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Steaming Tender Restaurant, Americana Cuisine

Kick Back, Relax, and Enjoy Traditional Americana Cuisine


You’ll find the Steaming Tender restaurant tucked away in the historic, restored Palmer Railroad Station. Built in the mid-19th century, the Palmer Rairoad Station features Romanesque style designs—the heavy arches and stone blocks are filled with texture and detail, making it the perfect backdrop for our unique, train-themed restaurant.

Whether you’re here to get a on a train, or just want to explore the grounds, the Steaming Tender restaurant is one of the premier locations in the area for traditional Americana cuisine. Come experience it for yourself today!

Photo of a set table at the Steaming Tender Restaurant with lanterns lit using tea light candles.
Photo of the bar at the Steaming Tender Restaurant.

Discover One of the Best Themed Restaurants in Massachusetts


At our beautiful train-themed restaurant, you’ll be sure to find something to satisfy your cravings. We offer a wide range of appetizers, from Train Robber Nachos to Regan’s Cranberry Chutney Cheese.

Want something a bit more filling? Try our Pullman Car Club with one of our Side Car Sides. Our Railroad Baked Macaroni and Cheese is filled with our ooey-gooey homemade cheese sauce.

If you need to wet your whistle, head on over to the bar area. We carry a wide variety of high-end bourbons, gin, vodka, and other liquors that we use as a base for our craft cocktails. We also have signature drinks that you won’t find anywhere else, like our Bread Pudding Martini or Locomotion.

Host Your Event at the Steaming Tender Restaurant


From birthday parties to fundraisers, and everything in between, the Steaming Tender restaurant is the perfect location for your next event. We’ll help you entertain your guests in one of our indoor spaces, or on our outdoor patio.

Don’t Miss Your Stop at our Train-Themed Restaurant!

Explore a bit of Massachusetts history when you eat at the Steaming Tender restaurant, conveniently located in the Palmer Railroad Station.