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“A great part of what the Dells was and still should be. Food as great as the owner.”
Review of Rail Dog

Rail Dog
Ranked #74 of 192 Restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Good for: Child-friendly
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Good for: Child-friendly
Reviewed 30 July 2011

The owner is a great guy who was warm and welcoming. We got there right when he opened and he let our kids play withe switches and fun stuff in the caboose. His charm and wit along withe tasty dells taco and dells dog he made us were a memory maker. The place is about a block off the main drag and a welcome break from the chaos of tee shirt shops and ticket booths.

Make sure you know what you want when you are up at the counter as the slow pokes are scoffed at ;).

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1  Thank Chicagoburgsfamily
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

We found this place on Trip Advisor to begin with. Found it just a block off of the main strip in Wisconsin Dells. The owner was also the operator and served us great food. My wife and I split the Polish Taco and the Dells Taco, which were both delicious. The owner was very friendly and struck up some good conversation while we were there. I'd recommend this especially as something different for a reasonable price.

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2  Thank Duchess_and_Dumb4ss
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Reviewed 15 July 2011

I was intrigued by the Rail Dog write-ups I had seen even before our Dells vacation - I just HAD to find out what a Polish Taco was (and I won't be spoiling it for other adventurers - you'll have to find out when you go). They have some signage up on the main Downtown road to catch your attention, and the Rail Dog car itself is tucked back a couple of blocks near some charming vintage motels - just look for the railroad crossing lights.
The owner greeted us and invited us into the cool rail car for a chat while we ordered, since we got there during a slower time in the afternoon. He's a great guy with genuine respect for the history of the rail car, and really knows how to provide a memorable experience, even with standard fast food.
I really enjoyed my Polish Taco, and the fries were seriously some of the best I've had at an independent restaurant. My son said that the hot dog was "awesome".
We came away with a great memory, and fun flavors that fit in really well with our Dells afternoon. We'll be finding the Rail Dog again when we return.

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2  Thank JenAmazon
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Reviewed 15 July 2011

Rail Dog is a hot dog stand housed in a converted caboose. Better than a regular hot dog, the Polish sausages have a bit of spice. The giardiniera (lightly pickled veggies) is a must-have topping. The Italian beef sandwich is juicy and delicious. The Polish taco (uses a Polish sausage instead of ground beef) is tasty and different. And, really, the owner is the prize in the popcorn. He jokes around with the customers and is a real character. Just know what you are having before you come up to order. We will definitely be back.

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2  Thank FunkyMomof2
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Reviewed 28 June 2011

Enjoyed lunch here and loved it. We were the first customers today and the owner treated us like Kings. It's something different, cheap, and fun. GO!

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Thank zogma
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