What restaurant did you go to for formal dances? A lot of the places that were popular in the 1970s like Nantucket Shores, English Room, Pieces of Eight, The Velvet Chair and Karl Ratzsch’s are long gone. Even with the departure of some well-known places, the Milwaukee restaurant scene is thriving with outstanding restaurants like the St. Paul Fish Market. Here’s a list of the Top 30 restaurants in the Milwaukee area, plus an additional 20 up and coming establishments. See the list.