Best vegan/vegetarian restaurant, 2019
For the 11th(!) year in a row, Beans & Barley has secured the top spot for in the best vegan/vegetarian category in OnMilwaukee's best of dining poll.
Move over brats and cheese curds: This East Side staple has paved the way for vegetarian and vegan restaurants and cuisine here in Milwaukee, becoming a long-time favorite within – and even outside – the vegetarian community thanks to its fresh flavors and bold veggie-inspired menu.
And no matter your eating preferences, this East Side favorite is serving up tasty choices, from its signature burritos – which can be made dairy-free – to its mouth-watering hot sandwiches, like the grilled portobello and hummus panini or the juicy walnut burger.
Bay View favorite Odd Duck came in a respectable second place, while Casablanca, Strange Town – dining expert Lori Fredrich's pick – and Comet wrapped up the rest of the top five.