Best of the County

We asked, and thousands of you voted: Now it’s time to reveal our 2021 Best of County winners! This year, we’re recognizing businesses in more categories than ever before, located in both Marin County and the greater Bay Area. Thanks to these hard-working businesses, we’ve made it through the worst of the pandemic together, and now it’s time to celebrate. Here are the picks for Best of the County 2021.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Shopping

Shop till you drop with the best shopping voted by our readers from women’s clothing, bookstores, and everything in between.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Services

For photographers, jewelers, caterers and more, look no further with these service-based businesses, voted the best in the region by our readers.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Philanthropy

The best charities, fundraisers and organizations to support to make a positive impact in the community.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Kids

Whether it’s haircuts, new toys or swim lessons, your kiddo deserves the best. See which businesses our readers say are the best in the community.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Home & Design

Spruce up your home with the best architects, home decor businesses and contractors in the Bay Area, voted by our readers.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Health and Fitness

From Pilates to CrossFit the Bay area has the perfect fitness studio for your fitness goals. View our readers Best of 2021 favorite locations.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Education

Preschoolers to high schoolers, private or public, our readers voted for their favorite schools in the region.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Dining

Satisfy any food craving with these tasty and tempting restaurants, voted best in the region by our readers.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Beauty

Take a self care day and pamper yourself with the best beauty businesses in the region, voted by our readers.

Best of the County and Beyond 2021: Arts & Entertainment

From museums to music venues, here are the county’s best places for arts and entertainment, chosen by our readers.

Survival Stories From Marin’s Small Businesses: How Last Year’s Best of the County Winners Coped With the Pandemic

Our 2020 Best of County winners share the challenges they faced during a tough year.