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With a focus on shopping, dining, services and events in the City of Aurora, Illinois, Shaw Media's 2020 "Best of the Fox" Reader's Choice Awards features some of the top attractions for residents and visitors in the Aurora Area. 

Gillerson's Grubbery, a gastropub located in vibrant downtown Aurora, won three awards in the categories of Best Burger, Best Bloody Mary, and Best Bar. 

Two Brothers Roundhouse, home to the big, bold flavors of Two Brothers Artisan Brewing, Coffee, and Spirits, won for Best Craft Brewery, Best Steakhouse, and Best Outdoor/Patio Dining. 

Endiro Coffee, an Illinois Made destination and roaster of its own sustainably sourced beans, won for Best Coffee in addition to Best Dining on the Waterfront. 

Jefa Tacos, a modern taqueria near Chicago Premium Outlets, won in the category of Best Tacos. 

In the live events category, First Fridays, a monthly art walk hosted by Aurora Downtown, won Best Festival; The Venue, the new non-profit concert hall & listening room in downtown Aurora, won Best Live Music Venue; and Aurora's Paramount Theatre, producer of some of the best large Broadway musicals in all of Chicagoland, won for Best Live Theatre. 

Retailers Branch Gardens won for Best Garden Center, and Warehouse 55 won for Best Thrift/Resale.

In the Recreation category, Phillips Park Golf Course edged out Orchard Valley Golf Course for Best Links. Parkside Lanes, host of televised Professional Bowlers Association tournaments and home center for PBA Pro Sean Rash, won for Best Bowling. 

View the Aurora Best of the Fox 2020 publication online to see the full list of all category winners and runners-up. 

Get the Aurora Area Go Guide or browse our website to learn more about the businesses voted Best of the Fox.