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The RailYard

$$ - $$$American, ,
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
+1 256-580-5707
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“broccolini” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on our way back from Chattanooga. It was a great sandwich. They took a simple concept, like a BLT, and made it for a grown up. The exposed brick and memorabilia on the walls was fun to see. Staff was attentive and...More

Thank Traveler197406
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here is a novel idea....When your website says that you are open until 9pm, and the recording on your restaurant voicemail says that you are open until 9pm, you might want to actually stay open until 9pm. After having driven for about 6 hours this...More

Thank TCnCinti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taken here by a friend for my birthday and couldn't have had a better experience! The duck? AMAZING! Service was great and the atmosphere was good as well. Will definitely be back! Hopefully soon! The only downside was the hostess seemed a little too...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here as a group of 12 people, and were able to make reservations, which was a huge plus for our group! The food was AWESOME and we had a hard time choosing what to eat. We loved the deco and the location of...More

Thank AlabamaHotelgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Choose the Railyard for lunch based on the reviews while on vacation near Decatur. The food and service were better than the reviews, if that's possible. If we are ever in the area again, would definitely go back.

Thank Virginia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were concerned about some of the bad reviews but our experience was good with no problems. The food was good and service was also good. Noise level was not that bad , but restaurant was not full yet. wd had the grilled chicken and...More

Thank pjkiss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had come very highly recommend, when we first arrived it looked nice. The hostess lead us all through the restaurant to be seated in the very back corner right next to the air conditioner vent. No problem I rather be chilly than hot....More

Thank karina7acosta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of five co-workers went to lunch. We got our lunch almost an hour after we order. Three of the five orders were incorrect. Food was good but really disappointed in the service. It’s hard to recommend The RailYard for lunch.

Thank Alaeng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - great atmosphere - friendly servers. Make reservations or come early. At 4:00 pm, it was already half full!

Thank lisag20172017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Rail Yard twice in the past three weeks. The service on both occasions was excellent. The servers were friendly and efficient. No complaints. My first meal was a filet. It was very good and cooked the way I ordered it....More

Thank Hank_In_AL
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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