Meet the Best of White Bear Lake 2019

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Presenting your picks for the best restaurants, shops, salons and more in White Bear Lake.


Best Patio Dining
Washington Square Bar & Grill
Runners-up: Rudy’s Redeye Grill, Acqua, White Bear Lake

Washington Square Bar & GrillPhoto by Tate Carlson

Best Restaurant
Acqua, White Bear Lake
Runners-up: Washington Square Bar & Grill, Rudy’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 Brewery, Rudy’s Redeye Grill

Best Breakfast
Keys Cafe and Bakery
Runners-up: Cobblestone Café, Washington Square Bar & Grill


Best Builder
Pratt Homes
Runners-up: Bald Eagle Construction, Cox Contracting

Best Remodeler
Bald Eagle Construction
Runners-up: Pratt Homes, Cox 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 Interiors, Deb 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 Oaks, St. Andrew’s Village

Best Home Furnishings Store
Runners-up: ReUse ReStyle, White Bear Lake Mercantile

Best Nursery/Garden Center
Bachman’s Floral, Gift & Garden in Maplewood
Runners-up: Costa Farm & Greenhouse White Bear Lake, Waldoch Farm Garden Center Lino Lakes



Best Pediatric Practice
HealthPartners White Bear Lake Clinic
Runners-up: Entira Family Clinics, White Bear Lake Banning Avenue, Children’s Hugo Clinic

Best Eye Practice
White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical
Runners-up: Associated Eye Care, Hugo, Birch 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 Athletic, Contour Clinic by Juvly Aesthetics, Vadnais Heights

Best Salon/Spa
Sunbear Salon & Medspa
Runners-up: Indulge, Revive

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 Lake, LifeCore Yoga, White Bear Lake

Best Dental Practice
White Bear Smiles
Runners-up: Lakeshore Family Dentistry, White 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 Lake, Mahtomedi Natural Care Center


Best Apparel Boutique
Goodthings - GoodStyle
Runners-up: Primp, Mainstream Boutique

Best Gift Shop
Runners-up: The Farmer’s Daughter, Kowalski’s

Best Specialty Foods/Kitchen Store
[email protected] Kitchen and Pantry Store
Runners-up: The Olive Branch Oil & Spice Company, Blue 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, Willernie, Kowalski’s


Family & PetsPhoto by Emily J. Davis

Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel
Birch Lake Animal Hospital
Runners-up: Goldwood Kennels, Oneka 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 Hospital, Lake Animal Hospital

Best Learning/Tutoring Center
Runners-up: Tutor Time, Learning Rx

Best Private Preschool/Childcare
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Preschool, Mahtomedi
Runners-up: Frassati Catholic Academy, Lake Area Discovery Center, Community of Grace Lutheran Church

Best Place for Kids’ Activities
Tamarack Nature Center
Runners-up: YMCA, White Bear Area, Flips Gymnastics

Tamarack Nature CenterCourtesy of Tamarack Nature Center