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 dinner as we navigate through Colorado’s grandest canyon. Your first class dinner experience features three courses, including a salad, french bread rolls and your choice of entree – plus a fantastic chef’s choice dessert. Our made-from-scratch First Class Dinner Menu offers Colorado Slow-Roasted Prime Rib, Chef’s catch of the Day Fish Platter, Roasted chicken, Vegetable Napolean and more.

Our fully stocked bars are open throughout your journey, so feel free to pair up your experience with your favorite wines (see the Conductor’s Reserve Wine List!), micro brews and cocktails. Anytime you’d like, we invite you to step outside, drink in hand, to the open-air observation car to take in the full beauty of Colorado’s Royal Gorge. Our First Class Dinner Train runs select Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m., when we serve our award-winning three-course dining experience.

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First Class

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.

First Class Three-Course Dinner & Journey through the Royal Gorge

  • First Class Dinner Train in Vista Dome – $179/per person (includes journey and three-course dinner)

403 Grill

  • Vista Dome – Prices start at $74/child and $79/adult (includes journey. 403 Grill dining is additional)
  • Club – Prices start at $59/child and $64/adult (includes journey. 403 Grill dining is additional)
  • Coach – Prices start at $44/child and $49/adult (includes journey. 403 Grill dining is additional)

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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