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.
Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro
Buckley's Restaurant and Bar
Bryant's Cocktail Lounge
Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub
The following results are based on detailed surveys from more than 40 Milwaukee-area chefs, restaurateurs and other culinary professionals.