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All 17 Ronks Restaurants

Red Caboose Restaurant

312 Paradise Ln, Ronks, PA 17572-9537
+1 717-687-7759
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Ranked #8 of 17 Restaurants in Ronks
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Family Restaurant located in a Train Car adjacent to the Strasburg Railroad and surrounded by Amish Farmland. Come enjoy a Farm Country Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner. Taste the made from scratch "Farm Fresh Difference"
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English first
Paramus, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

if you have kids you have to bring theme here for a meal. Have only been for breakfast but I'm sure every meal is adequate. You eat in a restored dining car that every once in awhile has a motor that starts up to give it the feeling like you're moving. Kids love it and just around the corner is... More 

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Lansdale, PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Was good, nothing to write home about service was great. I had a good burger as did my twin boys. My older son had the 7 inch kid pizza, my advice is do not get pizza from a non pizza place.

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South Berwick, Maine
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My five year old LOVES trains, so impromptu lunch in a train caboose was just her speed (even if it didn't go anywhere). We saw the real coal-powered train go by a few times. We walked by the 'petting zoo' of goats and chickens. She rode a few coin operated rides. And we both had an okay lunch for $20.... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

couple a TRAIN CAR and a store together and you begin to get the experience. Food is good, price is good, and the store and surrounding area are not to be missed. Attached to the restaurant is a souvenir shop and an area loaded with coin-operated games of days gone by. This restaurant also features a motel of sorts. Each... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Service was fair, food was okay. Not much room as it is a train car. All tables are set for 4 and the aisle down the center is tight. Felt like we were on a real train though and the kids loved that.

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Norwood
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The breakfast was the best,hot , very tasty and reasonably priced. We were disappointed in the dinner the first night. Supposed to be Amish cooking, but found the meatballs and meatloaf very bread filled.

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Wairarapa, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As travelling New Zealanders, we found the nutrition-free white bread toast a bit bewildering; but this is meant to be a commentary on this restaurant and not an traditional American "food". It was a cute place to eat with a roadside view of the horse-drawn buggies going by and the standard American diner experience of bored but vaguely friendly waitresses... More 

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's not often that you get to eat in a railway car and as this one isn't moving, you don't get coffee in your lap. Loads of good home-cooked food. Try the ham. Great service, but it does close very early

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is nothing special - you eat diner food in a caboose. It's a tourist trap. It is not handicap friendly although there is a ramp, there is a rickety step and unstable railing into the restaurant. I am a local and I won't go back.

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Iceland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Ordered a variety of meals for our family only to be sorely disappointed with the breakfast there. The oatmeal was flavorless and didn't have any appetizing additions to it, e.g. apples (currently in season in farm country), cinnamon, nuts or anything else. Pancakes were from a box and not made from scratch. Syrup was a high fructose corn syrup with... More 

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Additional Information about Red Caboose Restaurant

Address: 312 Paradise Ln, Ronks, PA 17572-9537
Phone Number: +1 717-687-7759
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ronks
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American

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