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Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

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3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
+1 603-745-3500
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18:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 19:00
Tue 18:00 - 20:00
Thu 18:00 - 20:00
Sat 18:00 - 20:00
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Abington, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Talk about dinner with a view! The meal was top notch with orchid garnishes. Delicious. This was a great experience with five star food. Best dining in Lincoln. Probably the only place in town where you can get dressed up.

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Thank Stephanie D
Brookline, Massachusetts
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157 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year the Dinner Train that operates in the summer added Depot Dining during weekends in the winter serving a broad selection of tapas with prices from $8-12 per plate and an average of about $10. Each plate can be shared and a light dinner for 2 would need 3-4 plates. The beers include several local craft beers on tap... More 

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Thank hfaigel
boston
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Owner operated owner built everyone about this is awesome.. this is really a review of the taps bar not the dinner train. As the train does not run in winter. All small plates were excellent. We especially like the scallops, nand shrimp offerings. Wine list is good prices are fair and the staff could not have been nicer

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Thank mowhite
Belchertown, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were in Lincoln NH for a ski weekend and found this place down the street. They have a quaint area upstairs with couches and small tables. Candles lit and the smell of pine made the ambience and environment romantic and comfortable. We chose to relax on the couches and ordered a variety of tapas including the pulled pork, shrimp... More 

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Thank BeachGirl_CoffeeLuv
Alexandria, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A perfect date night destination! Traveling along the rail in a vintage decorated railway car doesn't get any better! Or wait.. yes it does! Greeted and shown, by your maitre'd to your table bedecked in fine linen and flowers. You will be wowed from beginning to end, with fine food, service and scenery!

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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We visited on the second day of their new winter dining - the train doesn't move and you're served your choice of tapas in the disembarkation area. The food was fabulous and the service was truly magnificent. Since it was only the second day of their new winter service, it was quiet. I would return in a heartbeat.

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Thank Ulf M
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to attend the soft opening of Cafe Lafayette's newest venture, tapas dining in the depot. As we entered it was a very warm and cozy atmosphere. We chose to seat on the second floor loft. There were tables for two and four diners along with comfortable sofa sitting. The menu presented many choices of tapas portion... More 

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Thank dastein
Saint Louis, Missouri
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407 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed our excursion dinner train in October. The staff was friendly and food was delicious. The train is comfy and elegant. Well worth it!!!

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Thank td397
Shrewsbury, Vermont
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A well orchestrated 5 course dinner on an actual moving train. They start you off with drinks and a dinner roll followed by appetizers then salad. To clean your palate before the entry you get a little dish of sherbert. What a neat idea. Then the entry followed by dessert. As soon as you clean a plate some one is... More 

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Thank Lou B
Nineveh, Indiana
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked dinner on the train while on vacation. Surprised to get a five course meal on this two hour ride. Went about 12 miles down and back along the river. Nice views of the river and sunset over the mountain. Food was excellent. A little pricy, but how often do you get to have dinner in the dining car... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:00
Thursday
18:00 - 20:00
Saturday
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Crossing at River Place, Woodstock, NH 03262
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 603-745-3500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?