Best of Springfield®


Antique or vintage store
Springfield Vintage
215 S. Fifth St., (217) 652-8413

Finalists: Abe's Tradin' Post, Dear Yesteryear, Barrel Antique Mall, Silvernicks New & Used

Auto dealer new
Isringhausen Imports
229 E. Jefferson St., (877) 364-6099

Finalists: Green Hyundai, Freedom Chevrolet – Virden, S&K GMC, Friendly Automotive, Green Subaru

Auto dealer used
Isringhausen Imports
229 E. Jefferson St., (877) 364-6099

Finalists: Robert's Automotive, Bob Ridings – Taylorville, Green Hyundai, Green Certified West

Auto salesperson
Brian Mitchell – Isringhausen Imports
229 E. Jefferson St., (877) 362-9715

Finalists: Brian Wilbern - Robert's Automotive, Jeremy Lookis - Landmark Ford, Joseph Stockard - Green Certified West, Jason Malek - Green Mazda, Richard Finch - Green Nissan

Bicycle shop
Ace Bike Shop
2500 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 523-0188

Finalists: BikeTek, R & M Cyclery, Wheel Fast Bicycle Company, The Bicycle Doctor, Velo Mine

Bookstore - used
The Book Rack
2943 W. White Oaks Drive, #3, (217) 241-2102

Finalists: Prairie Archives, Elf Shelf, Books on the Square, Springfield, The Sly Fox, Books on the Square, Virden

Bridal - formal wear
GOWNS Bridal and Formal Boutique
2757 S. Sixth St., (217) 670-0132

Finalists: Simply Elegant by Cheri, Girls in White Satin, LA Formals & Bridal, Unveil Your Beauty

Bernedette Wallace
S. Sixth Street McDonald's

Finalists: Gordon - Whimsy Tea Company, Emily - Little Lincoln's Toy Shop, Kelsey - Bewitching Botanicals, Ami - The Keep Store, Deb - Simply CBD

Clothing store - men
Jim Herron, Ltd.
2935 Plaza Drive, (217) 753-8036

Finalists: Farm and Home Supply, Kohl's, Springfield Vintage, JC Penny

Clothing store - used
Clothes Mentor
2329 W. Monroe St., (217) 698-8485

Finalists: Springfield Vintage, Goodwill, Plato's Closet, The Clothing Rack, Sherman, Just kids

Clothing store - women
District 23
830 South Grand Ave. W., (217) 679-1352

Finalists: Gypsy Soul, On the Go Boutique, Springfield Vintage, Bella Boutique

Consignment & resale store
Clothes Mentor
2329 W. Monroe St., (217) 698-8485

Finalists: Once Upon A Child, Remarkable Resale, Plato's Closet, Just Kids

Convenience Store
721 W. Stanford Ave., 528-8594
1133 W. Jefferson St., 546-2721
3001 E. Clear Lake Ave., 788-5825
3001 Ridge Ave., 522-5829
3961 N. Peoria Road, 525-8670

Finalists: Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh, Qik-N-Ez, Hilltop Convenience, Circle K on West Monroe Street, Handy Pantry

Gift Store
Once in a Blue Moon International Gift Gallery
1535 Wabash Ave., (217) 679-1280

Finalists: The Cardologist, Kennedy Sue Gift & Home, Bewitching Botanicals, B's Creative Studio – Gift Boutique & Art Classes, Unique Enchantments

Grocery Store
3425 Freedom Drive
2731 N. Dirksen Parkway
3736 Octavus Via
(855) 955-2534

Finalists: Hy-Vee, Humphrey's Market, Schnucks, Meijer, Harvest Market

Jewelry store
Giganti and Giganti Fine Jewelry
3325 Robbins Road, (217) 793-3300

Finalists: Denney Jewelers, Penny Lane, Luttrell Jewelers, Wild Rose Artisans

Liquor store
Binny's Beverage Depot
2490 Wabash Ave., (217) 787-3401

Finalists: Friar Tuck Beverage, Riverton Party Store, Hy-Vee, The Corkscrew, Famous Liquors

Meat selection
Humphreys Market
1821 S. 15th St., (217) 544-7445

Finalists: Country Market, Hy-Vee, Magro's Meat & Produce, Harvest Market

Motorcycle dealer
Hall's Harley-Davidson, Inc.
2301 N. Dirksen Parkway, (217) 528-8356

Finalists: Capital City Motorsports, Cozaihr Harley-Davidson, Forsyth, World of Power Sports, Pony Keg Leathers

Music Store or shop
Dumb Records
418 E. Monroe St., (217) 691-8991

Finalists: The Music Shoppe, Capitol City Music, Penny Lane, The Elf Shelf Books and Music

Natural food or supplement store
Food Fantasies
1512 Wabash Ave., (217) 793-8009

Finalists: Harvest Market, Hy-Vee, Whimsy Tea Company, Simply CBD

New business downtown (opened after 8/1/22)
The Wakery
5 W. Old State Capitol Plaza

Finalists: Ad Astra Wine Market and Bar, 7th Street Cidery, Wildly Rooted Boutique, 3rd Shift Kitchen by Floyd's

New business not downtown (opened after 8/1/22)
Yellow Bird Coffee House
1001 N. First St., 217) 670-2825

Finalists: Travelers Kitchen, Dabble Springfield, Alive On 66, Magic Moon Crystals

Optical shop
Vision Care Associates
121 North Grand Ave., (217) 528-3233
2741 Prairie Crossing Drive, (800) 272-7393

Finalists: Henderson Eye Center, Prairie Eye Center, All About Eyes, America's Best Contacts & Eyewear

Pawn shop
Monster Pawn
2324 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 744-7296
222 N. Grand Ave., (800) 522-4488

Finalists: Pawn King, Capital City Pawn & Jewelry, Stevenson Drive Pawn, The Piggy Bank Pawn & Guns

Pet retail store
Wild Birds Unlimited
1930 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 789-6468

Finalists: Pet Supplies Plus, PetSmart, Farm and Home Supply, Tails to Remember Pet Services

Place to feed the slots
Route 66 Motorheads Bar, Grill & Museum
600 Toronto Road, (217) 679-7323

Finalists: The Curve Inn, Riverton Party Store, Lucky Monkey Gaming Parlor, Main Gate Bar & Grill

Produce selection
Old Capitol Farmers Market

Finalists: Meijer, Hy-Vee, Aldi, Harvest Market

Retail shop
Home Goods
2951 W. Iles Ave., (217) 546-1797

Penny Lane, Bewitching Botanicals, Whimsy Tea Company, Magic Moon Crystals, On the Go Boutique

Seafood selection
Robert's Seafood Market
1615 W. Jefferson St., (217) 546-3089

Carter's Fish Market, Hy-Vee, Harvest Market, Humphrey's Market

Thrift store
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
2744 S. Sixth St., (217) 523-2710

Finalists: Goodwill, Once Upon A Child, Creative Reuse Marketplace

Vape shop
Tribble Vapors
2404 Denver Drive, (217) 679-6026
3429 Freedom Drive, 217) 679-8382

Finalists: Prairie State Hemp, Upper Limits Midwest, Simply CBD, CBD Botanicals

Wine store
It's All About Wine
1305 Wabash Ave., Suite M, (217) 546-9463

Finalists: Binny's Beverage Depot, Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant, The Corkscrew, Ad Astra Wine Market and Bar

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