Dinner On The Train [DT] [FALL]
Oct 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Rockside Station
Independence, OH

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Two-hour, round trip dinner excursion. Ages 21 and older. Ticket range; $105-115. Ticket includes train ride, complimentary bar service, cocktail half hour, and four-course served dinner. This event is not wheelchair accessible. Viewing on mobile? Click "Desktop Site" in bottom right for full description and menu.

Ages 21 and up

The Experience:

We invite you to enjoy an evening of fine dining on our beautiful California Zephyr train cars as they travel through Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Dinner on the Train will transport you back to the golden age of railroading. You’ll be seated in the vintage Silver Solarium or Silver Lariat train car to enjoy a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Chris Kafcsak of Nomad Culinary. A complimentary bar is available for guests and wine will be poured throughout the courses

Ages 21 and older.

The train ride lasts two hours.

Member Pre-Sale: May 1st 10 a.m.

Public On-SaleMay 3rd 10 a.m.


First Course: Butternut Squash Dip - toasted pepita & honeycomb   

Second Course: Poached Pear Salad - almonds, montemore, red wine & pear vinaigrette      

Third Course:  Beef Shortribs - roasted garlic & potato puree, charred broccoli, red wine demi glace      

Fourth Course: Beerimisu - spongecake, stout, cocoa, orange sabayon      

Menus change bi-weekly. A Vegan option is available upon request at least one week prior to departure date. Please call 1-800-468-4070 ext. 240 or email No other dietary restrictions can be accommodated for. 


The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

Upper Dome Ticket $115

Seating in the upper dome of the Silver Solarium or Silver Lariat train car. Tickets include complimentary bar service, cocktail half hour, two-hour train ride and four-course served dinner. 

First Class Ticket $105

Seating in the lower level of the Silver Lariat train car. Tickets include complimentary bar service, cocktail half hour, two-hour train ride and four-course served dinner. 

Refund and Exchange Policies:

  • All tickets are non-refundable upon purchase without the purchase of Refund Protection offered at checkout. 
  • Please review your order carefully prior to entering payment. 
  • REFUND PROTECTION IS AVAILABLE AT CHECKOUT: All tickets are non-refundable without the purchase of Refund Protection offered at check out. Refund protection is a $20.00 charge. The total cost of tickets will be refunded minus the $20.00 fee. 
  • With the purchase of Refund Protection, the railroad must be notified at least 3 days prior to scheduled trip. After 3 days, tickets will not be refunded.   Customers requesting a refund must contact
  • All tickets are non-exchangeable upon purchase.

Other Policies:

  • No outside food or beverage is allowed on board.
  • All Dinner On the Train passengers must be 21 years of age or older, and will need to show valid ID.
  • Smoking and use of e-cigarettes is not permitted on board or within 50 feet of the ticket booth. 
  • Read more about CVSR policies here: CVSR Policies

Important Information:

Departure Station: ROCKSIDE STATION located at 7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131.

We recommend you arrive to the train station at 6:45pm. Boarding will begin shortly after. The train will not wait for late passengers. Please plan your travel time accordingly and allow extra time for unforeseen weather and traffic incidents. Tickets will not be refunded due to traffic delays or road conditions.

Upper Dome Ticket [GEN]
First Class Ticket [GEN]