Readers' Choice Winners 2012

Who has the best Italian food in town? Who has the best burger? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite West Pasco businesses in categories ranging from Best Burger to the Best Place to Take a Walk.

We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners:

Best Italian Food

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place:
  • 3rd Place: Angelo's Italian Restaurant and (tie)

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Estella's
  • 3rd Place: Carnelita's

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Taj Mahal
  • 3rd Place:

Best Asian Food

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place:
  • 3rd Place:

Best Burger

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place:

Best Steakhouse

  • Winner: and Cody's (tie)
  • 2nd Place:

Best Happy Hour

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Cocktails and (tie)

Best Beer Selection

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place:

Best Haircut

  • Winner:

Best Pest Control

  • Winner: Anthony Pest Control
  • 2nd Place: , , (tie)

Best Cable and Internet

  • Winner: Verizon Fios
  • 2nd Place: Brighthouse

Best Fresh Produce

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Suncoast Co-Op

Best Hospital

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

Best Shopping Center

  • Winner: Mitchell Ranch Plaza
  • 2nd Place: Southgate Shopping Center

Best Day Care

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place:
  • 3rd Place:

Best Veterinarian

  • Winner: All Pets Hospital
  • 2nd Place: Animal Care Center
  • 3rd Place: Animal's Best Choice Vet

Best Real Estate Agency

  • Winner: Katie Creek of Florida Luxury Realty

Best Zoo or Aquarium

  • Winner: Busch Gardens
  • 2nd Place: Lowry Park and Clearwater Aquarium (tie)

Best Mini Golf

  • Winner: and Congo River Golf (tie)

Best Bowling Alley

  • Winner:

Best Skating Rink

  • Winner: SpinNations Skating Center and Astro Skate (tie)

Best Place to Take a Walk

  • Winner: Starkey Park
  • 2nd Place: Key Vista Narture Preserve

Best Gym

  • and the (tie)

Best Music Venue

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Seaside Inn

Best Public Park

  • Winner:
  • 2nd Place: Starkey Park
  • 3rd Place: Grey Preserve

Editor's note: This article was updated at 9:46 a.m. Aug. 24 to include the winners in the Best Italian category.

The UPS Store 6294 August 24, 2012 at 12:50 PM
tag line for this article says where to find best pizza but pizza not listed in the list
Richard Durst August 24, 2012 at 01:22 PM
TBL35 August 24, 2012 at 01:36 PM
Wait, where is best pizza? Am I totally missing it?
Sherri Lonon August 24, 2012 at 01:48 PM
You all are right! The Best Italian category was skipped when this article was put together. It's there now. My apologies!
Richard Durst August 24, 2012 at 01:57 PM
no problem here but, Italian... ok I know the obvious thing, but it was billed as BEST PIZZA do a separate for Italian Food
Sherri Lonon August 24, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Sorry Dusty, this particular poll actually didn't include pizza ... just Best Italian Food. We did do a pizza poll back in December. Leaning Tower came out ahead. http://patch.com/A-p1Vg


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