Best of bars


Milwaukee's best sports bar, 2020

Published March 17, 2020

We're currently in a golden age of Sconnie sports. And for OnMilwaukee voters, the MVP - Most Valuable Place - to watch their trio of Wisconsin MVPs is Steny's once again.


Milwaukee's best hotel bar, 2020

Published March 16, 2020

The Outsider is certainly in style when it comes to Milwaukee's bustling hotel bar scene - at least according to OnMilwaukee Best of Bars poll voters, who voted the scenic Third Ward hotspot the best of the bunch for the third straight year.


Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2020

Published March 14, 2020

When you're with the right person, anywhere can be perfect for date night - but according to the OnMilwaukee voters, few places set the mood better than The Outsider at the Kimpton Journeyman hotel.


Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2020

Published March 13, 2020

Once again, according to OnMilwaukee readers, County Clare is the place, storming ahead of the competition for yet another easy win in the best Irish pub category.


Milwaukee's best local product, 2020

Published March 12, 2020

In the best local product category, it's the seventh straight win for Lakefront Brewery's flagship beer, Riverwest Stein.


Milwaukee's best atmosphere at a bar, 2020

Published March 10, 2020

What's your favorite space to cozy up for a drink? Voters in our bar month poll have chosen their clear favorite... for the seventh year in a row.


Milwaukee's best club, 2020

Published March 9, 2020

The MKE club scene clearly gravitates around one intergalactically funky spot: Mad Planet and its bright Riverwest spot, which has claimed victory in this Best of Bars poll category for seemingly as long as the universe has existed.


Milwaukee's best Bloody Mary, 2020

Published March 7, 2020

This year's winner for best Bloody Mary edged out the long-time winner by just two votes. So, who's been crowned the best of the best? Find out.


Milwaukee's best wine list, 2020

Published March 6, 2020

The wine lovers in Milwaukee have spoken. And they've declared a perennial favorite the winner of this year's Bar Month readers' poll for best wine list.


Milwaukee's best beer list, 2020

Published March 5, 2020

Talk about consistency: With this year's win, the Bay View beer haven has claimed this prize from the voters for ten whole years - a decade of delicious beer dominance.