Best Adult Store

Adam & Eve

Adam & Eve is a leading provider of pleasure and intimacy products including toys, lingerie, lotions and supplements.

3209 Brooks.


Finalists, Best Adult Store

2. Fantasy for Adults. 2611 Brooks St. 542-1801. 210 E. Main St. 543-1867.

3. Spencer's Gifts. Southgate Mall. 800-762-0419. 

Best Antiques

Montana Antique Mall

The Montana Antique Mall is one of the largest in Montana with four floors and over 15,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles. Open 7 days a week.

331 Railroad St. W.


Finalists, Best Antiques

2. Home Resource. 1515 Wyoming. 541-8300.

3. Zootown Thrift. 1444 W. Broadway. 552-7732. 

Best Appliance Store

Fred's Appliance 

Fred’s Appliance carries a large selection of top brand appliances including stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, food disposal, grills, air conditioners and more.

4949 Buckhouse Lane


Finalists, Best Appliance Store

2. Lowe's. 3100 N. Reserve St. 329-1800.

3. Donation Warehouse. 1804 North Ave. W. Suite D. 240-4042.

Best Auto Repair

Karl Tyler Chevrolet

Karl Tyler’s GM Service experts are trained for any type of auto repair service, major or minor. Plus they offer shuttle ride while your vehicle is being serviced. If you choose to wait, enjoy popcorn, complimentary computer use and a play room for kids.

3663 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Auto Repair

2. Scott's EQ Muffler. 3004 Brooks. 543-3548.

3. Rick's Auto Body. 1804 North Ave. W. Suite D. 240-4042.

Best Bail Bondsman


The bail agents at the BondSquad are available 24/7. They will walk you through the bail process, court procedures and other processes like drug testing. All with affordable rates.

1917 E. Broadway


Finalists, Best Bail Bondsman

2. Devil Dog Bail Bonds. 542-8456.

3. Grizzly Bail Bonds. 415 N. Higgins No. 116. 830-7937.

Best Bank/Credit Union

Missoula Federal Credit Union

Missoula Federal Credit Union is readers choice to handle your finances, not matter how large or small.

128 W. Spruce and multiple locations.


Finalists, Best Bank/Credit Union

2. First Security Bank. Multiple locations. 728-3115.

3. First Interstate Bank. Multiple locations. 523-4200.

Best Bookstore (new books)

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble is the place to go for any genre you are looking for: mystery, biography, history, romance, self help and more. Plus check out the large inventory of young adult and children’s books.

2640 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Bookstore (new books)

2. Books Exchange. 2335 Brooks. 728-6342.

3. Fact & Fiction. 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881.

Best Bookstore (used books)

Book Exchange

Large inventory of used books. Bring us your old books and go home with the bestsellers. We trade used paperbacks for other used paperbacks and we pay cash for hardbacks, audio books, comics, graphic novels and collectibles.

2335 Brooks


Finalists, Best Bookstore (used books)

2. Shakespeare & Co. 103 S. Third St. W. 549-9010.

3. Bird's Nest. 219 N. Higgins. 721-1125

Best Car Wash

Happy Days

Happy Days Car Wash offers quality car washes at an affordable price. It uses a state of the art system and is conveniently open form 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Plus Happy Days has a self service dog wash that in a safe secure, climate controlled area. Wash features include tearless shampoo, conditioner, de-skunk, air dryer and more.

3831 Brooks


Finalists, Best Car Wash

2. Metro Express. 3550 Brooks St. 317-1360. 

3. Dazzlers. 2610 Radio Way. 728-6262

Best Computer Repair

Best Buy

Every Best Buy store has a Geek Squad that can repair your computer. If you need help ASAP agents are available online and on the phone 24/7.

2640 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Computer Repair

2. Missoula Computes. 2325 Brooks St. 880-1946.

3. Computer Guys. 2240 South Ave. 542-2800.

Best Detail Shop

Karl Tyler Chevrolet

Karl Tyler has a full service detail department. It offers detail services for all makes and models and a variety of packages to fit your needs. 

3663 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Detail Shop

2. Cramer's. 2203 Stephens Ave. 728-3388

3. Attention to Detail. 3336 South Ave W. 240-2675

Best Dry Cleaner

Missoula Textiles

Missoula Textiles offers commercial including mat rentals, custom design logo mats, uniform rental, restaurant, medical and hotel linen, paper products, soap products and towels and rugs. Retail services include dry cleaning and garment laundry, shirt service, press only, alterations, leather cleaning, wedding gown preservation, rug cleaning, drapery cleaning, military uniforms and flags and down pillows.

111 E. Spruce


1201 Burlington


Finalists, Best Dry Cleaner

2. Green Hangar.  728-1919. 146 Woodford. 728-1948.

3. Fresh Natural Cleaners. 1132 S.W. Higgins Ave. No. 220. 542-8100. 

Best Florist

Bitterroot Floral

Bitterroot Floral has a wide selection of flower arrangements, plants and gift baskets, balloons and more to make your next occasion memorable.

811 S. Higgins Ave.


Finalists, Best Florist

2. Garden City Floral. 2510 Spurgin Road. 543-6627.

3. Habitat Floral. 211 N. Higgins No. 101. 543-0967.

Best Furniture Store

Wagner's Home Furnishings

Wagner’s has been selling high-quality furniture since 1953. Design experts will help you find the perfect pieces to fit your style and comfort.

916 SW Higgins Ave.


Finalists, Best Furniture Store

2. Donation Warehouse. 1804 North Ave. W. Suite D. 240-4042.

3. Living Room. 2610 S. Reserve St. 721-1340.

Best Garden Center

Caras Nursery

Caras Nursery has been serving Missoula for over 100 years. Visit the green house for bedding plants, vegetables, perennials and hanging baskets. Outside walk among fruit, pine and spruce trees and bushes. Visit the garden center for all of your garden needs.

2727 S. Third St. W.


Finalists, Best Garden Center

2. ACE. The Garden Place. 1101 Burlington Ave. 532-3478.

3. Pink Grizzly. 1400 Wyoming St. 728-3370

Best General Contractor

Luke Chambers

Finalists, Best General Contractor

2. Jackson Contractor Group. 5800 US-93. 542-9150.

3. Edgell Construction. 316 Expressway. 721-1826.

Best Green Business

Good Food Store (tie)

The Good Food Stores environmentally friendly business practices make this the readers choice.

1600 S. Third St. W.


Home Resource (tie)

Home ReSource is a nonprofit founded in 2003 that accepts donated home accessories, construction materials, tools, paint, furniture, fixtures, lumber, landscaping materials and all sorts of other goods and they then sell the goods at a discounted rate, which helps low-income Missoulians and keeps about 900 tons of waste out of the landfill every year. The organization also hosts classes and workshops on sustainability issues.

1515 Wyoming


Finalist, Best Green Business

3. Stockman Bank. Multiple locations.

Best Hardware Store

Montana Ace

Montana Ace’s legendary customer service, huge selection of merchandise, indoor services and convenient locations make this a local favorite.

2301 Brooks


905 E. Broadway


Finalists, Best Hardware Store

2. Lowe's. 3100 N. Reserve St. 329-1800.

 3. Home Resource. 1515 Wyoming. 541-8300.

Best Head Shop

Mellow Mood

Mellow Mood specializes in a variety of tobaccos and features shisha, dokha, e-cigarettes, e-juices and roll your own and pipe tobaccos.

630 S. Higgins Ave.


Finalists, Best Head Shop

2. Piece of Mind. 123 W. Main St. 830-3206.

3. Atmosphere Smoke Shop. 115 W. Main St. 728-4420.

Best Hobby/Craft Shop


Whether you are a knitter, a painter, a beader or a Pinterest fanatic, Michael's is the place to shop. Find paints, fabric, pens and ink, beads, sketchbooks, yarn and so much more.

2850 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Hobby/Craft Shop

2. Rockin' Rudy's. 237 Blaine. 542-0077.

3. Treasure Chest. 1612 Benton Ave. 549-7992.

Best Home Accessories

Cost Plus World Market

Find inspiring home accessories from around the globe including furniture, kitchen ware, rugs, mirrors and much more.

3025 Paxson


Finalists, Best Home Accessories

2. TJ Maxx. 3275 N. Reserve St. 541-7031.

3. Rockin' Rudy's. 237 Blaine. 542-0077.

Best Laundromat

Green Hangar

With two convenience locations and drive up service Green Hangar is your place to for Laundromat services, dry cleaning, alterations, formal wear and wedding gowns, executive shirt services, household and bedding.

960 E. Broadway


146 Woodford


Finalists, Best Laundromat

2. Sparkle. 812 S. Higgins Ave. 721-5146. 

3. 406 Suds 

Best Lawyer

John Velk

John Velk has been practicing law in Missoula since 1990 and specializes in personal injury and commercial litigation.

523 S. Orange St.


Finalists, Best Lawyer

2. Paul Ryan. 208 E. Front St. 542-2233.

3. Datsopoulos MacDonald & Lind P.C. 201 W Main St. No. 201. 728-0810. 

Best Lodging

The Merc

Missoula’s newest downtown hotel, The Merc, quickly became a reader favorite. The hotel is located on the site of the old Missoula Mercantile and has incorporated many of the features of the old Mercantile. The location is ideal for visitors in town for concerts and Griz games.

125 N. Pattee St.


Finalists, Best Lodging

2. Double Tree Edgewater. 100 Madison. 728-3100.

3. C'Mon Inn. 2775 Expo Parkway. 543-4600.

Best Mattress Store

Living Room

Shop for all sizes of mattresses from trusted brands like Simmons, DreamSleep and Tempur-Pedic.

2610 S. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Mattress Store

2. Denver Mattress. 3411 N. Reserve St. Suite DM. 728-6300

3. Costco. 3220 N. Reserve St. 543-6445.

Best Motorcycle/ATV Dealer

Grizzly Harley Davidson

Grizzly Harley-Davidson sells motorcycles, clothing, collectibles and parts. The dealership also organizes several events and community activities including the Ride to Remember.

5106 Harrier Drive


Finalists, Best Motorcycle/ATV Dealer

2. Big Sky Motorsports. 2315 South Ave W. 728-5341.

3. Five Valley Honda. 5900 US Hwy 93. 251-5900.

Best Music and Vinyl Store

Rockin’ Rudys

Flip through LPs or buy the newest CD. Rockin’ Rudy’s carries every genre of music plus a large selection of local musicians.

237 Blaine


Finalists, Best Music & Vinyl Store

2. Ear Candy. 624 S. Higgins Ave. 542-5029.

3. Electronic Sound and Percussion. 819 S. Higgins Ave. 728-1117.

Best New Retail Store

Lumberjaxe Throwing

Ax-throwing businesses are erupting in popularity across the country, so owners Gentry and Megan Branz have gotten in on the fun. This is the first ax-throwing business in Montana, with the popularity of logging sports, it should become a popular destination.

812 Toole Ave. Suite B.


Finalists, Best New Retail Store

2. The Montana Scene. 101 E. Broadway. 493-1588.

3. JL+Ko. 101 S. Higgins Ave. No. 396-1185.

Best New Car Dealer

Karl Tyler Chevrolet

Karl Tyler himself has been in the car business for over 50 years. He believes in building a relationship with his customers. The professional staff is there to help you find the perfect vehicle for your needs out their extensive line. 

3663 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Car Dealer

2. Subaru of Missoula. 1600 Stephens Ave. 728-2510.

3. Lithia Toyota of Missoula. 5001 Grizzly Court. 721-5000.

Best Pawn Shop

Riverside Pawn

Whether you are looking to pawn, sell or purchase, Riverside Pawn is the readers’ choice. Browse the wide selection of new and used items ranging from jewelry to outdoor gear in a family friendly environment.

1300 Clark Fork Drive


Finalists, Best Pawn Shop

2. Cash 1 Pawn. 8720 Roller Coaster Road. 728-2274.

3. Third Street Pawn. 2033 S. Third St. W. 542-3890. 

Best Pet Care/Boarding

Quick Paws

Quick Paws’ services include doggie daycare and overnight lodging, mountain hiking adventures, one-on-one walks, professional dog and cat grooming, and home care for all house pets.

1720 S. Third St. W.


Finalists, Best Pet Care/Boarding

2. Alpine Canine. 3275 N. Reserve D. 541-4453.

3. Happy Paws. 8200 Miller Creek Road. 926-3364.

Best Pet Groomer

Showcase Pet Grooming

Showcase offers variety of full service grooming needs in a loving and calm environment. They use all natural professional grade products that are bio-degradable, non-toxic and cruelty-free.

2118 S. Higgins Ave.


Finalists, Best Pet Groomer

2. Quick Paws. 1720 S. Third St. W. 721-1943.

3. Two Barking Sisters. 450 W. Broadway. 531-2765. 

Best Pet Supplies


You can find all of your pet needs including beds and furniture, bowls, feeders, cleaning supplies, clothing, collars, crates, gates and more plus your pet is welcome to shop with you.

2850 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Pet Supplies

2. Murdoch's. 2801 W. Broadway. 549-2355.

3. PetCo. 3662 Brooks St. 251-1362.

Best Property Management Co.

Garden City Property Management

Garden City Property Management has been serving Missoula's property management needs for over 35 years. Its staff includes a Licensed Broker and six Licensed Property Managers.

422 Madison St.


Finalists, Best Property Management Co.

2. Missoula Property Management. 2809 Great Northern Loop. 251-8500.

3. Plum Property Management. 410 Expressway. 541-7586.

Best Real Estate Agent

John Herring, Re/Max All Stars

John Herring, broker/owner of Remax All Stars was first licensed in 1989. He has been president of the Missoula Organization of Realtors as well as president of the Montana Association in 2017. He has also been awarded Realtor of the Year and Salesperson of the Year. He's earned the Graduate Realtors Institute, Accredited Buyers Representative and E-Pro designations as well as the Certified Residential Specialist Designation held by less than 5% of Realtors.

3420 S. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Real Estate Agent

2. Anne Jablonski.

3. Mike Kaptur.

Best Real Estate Office

Re/Max All-Stars

Re/Max All-Stars is a full time real estate brokerage specializing in all facets of real estate. It offers a combination of the best in local ownership, knowledge and support with the backing of the number on real estate franchise in the world. The Missoula agents are experienced, professional and well trained. 

3420 S. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Real Estate Office

2. Winderemere. 2800 S. Reserve St. 541-6550.

3. ERA Lambros. 3011 American Way. 532-9200.

Best Storage Unit

Vigilante Storage

Whether you need a small or large storage unit or are storing a boat or RV, Vigilante Storage can help. Indoor and outdoor storage is available and it offers an airport parking service plus 24 hour video surveillance.

4050 W. Broadway


Finalists, Best Storage Unit

2. Mr. T's Self Storage. 5075 Expressway. 541-7777.

3. Murphy Street Storage. 2504 Murphy St. 541-7586. 

Best Store for Gifts

Rockin’ Rudy’s

With over a thousand different products ranging from jewelry to journals and T-shirts to toys, CD’s and vinyls, there's something for everyone at this Missoula institution. 

237 Blaine


Finalists, Best Store for Gifts

2. Cost Plus World Market. 3025 Paxson. 542-6669.

3. TJ Maxx. 3275 N. Reserve St. 541-7031.

Best Store for Musical Instruments

Morgenroth Music Center

Morgenroth’s mission is “to change lives through music participation,” selling and renting pianos, digital pianos, orchestra and band instruments, drums guitars and keyboards.

1105 W. Sussex.


Finalists, Best Store for Musical Instruments

2. Electronic Sound and Percussion. 819 S. Higgins Ave. 728-1117.

3. Greg Boyd's House of Fine Instruments. 311 Knowles St. 327-9925.

Best Tire Store

Les Schwab

Les Schwab stands behind their tires. For the life of your tires, Les Schwab offers free flat tire repairs, free rotations, free tire rebalancing, free air checks, free brake and visual alignment checks and more.

2800 W. Broadway


1505 Dearborn Ave.


Finalists, Best Tire Store

2. Roemer's. 240 E. Broadway. 549-6425

3. Tire Rama. Multiple locations. 

Best Toy Store

Imagination Station

Imagination Station offers quality, affordable toys you loved as a child. There are fun toys for all ages. It offers everything from infant toys to games and puzzles for adults, too.

227 N. Higgins Ave.


Finalists, Best Toy Store

2. Rockin' Rudy's. 237 Blaine. 542-0077.

3. Target. 2420 N. Reserve. 543-4000.

Best Used Car Dealer

Karl Tyler Chevrolet

Karl Tyler Chevrolet has an extensive inventory of pre-owned vehicles and offer the forever warranty — a lifetime powertrain warranty on every vehicle under 100,000 miles or under 10 years old.

3663 N. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Used Car Dealer

2. Eide Motors. 3010 S. Reserve St. 721-2323.

3. Lyman Motors. 2900 S. Reserve. 728-0000.

Best Veterinary Clinic/Hospital

Missoula Veterinary Clinic

Missoula Veterinary Clinic is a full service companion animal hospital offering wellness pet care, dentistry, surgery, internal medicine and diagnostics. It also has an onsite pharmacy.

3701 Old US Highway 93.


Finalists, Best Veterinary Clinic/Hospital

2. Pruyn. 2501 S Russell St. 829-8150.

3. Alpine Veterinary Services. 500 S. Fifth St. W. 728-4605.

Best Windshield Repair

Rock Chip Squad 

The Rock Chip Squad has a convenient 20 minute drive-up service for windshield rock chip and crack repairs with no appointment necessary or they can come to your work or home location for repairs. It is insurance approved with all companies for windshield repairs.

2370 S. Reserve St.


Finalists, Best Windshield Repair

2. Safelite. 2400 South Ave. W. 203-4055.

3. J&D Glass. 1003 W. Central Ave. 543-4577