Best of the Fox recently hosted its inaugural reader's choice contest for Aurora, letting readers, citizens and all kinds of local customers vote for their favorite Aurora area businesses. Response was phenomenal! More than 14,000 votes were tallied in the month-long contest.

Did your favorites make the cut? Check out all the winners here in our special Reader's Choice publication, and find some great new businesses to try, recommended by your neighbors!

Looking for more? Visit for great winning businesses honored in our contests up and down the Fox River Valley.

*Special thanks to the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for their partnership in this Best of the Fox contest!