Established in the old Ambler Train Station in 1998
27 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002 // 215-591-9777

Trax Restaurant & Café is a neighborhood gem serving tastefully American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, organic ingredients.

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BYOB, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem.



Our menu is local and seasonally based, offering many farm-to-table options.


Our menu changes season-to-season. We offer weekly specials not listed below. (We last updated this menu on Nov. 20, 2014.)

Soup and Salad

  • Soup Du Jour//$6 or $9
  • Vidalia Onion Soup, Melted Gruyere and Swiss// $10
  • Hearts of Romaine, Creamy Caesar Dressing, Pesto Crouton, Roasted Tomato//$9
  • Shaved Fennel, Green Apple, Red Onion, Olive Oil Vinaigrette//$9


  • Sweet Corn & Crab Custard//$14
  • Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Peppers, Tomatoes, House Made Pesto//$12
  • Brussels Sprouts with House Made Bacon, Balsamic Reduction//$9

Main Dishes

  • Oven Roasted Salmon, Black Eyed Pea Salad, Dill Sauce//$26
  • Pan-Seared Striped Bass over Sautéed Spinach with Tomato Vin-Blanc//$29
  • Pan-Seared Amish Chicken Breast, Ratatouille, Caper Sauce$24
  • House Smoked BBQ Ribs, Slow-Roasted, Spicy Slaw//$26
  • Slow-Braised Pork Shank with Moroccan Spices//$28
  • Italian Sausage, Roasted Peppers and Mushrooms, Penne Pomodoro//$23
  • Slow-Braised Beef Brisket, Red Wine Gravy//$28
  • Pepper and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb, with Red Wine Demi//$31


  • Dark Chocolate Cognac Mousse, Whipped Cream//$8
  • Profiterole, Blueberry Balsamic Sauce, Whipped Cream//$8
  • Warm Apple Crisp, Vanilla Ice Cream//$8
  • Brownie Sundae, Raspberry Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream//$8

Mother’s Day Dinner – Sunday, May 1oth

$48 per person 


  • Soup Du Jour
  • Traditional Onion Soup with Swiss & Gruyere
  • Shaved Fennel, Green Apple, Red Onion, Hearts of Palm & Parmesan Cheese
  • Arugula, Grilled Portabella Mushroom, Parmesan Cheese & Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Roasted Red Peppers, Seasonal Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella & House Made Pesto
  • Roasted Asparagus, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese
  • Lobster Macaroni & Three Cheese Sauce


  • Oven-Roasted Halibut in a Vin Blanc Sauce
  • Lump Crab Cake with Remoulade Sauce
  • Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce
  • Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Hearty Greens, Sun Dried Tomato & Pine Nuts
  • Pepper and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb with Red Wine Demi
  • Roast Half Duck with Three Berry Fruit Sauce
  • Grilled & Roasted Seasonal Vegetarian Plate
  • Seafood Fettuccine in a White Wine Garlic Sauce


  • Pound Cake, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Marinated Strawberry Sauce
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse and Whipped Cream
  • Fresh Fruit, Raspberry Sherbert
  • Chocolate Plate

Children’s Menu

$15 per person (includes dessert)

  • Hamburger on Roll
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Chicken Fingers



Ambler Farmers’ Market

Trax is proud to host the Ambler Farmers’ Market. Throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall, Trax will feature menu items sourced from the farmers at market.

Opening day is May 2nd and we wish it was tomorrow. This winter was brutal and the only thing that kept us going was the visions of eggplants dancing in our heads. Eggplants and heirloom tomatoes and freshly baked bread and peaches and apples and goat cheese and hot coffee and…well, you get the picture. We know you have been dreaming about it, too!

As always, besides offering the finest in farm fresh produce and locally produced artisanal goods, the Ambler Farmers’ Market will feature a weekly musician and programming to fill your minds as well as your bellies!


We have done a variety of in catering since 1998 & continue to do all types of parties. Please send us an email with details for your event and we will personalize a party to suit your needs, including:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Number of guests
  • Type of food or theme desired

Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday, 4:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.


To secure a table, call 215-591-9777 or use the form below.

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For parties of more than 4, please call ahead at 215-591-9777 so we can better accommodate your party.

About Our Philosophy

We live in a great area for farm fresh ingredients and regional specialty items. We’ve always worked with regional farmers & trusted suppliers to source our food for Trax.

We pride ourselves on our long term and close working relationship with our suppliers who make our food great!

We lovingly craft our dishes without taking any shortcuts. Every plate provides our diners with a tasty, healthful, and ultimately enjoyable meal.

Trax Cafe is the home of the Ambler Farmers’ Market  that is open every Saturday from May through October.

We update our menu seasonally and change specials as ingredients become available.

For more information about our menu, contact Chef Waxman

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Local Happenings

Gluten-free options

We have many Gluten free options. We are a certified a Great Kitchen from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA).
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Trax Café & Restaurant
In the Old Ambler Train Station, 27 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002