Best of Ann Arbor 2012 List

BY DAILY ARTS STAFF

Published April 11, 2012

Best Coffee Shop
Winner: Espresso Royale
Runner-up: Starbucks

Best Club
Winner: Rick’s American Café
Runner-up: Necto

Best Dessert/Ice Cream
Winner: Stucchi’s
Runner-up: Cupcake Station

Best Spa
Winner: Douglas J
Runner-up: Relaxation Station

Best Bank
Winner: TCF
Runner-up: Chase

Best Sandwiches
Winner: Zingerman’s
Runner-up: Maize and Blue Deli

Best Barber/Hair Salon
Winner: Douglas J
Runner-up: Salon Vox

Best Breakfast
Winner: Angelo’s
Runner-up: Afternoon Delight

Best Pizza
Winner: Pizza House
Runner-up: Cottage Inn

Best Outdoor Apparel
Winner: Bivouac
Runner-up: Moosejaw

Best Chinese Food
Winner: TK WU
Runner-up: China Gate

Best Late Night
Winner: BTB Burrito
Runner-up: Pizza House

Best Landlord
Winner: Arch Realty
Runner-up: CMB Management

Best Indian Food
Winner: Shalimar
Runner-up: Raja Rani

Best Burgers
Winner: Blimpy Burger
Runner-up: Quickie Burger

Best Housing
Winner: Zaragon Place
Runner-up: 411 Lofts

Best Italian Food
Winner: Palio’s
Runner-up: Mia Za’s

Best Mexican Food
Winner: Chipolte
Runner-up: Panchero’s

Best Test Prep
Winner: Kaplan
Runner-up: Princeton Review

Best Korean Food
Winner: Rod’s
Runner-up: University Cafe

Best New Restaurant
Winner: Mani Osteria
Runner-up: La Marsa

Best Tanning Salon
Winner: Big House Tanning
Runner-up: Campus Tanning

Best Thai Food
Winner: No Thai
Runner-up: Marnee Thai

Best New Business
Winner: Bongz and Thongz
Runner-up: Vintage Twin

Best Thrift/Vintage Shop
Winner: Salvation Army
Runner-up: Ragstock

Best Mediterranean Food
Winner: Jerusalem Garden
Runner-up: La Marsa

Best Clothing Store
Winner: Urban Outfitters
Runner-up: Pitaya

Best University Fan Apparel
Winner: M Den
Runner-up: Underground Printing

Best Sushi
Winner: Sadako
Runner-up: Sushi.com

Best Bagel
Winner: Bruegger’s
Runner-up: Panera

Best Party Store
Winner: Campus Corner
Runner-up: Sargent Peppers

Best Campus Bar
Winner: Good Time
Runner-up: Ashley’s

Best Main Street Bar
Winner: Ann Arbor Brewing Company
Runner-up: Rush Street