Best of Fauquier 2019 Results

I think all Fauquier residents will agree that we live in a pretty amazing place, and that is due in part to the efforts and customer service of our local businesses. A true community in every sense of the word, our businesses contribute to our quality of life by bringing us the convenience of shopping and obtaining excellent services locally, to residents and tourists alike. Congratulations to all the winners and many many thanks to all the businesses in the county, as well as all our readers and followers that took the time to vote. 


Best Art Gallery
Berkley Gallery
With their extensive collection of fine traditional American art, Berkley Gallery is clearly the favorite in Fauquier County. Available in a wide price range, their selection of paintings include a variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, pastel, and graphite, and their collection of sculptures incorporates exceptional bronze pieces. Not sure what to pick? Take advantage of their art consultations as you determine which pieces will best suit your home.

Best Local Artist
Kevin Scott Jacobs
Remington artist Kevin Scott Jacobs has been creating art since childhood, when he found inspiration in Star Wars and comic books. His art tends to favor topics that are important to him, which is why much of his work features themes of animal and wildlife conservation. His art is available in print, with some originals for sale.

Best Photographer
Jessica Tapscott Photography
Known for her sweet disposition and passion for what she does, Jessica Tapscott becomes emotionally involved in each photo session she shoots, which undoubtedly contributes to her popularity and success. Driven by her love of portraying the miracle of new life, she specializes in newborn and family photography.


Best Auto Dealership
Country Chevrolet
Country Chevrolet is the favorite in Fauquier this year, known for its wide variety of high quality new and used cars and trucks. With a stellar service center, Country Chevrolet offers a one-stop shop for all your vehicle needs. So whether you need a new vehicle, or repairs to your current one, this dealership is always ready to help with excellent service and an informed sales team.

Best Auto Parts Supply
Chick’s Services
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Best Auto Repair
RTO Tire and Auto
With a focus on what is best for vehicles and their owners, RTO Tire and Auto won the Auto Repair category this year. Whether you’re looking for routine maintenance or seeking an estimate on a major repair, RTO Tire and Auto is ready to offer the fastest solutions for the lowest prices. Check out their shop in Remington the next time you need to make a pit stop.

Best Motorsports Equipment & Accessories
Blalock Cycle Co.
Located in Fauquier County since 1984, Blalock Cycle Company is the place to go for extracurricular vehicles in this area. From Honda motorcycles to dirt bikes to go-karts to all terrain vehicles, they have everything you need for all of your on- and off-road adventures. Their service center on West Lee Highway is the foundation of their operation. From your first service to full overhauls, their team does it all.

Best Tractor/Lawn Mower sales and repair
Cecil’s Tractors
Family-owned Cecil’s Tractors Inc. has served Warrenton and the surrounding area with a personal touch for over 30 years. An authorized dealer for many brands, they can provide you with the best in new and used mowers, tractors, UTVs and more, and repair service for your existing tools. They are happy to help you find either the perfect outdoor power equipment or the parts you’ve been looking for.

Children’s Services

Best Camp/Summer Program
Highland School Summer Programs
It is no wonder that a program that encourages students to be their best has won best summer program this year. Highland School offers an exciting array of summer courses for students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, focusing on creating a safe environment that promotes effective learning and cooperation. The programs are open to all who are interested and are not restricted to those enrolled at Highland.

Best Day Care Center/Preschool
St. Stephen’s Preschool
For 20 years, St. Stephen’s preschool has sought to provide the early learners of the Fauquier community with a classroom experience focused on both academic growth and community involvement. Rooted in a Christian background, St. Stephen’s structures its curriculum around math, science, social studies, and language with courses that will prepare students for success as they move forward in their scholastic and extracurricular careers.


Best Girls’ Night Out
Claire’s at the Depot
Claire’s bar and restaurant is the place to go when you want to spend an evening with friends and enjoy conversation. With both indoor and outdoor seating, their comfortable and welcoming atmosphere offers the perfect place for people to gather, whether to catch up with old friends or get to know new ones.

Best Local Entertainer/Band
CJ tha DJ
Sure to pump up any party, Cj-tha-Dj of Catlett has been voted best in Fauquier for local entertainment. He is available to liven up any event, from weddings to private events to parties and more. Also offered through his business are moon bounce rentals. If you’re looking to have your next celebration stand out above the rest, try out Cj-tha-Dj.

Best Saturday Night Date Spot
Claire’s at the Depot
Winner of many categories in this year’s Best Of competition, Claire’s is the perfect spot for a night out, whether you’re on a first date or have been together for years. Claire’s has also been voted one of the top 100 romantic restaurants in the country at, so it’s no mystery why it’s a favorite for Fauquier couples!


Best Accounting Firm
Scheulen, Patchett & Edwards, P.C.
In 1983, Schuelen, Patchett & Edwards began as a small office and has been expanding ever since. Having served our community for over 36 years, this firm offers years of experience in providing accounting services to businesses and individuals. They offer estate planning, consulting, tax, and accounting services. Their office is located on Alexandria Pike next to the DMV.

Best Bank
The Fauquier Bank
This local bank accrued the most votes in this year’s competition. Committed to the needs of our small town, The Fauquier Bank focuses on personal service, a characteristic which has made it stand out since 1902 when this independent, locally-owned community bank was founded. TFB continues to grow, a testament to the quality of its service, with branches in Fauquier and Prince William Counties. The main branch is located off Main Street at 10 Courthouse Square.

Best Financial Advisor/Investment Firm
Fauquier Bank Wealth Management
Committed to protecting the assets of our community, TFB Wealth Management offers a variety of services including financial, retirement, and college planning, investment management, trust administration, estate settlement, brokerage services, and insurance services. Located in the heart of Old Town Warrenton, their office provides accessibility and convenience.

Best Law Firm
Law Office of Marie Washington
Marie Washington’s commitment to her community, demonstrated through her legal services and volunteer work, make it clear why her firm was voted Best Of Fauquier once again. Marie is known for her excellent and professional legal services in family law, estate planning, civil litigation, criminal law, traffic violations, business law, and landlord-tenant issues.

Best Mortgage Company
The Fauquier Bank
Fauquier homeowners have voted The Fauquier Bank as the favorite home lender in the county. Whether you are looking for a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage, refinancing, or advice on what kind of mortgage you should be looking for, the Fauquier Bank can help you smoothly navigate the daunting process of securing financing for your home. Their mortgage lenders combine local expertise with flexible terms and responsive care to help you with your mortgage needs.

Exercise and Fitness

Best Coach or Trainer
Crystal Willis, Crossfit Warrenton
Despite being a busy mother of three, CrossFit Trainer Crystal Willis refuses to make excuses that would allow her to avoid regular exercise, and works on breaking through the limits of her strength and endurance. Offering six different classes for people of all ages, Crystal is eager to tailor the diverse workouts of CrossFit to your needs and schedule in order to help you build the body and lifestyle you desire.

Best Dance Studio
Dreams of Dance
A dance, tumbling, and cheer studio located in the Northrock shopping center, Dreams of Dance welcomes aspiring performers of all ages, from 18 months to adult. They offer a large variety of dance and cheer classes including hip-hop, pom, acro, ballet/pointe, jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical, gymnastics, and more.

Best Fitness Center
Old Town Athletic Club
Since 1996, Kim and Mike Forsten have focused on helping guests incorporate fitness as an enjoyable feature of their daily lives. State-of-the-art club facilities, a yoga and pilates studio, personal training, group training, Parisi Speed School, and Kids Club all contribute to the Forstens’ goal of improving the overall health of guests of any age. Members also enjoy massage therapy services, a juice bar, and a coffee bar as well as well-appointed locker rooms. Visit them at their Walker Drive facility.

Best Yoga Studio
Old Town Athletic Club Breathe Yoga
OTAC Breathe is a studio perfect for those looking to attain the benefits of Yoga and Pilates. The Club’s yoga classes include traditional forms such as Hatha, Lyengar, Yin, Foundations, and Mat Pilates. They also offer the more contemporary styles of hot Vinyasa, Slow Flow and Pitaiyo, as well as a fully equipped Pilates studio. With nearly 40 classes offered weekly, Breathe is an oasis of complete peace and wellness.

Food and Restaurants

Best All Around Restaurant
Claire’s at the Depot
A consistent winner in our Best Of competition, Claire’s has won a number of categories in this year’s survey, crowned by its victory as best all around restaurant. Their old town location, atmosphere, and amazing cuisine are undoubtedly what made it the favorite of Fauquier voters.

Best Bakery/Desserts
Red Truck Bakery
With its pies and tasty treats having received acclaim from locals, visitors, and even Barack Obama, Red Truck Bakery once again achieves the winning slot as the best bakery in Warrenton. If you are looking to appease your sugar cravings, stop in and try some of their cookies, moonshine cake, chocolate croissants, or any one of their other melt-in-your-mouth delights.

Best Barbeque
Shawn’s Smokehouse BBQ
Warrenton certainly loves its BBQ, and with so many delicious options, it is certainly an achievement for Shawn’s Smokehouse BBQ to have come out on top. Patrons can select from barbequed pork, chicken, beef, ribs, and brisket. Choose Shawn’s to cater your next event, and keep an eye out for their food truck at festivals, breweries, and wineries in the area.

Best Breakfast Place
Frost Diner
Since 1955, Frost Diner has been a mainstay in our town, offering amazing classic southern breakfast food 24 hours a day: pancakes, eggs, bacon, corned beef hash, biscuits and gravy, and grits. They also offer scrumptious lunches and dinners, as well as an amazing array of pies and other desserts. Enjoy the mid-century charm at this vintage diner with a hearty meal sure to leave you satisfied. 55 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton.

Best Brewery
Old Bust Head Brewing Company
Brewmaster Charles Kling brings a lifetime of experience distilling, fermenting, and brewing to Old Bust Head, where they tie the names of their beers to the local community. They’re serious about the art of crafting exceptional beer, which is matched by their passion for the environment. Visit their brewery in Vint Hill on a hot summer day to try them out.

Best Business Lunch
Claire’s at the Depot
Winning other categories in our competition this year, Claire’s has been voted the best place for a business lunch. Professional lunches can be crucial to networking and sealing deals, and with their amazing food, excellent service and spacious dining room, Claire’s is the ideal place to comfortably discuss business matters. Try them for a weekday lunch.

Best Casual/Family Restaurant
Molly’s Irish Pub
Molly’s Irish Pub has been chosen as the best casual/family restaurant by our voters. Located in Old Town Warrenton, this traditional Irish pub serves dishes that masterfully blend old country style with modern flavor. With fresh ingredients, cold craft beers, and regular live musical performances, Molly’s is sure to serve up a sensational outing for you and your family.

Best Caterer
Cafe Torino
The votes are in, and Cafe Torino has won best caterer again this year. Customers enjoy Andrea and Amber Ferrero’s northern Italian cuisine all day, for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant can make your event memorable by providing their creative and delicious appetizers, entrées and desserts for your parties and events, large or small, through their catering service.

Best Coffee Shop
Deja Brew Cafe
A cozy and fun meeting place for friends to catch up, Deja Brew has won best coffee shop in Fauquier again this year. Day or evening, you can grab one of their carefully crafted hot or cold coffee concoctions. They offer iced or hot coffee, cappuccinos, and espressos. Don’t forget to try one of their freshly-made pastries, or stay for a breakfast sandwich or lunch while you are there. Keep an eye out for their evening entertainment, when they also serve cocktails.

Best Grocery Store
Buckland Farm Market
Owned and operated by Bill and Sherry Coffey for over 27 years, the Buckland Farm Market won the category for best small grocery store, offering fresh produce and delicious homemade goodies for all four seasons. Located on a working cattle farm, the market prides itself on its family-friendly, country-style atmosphere, providing a relaxed and comfortable environment perfect for a memorable rural adventure.

Best Ice Cream
Carousel Frozen Treats
According to our voters, Carousel Frozen Treats is the best place to enjoy an ice cream. Open spring through fall, they are especially popular among students who visit Carousel after school. It’s also a great place to meet up with family and friends to enjoy a scoop or two of one of their frozen delights. Conveniently located in Waterloo Shopping Center, they also serve hot dogs, sliders, grilled cheese and chicken strips.

Best International Food
Faang Thai Restaurant
The top spot in the International Food category went to Faang Thai Restaurant this year. Readers adore their unique, exotic flavors–both mild and spicy–which can be found in their appetizers, main entrees, and even desserts. They also offer an extensive bar selection, as well as take-out and local delivery for you to enjoy at home. Dine inside or outside, where you will taste the many reasons they were voted number one.

Best Mexican/Latin Food
El Agave
El Agave is the favorite among Fauquier restaurant-goers this year. This local establishment offers authentic, delicious Mexican food that features chicken, pork, beef, seafood, and vegetarian options. The Villasenor family is welcoming and provides prompt, reliable service with consistently great-tasting food. Go visit for lunch or dinner.

Best Outdoor Seating
Claire’s at the Depot
A winner of quite a few categories this year, Claire’s has also been voted best outdoor seating at a restaurant in Fauquier County. A spacious patio and a carefully landscaped garden, bordered by a historic train car and an elegant fence make it a delightful spot to dine and enjoy the fine weather after work or on weekends.

Best Pizza
Located on Route 29, Spitony’s has stood out among the many local options for pizza by serving hand-tossed pizzas with homemade crusts, its distinctive feature since 1975. Their menu also includes their famous sub sandwiches and Greek specialty items from traditional family recipes.

Best Place for a Cocktail
Claire’s at the Depot
Winning other categories this year, Claire’s has been voted the place to go for cocktails. With their large, elegant bar, talented mixologists, and an extensive and creative wine list, it’s the perfect place to go for a drink and unwind.

Best Wait Staff/Server
Claire’s at the Depot
With their attentive staff and excellent service, it’s no surprise that Claire’s has won the best wait staff category this year. The popular servers, who know regulars by name as well as by drink and food preferences, are adept at making guests feel welcome, pampered, and a valued part of the Claire’s family.

Best Winery
Barrel Oak Winery
Boasting their hand-crafted Virginia wine, Brian and Sharon Roeder’s Barrel Oak Winery is the voter favorite for the tenth year in a row. Nestled in the Fauquier countryside, the winery offers a relaxing atmosphere, a kid- and pet-friendly environment, and gorgeous views. This venue holds appeal all year round, offering seating either inside their spacious winery or on their beautiful patios. For beer lovers, Barrel Oak now boasts a brewery as well.

For the Home

Best Antiques and Furniture
Fox Den Antiques
Fox Den Antiques has been serving the community since the 1980s, and this year, as in past years, voters have selected Fox Den as the best place to shop for antiques and furniture. Visiting their immense location filled with a wide range of antiques, art, collectibles, and memorabilia is an unforgettable experience. They also offer a large selection of excellent quality used and antique furniture. Located in the Waterloo Shopping Center, Fox Den is open seven days a week and by appointment.

Best Computer and Technology Support
Dok Klaus Computer Care
Since 2002, Dok Klaus Computer Care has consistently provided clients with quality computer system repair services and technical support in Fauquier County. Knowing that the information on your devices is of the utmost importance, Dok and his knowledgeable team are ready to help with personalized computer care, networking, virus removal, data recovery, and on-site solutions for homes and businesses. Their office is located on Waterloo Street across from Carousel Frozen Treats.

Best Contractor/Handyman
Genesis Home Improvement
The winner in the Contractor/Handyman category this year is Genesis Home Improvement, LLC, a family-owned company in Bealeton that provides personalized home improvement services to clients throughout northern Virginia. They offer a number of services including kitchen and bathroom renovations, roofing and siding, deck and patio installations, general interior and exterior home improvements, and even barn construction.

Best Electrician
Appleton Campbell
Winning in several home improvement categories this year, Appleton Campbell has also been voted best electrician this year. Committed to providing customers with top quality service, Appleton Campbell allows you to choose the appointment time that is most convenient for you and ensures up front pricing for any service they complete.

Best Home Improvement Store
Rankin’s True Value Hardware
According to our voters, Rankin’s True Value Hardware offers the highest quality tools and materials for your next home improvement for the most affordable prices. Rankin’s knows that you take pride in where you live, and that’s why they strive to prepare you to take on the projects that will turn your house into your dream home. Visit their store in Warrenton or check out their website for advice on how to make your residence the safe and beautiful sanctuary you deserve.

Appleton Campbell
Undoubtedly a favorite in home maintenance, Appleton Campbell offers what our voters consider to be the best HVAC services in Fauquier. A family-owned business since 1976, Appleton Campbell concentrates on treating your home the way they would treat their own, minimizing the mess during the job and meticulously cleaning up after the work is complete.

Best Insurance Agent
Carmen Rivera, State Farm
Ms. Rivera of State Farm Insurance has become popular in Fauquier thanks to her personal, friendly, and knowledgeable service. Focused on auto, home, renters, life, and business insurance, she helps clients in Warrenton and the surrounding areas manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams.

Best Lawn Care/Grounds Maintenance
Certified in permaculture design, Permascapes LLC is ready to plan, construct, and maintain the perfect yard to complement your home. With services including landscape design, tree trimming, and seasonal yard cleanup, Permascapes focuses on offering care to your garden that is both high quality and sustainable, so that you can be proud of your home’s appearance all year long.

Best Nursery/Garden Center
Meadows Farms
According to our voters, Meadows Farms is the best nursery/garden center in the area for anyone who has a green thumb or aspires to have one. Grab a cart and stroll through all the amazing selections at their location on Route 29. Selections range from annuals to perennials, from shrubs to trees, and more. They also offer full-service landscaping and design for clients.

Best Pest Control
Eagle Pest Services
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Best Plumber
Appleton Campbell
A family-owned business serving Warrenton and the surrounding area since 1976, Appleton Campbell are committed to providing customers with top quality service, a mission our voters recognized by voting them best plumbing service in Fauquier this year. Focused on building excellent relationships with customers, their expert technicians provide professional, friendly, and efficient installation and repairs in plumbing, electric, and HVAC services.

Best Residential Real Estate Agent
Brenda Rich
Brenda Rich of Century 21 Real Estate in Warrenton knows that investing in a home is a huge step, both emotionally and financially, and is ready to help. A native Fauquier resident, Brenda has been selling real estate since 1978 and has vast knowledge of the area. She is very active in the community as president of the Fauquier County Fair, Inc. and as a member of the Greater Area Association of Realtors. A certified buyer’s agent, she specializes in first time home buyers.

Hair, Nail, and Spa Services

Best Barber Shop
Siggi’s Men’s Grooming Place
Specializing in men’s scissor cuts and fades, Siggi’s Men’s Grooming Place certainly offers more than the traditional barbershop experience. Owner Siggi Jamison and her highly trained team provide their customers with an experience that both grooms and pampers, including services such as beard trims, facials, and massage therapy.

Best Hair Salon
Taking into account hair color, face shape, skin tone, eye color, and personal style, the stylists at PR@Partners focus on crafting flattering looks for each client. With modern salons and an emphasis on beautiful hair transformations, they are all about simple and fresh looks that adapt to the client and their lifestyle. Conveniently located in Warrenton Center, PR@Partners could be the place for you to find your next hairstyle.

Best Massage
Salon Emage
Located in Old Town Warrenton, Salon Emage’s historic, luxurious atmosphere is surely what led it to win in this category. Tailored to meet each customer’s individual needs, the selection of massages at the salon are ideal for those looking for full-body rejuvenation, relaxation after workouts, or relief from specific muscle aches.

Best Nail Salon
Envy Nails
With services including manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, gel nails, and silk wraps, Envy Nails offers a wide array of nail care. They also provide many other elegant spa services, from makeup tattoos to massages to facials, ensuring that their customers feel comfortable, beautiful, and relaxed.

Best Spa
Salon Emage
Clearly a favorite among our voters, Salon Emage also won this year for its lavish spa services. Whether customers are looking for a relaxing afternoon with a friend, a unique venue for a romantic date night, or an unforgettable group experience for a special occasion, the spa at Salon Emage is ready to pamper and reinvigorate its guests.


Best Chiropractor Office
Advantage Health Chiropractic, Dr. Doug Smith
Best known for the expert care “Dr. Doug” and his friendly staff provide, this chiropractic office has consistently been a favorite among our voters. Their services include diagnosis and treatment of common painful spinal misalignments, treatment of degenerative spinal conditions, and even massage therapy.

Best Counselor/Therapist
Spiritual Care Support Ministries
It is important for the people of Fauquier County to know that there are resources in their community ready to help them navigate the loss they experience. Spiritual Care Support Ministries offers faith-based programs to help members of the community deal with grief, divorce, chronic illness, and other hardships. Through the facilitation of counseling, training, and support groups, SCSM is committed to supporting the people of Fauquier as they overcome and grow from the hardships in their lives.

Best Dentist
Dr. Jeffrey A. Harris, D.D.S.
Serving Warrenton for over 25 years and boasting its friendly, familial atmosphere, the dental practice of Dr. Jeffrey A. Harris, D.D.S. is our winner this year. Dr. Harris’s practice aims to provide high quality dental care for a reasonable price, utilizing the most current techniques and equipment, as well as ensuring patients are informed about the procedures they need.

Best Dermatologist
Warrenton Dermatology
With a focus on establishing a doctor-patient relationship based on mutual respect and communication, Warrenton Dermatology has won best dermatologist this year. Whether you are interested in an initial consultation, an emergency procedure, or a long-term treatment plan, their knowledgeable staff is ready to give you the confidence of healthy skin. 

Best Eye Care Provider
Samuel L. Weir and Associates
Since 1979, Samuel L. Weir and Associates have been committed to supporting the vision of Fauquier County, providing comprehensive exams, Lasik and cataract evaluations, glasses frames and lenses, and contact lenses. The practice also works to ensure the health of patients’ eyes, offering removal of foreign bodies, treatment of infections and glaucoma, co-management of LASIK and cataract surgery, and monitoring of macular degeneration.

Best Holistic Service/Alternative medicine Provider
Lifestyle Physicians
Drs. Sagar Verma, MD and Sheeba Asad, ND, co-founders of Lifestyle Physicians, share a philosophy of promoting patients’ health by addressing the root of conditions, rather than just acting defensively against symptoms. From chronic conditions to acute pain, the staff at Lifestyle Physicians utilizes non-invasive natural remedies to promote whole-patient wellness and facilitate the self-healing processes of the body.

Best Home Health Care
Fauquier Hospital Health Home Health Care
Fauquier Hospital Health’s Home Health Care, our winner this year, is ready to provide support when people need assistance at home after an injury or surgery. Under the supervision of the referring physician, they help patients and families to smoothly transition from hospital to home, set up a patient’s home for maximum safety, and arrange physical and occupational therapies. Home Health Care can also help coordinate home health aides and skilled nursing care when necessary.

Best Hospice Provider
Hospice Support of Fauquier County
People who have gone through the terminal illness of a loved one know how much of a difference attentive, comfortable hospice care can make in such a difficult situation. This year, Hospice Support of Fauquier County has been voted the best provider in the county. A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing non-medical, supportive care to people with life threatening or terminal illness as well as their families, Hospice Support focuses on ensuring the highest quality of life for the patient.

Best Orthodontist
Griffin & Errera Orthodontics
When you decide to get braces for yourself or a loved one, you want to make sure you’re getting the best care and most advanced treatment available. According to the voters of Fauquier County, Griffin and Errera Orthodontics is the place to go. They value the establishment of open communication and a family-friendly environment, constructing comprehensive diagnoses with individualized treatment plans.

Best Pediatrician
Piedmont Pediatrics (Drs. Jakum, Chalmeta, Bovee, Rustom)
Located at 20 Rock Pointe off Blackwell Road, Piedmont Pediatrics proudly provides doctors, nurse practitioners, a phlebotomist, a team of licensed nurses, and an attentive administrative support staff. Together, they are dedicated to meeting your child’s medical care needs, from newborn to young adulthood. Same-day sick appointments and Saturday appointments are available.

Best Pharmacy
Remington Drug Company
Founded in 1913, Remington Drug Company is the oldest pharmacy in Fauquier County, proudly balancing its knowledge of the most advanced pharmaceutical technology with its friendly and familiar service. A landmark in the region, the company provides a pharmacy experience like no other, bringing guests back to the early 20th century by providing a marble soda fountain at which one may enjoy a frozen treat.

Best Physical Therapy
Blue Ridge Physical Therapy
Focusing on the restoration of full functionality, Blue Ridge Physical Therapy offers the full range of physical therapy treatments. With over a century of combined clinical experience, the staff at Blue Ridge are ready to help with the most innovative treatments in the field, including occupational and hand therapy, dry needling, aquatic physical therapy, medical nutrition therapy and massage therapy.

Best Physician
Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center
Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center, with locations in Gainesville and Warrenton, is northern Virginia’s premier orthopaedic care facility. They specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of back pain and spinal disorders, from sports injuries to joint pain and beyond with personalized, innovative treatments by skilled, compassionate physicians.


Best Charitable Organization
Spiritual Care Support Ministries
It is never easy to think about or experience loss, but when the worst happens, there is a place in Fauquier County that can help. Spiritual Care Support Ministries helps the community with grief, divorce, illness, and other losses. Through the facilitation of support groups and retreats, SCSM is dedicated to helping the people of Fauquier County, and is a valued member of our community.

Best Dry Cleaners
Warrenton Center Dry Cleaners
According to the voters of Fauquier County, there is no better place to go to for dry cleaning. Along with the many services they provide, including alterations, garment preservation, leather shoe repair, and more, Warrenton Center Dry Cleaners uses an organic cleaning process that’s better for the environment and your clothes. 251 West Lee Highway.

Best Event Venue
The village-style resort at Airlie, registered as a Historic Hotel of America, has been the scenic venue of choice for diplomats and leaders of industry since 1961. From formal gatherings in the historic main house to elegant parties in the carefully kept garden to cozy cookouts by the lake, hosting your next special occasion at the resort is definitely the best way to set it apart from the rest.

Best Hotel/Lodging
The Rooms Up There
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Best Place of Worship
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
With beautiful stones forming an arching entrance to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, visitors are filled with a sense of beauty and comfort before even stepping inside. With five Sunday services, three Saturday services, and two daily services each weekday, St. John’s is committed to ensuring accessibility for all.  Whether you’re looking for a place to go for some quiet reflection, to worship with a Catholic mass, or to connect with your spirituality, visit St. John’s on Winchester Street in Warrenton.

Pet Services

Best Pet Boarding Facility
Paws Awhile Pet Motel
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Best Equestrian Facility
Thousand Hills Riding Stable
Located in Delaplane, Thousand Hills Riding Stable, LLC specializes in teaching riding to children as young as two years old. Founded by Yvonne Toone, a Certified Horsemanship Association Instructor and Licensed Veterinary Technician, the facility provides boarding and riding lessons, offering a safe environment for children to learn all aspects of horsemanship, from ground to saddle.

Best Pet Groomer
Georjean’s Grooming
The only locally-owned shop in Warrenton with a self-service dog wash, Georjean’s Dog Grooming has been providing high quality dog grooming since 1999. With services including bathing, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and styling, Georjean’s is prepared to get your canine companion ready for the next dog show or walk in the park.

Best Pet Trainer
Hungry Like the WOOF Training Services
Whether you have a mature dog with an attitude problem or a young puppy who needs to pick up some basic commands, the trainers at Hungry Like the Woof are eager to help. With a focus on a holistic approach, the staff create plans for your pup that will result in the maintenance of its optimal health. Between workshops, private instruction, and classes through Mountain View Dog Training, Hungry Like the Woof has it all.

Best Veterinary Office
Piedmont Pets
Founded in 2003, Piedmont Pets Veterinary Care is a full-service veterinary practice committed to providing exceptional and compassionate care to cats and dogs. Determined to develop the best treatment plan for the overall well-being of your pet, the practice offers a wide range of services, including regular health check-ups, vaccinations, flea and tick control, dentistry, digital x-rays, and laser therapy.


Best Florist
Designs by Teresa
Located in the heart of Old Town Warrenton, Designs by Teresa has been providing professional floral design for over 28 years, and has been voted this year’s winner for best florist in Fauquier County. Shoppers may select from a wide variety of flowers, plants, and garden items, as well as an extensive collection of home accessories such as silk flower arrangements and statues.

Best Jewelry Store
Hartman Jewelers
Voters this year have chosen Hartman Jewelers as the best jewelry store in Fauquier. From diamonds to gemstones, from silver to gold to platinum, you are sure to find a piece to fit your taste and style in the impressive collection offered by Hartman Jewelers. Stop in at their location on Main Street in Old Town Warrenton to shop or utilize their jewelry cleaning and repair services.

Best Unique Gift Store
In 2010, local residents Lee and Terry Owsley opened Latitudes Fair Trade Store on Main Street in Warrenton. Since then, members of the community have been shopping and spreading the word about their fascinating merchandise. The Owsley’s store is a component of the Fair Trade Federation and offers goods from around the world, including handcrafted bags, baskets, jewelry, clothing, and other gift items. Open seven days a week, it is the perfect place to find a gift for someone else…or to spoil yourself.

Best Wine Shop
Galloping Grape
As the name suggests, Galloping Grape is different from other wine stores in that it does more than offer wine… they also sell equine equipment! Open Monday-Saturday, this shop offers free wine tastings, a wide selection of beer and wine, saddles and other tack, and cigars. Stop in for advice on selecting a bottle of wine for a special occasion or simply for an everyday treat.

Best Women’s Clothes
Do You…Deja Vu
Nestled in the heart of Old Town Warrenton, Do You…Deja Vu consignment store has won the category for best of women’s clothes. With affordable prices, timeless styles, and a staff knowledgeable in the latest fashion trends, the store is a wonderful place to find a cute outfit for yourself or a special gift for a loved one.

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