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09.17.08

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Shopping & Services

Best Massage

1. Inside & Out Body Services 10 Jackson St #210, Los Gatos; 408.395.7222

2. The Mommy Spa 413 Monterey Ave #B, Los Gatos; 408.506.4024

3. Los Gatos Spa 100 S Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.5901


Best Bicycle Shop

1. Willow Glen Bicycles 1110 Willow St, San Jose; 408.293.2606

2. Wheel Away Cycle Center 402 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell; 408.378.4636

3. The Off Ramp 2369 El Camino Real, Santa Clara; 408.249.2848


Best Motorcycle Shop

1. Slabsides 2100 Winchester Blvd, Campbell; 408.364.0284

2. Road Rider 2897 Monterey Hwy, San Jose; 408.227.6936

3. San Jose Harley Davidson 1551 Parkmoor Ave, San Jose; 408.998.1464


Best Vintage Clothing

1. Moon Zoom 1630 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.287.5876

2. Black and Brown 1225 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.298.1970

3. 23 Skidoo 342 E Campbell Ave, Campbell; 408.270.2334


Best Lingerie

1. Pleasures From the Heart 1565 Winchester Blvd, Campbell; 408.871.1826

2. Cupid's Corner 408 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose; 408.226.5683

3. Magical Moments 136 E Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale; 408.733.1670


Best Art Supplies

1. University Art Multiple locations

2. Accent Art 970 S Bascom Ave, San Jose; 408.271.1700

3. D&J Hobby 96 N San Tomas Aquino Road, Campbell; 408.379.1696


Best Pet Supply Store

1. An-Jan Multiple locations

2. Pet People 514 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.8888

3. Sam's Downtown 759 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.287.9090


Best Video/DVD Rental

1. Scott's Super Video 840 Willow St #700, San Jose; 408.298.7013

2. Videoscope 2290 W El Camino Real, Mountain View; 408.965.7800

3. American Video 14442 Union Ave, San Jose; 408.558.9545


Best Place to Buy Music

1. Rasputin 1820 S Bascom Ave, Campbell; 408.558.0781

2. Streetlight 980 S Bascom Ave, San Jose; 408.292.1404

3. On the Corner Music 530 E Campbell Ave, Campbell; 408.871.0305


Best Place to Download Music

1. iTunes

2. LimeWire

3. Amazon.com


Best Clothing Boutique

1. Bombshell Boutique 301 E Campbell Ave, Campbell; 408.371.7423

2. Bella Rosa Boutique 145 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.4206

3. Black and Brown 1225 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.298.1970


Best Shoe Store

1. Shoe Palace Multiple locations

2. Soles 130 N Santa Cruz Ave #D, Los Gatos; 408.399.5162

3. Shoe Fetish 216 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.395.2211


Best Toy Store

1. The Wooden Horse 796 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos; 408.356.8821

2. Far Out Toys 161 Jackson St #1, San Jose; 408.279.3073

3. Time Tunnel Vintage Toys 532 S Bascom Ave, San Jose; 408.298.1709


Best Comics Store

1. Hjinx Comics 2050 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.266.1103

2. Lee's Comics 1020 N Rengstorff Ave #F, Mountain View; 650.965.1800

3. Comic Conspiracy 115A E Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale; 408.245.6275


Best Manicures/Pedicures

1. Lavande Nail Spa 355 Santana Row #1020, San Jose; 408.983.1222

2. Tip N Toe Salon Multiple locations

3. Sakura Nail Bar 169 Jackson St, San Jose; 408.275.1625


Best Hair Salon

1. Faux Salon 378 E Campbell Ave, Campbell; 408.378.3289

2. Elle Kiss Hair Studio 227 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.395.1130

3. Alchemy Hair Studio Multiple locations


Best Beauty Supply

1. Sally's Multiple locations

2. Peninsula Beauty 1140 Lincoln Ave #4, San Jose; 408.287.1454

3. Londoner Beauty Supply and Salon 3681 Union Ave, San Jose; 408.377.7878


Best Surf/Skate Shop

1. Ohana 3567 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara; 408.244.0700

2. Circle A 8 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose; 408.995.0677

3. Boarder Nation 14448 Union Ave, San Jose; 408.377.3577


Best Local Bookstore

1. Recycle Book Store Multiple locations

2. Hicklebees 1378 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.292.8880

3. Willow Glen Books 1330 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.298.8141


Best Local Bank

1. Stanford Federal Credit Union Multiple locations

2. Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union Multiple locations

3. Alliance Credit Union Multiple locations


Best New Car Dealer

1. Capitol Honda 745 Capitol Expwy, San Jose; 866.435.1782

2. Stevens Creek Toyota 4202 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose; 800.496.4307

3. Capitol Toyota 775 Capitol Expwy, San Jose; 866.827.2018


Best Used Car Dealer

1. Bascom Autos 550 S Bascom Ave, San Jose; 408.299.0111

2. Stevens Creek Certified 3268 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose; 408.246.4800

3. Wheels and Deals 2585 El Camino Real, Santa Clara; 408.246.1000


Best Wine Shop

1. The Wine Club 1200 Coleman Ave, Santa Clara; 408.567.0900

2. Grapevine 1389 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.293.7574

3. Unwined Wine Shop 6946 Almaden Expwy, San Jose; 408.323.WINE


Best Car Wash

1. Classic Car Wash Multiple locations

2. Pacific Hand Car Wash 21 N Fifth St, San Jose; 408.293.2138

3. Lozano's 620 Grape Ave, Sunnyvale; 408.749.9755


Best Outdoor Gear

1. Mel Cotton's 1266 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.287.5994

2. Trailsloggers 220 E Campbell Ave, Campbell; 408.866.5888

3. Sports Basement 1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale; 408.732.0300


Best Tattoo Parlor

1. Player's Ink 518 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.993.8282

2. Marks of Art 3014 Union Ave, San Jose; 408.377.1924

3. Humble Beginnings 1411 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.288.6814


Best Piercing Studio

1. Body Exotic 957 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.993.9684

2. Pierced Out 3014 Union Ave, San Jose; 408.559.6039

3. Pierce Ink 48 Race St #B, San Jose; 408.280.6699


Best Pilates Studio

1. Los Gatos Ballet and Pilates 16 Lyndon Ave, Los Gatos; 408.399.7577

2. Vision Dance and Pilates 375 Saratoga Ave #B, San Jose; 408.246.4200

3. Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos; 408.358.3636


Best Yoga Studio

1. Yoga Source 15545 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos; 408.354.4097

2. Bikram Yoga 5289 Prospect Road, San Jose; 408.255.9910

3. Right Stuff Health Club Multiple locations


Best Health Club/Gym

1. Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos; 408.358.3636

2. Courtside Club 14675 Winchester Blvd, Los Gatos; 408.395.7111

3. Right Stuff Health Club Multiple locations


Best Dentist

1. Dr. Stephanie Loller 891 S Bascom Ave, San Jose; 408.298.0777

2. Orchid Dental Care 320 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, Los Gatos; 408.395.8888

3. Willow Glen Dentistry 1245 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.293.9600


Best Plastic Surgeon

1. Dr. Craig Creasman 2400 Samaritan Dr #206, San Jose; 408.369.9300

2. Dr. Regina Rosenthal 3803 S Bascom Ave #206, Campbell; 408.559.4700

3. Dr. Tony Pham 2307 Forest Ave, San Jose; 408.246.2349


Best Day Spa

1. The Mommy Spa 413 Monterey Ave #B, Los Gatos; 408.506.4024

2. Watercourse Way 165 Channing Ave, Palo Alto; 650.462.2000

3. Los Gatos Spa 100 S Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.5901


Best Home Depot Alternative

1. Southern Lumber 1402 Monterey Hwy, San Jose; 408.297.9663

2. Palo Alto Hardware 875 Alma St, Palo Alto; 650.327.7222

3. Willow Glen Hardware 2253 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.267.0223


Best Kitchen/Cooking Store

1. Domus 40 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.6630

2. Keystone Supply 491 W San Carlos St, San Jose; 408.288.4000

3. Dong Vinh Supply 1979 Monterey Hwy #120, San Jose; 408.298.4445


Best Garden Store

1. Yamagami's 1361 S De Anza Blvd #2, Cupertino; 408.252.3347

2. Almaden Nursery 15800 Almaden Expwy, San Jose; 408.997.1234

3. Summer Winds Nursery Multiple locations


Best Furniture Store

1. Flegel's Home Furnishings 870 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park; 650.326.9661

2. Russell's Furniture 2645 El Camino Real, Santa Clara; 408.296.7393

3. Rosso's Furniture Multiple locations


Best Gift Store

1. Fleurish 1335 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 408.294.5557

2. Spensor's 1859 Platinum Court, San Jose; 408.401.6395

3. Domus 40 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos; 408.354.6630


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