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Oh Dennis

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4301 Douglas Ave, Racine, WI 53402-2956
(262) 681-1715
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the building doesn't look like much, the food is outstanding. That is why they don't take reservations, it is first come first seated and worth the wait when you have to. The ribs are the very best as well is everything else, and don't forget to take some of the home made BBQ sauce home with you. Open for... More 

Thank traveler27119
Racine, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Have been dining at Oh Dennis's for more year than I can remember. The food is outstanding! They have a great variety of meals from ribs to fish. They have combo plates so you can have ribs with a steak or "pig chops". Great bar, terrific food casual atmosphere. Come on in and be impressed! If the food is so... More 

Thank James L
Racine, WI
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Slightly quirky rib joint. Best ribs in town, best bacon wrapped fillet I've had. One of their specialties is mahi mahi. Quirky starts in entering through what most people would consider the back door. All the walls are decorated with neon beer signs and that is the main lighting for the dining area. All dinners are served on foam plates... More 

Thank Radi8um
Racine, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Being local we are lucky to have such an amazing place for ribs. Steaks are wonderful, the chicken fingers rock! If you're in town, check them out!

Thank Paul V
Freeport, Illinois
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had the small rack for an appetizer, then lake perch for dinner. It was just what a classic fish fry should be: fresh fish, simply prepared, served with a choice of potatoes and salad or slaw. Nothing fancy, just good food prepared well. We're really not into the bar scene, but wound up really liking this place. Although it's... More 

Thank Barbara V
Racine, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Best ribs in town, great wedge salad, friendly staff and good cocktails from a real bartender. This place is not much to look at but its always busy and consistently good. The fish fry is great too.

Thank Dee M
Racine, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Don't worry about the looks of this place. This restaurant is where you can always have the same quality meal. Their ribs are famous, fish and seafood very good. Prices reasonable and very friendly staff. You can count on a crowd because it is so popular but worth any wait.

Thank Trixie1972
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! From the neon decor , the wait staff and the food!!! OMGosh the Ribeye & Ribs 5 Star! Cute place !Get there early!

Thank petewilliam
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here last night for date night. I ordered a full rack of ribs and he got the 6oz steak with a half rack of ribs added to it. We also both got drinks including a delicious chocolate martini. It was an absolute blast and so yummy. Our waitress was very kind and attentive to our... More 

Thank Sherre C
Racine, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned restaurant that has been here serving the absolute best ribs ever! You will not go away hungry and don't be embarrassed if you have to ask for a container to take a portion home. Very casual atmosphere, so no need to break that formal or tux out of the closet, drop in and enjoy a... More 

Thank Van W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4301 Douglas Ave, Racine, WI 53402-2956
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: (262) 681-1715

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