Best of Yavapai County 2021

We have our Best of Yavapai County results for you — a detailed guide to the best providers of goods and services selected by our readership.

These are the people and businesses who really give our community its shine, making it pop for residents and visitors alike. Our 120 categories are grouped into sections for people, pets, services, lifestyle, shopping and food and drink, covering most of the facets of your life here.

It’s always a joy for us to celebrate excellence in our community, and Yavapai County teems with it!

Our readers turn to the tried and true (Murphy’s in Prescott) and the new (Triple Creek Kitchen & Spirits in Prescott) for their favorite meals and fixins. They turn to Sundara Sanctuary for soothing yet soaring yoga classes and to Elite MT Athletics for a fierce workout, both in Prescott Valley.

And don’t forget the people and organizations who give our area its heart and soul, ranging from Best Elected Official Constable Ron Williams of the Prescott Justice Precinct to the most esteemed nonprofit – Emmanuel Pines Camp & Conference Center just west of Prescott on Spence Springs Road.

This is just a sneak peek at this year’s award winners, the people and places who’ve helped make our hometown shimmer from its perch in the forest and mountains. Read on to see who they are, and then thank them for all they do!

2021 Best of Yavapai County Services

Service Category

Winner

Attorney

Holdsworth Law Firm

Auto Dealership

Findlay Toyota Prescott

Auto Repair

Iconic Automotive

Bank | Credit Union

Desert Financial Credit Union

Barber

John Hancock Barbershop

Car Wash

Ocean Blue

Carpet Care

T.C. Carpet Care

Caterer

Goods From the Garden

Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center

Lifestyle Chiropractic

Custom Cabinetry/Woodworking

MCK Woodworks, LLC

Dance Studio

Lessons by Lexe Dance Studio

Day Care | Preschool

Little Explorers Learning Academy

Dentist

Prescott Smile Care

Electrician

D and D Electric

Financial Services

Schott Financial

Florist

Florian

Hair Salon

Diamond Stylz Studio

Home Repair | Remodeling

Boss Flooring Solutions

Housekeeping

Prescott Maid to Order

In-Home Care

Kindred at Home

Interior Design

Bella Home Furnishings

Landscaping

Zebrascapes

Massage

Sundara Sanctuary

Medical Practice

Prescott Women’s Clinic

Mental Health Facility

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic

Movers

Fireman Movers

Nail Salon

Lynn’s Nails

Optometrist

Dr. Kenneth Williams – Williams Eye Care Group

Orthodontist

Dr. Frederick Fenderson – Prescott Orthodontist

Painting

Century Painting

Photographer

Blushing Cactus Photography

Physician

Dr. Jeffrey Osburn – Prescott Women’s Clinic

Plumber

Patriot Plumbing

Real Estate Agent

Luther Kraxberger

Real Estate Brokerage

Keller Williams

Recovery Center

Silver Sands

Retirement Community

Touchmark at the Ranch

School

BASIS Prescott

Spa

Sundara Sanctuary

Spray Tanning

Beautiful You Spray Tanning

Surgery Center

Prescott Outpatient Surgical Center

Tatoo Studio

Avatar Tat2

Wedding Venue

The Grand Highland Hotel

2021 Best of Yavapai County Shopping

Shopping Category

Winner

Antiques

Cowgirl Country Antiques

Baby | Kids

Fox and Bear Kids Trading Post

Bike Shop

High Gear Bike Shop

Bookstore

Peregrine Book Company

Farmers Market

Prescott Farmers Market

Furniture

Bella Home Furnishings

Jewelry

Artful Eye Jewelers

Nursery | Plants

Prescott Valley Nursery

Outdoor Decor

Ashley Homestore

Outdoor Gear

The Hike Shack

Place to Buy Art

Ian Russell

Place to Buy Gifts

The Honeyman

Place to Buy Souvenirs

Galloping Goose

Second-Hand Clothing

Yavapai Humane Society Thrift Store

Western Wear

Drawn West

Women’s Boutique

Purple Clover

2021 Best of Yavapai County People

People Category

Winner

Actor | Actress

Scott Neese

Artist

Bill Curry

Band | Musician

The CheekTones

Bartender

Lindsay Fox

Chef

Goods From the Garden

Custom Jewelry

Dave Rabellino, Artful Eye Jewelers

Elected Official

Constable Ron Williams

Event DJ

Josh Orlando

Radio DJ

Bo Woods

Radio Station

90.9 K-LOVE-KLVH

2021 Best of Yavapai County Lifestyle

Lifestyle Category

Winner

City Park

Pioneer Park

Festival

Prescott Bluegrass Festival

Fitness Studio | Gym

Elite MT Athletics, Training & Wellness

Golf Course

Prescott Country Club

Hiking Trail

Thumb Butte

Live Music Venue

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center

Museum

TIE: Museum of Indigenous People / Sharlot Hall Museum

Nonprofit

Emmanuel Pines Camp

Performance Theater

Elks Theatre

Place to Take Kids

Heritage Park Zoo

Place to Volunteer

Prescott Meals on Wheels

Romantic Resort

Prescott Resort

Running | Fitness Event

Whiskey Row Marathon

Staycation Resort

Fores Villas

Yoga Studio

Sundara Sanctuary

2021 Best of Yavapai County Pets

Pets Category

Winner

Animal Clinic

Prescott Animal Hospital

Animal Rescue

United Animal Friends

Animal Shelter

Yavapai Humane Society

Dog Park

Willow Creek Beneful Dream Dog Park

Dog Trainer

Prescott Valley Dog Squad

Dog-Friendly Restaurant

Jen’s 7th Ave. Cafe

Pet Boarding

Run-a-Muk

Pet Grooming

Critter Clippers

Pet Store

Whiskers Barkery

Tack | Feed Store

Olsen’s (all locations)

2021 Best of Yavapai County Food & Drink

Food & Drink Category

Winner

Bakery

Flour Stone Cafe

Bar | Tavern

The Point Bar and Lounge

Barbeque

Colt Grill, BBQ & Spirits

Breakfast & Brunch

Jen’s 7th Ave. Cafe

Brewery & Taproom

City Tavern Taproom at Founding Fathers

Burger

Colt Grill, BBQ & Spirits

Chinese

Canton Dragon

Coffee Shop

Cuppers Coffee House

Comfort Food

Gabby’s Grill

Deli

Park Plaza Liquor and Deli

Dessert

Farm Provisions

Donuts

Outlaw Donuts

Fine Dining & Special Occasion

Atmisfir

Food Truck

The Hungry Badger Adventure Catering

Fried Chicken

Augie’s

Frozen Yogurt | Ice Cream

Frozen Frannies

Happy Hour

Murphy’s Restaurant

Indian

Taj Mahal Restaurant and Lounge

Italian

Gabriella’s Ristorante

Local Food Product

The Local

Margarita

Dry Gulch Steakhouse

Mexican

Casa Alvarez

New Restaurant

Triple Creek Kitchen and Spirits

Patio

The Raven Café

Pie

Barry’s Pie Pantry

Pizza

Bill’s Pizza

Sandwich

Scout’s Gourmet Grub

Seafood

Atmisfir

Steakhouse

Leff-Ts Steakhouse

Sushi

Koko Grill

Tapas

El Gato Azul

Thai

Chai’s Thai

Vegan | Vegetarian

BiGA

Wine Bar

Back Alley Wine Bar

Winery

Caduceus Cellars