Experience railcar dining at its finest

Take in the majestic soaring views of the Royal Gorge while enjoying a fantastic dinner, made with the very best ingredients Colorado has to offer. Dine at the Royal Gorge Route’s 403 Grill or enjoy our three-course Deluxe Dining menu. Ride in style in our observation dome dining car, elegant club car, or casual coach service.

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The Royal Gorge

Explore your casual-yet-classy side as you board the train and enter one of our well-appointed full-length Dome, Dining or Club Cars with expansive windows for the ultimate in Royal Gorge sight-seeing.

During your journey, professional waitstaff will serve you a beautifully prepared lunch or dinner as we navigate through Colorado’s grandest canyon. This summer, we’re offering our complete 403 Grill menu on all 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. trains as well as our Deluxe Dinner Menu featuring Colorado Slow-Roasted Prime Rib, Atlantic Salmon and more on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.

In addition to your meal, a full slate of cocktails, microbrews and the Conductor’s Reserve Wine List is available for you and your guests to enjoy. We have worked with our wine partners to offer outstanding varietals at more realistic prices not found at other fine dining establishments.

At any time during your journey, feel free to wander outside to our open observation car and enjoy the 360° scenic vista featuring the rushing Arkansas River, geological formations within the Royal Gorge, and historic sites where the wind carries the echoes of eras gone by.

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First Class Dining
Details

Duration of Trip

2 hours 

  • 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM departures

2.5 hours 

  • 6:30 PM departures

Pricing Information

All listed prices do not include taxes and fees.

Lunch

  • Prices start at $49.00/child and $49.00/adult

Dinner

  • Prices start at $49.00/child and $54.00/adult

Dates of Service

12:30 PM

  • Daily, Jan. 1st – 5th & Jan. 11th – Nov. 15th (Nov – Dec see Holiday Train)

3:30 PM

  • Daily, May 1st, 8th, & May 11th – Sept 4th
  • Saturdays, Sept. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
  • Sundays, Sept. 13th, 20th, 27th

6:30 PM

  • Saturdays, May 2nd – October 31st
  • Fridays, June 19th – October 31st
  • Sundays, June 19th – October 31st

The Fine Print

Every effort will be made to accommodate any special dietary or physical needs. For questions about the accessibility of the train, its different classes, or if you would like to be seated with another party, please call the reservations department at 719.276.4000 prior to booking a reservation on our web site.

Please call Reservations if you have a wheelchair (24″maximum at base), walker, or difficulties climbing stairs. For questions about the accessibility of the train and its different classes, please call prior to booking a reservation on our website. All seating is assigned/reserved and cannot be guaranteed.

For same day booking please call the reservations department at 719.276.4000

Please note that we seat in parties of 4. In the tradition of railroad fine dining, parties of 2 will most likely be seated across from another couple. Most of our guests enjoy meeting fellow rail fans. When seated with another couple, you and your guest will be seated on the same side. Larger groups will be seated in adjacent rows.

Seating is limited and trains sell out quickly, so make your reservations early online or by calling us at: 719.276.4000.

Every effort will be made to accommodate any special dietary or physical needs. For questions about the accessibility of the train, its different classes, or if you would like to be seated with another party, please call the reservations department at 719.276.4000 prior to booking a reservation on our web site.

Wheelchair Accessibility: The train only can accommodate a limited number of wheelchair patrons per each train departure. The Vista Dome is not accessible to wheelchairs. Guests must be able to climb 14 steps themselves in order to sit in the Dome Cars. Please call a representative at 719.276.4000 to book your tickets for the entire party with a wheelchair or movement impaired passenger.

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