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Red Caboose Restaurant

312 Paradise Ln, Ronks, PA 17572-9537
717-687-7759
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Ranked #8 of 17 restaurants in Ronks
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Under New Ownership in March 2012. Family Restaurant located in a Train Car adjacent to the Strasburg Railroad and surrounded by Amish Farmland. Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner. Come taste the "Farm Fresh Difference"
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English first
Evanston, Illinois
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105 reviews 105 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This stationary, antique dining-car restaurant is all about atmosphere, though the food is reasonably priced and of perfectly acceptable diner-quality. With those expectations, one can have a lovely, relaxing meal, while enjoying scenic views of the Amish countryside from each table. Service is on the slow side, and space is not at a premium, so prepare yourself beforehand. Food was... More

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Levittown, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great coffee in a big pot on our table. Delicious pancakes. Fast, friendly, efficient service. Pretty view of farmland and horse and buggies. Only negative was that because it is a long narrow space, it got pretty noisy when it was crowded. Otherwise, I recommend it.

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Old fashioned dinner in a real train car. Good chice of food and plenty of it. Ask to turn the switch for the special train effects.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food was delicious, reasonable priced and plentiful.The service was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed dinner and breakfast.

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Rockville, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Quick and easy lunch, not too expensive. Service was good as was the food and the waitresses were attentive. It is also the starting location for A is for Amish Buggy rides so a very convenient stop for us.

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Lexington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I ordered a three meat omelet at the Red Caboose Restaurant. It was a good meal. Nothing spectacular. The waitress was very friendly and was checking on me to make sure everything was great throughout the meal. The omelet came with home fries, and a couple of pieces of toast. The restaurant is an old dining car. Very neat if... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We couldn't help but try the Red Caboose Restaurant while we stayed there. It's cozy, but the food was quality diner food, and the atmosphere is unique. The food was good - I had traditional pork and sauerkraut for dinner and a large spread of eggs, bacon, and pancakes for breakfast. Both meals were worth what I paid, and I... More

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Conshohocken
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My hot turkey Sandwitch was not at all edible as it was a slab of what appeared to be an over-fried leather sole.

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Pittsburgh
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107 reviews 107 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It does look like a cheesy diner type when entering but it is a dining car so that makes it more interesting. Price were a bit higher. Had an open face hot turkey and it was so good. The fries are fresh cut too. I wonder if the turkey came from the large turkey farm next door :) The burger... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were there recently end of July 2014. The looks are fun, it's in a long caboose, orient express like. But the food was horrible. Salmon dry, oversalted, salad made of tasteless romaine and even worse, pale slices of tomatoes. Dressing ugh. Soup, cream of asparagus had just a few pieces of the spears and was heavily thickened brownish broth... More

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