October 24, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Smarty Award WINNERS

Smarties, the results are in, and, just like in years past, the competition was fierce!CSP-SmartyAward2017

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

One Hott Mama

Best Place to Find a Baby Shower Gift

Shower Me With Love

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Leroy Fox

Best Brunch Place

Metro Diner

Best Gal Pals Lunch Spot

Ilios Noche

Best Chicken Salad

the MayoBird

Best Pizza

True Crafted Pizza

Best Place to Get a Healthy Juice

I Love Juice Bar

Best Meal Delivery Service

Simply Fresh to You

Best Date Night Spot

The Charlotte Fig Tree

Best Brewery

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Best Wine Bar

Foxcroft Wine

Best QC Workout

Pure Barre (Myers Park, SouthPark, and Ballantyne)

Best Children’s Boutique

Fancy Pants

Best Children’s Shoe Store

Tootsies Children’s Shoes

Best Bakery

Suarez Bakery

Best Birthday Party Venue

Sports Connection

Best Local Toy Store

Toys & Co

Best Pediatrician

Dr. Stephen Renfrow
Charlotte Pediatrics

Best Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Carrie Dunlap
Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry

Best Orthodontist

Dr. James Hull
Hull & Coleman Orthodontics


Dr. Astrid Jain
Eastover OB/GYN

Best Primary Care Physician

Dr. Loren Kane
Novant Health

Best Dermatologist

Dr. Patricia Roddey
Mecklenburg Medical Group

Best Salon

Planet 21

Best Spa

The Spa at Ballantyne

Best Kids Haircut


Best Local Consignment Sale

Charlotte Mothers of Multiples

Best Preschool

Christ Lutheran Children’s Center

Best Full Day Preschool Program

Providence Preparatory School

Best Private School

Charlotte Latin School

Best Place to Take the Kids on a Rainy Day

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

Best Family Photographer

Little Nest Portraits

Best Summer Day Camp

Charlotte Country Day School

Best Overnight Camp

Camp Harrison

Best Dance Studio

Jami Masters School of Dance

Best Art Class

Noah’s Art

Best Drama/Theater Class

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Best Place to Take Music

Charlotte Academy of Music

Best Educational Resource

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Best Place to Take Swimming Lessons

Charlotte Swim Academy

Best Gymnastics Facility

Girls: Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Rd, Charlotte

Boys: Zenith Gymnastics
8617 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC

Best Kids Sports Program

Girls on the Run Charlotte

Best Gift/Stationery Boutique

Paper Skyscraper

Best Women’s Boutique

Sloan Boutique

Best Smarty Mompreneur

Kelly Brooks
SHARE Charlotte

4 Responses

  1. We are so honored to have been voted the Best Place to take Music Lessons! Thank you Charlotte Smarty Pants…and thank you, Charlotte!!! So thankful for everyone’s support. Love our city!

    Regina Ziliani
    Charlotte Academy of Music

  2. Kelly Brooks says:

    Wow, thank you so much for even nominating me. I’m super excited for SHARE Charlotte to get noticed!

    I’m honored.

    Thank you!

  3. Thank you Charlotte Smarty Pants readers, Girls on the Run is honored to be voted Best Kids Sports Program!

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