2017 Best Of Lake Minnetonka Finalists

Meet your top three picks in each category!


Best Patio Dining
CoV Wayzata
Lord Fletcher's Old Lake Lodge

Best Restaurant   
CoV Wayzata

Best Tavern / Bar
Excelsior Brewing Co.
Jake O'Connor's Public House
Best Breakfast   
Hazellewood Grill and Tap Room
Maggie's Family Restaurant
Original Pancake House - Minnetonka


Best Builder   
Christian Builders & Remodelers
Lecy Bros.

Best Remodeler   
Arbor Haus
Christian Builders & Remodelers
Lecy Bros.

Best Interior Designer   
Chazin Interiors
Lakeshore Interiors
The Sitting Room

Best Landscape Designer
Gray Gardens Landscaping
Otten Bros. Garden Center & Landscaping
Outdoor Excapes
Best Senior Living Residence   
Beehive Homes of Excelsior
Lake Minnetonka Shores


Best Fitness / Yoga Studio
CorePower Yoga - Minnetonka
Life Time Athletic - Minnetonka
The Marsh
Best Dental Clinic
Excelsior Family Dental
Lake Minnetonka Dental
Wayzata Family Dentistry
Best Orthodontic Clinic
Kotteman Orthodontics - Orono
Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics - Minnetonka
Ovation! Orthodontics - Minnetonka
Best Chiropractic Clinic
Excelsior Chiropractic
Knewtson Health Group
The Brost Clinic
Best Pediatric Clinic   
Park Nicollet Clinic - Carlson Parkway
South Lake Pediatrics - Minnetonka
Wayzata Children's Clinic - Minnetonka

Best Eye Clinic   

Art of Optiks - Wayzata
Excelsior Eye Care
Northwest Eye - Minnetonka

Best Dermatology Clinic    
Park Nicollet Clinic - Carlson Parkway
Ridgeview Clinic – Excelsior
Zel Skin & Laser Specialists – Plymouth

Best Medspa   
InnerBeauty Med Spa – Minnetonka
Lili Salon Spa - Minnetonka
Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa


Best Apparel Boutique  

Evereve - Wayzata
General Store of Minnetonka
Primp - Excelsior

Best Gift Shop   
Five Swans
General Store of Minnetonka
Ooh La La

Best Florist   
Bayside Just Because...
Excelsior Florist
Tonkadale Greenhouse

Best Specialty Foods Store    
Kolwalski's - Excelsior
Lakewinds Food Co-op - Minnetonka
Lunds & Byerlys - Wayzata


Best Doggy Daycare / Kennel    
Adogo Pet Hotel - Minnetonka
The Canine Club & Spa
Top Dog Country Club

Best Preschool / Childcare
Mount Calvary Preschool
St. David's Center
Wayzata Community Church Nursery School
Best Veterinary Clinic    
Excelsior Animal Hospital
Long Lake Veterinary Clinic
Westonka Animal Hospital

Best Learning / Tutoring Center   
College Nannies & Tutors - Excelsior
College Nannies & Tutors - Wayzata
Sylvan - Minnetonka

Best Place for Kids' Activities 
Big Thrill Factory
Mini-Hops Gymnastics
Wayzata Community Sailing Center


Best Hairstylist / Barber    
Heather Mackenzie (Bella on the Bay)
Jason Brezee (Lili Salon Spa)
Jon Charles (Jon Charles Salon)

Best Salon / Spa    
Bella on The Bay
Excelsior Nails & Day Spa
Juut SalonSpa - Wayzata

Best Insurance Agent   
Anne Rothstein (American Family)
Chad Babcock (State Farm)
Janet Symons (State Farm)

Best Law Firm
Excelsior Law Firm
Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean
Wayzata Law Group