Full Menu Served Monday - Sunday 11am - Close
Spinach & Artichoke Dip7.49A creamy blend of spinach, artichoke hearts, and cream cheese. Served with freshly made tortilla chips and salsa.
Nachos8.99Tortilla chips topped with your choice of seasoned beef, chicken, or pulled pork, tomatoes, and black olives. Topped with a blend of melted cheese and jalapenos.
Smokestack Wings8.99Deep fried chicken wings tossed in our special hot sauce and served with crisp celery and bleu cheese dressing.
Chips & Queso4.99A Mexican cheese dip served with a basket of tortilla chips.
Mac & Cheese Wedges6.99These tasty wedges are filled with macaroni and cheese and deep fried. Served with creamy ranch dressing.
Breaded Mushrooms7.99Plump, round mushrooms, hand breaded then deep fried. Served with creamy ranch dressing.
Onion Rings6.99Jumbo rings, beer battered and deep fried. Served with honey mustard.
Pretzel Sticks6.99Three jumbo soft pretzel sticks, topped with garlic butter and served with melted cheese.
Breaded Pickles6.99Sliced pickles, breaded and deep fried. Served with ranch dressing.
Poutine5.99French fries with melted shredded cheese, topped with gravy.
Chicken or Salmon Caesar8.99 / 10.99Romaine lettuce, green onions, parmesan cheese and croutons tossed with caesar dressing.
Nickel Plate Cobb9.99Romaine lettuce, avocado, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, smoked turkey, tomato, egg, and green onions.
Cajun Chicken8.99Grilled chicken breast seasoned with our cajun spices, tossed with fresh salad greens, cheese, tomatoes, and mushrooms.
Taco8.29Seasoned ground beef or chicken, with lettuce, jack and cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, black olives, and green onions in a flour tortilla shell.
Strawberry Chicken10.99Grilled chicken, fresh greens, strawberries, walnuts, mandarin oranges, red onions, and bleu cheese crumbles.
Chef Salad8.49Ham, turkey, bacon, tomato, hard boiled egg, shredded cheese, and croutons over fresh greens.
House4.49Fresh greens, red cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, seasoned croutons, and jack and cheddar cheese.
Bleu Cheese, 1000 Island, Ranch, French,, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, House Specialty: Honey Mustard
Our Famous Hobo StewCup 4.99 Bowl 5.99If anything says homestyle, it’s our combination of tender chunks of slow roasted beef with carrots, onions, green peppers, celery, and tomatoes.
Box Car ChiliCup 3.99 Bowl 4.99A Nickel Plate tradition, this cowboy style chili is hot and spicy.
Soup of the DayCup 3.49 Bowl 3.99Ask your server about today’s selection.
Soup and Salad7.49A cup of our soup of the day and our house salad.
Fish and Chips10.99A golden fried cod filet served with cole slaw, french fries, and a side of tartar.
Chicken Fingers8.99A juicy hand cut chicken breast, breaded, lightly spiced and deep fried. Served with french fries and your choice of honey mustard or BBQ sauce.
Extra Dressing: 25¢
Jalapeño Chicken Wrap8.49Grilled or breaded strips of chicken, salad greens, jalapeños, cheese,
tomato, onions and honey mustard wrapped in a flour tortilla shell with
your choice of side.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap8.49Grilled or breaded strips of chicken dipped in buffalo sauce and diced with salad greens, cheese, red onion and tomato, wrapped in a flour tortilla shell. Served with fresh tortilla chips and salsa.
Fish Tacos9.49Two soft shell tacos filled with cajun grilled white fish, cole slaw, green onions and diced tomato, served with homemade tortilla chips and salsa.
Grilled Salmon12.99Blackened or grilled, served with cole slaw and fries.
Mahi Mahi12.99Grilled or blackened white fish served with tartar sauce, fries, and a choice of one side.
BBQ Mess10.99Grilled chicken, topped with brisket, pulled pork, BBQ and cheese sauce over French fries.
Nickeltine10.99Breaded tenderloin, topped with fries, cheddar/jack cheese and gravy.
Choose any of the following for 2.99
Potato Chips, Cole Slaw, Broccoli, Fruit Salad, Cottage Cheese, Potato Salad, Baked Beans
SANDWICHESAll of our sandwiches are served on freshly made bread, served with your choice of a side. Substitute fries for 99¢.
Substitute sandwich bread for a pretzel bun $1.
Tenderloin9.49Our award winning center cut tenderloin is char-grilled or breaded and deep fried to a golden brown, on a kaiser bun.
Turkey Island7.99Shaved turkey breast, Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, and thousand island dressing served on grilled whole wheat.
Reuben8.49Thinly sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, and Swiss cheese on grilled rye.
Fish Filet8.99Breaded white fish, served with lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce on a French roll.
Chicken Breast8.49Boneless breast of chicken served char-grilled, breaded, buffalo, or cajun style. Served on a kaiser bun.
Three Rivers Sub8.99Shaved roast beef or turkey, tomato, coleslaw, and French fries on a
BLT7.99A double-decker BLT served on wheat toast.
French Dip8.49Thinly sliced roast beef topped with provolone and served with au jus on a french roll.
Veggie Melt7.49A seasoned blend of spinach, cream cheese, and artichokes with red onion and tomato on grilled rye bread.
Chicken Salad Melt7.49Our delicious homemade chicken salad topped with melted cheddar on grilled wheat bread.
Pulled BBQ Pork7.49Shredded pork tossed with BBQ sauce, served on a Kaiser bun.
Pretzel-wich7.99Sliced ham and Swiss cheese, with lettuce and tomato, on a warm pretzel bun. Served with our house honey mustard on the side.
BURGERSOur 1⁄2 pound burgers are made fresh and grilled to perfection. Substitute fries for 99¢.
The Amtrak8.49Available with the following toppings for 50¢ each:
American, Swiss, Cheddar, Provolone, Hot Pepper Cheese, Bacon, Onions, Salsa, Chili, Green Peppers, Mushrooms
Substitute Pretzel Bun for $1
Substitute Gluten-Free Bun for $1
The Nickel Plate9.49Cajun spices, grilled onions, and hot pepper cheese served on grilled Texas toast.
Chicago Rapid Transit9.49Grilled onions and Swiss on grilled rye.
Lionel9.49Tasty BBQ sauce, bacon, and cheddar cheese.
Santa Fe9.49Our Box Car Chili, raw onion, and cheddar.
Conrail9.49Sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese.
Monon9.49Sautéed mushrooms, green peppers, onion, and cheddar.
Southern Pacific9.49Bacon, sautéed mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.
Chesapeake9.49Bacon and American cheese.
KIDS MENUFor kids 10 and under.
Grilled Cheese / Hamburger / Chicken Fingers / Mac & Cheese Bites / Turkey or Ham Sandwich with American Cheese
Served with chips, fries or applesauce.