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The Railway Dining Car

21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-657-3222
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

After checking in at the Train Station Inn, we decided to have lunch in the dining car. We both ordered Seafood Chowder that came with spent grain from the Tatamagouche Brewery. Both chowder and biscuits were delicious. Our only complaint is that it took forever...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Enjoyed a fine home cooked breakfast, set in the very quiet town of tattamagouche. This small venue was full of recognizable antiques that made for enjoyable early morning conversations. nostalgic environment a good meal

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Ate here while staying at the hotel in a caboose. We were two then two twos, then four and changed the time twice and were still late: no problem, still welcomed and served well with tasty food, well presented. Slightly pricey but worth it for...More

Thank deedub47
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 19 September 2017

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 MrsRy85
Reviewed 14 September 2017 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 12 September 2017

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 7 September 2017 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 19 August 2017 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
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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