Best of dining

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Milwaukee's best food truck, 2019

Published Oct. 31, 2019

It's been a year of conflict for Taqueria Arandas, but here's a fight that's comes to a happy, rewarding and stress-free conclusion for the taco hot spot: They've claimed the title of Brew City's best food truck.

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Milwaukee's best Central/South American restaurant, 2019

Published Oct. 31, 2019

It's not just the flavors that are hot in this category. Apparently the competition is as well, as the gap between the top three contenders for Best Central/South American restaurant were separated by less than 30 votes.

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Milwaukee's best fine dining, 2019

Published Oct. 31, 2019

For the second straight year, according to OnMilwaukee readers and voters, Lake Park Bistro is the finest of the fine dining in Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee's best African / Jamaican / Caribbean restaurant, 2019

Published Oct. 30, 2019

Last year's runner-up takes the top spot from Irie Zulu, which closed last winter, but is on the verge of reopening. While first place was won by a relatively relatively wide margin, the difference between the second place winner, Sabor Tropical, and fourth place winner, Alem Ethiopian Village, was merely 7 votes.

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Milwaukee's best pho, 2019

Published Oct. 30, 2019

Hue is slurping up the title for best pho in Milwaukee this year, now with two locations, Bayview and Wauwatosa, giving us more outlets to pho-fill our Hue cravings.

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Milwaukee's best small plates, 2019

Published Oct. 29, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, this Walker's Point gem has won over your hearts, minds and stomachs to be called the best small plates restaurant in Milwaukee. Odd Duck gave La Merenda a run for their money this year, but last years winner stayed on top for another year.

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Milwaukee's best frozen treats, 2019

Published Oct. 28, 2019

Not only did Kopp's win the top spot for best Milwaukee Institution, but the Milwaukee favorite was also voted No. 1 for the best frozen treats!

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Milwaukee's best dining institution, 2019

Published Oct. 27, 2019

There are so many classic Milwaukee restaurants that it's hard to pick just one as the best. Or, at least, it seems like it would be - but that didn't deter you from picking your favorite.

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Milwaukee's best national chain, 2019

Published Oct. 26, 2019

Somehow, the chain most associated with Wisconsin didn't even make last years rankings - but have no fear, that error has been rectified this year as Culver's took the top spot from last years winner, Chick-fil-A.

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Milwaukee's best bakery, 2019

Published Oct. 25, 2019

We have a new winner in this category. But like the previous title holder, this year's champ is a long-lived Milwaukee favorite!

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Milwaukee's best ramen, 2019

Published Oct. 24, 2019

Red Light Ramen has won over the hearts (and stomachs) of Milwaukee's ramen lovers yet again, as they win this years best ramen, putting packet ramen to shame everywhere.