5th Annual Focus Favs Readers’ Choice of Fort Bend’s Favorites

In August and September, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their Fort Bend favorites are in eight different categories:

FOOD • SHOPPING • ENTERTAINMENT• AUTO SERVICES • HOME IMPROVEMENT • PET SERVICES  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • CARE SERVICES 

And boy, did they come through! With 923 votes, readers voiced their opinion on their favorites. Take a look and see who won this year’s Fort Bend Focus Favs Readers’ Choice Awards!

Voting for the 2017 Fort Bend Focus Favs Readers’ Choice Awards was conducted online at www.FortBendFocus.com from August 1 to September 30, 2017. The results were collected and tabulated using PollDaddy.com. In the event of a tie, all winners are listed.

Local foodies spoke up loud and clear voting for their favorite eateries – yum!


200-foodFavorite Brunch:

Jupiter Pizza and Waffles Co.

16135 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Wine Bar:

Vino & Vinyl

2231 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

3340 FM 1092 Road #150, Missouri City, TX 77459

Favorite Italian Restaurant:

TIE

Brandani’s Restaurant & Wine Bar

3340 FM 1092 Road #160, Missouri City, TX 77459

AND

Corelli’s Italian Café

3229 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Margarita:

Lupe Tortilla

15801 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Pub:

TIE

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

2231 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

AND

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

15929 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Happy Hour:

TIE

Berryhill Baja Grill

13703 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478

AND

Sonic

8 Locations in Fort Bend

Favorite Diverse Dining:

Jambeto’s Bakery & Café

609 Dulles Avenue, Stafford, TX 77477

Favorite Martini:

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

2115 Town Square Place, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Steakhouse:

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

2115 Town Square Place, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Pizza:

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

16535 Southwest Freeway #2500, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Burger:

Smashburger

2623 Town Center Boulevard N, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite BBQ:

Spring Creek Barbeque

4895 Highway 6, Missouri City, TX 77459

Favorite Mexican Food:

Lupe Tortilla

15801 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Frozen Treats:

Marble Slab Creamery

4 Locations in Fort Bend

Favorite Food Truck:

Cousin’s Maine Lobster

1449 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

Favorite Bakery:

Jambeto’s Bakery & Cafe

609 Dulles Avenue, Stafford, TX 77477

Favorite Caterer:

Safari Texas Ranch

11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407

Favorite Coffee Bar:

Minuti Coffee

1535 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Healthy Eatery/Market:

bellagreen

15903 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479


‘Tis the season to shop ‘til you drop! Check out these favorite shopping spots.


200-shoppingFavorite Shoe Store:

DSW

2745 Town Center Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Jewelry Store:

TIE

James Avery Jewelry

16535 Southwest Freeway, Suite T2008, Sugar Land, TX 77479

AND

Loggins Jewelers

14015 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Wine Selection:

Spec’s Wine, Spirits, and Finer Foods

4 Locations in Fort Bend

Favorite Gift Shop/Holiday Shopping:

First Colony Mall

16535 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Grocery Store:

H-E-B Texas Grocery

4 Locations in Fort Bend

Favorite Bargain Shopping:

Tri-City Church Resale Shop

425 Stafford Run Road, Stafford, TX 77477


From theatres to outdoor recreation, readers got serious about voting for their favorite entertainment!


200-entertainmentFavorite Movie Theatre:

AMC First Colony 24

3301 Town Center Boulevard

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Live Entertainment:

Smart Financial Centre

18111 Lexington Blvd,, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Man Cave:

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

15929 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Fitness Gym:

Koko FitClub

18318 University Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Kid’s Entertainment:

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

13016 University Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Country Club:

Sweetwater Country Club

4400 Palm Royale Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Event Hall:

Safari Texas Ranch

11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407


When it comes to auto services, car enthusiasts aren’t shy about voting for their favorites.


200-autoFavorite Auto Dealer:

Classic Chevrolet

13115 Southwest Freeway

Sugar Land, TX 77478


From appliances and flooring to landscaping and design, check out readers’ go-to services for making their homes beautiful.


200-homeimprovementFavorite Appliance Store:

TIE

Lowe’s

16510 Southwest Freeway

Sugar Land, TX 77479

AND

Sara Appliance & Electronics

16820 Southwest Freeway,Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Flooring Store:

Floor & Decor

3665 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Plumbers:

Arrow Plumbing

14019 Southwest Freeway, Suites 301-321, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Garden/Landscaping Company:

Enchanted Landscapes & Nurseries

6420 FM 359 Road, Richmond, TX 77406

Favorite Pool Services:

Maddox Landscaping & Lawn Care

1255 FM 723 Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Favorite Home Designer:

The Design Firm

13013 Southwest Freeway, Stafford, TX 77477

Favorite Heating/Air Conditioning Services:

Custom Comfort Air

1821 Cottonwood School Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Favorite Home Improvement:

TIE

J & L Distributors

707 Avenue E, Stafford, TX 77477

AND

The Re-Modelista

1707 Plantation, Richmond, TX 77406


With the holidays around the corner, have your four-legged friends taken care of at Fort Bend’s finest!


200-petFavorite Day Care/ Boarding Services:

PetSmart

16758 Southwest Freeway

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Grooming:

TRIPLE TIE

Fondren 5 Star Pet Resort

14420 Fondren Road, Missouri City, TX 77489

AND

PetSmart

16758 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77479

AND

Woof Gang Bakery and Grooming

3145 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478


Whether it’s building a home or ordering flowers, leave it to these favorite professionals!


200-professionals

Favorite Real Estate Agent:

Arlene R. Rolsen, CRS – Coldwell Banker

1226 Museum Square Drive, Suite 700, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Home Builder:

Pierce Built Homes

526 Brooks Street, Sugar Land, TX 77498

Favorite Attorney/Law Firm:

Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC

2277 Plaza Drive, Suite 290, Sugar Land TX 77479

Favorite Bank/Credit Union:

Moody National Bank

7610 Highway 90A, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Insurance Agency:

TIE

John Daugherty Insurance

426 Brooks Street, Sugar Land, TX 77478

AND

Diane Schomburg- State Farm Insurance

716 Dulles Ave #102, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Developer:

The Johnson Development Corporation

5777 Sienna Parkway, Suite 100, Missouri City, TX 77459

Favorite Florist:

House of Blooms

16180 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Financial Services:

TIE

Fidelity Investments

15600 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478

AND

Hardee Investment Group

1001 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77002


Our readers don’t trust their kids to just anyone. From preschool to college, check out their favorite child care services.


 

Favorite College/Technical School:

University of Houston – Sugar Land

14000 University Boulevard

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Favorite Day Care:

TIE

The Cartwright School

1647 Cartwright Road, Missouri City, TX 77489

AND

Young Leaders Campus – Sugar Land

6508 U.S. 90 Alt,, Sugar Land, TX 77498