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Railside Restaurant

112 Peter St, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 1C3, Canada
(905) 885-2938
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Ranked #10 of 51 Restaurants in Port Hope
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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- Aug 5, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was awesome and the prices were more than reasonable for the quality received. A must try if you're in the area.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We always love a good night at the rail side. The upstairs atmosphere is amazing and really gives you the feeling of eating in an extremely expensive restaurant! The food and service are always perfection. The downstairs area is the perfect place to eat in or take out. The murder mystery held every October is a fun, great time for... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Two different dinning areas. A more fancier upstairs and a less fancier downstairs. We ate at the downstairs. You order and pay. At the counter before sitting in a both. The food was quick reasonable and very tasty. Can't wait to try this place again soon.

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Port Hope, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My family and I went to the Railside on Saturday, July 5, 2014 to celebrate a birthday. We were hoping to have lunch but were disappointment that the dining room was not open. We had to sit in small booths and order our meal at the counter since there was no table service. We let the prices were too high... More

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Port Hope, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We went for an end of day dinner last Friday and I just wanted to post a really good review for this lovely place. I've been going with my family to Railside now for about 8 years. Somehow we always end up celebrating our anniversary and birthdays here. The "expensive side" is a lovely place to enjoy a special occasion... More

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Port Hope, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I am a volunteer with a local organization and often get asked about good places to eat. I will usually recommend this restaurant. I have eaten in both the downstairs and main dining room. The service is always so friendly and the food is prepared very well. I like the wide menu and they also are very accommodating when our... More

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Bowmanville
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had a large party of 11 loud people. When making reservations, I did request that we have a table in the back dining room so that we would be less disturbing to other patrons but upon our arrival was disappointed to find that they had put us in the front room right by the entrance door. The wait staff... More

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Pontypool, Ont, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

An enjoyable place to relax and have a very good meal. Menu selection was proper size that did not have you debating back and forth between pages, yet there was something for everyone. Service was impeccable. Ambiance and décor was inviting and relaxing. Quality of the food presented was just as you expected. Cudo's to the entire staff, well done... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Dinner with friends at the Railside Restaurant. The restaurant was highly recommended. Great food for a good price. Lots of parking and the restaurant is accessible. Plenty of menu options to choose from. Dessert options are also plentiful and good. Wait staff was attentive but not intrusive. It's a nice touch when the Manager/owner stopped by to see how our... More

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Port Hope, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The restaurant we most often go to for normal western food. Warning: they are so popular that, if you see it's crowded, come another time: long waits are possible during their over-busy times. Otherwise, they have a full range of excellent menu items.

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