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At The Rail

4.5
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401 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Indoor & Outdoor dining available. At the Rail Wine Bar & Grille offers a Contemporary American Cuisine, featuring Signature Crab Cakes and an array of Creative menu items. Our award winning wine list highlights beautiful wines from around the globe. From novice to expert, we have the perfect wine for you. Come enjoy hand-crafted cocktails at our dramatic antique bar from 1904 or enjoy an award winning view from our Veranda deck, which overlooks our championship golf course. Remember, we’re not private, only our recipes are. Our dress code is smart casual/country club casual, we ask that no hats be worn in the dining room during dinner.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 401 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kathleen
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , everyone complying with measures to prevent covid, good service and great view

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JoAnnS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and Service was good. I had the crab cake sandwich and my friend had the Corned Beef sandwich.

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JohnM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

It was nice just to get out, they did an excellent job with social distancing and performing the other necessary precautions, the food was very good but it’s very tough to give a fair review when the restaurant is dealing with so many restrictions.

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DonnaD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed - friendly staff good food, lovely live music

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PatrickM
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is good however the menu is very limited which makes frequent visits a bit of an issue. Service and drinks are outstanding!

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JohnA
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our first time there we liked it, the menu was shortened because of covid which was disappointing but loved the dinner music. We will go back.

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CharlesH
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great atmosphere which was clean an safe guards were taken. Friendly staff. Would definitely recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and nice music for a family dinner.

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Coach
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 18 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. Food & service were top notch. The drinks were fantastic!

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Herm
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Saturday evening say 6:45. Large group on one side of the dining area just three or four tables in use on the other side. Service was excellent food was good, the cheesecake for dessert was just OK. The piano background music was soothing and made up as an offset for the large groupOn the other side of the dining room.

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CindyC
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoy this restaurant and don't visist as often as we would like. I love the parmesan cheese bowl for the caesar salad and thank you for allowing me to put the scallops on it! My husband had the crab cakes, which are always delicous and never disappoint! Looking forward to our next visit!

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millmaid
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything from the food to the service was fantastic. My only complaint was that there were two large parties and the noise was deafening. Not much you can do about that though. Glad to see it was so busy. Will definitely be back.

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KarenV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Crab cakes were delicious but pricey. Would have liked to get more water.

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bobeats
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was outstanding. The Rail knows how to treat people on a special day. The seating was very comfortable not crowded like some places do on a special day. We have never been disappointed in the rail.

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DennisM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Early Valentines dinner . Nice experience.

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Italo
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is a wonderful experience to come and have a business lunch or catch up with a colleague within your community. Very nice menu selection of sandwiches, soups, salads, and entrees for lunch. The server was super sweet, professional, and always on top of her game. The staff were friendly and definitely recommend to anybody in the area.

Also have a wonderful Banquet Hall to host receptions and special events too.. Plenty of parking and very close to I-95 highway for those traveling through Delaware. 👍🙏👌

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PaulLocal
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a satisfied patron! Food consistently good.

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CarmenK
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience3

It was busy and we had to keep asking for different items. It was not as good as it has been in the past.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was Birthday Brunch

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PatriciaE
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was very good. Service was a bit slow due to several large tables. Value for the $$ was reasonable. Would go again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went to the Rail for my wife’s birthday party. Since it was Christmas time there were a few Christmas parties going on which raised the noise level which was expected. Wait staff was friendly and efficient.

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vipAnneN
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience3

The grilled vegetable salad was a nice addition to the regular line up. I wish they would change the potatoes too. The Old Bay seasoning is getting old.

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vipPaulR
Baltimore
34 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place for dinner.

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KarenV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Was very nice buffet but or waiter really didn’t check to see if we needed drinks or told us what the kitchen choices were. Otherwise, nice experience. Would go again.

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KathleenJ
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a family dinner at the rail. Enjoyed the piano music during our meal.

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Rugbmum3
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Location and setting are 2 of the best reasons to choose On The Rail. We came for an early meal after a day watching the horses run at Delaware Park. Menu is good and bar menu is somewhat interesting. Staff were very warm and welcoming. That said, I can’t say I was blown away by the food choices or their preparation. Not bad in any way but nothing exceptional either.

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DonS
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2019
Overall5food5service2ambience5

The food was outstanding and the price was very reasonable. Waiters need additional training. The service level is poor. The waiter disappeared for long periods of time. Never asked if we wanted coffee with desert. The atmosphere is very nice with live piano music. I would go back again because the food was so good.

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AMarie
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday brunch is plentiful! The service is attentive but it's a serve-yourself buffet. A raw bar, salads, carving station, omelet bar, pasta made to order, French toast, waffles, desserts and more. (I can't remember it all) It's $30 well spent (and a great view of the golf course).

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DennisM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

great meal and service. Tables a little close as later parties came and during their greeting were almost standing on us. pretty rude of them but should be corrected by the staff with wider spacing or smaller parties near eachother with larger in another part of dining room.

All in all a wonderful meal though !!

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vipmahjonggjudy
Baltimore
30 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for Sunday Brunch birthday celebration. The food was fresh, delicious and plentiful. I especially liked the carved beef and the Nova salmon ...oh and the desserts were also yummy. Our server was pleasant and attentive. Music was provided by a very talented pianist. Thoroughly enjoyed the day!😋😍👏

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MaryAnnP
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was just okay for the price. A little disappointing. Was not hot at all. Do not enjoy cold to lukewarm food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The noise level was very high because of the happy hr.We could not even talk across the table hearing was impossible .you need to put up some sound barriers for your dinner guest.That might help.
The food and service was very good but noise was loud until
After 7.00

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PeterC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent! The service was outstanding, however, there was a happy hour going on, which made it very difficult to engage in conversation. We had to shout.

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vipAnneN
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

They seem to offer the same thing every weekend so for those of us who happen to go once a month, it is a bit boring and redundant. Keep some of the basics like the raw bar and the omelet/carving station, and mix up the hot offerings so it’s not the same biscuits and gravy, yogurt parfait, seasoned potatoes.

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LynnD
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I love the Rail, I go often. Leasure lunch, food always great. This time server was a little lax.

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TonyD
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome Restaurant, the Ambiance was Amazing! Our server knew was very knowledgeable and a great people person, she recommended a dessert that was very delicious!!! Everything that we had was great!!! If you’re near Delaware Park give the Rail a try and You will be Amazed!!!

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SandyR
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience4

This visit was a disappointment in food and service. We started with a cheese that that arrived with withered grapes. My chicken was too tough to eat but the carrots were wonderful. We did have some one join us unexpectedly but the waitress never came back to the table for additional orders.

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vipDeloraB
Richmond
16 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice atmosphere, good food. Band on the back deck was very good.

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Bb46
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food and Relaxing atmosphere. We meet family there as a half way place twice a year to enjoy drinks, a meal and catch up on family and friends. We never feel rushed and the food never disappoints. Portions are ample and the presentation is beautiful. Bloody Marys are spicy wonderful.

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PaulLocal
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, a satisfied customer. Look forward to our next visit.

FAQs

At The Rail offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (302) 994-6700 ext. 3.

At The Rail is rated 4.5 stars by 401 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.