Local Spotlight: The Rail Public House in Gadsden

The Rail Public House in Gadsden

You may have heard the exciting news, but a local favorite is officially under new ownership. The Rail Public House in Gadsden announced the ownership change exactly a month ago.

About The Rail Public House

Known for good food, refreshing drinks and friendly people, The Rail Public House in Gadsden remains true to form. New owners Caleb Campbell and Roger Boatner, along with new operating owner Ryan Sherrod, continue to improve the menu and more.

Sherrod, a Gadsden native, brings more than 16 years of service industry experience to The Rail. He’s honed his own mixology and culinary talents by working at a variety of local restaurants, including Blackstone Pub and Eatery and Harp & Clover, for instance.

Now, he gets to bring his own tastes and flavors to both the craft cocktail menu and the main menu.

The menu

In fact, according to The Rail’s Facebook page, they started rolling out new cocktails. About a week ago, The Rail Public House in Gadsden introduced three new cocktails from the upcoming menu. They included drinks such as “Angolada MKII” and “Buckcherry.”

The “Angolada MIKII” features Angostura bitters, rum, pineapple, lime, creme of coconut and other flavors, while the “Buckcherry” includes Corazon Blanco Tequila, Cynar, mole bitters, and maraschino cherries.

As for the food, new dishes are continually being featured at The Rail Public House in Gadsden under the new leadership, too.

Examples range from “Tomato Confit Salmon,” which is pan-seared salmon served over quinoa with tomato confit and a basil aioli, to a “Quesadilla Burger.” The burger includes pico de gallo, cheddar cheese and sriracha aioli, served on a flour tortilla with chips and salsa.


For a delicious lunch or dinner, visit The Rail Public House, located at 538 Broad St. Did you know The Rail is about a mile and a half from Summer Waters Apartment Homes? It is, which means it’s about a five-minute drive!

Get to know more about The Rail and its new owners by connecting on Facebook and Instagram.


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