Fall 2021! 5 Locals Take Their Passions to the Next Level 

Winners Announced of the 2021 Reader's Choice Awards

The Very Best

Celebrating Southern Oregon Magazine’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Photography by Jerry Clarkson, Ezra Marcos, and provided

 

Here is the ultimate guide for where to dine, drink, shop, work out, get pampered, fix your car, deposit your money, buy a new house, get your teeth fixed and straightened, and even the best place to run, among other fun categories. Don’t take our word for it, take it from our readers who cast their votes in our Readers’ Choice poll, cheering on their favorites. If you disagree, please be sure to make your vote count next year. You know what’s good!

  

Best Winery

Del Rio Vineyards, Gold Hill

 

Best Food Cart

Peruvian Point, Medford

 

Best BBQ

Back Porch Bar and Grill, Jacksonville

 

Best Jacksonville Restaurant

Best Restaurant Service

Best Dessert

Bella Union Restaurant and Saloon, Jacksonville

 

Best Place for a Cup of Coffee

GoodBean Coffee, Jacksonville and Medford

 

Best Place for Cocktails

Jefferson Spirits, Medford

 

Best Outdoor/Patio Dining

Taprock Northwest Grill, Grants Pass 

 

Best Margarita

Si Casa Flores, Grants Pass

 

Best Ashland Restaurant

Best Hotel Dining

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

 

Best Asian

Bambu, Medford

 

 

Best Grants Pass Restaurant

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

 

Best Medford Area Restaurant

Best Fine Dining

Best Steak

Porters, Medford

 

Best Ashland Restaurant

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

 

Best Central Point Restaurant

The Point Pub & Grill, Central Point

 

Best Pizza

Best Family Restaurant

Best Lunch Spot

Kaleidoscope Pizzeria and Pub, Medford

 

Best Breakfast

Over Easy, Medford

 

Best Brewery

Caldera Brewing Company, Ashland

 

Best Sushi

Umi Sushi, Jacksonville

 

Best Pho/Ramen

Tosu Ramen & Sushi, Medford

 

Best Italian

Rosario’s Italian Restaurant, Medford

 

Best Mexican

Luna, Medford

 

Best Bakery

Mix Bakeshop

 

Best Dispensary

Diamond Cannabis, Grants Pass

 

Best Place to Trail Run

Cathedral Hills, Grants Pass

 

Best Rating Outfitter/Guide

Orange Torpedo Trips, Merlin

 

Best Fitness Club/Gym

Club Northwest, Grants Pass

 

Best Medical Practitioner

Sarah Kalina, FNP, One Peak Medical, Medford

 

Best Chiropractor

Best Physical Therapist

Complete Integrative Care, Medford and Eagle Point

 

Most Popular Dentist

Summit Family Dentistry, Medford

 

Best Orthodontist

West Orthodontics, Medford

 

Best Spa

Spa at Club Northwest, Grants Pass

 

Best Salon

Shine On Salon, Ashland

 

Best Aesthetician

Michelle Fuller, Michelle Victoria Skincare, Medford

 

Best Place to Shop for Women’s Clothing

Volamos Boutique, Central Point

 

Best Fundraising Event

Oregon Wine Experience, Asante Foundation, Medford

 

Best Bank

Rogue Credit Union

 

Best Real Estate Company

John L. Scott

 

Best Place to Shop for Jewelry

Gold & Gems Fine Jewelry, Ashland

 

Best Place to Buy Furniture

Garrison’s, Medford

 

Best HVAC Company

Jahnke Heating and Air

 

Best Auto Technician/Mechanic

Kelly’s Automotive, Grants Pass and Medford

 

Best Local Artist

Benjamin Wood, Medford

 

Best Local Music Act

The Brothers Reed

 

Best Inn or B&B

Hummingbird Estate, Central Point

 

Best Elementary School

Jewett Elementary, Central Point

 

Best Middle School

Scenic Middle School, Central Point

 

Best High School

Crater High School, Central Point

 

Best Principal

Toby Walker, Phoenix High School

 

Most Popular Television Personality

Trish Glose, KTVL, Medford

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