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“Closed for season due to illness..” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rail Dog

Rail Dog
223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 254-7505
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Closed for season due to illness..”
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!!!

  • 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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English first
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good hotdogs,long wait at times”
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 time to sit the have a hotdog and sit at picnic tables and have kids blow the whistle. Owner can be harsh about watching your children closely haha

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manhattan, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Food with an attitude”
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 mind and it's fun. Pay after you eat usually because owner does not want to handle money while he is cooking. Fries included with most items, and food is good. Fun experience and photo op.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manteno, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not open”
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 it without.

Visited July 2013
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“Best dogs in the Dells!”
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.

  • 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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