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Whistle Stop Cafe

) #6 of 33 Restaurants in High River €€ - €€€ Cafe, , Soups
406 1st Street SW | T1V 1A2, High River, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-652-7026
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“croissants” (5 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
406 1st Street SW | T1V 1A2, High River, Alberta, Canada
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

always happy with what i am served. 2 kinds of homemade soup- varies each day. wonderful deserts & endless possibilities for main course. limited seating- reserve? breakfast & lunch only.

Thank joaharris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting and atmosphere. Served fast and politely. Food was good but little different than I was used to. Would go again but order differently probably.

Thank rbnwoodman
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Unique Lunch stop ... experience a small piece of history ... cozy and quaint ... good food and service with a smile! :)

Thank WildRoseAB
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I was in town for business and a local colleague took me to lunch at the Whistle Stop. It is a refurbished old train car that they have turned into a quaint diner, right in "downtown" High River. My soup and sandwich tasted homemade and...More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It was unique to eat in a train car. Small but cozy restaurant. Good size lunch portions and tasty. The one server worked hard to seat and serve everyone in a friendly and quick manner. If you're not in a rush enjoy lunch at the...More

Thank fdsawalker
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I am a regular visitor to the Train in High River, and love the meals and desserts. The black bottom banana cream pie is to die for. The environment is really neat and a fun concept:) However, the service is atrocious. The two ladies in...More

1  Thank haileyslocombe
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a new lunch stop enroute from calgary to Lethbridge and decided to detour into downtown High River - we found this gem! Great lunch with home made food including borscht today - BF had breakfast and was delicious - I'd eat...More

Thank nirt
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food is always delicious - soups and sandwiches mainly, deserts available. Lovely staff - very friendly, frequent top-ups of coffee. Confined space as it is a railway carriage, so no highchairs and not easily accessible for the disabled. Reasonable prices and good quality.

Thank Nicki T
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Stopped in on a Sunday for a quick lunch. A very unique spot as the dining area is in a decommissioned railway car. The food is homemade and fresh. I had a gorgeous turkey/avacado/creamcheese sandwich on delicious homemade bread. Accompanied by a santa fe chicken...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My kids took me here for Father's Day brunch. Great food and service in a fun environment. If you've never had a meal on a rail car (although I've had many) this is great fun, albeit the rail car is static.

Thank canadiandamian
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aandcmorrison
3 September 2016|
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Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Tuesdays from 10am to 4pm. It can get busy at lunch time so you may want to call ahead and see if they can reserve a table. Also, check out their website. We were there mid week for a late lunch and it was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 1st Street SW | T1V 1A2, High River, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  High River
  • Phone Number: +1 403-652-7026
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