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“Cheer Up, buddy! Your food is awesome.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rail Dog

Rail Dog
223 Wisconsin Ave., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 254-7505
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Ranked #20 of 175 Restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Cuisines: American, Hot Dogs
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch
Jordan, Minnesota
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Cheer Up, buddy! Your food is awesome.”
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 makes sense to avoid unnecessary waste. I felt like he wanted us in & out in a hurry this time--kind of a let down, but not a game changer. Cheer up buddy, you've got this in the bag!

Visited June 2014
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Evansville, IN
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good hot dog and a fun owner”
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.

Visited May 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lunch with the Family”
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 on a nice day.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great hot dogs with great service!”
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 the Rail Dog use it as a motel room that you can rent. It has a king bed with a small bathroom and a table to sit at. The hot dog stand is only open during the summer months. I would eat here again!

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Oxford, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“So fun”
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.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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