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Best of

AUBURN 2017

The 2017 Results Are In We have wrapped up the 2017 Best of Auburn readership poll and the winners & finalists are listed on the following pages. Thank you to those of you who took the time to vote for your favorites, either in print or online. This community takes such pride in their retailers, people and service providers and this is what makes Auburn such a great city. I would like to congratulate everyone who received votes and also thank the loyal readers of the Auburn Reporter for their support this year. After many hours of counting votes and then drawing the winners for the great prizes donated by Bogey’s Public House, Oddfellas & Longhorn BBQ, I am proud to present you the 2017 Best of Auburn as picked by you, our readers.

Thank you to our sponsors: Longhorn

Barbecue

BOGEY’S

A very special thank you goes out to our sponsors who generously donated the prizes to our lucky readers. All of our winners will receive a plaque from the Auburn Reporter and all finalists will receive a certificate suitable for framing. There is a company out there that may try to sell you a plaque but please note they are not affiliated with us. Our winner’s plaques are free & hand delivered to you personally. Carol A. Greiling General Manager Auburn Reporter a Division of Sound Publishing Inc.


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PEOPLE

ACCOUNTANT

DENTIST

WINNER: Rarey-Olson CPAs

WINNER: Anardi Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

FINALIST: Accounting Offices of Auburn FINALIST: FBCPA Group FINALIST: JMBC

ATTORNEY/LAW FIRM WINNER: Singletary Law Office, PLLC FINALIST: Curry & Williams, PLLC FINALIST: Gibson & Jarvey Inc PS FINALIST: Tim Edwards Law

CHIROPRACTOR WINNER: Coffey Chiropractic FINALIST: David Montgomery, Cascade Chiropractic FINALIST: Lakeland Family Chiropractic FINALIST: Thompson Chiropractic

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER WINNER: Debbie Christian FINALIST: Jeani Rottle FINALIST: Kim Haynes FINALIST: Mike Clark

FINALIST: Cook Family Dentistry FINALIST: Simply Smiles FINALIST: Dr. Jeffrey Matson, DDS

WINNER: MultiCare Auburn Medical Center FINALIST: Healthpoint FINALIST: Valley Women’s Healthcare FINALIST: Franciscan Medical Clinic

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

OPTICAL

WINNER: Scott Shoemaker, Edward Jones

WINNER: Dr. Brian Crain - Crain Eye Clinic

FINALIST: Gary Cassill, Mountain Top Advisors LLC FINALIST: Shane Klingenstein, Edward Jones FINALIST: Shawn Fowler, Edward Jones

FINALIST: 20/20 Eyecare FINALIST: Cascade Eye & Skin FINALIST: Kosnoski Eye Care

HAIR SALON/BARBER SHOP

PET GROOMER

WINNER: Salon Bella Dea

WINNER: Tiki Tails Dog Salon

FINALIST: Auburn Hair Salon FINALIST: Beauty Boulevard FINALIST: Tre Sorelle Salon

FINALIST: Auburn Veterinary Hospital FINALIST: Pup N Suds FINALIST: Reber Ranch

INSURANCE AGENT/COMPANY

VETERINARIAN CLINIC

WINNER: HBT Insurance

WINNER: Auburn Veterinary Hospital

FINALIST: Head and Malesis Insurance Agency FINALIST: Brian Berend - Farmers Insurance FINALIST: South Sound Insurance

Oldest Business in Auburn Serving for over 95 years Thank you for your votes for:

Best Auto Dealer Best Auto Service 1962270

MEDICAL FACILITY

501 Auburn Way N • 253-833-1500 scarff-ford.com

FINALIST: Auburn South Veterinary Hospital FINALIST: Reber Ranch FINALIST: Green River Veterinary Hospital

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PHYSICIAN WINNER: Dr. Jay Gusler, MD MultiCare Auburn Clinic FINALIST: Dr. Lijo Thomas, MD MultiCare Auburn Internal Medicine FINALIST: Dr. Michael Greely, MD MultiCare Auburn Clinic Family Practice FINALIST: Dr. Steven Smith, DO CHI Franciscan Health

REAL ESTATE AGENT/COMPANY WINNER: Abby Santos Windermere Real Estate FINALIST: Matt Llewellyn and Jamie Penrod - Renaissance Real Estate FINALIST: Nancy Colson Windermere Real Estate FINALIST: Josh Hall - John L Scott

Best of

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RESTAURANTS

ASIAN

BURGERS

DINNER

LUNCH

WINNER: Gor Gai Thai

WINNER: Frugals

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

WINNER: Zola’s Cafe

FINALIST: China House FINALIST: Hibachi Buffet FINALIST: Sushido

FINALIST: Flame Burger & Shakes FINALIST: Herfy’s FINALIST: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Brews

FINALIST: Gor Gai Thai FINALIST: The Quarters FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery

FINALIST: Sunbreak Cafe FINALIST: Trotter’s Family Restaurant FINALIST: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

COFFEE STAND

FAST FOOD

PIZZA

BAKERY/DESSERTS WINNER: Legendary Doughnuts FINALIST: Donut Factory FINALIST: Jason’s Coffee Shop FINALIST: Zola’s Cafe

BANQUET FACILITIES WINNER: Longhorn BBQ FINALIST: Auburn Golf Course Banquet Room FINALIST: Cafe Pacific FINALIST: Trotter’s Family Restaurant

BREAKFAST

WINNER: Frugals

WINNER: Java Junction

FINALIST: Wendys FINALIST: PICK-QUICK Drive In FINALIST: Taco Time

FINALIST: BigFoot Java FINALIST: Busted Bike Cafe FINALIST: Zola’s Cafe

COCKTAIL LOUNGE/ HAPPY HOUR

ITALIAN WINNER: Athen’s Pizza & Pasta

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

FINALIST: Al Lago Restaurant FINALIST: Rainbow Cafe FINALIST: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery FINALIST: Hop Jack’s Lakeland Hills FINALIST: Applebees

WINNER: Sun Break Cafe

WINNER: Athen’s Pizza & Pasta FINALIST: Mod Pizza FINALIST: The Rock Wood Fired Pizza FINALIST: Papa Murphy’s

MEXICAN WINNER: Las Magaritas FINALIST: Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina FINALIST: Mazatlan Restaurant FINALIST: Rio Blanco Mexican Restaurant

FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub and Eatery FINALIST: Rainbow Cafe FINALIST: Starting Gate Restaurant

Offering an eclectic fusion of familiar comfort foods and inspired modern cuisine. With comfort, class and attentive service in mind, Vinifera is the perfect place for all occasions, large or small. Co-owners, Brittany Karlson & Jeremy MacArthur

201 Auburn Way N, Suite C Auburn, WA 98002 (253) 833-5140

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Thanks for welcoming us to the Auburn community and for your votes for: Best New Business • Best Dinner Best Lunch • Best Happy Hour • Best Italian • Daily Food and Drink Specials • Family Friendly • Full Bar • Happy Hour Daily, 3-6 • Wine Tastings Wednesdays, 5-9 • Live Music Friday & Saturday, 7-10 • Brunch Sat. & Sun. 10-2 Open 7 days a week, 11am - 11pm for lunch & dinner. 18 Auburn Way South, Auburn • 253-737-4421 • vinifera-auburn.com


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SERVICES AUTO SERVICE

COMPUTER REPAIR

WINNER: Way Scarff Ford FINALIST: Auburn Foreign & Domestic FINALIST: Puget Sound M.A.R.S. FINALIST: Valley Pontiac GMC Lube Center

EARLY LEARNING/DAYCARE

WINNER: Laptop Geniuses

WINNER: Valley Christian School

FINALIST: Argo CTS FINALIST: CompuPane FINALIST: Praece

FINALIST: Green River Montessori School FINALIST: Kerri’s Kidz FINALIST: Kindercare

BANK/CREDIT UNION

COUNSELING SERVICES

WINNER: BECU

WINNER: Nexus Youth & Families

WINNER: Auburn Parks & Recreation

FINALIST: Hope & Help FINALIST: Kathyrn Chociej, MSW FINALIST: Valley Cities

FINALIST: White River Museum FINALIST: Regal Theatres

FINALIST: Chase Bank FINALIST: Heritage Bank FINALIST: Columbia Bank

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

CASINO WINNER: Muckleshoot Casino

Southern Cooking from the Heart

FINALIST: Iron Horse Casino

Thank you, King County, for your support! Hours of Operations: Tuesday - Saturday Breakfast 7 am -10:30 am; Lunch & Dinner 11 am - 7 pm Catering available by appointment only

CLEANING SERVICES WINNER: Merry Maids FINALIST: Poblano Carpet Cleaning 1966552

253.854.2741 • 5148 Auburn Way N, Auburn Inside the Chevron

Thanks to all who voted us Best of Auburn again this year. We will continue to earn your trust!

NFL SUNDAY TICKET

Dr. Beth Padilla , Dr. Jennifer Fields & The Simply Smiles Team

ew Patients! N g in Welcom

PAC-12 NETWORK

Restaurant is open 7 days a week, Sun-Thurs 6 a.m. -3 a.m., Fri-Sat 6 a.m. -4 a.m. Happy Hour every Mon - Fri 3-6 p.m. Casino opens at 8 a.m. $3.99 Breakfast Special Monday thru Friday.

FREE WHITENING

$

AND

FOR LIFE

100

GO HAWKS!

GIFT CERTIFICATE

TOWARD FUTURE DENTAL SERVICES

With purchase of new patient exam, x-rays and cleaning. Some restrictions may apply.

333 15th St NE • 253-833-7100 • IronHorseCasinos.com

253.939.6900 1348 8th Street NE, Auburn

www.simplysmilesauburn.com

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UFC

Game Day Food & Drink SPECIALS

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BOXING


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SERVICES

FITNESS CENTER/HEALTH CLUB

NEW BUSINESS

WINNER: Longevita Pilates & Yoga Studio

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

WINNER: Brannan Park Retirement

FINALIST: Corestar Pilates FINALIST: Summit Fitness FINALIST: Auburn Valley YMCA

FINALIST: DKM Bistro FINALIST: Geaux Brewery FINALIST: Gor Gai Thai

FINALIST: Merrill Gardens FINALIST: Parkside Retirement FINALIST: Wesley Homes

NAIL SALON

NON-PROFIT BUSINESS

WINNER: Auburn Nails

WINNER: Auburn Food Bank

WINNER: Serendipity Spa

FINALIST: Blush - A Nail Salon FINALIST: Nail Bar & Lashes FINALIST: Top Nails

FINALIST: Auburn Valley Humane Society FINALIST: Childhaven FINALIST: St. Vincent de Paul Society

FINALIST: Serenity Massage & Wellness, LLC FINALIST: Solei Day Spa FINALIST: Tru Day Spa

Best of

Best of

Best of

Thank you for letting us be YOUR Auto Supply Store! Gosney Motor Parts Inc.

Best of

AUBURN

AUBURN

AUBURN

AUBURN

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WINNER

WINNER

WINNER

WINNER

WINNER

2012

2013

2014

2015

SPA SERVICES

2009 Winner 2010 Finalist 2011 Winner 2012 Winner 2013 Winner 2014 Finalist 2015 Winner 2016 Winner

Cut • Color • Style Best of

2016

Voted Best of Auburn 5 Years!

220 Auburn Way N • 253-833-4455 • AuburnNAPA.com

SalonBellaDea.com 502 16th St. NE, Auburn • 253-333-6785

Monday-Friday: 7:30-6

Saturday: 8-5

Sunday: 10-4

1965100

Cook Family Dentistry

Thank you Auburn! We welcome all ages. House calls for elderly patients. Services include cosmetic dentistry, implants, Invisalign, sensitivity & whitening.

VILLAGE CONCEPTS OF AUBURN

BRANNAN PARK RETIREMENT

Assisted Living & Memory Care Schedule a Visit Today: (253) 736-2800 2901 I Street NE • Auburn, WA www.VillageConcepts.com

321 4th St SE, Auburn, WA 98002 253.735.1106 www.cookfamilydds.com Dr. Amy Cook, DDS

Thank you for voting Brannan Park Retirement 1963907

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SENIOR LIVING FACILITY

Best Assisted Living in Auburn! 1964851


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Joining Fee thru October 29!

Thank you for voting for us!

With the Y, you’re not just a member of a facility; you’re part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will not just bring about meaningful change in yourself, but also in your community.

For more than a workout. For a better us.

AUBURN VALLEY YMCA 1620 Perimeter Rd SW Auburn WA 98001 253-833-2770

www.seattleymca.org *Monthly dues apply. Photo ID required. Amenities vary by location. Valid only at YMCAs within the Greater Seattle Association through October 29. Everyone is welcome. The YMCA of Greater Seattle strengthens communities in King and south Snohomish counties through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Financial assistance is available. 1966004


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SHOPPING

ANTIQUE/THRIFT STORE

AUTO SUPPLY STORE

GIFT SHOP/RETAIL STORE

WINNER: Auburn Humane Society Thrift Store

WINNER: Gosney Motor Parts/NAPA

WINNER: Nelson’s Jewelry & Gifts

FINALIST: Classic Farmhouse FINALIST: Auburn Goodwill FINALIST: St. Vincent de Paul

FINALIST: Advanced Auto Parts FINALIST: AutoZone FINALIST: O’Reilly Auto Parts

AUTO DEALERSHIP

CLOTHING STORE

WINNER: Way Scarff Ford Auburn

WINNER: Fred Meyer

FINALIST: A Little Knitty FINALIST: Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store FINALIST: Hello Gorgeous

GROCERY STORE WINNER: Fred Meyer

FINALIST: Burlington Coat Factory FINALIST: Crystalli’s at Rottles FINALIST: The Outlet Collection

FINALIST: Doxon Toyota of Auburn FINALIST: Mike Scarff Subaru/Rairdon FINALIST: Valley Buick GMC

FINALIST: Grocery Outlet FINALIST: Haggen Foods FINALIST: Main Street Market

St Vincent dePaul of Auburn

75% OFF All Clothing!

Thank you for your confidence in us.

Includes Halloween Costumes!

-Debbie & Staff

Must bring in this coupon for discount. Limited to one time use per customer. Expires 10/15/17.

Help us to help others! 1966007

Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 2nd Wednesday of each Month:  4:30 PM to 6:15 PM

930 18th Pl NE, Auburn, WA  98002 • 253-833-8925 • www.theauburnfoodbank.org

All donations help the Auburn Community

Longhorn

Thanks for your votes for Best Thrift Store & Resale Shop! M-S 9:30 to 6pm Sun 10 to 5pm

717 Auburn Way N 253-833-0400

Barbecue

Best Catering State Certified

635 C St. SW., Auburn Mon-Fri 10:30AM–9PM, Sat-Sun 10:30AM–10PM

Counseling Services

253.804.9600 TheLonghornBBQ.com

Without Hope There is No Help

Thank you for your votes Auburn!

Drug Addiction | Marriage Counseling | Domestic Violence

Gottman Therapy Method used in couples counseling.

Best Breakfast Best Dinner Best Cocktail Hour

Thank you Auburn. We are honored to be able to be here for anyone who needs a helping hand! – George & Staff 253.333.2328 • hh-c.net 230 Auburn Way S, Suite 1B, Auburn

1963066

Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm • Saturday & Evenings by Appointment Call by 10am for same or next day appointment

102 West Main St, Auburn Mon-Thurs 7AM–10PM, Fri-Sat 7AM–12AM Sunday 7AM–9PM 253.939.7278 • Oddfellas.net 1966338

1966050

Providing food, referrals and emergency assistance to those in need within the Auburn School District.


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SHOPPING HARDWARE STORE

NURSERY/GARDEN SHOP

SHOE STORE

WINNER: Agrishop Ace Hardware

WINNER: Agrishop Ace Hardware

WINNER: Shoe Forest and More

FINALIST: Home Depot FINALIST: Lowe’s

FINALIST: Branches Garden Center FINALIST: English Home & Garden FINALIST: Fred Meyer

FINALIST: Country Square Western Wear FINALIST: Nordstrom Rack FINALIST: Nike Store

PET SUPPLY STORE

Best of

JEWELRY STORE WINNER: NELSON’S JEWELRY & GIFTS

Thank you for your votes!

3 One-Hour $

“Auburn’s BEST Accountants”

18900

Promo code BOA2017 *Bundle of 3, prepaid in advance Must purchase by 10/24/17

220 M St NE Auburn, WA 98002

The Best Burger

2017

FINALIST: Coastal Farm & Ranch FINALIST: Mud Bay FINALIST: Pet Pros

Relaxation Massages*

253-333-8736 www.serenity-massage.com

AUBURN

WINNER: Reber Ranch

FINALIST: Ardisonne Designing Jewelers FINALIST: Fred Meyer Jeweler FINALIST: Shoe Forest and More

6 Years!

Licensed Massage Therapy Serving Auburn since 1998

(a little) Money

300 M Street NE, Auburn, WA Phone: 253-939-8334

1966939

Can Buy!

1817 Howard Rd, Auburn WA 253 333-0990

Thanks for voting.

We think you’re Great too! Get Your FRUGAL FIX Today! Check us out at FrugalBurger.com

1965030

Thank you for trusting us with your business for 73 years.

25% OFF!

Facials • Peels • Microdermabrasion • Waxing Brow & Lash Tinting • Naturopathic Services Acupuncture Services to Relieve Chronic Pain, Auto Injuries, Sports Injuries ANY SERVICE With this ad. Therapeutic Massage and Reiki Services

Thank Your for your support Auburn!

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253-833-3580 Email us at:

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Best of Auburn Contest Winners:

Ashley Erickson Dinner for two at Oddfellas Pub & Eatery Sarah Gould Dinner for two at Bogey’s Public House Anne Baunach Dinner for two at Longhorn BBQ Thank you for voting us an “Auburn’s Best Attorney” We appreciate your confidence in our services.

Thank you to our sponsors:

BOGEY’S Longhorn

Barbecue

FBCPA Group PS, Inc. - not just CPAs

Serving the Community for Over 60 Years

“Helping your business perform to its potential.”

Gibson & Jarvey, Inc, P.S. 901 East Main St., Auburn (253) 833-8855

Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate (Free initial Family Law telephone consultations) 1966002

• Estate Tax Planning • Business Valuation • Tax Preparation and Financial Statements • Virtual Accounting Solutions & Tools

Thank you for your votes as ‘Auburn’s Best Accountant!’

1966374

253-833-5304 www.fb-cpa.com

Thanks for Voting! Your BEST friend deserves the BEST! Winner Best Groomer  Years (2008-201)

FREE Seahawk’s Bandanna

DOG WASH HEALTHY PET FOOD

253-288-1199

MARKET PLACE

GROOMING

106 11th St SE Ste A, Auburn www.TikiTailsDogSalon.com



SINGLETARY LAW OFFICE

PLLC Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship

Dedicated to providing sound legal advice and quality, cost-effective representation to members of this community.

Thank you Auburn for your “Best of” Votes! -Alexis Singletary 1699970

We are honored to be voted as one of the best! Matt & Jamie

(253) 833-8855 www.SingletaryLawOffice.com

206-290-2204

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With purchase of self-wash (must mention ad)

HomesByMattAndJamie.com

AUBURN’S AUTO REPAIR EXPERTS SINCE 1968 “Thank you for 49 years of business in Auburn!”

- Gregory & Julia

Complete Service for All Foreign & Domestic Vehicles 725 Auburn Way N • Auburn, WA 98002 • 253-833-8161

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Thanks for Voting Us One of the BEST Again This Year!

Thank you for voting us one of the BEST! 1966556

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Thank you for choosing us on your wellness journey!

Pilates & Yoga Studio

- Sheila & Staff

Pilates • Barre • Yoga • Hot Yoga TRX • Zumba Best of

AUBURN 2016

WINNER 1963347

Love. Life. Longer. Longevita. Book online LongevitaPilates.com 201 Auburn Way N, Auburn 253-249-7456

Thanks for your votes for the Best of Auburn

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253.735.6747

Best of

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Thank you to every one of our patients who voted for us this year. – Dr Ryan Anardi, DDS M-W 7:30am - 5:00pm Th-F 7:30am - 2:30pm Closed for Lunch 12:30pm - 2:00pm M-W 253.833.1070 1320 8th St NE #101 Auburn, WA 98002 DrAnardi.com

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Thanks for your support in Voting US One of the Best Garden Center & Gift Shop

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320th and Military Rd.,Federal Way,WA • 253-941-7705 branchesgardencenter.com


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The people of Auburn deserve the best in health care.

MultiCare Auburn Medical Center The health care you need, close to home MultiCare Auburn Medical Center offers South King County residents a wide range of medical expertise. From prompt, lifesaving treatment for victims of stroke or heart attack to minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery to our Family Birth Center, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center provides high-quality medical services right here in your community. For quality, close-to-home care for the whole family, turn to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.

Congratulations 2017 “Best of Auburn” Physician nominees

Michael Greely, MD MultiCare Auburn Clinic

Jay Gusler, MD MultiCare Auburn Clinic

Lijo Thomas, MD MultiCare Auburn Internal Medicine

MultiCare Auburn Medical Center

202 N. Division St. Auburn, WA 98001 253-833-7711

2017 “Best of Auburn” Medical Facility nominee MultiCare Auburn Medical Center

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