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Rail Dog

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223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 254-7505
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • 60
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  • 22
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  • 8
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best dog in the dells

Found this little hem on accident. And I do not regret it for a second. It is cash only (only draw back) They have a dine in area and a take out window. The dog was awesome. Got it Chicago style and it was better than most I get here in Chicago! Definitely going back and you should put it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Unclehaji
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Found this little hem on accident. And I do not regret it for a second. It is cash only (only draw back) They have a dine in area and a take out window. The dog was awesome. Got it Chicago style and it was better than most I get here in Chicago! Definitely going back and you should put it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Antoni the owner reminded me of my dad. Want mustard? He had a dummy mustard bottle with yellow string in it and when he pointed the mustard bottle squeezed it at you everyone jumped when it looked like mustard but all it was was yellow string and the owner laughed. Chicago Style Dogs were delicious and the fresh cut fries... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We parked at Rail Dog, Ordered 4 dogs, all came with delicious fries, and then wanted to take a short 5 minute walk. The lady in the train car yelled at us to move our car across the street if we were going on a short walk. It was embarrassing.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nothing to get excited about. There was nothing wrong with the Hot Dog but there are better dogs to be had in Wisconsin Dells. There is something to be said for the nostalgia though.

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Roscoe, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great "Chicago Style" hot dogs and fries! Adorable, train caboose... you can sit inside at small counter or outside at picnic tables. Really nice owners! Not a huge selection and that's what makes it so perfect. I'll go here again!

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Hotdog are good the staff is friendly can eat out side or there is a couple of spot inside.price of hotdog is $4 come with fries.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Tried to stop by last year and was closed early in the season, But made sure we stopped by this year on our 9 year anniversary. We sat down outside and enjoyed a couple of hot dogs with the fries wrapped up with them. We enjoyed it when the owner came out and sat with us and had a great... More 

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Dale, WI
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped here because my toddlers love trains. We left with great memories and bellies full of great food. The dells taco and Italian beef are wonderful. The gentleman running the place was extremely friendly. What was originally a stop for the kids is now going to be a regular stop for us anytime we are near the dells!

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Even if your not a fan of hotdogs or Vienna sausage please make this a stop on your stay in the Dells and buy a soft drink and say HI. This place had very great dogs including the "snap" on the casing. The kids gave the home fries two thumbs up. The biggest part of our experience was the host... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We heard about this place last summer, but when we got there it was closed. The owner had some health issues. Thankfully he was back at it this summer. I took some family with us and we were not disappointed. Quality hotdogs and a reasonable price. The railroad theme was a plus.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: (608) 254-7505

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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