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A Special Section of
W Y NE S LE
BEST OF THE VALLEY 2019
Z E N
SIN C E 1925
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We at El Rancho thank the people of Santa Ynez Valley p alley
Thank You for voting us #1 in the Santa Ynez Valley
Open 6 am till 11 pm •BEST SUPERMARKET Monday - Sunday •BEST WINE AND SPIRITS RETAILER 805-688-4300
The El Rancho Staff
2886 Mission Drive Solvang, California www.elranchomarket.com
Congratulations o all of the businesses that won this year’s vote as T “Best of the Valley.” It’s no easy feat to come out on top when competing against so many first-class establishments in the Santa Ynez Valley. We appreciate all of our readers who took the time to vote. We couldn’t hold this contest or create this section without you – and your neighbors are going to thank you for helping them identify the best that the Valley has to offer. The Santa Ynez Valley News is your hometown newspaper and we’re happy to celebrate the hardworking people and their businesses that have been chosen as “Best of the Santa Ynez Valley.”
EATING & DRINKING BEST BAR SCENE 1st: Sideways Lounge 2nd: The Landsby Solvang
BEST BBQ 1st: Hitching Post II 2nd: Flying Flags Campfire Cafe
BEST BREAKFAST 1st: Ellen’s Danish Pancake House 2nd: Paula’s Pancake House
BEST BREWERY 1st: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. 2nd: Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
We are grateful and honored for this award.
To our devoted customers and staff
Celebrating 49 Years! BEST DANISH BAKERY
1529 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463, USA 805-688-6314
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EATING & DRINKING BEST BRUNCH
1st: The Alisal River Grill 2nd: Bob’s Well Bread Bakery
BEST BURGER 1st: Hitching Post II 2nd: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
BEST B R E W E RY
BEST CAKE & DESSERT 1st: Solvang Bakery Inc. 2nd: Olsen’s Danish Village Bakery
BEST CHEESE SHOP 1st: The Lucky Hen Larder 2nd: Cailloux Cheese Shop
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1st: China Panda Restaurant 2nd: The Mandarin Touch
BEST COFFEE HOUSE 1st: Coffee Cabin 2nd: The Coffee House by Chomp
BEST DANISH BAKERY 1st: Olsen’s Danish Village Bakery nd 2 : Solvang Bakery
BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT 1st: Chomp Burgers, Fries, Shakes 2nd: Flying Flags Campfire Cafe
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Thank you for voting
The Alisal River Grill as the Best Brunch.
EATING & DRINKING BEST FRESH PRODUCE 1st: Solvang Farmer’s Market 2nd: El Rancho Marketplace
BEST HAPPY HOUR 1st: Sideways Lounge 2nd: Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar
BEST ICE CREAM & FROZEN YOGURT 1st: Woodys Yogurt and Juice Co. 2nd: Ingeborg’s Danish Chocolates 150 Alisal Road Solvang,, 805-688-7784
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Don’t Forget the 3rd Annual Stroke Play Santa Ynez Valley Golf Championship Alisal River Course: November 9, 2019 Alisal Ranch Course: November 10, 2019 Grand Prize- 3 Day / 2 Night Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort Vacation Package
Thanks for Voting for us Best Sandwich Guest Ranch & Resort
805-688-6042 (Pro Shop - Alisal River Course) www.rivercourse.com
PANINO Los Olivos 2900 Grand Avenue Los Olivos, CA 93441 (805) 688-9304
PANINO Santa Barbara 834 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 963-3700
PANINO Goleta 5666 Calle Real Goleta, CA 93117 (805) 683-3670
PANINO Solvang 475 1st Street Solvang, CA 93463 (805) 688-0608
PANINO Montecito 1014 Coast Village Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 565-0137
PANINO Santa Ynez 3569 Sagunto Street Santa Ynez, CA 93460 (805) 688-0213
BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT
EATING & DRINKING
1st: Osteria Grappolo 2nd: Leonardo’s Ristorante-Pizzeria
BEST RESTAURANT WINE LIST 1st: Los Olivos Wine Merchant Cafe 2nd: Hitching Post II
BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT
1st: Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar 2nd: Rudy’s Mexican Restaurant
1st: Panino 2nd: Lucky Hen Larder
BEST OUTDOOR DINING
1st: Flying Flags RV Campfire Cafe 2nd: The Alisal River Grill
BEST PIZZA 1st: Full of Life Flatbread 2nd: Tower Pizza
#1 BEST RESTAURANT WINE LIST
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1st: Hitching Post II 2nd: Brothers Restaurant at The Red Barn
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BEST OF THE VALLEY 2 019 SINCE 1925
234 East Highway 246, Buellton (805) 686-5268
EATING & DRINKING BEST SUSHI 1st: A-Ru Sushi 2nd: El Rancho Marketplace
We AppreciAte Your Vote For
1st: Rudy’s Mexican Restaurant 2nd: California Tacos
BEST WINE TASTING ROOM
BEST TAKE OUT 1st: The Habit Burger Grill 2nd: El Rancho Marketplace
1st: Brick Barn Wine Estates 2nd: Carhartt Vineyard
BEST WINE & SPIRITS RETAILER
1 : El Rancho Marketplace 2nd: Albertson’s st
In the SYV!!!
Thank you! We Wouldn’T be here WiThouT you!
1 : Brick Barn 2nd: Sunstone Vineyard and Winery
Voted BEST NEW RESTAURANT in 2013
PRIVATE DINING ROOM HOLIDAY PARTIES
264 E. Hwy 246 • Buellton
SANTA YNEZ VALLEY For
BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT Five years in a row and
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11:30 am - 8 pm
1693 MISSION DRIVE SOLVANG • 805.688.7733
Visit us at: www.chompsolvang.com - FB Chomp Burgers, Fries & Milkshakes
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Salads - Soups Fish Tacos - Chicken Fish & Chips Vegetarian - Pasta Malts • Milkshakes Sundaes • Banana Splits Beer and Wine
FUN & FITNESS
Thank You Santa Ynez Valley for Voting
BEST COMMUNITY EVENT
SOLVANG FESTIVAL THEATER
1st: Danish Days 2nd: Solvang Fourth of July Parade
BEST ENTERTAINMENT VENUE! 2019 marked 45 years of extraordinary live performing arts at Solvang Festival Theater.
BEST ENTERTAINMENT VENUE 1st: Solvang Festival Theater 2nd: Standing Sun
Join us in 2020 for an even bigger and better variety of programming • PCPA Theatrical Productions
• Nashville Nights
• Concerts with A-List Performers
• Dance Centre
• Amazing Stunt Dog Experience
• Haunted House
• Expanded Jazz & Beyond Series
• And More!
The theater and garden are also available to rent for private parties, even weddings!
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Check our website regularly for the event schedule. It’s more exciting than ever in 2020.
BEST HEALTH CLUB/GYM
1st: Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA 2nd: Mission Pilates
BEST SPA & MASSAGE 1st: Chumash Casino Resort 2nd: Debra Foshee For information about renting the property, email email@example.com or call 805-686-1789.
See you at the theater! 420 2nd Street, Solvang • firstname.lastname@example.org www.solvangfestivaltheater.org
BEST SUMMER CAMP 1st: Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA 2nd: Bethania Child Care
Thank you for your continued support we appreciate your business! “BEST HAY” IN SANTA YNEZ LOCAL FARMER FOR OVER 30 YEARS!
We Feel Honored By This Recognition From The Community We Love.
Better Vision for a Better Life 2040 Viborg Road, Ste. 240 Solvang, CA 93463
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SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST ACCOUNTING & TAX SERVICE 1st: C & D llp 2nd: Owens & Thore Tax Professionals Inc.
BEST ACUPUNCTURE 1st: Ascend Acupuncture 2nd: Red Fern Acupuncture
BEST ANTIQUE SHOP 1st: A Piece of The Past 2nd: Solvang Antiques
BEST ART GALLERY 1st: Wildling Museum of Art and Nature 2nd: Elverhøj Museum of History & Art
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Thank You! Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Beckman for being honored as Best Doctor. Sansum Country Clinic is proud to be recognized as Best Family Practice.
BEST ATTORNEY 1st: Jack L. Collison ESQ. 2nd: Halme & Clark Attorneys
BEST AUTO REPAIR 1st: Buellton Garage Automotive Repair 2nd: Olivera’s Auto Repair & Towing
BEST BANK BRANCH 1st: Montecito Bank & Trust 2nd: Union Bank
BEST CAR DEALERSHIP 1st: Rio Vista Chevrolet 2nd: Jim Vreeland Ford
925 West Highway 246, Buellton “Committed to Selection For The Beauty Of Your Garden”
A Heartfelt Thank You For Selecting Us Best Nursery 15 Years!
Bob, John and Team Th k you tto th Thank the readers d off th the SSanta Ynez Valley News for these two special honors in the 2019 Best of the Valley issue. Sansum Country Clinic
2027 Village Lane, Suite 102, Solvang, CA Phone: (805) 688-3440 • Fax: (805) 686-5694 Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6 acres of plant stock grown right here at our beautiful nursery ~ Since 1981 ~ CNN PRO, CALIFORNIA CERTIFIED NURSERY PROFESSIONALS ON STAFF
SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST CATERER
BEST DAY CARE
1st: K’Syrah Catering & Events 2nd: New West Catering Co.
1st: Bethania Preschool & After School 2nd: Tecolote Family Daycare
1 : Life Chiropractic 2nd: Dr. Michael Kraus DC
1st: Dr. Adam S. Haws DDS 2nd: Dr. Art Kaslow DDS
BEST CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES SHOP
1st: Treats Clothing Boutique 2nd: True Addiction
1st: Aloe Dermatology 2nd: Dr. Gary Novatt MD
BEST COMPUTER REPAIR
1st: On Site Business & IT Solutions Inc. 2nd: SYV Computer Service
1st: Dr. Kevin Beckman, Sansum Country Clinic 2nd: Dr. Julia Billington, Sansum Country Clinic
FOR VOTING US BeST PhaRmacy
We thank YOU, the community we love to serve, and the entire staff at Star Drugs: Kristin Linda Kathy Jodi Katrina Kim Czeriesa Alejandra Wendy Andrea & Bob, our true stars.
3576 Madera Street Santa Ynez, California 93460
*Santa Ynes, Solvang, Los Olivos, Buellton
P: (805) 688-6898 • F: (805) 688-6047 Stardrugsantaynez.com
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SHOPPING & SERVICES
Thank You! Santa Ynez Valley for choosing Life Chiropractic as your
#1 Chiropractic Office!
BEST FAMILY PRACTICE 1st: Sansum Country Clinic 2nd: Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic
BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER/CPA 1st: C & D llp 2nd: Santa Ynez Valley Wealth Advisors LLC
We are honored and blessed to have served our community since 1998.
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As a gift of appreciation we will be offering $100 OFF of initial new patient services through the month of October.
Call 693-1811 For An Appointment Today
591 Alamo Pintado Ste. B Solvang Located next to Montecito Bank & Trust
1st: Renae’s Bouquets 2nd: Santa Ynez Valley Florist
BEST GIFT SHOP 1st: The Clique 2nd: Picket Fences
SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST HAIR SALON 1st: Salon V 2nd: Allure Salon
BEST HARDWARE STORE 1st: Valley Hardware 2nd: Harrison’s ACE Hardware
BEST HAY 1st: Jacobsen’s Hay and Feed 2nd: Santa Ynez Feed & Milling Co.
BEST HEARING AID PROVIDER 1st: Hearing Services of Santa Barbara
BEST HOME FURNISHINGS & DESIGN SERVICES 1st: Dennee’s of Santa Ynez 2nd: Home Design & Consignment
Look for the ANT on the Door
Same Day Service M-F
E C O S M A RT P R O D U C T S
805-688-7855 w w w. o c o n n o r p e s t . c o m
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F re e G o p h e r E s t i m a t e s F re e R o d e n t E s t i m a t e s
SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST HOTEL 1st: Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground 2nd: Sideways Inn
Thank you for voting us the BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY year after year!
BEST INSURANCE AGENCY/AGENT 1st: Julia Tipolt/State Farm Insurance 2nd: Shawna Cota/Allstate Insurance
BEST INVESTMENT COMPANY 1st: Edward Jones 2nd: Santa Ynez Wealth Advisors llc
BEST JEWELRY STORE 1st: Designs in Gold 2nd: Plenty Boutique
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Serving our community since 1960
BEST LANDSCAPING SERVICE 1st: The Valley Gardener 2nd: TLC Landscape
BEST MANICURE/PEDICURE 1st: Valley Nails and Spa 2nd: Ultimate Nails
From Left to Right: Gigi Gerritsen • John Frederick • Dave Salgado • Allan Jones • Dave Henrey • Rich Condit Bottom Row: Cathi Russel • Gigi Hollister • Shane King
1595 Mission Drive • Solvang, CA 93463 805•688•5717 email@example.com www.santaynezvalley.com
SHOPPING & SERVICES
BEST MEDICAL FACILITY 1st: Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital 2nd: Sansum Country Clinic
BEST NURSERY/GARDEN SHOP
BEST OPTOMETRIST 1st: Santa Ynez Valley Vision Source/ Dr. Dennis Bales nd 2 : Dr. Douglas C. King
BEST PEDIATRICIAN 1st: Dr. Anthony J. Howe MD 2nd: Dr. Michele Saunders MD
BEST PEST CONTROL 1st: O’Conner Pest Control 2nd: Western Exterminator
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1st: Windmill Nursery 2nd: J Woeste Los Olivos
SHOPPING & SERVICES
Why go to the Dentist when you can go see Dr. Haws?
BEST PET GROOMER 1st: Los Olivos Pet Grooming 2nd: Dog’s Unlimited Mobile Grooming
593 Avenue Of The Flags Ste 101 Buellton (805) 688 - 9546
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BEST PET SUPPLIES 1st: Lemos Feed and Pet Supply 2nd: Monighettis Farrier Feed and Pet
Thank hank yyou
Santa Ynez Valley for voting us 2019 Best Dentist!
1st: Star Drugs 2nd: CVS
BEST PHOTOGRAPHER 1st: Becca Nuss Photographer 2nd: Brittany Taylor Photography
BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY 1st: Dugan Therapy and Fitness 2nd: Rob Rosenberry Physical Therapy
SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST PRINT SHOP 1st: Inklings Printing Company 2nd: Viking Press Printing
BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY/AGENT 1st: Santa Ynez Valley Real Estate 2nd: Coldwell Banker, Jodi Williams
Thank you for voting Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital as Best Medical Facility and Best Thrift Store.
BEST SENIOR FACILITY 1 : Atterdag Village of Solvang 2nd: Solvang Friendship House st
BEST SHOE STORE 1st: Solvang Shoes 2nd: Parts Unknown A Fashion Adventure
T hankYou Best Landscaper Gardening Service Beautifying the Valley Landscape Since 1976 B
We are privileged to care for our community, unwavering in our mission to put patients ﬁrst. 2050 Viborg Road Solvang, CA 93463 (805) 688-6431
New To You Shop proceeds help: support the hospital and medical excellence close to home fund annual Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships for local high school seniors and graduates pursuing a career in health care 1689 Oak Street Solvang, CA 93463
Valley Gardener Landscape Company • 805.688.3146 www.valleygardener.com
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Santa Ynez Valley for voting us BEST
BEST MEDICAL FACILITY
SHOPPING & SERVICES BEST SOLAR INSTALLER
1st: Santa Ynez Valley Solar 2nd: SunRun Solar
1st: Santa Ynez Pet Hospital/ Dr. Dean nd 2 : Buellton Veterinarian Clinic
BEST WESTERN CLOTHING STORE
1st: El Rancho Marketplace 2nd: New Frontiers Natural Marketplace
BEST THRIFT STORE 1st: New To You Thrift Store 2nd: Buellton Senior Thrift Shop
Thank you SYV for voting us
“Best Gift Shop” Come see us at our new bigger location
1st: Jedlicka’s Western Wear 2nd: Back At The Ranch
BEST YOGA STORE 1st: Bloom Yoga 2nd: Vineyard Yoga Santa Ynez/Cori Lassahn
Next to Paninos on First St
1659 Copenhagen #C Solvang 805-688-8004 / Clique44@hotmail.com instagram @clique144
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Thank You Santa Ynez Valley! JACk L. CoLLiSon, ESq. BEST ATToRnEY AGAin! FoR ninE YEARS!
integrity, Experience & Personal Service for over 40 years
It is a privilege to serve our clients, their families, and businesses in all aspects of
REAL ESTATE TRAnSACTionS, ESTATE PLAnninG, CiViL LiTiGATion & EmPLoYmEnT LAw.
Jack L. Collison, Esq. A Professional Law Corporation 1610 oak St., Suite 106 Solvang, CA 93463 805-688-8606
A Professional Law Corporation affiliated with Mullen and Henzell L.L.P., a Santa Barbara law firm established in 1953.
We support the Santa Ynez Valley. Thank you for your business.
Leslie Garcia 1090 Edison St Suite 101 P O Box 599 805-688-9079
Solvang Kelly R Hunziker, CFP® ChFC® 650 Alamo Pintado Rd Suite 202 805-688-9464 Jim Watts, CFP® 595 Alamo Pintado Rd Suite B 805-686-8360
www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
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Chris Nielsen, CFP® 2933 San Marcos Ave Suite 108 P O Box 716 805-688-8352
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Monica Trouvé-Sapp & Amy Hinkens
We’re thrilled to have such friendly and supportive customers and to be considered a part of Santa Ynez Valley’s finest. Thank you for voting us the Santa Ynez Valley News' Best Bank Branch six years in a row!
montecito.bank • 805-688-2300 591 Alamo Pintado Rd • Solvang, CA 93463