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Boxcar Grille

3140 N Oxford St, Claremont, NC 28610-9684
+1 828-459-9287
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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3140 N Oxford St, Claremont, NC 28610-9684
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has a large gathering here quite often because we can reserve a large space and there’s a varied menu - something for everyone. My husband likes the Chattanooga steak. My brother like’s the fried seafood trio. The grandkids like the fried pickles. I...More

Thank Gnome45
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We were returning home from a visit with the grandchildren, and decided to stop at the Boxcar Grille. We like stopping at the more local type places. We are happy we stopped. What a neat place. It is truly downhome country. Train theme all around....More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Lunch menu had plenty to offer. Salad bar with plenty of choices however some of the lettuce was old. Mini yeast rolls ok. Beef tips were overdone and some were tough. Ceiling grates needed good cleaning.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We don't normally order an appetizer as we are just a couple, but we tried the 2/$20 on our last trip. EXCELLENT choice. The onion petals were hot and crispy without being greasy. Thought we would be getting a partial order since it was with...More

Thank JOY S
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I like southern cooking but this is not the place to get it. The sirloin tips were tough and the gravy was just okay. Green beans had an odd syrupy flavor. My wife's patty melt was not so good. The best thing we ordered was...More

Thank cltpathmaker
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

They have specials everyday you can't beat. Great salad bar also. Good rolls also. Fast and friendly.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Want a good salad, great chicken, delicious flowering onion? Then this is your place, they have all of this and so much more. Wonderful people, great atmosphere and good service. We have never had a bad meal there and when we are ready to go...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Boxcar has been a great addition to our community. Local owners and very good food. Their catering is also first class.

Thank c31957
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stopped in on a referral from Teresa at Carolina Coach/Camper. It was good. I ordered one of the daily specials and wasn't disappointed. Serving sizes were very nice sized. I was there at an off-time (around 2pm), so it wasn't crowded and I received good...More

Thank TexFrenchy
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We left the plant and needed to refuel. I was told this is a great local place to eat and this is the truth. Great atmosphere with the old creaky wood floors. The food is delicious. I had the chicken with onions and mushrooms with...More

Thank SoloNC2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3140 N Oxford St, Claremont, NC 28610-9684
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 828-459-9287
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