Think your business is the best? Add the button above to your website, email blasts, social networking profiles, blogs and wherever else you can think of! Make sure to link to this page and tell your fans what category to nominate you for! Right-click on the image and save to get started.

Votes must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2013, when all saved ballots will be automatically submitted for tabulation on that date. One voting ballot accepted per person. Nominations were accepted July 18-August 13, 2013. The ballot reflects the top five nominees in each category. Categories with additional finalists are a result of a tie. Categories with fewer than five finalists did not receive five valid nominees. Final poll results will be published September 26, 2013, in the BEST OF PHOENIX supplement. Entry winners will be picked at random and notified by October 11, 2013. Click HERE for official rules.

Every vote is automatically saved, but may be changed up until the close of the contest, at which time all saved votes are submitted for counting.


The 35th Annual BEST OF PHOENIX Readers Poll is your opportunity to tell New Times which people and businesses will stand the test of time. Vote for your picks for the best in dining, shopping, nightlife, and more. We’ll tally the ballots and announce the winners in BEST OF PHOENIX on September 26.

One (1) lucky participant in the poll will win the grand prize package of FREE burgers for a year from Smashburger. This includes one free Smashburger per week for one year (52 total orders). One (1) second-prize winner will receive a $25 gift card to Smashburger and a free shirt and three (3) third-prize winners will each get a $10 gift card to Smashburger.


  1. Vote here, at
  2. Drop your ballot off at any of the 12 participating Smashburger locations.
  3. Download our free Best Of app on iPhone or Android and submit your ballot there.
  4. Send your ballot to New Times Readers Poll, P.O. Box 2510, Phoenix, AZ 85002.

Voting closes Sunday, September 15, 2013, and all saved ballots will be automatically submitted for tabulation on that date.



Want to celebrate the release of Best of Phoenix with New Times? Snag your tickets to the 14th annual Best of Phoenix A'fare, a night of food, drinks & entertainment starting Friday, September 6th at 12pm!

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