Best of Naperville 2022 Finalists

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Congrats to the 2022 Best of Naperville finalists (listed here in alphabetical order) who have been nominated by our readers as the top three in the city in 50 categories. Winners will be announced in the September issue.

Shopping and Retail

Women’s Boutique

  • Chico’s
  • Glam & Glitz Boutique
  • Karisma Boutique

Men’s Store

  • Dean’s Clothing
  • Men’s Wearhouse 
  • Nike by Naperville

Jeweler

  • Costello Jewelry Company
  • James & Sons Fine Jewelers
  • Naperville Jewelers

Pet Store/Groomer

  • Gail’s Groomerie 
  • Two Bostons 
  • Upscale Tail 

Gift Shop

  • Little Luxuries Naperville
  • Occasions
  • SaraBoo Creek

Florist

  • Celidan Creations
  • Naperville Florist 
  • Phillip’s Flowers & Gifts

Home Decor

  • Home Goods
  • Little Luxuries Naperville
  • Nona Jo’s

Food, Drink, and Hospitality

Outdoor Dining

  • Empire Burgers & Brew
  • Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
  • Mesón Sabika 

Romantic

  • Mesón Sabika 
  • Santo Cielo 
  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse 

Speciality Desserts

  • A La Folie 
  • Le Chocolat du Bouchard
  • Molly’s Cupcakes 

Seafood

  • Catch 35 
  • City Gate Grille 
  • Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House

Japanese/Sushi

  • Blue Sushi Sake Grill 
  • Kiku Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Lounge
  • Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge

Chinese

  • Chinese Kitchen
  • House of Emperor 
  • MingHin Cuisine

Southeast Asian

  • Pho Thien Vietnamese Kitchen 
  • The Bangkok Village Restaurant
  • Yum Yum Thai 

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern

  • Naf Naf Grill
  • Mesón Sabika 
  • Vasili’s

 Indian

  • Cuisine of India Restaurant
  • Deccan Spice 
  • The Indian Harvest

Mexican/Latin

  • Fat Rosie’s Taco & Tequila Bar
  • Quiubo 
  • SanguCHE Peruvian Flavors

Breakfast

  • Buttermilk  Cafe
  • Egg Cited Pancake House
  • Egg Harbor Cafe

Italian

  • La Sorella 
  • Rosebud 
  • VAI’s Italian Inspired Kitchen + Bar

Pizza

  • Aurelio’s Pizza
  • Little Pops Pizzeria
  • Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

Steak

  • Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse
  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse 

Burgers

  • Empire Burgers & Brew
  • Five Guys 
  • Jackson Avenue Pub 

Coffee Shop

  • North Central College Coffee Lab
  • Sparrow Coffee
  • Starbucks 

Beer Bar

  • Aurelio’s Aur Bar
  • Tapville Social
  • The Lantern 

Cocktail Bar

  • Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
  • Santo Cielo
  • Zorba

Wine List 

(four-way tie)

  • Che Figata 
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • SixtyFour—Wine Bar & Kitchen
  • VAI’s Italian Inspired Kitchen + Bar

Sports Bar

  • Crosstown Pub & Grill
  • Hizemans 
  • Tap In Pub 

Caterer

  • Belgio’s Catering
  • Chef By Request
  • My Chef Catering

Special Event Venue

  • Elements at Water Street
  • Hotel Arista
  • Mesón Sabika 

Event Planner

  • Effortless Events 
  • Katie Jones at Hotel Arista 
  • My Chef Catering

Entertainment/Live Music Venue

  • BrightSide Theatre 
  • Potters Place 
  • Quigley’s Irish Pub

Hotel

  • Chicago Marriott Naperville
  • Hotel Arista 
  • Hotel Indigo 

Personal Services and Wellness

Dental Practice

  • Gantos Dental Group
  • Innovative Dental Partners 
  • Living Well Dental Group 

Orthodontic Practice

  • Frey Orthodontics
  • Innovative Orthodontic Centers
  • Kowalczyk Orthodontics

Internal Medicine/Family Medical Practice

  • Affordable Hearing Solutions 
  • Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group)
  • Edward Medical Group

Pediatric Practice

  • ABC Pediatrics
  • Children’s Health Partners 
  • Naperville Pediatric Associates

OB/GYN Practice

(four-way tie)

  • Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group)
  • Edward Medical Group
  • Naperville Women’s Healthcare
  • Northwestern Medicine

Cardiology Practice

  • Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group)
  • Edward Cardiovascular Institute
  • Midwest Cardiovascular Institute

Optometry Practice

(four-way tie)

  • English Rows Eye Care
  • Naper Grove Vision Care 
  • Wheaton Eye Clinic of Naperville
  • Lehr Vision Care 

Med Spa

  • Blue Seas Med Spa
  • LuxeSkin Med Spa
  • Truly Skin Aesthetic Center

Chiropractic Practice

  • Lifetime Health & Wellness 
  • The Health Doctors Ltd.
  • Tilson Chiropractic FamilyCare 

Massage

  • Arista Spa & Salon 
  • Me Spa 
  • YangRising

Hair Salon

  • Amber Waves Salon
  • Company Bliss Salon
  • C’zar Salon Spa

Full-Service Spa

  • Arista Spa & Salon 
  • Me Spa 
  • Solaia Luxury Salon & Spa

Fitness Club

  • Beyond Measure Fitness Training
  • FIT4MOM Naperville 
  • Orangetheory Fitness

Photographer

  • Alicia’s Photography
  • Firefly Nights Photography
  • Lindsay Chan Photography 

Construction and Real Estate

Builder

  • DJK Custom Homes 
  • Lakewest Custom Homes
  • Reliable Home Improvement

Remodeler

  • DJK Custom Homes 
  • FBC Remodel
  • Reliable Home Improvement

Landscaper

  • C.B. Conlin Landscapes
  • J&B Landscape Solutions Inc.
  • Local Lawn Care & Landscaping

Realty Company

  • @Properties
  • Baird & Warner
  • John Greene Realtor 

Illustration by Greg Clark