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.
Meet the research panelists and get their picks for the best menu items from the best restaurants in and around Milwaukee.
Saz's State House
Speed Queen Bar-B-Q
Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue
Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub
Pat's Rib Place
Pike Lake House
Puddle Jumpers BBQ
The following results are based on detailed surveys from more than 40 Milwaukee-area chefs, restaurateurs and other culinary professionals.