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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 30 August 2016

Three of us stop in this railroad car dinig room , what a surprise , the waitresses nices people you will ever meet, and food , out of this world, I had lobster sea chowder , the best one I ever had, best lunch in...More

Thank tonyvane
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go to Tatamagouche as a last minute road trip. We stopped here for dinner and the food was great. Atmosphere was good too and the waitress was super nice. Even took pictures of us in train hats! The Thai...More

Thank JamieLegere
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Started walk along from nelson memorial park, came across railway inn for lunch. It was a fabulous place to have lunch sitting in train carriage, staff very friendly, food was well presented and enjoyable. definitely worth a visit.

Thank glasgow12_uk
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It's a neat hook to have the meal on the train and learn some history. The food was not the greatest for the prices. And, like other places in NS, we found the service to be slow.

2  Thank luckyphilCalgary
Reviewed 31 July 2016

2nd visit to the dining car, meals are good and the experience of dining in a carriage is great. The booths at the end of carriage are more private and quiet as it can be noisy with kids .

Thank ValW26
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went for lunch.She is 6, and was very excited to eat on a tran. The meal was excellent. We went for a ride on the train through town right after our meal. There is also an inn and gifts hop beside...More

Thank Tiff L
Reviewed 30 July 2016

the food here was delicious, and the staff made our family of five very comfortable. we were seated in the "compartments" towards the back of the car, and it was quiet and cozy.

Thank JenCanadian
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Well done to the staff and chef at this amazing restaurant. The atmosphere in the old train car was so cool and the staff very friendly. I ordered the lobster pie and my hubby the special of the day - seafood with angel hair pasta....More

Thank Leanne W
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel which is awesome. The dining car was very nice and service was good. We both had steak and it was okay. Loved the atmosphere though!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to have our family dinner here given all the great reviews and amazing history and ambiance. Unfortunately for us, the hype didn't live up to reality. The Good - the warm biscuits that were offered were fresh and very tasty -...More

3  Thank Picchudog
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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