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Buckeye Express Diner

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810 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813-9227
+1 419-886-2900
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (41 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
“patty melt” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
810 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813-9227
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled off 71 for a quick lunch and spotted the train up the hill so we drove up. It was a really cool place with the tables set up in the train. The service was above average and the food was delicious! The hand...More

Thank nicolelaponza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat although kind of expensive. Restaurant is actually an old train car which makes the atmosphere interesting

Thank Phleb13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good! I enjoyed the woody burger. Our kids loved eating on the train and the buckeye decor was nice too! Convenient place to eat close to our hotel.

Thank EMG1008
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I was pretty disappointed with how the food tastes considering the amount I spent on it which is unfortunate since the restaurant is inside a few train cars and that's really neat! The service was also nice, our cashier was very friendly and the gentleman...More

Thank Mr. V
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Food is fine if you want a big greasy burger and fries. Few healthy options. Grilled chicken sandwich was average. BLT was on Texas toast which is just too buttery for our taste. The homemade fries would be ok if they weren’t so soggy. Only...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed November 19, 2017

My grandsons loved eating in a railroad car! And the burgers, salads, and fries were very good! The folks were friendly and the server very nice.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Stopped here on a recent road trip last weekend. Huge delicious sandwiches that include fries for an average price of $8-12. All four of us enjoyed our sandwiches ( fish sandwich, patty melt, Brutus cheese steak, and massive burger). A perfect stop for any OHIO...More

Thank daddytravels
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Food not too bad. Cold in the winter. You order your food at the counter then go sit down then they bring it. Little different but ok.

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed October 26, 2017

My daughter, granddaughter and I were driving from KY to Cleveland, and wanted to stop for lunch and gas. I looked online and found this restaurant and we thought it would be worth a shot, and boy were we right! The food is freshly cooked...More

Thank 76nancyt
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Good alternative to chain fast food stop on I71 exit 165. The employees were friendly and food was good. Sandwiches served with fresh cut fries. OSU Buckeye theme decor.

Thank spinman15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813-9227
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bellville
  • Phone Number: +1 419-886-2900
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