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Best of Falls Church 2014: The Winners!

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Spoiler Alert! Clare & Don’s Beach Shack (staff pictured) cleaned up once again in the Best of Falls Church, as the restaurant was named an F.C. favorite in three different categories.

BestofFallsChurchlogo2014WEBWe asked. You answered.

For the fifth consecutive year, the News-Press asked readers to cast their votes for their favorite places to eat, drink, shop, relax and more in and around The Little City. After eight long weeks and a record number of ballots, the votes have all been tallied.

Find out below who was selected as this year’s BEST OF FALLS CHURCH.

(All Photos: Larry Golfer)


Best BurgerBest PizzaBest SandwichesBest Lunch SpotBest Happy HourBest Outside EatingBest SushiBest Live MusicBest Coffee ShopBest Spot to Watch the GameBest BakeryBest BrunchBest MassageBest Auto Service CenterBest DentistBest Dry CleanerBest Nail SalonBest Hair SalonBest FloristBest Health Club •  Best Yoga StudioBest BankBest PharmacyBest Real Estate AgentBest DoctorBest Retail Store

Best Burger

Elevation Burger – 442 S Washington St, Falls Church

Burger - Elevation BurgerGOOD

Other Burger favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Ireland’s 4 Provinces, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Smashburger

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Best Pizza

Pizzeria Orso – 400 S Maple Ave  Falls Church

Pizza - Pizzeria OrsoGOOD

Other Pizza favorites: Flippin’ Pizza, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Pie-Tanza, ZPizza
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Best Happy Hour

Clare & Don’s Beach Shack – 130 N Washington St  Falls Church

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Other Happy Hour Favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Ireland’s 4 Provinces, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Open Road Grill & Icehouse
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Best Spot to Watch the Game

Dogwood Tavern – 132 W. Broad Street, Falls Church

Spot to Watch the Game - Dogwood TavernGOOD

Other Game Day Favorites: Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, Ireland’s 4 Provinces, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Open Road Grill & Icehouse

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Best Sandwiches

Mike’s Deli at Lazy Sundae – 112 N West St  Falls Church

Sandwich - Mike's DeliGOOD

Other Sandwich favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Nourish Market, Panera Bread, spacebar
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Best Lunch Spot

Clare & Don’s Beach Shack – 130 N Washington St  Falls Church

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Other Lunch favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Ireland’s 4 Provinces, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Mike’s Deli
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Best Brunch

Ireland’s Four Provinces – 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church

Brunch - 4 P'sGOOD

Other Brunch favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Pizzeria Orso, Trio Grill
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Best Outdoor Eating

Clare & Don’s Beach Shack – 130 N Washington St  Falls Church

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Other Outdoor Eating favorites: Dogwood Tavern, Ireland’s 4 Provinces, Mad Fox Brewing Company, Open Road Grill & Icehouse
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Best Sushi

Koi Koi – 450 W Broad St  Falls Church

Sushi - Koi KoiGOOD

Other Sushi Favorites: Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar, Maneki Neko, Passion Fin
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Best Coffee House

Starbucks – Multiple Locations

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Other Coffee favorites: Dunkin’ Donuts, Mike’s Deli, Panera Bread, Urban Pantry
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Best Bakery

Tiffany’s Bakery – 6385 Seven Corners Pl., Falls Church

Bakery - Tiffany'sGOOD

Other Bakery favorites: Giant Food, Panera Bread, Pastry XPO, Milan Bakery & Miss Doughnut
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Best Live Music Venue

The State Theatre – 220 N Washington St  Falls Church

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Other Live Music favorites: Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, Dogwood Tavern, Ireland’s Four Provinces, Open Road Grill & Icehouse
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Best Retail Store

Brown’s Hardware – 100 W Broad St  Falls Church

Retail Store - Brown's HardwareGOOD

Other Retail favorites: Beadazzled, Bikenetic, Doodlehopper, Victory Comics
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Best Auto Service

City Sunoco – 934 W Broad St  Falls Church

Auto Service - City SunocoGOOD

Other Auto Service favorites: All Tune & Lube, Curry’s Auto Service, Jiffy Lube, Smokey’s Garage
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Best Yoga Studio

Dancing Mind Yoga – 929 W Broad St  Falls Church

Yoga - Dancing MindGOOD

Other Yoga favorites: Bikram Yoga, Blue Nectar Yoga, Core Power Yoga, Sacred Well Yoga
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Best Health Club

24 Hour Fitness – 1000 E Broad St, Falls Church

Other Health Club favorites: 5 Rings Fitness, Dancing Mind Yoga, Title Boxing Club, Vantage Fitness
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Best Hair Salon

Perfect Endings – 131 S. Washington St., Falls Church

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Other Hair Salon favorites: Brits on Broad, Hair Cuttery, Hair Extraordinaire, Nash Hair Design
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Best Nail Salon

Rex Day Spa – 442 S Washington St  Falls Church

Nail Salon - Rex Day SpaGOOD

Other Nail Salon favorites: Aislinn Spa, ECA Nails, Lotus Nails Spa, Present Nail Salon
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Best Massage

Massage Envy – 1208 W Broad St, Falls Church

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Other Massage favorites: Canary Orchid, Frances Babb, Healthy By Intention, Malee Thai Massage
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Best Florist

Falls Church Florist – 419 W Broad St  Falls Church

Florist - Falls Church FloristGOOD

Other Florist favorites: Galleria Florist, Giant Food
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Best Doctor

Dr. Ted Perih, Falls Church Chiropractic – 803 W. Broad St., Falls Church

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Other Doctor favorites: Allison Bae, Bodies in Motion, Raymond Solano, Gordon Theisz
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Best Dentist

Dr. Melanie Love, DDS – 450 W. Broad St. #440, Falls Church

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Other Dentist favorites: William Dougherty, III, Mark Miller, Johana Nieto, Rachel Valtos
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Best Bank

Burke & Herbert – Multiple Locations, Falls Church

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More Bank favorites: BB&T Bank, PNC Bank, Suntrust Bank, Wells Fargo
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Best Pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy – 134 W. Broad St., Falls Church

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More Pharmacy favorites: Broad St. Pharmacy, Giant Food, Rite Aid, Target
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Best Dry Cleaners

Spectrum Cleaners – 450 W Broad St #130, Falls Church

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 More Dry Cleaner favorites: Bridge Cleaners, Classic Cleaners, Hillwood Cleaners, Potomac Cleaners
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Best Real Estate Agent

Tori McKinney, Keller Williams Realty

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 More Real Estate agents: Noel Garmer, Leslie Hutchison, Anne Petree & Randy Becker, Wydler Brothers
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