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Cafe Car

Hungry? Visit our On-Board Café Car!

On board Capitol Corridor, you can grab a bite to eat or something to wet your whistle. Our Café Cars offer seasonal sandwiches, salads, fruit, snacks, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Be sure to ask your on-board attendant about daily featured items.

Food and beverages may be purchased on-board and consumed in the Café Car or at your seat. The Café Car accepts cash and most major credit cards.

Capitol Corridor Menu* (PDF 596kb, Effective 11/17/15)

*Selections and prices subject to change without notice.

Where to go

The Café Car is generally located on the upper level in the middle of the train, though some trains may have a lower-level Café Car. If you're on a train with a lower-level Café Car, look for "California Café" signs near the stairwell.

Bringing Food and Beverages On-Board

You may bring your own food on-board and consume it at your seat. However, per health and safety regulations, preparation and consumption of personal food is not permitted in the Café Car. Alcoholic beverages may be consumed on-board only if purchased in the Café Car. Consumption of personal alcohol is not permitted on-board. Consumption of personal alcohol is not permitted on-board.

Capitol Corridor Food and Beverage Policies

We ask that you please be mindful of the following Capitol Corridor food and beverage policies:

  • You are welcome to bring your own food onboard; however, you cannot consume your food in the Café Car.
  • Amtrak staff cannot heat up or prepare any food you bring onboard. The food preparation equipment in the Café Car can only be used for food purchased onboard our trains.
  • Amtrak prohibits passengers from bringing alcohol aboard trains for consumption purposes. Alcoholic beverages may be consumed onboard ONLY if purchased in the Café Car.
  • Please also note that the purchase of discounted BART tickets from the Café Car is limited to one (1) BART ticket per ticketed passenger. Passengers may be asked to show Café Car attendant ticket stubs.