Bridgewater City Lifestyle Readers’ Choice

The Votes Are in and We’re Honoring the Best Businesses in and Around Bridgewater

The results of our Readers’ Choice Awards are in! This fall, we gave our readers an important task: to nominate their favorite businesses in the Bridgewater area. As in years past, we were astonished by the community support for Bridgewater-area businesses. Our winners have earned the community’s trust through good business practices, great communication and high-quality results in their respective fields. This month, we celebrate them. Read on to learn more and find a few new businesses to support this year. 

Best Summer Camp

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center

775 Talamini Rd., Bridgewater

Camp Ruach is a high-caliber, inclusive and welcoming camp for children aged 3 to 9th grade, providing instructional/free swim, arts, athletics, ropes course and STEM. Recreation includes indoor/outdoor pools, splash pad, sensory garden, amphitheater and ninja warrior course.


Best Country Club

Raritan Valley Country Club

747 Rte. 28, Bridgewater

RVCC’s community of members enjoy amenities including a spectacular golf course, resort-style pool, tennis, pickleball, squash and exquisite dining options — further enhanced by an exciting social calendar, youth activities and instructional golf and racquets programs.

Best Boutique

Evolve Clothing Gallery

80 W. Main St., Somerville

Evolve Clothing Gallery, an innovative luxury menswear boutique showcasing emerging designers and grounded in a select roster of established brands, brings “Soho to Somerville.”

Best Painter

Halo Home Maintenance

50 Division St., Ste. 501, Somerville

Halo is experienced with interior and exterior paint and can add flair to a room with wallpaper. It offers a permanent maintenance service to keep homes running safely and efficiently and looking great. Call for a free estimate. 


Best Car Dealership

Bridgewater Nissan

1400 U.S. 22, Bridgewater

Bridgewater Nissan sells new Nissans and bargain pre-owned vehicles as well as maintains your current ride.

Best Realtor

Klug Realty Group

222 Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge

Klug Realty Group is your go-to trusted resource for real estate, made up of highly-seasoned real estate professionals and dedicated specialists who provide exceptional, personalized service to each of their clients.


Best Mental Health Practice

Mindful Life Therapy, LLC

1 E. High St., Somerville

Mindful Life Therapy LLC (est. 2012) is a team of highly skilled, insight-oriented professional counselors. MLT treats children through adults in outpatient psychotherapy (in-person and telehealth available).

Best Financial Planner

Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Jim Swanton

68 E. Main St., Somerville

This office is committed to advanced planning and financial guidance for individuals and families. It specializes in retirement income planning as well as strategies to reduce future tax bills for clients. 

Best Bakery

Blue Sheep Bake Shop

9 Division St., Somerville

Blue Sheep Bake Shop is a custom cake studio, gourmet cupcake bakery and ice cream shop featuring cupcakes, macarons, small to-go cakes and a full ice cream menu.

Best Interior Designer

Bellisima Designs

18 S. Cadillac Dr., Somerville

Bellissima Designs was created for people who want beautiful interiors without breaking the bank. As a Window Treatment Specialist and with 20 years as an interior designer, Bellisima Designs has the knowledge to guide you in having the best-looking windows. 

Best Photographer

Havana Photography


Bridgewater City Lifestyle photographer Liz Polo believes in building relationships and capturing stories to provide unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. Her images have been featured in Manhattan Bride, Moment Junkie, The Knot and Wedding Wire.

Best Jeweler

Henry’s Fine Jewelry

665 Martinsville Rd., Basking Ridge

Henry’s Fine Jewelry is family-owned and operated by father and son duo Henry and David Feldman. Since 1989, the company has provided the best quality jewelry and exceptional customer service to the local community. 

Best Hair Salon

Color Me Chic Salon

18 Maiden Ln., Bound Brook

Color Me Chic Salon is a private luxury studio located in upcoming downtown Bound Brook. Cristina is known for her Luxury Lived in Color services. This is her second win! Come celebrate with some FIRE hair!

Best Law Firm

Lawrence Law Divorce and Family Attorneys

776 Mountain Blvd. #202, Watchung

The dedicated team of professionals at Lawrence Law provides strategic solutions compassionately and efficiently for their clients with family law issues.

Best Daycare or Preschool        

Stellar Academy

757 Rte. 202-206, Bridgewater

Stellar Academy provides childcare that immerses children from infancy to kindergarten in each of the eight intelligences (Musical/Rhythmic, Verbal/Linguistic, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Bodily/Kinesthetic, Naturalist, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal).

Best Chiropractor / Physical Therapist

O’Neill Chiropractic

1031 U.S. 202, Branchburg

Best Eye Center

Abessi Eye Care & Surgery 

3322 U.S. 22 West, Ste. 503, Branchburg

Best Private School

Immaculata High School

240 Mountain Ave., Somerville

Best Restaurant

Saly G’s

169 Washington Valley Rd., Warren

Best Spa

Depasquale The Spa

Powder Mill Plaza, 4 Gilbraltar Dr., Morris Plains

Best Cleaning Service

Maria’s Cleaning Service & Sons, LLC

91 E. Somerset St., Ste. C, Raritan

Best Home Remodeler / Builder

Caulfield Home Contracting



Best Plumber / HVAC

Queen B Plumbing, Heating and Cooling


Best Landscaper

High Tech Landscapes, Inc. 

10 Culnen Dr., Branchburg

Best Roofer

The Great American Roofing Company


Best Senior Living Community

Avalon Assisted Living at Bridgewater

565 Rte. 28, Bridgewater

Best Fitness Center

Gold’s Gym – Bridgewater

462 Rte. 28, Bridgewater

Best Dentist

Chiang and Jones Family Dentistry

720 U.S. 202-206, Bridgewater

Best Pet Service

Bridgewater Veterinary Hospital

830 U.S. 206, Bridgewater

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