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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

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Address: 2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
Phone Number: +1 239-275-8487
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf...

The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 208 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine's Day, a New Year's Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.

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I didn't expect much and got a nice surprise. Very smooth check in, nice greeting and comfy setting. Food and drink were very tasty and plentiful. Servers worked their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
geobleu
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Bradenton, Florida
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florida
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213 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would not go on the train again . Very over priced . We went on thanksgiving noon meal .For 49.00 a person the food was not worth it . The turkey was not real at all . The view from the train as you go thru the back of neighborhoods is just terrible.

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Thank jeff2411
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy the trip and our fresh homemade turkey dinner. Happy Holidays! More 

London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I always fancied a Murder Mystery Dinner and when we saw this one, performed on an old train line, we were very excited. The overall experience was OK but not terrific. The train appeared to be full and the staff worked extremely hard to keep things moving. However the logistics of serving food and performing on the... More 

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Thank wgoater
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the positive feedback to continual improve the experience for all of our guests. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to experience the murder mystery dinners, so when I found the train ride, I felt like I hit the jackpot. The train ride was really bumpy and jerked and swayed from side to side. This was not appealing especially when trying to eat and digest your food. The food was decent and the passengers were fun.... More 

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Thank u2canrise
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the positive feedback to continual improve the experience for all of our guests on our vintage train. More 

Saint-Louis, Senegal
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were seated at a table with another couple from the UK and had a blast trying to solve the mystery. The food and the service was fantastic!

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Thank Bigmacrob
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. We enjoy having our guests from around the world and I am glad to read that you did as well. See you again soon. Happy Thanksgiving! More 

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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vegetarian? Don't even think about it. We wanted to take the entire family. When my wife called, however, to make reservations she inquired about a vegetarian meal for my daughter. She was told, frankly rudely, that "we don't do that". Really? You can't even take some of the side dishes put them together and accommodate a vegetarian? Even the major... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments as we are always looking for positive feedback to improve. That said, we do not shy away from, and are in fact very upfront about our fixed menu with traditional beef, poultry, and seafood main course options made with fresh ingredients daily. Should we make a change to our menu to include a vegetarian option... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The actors were very talented! The food was good, although I found it weird that you were greeted with a cheese/ fruit plate and then could opt for a fruit plate, again, for your appetizer. The pumpkin soup was delicious as was my prime rib and the desserts. It would be nice to go on a lunch version as I... More 

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Thank 1kbb
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your five stars. We do aim to please and glad we hit the mark with you. We certainly hope to see you again, maybe for our midday family dinner on Thanksgiving, if you wanted the daytime event for your next trip. All aboard! More 

Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't expect much and got a nice surprise. Very smooth check in, nice greeting and comfy setting. Food and drink were very tasty and plentiful. Servers worked their !@#$ off. The mystery was fun and the actors did a great job. Interaction was a blast. Worth every penny.

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Thank geobleu
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We love to surprise folks with our delightful food, entertainment and train ride. Hope to see you again soon. All aboard! More 

Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall a fun time. Actors seemed to be having fun, makes it fun for everyone. First half of the ride not very scenic, but once you get to the river it's very pretty. Waitstaff is wonderful and the service is prompt. The food is not great but good, and there is plenty to enjoy. Dress code seemed kind of business... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted to read that you had a fun evening with your friends and we certainly hope to see you again soon. All aboard! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I went for a work team builder. It was a lot of fun. Don't take it too serious, the performance is fun and entertaining. The surprise for me was the food. The food was REALLY good and a great value.

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Thank Jamyba
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. We love surprising people with our fantastic food, service and entertainment. I hope to see you again for one of our other shows or holiday events. All aboard! More 

Naples, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We went for the first time last night and enjoyed the meal and the show! The actors were funny and interacted with us the audience. The prime rib dinner that I ordered was more than enough to eat and the food was well prepared.

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Thank Frank G
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. I hope to see you on the train again soon. All aboard! More 

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