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“Fun for Kids and Adults”

Fritz's Railroad Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 127 Restaurants in Shawnee
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: This location is relatively new, about a year? Great classic place for the whole family and conveniently located across from Powerplay in Shawnee.
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Description: This location is relatively new, about a year? Great classic place for the whole family and conveniently located across from Powerplay in Shawnee.
Reviewed July 11, 2012

The original in KCK is actually my favorite, but that's because I like how it's old and kitschy.  The location in Shawnee is new, clean and polished.  I love taking people from out of town here to see the surprise on their faces when we order our food by phone and see it delivered by model train.  Kids can even get paper conductor hats to wear.  The cuisine is diner food, and it's very greasy, but good old standards.  

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Thank elinorigby
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Reviewed February 12, 2012

The big attraction for families is that the food is delivered via a train system that circles the restaurant. It's nothing fancy; it's a simple diner that servers hamburgers, milk shakes, and grilled cheese sandwiches. The food's ok... kids will love the ambiance. You place your order by phone to the kitchen, and watch and wait as the trains circle the restaurant to see if it's delivering to you.

A lot of people go to the location at Crown Center, but the lines there can be long. It's well worth the effort to drive to Shawnee, KS...it'll probably be faster!

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Thank Husker_Mike
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Reviewed December 20, 2011

Had breakfast here with children and granddaughter. Delivery trains overhead not running due to the volume of breakfast fare; but overhead "passenger and freight train" traffic enough to entertain until breakfast was served.
Breakfast entrees from French toast to pancakes to chicken fried steak breakfast to breakfast sandwich for Granddaughter to traditional two egg &sausage breakfast for myself delivered in timely fashion and all was very good. Only complaint-echoed by Daughter-in Law; sausage gravy was overly salty. Otherwise, very good value for money.
Love the trains! What a great experience not only for the grandchild!

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Thank Gtwnret
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Reviewed October 3, 2011

If your kids like trains, this is a very unique and fun place to eat. Your order is delivered to your table by a train that travels on a track high above your head, circling the restaurant. Kids love it! And the food is good too - although will say a little pricey. You can also get an engineers cap for your child. Also, conveniently located right across the street from Power Play, a large gaming arcade that kids love!

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1  Thank KansasCityNicole
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Reviewed August 16, 2011

My family and I dined at this restaurant for dinner. You walk in and are greeted by host offering you a conductor's hat. You are then directed to your table and instructions are given on how to order. You look at the menu, pick up the phone, press the button, and tell the kitchen your order.

Once your food is ready, they place it on a model train, who then chugs it over to your table and drops it down below. IT IS THE COOLEST thing! We liked it so much, we ordered a couple more items, just to watch the train deliver it. Oh, and I might add that the burgers, fries, and chili are really good! If you get the chance, you should definitely check it out.

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Thank Cynderella43
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