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All 32 Glen Rose Restaurants

The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim

2155 CR 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043
254 897 2960
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Bethlehem
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The view is worth it by itself. But, if you are hungry, the Phila cheese steak is pretty darn close to the original.

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Burleson, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Just a simple snack shop with drinks, snacks, and sandwiches. The deck is awesome. Really wonderful view. Great staff, clean. Loved it.

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Lufkin, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food isn't anything to write home about but it is tasty! We always eat here when we come to Fossil Rim. If you sit inside you are really missing out! I recommend sitting outside and taking in the view. We will be back for sure!

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The view at this café is remarkable. Spend some quality time just sitting. The food is not great but nice place to sit.

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dcranky81
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

There was a nice variety of food for a cafe and the prices were comparative to most fast food restaurants. Really my only complaint was lack of lids for drinks.

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momto2boys07
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food is pretty good, for what it is. They have hamburgers,hot dogs and wraps. The cafe is a little pricey but it's convenient and has a great view.

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Cypress, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I was glad to find that this restaurant exists in Fossil Rim as it it made finding a place for lunch easy. It's basically a hamburger joint with some other selections. The food was not only good but the prices were more than reasonable considering they have somewhat of a captive clientele.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent hamburgers at a fair price and a great view. This is a great place to stop and eat halfway through Fossil Rim. You can drive directly to it if you dont want to go on the tour.

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DFW (HEB), TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

It's good at what it does with the food they provide (burgers and such). Prices were a little high, but the food was good and the staff very friendly. Plus the money helps Fossil Rim, which is good.

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temple
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The food was very good. Great place to stop and stretch and get a snack. Great view included. Petting zoo was lacking little ones to play with.

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Address: 2155 CR 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone Number: 254 897 2960
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
Cuisine: American

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