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The Horny Hideaway is a great place to chill whether you're feeling frisky or not.

Milwaukee's best patio, 2010: Horny Hideaway

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

Horny Goat Brewing Company's Horny Hideaway opened less than a year ago in the former Pump House, 2011 S. 1st St., and it has already carved out a niche for itself as Milwaukee's best patio.

Located along the Kinnickinnic River's south bank, the Horny Goat's patio is believed to be the largest in the city, featuring a full, enclosed bar, volleyball courts, corn hole pit, boat slips and fire pits. Plush couches, bar seating, boardwalk tables and picnic tables offer lots of seating, but it's still not enough on most warm nights when the patio is absolutely packed with partiers.

The view of the river from just about anywhere on the patio is spectacular and worth a visit. editors' choice: Barnacle Bud's

2. The Yard at the Iron Horse Hotel
3. Barnacle Bud's
4. Milwaukee Ale House
5. Trocadero
6. Roots
7. Rip Tide
8. Water Buffalo
9. La Perla
10. Hotel Metro Rooftop
11. Tess
12. Riverfront Pizzeria
13. Cafe Centraal
14. Palomino
15. Rustico


ssspinball | Oct. 18, 2010 at 3:01 p.m. (report)

The patio is truly great. No expense spared. It's a shame the HG beers are so mediocre.

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