Best of State

Discover the award-winning businesses in Davis. Best of State awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. We are proud of these businesses that represent Davis, so make sure to share in their success and stop by.

Lagoon Amusement Park

Best of State — Recreation/Activity Facility, 2020
Best of State — Fairs, Festivals and Events, 2019
Best of State — Attractions, 2015–2017

A staple of Utah as the only amusement park in the state, Lagoon hosts many for laughs, thrills and unforgettable summers. The largest family-owned amusement park has rides, coasters, a historic Pioneer Village, Lagoon A Beach and more. With its establishment in 1886 and continued growth, Lagoon has received multiple Best of State awards over the years.

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium

Best of State — Attractions, 2019–2020, 2022

Unlike other aquariums, SeaQuest is an interactive adventure experience. Visitors are invited to touch, feed and interact with animals from five continents. Special VIP encounters could bring you close to the otters, sloth, kinkajou or snorkel with the stingrays. With two consecutive award-winning Best of State awards for best attraction, don’t miss the fun.

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

Best of State — Community Theater, 2020–2022, 2024

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre has won various awards beyond Best of State for their high-quality performances, talented crew and their beneficial role in the community. Bring your love and passion for the arts as you’re entertained by a show-stopping Broadway musical production.

Bountiful City

Best of State — City Planning, 2021
Best of State — Parks & Recreation Department, 2021
Best of State — Public Lands and Cemeteries, 2021

Home to residents and a destination for visitors, Bountiful city won many awards in various areas in 2021. From city planning to public lands and recreation, Bountiful is the place to be.

Eldredge Manor

Best of State — Wedding Venue, 2021

Picture-perfect settings in the indoor ballroom or outdoor gardens at Eldredge Manor are only one part of this award-winning venue. The staff is experienced and specialized in helping plan details from the linens and table to the catering and schedule of any event.

Penny Anne’s Cafe

Best of State — Breakfast, 2015 – 2024

Penny Anne’s Cafe is a northern Utah staple and beloved by all across the Wasatch. Check out their Heavenly Hot Cakes today!

Minky Couture

Best of State — Gifts – Soft Goods, 2020-2024

This Utah startup company is now thriving and award-winning for its soft, fashionable, adult-sized cozy blankets. Don’t take our word for it. See the stores in Ogden, Layton and more!

HuHot Mongolian Grill

Best of State — Asian Grill, 2020-2023

Become your own grill warrior at award-winning HuHot Mongolian Grill. Build your stir fry masterpiece from a wide selection of meats, seafood, noodles, vegetables and Asian-inspired sauces, then watch as our chef cooks it to perfection.

Tucanos Brazilian Grill

Best of State — Latin American, 2021-2022
Best of State — Latin Churrascaria, 2023

Taste all the festive and mouth-watering Brazilian cuisine you can eat at the Station Park Tucanos location in Farmington. It’s no surprise this delicious dining experience is award-winning along with its rich flavor and heritage.

Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill

Best of State — Mexican, 2020-2023

Costa Vida is a fresh spin on Mexican! The award-winning food has 100% pronounceable ingredients, the freshest avocados, the same steak that steakhouses use and perfectly portioned meals.

Apollo Burger

Best of State — Burgers – Local Chain, 2020-2023

Apollo Burgers loves giving Utah families quality food and quick service at an affordable price! The award-winning burgers are char-broiled to order and served with only the most delicious french fries.

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar

Best of State — Modern Bistro, 2021, 2023, 2024

Elevate your dining experience at Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar in Station Park, Farmington. Enjoy the dining room with stunning views of a 60-foot show fountain showcasing choreographed lights, music and color while you eat.

Holy Smoke BBQ and Grill

Best of State — Western Barbecue, 2010–2022

Yee-haw! Order some ribs, brisket, pulled pork and sampler platters with an array of sauces and sides to round up your meal with the very best. Holy Smoke BBQ and Grill has won Best of State for Western cuisine since 2010. Stop by to savor the flavors that win year after year.

99 Thai Fusion Restaurant

Best of State — Thai , 2017–2023

Winning Best of State for Thai since 2017, the unique cuisine of 99 Thai Fusion balances sweet, salty, spicy and sour to perfection. Don’t wait to visit Thailand for a taste of delectable dishes such as chicken satay, lobster curry, pho, pad thai and more.

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