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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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Who Dunnit!

We spent a very enjoyable evening on the Murder Mystery Train this past weekend. The ticket... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flyingrn3
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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All Aboard

Fo two ladies traveling alone this was a great way to spend an evening on our vacation. The dinner... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mary212
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Loudonville, Ohio
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The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 208 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine's Day, a New Year's Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (133 reviews)
“course meal” (26 reviews)
“fun evening” (34 reviews)
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable evening on the Murder Mystery Train this past weekend. The ticket includes the train ride, dinner and a mystery to solve. The dinner was excellent. I had prime rib and my husband had salmon and both were as good as...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review of what had to be a wonderful time on the train. We value your patronage and hope you return soon for another evening of food, fun, and of course a little murder :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fo two ladies traveling alone this was a great way to spend an evening on our vacation. The dinner was excellent and the strangers that dined with us were great company. The actors were very entertaining and funny. Yes, the train rocked and rolled a...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mary, Thank you for your thoughtful and honest five star review. We appreciate your patronage and certainly hope you join us again soon for another fun evening on the train.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The actors were great the staff was good however the food was not good at all. Wife had chicken that tasted awful like oregano and was dried out possible cooked twice. I had the prime rib also not good . It unfortunate that the food...More

Thank ddwhitman2014
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy the food. I will share your comments with our chef.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a train nut, I had a lot of fun. Seating is at tables of four so if there’s less than four in your group you will be seated with others. This worked out great for us as we were placed with a nice, interesting...More

Thank Tom R
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tom R., Thank you for joining us on a fun evening out. Your thoughtful and honest commentary are greatly appreciated, as are your five stars. We look forward to having you back for another night out on the train. Alllll aboard!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were with a group of 50 people. The service was super and the food was awesome. The murder mystery was a great performance and we totally enjoyed the trip 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Suzyqs4
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Suzyq,, I am delighted to know that you and your group had such a wonderful time on the train. We truly appreciated your five stars, and we look forward to having you back for another night out on the train with your family and friends.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend saw this on the top 100 things to do in Fort Myers, so we went. It was so much fun! The food was 5 star. The fruit platter was delish and sweet. We both had the prime rib. Yum! The staff was friendly...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our staff works hard so everyone will have a wonderful time on the train. I am delighted to know that their efforts made you a fan of the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Thank you for the thoughtful review and the five stars! See you again...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Our family of 6 had the best time! We all ordered the prime rib and I don't think there was a single bite left. The potato leek soup was delicious!! The mystery was hilarious and challenging, and the actors were plenty loud enough. We had...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for spending your family time with us on the train, and for coming back again on your third trip. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We called to make our reservation up front. I wouldn't suggest you turn up without a reservation. We got there super early. We had a 5 course dinner, show and train ride and I think the tour is run Wednesday through to Saturday from 6.30pm...More

Thank joy l
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Joy, Thank you for the review and your patronage. We hope to see you back for another night of fun, food, and of course a little murder :-). Allll aboard!

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My always travel companion, Meg booked this for my birthday weekend. It was with some trepidation that we drove out to Ft. Myers, booked into the Courtyard by Marriott (room booked through the train ride). I am going to start with the cons, as there...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

David, I am delighted to know that you were happily surprised and certainly look forward to seeing you again aboard the train. Thank you for your honest and thoughtful (and very thorough) review. We appreciate the top marks.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was just awesome. Food was great. Actors were awesome had fun trying to solve mystery. Our server Nikki was very friendly and professional. Always smiling. I loved it and definitely want to go again in future

Thank crazycoffeelover
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for the five stars and the review. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Nikki and our staff. They all work very hard to ensure our guest have a wonderful time. See you again soon. Alllll aboard!

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DMDavis723
22 March 2018|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Coffee, tea, and iced tea are included, as is tap water. However, sodas, bottled water, specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. As for gratuities, we suggest $8 per person for the meal service plus... More
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Randall C
8 February 2018|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay in this response. All cancellations of prepaid reservations must be made by 12 PM (12 noon) EST of the day prior to the day of departure in order to receive a refund. Otherwise refunds are not... More
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jbowser7
8 January 2018|
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We always find a way to make it work. Most likely we would seat you with a couple.
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