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For 2
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7:00 PM
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The Rail Stop

4.5
616 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
The Rail Stop offers Contemporary American Cuisine in a Country Casual setting, with everything from Bread to Pasta to Desserts made on Premises.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:30 pm
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Phone number
(540) 253-5644
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Tom Kee
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Private party facilities
We offer a small private wine room that seats up to 8 people, a side dining room that can be available for Rehearsal Dinners seating up to 32 people and with advance notice, the whole restaurant.
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Private party contact
Diane Hilton: (540) 253-5644
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 245
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Parking details
Street front and small lot through walkway to rear.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 616 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Love this cozy place! Food is always good, daily specials are imaginative and fresh. Customer service is alive and well at the Rail Stop. Diane greeted us at the door, was efficient and friendly, made great suggestions when we asked, and made us feel like we were her top priority while she simultaneously took care of other tables.
Can’t wait to go again!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

My wife an I come here for most special occasion meals. The chef and staff are excellent. I've never had anything from the menu that wasn't amazing. It's our personal favorite restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Delicious and perfect Everytime we go.

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Carol (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

It was my birthday and Diane was a gem of a waitress. She made sure, throughout our meal, we were happy with our experience. Food was incredible, the ambiance for the occasion lovely. The only thing I would have liked to have changed was the temperature in the room. It was chilly! Perhaps a floor heater would do the trick. All in all we had a wonderful evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Very good as usual,,,good food, service, and ambience,,,just wish they did a saturday brunch

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Our group of five friends met for lunch and were treated very warmly. We all enjoyed our meal and found The Rail Stop to be both convenient and comfortable for a gathering.

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WeLoveChicken (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

My husband and I ordered off the dinner specials menu. My seafood dinner was very good. My husband’s seafood pasta was just okay. Both meals were pricey ($36 each) and that combined with a couple glasses of wine made the final bill way overpriced for a very casual place. Most entrees were $25+.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Anniversary

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Judy (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

My lunch hamburger was delicious--juicy and flavorable--and a good size. They use organic beef.

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phoaglan (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Rail Stop never disappoints. Food quality, service and ambiance are professional and confident.

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