Stars of Vancouver 2019: Readers pick city’s best lifestyle and services

Our annual Stars of Vancouver Readers’ Choice Awards gives us the chance to vote for the best in service, products and people our beautiful city offers.

Best of all, we at the Vancouver Courier get to recognize and celebrate the businesses that showcase excellence in the city we call home. We encourage all our readers to use these businesses and see what makes a city favourite.

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Thank you to all of those who voted and congratulations to the businesses listed in the following pages for showing us the best of Vancouver.

Michelle Bhatti, 
publisher, Vancouver Courier
mbhatti@vancourier.com

 

Note: winners are in bold.

 

ARTS & CRAFT SUPPLIES

Opus Art Supplies

Michaels

DeSerres

AUTO REPAIR SHOP

Pawlik Automotive

Art’s Automotive Service Centre

Craftsman Collision

BABY/CHILDRENS STORE

Gap

West Coast Kids

Babies”R”Us

BARBERSHOP

Azzi Hair Studio

Big Bro’s Barbershop

ICE KOL KUT Barber Shop

BIKE SHOP

Sidesaddle Bike Shop

West Point Cycles

Ride On Bike Shop

BRIDAL SHOP

Bisou Bridal

Blush Bridal

Vimo Wedding

BUTCHER SHOP

Windsor Ethical Butchery & Provisions

Pasture to Plate Whole Animal Butcher Shop

Columbus Meat Market

BULK FOOD

Famous Foods

Bulk Barn

Real Canadian Superstore

CAR DEALER

Lotus Vancouver

Toyota – various locations

Honda – various locations

CAR SHARE

Evo Car Share

Car2go

Modo

CAR WASH

Shine Auto Wash

M & J Car Wash

Four Seasons Oasis Automatic Car Wash

CATERER

Emelle’s Catering

The Butler Did It Catering

The Lazy Gourmet

CHARITY

AutismBC

Vancouver International Children’s Festival

The Salvation Army

COBBLER

The Quick Cobbler

West 57th Shoe Repair

Varsity Shoe Repair

COMMUNITY CENTRE

False Creek Community Centre

Trout Lake Community Centre

Kerrisdale Community Centre

CONTINUING STUDIES INSTITUTION

The University of British Columbia

Vancouver Community College

Langara College

COOKING CLASSES

The Dirty Apron

Vancouver Community College

Cook Culture

DRY CLEANER

Busy Bee Gold

Pressed & Proper

Kerrisdale Cleaners

ELECTRICIAN

Wicks Electric

Mott Electric GP

Hall Electric

ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBILE BUSINESS

Vancity

MRD Landscaping

Green Coast Rubbish

ETHNIC FOOD STORE

Persia Foods Ethnic Market

T & T Supermarket

Fujiya Japanese Foods

EYEWEAR STORE

Hi-Care Vision Centre

Bruce Eyewear

Galaxy Eyewear

FLORIST

The Flower Factory

Safeway

Nicola Adams Floral

FOOD ON DEMAND

Skip the Dishes

Foodora

Door Dash

FUNERAL HOME

Kearney Funeral Services

Amherst Funeral and Cremation Services

First Memorial Funeral Services

FURNITURE + DECOR STORE

Montauk Sofa

EQ3

Moe’s Home Collection

GARDEN STORE

Figaro’s Garden

Hunters Garden Centre

GardenWorks

GIFT SHOP

Giving Gifts

The Doctor Vigari Gallery

Bird On A Wire Creations

GROCERY STORE

T & T Supermarket

Choices Market

Donald’s Market

HAIR SALON

Suki’s Hair Salon

TÓC Salon & Esthetics

Hype Hair Studio

HARDWARE STORE

Home Hardware

The Home Depot

RONA

HEARING AID

Nexgen Hearing

Sound idEARS Clinic

Connect Hearing

HOME APPLIANCE STORE

Trail Appliances

The Home Depot

Best Buy

HOME RENOVATIONS

Refine & Design

The Home Depot
Alair Homes Vancouver

HOTEL 

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Fairmount Vancouver

The Sylvia Hotel

INSURANCE BROKER

Central Agencies

BCAA

Jack Chow Insurance

JEWELRY

Maharani Jewels

Maison Birks

Blundell Centre

KITCHENWARE STORE

Ming Wo

The Gourmet Warehouse

Cook Culture

LANDSCAPING

Elemental Gardens

MRD Landscaping Inc

Meridian Landscaping

LASER + SKIN CLINIC

CüR Laser and Skin

Dr. Monam Cosmetic Clinic

Vancouver Laser & Skin Care Centre

LAWYER

Krista Simon – Hammerberg Lawyers

Mary Richter Law Office

Russell G. Lew

LIQUOR/WINE STORE

BC Liquor Stores

Legacy Liquor Store

Liberty Wine Merchants

MEAL KIT DELIVERY SERVICE

Fresh Prep

Goodfood

HelloFresh

MENS CLOTHING

ZARA

Harry Rosen

Moores Clothing

MORTAGE BROKER

Birgit Holm – Mortgage Alliance

The Chatam

Jerry Jackman – Verico Versa Mortgages

NAIL SALON

Pure Nail Bar

Absolute Spa

Soho Beauty & Nail Boutique

PET STORE

Tisol Pet Nutrition & Supply Stores

Bosley’s by Pet Valu

PetSmart

PLUMBER

Perfect Fit Plumbing & Heating

Milani Plumbing, Drainage & Heating

Hillcrest Plumbing & Heating

PRESCHOOL

CEFA Early Learning

Oakridge Montessori School

Jellybean Park Childcare and Education

PRIVATE SCHOOL

York House School

St. George’s School

Little Flower Academy

REAL ESTATE AGENT

Paul Toffoli – TRG-The Residential Group Realty

Jess Baxter – RE/MAX Westcoast

Paul Eviston – P.R.E.C.

SENIORS CARE SUPPORT SERVICES

Driving Miss Daisy Seniors’ Services

West End Seniors’ Network

Home Instead Senior Care

SENIORS RESIDENCE

Shannon Oaks Vancouver

Crofton Manor & Tapestry

Amica Residences

SHOE STORE

Ronsons Shoes

John Fluevog Shoes

gravitypope

SHOPPING CENTRE

CF Pacific Centre

Oakridge Centre

Nordstrom

SPA/BEAUTY THERAPY

Absolute Spa

Willow Stream Spa

Spa Utopia

TOY STORE

Granville Island Toy Company

Kaboodles Toy Store

Dilly Dally Toys & Delights

TRAVEL AGENCY

Flight Centre

BCAA

Maritime Travel

VETERINARIAN

Vancouver Veterinary Hospital

Burrard Animal Hospital + Emergency

Arbutus West Animal Clinic

VINTAGE/CONSIGNMENT STORE

Turnabout

Value Village

HOB Thrift Boutique

WEDDING VENUE

Queen Elizabeth Park

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Brock House

WOMENS CLOTHING

Zara

Aritzia

Turnabout

 

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