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Best of the West 2022

2022 FINALISTS

FOOD 


Restaurant

Square 22 Restaurant and Bar, Strongsville

Bistro 83, North Ridgeville*

Cabin Club, Westlake*


Patio

Georgetown | Vosh, Lakewood*

Burntwood Tavern, Multiple Locations*

Rosewood Grill, Strongsville, Westlake*


View

Pier W, Lakewood*

The Harp Irish Pub and Restaurant, Cleveland

Chez Francois Restaurant, Vermilion


Lunch Spot

Pizza Whirl, Cleveland

Square 22 Restaurant and Bar, Strongsville

Cabin Club, Westlake*


Late Night Food

Pizza Whirl, Cleveland

Barrio Tacos, Multiple Locations

Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, Lakewood*


Brunch

Pier W, Lakewood*

Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, Lakewood*

Market, Rocky River


Organic Food

Whole Foods Market, Rocky River

Cleveland Vegan, Lakewood

Urban Bulk Foods, Lakewood


Vegetarian

Cleveland Vegan, Lakewood

Aladdin’s Eatery, Multiple Locations*

The Root Cafe, Lakewood 


Seafood

Pier W, Lakewood* 

Salmon Dave’s Pacific Grille, Rocky River*

Blue Point Grille, Cleveland


Sushi

Shinto, Westlake, Strongsville

Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Westlake

Ginko Restaurant, Cleveland


Steak

Cabin Club, Westlake*

Strip Steakhouse, Avon

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Westlake


Independent Coffee

Rising Star Coffee Roasters, Multiple Locations

Red Cedar Coffee Co., Berea

Erie Island Coffee Co., Multiple Locations*


Quick Bite

Souper Market, Multiple Locations

Aladdin’s Eatery, Multiple Locations*

Cilantro Taqueria, Lakewood


Ice Cream

Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream, Multiple Locations

Cowhaus Creamery, Elyria

Honey Hut Ice Cream, Multiple Locations


Bakery

Kelsey Elizabeth Cakes, Multiple Locations

Blackbird Baking Co., Lakewood

Fragapane Bakeries, Multiple Locations


Smoothie

Pulp Juice and Smoothie Bar, Multiple Locations

Robeks, Multiple Locations*

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Multiple Locations


Pizza

Angelo’s Pizza, Lakewood*

Primoz Pizzeria, Multiple Locations

Antonio’s Pizza, Multiple Locations


Burger

Gibbs Butcher & Brews, Olmsted Falls

Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, Lakewood*

Heck’s Cafe, Multiple Locations*


Wings

Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, Lakewood*

Winking Lizard Tavern, Multiple Locations

Pizza Whirl, Cleveland


Mexican

Gran Fiesta, Strongsville

Fiesta Jalapenos, Medina

Cozumel, Multiple Locations

 

Italian

Luca West, Westlake

Fratello’s, Avon Lake

Bar Italia, Lakewood*


Chinese

King Wah Restaurant, Rocky River

Li Wah Restaurant, Cleveland

Wok of the Falls, Olmsted Falls


Farmers Market

Frostville Farmers Market, North Olmsted

Romano’s Farmers Market & Deli, North Royalton

North Union Farmers Market at Crocker Park, Westlake


Deli

Joe’s Deli & Restaurant, Rocky River

Larder Delicatessen and Bakery, Cleveland 

Nate’s Deli & Restaurant, Cleveland


Family Dining

Joe’s Deli & Restaurant, Rocky River

Avon Brewing Co., Avon*

Winking Lizard Tavern, Multiple Locations

SERVICE


Wedding Venue

Georgetown | Vosh, Lakewood*

Westwood Country Club, Rocky River

Olesia’s Taverne of Richfield, Richfield


Day Spa

Sacred Hour Wellness Spa, Lakewood, Rocky River

Charles Scott Salons and Spas, Rocky River, Avon

Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake


Mani/Pedi

Shirley Vu Nails, Westlake

Prive Nail Spa, Westlake

Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake


Salon

Charles Scott Salons and Spas, Rocky River, Avon

Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake

Lather a Salon, Rocky River


Dry Cleaner

On the Spot Dry Cleaners, Broadview Heights, Parma

Master Cleaners, Berea

Ridge Cleaners, Multiple Locations


Senior Living

The Normandy, Rocky River

Renaissance Retirement Campus, Olmsted Falls

Rose Senior Living, Avon*


Car Wash

Bee Clean Car Wash, Multiple Locations

Carriage Auto Wash, Cleveland

Blue Falls Car Wash, Multiple Locations


Golf Course

Big Met Golf Course, Fairview Park

Sweetbriar Golf Club, Avon Lake

Red Tail Golf Club, Avon



 


Yoga/Pilates

Inner Bliss Yoga Studio, Rocky River, Westlake

Modern Yoga, Strongsville

Hope Yoga Studio, Fairview Park*


Fitness Center

UH Avon Fitness Center, Avon*

Dominique Moceanu Gymnastics Center, Medina

Esporta Fitness, Westlake, Brooklyn


ENTERTAINMENT
 


Happy Hour

Burntwood Tavern, Multiple Locations*

Bar Louie, Westlake

Georgetown | Vosh, Lakewood*


Live Music Venue

Olesia’s Taverne of Richfield, Richfield

Georgetown | Vosh, Lakewood*

Rockin’ on the River, Lorain


Brewery

Avon Brewing Co., Avon*

Fat Head’s Brewery, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted*

Sibling Revelry Brewery, Westlake


Charitable Cause

Autism Speaks, Cleveland

The LCADA Way Pearls of Wisdom, Independence*

Prayers from Maria, Rocky River*


SHOPPING
 


Jeweler

Kleinhenz Jewelers, Westlake*

Peter & Co. Jewelers, Avon Lake*

Sheiban Jewelers, Cleveland


Pet Boutique

Style Mutt, Cleveland*

PetPeople, Multiple Locations

Oliver and Henry’s, Westlake*


Florist

Urban Orchid, Cleveland

Cottage of Flowers, Lakewood

Little Shop of Holly’s, Berea


Garden Center

Petitti Garden Centers, Multiple Locations

Gale’s Westlake Garden Center, Westlake

Cahoon Nursery & Garden Center, Westlake


Wine Store

Rozi’s Wine House, Lakewood

Heinen’s Grocery Store, Multiple Locations

The Wine Room, Avon


Beer Selection (Retail)

Rozi’s Wine House, Lakewood

Minotti’s Wine & Spirits, Multiple Locations

Ross Beverage, Lakewood


Bike Shop

Eddy’s Bike Shop, Multiple Locations

Century Cycles, Rocky River*

Fairview Cycle, Fairview Park


Boutique

Lovely Paperie & Gifts, Rocky River

Cara’s Boutique, Westlake*

Knuth’s, Westlake* 


Men’s Fashion

Geiger’s, Lakewood

Ford’s Clothier, Rocky River


Home Decor

Rook Modern, Cleveland

Avenue Home, Lakewood

Wild Iris Home, Avon*


Health Foods (Retail)
 

Whole Foods Market, Rocky River

Nature’s Oasis, Lakewood

Vital Choice Health Store, North Royalton


CLE T-Shirt Shop

GV Art + Design, Lakewood, Cleveland*

CLE Clothing Co., Multiple Locations

Homage, Westlake


Consignment Shop

Common Threads Thrift, Fairview Park, Brook Park

Consign Home Couture, Westlake

Flower Child, Cleveland


Antique Shop

Sweet Lorain, Cleveland

Flower Child, Cleveland

Mitchell Sotka Design & Antiques, Rocky River


CHILDREN


Dance Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood*

Dance Arts by Regina, North Royalton, Cleveland

Dance Lakewood, Lakewood


Gymnastics

Dominique Moceanu Gymnastics Center, Medina

The Little Gym, Multiple Locations

Flippers Gym Program, Avon


Music Instruction

Avon School of Music, Multiple Locations

Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood*

School of Rock, Westlake, Strongsville


Birthday Party

Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Westlake

Topgolf, Independence

The Little Gym, Multiple Locations


PEOPLE


Chiropractor

Dr. Julie Montemarano, Parma

River Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Rocky River*

Inspired Chiropractic & Wellness, Rocky River


Chef

Tony Martorello (Bistro 83), North Ridgeville*

Chris Bruder (Square 22 Restaurant and Bar), Strongsville

Mike Smith (Thyme Table), Bay Village*


Bartender

Halle Bruno (Blue Pointe Grille), Cleveland

Jeff Gresko (Bistro 83), North Ridgeville*

Angelica Rogers (Georgetown | Vosh), Lakewood*


Stylist

Meghan Zaborowski (Robert Patrick Salon), Rocky River

Kevin Deighton (Kevin Adam Salon & Spa), North Olmsted

Jessica McKnight (Mia Salon Studios), Multiple Locations


Interior Designer

Ashleigh Clark (Ashleigh Clark Interior Design Group), Strongsville*

Ida Gawthrop (Arhaus), Multiple Locations*


Fitness Instructor

Gina Shaffer (UH Avon Fitness Center), Avon*

Mike Ely (Grafton Barbell Club), Grafton*

Kevin Johsnon


Photographer

Emily Millay Photography, Rocky River

Ashley Brandich (New Arrivals Photography), Cleveland

Leigh Roth Photography, Westlake*