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Chicago Suburb Readers' Choice Winners 2012

You nominated...you voted..and now the results are in! Drum roll, please. Here are your picks for best pizza, tacos, pancakes, hair salon, car repair and 23 more categories.

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Pizza and Most Family-Friendly Restaurant to Best Car Repair and Best Italian Beef.

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 Cakes

First -

Second - Oak Mill Bakery

Third - Maier's Bakery in Morton Grove

Best Chinese Food

First - 

Best French Fries

First -  

Second - Portillo's Hot Dogs

Third -

Best Hot Dogs

First - Weber Park Café in Skokie

Second -

Third -

Best Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt

First – Tied: Culver's and

Second - Village Creamery in Niles

Third – Oberweis Dairy and Yogli Mogli

Best Italian Beef

First - Portillo's Hot Dogs

Best Omelette

First – Eggsperience in Park Ridge

Second –  

Third -

Best Pancakes

First-

Second – Tied: and

Best Pizza

First - Weber Park Café in Skokie

Second - Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Third -

Best Tacos

First -

Second -

Third -

Best Car Repair

First

Second - 

Third - Meineke

Best Florist

First -

Second -

Third -

Best Gym

First – Tied: and

Second -

Third -

Best Hair Salon

First - Champs Cut 

Best Nail Salon

First -

Best Veterinarian

First -

Second – Tied: and Riser Animal Hospital in Skokie

Third -

Best Pediatrician

First - Dr. Linda Vassmer,

Second - Dr. Karen Bernstein,

Best Elementary School

First -

Second -

Third -

Best Pool

First -

Second -

Third -

Best Place to Get a Cup of Coffee

First -

Second – Starbucks Coffee Company and Dunkin’ Donuts

Third -

Best Family-Friendly Restaurant

First -

Second - Barnaby's

Third - Tied:  and

Best Health-Friendly Restaurant

First – Tied: Kabul House in Skokie and Dempster Fish Market in Morton Grove

Second -

Best Outdoor Dining

First -

Second -

Third - 

Best Place to Get a Steak

First - Jameson's Charhouse Second -

Third -

Best Bar or Pub

First - Tie between and

Second - 

Third – 

Best Place to Purchase Produce

First – Tied: and

Second -

Third -

Best Ethnic Grocery Store

First -

Second - Shop & Save Market

Third -

Best Bookstore

First - Barnes & Noble

Second -

Best Jewelry Store

First -

Second -

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