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Whistle Stop Cafe

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406 1st Street SW | T1v 1a2, High River, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-652-7026
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (15 reviews)
“homemade soup” (6 reviews)
“wraps” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
406 1st Street SW | T1v 1a2, High River, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped in for a quick lunch. Fantastic soup (dill pickle) and club sandwich. Fresh bread and chicken. Awesome! Will be back again.

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cool little place for a meal great service . Friendly staff quality food.all at a reasonable price .

Thank slider60
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I was travelling south of Calgary with three friends and one of them discovered this place while searching for a place to eat lunch. The Mulligatawny soup was really really good and the sandwiches were served on think slices of fresh sour dough / whole...More

Thank simeon
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Decent food, great atmosphere, love all the old photos of the town. Fun for the kids to sit on a train car and eat their food.

Thank Lee U
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Whistle Stop for a long time but it continues to be well worth a visit. The foods very good; the Mulligatawny Soup is outstanding. The wraps and quesadillas are also very good. And sitting in an old CPR dining car adds...More

1  Thank RobH181799
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Cute train car that serves delicious home made food -- especially desserts! I had a bowl of soup and a wrap -- both were really tasty. This is a small restaurant that we in High River need to remember -- it is a great place...More

1  Thank AnnZ4
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Great breakfasts, and a really interesting experience eating on a rail car. Great service and value for money

Thank waynew216
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I'm not a fast food eater so when my sis took me here I was in heaven. Everything is homemade and fresh.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and wow it is so good. Homemade soup and a slice of bread is yummy. Never had anything else but looking forward to trying everything.

Thank baxter932
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal.Soups are homemade and burgers were great.Unique atmosphere eating in an antique rail car.Staff are extremely pleasant and make you feel at home.Will ne back!

Thank Brian Y
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September 2, 2016|
Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Tuesdays from 10am to 4pm. It can get busy at lunch time so you may want to call ahead and see if they can reserve a table. Also, check out their website. We were there mid week for a late lunch and it was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 1st Street SW | T1v 1a2, High River, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  High River
  • Phone Number: +1 403-652-7026
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