We are excited to congratulate 26 RMA members who were honored among Richmond’s very best as winners in Richmond Times-Dispatch’s annual publication aptly titled, The Best. The Best features Richmond area favorites in 109 categories, voted on by readers.

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The 2018 The Best Winners are:
  • Altria Theater – Best Performing Arts Theater
  • Bliley’s Funeral Home – Best Funeral Home
  • Bon Secours Richmond Health System – Best Hospital (Bon Secours St. Mary’s)
  • Buckhead’s Restaurant & Chop House – Best Steakhouse
  • Buz & Ned’s Real Barbecue – Best Barbecue
  • C&F Bank – Best Bank
  • Carytown Burgers and Fries – Best Burger Spot
  • Crossroads Art Center – Best Art Gallery (to buy art)
  • East Coast Provisions – Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Franco’s Fine Clothier – Best Local Men’s Clothing Store
  • Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia – Best Thrift or Consignment Shop
  • Industrial Taphouse – Best New Restaurant
  • Innsbrook Foundation – Best Concert Series (Innsbrook After Hours)
  • Mango Salon – Best Hair Salon
  • NBC12 – Best Local TV Personality (Curt Autry)
  • Puritan Cleaners – Best Dry Cleaners
  • Richmond Flying Squirrels – Best Local Athletic Event for Spectators
  • Saxon Shoes – Best Shoe Store
  • Schwarzchild Jewelers – Best Jewelry Store
  • Sports Backers – Best Local Athletic Event for Participants (Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K)
  • Sticky Rice – Best Sushi
  • Strange’s Florist – Best Garden Center/Nursery
  • Tazza Kitchen – Best Cocktail Menu
  • The Jefferson Hotel – Best Brunch and Best Wedding Venue
  • Virginia Credit Union – Best Credit Union and Best Local Financial Services Firm
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Best Museum

 

In addition to the winners, RMA members claimed 37 Runner-Up accolades.

2018 The Best Runners-Up are:
  • Art Works, Inc – Best Art Gallery (to buy art)
  • BedCrafters by Michelle – Best Mattress Store
  • Bennett Funeral Home – Best Funeral Home
  • Burger Bach – Best Burger Spot
  • Byrd Theater – Best Movie Theater
  • Call Federal Credit Union – Best Credit Union
  • CBS6 – Best Local TV Personality (Nikki Dee Ray)
  • Children’s Museum of Richmond – Best Museum
  • Cross Creek Nursery – Best Garden Center/ Nursery
  • Dominion Payroll – Best Local Financial Services Firm
  • Frances Kahn of Richmond – Best Local Women’s Clothing Store
  • Gelati Celesti Ice Cream – Best Dessert Spot
  • Great Big Greenhouse and Meadows Farms Nurseries – Best Garden Center/ Nursery
  • HandCraft Cleaners & Launderers – Best Dry Cleaners
  • Keiter – Best Local Accounting Firm
  • Mellow Mushroom – Best Pizza
  • Michael & Son Services – Best Electrician
  • Mission BBQ Catering – Best Barbecue
  • NBC12 – Best Local TV Personality (Andrew Frieden)
  • Osaka Sushi & Steak – Best Sushi
  • Peter Blair – Best Local Men’s Clothing Store
  • Publix Super Markets – Best Super Market
  • Q Barbecue – Best Barbecue
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Best Restaurant and Best Steakhouse
  • Science Museum of Virginia – Best Museum
  • SMG Richmond – Best Performing Arts Theater (Altria and Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center)
  • Strange’s Florist – Best Florist
  • Union Bank & Trust – Best Bank
  • Venture Richmond – Best Concert Series (Friday Cheers); Best Festival (Richmond Folk Festival and Dominion Energy Riverrock); and Best Local Athletic Event for Participants (Dominion Energy Riverrock)
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Best First Date Spot
  • Wild Ginger – Best Sushi
  • Woody Funeral Home and Cremation Service – Best Funeral Home