Take A Break At RAIL Coffee Room In Centralia, IL

Not only does RAIL Coffee Room serve up some delicious drinks and food, it serves up a big slice of Centralia history too.

A look down a long counter at the shop showing bright red, black and yellow arrows on the floor.Opened in April, 2017, the eclectic coffee house evokes a comfortable, city vibe with its industrial style decor, all while celebrating the town’s rich railroading past. It’s the kind of place that beckons you to stay awhile and relax. Woman wearing a red stocking hat working at her computer. Behind her is a brick wall with an American flag hanging down it.Stop by for morning coffee, breakfast or lunch and enjoy an ever-changing menu and some tried-and-true standards.

In addition to regular espresso coffees and loose-leaf teas, RAIL creates special drinks, such as a delicious cold brew crafted with butter pecan and topped with vanilla foam. There’s a good breakfast sandwich menu, including a new addition that’s tailor-made for wintry days: a bagel piled high with bacon, egg, cream cheese and maple syrup that’s served toasty warm. Yum!One of the breakfast bagel sandwiches.

For lunch, you’ll find a soup of the day, and a selection of tasty artisan flatbreads and sandwiches, such as “Triple H,” featuring ham, Havarti cheese, horseradish peppercorn sauce and greens on a pretzel bun.

Check out the daily array of fresh pastries too. The super-delicious jumbo cupcakes baked by the house pastry chef are fly-off-the-shelf favorites.

Like many coffee houses today, RAIL also serves craft beer and wine, making it a perfect place for a late afternoon get-together. Looking for a small event space? RAIL’s Pullman Room can accommodate up to 20 guests.

RAIL Coffee Room
216 East Broadway, Centralia, IL
Monday – Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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