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All 9 Tatamagouche Restaurants

The Railway Dining Car

21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 657-3222
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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Halifax, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Moncton, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food and service was great. Little awkward for a group of 5 since they only have 4 person tables...what else can you do for such a narrow restaurant! They had a nice kids menu for our 4 year old. They even included some kid friendly cucumbers and dip on the side...so rare that restaurants put a vegetable on a... More 

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We were in Tatamagouche in June. The restaurant is the best option in town -- good food, lovely atmosphere and pleasant service. The spot down by the TransCanada Trail is lovely and you can see birds feeding from the dining car windows. This guy had a great idea in restoring these rail cars and station.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited the town of Tatamagouche to go to the Tavinish Brewery and decided to visit the Tatamagouche Train Station Inn. We originally went into the Cafe /Gift Shop to get a quick bite but no one seemed to want to wait on us...so we left and went to the Dining Car. This was a wonderful experience ... Cloth table... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had blueberry chicken. The staff in the dining car were very friendly and the food was good. Reserve your seat in advance during summer.

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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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