Meet Your Favorites: The Best of Ashburn 2021

One year ago, as we launched Ashburn Magazine’s inaugural Best of Ashburn survey, the community was just coming to grips with the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. It proved to be a trial by fire for many, but from the hottest fires come the strongest metals. Today, many Ashburn residents and businesses have found new strength and new purpose. With what we hope is the wind at our back, we have once again conducted our annual Best of Ashburn survey. We logged more than 60,000 votes cast by nearly 10,000 readers. It was a fantastic turnout that led to a fantastic list of people, places and businesses that are truly the Best of Ashburn.




Date Spot 

Ahso Restaurant


Event Venue      

Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm


Favorite Local Celebrity       

Patton Oswalt


Favorite Park     

Ashburn Park (Dinosaur Park)


Place of Worship        

Brambleton Presbyterian Church

Worship at Legacy Elementary School: 22995 Minerva Drive, Ashburn, 20148                                Church Office: 42395 Ryan Road, Suite 112, PMB 633, Ashburn, 20148


Our humble thanks to Ashburn Magazine readers. We are honored that Brambleton Presbyterian Church is a trusted member of our community. For the past 15 years, we have been on a spiritual journey learning how to build faith that makes a difference — not only in our lives but also in our community. We are also dedicated to bringing people from all faith traditions and backgrounds together in acts of compassion. No matter if you are seasoned in your faith or just beginning to explore it, we invite you to join us.


Place To Work   

Long & Foster, One Loudoun

20396 Exchange Street, Ashburn, 20147        


Long & Foster’s One Loudoun office is honored to be this year’s winner in the Best of Ashburn Best Place to Work category. We would like to express our sincere thanks to the community and to readers for your support. At the One Loudoun office — home is here — at our office, in our community, in our backyard. Our positive team office environment shows in all we do. Whether you’re buying, selling or renting, the team at Long & Foster at One Loudoun is here for you. We’ll be your trusted advisor, your experienced negotiator and your skilled house hunter – working for you every step of the way on your journey home.



Father Nicholas Barnes, St. Theresa Catholic Church


Senior Living Facility   

Ashby Ponds

21170 Ashby Ponds Boulevard, Ashburn, 20147  

800- 839-3496

Residents of Ashby Ponds often refer to the community as a “small town under one roof” for the wealth of amenities, all connected through climate-controlled walkways. High demand for the all-inclusive senior lifestyle prompted Ashby Ponds to add new amenities and new apartment homes to the campus. Ashby Ponds boasts 10 restaurants as well as fitness centers, all-season pools, a day spa and a fully staffed medical center. Assisted living, memory care and nursing care are also available on site. It’s no wonder Ashby Ponds is the area’s most sought-after address for active retirement living. Visit for your complimentary brochure.





Audrey Veloce



Braden Quinlan


Music Shop        

Mintons Academy of Music

21690 Red Rum Drive, #157, Ashburn, 20147     





Auto Dealership

Lindsay Volkswagen

22455 Lindsay Cars Court, Sterling, 20166


Lindsay VW is proud to serve the Loudoun community. We opened our Dulles location in 2004 and have enjoyed many wonderful successes. Our parent company, the Lindsay Automotive Group, has been serving the DMV since 1949 and has a tradition of achieving accolades from our brands as well as our amazing clients. Every team member we hire shares our passion for providing customer service that is unmatched by any competitor. Whether you’re shopping for a vehicle or need an oil change or just a cool keychain, we look forward to demonstrating the “Lindsay Difference” via phone, email, text or in person! Check us out at


Auto Repair Shop       

Virginia Tire & Auto

One Loudoun, 44705 Wellfleet Drive, Ashburn, 20147 

Ashburn Farm, 43781 Parkhurst Plaza, Ashburn, 20147 

Broadlands, 43180 Southern Walk Plaza, Ashburn, 20148

Dulles, 44285 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, 20147


Thank you for supporting Virginia Tire & Auto in the 2021 Best of Ashburn contest. We’ve been helping take the stress out of car care since 1976, and we’re proud to offer our automotive repair and tire services to the Ashburn area. Our clean, professional shops offer comfortable waiting rooms, ASE Certified Technicians, loaner cars, state-of-the-art equipment and more. Any make, any model, any job — we’re all your car needs. Call us or schedule an appointment online for service.



Ashburn Car Wash


Tire Store  

Virginia Tire & Auto

One Loudoun, 44705 Wellfleet Drive, Ashburn, 20147 

Ashburn Farm, 43781 Parkhurst Plaza, Ashburn, 20147 

Broadlands, 43180 Southern Walk Plaza, Ashburn, 20148

Dulles, 44285 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, 20147


(See write-up, Auto Repair Shop)




Barber Shop       

Current Salon

44714 Brimfield Drive, Ashburn, 20147    


(See write-up, Hair Salon)



Kerri Preast, KP Beauty

19945 Riverside Commons Plaza, Suite 2, Ashburn, 20147


Kerri Preast was born and raised in Ashburn and loves this area. She attended school in Reston for her Basic and Master Esthetics education and training and continues to excel in her field. During the past few years, her focus has been on growing a loyal clientele throughout Loudoun County. She is extremely blessed and proud to be running her own business in such an amazing area — and beyond grateful for being voted Best Esthetician.  She has been a licensed esthetician for five years and specializes in lash, brow and skin services. Her studio is in the Sola Salons next to the Oak Health Club in Ashburn.


Hair Salon 

Current Salon

44714 Brimfield Drive, Ashburn, 20147    


Current Salon aims to create a warm, personal experience for every client, every time. The Current Salon difference can be seen within each well thought-out detail — making each of our clients confident in knowing they have our full attention. That sentiment goes for clients as well as team members. Each stylist is encouraged to continue investing time, energy and training in order to bring the most innovative styles and techniques to our clients.



Nail Salon 

Beauty Bar & Spa



Radiance Salon & Medi-Spa

43150 Broadlands Center, Ashburn, 20148                                        

19305 Winmeade Circle, Leesburg, 20176       


Experience Radiance! It is our mission to enhance each client’s natural beauty

with the most advanced cosmetic and medical procedures that include all of the services of a traditional salon and a cutting-edge medical spa. Our energetic team of highly trained technicians and fully-accredited medical professionals customizes your beauty plan with refined salon finishes and anti-aging treatments to achieve your personal objectives. Experience an upscale and inviting spa atmosphere where each client is treated as a favored guest and their expectations are surpassed.



Tanning Salon    

Palm Beach Tan




After-School Program 

Russian School of Mathematics 

21021 Sycolin Road, Unit 55, Ashburn, 20148

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, #19, Reston, 20190     


The Russian School of Mathematics is an after-school K-12 math enrichment program with locations in 11 states and a virtual classroom. Recently featured on NPR and in The Atlantic as one of the key players in the “Math Revolution,” RSM has been ranked one of the best schools in the world by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. RSM helps children of all levels build a solid math foundation and develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that will prepare them for the future. Visit our website at



Chesterbrook Academy (Brambleton)


Music Instruction       

Linda Cirba with StageCoach Theatre Company

Owner of Sova-Studios



Private School   

Primrose School at Moorefield Station

43345 Bissell Terrace, Ashburn 20148   


At the Primrose School at Moorefield Station, our vision is to deliver the best and most trusted early childhood education and childcare for our families. Our mission is to enable our families to achieve balanced success in learning and life for their children by consistently delivering innovative, high quality early education and childcare services. We encourage and support our teachers to be the very best at providing our services and achieve excellence in teaching. We provide a safe environment in which children are nurtured and encouraged to achieve active minds, healthy bodies and happy hearts. We believe who children become is as important as what they know.


Summer Camp

Primrose School at Moorefield Station

43345 Bissell Terrace, Ashburn 20148   


(See write-up, Best Private School)


Teacher — Elementary School     

Erin Levy, Steuart Weller Elementary


Teacher — Middle School   

Dave Stephenson, Farmwell Station Middle School


Teacher — High School

Jason Augustowski, Riverside High School


Tutoring Service

Turbo Tutoring




American Cuisine        

Ahso Restaurant



Saigon Outcast

44921 George Washington Boulevard, Ashburn, 20147     


Saigon Outcast is a mash-up of our Vietnamese heritage and our American upbringing, presenting you with an East-meets-West menu and a boisterous atmosphere to match. We add a new twist to fast-casual dining – order at the counter, pour yourself a drink from our unique self-serve beverage wall with over 30 taps of beer, wine and sake, then grab a table, and partake in good times with good people. There’s no pretense here – let your hair down, chow down, imbibe and just be yourself. We’re sure our spin on timeless classics will satisfy your cravings for Asian cuisine.



Bakery & Pastries       

The Difference Baker

20937 Ashburn Road, Suite 130, Ashburn, 20147      




Ahso Restaurant



Phil Duong, Ahso Restaurant


Brewery or Distillery  

Lost Rhino Brewing Company


Coffee Shop       

Blend Coffee Bar


Deli/Sandwich Shop   

Greek Unique

44632 Guilford Drive, No. 107, Ashburn, 20147    


At Greek Unique, our food is authentic to our Greek heritage, but being first-generation Greek-Americans we have taken the traditional cuisine to a whole new level with what we call “Greek Fusion.” New twists on old classics alongside an array of traditional Greek dishes mean there is something for everyone at Greek Unique. And we refuse to compromise on quality at our restaurant. That’s why we source our fresh ingredients from local farmer’s markets. Mixing it up and giving a new twist to Greek food, that’s Greek Unique! Opa!


Family Restaurant      

Blue Ridge Grill


Fine Dining

Ahso Restaurant



Burger 21, Loudoun Station


Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt Shop 

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream


Indian/South Asian     

Saffron Indian Cuisine



Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill


Local Curbside Service 

Londa’s Laboratory – Yolanda Latimer

Provides virtual cooking lessons and bi-weekly curbside


Local Food Truck

Ford’s On The Road


Mexican and Southwestern

Parrando’s Tex-Mex Grill


Outdoor Dining

Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm



Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill



Ford’s Fish Shack



Clay Cohen, Ahso Restaurant



Buffalo Wing Factory




Alternative Medicine Provider     

Firefly Acupuncture and Wellness

20600 Gordon Park Square, No. 130, Ashburn, 20147




Core Concepts Chiropractic by Roselle

42882 Truro Parish Drive, Suite 207, Broadlands, 20148 



Dental Practice/Group       

First Impression Dental

43810 Central Station Drive, Suite 100, Ashburn, 20147     


First Impression Dental has been family owned and operated in Loudoun County since 2012. Dr. Carter Reeves is a second-generation dentist who began pursuing dentistry at age 12. Watching his father’s compassion, expertise and professionalism gave him inspiration to become an ethical and caring doctor. Dr. Elizabeth Ramsey, the creative mind behind the principles at First Impression Dental, has served in the community in various philanthropic capacities for more than 20 years. Both graduates of Virginia Tech and the Medical College of Virginia, the Ramsey-Reeves principles are evident in the care and grace they share with those around them. Thanks for voting us Best Dentists in Ashburn! We are truly honored to serve in this community.

Dr. Carter Reeves


Dr. Carter Reeves, First Impression Dental

43810 Central Station Drive, Suite 100, Ashburn, 20147     


(See write-up, Dental Practice/Group)



Taylor Mras, Right Thyme Nutrition


Eye Doctor

Dr. Stacy Jaffe, Associates in Eye Care  


General Practice/Group      

Broadlands Family Practice


General Practitioner

Dr. Jeffrey Cohn, Broadlands Family Practice



Dr. Neal Kravitz, Kravitz Orthodontics


Pediatric Practice/Group     

Ashburn Pediatrics



Dr. Cindy Kim, Capital Area Pediatrics


Plastic Surgeon  

Dr. Timothy Mountcastle



Ashburn Psychological & Psychiatric Services

44095 Pipeline Plaza, Suite 204, Ashburn, 20147      


We are thrilled to be recognized by Ashburn Magazine readers as the best mental health practice in Loudoun County this year! Since 2005, we have been dedicated to excellence in psychological and psychiatric practice by offering our community a wide array of diagnostic testing, psychotherapy, medication and consultation services for children, adolescents, adults and families. At APPS, we effectively integrate the most recent advances in psychology and psychiatry with time-tested treatment approaches. We offer you the expertise you expect from a leading clinical practice in a supportive, nurturing and therapeutic environment. We thank you for your support and for entrusting your care to us.  




Carpet Care       

Ty’s Carpet Cleaning


Interior Design Services       

Revitalize Design by Val Valdez


Maid/Cleaning Service        

The Cleaning Authority       



Moving Service  

My Guys Moving & Storage

45726 Elmwood Court, Sterling, 20166   




Rock Water Farm Landscapes & Hardscapes

24778 James Monroe Highway, Aldie, 20105   

Office: 571-918-9454    

Rock Water Farm is a landscape design, build and maintenance business serving clients throughout Northern Virginia. We provide a full-service solution that includes everything from stone patios and fireplaces to swimming pools and beautiful landscapes. Our professional installers are proud to offer innovative design, superior products and a caring, professional attitude every step of the way. Whether a large estate or a neighborhood house or townhome, our goal is simple. We want you to have a property you can be proud of and have more time to spend doing what you really love.


Pest Control       


22395 Powers Court, Sterling, 20166     


PestNow is a part of Ashburn. More than 20 years ago, four young men grew up here with a dream. They started their company by performing all of the work themselves and now have one of the largest pest control companies in the United States. The roots of their success are buried deep within Ashburn — it is their home. As part of the community, they share a vested interest in its safety and success. All of the work they perform, from termites and ants to bats and wildlife, they take care of it because this is their community, too! Thank you, Ashburn, for recognizing us!




Pet Boarding      

Olde Towne Pet Resort

21460 Squire Court, Sterling, 20166     


There’s no place like home, but with the love and attention we devote to the pets in our care, a stay at Olde Towne Pet Resort is as close as it gets. Your pets are part of your family, and our family too. Our care includes 24/7 staffing, premier spacious suites, and features such as webcams, sound proofing, filtered auto-fill water dishes and a hospital-grade air system. With resort-quality boarding and activities such as day camp, swimming and cardio exercise, we offer the best in safe, secure, fun! From thoughtful creature comforts to extra cuddle time, every stay at Olde Towne Pet Resort is the closest thing to being at home.


Pet Grooming    



Pet Store  

DogGone Natural

44031 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, No. 287, Ashburn, 20147           

21 Catoctin Circle NE, Leesburg VA 20176  

Ashburn: 703-858-1112

Leesburg: 571-291-3970



Stream Valley Veterinary Hospital

42902 Waxpool Road, Ashburn, 20148  






Frank Stitely



Ben Fitzgerald



PNC Bank


Financial Advisor        

Steve Salley, Salley Wealth Management


Insurance Agent/Broker      

David Hillelsohn


Travel Agency    

Pineapple7 Travel





Marc O’Grady Design



Granite Center



Mister Sparky Electric

21730 Red Rum Drive, No. 182, Ashburn, 20147        



Flooring Company      

Loudoun Valley Floors

20700 Loudoun County Parkway, No. 156, Ashburn, 20147

129 North Bailey Lane, Suite C, Purcellville, 20132                

Purcellville 540-324-4111  

Ashburn 703-724-4300  

Carpet Care 540-338-4300

Loudoun Valley Floors and Loudoun Carpet Care take pride in every customer outcome. For 30 years, we’ve pledged to the best of our ability to complete every project on time, with the highest quality workmanship, exactly as expected. As your hometown source for world-class flooring, you’ll find the area’s broadest selection of flooring products and quality installation. Plus, we’ll help you keep them looking their best. You can expect exceptional attention to your needs, along with honest advice about the products we offer.


  • Sales and installation of carpet, hardwood, luxury vinyl tile and laminate
  • Hardwood floor restoration
  • Carpet, upholstery and ceramic tile cleaning
  • Hardwood floor buffing
  • Repairs and maintenance


Handyman/Home Services  

JP Handyman Services LLC

43831 Glenhazel Drive, Ashburn, 20147


John  grew up under the talented influence of his dad and grandpa, doing home projects. His grandpa is a master woodworker and taught John how to do fine woodworking along with many other skills. He spent several summers with his youth group in Kentucky repairing homes for those in need. Our business is based on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals. We have been improving homes and offices in the Northern Virginia area since 2006 with high quality service and customer satisfaction. No job is too small! 


Van Metre Homes

43045 Van Metre Drive, Suite 200,  Ashburn, 20148


Founded in 1955, Van Metre has built homes in Northern Virginia for more than 65 years. As the No. 1 homebuilder in Loudoun County, we know the area and its people. Because our homeowners are neighbors and friends, we are constantly reminded of our work’s impact on the shared community. Van Metre Homes owns and actively manages every aspect of design, construction and delivery for the new homes we sell. Recognized for our longstanding commitment to philanthropic work, Van Metre continually invests in making Northern Virginia a better place by giving our time, energy and resources to the people we serve.


HVAC Company 

Falcon Heating & Air Conditioning

42731 Trade West Drive, Sterling, 20166 


Falcon Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. was founded more than 30 years ago with a vision to provide superior customer service to residents in the community. We are one of the most recognized heating and air conditioning contractors, having amassed more than 30 awards and having built our reputation on the foundations of quality engineering, design efficiency, superior equipment, a smooth flow of operations and timely and efficient service. Falcon is proud to continue to serve our local residents to the best of our abilities. Your comfort is our top priority and your happiness our guarantee. Thank you for voting for us and for recognizing our service to the community!  


Landscape Consultant

Rock Water Farm Landscapes & Hardscapes

(See write-up, Mowing/Lawncare)



Joseph Condie, Landscape Associates Inc.


Painting Company      

Brush Strokes Painting & More


Plumbing Company    

M.E. Flow Inc.

12 Cardinal Park Drive, Leesburg, 20175      


Thank you, Ashburn, for voting M.E. Flow the Best Plumbing Company! M.E. Flow is family owned and operated and committed to carrying on the family tradition of excellence for our customers and employees. Since 1951, we’ve been dedicated to always providing the best in service and satisfaction. Plus, we do more than fix heating, cooling, and plumbing problems. With our service agreements, we help you prevent problems! Visit us online at



Real Estate Agent       

Christine LeTourneau / Long & Foster One Loudoun

20396 Exchange Street, Ashburn, 20147     

Office:  703-724-9494

Cell: 703-402-8024   


Roofing Company       

Gutterman Services

45888 Woodland Road, Sterling, 20166


In 1986, siblings Chris, Ann and Sara Pauly started Gutterman Services in their parents’ basement in McLean. 35 years later, over 40 Gutterman Services experts work out of their own facility in Sterling. In that time, they have completed more than 25,000 exterior remodel jobs and over 100,000 service calls to homes across Northern Virginia and the Washington area. Gutterman Services offers an array of residential and commercial exterior services, including gutter cleaning and installation, roof repair and replacement, power washing, deck  restoration, major renovations and much more.  From assessment through design to implementation and ongoing maintenance, their highly reputed and award-winning team is considered a one-stop solution for all property exterior needs. 




Dance Studio     

Ashburn Academy of Dance

21690 Red Rum Drive, Suite 172, Ashburn, 20147      



Fitness Center/Gym   

Row House

44185 Ashbrook Marketplace Plaza, Suite 140, Ashburn, 20147     



Golf Course

1757 Golf Club


Martial Arts       

Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Personal Trainer

Diana Paul, Diana’s Fitness Lab LLC    

21690 Red Rum Drive, No. 107, Ashburn, 20147 



Yoga/Pilates Studio    

Club Pilates




Consignment/ Thrift Store  

Hope’s Treasures, Good Shepherd Alliance



AQ Jewelers


Miscellaneous Local Retail Store       

Sterling Restaurant Supply

20412 Bashan Drive, Ashburn, 20147      



Retail Center     

One Loudoun


Specialty Store/Gifts  

Zazu Gifts

20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza, No. 183, Ashburn, 20147   

703- 858-9298


Sporting Goods Store 

Potomac River Running