2018 Best of City South Finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of City South.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots. Before the winners of our Best of City South 2018 contest are announced in July, here are the top three finalists in each category (listed alphabetically). Congratulations to the finalists! Tune in here and in the print magazine on July 1 to see who takes home the gold.

BEST PATIO DINING
Mill Valley Kitchen
Rojo Mexican Grill
The Loop West End

BEST RESTAURANT
Mill Valley Kitchen
Wok in the Park
Yum! Kitchen and Baker

BEST TAVERN/BAR/BREWERY
Bunny’s Bar & Grill
Park Tavern
Steel Toe Brewing

BEST BREAKFAST
Bunny’s Bar & Grill
Honey & Rye
Yum! Kitchen and Bakery

BEST BUILDER
Anchor Builders
Bizal Built
Gonyea Homes

BEST REMODELER
Anchor Builders
Lake Country Builders
Platinum Remodeling

BEST INTERIOR DESIGNER
Bruce Kading
Jackie Thein (Anchor Builders)
Lenox House Design

BEST LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
Bachman’s – Lyndale Ave.
CN’R Lawn N’ Landscape, Inc.
Landscape Love

BEST SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCE
Mount Olivet Home
Parkshore Senior Community
TowerLight Senior Living

BEST NURSERY/GARDEN CENTER
Bachman’s – Lyndale Ave.
Tangletown Gardens
Wagner’s Garden Center – Penn Ave.

BEST HOME FURNISHINGS STORE
Mama’s Happy – St. Louis Park
Patina
Traditions Classic Home Furnishings – St. Louis Park

BEST FITNESS STUDIO/YOGA STUDIO/GYM
F45 Southwest Minneapolis
Life Time Athletic – St. Louis Park
Maxmead Fitness

BEST DENTAL PRACTICE
ADT Dental
Metro Dentalcare South Minneapolis
Park Dental – St. Louis Park

BEST ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE
Advances in Orthodontics – Golden Valley
Family Orthodontics, P.A.
Mint Orthodontics

BEST CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE
Clear Health Chiropractic
Elevation Chiropractic & Wellness
West End Chiropractic & Wellness

BEST PEDIATRIC PRACTICE
Park Nicollet Clinic – St. Louis Park
Partners in Pediatrics – Calhoun Clinic
Pediatric Services

BEST EYE PRACTICE
Owl Optical
Park Nicollet Clinic – St. Louis Park
Whiting Clinic – St. Louis Park

BEST DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE
Market Street Dermatology
Park Nicollet Clinic – St. Louis Park
Uptown Dermatology & Skin Spa

BEST MEDSPA
LifeSpa at Life Time Athletic – St. Louis Park
Mesna Plastic Surgery
Skin Deep by Angie – St. Louis Park

BEST SALON/SPA
Phresh Spa Salon – St. Louis Park
Revolution Salon
Salon Concepts – St. Louis Park

BEST APPAREL BOUTIQUE
Belle Weather
Evereve – St. Louis Park
Primp – St. Louis Park

BEST GIFT SHOP
Bibelot – Linden Hills
Mama’s Happy – St. Louis Park
Patina

BEST FLORIST
Arts & Flowers
Bachman’s – Lyndale Ave.
Linsk Flowers

BEST SPECIALTY FOODS/KITCHEN STORE
Kitchen Window
Linden Hills Co-op
Nordic Ware Factory Store

BEST DOGGY DAYCARE/KENNEL
Adogo Pet Hotel – MSP Airport
Now Boarding – Minneapolis
Pampered Pooch Playground

BEST PRESCHOOL/CHILDCARE
Kid Zone Early Learning Center
Kids Place – St. Louis Park
Mount Olivet Child Day Program

BEST VETERINARY PRACTICE
All Paws Animal Hospital – St. Louis Park
Lake Harriet Veterinary
Oak Knoll Animal Hospital

BEST LEARNING/TUTORING CENTER
Mathnasium – St. Louis Park

BEST PLACE FOR KIDS’ ACTIVITIES
Kenwood Gymnastics Center
Wild Rumpus
World Tae Kwon Do Academy – St. Louis Park