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

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Menu

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

Dinner

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

Appetizers

  • 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

Dessert

  • 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

Restaurant Week

$35.00 per person, January 12-19, 2015

First Course

  • Hearty Split Pea with Pork Shank
  • Shrimp & Butternut Squash Bisque
  • Hearts of Romaine, Creamy Caesar Dressing, Pesto Crouton
  • Iceberg Lettuce Wedge, Maytag Bleu Cheese, Maple Smoked Bacon
  • Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, House Smoked Bacon, Balsamic Reduction
  • Roasted Beets, Sautéed Winter Greens, Goat Cheese

Main Course

  • Beef Bourguignon, Pearl Onions, House Smoked Bacon Lardoons
  • House Smoked Baby Back Ribs, Slow Roasted Pulled Pork, Spicy Slaw
  • Pan Roasted Pork Chop, Maple-Apple Cider Glaze
  • Moroccan Spiced Braised Pork Shank, Saffron Gravy
  • Pan Roasted Organic Chicken Leg, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Collards
  • Roasted Fluke, Gulf Shrimp, Sauteed Spinach, Tomato Cippolini Broth
  • Porcini Dusted Salmon, Cherry Barbeque Glaze
  • Portabella Ravioli with Wild Mushroom Sauce
  • Buckwheat Pasta, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Sauteed Spinach

Dessert

  • Dark Chocolate Cognac Mousse
  • House Special Cheese Cake
  • Poached Pear, Candied Red Wine Glaze
  • Mixed Berries, Gran Marnier Cream Sauce
  • Apple Crisp, Oatmeal Strudel Topping, Vanilla Ice Cream

Valentines Day

3 Courses $65, February 13th & 14th

First Course

  • Wild Mushroom Bisque
  • Split Pea with Smoked Pork Shank
  • Hearts of Romaine, Creamy Caesar Dressing, Pesto Crouton
  • Arugula Salad with Citrus Dressing, Roasted Porta-Bella
  • Shrimp & Crab Mornay
  • Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with House Smoked Bacon
  • Roasted Golden Beets with Goat Cheese & Sautéed Greens

Main

  • Seafood Fettucinni with Vodka Rosa Sauce
  • Maryland Style Crabcake with Spicy Remoulade
  • Crab Risotto Sautéed Jumbo Diver Scallops, Chimmichurri
  • Sashimi Tuna with Soy Ginger Sauce
  • Porcini Dusted Salmon with Cherry BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 Roasted Duck with 3 Berry Sour Cherry Sauce
  • Filet Mignon with Brandied Mushroom Demi
  • Pepper & Herb Crusted Rack Of Lamb, Red Wine Demi
  • Grilled & Roasted Vegetarian Platter

Dessert

  • Dark Chocolate Mousse
  • Poached Pear in Candied Port Wine Sauce
  • Berries with Zabaglione Sauce
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Catering

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.

Reservations

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 ourself on our long term and close working relation with our suppliers who make our food great!

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

Trax Cafe is the home of the PA Fresh Seasonal farmers market that is open every Saturday from mid-April to Nov. 1.

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

For more information about our menu e-mail Chef Waxman

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Local Happenings

Gluten-free options

We have many Gluten free options. We are currently working on our GF Certification 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

215-591-9777