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2006 Reader's Picks


Best Adult Store - Adult Superstore
Best All-Around Performer - Danny Gans
Best Amusement Ride - Big Apple Roller Coaster
Best Appetizers - TGI Friday's
Best Arcade - Gameworks
Best Architecture - Bellagio
Best Arizona Getaway - Sedona
Best Art Gallery - Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Best Arts & Craft Store - Michaels
Best Asian Restaurant - P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Best Attraction - Bellagio Fountains
Best Bagels - Einstein Bros. Bagels
Best Bar Food - Timbers
Best Bar for Romance - Peppermill
Best BBQ - Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ
Best Bargain Show - Mac King Comedy Magic Show
Best Basketball Court - Thomas and Mack Center
Best Bingo - Texas Station
Best Bookstore - Borders
Best Bowling Alley - The Orleans
Best Breakfast Special - Station Casinos
Best Brunch - Bellagio
Best Buffet - RIO
Best California Getaway - San Diego
Best Cheap Eats - Taco Bell
Best Children's Clothing Store - Gap
Best Chinese Restaurant - P.F. Chang's
Best Cocktail - Peppermill
Best Cocktail Waitresses - Rio
Best Coffee Shop - Orleans
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - Starbucks
Best Comedian - Rita Rudner
Best Comedy Club - The Improv at Harrah's
Best Community Event - First Friday
Best Concert - U2
Best Concert Venue - House of Blues
Best Day Spa - Euphoria
Best Deli - Jason's Deli
Best Desserts - Cheesecake Factory
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - 4 & Diner
Best Dive Bar - Double Down
Best Donuts - Krispy Kreme
Best Downtown Hotel - Golden Nugget
Best Dry Cleaners - Al Phillip's
Best Entertainment Venue - The Joint
Best Ethnic Market - International Marketplace
Best Family Amusement Center - Adventuredome
Best Family Attraction - Adventuredome
Best Family Restaurant - Applebee's
Best Football Contest - Station Casinos
Best Gardening Store - Star Nursery Garden Centers
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Gypsy
Best Gentlemen's Club - Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club
Best Gift Shop - Hallmark
Best Golf Course - Angel Park Golf Club
Best Gourmet Restaurant - Rosemary's/Spago
Best Gourmet Shop - Trader Joe's
Best Grocery Store - Smith's Food & Drug
Best Hamburgers - In-N-Out Burger
Best Historic Location - Hoover Dam
Best Home Improvement Store - Home Depot
Best Hookah Lounge - Paymon's Mediterranean Grill
Best Horse Riding Stable - Bonnie Springs
Best Hot Dogs - Costco
Best Housewares Store - Bed, Bath and Beyond
Best Ice Cream - Cold Stone Creamery
Best Indian Restaurant - Ghandi India's Cuisine
Best Interior Design - Bellagio
Best Italian Restaurant - Olive Garden/Trattoria del Lupo
Best Japanese Restaurant - Osaka
Best Karaoke - Bootlegger
Best Keno - Orleans
Best Landmark - Welcome to Las Vegas Sign
Best Late Night Dining - Ruth Chris Steakhouse
Best Library Branch - West Sahara
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Lee's Discount Liquor
Best Live Music Club - House of Blues
Best Local Hotel - Suncoast
Best Local Sports Event - NASCAR
Best Local Sports Team - Wranglers
Best Lounge - Taboo
Best Lounge Performer - Spectrum
Best Lunch Deal - Olive Garden
Best Magician - Lance Burton
Best Male Strip Show - Chippendales
Best Mall - Fashion Show
Best Mexican Restaurant - Lindo Michoacan/Garduno's
Best Microbrewery - Gordon Biersch
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe
Best Movie Theater - Brenden Theatres at the Palms
Best Museum - Lied Children's Museum
Best Nevada Getaway - Lake Tahoe
Best New Restaurant - Paul Lees' Chinese Kitchen/Tao
Best Nightclub - Pure
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - World Market Center
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Cafe Heidelberg
Best Outdoor Sign - Wynn Las Vegas
Best Outlet Store - Nike Factory Outlet Store
Best Park - Sunset Park
Best Pastry - Freed's Bakery
Best Paying Slots - The Palms
Best Performing Arts Group - Nevada Ballet Theatre
Best Picnic Spot - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Pizza - Pizza Hut
Best Place for Breakfast - Original Pancake House
Best Place for Power Lunch - P.F. Chang's
Best Place to Avoid Tourists - Mt. Charleston
Best Place to Buy Antiques and Collectibles - Red Rooster
Best Place to Buy Art - Centaur Gallery
Best Place to Buy or Rent Movies - Hollywood Video
Best Place to Buy Video Games - Gamestop
Best Place to Eat When You're On a Diet - Sweet Tomatoes
Best Place to Get a Pet - Lied Animal Shelter
Best Place to Get Freebies - Station Casinos
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 Shoot Pool - Pink E's
Best Place to Skateboard - Desert Breeze
Best Place to Ski or Snowboard - Mt. Charleston
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 - Bellagio
Best Place to View the City - Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Best Place to Walk or Jog - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place When Price is No Object - Forum Shops
Best Player's Club - Station Casinos
Best Poker Room - Bellagio
Best Pool - Mandalay Bay
Best Prime Rib - Jerry's Nugget
Best Production Show - O
Best Public Art - Green Valley Statues
Best Restaurant with a View - Trumpets
Best Romantic Restaurant - Andre's
Best Salads - Sweet Tomatoes
Best Seafood Restaurant - Red Lobster/Buzzio's
Best Service - Bellagio
Best Shooting Range - American Shooters Supply
Best Shopping - Forum Shops
Best Show Choreography - O
Best Showgirls - Jubilee!
Best Shrimp Cocktail - Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
Best Singer - Celine Dion
Best Singles Bar - Ghost Bar
Best Softball Field - Sunset Park
Best Soul Food Restaurant - M&M Soul Food
Best Soup - Sweet Tomatoes
Best Souvenir - Mini "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Spa - Mandalay Bay
Best Sporting Good Store - Big 5
Best Sports Bar - ESPN Zone
Best Sports Book - Las Vegas Hilton
Best Steakhouse - The Steakhouse at Circus Circus/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 - Table 33
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Best Used Book Store - Dead Poets
Best Utah Getaway - Zion National Park
Best Valet Parking - Caesars Palace
Best Video Poker - The Palms
Best Vintage Clothing Store - The Attic
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Wedding Chapel - Little Church of the West
Best Wine Selection - Grape Street
Best Workout Place - Las Vegas Athletic Clubs

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