gardens
110 41st St., Oakland, 510-597-6700,
Runner Up
Sunrise of Oakland Hills
11889 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-7190,

Best Sex Shop
Good Vibrations
Various locations,

Best Shoes
1714 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 510-306-1585,
Runner Up
The Walk Shop
2120 Vine St., Berkeley, 510-849-3628,

Best Tailor
Ritz Tailor & Alterations
165 10th St., Oakland, 510-444-6052
Runner Up
Eclipse Alterations
4168 Piedmont Ave., Ste. B, Oakland, 510-923-9639

Best Tattoo Parlor
Lucky 13 Tattoos
1301 1/2 Park St., Alameda, 510-263-8660,
Runner Up
Diving Swallow
264 14th St., Oakland,

Best Toy Store
Mr. Mopps’ Children Books and Toys
1405 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, 510-525-9633,
Runner Up
Five Little Monkeys
Various locations,

Best Vet Clinic
Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital
2126 Haste St., Berkeley, 510-848-5041,
Runner Up
Grand Lake Veterinary Hospital
3331 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-350-8538,

Best Vintage Shop
Pretty Penny
5488 College Ave., Oakland, 510-594-9219, Runner Up
Five and Dime Vintage
4125 Piedmont Ave, Ste. 3, Oakland, 510-823-2252,

Best Women’s Apparel
Hella Crafty
Runner Up
3258 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-645-1314,

Best Yoga Studio
Square One Yoga
Various locations, Runner Up
Namaste Yoga + Wellness
Various locations,

Category We Didn’t Think Of
Best Indoor Play Space for Kids
Twirl Alameda
1424 Park St., Alameda, 510-473-0812,
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