New American - Best of 2016

Published Dec 7, 2016

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Cafe Manna

Voters Love

"We had a great experience at Cafe Manna. We had the Belgian endive and hydroponic baby watercress salad tossed with..." via dawnhass

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3815 N Brookfield Rd Brookfield WI 53045
  • Cafe Manna, Great Meals, New American, Traditional American, 3815 N Brookfield Rd World Map Brookfield WI 53045
    Nominee for: New American
    3815 N Brookfield Rd, World Map Brookfield, WI
  • Odd Duck, Great Meals, New American, Tapas, 2352 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue Bay View Milwaukee WI 53207
    Nominee for: Tapas, New American
    2352 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue, Bay View Milwaukee, WI
  • Firefly Urban Bar & Grill, Great Meals, Nightlife, New American, Beer Selection, Trendy Bar, Romantic Restaurant, 7754 Harwood Ave. Wauwatosa WI 53213
    Nominee for: New American
    7754 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa, WI
  • Crazy Water, Great Meals, New American, Romantic Restaurant, Traditional American, 839 S 2nd St Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204
    Nominee for: New American
    839 S 2nd St, Walker's Point Milwaukee, WI
  • C.1880, Great Meals, New American, Wine List, 1100 South 1st Street Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204
    Nominee for: New American, Wine List
    1100 South 1st Street, Walker's Point Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: New American
    2457 South Wentworth Avenue, Bay View Milwaukee, WI
  • Sanford Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1547 N Jackson St Milwaukee WI 53202
    Nominee for: New American
    1547 N Jackson St, East Town Milwaukee, WI
  • Water Buffalo, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 249 N Water St Milwaukee WI 53202
    Nominee for: New American
    249 N Water St, Historic Third Ward Milwaukee, WI
  • Hamburger Mary's, Great Meals, New American, Traditional American, 2130 S Kinnickinnic Ave Bay View Milwaukee WI 53207
    2130 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Bay View Milwaukee, WI
  • North Star American Bistro, Great Meals, New American, 19115 W Capitol Dr, #100 Brookfield WI 53045
    Nominee for: New American
    19115 W Capitol Dr, #100, Brookfield, WI
  • Apple Holler, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 5006 S Sylvania Ave Sturtevant WI 53177
    Nominee for: New American
    5006 S Sylvania Ave, Sturtevant, WI
  • Braise, Great Meals, New American, 1101 S 2nd St Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204
    12. Braise
    Nominee for: New American
    1101 S 2nd St, Walker's Point Milwaukee, WI
  • Rivalry, Great Meals, New American, 223 North Water Street Historic Third Ward Milwaukee WI 53202
    12. Rivalry
    Nominee for: New American, Sports Bar
    223 North Water Street, Historic Third Ward Milwaukee, WI
  • Hinterland Gastropub, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 222 E Erie St Milwaukee WI 53202
    Nominee for: New American
    222 E Erie St, Historic Third Ward Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: New American
    308 N Franklin St, World Map Port Washington, WI
  • Kil@wat, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 139 E Kilbourn Ave Milwaukee WI 53202
    16. Kil@wat
    Nominee for: New American
    139 E Kilbourn Ave, East Town Milwaukee, WI
  • AP Bar & Kitchen, Great Meals, New American, Wine List, 814 South 2nd Street Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204
    Nominee for: Wine List, New American
    814 South 2nd Street, Walker's Point Milwaukee, WI
  • Wolf Peach Restaurant, Great Meals, New American, 1818 North Hubbard Brewers Hill Milwaukee WI 53212
    Nominee for: New American
    1818 North Hubbard, Brewers Hill Milwaukee, WI
  • Champps Americana, Great Meals, New American, 1240 S Moorland Rd Brookfield WI 53005
    Nominee for: New American
    1240 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI
  • Harry's Bar and Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 3499 N Oakland Ave Milwaukee WI 53211
    Nominee for: New American
    3499 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: New American
    1751 North Farwell Avenue, Brady Street Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: New American
    17800 West Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI
  • Wine Knot Bar & Bistro, Great Meals, New American, 5611 6th Ave Kenosha WI 53140
    Nominee for: New American
    5611 6th Ave, Kenosha, WI
  • Meritage, Great Meals, Romantic Restaurant, Tapas, Wine List, New American, 5921 W Vliet St Milwaukee WI 53208
    Nominee for: New American, Wine List
    5921 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI
  • Joe and Shelly's Dover Inn, Great Meals, New American, 1909 North Beaumont Avenue, Kansasville, WI 53139-9740
    Nominee for: New American
    1909 N Beaumont Ave, Kansasville, WI
Contest Overview
  • 66,751
    Total Votes
  • 30,215
    Voters
  • 162
    Winners

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