Best new restaurant Alex & Teresa’s Trattoria
Best appetizers Ruckus Pizza, Pasta & Spirits
Best cocktails SideBar
Best bakery La Farm Bakery
Best barbecue City Barbeque
Best breakfast Brigs Restaurants
Best burger and fries Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar
Best dessert Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream
Best date-night restaurant Rey’s
Best coffee house The Wake Zone Espresso
Best seafood Bonefish Grill
Best steak house Rey’s
Best pizzeria Johnny’s Pizza
Most kid-friendly restaurant Ruckus Pizza, Pasta & Spirits
Best Asian restaurant Sushi-Thai
Best Mediterranean restaurant Sassool
Best Italian restaurant Daniel’s Restaurant & Catering
Best Indian restaurant Cilantro Indian Café
Best Mexican/Latin American restaurant Mi Cancun
Best specialty diet Sassool
Best healthy dining Diced Gourmet Salads & Wraps
Best neighborhood bar Crosstown Pub & Grill
Best outdoor dining Ruckus Pizza, Pasta & Spirits
Best craft brewery Bond Brothers Beer Company


Best public school Peak Charter Academy
Best private school Cary Academy
Best active adult community Searstone
Best nonprofit Dorcas Ministries
Best preschool Primrose Schools
Best golf course Prestonwood Country Club
Best interior design firm Lauren Burns Interiors
Best music venue Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Best local event or festival Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
Best elementary school principal Steven Pond, Peak Charter Academy
Best middle school principal H. Trent Evans, Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School
Best high school principal Karen Summers, Green Level High School
Best high school coach Roy Cooper, Apex High School
Best place for outdoor recreation Fred G. Bond Metro Park
Best place for a friends’ night out Whole Brain Escape
Best fitness club YMCA
Best yoga studio Republic of Yoga
Best kids’ program Cary Dance Productions
Best track-out or summer camp Code Ninjas
Best local TV personality Don “Big Weather” Schwenneker, ABC-11
Best local radio personality Camille Kauer, WDNC-AM
Best North Carolina hotel or resort The Umstead Hotel and Spa


Best auto mechanic shop Atlantic Tire & Service
Best financial institution Coastal Credit Union
Best financial adviser Ethan Carr, AXA Advisors
Best custom home builder/home renovation specialist Loyd Builders
Best attorney Jackie Bedard, Carolina Family Estate Planning
Best mortgage officer Andrew McCauley, SunTrust
Best insurance agent Teri LaRocca, State Farm
Best real estate agent Heidi Harris, Home Sweet Heidi Realty
Best doctor Dr. Melanie Mintzer, Generations Family Practice
Best eye doctor Dr. Kenneth Rousselo, Preston Optometry Center
Best chiropractor Dr. Brad Creehan, Spine Care Chiropractic Center
Best plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Coan, Care Plastic Surgery
Best psychologist/therapist Erin Bircher, Foundations 4 Change
Best dentist Dr. Bobbi Stanley, Stanley Dentistry
Best orthodontist Dr. Todd Bovenizer, Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics
Best hair salon Twisted Scizzors
Best pet services Town & Country Veterinary Hospital


Best new business (non-restaurant) Pura Vida Studio
Best new clothing Swagger Boutique
Best resale shopping Dorcas Thrift Shop
Best florist shop Preston Flowers
Best home furnishings and décor The Perfect Piece
Best garden center Garden Supply Company
Best jewelry store Johnson’s Jewelers
Best shopping center Park West Village
Best specialty foods store The Butcher’s Market
Best wine store Triangle Wine Company
Best bottle shop Pharmacy Bottle & Beverage

Read more about the 2020 Maggy Award winners in our January/February issue