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Best of Bellevue 2022

The “Best of Bellevue” votes are in! Each winner was chosen by YOU. Not by a software program, not by throwing darts, and not by a small group of opinionated people cloistered in a soundproof room. Congratulations to all who won!

Best Home Builder

MN Customer Homes


MN Custom Homes, LLC is the leading in-fill builder on the Greater Seattle Eastside through

building Thoughtful Homes that Inspire Community. Founded in 2011, the company has

combined the seamless personalization of a custom home with the efficiencies of in-fill spec

construction. Known for its commitment to community, MN Custom Homes has earned the

reputation for making meaningful change in the community and environment through support of

Jubilee REACH, Imagine Housing, and the Arbor Day Foundation. In addition to winning

multiple “Best Places to Work” awards, they also hold back-to-back “Builder of the Year”

accolades from 425 Magazine, and more recently "Best Home Builder" from Bellevue Lifestyle.

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Best Home Remodeler

Lochwood-Lozier Custom Homes


Lochwood-Lozier Custom Homes has been servicing Bellevue for over 35 years. As a

Design-Builder specializing in luxury custom homes, extensive renovations, and landscaping

their experienced team is in a unique position to provide one-point of accountability for their

clientele through an ‘A-Z’ approach. From feasibility, pre-construction, architecture, interior

design, estimating, build, to home maintenance, they work with each client from concept to


Best Architect

Baylis Architects


Baylis Architects is a full-service design firm contributing quality architecture to Pacific Northwest

communities for 50 years. In every project, Baylis creates opportunities to build strong relationships with

clients, investors, and tenants. The firm’s wide range of successful projects include community buildings,

medical facilities, commercial buildings and retail spaces, multi-family residences, and custom homes.

Best Landscaper

Tri-Scape/Lochwood Lozier


The Landscape division of Lochwood-Lozier Custom Homes, Tri-Scape Landscaping, offers

uncompromising quality and craftsmanship in every design. Tri-Scape creates timeless

landscapes that include softscape, hardscape, waterscape, and everything in between. By

incorporating materials and the architectural style of your home, Tri-Scape establishes a visual

marriage between the indoor and outdoor spaces. Additionally, their landscape team can be

contracted to perform routine and proper maintenance to keep your yard looking its best. Let

them create an outdoor oasis for your home that family and friends will enjoy for generations to


Best Interior Designer

Interiors by Popov


Interiors by Popov is a PNW-based design studio that specializes in delivering visually stunning,

highly-functional interiors that seamlessly integrate form and function above all. Helmed by

Anna Popov—a creative visionary with deep technical knowledge and a European savoir-faire—

the firm’s ethos is rooted in a systematic approach to intentional design—each space is uniquely

tailored to serve as a sanctuary and a support system to each particular homeowner/s based on

their everyday needs and how they want to live. Interiors by Popov’s homes are livable,

beautiful, contextually relevant, and sensorially invigorating.

Best Home Decor



Inspired by the shops on the Left Bank in Paris, Veritables purveys classic design with a

modern sensibility. Whether you want a few updates to fall in love with your home

again, or are starting from scratch, you will be transported by the thoughtfully compiled

and edited collections of furniture, accessories and gifts. Marie Harris offers full design

services and can help you identify the style that resonates with you by combining

diverse concepts - comfortable and elegant, vintage and modern - to align your way of

life with your ideal environment.

Best Real Estate Agent

Britt Wibmer


When you love what you do, it shows. Winner of Best Real Estate Agent 3 out of the last 4

years, Britt credits her success to an unyielding commitment to putting her clients' best interests

above all else. Passionately focused on the highly-nuanced Bellevue market, Britt deploys her

hyper-local expertise and strategic process to work for winning results in any market cycle.

Best Mortgage Broker

Ian Olsen


Ian spent much of his 20+ career in Finance, Securities, and Business Development. Ian began his

sales career on the trading desk as a Licensed Muni-Bond Trader. He was among the founders of a

web-based Muni-Bond Platform, and subsidiary of SNWSC, BondNexus, used in the origination and

dissemination of over $2 billion in municipal bonds. Following the sale of BondNexus, Ian built a

successful mortgage business; personally originating nearly $1 billion in funded loans in his career,

and routinely among the country's top 10% of producers.

Best Appliance Store

Arnold's Appliance


Best Real Estate Agency



Best Financial Advisor

Parcion Private Wealth


Best Credit Union



Best Private School

Bellevue Christian


Best Day Care

Bright Horizon’s - Downtown Bellevue


Best Tutoring

Huntington Learning Center


Best Retirement Community

The Bellettini


Best Apartments

The Bravern


Best Hotel

W Bellevue


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Best Coffee Shop

Mercurys Coffee Co.


Best Bakery

The French Bakery


Best Dessert

Fogrose Atelier


Best Brunch

The Lakehouse


Best Juice Bar



Best Cocktail Bar

Rouge Cocktail Lounge


Best Casual Dining

520 Bar & Grill


Best Sushi

Japonessa Sushi Cocina


Best Italian Restaurant



Best Mexican Restaurant



Best Caterer

24 X 68 Culinary, John E. Thompson


24X68 Culinary exemplifies passionate comfort cuisine prepared with modern techniques

and craftsmanship. Our pursuit of excellence in food and dining is showcased in vintners

dinners, family celebrations, corporate retreats or customized meal plans prepared for your

family to take some of the pressures of life off your plate. How can we support you?

Best Fine Dining

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi


Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi offers an unparalleled, elevated dining experience in the heart of

downtown Bellevue. The award-winning, fine-dining restaurant showcases the Pacific

Northwest’s best views from the 31st floor, matched with an inspired steak and sushi menu.

From Prime and Waygu beef to innovative sushi, the menu also features premium seafood,

mixologist-crafted cocktails, and an expansive wine and sake list, all presented with exceptional


Best Fitness Instructor

Katie Wallis at Pure Barre Bellevue


Katie Wallis is the owner and operator of Pure Barre Bellevue and Pure Barre Kirkland. Katie

has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and has a passion for building best-in-class

experiences and developing amazing teams. Katie is northwest born and raised. She grew up

locally and currently resides on the eastside with her husband, two kids, and dog named


Best Boutique Fitness

Elevate Fit Life


Elevate Fit Life provides an energizing atmosphere with the most comprehensive

strength training and nutrition programs. From our high-energy group classes to our

private training sessions, EFL has all the tools to help you hit your goals. In an industry

where fitness can be found just about anywhere, we stand out as a local small

family owned business because we value each member’s individual journey.

Best Wine Bar

Black Bottle


Best Shopping

Bellevue Square


Best Clothing Boutique

Smith & Main


Best Flower Shop

City Flowers


Best Fine Jewelry

Joseph Jewelry


Best Trendy Jewelry

Gin and the Banker


Best Nail Salon

Cindy Nails


Best Hair Salon

Joe Bae Salon


Best Fitness Center

Bellevue Club


Best Day Spa

Yuan Spa


Best Physical Therapy

Dr. Katherine Kim - SAGE MED


Dr. Katherine Kim is an encouraging and knowledgeable provider dedicated to helping patients

rehabilitate their injuries, so patients can continue to do what they love. An enthusiastic

advocate of living a healthy lifestyle, Dr. Kim strives to help her patients achieve overall

wellness. Recognizing that every patient has unique goals and abilities, Dr. Kim expertly tailors

her treatments to reflect the needs of each patient.

Best Naturopath

Dr. Sage Wheeler - Sage Med


Dr. Sage Wheeler is the Founder and Medical Director of SageMED, an integrative health

center in Bellevue, WA. His vision to create a place where physicians and supporting

providers of all types can work together to provide the best of naturopathic, functional, East

Asian, and modern conventional medicine has become a reality. Dr. Wheeler provides

primary care with an emphasis on men's health, sexual health, hormone therapy, and

regenerative injection therapies. He also enjoys teaching other physicians, is an accredited

residency supervisor, and lectures nationally about men's health and hormone therapy.

Best Dermatologist

Dr. Daniel Levy


In a luxurious, boutique environment at the heart of Old Bellevue, Dr. Daniel Levy blends

science and art to successfully treat some of the most challenging skin conditions such as

melasma, acne scarring and cellulite. He uses an artistic eye combined with obsessive

attention to detail to deliver the most natural results in nonsurgical facial rejuvenation. He

has also developed an award-winning skincare line which features regenerative ingredients

that treat everything from skin wounds to hair loss.

Best Med Spa

The Medical Spa at PRO Club


Open to everyone, The Medical Spa at PRO Medical takes beauty to the next level. Driven

by innovation, treatments include next-generation methods utilizing the latest technologies

in cosmetic dermatology to enhance beauty at any age. Guests also enjoy the perks of a

luxury spa and access to the Northwest’s premiere health club. Specialties include laser

technologies, injectables, anti-aging, body contouring, and advanced skin care.

Best Cosmetic Surgeon

The Stern Center -Dr. Fredric Stern


Dr. Fredric Stern has been a leader in surgical and non-surgical treatments in downtown

Bellevue for 25 years. He and his team are passionate about creating natural appearing

results while employing state-of-the-art techniques which include injectables, laser

treatments and radio frequency microneedling to delay and reverse the aging process, all

while providing an outstanding patient experience in a warm and caring environment.

Best Dentist

Bellevue Dental Studio - Dr. Jonathan Ip


Best Orthodontist

Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics


Best Pediatrician

Allegro Pediatrics


Best Chiropractor

ChiroConcept of Bellevue / Dr. SWoo


Best Hospital

Overlake Hospital


Best Veterinarian

Bellevue Animal Hospital


Best Pet Store

Mud Bay


Best Pet Grooming

Der Pet Haus


Best Art Gallery

Hall Spassov


Best Luxury Automotive

OpenRoad Northwest