Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

Whether you have a special date coming up such as an anniversary or birthday, or simply want a nice meal out, our Dining on the Rails train excursions give you just what you want. Featuring lunch and dinner, we have everything you need to spend some quality one-on-one time with someone special.

Lunch Along the CuyahogaCaesar salad
Join us for a unique experience with our lunch dining excursion. Experience the beauty of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park at peak daylight. Watch wildlife and the rushing Cuyahoga river as you enjoy a four-course lunch. Main course menu options include BBQ ribs, chicken parmesan, stuffed mushrooms and chicken tenders for kids. Your first course will be chips and dip, followed by a tossed salad, your choice of main meal, and topped off with a desert! More details on the menu can be found on the ticket purchasing page. To purchase tickets for lunch, click here.

Evening Dining on the Railsdining train tables
Tired of the question, “Where do you want to go for dinner?” and struggling to find a new and exciting place? Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers a unique dining experience that combines the nostalgia of the train and delicious food. Your main course is a choice between feta crusted salmon, breaded pork chops or mushroom ravioli. In this three-course meal you’ll first be served a Caesar salad with rolls, followed by your choice of main course, and ending with a piece of cheesecake! Your dinner comes with a choice of coffee, tea or water and a cash bar is available for guests ages 21 and older. For tickets on our evening dining train rides, click here.

So skip the lines and noisy restaurants and swap them for a delightful dining excursion as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

If you’d like to reserve a table for 2, call CVSR Customer Service at 1-800-468-4070 ext. 240 BEFORE purchasing tickets. A fee will apply. Based on availability. All meals are catered by Creekside Restaurant & Bar, located in Brecksville.


Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is a tourist excursion railway and private sector, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR is located in Northeast, Ohio and runs through 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park System. The train travels from stations in Independence, OH to Akron, OH.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers a variety of excursions year round. Climb aboard for scenic tours, dining programs, beer and wine tastings, family entertainment and more! The train offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park.

For more information, visit cvsr.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!

Katie Brewer