Who won The Squamish Chief Reader’s Choice Awards?

Celebrating our 20th year of recognizing Squamish’s best.

Celebrating our 20th year of recognizing Squamish’s best, The Squamish Chief is thrilled to present the winners for 2022:

Best of: Shopping

Art Gallery/Studio — Brackendale Art Gallery

Bike Rental — RideHub

Bike Shop — Tantalus Bike Shop

Building Supplies — The Home Depot

Cannabis Store — 99 North Cannabis Store

Children’s Clothing — Kaos Kids

Consignment/Second-hand Store— Pearl’s Value & Vintage

Deli Department — Nesters Market

Electronics Retailer — London Drugs

Garden Supply — The Home Depot

Grocery Store — Nesters Market

Hardware Store— The Home Depot

Home Furnishings — Anna’s Interiors

Liquor Store — BCLIQUOR

Meat Department — Nesters Market

Men’s Clothing — Mark’s

Motorsport Equipment — No Limits Motorsports

New Car Dealer — Squamish Toyota

Outdoor Rec Outfitters — Valhalla Pure Outfitters

Place For a Bargain — Pearl’s Value & Vintage

Place To Buy a Unique Gift — Empire of Dirt

Pet Store — O’Brien Pet Foods

Produce — Nesters Market

Sporting Goods — Squamish Source For Sports

Tattoo Artist/Shop — Ashlar Tattoo

Value For Money — Pearl’s Value & Vintage

Women’s Clothing — StyleZone

Best of:  Sports  and Recreation

Adventure Guides — JF Plouffe

Adventure Tour — Squamish Rafting Company

Biking Trail — Half Nelson

Climbing Route — Burgers & Fries

Dance Studio — Squamish Dance Centre

Golf Course — Squamish Valley Golf & Country

Hiking Trail — Sea to Summit Sea to Sky Gondola

Kids Play Spot — Airhouse Squamish

Martial Arts Studio — The Sound Martial Arts

Outdoor Adventure Company — Squamish Rafting Company

Outdoor Rec Destination — Sea to Sky Gondola

Scenic Flight Tours — Sea To Sky Air

Best of: People and Places

Boss (Individual) — Jamie & Ryan Sunflower

Community Festival/Event — Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival

Live Music Venue — Sea to Sky Gondola

Local Artist — Andy Anissimoff

Local Writer — Amber Cowie

Musician (Individual) — Will Ross

Music Group/Band — The Hairfarmers

Nicest Smile In Squamish (Individual) — Linley Mussett – Sky High Cannabis

Patio — The Watershed Grill

Photographer — Paula Owen Photography

Server (Individual) — Stephanie Cascanette – The Watershed Grill

Unique Place For a First Date — Sea to Sky Gondola

Volunteer — Squamish Firefighters

Wedding Venue — Sea to Sky Gondola

Best of: Services

Accountant — Rob Mcleod

Auto Service — Diamond Head Motors Ltd

Banking Service — RBC Royal Bank

Barber Shop — Noble House Beauty & Barber

Bike Mechanic (Individual) — Brett Ward (Corsa Cycles)

Child Daycare — Fresh Ayre Daycare

Chiropractor — Dr. Bologna – Elaho Clinic

Customer Service – Food Service — Sunflower Bakery Café

Customer Service – Other — Sky High Cannabis Ltd.

Dentist — Dr. Chris Kelly – Diamond Head

Electrician — Alta Lake Electric Ltd

Esthetician (Individual) — Rose Laure Agbazan – Sugaring Beauty Boudoir

Financial Advisor (Individual) — David Sweeney – Sweeney Bride Strategic Wealth Advisory

Fitness Facility — Mountain Fitness Center

Fresh Flowers — Billies House

Friendliest Staff — Sunflower Bakery Café

Hair Studio — Noble House Beauty & Barber

Home Inspection and Appraisal Services — House Sound Home Inspections Inc

House Cleaning Service — Details By Dre

House Maintenance — Squamish Handyman

Insurance Agents — Ryan Carrat

Landscaper — Hawthorn Landscape Design

Lawyer — Eddie Carter – Race & Co

Massage Therapist — Jenn Foreman

Mechanic (Individual) — Yannick Labonté

Mortgage Broker — Michele Ellis Mortgages

Natural Health Practitioner — Dr. Natasha Wrenshall

Optometrist — Optomeyes Eye Care

Pet Boarding/ Daycare Services — Ruff Stuff Dog Services

Pet Groomer — Canine Valley

Pharmacy — Shoppers Drug Mart

Physiotherapist (Individual) — Maggie Phillips-Scarlett

Plumbing Services — Big D Plumbing & Hot Water

Real Estate Agent (Individual) — Matt Davies Real Estate

Receptionist  (Individual) — Celeste Danielson – Eagleview Veterinary Hospital

Skin Care Clinic — Lezara Laser and Vein Care

Tire Sales and Service — Ok Tire

Used Car Dealer — Squamish Toyota

Veterinary Services — Eagleview Veterinary Hospital

Yoga Studio — Breathe Squamish

Best of: Food  and Beverage

Bakery — Tall Tree Bakery

Breakfast — Fergie’s Café

Burger — Flipside Burgers

Café — Sunflower Bakery Café

Chicken Wings — The Shady Tree Neighbourhood Pub

Cocktail — The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

Cup Of Coffee — Sunflower Bakery Café

Delivery/Take-out — Samurai Sushi

Dessert/Confectionary — Fox & Oak

Dining Experience — The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

Ethnic Food — Saha Eatery

Family Dinner — White Spot Squamish

Fast Food — A&W

Fish and Chips — Wigan Pier

Food Truck — Luz Tacos

Fried Chicken — Sunny Chibas Fried Chicken Mexican Cantina

Indian Cuisine — Essence Of India Restaurant

Lunch Spot — Green Olive Market and Cafe

Micro Brewery — A-FRAME Brewing Co.

Micro Cidery or Distillery — Cliffside Cider

Neighbourhood Pub — The Backyard Taphouse

New Business (Opened In Past Year) — Purebread

New Restaurant (opened in the last year) — Peckinpah

Pasta — Pepe’s Chophouse

Place To Eat For Under $15 — Samurai Sushi

Pizza — Joe Pesto’s Wood Fired Pizzeria

Steak — Pepe’s Chophouse

Sushi — Taka Ramen & Sushi

Vegetarian Meal — Saha Eatery

Awards were given out at a celebration at Norman Rudy’s on Nov. 23.

All photos by David Buzzard Photography/ For The Squamish Chief.

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