By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Oct 29, 2010 at 1:14 PM Photography: Whitney Teska

The votes are in, and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best Dining 2010. 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

Nanakusa, 408 E. Chicago St., is one of Milwaukee’s veteran sushi restaurants and, for the first time, beat out Izumi’s for the title of Milwaukee’s best Japanese.

The sleek and contemporary restaurant offers a large selection of sushi and sashimi, along with appetizers and entrees like Ten-Don, a tempura shrimp dish with rice and special sauce.

The menu sometimes offers rare finds such as Ahi grade tuna sashimi, and in general, the fish selection and presentation are among the best in the city.

Nanakusa’s wine and sake selection are also very good. The service is consistently on point, contributing to the overall popularity of this classy Third Ward eatery. editors' choice: Izumi's

2. Izumi’s
3. Sake Tumi
4. Fujiyama
5. Benihana
6. Japanica
7. Ichiban
tie. Seigo's Japanese Steak House and Kyoto
9. Wasabi
10. Samurai Sushi
11. Takara
12. Lucky Liu’s
13. Yokoso
14. Midori Sushi Bar