Patch was on a mission to find the best of the best in Woodbury.
We asked users to nominate and vote for your favorites in the city in several categories. The votes are in, and we're happy to announce the 2012 Readers' Choice winners!
Food and Drink
- Best Breakfast: Keys Café
- Best Pizza: Classic Pizza
Classic Pizza won the race for Best Pizza by a landslide. The popular pizza spot brought in 77 votes. The next closest was Carbone’s with 33 votes. Pino’s, DeLeo Bros. and Rocco’s rounded out the category.
- Best Burger: Lakes Tavern and Grill
- Best Bartender: Victor at Carmine’s
- Best Appetizer: Ray J’s
- Most Romantic Restaurant: Cravings
- Best Takeout: Yang’s
When it comes to a quick meal after work, Yang’s is the place to go. With 50 percent of the votes, the restaurant takes home the title of best takeout place in Woodbury. Angelina’s Kitchen and Thanh Truc tied for second with 14 votes, followed by Duc’s Vietnamese.
- Best Sushi: Asia Bistro
- Best Dentist: Woodbury Dental Care
When you’re leaning back and someone has sharp instruments in your mouth, Woodbury Dental Care is the dental office in Woodbury people trust. Next was Salute Dental, and a distant third was Woodlane Family Dentistry.
- Best Gas Station: Kwik Trip
- Best Place to Get Your Car Fixed: Auto Works Automotive Service Center
Auto Works Automotive Service Center dominated the voting for Best Place to Get Your Car Fixed in Woodbury. Metric Auto Works and Car Care Muffler & Brake were a distant second and third, respectively.
- Best Gift Shop: A Whimsical Place
- Best Florist: Flowers on the Park
- Best Veterinarian: Hudson Road Animal Hospital
- Best Chiropractor: ChiroWay
- Best Bank or Credit Union: Postal Credit Union
Among several entries in this category, Postal Credit Union took home top honors. There weren’t many votes for others here.
- Best Pediatrician: Dr. Daniel Khoury
This was almost an in-house competition for Central Pediatrics, with Dr. Daniel Khoury securing the top spot, followed by Dr. Shelly Strong.
- Best Day Care: Peace of Mind
- Best Dance Studio: Woodbury Dance Center
Our only tie! Life Time Fitness and Uplift Guided Fitness can both be called winners in our Best Fitness Center category. It was a close race, with Xperience Fitness and Core Power Yoga not far behind.
From Patch Users
- Best Salon: Trendi Salon and Spa
You asked for this category, and we got plenty of votes in a tight race for Best Salon in Woodbury. But Trendi Salon and Spa edged out Salon Ultimo by four votes. Spalon Montage and Juut were the other entries in this category.
- Best Dry Cleaner: Woodbury Cleaners
- Best Bakery: Great Harvest Bread Co.
- Best Photographer: Glimpses of Soul
In our final category suggested by Patch users, Glimpses of Soul barely beat out Ten Tiny Toes Photography.