New American - 2009 Winners

Published Oct 5, 2009

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

Winner
2009 Winner

1. Roots Restaurant - CLOSED

Voters Love

"Roots is a great restaurant! A few bumps, but it's back on track again! Bringing back Jonathan Maye to the Root Cellar is..." 

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1898 N Hubbard St Milwaukee WI 53212
2009 Runner-Up

2. Water Buffalo

Voters Love

"My fiance' and I frequent water buffalo semi-frquently. Excellent food, great atmosphere, reasonable prices, right by the..."  via Pete G.

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249 N Water St Milwaukee WI 53202
2009 Finalist

3. Champps Americana

Voters Love

"Great food, great beer. They have a DJ that I haven't seen there in a while who was really good. Get him back! Really made..."  via Mark S.

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1240 S Moorland Rd Brookfield WI 53005
2009 Finalist

4. Sanford Restaurant

Voters Love

"This is the best restaurant in Milwaukee, hands down, bar none. Incredibly knowledgeable servers are willing to take time..." 

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1547 N Jackson St Milwaukee WI 53202
2009 Finalist

5. Crazy Water

Voters Love

"Overall a Great Experience! Nothing like it in the City. Food is incredible! Wonderful Service. Atmosphere is unique..."  via Cathy A.

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839 S 2nd St Milwaukee WI 53204
Contest Overview
  • 57,893
    Total Votes
  • 29,357
    Voters
  • 115
    Winners

The 2009 A-List awards are based on more than 57,000 votes from local Milwaukee-area experts.

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