Meet the Finalists in the 2014 Best of Maple Grove

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

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Voting has come and gone for the 2014 Best of Maple Grove, and we received a record number of ballots from dedicated readers of Maple Grove Magazine.
Hundreds of businesses were nominated for the awards, but only the top three in each category will continue on to the Best of Maple Grove event on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Rush Creek Golf Club.

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

Bakery: Chez Arnaud. Nadia Cakes, Panera Bread
: 3 Squares Restaurant, Granite City Food & Brewery, Original Pancake House

Burgers: 5 Guys, Maple Tavern, Wild Bill's Sports Saloon

Ethnic food: El Rodeo, P.F. Chang's, Sawatdee

Happy hour: Houlihan's, Malone's Bar and Grill, Pittsburgh Blue

Wine selection: Biaggi's, Pittsburgh Blue, Redstone American Grill

Kid-friendly restaurant: 3 Squares Restaurant, Dave and Buster's, The Lookout Bar and Grill

New restaurant: Chick-fil-A, Malone's Bar and Grill, Redstone American Grill

Outdoor dining: 3 Squares Restaurant, The Lookout Bar & Grill, Redstone American Grill

Private-party venue: Houlihan's, Pittsburgh Blue, Rush Creek Golf Club

Bartender: Logan Ash, Rush Creek Golf Club; Megan Mitchell, Maple Tavern; Jen Trefise, Granite City Food & Brewery

Pasta Dish: 3 Squares: Mac and Cheese; Biaggi's: Lobster Fettuccine; Malone's: Butternut Squash Ravioli

Chiropractor: Broman Chiropractic, Johnson Chiropractic, Revolution Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Dental clinic: Maple Grove Family Dental Clinic, Metro Dental, Park Dental

Orthodontist: Accorde Orthodontists, Kottemann Orthodontists, TC Orthodontics

Pediatric clinic: Park Nicollet, Partners in Pediatrics, Southlake Pediatrics

Yoga class: Gentle Flow, Heat Yoga Studio; Hot Vinyasa, LifePower Yoga, Life Time Fitness; Yoga Sculpt, CorePower Yoga

Fitness studio: CorePower Yoga, Life Time Fitness, Orangetheory Fitness

Golf course: Pheasant Acres, Rush Creek Golf Club, Sundance Golf & Bowl 

Medspa/rejuvenation clinic: Belladerm Medspa, New Reflections, Simonson's Salon & Spa

Builder/remodeler: J Brothers Home Improvement, Inc., LDK Homes, Lennar Homes

Home retail/furnishings: A Place Called Home, Home Goods, Pottery Barn

Interior designer: A Place Called Home, Deanne Koppendrayer, Pier 1

Landscaper: Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery, Patio Town, Task Master's

Garden shop: Border Magic, Lowe's, Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery

Community event/festival: Maple Grove Day, Maple Grove Farmers' Market, Taste of Maple Grove

Kids' birthday party spot: Chuck E. Cheese's, Dave and Buster's, Maple Grove Community Center

Music lessons: Guitar Center, Pitch Fever, Prima Music Studio

Preschool/daycare: Ave Maria Academy, Primrose, Step by Step Montessori

Summer program/camp: Camp Rocks, Kidstop, YMCA

High school teacher: Matt Detloff, Maple Grove High School; Beth Hellstedt, Maple Grove High School; Bill Quan, Osseo High School

Doggy daycare/kennel/boarding: All Seasons Canine Country Club, Animal Wellness Center, Six Wags Dog Daycare

Pet grooming/services: Animal Wellness Center, Petsmart, Shaggy Dog Grooming

Veterinary services: Animal Wellness Center, Corcoran Pet Care Center, Heritage Animal Hospital

Class/program for seniors: AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety; Pickleball at the Community Center; Wildflower Lodge

Financial advisor: Jim Bear; Tony Kieffer, Edward Jones; Joe Yard

Hairstylist/barber: Hannah Lewis, Marcdaniel Salon; Lauren Miller, Willow Salon; Denise Sartor, Salon Sartor

Photographer: Rich Moll, Sports Photos Now; Sandy Pawlyszyn, Clix Portrait Studios; Tracy Walsh, Poser Design

Massage therapist: Jamie, Flawless Care Therapy; Lan, Massage Envy; Gabe, Simonson's Salon and Spa

Real estate agent: Nick P Johnson, Keller Williams; Jarrod Peterson, Edina Realty; Carrie Schmitz, Keller Williams

Salon/spa: New Reflections, Simonson's Salon & Spa, Willow Salon

Insurance agent: Jim Miller, American Family; Steve Riebel, State Farm; Greg Sniezek, Allstate

Children's shop: Creative Kidstuff, Edelweiss Baby, Little Feet Children's Shoes

Boutique: Hot Mama, Mainstream Boutique, Stonecrop

Small-business customer service: First Class Mortgage, Stonecrop, Willow Salon

Gift shop/place to buy unique gifts: Goodthings, Stonecrop, The Woods

Jeweler: Goldwear Jewelers, Jared, Mark Michael Designs

New shop: Daily Dose, Mainstream Boutique, Whole Foods

Sporting goods: Dave's Sport Shop, Dick's Sporting Goods, REI

Eyewear:  Bass Lake Family Eyecare, LensCrafters, Pearle Vision Maple Grove