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Readers' Choice Winners 2012

Who has the best burger in town? How about the best hair salon? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice in northern Lake County.

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Burger to Best Hair Salon to Best Preschool.

We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners: 

Automotive

Winner:
2nd Place: Fast Jacks Auto Care – Grayslake
3rd Place: Lake Forest Car Spa

Winner: Glenn & Sons, Libertyville

2nd Place: 

3rd Place: Andresen Automotive, Grayslake

Entertainment

Winner: 
2nd Place: , Libertyville
3rd Place: , Lake Bluff

 

Winner: , Lake Forest
2nd Place: 
3rd Place: , Grayslake

Food & Drink

Winner:  - Libertyville
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Libetyville

Winner: , Grayslake
2nd Place: , Lake Forest
3rd Place: , Lake Bluff

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Libertyville

Winner: , Grayslake
2nd Place: , Libertyville
3rd Place: , Grayslake 

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Libertyville
3rd Place:  - Libertyville

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place: 3-way tie:  - Grayslake;  - Grayslake;  - Grayslake

Winner:  - Libertyville
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Libertyville
3rd Place:  - Libertyville

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Lake Bluff
3rd Place: Dunkin Donuts - Libertyville

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Libertyville
3rd Place:  - Lake Forest

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest
3rd Place:  - Libertyville 

Winner:  - Libertyville
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Winner: Mariano's Fresh Market - Vernon Hills
2nd Place: Farmers Markets
3rd Place: Amidei Mercantile - Lake Forest

Winner:  - Libertyville
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest
3rd Place: Lake Geneva Pie Company - Lake Forest

Health & Beauty

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Libertyville

Winner:  - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Winner: Apex Fitness - Grayslake
2nd Place:  - Lake Forest 
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Kids/Family

Winner:  - Lake Forest
2nd Place: 
3rd Place:  - Grayslake

Shopping

Winner: 
2nd Place:  - Grayslake
3rd Place: Barnes & Noble - Vernon Hills

Winner:  - Lake Bluff
2nd Place: Barron Jewelers - Grayslake
3rd Place:  - Lake Forest

Services

Winner: , Libertyville
2nd Place: 2-way tie: Best Friends Animal Hospital, Grayslake; , Grayslake

Winner:  - Lake Bluff
2nd Place:  - Libertyville
3rd Place: 

Nightcrawler August 24, 2012 at 12:28 PM
No pizza?
patrick o'hayer August 24, 2012 at 01:22 PM
where's the pizza?
patrick o'hayer August 24, 2012 at 01:22 PM
must have pizza ratings!
Marcia Watts Sagendorph (Editor) August 24, 2012 at 01:38 PM
Sorry to report that the pizza poll had a technical glitch. We couldn't capture votes on that category so we couldn't declare a winner. We will be sure to include pizza in next year's polls. Thanks.
Nightcrawler August 24, 2012 at 01:50 PM
You could call it a 975-way tie.
Marcia Watts Sagendorph (Editor) August 24, 2012 at 11:45 PM
Nightcrawler, I like it!

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