Portola Valley Garage
Portola Valley Garage's skilled technicians have been providing minor tuneups and major overhauls since 1948. In addition to repair services, the garage offers 24-hour vehicle drop-off, online appointments and loaner cars.
4170 Alpine Road, Portola Valley | (650) 851-7442 | pvgarage.com
Menlo Park Barber Shop
The barbers at Menlo Park Barber Shop pride themselves on developing close relationships with clients, giving excellent cuts and "blending craft and tradition with a strong dose of humor." The shop has reopened for in-person indoor visits, and barbers also are making house calls.
2100 Avy Ave., Menlo Park | (650) 391-9008 | menloparkbarbershop.com
For more than 30 years, Ladera Cleaners has helped customers properly care for their clothes, coats, comforters and other delicate handmade items. The shop, which has been a Readers' Choice winner year after year since 2015, offers one-day dry cleaning, mending and reweaving services, as well as alterations for wedding dresses and other items.
3130 Alpine Road, Portola Valley | (650) 854-2291 | laderacleaners.net
LaBelle Day Spas & Salons
For decades, LaBelle Day Spa and Salon has helped Silicon Valley clients look and feel their best from head to toe. Moisturizers, serums and oils; treatments for problematic skin conditions such as rosacea; scrubs, toners and eye care - everything for the face and body is available here with a one-on-one approach.
36 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto | (650) 326-8522 | 95 Town and Country Village, Palo Alto | 650-327-6964 | labelledayspas.com
FITNESS CLASSES, GYM
Studio K-Fit offers high-intensity but low-impact workouts focused on strength, mobility and cardio through high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Class sizes are small so that instructors can focus on each individual. The studio also offers lifestyle coaching, personalized nutrition guidance and Zoom and Facebook Live workouts.
3708 Florence St., Redwood City | [email protected] | studiokfit.com
Olive Hill Salon
Its charming setting and commitment to its clients are just a few of the reasons why readers consistently vote Olive Hill Salon the best hair salon. Olive Hill specializes in haircuts, coloring and styling. The salon has reopened with enhanced sanitation measures, contactless payment options and a streamlined check-in process.
2920 Woodside Road, Woodside | (650) 851-1150 | olivehillsalon.com
Stanford Park Hotel
Stanford Park Hotel describes itself as an "oasis" that offers its guests "genuine tranquility." This luxury hotel features a library, pool and spa, complimentary in-room snacks and fireside spots for reading. Menlo Tavern, the property's on-site restaurant, is now open for live music on the patio during the summer.
100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park | (650) 322-1234 | stanfordparkhotel.com
A Touch of Elegance Nail Care
Customers can expect quality service, a friendly staff and reasonable pricing at A Touch of Elegance Nail Care, a longtime favorite of Almanac readers. In addition to manicures and pedicures, A Touch of Elegance also offers facials and other services. The salon is now open for in-person services.
1150 Crane St., Menlo Park | (650) 321-0679
Jane Weston, MD
Dr. Jane Weston has been bringing expertise in plastic surgery to Bay Area patients since 1985. A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Weston offers plastic surgery for the face, breasts and body, as well as a range of medispa services, including Botox, fillers, laser, threads and body contouring. Weston now offers virtual consultations for those who want to limit face-to-face contact.
1047 El Camino Real, Menlo Park | (650) 457-6291 | janewestonmd.com
Guy Plumbing & Heating
Guy Plumbing & Heating is a fourth-generation family-owned business that provides a wide range of services and operates a full-service showroom specializing in the sales and installation of Toto washlet bidet seats, as well as parts for Hansgrohe, Kohler and Grohe.
1265 El Camino Real, Menlo Park | (650) 323-8415 | guyplumbing.com
YogaSource was built on the belief that "the practice of yoga should be both demanding and gratifying." They boast a wide curriculum of yoga classes, including vinyasa, power, yin, restorative, hot 26, pilates, and much more. YogaSource offers in-studio and virtual classes.
158 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto | (650) 328-9642 | yogasource.com