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Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
+1 603-745-3500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“sherbet” (2 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with a tour group. We were served a big dinner roll that was very good before anything else. I ate a small portion but I would have preferred it with the salad. A much smaller roll would be more appropriate considering we were...More

1  Thank Louise K
Alexandra F, Owner at Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Our rolls are large for sure. I'm glad you found our salad fresh and the soup flavorful. Our desserts are baked fresh in the morning and then kept in the fridge to keep the chocolate from melting. I'm also happy...More

Reviewed January 12, 2018

The food, atmosphere, and service were great. I was hoping for slightly better views out the train window. There were a couple of rivers but other than that, it was just a lot of trees that were close to the window, just a short-sighted view....More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed December 24, 2017

We have been a fan of Cafe Lafayette for years. This is the second year of The Depot, offering tapas dining in (appropriately enough), the depot of the dinner train. We arrived on a Friday evening and were offered upstairs seating. This area is delightful,...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband planned a road trip at the end of September and this was one of the things he chose. As the deserved reviews show, the food and service were excellent and it’s well worth the money. We sat with another couple who were very...More

Thank Angela O
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I made reservations here on Columbus Day weekend. We had made general reservations which meant group seating, to save a little money. At the last minute we decided we would request an upgrade to a private table. We did not get a...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed October 17, 2017

My husband and I decided that this could be a nice evening out during our "peak week" in the White Mountains. The color was not as exciting as last year, but let's be honest... did we go just to see the color? Not at all!...More

1  Thank DianaAshby
Reviewed October 14, 2017

On our bus tour we had dinner here. Was very surprised that they served such a good hot meal to all of us. Staff was excellent. We enjoyed the whole 5 course meal. If you are in the are I would recommend that you stop...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is all about the experience. Don't go for the great views because there aren't many but just soak up the atmosphere of a different from normal dining experience. We were seated in the main dining car and were fortunate to have a table for...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a dinner at the cafe Lafayette Dinner Train. The train has only 4 person tables SO you have to be a bit lucky with your table partners if there is only the two of you. We were very lucky with...More

Thank Evert J
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We did this train excursion while in the area recently with a tour group. This was one of our favorite things that we did. The train is very elegant and the food is scrumptious! I had chicken and my husband had pork. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Slick5276
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Susan V
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
No mountains.
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Alexandra F | Property representative |
Yes. For the Spring and Summer Dinner Train the dress code is business casual. Nice jeans are perfect. We only discourage ripped jeans and cut off tanq-tops. Thanks for asking. see you soon
Eileen C
May 28, 2017|
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Response from hfaigel | Reviewed this property |
It's okay to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 603-745-3500
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