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Trax Cafe

27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
+1 215-591-9777
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“train station” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We've eaten here a number of times over the years and always enjoyed it. Over the last month we've wanted to return and have driven by a number of times always to find it dark and the parking lot empty. Monday nights, Thursday nights, Saturday...More

Thank TravelerAddicts
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has fallen way off! We checked the menu on the internet prior to traveling an hour to get there. The menu advertised lamb rack and pork shanks and onion soup and so many great items that we wanted to try. However the actual...More

Thank Selwood217
AmblerChime, Owner at Trax Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Nothing sub standard at Trax - its always been a great value ! Only 3 shrimp, 3 U10 Shrimp from the Sea of Cortez, you may be shocked at the price if you could find them in a store. You forgot to mention the the...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Celebrating a 70th Birthday. Food was very good. Had the rack of lamb and it was excellent. It’s BYOB which is nice and there was no corkage fee. One negative was we brought our own Birthday cake and they charged $4 a person for cutting...More

Thank PhillyCruiser
AmblerChime, Manager at Trax Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear everything lived up to your expectations for the 70th birthday party. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in the area. The owner/chef has a small menu which he varys seasonally, and we always enjoy his food. I can't say this about any other restaurant: we have never been disappointed. He grows some of his food, and has...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I don't eat here often because I don't often think of it, which is my loss. The food is very good (high end), it is BYOB, the wait staff is friendly, the chef comes out to the table, and the building is cozy and unique....More

Thank Kent G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have been dining at Trax occasionally for almost 20 years. The food is consistently good and obviously prepared with care. However, my main complaint is the intolerable noise level when the dining area is full. Last Saturday night I could not hear the person...More

Thank Tombeeprecise
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We and another couple went to Trax to celebrate New Years Eve this past winter. The food was fabulous, the service attentive and friendly. I'm looking forward to going there for my birthday.

Thank NancyC4400
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food was truly gourmet and each course was a real treat. The service was exceptional. I look forward to going back for my birthday!

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My split pea soup had stringy meat in it. Taste was not good. Lamb chop entree was good quality, but lacked flavor. Apple fritter dessert was good. Prices were high. Only benefit was BYOB. I would not encourage anyone else to visit.

Thank toughbutfair2016
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It is very loud and the food was not cooked as requested. I think the prices are high. My filet, which was a "special", was ordered medium well. It arrived at the table extremely rare. Everyone else had their meal. My filet had to be...More

Thank QuakerTruth
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Howard S
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Entrees run $24-$30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
    (Maple Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Located on the SEPTA R - 5 line
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: +1 215-591-9777
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