Enjoy a delicious, first-class 3-course dinner, breathtaking scenery, outstanding service and a classic “who-dunnit” Murder Mystery. This is one of our most popular special events, so reserve your seats early. Murder Mystery trains depart each Saturday evening at either 5:00 PM or 6:30 PM, depending on season. click below for our current schedule.
First Class Lunch & Dinner Trains
The Lunch Train is Colorado’s most unique rolling restaurant, offering delicious entrees and wines from around the country to compliment. Imagine fine dining, exceptional service, and delicious food combined with the spectacular scenery of the Royal Gorge seasoned with a ride on the rails behind a 1950’s stream-liner. Lunch class offers reserved seating and private open-air car.
First Class Dinners are a casual-yet-classy evening bistro is the Royal Gorge Route’s exclusive dinner class train. Here, glass-topped dome cars offer the most expansive views of Colorado’s most dramatic canyon from a decidedly cozy booth style spot. The Dinner Class menu features several prix fixe, three-course options, made with fresh Colorado ingredients, and prepared by the train’s talented chef, Jeremy Garnett. All seats include access to an open-air car for 360-degree views of the Royal Gorge and easy access to one of our fully stocked bars.
Join us Saturday, May 9th or Sunday, May 10th, 2020 for our annual Mother’s Day Lunch. The train departs at 12:30 PM for an 1.45 – 2 hour excursion, a delicious three-course brunch, and a special treat for every mom!
Start with a delicious salad, then choose from entrees such as: Chicken Marsala, Sun-dried Pesto Salmon, Slow Roasted Colorado Prime Rib or Pork Shank, and Vegetable Napoleon. Chef’s choice of dessert follows and all of this: train ride through the Royal Gorge and gourmet 3-course lunch start at just $119 for children and $139 for adults. Book early!
Ales on the Rails
Introducing Ales on Rails, a four-course beer-loving foodie excursion through the Royal Gorge. Enjoy our signature Colorado brewed beer flight paired with the Chef’s Choice appetizers locally sourced and freshly prepared in your train car by Chef Jeff. For an additional $25 upgrade to our wine flight. Must be 21 years of age or older.
Ales on Rails is just $89 for train ride through the Royal Gorge + food & beer flight!
Come join us for 5 courses of meticulously chosen entrees paired with hand selected wines which Mark (the owner) has discovered on his adventures around the world. The focus is on pairing some really amazing wines with delicious entrees. You’ll Relax in style while our knowledgeable waitstaff take care of you on your journey through the Royal Gorge, while sipping wine & enjoying food pairings that are sure to stimulate not only your taste buds but all five senses.
New Year's Eve Dinner
The Royal Gorge Route Railroad hosts our anual New Year’s Dinner Train that is sure to put you on the right track for the New Year. Our First Class Dinner menu features several prix fixe, three-course options, made with fresh Colorado ingredients, prepared by the train’s talented Executive Chef, Jeremy Garnett. Order your favorite drink or try one of our specialty drinks. Whatever you decide take a stroll out to our open air car with your choice of libation and lose yourself in the beauty of the gorge at night. Enjoy a complimentary a glass of sparkling wine in celebration of the New Year!