Readers’ Poll Winners: Goods & Services

How You Voted in 2019.

Auto Mechanic Least Likely to
Take You to the Cleaners
Steve’s Auto Care

11820 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito,
510-237-3906, StevesAutoCare.net

Best Art Supply Store
Blick

5301 Broadway, Oakland, 510-658-2787, DickBlick.com

Best Big Box Store
Costco

Various locations, Costco.com

Best Bookstore
Pegasus Books

Various locations, PegasusBookstore.com

Best Cannabis Deals
Harborside

1840 Embarcadero, Oakland,
888-994-2726, ShopHarborside.com

Best Cannabis Delivery Service
eaze

Eaze.com

Best Cannabis Dispensary
Harborside

1840 Embarcadero, Oakland,
888-994-2726, ShopHarborside.com

Best Cannabis Strain
Blue Dream

Best Chiropractic Practice
Vibrant Body Wellness

1911 Addison St, Suite 101, Berkeley,
510-981-8348, VibrantBodyWellness.com

Best Deals on Used Books
Half Price Books

2036 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley,
510-526-6080, HPB.com

Best Deals on Used LPs or CDs
Amoeba Music

2455 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, 510-549-1125, Amoeba.com

Best Deals on Wine
BevMo!

Various locations, Bevmo.com

Best Dental Practice
Lake Merritt Dental

1900 Webster St., Oakland, 510-834-4321, LakeMerrittDental.com

Best Designer Eyeglass Shop
Alameda Eyes

1432 Park St., Alameda, 510-769-2020, AlamedaEyes.com

Best Doggie Day Care
Happy Hound

2101 Mandela Pkwy., Oakland, 510-547-3647, HappyHound.com

Best East Bay T-Shirts
Oaklandish

1444 Broadway, Oakland, 510-251-9500, Oaklandish.com

Best Edible Cannabis Products
Camino gummies,
Kiva Confections

KivaConfections.com


Best Flea Market

Alameda Point Antiques Faire

2900 Navy Way, Alameda, AlamedaPointAntiquesFaire.com

Best Game Shop
Games of Berkeley

2510-Durant Ave., Berkeley, 510-540-7822, GamesOfBerkeley.com

Best Gym Facilities
Berkeley YMCA

2001 Allston Way, Berkeley, 510-848-9622, YMCAEastBay.org/locations
/Berkeley-YMCA

Best Hair Salon
Fox and Belle Salon

911 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-705-1582, FoxAndBelleSalon.com

Best High-End Furniture and Furnishings
Scandanavian Designs

Various locations, ScandinavianDesigns.com

Best High-End Liquor Selection
BevMo!

Various locations, Bevmo.com

Best Nail Salon
All About Nails

3606 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-834-6910

Best Neighborhood in Which to Spend an Afternoon

Grand Lake, Oakland

Best New Business (not restaurant or bar)
ECO Cannabis

2435 Telegraph Ave., Oakland,
510-338-3001, EcoCannabis.net

Best Place to Adopt a Pet
East Bay SPCA

8323 Baldwin St., Oakland, 510-569-0702, EastBaySPCA.org

Best Place to Buy a Cheap Bike
The Towne Cycles

5656 Genoa St., Emeryville, 510-677-5121, TowneCycles.com

Best Place to Buy a Fabulous Gift
Urban Indigo

3339 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland,
510-419-0451, UrbanIndigo.com

Best Place to Invest in a New Hairstyle-Men
Fox and Belle Salon

911 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-705-1582, FoxAndBelleSalon.com

Best Place to Invest in a New Hairstyle-Women
Fox and Belle Salon

911 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-705-1582, FoxAndBelleSalon.com

Best Place to Learn How to
Brew Your Own Beer
Diving Dog Brewhouse

1802 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 510-306-1914, DivingDogBrew.com


Best Place to Learn How to Grow Your Own Pot
Oaksterdam University

1734 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 510-251-1544, OaksterdamUniversity.com

Best Place to Pamper Yourself
Grove

1483 Solano Ave, Albany, 510-526-9874, GroveSalon.com


Best Place to Splurge on Jewelry
Pavé Fine Jewelry

Various locations, PaveFineJewelry.com

Best Place to Stretch Your Grocery Budget
Berkeley Bowl

Various locations, BerkeleyBowl.com

Best Selection of Plants for Your Garden
East Bay Nursery

2332 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley,
510-845-6490, EastBayNursery.com

Best Shoe Store
SoleSpace

1714 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 510-306-1585, SoleSpace.MyShopify.com

Best Tattoo Parlor
Lucky 13 Tattoos

1301 Park St., Alameda, 510-263-8660, L13Tat.com

Best Thrift Store Bargains
Thrift Town

San Leandro, 16160 E. 14th St., 510-278-1766; El Sobrante, 3654 San Pablo Dam Rd.,
510-222-8696; ThriftTown.com

Best Yoga Studio
Square One Yoga

Various locations, SquareOneYoga.com

Highest-Quality Bike Selection
Alameda Bicycle

1522 Park St., Alameda, 510-522-0070, AlamedaBicycle.com

Lowest-Pressure Car Dealership
Honda of Oakland

3330 Broadway., Oakland, 866-423-8639, HondaOakland.com

Most Affordable Antique Store
Uhuru Furniture
& Collectibles

3742 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-763-3342, UhuruFurniture.Blogspot.com

Most Affordable Bike Repairs
Alameda Bicycle

1522 Park St., Alameda, 510-522-0070, AlamedaBicycle.com

Most Affordable Co-Working Facility
Oakstop

Various locations, Oakstop.com

Most Affordable Gym Contract
Planet Fitness

4055 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland,
510-336-9542, PlanetFitness.com

Most Affordable Pet Boarding
East Bay SPCA

Oakland, EastBaySPCA.org

Most Affordable Vet Clinic
Oakland Veterinary Hospital

4258 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-530-1353

Most Deluxe Cannabis Accessories
Harborside

1840 Embarcadero, Oakland, 888-994-2726, ShopHarborside.com

Most Stylish Vintage Clothing
Crossroads

Various locations, CrossroadsTrading.com

Nicest Evening Dresses
Outback in the
Temple of Venus

1799 Fourth St., Berkeley, 510-527-1945

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