Kansas City, Kansas: Meals Delivered by Model Railroad

You sit in little booths, order your food by telephone, and it's brought to you by a train that comes to your table and drops it on a tray stuck to the wall.

Fritz's Railroad Restaurant

250 N. 18th St., Kansas City, KS
Fritz's Railroad Restaurant. I-70 exit 420B. Drive north on 18th St. for six blocks. On the left, one block north of Central Ave., on the corner of 18th St. and Grandview Blvd.
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Meals delivered on rails.

Meals Delivered by Model Railroad

I went with 20 year olds and we felt like kids again. You order on the phone at your table and soon a train starts coming on the track system suspended from the ceiling. Eventually it gets above your table and drops on a lowering device. The food, we thought, was really good diner food at a reasonable price. It is really a fun experience.

[Joe Hirsch, 07/01/2015]
Meals Delivered by Model Railroad

Anyone visiting KC, KS or close must go to Fritz's Union Station, 250 N 18th St, Kansas City, for Meals Delivered by Model Railroad.

You sit in little booths, order your food by telephone -- it is brought to you via a train. It goes all the way around the restaurant until it comes to your table and drops it on a tray stuck to the wall. The most interesting dining experience I've had.

It's been there forever and rumor has it, they are opening one in Crown Center next year!

[Tara Teel, 11/20/1999]

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