Spring '24 Issue - Best Of Winners Announced & More  

Thursday, April 4, 2024

2024 Best Of Winners Announced

The Very Best

Celebrating Southern Oregon Magazine’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards

Photography by Ezra Marcos

Southern Oregon Magazine readers have cast their votes on a wide variety of topics from best winery to best fitness club, and here are the results. The votes are tallied from a fill in the blank survey so it’s always a pleasant surprise to see who wins.

Some winners have been within these ranks for a number of years while plenty of newcomers have reached favorite status this year. Congratulations to all the award-winners and thanks to all who voted.


Best Steak

One Fifteen Broiler, Grants Pass


Best Barbeque

Back Porch Bar & Grill, Jacksonville


Best Jacksonville Restaurant

Bella Union Restaurant and Saloon, Jacksonville


Best Ashland Restaurant

Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, Ashland


Best Grants Pass Restaurant

The Bohemian bar + rooftop, Grants Pass


Best Medford Restaurant and

Best Asian/Chinese/Thai Food

Bambu, Medford


Best Central Point Restaurant

The Point Pub & Grill, Central Point


Best Local Artist

Cate Battles, Cate Battles Fine Art & Photography, Grants Pass


Best Gym/Fitness Club

Club Northwest, Grants Pass


Best Winery

Schmidt Family Vineyards, Grants Pass


Best Bakery

Beef Cakes Bakery, Grants Pass


Best Orthodontist

Robinson Orthodontics, Grants Pass


Best Place to Shop for Women’s Clothing

Woven and Wyld, Grants Pass


Best Place to Shop for Furniture

Gates Home Furnishings & Sleep Center, Grants Pass


Best Place to Shop for Jewelry

Gold & Gems Fine Jewelry, Ashland


Best Physical Therapy

Total Performance Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, Grants Pass



Caveman Heating and Air Conditioning, Grants Pass


Best Burger and Best Newcomer Restaurant

Killer Burger, Medford


Best Pizza and Best Family Restaurant

Kaleidoscope Pizzeria & Pub, Medford


Best Auto Technician/Mechanic

Kelly’s Automotive Service, Grants Pass and Medford


Best Breakfast and Best Outdoor Patio Dining

Ma Mosa’s, Grants Pass


Best Aesthetician

Central Point Beauty Salon, Central Point


Best Sushi

Musashi Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine, Grants Pass


Best Mexican Restaurant

El Molcajete, Grants Pass and Medford


Best Italian

Paisano’s Italian Kitchen, Rogue River


Best Fine Dining and Best Restaurant Service

The Twisted Cork, Grants Pass


Best Dessert

Best Place for a Cup of Coffee

Best Lunch Spot

House of Glory, Grants Pass


Best Food Cart/Street Vendor

Valentino’s, Grants Pass


Best Place for a Cocktail

Steam Distillery, Grants Pass


Best Brewery and Best Place to Gather with Friends

Weekend Beer Company, Grants Pass


Best High School

Grants Pass High School, Grants Pass


Best Middle School

Ashland Middle School, Ashland


Best Elementary School

Highland Elementary School, Grants Pass


Best Salon

En V Salon, Grants Pass


Best Spa

The Spa at Club Northwest, Grants Pass


Best Rafting Outfitter/Guide

Morrison’s Rogue Wilderness Adventures and Lodge, Merlin


Most Popular Dentist

Summit Family Dental, Medford


Best Bank

Rogue Credit Union


Best Realtor

Michael O'Coyne, Jacksonville


Best Auto Buying Experience

Southern Oregon Subaru, Medford


Best Dispensary

The Herbsman, Medford


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