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Starlite Diner Car

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Bowden $$ - $$$ ,
1 Heritage Drive, Bowden, Alberta T0M 0K0, Canada
+1 403-657-3503
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Jan 2, 2017
“Great Eats Stop”
Dec 26, 2016
“Diner food in a diner car”
Closed Now
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Diner, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1 Heritage Drive, Bowden, Alberta T0M 0K0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up to Red deer alberta it was a rainy day so decided to take our grandson who just graduated to the 50a dinner in Bowden .alberta We were not at all dissapointed ,the food was great and the cheerful service was first class...More

Thank moejoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally took the plunge and stopped in for an early dinner. The dining car is great. The interior takes me back to good memories of a simpler time. It's a nice simple menu which I really enjoy. I ordered a clubhouse with turkey soup. The...More

1  Thank EvaMary57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really stoked to stop into this place that we had spotted the other day. The food here, however, is terrible. With our dinners, we were served carrots that were so obviously had been revived from a frozen state into a mushy, textureless pile...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My child ordered a chicken wrap. She couldn't eat it cause it wasn't wrapped. Everything fell out. Tried to fix it but wouldn't help. I had a denver and asked for cheese. Guess what? No cheese. No problem. Not so bad right? The waitress finally...More

2  Thank sundog38
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This place looked interesting from the outside, so i thought it was worth checking out. The place was quite busy on a Saturday at lunch. It's right off Hwy 2, so they have lots of traffic. I ordered a Beef Dip with Mashed Potatoes and...More

Thank NoshTraveller
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

This cool spot always looked interesting from the highway. Popped in for a little road trip coffee break but decided to try an Alien omelette (mostly because the name) and I'm mighty happy I did. Great stop for a hungry driver. Beats a regular fast...More

Thank Adrian0987
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The food and service were good however not much flavor to my chicken burger. My husband had soup and sandwich and he stated his was good.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Stopped for a bite to eat on our way home from Skiing, so wanted some homemade eats. Food was very good. Clam Chowder was delicious. My son had a Gazoo Burger and it satisfied a 17yr old appetite after a day of skiing. The Rueben...More

1  Thank DaMama4
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Cute location for a restaurant, a train diner car at the side of the road. Food is good, not great however, atmosphere is fun. Good place to stop for a bit between Red Deer and Calgary.

Thank NormLWat
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is quite good and the meals are definitely satisfying. I came for late breakfast/early lunch and was able to order both!

Thank Kent C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Heritage Drive, Bowden, Alberta T0M 0K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Bowden
  • Phone Number: +1 403-657-3503
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