Meet the Best of White Bear Lake 2020

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2020 Best of White Bear Lake Winners
The votes are in! GoodThings White Bear Lake was voted Best Gift Shop in White Bear Lake, and GoodStyle was voted Best Apparel Boutique in White Bear Lake by Readers’ Choice Awards.

Best Patio Dining

Rudy’s Redeye Grill

Runners-up: Washington Square Bar & GrillAcqua

Best Restaurant


Runners-up: Washington Square Bar & GrillPizzeria Pezzo

READ MORE: Diners Review Acqua, White Bear Lake’s Best Restaurant

Best Tavern/Bar/Brewery

Washington Square Bar & Grill

Runners-up: Big Wood BreweryThe Alchemist

READ MORE: White Bear Lake’s Best Bar Shares a Summer Cocktail Recipe

Best Breakfast

Keys Cafe and Bakery

Runners-up: Cobblestone CaféWashington Square Bar & Grill

Best Builder

Cox Contracting

Runners-up: Pratt HomesBald Eagle Construction

Best Remodeler

Cox Contracting

Runners-up: Bald Eagle ConstructionPratt Homes

Best Interior Designer

Abbott Paint & Carpet

Runners-up: Christina Lynn Interiors, Gay Parker (housewhispering)

READ MORE: A Q+A with One of White Bear Lake’s Best Interior Designers

Best Landscape Designer

Letourneau Landscaping

Runners-up: Landscape Design StudiosManley Gardening

Best Senior Living Residence

Waverly Gardens, North Oaks

Runners-up: St. Andrew’s VillageThe Arbors of White Bear Lake

Best Home Furnishings Store


Runners-up: White Bear Lake MercantileGoodThings

Best Nursery/Garden Center

Costa Produce Farm & Greenhouse

Runners-up: Bachman’s, MaplewoodWaldoch Farm Garden Center, Lino Lakes

READ MORE: Patio Pot Tips from White Bear Lake’s Best Nursery/Garden Center

Best Fitness Studio/Yoga Studio/Gym

White Bear Area YMCA

Runners-up: Life Time AthleticSummit Pilates and Training

READ MORE: Skip the Gym and Stay Fit with YMCA’s Online Offerings

Best Dental Practice

White Bear Smiles

Runners-up: Orchard Dental GroupLakeshore Family Dentistry

Best Orthodontic Practice

Signature Orthodontics

Runners-up: Erickson-Aamodt OrthodonticsOrthodontic Care Specialists

Best Chiropractic Practice

The Carlson Clinic of White Bear Lake

Runners-up: Wildwood Chiropractic CenterMahtomedi Natural Care Center

Best Pediatric Practice

HealthPartners White Bear Lake Clinic

Runners-up: Entira Family Clinics, White Bear Banning AvenueChildren’s Minnesota Hugo Clinic

Best Eye Practice

White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical

Runners-up: Birch Lake Eye ClinicAssociated Eye Care, Hugo

Best Dermatology Practice

Advanced Dermatology Care

Runners-up: Dermatology Consultants, Vadnais Heights

Best Medspa

Sunbear Salon & Medspa

Runners-up: LifeSpa at Life Time AthleticJuvly Aesthetics, Vadnais Heights

Best Salon/Spa

Sunbear Salon & Medspa

Runners-up: Indulge Salon & Spa (tie)Revive Salon (tie)

Best Apparel Boutique


Runners-up: PrimpMainstream Boutique

Best Gift Shop


Runners-up: The Farmer’s DaughterKowalski’s Market

Best Florist

White Bear Floral Shop & Greenhouse

Runners-up: Lakeside Floral, WillernieKowalski’s Market

Best Specialty Foods/Kitchen Store

Eat! Kitchen and Pantry Store

Runners-up: The Olive Branch Oil & Spice CompanyBlue Water Polish Pottery

READ MORE: Where to Shop for Your Summer Cookout in White Bear Lake

Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel

Goldwood Kennels

Runners-up: Birch Lake Animal HospitalOneka Pet Resort

Best Private Preschool/Childcare

The Preschools of St. Andrew’s, Mahtomedi

Runners-up: White Bear Montessori SchoolFrassati Catholic Academy

Best Law Firm

Sheila J. Kelly Law Firm, LLC

Runners-up: Galena Law Firm, P.A.GDO Law

Best Veterinary Practice

White Bear Animal Hospital

Runners-up: Birch Lake Animal HospitalLake Animal Hospital

Best Learning/Tutoring Center


Runners-up: LearningRx