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Posted: February 20, 2020 Best of Downtown Eau Claire Businesses

We have so many great businesses in downtown, and we aren't the only ones that think so. Taken from the VolumeOne poll for Best of the Chippewa Valley, the following downtown Eau Claire businesses were voted as the best!

Best Dance Studio

Eau Claire School of Dance - 306 Main Street

 

Best Place to Get Fit (Gym, Club, etc)

Eau Claire YMCA - 700 Graham Avenue

 

Best Yoga Studio

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio - 313 E. Madison Street

Sky Yoga - 415 ½ S. Barstow Street

 

Best All Ages Hangout

Phoenix Park - 330 Riverfront Terrace

 

Best Art Gallery

200 Main Art and Wine - 200 Main Street

Pablo Center Galleries - 128 Graham Ave

 

Best Free Entertainment Option

Acoustic Café -  505 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Movie Theater

Downtown Budget Eau Claire - 315 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Place for Live Music

Pablo Center Galleries - 128 Graham Ave

Phoenix Park - 330 Riverfront Terrace,

The Metro - 201 E. Lake Street

 

Best Appetizer

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

Mogie’s Pub Spuds O’Plenty - 436 Water Street

 

Best Breakfast Spot

The Nucleus Café - 405 Water Street

 

Best Brunch

The Nucleus Café - 405 Water Street

The Lakely (at the Oxbow Hotel) - 516 Galloway Street

 

Best Burger

Girolamo’s Court ‘n House Bar & Grill - 113 W. Grand Ave

Amber Inn - 840 E. Madison Street

 

Best Burritos

Burrito Xpress - 408 Water Street

Silly Serrano - 329 Riverfront Terrace

 

Best Café / Coffeehouse

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar - 615 Graham Ave

Eau Claire Downtown Coffee - 205 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Comfort Food

Girolamo’s Court ‘n House Bar & Grill - 113 W. Grand Ave

 

Best Bakery

Sue’s Bakeshop - 1319 Birch Street

 

Best Egg Rolls

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

Rice Palace - 210 S. Barstow Street

Thai Orchid - 203 N. Barstow Street

 

Best Fried Cheese Curds

Dooley’s Pub - 442 Water Street

 

Best International Cuisine

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

 

Best Local Brewery

The Brewing Projekt - 1807 N. Oxford Ave

Lazy Monk Brewing - 97 W. Madison Street

 

Best Locally Produced Foodstuff

Chip Magnet Salsa -  800 Wisconsin Street Mailbox 91

 

Best New Restaurant

Silly Serrano - 329 Riverfront Terrace

Olson’s Ice Cream - 80 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Pad Thai

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

Thai Orchid - 203 N. Barstow Street


Best Pho

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

Rice Palace - 210 S. Barstow Street

Thai Orchid - 203 N. Barstow Street

 

Best Quick Lunch

Acoustic Café - 505 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Restaurant for a Fish Fry

Girolamo’s Court ‘n House Bar & Grill - 113 W. Grand Ave

 

Best Restaurant for Asian Food

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

Ninja Japanese and Chinese Restaurant - 405 S. Barstow Street

Thai Orchid - 203 N. Barstow Street

 

Best Restaurant for Dessert

Ramone’s Ice Cream Parlor - 503 Galloway Street

Olson’s Ice Cream - 80 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Restaurant for Italian Food

Mona Lisa’s Restaurant - 428 Water Street

 

Best Restaurant for Late-Night Noshing

The Plus - 208 S. Barstow Street

Girolamo’s Court ‘n House Bar & Grill - 113 W. Grand Ave

 

Best Restaurant for Mexican Food

Silly Serrano -  329 Riverfront Terrace

 

Best Restaurant for Outdoor Dining

The Lakely (at the Oxbow Hotel) - 516 Galloway Street

 

Best Restaurants for Subs and Sandwiches

Acoustic Café - 505 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Restaurant for Upscale Dining

Mona Lisa’s Restaurant - 428 Water Street

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub - 415 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Restaurant for Vegetarian Dining

Egg Roll Plus - 1611 Bellinger Street

The Nucleus Café - 405 Water Street

 

Best Restaurant in Eau Claire

Mona Lisa’s Restaurant - 428 Water Street

 

Best Sushi

Ninja Japanese and Chinese Restaurant - 405 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Tacos

Silly Serrano - 329 Riverfront Terrace

 

Best Take Out

Thai Orchid - 203 N. Barstow Street

 

Most Inspired / Interesting Restaurant Atmosphere

The Lakely (at the Oxbow Hotel) - 516 Galloway Street

The Livery - 316 Wisconsin Street

 

Best Building

Pablo Center Galleries - 128 Graham Ave

 

Best Hotel

The Lismore Hotel - 333 Gibson Street

The Oxbow Hotel - 516 Galloway Street

 

Best Museum / Historic Site

Children’s Museum of Eau Claire - 220 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Bar for Drinking

The Joynt - 322 Water Street

The Fire House - 202 Gibson Street

The Livery - 316 Wisconsin Street

 

Best Bar for Indoor Games

The Livery - 316 Wisconsin Street

 

Best Bar for Last Call

Scooter’s - 411 Galloway Street

The Joynt - 322 Water Street

 

Best Bar for Outdoor Sports

The Depot - 222 E. Madison Street

 

Best Bar for Talking

The Brewing Projekt - 1807 N. Oxford Ave

The Joynt - 322 Water Street

The Lismore Hotel - 333 Gibson Street

 

Best Overall Bar Food

Girolamo’s Court ‘n House Bar & Grill - 113 W. Grand Ave

The District Pub & Grill - 101 Graham Ave

Amber Inn Bar & Grill - 840 E. Madison Street

 

Best Place for Bar Dancing

Scooter’s - 411 Galloway Street

She-Nannigans & Lucky’s - 415 Water Street

 

Best Place for Trivia Night

The Plus - 208 S. Barstow Street

The Fire House - 202 Gibson Street

Ray’s Place - 838 Water Street

 

Best Antiques / Old Stuff Shop

Antique Emporium - 306 Main Street

 

Best Art Supply Store

Tangled Up in Hue - 505 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Bookstore

The Local Store - 205 N. Dewey Street

 

Best Business for Eco-Friendly Products and Services

Just Local Food - 1117 S. Farwell Street

 

Best CBD Retailer

Wonders of Nature - 416 S. Barstow Street

Just Local Food - 1117 S. Farwell Street

 

Best Computer / Electronics Shop

Mad Computer Services - 1241 Menomonie Street

Computer Wizards - 140 Birch Street

 

Best Customer Service

Blue Ox Running - 417 S. Barstow Street

Ramone’s Ice Cream Parlor - 503 Galloway Street

 

Best Fiber Arts / Quilt Shop

Blue Boxer Arts - 505 S. Barstow Street

The Calico Shoppe - 214 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Local Bike Shop

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar - 615 Graham Ave

Riverside Bike & Skate - 937 Water Street

 

Best New Business

The Well - 40 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Place for Used Appliances

Goss Appliance - 2106 Cameron Street

 

Best Place to Buy an Instrument

Pedals Music - 307 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Place to Buy Music

Revival Records - 128 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Place to Buy Shoes

Blue Ox Running - 417 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Shop for Gifts

The Local Store - 205 N. Dewey Street

Tangled Up in Hue - 505 S. Barstow Street

Raggedy Man - 401 S. Barstow Street

 

Best Smoke Shop

Truckers Union - 413 Water Street

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