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Off the Rail Cafe

44 Gottfried Street, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
+1 920-876-3655
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (38 reviews)
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Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
44 Gottfried Street, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the wait seemed longer than normal, food was delicious. They were just closing (on a Sunday afternoon) so there seemed to be a lot going on. We planned on take out anyway, so all worked out. We ordered as a party of three and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jo R
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch a couple days ago. Loved the soup and sandwich. Service was good and super friendly. They made you feel welcome. Went a second day because we enjoyed it so much. Thank you for two great meals!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SandeFC
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here many times, and have never been disappointed, however expect to wait for your order, between 10 too 20 minutes, they are usually very busy. I personally will take their food, and coffee any day over Starbucks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dsjayko1
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome! Went back the next day and we each ordered the same very filling breakfast sandwich. Coffee was the best we’ve had in Wisconsin! Friendliest place, too! Get a cookie to go!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FlossieTustin_CA
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab a bite to eat. Indoor & outdoor seating. You can also get your order to go. The staff is polite & the signs that line the walls are sarcastic & funny. The sandwiches are creative & delicious! I had the Underground...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RBgal6
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Very cute place with friendly service and excellent food. There are plenty of menu options and they are very accommodating to customizing your order. Had a breakfast sandwich and coffee and both were great. The place is very casual and a perfect place to order...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KandKAndrews
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Come for breakfast or lunch and you will be served the most delicious sandwiches with Gluten Free Bread! Freshest ingredients in an upbeat atmosphere! They even have gluten free homemade granola bars, peanut-butter pastries and other GF goodies! The coffee is amazing too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Browndog14
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee drinks, bakery and breakfast sandwiches. If you like bagels and lox try the Scotsman it’s heaven. The Commuter is also a great choice. The place is busy on the weekends and seating is limited but there’s indoor and outdoor seating. Grab a coffee...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisawhite5608
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Right downtown Elkhart Lake. Used to be the rail station. You order and pay at register and they bring you the food, inside or out. We both had a great sandwich and a curry lentil soup that was fantastic. Loud and lots of energy. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank jjmg4423
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Our family stopped for breakfast on a Sunday. This place was super busy. Well....they have excellent service amd great food. The staff were all singing to the radio....it was funny. Several of us had commuters....my suggestion is to share this sandwich w someone and get...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 1971wiel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Gottfried Street, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Elkhart Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 920-876-3655
  • E-mail
Off The Rail is a cozy breakfast/lunch restaurant located in the heart of Elkhart Lake. We offer fresh, made-to-order, hand-crafted sandwiches and soups as well as coffee, beer and wine. Family run and a fun vibrant atmosphere will have you feeling right at home in this historical building. Custom Free Wi-Fi available.
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