2023 Readers' Choice Awards

Winners in over 60 categories voted on by you - our readers!

The West Chester area is home to many amazing businesses and business owners who provide top-quality service to all of our community members. Each year West Chester Lifestyle Magazine likes to recognize the best in the business voted on by you, our readers! With over 60 categories to vote for from food and beverage to medical, personal care, professional services, shops, home services, automotive, and more, you weighed in to pick your favorites. The competition was close in many of our categories and it was tough to not list all of our nominated merchants and professionals in this article, but the winners prevailed. 

We are proud to announce this year’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Winners! Congratulations to all who won! Next time you’re in town or in need of a professional service, make sure to reach out to our 2023 winners! 


Fine Dining - Limoncello 


(610) 436-6230

Casual Dining - Sedona Taphouse 


(610) 738-5104

Best Brunch - Roots Cafe


(610) 455-0100

Located at 133 E. Gay St, Roots Cafe is home to some of the best brunch food in town. Known for their support of local farmers and artisans, the team at Roots serve up the most creative dishes made only with the freshest of ingredients. Perhaps the most popular dish served is the ROOTS Hot Chicken sandwich, a fried Freebird chicken breast, topped with their signature Hot Sauce, spicy pickles, paprika slaw, and garlic aioli on a Brioche bun and served with sweet potato fries. There is so much more on their menu as well! Make sure to check them out for your next brunch outing. 

Coffee Shop - Gryphon Coffee


(484) 083-3903

Looking for a laid-back vibe with the best coffee in town? Look no further than Gryphon Coffee located at 111 W. Gay St. They don’t just brew coffee, they create drink masterpieces. You can order an espresso, americano, cortado, latte, matcha, loose-leaf tea, and so much more including seasonal drinks and sandwiches! Make sure to stop and look at the walls while you’re sipping your drink.  Gryphon Coffee displays artwork from local artists within their shop, which is a great nod to the community! 

Best Bakery - Yori’s Bakery 


(610) 344-9674

Best Bar - Appetites on Main 


(610) 594-2030

Brew Pub - Levante Brewing 


(484) 202 - 0622

Pizza - Lorenzo and Sons Pizza 


(484) 999-8756

A favorite in West Chester since 1970, Lorenzo and Sons Pizza is a staple of the West Chester landscape. Located at the corner of Gay St. and N. High St. the pizza at Lorenzo’s is so big that both doors have to be held open to take out the 28" Iconic Pizza. In addition to their amazing pizza offerings (including delicious gluten-free pizza), their menu offers savory cheesesteaks, sandwiches, and fries.

Event Coordinators 

Best Caterer - John Serock Catering 


(610) 640-2836

Event Venue - Loch Aerie Mansion


(484) 320-7055

Loch Aerie Mansion, located at 700 Lancaster Ave. in Malvern, has a long history dating back to 1865. Refurbished and reintroduced in 2018, it is now one of the most popular wedding venues in Chester County. With a 5,000 sq. foot ballroom that can hold 300 guests, as well as smaller parlors for intimate weddings and receptions, and a dining room perfect for corporate events, it is no wonder why Loch Aerie Mansion takes the top spot for best event venue! 

Event Planner - Designs by Daisy 


(484) 319-7216

Florist - Matlack Florist 


(610) 431-3077

Serving the community since 1978, Matlack Florist has a talented and dedicated team of floral designers offering unique arrangements for every season and occasion. Located at 210 N. Chester Rd, Matlack Florist is also home to a garden center and gift shop. Each time you shop at Matlack, you will receive the best, freshest, and longest-lasting blooms available! Stop in and smell the roses (and more)! You’ll be so glad you did! 


Dermatologist - Schweiger Dermatology


(610) 594-6660

Pediatrician - CHOP Primary Care West Chester 


(610) 436-8611

Plastic Surgeon - Legacy Plastic Surgery 



Med Spa - Contoured Med Spa 


(610) 379-1564

Contoured Med Spa, located in Chadds Ford, helps women feel more confident with every treatment. Offering facial and body treatments, as well as the Skinny Shot, the Contoured Team of physician assistants, injectors, and aestheticians are the best in the business with years of experience. Contact them today to book your next appointment! 

Dentist/Orthodontist - West Chester Orthodontics 


(610) 918-3200

With a brand new location at 501 Hannum Avenue, West Chester Orthodontics has quickly become one of the best orthodontic teams in the area. Under the direction of Dr. Christine Ferrell, the WC orthodontics team is busy creating beautiful smiles for patients young and young at heart. 

Pediatric Dentist - Groovy Pediatric Dentistry 


(610) 557-0252

Hospital - Chester County Hospital 


(610) 431-5000

Eye Doctor - Siesper Laser Eyecare 


(610) 265-2020

Chiropractor - Goshen Family Chiropractic 


(610) 344-0384

Pharmacy - Lionville Natural Pharmacy 


(610) 363-7474

In-Home Care Provider - Comfort Keepers Home Care 


(610) 358-1640

Personal Care 

Gym - The Exercise Coach of West Chester 


(484) 881-3770

Hair Salon - Peter’s Salon & European Spa 


(610) 436-6464

Peter’s Salon & European Spa, located at 1009 West Chester Pike, was one of the area’s first true European day spas. Family-owned since 1962, Peter’s provides contemporary salon services, spa treatments, and a bridal suite. Make an appointment today and let the talented team of award-winning stylists and estheticians pamper you! 

Nail Salon - Zazen Nail Spa 


(610) 430-1400

Lashes - Glimmers Eye Studio 

(215) 910-9111

Professional Services 

Attorney/Law Firm - Potts, Shoemaker & Grossman LLC 


(610) 840-2626

Focusing on family law, Potts, Shoemaker, & Grossman are veteran trial attorneys who are fierce advocates for their clients with the winning record to prove it. Located at 138-140 W. Gay St., this law firm offers litigation, arbitration, and mediation services for their clients. 

Architect - Giresi Design Group 


(484) 574-8154

Photographer - Roman Coia Photography


(267) 493-1527

Roman Coia Photography, located at 39 W. Gay St. 2nd Floor, specializes in portrait photography services including senior lifestyle portraits, beauty fashion portraits, and signature children portraits. With an eye for capturing the essence of the person, Roman’s portraits are a work of art. In addition to portrait photography, Roman also offers headshot updates, as well as a fine art gallery. 

Real Estate Agent - The Kit Anstey Team 


(610) 356-4800

Insurance Company - Miller Insurance Agency 


(610) 269-4500

Mortgage - CMG Financial - Sean Maloney


(484) 798-9084

Bank - First Resource Bank 


(610) 235-4700

Financial Planner - Jeff Kitchen of Edward Jones


(610) 430-1320

Co-Working Space - Align.Space 


(484) 473-8400

Align.Space, located at 2 W. Market St, offers entrepreneurs, start-ups, freelancers, artists, and more a space to work individually or as a collaborative group. From single desk space to conference and meeting rooms, Align.Space has revolutionized the co-working space to a modern and fun atmosphere. You can even host your next private party or event here! The possibilities are endless and the space is fantastic! 

Pet Boarding - Lucie’s Barkingham Palace 


(610) 240-0190

Your pets should be treated like royalty when you’re away and that’s just what occurs at Lucie’s Barkingham Palace located 2463 Yellow Springs Road in Malvern. Offering grooming, daycare, and boarding options for both dogs and cats, the team at Lucie’s goes above and beyond to make sure your furry friends get the attention they need. 

Home Services 

Kitchen and Bath - Madsen Inc 


(610) 356-4800

Interior Design - Heritage Design Interiors 



Home Builder - B&D Builders 


(717) 687-0292

Landscaper (Co-Winners)

DiSabatino Landscaping 


(302) 764-0408

Borsello Landscaping 


(302) 472-2600

Pool Company - Ted’s Pools 


(610) 359-1301

Home Technology - SRI Security 


(610) 358-3550

Home Services Exterior - Judge Mobile Wash 


(610) 692-9274

Home Services - MoreVent - Heating Cooling Plumbing


(610) 827-5581

Appliances - Gerhard’s Appliances 


(610) 444-6666

Lighting Store - Lighting by Design 


(610) 524-0107

Masonry - Dutchies Stoneworks LLC 


(717) 407-2235

Flooring — Holland Floor Covering 


(215) 774-2385


Boutique Shop - Tish Boutique


(610) 692-7500

Chic is in and at Tish Boutique, that’s just what you will find. Contemporary women’s apparel and stylists who love finding the perfect outfits for their customers are plentiful at this downtown shop, located at 138 E. Gay St. For stylish tots, their kid's boutique is now open across the street. Stop in today for a wardrobe update! 

Children’s Store - H Rose Boutique 


(484) 887-0085

Clothing Store Men - Phineas Gage 


(484) 266-7344

Consignment Store - Vida Beale Consignment 


(484) 473-8219

Jewelry - Sunset Hill Jewelers


(610) 692-0374

With over 40 years of jewelry business experience, it is no wonder why the professional staff at Sunset Hill Jewelers landed in the top spot! Located at 23 N. High St., Sunset Hill offers fine jewelry, custom design services, wedding and engagement bands, jewelry repair services, and a fine arts gallery. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff keep customers returning time and time again! 

Pet Store - All the Dogs


(484) 887-0282

Health Store - The Prana House 


(610) 436-1407

Furniture Store - Giunta’s Furniture 


(484) 887-8271

Antique Store - Downingtown Vintage LLC 


(215) 789-6460


Hotel - Hotel Warner 


(610) 692-6920

Art Gallery - Visual Expansion Gallery


(610) 436-8697

Educational Services 

Private School - Malvern Preparatory School 


(484) 595-1000

Tutoring - Mathnasium 


(484) 200-5975


Auto Accessories - Tint World 


(610) 204-2083

Auto Mechanic - DARE Dave’s Auto Repair Enterprises


(610) 696-7153

A good mechanic is hard to find, but not in West Chester. Dave’s Auto Repair Enterprises, located at 301 S. Bolmar St. is known to be the best in the business since 1976. This family-owned shop services over 550 cars a month! From simple oil changes and inspections to bodywork, car detailing, and everything in between, you can trust your vehicle to their committed staff. 

Luxury Auto - Land Rover of West Chester 


(800) 445-0819

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