Looking for the most comprehensive list of railroad restaurants also known as train themed restaurants or rail themed restaurants?
Look no further.
I tried my best to create this list using all the resources I have, online and offline and list them in an easy to find manner.
Does the list include every single railroad restaurant in the United States? I don’t think so, but you can definitely help. So do not hesitate to submit one if you are aware of any.
Train themed restaurants in Washington State
Mt. Rainier Railroad Dining Co. it’s a historic train turned into an American restaurant, it’s located in Elbe, Washington and the food it's amazing. I’ve been there myself. You can visit them at their website.
Zeke’s Drive In - train themed restaurant serving burgers in Gold Bar, Washington. You can visit them at their website
The Orient Express Restaurant & Lounge - train themed restaurant, serving great Chinese and Thai Food in Seattle, Washington. You can visit them at their website
The Depot Restaurant - serving American food in a former train depot, great retro look, located in Seaview, Washington. Visit them at their website
Frank’s Diner - railroad themed restaurant, serving amazing food in Spokane, Washington. You can check them out here.
Walla Walla Steak Company - serves, you guessed right, steaks, in a former train depot. They have a train car on site as well, they’re located in Walla Walla, Washington State. Visit them here.
Those are all the rail themed restaurants I was able to find in Washington, if you are aware of any others, please let me know.
Train themed restaurants in Oregon.
Roseburg Station Pub & Brewery - McMenamins - great local place serving burgers and beer, in a former rail depot. Located in Roseburg, Oregon, you can visit online here
Wilf’s at Union Station - scenic restaurant & bar, inspired by the 1950’s, scenic Union Station. Located in Portland, visit them here.
Porters Train Station - luxe restaurant in a 1910 former train station, located in Medford, Oregon you can check their website here.
Oregon Electric Station - offers a wide variety of foods, in a 1912 former train station.
The Waterfront Depot - offering amazing food, with a scenic waterfront in a former train depot, located in Florence, Oregon. You can visit here.
Old Spaghetti Factory - great spaghetti variety in a former train station, located in Corvallis, Oregon. Their website.
I’ve spent some time searching for train themed restaurants in Oregon, this is what I can come with, please let me know if you know any others.
Rail themed restaurants in California
The Vintage Steakhouse - serving amazing steaks in a former train depot in San Juan Capistrano, California. Visit their website here
Trevor’s at the Tracks - offering all New American food, in a former 1894 railway depot.
The Luggage Room Pizzeria - great pizza selection in a former train luggage room, located in Pasadena California. Visit them here
The Red Caboose - serving food in a former caboose, located in Antioch, California.
Dinner House & Lounge - set inside a vintage railroad car, the restaurant serves great American food.
The Train Depot - serves American plates in a train themed restaurant in Fresno, California. Check them out here
Carney’s - counter seated restaurant in a railway themed restaurant, former train car, serves burgers and hot-dogs. Located in Los Angeles, you can visit them here
Rock And Roll Diner - serves American food in a former train car, great railway themed restaurant in Oceano, California. Visit them here.
La Grande Orange Cafe - American restaurant, set inside a former train station. Located in Pasadena, California. You can check their website here.
These are all the train themed restaurants I was able to find in California. Please let me know if you aware of any others.
Train themed restaurants in Arizona
Grand Depot Cafe - is an all you can eat American restaurant with a train themed interior, situated in Williams, Arizona. You can check them out there here
Crown Railroad Restaurant- breakfast to diner restaurant in Flagstaff, Arizona. Great train themed restaurant. Visit here here
I was able to find just these two train themed restaurants, let me know if you know any others.
Railroad themed restaurants in Nevada
At this point I wasn’t able to find any train themed place in Nevada, let me know if you know any. Thanks.
Railroad themed restaurants in Idaho
I’ve been searching online for any train themed restaurants in Idaho and I couldn’t find any.
Let’s jump on the east coast, see what restaurants with a train looking atmosphere we can find there.
Rail themed restaurants in New York
New York has few nice places with a train themed look, let’s take a look.
D&R Depot Restaurant - a very homey restaurant in Le Roy, NY. Set inside a former train depot.
The Depot Restaurant and Tavern - set inside a century old train station, serves American food. Located in Oneonta, New York.
Tracks Bar - great selection of drinks and food, in a train memorabilia atmosphere. Located in New York, NY.
Train themed restaurants in New Jersey
Lambertville Station - amazing hotel and restaurant in a former train station, located in Lambertville, New Jersey.
Rod’s Steak & Seafood Grille - fabulous Victorian style in a restored Pullman car. Serving premium food.
Railroad themed restaurants in Pennsylvania
I was able to find 7 train themed restaurants in Pennsylvania, the list is open.
The Station Dinner Theater - Long-running medieval theater production with dining set in an expanded vintage train sleeping car. Located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
DiSalvo’s Station Restaurant - located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the restaurant serves italian food in a restored train depot.
Front Street Station - set inside a former rail station, serves American food. Located in Northumberland, PA.
The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant - great food in a former caboose, located in Ronks, PA.
Tamaqua Railroad Station - amazing restaurant in a train station, located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Read more about it here
JG's Tarentum Station Grille - Italian - American restaurant in a 1913 train station. The Market Cafe - a former train depot, great train themed restaurant in Topton, PA.
Train themed restaurants in Maine
A1 Diner - offers great American comfort food in a classic 1940s chrome dining car. Located in Gardiner, Maine.
Miss Portland Diner - serves amazing comfort foods in a vintage train car. Located in Portland, Maine.
Palace Diner - offers breakfast and lunch in a former train car. Located in Biddeford, Maine.
Railroad themed restaurants in Massachusetts
The Beverly Depot - serves premium foods, in an amazing restored former train station. Located in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Bernie’s Dining Depot - set inside a former train car, serves American food. Situated in Chicopee, MA.
Pearl Street Station Restaurant - renovated train station, offers barbeque varieties. Situated in Malden, MA.
Noon Hill Grill - great food served in a former train station, located in Medfield, MA.
Deluxe Station Diner - great diner place in a renovated train station, situated in Newton, MA.
The Tunnel Bar - awesome bar in a former railroad passenger tunnel. Located in Port Townsend, MA.
Deluxe Home Diner - serving all day breakfast, set inside a former train car. Located in Watertown, MA.
Steaming Tender - serves American comfort food in a renovated former train station. Located in Palmer, MA.
Railroad restaurants with a train themed in Maryland
The Trolley Stop - serves American food in a former tavern and trolley stop. Situated in Ellicott City, Maryland.
Baldwin's Station - all American restaurant set inside a former train station. Located in Skyesville, Maryland.
Railroad restaurants in North Carolina
Old Hickory Station - great grill and bar in an old train depot. Located in Hickory, NC.
Let me know if you are aware of any others in North Carolina.
Train themed restaurants in South Carolina
Railway Restaurant - serves American food, located in Lake City, South Carolina.
Eatery at the Depot - American restaurant, set inside a former train depot. Located in Branchville, SC.
On The Rail Bar and Grill - great bar right by the railroad trucks. Serves trainloads of domestic beer. Located in Easley, SC.
Railroad themed restaurants in Georgia
Orient Express - located in Atlanta, Georgia, serves Chinese food in a former train car. The Frosty Caboose - amazing ice cream shop, set inside a former caboose. Located in Chamblee, GA.
Freight Kitchen & Tap - great rustic restaurant, set inside a former train station. Located in Woodstock, GA.
SASS! The Sweet and Savory Sisters- located inside a former train depot, serves amazing food. Situated in Thomasville, GA.
The Iron Horse Tavern - located in Norcross, great old looking building.Please let me know if you are aware of any others.
Railroad themed restaurants in Florida
Station 400 - serving locally sourced American foods, set inside a former train depot built in 1852. Located in Sarasota, Florida.
Ferg's Depot - serves Seafood, in a former train depot. Situated in Ochopee, FL.
Loose Caboose Restaurant - great American food set inside a former train depot. Located in Boca Grande, Florida.
Bob’s Train - amazing train themed restaurant, set inside a former train car, located in Sarasota, FL.
Murder Mystery Train Ride- fine dining restaurant, serving 5 courses on a retro train ride.
Railroad restaurants in the Midwest.
Let’s look for railroad restaurants with a train themed in Illinois.
Jocko's - old-school railroad themed restaurant in Danville, IL.
Flossmoor Station Restaurant - set inside a former train station, offers great food in Flossmoor, IL.
TOOTs Train Whistle Grill - great train themed serving burgers,shakes, kid friendly. Located in Glen Ellyn, IL.
Station House Restaurant - set inside a former train station, offers great American foods. Located in Kewanee, IL.
Train themed restaurants in Iowa
Railroad Bill's Dining Car - breakfast restaurant in a great railroad themed place, located in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dan & Jami's Railway Grill & Bar - set inside an old train station, serves BBQ and great drinks. Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Depot Deli & Lounge - great bites in a cozy former train station. You can find them in Shenandoah, IA.
David’s Milwaukee Diner - amazing looking railroad themed restaurant in Perry, IA.
The Depot Restaurant - a train depot theme, the restaurant serves American food, they’re located in New Virginia, Iowa.
The Peppertree at the Depot Crossing- fancy looking train themed restaurant set inside a former train depot. Located in Grinnell, IA.
Railroad themed restaurants in Michigan.
I found a great selection of restaurants with a railroad theme atmosphere in Michigan, let me know if you are aware of any others.
Alanson Depot Restaurant - set inside an old railroad depot, great food and drinks. Located in Alanson, MI.
The Ice Cream Caboose- serving great ice cream in a former red caboose. Located in Alto, Michigan.
The Gandy Dancer - situated in a beautiful restored Michigan Central Depot, offers premier seafood. Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Wixom Station- serves American food in a great train themed location. Located in Wixom, MI.
Mountain Town Station- renovated train station, great selection of drinks, situated in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
Brooklyn's Sidetrack - nice railroad themed restaurant located in Milan, MI.
Mason Depot Diner - set inside a former train depot, great selection of foods. Located in Mason, MI.
Interurban Depot Caféset inside a former train depot, located in Marne, Michigan.
The Leslie Depot Diner- train themed restaurant set inside a former train depot. The restaurant is located in Leslie, MI.
Clara’s Lansing Station- set inside a former train station, great food, premium. Located in Lansing, Michigan.
Old Depot Restaurant- Polish restaurant set inside a former train depot, located in Johannesburg, MI.
Railroad Themed Restaurants in Minnesota
Whistle Stop - it’s a great railroad themed restaurant in Benson, MN.
Depot Bar & Grill is a restaurant set inside a former train depot. Located in Faribault, MN.
Mickey's Diner serves a bunch of traditional comfort food in a vintage train car. Located in St Paul, MN.
Choo Choo Restaurant & Bar it's a nice train themed restaurant and bar in Loretto, MN.
Dining Car #423 its situated in a remodeled former train depot, built in 1920. The restaurant is located in Fergus Falls, MN.
Railroad Themed Restaurants in North Dakota
The Depot Cafe serves American breakfast in a nice looking railroad themed restaurant, it is situated in Jamestown, North Dakota.
Rusted Rail Bar & Grill - railroad themed Bar & Grill in Underwood, North Dakota.
Railroad themed restaurants in South Dakota
50s Train Diner - offers great bites in a train car, located in Murdo, South Dakota.
Depot Pub & Grill - set inside a former train depot, great looking railroad theme, located in Mitchell, SD .