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“Food came on the train”

Buffalo Phil's Pizza & Grille
Ranked #10 of 187 Restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue, American, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Families love our Train Delivered Food! Buffalo Phil's menu includes Rotisserie Chicken, BBQ, Pizzas & Lil' Buckaroo Meals. Stop in & try our All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet with Pizzas, Pastas, Salads & Soups served daily from 11am-3pm ! Come to eat, stay to play at Knuckleheads Bowling & Indoor Amusement Park next door! We're located next to the Outlets at the Dells!
Columbus
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Food came on the train”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

We had a long wait but the boys really liked that our food came on the train. The food was good and plenty to see while we wait. Killed time in knuckle heads. Staff was helpful.

Visited October 2012
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Waupaca, WI
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4 reviews
“If you must go, go for lunch!”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

We've been here for lunch a couple of times and have always enjoyed it. We decided to go for dinner this time and it was a huge disappointment. The wait time was underestimated, the service was very poor, the food was expensive and didn't even taste good. It was too busy and took our server too long to show up to even bother complaining. Our lunch experiences were never this bad--probably because they're less busy then.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Overpriced tourist trap”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

I can't believe we fell for going here with the "trains deliver your food" spiel. Food was all bad to average and the cost was high. Would have been better going where the locals go.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Christine W
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MN or UK
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“The trains were worth it, the food was not”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

On the up side, the entire reason we went here was for the train delivered food for the kids, and they loved every minute of it! Be sure to ask for a train table, as not all of them are. The train would come out seemingly just for the, to look at, and of course deliver the food and drinks. The atmosphere is very nice, new, big, clean, and fun. But the food was lackluster. I ordered a half pound burger and my wife ordered the tacos. When I more than $10 for a burger I expect it to be thick, juicy, and bursting with flavor. This was the smallest half pound burger I have ever seen and was bland and flavorless. My wife's tacos were so greasy they gushed gresed onto the plate and left a big puddle all over her plate. Clearly they had it mixed up, rather then a juicy burger we got greasy tacos.

But, as I said, it was all for the kids and it pleased them immensely.

  • Visited October 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice lunch!”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

The place was fun for kids!! The food was worth the price. We also got a coupon for 10 or 15 % off from one the travel brochures. Be prepared to wait for train table if you reach there after 12 noon. We had to wait for a really long time, but the real reason for us to visit was for the trains bringing in our food! We chose the unlimited salad option and we liked it. The kids meal was pretty good too. They were ok about our daughter sharing a bowl of fruits with us from the salad bar which I felt was really nice on their part.

Visited March 2012
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