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“Great Little place for coffee and muffin!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Off the Rail Cafe

Off the Rail Cafe
Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Elkhart Lake
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Soups, Cafe
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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.
chicago
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Little place for coffee and muffin!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Walked from Osthoff resort in morning....in quiet little town right by the railroad tracks...sat outside and had coffee....great place!

Visited July 2013
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Lindenhurst, Illinois
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great little coffee shop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

There is not a Starbucks within 20 miles so this is it....and it does a real nice job. Great outdoor cafe, tight but good indoor seating. Clientele is mostly on vacation like I was so atmosphere is very friendly. Staff and food/coffee were great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Surprisingly great food in an old trainstation restaurant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

We had lunch there while on vacation and were surprised at the large menu and good food we found in this tiny trainstation restaurant. Their European panini was delicious with lots of fresh turkey and Brie. The children's BLT looked great and was served with a side of gold fish! Perfect for our 6 yr. old. Everything is made from scratch and it tastes it. Their homemade baked goods were a delicious end to lunch, especially the blonde brownies! It is such a popular early morning coffee spot that the line snakes out the door and down the walkway. Great prices too.

Visited July 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great sandwiches!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

Really nice variety of sandwiches. Great for kids too. The lines can get very long in the morning because it is the only coffee shop in town. But by lunch it has calmed down usually. Soups are good too.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Brian K
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“very nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

Very nice place to stop in town. The sandwiches are really good, and the coffee is great. Nice people! Recommend walking into town for lunch or coffee.

Visited June 2013
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