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Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

Walked to the place as it's really close to the hotel, I ordered a fish sandwich with garlic fries. It was okay, not exactly what I was expecting. I feel like it was more expensive than it should be.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 7 January 2020

Reasonable place to eat in Old Sacramento. You get a lot of food and the place is very clean. Lots of good choices.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

Girlfriend had the clam strips and I had calamari with garlic fries everything was good but not great. Would probably go back though.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 10 October 2019

Although busy, this small place is pretty bare with a few tables inside and a few outside. Can't drink beer outside so that limits the patron to the interior which is not particularly pleasant. Tood crowded with the cook right behind you and the food...could be a lot better. Family run and they try but it's too much for a couple of people to handle.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Made the decision to eat here while in the old town -no regrets. The battered fish was crunchy although the fish inside was very then. The chips were delicious and the meal was served with tartare sauce and other sauces including tomatoe sauce was available...to help yourself. We also had the clam chowder in the bread basket and it was also very tasty. We were here on a Tuesday and it was not very busy so if it was more crowded that could be the reason for the other average reviews.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

We were headed to the Railroad museum and our google for a nearby restaurant led us to Railroad Fish & Chips. It is highly rated by TripAdvisor; I have trouble with the high recommendation. First, recognize that you wait in line to order, order your...food and pay before finding your table. The extensive menu is on the board on the wall. Your food is brought to you when prepared. Most of the tables are picnic tables in the shade, but you bus your own table. My wife had the fish & chips, which was a better choice than my oysters & chips. The oysters could have been left in the fryer a few more seconds. The food was hot but there was nothing special about the fries. RFC is easy to find, although the parking spots on this street in Old Sacramento are certainly as small as any I’ve ever seen. There are other shops and restaurants in the area, in addition to the museum.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 13 August 2019

The place was well within walking distance from the museum so we gave it a try. The seating inside is limited but there are plenty of tables outside. We split an order of fish & chips as it seemed like enough to satisfy the two...of us. The place is rather rustic and the prices are good. EnjoyMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 23 June 2019

Went here based on all the reviews. We got fish and chips. For $11.99 I would think a drink came with it but no. All they had are canned soda or bottles of water for purchase. Fish was crunchy outside but one of 3 of...both of our 3 pieces was mushy inside. Nothing noteworthy and kind of wish we ate somewhere else as this was our only stop to eat in Sacramento. Also it isn’t on the water and all you can see is a patch of grass or one of the parked trains. Based on the map I guess I thought it would be on the water.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 30 May 2019

I've passed by this place many times and finally decided to try their fish & chips on a Tuesday evening around 7 pm. The fish was better than most places. The chips (fries) were average. I sat at a table outside to enjoy the cool...breeze. There are panhandlers, and I was asked for money just as I sat down. There's limited seating inside. Servers are friendly.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

We have eaten here probably once a year for the pass few years. Our experience has been that this is a great place for fish & chips. This time was different. Both the fish and the chips were limp. Normally the fish is crisp and...almost too hot to eat. This time it was hot but not the good crunchy crisp. Same with the fries. Normally they pass the still good to eat when cold test but this time there was no crisp to the fries. Tartar sauce lacked flavor. Given our past history with Railroad Fish & Chips we will give them another try in hopes that this was just a bad day and not the new normal.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Yes, Railroad Fish & Chips offers takeaway services.

Railroad Fish & Chips is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5