And the winners are…
We asked you to tell us where you shop, eat, play, stay healthy and get ‘er done. We heard from more than 4,000 readers and friends in the nomination round and 8,000 who chimed in to vote for the Best Of PNL. We’re delighted to bring you this year’s winners and the runners up, who also deserve some love. Look for the BEST OF window stickers at your favorite businesses across Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, and give them a hearty congratulations for their status as our favorite!
EAT, SIP, TASTE & MINGLE
Best Fine Dining
McKendrick’s Steak House
Park Place, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd
Since its founding in 1995, McKendrick’s has been consistently rated by patrons and critics as one of the country’s finest steakhouses. McKendrick’s menu is extensive and enticing, featuring the finest USDA prime beef along with South African lobster tails and the freshest seafood delivered daily. Congratulations also to il Giallo Osteria and Bar, Maya Steak House.
Best Casual Dining
5590 Prado Pl., Sandy Springs
Marlow’s Tavern features the “Best of the Best” in American tavern fare served in a modern atmosphere. The menu offers a diverse combination of classic dishes that are updated and elevated to a higher level. Marlow’s Tavern has a warm neighborhood-yet-contemporary feel that is the perfect complement to John Metz’s modern-tavern menu. Congratulations also to Fogo de Chao, Brooklyn Cafe.
4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody
Long before the modern “Coffee Houses” adorned corners all over America, Café Intermezzo embodied the essence of the 300 year-old European coffeehouse. A wonderful cappuccino, a beautiful pastry, and your getaway or rendezvous is complete. On another visit, you might enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner, or a late-night appetizer with a glass of wine or a cocktail. Congratulations also to Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop, Alon’s Bakery.
Talk of the Town
30 Woodstock St, Roswell
Talk of the Town Catering & Special Events is, time and again, one of the most highly-regarded corporate, wedding and special event caterers in Atlanta and all of North Georgia.They expertly handle every event detail from planning to execution, and would be honored to cater your next event. Congratulations also to Sun in My Belly, Taylor Rose.
3434 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta
One hundred years of history. Countless rewards. With an unshakeable credo and corporate philosophy of unwavering commitment to service, both in our hotels and in our communities, The Ritz-Carlton has been recognized with numerous awards, though this one is truly prized for being the gold standard of hospitality. Congratulations also to Westin Perimeter, Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter
REJUVENATION & RETAIL THERAPY
Best Hair Salon
Van Michael Salon
220 Sandy Springs Cir #173 404.255.0026
Beauty-inspired elegance describes this salon-of-the-year nominated location where design and business have merged to create one of the most successful salons in the country. This elegant salon features 30-foot ceilings, a full Aveda Lifestyle store, six makeup stations, and three separate shampoo rooms with massaging chairs and relaxing music set away from the bustling salon floor. Congratulations also to Aura Hair & Makeup, Colour Bar
4500 Olde Perimeter Way
Family-owned and operated since 1973, Jewelry Artisans has been blessed to be recognized as one of Atlanta’s premier custom jewelers. They desire to continue to be the jeweler you trust to provide the quality of design and craftsmanship you expect, along with the honesty and value you deserve. Congratulations also to LeeBrant Jewelers, D. Geller & Sons.
Best Women’s Clothier
2090 Dunwoody Club Drive, Suite 114
Owner Jill Clow and the amazing Jilli Boutique team are driven to provide a boutique shopping experience unlike any other. With two Atlanta locations in Dunwoody and Alpharetta/Milton, Jilli Boutique offers that rare mix of unique style designed to fit and compliment real women. New styles arrive constantly, and if you don’t come in often you risk missing out on your size since merchandise moves quickly. Congratulations also to Potpourri Boutique of Sandy Springs, Fox’s.
Best Men’s Clothier
As the country’s oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries. Brooks Brothers has been an American icon since 1818. Almost 200 years later, they continue to dress ladies and gentleman of all generations and cultivate long-term relationships with their loyal clients. Congratulations also to Orvis, Ticknors.
Best Med Spa
Creative Med Spa
5505 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #460
Creative MedSpa is devoted to specializing in the art of skin rejuvenation by creatively integrating technology, ingredients and concierge skin therapy. Congratulations also to Ideal Image, AYA Med Spa.
Best Day Spa
4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Spa Sydell combines beautiful spaces with top-notch services, including facials, manicures, pedicures, massage, tanning and more. Congratulations also to Woodhouse, Natural Body.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Schulman Esthetic and General Dentistry
4721 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
At Troy H. Schulman DDS, the staff values their relationships with patients. Their mission is to create an environment that is trustworthy of every patient who seeks help with their dental care. Their goal is to provide each patient with comprehensive dental care in a friendly and respectful atmosphere. Congratulations also to Atlanta Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, Creative Dentistry.
4700 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Dr. Kaplan is enthusiastic about the life changing smiles he is creating in Atlanta. He recognizes that every patient has different needs, and he prides himself on the courteous service he delivers to each person who walks through the doors. Congratulations also to West Paces Ferry Ortho, Atlanta Ortho Specialist.
Total Health Care
6690 Roswell Rd #510
At Total HealthCare Joint and Spine Medical Centers, finding the real cause of your pain is their mission. Their caring, multidisciplinary team of orthopedic pain experts including osteopathic physicians, sports medicine doctors, chiropractors and physiotherapists specialize in the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of muscular skeletal conditions. Congratulations also to Wilson Family Chiropractic, Compass Family Chiropractic.
5505 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the skin, hair and nails. Most of these conditions may be treated in a variety of ways so treatment plans are created to meet each patient’s needs. Topical and oral medications may be prescribed as well as in-office procedures to assist in the treatment of your specific issue. Congratulations also to Dr. Anna Pare/Dermatology Consultants, Dunwoody Dermatologist.
Best Physician Group
1285 Hembree Rd #200, Roswell
Resurgens Orthopaedics was first established in 1986 by Dr. John Garrett. Dr. Garrett’s vision was to provide excellent, innovative, patient-focused and comprehensive orthopaedic care to the greater Atlanta community. In 1999, seven independent physician groups merged to form one practice under the existing name of Resurgens Orthopaedics. Since that time, Resurgens has grown to become a household name throughout Georgia, with 21 offices serving local communities in and around the metro area. Congratulations also to Laureate Medical, Children’s Orthopedics of Atlanta.
North Atlanta OB/GYN
5780 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #295G
North Atlanta OBGYN will provide you with the highest quality and most compassionate healthcare available through all stages of your life. Their services are devoted to addressing each woman’s individual needs by their highly trained and caring staff. Complete wellness and preventive care, prenatal care and delivery, and gynecologic diagnosis and treatments are available to their patients. Congratulations also to Dr. Richard Zane, OB/GYN of Atlanta.
Thomas Eye Group
5901A Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #500
Founded in 1974, Thomas Eye Group has been serving eye care patients in the greater Atlanta area for more than 40 years with specialties that include pediatric ophthalmology, cataract surgery, LASIK, retina, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastic surgery, and cosmetic services. Congratulations also to Eye Physicians and Lasik Surgeons, Woolfson Eye Institute.
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd NE
Northside Hospital is committed to the health and wellness of their community. They dedicate themselves to being a center of excellence in providing high-quality health care. With compassionate support, personal guidance and uncompromising standards along with innovative and unsurpassed care, they are regional leaders in select medical specialists and outreach programs. Congratulations also to Emory Saint Joseph Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Best Senior Care
5455 Glenridge Dr
Belmont Village is nationally recognized for its premier senior living communities. They trace our success to a founding vision to see aging as a gift and to serve residents with an uncompromising program of architecture, hospitality and care. Rooted in this vision is the acknowledgment of the needs of residents and the opportunities that remain to live a rich and fulfilling life. Congratulations also to Sanford Estates, Brighton Gardens.
Best Plastic Surgeon
Atlanta Plastic Surgery
975 Johnson Ferry Rd NE #100
For almost 50 years, people from around the world have come to Atlanta Plastic Surgery, PC for exceptional aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. The surgeons at Atlanta Plastic Surgery pride themselves on providing natural-looking surgical results with optimal patient care. Congratulations also to The Maloney Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Beaty Plastic Surgery.
KIDS AND PETS RULE
Best Pediatric Dentistry
5505 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #470
Children’s Dentistry of Atlanta was specifically designed to address both the dental and emotional concerns of children. They are committed to providing the best dental care possible in an environment that is both pleasant and positive. Their goal is to familiarize children with dental healthcare and to have fun while educating them. They believe dental visits should be positive and educational. Congratulations also to A+ Pediatric Dentistry of Atlanta – Dr. Jaha Howard, Dentistry for Children.
1428 Dunwoody Village Pkwy
Their vision is to provide the highest quality care to children from infancy through adolescence while maintaining a warm, loving and supportive environment for the entire family. The pediatricians and staff at Dunwoody Pediatrics take great pride in assisting you in raising healthy and happy children. Congratulations also to Dr. Philip Weiss, Northside Pediatrics.
Dunwoody Animal Hospital
5450 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
State-of-the-art facility with an award-winning design, registered veterinary technicians and caring staff. They offer x-ray, ultrasound and blood testing systems on-site with an in-house pharmacy and prescription soft and dry pet food. Congratulations also to Village Animal Hospital, Pet Suites.
Best Day Care
5050 Nandina Ln
Primrose Schools is a national system of accredited private preschools that provides a premier early education and child care experience for children and families. Their franchise owners, leadership teams and school staff partner with parents to help build the right foundation for future learning and in life. Congratulations also to Creme de la creme, College Nannies.
Best Tutoring/After School Care
5067 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Dunwoody Christian Academy is a state-of-the-art child development center sponsored as a ministry by Calvary Assembly of God. Their purpose is to provide high-quality child care and education for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years in a secure and loving Christian environment. Congratulations also to Learning Rx, Kiddos Atlanta.
Best Family Entertainment
Stars and Strikes
8767 Roswell Rd
Stars and Strikes is truly a unique place where friends, family and fun come together to make lasting memories. From bowling to parties to delicious food, Stars and Strikes has locations throughout Metro Atlanta and is the ideal place to hold your birthday party, reunion or work outing. Congratulations also to Slingshot, Bowlero.
HOME SWEET HOME
Best Residential Architect
Studio One Architects
515 Greenland Rd NE
Studio One is a design firm focusing on architecture and interiors. Established in 2004, the firm has developed a strategy to seek out and uncover both latent challenges and opportunities through a careful reading of the landscape and collaborative dialogue with their clients. Congratulations also to Harrison Design, Badwin Architectural Group.
Best Home Builder
Robert Webb Construction
4920 Roswell Rd 45-B, #207
Webb has more than 30 years of experience bringing you award-winning, custom-built homes in the Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Buckhead and Alpharetta areas. Bobby Webb, a 53-year resident of Atlanta, grew up in these same areas. Noted for his European-styled homes, Bobby is an OBIE award-winning builder taking awards in the top two categories of competition. Congratulations also to Ashton Woods, Sheehan Built Homes.
Best Home Remodeler
836 N Atlanta St. Roswell
Green Basements & Remodeling offers many great services such as basement finishing, kitchen and bath remodels, windows, decks and all the other services involved in remodeling such as hardwood finishing, carpet, tile and fireplaces. Their experienced staff and designers make sure your project is completed smoothly and efficiently. Their number one goal is 100% customer satisfaction. Congratulations also to Decks and Moore, CR Home.
Best Closet Company
Closets by Design
3165 Corners North Court
Closets by Design works to simplify your life. They design, build and install custom closets, garage cabinets, home offices, laundries, pantries, wardrobe mirror doors and much more. With a wide selection of finishes, accessories and hardware, you will get the customized look you have always dreamt of. Congratulations also to Artisans Custom Closets, California Closets.
Great American Floor
330 Sandy Springs Cir
In 1992, Atlanta flooring experts Marc Seltzer and Jason Seltzer founded an Atlanta flooring company–Great American Floors, a company built on customer referrals. They specialize in carpet, hardwood, hardwood refinishing, luxury vinyl tile and laminate. Congratulations also to Enhance Floors, Builders Floor.
745 Atlanta Rd. #102, Cumming
Elite Roofing and Restoration strives to be your one-stop shop for all of your roofing and repair needs. With over 25 years in the roofing and construction industries, they have the knowledge and skill sets needed to provide you with quality service at a fair and competitive price. Elite strives to uphold their core values of honest, integrity and excellent customer service with every job–no matter the size. Congratulations also to Paramount Roofing and Construction, Innovative Roofing.
981 Canton St #210, Roswell
Flawless Painting began building its reputation for excellent service and quality work in 2000, serving homeowners and local businesses in metro Atlanta. Their success is built upon the basic principles of honesty, quality, attention to detail, and customer service. They are a leader in local residential and commercial painting. Congratulations also to Greenwave Solutions, Green Remodeling.
The Pink Plumber
2620 Mathews St, Smyrna
The Pink Plumber offers over 50 years of combined experience in every job they perform. The Pink Plumber takes pride in any problem you may have in a quick, professional and friendly manner. Credible professional plumbers are not that easy to find. If you have faced disappointing experiences in the past, give them a try. Congratulations also to Zurn, AllGood Plumbing.
3617 Clearview Pkwy
Since 1968, it has been RS Andrews’ mission to consistently provide a quick and efficient resolution to each of your Atlanta home or business indoor air quality needs. RS Andrews is experienced in satisfying all of the heating and cooling needs of Atlanta residents in a complete and economical fashion. Rest assured that they will. If you are searching for experienced HVAC technicians in the vicinity of Atlanta, count on RS Andrews for the highest caliber service. Congratulations also to Cool AIr, Bardi.
Best Kitchen and Bath Designer
1570 Holcomb Bridge Rd. #740, Roswell
Dove Studio was founded with creative insight garnered through sound principles. Their incomparable workmanship, unprecedented customer service and desire to treat customers, employees and trade partners as they would like to be treated, are the key elements that drive their business. Congratulations also to JD Kitchen and Bath, Costentino.
7455 Trowbridge Rd
Since 1962, Sewell Appliance has served Atlanta with the highest quality products and name brands available, including Bosch, Capital, Electrolux, and more. Congratulations also to Sub Zero, Ferguson.
Best Home Furnishings
Room & Board
215 Hembree Park Dr Suite 115, Roswell
Since 1980, Room & Board’s focus has been the simple idea that good design should be modern, beautiful, affordable and long-lasting. Dedicated to sustainability, more than 90 percent of their collection is made from natural materials by American artisans. Whether it’s furnishing a home or business setting, they offer a non-commission shopping experience, expert design guidance, fair pricing and full service delivery to help customers create a modern space they love. Congratulations also to Matthews Furniture, Interior Philosophy.
Best Interior Designer
Christi Holcombe Interiors
Cristi Holcombe is an acclaimed interior designer specializing in new build custom home design and kitchen and bath design. She launched her interior design firm in 2009. In addition, Cristi worked on HGTV’s Emmy award winning show, Elbow Room, for three seasons as production designer. Congratulations also to Mary Blackburn Design, Traci Rhoads Interiors.
Home Theater Works
8460 Holcomb Bridge Rd Suite #130, Alpharetta
Home Theater Works custom designs technology solutions for your entertainment, comfort, safety and security. Whether it’s a home theater, whole-house music, lighting & climate control, or advanced home automation solutions to enhance comfort, security or your home’s operating efficiency, they work with clients and their builders, designers and architects to achieve desired outcomes. Congratulations also to Evolution Home Theater, Intuitive Home.
Sears Smith & Associates
1885 Winchester Trail
They provide the science and art of landscape architecture. They team with clients to provide aesthetically pleasing environments, functional, and sustainable landscaped places. Sears Smith handles site analysis, grading plans, hardscape detailing, tree recompense, planting plans, and construction documents for a variety of clientele and project types. Congratulations also to Unlimited Lawncare, Miller Landscape.
Best Pool Company
6100 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Atlas Pools provides the highest quality custom swimming pool and professional installation from a company that has built more than 3,000 pools for Metro Atlanta residents. Atlas Pools has been building swimming pools since 1976 and has a reputation for quality, experience and professional installation. Congratulations also to Thrasher Pools, Tully Pools.
Best Cleaning Service
11099 Houze Road, #100
Maid Right of Roswell strives to be north Georgia’s first choice for residential cleaning, serving the communities of Roswell, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs and Cumming. As a Maid Right company, they are committed to exceptional results and reliable service. With Maid Right of Roswell, your home will be cleaned by the same team of experienced professionals on every cleaning. Congratulations also to Nook and Cranny, The Green Queen.
5481 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd #850
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a real estate brokerage franchise network designed for today’s real estate market. From first time home buyers to high-end residential markets to middle market communities to commercial real estate, our franchisees are down to earth, nimble and local experts. This network of members and agents wouldn’t be a part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices family if they weren’t. Congratulations also to Mark Spain and Duffy Realtors.
3290 Northside Pkwy NW #100
No one understands your needs like a local bank where decisions aren’t run up to the corporate office. Their employees are your neighbors and customers, living the same realities you do. Serving our community for 70 years, BankSouth offers the flexibility, warmth and customer service that only local decision-making can provide. Five branch offices in Lake Oconee, downtown Greensboro, Watkinsville, Atlanta and Savannah. Congratulations also to PNC Bank, Chase.
750 Hammond Dr., Building 15, Suite 300
Brenner Law Group is a divorce and family law firm providing and exclusive level of service to help clients navigate the legal, financial and emotional minefield of family law disputes. Congratulations also to Pless & Sauro Attorney Robert Sauro, The Peck Group.
Best Auto Dealer/Domestic
7700 Roswell Rd
Why should you buy from Classic Cadillac? Their unmatched service and diverse Cadillac inventory have set them apart as the preferred dealer in Atlanta. Their trained sales staff will help you every step of the way during your Cadillac shopping experience. The team is ready to answer any questions you have as you shop for a Cadillac in Atlanta. Congratulations also to Landmark Jeep, Hennessy Ford.
Best Auto Dealer/Import
Mercedes Benz of Buckhead
2799 Piedmont Road NE
Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead wants to sell you your next car or SUV. They provide new and pre-owned sales, service, parts and financing. You can visit them to view and test drive a Mercedes-Benz, including the C 250, SL 550, and ML 350. Congratulations also to Roswell Infinity and RBM of Atlanta.