The Alaska Railroad offers dining and bar service on every passenger train with the exception of the Hurricane Turn Train. Please note that our trains are cashless; for your convenience, we accept all major credit cards including debit and pre-paid cards that can be run as a credit. To accommodate our customers who do not currently have a debit or credit card and are not traveling in GoldStar, prepaid meal vouchers are available for purchase.
GoldStar Service is now inclusive of meals, soft drinks, and two complimentary adult beverages.
Onboard Dining – Summer
Two dining options are available:
GoldStar Dining Room
Enjoy a freshly prepared meal with an unbeatable view. Our waiters are happy to answer your questions about menu items and are always pleased to highlight local ingredients. GoldStar passengers enjoy all-inclusive meal service in this full-service dining room as well as priority seating; as a GoldStar passenger, your boarding pass will be your ticket to your included meals. Guests will be seated four to a table on busy days to best accommodate all guests onboard.
Availability: Coastal Classic Train, Denali Star Train
Sample menu: Goldstar Dining Menu
Prefer lighter fare, or the ease of grab-and-go dining? The Wilderness Café offers a selection of hot and cold items as well as coffee and bar service. Depending on the train, table seating may be available.
Availability: Coastal Classic Train, Denali Star Train, Glacier Discovery Train
Sample menu: Wilderness Café Menu
Onboard Dining – Winter
Enjoy a freshly prepared, sit-down meal in the dining car aboard the Aurora Winter Train. Breakfast is served onboard until 10:30am and lunch and dinner items are served from 11am. For breakfast, choose from light selections such as cereal, fresh fruit, and parfait or enjoy a complete hot meal like biscuits & gravy, eggs, and reindeer sausage or smoked bacon. Lunch and dinner options include slow braised pot roast, smoked pork chop, and pasta. Beer, wine and mixed drinks are also available for purchase onboard.
Availability: Aurora Winter Train
Sample Menu: Winter Train Menu