Acela Dining

At-Seat Meals

Exclusive to First-Class Passengers

We look forward to welcoming you in Acela First Class. Once onboard, you'll enjoy complimentary at-seat meal and beverage service provided by our onboard staff of First Class attendants. Selections include freshly prepared chef inspired entrees as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Menus rotate approximately every three weeks.

Meet the New STARR of Acela's First Class Menu

Amtrak is proud to partner with visionary restaurateur Stephen Starr — bringing onboard his renowned, delectable cuisine made from simple, fresh ingredients. Each season, we’ll invite you to enjoy a new featured entrée from one of the STARR Group’s iconic restaurants such as Buddakan, Continental Mid-town, Pizzeria Stella and Adrian.

Café Acela

Open to All Acela Passengers

Great food is hard to find when you're rushing to catch your train. Café Acela is open on all departures and offers a wide variety of items to help make your trip aboard more enjoyable.

Café Acela features many popular brands including Crafthouse Cocktails, DiGiorno, Dogfish Head and other quality providers, featuring entrees, snacks, freshly brewed Starbucks coffee and craft beers. With most items priced under $9 and ready in minutes, you can have a bistro experience and savor the unique flavor of Café Acela.

Acela Cart Service

Available for Business Class Customers on Select Departures

Stay comfortable in your seat and enjoy a bite to eat. We're excited to offer an option to purchase a selection of food and beverages at your seat with our new Acela Cart Service. From Monday through Friday, customers in Acela Business Class on select departures will have the ability to purchase exclusive new food items, wine by the glass, beer and other alcoholic beverages directly from a roving cart. Cart service can be found on these trains:

  • 2168 and 2169, between Washington, DC and New York City
  • 2158 and 2193, between New York City and Boston, MA