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:
It was a . Keys Café won over the Woodbury Café by just two votes. Keys Café landed 41 votes while the brought in 39.
- Best Pizza:
Classic Pizza won the by a landslide. The popular pizza spot brought in 77 votes. The next closest was with 33 votes. , and rounded out the category.
- Best Burger:
By just one vote, Lakes Tavern and Grill took home the title for . Only three votes separated the group, which included Wild Bill's, and Ray J's.
- Best Bartender: Victor at
When it comes to the best bartender in Woodbury, . Victor landed 25 votes followed by Nicole from Carmine's and Chuck from .
- Best Appetizer:
Known for its wings, Ray J’s wins . was close behind with 19 votes, followed by Carmine’s and .
- Most Romantic Restaurant: Cravings
When it comes to a wooing a loved one, was the place to go. The restaurant brought in 22 votes, with and Sunsets trailing.
- Best Takeout:
When it comes to a quick meal after work, . With 50 percent of the votes, the restaurant takes home the title of best takeout place in Woodbury. and tied for second with 14 votes, followed by .
- Best Sushi:
It was a . Asia Bistro had 16 votes, just three more than .
- Best Dentist:
When you’re leaning back and someone has sharp instruments in your mouth, Woodbury Dental Care is the . Next was , and a distant third was .
- Best Gas Station:
Fill ‘er up! Woodbury Patch users . A close second was , with and bringing up the rear.
- Best Place to Get Your Car Fixed:
Auto Works Automotive Service Center in Woodbury. and were a distant second and third, respectively.
- Best Gift Shop:
When you need that special something... A Whimsical Place was in Woodbury. was the other entry in this category.
- Best Florist:
Anniversary? Mother’s Day? This is the spot. Flowers on the Park in Woodbury. was the other entry.
- Best Veterinarian:
Hudson Road Animal Hospital was , followed by Carver Lake Vet Clinic and .
- Best Chiropractor:
Another competition, . Coming in second for Best Chiropractor in Woodbury was , with in third.
- Best Bank or Credit Union:
Among several entries in this category, Postal Credit Union . There weren’t many votes for others here.
- Best Pediatrician: Dr. Daniel Khoury
This was almost an in-house competition for Central Pediatrics, with , followed by Dr. Shelly Strong.
- Best Day Care:
When it comes to Best Day Care, and , but the former was the winner. came in third.
- Best Dance Studio:
This was clearly the most hotly contested competition, but Woodbury Dance Center . came in second, and was third.
- Best Fitness Center: and
Our only tie! Life Time Fitness and Uplift Guided Fitness can 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 . 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 beat for .
- Best Bakery:
A close race between Great Harvest Bread Co. and , with Great Harvest .
- Best Photographer:
In our final category suggested by Patch users, Glimpses of Soul .