5th Annual absolutely! The Best Reader’s Choice of Katy’ Favorites


This fall, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us
who their favorites are in Katy in nine different categories:

• FOOD • HOME IMPROVEMENT • AUTO • SHOPPING • ENTERTAINMENT
• SCHOOLS • PETS • HEALTHCARE • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

And boy, did they come through! With 1,000 votes, readers voiced their opinions 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 2020 absolutely! The Best of Katy Readers’ Choice Awards was conducted online at absolutelyKaty.com from August 1 to September 30, 2020. The results were collected and tabulated using crowdsignal.com. In the event of a tie, all winners are listed.

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


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Favorite Brunch

Black Walnut

23233 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Pub & Martini:

MKT Distillery

5373 1st St
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Wine Bar:

The Cellar Door

829 South Mason Road, #280
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Happy Hour:

Chuy’s

21300 Katy Fwy
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Margarita & Mexican Food:

Lupe Tortilla

703 W Grand Pkwy S
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Steakhouse:

Anthonie’s Market Grill

9108 Farm to Market 1489
Simonton, TX 77476

Favorite Pizza:

1000 Degrees Neopolitan Pizza

24600 Katy Fwy Ste 800
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Burger:

Smashburger

3 Locations in Katy

Favorite Italian Restaurant: Tie

Carabba’s Italian Grill

6501 S Fry Road, Suite 600
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano

6455 S Fry Rd #100
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite BBQ:

Rudy’s Texas Bar-B-Q

21799 Katy Fwy
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Seafood:

Fish City Grill

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, #140
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Specialty Restaurant:

Tiger Noodle House

2 Locations in Katy

Favorite Frozen Treats:

Creamistry

24515 Katy Fwy #850
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Bakery:

Proud Pie  

3522 Mason Road
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Coffee Bar:

Serene Beans

5609 3rd Street
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Healthy Eatery:

Salata

3 Locations in Katy

Favorite Food Truck:

That’s My Dog

22635 Morton Ranch Road
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Caterer:

Spring Creek BBQ

21000 Katy Fwy
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Fast Food:

Chick-Fil-A

6 Locations in Katy

Favorite Delivery:

Door Dash

DoorDash.com

Favorite Grab & Go:

HEB Meal Simple

3 Locations in Katy


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


 

Favorite Gift Shop: TIE

Beau Kisses

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard #A130
Katy, TX 77494

AND

What’s Poppin’ Popcorn

1326 Pin Oak Road
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Antiques Shop:

KT Antiques

5614 2nd St
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Grocery Store:

H-E-B Texas Grocery

3 Locations in Katy

Favorite Health Food Market:

Trader Joe’s

2717 Commercial Center Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Bargain Shopping: TIE

Katy Mills

5000 Katy Mills Circle
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Plato’s Closet – Katy 

577 Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Jewelry Store:

James Avery Jewelry

20260-D Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Spirits Store:

Spec’s Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods

6 Locations in Katy

Favorite Shoe Store:

DSW Designer Show Warehouse

24600 Katy Freeway, Suite 300
Katy, TX 77494

 


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


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Favorite Movie Theatre: Tie

Cinemark 19 and XD

1030 W Grand Pkwy N
Katy, TX 77449

AND

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

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

Favorite Live Entertainment:

Mo’s Place

21940 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Man Cave:

Growler USA

144 FM 1463
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Kids’ Entertainment:

USA Ninja Challenge Katy

22564 Franz Road
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Sports Recreation:

Katy Gymnastics
and Sports Performance

22570 Franz Road
Katy, TX 77449

Favorite Fitness Gym:

Tie

YMCA at
Katy Main Street

1350 Main Street
Katy, TX 77494

AND

ESN Health Personal
Fitness Training

22756 Westheimer
Parkway #160
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Country Club:

Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club

23230 Meadowbrook
Farms Club Drive
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Event Hall:

Safari Texas Ranch

11627 FM 1464
Richmond, TX 77407

 


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


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Favorite Veterinarian: Tie

All Pets Animal Hospital
& 24-Hour Emergency Care

24221 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic

20701 Kingsland Blvd #105
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Pet Store: Tie

PetSmart

24600 Katy Freeway Suite 500
Katy, TX 77494

AND

Pet Supermarket

1711 Spring Green Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Day Care/Boarding
Services & Grooming

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

24250 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

 


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


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Favorite Gardening/
Landscaping Company:

Enchanted Gardens

6420 Fm 359 Road
Richmond, TX 77406

Favorite Pool Service:

Katy Pool Techs LLC

565 South Mason Road
Suite 149
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Plumber:

The Katy Plumbing

Company

1704 Avenue D
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite

Home Improvement:

Texas Custom Patios

11391 Meadowglen Lane
Houston, TX 77082

Favorite Flooring Store:

Katy Carpets Etc.

2020 South Fry Road
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Interior Designer:

Neighbor Interiors

2717 Commercial Center
Boulevard, Suite E200,
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Heating/
Air Conditioning Services:

Polar Express A/C & Heating

2011 Holly Manor Court
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite Appliance Store:

Lowe’s

2 Locations in Katy

Favorite Carpet Cleaning Service:

Angelic Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

2020 South Fry Road, F
Katy, TX 77450

 



When it comes to auto services, car enthusiasts aren’t shy about voting for their favorites.


Favorite Auto Dealer:

Ford Autonation

20777 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Auto Repair & Services:

Christian Brothers
Automotive

5 Locations in Katy


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


Favorite Day Care: TIE

Tiger Land Child Care Center

5315 E 5th St
Katy, TX 77493

AND

Children’s Learning Adventure

24224 Cinco Terrace Dr
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Private School:

Faith West Academy

2225 Porter Road
Katy, TX 77493

Favorite College:

Houston Community College
Katy Campus

1550 Foxlake Dr
Houston, TX 77084

Favorite Technical School:

Miller Career &  Technology Center

1734 Katyland Drive
Katy, TX 77493


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


Favorite Developer: TIE

Cane Island

2100 Cane Island Pkwy
Katy, TX 77493

AND

Johnson Development Corporation

13131 Dairy Ashford
Suite 210
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Favorite Custom Home Builder, Real Estate Agent & Company

The Chris Hiller Team –
Keller Williams

22762 Westheimer Parkway, #430
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Florist:

KD’s Florist & Gifts

5315F Highway Blvd
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Salon:

Milano Nails & Spa

1443 FM 1463 #300
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Bank/

Credit Union:

Brazos Valley Schools
Credit Union

25525 Katy Mills Parkway
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite

Financial Services:

Ben R. Shull CPA, LLC

410 W Grand Pkwy S #385
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Law Firm:

Nancy L. Rommelmann, PLLC

820 Gessner, Suite 1630
Houston, TX 77024

Favorite Insurance Agency:

Matt Schomburg – StateFarm

814 East Avenue
Katy, TX 77493


When it comes to healthcare, check out these Katy favorites from doctors to dentists.


 

Favorite Hospital:

Houston Methodist West Hospital

18500 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Favorite Doctor:

Dr. Shelley Ferrill

23144 Westheimer Parkway
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Dentist:

Heather Thompson DDS

21681 Kingsland Blvd
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Orthodontist:

Jennings Orthodontics

26440 Farm to Market 1093 #B100
Richmond, TX 77406

Favorite Dermatologist:

Katy Dermatology

24612 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494

Favorite Plastic Surgeon:

Houston Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

3030 South Mason Road
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Wellness:

SO Nutrition – Stephanie Ouellette,
MBA, RDN, LD

21815 Oak Park Trails Dr
Katy, TX 77450

Favorite Spa:

Massage Envy

4 Locations in Katy

Favorite Eye Care:

Mann Eye Center

750 Westgreen Blvd
Katy, TX 77450