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Best Fitness Center: El Dorado Hills Sports Club

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For eight years El Dorado Hills residents have whipped themselves into shape at the El Dorado Hills Sports Club, a Spare Time Club. They’ve swam laps, lifted weights, stretched in yoga and found their rhythm in zumba. This program variety, along with stellar customer service, has kept clients happy, according to General Manager Stephanie Ward. “We […]

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Best Spa: Asante Spa

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When you need to relax or pamper yourself head over to Asante Spa. The Spare Time Club spa has a services menu that helps people look and feel their best – massage therapy, body treatments, skin therapy, waxing and tints, nail services and medical enhancements provided by a doctor on site. Asante Spa offers packages […]

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Best Outdoor Dining: Selland’s Market Café

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If a relaxing dinner on the patio with a fountain and sunset as the backdrop sounds ideal, head to Selland’s Market-Café in Town Center. The restaurant’s patio is a great place to enjoy an intimate meal or a lively party with friends. “We try to make you feel like home,” said General Manager Ryan Freeman. […]

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Best Mexican Restaurant: Casa Ramos

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Sizzling hot fajitas, a delicious margarita made your way and friendly staff create the perfect combination at Casa Ramos. The family owned Mexican restaurant opened its doors about four months ago to rave reviews. The menu includes all the favorites — nachos, taquitos, burritos, enchiladas and, of course, those fajitas. And diners will get an […]

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Best Dry Cleaner: Fresh Cleaners

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A stained shirt is no match for Fresh Cleaners. The dry cleaner uses the No. 1 “green” dry cleaning system to keep clients’ clothes looking like new. “We have the right solution,” said Paul Han, who owns the El Dorado Hills location with his wife Hannah. That solution can tackle anything and still carries an […]

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Best Shoe Store: Bella Talloni

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If the shoe fits … buy it (and its mate). Chances are, shoppers at Bella Talloni will find more than one shoe that makes their toes tingle. Owner Lin Stommel has filled her tables and shelves with fabulous shoes by TOMS Shoes, Born, Cole Haan, Ugg, Stuart Weitzman and other great designers. “We have a […]

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Best Bank: Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo’s technology has changed quite a bit since the days of the stagecoach but its commitment to great customer service has not. “We strive to meet all of our customers’ expectations,” said Manjit Toor, branch manager at the Town Center location. “The first thing we (focus on) is the customer … and how we can […]

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