2017 Kane County Best of the Fox Winners

See who won the Best of the Fox, as voted on by the Kane County Chronicle readers

Thank you to all of the readers who took part in the 2017 Best of the Fox contest. Here are the winners:

Automotive

AUTO BODY REPAIR
The Best
Tredup’s Inc

One of the Best
Boyce Body Werks, Inc.
Berlin Fox Valley Collision


AUTO REPAIR (MECHANICAL)
The Best

Excel Automotive Repair

One of the Best
Fox River Tire & Auto
A1 Automotive
Steven’s Automotive


CAR WASH
The Best

Fuller’s Carwash

One of the Best
Tower Car Wash
El Diamante Hand Car Wash & Detailing


OIL CHANGE
The Best

Excel Automotive Repair

One of the Best
Brittain’s Express Oil & Lube
Fox River Tire & Auto Repair


TIRE STORE
The Best

Excel Automotive Repair

One of the Best
Fox River Tire & Auto Repair
Geneva Tire & Auto Store, Inc.

Dining

BANQUET FACILITY
The Best

Riverside Receptions & Conference Center

One of the Best
Pheasant Run
Riverview Banquets


BARBEQUE
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Nobel House
South Moon BBQ


BEER GARDEN
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Pub 222
Filling Station Pub & Grill


BREAKFAST
The Best

Abby’s

One of the Best
Egg Harbor Café
Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

 

BRUNCH
The Best

Abby’s

One of the Best
Apple Villa Famous Pancakes
Stockholm’s


BUSINESS LUNCH
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Apple Villa Famous Pancakes
Nobel House


CATERER
The Best

Inglenook Pantry, Inc.

One of the Best
Enticing Cuisine
Nobel House
Moveable Feast


CHICKEN WING
The Best

Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the Best
Stockholm’s
Nobel House


CHINESE FOOD
The Best

Gen Hoe Restaurant

One of the Best
Wang’s Garden
East China Inn

 

COCKTAIL
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Nobel House
Barrel + Rye

 

COFFEE HOUSE
The Best

Arcedium Coffeehouse

One of the Best
Graham’s 318 Coffeehouse
The Little Traveler

 

DELI
The Best

Josef’s Elegante Meats & Deli

One of the Best
Blue Goose Market
Deane’s Market and Deli

 

DINER
The Best

Geneva Diner

One of the Best
State Street Diner
Daddio’s Diner

 

DONUT
The Best

Dimples Donuts

One of the Best
Bosa Donuts
Fresh Donuts

 

FISH FRY
The Best

The Little Owl

One of the Best
Colonial Café
Stockholm’s


GYRO
The Best

Skippy’s Gyros

One of the Best
Just Kabobs
Munchie P’s

 

HAMBURGER
The Best
Stockholm’s

One of the Best
The Burger Local
Nobel House

 

HOT DOG
The Best

Portillo’s

One of the Best
Skippy’s Gyros
Bulldog’s Red Hots


ICE CREAM/CUSTARD
The Best

Colonial Café

One of the Best
Kimmer’s Ice Cream
Graham’s Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream

INDIAN FOOD
The Best

Taste of Himalayas

One of the Best
India Foodie

ITALIAN BEEF
The Best

Beef Shack

One of the Best
Portillo’s
Buona Beef

ITALIAN FOOD
The Best

La Za’Za’ Trattoria

One of the Best
Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano
Chianti’s


KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT
The Best

Colonial Café

One of the Best
Stockholm’s
Nobel House

 

LUNCH VALUE
The Best

Little Traveler

One of the Best
Stockholm’s
Nobel House

 

MARTINI
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Nobel House
The Turf Room

 

MEXICAN FOOD
The Best

Jose Maria’s

One of the Best
Bien Trucha
Altiro Latin Fusion

 

MICROBREWERY
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Penrose Brewing Company
Two Brother’s Roundhouse

NEW RESTAURANT
The Best

Gia Mia

One of the Best
The Grandstander
Alexanders Café

 

PIZZA - DEEP DISH
The Best

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

One of the Best
Giordano’s
Charlie Fox’s

 

PIZZA - THIN CRUST
The Best

Charlie Fox’s

One of the Best
Aurelio’s Pizza
Riverside Pizza & Pub

 

RESTAURANT
The Best

Fiora’s

One of the Best
Barrel + Rye
The Finery & Blacksmith Bar

 

RIBS
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Nobel House
Portillo’s
Charlie Fox’s


SALAD
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Portillo’s
The Little Traveler

 

SEAFOOD
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
La Za’Za’ Trattoria
Nobel House

 

SPORTS BAR
The Best

Rookies All-American Pub & Grill

One of the Best
The Grandstander
Bulldog Ale House
Nobel House

 

STEAK
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
St. Charles Place
FoxFire


SUB/SANDWICH SHOP
The Best

Panera

One of the Best
Jimmy John’s
Subway


SUSHI
The Best

Wok’n Fire

One of the Best
Shakou
Sword Fish


TAVERN
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
McNally’s Irish Pub
Nobel House


THAI FOOD
The Best

Vino Thai’s

One of the Best
Tusk Thai Cuisine
Bangkok Restaurant

 

VEGETARIAN CUISINE
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Colonial Café
Moveable Feast
Nobel House

Entertainment and Travel

HOTEL/RESORT
The Best

Herrington Inn & Spa

One of the Best
Hotel Baker
Pheasant Run

 

KARAOKE
The Best

Stanley’s Ale House

One of the Best
Bulldog Ale House

 

LIMO SERVICE
The Best

Keen Limousine

One of the Best
West Suburban Limousine
A1 Limousine

 

LIVE MUSIC VENUE
The Best

Arcada Theatre

One of the Best
The House Pub
EvenFlow Music & Spirits

 

LIVE THEATRE
The Best

Steel Beam Theatre

One of the Best
Paramount Theatre
Arcada Theatre

 

MOVIE THEATER
The Best

Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18

One of the Best
Goodrich Randall 15 IMAX
Marcus Theatres

 

TRAVEL AGENCY
The Best

Wilson Travel & Cruise

One of the Best
Dunham Travel Associates
AAA
OUI Travel

Health and Wellness

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
The Best

Dr. Jack Martin

One of the Best
White Oaks Family Wellness
Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

 

CHIROPRACTOR
The Best

Dr. Jack Martin

One of the Best
Hart Chiropractic
41 North Chiropractic

 

COSMETIC SURGEON/CENTER
The Best

Dr. Todd Hewell

One of the Best
Dr. Brahram Ghaderi
Vanishing Ink Laser

 

DENTIST
The Best

Micheal Whitted Dental

One of the Best
St. Charles Dental
Geneva Smiles

 

EYE DOCTOR
The Best

Vision Source

One of the Best
Geneva Eye Clinic
Fox Valley Opthamology

 

FAMILY PHYSICIAN
The Best

St. Charles Family Medical Center

One of the Best
Fox Valley Family Physician
Northwestern Medicine

 

FITNESS CENTER
The Best

BeneFit Health and Fitness Consultants

One of the Best
Geneva Fit, LLC
sweat. stc


HEARING HEALTH CARE
The Best

Geneva Hearing Services

One of the Best
Costco
Fox Valley Ear, Nose & Throat

HOSPITAL
The Best

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital

One of the Best
Rush Copley
Northwestern Medicine

 

MEDICAL CLINIC
The Best

Tri-Cities Open MRI

One of the Best
Advocate Dreyer
Genesis Pediatrics


ORTHODONTIST
The Best

Kelly Orthodontics

One of the Best
Wazio Orthodontics
Prose Orthodontics

 

PEDIATRICIAN
The Best

Genesis Pediatrics

One of the Best
DO Next Generation Pediatrics, South Elgin
Dr. Dennis Murphy

 

PERSONAL TRAINER
The Best

PSN Fitness

One of the Best
BeneFIT Health and Fitness Consultants
Geneva Fit, LLC


PHARMACY
The Best

Riley Drug

One of the Best
Walgreens
Jewel-Osco

 

PODIATRIST
The Best

Kane Podiatry Associates

One of the Best
Dr. Anthony Pollastrini
Two Steps Ahead Podiatry

 

WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER
The Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

One of the Best
Cloud Nine Birth Services
Synergy Kettlebell

 

YOGA/PILATES
The Best

Prana Yoga Center

One of the Best
Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center
Sure Movements Yoga

House and Home - Retail

APPLIANCE STORE
The Best

Ace Hardware

One of the Best
Lowe’s
Sears


CARPET/FLOORING STORE
The Best

CFT Carpet and Fabric Technicians

One of the Best
Carlson’s Flooring
Great Western Flooring


FRAMING STORE
The Best

Fast Frame

One of the Best
Proud Fox Gallery
The Great Frame Up


FURNITURE STORE
The Best

Sofa Solutions

One of the Best
Acosta’s Home Consignment
Art Van


GARDEN SHOP
The Best

Wasco Nursery & Garden Center

One of the Best
Heinz Brothers Greenhouse
The Little Traveler

 

HARDWARE/HOME IMPROVEMENT
The Best

Geneva Ace Hardware

One of the Best
Lowe’s
Menards


HOME DECOR
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Cocoon
Acosta’s Home Consignment


PAINT/WALLPAPER STORE
The Best

JC Licht

One of the Best
Ace Hardware Batavia
Sherwin Williams


VACUUM STORE
The Best

Best Vac

One of the Best
My Oreck Store
Bed Bath and Beyond

House and Home - Service

CARPET CLEANERS
The Best

CFT Carpet and Fabric Technicians

One of the Best
Claesson Carpet Cleaning
Wolf Brothers


COMPUTER REPAIR
The Best

Modern Business Computing

One of the Best
Orbis Solutions, Inc.
Helping Hand PC Services


ELECTRICIAN
The Best

Vons Electric, Inc.

One of the Best
Ideal Electrical Contractors
Surjan Electric Inc


HANDYMAN
The Best

MW Specialties, Inc.

One of the Best
Blue Oak Construction
Affordable Home Services


HEATING AND A/C
The Best

Patriot Heating & Cooling Services, Inc.

One of the Best
Orange Heating and Air
Tri City Sheetmetal Inc.


HOME BUILDER
The Best

Bellefluer Homes, Inc.

One of the Best
Derrico Custom Homes
Royal Builders


HOME REMODELER
The Best

Royal Builders

One of the Best
McDowell Remodeling
MEB Construction

 

INTERIOR DESIGNER
The Best

Lifestyle Design

One of the Best
Sofa Soultions
Robinteriors


LANDSCAPER
The Best

Foracres Landscape Group

One of the Best
Keepers of the Green
Zollers Landscape Creations


PLUMBER
The Best

KW Kraft & Sons, Inc.

One of the Best
All Suburban Emergency Plumbing Plumbing & Power Rodding
Bulldog Plumbing, Inc.


ROOFING/SIDING
The Best

G Klemm Roofing, Co.

One of the Best
Nailed It Construction & Roofing, LLC
VinylTech

Personal Services

BARBER SHOP
The Best 

Beardsgaard Barbers 

One of the Best 
For Men Only 
Avenue Two Barber Shop 


DAY SPA
The Best 

Spa La Vie 

One of the Best 
Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center 
Halsa The Aromatherapy Shop 

 
DRY CLEANERS
The Best 

Marberry Cleaners and Launderers 

One of the Best 
Geneva Cleaners 
Magic Touch Cleaners and Tailor 


GOLD BUYER
The Best 

Fox Jewelers 

One of the Best 
State Street Jewelers 
Avanti Jewelers 


MASSAGE 
The Best 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center 

One of the Best 
Hart Chiropractic 
White Oak Family Wellness 


MUSIC STORE/INSTRUCTION
The Best 

Music Matters School of Music


One of the Best 
Da Capo Music Studio 
Bordoni Music 

 


NAIL SALON
The Best 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center 

One of the Best

Pamper Nails 

Ezzie Nails & Spa 


PHOTOGRAPHER
The Best 

Missy Donovan Photography 

One of the Best 
Ruthie Hauge Photography 
RCG Photography 

 

PRESCHOOL/DAYCARE
The Best 

Bridges Montessori Academy 

One of the Best 
Batavia Covenant Church 
St. Patrick St. Patrick Catholic School 

SALON 
The Best 
Cornerstone Hair Studio 

One of the Best 
My Salon 

Studio 315 Hair Salon 

 

SHOE REPAIR
The Best 

Geneva Shoe Repair 

One of the Best 
Gregg’s Shoe Repair 
Heel Or Hide 

Pet Care

ANIMAL TRAINER
The Best 

DePaw University Canine Campus 

One of the Best 
Woof Beach 
Suburban K9 


PET GROOMER
The Best 

Le Doggie Divine 

One of the Best 
Just For Paws Pet Salon 
DePaw University Canine Campus 
2017 

 

PET KENNEL
The Best 

DePaw University Canine Campus 

One of the Best 
Tanglewood Kennels LLC 
Ruffner’s Luxury Pet Boarding 

 

PET SUPPLY STORE
The Best 

The Puddle Aqua tness & Nutrition 

One of the Best 
PetSmart 
Wet Nose 


VETERINARY CARE
The Best 

South Town Animal Hospital 

One of the Best 
St. Charles Veterinary Clinic 
Animal House Veterinary Hospital 

Professional Services

ACCOUNTING FIRM
The Best 

Frank Van Aelst & Associates 

One of the Best 
F. Cesario & Company 
Empire Accounting and Tax Service, LLC 


BANK
The Best 

American Eagle Bank 

One of the Best 
St. Charles Bank and Trust 
Old Second 


CREDIT UNION
The Best 

KCT Credit Union 

One of the Best 
Earthmover Credit Union 
Abri Credit Union 


 
FINANCIAL ADVISOR
The Best 

Geneva Investment Group 

One of the Best 
Waddell & Reed 
Morrison & Associates Wealth Management 


FUNERAL HOME
The Best 

Moss Family Funeral Homes 

One of the Best 
Yurs Funeral Home 
Malone Funeral Home 


INSURANCE AGENCY
The Best 

Hazen Insurance Agency, Inc. 

One of the Best 
Farmers Insurance 
Kirk Fisher Insurance Agency 


LAWYER
The Best 

John Hoscheit 

One of the Best 
Grif n Williams LLP 
Jim Skaar 


MORTGAGE BROKER
The Best 

Cherry Creek Mortgage Company 

One of the Best 
Two Roads Lending 
American Bank and Trust 


 
RETIREMENT/ASSISTED LIVING
The Best 

The Reserve of Geneva 

One of the Best 
GreenFields of Geneva  
The Holmstad 

Retail - Food and Beverage

BAKERY
The Best 

Two Wild Seeds 

One of the Best 
Sweet Natalie’s 
Blue Goose Bakery 


CANDY/POPCORN STORE
The Best 

Rocket Fizz 

One of the Best 
The Little Traveler 
Kernel’s Gourmet Popcorn 


FARMER’S MARKET
The Best 

Foxtrot Organic Farm 

One of the Best 
Geneva French Market 
Rustic Road Farm 


GROCERY STORE
The Best 

Blue Goose Market 

One of the Best 
Aldi 
Trader Joe’s 


HEALTH FOOD STORE
The Best
 
Fruitful Yield 

One of the Best 
Trader Joe’s 
Rustic Road Farm 


LIQUOR STORE
The Best 

SavWay Fine Wines & Spirits 

One of the Best 
Binny’s Beverage Depot 
Lundeen’s Liquors 


MEAT MARKET
The Best 

Ream’s Meat Market 

One of the Best 
Josef’s Elegante Meats & Deli 
Blue Goose Market 


WINE SELECTION
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Binny’s Beverage Depot 
SavWay Fine Wines & Spirits 


WINE SHOP
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room, LLC 
The Wine Exchange 

Retail - Specialty

ANTIQUE SHOP
The Best 

Amazing Grace Antiques 

One of the Best 
Antiques on State 
The Salvaged Heart Vintage Wares 


ART GALLERY
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Water Street Studios 
ArtsyGirlz Art Studio 


BABY STORE
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Fluff Envy 
Buy Buy Baby 


BRIDAL SHOP
The Best 
Veiled in Elegance 

One of the Best 
The Crystal Bride 


CHILDREN’S CLOTHING
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Flair on 3rd 
Good Cents Children 


CIGAR SHOP
The Best 

La Vita Cigars 

One of the Best 
Binny’s Beverage Depot 
Burning Leaf Cigars 


CONSIGNMENT/RESALE SHOP
The Best 

What’s Your Consignment? 

One of the Best 
Good Cents Children 
Acosta’s Home Consignment 


COSMETIC/SKIN CARE STORE
The Best 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center 

One of the Best 
Odalisque Beauty Apothecary 
French Med Spa & Cryothérapie 
About Face [+Body] The Natural Body Store and Spa 


DOWNTOWN SHOPPING DISTRICT
The Best 

Downtown Geneva 

One of the Best 
St. Charles 
Batavia 


FARM STORE
The Best 

Rustic Road Farm 

One of the Best 
Trellis Farm & Garden 
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 


FLORIST
The Best 

Paragon Flowers 

One of the Best 
Floral Wonders 
Town & Country Gardens 


GIFT/CARD SHOP
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
The Paper Merchant 
Hallmark 

 
HOBBY/CRAFT STORE
The Best 

Hobby Lobby 

One of the Best 
Michaels 
Wool & Company 
HobbyTown 


JEWELER 
The Best 

State Street Jewelers 

One of the Best 
Fox Jewelers 
K. Hollis Jewelers 


MEN’S CLOTHING
The Best 

Men’s Wearhouse 

One of the Best 
Joseph Banks 
Von Maur 


SHOE STORE
The Best 

The Little Traveler 

One of the Best 
Von Maur 
DSW 

 

SHOPPING CENTER
The Best 

Geneva Commons 

One of the Best 
Downtown Geneva 
Chicago Premium Outlets 


WOMEN’S CLOTHING
The Best 

Von Maur 

One of the Best 
The Little Traveler 
White House Black Market 


BICYCLE SHOP 
The Best 

Village Pedaler 

One of the Best 
Bicycle Heaven 
The Bike Rack 

Sports and Recreation

BOWLING ALLEY
The Best 

St. Charles Bowl 

One of the Best 
Funway 
Bowling Green

 
DANCE STUDIO/SCHOOL
The Best 

Duet Dance Academy, inc. 

One of the Best 
Dreams Dance Academy 
Dance Dynamics 


FAMILY RECREATION
The Best 

Funway 

One of the Best 
Geneva Park District 
Rustic Road Farm 


FESTIVAL
The Best 

Swedish Days 

One of the Best 
Festival of the Vine 
Scarecrow Fest 


GOLF COURSE
The Best 

Pottawatomie Golf Course 

One of the Best 
Mill Creek Golf Club  
Pheasant Run 


GYMNASTICS/CHEER CENTER
The Best 

St. Charles Gymnastics Academy 

One of the Best 
Excel Gymnastics Center 
Prairie Gymnastics Club 

 

MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL
The Best 

South Elgin Budokan Martial Arts 

One of the Best 
Kyuki-Do Martial Arts 
World Martial Arts Academy 


SPORTING GOODS STORE
The Best 

Dick Pond Athletics 

One of the Best 
Dick’s Sporting Goods 
Play It Again Sports 


SUMMER FUN PARK DISTRICT LOCATION
The Best 

Geneva Park District 

One of the Best 
Pottawatomie Park 
St. Charles Park District