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Marin IJ Reader's Choice 2024

The Marin IJ is proud to announce the 8thannual Readers’ Choice Awards. This section is produced by the Advertising Department of the Marin Independent Journal, based on voting by our readers. Congratulations to all of the winners.


Categories & Winners

Best All American Menu, Honor Award: Perry's Novato, Finnegans' Marin Restaurant & Bar

Best Bakery : Rustic Bakery

Best Bakery Honor Award: Creekside Bakery

Best BBQ Honor Award: Blazers Smokehouse

Best Breakfast Honor Award : Marvin's Restaurant

Best Mexican Restaurant Honor Award : Mi Pueblo Taqueria

Best Place To Eat In Novato Honor Award : Perry's Novato

Best Bar Honor Award : Finnegan's Marin Restaurant

Best Bew Pub Honor Award : Moylan's Brewing, Henhouse Brewing

Best Burrito Honor Award: Tommy's Salsa

Best Coffee Honor Award: Dr. Insomniac

Best Dessert Honor Award: Creekside Bakery

Best Fixings For A Picnic Honor Award : Nugget Market

Best French Fries & Hamburger: Super Duper Burger

Best Taco Honor Award: Tommy's Salsa

Best Overall Supermarket : Nugget Market

Best Meats & Poultry Honor Award : Nugget Market, Whole Foods Market

Best Organic Grocer & Produce Honor Award: Whole Foods Market, Nugget Market

Best Seafood & Shellfish & Health Food Store: Whole Foods

Best Attorney: James Rush

Best Optometrist Honor Award: Eyewish Optometry

Best Home Improvement Store: Pini Hardware

Best Landscaping Honor Award: Miann Builder

Best Handy Man Honor Award: The Home Doctors

Best Window Replacement: The Home Doctors

Best Investment/Wealth Management Honors Award: Valley Oak Wealth Management


Categories & Winners

Best Autobody & Painting Honor Award: Carroceria Collision

Best New Auto Dealer Honor Award: Toyota Marin

Best Auto Dealer Pre-Owned : Toyota Marin

Best Auto Tires Honor Award: H&J Tires

Best Networking Group for Women Honor Award: Novato Chamber

Best New Store: F45 Training Novato

Best Chamber of Commerce Honor Award: Novato Chamber

Best Convention & Event Space : Bill & Adele Jonas Center at College of Marin IVC

Best Day Care & Best Pre School Honor Award  : Miss Sandie's School

Best Festival Honor Award: Novato Art & Wine Festival

Best Eye Wear Honor Award: Marin Eye Care

Best Funeral Home: Valley Memorial Park Cemetery & Funeral Home

Best Golf Course Honor Award: Indian Valley Golf Course

Best Hardware Store & Home Improvement Store : Pini Ace Hardware

Best Health Food Store Honor Award: Whole Foods Market

Best Homeless Support Services : Homeward Bound of Marin

Best Hotel Honor Award: Novato Courtyard by Marriott Novato

Best Insurance Agent Honor Award: Katie Chase

Best Mall/Shopping Center Honor Award: Vintage Oaks Shopping Center

Best Assisted Living Advisor: LilyPad Senior

Best Cooking Class: Hannah Romanowsky

Best Senior Home Care: Marin Home Care

Best Air Conditioning/Heating Honor Award: Peter Levi Plumbing

Best Pool Cleaning & Maintenance Honor Award: Don Johnson Pool & Spa

Best Window Replacement: Novato Glass

Best Personal Fitness Instruction Honor Award: They Bay Fitness

Best Property Management: Prandi Property Management

Categories & Winners

Best Mortgage Broker Honor Award: Jodi Fisher All California Mortgage

Best Community Minded Company: Redwood Credit Union

Best Community Minded Company Honor Award: Bank of Marin

Most Philanthropic Business or Foundation: Redwood Credit Union

Most Philanthropic Business or Foundation Honor Award: Marin Community Foundation

Most Music School: School of Rock

Most Nonprofit Organization Honor Award: Conservation Corps North Bay

Best Bikes Sale & Services : Mike's Bikes

Best Accounting Firm Honor Award: Jannisse & Hull CPA & CCK

Best Bank: Bank of Marin

Best Bank Honor Award: Redwood Credit Union

Best Credit Union: Redwood Credit Union

Best Pre School Honor Award: Miss Sandie's Preschool

Best Self Storage Honor Award: Heirloom Storage

Best Social Organization Honor Award: Community Action Marin

Best Credit Union Honor Award: Patelco Credit Union

Best Art Gallery Honor Award: Marin MOCA

Best Bike Sales & Service: Mikes Bikes

Best Museum Honor Award: Marin MOCA

Best Bank: Bank of Marin

Best Bank Honor Award: Redwood Credit Union

Best Credit Union: Redwood Credit Union

Best Credit Union Honor Award: Patelco Credit Union, Marin County Credit Union

Best Financial Advisor Honor Award: Keith Wheeler (Alpha Wealth Management)

Best Investment/Wealth Management & Planning: Alpha Wealth Management

Best Tax Preparation Honor Award: Jannisse & Hull CPA

Best Chiropractor Honor Award: TOPO Chiropractic

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