0313 best ofCrestline was voted Best Village.
Food and Drink
Most Friendly Service
Rodney Davis has been grilling, frying and having fun with the customers of Otey’s now for 20 years.
224 Country Club Park, 871-8435
Runner Up: Gilchrist
Best Casual Dining
Since 1979 Billy’s has provided a place to kick back and watch a game or drink with friends while listening to some great local artists.
2012 Cahaba Road, 879-2238
Runner Up: Taco Mama
Best Pizza & Most Kid Friendly Restaurant
Making pies for over 45 years, Davenport’s Pizza Palace has been a frequent hot spot for families in our area.
2837 Cahaba Road, 879-8603
Best Pizza Runner Up: Mafiaoza’s
Most Kid Friendly Restaurant Runner Up: Taco Mama
The hardest part about eating at Another Broken Egg is choosing what to order, from the Chez B’s Omelet to Bananas Foster French Toast.
2418 Montevallo Road, 871-7849
Runner Up: Dyron’s
Best Ladies’ Lunch Spot & Best Restaurant Dessert
With their soups and salads, European village décor, and the cake — oh, that warm buttercream cake — Olexa’s won both our Best Dessert and Best Ladies’ Lunch Spot by far.
2838 Culver Road, 871-2060
Ladies’ Lunch Spot Runner Up: Chez Lulu
Restaurant Dessert Runner Up: Mountain Brook Creamery
Best Italian Food
For 25 years, Giuseppe Magnolia has been bringing his Sicilian recipes to his friends in Crestline.
68A Church St., 879-5947
Runner Up: Mafiaoza’s
Best Asian Food
You can’t beat a complimentary cup of Coconut Tofu Soup with a $7 lunch special, unless maybe you add sushi to the menu.
64 Church St., 871-4531
Runner Up: Maki Fresh
Best Date Night
Whether it’s steaks or seafood, dishes inspired by seasonal local ingredients, you can’t make a bad choice at Daniel George. You won’t want to miss their lunch either.
2837 Culver Road, 871-3266
Runner Up: Avo/Dram
Best Mexican Food
Custom tacos and burritos with super fresh ingredients plus cheese dip and drinks draw people to Will Haver’s Crestline taco joint.
63 Church St., 414-9314
Runner Up: La Paz
With an unbeatable Mountain Brook Village location, the national coffee chain was voted Mountain Brook’s favorite for the second year in a row.
2738 Cahaba Road, 868-9130
Runner Up: Church Street Coffee and Books
There’s a reason Carole Griffin’s bakery breads are served all over town — Continental is a champion of all things fresh and local.
1909 Cahaba Road, 870-5584
Runner Up: Olexa’s
Best Outdoor Space
The Gardens’ 67.5 acres are always ripe for a stroll through in-season flowers and plants. Plus, admission is always free.
2612 Lane Park Road, 414-3950
Runner Up: Jemison Trail
Best Community Event
What began as a handful of local artists gathering together to show and sell their work has grown into a day-long event featuring artists from a 50-mile radius.
Runner Up: Christmas Parade
A true pedestrian community, Crestline residents love walking to the elementary school and wide range of village shops, always full of friends young and old.
Runner Up: Cherokee Bend
Best Charity Event
Seven food trucks converging on the Mountain Brook Mall parking lot must have made an impression — 2012 was the event’s first year, and, look, it won the popular vote.
Runner Up: Relay for Life
Best After School Activity
Learn something new, hear a good story, talk about a book or have some fun at an after-school program or just hanging out with the staff.
50 Oak Street, 879-0459
Runner Up: Gilchrist
Best Church Choir
See them in worship each Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
350 Overbrook Road, 871-4695
Runner Up: St. Luke’s Episcopal
Anchored by Crestline Elementary and the Emmet O’Neal Library, the village is full of retail and eateries that welcome families by the droves.
Runner Up: Mountain Brook Village
Best Local Band/Musician
Our Mountain Brook High School source tells us that ABOG’s a capella performances “are amazing every year.”
Runner Up: Tommy Mayfield
Best Hometown Hero/Celebrity
Every Friends fan out there has Mountain Brook to thank for giving them Monica Geller. Cox now stars in Cougar Town.
Runner Up: Sara Evans
Best Local Personality
Find your favorite newscaster on NBC 13, or walking around Crestline.
Runner Up: Bill Bolen
Best Place for Family Outing
Mountain Brook’s neighbor of zoological friends welcomed a record 540,816 visitors last year.
Runner Up: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Health and Wellness
For the past 11 years, Dr. Hufham has helped every patient that comes through his office to get each of his or her pearly whites working in harmony.
120 Euclid Avenue, 871-8881
Runner Up: Dr. Sherri Weissman
Best Work Out Facility
Whether your sport is spinning, pickup basketball or the treadmill, our Y branch keeps you in shape and having fun while you’re at it.
2401 20th Place South, 870-0144
Runner Up: Levite Jewish Community Center
Dr. Alexander took a break from his Crestline office to work in a health clinic in Panama on a mission trip Canterbury Methodist last year.
48 Church St., 871-7361
Runner Up: Dr. Georgia Jones
Business and Services
Best Children’s Store
Owner George Jones and his employees offer service and a selection of books, toys and grown-up gifts you won’t find at other stores.
228 Country Club Park, 871-2662
Runner Up: Smith’s Variety
Best Place to Have a Kid’s Birthday Party
With more than 100 flavors of shaved ice and candy in every shape and color, what more could a kid ask for?
69 Church Street, 637-5042
Runner Up: Davenport’s
Best Store to Buy a Gift & Best Store for Your Hobby
You can find just about anything at Smith’s, from sewing novelties, crafts and scrapbooking, to doll or remote control car collectables.
2715 Culver Road, 871-0841
Best Store to Buy a Gift Runner Up: Snoozy’s Kids
Best Store for Your Hobby Runner Up: Little Hardware
Best New Business
From her new Crestline store, Deborah Stone is serving up her signature goat cheeses, raw juices, micro-green topped salads and take-home food.
17 Dexter Ave., 803-3585
Runner Up: Gia’s Cakes
Best Women’s Clothing Store
Popular with all ages, this Crestline favorite offers clothes (and not just pants!) that are stylish yet affordable.
233 Country Club Park, 868-1616
Runner Up: Laura Kathryn
If you’re looking for more than just a haircut, Richard Joseph SalonSpa does it all. It even has an at-home spa option.
2410 Fairway Drive, 871-6001
Runner Up: Oak Street Hair Group
Best Store for Men
Generations of fathers and their sons have shopped at Mobley & Sons to find the right apparel for weddings, graduations and everyday life.
112 Euclid Ave., 870-7929
Runner Up: Little Hardware
Best Customer Service
In a world of big box stores, Little Hardware holds its own with everything needed for home and garden projects.
2703 Culver Road, 871-4616
Runner Up: Hufham Orthodontics
Best Place to Buy Home Décor
The nationally recognized Mountain Brook Village store specializes in pottery from all over the world and unique table linens.
2402 Montevallo Road, 879-0125
Runner Up: Lamb’s Ears