Hoover’s Magazine 2016 Best of the Best Winners

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Who’s the best? We asked, and you answered. Thousands of votes were cast in Hoover’s Magazine’s sixth annual Best of the Best contest. Read on to find out our readers’ favorite businesses, restaurants and festivals in Hoover.

 

Dining and Nightlife

Best Coffee

The Neighborhood Brew
5184 Caldwell Mill Road, Suite 206, Hoover
theneighborhoodbrew.com
205-980-7445

Finalists: Edgar’s Bakery, Dunkin’ Donuts, Coffee-o-logy

 

Best Bakery

Edgar’s Bakery
180 West Main Street, Hoover
205-444-1220
6801 Cahaba Valley Road, Suite 128, Greystone
205-408-0897
edgarsbakery.com

Finalists: Louise’s Cakes N Things, Darlene’s Kitchen, Consider It Joy Baking

 

Best Donut Shop

Shipley Do-Nuts
2050 Greenvale Lane, Hoover
shipleydonuts.ws
Facebook: @ShipleyDonutsHooverAL
205-822-2142

Finalists: Krispy Kreme, Heavenly Donuts, Daylight Donuts

 

Best BBQ

Jim N’ Nick’s
1810 Montgomery Highway South
jimnnicks.com
205-733-1300

Finalists: Full Moon Bar-B-Que, Golden Rule Bar-B-Q and Grill, Moe’s BBQ

 

Best Burger

Baha Burger
4745 Chace Circle, Hoover
bahaburger.com
205-682-6980

Finalists: Five Guys, Golden Rule, Mugshots, Green Valley Drugs, Tip Top Grill

 

Best Milkshake

The Whole Scoop
3421 South Shades Crest Road, Hoover
thewholescoopicecream.com
205-444-8000

Finalists: Steak N’ Shake, Chick-fil-A, Green Valley Pharmacy

 

Best Margarita

La Fiesta
1941 Hoover Ct, Birmingham
Facebook: La Fiesta Hoover Al
205-979-7314

Finalists: Superior Grill, Pablo’s, Iguana Grill

 

Best Bar

On Tap Sports Café
3340 Galleria Circle, Hoover
ontapsportscafe.com
205-982-3124

Finalists: Grey Bar, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings

 

Best Pizza

Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
610 Preserve Parkway, Suite 100, Hoover
vecchiabirmingham.com
205-637-3036

Finalists: Tortuga’s, Brixx, Salvatore’s, Baker’s – Bluff Park

 

Best Patio Dining

Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
610 Preserve Parkway, Suite 100, Hoover
vecchiabirmingham.com
205-637-3036

Finalists: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Front Porch, Cajun Steamer

 

Best Italian Food

Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
610 Preserve Parkway, Suite 100, Hoover
vecchiabirmingham.com
205-637-3036

Finalists: Salvatore’s, Costa’s Mediterranean Cafe, Carrabba’s Italian Grill

 

Best Mexican Food

La Fiesta
1941 Hoover Ct, Birmingham
Facebook: La Fiesta Hoover Al
205-979-7314

Finalists: La Fiesta, Frontera Grill, Amigos, Habaneros

 

Best Asian Food

New China
2124 Tyler Road, Birmingham
205-823-9788

Finalists: Mr. Chen’s, Yuki Japanese, Taste of Thailand, Blue Pacific

 

Best Date Night

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
191 Main Street, Hoover
birmingham.firebirdsrestaurants.com
205-733-2002

Finalists: Stardome, Vecchia, J. Alexander’s

 

Best Caterer

Louise’s Cakes N Things
1694 Montgomery Highway, Suite 118, Hoover
cakes-n-things.com
205-823-6799

Finalists: Vecchia, Ashley Mac’s

Finalists: Vecchia, Ashley Mac’s