By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Oct 02, 2012 at 3:02 PM Photography: Damien Legault

For the sixth straight year, October is Dining Month on, presented by Concordia University. All month, we're stuffed with restaurant reviews, delectable features, chef profiles and unique articles on everything food, as well as the winners of our "Best of Dining 2012."

Your votes are in, Milwaukee, and you have selected the winners of OnMilwaukee's Best Dining 2012. We're announcing the results of this readers' poll, including our editors' pick, in a series of articles that run all October long during Dining Month on

Eddie Martini's has been a West Side dining staple for years, and its standard for quality has once again earned it the title of Milwaukee's best restaurant in the western suburbs.

Over the years, Eddie Martini's, 8612 W. Watertown Plank Road, has garnered recognition in Gourmet magazine and as a DiRoNa (Distinguished Restaurants of North America) award recipient.

Eddie Martini's cuisine is simplicity defined. Just about every item on the menu is simply and expertly prepared with flawless results. Service is prompt and professional, attentive without being invasive, and the timing here is flawless, making a dining experience at Eddie Martini's one to be treasured.

The restaurant's longevity, dedication to high-quality cuisine and reasonable prices make this a place to try if you haven't yet, and one to return to if it has been a while since your last visit.'s staff opted to give a nod to Le Reve, Tosa's own little slice of France. With a top-notch wine list, mouth-watering seasonal fare and some of the best pastries this side of the Atlantic, what's not to love? editors' choice: Le Reve


2. Ristorante Bartolotta
3. Mr. B's Steakhouse
tie. Le Reve
5. Juniper 61
6. 8-Twelve
7. Il Mito Enoteca
8. Jake's
9. Parkside 23
10. Cafe Manna
11. Mozzaluna
12. Seven Seas
13. La Estacion
14. Cafe One24
15. Meritage