By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM

"Bar Month" at – brought to you by Hornitos, OR-G, Party Armor, Red Stag, Absolut, Fireball and Malibu – is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun articles on bars and clubs – including guides, the latest trends, bar reviews and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best: Bars & Clubs, 2012. Find readers' results in 50 categories, including an editors' pick, in this series of articles that run daily in the Bars and Clubs section of

Where to go for Milwaukee's best martini? It seems as if our readers have been socializing with the editorial staff, because it is unanimous.

Hi-Hat Lounge, 1701 N. Arlington Pl., has been judged to be where Milwaukee's finest martinis are served.

In 2007, Hi-Hat was honored for being the best lounge bar in the city; now the classy East Side staple is honored for its work behind the bar, as well. Editorial Staff choice: Hi-Hat Lounge


2. Elsa's
3. Blu
4. JoJo's
5. Eddie Martini's
6. Metro Bar
7. Bacchus
8. Whiskey Bar
9. Art Bar
10. Taylor's
11. Centanni
12. Screaming Tuna
13. Hi Lo Martini Lounge
14. Harbor House
15. The Knick