We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Kewpee Sandwich Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
520 Wisconsin Ave, Racine, WI 53403-1051
+1 262-634-9601
Website
Today
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

190 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 189: English reviews
Racine, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Racine's nostalgic burger joint has a limited menu but still one of the best burgers around. Crispy fries and terrific root beer. Even if you didn't grow up in Racine, you'll love the food and collection of Kewpie doll memorabilia. Great little place to grab a quick lunch and people watch.

Helpful?
Thank loriek2107
Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My father brought me here as a child and and every time I come here I remember the times we spent togther.It'a great family restaurant and the best burgers in town.My kids love comming here when ever we get the chance.

Helpful?
Thank Jerry R
Racine, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cheap no frills diner style eatery that specializes in hamburgers served simply in a red plastic basket. Long history in Racine. The chocolate malts are AMAZING!!!! Never had a better one anywhere. People recommend their root beer floats. Gets busy there. Dining is quick. Be warned: you will leave smelling like a hamburger.

Helpful?
Thank alisan01
racine, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As usual they lived up to their reputation. The burgers are fantastic. French fries are always abundant. Root beer is made there and fabulous.

Helpful?
Thank Scott T
racine, wisconsin
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We like to pick up kewpees burgers, fries, and chili and drive to the lakefront and eat it there. Love their food!

Helpful?
Thank debnmon
Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Level Contributor
48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute place inside. An old fashioned type diner. Great prices and the food is good. Burgers, fries, shakes, stuff like that. Service was good and pretty fast. Definitely go check it out.

Helpful?
Thank Lisa P
Racine, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint sandwich shop is located in downtown Racine. Sometimes, parking is an issue, although they do have some parking next to the building. I usually order their Kewpee burger, which is cooked fresh after you order it. Ordering it specially made is not a problem, as they make your burger after you order it. You get an abundance of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patricia P
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Very quirky place to visit, but a must do when visiting Racine. Kewpee dolls everywhere and of all possible types make for an interesting decor choice. Turns out the fun is quite good and very inexpensive, so if you want a good tasting burger at a low price while being in a one of a kind type place, this is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ralph E
Racine, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

I've been going to Kewpee's for more than 40 years! It was always a treat to go downtown with my mom, visit the bookstores, then stop by Kewpee's for one of Racine's best cheeseburgers! No longer in the "creepy", dark parking garage, Kewpee's is stil in the same location, but much brighter and cheerier. Same 50s retro diner feel, with... More 

Helpful?
Thank 2beagle
Milwaukee, United States
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

This is a great place to step back in time. Counters with short stools, strike up a conversation with your neighbor. Short, to the point menu, you come here for the diner/malt shop experience of the 50's and 60's. Great if you are in search of hang-over food! But family friendly as well.

Helpful?
Thank Lia S

Been to Kewpee Sandwich Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Wisconsin Ave, Racine, WI 53403-1051
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-634-9601

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kewpee Sandwich Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?