Best of the Red River Valley 2017 Winners

Best Bloody Mary: Lucky's 13 Pub

Best Coffee: Beans Coffee Bar

Best Ribs: Spitfire Bar & Grill

Best Dessert: Nichole's Fine Pastry

Best Happy Hour: Applebee's Grill & Bar

Best Vegetarian Food: HuHot Mongolian Grill

Best Fries: JL Beers

Best Drive-Thru: Burger Time

Best Chinese Restaurant: Lucy's North China Cuisine

Best Sushi: Izumi Sushi & Hibachi

Best Outdoor Dining: Rhombus Guys Pizza

Best Breakfast Place: The Shack on Broadway

Best Wine Selection: Happy Harry's Bottle Shops

Best Mexican Restaurant: Mango's Mexican & American Grill

Best Steakhouse: Texas Roadhouse

Best Italian Restaurant: Johnny Carino's

Best Bakery: Sandy's Donuts

Best Late-Night Food Place: Fryn' Pan Family Restaurant

Best Restaurant with Gluten-Free Options: Mehl's Gluten-Free Bakery

Best West Fargo Restaurant: Spitfire Bar & Grill

Best Fargo Restaurant: Doolittle's Woodfire Grill

Best Moorhead Restaurant: Rustica Eatery & Tavern

Best Fine Dining: Mezzaluna

Best Liquor Store: Happy Harry's Bottle Shops

Best Pizza: Rhombus Guys Pizza

Best Burger: JL Beers

Best Beer Selection: Wurst Bier Hall

Best Food Truck: Taco Bros

Best Bar: The Bulldog Tap

Best Sandwich Shop: Grand Junction Grilled Subs

Best Brewery: Junkyard Brewing Company

Best Sunday Brunch: Granite City

Best Live Entertainment Spot: Bluestem Ampitheater

Best Live Local Act: Tripwire

Best Place for Winter Family Fun: Fargo Force

Best Place for Summer Family Fun: Red River Zoo

Best Place for Kids to Play: Children's Museum at Yunker Farm

Best Golf Course: Edgewood Golf Course

Best Sporting Event: NDSU Bison Football

Best Local Celebrity: Carson Wentz

Best Local Radio Show: Jesse & Amanda with Pike in the Morning BIG 98.7 FM

Best Overall Radio Station: BIG 98.7 FM

Best Wedding/Party Venue: Sanctuary Events Center

Best Place to Watch the Big Game: Buffalo Wild Wings

Best TV Anchor: Robin Huebner

Best Newspaper Columnist: Jim Shaw

Best Sports Star: Carson Wentz

Best Lakeside Destination: Zorbaz on the Lake

Best City Park: Lindenwood Park

Best Museum/Gallery: Bonanzaville USA

Best Pet Care: Natural Pet Center

Best Bank/Credit Union: Bell Bank

Best Sporting Goods/Outdoors Store: Scheels

Best Customer Service: Bell Bank

Best Grocery Store: Hornbacher's

Best Car Dealership: Gateway

Best Exercise Facility: Family Wellness Center

Best Tattoo Shop: 46 & 2 Tattoo

Best Florist: Hornbacher's Floral

Best Hardware Store: Scheels Home & Hardware

Best Gas Station/Convenience Store: Holiday

Best Thrift Store: Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch Thrift Stores

Best Antique Shop: Moorhead Antique Mall

Best Home Builder: Thomsen Homes

Best Large Company to Work for: Bell Bank

Best Small Company to Work for: Thomsen Homes

Best Boutique: Unglued

Best Real Estate: Hatch Realty

Best Hotel: Delta Hotels by Marriott

Best Jeweler: Crown Jewels

Best Apartment Rental Company: Lux Communities

Best Recreation Dealer: Paradox Comics-N-Cards

Best Butcher Shop: Meats by John & Wayne

Best Law Firm: Vogel Law Firm

Best Child Care Facility: Growing Kids Preschool & Childcare

Best Dental Office: Maple Family Dental

Best Nail Salon: Polished Nail Spa

Best Hair Salon: M J Capelli Family Hair Salon

Best Massage/Spa: Infinite Skin

Best Barber: Everett's Barbershop

Best Auto Care: Matt's Automotive Service Center

Best Chiropractic Office: Healing Arts Chiropractic

Best Cosmetic/Aesthetic Clinic: Catalyst Medical Center & Clinical Spa

Best Eye Doctor: Eyecare Associates P.C.

Best Family Practice Physician: Heidi Olson-Fitzgerald, PA-C (Essentia Health)

Best Retirement Community: Bethany Retirement Living

Best Place of Worship: Olivet Lutheran Church

Best Nonprofit Organization: 4 Luv of Dog

Best Medical Facility: Essentia Health

Best Veterinarian Office: Animal Health Clinic

Best Pharmacy: Medical Pharmacy South

The Best Of the Red River Valley is an anual contest where our readers (that's you!) nominate and vote for their local favorites.