2003 Reader's Picks

Best 3-D Motion Ride - Race for Atlantis
Best After Hours Club - Drai's
Best All-Around Performer - Danny Gans
Best Amusement Ride - Manhatten Express (New York, New York)
Best Antique Store - Antique Sampler Shoppes
Best Appetizers - TGI Fridays
Best Architecture - Bellagio
Best Arizona Getaway - Sedona
Best Art Gallery - Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Best Attraction - Bellagio Fountains
Best Bagels - Einstein Bros. Bagels
Best Bakery - Freed's Bakery
Best Bar Food - PT's Pub
Best Bar for Romance - Fireside Lounge
Best BBQ - Memphis Championship Barbecue
Best Bargain Show - The Second City
Best Bingo - Texas Station
Best Blackjack - Sahara
Best Bookstore - Borders
Best Bowling Alley - Texas Station
Best California Getaway - San Diego
Best Cheap Eats - Taco Bell
Best Children's Menu - Denny's
Best Chinese Restaurant - P.F. Chang's
Best Coffee Shop - Cafe Bellagio
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - Starbucks
Best Comedian - Rita Rudner
Best Comedy Club - Laugh Trax
Best Concert - Paul McCartney
Best Concert Venue - House of Blues
Best Dancers - Jubilee! 
Best Day Spa - Euphoria
Best Deli - Jason's Deli
Best Desserts - Cheesecake Factory
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - 5 & Diner
Best Donuts - Krispy Kreme
Best Downtown Hotel - Golden Nugget
Best Electronics Store - Best Buy
Best Entertainment Venue - MGM Grand Garden
Best Ethnic Market - International Marketplace
Best Family Attraction - The Adventuredome at Circus Circus
Best Family Restaurant - Applebee's
Best Fitness Center - 24 Hour Fitness
Best Football Contest - Station Casinos
Best French Restaurant - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Gardening Store - Star Nursery
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Gipsy
Best Gentlemen's Club - Cheetahs/Olympic Garden
Best Gift Shop - Hallmark
Best Golf Course - Angel Park Golf Club
Best Gourmet Restaurant - Rosemary's
Best Gourmet Shop - Trader Joe's
Best Hamburgers - In-N-Out Burger
Best Home Improvement Store - Home Depot
Best Horseback Riding Stables - Bonnie Springs Old Nevada
Best Hot Dogs - Wienerschnitzel
Best Hotel Lobby - Bellagio
Best Hotel Nightclub - Rain in the Desert
Best Hotel Pool - Mandalay Bay
Best Hotel Restrooms - Bellagio
Best Hotel Spa - Canyon Ranch Spa Club
Best Hotel Arcade - New York New York
Best Hotel Asian Restaurant - P.F. Chang's
Best Hotel Breakfast Special - Sourdough Cafe
Best Hotel Brunch - The Buffet at Bellagio
Best Hotel Buffet - Carnival World Buffet
Best Hotel Gourmet Restaurant - Alize
Best Hotel Italian Restaurant - Il Fornaio
Best Hotel Mexican Restaurant - Garduno's
Best Hotel Seafood Restaurant - Aqua
Best Hotel Shrimp Cocktail - Golden Gate
Best Hotel Steakhouse - Austin's
Best Ice Cream/Yogurt - Cold Stone Creamery
Best Indian Restaurant - Gandhi India's Cuisine
Best Italian Restaurant - Olive Garden
Best Japanese Restaurant - Hamada of Japan
Best Keno - Sam's Town
Best Landmark - Stratosphere
Best Las Vegas Souvenire - Dice Clock
Best Late Night Dining - Denny's
Best Late Night Food Special - Station Casinos
Best Library Branch - Sahara Library
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Lee's Discount Liquor
Best Live Music Club - House of Blues
Best Local Sport Event - National Rodeo Finals
Best Local Sports Team - UNLV Rebels Basketball
Best Local's Hotel - Green Valley Ranch
Best Lounge - Fontana Lounge (Bellagio)
Best Lounge Performer - Cook E. Jarr
Best Lunch Deal - Olive Garden
Best Magician - Lance Burton
Best Mall - Fashion Show
Best Mexican Restaurant - Ricardo's
Best Microbrewery - Gordon Biersch Brewing Co.
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe
Best Miniature Grand Prix Course - Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix Family Fun Center 
Best Movie Rental Store - Blockbuster Video
Best Movie Theater - Brenden Theatres at the Palms/Century Orleans 16
Best Museum - Lied Discovery Children's Museum
Best Nevada Getaway - Mesquite
Best New Hotel Restaurant - Simon Kitchen & Bar (Hard Rock Hotel)
Best New Restaurant - Cheesecake Factory
Best New Slot Theme - The Beverly Hillbillies
Best Nightclub - Rain in the Desert (Palms)
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - Clark County Government Center
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Cafe Heidelberg
Best Outdoor Basketball Courts - Sunset Park
Best Outdoor Sign - MGM Grand
Best Outlet Store - Nike Factory Outlet Store
Best Park - Sunset Park
Best Patio Dining - P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Best Pawn Shop - Superpawn
Best Paying Slots - Palms
Best Performing Arts Group - Nevada Ballet Theatre
Best Pet Store - Petsmart
Best Picnic Spot - Mount Charleston
Best Pizza - Pizza Hut
Best Place for a Power Lunch - Cili
Best Place for Breakfast - Original Pancake House
Best Place to Buy Dust Collectors - Hallmark
Best Place to Buy Video Games - Best Buy
Best Place to Dance - Studio 54
Best Place to Go if You Are Under 21 - Gameworks
Best Place to Go on a Budget - Fremont Street
Best Place to Go When Price is No Object - Bellagio
Best Place to Hike - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place to People Watch - Las Vegas Strip
Best Place to Ride a Bike - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place to Roller Blade - Desert Breeze Park
Best Place to Shoot Pool - PT's Pub/Pink E's Fun Food & Spirits
Best Place to Shop When Price is No Object - Forum Shops at Caesars
Best Place to Ski or Snowboard - Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort in Lee Canyon
Best Place to Spot Celebrities - Palms Casino Resort
Best Place to Spot Wildlife - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place to Swim - Lake Mead
Best Place to Take Visitors - Las Vegas Strip
Best Place to View the City - Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Best Place to Walk or Job - Sunset Park
Best Poker Room - Bellagio
Best Production Show - O
Best Public Art - Green Valley Statues
Best Public Landscaping - Strip Medians
Best Raquetball Courts - Las Vegas Athletic Club
Best Record Store - Tower Records
Best Restaurant to Impress a Date - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Romantic Restaurant - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Salads - Sweet Tomatoes
Best Seafood Restaurant - Red Lobster
Best Showgirls - Jubilee!
Best Singer - Clint Holmes
Best Singles Bar - The Beach
Best Slot Club - Station Casinos
Best Softball Field - Sunset Park
Best Soul Food Restaurant - Big Mama's Rib Shack and Soul Food
Best Soup - Sweet Tomatoes
Best Sports Bar - ESPN Zone
Best Sports Book - Caesars Palace
Best Steakhouse - Outback
Best Strip Hotel - Bellagio
Best Sub Sandwich - Subway
Best Swap Meet - Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet
Best Tacos - Taco Bell
Best Tennis Courts - Sunset Park
Best Thai Restaurant - Thai Spice Restaurant
Best Thrift Shop - Goodwill
Best Tobacco Store - Mr. Bills
Best Tropical Drinks - Bahama Breeze
Best Undiscovered Restaurant - Jazzed Cafe & Vinoteca
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Best Used Book Store - Albion Book Co.
Best Utah Getaway - Zion National Park
Best Valet Parking - Bellagio
Best Vegetarian Food - Wild Oats Natural Marketplace
Best Video Poker - Fiesta Rancho
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - Bellagio Fountains
Best Wedding Chapel - Little Church of the West
Best Wine Selection - Grape Street Cafe

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