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The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 Winners

We asked thousands of recent Chicago brides what they really thought about their vendors. Here are the best Chicago wedding venues, Chicago wedding photographers, and more!

Who makes the tastiest Chicago wedding cakes? What are the top Chicago bridal salons? Where are the most beautiful Chicago wedding locations? Recent brides in Chicago rated their wedding vendors, and here's who came out on top!

Bridal Salons

  • A Joyful Occasion, Naperville
  • A L’amour*, Barrington
  • Bella Sposa, Tinley Park
  • Belle Vie Bridal*, Chicago
  • Boutique Victoria, Chicago
  • Caroline DeVillo Couture Bridal, Chicago
  • Dame Couture, Evanston

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Wedding Cake Bakers

  • Amy Beck Cake Design, Chicago
  • Bittersweet Pastry Shop, Chicago
  • Cakegirls, Chicago
  • Dinkel's Bakery, Chicago
  • La Petite Sweet, Westmont
  • Lutz Continental Cafe & Pastry Shop, Chicago
  • Oak Mill Bakery, Niles
  • Sharon's Custom Cakes, Crete
  • Take The Cake, Chicago
  • The Sugar Syndicate, Chicago

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Wedding Caterers

  • ABC Catering Ltd., Rockford
  • Berghoff's Catering*, Chicago
  • Bonsoiree, Chicago
  • Food For Thought, Lincolnwood
  • Maravela's Catering, Fox Lake
  • Marie's Catering, Willowbrook
  • Phil Stefani's Signature Events*, Chicago

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    Wedding DJs

    • Absolute Light and Sound, Hudson
    • Admit One DJ's*, Naperville
    • An Enchanted Evening, Schaumburg
    • Cage and Aquarium Productions, Chicago
    • Electric Blue Entertainment, Tinley Park
    • Finest Event, Lisle
    • Medleys In Motion, Grayslake
    • Memory Makers Entertainment, Lindenhurst
    • Style Matters DJs, Chicago
    • Toast & Jam, Chicago
    • Windy City Hitman*, Arlington Heights
  • See more Chicago wedding DJs

    Wedding Planners

    • Big City Bride, Chicago
    • Bliss Weddings & Events, Chicago
    • Dettagli Weddings, Chicago
    • Engaging Events by Ali, Chicago
    • Greatest Expectations, Forest Park
    • La Di Events, Sycamore
    • Liven It Up Events, Chicago
    • Ronsley Special Events, Chicago
    • Samaya Events, Schaumburg
    • With Love Bridal, Chicago

    See more Chicago wedding planners

    Wedding Florists

    • A Stem Above, Chicago
    • Catherine's Garden, Oak Forest
    • Dilly Lily, Chicago
    • Fleur, Chicago
    • Fragrant Design*, Chicago
    • Georgette's Flowers, Peoria
    • Natural Beauties Floral*, Chicago
    • Palomino Floral Designs, Schaumburg
    • Phillip's Flowers & Gifts, Elmhurst
    • The Enchanted Florist, Orland Park
    • Walden Floral Design Co., Downers Grove

    See more Chicago wedding florists

  • Wedding Photographers

    • Allusion Photography, Shorewood
    • Ana Miyares Photography, Chicago
    • Angel Eyes Photography, Chicago
    • Bryan Swisher Photography, Chicago
    • Dayna Schroeder Photography, Chicago
    • Essence Photography*, Chicago
    • Gerber & Scarpelli Photography, Chicago
    • George Street Photography*, Chicago
    • Jai Girard Photography, Chicago
    • Jeremy Lawson Photography, Chicago
    • Jill Brazel Photography, Evanston
    • Kenny Kim Photography, Des Plaines
    • KingenSmith Photography, Chicago
    • Main Focus Photography, Frankfort
    • Melissa Marie Photography, Palatine
    • Misha Media, Hoffman Estates
    • Peter Coombs Photography, Oak Park
    • R.E.M. Video & Photography, Glenview
    • Steve Goldhaber Photography, Chicago
    • Thorsen Photography Co., Naperville
    • Tricia Koning Photography, Chicago
    • Timothy Whaley & Assoc*, Lisle

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    Wedding Bands

    • Al Sofia Music, Bloomingdale
    • Arlen Music Consultants, Evanston
    • David Rothstein Music*, Chicago
    • High Society Orchestra, Chicago
    • Matt Stedman Band, Chicago
    • The Pete Fleming Orchestra, Cary

    See more Chicago wedding bands

    Reception Sites

    • America’s Banquets at Walter Payton's Roundhouse, Aurora
    • Arrowhead Golf Club, Wheaton
    • Belvedere Events and Banquets, Elk Grove Village
    • Café Brauer, Chicago
    • Casa Royale Banquets, Des Plaines
    • Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
    • Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Lemont
    • DiNolfo's Banquets, Mokena
    • Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Center, Des Plaines
    • Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Chicago
    • Galleria Marchetti, Chicago
    • Hotel Allegro, Chicago
    • Maggiano's Little Italy, Chicago
    • Museum Of Contemporary Art, Chicago
    • The Carleton of Oak Park Hotel, Oak Park
    • The Drake Hotel, Chicago
    • Victoria Rosemont, Rosemont
    • White Pines Golf Club, Bensenville

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    Wedding Transportation

    • Absolute Dream Limo*, Oak Forest
    • Aries Charter Transportation, Chicago
    • Chicago Mini Bus Travel, Franklin Park
    • Flying Lady Livery, Schiller Park
    • Naperville Trolley & Tours Ltd., Naperville
    • The Trolley Car & Bus Company, Bensenville

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    Wedding Videographers

    • "I Do" Weddings Videography, Morton
    • Logi Productions, LLC, Chicago
    • McLean Video, Tinley Park
    • Poetic Productions, Chicago
    • Second Films Inc., Chicago

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    * This vendor is notable but not reviewed

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