2012 Reader's Picks

Best Adult Store - Deja Vu Adult Emporium
Best All-Around Performer - Donny and Marie Osmond
Best Amusement Ride - Big Apple Roller Coaster
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 - Timbers Bar and Grill
Best BBQ - Famous Dave's
Best Bargain Show - Mac King Comedy Magic Show
Best Bingo - South Point Bingo Room
Best Blackjack - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Bowling Alley - Red Rock Lanes
Best Breakfast Special - Arizona Charlie's
Best Bridal Salon - David's Bridal
Best Brunch - Studio B Buffet
Best Buffet - Studio B Buffet
Best California Getaway - San Diego
Best Casino Mascot - Big Al (The Orleans)
Best Celebrity Resident - Andre Agassi
Best Celebrity Tourist - Kim Kardashian
Best Chinese Restaurant - P.F. Chang's
Best Cocktail Waitresses - Rio
Best Cocktails - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Best Coffee Shop - Cafe Cortez
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - Starbucks
Best Comedian - Carrot Top
Best Comedy Club - Brad Garrett's Comedy Club
Best Community Organization - Opportunity Village
Best Concert - Eagles
Best Concert Venue - The Joint
Best Cupcakes - The Cupcakery
Best Day Club - Marquee Dayclub
Best Deli - Jason's Deli
Best Designer Boutique - Patty's Closet
Best Desserts - Cheesecake Factory
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - Blueberry Hill
Best Donuts - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Best Downtown Hotel - Golden Nugget
Best Dressed Las Vegan - Steve Wynn
Best Dry Cleaners - Eldorado Cleaners
Best Electronics Store - Fry's Electronics
Best Ethnic Market - Cardenas
Best Family Attraction - Adventuredome
Best Family Restaurant - Applebee's
Best Farmers Market - Fresh52 Farmer's & Artisan Market
Best Favorite Dead Las Vegan - Elvis Presley
Best Favorite Female Las Vegan - Holly Madison
Best Favorite Male Las Vegan - Oscar Goodman
Best Florist - Tiger Lily Floral
Best Food Truck - Slidin' Thru
Best Football Contest - Station Casinos
Best Furniture Store - RC Willey
Best Game Store - Gamestop
Best Gardening Store - Star Nursery Garden Centers
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Krave
Best Gentlemen's Club - Sapphire Gentlemen's Club
Best Golf Course - Angel Park Golf Course
Best Gourmet Restaurant - Todd's Unique Dining
Best Gourmet Shop - Whole Foods Market
Best Grocery Store - Smith's Food & Drug
Best Hair Salon - Fantastic Sams
Best Hamburgers - In-N-Out Burger
Best Home Accessories Store - Home Goods
Best Home Improvement Store - Lowes
Best Hospital - Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
Best Hot Dogs - Costco
Best Ice Cream - Cold Stone Creamery
Best Indian Restaurant - Samosa Factory
Best Internet Provider - Cox Communications
Best Italian Restaurant - Salvatore's
Best Japanese Restaurant - Osaka
Best Jewelry Store - The Jewelers of Las Vegas
Best Karaoke - Ellis Island Casino & Brewery
Best Keno - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Korean Food - Tofu Hut
Best Las Vegan You'd like to Know More About - Patty Barba
Best Library Branch - Summerlin Library & Performing Arts
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Lee's Discount Liquor
Best Local Athlete - Andre Agassi
Best Local Coach - Dave Rice
Best Local Politician - Oscar Goodman
Best Local Print Journalist - John L. Smith
Best Local Radio Personality - Mark & Mercedes (KMXB-FM)
Best Local Sports Event - NASCAR Weekend
Best Local Sports Team - UNLV Men's Basketball
Best Local Sportscaster - Jon Castagnino
Best Local TV Anchor - Paula Francis (KLAS-TV)
Best Local Weathercaster - Ted Pretty (KVVU-TV)
Best Locals Hotel - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Best Lounge - Flirt Lounge
Best Lounge Performer or Tribute Act - Matt Goss
Best Magician - Criss Angel
Best Male Strip Show - Chippendales
Best Mall - Fashion Show
Best Meals for Less Than $10 - In-N-Out Burger
Best Mexican Restaurant - Lindo Michoacán
Best Microbrewery - BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe
Best Mobile Phone Service - Verizon Wireless
Best Most Colorful Character - Oscar Goodman
Best Most Generous Las Vegan - Andre Agassi
Best Most Powerful Las Vegan - Steve Wynn
Best Movie Theater - Rave Motion Pictures Town Square 18
Best Museum - Discovery Children's Museum
Best Nevada Getaway - Lake Tahoe
Best New Restaurant - Dom De Marco's Pizzeria
Best Nightclub - Marquee Nightclub
Best Nightclub DJ - Michael Graves
Best Nightclub with Best Mixologist - Marquee Nightclub
Best Nightclub with Best VIP Service - Pure
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Best Original Local Rock Band - Otherwise
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Market Grille Cafe
Best Outdoor Sign - Wynn Las Vegas
Best Outlet Store - Coach
Best Park - Sunset Park
Best Parking - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Best Paying Slots - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Performing Arts Group - Nevada Ballet Theatre
Best Picnic Spot - Red Rock National Conservation Area
Best Pizza - Metro Pizza
Best Place for a Power Lunch - Triple George Grill
Best Place for Breakfast - Hash House a Go Go
Best Place to Dance - Stoney's Rockin' Country
Best Place to Get a Manicure - Nails by Joy Yavenue
Best Place to Go if You're Younger Than 21 - Adventuredome
Best Place to People Watch - Las Vegas Strip
Best Place to Spot Celebrities - Palms Casino Resort
Best Place to Spot Wildlife - Red Rock National Conservation Area
Best Place to Take Out of Town Visitors - Red Rock National Conservation Area
Best Place to View the City - Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Best Player's Club - Station Casinos
Best Poker Room - The Orleans
Best Restaurant with a View - Lindo Michoacán
Best Seafood Restaurant - Red Lobster
Best Shoe Store - DSW
Best Show - Donny & Marie
Best Showgirls - Jubilee!
Best Shrimp Cocktail - Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
Best Singer - Donny Osmond
Best Singles Bar - Blue Martini
Best Soul Food Restaurant - M&M Soul Food
Best Souvenir - Mini "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Spa - Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spas
Best Sporting Good Store - Big 5
Best Sports Bar - PT's Gold
Best Sports Book - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Best Steakhouse - Outback Steakhouse
Best Store for Men's Clothing - Men's Wearhouse
Best Store for Women's Clothing - Patty's Closet
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 Tanning Salon - Tan Factory / Body Heat Tanning
Best Tapas - FireFly* Tapas Kitchen & Bar
Best Tattoo Parlor - Diversity Tattoo & Body Piercing
Best Thai Restaurant - Pin Kaow Thai Restaurant
Best Thrift Shop - Savers
Best Tobacco Store - Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Smoke Shop
Best Ultralounge - Tabu
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - CSI
Best Used Book Store - Dead Poet Bookstore
Best Utah Getaway - Zion National Park
Best Video Poker - South Point
Best Video Store - Redbox
Best Vintage Clothing Store - The Attic
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Wedding Chapel - Chapel of the Flowers
Best Wifi Spot - Starbucks
Best Workout Place - Las Vegas Athletic Clubs


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