2024 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

Best Business

Best Beautification, Interior or Exterior Improvement

  • Barley and Boar

Best New Business Opened in 2023

• Barley and Boar

Best Community Involvement by Business Owner

• Courtney Morrow, State Farm

Best New Location or Relocation for Existing Business

• Jacks Grill in Paso Robles

Best Social Media Presence by Local Business

• Just Baked

Community Service, Charity & Nonprofits

Best Charity or Nonprofit

• El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO)

Best Charity Event

• Empty Bowls by El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO)

Best Community Service Group

• Kiwanis Atascadero

Best Youth Charity

• Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundation

Best Parade

• Templeton 4th of July Parade

Best Charity or Nonprofit Project Under Development

• The Printery Foundation and El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO)

Banking, Finance & Real Estate

Best Mortgage or Home Loans

• Colony Mortgage, Inc

Best Insurance Agent

• Courtney Morrow, State Farm

Best Real Estate Agent

• Jaime Silveira at Malik Real Estate Group

Best Real Estate Group

• Malik Real Estate Group

Best Tax Prep or CPA

• Nicholas Medeiros, CPA, PC

Best Bank or Credit Union


Best Bookkeeping Service

• Tidwell Bookkeeping Services

Pets & Animals

Best Feed Store

• Atascadero Hay & Feed

Best Pet Grooming & Care

• Dirty Doxie Dog Grooming

Best Pet Supply Store

• Lemos Feed & Pet Supply

Best Veterinarian or Pet Hospital

• Main Street Small Animal Hospital

Amusements, Entertainment for Family

Best Amusement or Games

• Andy’s Awesome Arcade

Best Park Playground

• Atascadero Lake Park

Best Golf Course

• Chalk Mountain Golf Course

Best Bounce House or Party Supply

• Hops Bounce House

Best U12 Kids Entertainment

• Hops Bounce House

Best Place for a Girl’s Night Out

• Cielo Italian Ristorante & Rooftop Bar

Best Place for a Guy’s Night Out

• Pappy McGregor’s

Best Place for a Family Outing

• Wild Fields Brewhouse

Best 12-17 Kids Entertainment

• Wild Fields Brewhouse

Hospitality, Events & Venues

Best Event Supply Company

• All About Events

Best Hotel

• Allegretto in Paso Robles

Best Photographer

• Amy Hinrichs

Best Event Photo Booth Service

• Pix & Flix Photo Booth

Best Indoor Event Venue

• Rava Winery

Best Art Gallery

• Studios on the Park

Best Wedding Venue

• Terra Mia

Best Outdoor Event Venue

• Vina Robles

Food & Beverage

Best Mocktail

• Alchemists Garden

Best Bread

• Back Porch Bakery

Best Pastry

• Back Porch Bakery

Best Organic Farm-to-Table

• Barley and Boar

Best Pie

• Bramble Pie Co.

Best Pizza Delivery

• Bravo Pizza Plus

Best Local Seasonings

• Bren’s Seasoning

Best Brunch

• Brunch Paso Robles

Best Chinese

• China Gourmet

Best Pasta Restaurant

• Cielo Italian Ristorante & Rooftop Bar

Best Lunch Spot

• Colony Deli & Market

Best Bacon & Eggs

• Country Touch Cafe

Best French Toast

• Country Touch Cafe

Best Pancakes

• Country Touch Cafe

Best Waffles

• Country Touch Cafe

Best Appetizer

• Escargot at BL Brassiere

Best Tacos

• Finca Paso Robles and

• La Parilla

Best Sushi

• Goshi Japanese Restaurant

Best Family Restaurant

• Guest House Grill

Best Outdoor Dining

• Guest House Grill

Best Local Beef

• J&R Meats

Best BBQ Spot

• Jeffry’s Wine Country BBQ

Best Bag of Whole Bean or Ground Coffee

• Joebella Coffee

Best Coffeehouse

• Joebella Coffee

Best Cup of Coffee

• Joebella Coffee

Best Cake

• Just Baked

Best Dessert, Bake or Cake Shop

• Just Baked

Best Steak

• McPhee’s Grill

Best Steakhouse

• McPhee’s Grill

Best Pizza Dine-IN

• Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Best Pizza

• Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Best Pizza Buffet

• Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Best Gelato, Ice Cream, or Frozen Dessert

• Negranti Creamery

Best Juice Bar

• Neighborhood Juice Bar

Best Olive Oil

• Pasolivo

Best Mexican Restaurant

• Pedro’s Mexican Restaurant

Best Seafood Restaurant

• Pier 46 Seafood Co.

Best French Fries

• Rosemary Fries at Street Side

Best Hot Tea

• Spice of Life

Best Iced Tea

• Spice of Life

Best Burger Joint

• Sylvester’s Burgers

Best Thai

• Thai Elephant

Best Breakfast Place

• The Nest

Best Grocery Store

• Trader Joe’s

Best Catering

• Trattoria di Luca

Best Specialty Pizza

• Calabrian at Trattoria di Luca

Best Cheese Shop

• Vivant Fine Cheese

Best Salad

• Western Salad at Guest House Grill

Best Vegetarian or Vegan

• Ziggy’s

Wine, Beer, Spirits

& Vineyards

Best Brewery

• BarrelHouse Brewing Co.

Best Local Spirit

• Bourbon by Central Coast Distillery

Best White Wine

• Chenin Blanc by Zanoli

Best Winery Experience

• DAOU Winery and

• Vina Robles Vineyards & Winery

Best Beer

• German Pilsner by Colony Mash and 805 by Firestone Walker

Best Vineyard Experience

• Halter Ranch Vineyard

Best Downtown Tasting Room

• Kula Vineyards & Winery

Best Red Wine

• Pinot Noir at Jack Creek Cellars

Best Sparkling Wine

• Pinot Noir sparkling at Rava Winery

Best Cocktail

• Raspberry Lemon Drop at Street Side Ale House

Best Winery Event Venue

• Rava Wines

Best Vineyard Tasting Room

• Vina Robles and Rava Winery

Best Bar, Tavern, Pub, or Tap House

• Ancient Owl Beer Garden & Bottle Shoppe

Health, Wellness & Beauty

Best Nail Salon

• Calvin’s Nail Salon on Main Street in Templeton

Best Surgical and Cosmetic Dentistry

• Dr. Jeremy Lansford of Lansford Dental

Best Orthodontist

• Dr. Jason Pambrun of Pambrun Bracing

Best Pediatrician

• Dr. Battle and Dr. Macias at Central Coast Pediatrics

Best Pediatric Dentistry

• Dr. Stout Pediatric Dentistry

Best Weight Loss or Personal Trainer(s)

• Fusion FIIT

Best Women’s Hair Salon

• Haven Blue Salon

Best Hearing Aid Specialist

• Hearing Aid Specialist of the Central Coast

Best Gym

• Kennedy Club Fitness

Best Chiropractor

• McGaughey Chiropractic

Best Tattoo Studio

• Pioneer Tattoo Company

Best Optometrist and Eye Care

• Primary Eye Care Atascadero

Best Day Spa

• River Oaks Hot Springs Spa

Best Holistic Healthcare

• Salus Integrative Medicine

Best Eyewear and Glasses

• Specs by Kyla

Best Men’s Barber Shop

• The Barber Shop, Atascadero

Best Urgent Care or Clinic

• Urgent Care of Atascadero

Shopping & Retail

Best Board Shop

• 805 Board Shop

Best Surf, Skate, or Streetwear

• 805 Board Shop

Best Dinner or Dress Attire

• Ambiance Clothing & Lifestyle Boutique

Best Women’s Clothing

• Anna & Company

Best Casual Attire

• Anna & Company

Best Kid’s Clothing

• Anna & Company

Best Home Decor

• Atrium Mercantile

Best Men’s Clothing

• Bloke Outfitters

Best Flowers & Florist

• Bloom N Grow Floral Design

Best Bookstore

• Book Odyssey

Best Consignment Store

• Ernest Grace

Best Fashion

• Ernest Grace

Best Health Food & Supplements

• Natural Alternative

Best Thrift Store

• North County Christian Thrift Store

Best Gift Shop

• Perry’s Parcel

Best Eyewear

• Specs by Kyla

Best Overall Shopping & Retail

• The General Store Paso Robles

Best Antiques

• Vineyard Antique Mall

Home, Construction
& Building

Best Glass Company

• A-1 Glass

Best Furniture

• Atrium Mercantile

Best Plumbing

• Bell’s Plumbing

Best Moving Company

• Central Coast Moving & Storage

Best Storage Company

• Central Coast Moving & Storage

Best Propane Supplier

• Delta Liquid Energy

Best Rain Gutters

• Five Star Rain Gutters

Best Electrician

• Live Oak Electric/French Electric

Best Paving, Concrete, and Driveways

• Michael Frederick Paving Co

Best Roofing

• Mid State Roofing

Best Backyard Design and Build

• Native Landscape Creations

Best Landscaping, Lawn, and Garden

• Native Landscape Creations

Best Commercial or Residential Cleaning Service

• Pristine Cleaning

Best Solar

• Solarponics

Best Pest and Rodent Control

• Story Termite and Pest Control

Best Flooring

• Templeton Flooring

Best Construction & Building Materials

• Weyrick Lumber

Auto Care, Maintenance
& Repair

Best Gas and Diesel Station

• 76 Station Atascadero

Best Window Repair or Tinting

• A-1 Glass

Best Lube and Oil Service

• American West Tire and Auto

Best Tire Sales and Service

• American West Tire and Auto

Best Body Shop

• Davis Body Shop

Best Car Wash and Auto Detail

• El Camino Car Wash

Best American Auto Repair & Maintenance

• Ferrell’s Auto Repair

Best Overall Auto Care

• Ferrell’s Auto Repair

Best German Auto Repair & Maintenance

• German Performance

Best Auto Parts Store

• O’Reilly’s Auto Parts

Best Auto Sales & Service

• Paso Robles Ford

Best RV Sales and Service

  Sky River RV

Congratulations to all the Winners!