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Review of Off the Rail Cafe

Off the Rail Cafe
Price range: US$1 - US$12
Cuisines: American, British
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Off The Rail is a cozy breakfast/lunch restaurant located in the heart of Elkhart Lake. We offer fresh, made-to-order, hand-crafted sandwiches and soups as well as coffee, beer and wine. Family run and a fun vibrant atmosphere will have you feeling right at home in this historical building. Custom Free Wi-Fi available.
Reviewed 31 May 2021

"You do you"- that is how we were greeted (and advised regarding masks as things are starting to change). We appreciated their approach, upbeat nature and fun atmosphere - and the food - delicious! We stopped in for lunch during our break from track day. The sandwiches were wonderful - great fresh bread, and fresh ingredients with great flavor. Very accommodating for our vegetarian son and gluten free options were perfect. The baked treats were tasty too - we had a wonderful brownie and a peanut butter bar. We had such a good experience for lunch that we stopped over again for breakfast the next morning. It was an easy walk from the Osthoff. The breakfast sandwiches were good and the coffee was fantastic - all fixings available to doctor as you saw fit. Can't say enough good things about the staff - they all seemed to be happy and work well as a team - really enjoyed both experiences - thank you Off the Rail!

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 29 May 2021 via mobile

Did Not end up ordering. At 1:20 on a Saturday afternoon was told it would be a 30 minute wait to get one deli sandwich made. They literally had at least eight employees working behind the counter and there were only two other people in line with about 10 people sitting outside.
Not sure why one sandwich can’t be made quicker than that at any point, let alone when they are not overloaded.

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank gstof1970
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Reviewed 19 April 2021 via mobile

You may have to wait 5 minutes while they assemble your order. The food is fresh and healthy and very tasty. A great alternative to eating at Road America. Chicken salad with craisins and nuts with a salad was very good.

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank 323philw
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Reviewed 10 November 2020

Make sure you are hungry enough when you go there - the portions are huge, in addition to having a lot of choices and everything I have tried has been REALLY good! Limited space, so make sure you hit the right time!

Date of visit: August 2020
1  Thank 906ullih
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Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Amazing menu for breakfast and lunch as well as coffee and tea. A bit tight when ordering- only a few people not wearing masks. Safe distancing plan to order and wait outside in place but not always enforced during busy times. Funny signs to read while waiting. Food quality was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank Paula H
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