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223 Wisconsin Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1428
+1 608-254-7505
11:30 - 20:00
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Nothing to get excited about. There was nothing wrong with the Hot Dog but there are better dogs to be had in Wisconsin Dells. There is something to be said for the nostalgia though.

1 Thank David N
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Great "Chicago Style" hot dogs and fries! Adorable, train caboose... you can sit inside at small counter or outside at picnic tables. Really nice owners! Not a huge selection and that's what makes it so perfect. I'll go here again!

Thank Sharon L
Menasha, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Hotdog are good the staff is friendly can eat out side or there is a couple of spot inside.price of hotdog is $4 come with fries.

Thank Kay Z
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Tried to stop by last year and was closed early in the season, But made sure we stopped by this year on our 9 year anniversary. We sat down outside and enjoyed a couple of hot dogs with the fries wrapped up with them. We enjoyed it when the owner came out and sat with us and had a great... More 

Thank cobblemizer
Dale, WI
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here because my toddlers love trains. We left with great memories and bellies full of great food. The dells taco and Italian beef are wonderful. The gentleman running the place was extremely friendly. What was originally a stop for the kids is now going to be a regular stop for us anytime we are near the dells!

Thank Ryan B
Oskaloosa, Iowa
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Even if your not a fan of hotdogs or Vienna sausage please make this a stop on your stay in the Dells and buy a soft drink and say HI. This place had very great dogs including the "snap" on the casing. The kids gave the home fries two thumbs up. The biggest part of our experience was the host... More 

Thank jroorda
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

We heard about this place last summer, but when we got there it was closed. The owner had some health issues. Thankfully he was back at it this summer. I took some family with us and we were not disappointed. Quality hotdogs and a reasonable price. The railroad theme was a plus.

Thank John D
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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442 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

If I was rating purely on the hot dogs it would be "good", but this place is more of an experience...Friendly older gentleman working out of an old boxcar. I had a great conversation with him while I waited for him to make my Chicago dogs which were served with mustard, relish, a sport pepper and celery salt with a... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My family has stopped at the Rail Dog twice in the past and had great experiences. The owner is a very friendly man. Today we stopped by for lunch and was waited on by a rather rude woman. I was very surprised how she acted towards her customers. We stepped up to give her our order and she snapped back... More 

Thank B M
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you want a good place to eat just off the beaten path this is the place. Quiet but with still a contemporary appeal then this is definitely the place to stop at for a quick bite to eat.

Thank Thoedore H

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Restaurant Details

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American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Wisconsin Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1428
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-254-7505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?