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Loudoun Readers' Choice 2012 Winners

Who has the best pizza in town, does the best automotive work or gets your hair just right? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Sushi and Best Place for Happy Hour to Best Movie Theater and Best Dance Studio.

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We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners:

Food & Drink

Winner: Blue Ridge Grill ( and )
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3rd Place: Travinia

Winner: MacDowell Brew Kitchen
2nd Place: Blue Ridge Grill ( and )
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Winner: Anita's ( and )
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Best Pizza

Winner: Manhattan Pizza ( and Leesburg)
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2nd Place: Lowry's Crab Shack
3rd Place: Hooked Seafood & Sushi

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Entertainment 

Winner: Downtown Leesburg
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3rd Place: Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

Winner: Gonzo's Nose
2nd Place (3-way tie): Drymill Road
2nd Place (3-way tie): Retro-fit
2nd Place (3-way tie): Shirkaday

Winner (tie): Cobb Village 12 Leesburg
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Winner: Creighton Farms–Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course
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Shopping 

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2nd Place: Harris Teeter (, , , , )
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Services

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2nd Place: Justa Lil Daycare
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Automotive 

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2nd Place: Virginia Tire & Auto ( and )
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3rd Place (tie): Progressive Automotive

Winner: Waxpool Road & Pacific Boulevard
2nd Place: Waxpool Road & Route 28
3rd Place: Waxpool Road & Loudoun County Parkway

Thomas Eden August 24, 2012 at 11:26 PM
Hey VDOT! Notice a pattern around worst intersection?
Rick Tocchet August 28, 2012 at 09:49 AM
Manhattan Pizza? Seriously folks? lol
lynn Mischler August 29, 2012 at 12:13 AM
What about best retail store..The Other Kind of Jewelry Store, downtown Leesburg?
Lambrini V. August 29, 2012 at 11:55 AM
What about the best mediterranean food next time around?
Emily Weiner November 25, 2012 at 12:16 AM
That store is aweful! They only have junk! The jewelry is cheap too!
bella-alexis March 02, 2013 at 06:17 PM
Noticed there is no best hangouts for teens. So much for family friendly. Where do kids hang out here? There are no Real parks just places to play sports and you must pay... I miss seattle

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