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Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
+1 603-745-3500
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank DianaAshby
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been on this before, so we knew what to expect...or so we thought... Ali (one of the owners) will surely know who is writing this review, as my wife and I spoke with her twice about issues. Things got off to a bit of...More

Thank DayTrippersMass
Alexandra F, Owner at Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. I will try to keep this short as not to waste the readers time. Please scroll and let the other reviews speak for themselves. I will address a few issues. First, these folks chose the table they sat at. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a facebook ad and immediately reserved for ourselves and another couple - enjoyed a truly exceptional evening! The service was impeccable, the food was delicious, perfectly portioned, and perfectly timed, and the drinks were generous! And we enjoyed a train ride thru lovely scenery!...More

Thank LeisaS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a chance and were amazed ! Food, service, train absolutely wonderful ! I just can not say enough, Meal was great, Salmon for me, Parmesan chicken for my husband along with warm roll (Huge) salad, palet cleanser, dessert and coffee !! Train ride...More

Thank queenofspades58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a reservation aboard Cafe Lafayette to celebrate our joint fall birthdays. From the air of excitement in the station while waiting to board to touring the train at the end of the evening, our experience was completely special and unique....More

Thank Suzy B
Alexandra F, Owner at Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your evening. You are correct in the fact that each rail car has it's own personality and can create equally great but different dining experience, from the romance of the 1920's to the fabulous...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a girl's evening on the dinner train. Service was impeccable and the cars and ambiance was just lovely. The ride was very relaxing although I was expecting more mountainous terrain. The food was just ok. Serving more than 100 at one time is...More

Thank 994katie
Alexandra F, Owner at Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very glad you enjoyed your evening. Since we cook everything on-board, space is limited in our kitchen car. Since we are unable to present a full restaurant menu, we try to create high quality dishes of chicken, fish, red-meat and vegetarian options to...More

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Susan V
29 August 2017|
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Response from happywithme99 | Reviewed this property |
It does not go up any mountains, it is pretty much a straight ride along beautiful NH scenery. Its a wonderful experience and a fabulous dinner. Its quiet, romantic and brings you back in time. It's just expensive but worth... More
15 July 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
28 May 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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