Best of Fort Collins NOCO STYLE Magazine

If you are moving to Fort Collins Colorado, then it helps to know where the best burritos are, the best happy hour, the best sushi, the best micro-brewery and so on. Have a look at the 2017 list of the Best of Fort Collins and vote for 2018…don’t forget RE/MAX Alliance for best real estate 🙂

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BEST BREAKFAST
1st – Silver Grill Cafe, Fort Collins
2nd – Snooze, Fort Collins
3rd – Lucile’s, Fort Collins
BEST FOOD TRUCK
1st – The Waffle Lab, Fort Collins
2nd – The Silver Seed, Fort Collins
3rd – Mile High Lobster Shack, Fort Collins
BEST ICE CREAM & GELATO
1st – Walrus Ice Cream, Fort Collins
2nd – Kilwins Chocolates, Fort Collins
3rd – Cold Stone, Fort Collins
BEST HAPPY HOUR
1st – Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, Fort Collins
2nd – Fuzzy’s, Fort Collins
3rd – Social, Fort Collins
BEST STEAK HOUSE
1st – Sonny Lubick, Fort Collins
2nd – The 4th Street Chophouse, Loveland
3rd – Charco Broiler, Fort Collins
BEST HOT WINGS
1st – Jim’s Wings, Fort Collins
2nd – Wing Shack, Fort Collins
3rd – Buffalo Wild Wings, Fort Collins
BEST COFFEE HOUSE
1st – Bindle Coffee, Fort Collins
2nd – Mugs Coffee Lounge, Fort Collins
3rd – Starbucks
BEST BLOODY MARY
1st – Silver Grill Cafe, Fort Collins
2nd – Luciles’s and Snooze (tied), Fort Collins
3rd –
BEST NATURAL GROCERY STORE
1st – Sprout’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Trader Joes, Fort Collins
3rd – Whole Foods, Fort Collins
BEST ETHNIC FOOD (INDIAN/MIDDLE EASTERN)
1st – Star of India, Fort Collins
2nd – Mt. Everest Café, Fort Collins
3rd – Taj Mahal Restaurant, Fort Collins
BEST BBQ
1st – Nordy’s, Loveland
2nd – Serious Texas Bar-B-Q, Fort Collins
3rd – Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Fort Collins
BEST FINE DINING
1st – Chimney Park, Windsor
2nd – Jay’s Bistro, Fort Collins
3rd – The 4th Street Chophouse, Loveland
BEST BEER GARDEN
1st – High Hops Brewery, Windsor
2nd – Equinox Brewing, Fort Collins
3rd – Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch, Fort Collins
BEST BUSINESS LUNCH
1st – Austin’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Restaurant 415, Fort Collins
3rd – The Moot House, Fort Collins
BEST DONUT
1st – LaMar’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Peace, Love and Little Donuts of Fort Collins
3rd – Donut Haus, Loveland
BEST BREWERY (LARGE)
1st – Odell Brewing, Fort Collins
2nd – New Belgium, Fort Collins
3rd – C.B. & Potts, Fort Collins
BEST DISTILLERY
1st – CopperMuse, Fort Collins
2nd – Dancing Pines, Berthoud
3rd – Spring44, Loveland
BEST COFFEE DRIVE-THRU
1st – The Human Bean, Fort Collins
2nd – Dutch Bros. Coffee, Fort Collins
3rd – Starbucks
BEST FARM TO TABLE RESTAURANT
1st – The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm, Fort Collins
2nd – Restaurant 415, Fort Collins
3rd – Door 222, Loveland
BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT
1st – Bisetti’s Italian Restaurant, Fort Collins
2nd – Canino’s Italian Restaurant, Fort Collins
3rd – Nick’s Italian, Fort Collins
BEST SANDWICH/DELI
1st – Choice City Butcher & Deli, Fort Collins
2nd – B&B Pickle Barrel, Fort Collins
3rd – Cheeba Hut, Fort Collins
BEST ROOFTOP PATIO
1st – Illegal Pete’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Mainline Ale House, Fort Collins
3rd – C.B. & Potts, Fort Collins
BEST CRAFT BEER BAR
1st – The Mayor of Old Town, Fort Collins
2nd – William Oliver’s Publick House, Fort Collins
3rd – Tap & Handle, Fort Collins
BEST DIVE BAR
1st – Town Pump, Fort Collins
2nd – Trailhead Tavern, Fort Collins
3rd – Bruce’s Bar, Severance
BEST KID’S EATS
1st – Red Robin, Fort Collins
2nd – Stuft a burger bar, Fort Collins
3rd – The Twisted Noodle, Fort Collins
BEST BREAKFAST BURRITO
1st – Consuelo’s Express, Fort Collins
2nd – Santiago’s, Loveland
3rd – Big City Burrito, Fort Collins
BEST BAKERY
1st – La Creperie & French Bakery, Fort Collins
2nd – Little Bird Bake Shop, Fort Collins
3rd – Great Harvest Bread Co., Fort Collins
BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BAR
1st – William Oliver’s Publick House, Fort Collins
2nd – The Farmers at Jessup Farm, Fort Collins
3rd – Henry’s Pub, Loveland
BEST MEXICAN FOOD
1st – Blue Agave, Fort Collins
2nd – Rio Grande, Fort Collins
3rd – Los Tarascos, Fort Collins
BEST PIZZA
1st – Krazy Karls, Fort Collins
2nd – Beau Jo’s Coloado Style Pizza, Fort Collins
3rd – Pulcinella Pizzaria, Fort Collins
BEST VEGETARIAN
1st – Rainbow, Fort Collins
2nd – Tasty Harmony, Fort Collins
3rd – Restaurant 415, Fort Collins
BEST MARGARITA
1st – Rio Grande, Fort Collins
2nd – Blue Agave, Fort Collins
3rd – Fuzzy’s, Fort Collins
BEST PATIO DINING
1st – Rio Grande, Fort Collins
2nd – Mishawaka Amphitheatre, Bellvue
3rd – Coopersmith’s, Fort Collins
BEST CATERERS
1st – Fiona’s Delicatessen & Catering, Fort Collins
2nd – Babette’s Feast Catering & Bakery, Fort Collins
3rd – Fresh Plate Catering and Café, Loveland
BEST SUSHI
1st – JAWS Sushi, Fort Collins
2nd – Suehiro Japanese Restaurant, Fort Collins
3rd – Suh Sushi, Fort Collins
BEST BURGER
1st – Stuft a burger bar, Fort Collins
2nd – Big Al’s Burgers & Dogs, Fort Collins
3rd – Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Fort Collins
BEST NANO/MICRO BREWERY
1st – Horse & Dragon Brewing Co., Fort Collins
2nd – High Hops Brewery, Windsor
3rd – Equinox Brewing, Fort Collins
BEST DESSERTS
1st – The Chocolate Café, Fort Collins
2nd – Nothing Bundt Cakes, Fort Collins
3rd – Butter Cream Cupcakery, Fort Collins
BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH
1st – Lucile’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Silver Grill Café, Fort Collins
3rd – Café Vino, Fort Collins
BEST CINNAMON ROLL
1st – Silver Grill Cafe, Fort Collins
2nd – Vern’s Place, Laporte
3rd – Johnson’s Corner, Johnstown
BEST MARTINI
1st – Social, Fort Collins
2nd – Elliott’s Martini Bar, Fort Collins
3rd – Ace Gillett’s Lounge, Fort Collins
BEST CUPCAKE
1st – Butter Cream Cupcakery, Fort Collins
2nd – Daddy Cakes Bakery, Fort Collins
3rd – Fiona’s Delicatessen & Catering, Fort Collins
BEST FISH/SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
1st – Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, Fort Collins
2nd – Bonefish Grill, Johnstown
3rd – Fish, Fort Collins
BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT
1st – Young’s Cafe Vietnamese Cuisine, Fort Collins
2nd – Bann Thai, Fort Collins
3rd – Saigon Grill Asian Café, Fort Collins
BEST CAJUN RESTAURANT
1st – Lucile’s, Fort Collins
2nd – Mo’ Betta Gumbo, Loveland
3rd – Lost Cajun, Fort Collins
BEST FAST FOOD (TACO)
1st – Torchy’s Tacos, Fort Collins
2nd – Fuzzy’s Tacos
3rd – Café Mexicali, Fort Collins
BEST WINE BAR
1st – Café Vino, Fort Collins
2nd – The Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro, Fort Collins
3rd – Origins Wine Bar & Wood Fired Pizza, Loveland
BEST SPORTS BAR
1st – C. B. & Potts, Fort Collins
2nd – Old Chicago, Fort Collins
3rd – Ryan’s Sports Grill, Fort Collins
BEST TAKEOUT
1st – Jason’s Deli, Fort Collins
2nd – Sally’s Kitchen, Fort Collins
3rd – Hunan, Fort Collins
BEST PAINTING SERVICES
1st – M & E Painting, Loveland
2nd – Horner Painting, Fort Collins
3rd – Mile High Coatings, Fort Collins
BEST AUTO REPAIR
1st – Houska Automotive, Fort Collins
2nd – Windsor Auto Repair, Windsor
3rd – Nelsen’s Auto Tech Center, Fort Collins
BEST CUSTOM HOME BUILDERS
1st – NoCO Custom Homes, Timnath
2nd – Spanjer Homes, Fort Collins
3rd – Brannen Design & Construction, Fort Collins
BEST LANDSCAPE DESIGN
1st – Bath Landscape, Fort Collins
2nd – Alpine Gardens, Fort Collins
3rd – Zak George Landscaping, Fort Collins
BEST OIL CHANGE SERVICE
1st – Houska Automotive, Fort Collins
2nd – Grease Monkey
3rd – Jiffy Lube
BEST DRY CLEANING
1st – Burke Cleaners, Loveland
2nd – Amy’s Green Dry Cleaning, Fort Collins
3rd – Foothills Cleaners, Fort Collins
BEST PLANT NURSERY
1st – Fort Collins Nursery
2nd – Gulley Greenhouse, Fort Collins
3rd – Bath Garden Center, Fort Collins
BEST CAR TIRE SERVICE
1st – Discount Tire, Fort Collins
2nd – Big O Tires, Fort Collins
3rd – Les Schwab Tire Center, Timnath
BEST HEAT & AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE
1st – Fort Collins Heating & Air
2nd – Poudre Valley Air, Fort Collins
3rd – Allen Service, Fort Collins
BEST INTERIOR FINISHES
1st – Loveland Design Center
2nd – Advanced Interiors, Fort Collins
3rd – Dale’s Carpet One Floor & Home, Fort Collins
BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY
1st – The Group Inc. Real Estate, Fort Collins
2nd – Coldwell Banker, Fort Collins
3rd – Re/Max, Fort Collins
BEST CREDIT UNION
1st – Public Service Credit Union, Fort Collins
2nd – Elevations Credit Union, Fort Collins
3rd – Blue Federal Credit Union, Fort Collins
BEST ROOFING SERVICES
1st – Affordable Roofing Inc., Loveland
2nd – Rocky Mountain Roofers and Gutters, Fort Collins
3rd – Advanced Roofing Technologies, Windsor
BEST HOME REMODELING CONTRACTOR
1st – HighCraft Builders, Fort Collins
2nd – Ray’s Construction, Fort Collins
3rd – Drennen Custom Contracting, Fort Collins
BEST LAWN CARE
1st – Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins
2nd – Swingle Lawn Tree & Landscape, Fort Collins
3rd – NOCO Lawn Care, Fort Collins
BEST PLUMBING SERVICE
1st – Allen Service, Fort Collins
2nd – Hahn Plumbing and Heating, Fort Collins
3rd – Aggie Plumbing, Fort Collins
BEST CAR WASH/DETAILER
1st – Breeze Thru Car Wash, Fort Collins
2nd – Casey’s Car Wash & Detail Center, Fort Collins
3rd – Firehouse Xpress Car Wash, Fort Collins
BEST DAYCARE SERVICES
1st – Mountain Kids, Fort Collins, and Spring Creek School,
Fort Collins (tied for 1st)
2nd – KinderCare
BEST CLOTHING ALTERATIONS
1st – The Sewing Room, Fort Collins
2nd – The Alteration Shop, Fort Collins
3rd – High Fashion Tailor, Fort Collins
BEST HOME CLEANING SERVICE
1st – All Star Cleaning, Fort Collins
2nd – Merry Maids
 and Molly Maids (tied for 2nd)
3rd –
BEST WOOD FLOORING
1st – Lee’s Hardwood Flooring, Loveland
2nd – Select Wood Flooring, Fort Collins
3rd – Schmidt Custom Floors, Loveland
BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER
1st – Layman Lewis Financial Group, Loveland
2nd – Cornerstone Wealth Management, Fort Collins
3rd – Shaw & Associates, Fort Collins
BEST BANK
1st – First National Bank
2nd – Chase Bank
3rd – Wells Fargo Bank
BEST HAIR SALON
1st – Studio Be Salon, Fort Collins
2nd – Ten Salon & Spa, Loveland
3rd – Europa Colour Salon & Spa, Fort Collins
BEST TATTOO PARLOR
1st – Tribal Rites, Fort Collins
2nd – Millennium Gallery of Living Art, Fort Collins
3rd – Covenant Tattoo, Fort Collins
BEST NAIL SALON
1st – She She Beauty Lounge, Fort Collins
2nd – Ten Salon & Spa, Loveland
3rd – NailBar & Co., Fort Collins
BEST HEALTH CLUB/GYM
1st – Miramont Lifestyle Fitness Centers, Fort Collins
2nd – Fort Collins Club
3rd – Raintree Athletic Club, Fort Collins
BEST CHIROPRACTOR
1st – Scott Chiropractic of Fort Collins
2nd – Elevate Chiropractic, Fort Collins
3rd – Chiropractic Wellness Center, Fort Collins
BEST YOGA STUDIO
1st – Old Town Yoga, Fort Collins
2nd – Corepower Yoga, Fort Collins
3rd – Raintree Athletic Club, Fort Collins
BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY
1st – Rebound Sports & Physical Therapy, Loveland
2nd – Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy, Fort Collins
3rd – Colorado in Motion, Fort Collins
BEST DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE
1st – Fort Collins Skin Clinic
2nd – Dermatology of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins
3rd – Lake Loveland Dermatology, Loveland
BEST MEN’S HAIRCUT & SHAVE
1st – Floyd’s 99 Barbershop, Fort Collins
2nd – TEN Salon and Spa, Loveland
3rd – Scissors and Sinners, Fort Collins
BEST WAXING STUDIO
1st – Screamin’ Peach, Fort Collins
2nd – Wax Factory, Fort Collins
3rd – She She Nail & Wax Lounge, Fort Collins
BEST OPTICAL
1st – Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins
2nd – Eyecare Associates, Fort Collins
3rd – Edge Optics, Fort Collins
BEST MASSAGE
1st – Massage Envy
2nd – Amara Massage, Fort Collins
3rd – Sanctuary Spa, Fort Collins
BEST DENTAL PRACTICE
1st – Front Range Dental Center, Fort Collins
2nd – Boardwalk Dental, Fort Collins
3rd – Alpine Dental Health, Fort Collins
BEST ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE
1st – Crane & Seager Orthodontics, Fort Collins
2nd – Owen & Timock Orthodontics, Fort Collins
3rd – Ebert Orthodontics, Fort Collins
BEST ACUPUNCTURE
1st – Fort Collins Community Acupuncture & Massage
2nd – The Acupuncture Clinic of Fort Collins
3rd – Fort Collins Family Acupuncture
BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING BOUTIQUE
1st – Lemons & Lace Boutique, Fort Collins
2nd – White Balcony, Fort Collins
3rd – Kansas City Kitty, Fort Collins
BEST HARDWARE STORE
1st – Downtown Ace Hardware, Fort Collins
2nd – Ace Hardware of Fort Collins
3rd – Orchard’s Ace Hardware, Loveland
BEST FURNITURE STORE
1st – Woodley’s Fine Furniture, Fort Collins
2nd – Roughing It In Style, Fort Collins
3rd – Furniture Consignments by Kristynn, Fort Collins
BEST HOBBY & ENTHUSIAST STORE
1st – Hobby Lobby, Fort Collins
2nd – Michael’s, Fort Collins
3rd – Jo-Ann Fabrics, Fort Collins
BEST JEWELRY STORE
1st – Sather’s Leading Jewelers, Fort Collins
2nd – John Atencio, Fort Collins
3rd – Garwood’s Jewelers, Fort Collins
BEST FLORIST
1st – Palmer Flowers, Fort Collins
2nd – Paul Wood Florist, Fort Collins
3rd – Earle’s Loveland Floral, Loveland
BEST BIKE SHOP
1st – Lee’s Cyclery, Fort Collins
2nd – Recycled Cycles, Fort Collins
3rd – Peloton Cycles, Fort Collins
BEST LIQUOR STORE
1st – Wilbur’s Total Beverage, Fort Collins
2nd – Pringle’s Fine Wine & Spirits, Fort Collins
3rd – Liquor Max, Loveland
BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE
1st – Clothes Pony & Dandelion Toys, Fort Collins
2nd – The Children’s Place, Fort Collins
3rd – Gymboree, Fort Collins
BEST KNITTING/QUILTING SHOP
1st – Jo-Ann Fabrics, Fort Collins
2nd – My Sister Knits, Fort Collins
3rd – Lambspun, Fort Collins
BEST SPECIALTY FOOD & DRINK
1st – Savory Spice Shop, Fort Collins
2nd – Rocky Mountain Olive Oil, Fort Collins
3rd – Rocket Fizz, Fort Collins
BEST BOOKSTORE
1st – Barnes & Noble
2nd – Old Firehouse Books, Fort Collins
3rd – Wolverine Farm Bookstore, Fort Collins
BEST VETERINARY CLINICS
1st – CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Fort Collins
2nd – Chappelle Small Animal Hospital, Fort Collins
3rd – Aspen Grove Vet Care, Fort Collins
BEST PET GROOMING
1st – The Dog Pawlour, Fort Collins
2nd – Animal House Rescue & Grooming, Fort Collins
3rd – Camp Bow Wow, Fort Collins
BEST PET BOARDING
1st – Camp Bow Wow, Fort Collins
2nd – Four Paws Pet Hotel & Resort, Fort Collins
3rd – Happy Tails Pet Spa & Resort, Loveland
BEST PET SUPPLY STORE
1st – Poudre Pet and Feed Supply, Fort Collins
2nd – Wagz Pet Market & Grooming, Fort Collins
3rd – Pet Club, Fort Collins
BEST HOTEL
1st – The Armstrong Hotel, Fort Collins
2nd – Embassy Suites, Loveland
3rd – The Stanley, Estes Park
BEST ART GALLERY
1st – Fort Collins Museum of Art
2nd – Loveland Museum & Gallery
3rd – Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Fort Collins
BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE
1st – Mishawaka Amphitheatre, Bellvue
2nd – Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre, Loveland
3rd – Aggie Theater, Fort Collins
BEST LIVE THEATRE
1st – Lincoln Center, Fort Collins
2nd – Midtown Arts Center, Fort Collins
3rd – Rialto Theatre Center, Loveland
BEST GOLF COURSE
1st – Mariana Butte, Loveland
2nd – Fort Collins Country Club
3rd – Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club, Windsor
BEST DANCE STUDIO
1st – The Studio, Fort Collins
2nd – Canyon Concert Ballet, Fort Collins
3rd – Contemporary Dance Academy, Fort Collins
BEST LOCAL BAND/MUSICIAN
1st – Wendy Woo
2nd – Danielle Ate the Sandwich
3rd – Mark Sloniker
BEST NONPROFIT EVENT
1st – Respite Care Holiday Ball
2nd – Realities for Children NightLights
3rd – The Taste (Food Bank of Larimer County)
BEST OUTDOOR PARK
1st – Spring Canyon Park, Fort Collins
2nd – City Park, Fort Collins
3rd – Fossil Creek Park, Fort Collins
BEST OUTDOOR FESTIVAL
1st – Bohemian Nights at New West Fest, Fort Collins
2nd – Taste of Fort Collins
3rd – The Corn Roast Festival, Loveland
BEST COUNTRY CLUB
1st – Fort Collins Country Club
2nd – Ptarmigan Country Club, Fort Collins
3rd – Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club, Windsor
BEST MUSEUM
1st – Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
2nd – Loveland Museum & Gallery
3rd – Fort Collins Museum of Art
BEST LIVE THEATRE
1st – Lincoln Center, Fort Collins
2nd – Midtown Arts Center, Fort Collins
3rd – Rialto Theatre Center, Loveland
BEST CULTURE, MUSIC, ARTS SCHOOL
1st – Midtown Arts Center, Fort Collins
2nd – Bas Bleu Theatre Company, Fort Collins
3rd – Loveland Academy of Music
BEST DANCE STUDIO
1st – The Studio, Fort Collins
2nd – Canyon Concert Ballet, Fort Collins
3rd – Contemporary Dance Academy, Fort Collins
BEST WEDDING VENUE
1st – Della Terra, Estes Park
2nd – The Stanley, Estes Park
3rd – Wedgewood at Tapestry House, Laporte
BEST FREE SUMMER CONCERTS
1st – CSU Lagoon Concert Series
2nd – Downtown Sessions Concert Series
3rd – Foote Lagoon Summer Concert Series
BEST HIKE/WALK
1st – Horsetooth Rock/Horsetooth Falls
2nd – Devil’s Backbone Nature Trail
3rd – Greyrock Trail
BEST ART EVENT
1st – Loveland Sculpture Show
2nd – First Friday: A Night of Art, Fort Collins
3rd – Fire & Ice Festival, Loveland
BEST DOG PARK
1st – Spring Canyon Dog Park, Fort Collins
2nd – Horsetooth Dog Park, Fort Collins
3rd – Fossil Creek Dog Park, Fort Collins

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