3rd Annual absolutely! The Best Reader’s Choice of Katy’ Favorites

In August and September, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their favorites are in Katy in eight different categories:

FOOD • AUTO SERVICES • ENTERTAINMENT • SHOPPING • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • HOME IMPROVEMENT • CARE SERVICES • PET SERVICES

And boy, did they come through! With nearly 800 votes, readers voiced their opinion on their favorites. Take a look and see who won this year’s absolutely! The Best Readers’ Choice of Katy’s Favorites!

Voting for the 2018 The Best of Katy Readers’ Choice Awards was conducted online at www.absolutelykaty.com fromAugust 1 to September 30, 2018. The results were collected and tabulated using PollDaddy.com. In the event of a tie, all winners are listed.

Local foodies spoke up loud and clear voting for their favorite eateries – yum!


200-foodFavorite Brunch:

Black Walnut Cafe

23233 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Pub:

No Label Brewing Company

5351 1st Street
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Wine Bar:

The Cellar Door

829 S Mason Road #280
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Margarita: 

TIE

Alicia’s Mexican Grille

25725 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Tony’s Mexican Restaurant

17790 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Favorite Happy Hour:

Sonic Drive-In

8 Locations in Katy

Favorite Steakhouse:

TIE

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard Q100
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Anthonie’s Market Grill

9108 Farm to Market 1489
Fulshear, TX 77441

Favorite Italian Restaurant:

TRIPLE TIE

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

6501 S Fry Road, Suite 600
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano

6455 S Fry Road #100
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Antonia’s Cucina Italiana

2001 Katy Mills Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Diverse Dining:

Tiger Noodle House

21977 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Pizza:

Russo’s New York Pizzeria

2 Locations in Katy

Favorite Burger:

Whataburger

6 Locations in Katy

Favorite BBQ:

Midway Barbeque

1101, 6025 Highway Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Mexican Food:

Tony’s Mexican Restaurant

17790 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Favorite Frozen Treats:

TIE

Creamistry

24515 Katy Freeway #850
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Tutti Fruitti Frozen Yogurt

2 Locations in Katy

Favorite Bakery:

Nothing Bundt Cakes

2717 Commercial Center Boulevard, Suite E160
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Coffee Bar:

Proud Pie

3522 S Mason Road #300
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Healthy Eatery:

Local Table

22756 Westheimer Parkway, Suite 100
Katy, TX 77450


From theatres to outdoor recreation, readers got serious about voting
for their favorite entertainment!


200-entertainmentFavorite Event Hall:

Safari Texas Ranch

11627 FM 1464
Richmond, TX 77407

Favorite Movie Theatre:

TRIPLE TIE

Regal Grand Parkway 22

7301 West Grand Parkway South
Richmond, TX 77407

AND

Cinemark 19 and XD

1030 W Grand Parkway N,
Katy, TX 77449

AND

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason

2707 Commercial Center Boulevard, Suite K-100
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Country Club:

The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch

23030 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Live Entertainment:

Mo’s Place

21940 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Sports Recreation:

Kingdom & Wheels

25757 Westheimer Parkway #190
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Kids’ Entertainment:

Typhoon Texas Waterpark

555 Katy Fort Bend Road
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Fitness Gym:

YMCA at Katy Main Street

1350 Main Street
Katy, TX 77494


’Tis the season to shop ’til you drop!
Check out these favorite shopping spots.


Favorite Antiques Shop:

Junk Street Market

5809 Highway Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Bargain Shopping:

Katy Mills

5000 Katy Mills Circle
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Health Food Market:

Sprouts Farmers Market

23105 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Shoe Store:

DSW Designer Show Warehouse

24600 Katy Freeway, Suite 300
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Gift Shop:

TIE

Southern Sister Designs

817 3rd Street
Rosenberg, TX 77471

AND

What’s Poppin’ Popcorn

1326 Pin Oak Road
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Jewelry Store:

James Avery Jewelry

20260d Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Grocery Store:

H-E-B Texas Grocery

3 Locations in Katy


Whether it’s building a home or ordering flowers, leave it to these favorite professionals!


200-professionalsFavorite Attorney/Law Firm:

Nancy L. Rommelmann, PLLC

820 Gessner Road #1630
Houston, TX 77024

Favorite Bank/Credit Union:

TRIPLE TIE

Chase Bank

10 Locations in Katy

AND

Members Choice Credit Union

4 Locations in Katy

AND

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union

25525 Katy Mills Parkway
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Financial Services:

J.D. Joyce Investment Management Group, LLC

1811 Bering Drive #250
Houston, TX 77057

Favorite Custom Home Builder:

TIE

Tilson Homes

26280 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Sierra Classic Homes

6003 K Street
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Real Estate Agent:

Chris Hiller Team – Keller Williams

22762 Westheimer Parkway,  #430
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Real Estate Company:

Keller Williams Premier

22762 Westheimer Parkway, #430
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Insurance Agency:

Matt Schomburg – State Farm

814 East Avenue
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Florist:

KD’s Florist & Gifts

5315 Highway Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494


From appliances and flooring to landscaping and design, check out readers’ go-to services
for making their homes beautiful.


200-homeimprovementFavorite Carpet Cleaning Service:

Angelic Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

2020 S Fry Road F
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Flooring Store:

Lone Star Floors

873 S Mason Road #300
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Gardening/Landscaping Company:

Katy Yard Pro

Katy, TX

Favorite Home Improvement:

TIE

Texas Custom Patios

11391 Meadowglen Lane
Houston, TX 77082

AND

Advanced Handyman & Remodeling Services

5518 5th Street
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Pool Services:

Katy Pool LLC

565 S. Mason Road, Suite 149
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Plumber:

The Katy Plumbing Company

1704 Avenue D
Katy, TX 77493


With the holidays around the corner, have your four-legged friends  taken care of at Katy’s finest!


200-pet

Favorite Veterinarian:

TIE

Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic

20701 Kingsland Boulevard, Suite 105
Katy, TX 77450

AND

Cinco Animal Hospital

24210 Westheimer Parkway #300
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Grooming:

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

24250 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Day Care/Boarding Services:

TRIPLE TIE

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

24250 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Waggin’ Tails Pet Ranch

7631 Katy Fulshear Road
Fulshear, TX 77441

AND

Dogs Day Inn

1771 Westgreen Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450


Our readers don’t trust their kids to just anyone.  From preschool to college, check out their favorite child care services.


Favorite Learning Center:

Eye Level of Katy – Southwest

24948 Farm to Market 1093, Suite 215
Richmond, TX 77406

Favorite Day Care:

Children’s Learning Adventure – Katy

24224 Cinco Terrace Drive
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Private School:

TIE

British Private Prep School

3 Locations in Katy

AND

Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy

23300 Bellaire Boulevard
Richmond, TX 77406

Favorite College/Technical School:

Houston Community College – Katy Campus

1550 Foxlake Drive
Houston, TX 77084