2018 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 2018Best of the Fox contest. Here are the winners:

Automotive

AUTO BODY REPAIR
The Best
Tredup’s Inc

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


AUTO REPAIR (MECHANICAL)
The Best

Excel Automotive Repair

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


CAR WASH
The Best

Tower Car Wash

One of the Best
Fuller’s Carwash, El Diamante Hand Car Wash & Detailing


OIL CHANGE
The Best

Excel Automotive Repair

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


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
Hotel Baker, Riverview Banquets


BARBEQUE
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Nobel House, Noonan's BBQ and Sports Bar


BEER GARDEN
The Best

The Office

One of the Best
Pub 222, Schmidt's Towne Tap


BREAKFAST
The Best

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

One of the Best
Cocoa Bean Fine Desserts, Buttermilk

BRUNCH
The Best

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

One of the Best
The Little Traveler, Stockholm’s


BUSINESS LUNCH
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Apple Villa Famous Pancakes, All Chocolate Kitchen


CATERER
The Best

Inglenook Pantry, Inc.

One of the Best
Enticing Cuisine, Apple Villa Famous Pancakes


CHICKEN WING
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Buffalo Wild Wings, Charlie Fox's Pizzeria and Eatery, Nobel House


CHINESE FOOD
The Best

East China Inn

One of the Best
Gen Hoe Restaurant, Szechwan

COCKTAIL
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Barrel + Rye, PRIMO

COFFEE HOUSE
The Best

Arcedium Coffeehouse

One of the Best
Cocoa Bean Fine Desserts, Graham’s 318 Coffeehouse

DELI
The Best

Deane's Market and Deli

One of the Best
Josef’s Elegante Meats & Deli, DRM European Cafe and Delicatessen

DINER
The Best

State Street Diner

One of the Best
Daddio’s Diner, Geneva Diner

DONUT
The Best

Dimples Donuts

One of the Best
Blue Goose Market, Fresh Donuts

FISH FRY
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
The Little Owl Restaurant and Bar, Batavia Moose Lodge


GYRO
The Best

Just Kabobs

One of the Best
Skippy’s Gyros, Munchie P’s Eatery

HAMBURGER
The Best
Gillerson's Grubbery

One of the Best
Stockholm’s, The Burger Local

HOT DOG
The Best

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

One of the Best
Ambrogi's Pizza
Portillo's Hot Dogs & Barnelli's Pasta Bowl


ICE CREAM/CUSTARD
The Best

Kimmer’s Ice CreamC

One of the Best
All Chocolate Kitchen, Graham’s Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream

INDIAN FOOD
The Best

Taste of Himalayas

One of the Best
Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano, Sara's Pakistani and Indian Cuisine

ITALIAN BEEF
The Best

Beef Shack

One of the Best
Ambrogi's Pizza, Portillo’s Hot Dogs

ITALIAN FOOD
The Best

La Za’Za’ Trattoria

One of the Best
PRIMO, Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano


KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT
The Best

All Chocolate Kitchen

One of the Best
Charlie Fox's Pizzeria and Eatery, Ambrogi's Pizza

LUNCH VALUE
The Best

Cocoa Bean Fine Desserts

One of the Best
Little Traveler, Stockholm’s

MARTINI
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
PRIMO, The Turf Room

MEXICAN FOOD
The Best

Bien Trucha

One of the Best
Puebla Modern Mexican, Taco Madre

MICROBREWERY
The Best

Stockholm’s

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

NEW RESTAURANT
The Best

Craft Urban

One of the Best
Osteria Bigolaro, Livia Italian Eatery

PIZZA - DEEP DISH
The Best

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

One of the Best
Charlie Fox’s Pizzeria, Ambroji's Pizza

PIZZA - THIN CRUST
The Best

Charlie Fox’s Pizzeria and Eatery

One of the Best
Ambroji's Pizza, Riverside Pizza & Pub

RESTAURANT
The Best

Fiora’s

One of the Best
Stockholm's, Rox City Grill

RIBS
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
Charlie Fox’s Pizzeria and Eatery, Portillo’s Hot Dogs


SALAD
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
The Little Traveler, PRIMO

SEAFOOD
The Best

Niche

One of the Best
Stockholm's, PRIMO

SPORTS BAR
The Best

Old Towne Pub and Eatery

One of the Best
Rookies All-American Pub & Grill, Bulldog Ale House

STEAK
The Best

Fox Fire

One of the Best
St. Charles Place Steak House and Banquets, Stockholm’s


SUB/SANDWICH SHOP
The Best

Deane's Market and Deli

One of the Best
Jersey Mike's Subs, Josef's Elegante Meat and Deli


SUSHI
The Best

Shakou St. Charles

One of the Best
Wok'n Fire, Sword Fish


TAVERN
The Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best
McNally’s Irish Pub, Old Towne Pub and Eatery, Riverside Pizza and Pub


THAI FOOD
The Best

Tusk Thai Cuisine

One of the Best
Vino THAI, Bangkok Restaurant

VEGETARIAN CUISINE
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
PRIMO, Deane's Market and Deli, Moveable Feast

Entertainment and Travel

HOTEL/RESORT
The Best

Hotel Baker

One of the Best
Comfort Inn and Suites, Herrington Inn & Spa

LIMO SERVICE
The Best

Crown Cars and Limosines

One of the Best
West Suburban Limousine, Round Trip Transportation Inc.

LIVE MUSIC VENUE
The Best

Arcada Theatre

One of the Best
EvenFlow Music & Spirits, RiverEdge Park

LIVE THEATRE
The Best

Steel Beam Theatre

One of the Best
Paramount Theatre
Hello Broadway Theatre Company

MOVIE THEATER
The Best

Charlestowne 18 theatre: Classic Cinemas

One of the Best
Marcus Elgin Cinema, Cinemark Tinseltown USA

TRAVEL AGENCY
The Best

InterTrav Corporation

One of the Best
Wilson Travel & Cruise, OUI Travel

Health and Wellness

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
The Best

White Oaks Family Wellness

One of the Best
Hart Chiripractic Center, Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

CHIROPRACTOR
The Best

Hanson Family Chiropractic

One of the Best
41 North Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Clinic; White Oaks Family Wellness

COSMETIC SURGEON/CENTER
The Best

Dr. Brahram Ghaderi

One of the Best
Vanishing Ink Laser Aesthetics Center; Lauren Fischer, MD and Todd Hewell III, MD

DENTIST
The Best

Krizek Dental PC

One of the Best
Micheal J. Whitted DDS, Elliff Dental (Dr. Andrew Elliff)

EYE DOCTOR
The Best

Doug Yuvan, Vision Source

One of the Best
Kemperas Eyecare, Geneva Eye Clinic

FAMILY PHYSICIAN
The Best

Dr. Robert Langman

One of the Best
Dr. Nick Furiasse (Delnor), Reena R Shah D.O.

FITNESS CENTER
The Best

Geneva Fit, LLC

One of the Best
Synergy Kettlebell, Sweat. StC.


HEARING HEALTH CARE
The Best

Geneva Hearing Services

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

HOSPITAL
The Best

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital

One of the Best
Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital

MEDICAL CLINIC
The Best

Dermatique Laser and Skin

One of the Best
Tri-Cities Open MRI, Tri City Health Partnership Medical and Dental Clinic


ORTHODONTIST
The Best

Kelly Orthodontics

One of the Best
Wazio Orthodontics, Prose Orthodontics

PEDIATRICIAN
The Best

Next Generation Pediatrics

One of the Best
Dr. Dennis Murphy, New Beginnings Pediatrics

PERSONAL TRAINER
The Best

Geneva Fit, LLC

One of the Best
PSN Fitness, Synergy Kettlebell


PHARMACY
The Best

Riley Drug

One of the Best
Walgreens, CVS, Jewel-Osco

PODIATRIST
The Best

Kane Podiatry Associates

One of the Best
Gina Nuccio, Dr. Anthony V. Pollastrini DPM, St. Charles Foot and Ankle Center

WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER
The Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

One of the Best
Jennifer Mercier, Dukane Obstetrics and Gynecology

YOGA/PILATES
The Best

Power Moves Yoga

One of the Best
Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center, Prana Yoga Center

House and Home - Retail

CARPET/FLOORING STORE
The Best

Bill and Sid's Most Excellent Flooring

One of the Best
Great Western Flooring Co., Carpet and Fabric Technicians Inc.


FRAMING STORE
The Best

Fast Frame St. Charles

One of the Best
The Great Frame Up, Michael's


FURNITURE STORE
The Best

Wade's World of Woodworking

One of the Best
Art Van, Acosta’s Home Consignment


GARDEN SHOP
The Best

Prarie View Farm Market

One of the Best
The Little Traveler, Wasco Nursery & Garden Center

HARDWARE/HOME IMPROVEMENT
The Best

Geneva Ace Hardware

One of the Best
Menards, Ace Hardware


HOME DECOR
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
HomeGoods, Cocoon


PAINT/WALLPAPER STORE
The Best

Benjamin Moore JC Licht

One of the Best
Sherwin Williams, Menards


VACUUM STORE
The Best

Best Vac

One of the Best
Menards

House and Home - Service

CARPET CLEANERS
The Best

Claesson Carpet Cleaning

One of the Best
Great Guys Cleaning and Concierge, Carpet and Fabric Technicians Inc.


COMPUTER REPAIR
The Best

Modern Business Computing

One of the Best
IMPROVE TECHNOLOGIES, Orbis Solutions


ELECTRICIAN
The Best

Ideal Electrical Contractors

One of the Best
Steve Martin Electric Inc., Surjan Electric Inc


HANDYMAN
The Best

Homegrown Carpentry

One of the Best
MW Specialties, Inc. Blue Oak Construction, McDowell Inc.


HEATING AND A/C
The Best

Doc's HVAC

One of the Best
Leith Heating and Cooling Inc., Orange Home Services


HOME BUILDER
The Best

Royal Builders

One of the Best
Derrico Custom Homes, Keim Corporation


HOME REMODELER
The Best

Innovative Home Concepts Inc.

One of the Best
Great Western Flooring Co., Royal Builders

INTERIOR DESIGNER
The Best

Lifestyle Design

One of the Best
Great Western Flooring Co., Robinteriors


LANDSCAPER
The Best

Foracres Landscape Group

One of the Best
Tentinger Landscapes, Lawnboyz Landscaping Inc.

Moving Company
The Best

Berna Moving and Storage Inc.

One of the Best
Murphy Family Movers, M.K. Movers


PLUMBER
The Best

Aquaduct Plumbing Services

One of the Best
Lifeline Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Good Call Plumbing


ROOFING/SIDING
The Best

Innovative Home Concepts Inc.

One of the Best
Apex Exteriors Inc., McDowell Remodeling

Personal Services

BARBER SHOP
The Best

Beardsgaard Barbers

One of the Best
Great Clips, Avenue Two Barber Shop


DAY SPA
The Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

One of the Best
Simply Crystal Electrolysis, Bare All Beauty Bar


DRY CLEANERS
The Best

Marberry Cleaners and Launderers

One of the Best
CD One Price Cleaners, Geneva Cleaners


GOLD BUYER
The Best

Fox Jewelers

One of the Best
State Street Jewelers, Gold Rush Girls


MASSAGE
The Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

One of the Best
White Oak Family Wellness, Hart Chiropractic


MUSIC STORE/INSTRUCTION
The Best

Da Capo Music Studio


One of the Best
Bordoni Music, Music Matters School of Music


NAIL SALON
The Best

Salon Anovin Hair Salon and Nail Salon

One of the Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center, Besties Girls Spa


PHOTOGRAPHER
The Best

Missy Donovan Photography

One of the Best
April Marie Photography, RCG Photography

PRESCHOOL/DAYCARE
The Best

St. Patrick St. Patrick Catholic School

One of the Best
Bridges Montessori Academy, Bethlehem Preschool Center

SALON
The Best
Cornerstone Hair Studio

One of the Best
Salon Anovin Hair Salon and Nail Salon, Salon 38

SHOE REPAIR
The Best

Geneva Shoe Repair

One of the Best
Greg’s Shoe Repair
Heel Or HideShoe Repair and Leather Work

Pet Care

ANIMAL TRAINER
The Best

Kountry Pet Resort

One of the Best
DePaw University Canine Campus, Hampshire Pet Resort and Spa


PET GROOMER
The Best

Poochie Love Dog Spa

One of the Best
Le Doggie Divine, Kountry Pet Resort

PET KENNEL
The Best

DePaw University Canine Campus

One of the Best
Kountry Pet Resort, Hampshire Pet Resort and Spa

PET SUPPLY STORE
The Best

The Puddle Aqua tness & Nutrition

One of the Best
Wet Nose, PetSmart


VETERINARY CARE
The Best

South Town Animal Hospital

One of the Best
Animal House Veterinary Hospital, Valley Animal Hospital

Professional Services

ACCOUNTING FIRM
The Best

Frank Van Aelst

One of the Best
Empire Accounting and Tax Service, LLC, Green Tree Bookkeeping Inc.


BANK/CREDIT UNION
The Best

American Eagle Bank

One of the Best
EarthMover Credit Union, STC Capital Bank Geneva

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SERVICE
The Best

Wellspring Creative Communications

One of the Best
How and When Communications, Fluid HR Solutions



FINANCIAL ADVISOR
The Best

Jaime Zavala, Country Financial

One of the Best
Nick Ninedorf Edward Jones, Geneva Investment Group


FUNERAL HOME
The Best

Yurs Funeral Home

One of the Best
Moss Family Funeral Homes, Malone Funeral Home


INSURANCE AGENCY
The Best

Jaime Zavala, Country Financial

One of the Best
Hazen Insurance Agency, Inc., William Barclay Farmers Insurance


LAWYER
The Best

Griffin Williams LLP

One of the Best
Hoscheit McGuirk McCracken and Cuscaden PC, Dorjath Law Center


MORTGAGE BROKER
The Best

Two Roads Lending

One of the Best
Cherry Creek Mortgage Company, First Centennal Mortgage

REAL ESTATE OFFICE/BROKER
The Best

Capital Asset Group Inc.

One of the Best
Selena Stloukal of RE/MAX All Pro, ExpertRE Inc.



SENIOR CARE, RETIREMENT/ASSISTED LIVING
The Best

The Reserve of Geneva

One of the Best
GreenFields of Geneva, Assisting Hands

Retail - Food and Beverage

BAKERY
The Best

Sweet Natalie’sGluten Free Bakery

One of the Best
Cocoa Bean Fine Desserts, Two Wild SeedsBaking Company


CANDY/POPCORN STORE
The Best

Kernel's Gourmet Popcorn and More

One of the Best
The Little Traveler, All Chocolate Kitchen


FARMER’S MARKET
The Best

Foxtrot Organic Farm

One of the Best
Geneva French Market, Batavia Farmer's Market


GROCERY STORE
The Best

Blue Goose Market

One of the Best
Trader Joe’s, Woodman's Food Market


HEALTH FOOD STORE
The Best

Fruitful Yield

One of the Best
Rustic Road Farm, Pro Fusion


LIQUOR STORE
The Best

Binny’s Beverage Depot

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


WINE SHOP
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room
Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery

Retail - Specialty

ANTIQUE SHOP
The Best

Amazing Grace Antiques

One of the Best
THE VINTAGE MARKET, 715 Vintage


ART GALLERY
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
ArtsyGirlz Art Studio, Water Street Studios, 116 Gallery


BABY STORE
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Flair on 3rd, A Baby Naturally, buybuy BABY

BOOK STORE
The Best
Town House Books

One of the Best
Barnes & Noble, Culture Stock


BRIDAL SHOP
The Best
The Crystal Bride

One of the Best
Veiled in Elegance, Magnolia Bridal


CHILDREN’S CLOTHING
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Flair on 3rd, Von Maur


CIGAR BAR/SHOP
The Best

Binny’s Beverage Depot

One of the Best
La Vita Cigars, Burning Leaf Cigars, S.T. Cigars Inc.


CONSIGNMENT/RESALE SHOP
The Best

Deja Vu Thrift Shop

One of the Best
Plato's Closet, Jane Pabon Consignment Boutique


COSMETIC/SKIN CARE STORE
The Best

Tranquility Spa & Wellness Center

One of the Best
Dr. Kevin Haddle, Odalisque Beauty Apothecary


DOWNTOWN SHOPPING DISTRICT
The Best

Downtown Geneva

One of the Best
The Little Traveler


FARM STORE
The Best

Rustic Road Farm

One of the Best
Heritage Prairie Farm, Blain’s Farm & Fleet


FLORIST
The Best

Wild Orchid Custom Floral Designs

One of the Best
Floral Excellence, Floral Wonders


GIFT/CARD SHOP
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
The Paper Merchant, Amy's Hallmark Shop


HOBBY/CRAFT STORE
The Best

Hobby Lobby

One of the Best
Michaels, HobbyTownUSA


JEWELER
The Best

State Street Jewelers

One of the Best
K. Hollis Jewelers, Fox Jewelers


MEN’S CLOTHING
The Best

Kohl's Batavia

One of the Best
Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Banks


SHOE STORE
The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the Best
Dick Pond Athletics St. Charles, Nora's Shoe Shop

SHOPPING CENTER
The Best

Geneva Commons

One of the Best
Downtown Geneva
Chicago Premium Outlets


WOMEN’S CLOTHING
The Best

Chic Boutique

One of the Best
Bare Moxie, Evernia

Sports and Recreation

BICYCLE SHOP
The Best

Village Pedaler

One of the Best
The Bike Rack, All Spoked Up Inc.

BOWLING ALLEY
The Best

St. Charles Bowl

One of the Best
Funway, Liberty Lanes


DANCE STUDIO/SCHOOL
The Best

Duet Dance Academy, inc.

One of the Best
3rd Street Dance and Theatre Academy, Vargo's Dance


FAMILY RECREATION
The Best

Goldfish Swim School St. Charles

One of the Best
Vargo's Dance, Funway


FESTIVAL
The Best

Festival of the Vine

One of the Best
Swedish Days, Scarecrow Fest


GOLF COURSE
The Best

Prairie Landing Golf club

One of the Best
Hughes Creek Golf Course, Eagle Brook Country Club


GYMNASTICS/CHEER CENTER
The Best

St. Charles Gymnastics Academy

One of the Best
Excel Gymnastics Center, Geneva Gymnastics Academy

MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL
The Best

South Elgin Budokan Martial Arts

One of the Best
Bill Cho's Tae Kwon Do, World Martial Arts Academy


SPORTING GOODS STORE
The Best

Dick Pond AthleticsSt. Charles

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


SUMMER FUN PARK DISTRICT LOCATION
The Best

St. Charles Park District

One of the Best
Geneva Park District, Batavia Park District