Six weeks, about 12,000 nominations and at least 60,000 votes after it all started, you now have just hours to cast your final ballot in the final category of the 2020 Best of Central Minnesota Readers’ Survey.

Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. Monday in the contest for Best Overall Restaurant. Check out the ballot and cast your vote by clinking this link:

Print readers can visit and click on “Vote for the 2020 Best Overall Restaurant in Central Minnesota.”

So what happens after voting closes for Best Overall Restaurant?

Staffers with SC Times/LOCALiQ will compile all your votes and present the top five finishers in all 62 categories online at and in a special-edition glossy magazine published Friday, Sept 25.

Those results will feature — as chosen by you, the voters — the winner of the Best