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Trax Cafe

27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
+1 215-591-9777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“train station” (18 reviews)
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27 W Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-5701
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

For some reason, I have become loyal to this train-station BYO, even though the food is somewhat inconsistent. Maybe I feel the need to give Steve Waxman and his staff props for trying. My advice: modify your expectations and just enjoy.

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 7 October 2012

I have only dined at Trax on Weekend evenings during peak dining hours, so your experience may be different. While the food has always been delicious, the combination of building accoustics and close placement of tables results in an uncomfortably high level of noise. This...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank philfortwash
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Nifty BYOB in old train station. It’s small with a cozy atmosphere when not completely full as was the case when we visited. The menu selection was terrific, but was sadly disappointed in the quality of the food. Soup was bland and main course of...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank HalliePhiladelphia
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We enjoyed Trax Restaurant, which is located in the suburban Philadelphia town of Ambler, during the semi-annual Ambler Restaurant Week. The prix-fix menu had a wide variety of dishes for every palate, and the restaurant is BYOB. Oh, and it's located in the quaint town...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank GNRMatt
Reviewed 7 August 2012

My husband and I went to Trax for the first time two weeks ago for Restaurant week deciding that it would be a good time to try something new. We were not disappointed! It is BYOB and there were at least 6-8 different choices for...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank sue f
Reviewed 16 May 2012

In a dozen visits, we never gad a poor meal; only once was the cafe too noisy from being celabratory and full.

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank jonensn
Reviewed 8 March 2012

By far the best meal I have ever had! And the atmosphere is great. And, it is BYO. How do you beat it!? It was a little high in price; but definitely worth every penny! They also participate in Ambler Restaurant week; so that is...More

Thank jclark2007
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We always go to "Trax" when we are in town to visit our Mom. The whole family loves this place. A special atmosphere at night. I would call it festive. Everyone always seems to be enjoying their meals surrounding us. Very good food and very...More

Thank Lauriebydasea
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Have been to the restaurant several times over the last few years. The food is always good, with some new twists on old favorites. Prices for an entree are about 20$+ and a good deal in terms of quality and size. The dining rooms is...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank olgajane50
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Have eaten at this neighborhood restaurant in Ambler many times. It is always a reliable choice and has good quality food for reasonable prices. The indoor atmosphere is an old train station building at the Ambler train station. In the warmer weather, it is great...More

Date of visit: December 2011
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Howard S
19 September 2016|
Response from JMH702 | Reviewed this property |
Entrees run $24-$30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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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