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Time to bring out your best

Original post made on May 24, 2011

Mountain View Voice readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for the best of our city. From contractors to Chinese food, dry cleaners to dentists, we're asking you to single out the best restaurants, the best retailers, the best services and the best places to have fun.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 1:51 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by Duke, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 24, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Who is the best dentist in Mountain View?


Posted by SD, a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 25, 2011 at 8:29 am

I'd like to know the names of some good, fairly priced home contractors,companies, professionals: house painters, plumbers, kitchen & bath remodelers, roofers, landscapers, window replacement companies, window cleaners, companies who will put stucco siding up, termite tenters, etc

Past bad experiences have made me gun-shy about fixing up my house and I'd love to know some good professionals to call.

I hope people will use this opportunity to share their good experiences with home contractors. Thank you


Posted by Jesse, a resident of Castro City
on May 25, 2011 at 8:48 am

Duh. Try the Day Worker Center for all your contracting needs. They're cheap and you don't need to worry about permits or codes! And the city certainly doesn't regulate their work. In fact, they actively support it!


Posted by Chad, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 25, 2011 at 9:23 am

let the parade of lowest common denominators and stuffed ballot boxes begin!


Posted by Carlos Slim, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 25, 2011 at 11:22 am

Day Worker Center of Mountain View receives 5 stars (*****) according to Yelp [Web Link].


Posted by Phantom, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 25, 2011 at 12:50 pm

thats why someone created Yelp


Posted by SD, a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Day Workers? Yelp? Gee, thanks for the "neighborly" advice. By the way, the worst nightmare of a plumber I ever met got 5 stars on Yelp. And I'm not naming names.


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