Best of Chatham 2022

Best of Chatham 2022 winners

*All results listed in alphabetical order.
** The presence of five or more winners is the result of a tie.

Welcome to the Best of Chatham! Here, we showcase the best of the best in Chatham county NC. From Pittsboro to Silver City we are celebrating the best in dining, entertainment, shopping and just plain living. This page is your go-to guide for all things Chatham. Whether you're a local resident or just visiting, you're sure to find something to suit your interests and preferences. So, sit back, relax, and explore the best of Chatham with us!

Dining

Asian Food
China Inn Restaurant (Pittsboro)
Moon Asian Bistro
New Japan
Panda Garden

Barbecue
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
The Broken Spit
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q

Burger & Fries
Carolina Brewery
Gov's Burger & Tap
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Town Hall Burger & Beer

Catering
39 West Catering
Angelina’s Kitchen
Cafe Root Cellar
The Old Place Catering and Events

Chef
R.L. Boyd, Small Cafe B and B
Kristin Bulpitt, Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Sera Cuni, Cafe Root Cellar
Benjamin Guaman, Governors Club
Chuck Jones and Greg Lewis, The sycamore at Chatham Mills

Comfort Food/Southern Food
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
S&T's Soda Shoppe
Small Cafe B and B
Virlie’s Grill

Craft Beverage Producer
BMC Brewing
Carolina Brewery
Red Moose Brewing Company
Thirsty Skull Brewing

Desserts/Pastries
Carolina Cravings Co.
The Phoenix Bakery
Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls Etc.

Frozen Treats
501 Pharmacy
Creative Creamery
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries
S&T’s Soda Shoppe

Italian Food
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
Elizabeth’s Pizza (Pittsboro)
John’s Pizza Restaurant
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Cafe Root Cellar
Carolina Brewery
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Small Cafe B and B

Mexican/Latin American Food
Compadres Tequila Lounge (Pittsboro)
Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant
Mi Cancun
O’Ya Cantina

Outdoor Dining
Cafe Root Cellar
Carolina Brewery
The Mod
Small Cafe B and B

Overall Restaurant
Cafe Root Cellar
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Postal Fish Company
Small Cafe B and B

Pizza
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
Elizabeth’s Pizza (Pittsboro)
The Mod
Village Pizza and Pasta

Place for a Beer
BMC Brewing
The City Tap
House of Hops
Red Moose Brewing Company

Place for a Cocktails
The Beagle
Fair Game Beverage Co.
The Mod
The Sycamore at Chatham Mills

Place for a Date Night
The Beagle
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Postal Fish Company
The Sycamore at Chatham Mills

Place for a Sandwich
Breakaway Cafe
Cafe Root Cellar
The City Tap
The Mod

Place for Vegetarians
Cafe Root Cellar
Copeland Spring Farm & Kitchen
Greek Kouzina
Small Cafe B and B

Place for Breakfast/Brunch
Breakaway Cafe
Cafe Root Cellar
Small Cafe B and B
Virlie’s Grill

Place to Get Coffee
Aromatic Roasters
Breakaway Cafe
The Chatham Rabbit
Davenport's Café Diem

Place to Watch the Game
Carolina Brewery
House of Hops
The Mod
Red Moose Brewing Company

Seafood
Capt. John’s Dockside
Dry Dock Seafood (Siler City)
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Postal Fish Company

Steak
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Hayley Bales Steakhouse
The Sycamore at Chatham Mills
Virlie’s Grill

Upscale Restaurant
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Postal Fish Company
The Sycamore at Chatham Mills
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Wine, Beer and/or Spirits Shop
580 Craft Beer
Fair Game Beverage Co.
House of Hops
Vino!! Wine Shop

Retail

Clothing Store 
M2 Graphics
New Horizons Downtown
New Horizons West
Second Bloom Thrift Shop
Southern Threads

Gift Store
Deep River Mercantile
McIntyre’s Books
New Horizons Downtown
Southern Supreme Fruitcake & More

Home Furnishings, Accessories and Decor
Fragments
Holt's Interiors Inc.
Reclamation Home Furnishings
Steel Roots Home Decor

Jewelry Store
Deep River Mercantile
JG McLaurin, Goldsmith
Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts
New Horizons Downtown

Home & Garden

Architect
Hobbs Architects
Paces and Roehm Architeture
Steven Clipp Architecture

Construction/Builder
Absolute Construction and Development
Bold Construction
Mid-South Builders Inc.
The Rexford Group

Interior Decorator
Ashlie Campbell, An Acquired Style
Hannah Brown, Deep River Mercantile
Mary Kate Bedell, Fresh Air Design
Christy O'Hara, Steel Roots Home Decor

Home Maintenance & Repair
A-1 Heating & Cooling
B&T HVAC Services
Bud Matthews Services
Chimneys Plus

Landscaper
Amy Strunk Designs
Arbor Enterprises
O’Mara Landscaping and Lawn Care
Poultry Villa Landscaping and Supplies

Landscaping & Garden Supply Store
B & L Supply
Chatham Central Greenhouses and Nursery
Country Farm & Home
Pittsboro Feed

Neighborhood
Briar Chapel
Chatham Forest
Fearrington Village
Governors Club
Powell Place

Services

Automotive Services/Repairs 
Brown's Automotive
Chapel Hill Tire
Performance Automotive & Tire
Sanders Automotive

B&B
The Fearrington House Inn
The Inn at Celebrity Dariy
Lucky Bar Farm
Small Cafe B and B

Bank
Fidelity Bank
First Citizens Bank
State Employees’ Credit Union
Truist

Chiropractor
Dr. Mindy Bradshaw, Back Solutions
Dr. Roxanne Hollander, Integrative Funcional Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Sherwood, Carolina Spine Specialist
Dr. A. Lynn Williams, Circle City Chiro

Day Care
Learning Lemon Drops Child Care Center
Pastios Felices
Primrose School of Chapel Hill at Briar Chapel
Robyn's Nest Creative Learning Center Inc.

Dentist/Dental Care
Dr. Sidharth Bansal, Pittsboro Dental Associates
Enchanting Smiles Family Dentistry
Dr. Blake Jones, Royal Oak Dental Group of Silver City
Dr. William P. Mitchum, DDS

Dermatologist/Skin Care Clinic
Dr. Chris Adigun, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill
Dr. John Cheesborough, Sanford Dermatology      Dr. Dawn Kleinman, Sanford Dermatology

Hair Salon
Edge Aveda Men
Eric Michaels Salon
Salon Breeze
This is It! Cuts+

Lawyer/Law Firm
Ellis Family Law PLLC
Paul S. Messick, Gunn & Messick PLLC
Kathie L. Russel, Russell & Associates
Moody, Williams, Roper & Lee LLP

Nail Salon
501 Nail Spa
1ST Nails & Spa
Spa Rituals

New Business
The Beagle
BMC Brewing
Red Moose Brewing Company
Thirsty Skull Brewing

Nonprofit
Bold Foundation
Carolina Tiger Rescue
Chatham Arts Council
CORA Food Pantry

Pediatrician/Family Medicine
Avance Care South Capel Hill
Dr. Woodward "Woody" D. Burgert, UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Dr. Kimberly Kylstra, North Chatham Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
UNC Primary Care at Chatham

Pet Boarding
Cole Park Veterinary Hospital
Companion Camp
Dogwood Veterinary Hospital
Tysor Veterinary Clinic

Place for Yoga/Pilates
Chatham YMCA
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Joy of Movement
Yoga Garden PBO

Optometrist/Eye Clinic
Dr. Ray Hager, Siler Crossing Vision Center
New View Eyecare
Triangle Visions Optometry

Orthodontist
Dr. Jasenna Johnson, Chatham Orthodontics
Dr. Ashley Morgenstern, Morgenstern Orthodontics
Dr. Tammy R. Severt, DDS, PA

Real Estate Agent
Christie Brown, Chatham Homes Realty
Chanel Hart D'Aprix, Hart & Olive Real Estate Group
Tanya Papandrea, Absolute Realty Company
Tedi Vail, Tedi Vail Realty

Real Estate Company
Absolute Realty Company
Bold Real Estate
Chatham Homes Realty
Hart & Olive Real Estate Group

Spa
The Pampered Touch
Spa at Bell House
The Spa at Fearrington
Spa Rituals

Sports Club/Fitness Facility
Chatham YMCA
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Ladies' Fitness Center of Pittsboro
Seven Star Kung Fu Academy

Veterinarian
Cole Park Veterinary Hospital
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital
Hope Crossing Animal Hospital
Pittsboro Animal Hospital

Arts & Entertainment

Art Gallery
Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts
NC Arts Incubator
Pittsboro Gallery of Arts

Artist’s Studio or Workshop
Chatham Clay Studio
The Creative Goat
Mark Hewitt Pottery

Dance Studio
7 Dance Centre
Chatham Dance Connection
Joy of Movement
Renner Dance Company

Event Space
Fearrington Village
Governors Club
Het Landhuis
The Plant

Live Music Venue
Bynum Front Porch
Chatham Beverage District
The City Tap
Shakori Hills

Place for a Family Outing
Carolina Tiger Rescue
The Farm at Piper Hill
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

Place to Host a Children's Birthday Party
The Creative Goat
Old Mill Farm
Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park
S&T's Soda Shoppe

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