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The RailYard

$$ - $$$American, ,
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
+1 256-580-5707
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
“broccolini” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ordered cheeseburgers. My cheeseburger was warm, not hot. The fried potatoes were warm at best. The service was good. This is our second visit and last.

Thank rpheva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Baja burger was tasty, and fulfilling. Service was fantastic. Beer list, eh...was limited mostly to the millennial tastes of IPA and sours. Time for a redo of your selection. Scotch ales, Belgian Ales, porters...

Thank mattkras17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Railyard Crew did an incredible job of offering superb customer service. The food is always prepared with care and tastes fresh and delicious! This is definitely one of Decatur’s finest eating and meeting spots!

Thank larrylittle2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the Bruiser Burger with chips. The burger was juicy and cooked as requested! The chips were seasoned well and served hot! For dessert, I had the Derby Pie with Bourbon Ice Cream. The dessert was excellent. The Bourbon Ice Cream alone was worth...More

Thank Tommy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would stop and try the Railyard Restaurant tonight on our way home from a friend's house. Upon arrival the ambiance was very nice, staff was attentive and friendly. Pretty fast service for cocktails and appetizers. We had the Korean BBQ pork belly...More

Thank kayrate
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a treat. In town looking for an early meal and found a gem! The RailYard is yummy and affordable!

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The food here is so good and fresh. Great seafood, homemade sides. A bit hard to find, but well worth finding.

Thank jimbeth12g
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We were passing through town and wanted something besides the typical travel fast food. Saw this place had good reviews and wonderful looking menu so we stopped in. When you first walk in you walk down a couple of flights of stairs. It’s a cool...More

1  Thank Ginny C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The best food in Decatur! The menu changes often and food is prepared from scratch. Everything is perfection.

1  Thank Rirwin531
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I did not eat here and there is a reason. We looked at all the reviews and when we got to Decatur it was the first place we headed. We parked on the main street and entered to find we had to go down a...More

Thank Jeanne W
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
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Response from ChefBillHarden | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a separate space for that! The room can fit up to 40 people. Feel free to give us a call at 256-580-5707 and we can discuss dates and details with you. Thank you!
8 November 2016|
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Response from ChefBillHarden | Property representative |
Last night for No Menu Monday we served: Baked Local Feta Cheese with Olive Tapenade Roasted Bone Marrow Braised Local Goat & Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Sweet Potato Chili Seared Sea Scallop with Cauliflower Au... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-580-5707
  • E-mail
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