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The Railway Dining Car

21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-657-3222
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (11 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

TaTa Train Car - three couples, local and imported wine, local beer; service was good and timely; the meals were good and well presented but nothing spectacular given the prices

Thank Art-rcmper
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely loved the ambiance and the overall cuteness of eating in a dining car but the food wasn't anything spectacular and was a bit overpriced. The service was wonderful, especially considering there was only one server working on a Friday night though. Worth a visit...More

Thank mmmlynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got into Tatamagouche later than we expected but I emailed for a late reservation and the Dining Car was very accommodating. We arrived a few minutes late and were still warmly greeted. The car is cozy and was full of diners but it was...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table as we were staying in one of the carriages. The meal was well presented and a good choice on the menu!!Sampled a nice fish pie and blueberry pie to finish. Service was good and the staff friendly and fun!!

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem. We enjoyed refreshments in the beverage "car" followed by a delicious meal in the main dining room. Delightful! The food was excellent and attractively presented by experienced staff. I highly recommend the warm lobster appetizer. The seafood pie was also...More

Thank Groovygram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and excellent service here. Portions are large but save room for the hand made desserts

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The renovated train car, set next to an old renovated train station, is just such a beautiful setting. A trip to the past. It was fun to enjoy a meal in a rail car. The service was friendly. Excellent home made tea biscuits instead of...More

Thank Lise S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited with friends. Four of us had the Acadian Orange French Toast with maple syrup ( served with three pieces of bacon and fresh fruit), and two had bacon and eggs. Everyone enjoyed their meal thoroughly, and the service was friendly and attentive. Prices were...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The dining room is in a dining car of an old train. The tables are so close together, you can practically rub elbows with the diners three tables over. All conversations can be heard from the car. No room for privacy at all. Having said...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat dinner here while we were staying at the inn. Lovely ambience. The service was very friendly. The food was delicious. We had the bacon and spinach dip for an appetizer. Scrumptious! I had the salmon - the chef prepared it just...More

Thank Cheryl G
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9 August 2017|
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Response from Nancy R | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to contact them! Good Luck hope your experience was better than ours!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche
  • Phone Number: +1 902-657-3222
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