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Kewpee Sandwich Shop

520 Wisconsin Ave, Racine, WI 53403-1051
262-634-9601
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Ranked #9 of 209 Restaurants in Racine
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Always fresh meat used on a toasted bun. A great value. The place looks just like it did 40 years ago. You can't beat the taste.

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Lovilia, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I grew up in Racine and any time I was downtown with a little cash to grab a bite I would stop at Kewpees. I would take a seat on one of the stools at the counter and would just marvel at their hamburger frying process. I recently had to go home to Racine and my sister and I just... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Kewpees is a great place to grab a great burger and root beer. Almost any day of the week it is a scramble to get a seat.

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Northern Wi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stopped by here today after reading about it in a book about where to go with kids in WI. We were taken back when they only take cash but were able to get cash from an ATM. It was interesting and entertaining to see the fast paced diner in action. The burgers were good. They kids were really impressed... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a regular hot spot for anyone coming to Racine! Fresh burgers, fast and inexpensive service. Just make sure you bring cash, as they only take cash! Burger, fries, root beer, shakes, and get there early, or you may wait in line. Maybe we should call DDD to do a show!

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Racine, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great value for great food!The hours are not always convenient.the atmosphere is a small diner.they serve the food fairly fast.

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Crete, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The burger tastes good. It is better than a high school cafeteria burger. The homemade Root Beer is really good. Breakfast for 2 was less than $7. Great price to value ratio. The experience of being at Kewpee's is unique. It is a clean throwback diner that could double as a movie set and Kewpie doll museum. There was a... More

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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

You walk in and brings you back to the 50s with it's old dinner feel. The décor is adorable with all the Kewpie dolls smiling at you. The best part is the food which is so delicious. My favorite is there burgers. I make this a must stop when I visit Racine.

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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Originally from Racine, I always make it a point to stop at Kewpees when I go back home. This is the best burger in town and probably the best burger you will ever have! Plus there is such wonderful history with this place!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I had to travel to Racine for work today. Passed Kewpee on the way to my destination, and the cute sign (showing a retro Kewpee Doll line drawing) got my attention. After my meeting, I went to check it out for a quick lunch stop. I ate at the counter. Even if seated, you order off of the board, and... More

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