Meet the Finalists in the 2015 Best of Lake Minnetonka

Congratulations to all who have been voted into the top three in our readers' choice survey.

Voting has come and gone for the 2015 Best of Lake Minnetonka. Hundreds of businesses were nominated for the awards, but only the top three in each category will continue on to the Best of Lake Minnetonka event on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at the Lafayette Club.

All finalists are listed in alphabetical order. Listed order of finalists in no way implies number of votes or final result.

Bakery: Patisserie Margot, Wuollet Bakery, Yo Yo Donuts & Coffee Bar

Burgers: Gold Nugget, Maynard's, Suburban

Tavern or Bar: Jake O'Connor's Public House, McCormick's Pub and Restaurant, The Narrows Saloon

Kid-friendly restaurant: Joey Nova's, Muni (Wayzata Bar & Grill), Snuffy's Malt Shop

New restaurant: 6Smith, Coalition, Cov

Patio dining: Cov, Lord Fletcher's, Maynard's

Bartender: Damon Baudhuin - McCormick's Pub and Restaurant, Nick Boom - Coalition, Randy Will - Maynard's

Date night spot: Coalition, Cov, Gianni's Steakhouse

Place for craft beer on tap: Excelsior Brewing Co., Jake O'Connor's Public House, McCormick's Pub and Restaurant

Dessert spot: Adele's Frozen Custard, Hazelwood Grill, Licks Unlimited

Chiropractic clinic: Brost Clinic, Knewtson Health Group, Marty Chiropractic and Nutrition

Dental clinic: Excelsior Family Dental, Wayzata Family Dentistry, West Lakes Dentistry

Orthodontic clinic: Kottemann Orthodontics, Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics, Resse Orthodontics

Pediatric Clinic: Park Nicollet Clinic, South Lake Pediatrics, Wayzata Children's Clinic

Fitness or yoga studio: CorePower Yoga, Life Time Athletic and Life Spa, The Barre Studio

Medspa or rejuvenation clinic: Fusion Life Spa, Lifetime Fitness, The Marsh

Eye clinic: Art of Optiks, Excelsior Eye Care, Northwest Eye Clinic

Dermatology clinic:
Dermatology Specialists, Metropolitan Dermatology, Skin Care Doctors

Senior living residence: Folkestone, Lake Minnetonka Shores, Sunrise Senior Living

Builder or remodeler: Arbor Haus, Shoreline Builders, The Landschute Group

Home retail or furnishings: Que Sera, Scusi, The Sitting Room

Interior designer:
Kate Regan - The Sitting Room, Lora Marceau - Marceau Interiors, Traci Dokken  - Traci Dokken Designs

Landscape designer or architect: Gray Gardens, Heidi's Lifestyle Gardens, Outdoor Excapes

Heating or AC company: Kleve & JC Mechanical, Pronto Heating & AC, Tonka Plumbing Heating and Cooling

Yard Service: C & C Lawns Inc., Larson Lawnscape, Superior Lawn and Landscape

Preschool or childcare: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, St. David's Center for Child & Family Development, Wayzata Community Church

Doggy daycare or kennel: Adogo Pet Hotel, Club Mutts, Top Dog Country Club

Place to spoil your pet: Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet, Glamour Pets, Lulu & Luigi

Veterinary clinic: Excelsior Animal Hospital, Village Animal Hospital, Westonka Animal Clinic

Learning or tutoring center: College Nannies and Tutors, Do Re Me Music Therapy, Mathnasium

Dance studio: Creo Art & Dance Conservatory, Deanne's Dance Studio, Katie Lien School of Dance, Summit Dance Shoppe

Financial advisor: Alan Fleischauer, Rebecca Hopf, Whitney Windmiller

Hairstylist or barber: Ashlee Olson - Bella on the Bay, Heather Mackenzie - Bella on the Bay, William Anderson - Lili Salon Spa

Massage therapist: Jamie Neisen - Knewtson, Lori McKinney - Bella on the Bay, Myra Wang

Real estate agent: Aaron and Adrienne Thompson, Joel Hentges, Tammy Maddrey

Salon or spa: Bella on the Bay, Juut Salon Spa, Lili Salon Spa

Insurance agent: Anne Rothstein, Chad Babcock, Janet Symons

Nail Salon: Anna Nails, Excelsior Nails & Day Spa, Fabulous Nails

Boutique: Meridian Boutique, Ooh La La, Primp

Small-business customer service:
Brightwater Clothing and Gear, Excelsior Brewing Co., Roger Fazendin Real Estate

Gift shop: Capers, Provisions Gourmet, The General Store of Minnetonka

Jewelry store: Ekate + The Orchard Art House, EverGreene Jewelers, Graham Jewelers

New shop: Ekate + The Orchard Art House, House of 365, Merilou Boutique

Florist: Bayside Just Because Floral & Gift Shop, Candlelight Floral, Excelsior Florist

Liquor store: Haskell's, Muni (Wayzata Bar & Grill), Village Wine Imports LLC

Consignment shop: Cherie Consignment, Fashion Avenue, Hope Chest

Shoe store: DSW, Schuler Shoes, The Foursome Men's Apparel and Shoes

Foodie store: Harvest Moon, Lakewinds Food Co-op, Lunds & Byerly's

Car dealership:
BMW of Minnetonka, Lexus of Wayzata, Morrie's Minnetonka Ford

Coffee shop: 318 Cafe, Dunn Brothers, Peoples Organic