The Roadside Cafe & Creamery is the best place to go for good food at an honest value for our customers. Daily food specials and Penn State Creamery Ice Cream and we also make our own handmade Ice Cream. Also offer outdoor miniature golf, indoor glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, laser tag, animals for viewing, carousel, children’s bounce and Party Barn. Enjoy the Boxcar Brew Works, Railcar Pizza Parlor, 50’s diner and Fine Dining. Outside seating is available.
Stop, look and listen to Clearfield County’s rich railroad history at Doolittle Station, located beside Dr. Doolittle’s Roadside Café & Creamery along state Route 255 in DuBois. Take a step inside a replica B&O station that houses a train museum, an 1880s-style board room and vintage rail cars.
A red 1949 Pullman rail car houses a diner with a 50s motif. The car was used on a high-speed railway to California. An Elvis mannequin greets guests as they enter the car and pass a vintage jukebox. Guests are encouraged to try 50s-themed old classics with an updated twist, farm-to-table menu options prepared by Executive Chef Tara Tygar.
At the back of Doolittle Station, an orange 1913 Alaska parlor car, one of four ever made, provides access to fine dining. The first-class car was made in Dayton, Ohio. Guests will find the car’s Cuban mahogany interior alluring as they pass the barber shop, porter’s pull-down bed and library on the way to their table. Enjoy the farm-to-table menu options. Menu changes seasonally. Diner car is BYOB.
The train museum features a vast collection of railroad memorabilia, including hundreds of photographs documenting local railroad history. One of the photos depicts the infamous 1893 Walter L. Main circus train wreck. The train was traveling from Houtzdale to Lewistown when it derailed along the Tyrone & Clearfield branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
After you have enjoyed your dinner stop by for a cold beverage at the newly added Boxcar Brewery. Or enjoy a nice relaxing dinner on the deck of the Boxcar Brewery while you savor a delicious pizza from the Railcar brick oven Pizza. Be sure to stop by the Model Train Exhibit located across the parking lot from the 50’s Diner.
A three-caboose motel is tentatively slated to open. Each caboose would accommodate two people, and a Presidential rail car will be converted into a bed and breakfast.
Doolittle Station is adjacent to the café and creamery complex where you will find laser tag, indoor glow golf, outdoor mini golf, a petting zoo and a party barn.
For more information, visit www.drdoolittlesroadsidecafe.com.