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2009 Reader's Picks


Best Accessories Store - Home Goods
Best Adult Store - Adult Superstore
Best All-Around Performer - Danny Gans
Best Amusement Ride - Big Apple Roller Coaster
Best Arcade - Circus Circus
Best Architecture - The Venetian
Best Arizona Getaway - Sedona
Best Art Gallery - Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Best Arts & Craft Store - Michaels
Best Asian Restaurant - Ping Pang Pong
Best Attraction - Bellagio Fountains
Best Bakery - Freed's Bakery
Best Bank - Wells Fargo
Best Bar Food - PT's Pub
Best BBQ - Memphis BBQ
Best Bargain Show - Mac King Comedy Magic Show
Best Bingo - Red Rock Casino Resort
Best Blackjack - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Bowling Alley - Red Rock Lanes
Best Breakfast Special - Arizona Charlie's
Best Brunch - Bellagio
Best Buffet - Bellagio
Best California Getaway - San Diego
Best CD Store - Best Buy
Best Celebrity Tourist - Paris Hilton
Best Chinese Restaurant - P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Best Cocktail Waitresses - Rio
Best Coffee Shop - Grand Cafe (Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa)
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - Starbucks
Best Comedian - Rita Rudner
Best Comedy Club - Comedy Stop at the Tropicana
Best Community Organization - Opportunity Village
Best Concert - Kanye West
Best Concert Venue - Grand Garden at MGM Grand
Best Deli - Jason's Deli
Best Designer Boutique - Coach
Best Desserts - Cheesecake Factory
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - Blueberry Hill
Best Donuts - Krispy Kreme
Best Downtown Hotel - Golden Nugget
Best Dry Cleaners - Al Phillip's
Best Electronics Store - Best Buy
Best Ethnic Market - Mariana's Supermarket
Best Family Attraction - Adventuredome
Best Family Restaurant - Applebee's
Best Florist - Tiger Lily Floral
Best Football Contest - Station Casinos
Best French Restaurant - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Game Store - Gamestop
Best Gardening Store - Star Nursery Garden Centers
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Krave
Best Gentlemen's Club - Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club
Best Golf Course - Angel Park Golf Club
Best Gourmet Restaurant - Rosemary's
Best Gourmet Shop - Trader Joe's
Best Grocery Store - Smith's Food & Drug
Best Hamburgers - In-N-Out Burger
Best Home Improvement Store - Lowes
Best Hot Dogs - Costco
Best Housewares Store - Bed, Bath and Beyond
Best Ice Cream - Cold Stone Creamery
Best Indian Restaurant - Origin India
Best Italian Restaurant - Nora's Cuisine/Rao's
Best Japanese Restaurant - Osaka Japanese Bistro
Best Jewelry Store - The Jewelers of Las Vegas
Best Karaoke - Ellis Island
Best Keno - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Lee's Discount Liquor
Best Local Hotel - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Best Local Rock Band - The Killers
Best Local Sports Event - UNLV Men's Basketball Games
Best Local Sports Team - UNLV Men's Basketball
Best Lounge - Rocks - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Best Lounge Performer or Tribute Act - Purple Reign
Best Magician - Lance Burton
Best Male Strip Show - Thunder From Down Under
Best Mall - Fashion Show
Best Meals for Less Than $10 - In-N-Out Burger
Best Mexican Restaurant - Lindo Michoacan/Garduno's
Best Microbrewery - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe
Best Mobile Device - Blackberry Storm
Best Mobile Phone Service - Verizon Wireless
Best Movie Theater - Rave Motion Pictures Town Square 18
Best Museum - Discovery Children's Museum
Best Nevada Getaway - Lake Tahoe
Best New Restaurant - Yard House/MRKT Sea & Land
Best Nightclub - Pure
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - World Market Center
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Market Grille Cafe
Best Outdoor Sign - Wynn Las Vegas
Best Outlet Store - Coach
Best Park - Sunset Park
Best Paying Slots - Palms Casino Resort
Best Performing Arts Group - Nevada Ballet Theatre
Best Picnic Spot - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Pizza - Metro Pizza
Best Place for a Power Lunch - Vitner Grill
Best Place for Breakfast - IHOP
Best Place to Dance - Stoney's Rockin' Country
Best Place to Go if You're Younger Than 21 - Adventuredome
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 Spot Celebrities - Palms Casino Resort
Best Place to Spot Wildlife - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place to Take Out of Town Visitors - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Place to View the City - Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Best Place to Walk or Jog - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Best Player's Club - Station Casinos
Best Production Show - Beatles LOVE
Best Poker Room - Bellagio
Best Restaurant with a View - Panevino Ristorante
Best Seafood Restaurant - Red Lobster/Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Best Shoe Store - DSW
Best Showgirls - Jubilee!
Best Shrimp Cocktail - Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
Best Singer - Bette Midler
Best Singles Bar - Blue Martini
Best Soul Food Restaurant - M&M Soul Food
Best Souvenir - Mini "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Spa - Euphoria Salons & Day Spas/Canyon Cranch Spa Club
Best Sporting Good Store - Big 5
Best Sports Bar - Buffalo Wild Wings
Best Sports Book - Las Vegas Hilton
Best Steakhouse - T-Bones Chophouse/Outback
Best Store for Men's Clothing - Dillards
Best Store for Women's Clothing - Dillards
Best Strip Hotel - Bellagio
Best Sub Sandwich - Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Best Swap Meet - Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet
Best Tacos - Roberto's Taco Shop
Best Thai Restaurant - Pin Kaow Thai Restaurant
Best Thrift Shop - Goodwill
Best Tobacco Store - Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Smoke Shop
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Best Utah Getaway - Zion National Park
Best Video Poker - Fiesta Casino
Best Video Store - Blockbuster
Best Vintage Clothing Store - Buffalo Exchange
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Wedding Chapel - Little Church of the West
Best Workout Place - Las Vegas Athletic Clubs

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