You voted. We tallied. See just who Homewood’s favorites are.

FOOD & DRINK

Most Friendly Service

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runner Up: Ash West Homewood 



Most Kid Friendly Dining

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runners Up: Urban Cookhouse, Ash West Homewood

Best Ethnic/Regional Cuisine

Saw’s BBQ
1008 Oxmoor Road
205-879-1937
sawsbbq.com

Runners Up: Little Donkey, Red Pearl Restaurant & Market, Nabeel’s Café & Restaurant

Best Date Night

Gianmarcos Restaurant
721 Broadway Street
205-871-9622
gianmarcosbhm.com

Runner Up: Jinsei

Best Ladies Lunch

Ashley Mac’s
1831 28th Ave. S., Suite N101
205-582-0062
ashleymacs.com

Runners Up: Real & Rosemary, O’Carr’s

Best Coffee

O’Henry’s
2831 18th Street South
205-870-1198 //
569 Brookwood Village, Suite 101
205-870-1148
ohenryscoffees.com

Runners Up: Red Mountain Expresso, Seeds Coffee

Best Sweet Treats

Cookie Fix
2854 18th Street South
205-582-2623
cookiefix.com

Runners Up: Pastry Art Bake Shoppe, Savage’s Bakery, Hero Doughnuts

Best Pizza

Pizzeria GM
600 Oak Grove Road
205-905-3266
pizzeriagm.com

Runners Up: Dave’s Pizza, New York Pizza

Best Drinks/Cocktails

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runners Up: Soho Social, Gianmarcos Restaurant

Best Chef

Mark Driskill, Ash West Homewood
705 Oak Grove Road
205-558-9401
ashhomewood.com

Runners Up: Tim Hontzas/Johnny’s Restaurant; Giana Respinto/Gianmarco’s

COMMUNITY

Best Community Event

We Love Homewood Day
Bands, barbecue, festivities, neighbors and a street dance: always the first Saturday of May

Runners Up: Christmas Parade/Star Lighting, Homewood Witches Ride

Best Neighborhood

Edgewood
Full of sidewalks, neighbor hang outs, and choices for get dinner or ice cream

Runners Up: Downton Homewood, West Homewood

Best Local Cause

The Exceptional Foundation
1616 Oxmoor Road
205-870-0776
exceptionalfoundation.org

Runners Up: The Bell Center, Homewood City Schools Foundation

Best Outdoor Spot

Homewood Central Park
1632 Oxmoor Road
homewoodparks.com

Runners Up: Patriot Park, Homewood Pool

Best Church Choir

Trinity United Methodist
1400 Oxmoor Road
205-879-1737
trinitybirmingham.com

Runners Up: Dawson Family of Faith

Best Local Personality

Steve Sills
Homewood Middle School Teacher +  Coach + DJ

Runners Up: Bill Cleveland, Frank Morgan, Susie Ankenbrandt, Johnny Montgomery

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Best Family Medicine Practice

Mayfair Internal Medicine
3106 Independence Drive
205- 871-7007

Runner Up: MedHelp

Best Pediatric Practice

Mayfair Medical Group
3401 Independence Drive
205-870-1273
childrensal.org/mayfair-medical-group

Runner Up: Alabama Pediatrics

Best Dental Practice

Brighter Image Dentistry/Dr. Spencer Maddox
2908 Central Avenue, Suite 150
205-591-6220
brighterimagedentistry.com

Runners Up: Davis & Nix, Powell Pediatric Dentistry

Best Eye Care Practice

JJ Eyes
2814 18th Street South
205-703-8596
jjeyesoptical.com

Runners Up: Red Mountain Eye Care, EyeCare Associates

Best Chiropractic Care Practice

Witt Chiropractic
1919 Courtney Drive
205- 871-1888
wittchiro.com

Runners Up: Oxmoor Chiropractic, Friends & Family Health Centers

Best Animal Clinic

Homewood Animal Hospital
501 Scott Street
205-943-0008​
homewoodanimal.com

Runners Up: Oxmoor Animal Clinic, Standifer Animal Clinic

Best Pharmacy

Homewood Pharmacy
940 Oxmoor Road
205-871-9000
homewoodpharmacy.com

Runners Up: CVS, Walgreens

Best Hair Salon

Salon U
2824 Linden Avenue
205-870-8708
salonustyle.com

Runner Up: Wheelhouse

Best Nail Salon or Spa

Genesis Nail Spa
350 Hallman Hill East, Unit 51
205-802-0639

Runners Up: Escape Day Spa, Soho Nails and Spa

Best Fitness Center

YMCA-Shades Valley Branch
3551 Montgomery Highway
205-870-9622
ymcabham.org

Runners Up: Homewood Rec Center, Squad Fitness, Three15 Studio

SHOPPING & SERVICES

Best New Business

Byars-Wright Insurance
1701 28th Avenue South
205-417-1321
byarswright.com

Runners Up: Homewood Bagel Company, Off Central, Bandit, Shea Davis Boutique

Best Customer Service

Hemline
1802 29th Avenue
205-802-9252
shophemline.com

Runners Up: Bridal Bliss, Homewood Toy & Hobby

Best Boutique/Clothing

The Pink Tulip
2848 18th Street South
205-637-0710
thepinktulipclothing.com

Runners Up: Alabama Outdoors, Soca Clothing, Fab’rik

Best Store for Gifts

Alabama Goods
2933 18th Street South
205-803-3900
alabamagoods.com

Runners Up: Cottage Basket, White Flowers

Best Store for Kids

Homewood Toy & Hobby
2830 18th Street South
205-879-3986
homewoodtoy-hobby.com

Runners Up: Sikes Children’s Shoes, Jack N Jill Shop

Best Store for Home Furnishings/Décor

At Home
2921 18th Street South
205-879-3510
athome-furnishings.com

Runners Up: Homewood Antiques & Marketplace, Nadeau Furniture

Best Florist/Nursery

Sweet Peas Garden Shop
2829 Linden Avenue
205-879-3839
facebook.com/sweetpeasgardenshop/

Runners Up: Homewood Flowers, Wild Things, Stems & Styles

Best Place for Creativity

Do It Yourself Crafts
1909 Oxmoor Road
205-868-4346
doityourselfcrafts.com

Runners Up: Susan Gordon Pottery, Homewood Musical Instruments

Best Children’s Daycare

Homewood Day School
265 West Oxmoor Road
205-945-1015
homewooddayschool.org

Runners Up: Montessori Kids Universe, Heritage Preschool

HOME, FINANCE, & AUTO

Best Real Estate Agent

Joe Falconer/RealtySouth
205-281-1831
joefalconer.realtysouth.com/

Runners Up: Scott Butler/LAH Real Estate, Johnny Montgomery/ERA King

Best Insurance Agent

Gabe Clement/Byars-Wright Insurance
1701 28th Avenue South
205-221-8665
byarswright.com

Runner Up: Thomas Waters/State Farm

Best Bank

Regions Bank-Independence Plaza
1 Independence Plaza
800-734-4667
regions.com

Runners Up: Wells Fargo-28th Avenue South

Best Auto Service

Rob’e Mans Automotive Service
2600 18th Street South
205-518-9511
robemans.com

Runners Up: Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers-27th Court South