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Hot List 2021 Winners

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals!

Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened.


Dining


Asian Restaurant

House of Kobe

Hong Kong Chinese

Pho Viet Thai


Bakery

Sanders Cookie Jar Bakery

Saffron Bakery Café

Pura Vida Coffee


Barbecue

Mission BBQ

Black Rock BBQ

The Smokin’ Toad


Beer Selection

Cushwa Brewing Company

Benny’s Pub

The Wooden Keg


Breakfast

Pura Vida Coffee

Hagerstown Family Diner

Denny’s


Burger

Foster’s on the Point

Rik’s Café

28 South


Casual Restaurant

Foster’s on the Point

Rik’s Café

Schula’s Grill & Crab House


Caterer

Leiter’s Fine Catering

Pura Vida Coffee

Rhubarb House


Chef

Arik Mills, Rik’s Café

Jay Zuspan, 28 South

Zach Greenlee, Zach Greenlee’s Trackside Steak & Seafood


Cocktail

Mediterranean Mule, Foster’s on the Point

Rika Rita, Rik’s Café

Drunk Duck, Primanti Bros.


Coffee House

Pura Vida Coffee

Rooster Moon Coffee House

Cannon Coffee


Crab Cake

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Fratelli’s of Middletown

Nick’s Airport Inn


Dessert

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Pura Vida Coffee House

Rik’s Café


Happy Hour

Foster’s on the Point

Broad Axe

Primanti Bros.


Ice Cream/Frozen Treat

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

The Meadows Original Frozen Custard

Scoop-A-Licious


Italian

Dolce

Café Italia Restaurant & Pizzeria

Olive Garden


Latin-American

Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant

Cacique

Fajita Grande


Liquor Store

Long Meadow Wine and Liquors

Galaxy Liquors

The Wooden Keg


Lunch To-Go Spot

Pura Vida Coffee

House of Kobe

Foster’s on the Point


New Restaurant

Free Range Café

Rad Pies

Black Rock BBQ


Outdoor Seating

Pura Vida Coffee

Stadium Tavern

Foster’s on the Point


Outstanding Service

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Pura Vida Coffee

House of Kobe


Overall Restaurant

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Rik’s Café

House of Kobe


Pizza

Rocky’s New York Pizza, S. Potomac St.

Tony’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Rad Pies


Sandwich

Pura Vida Coffee

Rik’s Café

Bagel-Licious


Seafood

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Stadium Tavern

Nick’s Airport Inn


Special Occasion/Romantic

Nick’s Airport Inn

House of Kobe

Schmankerl Stube


Steak

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Nick’s Airport Inn

Rik’s Café


Subs

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Hartle’s Subs

Turtle’s Subs


Vegetarian Options

Pura Vida Coffee

Mango Grill

Hummus Mediterranean Grill


Washington County Tradition

Krumpe’s Do-Nut Shop

House of Kobe

Nick’s Airport Inn


Wine Selection

Long Meadow Wine and Liquors

Rik’s Café

Big Cork Vineyards


Wings

The Yellow House

Stadium Tavern

Foster’s on the Point


Entertainment


Attraction for Kids

Pediatric Movement Center

SkyZone Trampoline Park

Discovery Station


Family Fun Spot

Heavy Metal Playground

SkyZone Trampoline Park

Discovery Station


Place to Work Out

Ruff Fitness

OneLife Fitness

Planet Fitness


Festival/Special Event

Peach Festival

Augustoberfest

Krumpe’s Do-Nut Drop


Golf Course

Black Rock Golf Course

Beaver Creek Country Club

Fountainhead Country Club


Hometown Sports Team

Hagerstown Suns

Boonsboro Warriors

Williamsport Wildcats


Local Band

Kix

Staff Infection

Rays of Violet


Museum

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Discovery Station

Rural Heritage Museum


Radio Station

106.9 The Eagle

WJEJ Radio

104.7 WAYZ


“I wish Hagerstown had…”

Trader Joes

Dave & Buster’s

Wegman’s


Business


Antique Store

Beaver Creek Antiques

La Rouge

Antique Crossroads


Appliance Store

Spicher’s Appliances

Lowes

The Vacuum Store


Auto Repair

Wholesale Tire Outlet

Sullivan’s on Virginia Avenue

Keplinger’s Automotive Center


Auto Dealer

Hagerstown Honda

Mercedes of Hagerstown

Younger Toyota


Barber Shop

Tailor Made Cuts

Slow Down Barbershop & Lounge

Dapper House Barbershop


Bed & Breakfast

Elmwood Farm B & B

Inn at Boonsboro

Rose Cottage


Bank

Middletown Valley Bank

Orrstown Bank

Fulton Bank


Book Store

2nd and Charles

Turn the Page

Wonderbook


Child Care

Little Blessings Childcare

Bright Beginnings

Kinder Haven


Computer Service & Support

My Tech

Innovative, Inc.

Glessner


Day Spa

Bella Salon & Spa

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Five Senses Therapeutic Massage


Design & Marketing Agency

Highrock Studios

Worx Graphic Design

TMG Designs


Hair Salon

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Kalon Hair Studio

Bella Salon & Spa


Electronics Store

Best Buy

My Tech

Hunt Auto


Florist

Roostervane Gardens

Charles A. Gibney Florist

TG Designs


Formal Wear

Ingram’s Mens Shop

Potomac Bridals

Mens Wearhouse


Garden Supply/Landscaping

Sunny Meadows Garden Center

Groundskeeper, Inc.

Lovell’s Nursery


Grocery Store

Martins

Aldi

Gordon’s Grocery


Heating & Air Conditioning

Hagerstown Heating & Cooling

Total Comfort Heating &  Air Conditioning

Affordable Heating & Air


Homebuilding Company

Kellgard Contracting

Mt. Tabor Builders

Willoughby Construction & Consulting


Home Renovation Company

Kellgard Contracting

Willoughby Construction & Consulting

Sixth Avenue Custom (formerly Beachley Co.)


Insurance Agency

Wright-Gardner Insurance

Keller Stonebraker Insurance

Bowers Insurance


Interior Design

La Rouge Vintage

Wish Kitchens & Bath

Staged Above


Law Firm

Salvatore & Morton

Dolina Hobbs Law

Kane Wilburn & Stone


Massage Therapy

Bodyworks Massage Center

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Five Senses Therapeutic Massage


Pet Grooming 

Dippin’ & Klippin’ Dog Grooming

Paws & Relax

Bow Wow Station


Photography Studio

Youngblood Studios

Myerly & Lowe

Raynor Photography


Real Estate Office

Mackintosh Realtors

CENTURY 21 Market Professionals

Real Estate Today


Senior Living Community

Homewood at Williamsport

Ravenwood

Williamsport Retirement Community


Plumbing

Kershner’s Water Pump Service

Scotty’s Plumbing

Bob Jones Plumbing & Heating


Tattoo Shop

Ole Line Tattoo

Yours Truly Tattoo

Route 11 Tattoo


Towing/Roadside Service

Antietam Towing

Reliable Towing & Recovery

Wrenchers & Wreckers


Jewelry Store

R. Bruce Carson Jewelers

Kay Jewelers

Zales


Second-Hand Shop

Act II

Finders Keepers

Mansion Chic


Women’s Boutique

2 Blondes Apparel

Mansion Chic

Zelda’s


Professionals


Attorney

John Salvatore, Salvatore & Morton

Russ Robinson, Robinson & Robinson

Jason Morton, Salvatore & Morton


Bank Teller

Pam Deck, Orrstown Bank

Jaynese Murfin, Fulton Bank

Ashley Rice, Fulton Bank


Dentist

Dr. Richard Prather, Dental Design Studio

Dr. J. Bruce Burley, Hagerstown Smiles

Dr. Brandon Ellis, Longmeadow Family Dental


Family Doctor

Jenna Moats CRNP, Hub City Family Practice

Jim Ciccarelli M.D., Meritus Health

Emeka Obidi, M.D., M.P.H., Partners in Pediatrics


Financial Planner

Steve Bass, Raymond James

Nathaniel Hanft, Serafini Financial

Ryan Flurie, Abeles Flurie Wealth Management


Insurance Agent

Megan Prince, Keller Stonebraker

Fran Shaffer, AFLAC

Gaye McGovern, State Farm


Medical Specialist

Virginia Heard, Parkway Physical Therapy

Johanna Fangmeyer, Hagerstown Dermatology

Dr. Pear N.Enam, M.D. FACG, Gastroenterology Associates


Personal Trainer

David Ruff, Ruff Fitness

Johnny Slick, Straight Shot Training

Tommy Kellinger, Crossfit 301 Elite


Real Estate Agent

Jason Hose, Mackintosh Realtors

Julie Fritsch, Mackintosh Realtors

Patti Perez, Mackintosh Realtors


Teacher

Angel Green, Western Heights Middle

Brittany Buhrman, Hickory Elementary

Erin Ruff, St. Maria Goretti


Veterinarian

Tara Cumley, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown

Virginia Scrivener, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown

Marie Sausen, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown