Kentucky January 14, 2019
6 Train-Themed Restaurants In Kentucky That Are As Fun As They Are Delicious
When you choose to go out to eat, it’s nice to pick a dining destination that’s as fun as it is delicious. Many of Kentucky’s wonderful restaurants are much more than just great places to eat (read about them
here), and many even have a unique train theme! If you’re a lover of locomotives, or just enjoy a one-of-a-kind meal, then take a look at these six train-themed restaurants in the Bluegrass State.
1. Mammoth Railway Cafe - Park City
Located inside the historic Grand Victorian Inn, Mammoth Railway Cafe pays homage to the Inn's former life as a railroad hotel. It is still a wonderful bed and breakfast and is also home to a train-themed cafe. The restaurant is open to the public and serves up homemade, delicious meals amidst a locomotive decor.
For more information, visit the Cafe's website
2. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train - Bardstown
You can't talk about train-themed eateries in Kentucky without mentioning My Old Kentucky Dinner Train. Perhaps the ultimate dining experience for train-lovers, you get to enjoy a delicious meal while riding a charming train through our state.
Find out more about this fun-filled experience in our previous article
3. Any restaurant along Main Street in LaGrange.
LaGrange is known for its charming Main Street area and the train that regularly runs right through it. Thanks to this unique feature, any of the eateries along this street instantly become a train lover's paradise when the locomotive passes by. Red Pepper Deli (shown above) is just one of the many options along this stretch of road that offer a wide variety of food choices and dining environments.
Learn more about LaGrange in our previous article
4. The Whistle Stop - Glendale
The Whistle Stop is the restaurant to visit when you want incredible comfort food, a welcoming atmosphere, and the best slice of pie you'll find anywhere. It also has a nostalgic train theme that makes it that much more charming, and you have to be sure to snap a photo of its famous mural to remember your visit.
Learn more about this whimsical restaurant in our previous article
5. Trackside at the Depot - Paris
The newest train-themed restaurant in Kentucky can be found along the tracks in Paris. Built in 1882, the former train depot has been beautifully transformed into a classy, welcoming eatery that just opened at the end of 2018. Add this wonderful new restaurant to your must-try Kentucky dining destinations.
Find out more about this train depot restaurant on its Facebook page
6. The Kentucky Depot - Stanford
The Kentucky Depot grabs your attention with the nostalgic train on the sign and lures you in with its friendly exterior. Once inside, you'll find a wonderful country restaurant that offers made-from-scratch meals, a delicious hot bar, and arguably the best desserts in the state.
Find out more about The Kentucky Depot in our previous article
These six Kentucky restaurants have something for everyone, but are especially enticing to those who enjoy a whimsical connection to trains and their role in our state. Have you dined at these unique spots? Any others we missed? Let us know in the comments!
And for more train fun in Kentucky, check out this ultimate road trip from our previous article