Meet the research panelists and get their picks for the best menu items from the best restaurants in and around Milwaukee.
Maxie's Southern Comfort
Balzac Wine Bar
Bosley On Brady
Elsa's on the Park
Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub
Kopp's Frozen Custard
The following results are based on detailed surveys from more than 40 Milwaukee-area chefs, restaurateurs and other culinary professionals. Restaurants that received multiple recommendations are listed here, in descending order of number of recommendations, with ties in alphabetical order.
Special thanks to the Milwaukee culinary professionals who participated in the research, generating $1,000 in donations to Feed My Starving Children and other charities from Pro Preferred.