Meet the Finalists in the Best of St. Croix Valley 2022

The votes are in! Meet your top three finalists in each category of this year's Best of St. Croix Valley.

Earlier this year, our readers’ choice online survey sought your input regarding which restaurants, retailers and service providers you like best in the St. Croix Valley. Your votes have been counted and the top three finalists in each category are listed here in alphabetical order. Winners will be announced in our annual Best of St. Croix Valley special issue, due out this summer. Digital subscribers to St. Croix Valley Magazine will receive early online access to the 2022 Best of St. Croix Valley digital edition, including the big reveal of all Best of St. Croix Valley winners and runners up. Subscribe here

St. Croix Valley 2022 Finalists ALPHABETIZED

Best Bar/Brewery/Distillery

  • Hop & Barrel Brewing
  • Pitchfork Brewing
  • 45th Parallel Distillery

Best Breakfast

  • Keys Café & Bakery
  • The Oasis Cafe
  • San Pedro Café

Best Outdoor Dining

  • Freight House
  • Mallory’s Restaurant & Rooftop Bar
  • Pier Five Hundred
  • San Pedro Café

Best Pizza

  • Bricks Neapolitan Pizza
  • Carbone’s Pizzeria
  • EJ’s Pizzeria

Best Plant-Based Menu

  • Agave Kitchen
  • LoLo American Kitchen
  • The Tilted Tiki
  • Urban Olive & Vine

Best Restaurant

  • LoLo American Kitchen
  • Pier Five Hundred
  • San Pedro Café

Best Takeout/Curbside

  • Agave2GoGo
  • Dragon Pearl
  • LoLo American Kitchen

Best Builder

  • Derrick Custom Homes
  • GreenHalo Builds
  • Hartman Homes

Best Interior Designer

  • Bell Interiors
  • Bobbie Peterson Interiors
  • Kelli Kaufer Designs

Best Landscape Designer

  • Earthworks Landscaping
  • Stone & Leaf Landscaping
  • Willow River Company

Best Nursery/Garden Center

  • Abrahamson Nurseries
  • Farrill's Sunrise Nursery and Garden Center
  • Rose Floral and Greenhouse

Best Remodeler

  • Croix View Construction & Remodeling
  • Derrick Custom Homes
  • JCR Construction and Custom Remodeling
  • SES Renovations

Best Chiropractic Practice

  • Croixview Family Chiropractic
  • McCabe Chiropractic and Wellness Center
  • Vitality Chiropractic

Best Dental Practice

  • Oakwood Dental
  • Smiles in Motion Pediatric Dentistry
  • St. Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry

Best Dermatology Practice

  • Advanced Dermatology Care
  • Dermatology Consultants
  • Forefront Dermatology

Best Eye Practice

  • Associated Eye Care
  • Christenson Vision Care
  • Hudson Optical

Best Fitness Studio/Gym/Yoga Studio

  • Light House Yoga + Fitness
  • Riverfront Athletic Club
  • Solo Yoga + Bxing

Best Med Spa

  • Northern Allure Aesthetics
  • St. Croix Skincare
  • Willow Medspa & Fitness

Best OBGYN Practice

  • Evensong Women’s Health & Midwifery
  • Hudson Physicians
  • Stillwater Medical Group
  • Western Wisconsin Health

Best Orthodontic Practice

  • Kristo Orthodontics
  • Sletten Orthodontics
  • Valley Orthodontics

Best Pediatric Practice

  • Hudson Physicians
  • Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine
  • St. Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry

Best Salon/Spa

  • Just For Me "The Spa"
  • Tangled Salon & Spa
  • 4 North Beauty Collective

Best Apparel Boutique

  • Kenzington Boutique
  • La Rue Marche
  • One:Nine Boutique

Best Florist

  • Bo Jons Flowers and Gifts
  • Hudson Flower Shop
  • Rose Floral and Greenhouse

Best Gift Shop

  • Bees Knees
  • Purple Tree
  • Smith + Trade Mercantile

Best Home Furnishings/Décor Store

  • Kenzington Boutique
  • Smith + Trade Mercantile
  • The 715

Best Jeweler

  • Beth’s Jewelry Shop
  • Diamonds on Main
  • Kenzington Boutique

Best Kitchen Store/Specialty Foods

  • Cooks of Crocus Hill
  • Grand Fête
  • Knoke’s Chocolate and Nuts

Best Doggy Daycare/Kennel

  • K9 Playtime
  • Paws and Claws Pet Resort
  • Under One Woof

Best Law Firm

  • Eckberg Lammers
  • Heywood, Cari & Anderson, S.C.
  • Nelson & Lindquist, S.C.

Best Learning/Tutoring Center

  • Mathnasium
  • Sylvan Learning

Best Place for Kids’ Activities

  • Hudson GNG
  • Hudson YMCA
  • The Dancing House

Best Private Preschool/Childcare

  • Bethel Highlands Preschool
  • Sunny Hill Preschool
  • Trinity Academy Preschool

Best Senior Living Residence

  • Boutwells Landing
  • Croixdale
  • Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living

Best Veterinary Practice

  • Animal Care Center
  • At Home Animal Clinic
  • Croix Valley Veterinary Hospital
  • Hillcrest Animal Hospital