Dinner Train Menu

2023 Menus

Due to the limited kitchen space and provisions available on the train, no special menu alterations can be accommodated

Valentine Dinner Train

(February 11,12 & 14 2023)

Filet Mignon *

Baked Stuffed Chicken Breast

Baked Stuffed Shrimp

Mushroom Ravioli – Vegetarian

Winter, Spring & Summer 2023

(February – August)

Prime Rib*
Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken*
Grilled Salmon*

Mushroom Ravioli – Vegetarian

All Entrees Include

Prefix Cheese Plate Table Top Appetizer
Arugula Salad
Warm rolls
Water, Coffee

Fall 2023 COMING SOON

2022 Menus included:

Prime Rib*, Mushroom Asiago Chicken, Seafood Newburg

Entrees are served with Chef’s choice of starch, vegetable & dessert

*Gluten Free. Cup of Fruit Dessert can be requested; please indicate in Notes Section of Order

Reminder Statement: “Thoroughly cooking meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs reduces the risk of foodborne illness” OR “consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness”

Feb. & March -Purchase Tickets

Rules of the Rails

The Essex Clipper $110.00 per-person fare includes a 21/2-hour train ride, 4-course
meal with coffee/tea service,tax, and meal service gratuity. Full cash bar service is available onboard. ** Special Excursions may be a higher fare **

  • Train Boarding Essex Station: 30 minutes prior to departure time
  • Train Departure from Essex Station: On Time (Trains can not hold for late arriving guests; trains do depart on schedule)
  • Beverages and Beverage Service Gratuity are not included in $110.00 fare
  • For safety reasons aboard the moving train and to ensure a relaxing ride for all patrons, the Essex Clipper Dinner Train is limited to passengers age 10 and older. No infants please. All guests must sit in the dining chairs on board the train.
  • Advance reservations and payment required.
  • Reservations are non-refundable, but fully transferable with 48-hours notice.
  • Meal changes can not be honored within 48 hours of departure. Due to the limited kitchen space and provisions available on the train, no special menu alterations can be accommodated
  • No alcoholic beverages may be brought aboard the train due to our liquor license
  • The Valley Railroad reserves the right to alter equipment, schedule and menu when necessary.