When it comes to savory, sharable snacks to the table, let Racine County be the MVP of your next takeout tailgate. Check out our list of local bars, pub and grills, and pop-ups ready to take care of your game day grub.
3207 Washington Ave, Racine
The first bar in over a century in the Western Racine neighborhood, Dunks Public House's prohibition theming is the perfect way to celebrate the end of a dry season for this community. Enjoy game day pub favorites like cheese curds, onion strings, flame-grilled burgers, and jumbo soft pretzel boards.
1501 Washington Ave., Racine
Pitmaster Emerson Holliday brings passion, flavor, and culture to the Branch with Dragon Pitt BBQ. This startup uses family recipe inspired rubs while also bringing new twists to barbecue culture, giving them a modern twist with innovative food fusions. Menu items such as Traditional New Orleans style gumbo, slow-smoked Jamaican Jerk pulled chicken sandwiches, and baby back ribs are just a few of the signature specials on this superstar cast. Click here to follow Dragon Pitt BBQ for their next pop-up event.
2148 Mead St, Mt Pleasant
Named one of the best pizzas in the country, this landmark pizza parlor and bar has been serving thin-crust pies in an old-school setting since 1921. Although their classic red sauce style pies are what they're known for best, we highly recommend you try one of their chicken artichoke pizzas, topped with lots of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses!
1300 N. Main St., Racine
If you want a twist on this certain snack on a stick, look no further. Main Hub serves up an entire menu of their specialty corn dogs every day at their Downtown Racine location. From classic chili cheese to the more adventurous lobster tail corn dog, you'll find that these corn dogs are way batter than the rest!
2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, Racine
Reefpoint offers a varied menu and terrific views of Lake Michigan and Racine's ReefPoint Marina. Other menu items include sandwiches, soups, salads, and entrees plus an extensive selection of craft beers.
1510 Junction Ave, Racine Go on, we dare you to wing it and try this locally known spot that is famous for its fried wings! Not only does Uptown Pub fry their wings, but then they also dunk them in your choice of zingy sauces and throw them on the grill for a little extra char that packs a crispy, delicious punch.
Brews for the Crew
618 6th St., Racine
Recurring Bloody Mary Champions of competitions all across the state, Pepi's has been voted the best Bloody Mary by both the locals and the professionals. Crafted with your choice of 11 vodkas and topped with mountains of cheese strings, this one takes the cake (or the olive stake, if preferred). Pair this up with their signature Great Bambino Sandwich and keep an eye out for their Annual Bloody Sunday competitions!
303 Main St., Downtown Racine
Racine Brewing Company is a community-centric craft brewery, providing year-round brews as well as seasonal craft beers and regularly rotating limited release beers. Racine Brewing's taproom also offers a rotating selection of homemade craft sodas. We asked owners Andy and Angie Molina to share crowd favorites and brewers' choices at their homegrown establishment
109 East Chestnut, Burlington. The Runaway Nanopub and Microbrewery is the first brewery in over 65 years to be established in the city. This single-room micropub and nanobrewery serves handcrafted, small-batch beer, and delivers Burlington foodie favorites like Fred’s World-Famous Burgers right to your table. Click here to shop online.
700 N. Pine St., Burlington. Just around the corner from The Runaway is the Low Daily taproom, located in the former Burlington Standard-Press building. The space includes a large beer garden that looks out onto Echo Lake and an interior that welcomes you to a cozy but modern vibe. Click here to shop online.