At Lifestyle, we feel incredibly lucky to be part of a community filled with terrific restaurants and shops, superior quality services, top notch professionals, and many wonderful attractions and activities. We also feel incredibly thankful to all of you who took the time to vote and tell us which of those restaurants, shops, professionals, and activities you believe are the best.
The results of this year’s Best of Haymarket and Gainesville are just a page turn away so get ready to be thrilled, surprised, and most of all delighted by the treasures you’ll want to discover (or rediscover!) in both these lovely towns.
BEST food and beverages
BEST ALL-AROUND RESTAURANT
BEST BUSINESS LUNCH
BEST CASUAL AND FAMILY RESTAURANT
BEST OUTDOOR SEATING
Eugene’s Sausage and Fries
15111 Washington St. #113, Haymarket
Eugene’s Sausage and Fries is a fast-casual, family-owned restaurant serving local gourmet sausage, handspun milkshakes, French fries, and Belgium waffles.
BEST ASIAN FOOD
5451 Merchants View Square, Haymarket
FB: Asian Garden
Good food, friendly service. Take-out and delivery available.
Dunbri’s Dessert Café
6410 Trading Square, Haymarket
Home of the “pure barry” delicious soft serve surrounded by cotton candy with choice of toppings. Frozen yogurt, soft serve, cookies, cakes and much more.
8045 Stonewall Shops Square, Gainesville
From its certified angus beef brisket to its locally sourced fresh produce to the hickory logs smoking the restaurant’s pits, The Bone offers honest, no-frills barbeque.
BEST BREAKFAST PLACE
8058 Crescent Drive, Gainesville
Eggspectation strives to give customers the best possible food quality and service while maintaining a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.
The Farm Brewery at Broad Run
16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket
Located on a gorgeous, 52-acre farm, this popular, family-friendly craft brewery hosts frequent festivals and events, and live music too.
A La Carte Catering
7146 Farm Station Road, Warrenton
With more than ten years in business, A La Carte has earned a reputation for high quality food and beautifully presented and well executed events with exceptional service.
Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar
14013 Promenade Commons Street, Gainesville
Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar is a European Cafe featuring unique espresso drinks, select wines, artisanal cocktails, pastries and small plates.
BEST GIRLS NIGHT OUT SPOT / BEST SATURDAY NIGHT DATE SPOT
The Winery at La Grange
4970 Antioch Rd, Haymarket
The Winery at La Grange’s portfolio of wine includes Chardonnay, Viognier, Rosé, Cuvee Blanc, Norton, Cabernet Franc, Reserve Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Meritage, Tannat, and Snort, the winery’s fortified dessert wine.
BEST PLACE FOR A COCKTAIL
14081 Promenade Commons Street, Gainesville
Bar Louie is an eclectic urban bar made famous for its signature drinks and beer selection. Bar Louie also features an exceptional selection of burgers, small plates, and sandwiches
BEST ICE CREAM
Cookies & Cream
BEST 14650 Washington Street, Haymarket
Cookies & Cream offers premium hard-serve ice cream from Gifford’s, cookies that are baked on premises, plus outdoor seating, an adjacent playground, and friendly service
BEST MEXICAN AND LATIN FOOD
El Tio Tex-Mex
7527 Linton Hall Road, Gainesville
El Tio Tex Mex is a family-oriented restaurant serving fresh, authentic dishes in a unique dining atmosphere
Tony’s NY Pizza
5361 Merchants View Square, Haymarket
Tony’s New York Pizza serves authentic Italian food using only the highest quality ingredients. Family-owned and operated with locations in Haymarket, Manassas, and Bristow.
Blue Ridge Seafood
15704 Lee Highway, Gainesville
Blue Ridge Seafood offers the widest selection of the best seafood around. Its seafood is sustainably sourced whenever possible, hand-breaded to order, and the cocktail sauce is handmade daily.
BEST entertainment & recreation
BEST ANNUAL EVENT
Date: Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mark your calendar. Haymarket Day is coming up fast. It starts with a wonderful parade that showcases many local companies and organizations, and continues with activities, shopping, music, food, and fun for the whole family
BEST COACH OR TRAINER
Amanda Jedamski, REVive Studio
7956 Crescent Park Drive, Gainesville ·
Congratulations to Amanda Jedamski, voted best trainer of the year. Want to find out why? Try one of her classes at REVive Studio in Gainesville
BEST DANCE STUDIO
7956 Crescent Park Drive, Gainesville
Founded by professional dancer April Jubek, the studio offers classes in Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Acro, and Hip Hop
BEST FITNESS CENTER
Life Time Athletic – Gainesville
7801 Limestone Drive, Gainesville
Life Time Athletic is a luxury health club offering unlimited studio classes, expansive fitness floor, and resort-like amenities
BEST YOGA STUDIO
Transform Power Yoga
15111 Washington Street, Suite 109, Haymarket
Transform Power Yoga offers an experience that is challenging and invigorating, allowing any yogi to explore their boundaries.
BEST LOCAL ARTIST
Kerry Molina, Yellow Brick Road Studio and Enrichment Workshops
FB: Yellow Brick Road Studio and Enrichment Workshops
Kerry Molina specializes in mixed-media pieces that combine colors, words, and nostalgia. She also runs the popular Yellow Brick Road Studio which offers workshops for kids and adults
BEST LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Tara Sutherland Photography
Based in Haymarket, but known countywide for her work, Tara Sutherland specializes
in child and family portraits and composites
BEST LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT/BAND
P: Larry Ledbetter, Manager 703-304-6985
Comprised of Jackson Ledbetter, Vlad Ratiu, Wyatt Kotas, and Sophia Patchan and named after the street where these talented teens practice, Mercury Avenue is your choice for best band/entertainment this year.
BEST GIFT SHOP/SPECIALTY STORE
Dangela Décor, Haymarket
Dangela Décor creates a one of a kind, personalized gifts and party decor for any occasion including weddings, first birthdays, graduations, bridal showers, baby showers, and more.
Details for the Home
6590 Jefferson St, Haymarket
P: 703- 754-0000
Details for the Home features fabulous gifting items for your friends, home, and best of all—yourself
BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHES
The Very Thing for Her
6630 Jefferson Street, Haymarket
The Very Thing for Her is an upscale ladies’ consignment store that carries designer clothing, handbags, shoes and fine jewelry.
BEST AUTO PARTS, BEST AUTO REPAIR
Piedmont Tire & Auto
BEST DAYCARE CENTER AND PRESCHOOL
Haymarket Baptist Preschool
14800 Washington Street, Haymarket
Haymarket Baptist Preschool focuses on the Abeka curriculum and offers small classrooms, personalized teaching methods, and Christian-based instruction.
BEST CHILDREN’S CAMP AND SUMMER PROGRAM, BEST CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT
Kwon’s Champion School
FINANCIAL AND LEGAL
BEST ACCOUNTING FIRM
Bull Run Accounting
15003 Washington Street, Haymarket
Bull Run Accounting offers a variety of services including assistance with personal and business accounting, and complete tax preparation
BEST BANK AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
BEST MORTGAGE COMPANY
The Fauquier Bank – Haymarket
15240 Washington Street
The Fauquier Bank offers a full range of financial services for retail and commercial customers including internet banking, insurance, wealth management and financial planning through its banking offices located in Fauquier and Prince William Counties in Virginia
BEST FINANCIAL AND INVESTMENT FIRM
Anita Sadlack, State Farm Insurance
14540 John Marshall Hwy, Suite 211, Gainesville
Anita Sadlack State Farm Insurance Agency provides insurance and financial services. The firm helps people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams
BEST LAW FIRM
The Clay Law Firm, PLLC
7430 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 202, Gainesville
The Clay Law Firm, PLLC offers a variety of legal services including business law, civil litigation, and criminal defense.
HAIR, NAILS, AND SPA
BEST BARBER SHOP
6434 Trading Square, Haymarket
Sports on TV, a relaxing neck and shoulder massage, legendary steamed towel treatment, and a great haircut from guy-smart stylists who specialize in men’s and boys’ hair care
BEST HAIR SALON
6601 Jefferson Street, Haymarket
Ash is an upscale hair salon offering the latest in hair services to both women and men in a beautiful boutique space.
BEST MASSAGE, NAIL, AND SPA SERVICES
Tranquility Day Spa & Salon
15125 Washington Street, Haymarket
Tranquility Day Spa & Salon offers a wide selection of nail, massage, and facial services designed to help clients feel refreshed, renewed, and, of course, tranquil.
Gainesville Holistic Health Center
7528 Old Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville
Collaborative and integrative approaches to healthcare using holistic, alternative, complementary and functional medicine to reach your goals.
Dr. Karen Bagley
15195 Heathcote Blvd Ste 350, Haymarket
Dr. Bagley provides psychotherapy services as well as assessments of intellectual, academic, social and emotional functioning. She works collaboratively with clients on their concerns, including anxiety, mood disturbance, substance abuse, trauma and relationship issues
Dr. Cuong T. Ha
7051 Heathcote Village Way Suite 210, Gainesville
Dr. Ha and his team specialize in medical and surgical procedures, cosmetic and laser treatments, and are committed to making your skin the healthiest it can be
BEST DOCTOR AND PHYSICIAN OFFICE
UVA Radiology Vein and Vascular Care
14540 John Marshall Hwy, #104, Gainesville
The physicians at UVA Radiology Vein and Vascular Care are certified and trained to perform highly skilled minimally invasive treatments, getting you back to good health quicker and safer than ever
BEST HOLISTIC SERVICE AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE PROVIDER
Mystic Flow Wellness Center
6884 Piedmont Center Plaza, Gainesville
Mystic Flow Wellness Center specializes in holistic services to encourage balanced bodies, harmonious minds, and clarity of spirit.
7001 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 130, Gainesville
Dr. Dunegan and his team are committed to ensuring that every patient achieves a healthy and beautiful smile, and offers an orthodontic experience that is personalized, fun, effective, and affordable.
4424 Costello Way, Haymarket
FB: Haymarket Pediatrics PLC
Known for its exceptional care of kids from birth through college, Haymarket Pediatrics takes great pride in providing personalized, high quality care, one child at a time
7963 Heritage Village Plaza, Gainesville
GainesvilleRx Is a community pharmacy specializing in compounding medications for people and pets. It accepts all insurance and offers herbal and homeopathy products, medical equipment and supplies, delivery services.
BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE
Blue Ridge Physical Therapy
14370 Lee Highway, Gainesville
From joint replacement and sports medicine, to pain management, physical therapy, spine center – back and neck, hip and knee, shoulder care, hand center, foot and ankle – Blue Ridge Physical Therapy does it all.
BEST SENIOR CARE SERVICES
Caring Senior Service of Northern Virginia
14540 John Marshall Hwy Suite 208, Gainesville
Caring Senior Service offers services, education and safety care products that allow seniors and their families to make aging in place their first option.
BEST ANTIQUES AND FURNITURE, BEST INTERIOR DESIGN
The Spotted Leopard
BEST COMPUTER SERVICE AND SYSTEM REPAIRS
FB: geek @Your Service LLC
Geek @Your Service is committed to doing more than simply servicing your computer. The company offers free house calls, free pickup and delivery, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee
BEST CONTRACTOR AND HANDYMAN
Royce Home Transformations
Royce Home Transformations is a licensed contractor with over 14 years of experience in the field. The company is committed to taking your vision and transforming your home
15111 Washington Street, Suite 101, Haymarket
This family owned business offers fine floral arrangements and gifts, and friendly, prompt, and professional service. With a wide array of flowers, received fresh daily, Melanie’s Florist offers something beautiful on every budget
BEST INSURANCE FIRM
7915 Lake Manassas Dr Ste 303, Gainesville
Whether you are buying your first car or home, starting a family or business, or just aren’t happy with the service you’re receiving from your current agency, Bigoski Insurance is dedicating to helping you get the right coverage
BEST NURSERY AND GARDENING
BEST LAWN CARE AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
Merrifield Garden Center
6895 Wellington Road, Gainesville
FB: Merrifield Garden Center (Gainesville, VA)
With greenhouses full of native and exotic plants, annuals and perennials, trees, shrubs, and more, plus helpful, knowledgeable staff, Merrifield Garden Center has it all
Appleton Campbell provides plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical service repairs and new installations for residential customers throughout Northern Virginia
BEST REAL ESTATE OFFICE
Long and Foster
7526 Limestone Drive, Gainesville
From finding or listing a property to insuring and settling on it, Long and Foster’s team of professional real estate agents is ready to help.
BEST EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES
Hidden Hills Farm
2505 Logmill Road, Haymarket
Hidden Hills Farm offers riding lessons and training, the opportunity to purchase horses, and a great place for birthday parties and other special events.
BEST PET BOARDING AND SITTING
Make My Day Please
Make My Day Please is an award-winning, full-service dog walking, cat caring and pet sitting company offering pet care in Bristow, Gainesville, Manassas, Nokesville and Haymarket
BEST PET GROOMER
The Polished Pooch
Best-of Winner 2 Years Running!
6601 Jefferson Street, Haymarket
The Polished Pooch Grooming Salon offers dog and cat grooming and is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction.
BEST PET TRAINING
Hornbaker Dog Training
916 Sudley Rd, Catharpin
Hornbaker Dog Training founder Stacie Hornbaker trains bad behaviors away and gives pet parents tips and techniques to keep them away. Her nickname? The dog whisperer.
BEST VETERINARY CLINIC
BEST CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION
Haymarket Regional Food Pantry
6611 Jefferson St, Haymarket
The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry is a community-based organization dedicated to eliminating hunger by providing food to individuals and families in Haymarket, Gainesville and the surrounding areas
BEST DRY CLEANER
Haymarket Dry Cleaners
12749 Braemar Village Plaza, Bristow
Reliable, friendly service and reasonable prices
BEST SPORTING GOODS
The Running Store
7343 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville
The Running Store is a locally owned and operated running and walking specialty store offering running and walking shoes, apparel, insoles, and accessories.