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Trolley Dogs

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5501 6th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140-3709
(262) 652-3647
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are longing for the taste of par-cooked (double cooked) french fries then Trolley Dogs is the place you are looking for. It is conveniently located in downtown Kenosha (right across the street from the Jockey outlet) and close to the harbor on the corner of 6th Avenue and 55th Street. Parking can be a little difficult since it... More 

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Thank todd k
Joe C, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in on a whim. Was in town for business and looking for a unique place for late lunch. Curiosity had me down by the lake and light house. Heading back I saw trolley dogs and thought this I had to see. The dogs are great. Fries thin, crispy and fresh to order. The trolley running on track overhead... More 

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Joe C, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and the nice review More 

Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We love Trolley Dogs, the service is awesome and the food is delicious!!!!! The owner is so nice and the kids love to watch the trolley!

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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed their chili dogs and teenage daughter had their Italian Sausage and said it was very good. The prices are very reasonable and it is a nice atmosphere by Kenosha's lake.

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Thank Rebecca S
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We went there yesterday 03/29/2016 for a Chicago dog. I ordered 1 with everything,fries and a soda. My wife ordered 1 with everything but relish and a soda. We got exactly what we ordered which was a nice surprise considering the problems we occur at "fast food" places that have problems getting our order correct. The dogs were good. I... More 

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duder65, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

First stop in Kenosha after driving up from Central Illinois. They have a fun selection of hot dogs. We got the Johnny Bravo, Tijuana, and Kenosha dogs. While tasty, most of the ingredients were pretty basic. Fries were good. Soda fountain was a bit janky, sputtered, and may have been running out of some syrups. The seating area was a... More 

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Joe C, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

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Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I took my children to the Civil War museum for an outing. When I inquired about some place to eat the cashier recommended Trolley Dogs. It was horrible! The place was freezing and filthy. We ate while wearing our winter jackets. The tables all had food on them or food below them on the floor. Our order was wrong even... More 

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Thank clfreden
Joe C, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

Wow I'm sorry you had such a bad experience. if you wouldn't mind contacting me on specific time and date so I can address and follow up. I would galago get you a gift certificate from your choice of downtown restaurant. As you can tell from past reviews that is not the norm here. Thanks you, Joe trolleydogs@gmail.com 2623447442 More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The dogs were just ok. Not the chicago dog I expected. Service was not great. Inside smelled bad and the washrooms were really bad. Not the most appetizing place.

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Thank JimmyJoe22
Joe C, Owner at Trolley Dogs, responded to this review

Sorry you were disappointed, if you would call with any further information about time and day of visit and any other or constructive criticism I would appreciate it I will get you a ten dollar gift cert from your choice of places downtown. Thank you , Joe 2623447442 More 

somers. wisconsin
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129 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Craving a Chicago style hot dog? Look no further than Trolley Dogs Kenosha's own authentic wiener stand. The dogs are always fresh and cooked perfectly so they snap when you you bite in and all the right condiments are available to make your dog taste delicious.

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Thank grinisa
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

iIts a nice little hot dog place that also has Italians. You can create your own hotdog or get be of their meals. Overall a nice place and fun for kids.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 6th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Kenosha
  • Phone Number: (262) 652-3647

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?