Most Friendly Service

Three-Way Tie
513 Montgomery Highway

Snapper Grabbers Land & Sea
521 Montgomery Highway, Suites 101 & 109

The Ridge Eat & Drink
3325 Rocky Ridge Plaza

Runner Up: Martin’s Bar-B-Que

Most Kid Friendly Dining

Two-Way Tie:
Twisted Root Burger Co.
2501 Rocky Ridge Road

Doodles Sorbets and Ices
3238 Cahaba Heights Road
(205) 527-1022

Runners Up: The Ridge Eat & Drink, Ashley Mac’s

Best Casual Dining

The Ridge Eat & Drink
3325 Rocky Ridge Plaza

Runners Up: Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Diplomat Delicatessen & Spirits

Best Ethnic Dining

The Olive Branch
3236 Cahaba Heights Road

Runners Up: The Pita Stop, El Poblano Mexican Restaurant, Pappas’ Grill

Best Date Night

Bistro V
521 Montgomery Highway

Runners Up: Satterfield’s, Slice Pizza

Best Sweet Treats

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
1008 Vestavia Parkway

Runners Up: Doodles Sorbets and Ices, Ashley Mac’s, Iz Cafe

Best Drinks/Cocktails

Bistro V
521 Montgomery Highway

Runners Up: The Ridge, Bar 31

Best Chef

Patrick McCown/Snapper Grabbers
521 Montgomery Highway, Suites 101 & 109

Runners Up: George McMillan III/FoodBar, Jeremy Downey/Bistro V 


Best Community Event

Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
This night of lights, music and festivities kicks off the season with cheer.

Runners Up: I Love America Day, Taste of the Heights, Wing Ding

Best Neighborhood

Cahaba Heights
Lots of locally owned shops and restaurants are just a short walk or drive away.

Runners Up: Countrywood, Liberty Park, Tanglewood

Best Local Cause

National efforts for kids with sensory disorders got their start right here.

Runners Up: Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation, Vestavia Library PALS

Best Outdoor Spot

McCallum Park
Whether you come to picnic or to play, you’re sure to stay.

Runners Up: Wald Park, Library in the Forest

Best Church Choir

Shades Mountain Baptist Church
Voices fill this Columbiana road sanctuary in worship each Sunday morning.

Runner Up: Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church,

Best Local Personality

Rick & Bubba
The laughter from these two personalities spreads all over the Southeast from their Highway 31 studio.

Runners Up: Walker Burroughs, Scott Register, Jackèe the Mannequin


Best Medical Practice

Vestavia Pediatrics
1936 Old Orchard Rd

Runners Up: Dermatology & Skin Care Center of Birmingham, Brookwood Baptist Health Primary Care Network – Cahaba Heights

Best Dental or Orthodontics Practice

Fulton Dental
1000 Chestnut Street, Suite 100

Runners Up: Norris Orthodontics, Sarver Orthodontics

Best Animal Clinic

Vestavia Animal Clinic
1471 Montgomery Highway

Runners Up: Cahaba Mountain Brook Animal Clinic, Pet Vet Animal Hospital, Inc.

Best Salon or Spa

Tangles Vestavia
3386 Morgan Drive

Runners Up: Glam Beauty Boutique, Vestavia Nails

Best Fitness Center

Lifetime Fitness
3051 Healthy Way

Runners Up: YMCA, Planet Fitness, CrossFit Mudtown


Best New Business

La Bella Skin & Wellness
8000 Liberty Parkway, Suite 120

Runners Up: Martin’s Bar-B-Que, Roll Up Ice Cream 

Best Customer Service

La Bella Skin & Wellness
8000 Liberty Parkway, Suite 120

Runners Up: Cahaba Pharmacy, Issis & Sons 

Best Boutique/Clothing

Serendipity Boutique
3124 Heights Village

Runners Up: Dirty Hippie, Mia Moda Boutique, The Clotheshorse

Best Store for Gifts

Monograms Plus
1360 Montgomery Highway, Suite 122
(205) 822-3353

Runners Up: Darnell’s Fun Stuff, The Blue Willow, Mark’s Outdoor Sports Inc.

Best Store for Home Furnishings/Décor

Chickadee Interiors
3138 Cahaba Heights Road

Runners Up: Issis Furniture Gallery, Interiors & Antiques, Interiors by Kathy Harris

Best Jewelry

Steed’s Jewelers
1425 Montgomery Highway, Suite 111

Runners Up: Cummings Jewelry Design, Alan & Co. Jewelry & Express Repair

Best Store for Kids/Teens

The Lili Pad
3138 Heights Village

Runners Up: GiGi’s Teen, Learning Express Toys

Best Florist/Nursery

Andy’s Creekside Nursery
2489 Rocky Ridge Road

Runners Up: Leaf N Petal, Continental Florist


Best Real Estate Agent

Nicole Hardekopf/ARC Realty

Runner Up: Manda Luccasen/Re/Max 

Best Insurance Agent

John Henley/State Farm
2118 Columbiana Road

Runner Up: Jack Traffanstedt/State Farm

Best Bank

Regions Bank
520 Montgomery Highway//
529 Montgomery Highway

Runners Up: IberiaBank, BBVA Compass

Best Auto Service

Express Oil Change
1479 Montgomery Highway
3940 Crosshaven Drive

Runners Up: Anthony’s Car Wash & Detail, Royal Automotive