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The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim

2155 CR 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043
254 897 2960
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Ranked #10 of 32 restaurants in Glen Rose
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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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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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Rigby, Id
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I figured being in an attraction the food would be extreemly expensive, but for the amount of food you get, it is a bargain. I ordered the philly cheese steak sandwich and could not eat it all. I think it was $7. Nothing fancy, but we all (2 kids 3 adults) ate our fill for like $30.

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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This cafe is very nicely run by volunteers at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and offers hot dogs, hamburgers, hot and cold drinks, chips, cookies and such. It has large windows overlooking the reserve and wonderful animal murals on the walls. All money spent helps to keep the reserve alive; a must stop when touring Fossil Rim.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This cafe sits atop a high hill in the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Park. Eating here helps pay for the animals' needs. The view is stunning, and the burgers are good. There is also a gift shop and petting zoo.

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San Ramon, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The menu is limited, but the food is good & quite filling. Definitely worth the stop! The large gift shop is also nearby & worth the trip.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The variety is great, from salads to hot dogs, Philly cheese to grilled hamburger. They have healthy foods grilled and fresh. They even have vegan. To lines are long if you go when it is busy.

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