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Ol Railroad Cafe

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819 2nd St, Rosenberg, TX 77471-2505
10:00 - 15:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Victoria, Texas
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Discovered a restaurant in Rosenberg, TX. Very friendly staff. Excellent food. I will definitely return to this fine classic.

Thank philip77901
Newtown, Connecticut
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

In a historic section of town, surrounded by quaint shops, and in an old building, this place was fun for brunch on a Sunday. Mimosas came immediately, prices were reasonable, service was efficient. The manager came around to every table to get feedback. I noticed that the people who worked here were all on the younger side, which bodes well... More 

Thank Traveling53_13
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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919 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Just a block from the railroad museum sits this Rosenberg classic. Tastefully decorated, the place offers a nice selection of salads and pretty creative sandwiches using the best local and regional raw material. We particularly enjoyed the 819 (Avocado, Bacon, Pepper jack, Lettuce, Tomato and Jalapano aioli), and the Cuban sandwich, one of the best we've had in the state.... More 

Thank Gabriel H
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Quaint little restaurant. Food was really good and the portions were amazing. Had the Cream of Mushroom soup and it did not disappoint. For the main dish I ordered the Cuban Sandwich. It was large enough for both me and my wife. The only downside would be phone reception. It's in an old building with lots of iron, so reception... More 

Thank Jerry M
Rosenberg, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is good but the speed of service is slow. I've been here even when there has been only 3 tables occupied and service is still slow so bring you sleeping blanket. The food is served in good portions and plentiful as well is the quality. My only complaint is that they are on top technology for paying/splitting/gratuity your... More 

Thank article19
Rosenberg, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Really good food! Parking may sometimes be a problem. Great to go there when you visit the Rail road museum.

Thank William M
Santa Fe, Texas
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

8 on motorcycles today road to Ol Railroad Cafe enjoyed hamburgers a club sandwich cup of soup and the fish and shrimp of the day special. Burgers are charbroiled and cooked to order. Bun is sweet and veggies are fresh. No negative comments from all 8 so we will be back. Thanks Theresa and Daniel for great service and excellent... More 

Thank TulsaRay
Plano, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My husband was raving about having the chicken and waffles here, so naturally I was dying to try this place out! I ended up getting the eggs Benedict (amazing) and him the chicken and waffles. We did a trade and had half of each and it was delicious. The coffee was delicious, loved the saucer it's served on with the... More 

Thank Katie N
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped here after attending church on Sunday. They don't open until 10 a.m. on Sunday so we were patiently waiting outside and one of the first diners thru the door when they opened. The restaurant quickly filled up within about 20 minutes of opening. I loved the atmosphere! Very warm and welcoming staff. Food was great and we will... More 

Thank FarrAdventures
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have eaten at the Old Railroad Cafe several times and am always amazed at how good the food is. Hidden in an older part of town, many people don't even know about it. The building is from about 1880, with very very high ceilings and bricks exposed. Its quiet and a wonderful place to have a good conversation with... More 

Thank aughra h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 2nd St, Rosenberg, TX 77471-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rosenberg
  • Phone Number: 832-595-0995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?