Downtown Tacoma Best of South Sound Winners

Downtown Tacoma Best of South Sound Winners

Downtown Tacoma Best of South Sound Winners


Votes have been cast and South Sound Magazine’s annual Best of the South Sound winners have been announced for 2023. 

Local businesses are the backbone of our community, helping to make it the special and unique place that it is. 

We are thrilled to see 20 of Downtown Tacoma’s very own make the coveted list in their respective categories. Read on to explore downtown’s winners and be sure to stop by in-person to support these stellar small businesses, organizations, and institutions. 

Arts & Entertainment 

Tacoma Art Museum – Best Art Gallery

Tacoma Art Museum – Best Museum 

Spanish Ballroom – Best Concert Venue

Business & Services

Blitz & Co. Florist – Best Florist

The DOTY Group – Best Small Business

Columbia (Umpqua) Bank – Best Large Business 

Heritage Bank – Best Bank

Fashion & Retail

eTc Tacoma – Best Men’s Clothing 

Food & Drink

7 Seas Brewing – Best Brewery

Anthem Coffee & Tea – Best Coffee Shop

Cuerno Bravo Prime Steakhouse & Cantina – Best Steak

El Gaucho – Best Fine Dining

En Rama – Best Cocktail

En Rama – Best Happy Hour

The Koi – Best Bartender

The Koi – Best Japanese / Sushi

Thai Pepper Kitchen – Best Thai Food

Health & Wellness

Dr. Rife at Puget Sound Family Health – Best Naturopath

Chris Woon at Woon’s Healing Arts Center – Best Acupuncturist

Home & Garden

Sage Interiors + Design – Best Furniture

Travel & Recreation

McMenamin’s Elks Temple – Best Local Hotel 

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