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Rail Dog

223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 254-7505
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Ranked #10 of 165 restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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English first
Oxford, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This place rocks! We grab lunch here a lot in the summer through the fall and we have never had a bad dog. The owner is awesome and he totally remembers my husband ever time he stops back in. It's super reasonable and it's a relaxed atmosphere.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stopped her because of the rating on Trip Advisor. This is definitly a unique place. The owner is a character. The food was average at best. The dog I had was on a bun that was not fresh and the fries I had were barely warm. I would recommend this for someone looking for a different dining experience...not a... More

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Minneapolis
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Just an update from the most recent reviews - the owner told us today when serving us that he was open for business Fri-Sun only due to a recent illness. Great hotdog and fries - very good prices and fast service. Owner very friendly. Lots of umbrella-covered sitting around the railcar. Son loved seeing the train! Will definitely return if... More

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IL
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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This place is off “The Strip” and took a little while to find - only to see a sign say “Closed Today”. So we tried the next day with the same sign “Closed Today” and this time notice a poorly handwritten sign about being closed that we didn’t waste any more of our time reading. It would have been nice... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Great place but sign in window says closed for season due to illness.... Owner apologies in long note in window but illness forces closure for remainder of season... This place is great and we so hope it reopenes next year as you can't go wrong with it ever!!!

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Great chicago dogs, best in town, cute atmosphere for kids. We take our two and four year old. It can take a long time to wait in line or if you have a large group. Just one guy usually working behind the counter. If in a hurry, might be best to go somewhere else but if can wait and have... More

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Manhattan, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Rail car diner on corner of street just a block off the main strip off of Broadway and Oak. Menu includes hot dogs, sausages, Italian beef, walking tacos, fries, and drinks. If line of people shows up to place orders, be prepared for some very unorthodox instructions from owner on how to order and when to pay. Keep an open... More

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Manteno, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We were there on July26 2013. There was a sign stating they were closed for the day. Went back the next day they were still not open. I could understand if there was a reason but there wasn't one. I really can't give a rating because they were closed. I had to enter a rating because I could not submit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

First time visiting Rail Dog, but it won't be the last. Great food and enviorment. Owner is super nice. Best dogs in the area by far. Owner from Chicago.

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detroit
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Actual rail car, one guy making hot dogs in a unique way w/ the fries. Really delicious & cool experience. You eat on picninc tables around the car, & don't pay until your done. Go here.

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