Here it is: The cream of Cream City. You chose the winners in dozens of categories.

Dining

Business Lunch

Harbor House
Mason Street Grill
Lake Park Bistro

Quick Lunch

Milwaukee Public Market
BelAir Cantina
Beans & Barley

Tacos

BelAir Cantina
Café Corazón
Botanas

Bakery

Peter Sciortino Bakery
Simma’s
Miss Molly’s

New Restaurant

Uncle Wolfie’s Breakfast Tavern
Char’d
Don’s Diner

Dessert

Le Rêve
Lake Park Bistro
Odd Duck

Sandwich Shop

Glorioso’s Italian Market
Jake’s Deli
Comet Cafe

Splurge

Harbor House
Lake Park Bistro
Sanford

Barbecue

Smoke Shack
Saz’s
Speed Queen

Pub Food / Gastropub

Café Hollander
The Wicked Hop
The Rumpus Room

Steakhouse

Five O’Clock Steakhouse
Eddie Martini’s
Mr. B’s Steakhouse

Late-Night Eats

Oakland Gyros
Elsa’s On the Park
Ma Fischer’s

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Wisconsin Classics

Old Fashioned

Camp Bar
The Packing House
Bacchus

Supper Club

Five O’Clock Steakhouse
The Packing House
Joey Gerard’s

Kringle

Racine Danish Kringles
O&H Danish Bakery
Uncle Mike’s Bake Shoppe

Frozen Custard

Kopp’s
Leon’s
Gilles

MKE-Style Pizza

Pizza Man
Balistreri’s Ristorante
Zaffiro’s

Fish Fry

Lakefront Beer Hall
Kegel’s Inn
St. Paul Fish Co. 

Classic Milwaukee Beer

Miller High Life
PBR
Schlitz

Fried Cheese Curds

Lakefront Beer Hall
West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe
Milwaukee Brat House

Fresh Cheese Curds

Clock Shadow Creamery
Wisconsin Cheese Mart
West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe


Imbibing

Cocktails

Bryant’s
At Random
Bar Louie

Wine List

Balzac
Pizza Man
Lake Park Bistro

Beer-Focused Bar

Sugar Maple
Stubby’s Gastrogrub and Beer Bar
The Brass Tap

Craft Beer

Lakefront Riverwest Stein
Third Space Happy Place
Milwaukee Brewing O-Gii

Craft Brewery

Lakefront Brewery
Third Space Brewing
Milwaukee Brewing

Sports Bar

Kelly’s Bleachers
Nomad World Pub
Steny’s

Beer Garden

Estabrook
South Shore Terrace
The Landing at Hoyt Park


Arts & Entertainment

Music Club

The Jazz Estate
Cactus Club
Caroline’s Jazz Club

Music Venue

Pabst Theater
Riverside Theater
Fiserv Forum

Local Musician

Amanda Huff
Abby Jeanne
Trapper Schoepp

Athlete

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Christian Yelich
Markus Howard

Golf Course

Brown Deer Park
Milwaukee Country Club
The Bog

Milwaukee Essential

Summerfest
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee County Zoo

Dog Park

Estabrook
Bay View
Minooka

Team (Non-Brewers/Bucks)

Milwaukee Admirals
Milwaukee Wave
Brew City Bruisers


Services

Hair Salon

Neroli
Azana
Hedwig’s

Mani / Pedi

Neroli
Erik of Norway
Anthony Vince’

Massage

Well Spa + Salon
Massage Envy
Azana
Elements

Esthetician

High Brow Boutique
Quintessa
Lash Boutique

Barbershop

Groom
The Nobleman
Stag

Yoga

Tosa Yoga Center
Milwaukee Power Yoga
Helium Hot Yoga

Fitness Studio

The Barre Code
Orangetheory
Brew Fitness

Personal Trainer

Karen Berenson, RunFit MKE
Tony Becker, Toned Body Fitness
Joshua Shafer, Anytime Fitness Menomonee Falls

Realtor

Pam Bastien
Shar Borg
Dan Mickelsen

Cosmetic Surgeon

Tracy McCall
Andrew Campbell
Daniel Butz

Interior Designer

Peabody’s Interior
Amy Carman Design
Megan Brakefield Interior

Moving Service

Hernia Movers
Five-Star Moving Crew
Eagle Moving

Landscaper / Lawn Service

Hawks Landscape
Hoppe Tree Service
La Rosa Landscape

Adult Class

Sur La Table (Cooking)
Danceworks MKE (Variety of Dance)
Sharon Lynne, Wilson Center for the Arts (Visual and Performance Art)

 


Shopping

Vintage Shop

Retique
Tip Top Atomic Shop
Plume

Home Goods Store

Cream City Restoration
Restoration Hardware Outlet
Pabst Basket

Grocery Store / Market

Sendik’s
Glorioso’s Italian Market
Milwaukee Public Market

Men’s Clothing

Harleys
Moda3
Mark Berman & Son

Women’s Clothing

Faye’s
Twigs
The Navy Knot

Gift Store

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The Waxwing
Sparrow Collective

Pet Supplies

Bark N Scratch Outpost
Happy Tails Pet Supplies
The Feed Bag

Bike Shop / Repair

Wheel & Sprocket
Erik’s
Ben’s Cycle

Lawn & Garden Store

Stein’s Garden & Home
Minor’s Garden Center
Bayside Garden Center

 


For the Kids

Rainy Day Option

Milwaukee Public Museum
Discovery World
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Nice Day Option

Milwaukee County Zoo
Atwater Beach
Urban Ecology Center

Free Option

Free Thursdays at Milwaukee Public Museum & Milwaukee Art Museum
Bike Ride on Oak Leaf Trail
Milwaukee Public Library Central Library

Kids-Focused Store

American Science and Surplus
Learning Shop
Little Monsters


More Best of Milwaukee 2019

Here it is: The cream of Cream City. You chose the winners in dozens of categories, and we added a few that we couldn’t help but chime in on.


“Best of Milwaukee 2019” appears in the September 2019 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

Find it on newsstands beginning September 2, or buy a copy online.

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