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The Red Caboose Restaurant

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610 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1760
+1 540-865-0246
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asheville,nc
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

we are train buffs and was in the area to see the c& o railroad museum heritage center and was really looking forward of finishing our vacation trip with lunch at the red caboose for lunch but much to our dismay it was CLOSED!!! the lady that sold us our tickets told us said the owner went bankrupt and had... More 

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Thank southernblondie
Lexington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

We are surprised at the good reviews! Three of us had lunch at The Red Caboose and found nothing to brag about. Cute--only if you like railroad clutter. The food was only fair. We would not go back and wish we had not gone in the first place.

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1 Thank Elaine N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Found this restaurant listed and decided to press on from Lexington to Clifton Forge in search of a late lunch while en route to Lewisburg WV. Glad we waited to experience this cute little spot. We enjoyed the friendly courteous service and good hearty food. The patty melt was flavorful and moist, and the special of the day, Brunswick Stew,... More 

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Thank LRWM
Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

I had a chicken salad sandwich that was probably the best I have ever had. My husband had a terrific Reuben. The server was so busy and the only one working, but she was smiling and did a great job.

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1 Thank Lollypop
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Our family has a vacation home in Covington and this is a must stop for every visit. Best burger around! The waitress is always very friendly and service is what you expect from a cook as you spot. Definitely worth a try.

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1 Thank shannon j
Henrico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

The best "sloppy dawg" in the entire world. Homemade chilli and coleslaw, amazing fried pickles. And had the pleasure of talking with the young engergic waitress during my meal and had a ball. The best meal on my trip to Allegeny Mountains in Virginia.

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Thank Susan B
Clifton Forge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

Fresh burgers, homemade hot dawg chile. Cold beer. Fine tasting fresh ice tea. Great people. Clean! Feels like eating at home.

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Thank Sharon M
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

Geezzz... One waitress when the streets are full of people. The food was only fair. Wouldn't got back there to eat again.

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Thank leathajh
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2012

A unique historical rail road atmosphere with some of the best food around. A very pleasant dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Clifton Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 540-865-0246

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