2019 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.
Presenting your picks for the best restaurants, shops, salons and more in White Bear Lake.
RESTAURANTS
Best Patio Dining
Washington Square Bar & Grill
Runners-up: Rudy’s Redeye GrillAcqua, White Bear Lake
Best Restaurant
Acqua, White Bear Lake
Runners-up: Washington Square Bar & GrillRudy’s Redeye Grill
READ MORE: Acqua’s Best Food & Drink, According to the Owners
Best Tavern/Bar/Brewery
Washington Square Bar & Grill
Runners-up: Big Wood BreweryRudy’s Redeye Grill
Best Breakfast
Keys Cafe and Bakery
Runners-up: Cobblestone CaféWashington Square Bar & Grill
HOME & GARDEN
Best Builder
Pratt Homes 
Runners-up: Bald Eagle ConstructionCox Contracting
Best Remodeler
Bald Eagle Construction
Runners-up: Pratt HomesCox Contracting
READ MORE: White Bear Lake’s Best Remodeler Says Communication is Key
Best Interior Designer
Abbott Paint & Carpet, White Bear Lake 
Runners-up: Christina Lynn InteriorsDeb Walczak (Nesting Inc.)
READ MORE: One of White Bear Lake’s Best Interior Designers Picks Her Favorite Room
Best Landscape Designer
Letourneau Landscaping
Runners-up: Landscape Design Studios
Best Senior Living Residence
The Arbors of White Bear Lake
Runners-up: Waverly Gardens, North OaksSt. Andrew’s Village
Best Home Furnishings Store
Upsy-Daisy
Runners-up: ReUse ReStyleWhite Bear Lake Mercantile
Best Nursery/Garden Center
Bachman’s Floral, Gift & Garden in Maplewood
Runners-up: Costa Farm & Greenhouse White Bear LakeWaldoch Farm Garden Center Lino Lakes
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Best Pediatric Practice
HealthPartners White Bear Lake Clinic 
Runners-up: Entira Family Clinics, White Bear Lake Banning AvenueChildren’s Hugo Clinic
Best Eye Practice
White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical 
Runners-up: Associated Eye Care, HugoBirch Lake Eye Clinic
READ MORE: Eye to Eye with White Bear Lake’s Best Eye Practice
Best Dermatology Practice
Advanced Dermatology Care, White Bear Lake
Runners-up: Dermatology Consultants, Vadnais Heights
Best Medspa
Sunbear Salon & Medspa
Runners-up: LifeSpa at Life Time AthleticContour Clinic by Juvly Aesthetics, Vadnais Heights
Best Salon/Spa
Sunbear Salon & Medspa
Runners-up: IndulgeRevive
READ MORE: Which Skin Care Procedure is Right for You?
Best Fitness Studio/Yoga Studio/Gym
YMCA, White Bear Area 
Runners-up: Life Time Fitness, White Bear LakeLifeCore Yoga, White Bear Lake
Best Dental Practice
White Bear Smiles
Runners-up: Lakeshore Family DentistryWhite Bear Lake Dental
READ MORE: Discover Your Best Smile at Lakeshore Family Dentistry
Best Orthodontic Practice
Signature Orthodontics, White Bear Lake
Runners-up: Orthodontic Care Specialists, White Bear Lake, Kent C. Gulden D.D.S.
Best Chiropractic Practice
The Carlson Clinic of White Bear Lake
Runners-up: HealthSource Chiropractic of White Bear LakeMahtomedi Natural Care Center
SHOPS & RETAIL
Best Apparel Boutique
Goodthings – GoodStyle 
Runners-up: PrimpMainstream Boutique
Best Gift Shop
GoodThings 
Runners-up: The Farmer’s DaughterKowalski’s
Best Specialty Foods/Kitchen Store
Eat!@Home Kitchen and Pantry Store 
Runners-up: The Olive Branch Oil & Spice CompanyBlue Water Polish Pottery
READ MORE: Local Polish Pottery Shop Sells Patterns Owned by British Royal Family
Best Florist
White Bear Floral Shop & Greenhouse
Runners-up: Lakeside Floral, WillernieKowalski’s
FAMILY & PETS
Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel
Birch Lake Animal Hospital 
Runners-up: Goldwood KennelsOneka Pet Resort
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
Mathnasium 
Runners-up: Tutor TimeLearning Rx
Best Private Preschool/Childcare
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Preschool, Mahtomedi 
Runners-up: Frassati Catholic AcademyLake Area Discovery Center, Community of Grace Lutheran Church
Best Place for Kids’ Activities
Tamarack Nature Center
Runners-up: YMCA, White Bear AreaFlips Gymnastics