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Best Veterinarian: MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital

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When it’s time for Fido’s shots or Fluffy’s annual exam, pet owners head to MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital. The full-service hospital treats dogs, cats and more exotic pets – rabbits, reptiles, birds and more – using state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Specialties include preventative care, cardiology, dermatology, oncology neurology and gerontology. The hospital also offers surgical services, […]

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Best Realtor: Connie Barnes

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For 23 years Connie Barnes has helped clients buy and sell their homes. But she doesn’t just sell a house; Barnes sells the community she loves. The Re/Max Gold Realtor said she really enjoys showing off El Dorado Hills. She sold new Serrano homes when the hills were just dirt and now resells some of […]

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Best Tire Store: Big O Tires

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Chris Evanson, owner and general manager of Big O Tires, credits his thriving business to two simple, but very important, rules: “Hiring the right people and treating each customer the way I’d like to be treated.” Since moving to El Dorado Hills and opening their business 14 years ago, Evanson and his wife Dawn today […]

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Best Coffee Shop: Bella Bru

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When they need a caffeine jolt or a place to chat with friends over a latte, El Dorado Hills residents know exactly where to go. For 17 years Bella Bru has served up delicious coffee creations made using organic coffee beans roasted by Java City “on the darker side” and brewed with filtered water, explained owner Liz […]

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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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