Voting Categories for Best of Greater Idaho Falls 2021

Activities & Entertainment

Annual Event/Festival

Any sports event or short series that occurs within the local region

Charity Event

Event that raises money for worth while causes primarily for non profit organizations

Children's Birthday Party Venue

Any venue that hosts children's birthday parties

Concert Venue

Any concert venue

Dance Studio

Any dance studio

Family Attraction

Any attraction with a family focus

Family Fun Center

Any establishment that provides a variety of family activities


Any hotel or motel, local, franchise, or national chain

Showroom/Live Venue

Any venue with live shows, performers, etc.


Charter School

Publicly funded independent school established by teachers, parents, or community groups under the terms of a charter with a local or national authority

Preschool / Childcare

Childcare for pre-school and after school care without a structures curriculum or preschool offering early

Trade/Technical School

A vocational school, sometimes also called a trade school, career center, or vocational college

Food & Beverage


Any restaurant, store, deli or bakery


Any restaurant, store, deli or bakery.

Bar Food

Pub style restaurant or bar that serves wine, beer and/or spirits


Restaurant specializing in bbq

Beer Selection

Any restaurant or bar that serves beer


Any restaurant serving breakfast


Any restaurant


Any restaurant

Casual Restaurant

Any restaurant without a formal dress code


Onsite or offsite full service catering (not including rentals)

Chain Restaurant

Any restaurant with multiple locations

Cheap Eats

Any restaurant

Chicken Wings/Tenders

Any restaurant

Chinese Food

Any restaurant specializing in Chinese food

Coffee Shop


Any restaurant, store, deli, or bakery that bakes cookies onsite

Cultural Food

Cultural food includes specific regional or ethnic dishes that help define a culture.

Curbside Restaurant

Date Night Spot

Any establishment, show, etc.


Any restaurant, store, deli, or bakery


Any restaurant, store, deli or bakery

Fast Food

Any restaurant with quick service or drive through

Fine Dining Restaurant

Any restaurant with table linens

Food Truck

Any portable restaurant where food is cooked onsite

Frozen Treat

Includes ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, frozen yogurt, frozen alcoholic drinks, etc.

Italian Restaurant

Any restaurant specializing in italian cuisine

Juice Bar / Smoothies

Any restaurant, store, deli or bakery serving specialty juices

Late Night Eats

Any restaurant open late


Any restaurant or bar serving margaritas


Any restaurant or bar serving martinis

Mexican Restaurant

Any restaurant specializing in Mexican cuisine

New Restaurant

Any restaurant established in 2018, must be open by November 1, 2018

Outdoor Dining

Any restaurant with a specific area for outdoor dining


Restaurant or establishment where pizza is the primary offering


Any pub-style restaurant


Any restaurant, grocery store, deli where sandwiches are made to order

Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant specializing in seafood

Soda Shop

Specialty Cocktails

Any restaurant or bar with a mixologist

Sports Bar

A retail business establishment that serves alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, liquor, cocktails with a sports theme


Restaurant that is primarily a steak establishment


Any restaurant, grocery store, deli where sushi is made to order


Any restaurant serving tacos

Unique Dining Experience

Any dining experience


Any restaurant with a view

Home & Garden

Air Conditioning/HVAC Service

Hvac services that include new equipment, service, and repairs

Appliance Maintenance and Repair

Appliance Store

A store that sells the newest kitchen appliances

Architecture Firm

Carpet & Flooring Cleaner

Carpet and flooring cleaning companies

Carpet & Flooring Store

All floor surfaces and finished, should include sales and installation, can be stand alone or part of a larger store


A person or business who installs and maintains electrical equipment

Furniture Store/Home Furnishings

Furniture store that can be a stand alone or part of a larger store

Garage Door Company

Company specializing in garage door installation and/or repair

Gardening Store/Nursery

Nursery/gardening center that can be stand-alone or part of a larger store

Hot Tubs/Pools

Store that focuses on Hot Tub sales or repair

Interior Design Firm

Interior design is the art or process of designing the interior, often including the exterior, of a room or building


Licensed landscaper including design, build, installation, maintenance

Lawn and Garden Power Equipment

Mattress Store

Any independent or department of a larger store selling mattresses

Pest Control

The regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, a member of the animal kingdom that impacts adversely on human activities


A person or business who installs and repairs the pipes and fittings of water supply, sanitation, or heating systems


Individual or business that change the structure or form or (something, especially a building)


Any company offering installation or services of roofing or gutters

Window Company

Any company offering installation or sales of windows (new or retrofit)

Window Treatments

Any company offering installation or sales of window treatments


Defense Lawyer

Lawyer or Law Firm who specializes in defense law

Divorce Lawyer

Lawyer or Law Firm who specializes in divorce law

DUI/DWI Lawyer

Attorneys that defend those that have been arrested or charged with DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Nevada. This includes alcohol, recreational drugs and prescription drugs.

Estate Law

Lawyer or law firm who specializes in estate, wills and trusts

Family Law Lawyer

Lawyer or law firm who specializes in family law

Immigration Lawyer

Lawyer or law firm who specializes in immigration law

Law Firm

Lawyer or law firm with general or specific practice of law


Personal Injury Lawyer

Lawyer or law firm who specializes in personal injury law

Tax Lawyer

Tax law is an area of legal study dealing with the constitutional, common-law, statutory, tax treaty, and regulatory rules that constitute the law applicable to taxation at the city, county, state and federal level. In some situations it may also involve international tax matters.

Lifestyle & Beauty


Alternative Fitness Class/Center

Fitness class or center that specializes in non-traditional workouts

Beauty Salon

An establisment in which makeup, eyelash and other treatments are carried out professionally (excludes strictly just Hair Salons)


Gym or fitness center

Hair Salon

Hair salon that features cuts, color, styling, comb-out's, etc.


Salon that offers manicures & pedicures, can be stand alone or part of a larger establishment


Massage therapist or massage establishment


Establishment offering health and beauty treatments


Ultraviolet tanning services, can be stand alone or part of a larger establishment.


Establishment offering waxing treatments


Gym, fitness center, fitness classes, etc. that focus on yoga and/or pilates


Allergy Center

Allergy and sinus centers under the directive of a medical doctor or allergy specialist

Alternative Therapies

Any business, organization, or establishment that focuses on alternative health solutions and therapies (not including cannabis)

Assisted Living/ Senior Living


A practitioner or group focused on the system of integrative medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments or the joints

Cosmetic Dentistry

Individual or medical practice work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums, and/or bite

Cosmetic Surgery

Individual or medical practice with a focus on cosmetic surgery (plastic surgery) for improving a person's appearance by restoration of damaged areas of the skin, removal of wrinkles or blemishes, or the enhancement of face, breasts and buttocks


Individual general dentist or dental practice


Individual or group that practices medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders


Individual medical doctor or medical practice

Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor

Fertility Specialist

Facility or specialist who diagnose and treat male and female infertility

Hearing Center

Any center offering hearing solutions, including audiologist individual doctors or medical practice/clinics


Institution providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care


Establishment offering results oriented and corrective medical skin care products and procedures

Medical Practice

Medical specialty practice or large medical group

Men's Health

Men's health specialists or facilities offering testosterone treatments and other male enhancements

Mental Health Clinic

Ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon)

A doctor specializing in eye surgery

Optometrist (Eye Doctor)

A doctor (od or md) specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye

Oral Surgeon

Oral a maxillofacial surgery specializing in treating diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region; including wisdom teeth extraction


A dentist who is qualified to treat irregularities in the teeth and jaws

Orthopedic Surgeon

The branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system

Pain Clinic

Health care facility that focuses on the diagnosis and management of chronic pain

Pediatric Dentist

Individual or group practice that specializes in pediatric dentistry (formerly endodontics) is the branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence


A medical practitioner or group that specializing in children and their diseases


A freestanding or part of a larger establishment that is a drugstore - a retail store where medicine and miscellaneous articles are sold with a dispensing pharmacy


Reconstructive Surgery

Surgery to restore function or normal appearance by reconstructing defective organs or parts

Rehabilitation Therapy

Sleep Specialist

Surgery Center

Institution providing surgery options

Urgent Care/Walk in Clinic

Institution providing quick care, urgent care or walk in appointments


Veterinarian Clinic/Hospital

Individual veterinarian office and/or clinic

Weight Loss Center

Establishment offering weight loss solutions

Women's Clinic

Institution providing women's health care

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Agent

Real estate agent focusing on commercial real estate

Mortgage Broker

Individual broker or brokerage offering mortgage services

Mortgage Lender

Lender offering mortgage services

Real Estate Company

Real estate company with an employing broker

Real Estate Team

A group of individual licensed real estate agents that are a defined team within a real estate company

Residential Realtor

Licensed residential Real Estate Agent serving the Greater Milford area.

Title Company

A business that provides title insurance, a form of indemnity insurance which insures against financial loss from defects in title to real property and from the invalidity or unenforceability of mortgage loans



Individual CPA, accountant or accounting firm providing tax services


Bank that is local, reginal, or national


Any business that cleans commercial or residential buildings

Credit Union

Credit union that is local, regional, or national

Customer Service

Open to all businesses


Florist that is local to the area

Funeral Home/Services

Funeral homes that provide final arrangements and services

Insurance Agent

Individual insurance agent

Insurance Company

Insurance company like state farm, allstate, geico

Nonprofit Organization

Any non-profit organization, foundation, service club, etc.; must have a 501(c)(3) status

Pet Daycare/Boarding

Pet daycare/boarding for domestic animals, in-home or onsite; can be part of a larger store

Pet Grooming

Pet groomers for domestic animals, in-home or onsite; can be part of a larger store


All forms of photography including commercial, weddings, students, etc.

Place to Work

Any business


Stand alone store

Tattoo/Piercing Parlor

Any tattoo and/or piercing shop

Water and Fire Restoration

Any business that does fire or water restoration

Wealth Management

Firm offering investment advisory service that combined with other financial services



Store that specializes in antiques and/or collectables; can be a store that sublets space to individual sellers

Bicycle Shop

Store that specializes in bicycles, equipment, riding tours and clothing

Boutique Shop

Small store that sells stylish clothing, jewelry, or other luxury goods

Bridal Shop

Small store that sells clothing specific to the "big" day. includes men's and women's selections

Cell Phone Repair/Accessories

Consignment/Thrift Store

Any for profit or non-profit consignment or thrift store

Eye Wear Shop

Eyewear for prescriptions or non-prescriptions

Farm and Ranch Supply

Any business selling farm and ranch general merchandise and supplies

Farm Equipment Sales and Service

Any business sellign and servicing farm equipment

Gas Station/Convenience Store

Gas station or a store with extended opening hours, stocking a limited range of household goods and groceries

Gold, Silver & Rare Coins

Buying and selling of gold and other precious coins and metals

Grocery Store

Grocery store can be a local, chain or co-op

Gun Store

Anyone who deals in ammo or guns.

Hardware Store

Jewelry Store

Jewelry store that is stand alone or part of a larger store

Lawn Equipment

Anyone who sales or services lawn equipment

Men's Clothing Store

Stand alone or part of a larger store

Music Store

Nutritional Supplement Store

Pet Store

Any independent or department of a larger store selling items specific to domestic pets

Place to Buy a Unique Gift

Sporting Good

Any store that deals in sports goods.

Women's Clothing Store

Stand alone or part of a larger store

Vehicles & Services

Auto Body Repair

Any auto body repair services, free standing or part of a dealership

Auto Dealership New

Any licensed auto dealership

Auto Dealership Used

Any licensed auto establishment that specializes the sale of pre owned autos

Auto Parts Store

A retail outlet specializing in the selling of parts for automobiles

Auto Service Center

Any auto service center

Diesel and Heavy Duty

Any organization that deals in the repair and

Express Car Wash

Full Service Car Wash

Heavy Duty Trucks

Any organization in the sales of Heavy Duty Trucks

Oil & Lube

Any fast oil and lube establishment, primarily where the driver stays in the vehicle while serviced

Power Sports

Establishment selling powered vehicles such as gators, atvs, etc.

RV Dealership

Establishment selling powered vehicles such as gators, atvs, etc.

RV Service and Repair

Tire Store

Stand alone or part of a larger store selling tires


Any orgranization in the the trucking / logisitics industry

Water Craft

Any organization in the distribution or repairs / storage of watercraft