To view the entire list of The Island Packet 2012 Readers' Choice Award Winners, click on the Readers' Choice special section.
For The Beaufort Gazette winners, click here.

IP - Best Bike Rental Shop

The Bike Doctor

"Off the chain" is a good thing. The Bike Doctor is your choice for the best place to rent your 2-wheeled transportation.
55 Mathews Drive, Suite 160, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
31 New Orleans Road, Suite B, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


IP - Best Bike Shop

The Bike Doctor

"Off the chain" is a good thing.
"My Chain is off" is a bad thing.
The Bike Doctor is your choice for the best place to make your 2-wheeled transportation "off the chain."
55 Mathews Drive, Suite 160, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
31 New Orleans Road, Suite B, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


IP - Best Boat Dealership

Hilton Head Boathouse

If you dream of spending your days on the water, then Hilton Head Boathouse is your shopping destination. With the area’s only Grady-White new boat dealership, a fully stocked boat parts department and on-site paint facility, it’s boat paradise.
405 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926


IP - Best Boat Repair

East Coast Marine

A family business now owned by "Ray Junior" Horn, East Coast Marine was founded in 1991. The shop repairs motorized boats, personal watercraft, trailers and generators. All welding is done on site, and East Coast Marine also paints the bottom of boats, sells gas and diesel generators. East Coast Marine doesn't cut corners—they take pride in all they do.
401 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, SC 29906


IP - Best Breakfast Restaurant

Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café

Add a little sunrise with your breakfast without waking up with the chickens. When you visit Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe, be sure to try their famous eggs benedict in just about any combination you could imagine.
86 Helmsman Way, Suite 302, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


IP - Best Burger

Jump and Phil's Bar and Grill

With an item on their menu titled “The Best Burger,” it better be good. Thank goodness this half-pounder was voted Best Burger by Readers of The Island Packet. Add mushrooms or bacon and you can make it the even better burger.
7 Greenwood Drive, Suite 3B, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


IP - Best Cabinet Company

Creative Cabinets

If you can dream it, Creative Cabinets can craft it. From concept and design through installation and follow-up, they can make your furniture dreams become realty.
6 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926


IP - Best Car Wash

Island Car Wash

Life can get a little dirty. Make your day brighter with a fresh start, compliments of Island Car Wash. Their two locations can provide the ultimate clean for your vehicle inside and out.
1008 B William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
1008 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910


IP - Best Carpet/Flooring

Rick Bent Flooring

You might take for granted how much living happens on your floors. There’s the early-morning yoga, Saturday night dance parties and watching your favorite flick in the homemade fort. Besides the vast selection of flooring options you can find at Rick Bent Flooring, happy customers agree the staff’s attention to detail and excellent service will exceed your expectations.
21 Cardinal Road, No. 101, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926


IP - Best Chiropractor

Brad Fraum, Fraum Chiropractic Life Center

As a chiropractor, Brad Fraum allows his patients to attain wellness by natural, holistic methods. He says being respected by his patients is one of the highest awards he can obtain.
1403 Main St Village, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926