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THE BEST OF SOUTH KITSAP READERS CHOICE AWARDS

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

We are Honored to be voted as Best of South Kitsap for the Third Year

Thank You!

Dr. Michael Van Horn, Dr. Keena Van Horn, Dr. Jenna Heft, Dr. David Reed & The Woodside Staff

360-871-3335

1601 Woods Rd SE, Port Orchard • www.woodsideanimalhospital.com

Thank You South Kitsap for 8 Great Years!

MoonDogs Too

Serving Spirits & Fine Grub since 1905

Voted Best of South Kitsap • Best Bar/Pub • Best Place for Live Music • Best Burger (finalist) • Best Place to Work

www.moondogstoo.com

714 BAY STREET, PORT ORCHARD (360)895-2300


SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

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The Readers’ Choice votes are in! S

outh Kitsap shoppers are a savvy bunch. They have their favorite places to buy clothes, select new tires and get Fido washed and groomed.

In this issue of The Best of South Kitsap, we’re happy to announce our Readers Choice Awards. We’ve counted the votes of our annual competition, and the readers have spoken. There were plenty of great businesses to choose from and the decisions were difficult, so our winners can be considered the “best of the best.” Our annual survey, included inside, spotlights readers’ top choices on categories such as the best place to pick up pizza to the best place to work. We were overwhelmed by the response. Hundreds of our readers voted in a variety of categories including food, fitness, shopping, services and much more. You’ll see that many of our past winners continue to provide top-notch products and services. But there also are some new winners — upstarts who are making a name in South Kitsap. We offer congratulations to the winners and finalists. Have a suggestion for new categories or other “bests” in our region? Please email Sharon Allen at sallen@portorchardindependent.com or Ariel Naumann at anaumann@portorchardindependent.com with your ideas.

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Children enjoy the sandy beach next to Port Orchard’s waterfront area.


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THANK YOU

SOUTH KITSAP

For Your Vote In The Best Antique Store Category! Over 200 vendors are changing our inventory daily! Featuring a large selection of practical furniture, beautiful pictures, scrap booking paper and supplies, and an amazing assortment of records, gems, beads, and stunning jewelry.

1696 SE Mile Hill Drive, Suite #110 Monday - Saturday 10am to 7pm Sunday 10am to 5pm

Port Orchard

(360)876-0857

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

We want to thank everyone for voting for us in the Best of South Kitsap 2015.

We are honored to have your support! Dr. Sarah Buck, Dr. Christina Lock Dr. Kelly Hoover & Dr. Dennis Christman www.kitsapvet.com 3036 Bethel Rd. SE. 360-876-2021 THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES!

Pauly’s Paw Spa

A full service grooming salon for dogs and cats Full or Partial Grooming ~ Certified Animal Aromatherapy Basic Bath ~ Teeth Brushing FURminator DeShedding Treatments All Natural Products & Retail

1014 Bay Street #5 Port Orchard, WA 98366 | 360.895.4151

Thank you for your continued support!

Wiley's Automotive & Collision • 2995 SE Mile Hill Dr Port Orchard 360-895-5489 • wileyscollision.com

Reliable, trustworthy automotive work is no “accident.”


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Certified Public Accountants

Thank you, South Kitsap, for making us your 1st choice for all of your tax, accounting, and business advisory needs! www.coxlucy.net South Kitsap Family Dentistry has provided outstanding dental care to thousands of families since 2001. Our patients come from around the block as well as around the state to experience the warm, personal care we provide. Please call today: (360) 876-6211

THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP! “Thank you to our clients and associates for voting the John L. Scott Office In Port Orchard Best Real Estate Office of South Kitsap! We have enjoyed serving and being an active part of our community for 30+ years and look forward to many more!” We’d also like to congratulate two of our brokers Beth Allen and Doug Miller - both of whom are finalists for Best Realtor of South Kitsap! They are both great examples of what it means to be a John L. Scott professional - we appreciate the excellent job that they do!”

J. Chris Bock, DMD Paul G. Hutchinson, DMD

#1 Winner Thanks to all of our South Kitsap Families

Office: 360-876-7600

Call to get your FREE Certified Market Analysis of your home and visit our website at www.portorchardoffice.johnlscott.com

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

SERVICES BEST ADULT LIVING CENTER

Stafford Suites FINALISTS:

 Retsil Veterans Home  Life Care Center of Port Orchard

BEST ANTIQUE STORE

New2You FINALISTS:

 Olde Central Antique Mall  Wisteria Lane  Josephine’s Redeemed Boutique

BEST AUTO DEALER NEW

Bruce Titus Ford FINALISTS:

 Grey Chevrolet  Dick Vlist Motors  Peninsula Subaru

BEST AUTO DEALER USED

Dick Vlist Motors FINALISTS:

 Bruce Titus Ford  Grey Chevrolet  Kitsap Auto Outlet

BEST AUTO REPAIR

Les Schwab FINALISTS:

 D&W Auto Repair  Bruce Titus Ford  Wiley’s Automotive & Collision

BEST CAR WASH

Cruise-N Car Wash & Detail Center FINALISTS:

 Bethel Car Wash  76 on Bay Street

Bob Smith/Staff Photo

The Sidney Museum and Art Gallery is a popular stop-off destination in Port Orchard.

BEST CLOTHING/BOUTIQUE SHOP

BEST GIFT SHOP

Fred Meyer

South Park Pharmacy

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Lallie Mae’s Boutique  That’s Beautiful  Goodwill

 Carter’s Chocolates  Lallie Mae’s Boutique  The Candy Shoppe llc

BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

BEST GROCERY STORE

Kitsap Credit Union

Fred Meyer

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Kitsap Bank  Peninsula Credit Union  Navy Federal Credit Union

 Colello’s Farm Stand Produce  Albertsons  QFC

BEST BEST FITNESS CLUB

BEST HAIR SALON/BARBER

CrossFit NXNW

Brass Ring

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 West Coast Fitness  Olympic Fitness  Annapolis Fitness

 Sugar Daddy’s  M & M Barber Shop & Salon


The doctor is in. Thank you THE BEST OF SOUTH KITSAP READERS CHOICE AWARDS

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

RegionalPublisher Lori Maxim Regional Advertising Director Donna Etchey Editor Robert D. Smith

Reporter Chris Chancellor Production Bryon Kempf, Kelsey Thomas, Vanessa Calverley, John Rodriguez, Mark Gillespie

Advertising Ariel Naumann, Sharon Allen Cover Design Vanessa Calverley & Kelsey Thomas

Independent Port Orchard

to our community for your votes for the Best Massage Therapist. In appreciation, we are offering you a $15 discount on services booked by October 31.

Medical Massage, Cupping Therapy, Energy Balancing & Spa Jessica Gallegos-White, LMP License # MA00007705

Brandi Edinger, LMP License # MA 00020056

2465 Bethel Ave, Suite 102 Port Orchard, WA 98366 (360) 876-4414 • www.portorchardindependent.com

www.InnerWisdomWellnessStudio.com 1950 Pottery Avenue, Suite 150, Port Orchard, WA 98366 • 360-801-5011

Thank You for voting for Everybody’s for Best of SK!

Dear Clients, Colleagues & Friends:

Thank you for allowing me to work with you in real estate for the past 17 years! Thank you for each vote for Best SK Realtor. Your confidence and trust in my experience and personalized service means the world to me! I love making the American Dream of home ownership come true in our Buy 2 Dinner Entree’s specialist Michael Butler,corner M.D., ofhas beautiful the world! & 2 Expert Beverages .00 Receive $6 OFF After 4 pm served our community for over 30 years.

Book Your Events & Special Occasions ~ Private Banquet Room Available Award Winning Menu ~ Outdoor Dining ~ Local NW Decor ~ Nightly Events In Lounge Kitsap County’s Premier Sports Theater with 280 sq. ft. Video Wall!

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Buy 2 Lunch Entree’s & 2 Beverages Receive $4.00 OFF

Present this coupon to receive. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 12/31/15

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4215 Mile Hill Rd. SE, Port Orchard (360) 443-2979 Check our calendar www.ebcookhouse.com

Let My Service Move You!

As the in-house physician Dr. Butler provides personalied care found only in select facilities through out Washington State.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES! Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal360.876.8035 attention to the unique concerns • LCCA.COM of each individual 2031 pet. Pottery Ave. Port Orchard, WA 98366

Beth Allen, Realtor 360-440-6890

THANK YOU

for your votes in Best of South Kitsap! We are proud to be a part of the community

2950 S.E. Mile Hill Dr., Port Orchard

360-876-9009 www.cedarcreekwa.com

Thank You

to all of our customers for their votes and continued support. Best of SK 2015

Great Things are Happening!

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Joint Commission accredited

Life Care Center of Port Orchard Rehabilitation Center ~Your Local 5 star facility~ Specializing in : • Inpatient/Outpatient Rehabilitation • Private Short-Term Rehabilitation Rooms • Exceptional State Survey Outcomes • 24/7 admissions

360- 876-8273

2616 SE Mile Hill Rd. Port Orchard, Wa 98366 www. DW-AutoRepair.com

360.876.8035 • LCCA.com • 2031 Pottery Ave. Port Orchard, WA 98366 Joint Commission accredited

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

BEST TIRE STORE

Les Schwab FINALISTS:

 Big O Tires  Discount Tire  Meineke Car Care Center

BEST VETERINARIAN

Woodside Animal Hospital FINALISTS:  Cedar Creek Animal Clinic  Kitsap Veterinarian Hospital  All Creatures

BEST PLACES BEST BAR/PUB

Moon Dogs Too FINALISTS:

File Photo

Port Orchard’s marina is a popular destination for boaters.

BEST LANDSCAPE CO.

BEST PHARMACY

Blacklotus Landscaping, LLC

South Park Pharmacy

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 JD’s Landscaping  Westsound Landscaping  Yamamoto’s Landscaping

 Rite Aid  Walgreens  Fred Meyer

BEST MOVING COMPANY

BEST REAL ESTATE CO.

Hill Moving Company

John L. Scott

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 PODS  Big Al’s Specialty Movers Inc.  Evergreen Transfer & Storage Inc.

 Windermere Real Estate  Remax  Coldwell Banker  Manchester Realty

BEST NAIL SALON

Blossom FINALISTS:

 Brass Ring  Luxury Nail Salon  Landing Nails & Spa

BEST STORAGE BUSINESS

Mile Hill Self Storage FINALISTS:

 Reliable Storage  Port Orchard Mini Storage  Sound Storage

 Everybody’s American Cookhouse & Sports Theater  Whiskey Gulch Coffee Co.  Amy’s on the Bay

BEST GOLF COURSE

McCormick Woods FINALISTS:

 Trophy Lake  Gold Mountain  Village Greens

BEST HOTEL/B&B

Cedar Cove Inn FINALISTS:

 Comfort Inn  Days Inn  Vista Motel

BEST PLACE FOR FAMILY FUN

Rodeo Drive-In FINALISTS:

 Manchester State Park  Port Orchard Marina & Waterfront  Hi Joy Bowl


SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

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BEST PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC

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BEST DENTIST

MoonDogs Too

South Kitsap Family Dentistry

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Concerts By the Bay  Whiskey Gulch Coffee Co.  Swim Deck

 Chris Mueller, DDS  Barbara Karbassi  Melany Bloomquist

BEST PLACE TO SEE ART

BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Sidney Art Gallery

Edward Jones

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Art Walk  Crazy Lady Art Gallery

 Jay Seaton  Gary Lucy, CPA Pacific Asset  Schelley Dyess

BEST PLACE TO WORK

BEST FLORIST

South Kitsap School District

Flowers to Go

FINALISTS:

 ACE Hardware  MoonDogs Too  Fred Meyer  Harrison Medical Center

FINALISTS:

 Gazebo Florist  Fred Meyer  Debbie Sundburg

BEST ROMANTIC SPOT

BEST INSURANCE AGENT

Port Orchard Marina & Waterfront

Barry Doll, American Family Insurance

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Manchester State Park  Bay Street Bistro  Port Orchard Lighthouse

 Dave Hegelson  Wayne Tripp  Dee Fitzgerald

BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST

PEOPLE BEST ACCOUNTANT

Southard Beckham Atwater-Berry FINALISTS:

 Cox & Lucy CPAs  Peterson & Jake, CPA Inc  Susan Veach/Accountability Plus, Inc.

BEST ARTIST

Megan Drew FINALISTS:

 Amy Burnett  Shelly Wilkerson  Danielle Rimbert

Bob Smith/Staff Photo

A father and his daughter relax at next to the gazebo near the Port Orchard waterfront.

BEST ATTORNEY

Tracy Di Giovani FINALISTS:

 Ron Ness  Anthony Otto  Eric Fong  Graham Lundberg & Pesch  Jeff Cox  Kathleen Schultz

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Eric Miller FINALISTS:

 Dustin Wolf  Young Family Chiropractic  Jennifer Sansen

Inner Wisdom Wellness Studio FINALISTS:

 Michele Williams  Michele Christiansen Advanced Medical Massage  Bodiwerks Day Spa & Massage  Jessica Gallegos White

BEST PET GROOMER

Pauly’s Paw Spa FINALISTS:

 Phase II Pet Grooming  The Groomery  Glynda at Phase Two Pet Grooming


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SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

Thank You

Thank you for voting Barry for Best of SK!

South Kitsap Friends

Barry Doll Agency

We Wouldn’t Be Here Without You!

Thank You South Kitsap For Your Votes!

Serving the greater Kitsap Peninsula

(360) 876-7164 Auto • Home • Life • Business

Brushless Car Wash & Detail Center

2990 Bethel Road SE, Port Orchard 360.874.2787 Mon-Sat 9-6 & Sun 9-4

Antiques ~ Furniture ~ Glassware Jewelry ~ Books and Collectables 801 Bay Street ~ Downtown Port Orchard Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm • Sun 11am-5pm 895-1902

Dick VLIST

MOTORS, INC. THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP FOR YOUR BUSINESS!

Serving You For Over 50 Years

Quality Cars For Less! We Work For You 514 BAY STREET, PORT ORCHARD • 876-4428 • 1-888-600-4428

Thank You South Kitsap for all the love! 1604 Bay Street | Port Orchard | 360.895.8171

Thanks to Our Customers For Your Vote in The Best of South Kitsap! 7 Convenient Locations in Kitsap County

Trusted by Kitsap County since 1981

Bainbridge

Thank You

Loyal customers & employees Check out our new website & book your reservations online now at hijoybowl.com 1011 Bethel Ave. Port Orchard

(360) 876-8111

Kingston

Poulsbo

Bremerton Bremerton

Silverdale Port Orchard

206-209-1386 360-930-3175 360-362-4472 360-362-4474 360-362-4473 360-362-1081 360-443-1690

www.reliablestorage.com

ON THE BAY

Thank You South Kitsap! Voted 1st Place for “Best Seafood” 8 Years in a Row Voted 1st Place for “Best Steak” 8 Years In a Row!

Lunch Menu ~ Dinner Menu Northwest MicroBrews Kids Menu ~ Outdoor Deck Full Bar And Lounge Area Large Wine Selection

PORT ORCHARD’S “BEST HAPPY HOUR” 100 Harrison Ave ~ Port Orchard ~ 360.876.1445

www.amysonthebay.com


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BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

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BEST HAMBURGER

Bayside Photography

That One Place

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Summerill Photography  Chunky Moose Photography  DeFord Photography

 MoonDogs Too  A&W  Blue Ocean

BEST PHYSICIAN

BEST ITALIAN MENU

Ellen Stehouwer

Spiro’s

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Margaret Sandler  Brad Frandson  Felts, Group Health

 Cosmo’s Deli  Massimo’s  Bay Street Bistro

BEST REALTOR

BEST KIDS MENU

Beth Allen

Family Pancake House

FINALISTS:

 Donna Cryder/Windermere  Maria Byrd  Doug Miller - John L Scott

RESTAURANTS & FOOD BEST ASIAN MENU

File Photo

A young boy tries his luck calling for seagulls during the Fathoms O’ Fun Festival in Port Orchard.

COFFEE/ESPRESSO

Banana Hammock FINALISTS:

 Starbucks  Whiskey Gulch Coffee Co.  Cutter’s Point

BEST DELI

Mana Sushi

Cosmo’s Deli

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 Kim’s Teriyaki  Golden Grill  China Sun Buffet

 Fred Meyer  Whiskey Gulch Coffee Co.  Nostalgia House Bakery

BEST BAKERY

BEST DESSERT

Nostalgia House Bakery

Carter’s Chocolates

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 That One Bakery  Whiskey Gulch  Carters Chocolates

 Blu Berry Frozen Yogurt  Dairy Queen  The Frozen One

BEST BREAKFAST

BEST FAMILY DINING

Uncle Dave’s Cafe

That One Place

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

 That One Place  Family Pancake House  Home Made Cafe

 Puerto Vallarta  Everybody’s American Cookhouse & Sports Theater  Port Orchards Lighthouse

FINALISTS:

 That One Place  A&W  McDonalds

BEST MEXICAN MENU

Blue Agave FINALISTS:

 Puerto Vallarta  El Sombrero  La Palapa

BEST PIZZA

Spiro’s

FINALISTS:

 Seabeck Pizza  Papa Murphy’s  Godfathers

BEST SEAFOOD

Amy’s on the Bay FINALISTS:

 Port Orchards Lighthouse  Mana Sushi  Bay Street Bistro

BEST STEAK

Amy’s on the Bay FINALISTS:

 Port Orchard Lighthouse  Bay Street Bistro  McCormick Woods Clubhouse


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Voted

#1

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

SOUTH #1 PARK PHARMACY

Voted

Pharmacy

Gift Shop

Since 1968

Port Orchards only family owned & operated Pharmacy Since 1968

Thank you South Kitsap for all your support in the last 47 years Post Office Utility Pay Station Liquor Huge Gift Selection

Monday thru Saturday: 9am - 7 pm

1743 Village Lane SE, Port Orchard

360-871-1020

Top of Mile Hill next to Q.F.C.

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FOR 80 YEARS Peninsula Credit Union has been there for our members. Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government

NCUA

National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency

1081 Bethel Road, Port Orchard, WA 360-876-8898 • 800-426-1601 • www.pcfcu.org

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