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Trax Cafe

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27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701 (Maple Ave.)
+1 215-591-9777
16:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is very loud and the food was not cooked as requested. I think the prices are high. My filet, which was a "special", was ordered medium well. It arrived at the table extremely rare. Everyone else had their meal. My filet had to be returned for more cooking. When it was returned to the kitchen, the cook decided to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Over priced for what you get. Food was good but portion was small even for lunch. Everything was extra. BYOB. Space is small, limited seating.

2 Thank Johnie_3
Souderton, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Since this is a BYOB, I brought a special concoction we all like. One of the servers asked what it was and the asked if she could smell it. Ok..but then she proceeded to take a sip and give the drink back to my wife..Unbelievable!! Should have walked out then. I ordered the brook trout and it came out in... More 

2 Thank scubakeith2016
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We ventured to Trax last night for the first time. I have to compliment our server who was extremely nice and helpful. The food was very tasty but we almost walked out before we actually had a chance to enjoy it. As we sat at our table I noticed three different bugs walk by on the window sill and a... More 

Thank Jultrunk
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Small restaurant. Need reservations in advance given limited seating. Food is excellent. Service is also excellent. Have been here several times always enjoying the experience.

1 Thank ssaitsky
Abington, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Just tried Trax for the first time. The atmosphere is nice, but noisy. They do have indoor and outdoor seating. The food was good, but prices seemed a little high. One of my companions was disappointed by the amount of meat on the lamb chops. Overall we had a great evening. Remember to bring your own wine!

1 Thank JMH702
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125 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had one of the best meals we've had at Trax. The food was very fresh and everything we ordered was delicious. We shared three appetizers- beets with spinach and feta cheese, roasted Brussels sprouts and avocado and crab salad. All of them were wonderful. For my entree, I had striped bass, while others had lamb chops, strip steak and... More 

Thank ladyright
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186 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Small byo at the ambler train station. The food and service are very good. My boys love the barbecue platter. I've never had a bad meal.

Thank buddyPhila
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great meal! Everything was very fresh. They were able to accommodate gluten free needs. Make sure to get a reservation because the place is tiny. It's located in the old Ambler train station.

Thank jesicams
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Trax Cafe – Ambler. 2 adults / Friday evening / $112 including tax and tip. Trax Café is a very cozy BYOB restaurant immediately adjacent to the Ambler rail station with ample parking and outdoor dining. Servers are quite pleasant, knowledgeable, and attentive and our overall experience was pleasant though the prices were high given the portion sizes and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
    (Maple Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Located on the SEPTA R - 5 line
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: +1 215-591-9777

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