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Cincinnati Dinner Train

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2172 Seymour Avenue, Behind Green Sales Company Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45237
+1 513-791-7245
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I am a employee for the Cincinnati Dinner Train and I Flagg the Crossings ahead of the train, Making sure all the crossings are safe

Thank James C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We didn't have dinner on the train, we just rode in the coach car. It was interesting, especially being able to stand on the back of the last car (which was the coach car). Unfortunately it was dark on the return trip, making it difficult to see some of the points of interest. all in all, not a bad time.

Thank Gina B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I wanted to surprise my husband for our 25th wedding anniversary and decided to treat him to Cincinnati Dinner Train. What a perfect choice! My husband loves trains and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The meal was excellent. Everyone from reservations to the greeters to the waitstaff made us feel welcomed. Especially enjoyed the commentary from the owner and the songs... More 

Thank andovers1074
Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Two couples took this train ride last Sat night and we couldn't have had a better time. Everything about the experience was OUTSTANDING. Loved the music, just wish there had been more of it. I can't believe this dinner train has been offered for 8 years and we just heard about it. Cincinnati's best kept secret. We drove down from... More 

Thank Ginger R W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We're always on the lookout for "historic" venues to take my healthy 97 year old father-in-law to, and the Cincinnati Dinner Train filled the bill. The restoration is impeccable, the food was good, and the 40's singers were excellent. The problem is that the entire 3+ hours is a slow ride thru a honeysuckle tunnel. There are a few glimpses... More 

3 Thank Jb0y
Independence, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We went with another couple and had a very enjoyable evening. Everything was well organized; we had no problem finding our car and table. The service was excellent and the food was quite good. The train car was comfortable and nicely appointed. It was a fun trip through Cincinnati. We had a very good time!!

Thank Ellen W
Morgantown, WV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I rode the Cincinnati Dinner Train in celebration of my mother's 60th birthday. The train was nicely restored and service was excellent. The dinner was decent - not remarkable but a good meal. The train ride was nice, especially on the southern part of the route where there was more to see. I've done a number of other tourist trains... More 

Thank bitmapped
Zanesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

My hubby and I just returned from a trip to Cincinnati to ride the Cincinnati Dinner Train. I had read about it online but had never actually talked to anyone who had done this activity. We are old train buffs and we were very impressed with the job they did of renovating all of the old dining cars. We rode... More 

Thank Tigercar5
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We enjoyed the ride and the prime rib dinner very much. Dont expect to have a great view though. Pretty much the back side of everything. Have to say even though you realize they have to pay for fuel and wait staff, it feels pretty expensive. And the tip is not included. They e pect that payment on line when... More 

Thank donnalynne59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went on the Dinner Train last year for Mothers's Day. Just went again with one other couple. This is a wonderful night out. Dinner was great & the servers were very attentive. Fun to ride on the train & see all the different train cars, or you can just sit & relax at your table. They do have a car... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$84 - US$84
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2172 Seymour Avenue, Behind Green Sales Company Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45237
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-791-7245
The Cincinnati Dinner Train features dining on three finely restored 1950's era dining cars. Also featured, the Queen City Tavern car, which is equipped with a full service bar with music and two open side doors for viewing as we travel through Cincinnati. The public dinner train operates every Saturday throughout the year, with the exception of January and February. Tickets are sold in advance and will be held at check-in the day of the excursion. Tickets are available in the dining cars and the coach car.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?