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Trax Cafe

27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
+1 215-591-9777
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“train station” (18 reviews)
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27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Celebrating a 70th Birthday. Food was very good. Had the rack of lamb and it was excellent. It’s BYOB which is nice and there was no corkage fee. One negative was we brought our own Birthday cake and they charged $4 a person for cutting...More

Thank PhillyCruiser
AmblerChime, Manager at Trax Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear everything lived up to your expectations for the 70th birthday party. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in the area. The owner/chef has a small menu which he varys seasonally, and we always enjoy his food. I can't say this about any other restaurant: we have never been disappointed. He grows some of his food, and has...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I don't eat here often because I don't often think of it, which is my loss. The food is very good (high end), it is BYOB, the wait staff is friendly, the chef comes out to the table, and the building is cozy and unique....More

Thank Kent G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have been dining at Trax occasionally for almost 20 years. The food is consistently good and obviously prepared with care. However, my main complaint is the intolerable noise level when the dining area is full. Last Saturday night I could not hear the person...More

Thank Tombeeprecise
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We and another couple went to Trax to celebrate New Years Eve this past winter. The food was fabulous, the service attentive and friendly. I'm looking forward to going there for my birthday.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food was truly gourmet and each course was a real treat. The service was exceptional. I look forward to going back for my birthday!

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My split pea soup had stringy meat in it. Taste was not good. Lamb chop entree was good quality, but lacked flavor. Apple fritter dessert was good. Prices were high. Only benefit was BYOB. I would not encourage anyone else to visit.

Thank toughbutfair2016
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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...More

Thank QuakerTruth
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
AmblerChime, Owner at Trax Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

we stopped serving lunch in 2013

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!!...More

2  Thank scubakeith2016
AmblerChime, Owner at Trax Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

no way this ever happend, none of servers would ever do this or they would be gone

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20 September 2016|
Response from JMH702 | Reviewed this property |
Entrees run $24-$30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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