And The Winners Are...

Updated: Dec 31, 2019

Every year you guys really show up to vote for your favorites and as tedious as the tallying process is, we are always in awe of how many of you care about supporting your local faves! We had a RECORD number of votes for Jersey City businesses this year also. Thank you all for your support of Little Hoboken and Little Jersey City!


Without further ado, we'd like to congratulate the winners this year...according to YOU!


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Best Pizza- Hoboken

First Place: Napoli's

Second Place: Grimaldi's

Third Place: Benny Tudino's


Best Pizza- Jersey City

First Place: Razza

Second Place: Bread and Salt

Third Place: Two Boots


Best Bagels- Hoboken

First Place: Hoboken Hot Bagels

Second Place: JP's Bagel Express (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Bagels on the Hudson


Best Bagels- Jersey City

First Place: Wonder Bagels

Second Place: Hidden Grounds


Favorite Date Night Spot- Hoboken

First Place: Antique Bar and Bakery

Second Place: Grand Vin AND Bin 14 (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Orale


Favorite Date Night Spot- Jersey City

First Place: Satis

Second Place: Corto

Third Place: Mathews


Favorite Sushi- Hoboken

First Place: Robongi

Second Place: Saku

Third Place: Illuzion


Favorite Sushi- Jersey City

First Place: Honshu

Second Place: Komegashi Too AND Teppan Bar and Grill

Third Place: Domodomo


Favorite Spot for Healthy Eats- Hoboken

First Place: Alfalfa (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Quality Greens

Third Place: Shaka Bowl


Favorite Spot for Healthy Eats- Jersey City

First Place: Busy Bee Organics (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: The Cliff

Third Place: Sweetberry Bowls


Best Brunch- Hoboken

First Place: Anthony David's (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: La Isla

Third Place: Elysian Cafe


Best Brunch- Jersey City

First Place: Sam AM

Second Place: Mathews

Third Place: The Hamilton Inn


Favorite Meal Delivery

First Place: Abbey Bell Catering

Second Place: Busy Bee Organics (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Deliciously Fit (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND Talking Meals


Best Chinese Food- Hoboken

First Place: Lo Fatt Chow

Second Place: Precious

Third Place: KeMing


Best Chinese Food- Jersey City

First Place: Shanghai Best

Second Place: Grand Sichuan

Third Place: Chef Tan


Favorite Deli- Hoboken

First Place: Vito's

Second Place: Fiore's

Third Place: M&P Biancamano's


Favorite Deli- Jersey City

First Place: Andrea's Salumeria

Second Place: Second Street Bakery

Third Place: Dixon Deli


Most Kid-Friendly Restaurant- Hoboken

First Place: Johnny Pepperoni

Second Place: Turning Point (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Elysian Cafe


Most Kid-Friendly Restaurant- Jersey City

First Place: Rumba Cubana

Second Place: Porta AND Roman Nose

Third Place: Hamilton Pork AND Pizza Masters


Best Cocktails- Hoboken

First Place: Stingray Lounge (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND Antique Bar and Bakery

Second Place: Orale

Third Place: Barbes (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND Saku


Best Cocktails- Jersey City

First Place: Dullboy

Second Place: Cellar 335 AND The Archer

Third Place: Mathews


Favorite Ladies' Night Spot- Hoboken

First Place: Bin 14 (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Grand Vin

Third Place: Orale


Favorite Ladies' Night Spot- Jersey City

First Place: Porta

Second Place: Cellar 335

Third Place: Rooftop at Exchange Place AND Broa Cafe


Favorite Hair Salon- Hoboken

First Place: Salon Gatto

Second Place: Two01

Third Place: Toni and Guy AND Salon Phoenix (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Hair Salon- Jersey City

First Place: Shampoo JC

Second Place: LaKoet Salon AND Tousled Hair Salon

Third Place: Salon 10N


Best Barber Shop- Hoboken

First Place: The Hoboken Man (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Spesh (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: MarkDaniel


Best Barber Shop- Jersey City

First Place: Virile

Second Place: The Gentlemen's Suite

Third Place: Etiket


Favorite Place for a Kid's Haircut- Hoboken

First Place: Just 4 Kids

Second Place: The Hoboken Man (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Buzz Cuts (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Place for a Kid's Haircut- Jersey City

First Place: Planet Kidz

Second Place: Hair is Happiness

Third Place: The Gentlemen's Suite


Best Nail Salon- Hoboken

First Place: Modern Nails

Second Place: Tutti Nails

Third Place: The Nail Bar


Best Nail Salon- Jersey City

First Place: Cuteticles

Second Place: J Nail and Spa

Third Place: Spa Nature


Favorite Massage- Hoboken

First Place: Hoboken Women's Wellness (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Massage Envy AND Moonlight Spa

Third Place: Body Balance


Favorite Massage- Jersey City

First Place: Lee TCM Health Center

Second Place: Gaia's Cavern

Third Place: Om.life Wellness


Favorite Facial- Hoboken

First Place: EC Beauty

Second Place: Hot Looks (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Massage Envy


Favorite Facial- Jersey City

First Place: Zahara Day Spa

Second Place: Suite Tee (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Cuteticles


Best Bikini Wax- Hoboken

First Place: European Wax Center

Second Place: Hot Looks (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Uni K Wax (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Bikini Wax- Jersey City

First Place: European Wax Center

Second Place: Suite Tee (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Cuteticles


Best Blow Out-Hoboken

First Place: Up and Out (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Blo It Out Lounge (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Dry Bar


Best Blow Out- Jersey City

First Place: Blo

Second Place: Shampoo JC

Third Place: Eye Candy Blow Bar


Best Spot for Brow Shaping- Hoboken

First Place: Hot Looks (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Dreamz

Third Place: The Eyebrow Place AND Mystique II


Best Spot for Brow Shaping- Jersey City

First Place: Jenn Dockendorf of JD Artistry (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Suite Tee (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Cuteticles


Best Spot for Lash Extensions- Hoboken

First Place: Amazing Lash

Second Place: W Lash

Third Place: As U Wish


Best Spot for Lash Extensions- Jersey City

First Place: Eye Candy Lash Bar

Second Place: Wonderlash

Third Place: Downtown MedSpa (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Place for a Little "Touchup" (Botox, Fillers, Etc.)- Hoboken

First Place: Studio 17

Second Place: Dr. Park Avenue

Third Place: Attain Med Spa (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND EC Beauty


Favorite Place for a Little "Touchup" (Botox, Fillers, Etc.)- Jersey City

Downtown Med Spa (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Make-up Artist

First Place: Amy Duskin of Makeup Artist Mama (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Jenn Dockendorf of JD Artistry (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Tre Chique (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Gym or Fitness Studio- Hoboken

First Place: Work It Out

Second Place: Local Barre

Third Place: Prime Cycle (LH Hook-Up Studio!)


Best Gym or Fitness Studio- Jersey City

First Place: Base

Second Place: Jane Do

Third Place: Orangetheory


Favorite Personal Trainer

First Place: Kalene Walsh of Sweat & Flow

Second Place: Fit Foundry AND IronPlate Studios (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Vanessa Checchio of Bachata and Barbells


Favorite Maternity Photographer

First Place: Newport Babies Photography (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Sara Kalish

Third Place: Kelly Photo AND Photography by Esohe


Best Newborn Photographer

First Place: Newport Babies Photography (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Sara Kalish

Third Place: Kelly Photo AND Photography by Esohe


Favorite Family Photographer

First Place: Kim Lorraine Photography

Second Place: Newport Babies Photography (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Kelly Photo AND Little Hoboken Photography (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Event Photographer

First Place: Marie Papp

Second Place: Mile Square Moments

Third Place: Joe Epstein


Favorite Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth- Hoboken

First Place: Sweet

Second Place: Baking Mama (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Choc O Pain (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND Lepore's Chocolates


Favorite Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth- Jersey City

First Place: Dulce de Leche

Second Place: Torico's

Third Place: Milk Sugar Love (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Birthday Cake- Hoboken

First Place: Sweet

Second Place: Sugarsuckle (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) and The Hudson Cakery (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Carlo's Bakery


Best Birthday Cake- Jersey City

First Place: Dulce de Leche

Second Place: Milk Sugar Love (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Cocoa Bakery


Favorite First Birthday Party Spot-Hoboken

First Place: Dozzino

Second Place: Panello

Third Place: Hudson Table


Favorite First Birthday Party Spot-Jersey City

First Place: My Gym (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Broa Cafe

Third Place: Hudson Play


Best Birthday Party Entertainer

First Place: Baby Bandstand (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Rockness Music (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND The Fuzzy Lemons

Third Place: Sils Facepainting


Best Spot for a Birthday Party for Kids Ages 2 and Up- Hoboken

First Place: The Inner Athlete (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Little Play Co. (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: My Gym (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Spot for a Birthday Party for Kids Ages 2 and Up- Jersey City

First Place: Bambino Chef

Second Place: Hudson Play

Third Place: Loradella's


Favorite Retail Store- Hoboken

First Place: Washington General

Second Place: Margo Market AND Alba

Third Place: Luna Rosa AND Little City Books


Favorite Retail Store- Jersey City

First Place: Kanibal & Co

Second Place: Love Locked

Third Place: Mint Market (LH Hook-Up Vendor!) AND Word


Favorite Place to Shop for a Gift- Hoboken

First Place: Washington General

Second Place: Little City Books

Third Place: Luna Rosa


Favorite Place to Shop for a Gift- Jersey City

First Place: Kanibal & Co

Second Place: Love Locked

Third Place: Sloane Square


Favorite Coffee Shop- Hoboken

First Place: Bwe Kafe

Second Place: Hudson Coffee (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Empire Coffee and Tea (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Coffee Shop- Jersey City

First Place: Mod Cup (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Bwe Kafe

Third Place: Lackawanna Coffee


Favorite Bar- Hoboken

First Place: Bin 14 (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Elysian Cafe AND Stingray Lounge (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Carpe Diem


Favorite Bar- Jersey City

First Place: Dullboy

Second Place: Low Fidelity

Third Place: The Ashford


Favorite Pet Service- Hoboken

First Place: Cornerstone Pets

Second Place: Beowoof

Third Place: Playful Paws (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Pet Service- Jersey City

First Place: Hound About Town (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Fussy Friends

Third Place: Downtown Woody's


Best Preschool- Hoboken

First Place: Apple Montessori (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Hoboken Montessori

Third Place: The Learning Experience


Best Preschool- Jersey City

First Place: Park View Academy

Second Place: Park Prep

Third Place: The Scandi School


Best Daycare- Hoboken

First Place: The Learning Experience AND Apple Montessori (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: World of Wonder

Third Place: Hoboken Montessori


Best Daycare- Jersey City

First Place: Park View Academy

Second Place: St. Elizabeth's

Third Place: Smart Start


Favorite Class for Infants

First Place: Music for Aardvarks

Second Place: Hugs and Bugs Club (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Rockness Music (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Class for 6-12 Month Olds

First Place: Music for Aardvarks

Second Place: Baby Bandstand (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Pinta and Play


Best Class for 1-2 Year Olds

First Place: Pinta and Play

Second Place: The Inner Athlete (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: My Gym (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Favorite Class for 3-4 Year Olds- Hoboken

First Place: Preschool Readers (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Pinta and Play

Third Place: Work It Out Gymnastics


Favorite Class for 3-4 Year Olds- Jersey City

First Place: Luna de Papel

Second Place: Jang Star Taekwondo

Third Place: Tinkergarten


Best Class for Kids Ages 4 and Up- Hoboken

First Place: WIO Gymnastics

Second Place: The Inner Athlete (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Urban Arts (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Best Class for Kids Ages 4 and Up- Jersey City

First Place: Jang Star Taekwondo

Second Place: Next Step Broadway

Third Place: Jersey City Recreation Dept. Sports


Best New Business for 2019- Hoboken

First Place: Alfalfa (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: Joey No Nuts AND One/Sol

Third Place: Apulia


Best New Business for 2019- Jersey City

First Place: Bread and Salt

Second Place: Busy Bee Organics (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Sw3at Sauna Studio (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)


Hidden Gem- Hoboken

First Place: Stingray Lounge (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Second Place: The Roost Outpost (LH Hook-Up Vendor!)

Third Place: Piccolo's


Hidden Gem- Jersey City

First Place: Broa Cafe

Second Place: Corto

Third Place: El Gordo

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