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411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
224-7427
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun local eatery in a convenient location

Four of us were referred to this diner for breakfast and we weren't disappointed. A retired railroad car serves as kitchen and dining area, with only eight tables and a restroom. It was raining when we went, but there was a nice covered waiting area which gave us a few minuted to review the menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Packlady2015
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Visalia, California
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Visalia, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Four of us were referred to this diner for breakfast and we weren't disappointed. A retired railroad car serves as kitchen and dining area, with only eight tables and a restroom. It was raining when we went, but there was a nice covered waiting area which gave us a few minuted to review the menu. Wait time was short. Each... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place is tiny - a railroad car. We stopped for lunch, has the smoked chicken and pulled pork sandwich and were not disappointed. So pleasantly surprised to find great southern-style food in Alaska! And a nice change from the seafood. The staff was so accommodating -- and super patient with our tired kids. While they don't have an official... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place is great. It is cozy, and you can't beat the decor! It is a small place so you will have to wait, BUT IT IS WORTH IT! Everything is great. The pancakes and biscuits and gravy are made in house and will leave you very comforted and ready for a rainy day in Seward! We also got the... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My youngest son said breakfast here was his very favorite meal on our entire 11 day Alaskan adventure! Meeting in a train car, the ambiance is fun! The crab benedict was very tasty and even my non-seafood eating children enjoyed tasting it! We also tried the biscuits and gravy, pancakes, french toast, chicken fried steak and everyone expressed approval. Prices... More 

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Key West, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Food was average,although the breakfast burrito was very good. The diner is a train car. Cute but very small. Waited quite a while for our food

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went twice for breakfast with friends who are Seward residents. All the food is cooked fresh and quickly served. If they have grits you are in for a treat. The place is an old railroad carriage and the service is excellent.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The chicken burritos lolls amazing, smells amazing, and taste amazing. $13+ per entree. If you're really hungry you'll eat it all. If you're just kind of hungry you could split anything. Another table had cheese burgers and they were HUGE! The atmosphere is cool. You are basically crammed in a train car. Tables are barely big enough for 4 people... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Train was cool. Owner was working and explained how the oven was the original one on the train. Small and cozy seating. We ordered a chicken sandwich meal, three burgers and a burrito. We watched the cook pull out frozen food and put it in a microwave. Not good to see but i understand not everything can be fresh. The... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good, down home cooking with fresh ingredients & great service ! Love brunch there, as we are late riser's on weekends. A fun treat for visitors , something for everyone '

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Love it!! Have not even left and ready to cone back! The Gumbo rocks! Walking distance from town and friendly atmosphere.

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Address: 411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
Phone Number: 224-7427
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 224-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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