By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Nov 07, 2007 at 5:12 AM

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best: Eat & Drink, 2007. The results of this readers' poll, including an editors' pick, are available in this series of articles that run all month long in the Bars and Clubs section of

On the face of it, Milwaukee Ale House might not seem like a live music venue. The stage is small and the room is filled with tables that appear better suited to dining than rocking out.

But ever since it opened a decade ago, the Ale House has not only supported local music by booking gigs to help introduce musicians to the happy hour crowd (as well as late night gigs, of course), it has also occasionally brought in national and international acts like Ireland's The Frames.

So, perhaps is makes perfect sense that readers voted it Milwaukee's best live music bar for 2007, allowing it to beat out more music-focused places like The Rave, Shank Hall and the Cactus Club. editors' choice: Cactus Club


2) The Rave
3) Shank Hall
4) Cactus Club
5) The Up and Under
6) The Estate
7) Points East Pub
8) The Mad Planet
9) Stonefly Brewing Co.
10) The Nomad World Pub
11) Linneman's
12) Vnuk's
13) Live
14) The Commons