The Boxcar restaurant is located in St. Mary’s, West Virginia. As you can tell by the window and the name of the restaurant, the Boxcar has a railroad theme. I ventured into St. Mary’s to check out The Boxcar. This was my first time in the area, and before lunch, I did a little exploring. St. Mary’s has a lot of little shops that I would encourage you to check out if you are in the area. I also checked out Smith Candies L.L.C. where you can see them making their own candy!


The Boxcar is decorated with all kinds of railroad décor. The small dining area creates a cozy homelike feel and the open kitchen is visible from the dining area. I was greeted by the friendly staff, who wore the “Support local business” slogan on the back of their t-shirts.


This kind of place is the type that makes you want to support small local businesses. If you are planning on making a trip to the boxcar, get there early! On the day I visited, there was no wait time, but a large crowd for lunch. Service was timely and the food was delectable! I ordered Fried Ravioli, which was incredible!


The person I had lunch with had the BBQ Pig Panini and he said it was delicious as well. When combined with the atmosphere and the friendly people, The Boxcar is somewhere you should definitely stop next time you are in St. Mary’s. I know I will be making a trip back soon!