We’re thrilled to present our first ever Reader’s Choice winners! From art galleries to veterinarians, 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 Alternative Medicine
131 Post Road East (Sconset Square), Westport
Connecticut's trusted wellness center for individualized treatments rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Peter Cadoux Architects
35 Post Road West, Westport, CadouxAIA.com
A full service boutique firm, Peter Cadoux clients can expect and receive his personal stewardship throughout the entire process. He and his firm inherently understand that listening is an architect’s greatest strength.
Best Art Class
19 Newtown Turnpike, Westport, MoCAWestport.org
MoCA Westport is a destination for contemporary visual arts exhibitions, music performances, and comprehensive arts education. Our mission is to build a deeper understanding of, and passion for, the arts by presenting thought-provoking and relevant arts experiences.
Best Art Gallery
Amy Simon Fine Art
123 Post Road East, Westport, AmySimonFineArt.com
Premier gallery specializing in emerging, mid-career, and Blue Chip art. Clients include collectors, museums, corporations, designers, and architects worldwide. Focus is on an easy and fun art acquisition experience.
580 Riverside Avenue, Westport
Kneads is a small family run bakery, cafe, and flour mill using our New American Stone Mill, which is in our fresh artisan breads and pastries baked on site daily.
People's United Bank of Westport
3 Westport Locations, Peoples.com
Premier community-based Northeast bank with more than 5,500 employees offering commercial and retail banking as well as wealth management services.
26 Church Lane, Westport
New American choice serving comfort food in a restored Federal house with chic decor & horse theme.
Best Blow Dry Bar
76 Church Lane, Westport
Convenient, affordable, and long lasting blowouts, our hair professionals are trained in New York Blow Dry Bar techniques.
117 Post Road East, Westport, West2Westport.com
WEST is a fashion boutique: A styled, edited and curated selection of the best fashion, lifestyle, jewelry and accessories inspired by a West Coast vibe.
Best Boutique Fitness
Pure Barre Westport
291 Post Road East, Westport (Playhouse Square), PureBarre.com
Thank you, readers! We'll continue to offer you effective total body barre workout focused on low-impact, high intensity movements that lift and tone muscles to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.
Best Brow and Lash Bar
.BARE. A Skincare Experience
495 Post Road East, Sola Studio #24, Westport
With a special focus on brows and lashes, Bare provides services to make you look and feel your best from head to toe. Bare is THE ultimate beauty destination.
561 Post Road East, Westport
Terrain's café offers seasonally changing brunch, lunch, and dinner menus featuring hand-selected local produce, meats, and dairy alongside a thoughtfully curated beverage program from near and far.
Best Casual Dining
The Porch at Christies
161 Cross Highway, Westport, ThePorchAtChristies.com
Our mission is Food - Community - Purpose. We serve delicious food in a beautiful space where the entire community can gather and we offer employment for individuals with all abilities.
Marcia Selden Catering
A family-run group of first-class foodies, servicing NYC and Connecticut’s most luxurious events. MSC creates delicious and memorable events matched with personalized service like no other.
Best Children's Store
420 Post Road West, Westport
Groove offers a personal touch that national and regional chain stores can't match and have a large selection for all ages - from baby to teen and everyone in between!
Best Clothing Store
Mitchells of Westport
670 Post Road East, Westport
Men’s and women’s specialty stores, known the world over for exceptional customer service, exquisite designer clothing, jewelry and accessories, and multi-generational relationships with designers and customers alike.
Best Co-Working Space Office Evolution
500 Post Road East, 2nd Floor, OfficeEvolution.com
Providing furnished private offices, co-working, business address, meeting rooms, networking and more for small businesses. Modern, professional space with a warm, friendly community vibe. Locally owned & operated with locations nationwide.
Best Coffee Shop
833 Post Road East, Westport
Shearwater Coffee Bar is Westport's premier destination location for coffee enthusiasts. Serving authentic coffee and espresso drinks, Shearwater's customers can enjoy their selected brew in a warm, friendly, and modern setting.
Best Day Spa
New Beauty and Wellness
1137 Post Road East, Westport, NewBeautyWellness.com
Our state-of-the-art luxury spa offers uniquely curated experiences including result-driven facials, massage therapies, and non-invasive medical procedures to help you look and feel your best.
Dental Center of Westport
175 Post Road West (Nash’s Plaza), Westport
An all-female team who has been serving the Westport community for 20 years. Dr. Kogan and Dr. Romano strive to provide comprehensive dentistry tying in a whole-body approach.
1032 Post Road East, Westport, ModernDermCT.com
Cutting-edge science meets the highest quality of comprehensive care at Modern Dermatology where our team of board-certified dermatologists deliver award-winning, personalized medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatologic care.
Best Eye Doctor
Westport Eyecare - Dr. Barbara Manion and Dr. Jessica Yu
212 Post Road West, Westport
We are a private practice dedicated to providing eye health and vision care for adults and children of all ages, treating and managing a spectrum of vision and eye health conditions.
Best Family Law Firm
Broder Orland Murray & DeMattie LLC
55 Greens Farms Road, Westport and 115 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CTFamilyLaw.com
The largest family boutique firm in Connecticut focusing on divorce, custody, alimony/support, relocation, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, and appeals. The firm is highly distinguished and experienced in litigation, mediation, and arbitration.
Best Financial Advisor
274 Riverside Avenue, 4th Floor, Westport
We provide a team committed to making your financial life easier and providing financial peace of mind.
Best Fine Dining (Tie)
575 Riverside Avenue, Westport
The Whelk is a chef inspired modern American seafood and oyster bar. Creative and original dishes are ingredient-driven and meticulously sourced from local fisherman, farmers and purveyors.
256 Post Road East (Playhouse Square), Westport
The Cottage serves a seasonally rotating menu of New American plates and signature cocktails in a cozy, elegant dining room.
Best Fine Jewelry
Lux Bond & Green
136 Main Street, Westport
Lux Bond & Green Jewelers has been dedicated to offering truly extraordinary diamonds, jewelry, watches, and gifts for the home since 1898, earning our family business international recognition.
Best Fitness Instructor
Jessica Newshel (Pilates Girl) is a certified Pilates instructor offering private and semi-private sessions in her fully equipped Westport studio. Jessica provides 10 years of experience to a diverse population of Pilates enthusiasts.
Best Flower Shop
Compo Farm Flowers
392 Post Road East, Westport
Fresh cut flowers, bouquets, and custom arrangements for every occasion.
Best Full Service Hair Salon
833 Post Road East, Westport
As SALON dada celebrates one year of bringing out the beauty within, we’d like to thank our clients for their unwavering support. None of this would’ve been possible without you!
Best Furniture Store
New England Antique Lumber
238 Post Road East, Westport
We're a family-owned and -operated business with 10+ years of experience in the lumber industry. Our custom wood pieces include flooring, beams, siding, doors, and custom-made furniture.
Best General Practitioner
Northeast Medical Group, 327 Riverside Avenue, Westport
Offering compassionate expert care to every member of your family, including adults and children, to prevent illness and maintain optimal health.
233 Old Post Road, Southport
A luxury 3-level fitness destination featuring challenging classes and expansive views to put other gyms and health clubs to shame.
Best Health Store
285 Post Road East (Playhouse Square), Westport
The Organic Market has been serving Westport delicious food prepared with the highest quality ingredients made to order since 1988.
Best Home Builder
50 Charles Street, Westport, CCOHabitats.com
Our professional craftsmanship, focused management, and personalized service has allowed our Principal to recently celebrate his 20th year in Real Estate – a testament to our lasting relationships with clients and design associates.
275 Old Post Road, Southport
The intimate, polished service of a fine boutique hotel, surrounded by the ambiance of classic New England hospitality at its best.
Best In-Home Care Provider
Sheraton Home Care
256 Post Road East, Suite 204, Westport
Through an in-depth care assessment and interview process, our care management matches you to a caregiver that understands your unique needs and personality, allowing you to make a confident choice.
Best Insurance Agency
Daigle and Travers
155 Post Road East, Westport, DaigleTravers.com
Our mission for over 35 years has been to serve the highly successful individuals, families, and business of Westport with a focus on protecting your wealth, passions, and lifestyle.
Best Interior Designer
Stephanie Rapp Interiors
Stephanie Rapp Interiors is an award-winning, full-service interior design firm specializing in new construction and recognized for creating modern luxury interiors.
Best Kid's Activity
Hartbeeps is a fun-filled sensory music class for babies and toddlers. It’s full of magical adventures, friendly puppets, lighting effects, lighting effects, sparkly parachutes and more that you won’t find anywhere else!
Best Kitchen and Bath Designer (Tie)
Karen Berkemeyer Home
175 Post Road West, Westport
An award winning, kitchen and bath design studio dedicated to providing a true “one-stop” experience. We give our clients an organized approach to combining cabinetry, tile, countertops, plumbing and timeless design.
Maria Matluck Designs
401 Westport Avenue (inside Aitoro Appliance), Norwalk, MariaMatluckcc.com
A full service boutique firm, we bring a superior level of expertise in designing your luxury kitchen, baths, and custom cabinetry, specializing in millwork, stone/tile, architecture, and engineering services.
Our extensive experience enables us to bring out the best in every landscape and property, as well as quickly identify the most efficient way to plan and complete each task.
Best Liquor Store
Greens Farms Spirits
1250 Post Road East, Westport
Offering an extensive collection of fine wine, craft beer, bourbon, single malts, and more, with a friendly staff, free delivery, and custom orders.
Best Luxury Auto Dealer
1026 Post Road East, Westport
Dedicated to bringing the finest in new and pre-owned motorcars to a loyal list of clients.
Best Medical Spa
Greenwich Medical Spa
645 Post Road East, Westport
Offering an up-to-date atmosphere and featuring the latest in aesthetic medical treatments for both men and women who wish to improve their appearance without surgery or down-time.
Best Nail Salon
401 Post Road West, Westport
A full-service day spa serving Westport and Fairfield County since 2001 with services including nails, massage, eyelash extensions, and facials.
323 Riverside Avenue, Westport
Dedicated pediatricians with the personal experience of being mothers themselves, they are committed to providing a true "medical home" for patients and families.
Best Pet Boarding Facility
Dog Gone Smart
15 Cross Street, Norwalk
Dog Gone Smart is a state-of-the art canine center dedicated to providing outstanding care and services to dogs and their owners.
Best Pet Store
925 Post Road East, Westport, EarthAnimal.com
Thank you for voting for EA! Since 1979, Earth Animal has been dedicated to families seeking another way of caring for their dog and cat’s wellness and nutritional needs.
Best Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Joseph O'Connell
208 Post Road West, Westport, PlasticSurgeryCT.com
Dr. Joseph O’Connell, founder of Total Aesthetics, has over 35 years of surgical experience in facial rejuvenation, body contouring, and aesthetic breast surgery, is one of the best plastic surgeons in Fairfield County.
Best Pool Builder
We help create a beautiful atmosphere around your pool that takes your visions, needs, budget and property into consideration.
Best Private School
Greens Farms Academy
35 Beachside Avenue, Westport
A PreK-12 independent preparatory co-educational day school in the Greens Farms section of Westport, Connecticut, drawing 715 students from numerous towns across Fairfield County.
Best Radio Show
The Lisa Wexler Show
Best Real Estate Agency
Higgins Group Private Brokerage
30 Elm Street, Westport (Bedford Square)
The Higgins Group Private Brokerage is a family owned Real Estate company here in Fairfield County with 450+ dedicated real estate agents and 12 offices assisting both buyers and sellers.
Best Real Estate Agent
I’m beyond grateful to have been voted Westport’s #1 REALTOR. It is only because of my clients who TRULY are the #1. It’s been my privilege to serve them.
Best Retirement Community
1141 Post Road East, Westport
Our stunning new Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community puts a premium on service and hospitality while providing a wealth of amenities to make life easy and enjoyable.
Best Specialty Shop
1011 Post Road East, Westport
For 12 years it has been our pleasure to serve Fairfield County. We carry beautiful home decor, women’s fashion and jewelry. Please stop by and explore our newly expanded shop.
Best Trendy Jewelry
292 Post Road East, Westport, JLRocks.com
JL Rocks jewelry emanates a young, vibrant energy for wearers of any age, with artisanal and designer earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces. Charming boutiques in Westport and Greenwich.
Best Tutoring Company
Freudigman + Billings
1720 Post Road East, Westport, Suites 113 & 122
Founded in 2004 by Dr. Kim Freudigman and Trey Billings, F&B embraces a student-centered process designed to respond to each student’s learning style, personality, and educational needs.
Dr. Chuck Noonan
202 Weston Road, Weston
My philosophy of practice is to collaborate with you, the pet owner, to provide the best veterinary care possible
Best Women's Health Doctor
12 Avery Place, Westport
At the Avery Center, doctors listen to their patients and address concerns when they arise, fostering a trusting and therapeutic relationship.