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Off the Rail Cafe

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44 Gottfried Street, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
+1 920-876-3655
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Tue 07:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Sheboygan, WI
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast while in town. We both had breakfast sandwiches with eggs and bacon on some really good bread. My husband loved it. I did too but I needed more flavor so I added hot sauce. It was very good. I had a Chinese breakfast tea that was goods do really hot. It was... More 

Thank 1971wiel
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped on our way from Sheboygan to Fond du Lac. Are outside as the day was sunny. You order inside, pay and they bring it out. Will go back.

Thank Arch15times
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place! The sandwiches were amazing! Super firendly folks! Highly recommend. The spin on a Reubens was really good and the locomotive was soon tasty!

Thank rvadventures69
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere and polite staff! We had a smoothie, brevet, bagel and egg puffs. We took a few desserts to go too.

Thank shellkreegs
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, good food, good price. Great for a nice breakfast. Not much seating inside. A number of people were at outside tables, but weather was nice so not a problem.

Thank Dave L
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

From the soups to the sandwiches to the desserts and coffee.....you can't go wrong!! Kelly's soups are great any day, cold or warm! Great music fun staff....make this your breakfast and lunch destination!!!

Thank WiTriguy
Salt Lake City, Utah
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to grab coffee and a quick bite. Plan on a line. They are fast but it is a busy place. Great customer service and the food is yummy!!

Thank Melanie S
oak park, il
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Best muffin. EVER. Hit out of the oven. It was yum yum. Cute place. Nice smoothies and sandwiches too

Thank 4estflyer
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Was passing thru Elkhart Lake area and stopped in, the cafe is a charming spot, friendly and the food was delicious, we happened to beat the lunch hour rush which appears to be a local hangout. I would recommend stopping in for some soup (homemade) and artisan sandwich, fresh ingredients and nicely arranged. I would for sure stop in the... More 

Thank Gskipp2
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and owners are awesome. Even speak dutch! Except for the English man. Nice to talk about real football!

Thank Jan t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Soups, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Gottfried Street, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Elkhart Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 920-876-3655
Off The Rail is a cozy breakfast/lunch restaurant located in the heart of Elkhart Lake. We offer fresh, made-to-order, hand-crafted sandwiches and soups as well as coffee, beer and wine. Family run and a fun vibrant atmosphere will have you feeling right at home in this historical building. Custom Free Wi-Fi available.

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