Welcome to the 3rd Annual Best of Gardner Reader’s Choice Awards as selected by readers of The Gardner News.
We had a great response to this special section receiving hundreds of ballots from readers selecting their favorite business, person, place or service in town.
This section will include the top three finishers in each category, when provided. Please note some categories had just 1 or 2 winners selected. You also get to see the Thank You that many winners wrote to the voters.
We intend on publishing this section annually and welcome our readers to mention additional categories they would like to see included.
We extend our congratulations to all the winners and hope you enjoy the section.

Best Auto Shop or Body Shop
Gardner Auto Body
1098 E. Santa Fe
(913) 856-7344
R&J Automotive
108 E Kane St.
(913) 856-8015
Best Bank
Central National Bank
1725 E. Sante Fe
(913) 856-2136
Gardner Bank
840 E. Main St.
(913) 856-7199
Best Chiropractor
Matheny Chiropractic
122 E. Park
(913) 856-7067
Cook Chiropractic
969 E. Lincoln Ln.
(913) 856-0200
Best Convenience Store
Casey’s General Store
632 E. Main St.
(913) 884-6102
Best Cup of Coffee
Groundhouse
103 S. Elm St.
(913) 856-5711
McDonald’s
26204 W. 174th St.
(913) 856-8123
Best Florist
Golden Goose Floral
404 E. Main St.
(913) 856-8400
Best Heating & Cooling Co.
Hickman Heating & Air Conditioning
15684 Lake Road 5
(913) 856-7730
Santa Fe Air Conditioning & Heating
1100 E, Sante Fe
(913) 856-5801
Best Insurance Agent
Tim Miller
American Family Insurance
233 E. Main St.
(913) 856-6177
Joe Oldham Agency
State Farm
224 E. Main St.
(913) 856-6134
Best Grocery Store
Cosentiono’s Price Chopper
830 E. Main St.
(913) 856-8380
Best Gym or Workout Facility
Gardner Athletic Club
244 E. Main St.
(913) 856-4223
Jazzercise
609 E. Main St.
(913) 226-4616
Anytime Fitness
255 N. Stonecreek
(913) 856-0100
Best Pharmacist
Sam Boyajian
Gardner
HealthMart Pharmacy
131 E. Main St.
(913) 856-8106
Best Pizza Place
Pizza Hut
619 E. Main St.
(913) 884-6116
Domino’s Pizza
937 E. Lincoln Ln.
(913) 884-7200
Best Photography
Adam Pro Photo
115 N. Center St.
(913) 515-4390
Best Plumbing Co.
Beemer Plumbing
(913) 952-7701
Best Fast Food Restaurant
Blazers
131 N. Center St.
(913) 856-6565
Sonic Drive-In
626 E. Main
(913) 856-5111
Best Fast Food Restaurant
McDonald’s
26240 W. 174th St.
(913) 856-8123