October 25, 2016

Presenting the 2016 Smarty Awards WINNERS


Smarties, the results are in, and, just like in years past, the competition was fierce!

We asked you, Smarty Charlotte, to give us your input on your favorite digs all around Charlotte.

The votes are in! We’ve tallied all entries and here are the results.

Let the tweeting, facebooking and instagramming begin…

Best Maternity Boutique

Destination Maternity
Sharon Corners, 4716 Sharon Road, Charlotte

Best Place to Find a Baby Shower Gift

Shower Me With Love
Shops at Morrison, 532 Governor Morrison Street, Charlotte

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

4310 Sharon Rd X05, Charlotte

Best Brunch Place

Cafe Monte
6700 Fairview Rd, Charlotte

Best Gal Pals Lunch Spot

Ilios Noche
8426 Park Rd,  Charlotte

Best Place to Get a Healthy Lunch

4125 Park Rd, Charlotte & 9844 Rea Rd, Charlotte

Best Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad Chick
Carmel Commons, 7617 Pineville-Matthews Rd, Charlotte

Best Pizza

Mama’s Pizza
5080 Idlewild Road, Matthews

Best Takeout

Thai Taste
324 East Blvd, Charlotte, 2025 E Arbors Dr # 230, Charlotte (University), 131 Matthews Station St, Matthews

Best Place to Get a Healthy Juice

Clean Juice Bar
Birkdale Village, 16815 Cranlyn Rd B, Huntersville; StoneCrest at Piper Glen, 7918 Rea Rd. #C

Best Meal Delivery Service


Best Date Night Spot

Good Food on Montford
1701 Montford Dr, Charlotte

Best Brewery

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4150 Yancey Rd, Charlotte

Best Wine Bar

Foxcroft Wine
7824 Fairview Rd, Charlotte

Best Cocktail

The Summit Room
1531 East Blvd, Charlotte

Best Charlotte Festival

Festival in the Park
Freedom Park, Charlotte

Best QC Workout

Y2 Yoga
Cotswold Village, 274 S Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte

Best QC Fitness Instructor

Mary Queen, Orange Theory Fitness – Quail Corners
8402 Park Rd, Charlotte

Best Children’s Boutique

Fancy Pants
Myers Park, 1025 Providence Road, Charlotte

Best Children’s Shoe Store

Parktowne Village Shopping Center, 1730 E. Woodlawn Rd. Suite G, Charlotte

Best Bakery

Suarez Bakery
Park Road Shopping Center, 4245 Park Rd, Charlotte

Best Birthday Party Venue

Sports Connection
11611 Ardrey Kell Rd, Charlotte; 10930 Granite Street, Charlotte; and 8626 Hankins Road, Charlotte

Best Local Toy Store

Toys & Co
Cotswold Village, 242 S Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

Best Pediatrician

Dr. Jamison Satterfield
Arboretum Pediatrics
7800 Providence Rd # 203, Charlotte

Best Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Matthew Savage
Laxer, Long, and Savage
7820 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. Suite 200, Charlotte and 1994 Wellness Blvd, Suite 220, Monroe

Best Orthodontist

Dr. Grant Coleman
Hull & Coleman Orthodontics
7800 Providence Rd, Charlotte


Dr. Elizabeth Moran
Eastover OB/GYN
Locations in the greater Charlotte area

Best Primary Care Physician

Dr. Jane Harrell
H3 Healthcare
1518 E 3rd St #150, Charlotte

Best Dermatologist

Dr. Tara Byer-Parsons
Charlotte Medical Clinic
Medical Center Plaza
1001 Blythe Blvd., 5th Floor/Suite 500, Charlotte

Best Salon

Modern Salon & Spa
Locations on SouthPark, Uptown, the Metropolitan, and Huntersville

Best Spa

The Spa at Ballantyne
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte

Best Kids Haircut

Pigtails and Crewcuts
Cotswold: 1518 E 3rd St #150 and Blakeney: 9935 Rea Rd C

Best Local Consignment Sale

Myers Park Presbyterian Consignment Sale
2501 Oxford Place, Charlotte

Best Preschool

Myers Park Baptist Through-the-Week Preschool
1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte

Best Full Day Preschool Program

Providence Preparatory School
3031 Providence Road, Charlotte

Best Private School

Providence Day
5800 Sardis Rd, Charlotte

Best Place to Take the Kids on a Rainy Day

Discovery Place Museums: Discovery Place, Discovery Place Kids Huntersville, Charlotte Nature Museum

Best Family Photographer

Abbe McCracken

Best Summer Day Camp

Camp Thunderbird

Best Overnight Camp

Camp Harrison

Best Dance Studio

Jami Masters School of Dance
Park Road Shopping Center / Back Court, Charlotte

Best Art Class

Noah’s Art
SouthPark – 5110 Park Rd. Suite 2E Charlotte; Blakeney – 9852 Rea Rd. Suite C2 Charlotte

Best Drama/Theater Class

Matthews Playhouse
100 McDowell St, Matthews

Best Place to Take Music

Charlotte Academy of Music
15040 Idlewild Rd., Suite C, Matthews

Best Martial Arts Class

Premier Martial Arts
7102 Brighton Park Dr #520, Mint Hill

Best Educational Resource

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Various locations

Best Place to Take Swimming Lessons


Best Gymnastics Facility

Girls: Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Rd, Charlotte

Boys: Zenith Gymnastics
8617 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC

Best Kids Sports Program

Soccer Shots

Best Gift/Stationery Boutique

Paper Skyscraper
330 East Blvd, Charlotte

Best Women’s Boutique

Sloan Boutique
4310 Sharon Rd T01A, Charlotte

Best Interior Designer

Lauren Clement
Lauren Nicole Designs

Best Organizer

The Organizing Pro

Best Smarty Mompreneur

Julie Tassy
Ella B. Candles

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