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Rail Dog

223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 254-7505
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Ranked #10 of 169 restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you want a good place to eat just off the beaten path this is the place. Quiet but with still a contemporary appeal then this is definitely the place to stop at for a quick bite to eat.

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Jordan, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

As evidenced by my past annual trips & reviews of Rail Dog, we are big fans. Still delicious, still great prices, hands down the most unique & interesting property. It was slow, but I wasn't greeted with the usual friendly, joking banter we've come to enjoy. Bummer that the dells taco is only served on weekends, but of course it... More

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Evansville, IN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Food is good and the owner even better. Plus it's nice to sit outside and enjoy your meal. Definitely stop by this place.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stumbled across this place when I got lost looking for the location of my daughter's basketball tournament. Decided to come back as my 2 year old has a recent interest in trains. Glad we did! This place is very unique. One man show with great humor. Be prepared to wait a little bit, but it's worth it! Good food, perfect... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If you love railroad themed eateries, this is the place for you to have lunch, dinner, or a snack. There's 2 cabooses on their property. The Milwaukee road one is where you order your food from. One side has lots of railroad memorabilia and a history of the caboose. The other caboose is a Soo Line caboose. The owners of... More

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Oxford, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
113 helpful votes 113 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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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