Volume One Special Coverage: Pulling Together While Staying Apart


Best of the Chippewa Valley: 2020 Hall of Fame

undefeated 13-year winners and all 5+ year winners

Tom Giffey

Year in and year out, Chippewa Valley voters rank these winners as the cream of the crop in our poll. Here are the people, places, and things that have won their categories FIVE or more straight years!

Scooter's Bar
Best Dance Floor

Michael Perry
Favorite Local Author

Best Used/Thrift Store

Coon Fork Lake County Park
Best Campground


McKay and Donuts
Best Radio Show

Cancun Mexican Grill
Best Mexican Food

Eau Claire Dog Park
Best Place to Take Your Pet


Big Falls County Park
Best Beach


Altoona Family Restaurant
Best Restaurant for Good Wait Staff,
Best Comfort Food

Girolamo’s Court’n House Bar & Grill
Best Burger, Best Bar Food

UW-Eau Claire Jazz I
Best Jazz Band

Brent Douglas
Best Florist

Wagner’s Lanes
Best Bowling Alley


Sculpture Tour Eau Claire
Best Public Art Installation

Mayo Clinic Health System
Best Hospital / Clinic

Trubilt Collision Center
Best Auto Body Shop

Morgan Music
Best Place to Buy an Instrument

Diamond School of Dance
Best Dance Studio

Royal Credit Union
Best Bank / Credit Union

Hickory Hills
Best Golf Course

Hot Country B95
Best Local Radio Station


Grizzly’s Wood-Fired Grill
Best Chicken

DaVinci Therapeutic Massage
Best Place for a Massage

Antique Emporium
Best Antiques / Old Stuff


Sue’s Deluxe Bake Shop
Best Bakery

KP Katering
Best Catering Company

Chippewa River State Trail
Best Trail for Biking

Pinehurst Hill
Best Sledding Hill


Milwaukee Burger Co.
Best Cheese Curds

River Bend Vineyard & Winery
Best Winemaker

The Fire House
Best Beer Selection

The Plus
Best Open Mic

Eau Claire Animal Hospital
Best Veterinary Clinic

Kristo Orthodontics
Best Orthodontic Practice

Eau Claire Express
Best Spectator Sports Team

Lake Wissota
Best Body of Water for Recreation


Egg Roll Plus
Best Restaurant for Asian Food

The Nucleus
Best Breakfast Spot

Mona Lisa’s
Best Restaurant in Eau Claire

Five O’Clock Club
Best Karaoke Spot

Volume One’s Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
Best Free Entertainment Option

The Local Store
Best Shop for Gifts

Truckers Union
Best Smoke Shop

Deborah Becker – State Farm
Best Local Insurance Office

Revival Records
Best Place to Buy Music

Rump’s Butcher Shoppe
Best Place to Buy Meat

Eau Claire Games and Arcade
Best Place for Gamers

Down To Earth and Five & Two Café
Best Garden Center

Planet Fitness
Best Place to Get Fit

Eau Claire Marathon
Best Run/Walk

Judy Clark
Best TV News Anchor

Big Falls County Park
Most Beautiful Spot

Go to the 2020 Best-Of results »

Lasker Jewelers
Lasker Jewelers

Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.