Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay

Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2023

Congratulations Lafayette Chamber Members!

Read the July 2023 issue at https://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=794640

Thank you voters!!! We did it! Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay — Best Festival!!! 🖼️ 🍷 🍻 🎶  Join us in Downtown Lafayette on Sept. 23-24, 2023 for the 26th annual Lafayette Art & Wine Festival!

Best Festival Winner – Lafayette Art & Wine Festival  

Best Culinary Comeback – RÊVE Bistro
Best Culinary Comeback – Metro Lafayette
Best Performing Arts Venue Winner – Lesher Center for the Arts (Diablo Regional Arts Association)
Best Tourist Attraction Winner – Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery

Best Beauty Store Winner – Mighty Market
Best Bicycle Shop Winner – First Mile Cycle Works
Best Men’s Clothing Store Winner – Venture Quality Goods 
Best Musical Instrument Store – Lamorinda Music 
Best Women’s Clothing Boutique – Luck  
Best Resource for Guy Style Editor’s Pick Winner – Venture Quality Goods 
Best Toy Store Winner – Five Little Monkeys
Best Indian Restaurant Winner – Swad Indian Cuisine
Best Golf Course Winner – Moraga Country Club 
Best Gym/Sports Club Winner – CrossFit (Lamorinda Crossfit)
Best Trail/Hiking Spot Winner – Lafayette Reservoir 
Best Groomer Winner – Camp Bow Wow
Best Pet Boarding Winner – Camp Bow Wow
Best Flooring/Carpet Winner – Abode Flooring and Finishes 
Best Home Décor Winner – Orchard Nursery 
Best Landscape Design Winner – Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
Best Plant Nursery Winner – Orchard Nursery
Best Wedding Venue Winner – Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
Best Bicycle Shop Runner Up – Sharp Bicycle
Best Women’s Clothing Boutique Runner Up – Venture Quality Goods 
Best Breakfast Spot Runner Up – Sideboard 
Best Chinese Restaurant Runner Up – Uncle Yu’s 
Best Ice Cream Runner Up – Loard’s 
Best Romantic Restaurant Runner Up – Postino 
Best Barbershop Runner Up – SHARP Barber Shop
Best Beauty Products Runner Up – Mighty Market
Best Hair Salon Runner Up – Caroline’s Salon 
Best Nail Salon Runner Up – Pandora Nail Spa
Best Boot Camp Runner Up – Contra Costa Fitness 
Best Tennis/Pickleball Courts Runner Up – Moraga Country Club 
Best Dog Walker Runner Up – Camp Bow Wow 
Best Kitchen and Bath Fixtures Runner Up – Luxe Home by Douglah Designs 
Best Plant Nursery Runner Up – Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
Best Stone/Tile Runner Up – European Tile and Marble 
Thank you Diablo Publications for featuring our Lafayette Chamber Members in your July 2023 issue!
Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay


Congratulations to the 2023 winners and runnEast Bay Times Best In East Bay 2023ers up of the Best In East Bay by the East Bay Times!

Best Health Food Store Runner Up: Whole Foods Market
Best Medical and Wellness Retailers Runner Up: Cambiati Wellness Programs
Best College Sports Team Runner Up: Saint Mary’s College of California
Best Dive Bar Runner Up: RoundUp Saloon
Best Fitness Club Runner Up: Unbound Training Co
Best Real Estate Company: RE/MAX Accord
Best Professional Sports Team Runner Up: Oakland Athletics
Best French Food Winner: RÊVE Bistro
Best CBD Store Runner Up: Your CBD Store
Best Hotel Winner: Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa
Best Local Bank Runner Up: Bank of the West
Best Credit Union Runner up: Patelco Credit Union
Best Neighborhood Grocery Runner Up: Diablo Foods
Best Nursery (Gardening) Winner: Orchard Nursery
Best Toy Store Winner: Five Little Monkeys
Best Car Detailer Winner: Lafayette Car Wash and Detail Center
Best Tire Shop Runner Up: Big O Tires
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Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay

Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2022 Winners!

Congratulations Lafayette Chamber Members!


Reader’s Picks
➡ CONCERT SERIES: Gold Coast Chamber Players, gccpmusic.com
➡ FESTIVAL: Lafayette Art and Wine Festival, lafayettefestival.com
➡ TOURIST ATTRACTION: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery, Walnut Creek, ruthbancroftgarden.org

Editor’s Picks
➡ BEST OPEN-AIR DINNER AND A SHOW: California Shakespeare Theater, Orinda, calshakes.org

Reader’s Picks
➡ CONSIGNMENT SHOP: Runner Up: Youth Homes Thrift Shop, youthhomes.org
➡ MEN’S CLOTHING STORE: Venture Quality Goods, venturegoods.com
➡ WOMEN’S CLOTHING BOUTIQUE: Luck, lucklafayette.com. Runner Up: Venture Quality Goods, venturegoods.com

Reader’s Picks
➡ CAMP: Roughing It Day Camp, Lafayette, roughingit.com. Runners-up: Camp Awesome, Lafayette, lafayetterec.org
➡ KID’S CLASSES: Gymboree Play and Music, multiple locations, gymboreeclasses.com
➡ SPORTS CAMPS: Runner-up: SMC Baseball Camps, Moraga, smcbaseballcamps.com
➡ TOY STORE: Runner-up: Learning Express Toys and Gifts, Lafayette and San Ramon, learningexpress.com
➡ BIRTHDAY VENUE: Gymboree Play and Music, multiple locations, gymboreeclasses.com

➡ BEST RESTAURANT DYNASTY: The Ghaben Family, Lafayette’s Batch and Brine, batchandbrine.com

Reader’s Picks
➡ BREAKFAST SPOT: Runner-up: Sideboard Neighborhood Kitchen and Coffee Bar, Danville and Lafayette, sideboard.co
➡ CHINESE RESTAURANT: Runner-up: Uncle Yu’s, Lafayette, uncleyus.com
➡ INDIAN RESTAURANT: Swad Indian Cuisine, Lafayette, swadindiancuisine.com
➡ MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Runner-up: El Jarro Mexican Cafe, Lafayette, facebook.com/eljarromexicanCafe
➡ ROMANTIC RESTAURANT: Runner-up: Reve Bistro, Lafayette, revebistro.com
➡ VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT: Runner-up: Kiku Sushi and Vegetarian, Lafayette, kikusushiandvegetarian.com

Reader’s Picks
➡ HAIR SALON: Caroline’s Salon, carolinessalon.net
➡ NAIL SALON: Runner-up: Pandora Nail Spa, Lafayette, pandoranailspa.com

Reader’s Picks
➡ GOLF COURSE: Runner-up: Moraga Country Club. Moraga, moragacc.com
➡ PILATES/BARRE STUDIO: Runner-up: The Dailey Method, Lafayette, daileymethod.com/studios/lamorinda
➡ TRAIL/HIKING SPOT: Lafayette Reservoir Recreation Area, Lafayette, ebmud.com/recreation/east-bay/lafayette-reservoir
➡ BEST SPEEDY FULL-BODY WORKOUT: 9Round Fitness, multiple locations, 9round.com/locations/ca/lafayette/mt-diablo-blvd

Reader’s Picks
➡ PET BOARDING: Runner-up: Camp Bow Wow, multiple locations, campbowwow.com/diablo-valley
➡ PET PHOTOGRAPHER: Runner-up: Brady Thomas Photography, Benicia, bradythomasphotography.com

Reader’s Picks
➡ PHOTOGRAPHER: Brady Thomas Photography, bradythomasphotography.com
➡ WEDDING VENUE: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery, Walnut Creek, ruthbancroftgarden.org

Reader’s Picks
➡ FURNITURE STORE: Runner-up: Indigo and Poppy, Lafayette, indigoandpoppy.com
➡ INTERIOR DESIGNER: Runner-up: Kimberley Harrison Interiors, Moraga, kimberleyharrison.com
➡ PLANT NURSERY: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery, Walnut Creek, ruthbancroftgarden.org. Runner-up: Orchard Nursery, Lafayette, orchardnursery.com.
➡ STONE/TILE: Runner-up: European Tile and Marble, etmtiles.net

Editor’s Picks
➡ BEST CELEBRATION OF PLANT POWER: 2 Girls One Plant, 2girlsoneplant.com

➡ Full July digital edition publication




Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay

Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2021 Winners!

➡ Concert Series: Gold Coast Chamber Players, gccpmusic.com.
➡ Outdoor Event/Attraction: Lafayette Art and Wine Festival, lafayettefestival.com.
➡ Staycation Location: Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa, lafayetteparkhotel.com.
➡ Virtual Entertainment: Local Food Adventures, localfoodadventures.com.

➡ Men’s Clothing Store: Venture Quality Goods, venturegoods.com.
➡ Women’s Clothing Boutique: Luck, lucklafayette.com.
➡ Musical Instrument Store: Lamorinda Music, lamorindamusic.com.
➡ Thrift Shop: Youth Homes Thrift Shop, youthhomes.org.

➡ Pediatrician: Lamorinda Pediatrics, lamorindapeds.com.

➡ Fine-Dining Restaurant: Postino Restaurant, postinorestaurant.com.
➡ Healthy Dining: Vitality Bowls, vitalitybowls.com.
➡ Specialty Grocery Store: Diablo Foods, diablofoods.com.
➡ Meal Kit / Food Delivery: Genuine Goodness, gengoodness.com.

➡ Hair Salon: Caroline’s Salon, carolinessalon.net.
➡ Lash and Brow Salon: Lashify Studio, lashifystudio.com.
➡ Dietician: Cambiati Wellness Program, cambiati.com.

➡ Pet Store: K-9 Kitchen, k9kitchenllc.com.

➡ Hotel: Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa, lafayetteparkhotel.com.
➡ Photographer: Brady Thomas Photography, bradythomasphotography.com.

➡ Flooring/Carpet: Blodgett’s Abbey Carpet and Flooring, lafayette.abbeycarpet.com.
➡ Interior Designer: Kathleen Burke Design, kathleenburke.com.
➡ Moving Company: Anderson Bros. Movers, andersonbrosmovers.com.
➡ Real Estate Agency: Dana Green, danagreenteam.com.
➡ Solar Services: Solar Technologies, solartechnologies.com.

➡ Full July digital edition publication
➡ Feature in the digital edition
Winner list on diablomag.com

East Bay Times Best in East Bay


Congratulations to East Bay Times Best in East Bay 2021 Winners!

Reader’s Choice Awards
Best Outdoor Event/Festival (Runner Up): Lafayette Art and Wine Festival
Best French Food: Reve Bistro, Lafayette
Best Hair Salon (Runner Up): Primp Salon Lafayette
Best Real Estate Company: Compass (multiple locations)
Best Neighborhood Grocery (Runner Up): Trader Joes (multiple locations)
Best Nursery (Gardening): Orchard Nursery
Best Tire Shop (Runner Up): Big O Tires (multiple locations)





Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay 2020

Congratulations to Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2020 Winners!

Our Chamber member’s took the prize! Highlighted in the graphic and listed below are our current chamber members who won in 2020.

Best of the East Bay 2020 Readers’ Picks


Tour: Local Food Adventures
Festival/Community Event: Lafayette Art, Wine and Music Festival
Beauty Store: Lafayette Beauty
Gift Shop: Lemon
Home Decor/Furniture Store: Lemon
Men’s Clothing Store: Venture Quality Goods
Plant Nursery: Orchard Nursery
Chinese Restaurant: Uncle Yu’s
Coffeehouse: Coffee Shop
New Restaurant: Social Bird Kitchen and Bar
Specialty Grocery Store: Diablo Foods
Lash and Brow Salon: Lashify Studio
Gym/Sports Club: Bay Club
Other Fitness Studio: Orangetheory Fitness
Fitness Trend: Orangetheory Fitness
Pool: Bay Club
Auto Mechanic: Lafayette German Car Repair
Interior Designer: Kathleen Burke Design
Car Wash: Lafayette Car Wash and Detail Center


Best of the East Bay 2020 Editors’ Picks

Best Places to See Cover Bands: Town Hall Theatre
Most Inclusive Learning Opportunities: Contra Costa County Libraries
Best Video Store Substitute: Contra Costa County Libraries


Diablo magazine’s July 2020 issue >>


Best in East Bay, East Bay TimesCongratulations to East Bay Times Best in East Bay 2020 Winners!

Reader’s Choice Awards
Best Outdoor Event/Festival: Lafayette Art and Wine Festival
Best Hardware Store: Ace Hardware (multiple locations)
Best Car Detailer/Best Car Wash: Lafayette Car Wash
Best Nursery (Gardening): Orchard Nursery
Best French Food: Reve Bistro, Lafayette
Best Dive Bar: Round Up Lafayette





Diablo magazine's Best of the East BayCongratulations to the following Lafayette Chamber members who have won Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2019!


Arts and Leisure

Tour: Local Food Adventures. Lafayette and Oakland, localfoodadventures.com
Trail: Lafayette Reservoir Rim Trail

Beauty and Wellness

Hair Salon: Caroline’s Salon. Lafayette, carolines​salon.net


Brunch: Millie’s Kitchen. Lafayette
Burger: Roam Artisan Burgers. Multiple locations, www.roamburgers.com
Chinese Restaurant: Uncle Yu’s. Lafayette, uncleyus.com
Coffeehouse: Coffee Shop. Multiple locations, coffeeshop411​.com
Pizza Place: Paxti’s Pizza. Multiple locations, patxispizza.com


Dancers’ Dream Come True: Diablo Ballet School. Pleasant Hill, diabloballet.org


Dive Bar: Roundup Saloon. Lafayette, rounduplafayette​.com


Pet Photographer: Share the Joy Photography. Lafayette, sharethejoyphotography.com

Shops and Services

Beauty Store: Lafayette Beauty. Lafayette, lafayettebeauty.net
Car Wash: Lafayette Car Wash and Detail Center. Lafayette, lafayettecarwash.com
Men’s Clothing Store: Venture Quality Goods. Lafayette, venturegoods.com
Plant Nursery: Orchard Nursery. Lafayette, orchard​nursery.com
Plus-size Women’s Clothing Boutique: Harper Greer. Lafayette, harpergreer.com