Clarksville’s Best: Announcing gold and silver winners of Clarksville’s Best 2021


CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The votes are in, and it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 Clarksville’s Best awards!

Clarksville’s Best is free-to-enter, free-to-vote, free-to-win local competition, with voters choosing from among 1,700 competitors in over 155 categories.

You can learn more about the winners and the ongoing competition at ClarksvillesBest.com. And don’t miss Clarksville’s Best magazine, a 100-page guide with profiles on all these winners. It will soon be available free at the winners’ locations.

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The Wax House, Best Massage, Best Day Spa

The Wax House, Best Massage, Best Day Spa

Tiger Taekwondo

Tiger Taekwondo

Wright Floors

Wright Floors

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery

Affordable Storage Guys

Affordable Storage Guys

Ahava Healthcare

Ahava Healthcare

Fat Shack

Fat Shack

Face Pace Auto Detailing

Face Pace Auto Detailing

Drury Designs Florist and More

Drury Designs Florist and More

DLW Lawn Care

DLW Lawn Care

Dae Bak ChopHouse

Dae Bak ChopHouse

Cowboy Dan's Trading Post & Pawn

Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn

Cowboy Dan's Trading Post & Pawn

Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn

Arcadia Senior Living

Arcadia Senior Living

Alexis Goines Allstate Agency

Alexis Goines Allstate Agency

Hawkins Homes

Hawkins Homes

Justin Aldred

Justin Aldred

Keystone Realty and Management

Keystone Realty and Management

Kings Custom and Collision

Kings Custom and Collision

Montgomery Central Elementary School

Montgomery Central Elementary School

My Family Home Furnishings

My Family Home Furnishings

Patton & Pittman Attorneys at Law

Patton & Pittman Attorneys at Law

Pet Food Center

Pet Food Center

Riverbend Wine and Spirits, Best Wine Selection & Best Liquor Store

Riverbend Wine and Spirits, Best Wine Selection & Best Liquor Store

If you’re a winner and you haven’t already RSVP’d, you’re invited to come by 5 Star Media Group, 1640 Old Russellville Pike, on Friday, Nov. 19, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a reception, photos and to receive your plaque. For more information, call 931-648-7720.

Here are the winners of the 2021 Clarksville’s Best competition:

Eat & Drink

All-Around Restaurant

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: Fat Shack

Bakery

  • Gold: Silke’s Old World Breads
  • Silver: B’s Cheesecakes

Bar

  • Gold: O’Connors Irish Pub
  • Silver: A&E Bar and Lounge

BBQ

  • Gold: Mission BBQ
  • Silver: Legends Smokehouse & Grill

Breakfast

  • Gold: Cafe 931
  • Silver: Huddle House

Brewery

  • Gold: Blackhorse Pub & Brewery
  • Silver: Strawberry Alley Ale Works

Brunch

  • Gold: Strawberry Alley Ale Works
  • Silver: The Mad Herbalist

Burger

  • Gold: Fat Shack
  • Silver: Johnny’s Big Burger

Catering

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: Nicoletta’s Catering

Cheap Eats

  • Gold: Fat Shack
  • Silver: Fatboy Tacos

Chicken Wings

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: A&E Bar and Lounge

Chinese Restaurant

  • Gold: China King Buffet
  • Silver: No. 1 Chinese Restaurant

Coffee House

  • Gold: Ravenwood Coffee & Creations
  • Silver: Black Rifle Coffee

Comfort Food

  • Gold: Silke’s Old World Breads
  • Silver: Smokin Chikin

Dessert

  • Gold: Golly G’s Coffee, Ice Cream & Sweets
  • Silver: B’s Cheesecakes

Donut

  • Gold: Shipley Do-Nuts
  • Silver: Best Doughnuts

Fine Dining Restaurant

  • Gold: Edward’s Steakhouse
  • Silver: Liberty Park Grill

Food Truck

  • Gold: Fatboy Tacos
  • Silver: Tater Headz

Frozen Treat

  • Gold: Golly G’s Coffee, Ice Cream & Sweets
  • Silver: Cold Stone Creamery

Happy Hour

  • Gold: A&E Bar and Lounge
  • Silver: Strawberry Alley Ale Works

Japanese Restaurant

  • Gold: Yellowtail Robata Grill & Sushi
  • Silver: Hananoki Japanese Steakhouse

Korean Restaurant

  • Gold: Dae Bak ChopHouse
  • Silver: MOMO Korean BBQ

Lunch Spot

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: Fat Shack

Mexican Restaurant

  • Gold: El Bracero Mexican Restaurant
  • Silver: Dos Margaritas

New Restaurant

  • Gold: A&E Bar and Lounge
  • Silver: Drake’s Clarksville

Pizza

  • Gold: Caprigio’s Pizza
  • Silver: Luigi’s Pizza

Salad

  • Gold: Miss Lucille’s Cafe
  • Silver: Rafferty’s

Sandwiches

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: Wicked Good Sandwiches

Seafood Restaurant

  • Gold: Catfish House
  • Silver: Storming Crab

Sports Bar

  • Gold: Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Silver: O’Connors Irish Pub

Steakhouse

  • Gold: Edward’s Steakhouse
  • Silver: Texas Roadhouse

Pit Stop Auto Services, Best Auto Service Center, Best Oil & Lube

Pit Stop Auto Services, Best Auto Service Center, Best Oil & Lube

Eaton Companies, Best Electrician

Eaton Companies, Best Electrician

Beachaven Auto Care & Towing, Best Towing , Best Tire Service

Beachaven Auto Care & Towing, Best Towing , Best Tire Service

CeMe Photography Design, Best Photgrapher

CeMe Photography Design, Best Photgrapher

Beachaven Auto Care & Towing, Best Oil & Lube, Best Auto Service Center

Beachaven Auto Care & Towing, Best Oil & Lube, Best Auto Service Center

First Command, Best Wealth Management

First Command, Best Wealth Management

Happy Joy Photography, Best Photographer

Happy Joy Photography, Best Photographer

Grace Dental, Best Cosmetic Dentistry

Grace Dental, Best Cosmetic Dentistry

Publix, Best Grocery Store

Publix, Best Grocery Store

The Ruff Life Resort, Best Pet Daycare/Boarding

The Ruff Life Resort, Best Pet Daycare/Boarding

Smokin Chickin, Best All-Around Restaurant, Best Catering, Best Chicken Wings, Best Lunch Spot, Best Sandwiches, Best Take Out

Smokin Chickin, Best All-Around Restaurant, Best Catering, Best Chicken Wings, Best Lunch Spot, Best Sandwiches, Best Take Out

C4 Entertainment, Best Specialty Store

C4 Entertainment, Best Specialty Store

Pinnacle Dermatology, Best Dermatologist

Pinnacle Dermatology, Best Dermatologist

Train 36ixty, Best Gym/Fitness Center

Train 36ixty, Best Gym/Fitness Center

Concord Title/Lehman Johnson, Best Title Company/Best Criminal Defense Law

Concord Title/Lehman Johnson, Best Title Company/Best Criminal Defense Law

Screaming Eagle Car Wash, Best Car Wash

Screaming Eagle Car Wash, Best Car Wash

Oakland Elementary School, Best Elementary School

Oakland Elementary School, Best Elementary School

Sushi

  • Gold: Yellowtail Robata Grill & Sushi
  • Silver: Fujiyama

Take Out

  • Gold: Smokin Chikin
  • Silver: Fat Shack

Vegan/Vegetarian

  • Gold: Don’t Have a Cow Vegan Cafe & Takeaway
  • Silver: Hot Pita

Wine Selection

  • Gold: RiverBend Wine & Spirits
  • Silver: Beachaven Vineyards & Winery

Health & Beauty

Assisted Living/Nursing Home

  • Gold: Arcadia Senior Living
  • Silver: Ahava Healthcare of Clarksville

Barber Shop

  • Gold: Corporate Fades Barber Shop
  • Silver: Sango Barber Shop

Chiropractor

  • Gold: KnowBull Chiropractic and Medical Acupuncture
  • Silver: Riverside Spine & Physical Medicine

Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Gold: Schmitt Dental
  • Silver: Grace Dental Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Surgery Practice

  • Gold: Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Center of Tennessee – Mitchell D. Kaye, MD
  • Silver: Plastic Surgery of Clarksville

Day Spa

  • Gold: The Wax House
  • Silver: Eden Day Spa & Salon

Dentist

  • Gold: Schmitt Dental
  • Silver: All Smiles Family Dentistry – Dr. Ernest Meyer & Dr. Zachary Meyer

Dermatologist

  • Gold: Pinnacle Dermatology
  • Silver: Magnolia Dermatology

Doctor

  • Gold: Crystal Vernon, MD, FAAP – Premier Medical Group
  • Silver: Satish D. Prabhu, MD – Rainbow Kids Clinic

Eye Care/Eye Doctor

  • Gold: Sango Eye Care
  • Silver: Clarksville Eye Clinic

Eye Surgeon

  • Gold: Clarksville Ophthalmology
  • Silver: Tennessee Retina

Jodi's Cabinet Sales, Best Cabinet Shop

Jodi’s Cabinet Sales, Best Cabinet Shop

One Source Accounting & Tax, Best Accounting Firm

One Source Accounting & Tax, Best Accounting Firm

The Flip'n Axe, Best Family Attraction

The Flip’n Axe, Best Family Attraction

Milestone Tile Outlet, Best Customer Service

Milestone Tile Outlet, Best Customer Service

Robard's Pest & Termite, Best Pest Control

Robard’s Pest & Termite, Best Pest Control

The Village at the River Club, Best Retirement Community

The Village at the River Club, Best Retirement Community

Legends Smokehouse & Grill, Best BBQ

Legends Smokehouse & Grill, Best BBQ

Tennessee Title Services, Best Title Company

Tennessee Title Services, Best Title Company

The Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center, Best Bowling Alley

The Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center, Best Bowling Alley

Acro Dance Academy, Best Dance Studio

Acro Dance Academy, Best Dance Studio

Family First Auto Sales, Best Pre-Owned Dealership

Family First Auto Sales, Best Pre-Owned Dealership

Ravenwood Coffee, Best Coffee House

Ravenwood Coffee, Best Coffee House

Turf Pros Lawn Care, Best Landscaping

Turf Pros Lawn Care, Best Landscaping

DEFY, Best Children's Party Venue

DEFY, Best Children’s Party Venue

Clarksville Center for Audiology, Best Hearing Center

Clarksville Center for Audiology, Best Hearing Center

Gym/Fitness Center

  • Gold: Train 36ixty
  • Silver: Grif-Fit

Hair Salon

  • Gold: KnowBull Beauty
  • Silver: Eagle and Onyx Salon

Hearing Center

  • Gold: Clarksville Center for Audiology
  • Silver: Advanced Hearing Aid Group

Home Care/Hospice

  • Gold: FirstLight Home Care
  • Silver: Aseracare

Massage

  • Gold: The Wax House
  • Silver: Yellowbird Massage & Wellness

Medical Facility

  • Gold: Premier Medical Group
  • Silver: Rainbow Kids Clinic

Med-Spa

  • Gold: Face Fabulous Medical Spa
  • Silver: Bella Medical Spa

Mental Health Services

  • Gold: Psychiatry Services of Clarksville
  • Silver: Belmont Behavioral Health

Nail Salon

  • Gold: KnowBull Beauty
  • Silver: Hygeian Hand & Foot Refinery

Orthodontist

  • Gold: About Faces and Braces Orthodontics
  • Silver: Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentist

  • Gold: Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
  • Silver: Dr. Dave’s Healthy Smiles

Pediatrician

  • Gold: Crystal Vernon, MD, FAAP – Premier Medical Group
  • Silver: Rainbow Kids Clinic

Pharmacy

  • Gold: Town & Country Drugs
  • Silver: Sango Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

  • Gold: Results Physiotherapy
  • Silver: STAR Physical Therapy

Walk-In Clinic/Urgent Care

  • Gold: Premier Medical Group
  • Silver: DoctorsCare

Weight Loss Center

  • Gold: Riverside Spine & Physical Medicine
  • Silver: Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center Clarksville

Home & Garden

Apartment Complex

  • Gold: Belle Forest at Memorial
  • Silver: The Villages at Peachers Mill

Cabinet Shop

  • Gold: Jodi’s Cabinet Sales
  • Silver: Salem Custom Cabinets

Carpet & Flooring Cleaner

  • Gold: Direct Action Carpet Cleaning
  • Silver: Steem Master Cleaning and Restoration

Carpet & Flooring Store

  • Gold: Wright Floors
  • Silver: Androws Flooring

Concrete Company

  • Gold: Dennis Concrete Professional Service
  • Silver: Phoenix Flatwork

Electrician

  • Gold: Eaton Companies
  • Silver: Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical

Fence Company

  • Gold: New Age Flooring & Remodeling
  • Silver: Straight Line Fence

Furniture Store

  • Gold: My Family Home Furnishings
  • Silver: Rooms For Less

Gardening Store/Nursery

  • Gold: Montgomery Farmers Co-Op
  • Silver: PUPS Plants & Goods

Heat & Air Company

  • Gold: Action Air Conditioning Service, Inc.
  • Silver: Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical

Home Builder

  • Gold: Hawkins Homes
  • Silver: Bill Mace Homes

Home Mortgage

  • Gold: Southwest Funding, LP – The West Group
  • Silver: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

Landscaping

  • Gold: Turf Pros Lawn Care
  • Silver: DLW Lawn Care

Lawn Equipment

  • Gold: Montgomery Farmers Co-Op
  • Silver: Dave’s Small Engines

Mattress Store

  • Gold: My Family Home Furnishings
  • Silver: Rooms For Less

Pest Control

  • Gold: Robards Pest Control & Termite
  • Silver: Servall Termite & Pest Control

Plumber

  • Gold: Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical
  • Silver: Alford Plumbing

Pools & Spas

  • Gold: Drops of Joy
  • Silver: Pool & Spa Depot

Property Management Company

  • Gold: Platinum Realty & Management
  • Silver: Keystone Realty & Management

Real Estate Agent

  • Gold: Melissa Crabtree – Keystone Realty
  • Silver: Peggy Worcester – Weichert, Realtors – Home Pros

Real Estate Company

  • Gold: Keystone Realty & Management
  • Silver: Century 21 Platinum Properties

Real Estate Team

  • Gold: Kayla Goad-LeVan Team – Century 21 Platinum Properties
  • Silver: The Home Network by Ashley Griffith – Keller Williams

Remodeler/Contractor

  • Gold: New Age Flooring & Remodeling
  • Silver: Means Construction

Retirement Community

  • Gold: Arcadia Senior Living
  • Silver: The Villages at the River Club

Roofing Company

  • Gold: New Age Flooring & Remodeling
  • Silver: Steve Christy’s Roofing

Storage Facility

  • Gold: Affordable Storage Guys
  • Silver: Select Storage

Title Company

  • Gold: Tennessee Title Services
  • Silver: Concord Title

Waste Disposal/Recycling

  • Gold: Stinky Pinky Septic & Trash Service
  • Silver: Waste Connections

Window Company

  • Gold: Window World of Clarksville
  • Silver: Allnite Glass

Motors

Auto Collision Repair

  • Gold: King’s Custom & Collision
  • Silver: Bumpus Body Shop

Auto Dealership

  • Gold: Wyatt Johnson
  • Silver: Jenkins & Wynne

Auto Detailing

  • Gold: Fast Pace Auto Detailing
  • Silver: Island Auto Detailing

Auto Service Center

  • Gold: Pit Stop Auto Services
  • Silver: Beachaven Auto Care & Towing

Car Wash

  • Gold: Mister Car Wash
  • Silver: Screaming Eagle Express Car Wash

Motorcycle Dealer

  • Gold: Appleton Harley-Davidson
  • Silver: Mid-South Motoplex

Oil & Lube

  • Gold: Pit Stop Auto Services
  • Silver: Beachaven Auto Care & Towing

Pre-Owned Dealership

  • Gold: Family First Auto Sales
  • Silver: Adopt an Auto

Tire Store

  • Gold: Beachaven Auto Care & Towing
  • Silver: Discount Tire

Towing

  • Gold: Beachaven Auto Care & Towing
  • Silver: Keith’s Towing and Automotive Services

Schools

Childcare/Preschool

  • Gold: The Youth Academy
  • Silver: Just For Kids Early Learning Center

College/University

  • Gold: Nashville State Community College
  • Silver: Austin Peay State University

Elementary School

  • Gold: Montgomery Central Elementary School
  • Silver: Oakland Elementary School

High School

  • Gold: Montgomery Central High School
  • Silver: Rossview High School

Middle School

  • Gold: Montgomery Central Middle School
  • Silver: Rossview Middle School

Private School

  • Gold: Wild Wood Christian Academy
  • Silver: Clarksville Academy

Vocational School

  • Gold: Tennessee College of Applied Technology
  • Silver: Waterdogs Scuba and Safety

Services

Accounting Firm

  • Gold: One Source Accounting & Tax
  • Silver: Stone, Rudolph & Henry

Bail Bonds

  • Gold: 911 Bail Bonding
  • Silver: Grumpy’s Bail Bonds

Bank

  • Gold: F&M Bank
  • Silver: Legends Bank

Credit Union

  • Gold: Fortera Credit Union
  • Silver: Altra Federal Credit Union

Criminal Defense Law

  • Gold: Olson & Olson, PLC
  • Silver: Lehman Johnson, Attorneys at Law

Customer Service

  • Gold: Milestone Tile Outlet
  • Silver: My Family Home Furnishings

Dry Cleaner

  • Gold: Off The Rack Cleaners
  • Silver: St. B Super Laundromat

Family Law

  • Gold: Patton & Pittman Attorneys at Law
  • Silver: Olson & Olson, PLC

Florist

  • Gold: Drury Designs Florist & More
  • Silver: Snapdragon Wagon

Funeral Home

  • Gold: McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
  • Silver: Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home

Insurance Agent

  • Gold: Alexis Goines – Allstate Agency
  • Silver: Tim Shank – Shelter Insurance

Insurance Company

  • Gold: Shelter Insurance & BizVets Connect
  • Silver: First Command

Law Firm

  • Gold: Pete Olson Law, PC
  • Silver: Patton & Pittman Attorneys at Law

Locksmith

  • Gold: Jerry’s Lock & Key
  • Silver: Glover’s Lock Service

Nonprofit Organization

  • Gold: Buddy Ball Special Needs Athletic League
  • Silver: YAIPak Outreach

Personal Injury Law

  • Gold: Pete Olson Law, PC
  • Silver: Patton & Pittman Attorneys at Law

Pet Daycare/Boarding

  • Gold: The Ruff Life Resort
  • Silver: Paw Print Pet Resort

Pet Grooming

  • Gold: Picture Perfect Grooming
  • Silver: The Ruff Life Resort

Photographer

  • Gold: Happy Joy Photography
  • Silver: CeMe Photography & Designs

Staffing Agency

  • Gold: PeopleReady
  • Silver: Wise Staffing Group

Tattoo/Piercing Parlor

  • Gold: No Egrets Tattoo Studio
  • Silver: The Electric Flamingo Studio

Veterinarian

  • Gold: Eastview Veterinary Clinic
  • Silver: Sango Veterinary Hospital

Wealth Management

  • Gold: First Command
  • Silver: Justin Aldred – Edward Jones

Wedding Venue

  • Gold: The Ruby Cora
  • Silver: The Tanglewood House

Shopping

Antiques/Collectibles

  • Gold: Miss Lucille’s Marketplace
  • Silver: Oddly Amazing Antiques

Boutique Shop

  • Gold: The Copper Petal
  • Silver: The Christie Boutique

CBD Store

  • Gold: Your CBD Store
  • Silver: Emerald City CBD

Consignment/Thrift Shop

  • Gold: Miss Lucille’s Marketplace
  • Silver: Oddly Amazing Antiques

Grocery Store

  • Gold: Publix Food & Pharmacy
  • Silver: Hilltop Supermarket

Gun Shop

  • Gold: Clarksville Guns & Archery
  • Silver: Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn

Jewelry Store

  • Gold: McKenzie & Smiley Jewelers
  • Silver: Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn

Liquor Store

  • Gold: RiverBend Wine & Spirits
  • Silver: Elite Wine & Spirits

Men’s Clothing Store

  • Gold: Briggs Clothiers
  • Silver: D&K Menswear

Pawn Shop

  • Gold: Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn
  • Silver: Easy Pawn

Pet Store

  • Gold: Pet Food Center
  • Silver: Riley’s Pet Market

Place to Buy a Gift

  • Gold: Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post & Pawn
  • Silver: Miss Lucille’s Marketplace

Smoke/Vape Shop

  • Gold: Chuckin Clouds Vape Shop
  • Silver: Total Vapor

Specialty Store

  • Gold: The Candle Loft
  • Silver: C4 Entertainment

Women’s Clothing Store

  • Gold: The Copper Petal
  • Silver: Re:defined Boutique

Things to Do

Annual Event

  • Gold: Montgomery County Fair
  • Silver: Clarksville Vintage Fair

Bowling Alley

  • Gold: The Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center
  • Silver: Skyline Lanes

Children’s Birthday Party Venue

  • Gold: The City Forum
  • Silver: DEFY

Dance Studio

  • Gold: Acro Dance Express
  • Silver: Stars Dance Studio

Family Attraction

  • Gold: The City Forum
  • Silver: The Flip’n Axe

Golf Course

  • Gold: The River Club Golf & Learning Center
  • Silver: Swan Lake Golf Course

Hotel/Lodging

  • Gold: Hilton Garden Inn
  • Silver: Courtyard by Marriott Clarksville

Live Music

  • Gold: O’Connor’s Irish Pub
  • Silver: Beachaven Vineyards & Winery

Martial Arts

  • Gold: Tiger Taekwondo
  • Silver: Bowen Combative Arts Academy

Clarksville’s Best, sponsored this year by Pete Olson Injury Attorneys, is brought to you by Clarksville Now and 5 Star Media Group, which includes radio stations Beaver 100.3, Q108, Z97.5, Rewind 94.3, Sunny 99.1, ESPN Clarksville, NewZee 105.5, Outlaw 100.7 and EZ 99.9.

If you’re a winner and you haven’t already RSVP’d, you’re invited to come by 5 Star Media Group, 1640 Old Russellville Pike, on Friday, Nov. 19, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a reception, photos and to receive your plaque. For more information, call 931-648-7720.

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