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HILL COUNTRY NEWS

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OUR READERS' LOCAL FAVORITES

CELEBRATING THE BEST OF THE BEST OF OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY BUSINESSES AND PEOPLE, HIGHLIGHTING OUR READERS' FAVORITES ACROSS MORE THAN 170 CATEGORIES.

AUTOMOTIVE

BEST CAR INSPECTION SERVICE WINNER: Sticker Express

• Sticker StopSecond • Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers

BEST AUTO BODY

WINNER: Caliber Collision H & R Auto Body Mac Haik Ford

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BEST TOWING SERVICE

WINNER: AAA Cedar Park Wrecker Service ORR

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BEST AUTO MECHANIC / REPAIR SERVICE

WINNER: Christian Brothers Automotive ER Automotive QualTech Automotive

DINING, DRINKS & NIGHTLIFE

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BEST AUTO PARTS & SUPPLIES

WINNER: AutoZone Auto Parts O'Reilly Auto Parts Advance Auto Parts

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BEST ALL AROUND FOOD BEST CAR WASH

WINNER: Wash 'N Roll Express Car Wash Mister Car Wash Connies Car Wash

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BEST PLACE TO BUY A USED VEHICLE WINNER: Toyota of Cedar Park CarMax True Auto Sales & Service

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BEST PLACE TO BUY NEW VEHICLE WINNER: Toyota of Cedar Park Mac Haik Ford Round Rock Honda

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BEST PLACE TO BUY TIRES WINNER: Discount Tire Costco Wholesale QualTech Automotive

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WINNER: Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill Dahlia Cafe Mouton's Southern Bistro

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BEST APPETIZERS

WINNER: The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen Mouton's Southern Bistro Chuy’s

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VOTED BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST IN THE HILL COUNTRY NEWS 2020 BEST OF THE BEST CONTEST!

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BEST ASIAN FOOD

BEST FRIES

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BEST BAKED GOODS

BEST FROZEN TREATS

WINNER: Woks It 2 U Amy's China Cuisine Great Wall Restaurant

WINNER: Shark's Burger Hopdoddy Burger Bar McDonald’s

WINNER: Casa Costa Bake Shop Sweet ‘n’ Saucy Dahlia Cafe

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WINNER: Andy's Frozen Custard Bahama Buck’s Scoop & Score Ice Cream and Coffee Parlor

BEST BARBEQUE

BEST HAMBURGER

WINNER: Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que Baker's Brisket Company Smokey Mo's Bar-B-Q

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BEST BEER SELECTION

WINNER: Whitestone Brewery Leander Beer Market The Brewtique

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BEST BREAKFAST

WINNER: Kerbey Lane Cafe First Watch Mouton's Southern Bistro

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BEST CHICKEN

WINNER: Bush's Chicken Chick-fil-A Tumble22

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BEST CHICKEN FRIED STEAK WINNER: Dahlia Cafe Mouton's Southern Bistro Jack Allen's Kitchen

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BEST CHIPS & DIP WINNER: Chuy’s Jardin Corona Torchy's Tacos

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BEST COFFEE SHOP

WINNER: Casa Costa Bake Shop

• Summer Moon Coffee Ba • Black Sugar Caffe BEST COOKIES

WINNER: Tiff's Treats Casa Costa Bake Shop Sweet ‘n' Saucy

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BEST DESSERTS

WINNER: Casa Costa Bake Shop Sweet ‘n' Saucy Dahlia Cafe

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BEST FAST CASUAL RESTAURANT

WINNER: Chick-fil-A Torchy's Tacos, Cedar Park Freshii

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BEST FAST FOOD

WINNER: Chick-fil-A

• Sharks Burger • Whataburger

BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT

WINNER: Roaring Fork

• Steiner Ranch Steakhouse • Perry's Steakhouse & Grille 8

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WINNER: Sharks Burger Moonie's Burger House Hopdoddy Burger Bar

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BEST HAPPY HOUR

WINNER: Whitestone Brewery Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Leanderthal Distilling

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BEST ITALIAN FOOD

WINNER: Bella Sera Italian Restaurant Broc's Italian Market & Cafe Rosati's Pizza

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BEST LOCAL BREWERY / BREW PUB

WINNER: Whitestone Brewery Leanderthal Distilling Hell or High Water Brewing

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BEST MARGARITA

WINNER: Leanderthal Distilling Blue Corn Harvest Bar & GrillSecond Jardin Del Rey

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To the readers of Hill Country News for voting us: 1st Place: Business Organization

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BEST PIZZA

• Moonshine Bar & Grill

• Mandola's Italian Kitchen • Tumble22 BEST PHO

WINNER: Rosati's Pizza 600 Degrees Pizzeria Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria

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WINNER: Phonatic Vietnamese Pho Thanh Nhi King Noodle

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BEST PLACE FOR A ROMANTIC DINNER WINNER: Roaring Fork

• Winner: Steiner Ranch Steakhouse • The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen BEST PLACE FOR AFFORDABLE DINING - BIGGEST BANG FOR THE BUCK

BEST MEXICAN FOOD WINNER: Casa Mexico Jardin Del Rey Chuy's

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BEST NEW RESTAURANT (OPENED IN LAST 6 MONTHS) WINNER: Rosati's Pizza

Voted Best Hair Stylist

WINNER: Dahlia Cafe Sharks Burger Rosa's Café & Tortilla Factor

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BEST RESTAURANT WINE LIST

WINNER: The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen Steiner Ranch Steakhouse Liberty Hill Beer Market

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hirofit and its staff would like to thank our community that voted for us as the Best Chiropractor and Best Massage Therapists. We are honored to be the exclusive healthcare facility to merge three of the Best of the Best health & wellness professionals under one roof: 1st Place Chiropractor – Dr. Mo Jahadi, DC; 1st & 2nd Place Massage Therapists – Ryan Perkins and Stan Kaso.

BEST CHIROPRACTOR Dr. Mo Jahadi, DC 2009, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

BEST MASSAGE THERAPISTS Ryan Perkins and Stan Kaso 2018, 2019, 2020

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At Chirofit Wellness Center we believe healthcare needs to offer more drug and surgical free options to improve our health and wellness. This is why Chirofit has brought all these Best of the Best health & wellness providers under one roof. Not only this allows for great convenience, but it also allows our team to work together for the best and most efficient results. Healthcare should also be convenient. Chirofit offers a variety of financial options, including being the first to introduce concierge chiropractic services to the Hill Country. Chirofit keeps the latest chiropractic office hours in Central Texas. Chirofit can even bring its award-winning corporate wellness program to your workplace.

If you’re looking for outstanding drug and surgical free healthcare options, Chirofit Wellness Center is a terrific place for you and your family. We look forward to serving you and your loved ones.

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BEST SALADS

BEST PRINCIPAL - HIGH SCHOOL

WINNER: Freshii Salata Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill

WINNER: Chris Simpson, Leander High School Matt Donnowitz, Hill Country Christian Sally Nunez, Summit Christian

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BEST SANDWICHES

BEST PRINCIPAL - MIDDLE SCHOOL

WINNER: Sharks Burger Farm to Fork Ziggy's Kielbasa House

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WINNER: Angela Hodges, Wiley Middle School Matt Donnowitz, Hill Country Christian Sally Nunez, Summit Christian

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BEST SEAFOOD

WINNER: Freda's Seafood Grille C.R. Surf & Turf Salt Traders Coastal Cooking Round Rock

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BEST SPORTS BAR

WINNER: Whitestone Brewery The League Kitchen & Tavern Rosati's Pizza

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BEST STEAKS

WINNER: Steiner Ranch Steakhouse Roaring Fork LongHorn Steakhouse

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BEST SUSHI

WINNER: Takara Sushi and Asian Bistro Kai Sushi Umiya Leander

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BEST TAKEOUT SERVICE WINNER: Sharks Burger Rosati's Pizza Freshii

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BEST PRINCIPAL - PRIVATE SCHOOL BEST VEGETARIAN MENU

Winner: Levant Cafe & Grill FreshiiSecond Nancy's Sky Garden

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BEST WAITSTAFF / BEST SERVICE WINNER: Whitestone Brewery

• Leanderthal Distilling • Sharks Burger BEST WINGS

WINNER: Pluckers Wing Bar Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline

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EDUCATION BEST COACH (HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS)

WINNER: Ashley Atkinson, Leander High School Rodney Vincent, Vista Ridge High School Scott Horne, Hill Country Christian

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BEST COACH (YOUTH SPORTS)

WINNER: Brian Henson- Summit Christian Academy Coach Mise - Leander Youth Soccer James Bills, University of Baseball Tom Robbins, CPYL

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BEST PRINCIPAL - ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WINNER: Jessica Tracy, Hill Country Christian Abby Kennell, CC Mason Elementary Shelley Jordan, Summit Christian

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WINNER: Jessica Tracy, Hill Country Christian Tiffany Jaksch, Round Rock Christian Academy Jeff Marx, Hill Country Christian

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BEST TEACHER - ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WINNER: Kerry Smelser, Hill Country Christian Meaghan Durbin Camacho Catherine Cheng - Hill Country Christian

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BEST TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL

WINNER: Evan Wiatrek Andreanne Cloutier, Leander High School Sarah Novlan, Hill Country Christian

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BEST TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL

WINNER: Evan Wiatrek Jill Bayer - Hill Country Christian Edward Baptiste, Hill Country Christian

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BEST OF 2020 THE BEST

BEST TEACHER - PRIVATE SCHOOL

BEST RV PARK

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WINNER: Evan Wiatrek Kerry Smelser, Hill Country Christian School Elizabeth Stratton, Holy Family Catholic School

WINNER: Big Oaks RV Park Lucky Horseshoe RV Park NW Austin KOA Holiday

FUN FOR KIDS

ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE

BEST CHILDCARE FACILITY

WINNER: The Goddard School Cedar Park Montessori School A Child's Haven Preschoo

BEST COMMUNITY EVENT

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BEST DANCE STUDIO

WINNER: Old Town Street Festival, Leander Taste of Cedar Park CedarFest

BEST DAY TRIP

BEST LIVE/COMMUNITY THEATER WINNER: The Paramount Theatre The Georgetown Palace Theatre Bass Concert Hall

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BEST GOLF COURSE

BEST LOCAL BAND

WINNER: Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fredericksburg Gruene

WINNER: Zach Willard Band Suede Spazmatics

WINNER: Center Stage Tippi Toes Cedar Park Dance Company

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BEST KARATE / MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO WINNER: GKX Martial Arts HK Taekwondo Taekwondo Training Center

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BEST HIKING / BIKING TRAIL

BEST MOVIE THEATER

BEST MUSIC OR ART SCHOOL/ PROGRAM

WINNER: Brushy Creek Trail Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Crystal Falls Trail

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BEST MUSEUM / GALLERY

BEST HOTEL

WINNER: Thinkery Bullock Texas State History Museum Blanton Museum of Art

BEST PLACE FOR A CHILD'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

WINNER: Crystal Falls Golf Club Twin Creeks Golf Course Avery Ranch Golf Club

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WINNER: Omni Austin Hotel Downtown SpringHill Suites by Marriott Austin Cedar Park Driskill Hotel

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WINNER: Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline Moviehouse & Eatery Cinemark Cedar ParkThird

BEST PLACE FOR KARAOKE WINNER: Spotlight Karaoke

• TopSpin • The Highball

BEST PLACE TO SEE LIVE MUSIC

WINNER: Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-BQue Whitestone Brewery Haute Spot Event Venue

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BEST PUBLIC PARK

WINNER: Play for All Abilities Park Brushy Creek Lake Park Milburn Park Playground Robin Bledsoe Park

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WINNER: Ashley Crist, Fine Arts & Education HitMaker Music School Sense & Color School of Music

WINNER: Almost Grown Play Cafe Splash Shack Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

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BEST OF 2020 THE BEST

BEST PLACE FOR A CHILD'S HAIRCUT

BEST HOME HEALTH CARE

WINNER: Blue Water Homecare Our Family Home Care Encompass Home Health

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WINNER: Pigtails & Crewcuts Sharkeys Cuts For Kids Cappelliera’s Barber Salon Snip-its Haircuts for Kids

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BEST HOSPITAL

WINNER: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Dell Children's Medical Ctr of Central TX St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

BEST PLACE TO SPEND AN AFTERNOON WITH YOUR CHILD

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BEST LARGE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY

WINNER: Lake Travis Garey Park Elizabeth Milburn Park

BEST PRESCHOOL

WINNER: The Goddard School A Child's Haven Preschool First Foundations Preschool

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BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

WINNER: Hill Country Christian School of Austin Cedar Park Montessori School The Goddard School

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BEST SUMMER DAY CAMP

WINNER: The Goddard School Summit Christian Academy Tumble Tech

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BEST TUTORING SERVICES

WINNER: Kumon Math and Reading Center of Leander Mathnasium Sylvan Learning of North Austin

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HEALTHCARE BEST ALLERGIST

WINNER: Greater Austin Allergy and Immunology ARC Medical Plaza (Cedar Park) Austin Diagnostic Clinic, Dr. Oberhoff

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BEST CHIROPRACTOR

WINNER: Chrofit Wellness Center Gateway to Wellness Chiropractic Backbone Wellness Center

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BEST DENTIST

WINNER: Morgan Dental Cedar Park Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Kevin Rhodes Royal Vista Dental

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BEST DERMATOLOGIST

WINNER: Westlake Dermatology

• Chad Hartmann MD / Lone Star Dermatology • Vitalogy Skincare BEST FAMILY DOCTOR

WINNER: Cedar Park Pediatric & Family Medicine Impact Family Wellness Monica Lane, CPPF

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BEST HEARING CENTER

WINNER: Cook Hearing and Balance

• ARC Medical Plaza (Cedar Park) • Any Place MDThird 16

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WINNER: The Pointe at Cedar Park The Legacy at Crystal Falls

BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST

WINNER: Ryan Perkins, Chirofit Wellness Center Stan Kaso, Chirofit Wellness Center Ashley Girvan, Sunrise Beach Massage

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BEST MEMORY CARE FACILITY

WINNER: The Legacy at Crystal Falls Sundance Memory Care at Brushy Creek Hamilton Hospital

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BEST NURSING HOME

WINNER: New Hope Manor The Pointe at Cedar Park

BEST OPTOMETRIST

WINNER: Signature Eye Care North Shore Eye Care Mann Eye Institute Texas Family Eye Care

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BEST OF 2020 THE BEST

BEST ORAL SURGEON

BEST FLOORING SERVICE

WINNER: Dr. James Flaggert Dr. M. Ding Dr Thomas Weil

WINNER: Fresh Floors and More, Crystal Gultz Crystal Falls Flooring M G Floors Inc

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BEST ORTHODONTIST

BEST HOME REPAIR / HANDYMAN

WINNER: Steven Smith SmileOn Orthodontics Ortho 360

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WINNER: Texas Rain Gutters Croom's Property Services Cedar Park Handyman

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BEST PEDIATRIC DENTIST

BEST HVAC SERVICE

WINNER: Texas Tooth Fairies Cedar Park Pediatric Dentistry Little Smiles

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BEST PEDIATRICIAN

WINNER: Cedar Park Pediatric & Family Medicine Treehouse Pediatrics Dr. Art Cheng

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BEST PHARMACY

WINNER: People's Pharmacy Walgreens CVS

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BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST

WINNER: Tillman Physical Therapy Staci Yount, PT ATI Physical Therapy Kimberly Mueller Baylor Scott and White

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BEST SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY WINNER: Skye Luxury Retirement Living Apartments The Pointe at Cedar Park The Legacy at Crystal Falls

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BEST SMALL ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY

WINNER: New Hope Manor Serenity Senior Living / Serenity Assisted Living

BEST LANDSCAPING / LAWN SERVICE

BEST SURGEON

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WINNER: Dr. Teresa Kroeker Allen Abando & Nicole Basa, Cedar Park Bariatrics, Cedar Park Surgeons Edward Bombach, MD

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BEST URGENT CARE CLINIC / ER

WINNER: Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center Urgent & Family Care at Avery Ranch Family Emergency Room at Lakeline

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HOME SERVICES BEST APARTMENT COMPLEX

WINNER: Buttercup Creek Apartments Skye Luxury Retirement Living Apartments The Alden at Cedar Park

BEST BUILDING CONTRACTOR WINNER: Task Force Build CL Howton John Allman Custom Homes

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BEST ELECTRICAL SERVICE WINNER: ASAP ELECTRIC

• HD Electric LLC Leander • Minyard Brothers BEST OF THE BEST 2020 ■ www.HillCountryNews.com

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WINNER: Cool Atmosphere Heating and Air MLD Services, LLC Arise Services

WINNER: Anderson Landscape Contractor Enchanted Rock & Landscape Supplies Boehm Suntex Landscape LLC

BEST PAINTER

WINNER: Fresh Coat Painters of North Austin Austin Professional Painting CertaPro Painters of Austin, TX DGP Painting Exquisite Painting Hasfurter’s Painting

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BEST PEST CONTROL SERVICE

WINNER: Research Pest Control Inc Osborne Pest Control X Out Pest Services - Austin Pest Control

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PETS

BEST PLUMBING SERVICE

WINNER: GTX Plumbing Roger’s Plumbing Inc. Cold is on the Right Plumbing Minyard Plumbing Radiant Plumbing & Air Conditioning

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BEST DOG PARK

WINNER: Cedar Bark Park Dog House Drinkery Dog Park ParkVeterans Memorial Park

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BEST DOG TRAINER

BEST POOL SERVICE

WINNER: Caribbean Blue Pools Supplies & Service Perfect Pool Care B & D Pool Perfect Pool Water Real Clean Pools The Pool People

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BEST RESIDENTIAL CLEANING SERVICE

WINNER: Welcome Home Cleaning Services House Ninjas Home Services Bee Natural Residential & Commercial Cleaning

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BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODELER

WINNER: CL Howton Construction Croom's Property Services Diligent Construction Services

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BEST ROOFING COMPANY

WINNER: Kanga Roof Echelon Roofing & Construction Mkcs Roofing

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WINNER: DogJoy Hearts and Paws PetSmart

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BEST PET BOARDING / DOGGY DAY CARE WINNER: A Crate Escape, LLC

SECURITY & ALARM SERVICES

WINNER: Security Consultant Pros Austin Home Theater & Security, LLC Earl Vaughn- ASI Protection Services

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ORGANIZATIONS & PEOPLE BEST BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

WINNER: Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce Hill Country Community Ministries Reveal Resource Center

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WINNER: Lucy's Fried Chicken

• The League Kitchen & Tavern

BEST PET GROOMING SERVICE

WINNER: Stacee at New Hope Animal Hosp Bark Avenue Grooming and Boarding PetSmart Cedar Park

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BEST PET SUPPLY STORE

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BEST VETERINARIAN

WINNER: Pupology Tomlinson's Feed PetSmart

WINNER: Open Cathedral The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hill Country Bible Church Lakeline

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BEST CIVIC ORGANIZATION

WINNER: New Hope Animal Hospital Parmer Lane Pet Hospital Buttercup Veterinary Hospital

WINNER: The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity Heroes Night Out Hill Country Community Ministries

ELECTED OFFICIAL

WINNER: Rep. John Bucy Christine Sederquist Mel Kirkland

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BEST BOSS

WINNER: Dr. Oliver Lou, Signature Eye Care Bert Vasut, Cedar Park Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Dan Boboia, Texas Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia Associates

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BEST PET FRIENDLY DINING

BEST CHURCH

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• New Hope Animal Hospital • Happy Tails Pet Resort • Mud Puppies Austin

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Thank you for your votes for Best Furniture Store!

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

BEST MOVING COMPANY

WINNER: Square Cow Moovers & Storage Webster Moving Belles Superior Movers LLC

BEST ACCOUNTANT / TAX SPECIALIST (FOR BUSINESSES)

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WINNER: Ten Point Bookkeeping James E Roberson & Co PC Larry J Phillips III, CPA

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BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

WINNER: Matthew Chambers Photography Ashley Crist Photography Dianna Schisser Photography

BEST ACCOUNTANT / TAX SPECIALIST (FOR PERSONAL)

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• Larry J Phillips III, CPA • Rebecca Fischer, CPA

BEST PRINTING & GRAPHICS

WINNER: Ten Point Bookkeeping

BEST ATTORNEY

WINNER: Zinda Law Group, Joe Caputo Mike Guevara - Shahan Guevara Decker & Arrott John Lane Law

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BEST BANK

BEST CREDIT UNION

WINNER: Austin Telco Federal CU Navy Federal CU Randoph Brooks Federal CU

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BEST DRY CLEANERS

WINNER: Rick's Cleaners

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• Clean Smart Cleaners • Jack Brown Cleaners

BEST CELL PHONE REPAIR

BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR

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WINNER: USAA Federal Savings Bank Chase Bank BBVA Bank

WINNER: A-1 Smartphone & Tablet Repair CPR Cell Phone Repair Austin - Lakeline uBreakiFix

BEST COMPUTER REPAIR

WINNER: TSI Computer Repair Services Lewis Marx A-1 Smartphone & Tablet Repair veraTECH solutions

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WINNER: Kelly Freeman, Financial Freedom Edward Jones - Ryan D Ransom, AAMS® Edward Jones - Tim Krudwig, CFP®

BEST HOME BUILDER

WINNER: John Allman Custom Homes Drees Custom Homes at West Parke Ashby Signature Homes Perry Homes - Rancho Sienna 70’

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BEST INSURANCE AGENT

WINNER: USAA Sarah Bolton USHEALTH Advisors Emily Montgomery, USHEALTH Advisors

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BEST IT / COMPUTER REPAIR SERVICES WINNER: TopMac IT Solutions LLC veraTECH solutions

BEST MORTGAGE LENDER

WINNER: Aaron Page, Homeowner's Financial Group Tony Cubbage, MortgageWise Mike Teroni, CMG

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WINNER: Minuteman Press A1 Effective Sign Solutions

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BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

WINNER: Thrive Realty Mike & Chrissy Caputo, Austin Summit Realty Tina Reagan Realty

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BEST SIGNS

WINNER: Minuteman Press A1 Effective Sign Solutions

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BEST STORAGE FACILITY

WINNER: Storage Direct Cedar Park Extra Space Storage Life Storage

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BEST TITLE COMPANY

WINNER: Independence Title Company Texas National Title Austin Title Company

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1310 E. Whitestone Blvd Cedar Park

2nd 2nd place for Best Vegetarian Menu

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1st place for Best Salads

Antiques, Vintage, Refinished furniture, Dixie Belle Paint Premier Retailer, new and used home decor, new and collectible toys, Texas gifts, candles and so much more! Curbside pick up and shipping available.

3 rd 3rd place for Best Fast Casual Restaurant Best Takeout Service

HILL COUNTRY NEWS 2020 BEST OF THE BEST CONTEST!

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1309 Leander Dr # 304 - Leander, TX 78641 512-986-7789

LEANDERTHAL DISTILLING ®

#1 Margarita #1 place to buy liquor #2 waitstaff (We'll work on that.)

Check our website for bottle sales and tasting room hours.

Thank you to everyone who voted for us and congrats to all the winners. 11894 Hero Way West Ste. A, Leander, TX

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BEST TRAVEL AGENT

BEST PLACE FOR KID'S CLOTHING

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MOST RESPECTED FUNERAL / CREMATION SERVICE

BEST PLACE FOR MEN'S CLOTHING

WINNER: Jill Franks Cruise Planners Karen Rubel - Marvelous Mouse Travels Linda Hahn, Blue Sky Travel

WINNER: Buy Nothing Group Target Old Navy - with Curbside Pickup

WINNER: Banana Republic Kohl's Academy Sports + Outdoors Banana Republic Factory Store

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WINNER: Beck Funeral Home Affordable Burial & Cremation Service Austin Area Dignity Memorial® Funeral Providers Ramsey Funeral Home and Cremation Services

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SHOPPING BEST BOOKSTORE

WINNER: Patchouli Joe's Books & Indulgences Half-Price Books Lark & Owl Booksellers

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BEST CARPET / FLOORING STORE WINNER: M G Floors Inc The Home Depot Crystal Falls Flooring

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BEST CONVENIENCE STORE WINNER: Circle K QuikTrip Camco Mart

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BEST DEPARTMENT STORE

WINNER: Nordstrom Domain Northside Kohl'sSecond Nordstrom Rack

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BEST PLACE FOR WOMEN'S CLOTHING BEST FLORIST

WINNER: Cedar Park Florist Costco Wholesale Audra's Petal Shop LLC

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BEST FURNITURE STORE WINNER: Star Furniture

• Crescent House Furniture • Havertys Furniture BEST GIFT STORE

WINNER: Patchouli Joe's Books & Indulgences Beau Kisses Grit & Grace Boutique

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BEST GROCERY STORE WINNER: H-E-B Randalls H-E-B plus!

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BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE WINNER: The Home Depot Lowe's Cashway Building Materials

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BEST JEWELRY STORE

WINNER: Burt Witcher Jewelry

• Whitestone Fine Jewelry • Tex Gems

BEST MATTRESS STORE

WINNER: Walker Mattress and Furniture Sleep Number Denver Mattress

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WINNER: Grit & Grace Boutique The Wild Navy Boutique Ann Taylor

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BEST PLACE TO BUY BOOTS

WINNER: Cavender's Western Outfitter Allens Boots Boot Whisperer, Wimberly

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BEST PLACE TO BUY LIQUOR / BEER WINNER: Leanderthal Distilling Total Wine & More Whitestone Brewery

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BEST PLACE TO BUY WINE WINNER: Total Wine H-E-B plus! Costco

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BEST SHOE STORE

WINNER: Texas Running Company DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Academy Sports + Outdoors

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BEST SPECIALTY SHOP

BEST HAIRSTYLIST

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BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE

BEST MANICURIST

WINNER: Grit & Grace Boutique The Teal Trailer Vintage Boutique My Steel Magnolia

WINNER: Indigo Salon - Nicole Eagle Shear Angels Salon -Amber Schooley Blush this Salon

WINNER: Academy Sports + Outdoors

WINNER: Addicted to Glamour- Sarah Sourile Sheena Ramirez Bloom Nails & Spa

• Dick's Sporting Goods • REI

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BEST THRIFT SHOP

WINNER: Hill Country Community Ministries Thrift Store Savers Goodwill Central Texas - Cedar Park

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BEST VAPE SHOP OR CIGAR STORE WINNER: Smokers Abbey

• Cigar Depot • XOXO Vapor Bar

WEDDING SERVICES BEST WEDDING CAKE

WINNER: The River City Baker Casa Costa Bake Shop Michelle's Patisserie

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BEST WEDDING CATERER

WINNER: Catering with a Twist

• Courtney's Catering • I Do BBQ

BEST WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT

WINNER: Groove Line Productions DJ Innovative DJ Entertainment Kristen Gibbs, Kristen Gibbs Band

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BEST PERSONAL TRAINER BEST WEDDING FLORIST

WINNER: Cedar Park Florist

• Billowing Blooms • ZuZu's Petals

BEST WEDDING HAIR & MAKEUP

WINNER: AmberLynn Beauty & Bridal Urban Gypsy Boutique & Salon Leander Bridal Beauty Austin

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BEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

WINNER: Matthew Chambers Photography Ashley Crist Photography Lyndsay Lyon Photography

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BEST WEDDING PLANNER

WINNER: Ame Soeur Events Flowers Flowers Lovely Paper Tree Prosecco Weddings

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BEST WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE

WINNER: The Terrace at Highland Lakes Kindred Oaks Twisted Ranch Weddings

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WELLNESS & BEAUTY BEST BARBER

WINNER: Derrick’s Barbershop Cappelliera's Barber Salon Roosters Cedar Park

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BEST DAY SPA

WINNER: Sunrise Beach Massage LLC

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WINNER: Jen Andrew High Fitness, Danielle Reque Quincey Whittington

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BEST TANNING SALON WINNER: Palm Beach

• Tinted Sunscreen by Beautycounter, Ashley Girvan • Tan It All BEST TATTOO ARTIST

WINNER: Pigment Dermagraphics Little Pricks Shaman Modifications Tim Stafford

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BEST WORKOUT FACILITY

WINNER: HOTWORX Cedar Park

• TRYBE TRAINING • FacilityIron Cross Fitness BEST YOGA STUDIO

WINNER: Trybe Yoga HOTWORX Cedar Park Flow Yoga Cedar Park

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HEALTHCARE

W

e are very proud to have been named Best Large Assisted

Living Facility for the 3rd year in a row by the readers of the Hill Country News! With 16 years of senior living experience, Executive Director Wendy Dorsey drives our residentcentered staff to provide personalized care every single day. Our commitment to premium service also extends beyond our walls and into Cedar Park through fundraisers and community partnerships. With over 21 years of family focused care, we are excited to continue

THE POINTE AT CEDAR PARK

to provide excellence and continued passion for superb senior living.

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. IT’S OUR HONOR TO BE YOUR

“Best of the Best!”

2018, 2019 & 2020 « Executive Director Wendy Dorsey

Call 512-710-2479 today to learn more or to get a copy of The Complete Guide to Senior Health and Wellness. Assisted Living | 141525 450 Discovery Boulevard | Cedar Park, TX 78613 WWW.SENIORLIFESTYLE.COM www.HillCountryNews.com ■ BEST OF THE BEST 2020

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