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The Railway Dining Car

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21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 657-3222
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Train Station inn

Delicious food and ambiance. Interesting setting on the trans Canada trail just down from the Fraser cultural centre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Delicious food and ambiance. Interesting setting on the trans Canada trail just down from the Fraser cultural centre.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

had an excellent supper served by Cindy who went above and beyond to make us feel special, and the steamed mussels were excellent along with the lobster pot pie!

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Red hook
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The setting is perfect---a turn of the century RR station with a train on the tracks converted to dining car, lounge and accommodations alongside a farmer's market at. The shore's edge.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Very nice having a meal in a rail dining car. Good service and no complaints about the food although I'm not a foodie

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had heard the restaurant at the Train Station Inn was good. And we finally got up there in the Summer to check it out. We made it a destination while we were out on our motorcycle. Took the side roads from Halifax and went up for lunch. It was a very cute place, I really enjoyed it. To have... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Brilliant food and a great experience. Many thanks to Barb for her great service. The menu was good and the cocktails excellent.

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Truro, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We made a reservation for 5pm and arrived a few minutes early and were quickly seated. Heads up: Reservations are basically required so it is recommended to call ahead. We were staying the night and luckily it is the end of the season so we got in alright. The alcohol drinks (I had a cosmo and my partner had some... More 

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New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We recently dined at this unique restaurant which was most enjoyable. The tasty fishcakes were freshly made and served with baked beans and a crisp geeen salad. The portion was a good size and we had no room for dessert. The dining car is not very big but seated 4 of us comfortably. Service was excellent and prices reasonable. There... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were in Tatamagouche during a busy weekend, and decided to walk over to the Railroad Dining Car for lunch. Had to wait outside, as the restaurant is very small inside. We were finally seated, and enjoyed very good service along with a fine meal and a decent drink selection. Don't go there for the food, though, the main attraction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Another couple invited us to go out for dinner a few weeks ago. We were nervous, expecting "tourist prices", and poor quality food. We were pleasantly surprised. Our drinks came right away. Beer was cold, and tasty. The mixed were all well made. Prior to dinner arriving, we were served home made tea biscuits. Very nice. All four entrées were... More 

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Address: 21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 657-3222
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche

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  • Address: 21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche
  • Phone Number: (902) 657-3222

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