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The RailYard

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Wed, 16/01

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

US$8 - US$22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Pub
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
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Reviewed today

We found this neat restaurant on our Around Me app! The setting is so fun and cute -- the food is delish. The service was very good. Sweet small town downtown location.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank auntsusanelaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was rated #2 when we visited. We entered from the east entrance and went down the stairs. The basement -railroad-depot vibe was cool. I think this is more of a local place and not for travelers. The locals would enjoy this place with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank markcS2058XE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was beginning to despair of finding an interesting Sunday lunch. Venison chili and a shrimp sandwhich won the day. Hippies and bankers welcome. Ten glorious beers. Impressive whisky shelf. Now get in here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank U8169OMricharde
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Checked this place out on a Monday night. The Decatur Xmas parade was going on so the place was pretty empty. I asked what was good & the response was the Grilled Prime Rib, so I had to go with it. I was not at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AsstCoach
Reviewed 17 November 2018

The first thing our waiter told us as we sat down was, "This is the busiest night I've ever seen in here." Initially I asked my wife if she wanted to leave but we decided to stick it out and it was worth it. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We met up here with a large group. The staff took great care of us and were very patient as our group was about half kids. I had "The Junction", braised short rib with mac and cheese on sourdough. Easily one of the top three...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikeOfMemphis
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kayree76
Reviewed 27 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jantbrewer
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank charlesf930
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 628stanl
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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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