Best of Chatham 2021

Best of Chatham 2021 winners

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

Dining

Overall Restaurant
Governors Club
Postal Fish Company
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Virlie's Grill

Place for a Date Night
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
The City Tap
Postal Fish Company
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Upscale Restaurant
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Flair Restaurant & Wine Bar
Postal Fish Company
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Chef
Colin Bedford, The Fearrington House Restaurant
Kristin Bulpitt, Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Sera Cuni, The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Benjamin Guaman, Governors Club
Angelina Kay, Angelina's Kitchen

Place for Vegetarians
Angelina’s Kitchen
Breakaway Cafe
Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Place for Breakfast/Brunch 
Breakaway Cafe
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Small B&B Cafe
Virlie’s Grill

Outdoor Dining
Breakaway Cafe
Carolina Brewery
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Postal Fish Company
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Carolina Brewery
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Town Hall Burger & Beer

Place for a Sandwich
Breakaway Cafe
The City Tap
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Burger & Fries
Governors Club
Gov's Burger & Tap
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Town Hall Burger & Beer

Place to Watch the Game
Carolina Brewery
House of Hops
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Town Hall Burger & Beer

Pizza
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
Elizabeth’s Pizza (Pittsboro)
John’s Pizza Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

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

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

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

Barbecue
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
Carolina Brewery
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q

Steak
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Hayley Bales Steakhouse
S&T's Soda Shoppe
Virlie’s Grill

Seafood
Capt. John’s Dockside Fish & Crab House
Dry Dock Seafood (Siler City)
Governors Club
Postal Fish Company

Comfort Food/Southern Food
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
Bestfood Cafeteria
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Virlie’s Grill

Place to Get Coffee
Aromatic Roasters
Breakaway Cafe
Davenport’s Cafe Diem
The Phoenix Bakery

Desserts/Pastries
Carolina Cravings Co.
The Phoenix Bakery
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls Etc.

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

Catering
39 West Catering
Angelina’s Kitchen
Governors Club
The Old Place Catering and Events

Craft Beverage Producer
Carolina Brewery
Chatham Cider Works
Fair Game Beverage Co.
Starrlight Mead
Thirsty Skull Brewing

Place for a Beer
580 Craft Beer
Carolina Brewery
The City Tap
House of Hops

Cocktails
The City Tap
Fair Game Beverage Co.
The Fearrington House Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

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

Retail

Clothing Store
Chatham County PTA Thrift Shops
Deep River Mercantile
New Horizons Downtown
New Horizons West

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

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

Home Furnishings, Accessories and Decor
Chatham Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Deep River Mercantile
Reclamation Home Furnishings
Screaming for Vintage
Steel Roots Home Decor

Home & Garden

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

Landscaper
Arbor Enterprises
Hughes Landscape & Irrigation
O’Mara Landscaping and Lawn Care
Poultry Villa Landscaping and Supplies
Yanders Landscaping

Home Maintenance & Repair
A-1 Heating & Cooling
B&T HVAC Services
Bud Matthews Services
Liles Plumbing and Heating
Trogdon Heat & Air
Window Wizard

Neighborhood
Briar Chapel
Chapel Ridge
Chatham Forest
Fearrington Village
Governors Club
The Preserve at Jordan Lake

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

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

Favorite Architect
Steven Clipp Architecture
Hobbs Architects
Alicia Ravetto Architect
Abbie Lee Roehm, Paces and Roehm Architecture

Services

Automotive Services/Repairs 
Chapel Hill Tire
Doug’s Auto & Tire Inc.
Performance Automotive & Tire
Sanders Automotive

B&B
The Fearrington House Inn
The Inn at Celebrity Dairy
Lucky Bar Farm Small B&B

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

Dentist/Dental Care
Chatham Family & Implant Dentistry
Dr. Laura A. Collatz, Enchanting Smiles Family Dentistry
Dr. Blake Jones, Royal Oak Dental Group
Dr. William P. Mitchum
Dr. Samir Naik, Pittsboro Family Dentistry

Dermatologist/Skin Care Clinic
Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill
Sanford Dermatology

Lawyer
Hopper Cummings
Paul S. Messick, Gunn & Messick
Nicolas P. Robinson, Bradshaw Robinson Slawter
Kathie L. Russell, Russell & Associates

New Business
Hardware General True Value
Hart & Olive Real Estate Group
The Sycamore at Chatham Mills
Tienda Hispana El Rayo

Nonprofit
Abundance NC
Bold Foundation
Chatham Arts Council
CORA Food Pantry

Optometrist/Eye Clinic
Dr. Robert Connelly, Pittsboro Family Eye Center
Dr. Ray Hager, Siler Crossing Vision Center
Triangle Visions Optometry
Dr. Mark Wesoloski, New View Eyecare

Pediatrician/Family Medicine
North Chatham Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Avance Care
Dr. William Garlick Jr., Garlick and Murray Family Medicine

Pet Boarding
Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital
Pittsboro Animal Hospital
Tysor Veterinary Clinic

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

Real Estate Agent
Chanel Hart D'Aprix, Hart & Olive Real Estate Group
Laurie Lynch, Chatham Homes Realty
Tanya Papandrea, Absolute Realty Company
Lisa Skumpija, Absolute Realty Company

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

Salon
Edge Aveda Men
Lee's Beauty & Barbershop
Salon Breeze
This is It Cuts

Sports Club/Fitness Facility
Chatham YMCA
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Seven Star Kung Fu Academy
Wellness Center at Governors Club

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

Arts & Entertainment

Event Space
Chatham Beverage District
Fearrington Village
Governors Club
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center

Dance Studio
7 Dance Centre
Chatham Dance Connection
Joy of Movement
Royal Grace Academy of Dance

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

Artist’s Studio or Workshop
Chatham Clay Studio
Craig Greiner of Greiner Studio
Mark Hewitt Pottery

Live Music Venue
Bynum Front Porch
The City Tap
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center

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

Place to Host a Children's Birthday Party
The Farm at Piper Hill
Governors Club
S&T's Soda Shoppe

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