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The Railway Dining Car

21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-657-3222
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The dining room is in a dining car of an old train. The tables are so close together, you can practically rub elbows with the diners three tables over. All conversations can be heard from the car. No room for privacy at all. Having said...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat dinner here while we were staying at the inn. Lovely ambience. The service was very friendly. The food was delicious. We had the bacon and spinach dip for an appetizer. Scrumptious! I had the salmon - the chef prepared it just...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Theis was an interesting experience, particularly given that there was only a small number of 'tables' available in the dining car. The daily special was plentiful, inexpensive and delicious. As someone who does enjoy good food, I really enjoyed this experience.

Thank virtus18
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went for lunch on a weekday, and arrived before it got busy. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress and the service was good throughout our meal. We had flatbread sandwiches that were wonderful, with a very tasty dressing to drizzle on them....More

Thank Tebriv
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My Daughter and I Loved the setting, and it was Clean. However the menu was pricey and the flavour (quality) was only decent, our waitress was robotic despite this she forgot to tell us about the daily special even though we were asking questions. She...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Make a reservation to avoid disappointment. Enjoy good food and friendly service in a dining car. Menu available online. Food is prepared homemade and using local fresh ingredients as per season. Make sure to try the homemade pie and various desserts. Stop in the gift...More

1  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I tried the seafood chowder when I stayed at the Train Station Inn last week and it was wonderful. I highly recommend it. The staff were lovely and more than accommodating.

Thank RandyandMary
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Wow- when eating in a railway car, you have to geek out on the ambience! This was a special place to eat and something we'd never done. If you love trains or simply want to enjoy something out of the ordinary, this is for you!...More

Thank Enzensberger
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My sorority group made a lunch visit. Atmosphere was very unique. The service was very good. I had a chicken cranberry sandwich and it was fine. It is a fun place to go for a visit.

Thank Karleen C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

we ate at this restaurant for our luncheon. There were 16 of us. They served soup, sandwiches, wraps, salad, dessert, tea and coffee. Staff very efficient and prices a little pricey. There were people on the wait list to eat at this restaurant. Would highly...More

Thank Ellen H
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Nancy R | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to contact them! Good Luck hope your experience was better than ours!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche
  • Phone Number: +1 902-657-3222
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