The “Best of Kirkland” 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
JayMarc Homes is a luxury full-service homebuilder in the Greater Seattle Area. Their in-house
expertise and resources guide you through every part of the process: feasibility, financing,
architecture, interior design, permitting, project management, field management, and customer
care. 15-20 custom homes are actively under construction, allowing you to tour homes at
several different phases, seeing the quality of craftsmanship and exceptional design firsthand.
The JayMarc Custom Home program was created especially for you to ensure a great
experience while giving you access to their professional team and a meticulously handcrafted
collection of high-end finishes and selections to complete the look of your new home.
Best Home Remodeler
Eakman Construction brings fresh methods on how to approach construction. Setting out to
“change the way people think about construction companies”, Eakman Construction has put
together processes to organize, predict and execute a project from idea to final product.
Each customer gets a highly communicative and custom experience for both large-scale
remodels and ground-up builds.
J3 Architects is an established residential architecture firm located in Kirkland, WA, specializing in remodels, additions and new single family homes. Neil Jorgensen started J3 Architects in 2006 after receiving his Washington State license and has been in the industry for over 30 years. J3 Architects has been nominated homebuilderdigest.com as one the top residential architects in Kenmore, Woodinville and Redmond.
Neil's design process is unique to most in the industry. Through design meetings at his office in Kirkland, he sits with his clients and designs your dream home collaborative process. This is by far the most efficient way to work through designs by getting instant feedback from the client.
Be it a low-maintenance garden, an entertainment space or a complete renovation, your vision is Spring Greenworks' priority. Owner Robin Parsons approaches design by listening to your goals and dreams. She is passionate about creating outdoor spaces that reflect the interests and lifestyles of her clients while integrating an environmentally mindful design. Her goal with every project is to create a space that combines timeless and thoughtful solutions.
Best Interior Designer
Nicole Hopper Interiors
Nicole Hopper Interiors is passionate about building relationships and creating thoughtful
spaces for intentional living through the power of Interior Design both locally and internationally.
Nicole Hopper creates cohesive, intentional spaces that promote well-being and connect with
people by designing spaces that play into the habits and rituals of your daily life. Nicole provides
unique experiences for each client, working to bring fun and ease to the project with exceptional
customer service. Combining elements of style that work in harmony to infuse beauty, comfort,
function, and ease. Nicole is a graduate of Heritage Design School Seattle and a resident of
Kirkland along with her husband Brian of 20 years and their two teenage children.
Best Home Decor
IVY Gift & home
IVY specializes in furniture, lighting, art, accessories and gifts. When we opened the store 8
years ago we wanted anyone to be able to come in off the street and be able to buy something
big or small from a candle, to hand soap, a pillow or furnish an entire room. We are proud to
have grown into a full-service design company that begins the design process with the builder
picking out materials and provides everything down to the towels and bedding to create a home.
Thank you for the continued support Kirkland.
Best Real Estate Agent
Brian Hopper’s market knowledge and client care are at the core of his business. Holding
over 18 years of experience, he understands the industry's complexities and leverages his
connections to ensure every need is met, regardless of location. As the #1 agent by sales
volume at Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Kirkland in 2020 and 2021, Brian is
proud of the success he garners for clients.
Best Mortgage Broker
2023 is about building your Homeownership dreams. Building equity and generational wealth
are more important now than ever. Our Team's mission is to support you in reaching those
milestones. The Messmer Team will be there to guide you down the right path of home financing
so you can set the groundwork for your future. Looking forward to being your dedicated lending
partner and resource that will elevate your mortgage experience and partner with you to win big
for each client.
Best Appliance Store
Best Real Estate Agency
Realogics Sotheby's International Realty
Best Financial Advisor
Amy Mutal, Prevail
Best Credit Union
Best Private School
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell)
Best Day Care
Bright Horizons Kirkland
Seven Points Prep
Best Retirement Community
Aegis Kirkland Waterfront
The Heathman Hotel
Best Coffee Shop
Beach House Café
Best Juice Bar
Emerald City Smoothie Kirkland
Best Cocktail Bar
Bottle & Bull
Best Casual Dining
Isarn Thai Soul Kitchen
Oto Sushi Totem Lake
Best Italian Restaurant
Best Mexican Restaurant
Lisa Dupar Catering
Lisa Dupar Catering is known for creating true culinary experiences. We are a chef-owned,
woman-led company built on Lisa’s Southern roots, classic training, and modern
techniques. Every day, we bring fresh and flavorful food, fine drinks, and unmatched service to
create inspiring events in inspired settings. It’s how we nourish community—through food and
Best Fine Dining
Cafe Juanita features Executive Chef and Owner Holly Smith's award-winning Northern
Italian cuisine complimented by sommelier Alexandra Stang's impressive wine list and
pairings, guided by their superlative service team. The tasting menu is offered in four
iterations; Omnivore, Pescatarian, Vegetarian and Vegan. The restaurant is tucked into
Juanita Creek with a sleek interior and territorial views.
Best Fitness Instructor
Courtney Hansen, Power 360
Inspired by her dream to build and enable a community that focuses on health and wellness,
Courtney and her family opened PowerHour360 in Kirkland Urban. Courtney’s natural passion
for fitness and desire to help others achieve their goals has led to the gym’s rapid growth and
success. With an uncompromising smile and sparkling personality, she is devoted to creating a
Best Boutique Fitness
Located in the heart of the Everest Park neighborhood, Invictus Fitness is a community-based
gym rooted in functional fitness, family, and well-being. Invictus Fitness offers a variety of group
classes throughout the day, private training, corporate events, weightlifting, and yoga. With
ongoing training and education, their staff of 11 certified coaches work tirelessly to help their
community achieve their individualized health & wellness goals.
Best Wine Bar
The Melody Lynne Vineyard
The Village at Totem Lake
Best Clothing Boutique
Best Flower Shop
Best Fine Jewelry
T. Anthony Jewelers
Best Trendy Jewelry
Best Nail Salon
Lake Street Nails Bar
Best Hair Salon
Best Day Spa
Best Fitness Center
Neal Smiles Orthodontics, Kirkland
Dr. Neal is a graduate of Louisiana State University for both undergraduate and dental
school. She ultimately received a specialty in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from
the Louisiana State University Medical Center. Dr. Neal graduated at the top of her class,
receiving multiple awards for her academic achievement, including the Chancellor’s Award
for most outstanding student. She continues to be involved with many dental and
orthodontic organizations and study clubs. She is an elite invisalign provider and has had
many cases featured as one of the best in the country through the Invisalign Gallery
Best Med Spa
Glow Medispa is a premier medical spa destination serving Kirkland since 2019. Dr. Otto and
her team are dedicated to providing expert skin care advice, artful injectables, and first-in-class
technology in a supportive and relaxed environment. Glow Medispa's comprehensive menu of
safe, scientifically proven, effective treatments come with minimal downtime and natural results.
They are there to help you refresh and restore your natural beauty.
Ryan Fox DDS
At Fox Dental, we treat you like family. Our focus is on patient education and equipping you with
all the information necessary to make the best treatment choices for your individualized care.
Our team’s goal is to be the dental office you can trust caring for your family and friends! Dr. Fox
prides himself in being a patient-focused dentist seeking to deliver comfortable, high-quality, and
natural-looking esthetic restorations. Everything we do at Fox Dental is done to make your
dental experience exceptional!
Dr. Michelle Leary, Vida Integrated Health Kirkland
Dr. Michelle Leary is the Director of Functional Medicine at Vida Integrated Health and leads
a team of Residents, Doctors, Nurses, and Nutritionists. Dr. Leary is passionate about
Functional Medicine and specializes in sexual health and metabolic medicine for both men
and women. She is a compassionate, intellectual, and dedicated provider to her patients. In
addition to her clinical role, she is the owner and creator of PowerSexBeauty.com. A
lifestyle blog targeted for female empowerment of their bodies and embracing sensuality,
clean beauty, and cellular health.
Best Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Daniel Liebertz, Liebertz Plastic Surgery at Yarrow Bay
Liebertz Plastic Surgery at Yarrow Bay has served the Seattle area for over fifteen years.
Previously known as Yarrow Bay Plastic Surgery, the practice aligned its focus towards
solely treating cosmetic and reconstructive concerns of the face. With unrivaled expertise in
everything from quick-recovery facelifts to rhinoplasty to fillers and Botox, Dr. Daniel
Liebertz will personalize your treatment while considering your unique goals and
Best Physical Therapy
Vida Integrated Health Kirkland
Clear Chiropractic, Dr Clum
Evergreen Health Medical Center
Juanita Bay Veterinarian Hospital
Best Pet Store
All The Best Pet Care
Best Pet Grooming
Best Art Gallery
Ryan James Fine Arts
Best Luxury Automotive