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READERS

CHOICE
AWARDS
2018

Advertising Supplement | Courier News | Somerset County | November 15, 2018
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BRUNCH COFFEE
Catered Affair Dunkin’ Donuts
Hillsborough

BURGER Wawa

Eating and Catered Affair Cheech’s Own
Coffee Company
Drinking Hillsborough
Somerville

ASIAN CUSINE 30 Burgers CUBAN FOOD
China Wok Bound Brook Martino’s Cuban
Bridgewater Restaurant
Five Guys
Somerville
Hillsborough
READERS CHOICE CONTEST 2018
Golden Wok DELI
BYOB
Welcome to the Courier News’ Best of Somerset County Readers’ Choice Raritan Catered Affair
Awards. Readers took the time to share with us their top picks for the best Café Picasso Hillsborough Township
things about the place we call home. Grumpy Bobas Somerville
Somerville
The Best of Somerset County winners in each category were selected by the
readers of the Courier News through ballots available online every day from Rock Deli
July 13 to August 24. Ballots were also printed in the Courier News on selected BAGELS Damiani’s Oven Bridgewater
dates in July and August. Ballots were then processed and tabulated over Bagels 4 U Hillsborough
the next several weeks. Steck’s
Hillsborough
Best Eating and Drinking CASUAL DINING Delicatessen
All that activity can build a person’s appetite and there’s plenty of eating Bridgewater
The Cheesecake
and drinking establishments to satisfy it. Offering a wide range of culinary
Bagel Bistro Factory DINER
delights, area restaurants can satisfy the most demanding eaters.
Hillsborough Bridgewater
Best Entertainment Manville Diner
When locals are looking for a little fun, they don’t have to go far. Somerset Bagel Garden Manville
County offers some of the best entertainment in the state, and our readers Somerville
have found the best spots around.
Chimney Rock Inn
Bound Brook Time to Eat Diner
Best People and Services BAKERY
Drewby’s Grill Pub Bridgewater
Is your need financial or physical? Here are some choices when it comes to Simply Sweets
banking, doctors, dentists, massages and manicures.
by Lauren Manville Bridgewater Diner
Best Shopping Hillsborough

Did you know...
You can practically find anything from the various businesses in Somerset
County. Fulfill all your shopping needs from this wide range of categories.

We hope you find your favorites, but remember it’s a matter of opinion. Dessert Plate
Check out the winners and find out what they won. Bakery
Dig in, enjoy and see for yourself all the wonderful offerings in the Somerville
Courier New’s Best of Somerset County Readers’ Choice Awards.
BBQ Our readers know what
This Special Advertising Section
was prepared by the Retail
Catered Affair they like and want to
tell the world!
Hillsborough
Advertising, Marketing and Please note:
Advertising Services departments where voting resulted in
of the Courier News. Over 12,000 votes were cast for the
a tie, multiple winner Grub Hut Unique
Cover Design/Layout/Production:
names are listed. 2018 Courier News Readers
Kevin Thompson BBQ & Mexican Grill
Choice Contest!
Manville
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McDonald’s Alfonso’s

Did you know...
ICE CREAM/ SEAFOOD
Somerville
FROZEN YOGURT Uncle Vinnie’s Clam
KFC Sonic Drive-In MEXICAN Bar
Green Brook FOOD Raritan
Wendy’s
La Costenia
FINE DINING Fruity Yogurt
Hillsborough
Boulevard Seafood
Over 1,000 of our readers The Harvest Hillsborough Somerville
voted for their Moon Inn Polar Cub Ice Cream
Casa Luna
STEAKHOUSE
favorite eating and Ringoes Whitehouse Station
Mexican Grill
Somerville Outback Steakhouse
drinking business INDIAN FOOD Sol Mexican Cantina Green Brook Township

this 2018? Verve Restaurant Divine Curry Branchburg
Somerville Hillsborough Char Steakhouse
PIZZA Raritan
FAMILY GREEK FOOD ITALIAN FOOD Manville Pizza &
Chimney Rock Inn Kyma Greek Cuisine Maggiano’s Restaurant SUB/HOAGIE
FRIENDLY
Bound Brook Somerville Little Italy Catered Affair
Bridgewater
The Cheesecake Damiani’s Oven Calabria Mia Hillsborough
HOT DOGS Somerville
Factory Hillsborough
Hot Dog Joe Cafe Picasso Angelo’s Just Subs
Bridgewater FAST FOOD Bridgewater Somerville Hillsborough Township Hillsborough Township

Best Bank
10 Years Running
2009 - 2018

Best Mortgage Company
3 Years Running
2016 - 2018

We’re humbled to be named the best, and proud to serve you.

somersetsavings.com
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Hoagie Hut Somerset Jersey Drive
BAR/
Bridgewater Savings Bank Services
NIGHTCLUB Canal Walk Bound Brook Hillsborough
Jersey Mike’s Subs The Verve Somerset
Raritan
Somerville CAR WASH
ASSISTED Affinity Federal

Catered Affair
WINGS DANCE STUDIO People and LIVING Credit Union
Hillsborough
Millennium
Car Wash
Hillsborough
Premiere Dance
Hillsborough Services Avalon
Assisted Living TD Bank
Hillsborough

CATERER
ACCOUNTANT/ AUTO REPAIR/ BANQUET/
King Wing ACCOUNTING FIRM RECEPTION FACILITIES Catered Affair
Hillsborough Township Complexity SERVICES Hillsborough
Dance Center Stephen G. Brilliant Bridgewater
K & L Auto Body
Hillsborough M.S., CPA Marriott CHARITABLE
Somerville
Hillsborough Township ORGANIZATION
BRIDAL/
INDOOR FORMAL WEAR Amwell Animal
AMUSEMENT Vernoia, Enterline
Amwell Auto Rescue Group
LuLi’s Bridal
Hillsborough + Brewer & Tire Center
Boutique
Cinemas Hillsborough Township

Entertainment
Somerville Hillsborough
Capic Cats
PARK Resta’s Car Care BUTCHER
ADULT Raritan
Somerset
ART GALLERY Colonial Park COMMUNITY Hind & Fore, Inc. SAVE - A Friend to
Bridgewater
Gallery On Main Horticulture Avalon BANK/FINANCIAL Homeless Animals
Somerville Somerset Assisted Living INSTITUTION CAR SERVICE Skillman

The D’Aniello family and staff of
Manville Pizza est.1969 would like to
sincerely thank our loyal customers
for Voting us 2018 “Best of the Best”
Pizza in Somerset County.
Manville Pizza Est. 1969 has been serving Somerset
County for nearly 50 years. We offer a huge selection of
pizza as well as Italian specialties and catering. Visit
our website for full menu as well as our catering menu
and call ahead for quick and easy take out.

Thank you for voting us
Bestfor 2018
Pizza
31 S Main St., Manville, NJ 08835 | www.manvillepizzaest1969.com | 908-526-1194
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Green Knoll Scott’s Florist Hair House
CHILDCARE/ COMPUTER HOME
Hillsborough Raritan International
PRESCHOOL REPAIR Manville IMPROVEMENT
The Goddard School Dave’s FUNERAL CONTRACTOR
Hillsborough Computers, Inc Somerville Fire SERVICES HEALTH/
Hillsborough Department FITNESS CLUB Somerville
Bruce C. VanArsdale
Funeral Home HRC Fitness Home Center
First Baptist DENTIST Bradley Gardens
Hillsborough Bridgewater
Preschool Volunteer Fire Hillsborough
Somerville Dr. Nicole Padovan Company
Bound Brook HOSPITAL
Oak Crest Day Camp Bridgewater
Hillsborough 9Round Kickboxing
Fitness RWJ University
Somerset Middlebush Funeral Home
Cornerstone Dental Volunteer Fire Hillsborough
Green Brook Hospital Somerset
Hillsborough Department Gleason Fit ‘n’ Firm Somerville
CHIROPRACTOR Hillsborough
Dr. Joseph Somerset Funeral Home
Mountainview HOTEL/MOTEL
Mele, DDS Somerset Planet Fitness
Chiropractic Center FLORIST
- James V. Lang Hillsborough Hillsborough Bridgewater
Flowers on the HAIR SALON Marriott
DC PC
FENCING HEATING/AIR
Ridge Illustrated Beauty
Hillsborough
COMPANY CONDITIONING
Basking Ridge Somerville INSURANCE
Cool-O-Matic, Inc.
Eagle Fencing
Manville
AGENCY
Samsara Branchburg
America’s Renaissance Hair Crisp Insurance
Chiropractic
Wellness Center FIRE Florist, Inc. Salon & Spa Smart Air, LLC. Advisors, LLC
Somerville DEPARTMENT Bound Brook Hillsborough Hillsborough Somerville

Thank you for voting us
Best Pharmacy for 2018
433 W Union Avenue,
Bound Brook, NJ 08805
732-356-3113
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday:
9:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday:
9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday:
9:00am - 6:00pm Union Avenue Pharmacy provides prescription services, home health care supplies
and more to Bound Brook, Middlesex, Martinsville, and Somerville, NJ.
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Open All Holidays: With FREE delivery 7 days a week, you can always get the supplies you need most.
9:00am - 4:00pm
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AEV Landscaping Autosport Honda Walgreens Professional
MORTGAGE
Hillsborough Bridgewater Physical Therapy
Van Syckel COMPANY South Plainfield
Insurance Somerset PHOTOGRAPHER
Bridgewater Nissan PLACE TO
Bound Brook Stony Brook Savings Bank Liv Inspired
Bridgewater
Bound Brook Photography VOLUNTEER
Helpers
David Basile: PET SERVICES Hillsborough Amwell Pet Supply
Whitehouse Station
Allstate Insurance Hillsborough
Top Vine Mortgage Lisa’s House Call
Bound Brook Baxter Services, LLC Grooming Allie England
Landscaping Belle Mead SAVE Animal Rescue
Watchung Photography
JEWELER & Design Belle Mead Capic Cats
NAIL SALON Raritan
Venus Jewelers Bridgewater Love Your Pet LLC
Flemington Manville
PHYSICAL SAVE - A Friend to
Somerset
MARTIAL ARTS Nails II THERAPY Homeless Animals
Branchburg Amwell Pet Supply Bridgeway Care Montgomery
Tropiano & Son Satori Academy of Hillsborough
and Rehabilitation
Martial Arts Center at PODIATRIST
Raritan
Kounson Nails PHARMACY
Cranford Bridgewater Marco
Bentley’s Hillsborough Union Avenue
Pharmacy Ucciferri, DPM
Fine Jewelers Fancy Nails Warren
Westling’s Martial Hillsborough Bound Brook
Hillsborough Belle Mead
Arts Academy NEW CAR Physical Therapy Tony Distefano
LANDSCAPING Flemington DEALERSHIP CVS Hillsborough Township Manville

VernoiaEnterline+Brewer, LLC
Thank you to all our
A C C O U N T A N T S + A D V I S O R S

loyal customers
Your votes are
The team at VEB CPA thanks appreciated!
our clients & community for this The Finest in Collision Repairs
recognition & award. Since 1965
Please call our office if you have any 30 Warren St. • Somerville, NJ 08876
questions about recent tax changes.
908-722-1066 Fax 908-722-0378
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908-725-4414 www.vebcpa.com KandLAutoBody.com • Lic. # 02153A
91 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
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Gallery on Main

Did you know...
POLICE SUMMER CAMP Somerville
DEPARTMENT New Start
Oak Crest Day Camp
APPLIANCE Consignments
Franklin Twp Police Somerset
Somerville
Somerset CENTER
Meadowbrook Best Buy DEPARTMENT
STORE
Over 1,000
Somerville Police Country Day Camp
Department Long Valley Lowe’s Home Target
Hillsborough Police TANNING
Improvement votes cast
Department FACILITY ARTS AND Kohl’s
for shopping
in this year’s
PUBLIC Illustrated Beauty CRAFTS/HOBBY DISCOUNT
STORE STORE
contest?
LIBRARY Somerville
Hobby Lobby Costco Wholesale
Hillsborough TATTOO Bridgewater
PARLOR
Michaels Petrock’s Wine
Somerset County Artisanal Tattoo SHOE STORE
Bridgewater Somerville Venus Jewelers ELECTRONICS and Liquors
Hillsborough Evolve
Somerset STORE Clothing Gallery
Franklin Township
Somerset BOOK STORE Best Buy MALL/ Somerville
Heirloom Tattoo
and Piercing Barnes & Noble
Bridgewater SHOPPING CENTER
REAL ESTATE SPORTING
Booksellers GARDEN Bridgewater
AGENCY
Manville GOODS STORE
CENTER Commons
Weichert, Realtors TRAVEL AGENCY BUILDING DICK’S
SUPPLY/HOME Bountiful Gardens MUSIC STORE Sporting Goods
Tinks Magical Hillsborough
Vacations IMPROVEMENT STORE Big Bang South Plainfield
Coldwell Banker Music Center
Hillsborough Tiled
Residential
Expressions, LLC Belle Mead Co-Op Hillsborough Darrow’s
Brokerage VETERINARIAN Hillsborough Hillsborough Sporting Edge
REAL ESTATE Belle Mead Guitar Center
Whitehouse Station
AGENT Animal Hospital HARDWARE STORE
Lowe’s Home Post Ace Hardware Raritan SUPERMARKET/
Alicia Fidelman Improvement Somerville GROCERY STORE
Warren OPTICAL STORE
Happy Pets CARD & GIFT ShopRite
Veterinary Costco Wholesale
SHOP Lowe’s Home Bridgewater
Lenny DeProspo Bound Brook
Norman’s Improvement Wegman’s
Heather O’Donnell, Harlingen Hallmark Shop
Weichert Veterinary Clinic Hillsborough HEALTH FOOD/ Rowden Opticians
Bedminster Belle Mead ORGANIC STORE Somerville
CIGAR/SMOKE Fresh Tiki Bar
SPA SHOP Somerville
PET STORE
Renaissance Hair Somerville Amwell Pet Supply
Salon & Spa Smoke Shop LIQUOR STORE Hillsborough
Hillsborough Buy Rite
CLOTHING Bound Brook
STORE PetSmart To All
Shopping Our Winners!
Bridgewater
Caribbean Evolve
Touch Spa Bottle King Pet Valu If your favorite didn’t
Clothing Gallery win, don’t forget to
Somerset ANTIQUES Somerville Hillsborough Hillsborough vote next year!
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