By Renee Williams

What are your Family Favorites in the CSRA?
We polled readers, tallied the votes and have come up with a list of favorite restaurants, medical professionals, retailers and more. So, without further adieu, here are our 2018 winners…

Jazz/Hip Hop Dance Lessons

1. Cutno Dance

2. North Augusta School of Dance

3. Lett’s Dance by Mario Lett

 

Ballet Lessons

1. Columbia County Ballet School

2. Colton Ballet School

3. Augusta West

 

Music Lessons

1. Portman’s Music

2. Musical Express

3. Jay’s Music

 

Performing Arts Group

1. Augusta Players

2. Storyland Theater

3. JAMP

 

Annual Family Event

1. Arts in the Heart

2. Thunder Over Evans

3. Greek Festival

 

Day Trip

1. Riverbanks Zoo

2. Tybee Island

3. Clark’s Hill Lake (aka Strom Thurmond Lake)

 

Family Photographer

1. Katy D. Sullivan Photography

2. Amy J. Owen Photography

3. Laura Fulmer Photography

 

Indoor Playground

1. The Playhouse

2. Air Strike Extreme Air Sports

3. Stars and Strikes

 

Outdoor Playground

1. Evans Towne Center Park

2. Columbia County Library Park

3. Riverwalk

 

Museum

1. Morris Museum of Art

2. Augusta Museum of History

3. Imagination Station

 

Rainy Day Outing

1. The Playhouse

2. Riverwatch Theater

3. Stars and Strikes tied with Air Strike

 

Breakfast Spot

1. Sunrise Grill

2. Ruth’s Family Restaurant

3. New Moon Café

 

Burger

1. Farmhaus

2. Five Guys

3. Whiskey Bar

 

Desserts

1. Boll Weevil Café

2. Tree House Macarons

3. French Market Grille

 

Date Night

1. Frog Hollow

2. Texas Roadhouse

3. Solé tied with Finch and Fifth

 

Restaurant (Chain)

1. Chick-fil-A

2. Bonefish Grill

3. Outback Steakhouse

 

Restaurant (Locally Owned)

1. Farmhaus

2. Nacho Mama’s

3. French Market Grille

 

Fries

1. Five Guys

2. McDonald’s

3. Chick-fil-A

 

Pizza

1. Marco’s Pizza

2. Mellow Mushroom

3. Your Pie

 

Chicken Fingers

1. Zaxby’s

2. Chick-fil-a

3. Wifesaver

 

Mac & Cheese

1. Wifesaver

2. Cracker Barrel

3. Shane’s Ribshack

 

Healthy Menu

1. Humanitree House

2. Panera Bread

3. New Moon Café

 

Place for Ice Cream

1. Bruster’s

2. Cold Stone Creamery

3. Dairy Queen

 

Kid’s Menu

1. Chick-fil-A

2. Red Robin

3. Panera Bread

 

Auto Service

1. Christian Brothers

2. C&C Automotive

3. Butler Automotive

 

Bank or Credit Union

1. SRP

2. Wells Fargo

3. Queensborough National Bank & Trust

 

Computer Repair Service

1. Computer One

2. Computer Exchange

3. JayWil Computer Resolutions

 

Veterinarian

1. National Hills Animal Hospital

2. Care More Animal Hospital

3. Martinez Animal Hospital

 

Dog Groomer

1. Broad Street Barkery

2. D’Tails Pet Grooming

3. Dogma

 

Kennel

1. Paradise Kennels

2. D’Tails Pet Grooming

3. Graced Kennels

 

Pediatric Dentist

1. Dr. Lee Baker (Center for Pediatric Dentistry)

2. Dr. John Spratling (Pediatric Dental Specialists)

3. Dr. Andrew Chandler (Augusta Children’s Dental Center)

 

Pediatrician

1. Augusta Pediatric Associates

2. Pediatric Partners

3. Dr. Reginald Pilcher

 

OB/GYN

1. Dr. Michel McDonough

2. Dr. Jean Paul McDonough

3. Dr. Kathy Chance

 

Orthodontist

1. Rogers and Andrews

2. Trotter Orthodontics

3. Dr. Stephen Powell

 

After-Hours Medical Care

1. University Prompt Care

2. Med Now/Urgent MD

3. Perfect Health

 

Family Vision Care

1. Broome Family Eye Care

2. MyEyeDr

3. Stanton Optical

 

Radio Station

1. 88.3 WAFJ

2. Eagle 102.3

3. Kicks 99

 

TV Station

1. WJBF NewsChannel 6

2. Fox

3. WRDW

 

Local Website

1. CSRAKids.com

2. AugustaFamily.com

3. Macaronikids.com

 

Favorite Part of Augusta Family magazine

1. Calendar

2. Mom to Mom

3. Summer Camp Guide

 

Birthday Cakes

1. Publix

2. SmallCakes

3. A Piece of Cake

 

Toddler Party Place

1. The Playhouse

2. Gymnastics Gold

3. Air Strike Extreme Air Sports

 

Elementary Age Party Place

1. Tiaras and Pearls

2. The Playhouse

3. Stars and Strikes

 

Boys’ Parties

1. Airstrike Extreme Air Sports

2. Stars and Strikes

3. The Playhouse

 

Girls’ Parties

1. Tiaras and Pearls

2. Singing Princesses & Pirates Parties

3. The Playhouse

 

Daycare

1. Blue Ridge Preschool & Daycare

2. Big Blue Marble Academy

3. Cornerstone Academy

 

Elementary School

1. Westminster Schools of Augusta

2. Baker Place Elementary

3. Blue Ridge Elementary

 

Middle School

1. Westminster Schools of Augusta

2. Columbia Middle School

3. Stallings Island Middle School

 

High School

1. Westminster Schools of Augusta

2. Greenbrier High School

3. Evans High School

 

Tutoring Service

1. Mathnasium

2. Sylvan Learning Center

3. Huntington Learning Center of Evans

 

Car Dealer

1. Gerald Jones Auto Group

2. Milton Reuben Toyota

3. Bob Richards Nissan

 

Baby Clothes

1. Posh Tots

2. Rhea Lana’s Consignment

3. Kid to Kid

 

Boys’ Clothes

1. Rhea Lana’s Consignment

2. GAP

3. Kid to Kid

 

Girls’ Clothes

1. Rhea Lana’s Consignment

2. Gymboree

3. Kid to Kid

 

Consignment Shop

1. Second Blessings Consignment

2. Kid to Kid

3. Rhea Lana’s Consignment

 

Grocery Store

1. Kroger

2. Publix

3. ALDI

Children/Teen Sports Program

1. Family Y

2. Martinez Evans Little League

3. Bulls Soccer

 

Family Sporting Event

1. Augusta Greenjackets Baseball

2. Atlanta United

 

Gymnastics/Cheer Instruction

1. Gymnastics Gold

2. Augusta Cheer

3. Hayden’s

 

Martial Arts Program

1. Premier Martial Arts

2. Greubel’s

3. Seigler’s Karate Center

 

Swimming Lessons

1. Dolphin Academy

2. Family Y

3. National Hills Swimming Pool

 

Tennis Programs

1. Newman Tennis Center

2. Petersburg Racquet Club

3. Fleming Tennis Center

 

Family Fitness Center

1. Family Y

2. Evans Fitness Center

3. Kroc Center