Want to know the places to go? Check out the 2021 Readers’ Choice category winners

Nominations and final voting: Based entirely on community participation, Omaha businesses are nominated as the best in their category for about eight weeks at TheReader.com beginning in January and running through the end of February. Tens of thousands of nominations inform the top nominees in each category who will appear on the final ballot. Final voting runs March 5 through April 30. Stringent procedures help insure one-person, one-vote and minimize vote-buying. An independent accounting firm Hancock & Dana, one of Omaha’s oldest, counts final votes to tabulate the awards.

Winners: This list represents what Omaha locals and Reader readers love — businesses that are the best at what they do. With deep thanks to everyone in the community who participated, we congratulate these amazing awardees!

Best Airline

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Southwest Airlines

Readers’ Choice: United Airlines, Delta Air Lines

Readers’ Recommend: American Airlines

Best Auto Body Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Dingman’s Collision Center

Readers’ Choice: CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, Great Plains Auto Body, Hallett Auto Body, Dave’s Auto Body Co.

Readers’ Recommend:  B Street Collision Center

Best Auto Dealer Service Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Huber Chevrolet

Readers’ Choice: Baxter Subaru, Baxter Volkswagen La Vista, Gregg Young Chevrolet, Inc., Superior Honda of Omaha

Best Auto Dealership Group

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Woodhouse

Readers’ Choice: Baxter, Huber, H&H Chevrolet

Readers’ Refer: Beardmore

Best Auto Glass Repair Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Safelite AutoGlass

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Glass Pro 

Readers’ Recommend: ABC Glass, Auto Glass Now

Readers’ Refer: Automotive Appearance Mr. Tintz

Best Auto Repair Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Jensen Tire & Auto

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Car Care, Buchanan’s Service Center, Quality Auto Repair & Towing 

Readers’ Recommend: Exclusive Repair, Tuffy Auto Services Center

Best Bike Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Bike Rack

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Bicycle Company, Community Bike Project Omaha, Greenstreet Cycles, Trek

Best Brake Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Brakes Plus

Readers’ Choice: Midas, House of Mufflers & Brakes, Guaranteed Brakes

Best Buy Here/Pay Here Used Car Lot

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Eckley Auto Brokers

Readers’ Choice: Prime Auto Sales And Service, Auto World, Sonny Gerber Auto Sales

Best Car Wash

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Russell Speeder’s Car Wash

Readers’ Choice: Rocket Car Wash, Fantasy’s Car Wash, Cornhusker Auto Wash, Tommy’s Express Car Wash

Best Gas Station/Convenience Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Casey’s

Readers’ Choice: QuikTrip, Bucky’s

Readers’ Recommend: Anderson Convenience Market

Readers’ Refer: Kwik Shop

Best Luxury Auto Dealer

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Lexus of Omaha

Readers’ Choice: Audi Omaha, Huber Cadillac, H&H Premier Automotive

Best Mobile Auto Detail

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Hometown Detailing

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Auto Detail, Omaha Auto Spa

Readers’ Recommend: Automotive Appearance Mr. Tintz

Best Muffler & Exhaust Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Brakes Plus

Readers’ Choice: Mad Hatter Muffler & Brakes, Christian Brothers Automotive

Readers’ Recommend: Exhaust Pros Automotive

Best New Auto Dealer

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Baxter Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT of Omaha

Readers’ Choice: Superior Honda of Omaha, Huber Cadillac

Best Oil Change Shop

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Tires Plus

Readers’ Choice: Grease Monkey Oil Change & More, Midas, Tuffy Auto Services Center

Best Pre-Owned Car Dealer

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Eckley Auto Brokers

Readers’ Choice: CarMax, Prime Auto, Widman Motors

Readers’ Refer: Auto World

Best Tire Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Discount Tire

Readers’ Choice: Midwest Tire Company

Readers’ Recommend: Marion Tire Pros, Pomp’s Tire Service

Readers’ Refer: Tuffy Auto Services Center

Best Towing Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: AAA

Readers’ Choice: Arrow Towing, Heartland Towing & Recovery

Readers’ Recommend: 3B’s Towing

Best Transmission Repair

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Certified Transmission

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Transmission, Tuffy Auto Services Center, AAMCO Transmissions & Total Car Care


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