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Railway Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1401 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-8226
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was actually my favorite meal on my vacation in Alaska considering the price. I had the blackened Halibut burrito and my girlfriend had the garlic chicken and we both loved our food. The homemade salsas and taco sauces are also great. I would recommend this gem to everyone in Seward! Especially if you don't want to spend $30-$40 per... More 

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Thank Zach A
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

black and blue chicken burrito is the best around.. aloha salsa is my favorite. best quick lunch in town

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Thank Aarron S
Homer, Alaska
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Small little place with really good fresh food, for a good meal on a tight budget this is a great place to go while in Seward. Fresh sauces to go with your burritos and other dishes. Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Frankly N
Las Vegas
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I ate at this place two days in a row...without even blinking. I couldn't believe I happened upon it walking. SUCH GOOD STUFF. I am vegan and this place was a life saver on a seaport. For reals! The assortment of homemade hot sauces is SO AWESOME. And I am NOT a hot sauce person. So no fear....not all are... More 

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Thank Sherri T
Anchorage, Alaska
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good place for a quick bite. Six of us ate here, and all but one was pleased with their meal. The quesadillas, beef burrito and fish tacos (we had rockfish) were all good. Only an average review for the philly burrito. We ordered the chips and salsa and were pleased it included six different salsas for us to try! We... More 

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San Francisco, California
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365 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Our 2 hour drive from Anchorage to Seward left us ready for a nice prepared lunch and we were able to locate this nice quaint place near the Seward Small Boat Harbor. We got their around 11:30a.m. and within an hour's time, it got very busy and full. You order your meal and they make it fresh on the spot... More 

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Moorpark, California
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222 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I enjoyed the burrito from Railway. As a burrito expert from Southern California, I thought it was good. I got it to go, then took it to eat at the local park overlooking the harbor - very nice...!

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Thank scuba-chuck
Geneva, Switzerland
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice staff, and decent Mexican food, with a slightly Alaska twist -- try the fish tacos. It made for a nice break from salmon....

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Thank lordbyron59
North Carolina
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Nothing special, but fairly good simple food. Frankly, the food in Seward is pretty bad and so the Railway Cantina stands out. The food is fairly fresh and the service is fast.

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Thank Owl10
Bangor, Maine
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a very small place, perfect for a fast lunch. I used to go here for the halibut tacos years ago, it was great to see the "new to me" owner still offers them. I loved it. Ignore other critics who complain about the cost, it is Alaska. Check your map, think about where you are. I have always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: +1 907-224-8226
Description
Welcome to the Railway Cantina in beautiful Seward, Alaska! A local favorite, we offer the best burritos, quesadillas, and tacos you'll have on the Kenai Penninsula. Our ingredients are fresh, and include housemade salsas, local halibut, reindeer, steak, chicken, shrimp, crab, salmon, falafel, and tofu. Along with your meal, enjoy a selection of Alaskan brewed beer or a glass of wine. We're located in the small boat harbor, across the street from the Seward Yatch Club. Looking forward to your visit!

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