Renton Reporter announces the Best of Renton 2023 winners

Over 6,000 community members voted in this year’s contest. Here are the results!

The Best of Renton 2023 winners are here!

Over 6,000 community members cast their votes to decide this year’s winners. The results were revealed on May 17 at the Best of Renton 2023 awards event, hosted by the Renton Chamber of Commerce. Browse the Best of Renton categories and plan a visit to support any of these award-winning businesses, people and places.

Thank you for participating in this year’s contest.

Health & Fitness

Best Physician: Dr. Elizabeth Eaman – Oodle Family Medicine

Best Chiropractor: Renton Chiropractic Clinic

Best Eye Care: Oceanclear Eyecare

Best Family Activities: Gene Coulon & Memorial Beach Park

Best Martial Arts: Fairwood Martial Arts

Best Pediatrician: Dr. Moore – Valley Children’s Clinic

Best Dentist/Denturist: 4th & Morris Dentistry

Best Dance/Drama Facility: Renton Civic Theatre

Best Health Care Facility: UW Medicine – Valley Medical center

Best Fitness Center: SpoonFed Training

Best Spa Services: Blue Door Skin Studio

Community Service

Best Nonprofit: Birthday Dreams

Best Volunteer: Mary Clymer

Best Church: St. Anthony Catholic Parish

Best Elected Official: Mayor Armondo Pavone

Best School: Renton Technical College


Best Pet Store: Mud Bay

Best Gift Store: Sparkle Gifts and Whatnots

Best Flower Shop: Cugini Florists & Fine Gifts

Best Antiques & Treasures: Four Corners Merchants

Best Cannabis: Buddy’s Cannabis

Best Appliance Store: King and Bunnys Appliance

Best Grocery/Convenience Store: Top of the Hill Quality Produce & Meats

Professional Services

Best Nail Salon: #1 Nail Pro

Best Hair Salon: 1630 Hair Artisans

Best Barber Shop: Details Barber Shop

Best Veterinary Clinic: Cedar River Animal Hospital

Best Financial Advisor: Aaron Easter/ Edward Jones

Best Learning Center/Daycare: Meadow Crest Early Learning Center

Best Customer Service: Sparkle Gifts & Whatnots

Best Pet Groomer: Poodie’s Pet Palace

Best Real Estate Agent: Rosie Rourke Team – Keller Williams

Best Beauty Services: CD Danza Aveda Salon & Spa

Best Catering: Rain City Catering

Best Attorney/Law: Firm Dan Kellogg

Best Senior Living Community: Merrill Gardens

Best Tattoo Parlor / Artist: Handsome Devil Ink

Best Insurance Agent: Mark Blauman – Farmers Insurance

Best Landscaping Services: Renton Landscaping

Best Automotive Care: Greg’s Japanese Auto

Best Bank/Credit Union: BECU


Best Breakfast: Jay Berry’s Cafe

Best Thai Cuisine: Ocha Thai Kitchen & Bar

Best BBQ: Cedar River Smokehouse

Best Tavern/Bar: Berliner Pub

Best Nightlife: Berliner Pub

Best Pizza: Smoking Monkey

Best Lunch: Whistle Stop Ale House

Best Family Restaurant: Whistle Stop Ale House

Best Fine Dining: Melrose Grill

Best Coffee Shop: Boon Boona Coffee

Best Chinese Cuisine: Golden Peacock

Best Brewery: Four Generals Brewing

Best Japanese Cuisine: Sushi Cafe

Best Mexican Cuisine: Torero’s

Best Bakery: Chuck’s Donuts

Best Hamburgers: Doofers Bar & Grill

Best Indian Cuisine: Naan -N- Curry

Best Italian Cuisine: Marianna Ristorante

Best Vietnamese Cuisine: Papaya

Best Winery/Wine Shop: Vino at the Landing