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Foundation will make all your tiki drink dreams come true.

Milwaukee's best bar in Riverwest, 2012: Foundation

"Bar Month" at 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, rapid 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

For the first time ever, picked Foundation as the best Riverwest bar. Originally, Foundation was a skater-themed bar with an extremely popular "Tiki Tuesday" night, and in 2004, the decor changed to reflect more of the tiki vibe.

Tiki drinks are available any night of the week, including the famous mai-tai along with the Bora Bora headhunter, blue Hawaiian, Cuba viva, curse of Ku, el diablo, dark and stormy, Floridita daiquiri, lemon grass shack and more.

Foundation goes beyond drinks served in a ceramic Easter Island head, offering a good selection of beer or stiff and affordable cocktails. The editors agree, when it's time to drink in Riverwest, Foundation's the place to go. editors' pick: Foundation

2. Nessun Dorma
3. Mad Planet
4. Art Bar
5. The Tracks
6. Stonefly Brewing Co.
7. Linneman's
8. The Public House
9. The Gig
10. The Uptowner
11. Cafe Corazon
12. Club Timbuktu
13. Bremen St. Cafe
14. Circle-A Cafe


Aardvark | Feb. 27, 2012 at 2:13 p.m. (report)

Foundation is great, but I miss the House of Frank N Stein.

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