HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 4 times today
Special offers available. See details

The Rail Stop

4.5
608 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Local Ingredients (15)
  • Casual (14)
  • Neighborhood Gem (14)
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
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
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
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(540) 253-5644
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Tom Kee
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
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.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Diane Hilton: (540) 253-5644
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Route 245
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
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

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Please join us for Valentines Day. We will be open for regular hours with our regular menu, but with some great specials, plus Roses for the ladies. Book now as we fill up quick.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 608 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5
  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Quiet
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
WeLoveChicken (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined 2 days ago

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+.

Report
Helpful
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.

Report
Helpful
phoaglan (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
vipGoodLittleEater (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined on December 27, 2017

Four friends out to celebrate the Birthday Girl. Cocktails, dinner and dessert. Everyone enjoyed their selections. Most delicious veal I've ever had...and my husband and I have dined in a lot of restaurants on 3 continents and 2 islands! Really great food at The Rail Stop.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on December 24, 2017

Fabulous food and welcoming. Super cute place. Awesome service. It's why we return each year for our family Christmas Eve Gathering!

Report
Helpful
luv2travel (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on December 20, 2017

This was our first time to the Rail Stop but we will definitely return. The food was outstanding as was the service. We ordered the crab cake appetizer and it was the best crab cake I have ever eaten - lots of crab and excellent seasoning. Three of us had the grilled Angus strip which was excellent and was offered in two sizes which was a welcome option. One person ordered the pork chop which was good but not seasoned as well as the strip steak. The ambience is upscale casual in the dining room while the bar side appeared more casual for dinner or drinks at the bar.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on December 18, 2017

A very good local restaurant with creative and delicious choices. Uses local produce and meat. Great service, friendly and welcoming.

Report
Helpful
vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent quality. Always know you will be well taken care of at The Rail Stop.

Report
Helpful
FrequentRailStopper (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on December 8, 2017

The Rail Stop is our favorite local restaurant and has been for many years. We tend to go early in the evening (at opening) and are usually on our way out by the time it's getting busier. Always good food and prompt, friendly service.

Report
Helpful
MaryAnne 
5.0
Dined on December 3, 2017

It was our grandson’s 21st birthday and we met him for lunch on Sunday after church. Food was wonderful, service excellent and we all enjoyed ourselves.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
61