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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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Take the train to near Punta Gorda and live a murder mystery

It was great fun and wonderful food, all 5 courses. The 6 actors split between two cars telling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lugojrdn
A fun evening

First time experiencing something like this. We had a lot of fun. The mystery was fun to try and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
TedB815
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Sunrise, Florida
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The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 208 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine's Day, a New Year's Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (124 reviews)
“course meal” (23 reviews)
“fun evening” (33 reviews)
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was great fun and wonderful food, all 5 courses. The 6 actors split between two cars telling their story and the challenge was to figure out who the murderer was. If you are correct with the most clues, you get a prize. The meal...More

Thank lugojrdn
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on the Murder Mystery Dinner Train and for your kind words and five star review. Our staff does an outstanding job taking care of patrons like you so you will join us again for another adventure. Please stay in touch...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

First time experiencing something like this. We had a lot of fun. The mystery was fun to try and solve. The food was great and the service excellent. Highly recommend this for people who want to have an enjoyable experience.

1  Thank TedB815
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your business and your five star review. We have an outstanding staff that works hard to make first timers become returning guests. Hope to see you back again soon. All aboard!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

It was amazing, there was always something going on. The food was great, the service was great and the actors were true in character, to the point that they had everyone in our car stumped, no one solved the murder. They are true entertainers. We...More

Thank Laurie E
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Laurie E, Thank you for your patronage and your glowing review. I am so happy to read that you had such a wonderful time and we all look forward to having you back on the train for another fun evening out with family and friends.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

There was something going on all the time. The food was real good, the prime rib, so good. The actor were so funny and interacted with the patrons and we inter acted with them too.More

Thank Carolyn A
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Carolyn A, I was delighted to read your review and more importantly, thank you for your patronage. We have a wonderful staff who take great pleasure in ensuring everyone has a great time on the train. I hope to see you back again soon. All...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Memorable experience for entire group. The wait staff was terrific. Everyone was thoroughly engaged in solving the murder mystery. High energy performances.More

Thank persnickety2017
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for your patronage and your five star review. We aim to please everyone, and it sounds like our wonderful staff made your evening out special. Hope to see you on-board the train again soon for another fantastic evening out with food, fun, and...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Bravo! The actors were so good that only one passenger in our car solved the mystery! The five course dinner was served smoothly by skilled wait staff crews...balancing the serving trays while walking the aisle of a swaying vintage train is a skill. The food...More

1  Thank Patricia S
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Patricia, Thank you for your patronage and your five star review. We have an outstanding staff that love taking care our guests on the train. I hope you return again soon for another evening of fun, food, and of course, a little murder. All Aboard!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

The train ride and the wait staff were amazing! The wait staff made sure they were at hand for any requests. The murder mystery show was good..however, the actors need to speak louder so everyone on the train can hear them. Its not fair for...More

1  Thank Abcm_99
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Sorry to read that we did not make top marks. We do our best to give everyone the same delightful experience. I do hope that you decide to give us another shot to earn your five stars. Be sure to check out all of our...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My wife took me to the Murder Mystery Train for my birthday. How cool. Great food -really! The actors were perfect. You could hear every word. The plot was good and just a little mature. Wonderful evening. We would recommend it. Dr. Watson

Thank Bruce W
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Bruce W., Happy Birthday! I am glad you could celebrate with us, and I hope you join us again for another unique dining experience. All Aboard!

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went with a friend, for the ride, but the five course dinner and the "Mystery acts" was very interesting!

Thank crucitagil
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We take great delight in beating people expectations. I hope your journeys bring you back on the train for another evening of food fun and of course, a little murder.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a group of six so tables only seat 4 so our tables were across from each other. 2 shared a table with another couple. The couple was pleasant and so we enjoyed a conversation with the couple and also the rest of our...More

Thank Onlydaisiesgal
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your continued patronage and the review. We are always happy to to have our guests return for new evening adventures. See you again soon. All aboard!

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dollpuss
2 July 2017|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Yes! Please see our menu, wine, beer and drink specials on our main website (semgulf) forward slash menu. We cannot spell out our website here, but that is the URL path.
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David C
2 June 2017|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Thank you everyone for jumping on the question. The easiest way to get on board is to book on line through our secured site. Our phone lines are very busy (even in summer), and we try to grab everyone's call. If you need... More
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themomster1
23 May 2017|
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Response from Onlydaisiesgal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my mother uses a wheel chair. She is capable of transferring but the chairs at the table can be moved. Easy access to the train as well
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