Lunch in a Train?

Yes, that’s what it was. A decommissioned CN dining car from 1928 was bought in Winnipeg and moved to Tatamagouche to function as a restaurant. Cabooses function as rooms for their hotel, the dining car is the restaurant. Quaint.

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Train Station Inn Tatamagouche
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Food is topnotch as you can see by my Soup of the Day: Thai Chicken. Yum.

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The seafood chowder is among the best we had anywhere, too.

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The crab rolls (above) were nice, though the rice was a little dry.  The chocolate torte (below) was everything a chocolate torte should be: dense, chocolatey, and yummy.

Service is great, and the little touches, such as the real flowers decorating the dishes, show an attention to detail that helps make dining an experience. If it’s a hot day and you’re concerned about sitting in a railway car in the heat, don’t be: the cars are air conditioned.

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TasteNS_4582Looking for a great food experience, you can’t go wrong here in Tatamagouche.

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More Information on The Train Station Inn can be found here.

The inn is in Tatamagouche, along the Sunrise Trail in the Northumberland Strait part of Nova Scotia:

Tatamagouche Railway Dining Car on Urbanspoon

 
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4 Responses to Lunch in a Train?

  1. nicole says:

    Hi,

    I was wondering if you had any more photos of this location and if you would be willing to give me originals so I could publish them in my thesis? You will be credited as the photographer of course. I just need you to fill out the copyright forms etc.

  2. Blair says:

    Yeah, the whole train was shot on my iPhone, as a pano, go figure.

  3. Teddy B. Dyke says:

    The train idea seems very nice, however I really think we should have seen Blair with one of the “conductor hats” on that were hanging above him. Maybe next time. Excellent photos.

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