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Bellville, Ohio: Diner in an Old Train

An old train engine with a diner in the attached dining car and caboose. Makes for an unusual outdoor photo-op.

Buckeye Express Diner

810 Ohio 97, Bellville, OH
Buckeye Express Diner, I-71 exit 165 onto Rt. 97. On the hill behind the Comfort Inn via Comfort Plaza Dr.
Daily 11-8 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Diner train.

Diner in an Old Train

Really well done, clean re-purposing job that retains the qualities of the train but still cozy as a legitimate restaurant. Food was good, came with big steak fries. Totally worth a little stop for lunch or something.

[Brian Stephens, 10/06/2015]
Buckeye Express Diner

Fun little restaurant on a train, for people of all ages, but especially children. They also have another train behind it that you can rent out.

[Alesha Smith, 03/31/2015]

Diner train.

Diner in an Old Train

The dining car is air conditioned (window units) with ceiling-mounted TVs showing kids shows, and the caboose has special seating that could be really fun for the adventurous.

Outside, a relatively new train playground for the kids; includes crawl tunnel and a bell to ring. You can also ring the bell on the big engine and blow the whistle (the whistle was broken, but if fixed you can activate it for a quarter).

You had better be a Buckeye fan to visit - the place is loaded with OSU stuff.

[The Wanderer, 06/05/2014]

Diner in a train.

Diner in an Old Train

On Comfort Plaza Drive there is a diner in a steam train.

[April Pope, 05/28/2013]

They offer a 10-lb. Belly Buster Burger.

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