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The RailYard

$$ - $$$American, ,
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
+1 256-580-5707
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (35 reviews)
“broccolini” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit in downtown Decatur. Great atmosphere and the food was delicious! Make a reservation on a weekend.

Thank Kayree76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. The menu is very eclectic and the food is always delicious. I have always had excellent service as well. It's a go to if I am looking for great food!

Thank jantbrewer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Add different dishes. In my case, the black and the burger was an incredible tasting experience. We were torn where we were going to eat, but choosing the railyard was a great choice. The atmosphere is fantastic, and if you are looking for a great...More

Thank charlesf930
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The rail yard always comes highly recommended when I am in town. My wife and I had the pontratrain snapper and it was delicious. The waitress was very attentive as well.

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant while in town for a visit and was really excited to try it. I found the food to lack in flavor. I thought it was over priced for how it tasted. The best thing I had was the sweet tea. I...More

Thank EricaK1015
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The food is very good and a nice selection of wine. The only problem I have is the noise. The acoustics are not good. It is hard to have a conversation at your table because of other conversations, clanging dishes etc.

Thank trsskatz
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you are in Decatur, this is a must eat! Menu is very diverse and the food is delightfully tasty. The bartender was very friendly. The atmosphere is great!

Thank vacati0n690
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Was closed but website and front door said they would be open. Not sure why the confusion but had to find another restaurant which turned out to be a great choice “Franciscos” and had a great experience there.

Thank lplamai
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the Railyard based on TripAdvisor’s rating. Very good choice. Had the jerk pork loin- amazing. Staff is very friendly and the ambiance is great. Neat little “underground” establishment that is certainly worth stopping by for a drink and a great meal. Being on a...More

Thank 406Tom_61
The R, Manager at The RailYard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

We appreciate the kind words! Your 1 star review had us scared for a minute. Please revise your rating so we can breathe a little easier! Let us know when you plan on stopping back in town and have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I have gluten sensitivity and have not found a lot of places in the south I can eat at. The Railyard has everything labeled on their menu. I had the shrimp and grits. The Railyard is a true "farm to table" restaurant and it shows...More

Thank Jason S
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
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Response from ChefBillHarden | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a separate space for that! The room can fit up to 40 people. Feel free to give us a call at 256-580-5707 and we can discuss dates and details with you. Thank you!
8 November 2016|
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Response from ChefBillHarden | Property representative |
Last night for No Menu Monday we served: Baked Local Feta Cheese with Olive Tapenade Roasted Bone Marrow Braised Local Goat & Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Sweet Potato Chili Seared Sea Scallop with Cauliflower Au... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2361
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-580-5707
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