Let’s Celebrate the Best of Woodbury 2024

by | Jul 2024

Best of Woodbury 2024

Pop the Champagne, and cut the cake for our Best of Woodbury 2024.

We asked—and you answered. Might I just say, this could take the cake as one of the best Readers’ Choice Polls that Woodbury Magazine has run in its 20 years of being a part of the community. This year, you, dear Readers, voted in more than 70 categories to determine the greatest bites and sips, builders and designers, shops and services, and more throughout town. Voting took place in January on woodburymag.com, the finalists were announced in March, and now, may we present to you, Readers: Your winners and finalists in the Best of Woodbury 2024. Cheers! —Hailey Almsted


Best Bakery

  1. Dorothy Ann Bakery & Cafe
  2. Nothing Bundt Cakes
  3. yum! Kitchen and Bakery

Best Bar, Brewery or Distillery

  1. Tamarack Tap Room
  2. 3rd Act Craft Brewery
  3. O’Malley’s Irish Pub

Best Breakfast or Brunch

  1. Key’s Cafe & Bakery
  2. The New Woodbury Cafe
  3. Ze’s Diner

Best Burger

  1. WayBack Burgers
  2. Tamarack Tap Room
  3. The Tavern Grill

Best Desserts or Ice Cream

  1. Bridgeman’s
  2. Nothing Bundt Cakes
  3. Nadia Cakes

Best International Cuisine

  1. Yang’s Chinese Restaurant
  2. Duc’s Restaurant
  3. India Palace

Best Outdoor Dining Space

  1. The Tavern Grill
  2. Tamarack Tap Room
  3. The ’Wick Pub and Grill

Best Pizza

  1. Punch Pizza
  2. Joey C’s Pizza
  3. Pino’s Pizza

Best Plant-Based or Vegan Menu

  1. Crave
  2. Crisp & Green
  3. Spitz Mediterranean Street Food

Best Restaurant

  1. Angelina’s Kitchen
  2. Hazelwood Food + Drink
  3. The Tavern Grill

Best Carpet and Flooring Store

  1. The Tile Shop
  2. Floor & Decor
  3. LL Flooring

Best Custom Home Builder

  1. Custom One Homes
  2. Cardinal Homebuilders
  3. Kootenia Homes

Best Garden Center

  1. Gerten’s, Inver Grove Heights
  2. Zywiec’s Landscape & Garden Center, Cottage Grove
  3. Bailey Nurseries

Best Home Décor or Furniture Store

  1. HOM Furniture
  2. Schneiderman’s Furniture
  3. Patina

Best Interior Design Firm

  1. Interior Impressions
  2. Merriment
  3. Willow Lane Interior Design

Best Landscape Design Service

  1. LNG Landscape
  2. Custom One Landscaping
  3. Green Oasis

Best Remodeler

  1. Ispiri
  2. Cardinal Remodeling
  3. SpaceTurtle Construction

Best Senior Living Residence

  1. Saint Therese of Woodbury
  2. Talamore Senior Living Woodbury
  3. Boulder Ponds Senior Living

Best Barbershop

  1. Maple Leaf Hair
  2. House of Handsome
  3. Roosters Men’s Grooming Center

Best Boutique Fitness or Yoga Studio

  1. The Pilates Body
  2. Spenga
  3. Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping

Best Hair Salon

  1. Salon Ultimo
  2. Tie: Maple Leaf Hair; Spalon Montage

Best Manicure and Pedicure

  1. Sky Nails
  2. Salon Ultimo
  3. Frenchie’s Modern Nail Care

Best Massage

  1. Tie: Spalon Montage; Woodhouse Spa
  2. Salon Ultimo

Best Med Spa (must have licensed physician on site)

  1. Radiance MedSpa
  2. Blu Ice Med Spa
  3. Advanced Esthetics Med Spa at Advanced Dermatology Care, Stillwater

Best Spa (for skin care and body and beauty treatments)

  1. Woodhouse Spa
  2. Salon Ultimo
  3. Spalon Montage

Best Chiropractic Practice

  1. Woodbury Family Chiropractic
  2. Lifeline Chiropractic PA
  3. ChiroWay Chiropractic

Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice

  1. Midwest Facial Plastic Surgery
  2. Rocheford Plastic Surgery
  3. Woodbury Plastic Surgery

Best Dental Practice

  1. Park Dental
  2. Woodbury Dental Care
  3. Preserve Dentistry

Best Dermatology Practice

  1. Dermatology Consultants
  2. Pinnacle Dermatology
  3. Advanced Dermatology Care, Stillwater

Best Eye Care Practice

  1. Associated Eye Care
  2. St. Paul Eye Clinic
  3. Horner Family Eyecare

Best Family Medicine Practice

  1. Allina Health
  2. Entira Family Clinics
  3. HealthPartners Clinic

Best Holistic Wellness Practice

  1. Natural Care Center of Woodbury
  2. New Kingdom Healthcare
  3. Secoya Health

Best OB-GYN Practice

  1. Minnesota Women’s Care
  2. Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists, M.D.P.C.
  3. MetroPartners OBGYN, Woodbury

Best Orthodontic Practice

  1. Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics
  2. Horton Orthodontics
  3. Dunn Orthodontics

Best Pediatric Practice

  1. Central + Priority Pediatrics
  2. Family Achievement Center
  3. M Health Fairview Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Best Dance Studio

  1. Woodbury Dance Center
  2. Yackel Dance Studio
  3. DelMonico Dance

Best Language Immersion Program or School

  1. Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion
  2. Alma Flor Ada Spanish Immersion Early Learning Academy
  3. New Life Academy

Best Learning or Tutoring Center

  1. Stepping Stones Early Learning Center
  2. The Goddard School of Woodbury
  3. Mathnasium

Best Preschool Program

  1. The Goddard School of Woodbury
  2. Primrose School of Woodbury
  3. Woodbury Lutheran Preschool

Best Swim School or Lessons

  1. Foss Swim School
  2. Goldfish Swim School
  3. YMCA
Pet Care

Best Dog-Friendly Business (dining or retail venue)

  1. Pet Evolution
  2. Chuck & Don’s
  3. Carmine’s Restaurant & Bar

Best Dog Park

  1. Andy’s Bark Park
  2. Battle Creek Dog Park
  3. Oakdale Bark Park

Best Pet Boarding or Daycare Service

  1. Paws Unleashed
  2. Dogtopia of Woodbury
  3. PetSuites Woodbury

Best Pet Grooming Service

  1. Pet Evolution
  2. Posh Pooch Pet Salon and Boutique
  3. Hudson Road Animal Hospital

Best Veterinarian Practice

  1. Hudson Road Animal Hospital
  2. Valley Creek Road Animal Hospital
  3. Woodbury Animal Hospital

Best Apparel Boutique

  1. Mainstream Boutique
  2. Evereve
  3. Primp Boutique

Best Florist

  1. Sweet Peas Floral
  2. Woodlane Flowers
  3. Kowalski’s Markets

Best Gift Shop

  1. Patina
  2. La Vie Est Belle
  3. Kowalski’s Markets

Best Jewelry Store

  1. Helzberg Diamonds
  2. Greg Foote Jewelers
  3. Wedding Day Diamonds

Best Specialty Food or Kitchen Store

  1. Kowalski’s Markets
  2. Lunds & Byerlys
  3. Tie: Fresh India Grocery and Eatery; Tailor Made Nutrition; United Noodles

Best Beach, Open Space or Park

  1. Lake Elmo Park Preserve
  2. Carver Lake Park and Beach
  3. Colby Lake Park

Best Date Night Spot

  1. Angelina’s Kitchen
  2. Hazelwood Food + Drink
  3. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Best Outdoor Spot for Graduation Photos

  1. Colby Lake Park
  2. Tie: Carver Lake Park and Beach; Prestwick Golf Club

Best Place for Family Activities

  1. Board & Brush
  2. SoWashCo Community Education
  3. Madison’s Place Playground

Best Venue to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

  1. M Health Fairview Sports Center
  2. 3rd Act Craft Brewery
  3. East Ridge High School

Best of the East Metro

Best Alpine Hill or Nordic Ski Trail

  1. Afton Alps
  2. Lake Elmo Park Reserve
  3. Battle Creek Regional Park

Best Biking or Hiking Trail

  1. Afton State Park
  2. Lake Elmo Park Reserve
  3. Carver Lake Park and Beach

Best Bridal or Formal Wear Store

  1. Raffiné Bridal
  2. Our Shop Bridal
  3. Bella Bridal Boutique

Best Family Photographer

  1. Sigrid Dabelstein Photo
  2. Angela Ross Photography
  3. Kelly Birch Photography

Best Financial Services (financial planners, wealth management, estate planning, etc.)

  1. Legacy Wealth
  2. North Compass Financial Advisors, LLC
  3. Edward Jones

Best Golf Course

  1. Prestwick Golf Club
  2. Eagle Valley Golf Course
  3. Oak Marsh Golf Course

Best Law Practice

  1. Neyens Law PLLC
  2. Spangler and de Stefano PLLP
  3. Sjoberg & Tebelius, P.A.

Best Music School

  1. Rock U Music School
  2. K&S Conservatory of Music
  3. Aspire Music Academy

Best Outdoor Skating Rink

  1. M Health Fairview Sports Center
  2. Colby Lake Park
  3. Kargel Park

Best Private School

  1. New Life Academy
  2. Saint Ambrose Catholic School
  3. Hill-Murray School

Best Professional Theater

  1. Open Door Community Theatre
  2. Tie: Ordway; Phipps Center for the Arts

Best Staycation Hotel

  1. Hotel Crosby
  2. Omni Viking Lakes Hotel
  3. Sheraton St. Paul Woodbury Hotel

Best Summer Camp

  1. Summer Blast at New Life Academy
  2. Hidden Pines Ranch
  3. Tie: Aspire Music Academy; Camp Carver

Best Wedding Photographer or Videographer

  1. Kelly Birch Photography
  2. Angela Ross Photography
  3. Sigrid Dabelstein Photo

Best Wedding Venue

  1. Stillwater Event Center
  2. Hope Glen Farm

Best Winery

  1. 7 Vines Vineyard
  2. Rustic Roots Winery
  3. Saint Croix Vineyards

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