2022 Best of North SLO County Winners

As voted on by the Readers and Customers of the Best businesses in North SLO County.
Paso Robles • San Miguel • Templeton • Shandon • Atascadero • Creston • Santa Margarita

Nonprofit Giving

Best Charity or Nonprofit

  • El Camino Homeless Shelter (ECHO)

Best Charity Event

  • Run4BittiandBrynn

Best Youth Charity

  • Run4BittiandBrynn

Best Local Project Completed

  • ECHO Paso Robles

Best Parade

  • Pioneer Day Parade

Best Fundraiser

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Eat & Drink

The Very Best Dining Experience

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Overall Food & Beverage

  • Street Side Ale House

Best Coffeehouse

  • Malibu Brew

Best Seafood Restaurant

  • Pier 46 Seafood

Best Mexican Restaurant

  • Pedro’s Mexican Restaurant

Best Asian Cuisine

  • Thai Elephant

Best Pizza

  • Fatte’s Pizza

Best Burger Joint

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Steakhouse

  • The Range

Best Sushi Restaurant

  • Nogi Sushi

Best BBQ Spot

  • Jeffry’s Wine Country BBQ

Best Pasta Restaurant

  • Buona Tavola

Best Breakfast Place

  • The Nest

Best Brunch Special

  • The Nest

Best Lunch Spot

  • Colony Market & Deli

Best Juice Bar

  • Juice Boss

Best Dessert, Bake or Cake Shop

  • Just Baked

Best Vegetarian or Vegan

  • Alchemists Garden

Best Cheese Shop

  • Vivant Fine Cheese

Best Family Restaurant

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Health Food, Natural Food, or Grocery Store

  • Gather Market

Best Farm-to-Table

  • Thomas Hill Organics

Best Local Beef, Poultry, Dairy, or Pork

  • JR Natural Meats

Best Catering

  • Pacific Harvest

Best Outdoor Dining Area

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Specialty Items

Best Overall Specialty Foods

  • Alchemist Garden

Best Mocktail

  • Alchemist Garden

Best Taco

  • El Compadre

Best Appetizer

  • Street Side Ale House

Best Salad

  • Guest House Grill

Best French Fries

  • Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Pastry

  • Back Porch Bakery

Best French Toast

  • Cowgirl Café

Best Cup of Coffee

  • Malibu Brew

Best Tea

  • Spice of Life

Best Vegetarian or Vegan

  • Ziggy’s

Local Artisans

Best Overal Artisan

  • Hush Harbor

Best Olive Oil

  • Pasolivo

Best Bread

  • Hush Harbor

Best Cake

  • Just Baked

Best Gelato, Ice Cream, Frozen Dessert

  • Negranti Creamery

Best Local Seasonings

  • Bren’s Blends

Home Improvement

Best Overall Home Improvement

  • Miner’s ACE Hardware

Best Paving, Concrete, and Driveways

  • Aronsen Construction

Best Construction & Building Materials

  • Weyrick Lumber

Best Flooring

  • Templeton Floor Co.

Best Plumbing

  • Bells Plumbing

Best Roofing

  • Jacobs Roofing

Best Solar

  • Solarponics

Best Electrician

  • Templeton Electric

Best Rain Gutters

  • 5 Star Rain Gutters

Best Landscaping, Lawn, and Garden

  • Native Creative Landscaping

Best Propane

  • Delta Liquid Energy

Best Furniture

  • Harrington Home Furniture

Best Pest and Rodent Control

  • Story Termite & Pest

Best General Contractor

  • Aronsen Construction

Best Cleaning Service

  • Steam Pro Carpet Care

Best Moving Company

  • Central Coast Moving & Storage

Best Storage Company

  • El Camino Storage

Shopping & Retail

Best Overall Shopping & Retail

  • Anna & Company

Best Antiques, Thrift, and Consignment

  • North County Christian Thrift Store

Best Repurposed, Renewed or Resold

  • Revamped

Best Flowers & Florist

  • Adelaida Flowers

Best Books, Stationary, and Gifts

  • Perry’s Parcel

Best Men or Women’s Clothing

  • Anna & Company

Best Children’s Clothing

  • Anna & Company

Pets & Animals

Best Pet Store

  • Lemos Feed & Pet Supply

Best Pet Grooming & Care

  • Steampup Parlor Paso Robles

Best Veterinarian or Pet Hospital

  • El Camino Animal Hospital

Best Feed Store

  • Lemos Feed & Pet Supply

Best Dog Park

  • Templeton Dog Park

Health, Wellness & Beauty

Best Overall Health, Wellness, & Beauty

  • FHF • Fusion Fiit

Best Urgent Care or Clinic

  • Urgent Care of Atascadero

Best General Practitioner/DOCTOR

  • Michael Lebens, MD

Best Pediatrician

  • Dr. Tamara Battle, Central Coast Pediatrics

Best Dentist or Orthodontist

  • Pambrum Bracing

Best Hearing Aid Specialist

  • Hearing Aid Specialists of the Central Coast

Best Eyewear

  • Specs by Kyla

Best Optometrist and Eye Care

  • Primary Eyecare Atascadero

Best Chiropractor

  • Mankey Family Chiropractic

Best Day Spa

  • Bliss Massage & Body Therapy

Best Nail Salon

  • Calvin’s Templeton

Best Hair Salon

  • Salon Envy

Best Barber Shop

  • Nate’s Barbershop

Best Tattoo Parlor

  • Pioneer Tattoo Paso Robles

Best Gym or Personal Trainer

  • FHF • Fusion Fiit

Best Weight Loss or Nutrition

  • FHF • Fusion Fiit

Financial, Real Estate, or Legal Services

Best Bank or Credit Union


Best Real Estate Group

  • Malik Real Estate Group

Best Real Estate Agent

  • Joanna Nowinski

Best Mortgage Company

  • Colony Mortgage

Best Insurance Company

  • Chuck Braun State Farm

Best Financial Planning Agency

  • Corvus Wealth Advisors

Best Tax Preparation

  • Glenn Burdette

Best Bookkeeping Service

  • Tidwell Bookkeeping

Travel, Entertainment, Leisure and Events

Best Hotel

  • The Carlton Hotel

Best Event or Wedding Venue

  • Rava Vineyard and Winery

Best Event Supply Company

  • All About Events

Best Art Gallery

  • Studios on the Park

Best Girl’s Night Out Spot

  • Alchemist’s Garden

Best Guy’s Night Out Spot

  • Ancient Owl Beer Garden & Bottle Shoppe

Best Family Outing

  • Charles Paddock Zoo

Best U12 Kids Entertainment

  • Hops Bounce House

Best 12-17 Kids Entertainment

  • Ravine Waterpark

Best Amusement or Games

  • Ravine Waterpark

Best Bounce House or Party Supply

  • Hops Bounce House

Best Golf Course

  • Chalk Mountain Golf Course

Best Park

  • Atascadero Lake Park

Auto Care

Best American Auto Repair & Maintenance

  • American West Tire and Auto

Best Overall Auto Care (TIE)

  • Ferrell’s Auto Repair
  • American West Tire and Auto

Best Lube and Oil Service

  • Ferrell’s Auto Repair

Best Car Wash and Auto Detail

  • El Camino Car Wash

Best Body Shop

  • Davis Auto Body

Best Tire Sales and Service

  • American West Tire and Auto

Best Auto Sales

  • Ford Paso Robles

Best RV Sales and Service

  • Sky River

Best Gas and Diesel Station (TIE)

  • Third Base
  • Klems

Best Window Repair or Tinting

  • JJB Auto Glass

Best Auto Parts

  • O’Reilly’s Auto Parts

Wine & Vineyards

Best Downtown Tasting Room

  • Kula Vineyards & Winery

Best Vineyard Tasting Room (TIE)

  • Daou
  • Halter Ranch

Best Vineyard Experience

  • Halter Ranch

Best Red

  • Kula Fireworks

Best White

  • Kula Vineyards & Winery

Best Wine & Beer Tour

  • Toast Tours

Breweries, Distilleries, and Tap Houses

Best Bar, Tavern, Pub, or Tap House (TIE)

  • Pappy McGregor’s
  • Ancient Owl

Best Brewery

  • Barrelhouse

Best Local Spirit

  • Central Coast Distillery

Best Night Club

  • Pappy McGregor’s

Best Beer

  • Barrelhouse

Best Cocktail

  • Alchemist Garden