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2018 Readers Poll
2018 Critics Picks
Barbershop

“It has that charming mom & pop feel with a retro twist. Who else offers you a beer while you’re waiting?!” April Martin

Birds Barbershop
2110 S. Lamar, 512/442-8800
6800 Burnet, 512/454-1200
1107 E. Sixth, 512/457-0400
1902 S. Congress, 512/445-0500
905 E. 41st, 512/492-8400
5000 W. Slaughter, 512/758-7800
13219 Hwy. 183 N., 512/879-4700
11420 Rock Rose #114, 512/610-7600
3736 Bee Cave Rd. #2, 512/582-5100
www.birdsbarbershop.com

Salon

“Head and shoulders above the rest (pun intended).” James Williams

Method Hair
1601 E. Fifth #103
512/469-0044
www.methodhair.com

Photo by Bret Brookshire

Photo by Jana Birchum

Spa

“I wish I was fancy so I could afford to go to Milk + Honey more often!” Ali Diaz-Tello

Milk + Honey
100-A Guadalupe, 512/236-1115
12901 Hill Country Blvd., Bldg. D-1-110, 512/236-1115
www.milkandhoneyspa.com

Massage

“Just got the most fabulous massage here. Love this spa.” Molly Duncan

Milk + Honey
100-A Guadalupe, 512/236-1115
12901 Hill Country Blvd., Bldg. D-1-110, 512/236-1115
www.milkandhoneyspa.com

Photo by Jana Birchum

Photo by Shelley Hiam

Mani/Pedi

“THEY ARE THE NICEST PEOPLE EVER.” Samantha Bull

Cute Nail Studio
1211 E. Seventh
512/937-2659
www.cutenailstudio.com

Wax/Skincare

“Wouldn't trust my kitty to anyone else.” Laura Richardson

Wax That!
2900 S. Congress #109, 512/789-8019
2406-C Manor Rd.
www.waxthat.com

Photo by Shelley Hiam

Photo by Shelley Hiam

Lashes/Brows

“They have some of the baddest-ass lash artists in the business.” Alexander Wheaton

Pink Lady Lash
3801 Capital of TX Hwy. N. Ste. 160-C
512/368-5458
www.pinkladylash.com

Hotel/Motel

“I'm not cool enough to have ever stayed here, but, by George, do I love hitting up the bar and pretending like I am.” Claire Luning

Hotel San José
1316 S. Congress
512/852-2350
www.sanjosehotel.com

Photo by David Brendan Hall

Photo by John Leach

Bike Shop/Repair

“Repairs and advice – spot-on, friendly, never an upsell.” Sarah Goodfriend

Bicycle Sport Shop
517 S. Lamar, 512/477-3472
10947 Research, 512/345-7460
9900 W. Parmer, 512/637-6890
12005 Bee Caves Rd., 512/634-8844
3202-C Guadalupe, 512/267-3495
www.bicyclesportshop.com

Psychic/Tarot

“Angeliska gave me a reading that was as good and intense as 10 quality therapy sessions. She immediately tapped into what I needed to know and hear in that moment. Not only that, but she directed me to resources and literature to deepen my journey.” Aileen Leung

Sister Temperance Tarot
512/466-5124
www.sistertemperance.com

Photo by John Leach

Photo by John Anderson

Tattoo

“Great selection of artists, great atmosphere/decor, lovely family-owned Austin business.” Autumn Sheets

Atomic Tattoo
8401 Burnet Rd., 512/458-9693
13686 Hwy. 183 N., 512/249-7319
15301-F N. I-35, Pflugerville, 512/252-8537
2800 S. I-35 #108, 512/445-7260
www.atomic-tattoo.com

Auto Repair/Service

“Friendly, knowledgable, and trustworthy.” Alex Cogburn

Groovy Automotive
4011 Red River, 512/450-0951
5405 N. Lamar, 512/256-4911
3511 Guadalupe, 512/275-0535
www.groovyautomotive.com

Photo by John Anderson

Photo by Sandy Carson

Computer Appliance/Repair

“They have everything, know everything.” Katherine Squier

Discount Electronics
1011 W. Anderson, 512/983-9989
9711 Manchaca Rd., 512/458-8612
1001 S. I-35, Round Rock, 512/637-7051
www.discountelectronics.com

Music Services/Equipment

“Very accommodating for buying a trumpet. Made payments and when we were short on money they allowed arrangements and understand life happens!” Lea Davis

Strait Music Co.
2428 W. Ben White, 512/476-6927
13945 Hwy. 183 N., 512/918-3743
www.straitmusic.com

Photo by John Leach

Photo by John Leach

Home Maintenance/Services

“I love ABC. We use them for all of our household needs.” Emily Swogger

ABC Home and Commercial Services
9475 Hwy. 290 E., 512/837-9500
202 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/819-9140
208 S. Guadalupe, San Marcos, 512/392-9500
1010 College, Bastrop, 512/308-1274
www.abchomeandcommercial.com

Lawn Care/Landscaping

“I swear they do everything. And the old jingle still creeps up on me every time I see their logo. 'ABC Pest and Laaaaaaaawn!'” Betsy King

ABC Home and Commercial Services
9475 Hwy. 290 E., 512/837-9500
202 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/819-9140
208 S. Guadalupe, San Marcos, 512/392-9500
1010 College, Bastrop, 512/308-1274
www.abchomeandcommercial.com

Photo by John Leach

Photo by David Brendan Hall

A/C Repair/Installation

“Love Radiant! The entire team, from the first phone call to the last person on the job, is exceptional.” Jami Yaeger

Radiant Plumbing & Air Conditioning
901 Reinli
512/263-9988
www.radiantplumbing.com

Plumber

“The commercials. THE. COMMERCIALS!” Prudence Arceneaux

Radiant Plumbing & Air Conditioning
901 Reinli
512/263-9988
www.radiantplumbing.com

Photo by David Brendan Hall

Photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Locksmith

“Been using them for years. Usually same-day service.” Scott Midgett

Cothron's
2908 N. I-35, 512/472-7844
414 W. Ben White, 512/447-1883
8225 Burnet Rd., 512/454-9547
www.cothrons.com

Maid Service

“Well-trained staff. Very professional.” Elsie Palmer

Merry Maids
512/518-4328
www.merrymaids.com/locations/tx/south-austin

Photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Laundromat

“Drive out of my way to use this cleaner. Love the punch card promo and use it.” Poppy Friske

EcoClean
2438 W. Anderson Ste. 3-C, 512/236-8645
4012 N. Lamar, 512/236-8645
2149 S. Lamar, 512/236-8645

Dry Cleaner

“Fast, affordable quality and great service. I'm glad I found them.” Carolina Lopez

Rick's Cleaners
3652 Bee Caves Rd. Ste. D, 512/327-6846
7435 Burnet Rd., 512/454-7425
110 N. I-35 #250, Round Rock, 512/244-4363
5324 Cameron, 512/452-2200
13492 Research, 512/258-8181
850 N. Bell #304, Cedar Park, 512/258-4990
11126 Jollyville, 512/346-8845
900 N Austin Ave. #603, Georgetown, 512/930-0666
500 W. William Cannon #404, 512/462-3868
12218 RR 620 #101, 512/257-0057
4005 W. Parmer Ste. C, 512/339-0401
8400 Brodie #101, 512/291-1588
3810 Gattis School #102, Round Rock, 512/244-3733
13011 Shops Pkwy. #200, Bee Cave, 512/263-1588
3411 N. Lamar, 512/323-0188
2614 S. Lamar, 512/433-6666
www.rickscleaners.com

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Tailor/Alterations

“Excellent work at a fair price.” Brian Pape

Ace Custom Tailors
724-A N. Lamar, 512/478-9965
11909 Domain Dr. #154, 512/345-7688
2707 Walsh Tarlton, 512/329-0523
700-A S. Lamar, 512/732-2231
www.acetailors.com

Movers

“Einstein Moving Co. actually turned a painful move into an absolute pleasure. Every Einstein employee I spoke to was super helpful, kind, and professional. Expect service that goes above and beyond the norm.” Jasmine Foo

Einstein Moving Company
9200-A Brown, 512/815-8781
3904-B Warehouse Row, 512/815-8781
www.einsteinmoving.com

Photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Real Estate Agent

“I am ride or die with Lilly Damn Rockwell.” Jason Stanford

www.lillyrockwell.com

Apartment Locator

“I had to relocate from NYC and Smart City helped find me the perfect apartment at no cost.” Andrea Gardner

Smart City Apartment Locating
1825 Fortview #111
512/815-2317
www.smartcitylocating.com/austin-apartments

Photo by Bret Brookshire

Veterinarian

“They saved my cat Chili from the three-foot-long shoelace he decided to eat. Oh, Chili.” Sarah Colby

Austin Vet Hospital
4701 N. I-35
512/476-9191
www.austinvethospital.com

Doggie Day Care

“Every Wednesday I pick up my dog from Taurus and tell her how much I missed her and she's like OH MY GOD MOM DON'T EMBARRASS ME IN FRONT OF MY FRIENDS.” Kim Jones

Taurus Academy
715 S. Lamar, 512/442-3416
6917 McNeil, 512/258-5588
2601 Cardinal Loop, 512/817-2275
12419 Metric, 512/832-1012
3721 RR 620 N., 512/266-6282
6506 Burnet Rd., 512/380-0133
www.taurusacademy.com

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Photo by Bret Brookshire

Pet Grooming

“Love this place, quick and easy, tubs always clean and ready to go.” Brian Hull

Dirty Dog
8108 Mesa, 512/342-8399
2710 S. Lamar, 512/443-0013
3016 Guadalupe, 512/453-3647
1901 W. William Cannon, 512/383-0444
710 W. Fifth, 512/476-3647
www.dirty-dog.com

Wedding Venue

“I got married here, and it's beautiful and conveniently in the heart of South Austin. They were so great to work with from beginning to end.” James Miller

Mercury Hall
615 Cardinal
512/236-1226
www.mercuryhall.com

Photo by Bret Brookshire

Photo by Bret Brookshire

DWI Lawyer

“Mary Ann saved my ass! She managed to get my DWI expunged and I’m forever grateful to her for that.” Tierney Ness

Mary Ann Espiritu
1307 Nueces
512/777-1394
austintexasdwidefense.com

Wild Card

“Mitzi is all about helping the family handle everything with minimal stress.” Fred Fox

Austin Natural Funerals
2206 W. Anderson
512/851-1236
www.austinnaturalfunerals.com

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