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The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim

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2155 CR 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043
254 897 2960
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Cafe

We had a party of 8 and it was a reasonable limited menu with fast service. I think that a picnic would be perfect for this experience on a beautiful day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had a party of 8 and it was a reasonable limited menu with fast service. I think that a picnic would be perfect for this experience on a beautiful day!

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The lines were pretty long because of spring break and the lunch rush but we got to the front of the line in no time. The Fossil Rim burgers were delicious.

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Joshua, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

During our drive through at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, we stopped around lunch time at the Overlook area. After a visit to the new restrooms and gift shop, we decide to have lunch at the café before continuing our tour. We ordered a couple of burgers with fries. Service was a little slow but we were in no particular... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We wanted to eat in the Wildlife Center to facilitate a continuing tour in the afternoon. The food was excellent and the view alone was worth the stop.

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Bethlehem
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Whitehouse, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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  • Address: 2155 CR 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
  • Phone Number: 254 897 2960

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  • Cuisine: American

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