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Best of the Beach | 2012 Reader’s Choice Results

Following are the Reader's Choice results in the 2012 Best of the Beach voting.


Assisted Living Center

First Place - Agape

Finalist - Lakes at Litchfield

Finalist - National Health Care

Auto Body Shop

First Place - Evans Family Collision

Finalist - Beach Ford

Finalist - DeFalco's

Auto Dealer

First Place - Sparks Toyota

Finalist - East Coast Honda

Finalist - Myrtle Beach Automotive

Best Oil Change

First Place - Jiffy Lube

Finalist - Mason's Tire

Finalist - Firestone

Bait/Tackle ShopFirst Place - Bass Pro Shops

Finalist - Perry's Bait and Tackle

Finalist - Socastee Bait and Tackle

Boat Dealer

First Place - Marine Service Center

Finalist - Bass Pro Shops

Finalist - Coastal Marine

Bridal Boutique

First Place - Amanda's Collection

Finalist - Fancy Frocks

Finalist - Little White Dress

Chiropractic Group/Office

First Place - O'Neill Chiropratic

Finalist - Atlantic Spine

Finalist - Strand Spine Institute

Consignment Shop

First Place - New For You

Finalist - Consign at 5th

Finalist - Twice as Nice

Cosmetic Dentistry

First Place - Pournaras Cosmetic Dentistry

Finalist - Dunes Dental Services

Finalist - Glenns Bay Dental Associates

Cosmetic/Med Spa Practice

First Place - Carolina Coastal Plastic Surgery

Finalist - DermaVougue

Finalist - Visible Results

Dance Studio

First Place - Palmetto Dance Starz

Finalist - Arts Alive Performing Arts

Finalist - Marla's School of Dance

Day Care Center

First Place - Learning Tree

Finalist - Belin Creative Learning Center

Finalist - Creative Beginnings

Day Spa

First Place - Victoria Dianne's

Finalist - Dolce Lusso

Finalist - Stox and Co.

Dental Group/Office

First Place - Glenns Bay Dental Associates

Finalist - Dunes Dental Services

Finalist - Myrtle Beach Dental Associates

Dog Grooming Service

First Place - PetSmart

Finalist - Benji's Bed and Breakfast

Finalist – Shampooches

Dry Cleaner

First Place - Royal Cleaners

Finalist - Lapels

Finalist - Sunshine Cleaners

Eye Vision Center

First Place - Coastal Vision Center

Finalist - Costco

Finalist - 20/20 Eyewear

Financial Institution

First Place - BB&T

Finalist - First Federal

Finalist - Wells Fargo


First Place - King's Florist

Finalist - Always Blooming

Finalist - Lazelle's

Frame Shop

First Place - Michaels

Finalist - Frame Factory

Finalist - AC Moore

Furniture Store

First Place - Garden City Furniture

Finalist - Ashley Furniture

Finalist - Owl O Rest

Grocery Store

First Place - Lowes Foods

Finalist - Bi-Lo

Finalist - Food Lion

Hair Salon

First Place - Mirage Hair Studio

Finalist - Dolce Lusso

Finalist - Stephanie's Salon & Spa

Heating/Air Conditioning Service

First Place - Carolina Cool

Finalist - Air Doctor

Finalist - One Hour Heating and Cooling


First Place - Babb Construction

Finalist - Flagship Homes

Finalist - Justice Constructions


First Place - Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

Finalist - Conway Medical Center

Finalist - Waccamaw Community Hospital

Insurance Company

First Place - Carolyn Bailey - State Farm

Finalist - Ronnie Gasque - Allstate

Finalist - Wade Davis - State Farm


First Place - Benji's Bed and Breakfast

Finalist - A Dogs Way Inn

Finalist - Tamroc Kennels

Mattress Retailer

First Place - Bed Man

Finalist - Bedding World

Finalist - Garden City Furniture

Manicure/Nail Shop

First Place - L.A. Nails

Finalist - Happy Nails

Finalist - Royal Nails

Medical Clinic, Office or Group

First Place - Inlet Medical Associates

Finalist - Family Medicine of Sayebrook

Finalist - Med Plus

Pediatric Group/Office

First Place - Grand Strand Pediatrics

Finalist - Inlet Pediatrics

Finalist - Pawleys Pediatrics

Pest Control Service

First Place - Lanes Pest Control

Finalist - Strand Termite and Pest Control

Finalist - Terminix

Pet Supply Shop

First Place - PetSmart

Finalist - Coastline Pet Supply

Finalist - Pet Galley

Piercing Studio

First Place - Elite Body Piercing

Finalist - Dr. Piercing

Finalist - Professional Piercing by Jackie


First Place - CVS

Finalist - Walgreens

Finalist - WalMart


First Place - Lindsey Mills Photography

Finalist - Gene Ho Photography

Finalist - Savvy Alli Photography

Real Estate Agency

First Place - Coldwell Banker - Chicora

Finalist - Dockside Realty

Finalist - Dunes Realty

Shopping Center/Mall

First Place - Coastal Grand Mall

Finalist - The Market Common

Finalist - Tanger Outlets

Swimsuit Shop

First Place - Tara Grinna

Finalist - Evita

Finalist - La Plage

Tanning Salon

First Place - UltraTan

Finalist - Southern Sun Tanz

Finalist - Tiki Tan

Tattoo Parlor

First Place - Elite Ink

Finalist - Hero Tattoo

Finalist - Myrtle Beach Ink

Tire Store

First Place - Tire Town

Finalist - Mason's Tire

Finalist - Sam's Club

Tobacco Store

First Place - Tinder Box

Finalist - Nick's Cigar World

Finalist - Purple Haze

Trendy Boutique

First Place - Bou'tiki

Finalist - Francesca's

Finalist - Socialite

Veterinary Hospital/Office

First Place - Ark Animal Hospital

Finalist - Carolina Forest Veterinary Hospital

Finalist - Murrells Inlet Veterinary Hospital


Annual Festival/Event

First Place - Little River Blue Crab Festival

Finalist - Beach, Boogie, BBQ Festival

Finalist - Taste of the Town

Bowling Center

First Place - Surfside Bowling Center

Finalist - Revolutions Entertainment, Inlet Square Mall

Finalist - Waccamaw Lanes

Biker Bar/Hangout

First Place - Beaver Bar

Finalist - Captain Poo's

Finalist - Suck, Bang, Blow


First Place - SunCruz

Finalist - The Big M

Family Amusement Venue

First Place - Family Kingdom

Finalist - Broadway at the Beach

Finalist - Wild, Water and Wheels

Golf Course

First Place - Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Finalist - The Dunes Club

Finalist - Legends Resorts

Live Entertainment Theater

First Place - Alabama Theater

Finalist - Carolina Opry

Finalist - The Palace Theatre

Miniature Golf Course

First Place - Mt. Atlanticus

Finalist - Captain Hook's

Finalist - Jungle Lagoon

Movie Theater

First Place - Grand 14 at the Market Common

Finalist - Carmike - Broadway at the Beach

Finalist - Frank Theaters - Inlet Square Mall


First Place - Revolutions

Finalist - 2001

Finalist - Club Boca

Night Spot for Live Music

First Place - House of Blues

Finalist - Dead Dog Saloon

Finalist - The Boathouse

Par 3 Golf Course

First Place - Tupelo Bay

Finalist - Cane Patch

Finalist - Midway Par 3

Place for Karaoke

First Place - Broadway Louie's

Finalist - Deckerz Bar and Grill

Finalist - Rising Starz Karaoke Club


All You Can Eat Restaurant

First Place - Ryan's

Finalist - Crabby Mike's

Finalist - Golden Corral

Asian Restaurant

First Place - P.F. Changs

Finalist - E-Noodles

Finalist - Miyabi's


First Place - Croissants Bakery & Bistro

Finalist - Coccadotts Cake Shop

Finalist - Pawleys Island Bakery


First Place - Liberty Taproom

Finalist - Dead Dog Saloon

Finalist - Magoo's

Breakfast Place

First Place - Eggs Up Grill

Finalist - Applewood House of Pancakes

Finalist - IHOP

Early Bird Special

First Place - Miyabi's

Finalist - Gulfstream Café

Finalist - Texas Roadhouse

Fast Food Restaurant

First Place - Chic Fil A

Finalist - McDonald's

Finalist - Wendy's

Fine Dining Restaurant

First Place - Frank's

Finalist - The Brentwood Restaurant

Finalist - NY Prime

Italian Restaurant

First Place - Carrabba's

Finalist - Old World Italian Restaurant

Finalist - Angelo's Steak and Pasta

Mexican Restaurant

First Place - El Cerro Grande

Finalist – Abuelos Mexican Food Embassy

Finalist - Fiesta Del Burro Loco

Place for Barbecue

First Place - Little Pigs BBQ

Finalist - Bar-B-Que House

Finalist - Prosser's BBQ

Place for a Burger

First Place - Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Finalist - Burky's

Finalist - River City Café

Place for Dessert

First Place - Croissants Bakery & Bistro

Finalist - Collectors Café

Finalist - The Melting Pot

Place for a Hotdog

First Place - Sonic

Finalist - Joey Doggs

Finalist - Sam's Corner

Place for Ice Cream

First Place - Sweet Frog

Finalist - Bruester's

Finalist - Painters Ice Cream

Place for Pizza

First Place - Ultimate California Pizza

Finalist - Gino's Real NY Pizza

Finalist - Scatori's

Place for Ribs

First Place - Sticky Fingers

Finalist - Damon's

Finalist - Texas Roadhouse

Place for a Salad

First Place - California Dreaming

Finalist - Carolina Roadhouse

Finalist - Ruby Tuesday's

Place for a Steak

First Place - Angelo's Steak and Pasta

Finalist - Outback Steakhouse

Finalist - Texas Roadhouse

Place for Subs

First Place - Subway

Finalist - Firehouse Subs

Finalist - Jersey Mike's

Place for Sushi

First Place - King Kong Sushi

Finalist - Miyabi's

Finalist - SoHo

Place for Wings

First Place - Fat Jack's Wings and Things

Finalist - Buffalo Wild Wings

Finalist - Wild Wing Café

Restaurant with best service

First Place - The Brentwood Restaurant

Finalist - Angelo's Steak and Pasta

Finalist - Capriz Italian Feast

Most Romantic Restaurant

First Place - The Melting Pot

Finalist - The Brentwood Restaurant

Finalist - Frank's

Seafood Restaurant

First Place - Bonefish Grill

Finalist - Flying Fish

Finalist - Sea Captain's House

Sports Bar

First Place - Dagwood's Sports Bar & Deli

Finalist - Buffalo Wild Wings

Finalist - King Street Grille

Sunday Brunch Spot

First Place - Chestnut Hill

Finalist - Gulfstream Café

Finalist - Salt Water Creek Café