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Grand Depot Café

gdcPastaStationThe Grand Depot Café is the perfect start—or end—to your Grand Canyon journey. Located across from the hotel and adjacent to the depot, the 350-seat restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner for Grand Canyon Railway passengers and patrons. Savor the rail atmosphere as a model replica of the train circles the room in the buffet-only restaurant. A full gift shop with Grand Canyon Railway souvenirs is also in the restaurant.


Daily: 6:30 – 10:00 am
Polar Express Dates, 11/7/15 – 1/3/16: 6:30 – 10:30 am

At our bountiful breakfast buffet, you’ll find traditional fare like farm fresh scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, hashbrowns, biscuits & gravy, crispy bacon and sausage. At the breakfast bar, we feature fresh fruits, yogurt, homemade granola, a variety of cold cereals, and hearty steel-cut oatmeal. The highlight of our breakfast buffet is the omelet station where your omelets or scrambled eggs are mixed with fresh meats and veggies, right in front of you.


Daily: 11:00am – 1:30pm

For our passengers spending a day in Williams or our tour groups just passing through town, Grand Depot Café offers a daily Lunch Buffet featuring a rotating selection of traditional fare and regional favorites. Specials include fried chicken, BBQ pulled pork, enchiladas, Chicken Santa Fe, Salisbury Steak, and roasted Tuscan Chicken. Rotating features include build your own hamburger bar, taco & burrito bar, and pasta bar. Cookies, soft serve ice cream, and fruit cobblers are available for dessert.


Daily: 4:00 – 9:00pm
Polar Express Dates, 11/7/15 – 1/3/16: 3:30 – 9:30 pm

Whether you’ve returned from your Grand Canyon adventure, or just arrived after a long day on the road – we hope you brought your appetite! Each and every night our dinner service features a full soup & salad bar and meat carving station. Each night our featured buffet entrées include selections inspired by recipes used by classic American railroads from the golden age of rail travel! Featured entrées during the Polar Express and Holiday season include: Baked American Cod with Crab Sauce, Beef Stew with Cracked Pepper Biscuits, Roasted Pork Loin in Sherry Sauce, Salmon in Cream Dill Sauce, and Pork Scalloppini Marsala. The carving station currently features Beef Strip Loin and Roasted Turkey Breast.

During our dinner service, you can also order fine wine and bottled beer from your table. We feature wine from various Arizona and California wineries, as well as locally-brewed beers in addition to your favorite brews.

Live Entertainment!

Our troupe of local musicians takes a break during the Polar Express season, however David Bixby & Friends shall return in the Spring of 2016!


Sustainable Cuisine

At Grand Canyon Railway, we’re committed to sustainable practices throughout our operations. Recently, Grand Depot Café was awarded 3 Star Green Restaurant Certification from the Green Restaurant Association. For more information visit them at

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