Congratulations to all of the Retail Merchants members who were honored for being among Richmond’s ‘”Best” in Richmond Times-Dispatch‘s annual reader poll, The Best.

WINNERS:
Best Barbecue: Mission BBQ
Best Brunch: The Jefferson Hotel
Best Restaurant: Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel
Best Sushi: Sticky Rice
Best Art Gallery (To Buy): Crossroads Art Center
Best Local Athletic Event for Participants: Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k by Sportsbackers
Best Local Athletic Event for Spectators: Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball
Best Local TV Personality: Andrew Freiden at NBC 12
Best Morning Show: The Bobby Bones Show on K95 by Summit Media
Best Hospital: Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital
Best Garden Center/ Nursery: Strange’s Florists
Best Bank: Atlantic Union Bank
Best Dry Cleaners: Puritan Cleaners
Best Funeral Home: Bliley’s Funeral Home
Best Local Financial Services Firm: VCB Financial Group at Virginia Commonwealth Bank
Best Florist: Strange’s Florists
Best Jewelry Store: Schwarzschild Jewelers
Best Local Men’s Clothing Store: Franco’s Fine Clothier
Best Shoe Store: Saxon Shoes
Best Supermarket: Kroger

1st Runner Up:
Best Bar, South of the River: Tazza Kitchen
Best Sushi: Wild Ginger
Best Local TV Personality: Curt Autry at NBC 12
Best Movie Theater: Cinébistro at Stony Point Fashion Park
Best Morning Show: Play Mornings with Melissa & Jack on 103.7 by Summit Media
Best Summer Camp: SPARC
Best Wedding Venue: The Jefferson Hotel
Best Dance Studio: Rigby’s Jig Dance Studio
Best Garden Center/ Nursery: The Great Big Greenhouse
Best Remodeling Company: Custom Kitchens, Inc.
Best Window Company: Richmond Window Corp.
Best Bank: C&F Bank
Best Dry Cleaners: HandCraft Cleaners
Best Funeral Home: Bennett Funeral Homes
Best Local Accounting Firm: Keiter
Best Kids’ Clothing Store: For Posh Sake
Best Local Men’s Clothing Store: For Posh Sake
Best Local Women’s Clothing Store: For Posh Sake
Best Thrift or Consignment Shop: Goodwill

2nd Runner Up:
Best Indian: India K’Raja
Best Sushi: Osaka Sushi & Steak
Best Local Athletic Event for Spectators: Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k by Sportsbackers
Best Local TV Personality: Nikki-Dee Ray at CBS 6
Best Garden Center/ Nursery: Cross Creek Nursery & Landscaping
Best Bank: Virginia Commonwealth Bank
Best Jewelry Store: Lustre by Adolf
Best Local Men’s Clothing Store: Peter-Blair Accessories
Best Supermarket: Publix

To view Richmond Times-Dispatch’s full list of winners and runners-up, click here.