By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Oct 26, 2009 at 4:31 PM

The votes are in, and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best Dining 2009. The results of this readers' poll, including an editors' pick, are available in this series of articles that run all October long during Dining Month on

Milwaukee has a variety of great Indian restaurants, but readers declared the East Side’s Maharaja to be the very best.

The daily lunch buffet offers a large selection of Indian soups, vegetarian favorites like palak paneer (spinach cooked with homemade cheese), chicken and beef curries and gulab jamun -- those little fried dough balls dipped in sweet syrup.

Dinners at Maharaja feature an extensive East Indian menu crowded with curries, meats and breads baked in a traditional tandoori oven. editors’ choice: Bombay Sweets

2. Taste of India
3. Mayura
4. Bombay Sweets
5. Tandoor
6. Saffron
7. Royal India
8. Bombay Louie’s
9. Asian Delights
10. Ujala Tandoori