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Congrats to our Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses of 2019!

The #MostLovedSM 2019 Contest was held during the month of February.  Here are our winners and runners-up of 2019!   Thank you to everyone who voted this year. (over 5,000 people!) and for buying local throughout the year in support of your favorite businesses.  It makes a difference!  To download the Santa Monica Daily Press' Most Loved 2019 Guide, click here.  To view images from the #MostLovedSM2019 Awards Ceremony + Reception, click here

Most Loved SM Auto-Related Business:  Stokes Tire Service

   Runners-Up:  Joy Automotive, Startronics 

Most Loved SM Bar/PubWest 4th + Jane 

   Runners-Up:  Father’s Office, Ye Old King’s Head

Most Loved SM Bike/Surf/Skate Shop:  Helen’s Cycles 

     Runners-Up: The Bike Shop, ZJ Boarding House 

Most Loved SM Breakfast/Brunch Spot:  Huckleberry Café + Bakery 

   Runners-Up:  Back on the Beach, Lunetta All Day

Most Loved SM Clothing BoutiqueJigsaw London of Santa Monica 

   Runners-Up:  JANE, Planet Blue

Most Loved SM Coffee Bar/Bakery:  Groundwork Coffee Co.

   Runner-Up:  Huckleberry Café + Bakery. Sweet Lady Jane

Most Loved SM Cultural VenueThe Barker Hangar

   Runner-Up:  The Broad Stage, Morgan-Wixson Theater

Most Loved SM Doctor/Dentist/Health Care Practitioner:  Dr. Kerry Assil (Assil Eye Institute)

     Runner-Up:  Dr. Donna Cooper (Cooper Optometry), Dr. Robert Dickey

Most Loved SM Farmers Market FarmerMurray Family Farms 

   Runners-Up:  Harry's Berries, Weiser Family Farms

Most Loved SM Farmers Market Prepared Food VendorBezian Bakery  

   Runners-Up:  Carbon Grill, The Victorian Pancake Stall 

Most Loved SM Gym/Health/Fitness Studio:   TriFitLA 

   Runners-Up:  Orangetheory Fitness, Sweat60

Most Loved SM Happy Hour:  Enterprise Fish Company 

   Runners-Up:  FIG, Upper West

Most Loved SM Hotel/Motel for a StaycationFairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows 

   Runners-Up:   Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Shutters on the Beach

Most Loved SM Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt/Confectionary ShopDolcenero Gelato 

   Runners-Up: Rori’s, Sweet Rose Creamery

Most Loved SM Business for KidsSwim with Heart

   Runners-Up: Alonzo Martial Arts, Untitled No.1

Most Loved SM Natural Grocer/Food RetailerCo-Opportunity Market + Deli

   Runners-Up:  Erewhon, Whole Foods Market 

Most Loved SM New BusinessPilateSmith

   Runners-Up: Sweat60, Untitled No.1

Most Loved SM Nonprofit/Charity/Community Service OrganizationSanta Monica Education Foundation

   Runners-Up: Assistance League of Santa Monica, Swim with Heart

Most Loved SM Business for Pets:  Healthy Spot 

   Runners-Up:  Animal Kingdom of Santa Monica, Paws + Effect

Most Loved SM Real Estate Broker:  Brian Maser (Maser Condo Sales)

    Runners-Up:  Kate Bransfield (Coldwell Banker), David Yun

Most Loved SM RestaurantEl Cholo Santa Monica

   Runners-Up:  Dagwood’s, FIG, Gilbert’s El Indio (tie)

Most Loved SM Retailer featuring locally-made productsLarkellen 

     Runners-Up:  Brentwood General Store, Ten Women

Most Loved SM Salon/SpaSalon Tru 

   Runners-Up:  Burke Williams, European Skincare

Most Loved SM Sustainable/Green Business:   TIATO Kitchen + Garden

   Runners-Up: Arthur Murray Dance Center, Co+Opportunity Market + Deli

Most Loved SM Vintage/Consignment/Thrift Shop:  Assistance League of Santa Monica 

   Runners-Up:  Buffalo Exchange, Goodwill Industries SM 

Most Loved Business in Downtown SMSalon Tru

  Runners-Up:  The Apple Store SM, Orangetheory Fitness

Most Loved Business on Main StreetDolcenero Gelato 

   Runners-Up:  PilateSmith, Urth Café, ZJ Boarding House (tie)

Most Loved Business on Montana AvenueJANE of Tarzana

   Runners-Up:  Brentwood General Store, Larkellen 

Most Loved Business on Pico BoulevardSewing Arts Center 

   Runners-Up:  Gilbert’s El Indio, Trader Joe’s

Most Loved Business on the Santa Monica PierThe Albright 

   Runners-Up:  The Carousel, Pacific Park

Most Loved Independent Business in Santa MonicaSewing Arts Center 

   Runners-Up:  CA Rediscovered, Dagwood’s

Most Loved SM Legacy Business (30+ years):  The Barker Hangar

    Runners-Up:  Back on the Beach, Chez Jay

To view our #MostLovedSM Business Winners of 2019 Map  (COMING SOON)

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