Congratulations to the RMA members who were recently featured among the best in their respective industries as part of Richmond Magazine’s “Best & Worst” issue.

BEST LOCAL SPOT THAT MAKES YOU FEEL A MILLION MILES AWAY
3. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

BEST PLACE TO TAKE A FIRST TIME VISITOR
2. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST HOTEL BAR
2. The Jefferson Hotel
3. Graduate Richmond

BEST CARYTOWN RESTAURANT
1. Can Can Brasserie

DINING OR HOSPITALITY SPOT WHERE YOU’LL RUN INTO MAYOR STONEY
1. Fat Dragon

BEST SCOTT’S ADDITION RESTAURANT
2. Tazza Kitchen

BEST DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT
1. Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE (RESTAURANT)
1. Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel

BEST WEST END/SHORT PUMP RESTAURANT
1. Tazza Kitchen
3. Red Salt Chophouse & Sushi

BEST QUICK CASUAL RESTAURANT
1. Tazza Kitchen

BEST RESTAURANT OVERALL
2. Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel

BEST PLACE TO GRAB DINNER FOR TAKE-OUT WHEN YOU DON’T WANT TO COOK
2. The Big Kitchen

BEST RESTAURANT IN CHESTERFIELD
3. Wild Ginger

BEST BARBECUE
3. Mission Barbecue

BEST LOCAL TACOS
2. Don’t Look Back

BEST FOR STEAKS
3. Old Original Bookbinder’s

BEST RESTAURANT FOR GLUTEN-FREE OPTIONS
3. Ellwood Thompson’s

BEST CATERER
2. A Sharper Palate

BEST RUN
1. Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K by Sportsbackers

BEST ADULT DANCE CLASSES
2. Rigby’s Jig

BEST INDOOR SPORTS VENUE OR ACTIVITY
3. Tang & Biscuit

BEST ADULT ART CLASSES
2. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST YOUTH ART INSTRUCTION
2. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST CHILDREN’S AFTER-SCHOOL WEEKEND ENRICHMENT CLASSSES
3. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST PLACE FOR A CHILDREN’S PARTY
1. Children’s Museum of Richmond

BEST GARDEN OR GROUNDS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
1. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
3. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST NEW PLACE TO TRY FOR RECREATION AND FUN
1. Tang & Biscuit

BEST ESCAPE ROOM
2. Gnome & Raven at Stony Point Fashion Park

BEST KARAOKE NIGHT
1. Sticky Rice

BEST NEW LOCAL ATTRACTION
1. Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU

BEST NON-PROFIT ART GALLERY OR MUSEUM
1. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2. Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU

BEST SOCIAL EVENT AT WHICH TO MEET SOMEONE NEW
1. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST MUSEUM OR ATTRACTION FOR KIDS
1. Science Museum of Virginia
2. Children’s Museum of Richmond
3. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

BEST STAYCATION ACTIVITY
2. River City Food Tours
3. Visiting/Staying at The Jefferson Hotel and Visiting the VMFA

BEST PLACE FOR DINNER AND A SHOW
1. Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park

BEST PLANT STORE
1. Strange’s
2. The Great Big Greenhouse
3. Sneed’s Nursery & Garden Center

BEST FLOWER SHOP
1. Strange’s

BEST PET DAYCARE
1. Holiday Barn Pet Resort

BEST PET BOARDING
1. Holiday Barn Pet Resort

BEST PET GROOMING
1. Holiday Barn Pet Resort

REGIONAL BUSINESS WITH THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE
3. The Jefferson Hotel

BEST LOCALLY OWNED SPA
3. Rituals Salon and Spa

BEST LOCALLY OWNED HAIR SALON
2. Mango Salon

BEST DRY CLEANERS
1. Puritan Cleaners

BEST LOCALLY OWNED WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE
3. For Posh Sake

BEST LOCALLY OWNED SHOE STORE
1. Saxon Shoes

BEST MEN’S SHOP FOR SUITS
1. Franco’s Fine Clothier

BEST PLACE TO BUY A USED CAR
2. CarLotz

BEST NEW LOCAL BUSINESS
2. The Big Kitchen

BEST LOCALLY OWNED BOOKSTORE
2. bbgb

BEST COMMERCIAL GALLERY IN WHICH TO BUY ART
2. Crossroads Art Center

BEST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. Ellwood Thompson’s

BEST NATURAL MEDICINE SHOP
1. Ellwood Thompson’s
2. Good Foods Grocery

BEST JEWELRY STORE
3. Schwarzchild Jewelers

BEST MAKER OF FINE CUSTOM JEWELRY
1. Vera’s Fine Jewelers
2. Carreras Jewelers and Dransfield Jewelers

BEST SHOPPING CENTER
1. Short Pump Town Center
2. Stony Point Fashion Park

BEST GROCERY STORE
2. Kroger
3. Publix

BEST BANK
1. Atlantic Union Bank

To view the full list, pick up an August 2019 copy of Richmond Magazine.