Meet the Best of St. Croix Valley 2020

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Best Patio Dining

Pier 500, Hudson

Runners-up: San Pedro Cafe, Hudson, Dock Cafe, Stillwater

Best Restaurant

San Pedro Cafe, Hudson

Runners-up: Phil’s Tara Hideaway, Stillwater, Lolo American Kitchen and Craft Bar, Hudson

READ MORE: Diners Review San Pedro Cafe, St. Croix Valley's Best Restaurant

Best Tavern/Bar/Brewery

Barker's Bar & Grill, Hudson

Runners-up: Agave Kitchen, Hudson, Lift Bridge Brewing Co.

READ MORE: Tour Your Way Through These St. Croix Valley Breweries

Best Breakfast

San Pedro Cafe, Hudson

Runners-up: Oasis Cafe, Stillwater, Not Justa Cafe, Bayport, Minn.

READ MORE: Introducing Some of Our Favorite New Restaurants in the St. Croix Valley

Best Builder

Derrick Custom Homes, New Richmond, Wis.

Runners-up: Creative Homes, Hudson, Hartman Homes, Hudson

Best Remodeler

Bruce Lenzen Design and Build, Hudson

Runners-up: Derrick Custom Homes, New Richmond, Wis., Cates Fine Homes, Stillwater

Best Interior Designer

Marianne Buckman (Coco Bello Design Interiors), Hudson

Runners-up: Chris Dillingham (Hello the House), Hudson, Kelli Kaufer (Kelli Kaufer Designs), Stillwater

READ MORE: How to Incorporate Midcentury Modern Style Into Your Interior Design

Best Landscape Designer

Willow River Co. Landscaping & Tree Farm, Hudson

Runners-up: Abrahamson Landscape Design Nursery, Stillwater, Stone and Leaf Landscaping, Somerset, Wis.

Best Senior Living Residence

Boutwells Landing Senior Living, Bayport, Minn.

Runners-up: Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living, Hudson, Woodland Hill Senior Living Community, Hudson

Best Home Furnishings Store

Simonet’s Furniture

Runners-up: Warners' Stellian, Hirshfield's

Best Fitness Studio/Yoga Studio/Gym

YMCA, Hudson

Runners-up: Riverfront Athletic Club, Hudson, Inspiring Actions Yoga Studio, Hudson

READ MORE: Riverfront Athletic Club Offers Flexible Yoga Classes

Best Dental Practice

St. Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry, Hudson

Runners-up: Park Dental St. Croix Valley, Stillwater, St. Croix Valley Dentistry, Hudson

Best Orthodontic Practice

Sletten & Brettin Orthodontics

Runners-up: Valley Orthodontics, Hudson, Kristo Orthodontics, New Richmond

Best Chiropractic Practice

McCabe Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Hudson

Runners-up: Croixview Family Chiropractic, Hudson, Pathways Family Chiropractic, Hudson

Best Pediatric Practice

Hudson Physicians, Hudson

Runners-up: Stillwater Medical Group, Stillwater, Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine, Hudson

Best Eye Practice

Associated Eye Care, Stillwater

Runners-up: Christenson Vision Care, Hudson, Pearle Vision, Hudson

Best Dermatology Practice

Advanced Dermatology Care, Stillwater

Runners-up: St. Croix Dermatology, Stillwater, Stillwater Medical Group Clinic, Stillwater

Best Medspa

St. Croix Skincare, Hudson

Runners-up: Stillwater Skin Medical Spa, Stillwater, Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic, Hudson

Best Salon/Spa

Just for Me “The Spa”, Stillwater

Runners-up: Two Redheads and a Wolf, Hudson, Viva Voce Salon, Hudson

Best Apparel Boutique

La Rue Marché, Hudson

Runners-up: One:Nine Boutique, Hudson, Collaborations, Stillwater

Best Gift Shop

The Purple Tree, Hudson

Runners-up: Et Cetera, Hudson, Valley Bookseller, Stillwater

Best Florist

Hudson Flower Shop, Hudson

Runners-up: Rose Floral, Stillwater, Camrose Hill Flowers, Stillwater

READ MORE: St. Croix Valley's Best Florist Shares Advice for Your Big Day and Every Day

Best Specialty Foods/Kitchen Store

Knoke's Chocolates & Nuts, Hudson

Runners-up: Urban Olive & Vine, Hudson, Brine's Market & Deli, Stillwater

Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel

Paws and Claws Pet Resort, Hudson

Runners-up: Under One Woof, Stillwater, Animal Inn Pet Resort & Spa, Lake Elmo, Minn.

Best Private Preschool/Childcare

Bethel Highlands Lutheran Preschool, Hudson

Runners-up: Trinity Academy of Hudson, Hudson, Sunny Hill Preschool, First United Methodist, Stillwater

Best Law Firm

Eckberg Lammers, Attorneys at Law, Stillwater

Runners-up: Lommen Abdo Law Firm, Hudson, Wertheimer Law Office, Hudson

Best Veterinary Practice

Croix Valley Veterinary Hospital, Hudson

Runners-up: Hillcrest Animal Hospital, Hudson, Stillwater Veterinary Clinic, Stillwater

Best Learning/Tutoring Center

Mathnasium of Hudson, Hudson

Runners-up: Huntington Learning Center, Stillwater, Mathnasium of Stillwater, Oak Park Heights, Minn.

READ MORE: Skirt the Summer Slide with the Help of Mathnasium of Stillwater

Best Place for Kids’ Activities

Fawn-Doe-Rosa Wildlife Educational Park, St. Croix Falls, Wis.

Runners-up: YMCA, Hudson, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson