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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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Good story even better food

What a fun night! Prime rib on a train? Delicious!! The courses were timed with the show, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jamie H
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Johnsburg, New York
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Nice family fun

It's a fun experience. The food is good, so is the staff. The actors do their best to keep it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
vr591305
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 208 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine's Day, a New Year's Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (138 reviews)
“course meal” (26 reviews)
“fun evening” (34 reviews)
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fun night! Prime rib on a train? Delicious!! The courses were timed with the show, the actors performing an act or two between each course.

Thank Jamie H
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a fun experience. The food is good, so is the staff. The actors do their best to keep it entertaining. Pretty good value for your money.

Thank vr591305
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried to book a reservation for me and my friend who is Deaf. They refused to provide interpreters for my friend. They did tell me that I could hire my own interpreter and the company would allow the interpreter(s) to board for free. Ugh!...More

Thank Patricia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the dinner and the show. I had the chicken and the other 3 in our party had the prime rib. You are given large portions and the food was good. Mirrors are place on the walls at the end of the cars which...More

1  Thank april s
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for you high compliments. We look forward to having you back for another evening of fun food and mystery.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a trip on the Murder, Mystery train in April for my partner and son, we're all from the UK, and my two Tampa cousins, who hadn't heard of this at all..... first bit of detective work done there from the UK. We were...More

2  Thank picklefactory
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Congratulations for being our Super Sleuth for the Illusion of Death. It is one of our best new shows, and it will make a return in a few years for sure. Thank you for writing such a glowing review and for making the effort to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just relax and enjoy it, it is long but it's well worth it. Food is excellent!! REALLY!! My teenage boys love it as well. So far we've done it twice and it was just as good both times. Staff is wonderful, entertainment is really good...More

Thank 666theresaa
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a delightful review to read after a long day at work!! Thank you for the high praise, and we all look forward to your return for another Relaxing evening on the train.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable evening on the Murder Mystery Train this past weekend. The ticket includes the train ride, dinner and a mystery to solve. The dinner was excellent. I had prime rib and my husband had salmon and both were as good as...More

Thank flyingrn3
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review of what had to be a wonderful time on the train. We value your patronage and hope you return soon for another evening of food, fun, and of course a little murder :-)

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Fo two ladies traveling alone this was a great way to spend an evening on our vacation. The dinner was excellent and the strangers that dined with us were great company. The actors were very entertaining and funny. Yes, the train rocked and rolled a...More

Thank mary212
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Mary, Thank you for your thoughtful and honest five star review. We appreciate your patronage and certainly hope you join us again soon for another fun evening on the train.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The actors were great the staff was good however the food was not good at all. Wife had chicken that tasted awful like oregano and was dried out possible cooked twice. I had the prime rib also not good . It unfortunate that the food...More

Thank ddwhitman2014
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy the food. I will share your comments with our chef.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Being a train nut, I had a lot of fun. Seating is at tables of four so if there’s less than four in your group you will be seated with others. This worked out great for us as we were placed with a nice, interesting...More

Thank Tom R
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Tom R., Thank you for joining us on a fun evening out. Your thoughtful and honest commentary are greatly appreciated, as are your five stars. We look forward to having you back for another night out on the train. Alllll aboard!

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shandri
3 June 2018|
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Response from DMDavis723 | Reviewed this property |
$79.95 pp on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. $84.95 pp on Saturday.
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Coffee, tea, and iced tea are included, as is tap water. However, sodas, bottled water, specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. As for gratuities, we suggest $8 per person for the meal service plus... More
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Randall C
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Apologies for the delay in this response. All cancellations of prepaid reservations must be made by 12 PM (12 noon) EST of the day prior to the day of departure in order to receive a refund. Otherwise refunds are not... More
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