Meet the Best of Southwest Metro 2019

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You voted for the best restaurants, shops and more in the Southwest Metro, and here are your picks.


Best Patio Dining
Lola’s Lakehouse
Runners-up: Redstone American Grill, Floyd's Bar

Best Restaurant
Crooked Pint Ale House
Runners-up: Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar, Campiello Ristorante & Bar

Best Tavern/Bar/Brewery
Tavern 4 & 5
Runners-up: Lions Tap, Floyd's Bar

Best Breakfast
The Original Pancake House
Runners-up: Tavern 4 & 5, Pangea Cafe

The Original Pancake HouseCourtesy of The Original Pancake House


Best Builder
John Kraemer & Sons
Runners-up: Iron River Construction, Lennar

Best Remodeler
John Kraemer & Sons
Runners-up: Lecy Bros Home & Remodeling, Iron River Construction

John Kraemer & SonsPhoto by Landmark Photography

Best Interior Designer
Yetzer's Home Furnishings & Flooring
Runners-up: Martha O'Hara (Martha O'Hara Interiors), Gabberts Design Studio and Fine Furniture

Best Landscape Designer
The Mustard Seed Landscaping & Garden Center
Runners-up: Bachman's, Southview Design

Best Senior Living Residence
SummerWood of Chanhassen
Runners-up: Auburn Manor - Chaska, The Colony at Eden Prairie

Best Home Furnishings Store
Fireside Hearth & Home
Runners-up: Warners' Stellian, Hirshfield's

Best Nursery/Garden Center
Runners-up: The Mustard Seed Landscaping & Garden Center, Hartman Garden Center and Tree Farm

Bachman'sPhoto by Rachel Nadeau


Best Fitness Studio/Yoga Studio/Gym
Life Time
Runners-up: Yoga Bella, CrossFit Eden Prairie

Best Dental Practice
Prairie Dental Group
Runners-up: Park Dental, Eden Prairie, Relaxation Dentistry

Best Orthodontic Practice
Ovation! Orthodontics, Eden Prairie
Runners-up: Veil & Wild Orthodontics, Eden Prairie, Orthodontic Associates, Eden Prairie

Best Chiropractic Practice
Waconia Family Chiropractic
Runners-up: Live Well Chiropractic Spa & Acupuncture Center, Chanhassen, Neubauer Chiropractic Health Center

Best Pediatric Practice
Southdale Pediatric Associates, Eden Prairie
Runners-up: Lakeview Clinic, Waconia, Park Nicollet Clinic, Chanhassen

Best Eye Practice
Southwest Eye Care, Chaska
Runners-up: Edina Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Chaska, Park Nicollet Clinic, Chanhassen

Best Dermatology Practice
Dermatology Specialists, Eden Prairie
Runners-up: Associated Skin Care Specialists, Eden Prairie, Park Nicollet Clinic, Chanhassen

Best Medspa
LifeSpa at Life Time
Runners-up: Envy Skin Clinic, Eden Prairie, Contour Clinic, Chanhassen


Best Salon/Spa
Spalon Montage
Runners-up: Sanctuary Salonspa, Eden Prairie, LifeSpa at Life Time

Best Apparel Boutique
Mainstream Boutique, Chanhassen
Runners-up: Evereve, The Stash of Waconia

Best Gift Shop
Kowalski's Market
Runners-up: Seedlings Gifts & Books, Unearthed Arts

Kowalski's MarketPhoto by Rachel Nadeau

Best Florist
Runners-up: Victoria Rose Floral, Chanhassen Floral

Best Specialty Foods/Kitchen Store
Kowalski's Market
Runners-up: Lunds & Byerlys, Lakewinds Food Co-op, Chanhassen


Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel
ADOGO Pet Hotel
Runners-up: Top Dog Country Club, Hound Dog Pet Hotel & Spa

Best Private Preschool/Childcare
New Horizon Academy
Runners-up: Children of Tomorrow Learning Centers, Kinderberry Hill Child Development Center- Eden Prairie

New Horizon AcademyPhoto courtesy of New Horizon Academy

Best Law Firm
Hellmuth & Johnson
Runners-up: Melchert Hubert Sjodin, Reitan Law Office

Best Veterinary Practice
Waconia Veterinary Clinic
Runners-up: Flying Cloud Animal Hospital, Chaska Valley Veterinary Clinic

Best Learning/Tutoring Center
Sylvan Learning
Runners-up: Huntington Learning Center, LearningRx

Best Place for Kids' Activities
Chaska Community Center
Runners-up: Laketown Gymnastics, Pinwheel Play