Dinner Train Menu

2022 Menus

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

Spring & Summer 2022

(May 7 – August 28)

Prime Rib*
Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken*
Grilled Salmon*

Eggplant Parmesan – Vegetarian

Fall 2022

(September 3 – October 24)

Prime Rib*
Mushroom Asiago Chicken
Seafood Newburg

Eggplant Parmesan – Vegetarian

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

All Entrees Include

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

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”

Purchase Tickets

Rules of the Rails

The Essex Clipper $99.00 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.

  • 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 $99.00 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.