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“Innovative, awesome burgers” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Rail

The Rail
3265 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44333
330-864-7245v
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Ranked #6 of 396 Restaurants in Akron
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Ashland, Ohio
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92 reviews 92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Innovative, awesome burgers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Based on reviews decided to make the stop here for lunch. Attached to the Summit Mall, this place was a great treat. Were surprised to see a nice list of Ohio brews on tap which later in the day have been a real draw. The menu has a number of innovative burgers as well as a variety of extra and specialty condiments to create your own burger. The beef was some of the best we've had and grilled to perfection. Was a bit disappointed in the Bootlegger tho; the onion straws are served at room temperature which was awkward with the juicy-hot meat. The BBQ sauce was also too strong and overpowered the remainder. The waitress, however, was very quick to offer a replacement burger which came quickly. The Whistle Stop is the burger of the month and was excellent. The fried green tomato was a burst of summer that was greatly appreciated. The decor is very fun and perfect for its menu. The main complaint would be that the music was too loud which made conversation very difficult.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Local Ohio Ingredients done right!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Very impressive burger! The quality ingredients shine and the meat is cooked to perfection. Quite possibly the best burger I have ever enjoyed. It is served a s a half pound portion, so unfortunately I did not try any other menu items as I was too full. The great food, nice atmosphere and service makes this restaurant a must-go-to choice for my future visits to the Akron area.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cleveland, Ohio
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105 reviews 105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“An OK Burger Place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

An Ok burger place. Limited menu. Burgers are good, fries so-so at best. Get ready because it is VERY noisy. I would probably come back, but I would try Skyway or Swensons first

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Medina, Ohio
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Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Try the community table.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

This is a great, locally-owned restaurant with an inventive menu. Burgers are their specialty, of course, but beware they are a bit pricy for sandwiches, though relatively inexpensive for the atmosphere of this restaurant. Most unusual but fun was sitting at the community table in the middle and talking with strangers.

Visited March 2013
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Norton, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Not just for burger lovers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The Rail serves both deliciously seasoned burgers as well as chicken and veggie varieties. The grilled chicken varieties are done to perfection, and even the buns are yummy. They always manage to add a creative and flavorful spin on their monthly featured items. Appetizers are adequately portioned and delicious. Even more impressive is the array of pies and shakes available on a rotating basis. Beers from a number of microbreweries are available in sampler sets, and the wait staff is attentive and friendly. Atmosphere is casual with big screen TVs placed on the walls, but the noise level never becomes overwhelming. This is a perfect spot for couples or families.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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