Best of Plymouth 2023

by | Jun 2023

Best of Plymouth 2023

Celebrations are in order.

Welcome to your Best of Plymouth 2023 list! Each year we rely on your help identifying the local restaurants, services, shops and more that help define the community here in Plymouth. Your votes recognize the people behind the businesses, whether they’re familiar faces or newcomers making a difference in your day. So, without further ado, let’s celebrate!


Best Bakery

Lunds & Byerlys

Runners-up: The Fox and Pantry, Wuollet Bakery

Best Bar, Brewery or Distillery

Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill

Runners-up: Luce Line Brewing Co., Rock Elm Tavern

Best Breakfast or Brunch

The Original Pancake House

Runners-up: Peg’s Countryside Cafe, Benedict’s

Best Burger

Rock Elm Tavern

Runners-up: Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill, Culver’s of Plymouth

Best Chicken Sandwich

OAK Eatery

Runners-up: Northern Taphouse, Chick-fil-A Plymouth

Best Desserts or Ice Cream

Honey & Mackie’s

Runners-up: Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill, Culver’s of Plymouth

Best International Cuisine

Lucky Street

Runners-up: Thai Table Restaurant, Plymouth Garden, La Cocina de Ana

Best Locally-Owned Coffee Shop

The Fox and Pantry

Runner-up: Brew Park Plymouth

Best Outdoor Dining Space

Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill

Runners-up: Rock Elm Tavern, Cowboy Jack’s Plymouth

Best Pizza

ElMar’s NY Pizza

Runners-up: Latuff’s Pizzeria, Broadway Bar & Pizza

Best Plant-Based or Vegan Menu

Crisp & Green

Runners-up: Lucky Street, Nautical Bowls

Best Restaurant

Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill

Runners-up: Rock Elm Tavern, OAK Eatery

Best Restaurant for a Power Lunch

BLVD Kitchen & Bar

Runners-up: Crisp & Green, Nautical Bowls

Best Takeout or Curbside Service

La Cocina de Ana

Runners-up: Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill, OAK Eatery, Plymouth Garden


Best Builder

J Brothers Design – Build – Remodel, Inc.

Runners-up: Bergeron Homes & Development, Cinergy Homes & Remodeling, Gonyea Custom Homes

Best Carpet and Flooring Store

Satoree Flooring

Runners-up: Floors of Distinction – FOD STUDIO, Flooring Investments since 1976, UB Hardwoods & Flooring

Best Home Cleaning Service

Divine Shine Cleaning Company

Runner-up: Zerorez of Minnesota

Best Home Decor and Furniture Store

HOM Furniture

Runners-up: Schneiderman’s Furniture, Abode & Co.

Best Landscape Design Service

MH3 Design Group

Runners-up: David’s Lawn Service, Quality Lawn Care & Landscaping Service

Best Lawn Service

David’s Lawn Service

Runners-up: Anderson Lawn, Kenlawn

Best Locally-Owned Hardware Store

Hamel True Value Building Center

Runners-up: LeVahn Bros. Plumbing and Hardware Hank, Ace Hardware

Best Garden Center


Runners-up: Gregor Farm & Greenhouse, Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery, Otten Bros. Garden Center & Landscaping

Best Remodeler

J Brothers Design – Build – Remodel, Inc.

Runners-up: Boyer Building Corporation, Cinergy Homes & Remodeling

Best Senior Living Residence

Parks’ Place Memory Care

Runners-up: Amira Choice Plymouth, Cornerstone Assisted Living & Memory Care


Best Barbershop

Great Clips

Runners-up: Christopher J Salon, Urban Eve

Best Boutique Fitness or Yoga Studio

Pilates MN

Runners-up: Orangetheory Fitness, CorePower Yoga

Best Med Spa

Buzzella Massage

Runners-up: Gr8Skin MedSpa, Simonson’s Salon & Spa

Best Place for a Manicure and Pedicure

Vick’s Nail Lounge

Runners-up: Zen Nails, Simonson’s Salon & Spa

Best Salon Spa

Urban Eve

Runners-up: Reflect Salon, Simonson’s Salon & Spa


Best Chiropractic Practice

Northern Edge Chiropractic

Runners-up: Lake West Chiropractic & Natural Health, Plymouth Spine and Health Center

Best Cosmetic Dentistry Practice

Smile Design Dentistry

Runners-up: Metropolitan Prosthodontics, Harbor Dental

Best Dental Practice

Smile Design Dentistry

Runners-up: Ostrem Dental, Bay Creek Dental

Best Dermatology Practice

Pinnacle Dermatology

Runners-up: Zel Skin & Laser Specialists, Lakes Dermatology

Best Eye Care Practice

Kennedy Vision Health Center

Runners-up: Plymouth Vision Center, Four Seasons Eye Care

Best Family Medicine Practice

Voyage Healthcare

Runners-up: Park Nicollet Clinic Plymouth, Northwest Family Clinics

Best Holistic Wellness Practice

Legacy Wellness

Runners-up: Buzzella Massage, Lake West Chiropractic & Natural Health

Best OB-GYN Practice

Oakdale ObGyn

Runners-up: Haugen OB/GYN, OBGYN West

Best Orthopedic Practice

Summit Orthopedics: Plymouth Clinic

Runners-up: Allina Health Orthopedics, Twin Cities Orthopedics Plymouth

Best Orthodontic Practice

Smile Design Dentistry

Runners-up: Kottemann Orthodontics, Minnesota Orthodontics

Best Pediatric Practice

South Lake Pediatrics

Runners-up: Children’s Minnesota Partners in Pediatrics Primary Care Clinic, Wayzata Children’s Clinic


Best Dance Studio

Summit Dance Shoppe

Runners-up: Esteem Dance, Fitness & Tumbling, Just For Kix

Best Preschool Program

The Goddard School of Plymouth

Runners-up: Primrose School of West Plymouth, Providence Academy, Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center

Pet Care

Best Pet Boarding or Daycare Service

Pet Retreat Plymouth

Runners-up: Camp Bow Wow, Fur Baby Barn

Best Dog-Friendly Establishment

Brew Park Plymouth

Runners-up: Rock Elm Tavern, Luce Line Brewing Co.

Best Dog Park

Brew Park Plymouth

Runner-up: Plymouth Dog Park

Best Pet Grooming Service

Vet Partners Plymouth

Runners-up: Central Paws, Fur Baby Barn

Best Veterinarian Practice

Vet Partners Plymouth

Runners-up: Rockford Road Animal Hospital, Plymouth Heights Pet Hospital


Best Accounting

Barton Walter & Krier, Business Cents (tie)

Runner-up: Wiitala Tax Services

Best Law Practice

AND Law Offices

Runners-up: Brutlag, Trucke & Doherty, P.A., Elliott Law Offices, P.A., Mundahl Law, PLLC.


Best Apparel Boutique

Urban Eve

Runners-up: Abode & Co., Lily Foster

Best Florist


Runners-up: The Wild Orchid, Candlelight Florist, Gifts & Flower Delivery

Best Gift Shop

Abode & Co.

Runners-up: Patina, Curated Boutique

Best Jewelry Store

Artelle Designs

Runners-up: Continental Diamond, Jewelry World


Best Park, Open Space or Beach

Clifton E. French Regional Park

Runners-up: Parkers Lake, Baker Park Reserve

Best Place for a Date Night

Rock Elm Tavern

Runners-up: Luce Line Brewing Co., Plymouth Grand 15

Best Place for Family Activities

Plymouth Community Center

Runner-up: Clifton E. French Regional Park

Best Place for an Outdoor Adventure

Clifton E. French Regional Park

Runner-up: Baker Park Reserve

Best Place to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

Hilde Performance Center

Runners-up: Excelsior Bay, Parkers Lake, Plymouth Creek Playfield Park

Best of the West Metro

Best Golf Course

Rush Creek Golf Club

Runners-up: Baker National Golf Course, Shamrock Golf Course

Best Music School

Bach to Rock

Runner-up: Medina School of Music

Best Private School

Providence Academy

Runners-up: Heritage Christian Academy, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School

Best Outdoor Skating or Hockey Rink

Klapprich Park & Field

Runners-up: Plymouth Creek Park, Plymouth Ice Center

Discover Minnesota

Best Hiking or Biking Trail

Luce Line Regional Trail

Runners-up: Superior Hiking Trail, Clifton E. French Regional Park

Best Live Theater

Guthrie Theater

Runners-up: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Yellow Tree Theatre

Best Music Venue

First Avenue

Runners-up: Hilde Performance Center, The Armory

Best Nordic Ski Trail or Alpine Hill

Baker Park Reserve, Lutsen Mountains (tie)

Runner-up: Afton Alps

Best Wedding Venue

The Hutton House

Runners-up: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Lafayette Club, Millennium Garden


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This