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.

Nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014, when all saved ballots will be automatically submitted for tabulation on that date. One nomination ballot accepted per person. Top five (5) nominees will be vetted by New Times staff to ensure they fit each category based on location and type of cuisine/goods/services offered, based upon the same criteria used for editorial-based awards. Final poll results will be published September 25, 2014, in the BEST OF PHOENIX supplement. Entry winners will be picked at random and notified by October 10, 2014. Click HERE for official rules.

Every nomination is automatically saved, but may be changed up until the close of the nomination process, at which time all saved nominations are submitted for counting.



The 36th Annual BEST OF PHOENIX Readers Poll is your opportunity to tell New Times which people and businesses are legendary. Nominate your picks for the best in dining, shopping, nightlife, and more. We’ll compile the data and put the top five in each category up for a final vote on August 21. 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 their own $10 gift card to Smashburger.



1) Vote here, at

2) Drop your ballot off at any of the 14 participating Smashburger locations.

3) Send your ballot to New Times Readers Poll, P.O. Box 2510, Phoenix, AZ 85002.


Nominations close Sunday, August 10, 2014, and all saved ballots will be automatically submitted for tabulation on that date.

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